Iranian Medicinal Plants and Intractable Epilepsy in Childhood: A Narrative Review

Farah Ashrafzadeh; Hadi Tohidi; Elnaz Faraji; Alireza Ataei Nakhaei

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2018, , Pages 33-36

  Epilepsy is a major neurological disorder, which may occur in all age groups, including children. Approximately 20% of epileptic children are drug-resistant. Uncontrolled seizures pose variable risks to patients, such as increased mortality rate, trauma, and cognitive and psychiatric disorders. Therefore, ...  Read More

Surgery for Temporal Lobe Epilepsy in Children

Mohammad Faraji-rad; Hadi Tohidi; Elnaz Faraji-rad

Volume 4, Issue 4 , December 2017, , Pages 176-179

  This study aimed to assess the efficacy of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) in localizing epileptic foci in children with temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE). This prospective study was conducted on 12 patients including five males and seven females aged ...  Read More