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Comparing neurostimulation technologies in refractory focal-onset epilepsy

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For patients with pharmacoresistant focal epilepsy in whom surgical resection of the epileptogenic focus fails or was not feasible in the first place, there were few therapeutic options. Increasingly, neurostimulation provides an alternative treatment strategy for these patients. Vagal nerve stimulation (VNS) is well established. Deep brain stimulation (DBS) and cortical responsive stimulation (CRS) are newer neurostimulation therapies with recently published long-term efficacy and safety dat...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/jnnp-2016-313297

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Surgical Sciences
Oxford college:
St Antonys College
ORCID:
0000-0002-7262-7297
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
ORCID:
0000-0002-8948-4763
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ORCID:
0000-0001-7357-2358
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry Journal website
Volume:
87
Issue:
11
Publication date:
2016-08-11
Acceptance date:
2016-07-12
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-330X
ISSN:
0022-3050
Pubs id:
pubs:638969
URN:
uri:b6ed5451-2d0b-447c-8b33-ab5e9a1236bf
UUID:
uuid:b6ed5451-2d0b-447c-8b33-ab5e9a1236bf
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pubs:638969

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