Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

June 21, 2012 · by James White, MD · Education, Featured Topics, Patient Information, Technology, Treatment

Approximately 30% of patients with epilepsy continue to have seizures despite trying several antiepileptic drugs (AEDs). This 30% of patients is considered to have intractable epilepsy. Some of these patients can have surgery for their seizures- this is where a surgeon removes a piece of brain tissue to remove the seizure focus. This type of…

March 13, 2012 · by · Technology

There’s an app for just about everything these days, if you or a loved one suffer from epilepsy there are a few apps out there that may help.  Here’s a few that we found: Epilepsy Society App by The National Society for Epilepsy Features: Seizure diary Seizure facts Medication information Recovery guide Download for iPhone…

February 17, 2012 · by · Technology

  Did you know that Minnesota Epilepsy Group has the only clinical MEG machine (Magnetoencephalogram) in the state of Minnesota?  As a level 4 epilepsy center we offer a comprehensive package of diagnostic services and expertise no other center can provide.       Magnetoencephalography uses superconductive sensors to map the magnetic fields created by…