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Promise for epilepsy treatment




University of Minnesota McKnight professor and Director of Center for Neuroengineering Bin He has developed a new technique that has led to preliminary successes in noninvasive imaging of seizure foci. He's technique promises to play an important role in the therapy of epileptic seizures.

To view a video explaining the procedure, visit: http://www1.umn.edu/urelate/newsservice/Multimedia_Videos/bin_he.htm.

He's research, called Functional Neuroimaging, has completed its first round of testing in epilepsy data collected at the Mayo Clinic. He's medical device images the brain while epilepsy patients have a seizure and then allows surgeons to identify the network where the seizure is caused.



Promise for epilepsy treatment

Approximately one-third of people who suffer from epileptic seizures cannot be treated by medication, and this process could lead to further advancements in surgical therapy.


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University of Minnesota McKnight professor and Director of Center for Neuroengineering Bin He has developed a new technique that has led to preliminary successes in noninvasive imaging of seizure foci. He's technique promises to play an important role in the therapy of epileptic seizures.

Medicineworld.org: Promise for epilepsy treatment

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