Journal article

Seizure forecasting and cyclic control of seizures

Rachel E Stirling, Mark J Cook, David B Grayden, Philippa J Karoly

Epilepsia | WILEY | Published : 2020

Abstract

Epilepsy is a unique neurologic condition characterized by recurrent seizures, where causes, underlying biomarkers, triggers, and patterns differ across individuals. The unpredictability of seizures can heighten fear and anxiety in people with epilepsy, making it difficult to take part in day-to-day activities. Epilepsy researchers have prioritized developing seizure prediction algorithms to combat episodic seizures for decades, but the utility and effectiveness of prediction algorithms has not been investigated thoroughly in clinical settings. In contrast, seizure forecasts, which theoretically provide the probability of a seizure at any time (as opposed to predicting the next seizure occur..

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Grants

Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council Fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

This project received no specific funding. PJK receives funding from an Australian National Health and Medical Research Council Fellowship (APP1178220). RES receives funding from an Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship.