|Not all seizures are epileptic in origin. When making an initial diagnosis, a doctor will conduct various tests to rule out other causes. More>>|
|Additional Diagnostic Tests
All of the diagnostic procedures are available at the Regional Epilepsy Center at Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center in Milwaukee.
|Epilepsy in Special Populations
Both children and mature patients with epilepsy require special attention.
|Continuing seizures (despite medication)
There are many people in whom medications have never stopped seizures without difficult side effects. These patients need more evaluation.
|Other treatments for epilepsy
The vagus nerve is one of the cranial nerves and provides access into the central nervous system without interfering with outgoing messages from the brain to the body.
|Special issues pertaining to women and epilepsy
It has become increasingly clear that many additional elements in epilepsy require specific attention when dealing with the female patient.