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Implanted device accurately predicts seizures in epilepsy patients
Implanted device accurately predicts seizures in epilepsy patients

(May 3, 2013 - Insidermedicine)

From Australia - An implanted device may be able to seizures in epilepsy patients, according to a report published in the Lancet Neurology. Researchers developed an implanted device that monitors electrical activity and transmits the data to a handheld device, warning of impending seizure. Researchers tested the device on 15 people with focal epilepsy, who suffered between two and twelve seizures per month and did not respond to therapy. Results showed that the system was safe and correctly predicted high risk of seizures with a sensitivity of 65%

 
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