Why Are Patients With Absence Seizures Absent? A Brain Imaging Study
- Study HIC#:0207018514
- Last Updated:07/15/2021
Our study examines which different brain regions are involved in child absence seizures and how they are related to attention and cognition.
- Age6 years and older
- Start Date09/04/2002
- End Date09/30/2018
Trial Purpose and Description
The purpose of this study is to map the thalamic and cortical activity during spike-wave seizures in pediatric and adult patients using simultaneous fMRI and EEG recordings.
- Confirmed diagnosis of childhood absence epilepsy or juvenile absence epilepsy
- No other serious health problems or neurological problems
- 6 years or older
- No history of myoclonic or tonic-clonic seizures