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Deep brain stimulation for seizure control in drug-resistant epilepsy.

Neurosurg Focus. 2018 Aug;45(2):E4. doi: 10.3171/2018.4.FOCUS1872. Deep brain stimulation for seizure control in drug-resistant epilepsy. Klinger N1,2, Mittal S1,2. Author information Abstract Antiepileptic drugs prevent morbidity and death in a large number of patients suffering from epilepsy. However, it is estimated that...


Cognition and dementia in older patients with epilepsy.

Brain. 2018 Jun 1;141(6):1592-1608. doi: 10.1093/brain/awy022. Cognition and dementia in older patients with epilepsy. Sen A1, Capelli V1, Husain M1,2. Author information Abstract With advances in healthcare and an ageing population, the number of older adults with epilepsy is set to rise substantially across the world. In developed...


Combined Nivolumab and Ipilimumab in Melanoma Metastatic to the Brain.

N Engl J Med. 2018 Aug 23;379(8):722-730. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1805453. Combined Nivolumab and Ipilimumab in Melanoma Metastatic to the Brain. Tawbi HA1, Forsyth PA1, Algazi A1, Hamid O1, Hodi FS1, Moschos SJ1, Khushalani NI1, Lewis K1, Lao CD1, Postow MA1, Atkins MB1, Ernstoff MS1, Reardon DA1, Puzanov I1, Kudchadkar RR1, Thomas RP1, Tarhini...