Category: "EEG"

Orlando Health doubles epilepsy monitoring unit capacity within hospital system

Orlando Health doubles epilepsy monitoring unit capacity within hospital system

Physicians will be able to diagnose, evaluate and more accurately treat epilepsy through safe brainwave monitoring. The Orlando Health Neuroscience Institute and Orlando Health – Health Central Hospital are partnering to increase the number of epilepsy monitoring unit beds available for patients in Central Florida. The addition features four beds available at the new EMU site at Health Central […]

Epilepsy patients to be offered ‘game-changing’ laser therapy in NHS rollout

Epilepsy patients to be offered ‘game-changing’ laser therapy in NHS rollout

Laser interstitial thermal therapy – LITT – targets the part of the brain causing seizures without the need for invasive surgery The NHS will roll out a “game-changing” new laser beam therapy next month to help reduce seizures for patients with epilepsy. The cutting-edge fiber optic laser therapy, known as laser interstitial thermal therapy (LITT), targets the part […]

New AI reporting tool to improve epilepsy diagnosis and management

New AI reporting tool to improve epilepsy diagnosis and management

A low-cost reporting tool is to be developed using AI to improve epilepsy diagnosis and management, thanks to Monash Institute of Medical Engineering (MIME) Seed Funding. Epilepsy affects 80 million people worldwide with more than 150,000 Australians living with the condition. The annual cost associated with epilepsy is over 12 billion dollars. Diagnosis of epilepsy […]

New method developed for triggering and imaging seizures in epilepsy patients

New method developed for triggering and imaging seizures in epilepsy patients

Researchers have developed a new method for triggering and imaging seizures in epilepsy patients, offering physicians the ability to collect real-time data to tailor epilepsy surgery. In contrast to previous practice, where physicians from neurology and nuclear medicine had to wait for hours to days in hopes of capturing the onset of a seizure, the […]

Research And Innovations: Latest Advancements In Epilepsy And Future Treatments

Research And Innovations: Latest Advancements In Epilepsy And Future Treatments

There’s a surge in the development of anti-seizure medications with enhanced efficacy and fewer side effects. Dr Vinit Banga BLK Max Super Specialty Hospital suggests their role in reducing seizure frequency and severity. Epilepsy Research Is Advancing Rapidly Delving into innovative realms that promise transformative treatments. Recent breakthroughs include the identification of novel biomarkers for […]

Predicting Epileptic Seizures An Hour Before They Happen

Predicting Epileptic Seizures An Hour Before They Happen

An Israeli startup has developed a way to predict epileptic seizures an hour before they happen, helping sufferers to stop any symptoms by swiftly taking medication. Epilepsy is a chronic neurological disorder causing frequent seizures that temporarily disrupt brain function. There are many different types of seizures, each one with a range of symptoms, including […]

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