Neuroimaging can help predict epilepsy outcomes
A major challenge in treating children with epilepsy is determining whether and when to intervene surgically. Mayo Clinic research indicates that neuroimaging abnormalities can play a key role in guiding these decisions.
Patients with autoimmune disorders may respond to immunosuppressant therapies
Accumulating evidence indicates that autoimmune factors may play a bigger role in seizure disorders than previously suspected, often without full features of limbic encephalitis.
Study identifies relationships among family history, genetic factors and different types of epileptic seizures
The Epilepsy Phenome/Genome Project (EPGP) is examining the pathophysiology and clinical expression of idiopathic epileptic syndromes. All Mayo Clinic campuses are among the 27 centers participating in this international study.
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Parkinson's Disease & Other Movement Disorders for the Practitioner — 2014
Nov. 7-8, 2014, in Phoenix
Mayo Clinic Spine Center: Medical and Surgical Spine Course
This review focuses on Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders with an emphasis on diagnosis and management issues that commonly confront the clinician. Lectures, case presentations, question-and-answer sessions and video vignettes provide comprehensive coverage. Also available:
Jan. 15-17, 2015, in Phoenix
Explore topics that are driving national change in the quality and delivery of care in a rewarding clinical experience for spine surgeons, medical specialists, primary care and family medicine providers, physical therapists, clinical nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.
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