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Seizure Disorders Clinical Trials

A listing of Seizure Disorders medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.

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Impact of Thermocoagulation During Invasive EEG Monitoring in Children With Focal Drug-resistant Epilepsies

When focal epilepsies become drug-resistant, it could be eligible for cortical surgical resection. Therefore, an invasive EEG monitoring with depth electrodes is often needed during presurgical evaluation. Some of these children can have access to thermocoagulation inside the ictal onset zone, at the end of the monitoring and before to ...

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Cognitive Effects of Vinpocetine in Healthy Adults and Patients With Epilepsy

Cognitive problems are common in patients with epilepsy, but there is currently no specific treatment available. Vinpocetine is a chemical obtained from the leaves of the Lesser Periwinkle. It has been shown to improve cerebral metabolism and memory in animals and humans. In addition, it has been shown to enhance ...

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Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Epilepsy

Very few literatures reported the clinical use of microbiota or bacteria for brain diseases. The most effective strategy for reconstruction of gut microbiota should be fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT). This study aims to evaluate the efficacy and safety of FMT for epilepsy. Patients were diagnosed as epilepsy by electroencephalogram (EEG) ...

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Use of Clobazam for Epilepsy and Anxiety

This study is an open label, adjunctive, proof of concept, pilot clinical trial. Pediatric patients with epilepsy and clinically significant anxiety will be recruited and if enrolled will receive active treatment, involving flexible dose titration of clobazam and will be monitored for a period of four months. The study will ...

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Neuroimaging Biomarker for Seizures

Numerous Veterans and civilians have seizures, which can be epileptic or nonepileptic in nature. Epileptic seizures are caused by abnormal brain cell firing. Nonepileptic seizures appear similar to epileptic seizures, but are associated with traumatic experiences and underlying psychological stressors. Both types of seizure are common and disabling, and many ...

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Understanding the Mechanism(s) of Action on the Modified Atkins Diet for Epilepsy: Human Brain Tissues

The purpose of this study is to better define the potential molecular and anti-inflammatory changes induced by the modified Atkins diet in the brains of patients with treatment resistant epilepsy. The investigators plan to enroll 30 subjects overall in this study to compare serologic and brain tissue specimens. At NYU, ...

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Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) in Children and Adolescents With Epilepsy and Depression

Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) has been investigated extensively in recent years for the treatment of depression. Meta-analysis of individual patient data indicates that tDCS results in improvement in depressive symptoms, with efficacy comparable to antidepressant medications and repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), while tDCS offers advantages over other treatments, ...

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Dexmedetomidine and Propofol for Pediatric MRI Sedation

The purpose of this study is to compare the results of combining two anesthetic medications (dexmedetomidine and propofol) in low doses with a standard dose of a single drug that is commonly used to provide sedation/anesthesia for MRI studies in young children (propofol). Recent studies and the FDA have raised ...

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Deep Brain Stimulation of the Anterior Nucleus of the Thalamus in Epilepsy

The main objective of the study is twofold: Assess the clinical efficacy of DBS on epilepsy according to their number and severity at 1 year follow up. Perform a cost-effectiveness analysis from the perspective of Medicare at 1 and 2 years. The study hypothesis is that thalamic DBS (neurostimulation of ...

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Efficacy of Omega-3 as Adjunctive Therapy for Medically Intractable Epilepsy: A Prospective Open-label Pilot Study

This study will enroll total 30 patients with medically intractable epilepsy. The patients will be fully assessed on the enrollment, and then seizure frequency will be counted for three months without changing medication. After three months, Omega-3 will be administered for next three months. Seizure frequency, questionnaires evaluating mood and ...

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