Effect of neurostimulation on cognition and mood in refractory epilepsy.

Effect of neurostimulation on cognition and mood in refractory epilepsy.
Related ArticlesEffect of neurostimulation on cognition and mood in refractory epilepsy. Epilepsia Open. 2018 Mar;3(1):18-29 Authors: Chan AY, Rolston JD, Rao VR, Chang EF Abstract Epilepsy is a common, debilitating neurological disorder characterized by recurrent seizures. Mood disorders and cognitive deficits are common comorbidities in epilepsy that, like seizures, profoundly influence quality of life and can be difficult to treat. For patients with refractory epilepsy who are not candidates for resection, neurostimulation, the electrical modulation of epileptogenic brain tissue, is an emerging treatment alternative. Several forms of neurostimulation are currently available, and therapy selection hinges on relative efficacy for seizure ... read more
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