Navigation Links
PQ disconnection with the activity of isolated PTO nerve tissue for seizure control

Diffuse lesions involving the posterior quadrant (PQ) of the cerebral hemisphere (temporal, parietal, and occipital lobes) induce intractable epilepsy. These patients are potential candidates for surgical treatment. Maintenance of isolated nerve tissue activity after surgery plays a crucial role in the neuroprotective effects of neurosurgery treatment. Shaoya Yin and colleagues from Tianjin Huanhu Hospital in China selected two patients with temporal-parietal-occipital (PTO) intractable epilepsy to receive posterior quadrant disconnection. Postoperative MRI scans of the two epileptic patients showed that the disconnected brain tissue still survived, the activity of temporal-parietal occipital nerve tissue was maintained, and nerve fibers were completely disconnected. The involved patients were followed-up for over 1 year after surgery, during which time the epilepsy was completely controlled. The relevant paper has been published in the Neural Regeneration Research (Vol. 9, No. 4, 2014).


Contact: Meng Zhao
Neural Regeneration Research

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. Activity in brain networks related to features of depression
2. High levels of TRAIL protein in breast milk might contribute to anticancer activity
3. NASAs new satellite movie of 1 weeks ash activity from Mexicos Popocatepetl Volcano
4. NIH-funded study examines use of mobile technology to improve diet and physical activity behavior
5. The activity of a bacterial effector protein seen in molecular detail
6. UTHealth study addresses barriers to physical activity counseling
7. Environmental estrogens affect early developmental activity in zebrafish
8. Potential drug molecule shows enhanced anti-HIV activity
9. Childrens physical activity levels are not enough to counteract sedentary lifestyles
10. Acute stress alters control of gene activity
11. Sandia shows monitoring brain activity during study can help predict test performance
Post Your Comments:
Related Image:
PQ disconnection with the activity of isolated PTO nerve tissue for seizure control
(Date:11/26/2015)... , Nov. 26, 2015 Research and ... the "Capacitive Fingerprint Sensors - Technology and Patent ... --> --> Fingerprint ... especially in smartphones. The fingerprint sensor vendor Idex forecasts ... sensor units in mobile devices and of the fingerprint ...
(Date:11/19/2015)... 19, 2015  Based on its in-depth analysis of ... BIO-key with the 2015 Global Frost & Sullivan Award ... Sullivan presents this award to the company that has ... needs of the market it serves. The award recognizes ... expands on customer base demands, the overall impact it ...
(Date:11/18/2015)... Nov. 18, 2015  As new scientific discoveries deepen ... and other healthcare providers face challenges in better using ... patients. In addition, as more children continue to survive ... adulthood and old age. John M. Maris, ... Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) . --> ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:11/26/2015)... November 26, 2015 ... Accutest Research Laboratories, a leading ... Organization (CRO), has formed a strategic ... - Temple Health for joint work ... (Photo: ) , --> ...
(Date:11/25/2015)...  PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE MKT: PIP) announced  today that ... plan (Rights Plan) in an effort to preserve the ... Section 382 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code). ... of its NOLs could be substantially limited if the ... 382 of the Code. In general, an ownership change ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... and HOLLISTON, Mass. , Nov. 25, ... HART ), a biotechnology company developing bioengineered organ ... Jim McGorry will present at the LD Micro ... at 2:30 p.m. PT. The presentation will be webcast ... days. Management will also be available at the conference ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... A long-standing partnership between the ... has been formalized with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding. , AMA ... Capt. Karl Minter and Capt. Albert Glenn Tuesday, November 24, 2015, at AMA ...
Breaking Biology Technology: