Scalp Implants Monitor Epileptic Seizures

Neuroscientists have developed devices that, when implanted under the scalp of individuals living with epilepsy, can monitor and record seizures over time to better manage the condition clinically. Presently, physicians rely heavily on patient self-reporting in the form of “seizure diaries” in order to map the frequency and triggers of epileptic episodes in order to tailor their medication. This is highly subjective…

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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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