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Interpretation of seizure evolution pathways via a mean-field cortical model
© Dadok et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. 2012
Published: 16 July 2012
Treatment of epilepsy is a challenging task. Difficulties arise in choosing the best pharmaceutical drugs for specific patients, and if limited benefits result, attempting to choose the best alternative treatment. It is not always clear why a treatment that works well for one patient does not work well for another. Better understanding of the epileptic brain, such as differentiating between possible biological mechanisms driving seizure evolution, may offer insight into these problems.
This work was partly supported by a research grant from the National Science Foundation and an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship to V. Dadok.
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