Trends in Epilepsy Research
Automated detection of high-frequency oscillations (HFOs) identify source of seizures in epilepsy patients
On International Epilepsy Day (Feb 12th), Texas Children's experts, an epileptologist, Dr. Dave Clarke, Ms. Jillian Davis, lead dietitician for ketogenic diet program and Dr. Rebecca Schultz, pediatric nurse practiitioner, share valuable information about the benefits of ketogenic diet for epilepsy patients.
What is epilepsy, and who is affected?
What is Lennox-Gastaut syndrome?
Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS) is a form of severe childhood epilepsy that firsts manifests in children between the ages of 2 to 5 years and often persists into adulthood. Children with this syndrome have life-long behavioral, psychological and cognitive problems. There is also an increased risk of death due to uncontrolled seizures and/ injuries from sudden drop attacks.