epileptologist

epileptologist

(ĕp″ĭ-lĕp-tŏl′ŏ-jĭst) [Gr. epilepsia, seizure, + logos, word, reason]
A specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of seizures.

Epileptologist

A physician who specializes in the treatment of epilepsy.
Mentioned in: Seizure Disorder
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Because patients with various medical and psychological conditions may exhibit behaviors that appear to be seizures but are not, the patient's family needs to identify any events they think may be seizure activity so that the epileptologist can review the events and determine whether they were indeed seizures.
If this second drug fails to be beneficial, the next step is to add an additional drug, but in consultation with an epileptologist (Amidei, 2005).
Romila Mushtaq, an epileptologist at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, the first concern of the neurologist in epilepsy is controlling seizures.
As an epileptologist treating patients with a variety of challenging seizure disorders, I'm aware of the need for new add-on therapies to address the severe and frequent seizures associated with LGS," said Joan A.
Jose Serratosa, an Epileptologist at the Epilepsy Unit of the Fundacion Jimenez Diaz University Hospital, Madrid.
Schachter, MD, a Harvard epileptologist with a special interest in how seizures and epilepsy affect people's lives, is this year's featured Hoyer Lecture speaker.
Haut, of the department of neurology at Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, and her associates recruited 32 patients aged 65 years and older who had a diagnosis of epilepsy confirmed by an epileptologist and 32 age-matched controls who had no history of seizures.
That was before I saw an epileptologist who was able to help me find a more targeted medication.
Marcelo Lancman, director of Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group (NEREG) and a board certified epileptologist of international recognition, would like to make the general public aware of key safety tips for handling a person experiencing a seizure.
New therapeutic options for young people with epilepsy are needed, so I am delighted to see that zonisamide can now be prescribed in France for people aged six and above," said Dr Stephane Auvin, Epileptologist & Child Neurology at Pediatric Neurology, Robert Debre Children Hospital, Paris.
An epileptologist and a neurologist specializing in autism were present, and they were amazed by the results.
In addition to industry experience in clinical development, pharmacovigilance, regulatory interactions, publicprivate partnerships and business development, D'Cruz has worked in the field of epilepsy for more than two decades as a board-certified neurologist and epileptologist, health policy and patient advocate, clinical investigator, and consultant to leading pharmaceutical companies.