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  1. The ketogenic diet (KD) is a high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet, in which fat is used as the primary energy source through the production of ketone bodies (KBs) in place of glucose. The KD was formally introduced...

    Authors: Hye Eun Kwon and Heung Dong Kim

    Citation: Acta Epileptologica 2021 3:21

    Content type: Review

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  2. RHOBTB2 gene is associated with developmental and epileptic encephalopathy-64(DEE-64), which is characterized by epilepsy, developmental delay, microcephaly, unspecific facial dysmorphism, and paroxysmal movement...

    Authors: Xueyang Niu, Yan Sun, Ying Yang, Miaomiao Cheng, Quanzhen Tan, Jie Zhang and Yuehua Zhang

    Citation: Acta Epileptologica 2021 3:20

    Content type: Case Report

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  3. Epileptic seizure is a process of energy accumulation, bursting, and depletion accompanied by the production, spread, and termination of epileptic discharges. The energy required for a seizure is mainly provid...

    Authors: Guohui Jiang, Shenglin Wang, Mingyue Chen, Xiaomi Ding, Weiwei He, Li Wang, Shunxian Wang, Juming Yu and Xiaoming Wang

    Citation: Acta Epileptologica 2021 3:19

    Content type: Research

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  4. Seizure control during pregnancy and obstetric outcomes are of important concerns for women with epilepsy (WWE) and their families. Advanced maternal age (≥35 years) shows a growing trend in the society with c...

    Authors: Hui Gao, Nanya Hao, Shanrui Liu and Dong Zhou

    Citation: Acta Epileptologica 2021 3:17

    Content type: Research

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  5. Despite the increasing number of anti-seizure medications becoming available, the proportion of patients with drug-resistant epilepsy remains unchanged. Dietary therapy for epilepsy is well-established practic...

    Authors: Neha Kaul, John-Paul Nicolo, Terence J. O’Brien and Patrick Kwan

    Citation: Acta Epileptologica 2021 3:16

    Content type: Review

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  6. Epilepsy is a common neurological disease caused by synchronous firing of hyperexcitable neurons. Currently, anti-epileptic drugs remain the main choice to control seizure, but 30% of patients are resistant to...

    Authors: Sijie Dai, Yang Zheng, Yi Wang and Zhong Chen

    Citation: Acta Epileptologica 2021 3:13

    Content type: Review

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  7. The alien hand phenomenon (AHP) is a rare disorder of involuntary limb movement together with a loss of sense of limb ownership. AHP occurs as a consequence of frontal, callosal, or posterior cerebral lesions....

    Authors: Weiwei Wang, Yang Liu, Hao Yu, Qingzhu Liu, Shuang Wang, Xiaoyan Liu, Lixin Cai and Xun Wu

    Citation: Acta Epileptologica 2021 3:8

    Content type: Research

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  8. Picornaviridae are a family of small positive-strand RNA viruses, and transmitted via the respiratory or fecal-oral route. The neurotropic picornaviruses can induce acute or late recurrent seizures following cent...

    Authors: Runxuan Zhang, Jie Mu, Jing Chi, Weijia Jiang and Xiaosa Chi

    Citation: Acta Epileptologica 2021 3:6

    Content type: Review

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  9. Emerging evidence has implied that the GABRG2 gene play a role in the mechanism of febrile seizure (FS), however, the relationship between GABRG2 rs211037 polymorphism and the risk of FS remains controversial. Th...

    Authors: Xiaohui Yang, Jing Chi, Xiaomeng Wang, Hongyun Wei, Xueping Zheng, Yi Hu, Song Hu, Yongjun Mao and Xiaosa Chi

    Citation: Acta Epileptologica 2021 3:5

    Content type: Research

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  10. Leucine-rich glioma-inactivated protein 1 (LGI1) antibody-mediated encephalitis is a rare subtype of autoimmune encephalopathy, which is associated with autoimmunity against the neuronal plasma membrane protei...

    Authors: Junxia Luo, Jianguo Shi, Yehong Chen, Wandong Hu, Yujie Guo, Guangshun Hou and Zaifen Gao

    Citation: Acta Epileptologica 2021 3:4

    Content type: Case Report

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Acta Epileptologica 2021 3:12

  11. Cognitive impairment is one of the common comorbidities in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE), but the underlying mechanisms remain largely unknown. Previous studies have found significant decay of hip...

    Authors: Xiaoqing Luo, Xiaoli Yu, Jufang Liang, Ruidi Sun, Cheng Li and Jun Jiang

    Citation: Acta Epileptologica 2021 3:2

    Content type: Research

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  12. To analyze the clinical features of brain tumor-related epilepsy (BTRE) and explore the factors influencing the identification of epilepsy-associated tumor (EAT), in order to advance the clinical understanding...

    Authors: Xianwen Zhang, Liaoyuan Zheng, Jingfeng Duan, Zongping Li and Yufeng Tang

    Citation: Acta Epileptologica 2020 2:25

    Content type: Research

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  13. Epilepsy is a common neurological disease that not only causes difficulties in the work and life activities of patients, but also brings complex social problems. Cerebrovascular disease is currently the main c...

    Authors: Shangnan Zou and Yangmei Chen

    Citation: Acta Epileptologica 2020 2:24

    Content type: Review

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  14. The mechanism of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy remains poorly understood. Seizure induced cardiac arrhythmia, central and obstructive apneas have been proposed as possible causes of death. Here we report...

    Authors: Raisa C. Martinez, Naoum P. Issa, Shasha Wu, Xi Liu, Sandra Rose and James X. Tao

    Citation: Acta Epileptologica 2020 2:23

    Content type: Case Report

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  15. Insulo-opercular seizures are highly heterogeneous in seizure semiology and electrical features. Bilateral asymmetric limb posturing, as a classical pattern of supplementary sensorimotor area (SMA) seizure, al...

    Authors: Xiangshu Hu, Kaihui Li, Xiao Wang, Ping Yang, Qinghua Tan, Danfang Li, Xiaobo Wang, Fang Zeng, Yang Jin, Lingxia Fei, Hua Li, Junxi Chen and Qiang Guo

    Citation: Acta Epileptologica 2020 2:21

    Content type: Research

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  16. To investigate the effect of long-term febrile convulsions on gene expression in mesial temporal lobe epilepsy with hippocampal sclerosis (MTLE-HS) and explore the molecular mechanism of MTLE-HS.

    Authors: Yinchao Li, Chengzhe Wang, Peiling Wang, Xi Li and Liemin Zhou

    Citation: Acta Epileptologica 2020 2:20

    Content type: Research

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  17. The high prevalence and spread of arthropod-borne viruses (arboviruses) make them an important cause of viral encephalitis in humans. Most epidemic viral encephalitides have an etiology associated with arbovir...

    Authors: Mingrui Zheng, Shichuo Li, R. Edward Hogan and Meihua Yang

    Citation: Acta Epileptologica 2020 2:17

    Content type: Review

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Acta Epileptologica 2020 2:22

  18. Compared to the healthy people, people with comorbid medical conditions are more vulnerable in the context of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, including the people with epilepsy. Besides a con...

    Authors: Zhenxu Xiao, Ding Ding, Shichuo Li and Zhen Hong

    Citation: Acta Epileptologica 2020 2:19

    Content type: Research

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  19. Seizures or epilepsy is one of the common serious complications in patients with advanced human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection or diagnosed with immune deficiency syndrome, with higher incidence and pr...

    Authors: Changhao Yu, Dong Zhou, Weijia Jiang and Jie Mu

    Citation: Acta Epileptologica 2020 2:18

    Content type: Review

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  20. Infantile spasms (IS) are the most common childhood epileptic encephalopathy. Focal cortical dysplasia (FCD) and gray matter heterotopias (GH) are common structural causes of IS. The recommended first-line tre...

    Authors: Haiyan Yang, Zhiquan Yang, Jing Peng, Yehong Huang, Zhuanyi Yang, Fei Yin and Liwen Wu

    Citation: Acta Epileptologica 2020 2:16

    Content type: Case Report

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Acta Epileptologica 2021 3:18

  21. Epilepsy is a chronic neurological disorder that has an extensive impact on a patient’s life. Accumulating evidence has suggested that inflammation participates in the progression of spontaneous and recurrent ...

    Authors: Fanwei Meng and Lifen Yao

    Citation: Acta Epileptologica 2020 2:15

    Content type: Review

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  22. Progressive myoclonic epilepsy (PME) is a group of neurodegenerative diseases with genetic heterogeneity and phenotypic similarities, and many cases remain unknown of the genetic causes. This study is aim to s...

    Authors: Jing Zhang, Ying Yang, Xueyang Niu, Jiaoyang Chen, Wei Sun, Changhong Ding, Lifang Dai, Liping Zhang, Qi Zeng, Yi Chen, Xiaojuan Tian, Xiaoling Yang, Taoyun Ji, Zhixian Yang, Yanling Yang, Yuwu Jiang…

    Citation: Acta Epileptologica 2020 2:14

    Content type: Research

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  23. Continuous electroencephalogram (cEEG) has become an indispensable technique in the management of critically ill patients for early detection and treatment of non-convulsive seizures (NCS) and non-convulsive s...

    Authors: James X. Tao, Xiaoxiao Qin and Qun Wang

    Citation: Acta Epileptologica 2020 2:13

    Content type: Review

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  24. Electroencephalogram (EEG) is an important tool for the diagnosis of herpes simplex virus encephalitis (HSE). However, the diagnosis of non-convulsive status epilepticus (NCSE) in HSE is challenging without th...

    Authors: Wanhui Lin, Shenggen Chen, Hanbin Lin, Changyun Liu and Huapin Huang

    Citation: Acta Epileptologica 2020 2:10

    Content type: Case Report

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  25. Epilepsy is a common disease with frequent occurrences. Many precipitating factors contribute to epileptic seizures, such as hyperventilation and alcohol consumption. An increasing number of studies have also ...

    Authors: Yi Guo, Yaowen Liu and Xuefeng Wang

    Citation: Acta Epileptologica 2020 2:9

    Content type: Review

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  26. Studies in animal models of epilepsy and pre-surgical patients have unanimously found a strong correlation between high-frequency oscillations (HFOs, > 80 Hz) and the epileptogenic zone, suggesting that HFOs c...

    Authors: Yuping Wang, Dong Zhou, Xiaofeng Yang, Xin Xu, Liankun Ren, Tao Yu, Wenjing Zhou, Xiaoqiu Shao, Zhixian Yang, Shuang Wang, Dezhi Cao, Chunyan Liu, Shang Yeong Kwan and Jing Xiang

    Citation: Acta Epileptologica 2020 2:8

    Content type: Consensus

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  27. Distinguishing non-epileptic events, especially psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES), from epileptic seizures (ES) constitutes a diagnostic challenge. Misdiagnoses are frequent, especially when video-EEG ...

    Authors: Dènahin Hinnoutondji Toffa, Laurence Poirier and Dang Khoa Nguyen

    Citation: Acta Epileptologica 2020 2:7

    Content type: Review

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  28. To investigate the effect and safety of ketogenic diet (KD) for the treatment of paediatric patients with super-refractory status epilepticus (SRSE) in febrile infection-related epilepsy syndrome (FIRES).

    Authors: Xinhua Wang, Xuan Gao, Guoping Lu, Zhongying Lu, Shuizhen Zhou, Yi Wang and Yuanfeng Zhou

    Citation: Acta Epileptologica 2020 2:4

    Content type: Research

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  29. The autosomal recessive form of primary microcephaly (MCPH) is a rare disorder characterized by microcephaly with variable degree of intellectual disability. WDR62 has been reported as the second causative gene o...

    Authors: Ping Zhou, Xin Ding, Qi Zeng, Huafang Zou, Jianxiang Liao and Dezhi Cao

    Citation: Acta Epileptologica 2020 2:3

    Content type: Case Report

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  30. DEPDC5 together with NPRL2 and NPRL3 forms the GATOR1 which plays an important role in the the mechanistic target of rapamycin (mTOR) pathway. Deregulation of mTOR signalling has been associated to various neu...

    Authors: Zihan Wei, Luojun Wang, Xiaozhi Qiao, Ying Zhang, Chao Liu and Yanchun Deng

    Citation: Acta Epileptologica 2020 2:2

    Content type: Research

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  31. After publication of this article [1], it is noticed there are errors with figure numbering and matching between figure artwork and caption with Figs. 3, 4, 5 and 6.

    Authors: Hermann Stefan and Stephanie Gollwitzer

    Citation: Acta Epileptologica 2019 1:9

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Acta Epileptologica 2019 1:8

  32. The insula is a hidden part in the cerebral cortex. Insular epilepsy is underrecognized and it bears a special risk for misdiagnosis with regard to nonepileptic seizures or wrong localization of epileptic seiz...

    Authors: Hermann Stefan and Stephanie Gollwitzer

    Citation: Acta Epileptologica 2019 1:8

    Content type: Case Report

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Acta Epileptologica 2019 1:9

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