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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Bob, the epileptologist from Omaha was placing bids on some obviously very valuable and rare stamps.
All VEEG data were independently reviewed in detail by a trained EEG technician and an attending epileptologist. Special attention was paid to the onset of events recorded by patients or caregivers.
Beuchi joined the National Epilepsy Coordination Committee, and through it, his sister got to see an epileptologist.
Partial-onset seizures are the most common type of seizures experienced by people living with epilepsy and, given their unpredictable nature, can have a significant impact on their life, said Eduard Bercovici, M.D., Epileptologist, director of the Southern Ontario Epilepsy Clinic.
Medicine, Pramongkutklao Royal Army Hospital and neurologist, epileptologist and sleep and memory specialist, Department of Medicine, Pramongkutklao Hospital, Neurology Center: Bangkok Hospital;
Joshi, a pediatric neurologist and epileptologist at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Only if a patient's epilepsy is refractory to medical care and reviewed by a competent epileptologist, should one consider surgery.
Dr Arif Khan, consultant paediatric neurologist and epileptologist and head of children's services at the American Centre for Psychiatry and Neurology.
Unfortunately, there are not much data available about symptomatic epilepsy and its prognosis, and such information is in need in our practice as epileptologist, and the most important question is perhaps not the absolute risk when treatment stops but which patient will end in DRE after resuming medication.
The participants, referred by fellowship-trained epileptologists from the EMU, were eligible if: (a) they were 18 years or older, (b) showed evidence of paroxysmal events with loss of consciousness, (c) had a valid driver's license or an intent to obtain one, (d) were community dwelling, and (e) had the physical and mental capacity to complete the study as determined by the epileptologist.
DeGiorgio, an epileptologist at UCLA, began experimenting with stimulation of a different cranial nerve, the trigeminal nerve, to treat his patients with intractable epilepsy and began receiving surprising feedback.