Epilepsy Surgery:The Emerging Field of Neuromodulation, An Issue of Neurosurgery Clinics


  • Edward Chang, MD, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  • Nicholas Barbaro, MD, IU Health Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, IN, USA

In this issue of Neurosurgery Clinics, Drs. Chang and  Barbaro provide a thorough look at epilepsy, with sections focusing on devices in epilepsy surgery, open loop systems, closed loop systems, and non-stimulation. Topics in this issue include history and overview of stimulation for epilepsy, trigeminal nerve stimulation, anterior thalamus DBS, hippocampal stimulation, neuropace RNS, seizure detection/prediction algorithms, cooling, seizure prediction and its applications, stimulation paradigms, and experimental stimulation.
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Book information

  • Published: October 2011
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-1028-7