Margitta Seeck

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The speed of visual cognition
    Christoph M Michel
    The Functional Brain Mapping Laboratory, Neurology Clinic, University Hospital of Geneva, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Suppl Clin Neurophysiol 57:617-27. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Epilepsy: Repeat MRI in patients with chronic epilepsy
    Margitta Seeck
    Neurology Clinic, University Hospital of Geneva, Rue Gabrielle Perret Gentil 4, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Nat Rev Neurol 9:545-6. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint [Autoimmune epilepsy]
    M Seeck
    Service de Neurologie, HUG, 1211 Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 6:925-9. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Speech arrest with stimulation may not reliably predict language deficit after epilepsy surgery
    M Seeck
    Presurgical Epilepsy Evaluation Unit, Functional Neurology and Neurosurgery Program, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Neurology 66:592-4. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Subcortical nuclei volumetry in idiopathic generalized epilepsy
    Margitta Seeck
    Presurgical Epilepsy Evaluation Unit, Functional Neurology and Neurosurgery Program of the University Hospitals Lausanne and Geneva, Switzerland
    Epilepsia 46:1642-5. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Intracranial monitoring
    Margitta Seeck
    Presurgical Epilepsy Evaluation Unit, Functional Neurology and Neurosurgery Program of the University Hospitals of Geneva and Lausanne, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Suppl Clin Neurophysiol 57:485-93. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of tumoral temporal-lobe epilepsy
    Margitta Seeck
    University Hospitals of Geneva and Lausanne, Switzerland
    Lancet Neurol 2:722-3. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint [Geneva-Lausanne laboratory for presurgical epilepsy diagnosis: experiences with the first 150 patients]
    M Seeck
    Programm Neurologie et Neurochirurgie fonctionnel Vaud Genève, Clinique de Neurologie, Hopital Universitaire de Geneve
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 91:1197-205. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint EEG mapping and functional MRI in presurgical epilepsy evaluation
    M Seeck
    Laboratory of Presurgical Epilepsy Evaluation Functional Neurology and Neurosurgery Program of the University Hospitals Lausanne and Geneva, Switzerland
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 157:747-51. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Ictal bradycardia in a young child with focal cortical dysplasia in the right insular cortex
    M Seeck
    Laboratory for Presurgical Epilepsy Evaluation, Program of Functional Neurology, Switzerland
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 7:177-81. 2003

Detail Information

Publications81

  1. ncbi request reprint The speed of visual cognition
    Christoph M Michel
    The Functional Brain Mapping Laboratory, Neurology Clinic, University Hospital of Geneva, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Suppl Clin Neurophysiol 57:617-27. 2004
    ..This indicates that sophisticated cognitive processing is much faster than previously thought and opens new perspectives with respect to the role of both, bottom-up as well as top-down mechanisms in visual processing...
  2. doi request reprint Epilepsy: Repeat MRI in patients with chronic epilepsy
    Margitta Seeck
    Neurology Clinic, University Hospital of Geneva, Rue Gabrielle Perret Gentil 4, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Nat Rev Neurol 9:545-6. 2013
    ..A recent study has shown that repeat neuroimaging with improved MRI technology can enable detection of previously unidentified epileptogenic lesions...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Autoimmune epilepsy]
    M Seeck
    Service de Neurologie, HUG, 1211 Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 6:925-9. 2010
    ..Early recognition is mandatory, since early immunomodulatory treatment appears to be related to significantly better outcome...
  4. ncbi request reprint Speech arrest with stimulation may not reliably predict language deficit after epilepsy surgery
    M Seeck
    Presurgical Epilepsy Evaluation Unit, Functional Neurology and Neurosurgery Program, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Neurology 66:592-4. 2006
    ..These findings question the well-established principle that corticography directly reflects local cortical functions in all patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint Subcortical nuclei volumetry in idiopathic generalized epilepsy
    Margitta Seeck
    Presurgical Epilepsy Evaluation Unit, Functional Neurology and Neurosurgery Program of the University Hospitals Lausanne and Geneva, Switzerland
    Epilepsia 46:1642-5. 2005
    ..In this study, we sought to determine the volumes of the other subcortical structures...
  6. ncbi request reprint Intracranial monitoring
    Margitta Seeck
    Presurgical Epilepsy Evaluation Unit, Functional Neurology and Neurosurgery Program of the University Hospitals of Geneva and Lausanne, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Suppl Clin Neurophysiol 57:485-93. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of tumoral temporal-lobe epilepsy
    Margitta Seeck
    University Hospitals of Geneva and Lausanne, Switzerland
    Lancet Neurol 2:722-3. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint [Geneva-Lausanne laboratory for presurgical epilepsy diagnosis: experiences with the first 150 patients]
    M Seeck
    Programm Neurologie et Neurochirurgie fonctionnel Vaud Genève, Clinique de Neurologie, Hopital Universitaire de Geneve
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 91:1197-205. 2002
    ..The necessity to pose the diagnosis "pharmacoresistant epilepsy" as fast as possible is discussed, in order to shorten the delay to a few years until a possible operation...
  9. ncbi request reprint EEG mapping and functional MRI in presurgical epilepsy evaluation
    M Seeck
    Laboratory of Presurgical Epilepsy Evaluation Functional Neurology and Neurosurgery Program of the University Hospitals Lausanne and Geneva, Switzerland
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 157:747-51. 2001
    ..Such a combined approach is shown to be a powerful tool, in particular in patients with non-lesional and/or extratemporal epilepsy still considered to be difficult surgical candidates...
  10. ncbi request reprint Ictal bradycardia in a young child with focal cortical dysplasia in the right insular cortex
    M Seeck
    Laboratory for Presurgical Epilepsy Evaluation, Program of Functional Neurology, Switzerland
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 7:177-81. 2003
    ..Our finding underlines the predominance of the right insula in cardiac control, which already seems to be present in children...
  11. ncbi request reprint Left temporal rhythmic electrical activity: a correlate for psychosis? A case report
    M Seeck
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland
    J Neural Transm (Vienna) 106:787-94. 1999
    ..This case report suggests that psychosis in epileptic patients may be based on a bilateral cerebral dysfunction linked together in a pathological network, but with a focal (here: left temporal) driving mechanism...
  12. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial functioning in chronic epilepsy: relation to hippocampal volume and histopathological findings
    M Seeck
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland
    Epileptic Disord 1:179-85. 1999
    ..With regard to histopathological analysis, no particular type of lesion was identified as the major determinant of the results described above...
  13. ncbi request reprint EEG source imaging in pediatric epilepsy surgery: a new perspective in presurgical workup
    Francesca Sperli
    University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy, and Functional Brain Mapping Laboratory, Neurology Clinic, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Epilepsia 47:981-90. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present study was to determine the usefulness of ESI in pediatric EEG recordings performed with routine electrode arrays...
  14. doi request reprint Chronic deep brain stimulation in mesial temporal lobe epilepsy
    Colette Boex
    Dpt Neurology, University Hospital of Geneva, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Seizure 20:485-90. 2011
    ..Further studies are required to ascertain these latter observations...
  15. ncbi request reprint Postictal but not interictal hemispatial neglect in patients with seizures of lateralized onset
    Olga Prilipko
    Neurology Clinic, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland
    Epilepsia 47:2046-51. 2006
    ..Group studies involving patients with seizures with a lateralized focus have demonstrated transient dysfunctions in memory and language; however, so far, only two case reports have described transient neglect after an epileptic seizure...
  16. ncbi request reprint Contralateral smile and laughter, but no mirth, induced by electrical stimulation of the cingulate cortex
    Francesca Sperli
    Presurgical Epilepsy Evaluation Unit, Functional Neurology and Neurosurgery Program of the University Hospitals Lausanne and Geneva, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva 4, Switzerland
    Epilepsia 47:440-3. 2006
    ..At low voltages, smiling was seen first contralaterally and became bilateral with increasing currents. Our observation supports the concept of the motor representation of laughter in the mesial frontal cortex...
  17. pmc Electroencephalographic source imaging: a prospective study of 152 operated epileptic patients
    Verena Brodbeck
    Department of Basic and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Geneva, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Brain 134:2887-97. 2011
    ..Given the low cost and high flexibility of electroencephalographic systems even with high channel counts, we conclude that electric source imaging is a highly valuable tool in pre-surgical epilepsy evaluation...
  18. doi request reprint Electric source imaging of interictal activity accurately localises the seizure onset zone
    Pierre Mégevand
    EEG and Epilepsy Unit, Department of Neurology, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 85:38-43. 2014
    ..Here we investigate whether localisation of interictal spikes by ESI provides valuable information on the SOZ...
  19. doi request reprint Can postictal memory predict postoperative memory in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy?
    Serge Vulliemoz
    EEG and Epilepsy Unit, Neurology Clinic, University Hospital of Geneva HUG and Medical Faculty, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Epilepsia 53:e170-3. 2012
    ..Postictal verbal memory is a useful bedside tool that can help lateralize the epileptic focus. Larger studies are needed to further estimate its predictive value of the postoperative outcome...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cortical motion deafness
    Christine Y Ducommun
    Functional Brain Mapping Laboratory, University Hospital, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Neuron 43:765-77. 2004
    ..Collectively, these data present a patient with cortical motion deafness, providing evidence that cortical processing of auditory motion is performed in a specialized module within the posterior STG...
  21. pmc Patients with extratemporal lobe epilepsy do not differ from healthy subjects with respect to subcortical volumes
    B Gartner
    Laboratory of Presurgical Epilepsy Evaluation, Functional Neurology and Neurosurgery Program of the University Hospitals Lausanne and Geneva, Department of Neurology, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva 4, Switzerland
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 75:588-92. 2004
    ..We were interested to find out if there is also selective subcortical atrophy in patients suffering from long standing extratemporal lobe epilepsy...
  22. doi request reprint Yield of MRI, high-density electric source imaging (HD-ESI), SPECT and PET in epilepsy surgery candidates
    Agustina M Lascano
    Department of Neurology, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland
    Clin Neurophysiol 127:150-5. 2016
    ..e. structural magnetic resonance imaging [MRI], high-density electric source imaging [HD-ESI] and metabolic imaging (positron emission tomography [PET]; single-photon emission computed tomography [SPECT]), in surgically treated patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Linking out-of-body experience and self processing to mental own-body imagery at the temporoparietal junction
    Olaf Blanke
    Functional Brain Mapping Laboratory, Department of Neurology, University Hospital, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    J Neurosci 25:550-7. 2005
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  24. ncbi request reprint 128-channel EEG source imaging in epilepsy: clinical yield and localization precision
    Christoph M Michel
    Functional Brain Mapping Laboratory, Neurology Clinic, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Clin Neurophysiol 21:71-83. 2004
    ..The authors conclude that high-resolution interictal EEG source imaging is a valuable noninvasive functional neuroimaging technique. The speed, ease, flexibility, and low cost of this technique warrant its use in clinical practice...
  25. doi request reprint Mapping interictal epileptic discharges using mutual information between concurrent EEG and fMRI
    César Caballero-Gaudes
    Department of Radiology and Medical Informatics, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Neuroimage 68:248-62. 2013
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  26. pmc With or without spikes: localization of focal epileptic activity by simultaneous electroencephalography and functional magnetic resonance imaging
    Frédéric Grouiller
    Presurgical Epilepsy Evaluation Unit and Functional Brain Mapping Laboratory, Neurology Department, University Hospital, University of Geneva, 1 Geneva, Switzerland
    Brain 134:2867-86. 2011
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Surgically relevant localization of the central sulcus with high-density somatosensory-evoked potentials compared with functional magnetic resonance imaging
    Agustina M Lascano
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland Functional Brain Mapping Laboratory, Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Geneva and University Medical Centre, Geneva, Switzerland Department of Radiology and Medical Informatics, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Neurosurgery 74:517-26. 2014
    ..As a supplement to fMRI, localization of somatosensory-evoked potentials (SEPs) recorded with an electroencephalogram (EEG) has been proposed, but has not found its place in clinical practice...
  28. doi request reprint Localization of the epileptogenic tuber with electric source imaging in patients with tuberous sclerosis
    Odysseas Kargiotis
    Functional Brain Mapping Lab, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Epilepsy Res 108:267-79. 2014
    ..We assessed the utility of electric source imaging (ESI) in the presurgical work-up of TSC patients and its combination with Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and ictal/interictal Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SISCOM)...
  29. ncbi request reprint A new ground and reference technique for invasive EEG recordings
    Serge Vulliemoz
    Presurgical Epilepsy Evaluation Unit, Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Electroneurodiagnostic Technol 50:50-8. 2010
    ..We investigated the use of a pair of chronic Subdermal Wire Electrodes (SWE) for use as GND&REF...
  30. pmc Fluctuations of spontaneous EEG topographies predict disease state in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis
    Markus Gschwind
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland Functional Brain Mapping Laboratory, Department of Neuroscience, Biotech Campus, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Neuroimage Clin 12:466-77. 2016
    ..This measure of high temporal resolution provided potentially powerful markers of disease activity and neuropsychiatric co-morbidities in RRMS. ..
  31. doi request reprint Epileptic networks are strongly connected with and without the effects of interictal discharges
    Giannina R Iannotti
    Functional Brain Mapping Lab, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Epilepsia 57:1086-96. 2016
    ..We aimed to assess the interactions between the regions that comprise the epileptic network and to investigate their dependence on the occurrence of interictal epileptiform discharges (IEDs)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Propagation of interictal epileptiform activity can lead to erroneous source localizations: a 128-channel EEG mapping study
    Goran Lantz
    Functional Brain Mapping Laboratory and dagger Unit of Presurgical Epilepsy Evaluation, Neurology Clinic, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Clin Neurophysiol 20:311-9. 2003
    ..The results illustrate that intraspike propagation has to be considered in source localizations, and they also illustrate the usefulness of spatio-temporal segmentation for visualizing this propagation...
  33. doi request reprint Integration of gaze direction and facial expression in patients with unilateral amygdala damage
    Chiara Cristinzio
    Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve, 24, Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Brain 133:248-61. 2010
    ..These findings do not only provide new insights on human amygdala function, but may also help design novel neuropsychological tests sensitive to amygdala dysfunction in various patient populations...
  34. ncbi request reprint [New brain imaging techniques]
    Laurent Spinelli
    Unité d exploration pré chirurgicale des Epilepsies, Clinique de Neurologie, HUG, Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse Romande 123:53-61. 2003
    ..In the case of SPECT and fMRI, substraction between ictal and interictal exams points out areas involved in epileptic processes...
  35. doi request reprint Altered directed functional connectivity in temporal lobe epilepsy in the absence of interictal spikes: A high density EEG study
    ANA COITO
    Functional Brain Mapping Lab, Department of Fundamental Neurosciences, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Epilepsia 57:402-11. 2016
    ..Using Granger-causal modeling, we investigated whether directed functional connectivity was altered in electroencephalography (EEG) epochs free of IED in left and right temporal lobe epilepsy (LTLE and RTLE) compared to healthy controls...
  36. pmc Head model and electrical source imaging: a study of 38 epileptic patients
    Gwénaël Birot
    Department of Fundamental and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Geneva, Rue Michel Servet 1, 1211 Geneve, Switzerland
    Neuroimage Clin 5:77-83. 2014
    ..2, 15.6 and 15.6 mm for LSMAC, BEM and FEM, respectively. The study demonstrates that in clinical applications, the use of highly sophisticated and difficult to implement head models is not a crucial factor for an accurate ESI. ..
  37. ncbi request reprint High and low frequency electrical stimulation in non-lesional temporal lobe epilepsy
    Colette Boex
    Presurgical Epilepsy Evaluation Unit, Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland
    Seizure 16:664-9. 2007
    ..HFS, but not LFS, was associated with a reduction of the interictal discharges and absence of seizures. HFS may be beneficial in patients with non-lesional temporal lobe epilepsy who are not surgical candidates...
  38. ncbi request reprint Stimulating illusory own-body perceptions
    Olaf Blanke
    Laboratory of Presurgical Epilepsy Evaluation, Program of Functional Neurology and Neurosurgery, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva 1211, Switzerland
    Nature 419:269-70. 2002
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Neuropsychological disturbances in frontal lobe epilepsy due to mutated nicotinic receptors
    Fabienne Picard
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital and Medical School of Geneva, Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Epilepsy Behav 14:354-9. 2009
    ..The cognitive disorder affects executive functions as well as memory in most subjects...
  40. ncbi request reprint Direct intracranial recording of body-selective responses in human extrastriate visual cortex
    Gilles Pourtois
    Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Neuropsychologia 45:2621-5. 2007
    ..These findings provide the first direct electrophysiological evidence for an early visual processing stage in human lateral occipitotemporal cortex that is specialized for processing human body shapes...
  41. doi request reprint Imaging compatible electrodes for continuous electroencephalogram monitoring in the intensive care unit
    Serge Vulliemoz
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University Hospital of Geneva and Medical Faculty, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Clin Neurophysiol 26:236-43. 2009
    ..The combined diagnostic information of continuous electroencephalogram and easy-to-plan imaging yields important results and improves the clinical management and treatment of intensive care unit patients...
  42. ncbi request reprint Reversible cytotoxic edema in the splenium of the corpus callosum related to antiepileptic treatment: report of two cases and literature review
    Olga Prilipko
    Presurgical Epilepsy Evaluation Unit, Program of Functional Neurology and Neurosurgery of the University Hospitals of Lausanne and Geneva, Switzerland
    Epilepsia 46:1633-6. 2005
    ..So far, 22 cases have been described in the literature, for which different etiologies have been proposed. We describe two further cases and discuss the probable lesion etiology...
  43. doi request reprint Encephalitis associated with glutamic acid decarboxylase autoantibodies in a child: a treatable condition?
    Christian M Korff
    Pediatric Neurology, Pediatric Specialties Service, University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland
    Arch Neurol 68:1065-8. 2011
    ..To increase the recognition of glutamic acid decarboxylase autoantibodies-related encephalitis in childhood...
  44. ncbi request reprint Brain activation using triggered event-related fMRI
    Ivan Zimine
    Department of Radiology, Geneva University Hospitals, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Neuroimage 18:410-5. 2003
    ..We conclude that this can be a useful technique for studying brain activation associated with irregularly appearing stimuli...
  45. ncbi request reprint Direction of saccadic and smooth eye movements induced by electrical stimulation of the human frontal eye field: effect of orbital position
    Olaf Blanke
    Presurgical Epilepsy Unit, Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Geneva, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211, Geneva, Switzerland
    Exp Brain Res 150:174-83. 2003
    ..Fourthly, human studies that investigate eye movements induced from the lateral frontal cortex need to control eye position prior to stimulation...
  46. ncbi request reprint Seizure-like phenomena and propofol: a systematic review
    Bernhard Walder
    Department APSIC, Functional Neurology and Neurosurgery Program of the University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Neurology 58:1327-32. 2002
    ..To confirm this hypothesis, to estimate the prevalence of propofol-related SLP, and to identify patients at risk, data of higher quality are needed...
  47. doi request reprint Is benign myoclonic epilepsy of infancy truly idiopathic and generalized?
    Christian M Korff
    Pediatric Neurology, Pediatric Subspecialties Service, Child and Adolescent Department, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Epileptic Disord 11:132-5. 2009
    ..Published with video sequences]...
  48. ncbi request reprint Out-of-body experience and autoscopy of neurological origin
    Olaf Blanke
    Laboratory of Presurgical Epilepsy Evaluation, Programme of Functional Neurology and Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Brain 127:243-58. 2004
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Electrical source imaging for presurgical focus localization in epilepsy patients with normal MRI
    Verena Brodbeck
    Functional Brain Mapping Laboratory, 4 rue Gabrielle Perret Gentil, Geneva, Switzerland
    Epilepsia 51:583-91. 2010
    ..We studied whether electroencephalography (EEG) source imaging (ESI) of interictal epileptic activity can contribute to the identification of the epileptic focus in patients with normal MRI...
  50. doi request reprint Antiepileptic drugs modify power of high EEG frequencies and their neural generators
    S Arzy
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur J Neurol 17:1308-12. 2010
    ..The clinical and molecular effects of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) have been extensively investigated. Much less is known about their effects on human electrophysiology...
  51. doi request reprint Temporal anterior encephalocele
    M I Vargas
    Division of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology, DISIM, Hôpital Universitaire HUG, 24 Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneve 14, Switzerland
    Neurology 71:1293. 2008
  52. doi request reprint "Gourmand syndrome" in a child with pharmacoresistant epilepsy
    M Kurian
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Epilepsy Behav 13:413-5. 2008
    ..This observation corroborates the important role of the right cerebral hemisphere in disturbed eating habits, including the relatively benign GS, and, possibly rarely, in less benign eating disorders such as anorexia and obesity...
  53. pmc Simple and complex vestibular responses induced by electrical cortical stimulation of the parietal cortex in humans
    O Blanke
    Laboratory for Presurgical Epilepsy Evaluation, Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Geneva, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 69:553-6. 2000
    ..The findings suggest vestibular topography and hierarchical processing within the parietal vestibular cortex of humans...
  54. ncbi request reprint Electric source imaging of human brain functions
    C M Michel
    Functional Brain Mapping Laboratory, Neurology Clinic, University Hospital Geneva, 24, Rue Micheli du Crest, CH 1211, Geneva, Switzerland
    Brain Res Brain Res Rev 36:108-18. 2001
    ..In addition, the data indicate information exchange between homologous areas of the two hemispheres in cases where unilateral stimulus presentation requires interhemispheric transfer...
  55. ncbi request reprint EEG-triggered functional MRI in patients with pharmacoresistant epilepsy
    F Lazeyras
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland
    J Magn Reson Imaging 12:177-85. 2000
    ..We conclude that EEG-triggered fMRI is a safe and powerful noninvasive tool that improves the diagnostic value of MRI by localizing the epileptic focus precisely...
  56. ncbi request reprint Multimodality imaging for focus localization in pediatric pharmacoresistant epilepsy
    M Kurian
    Pre surgical Epilepsy Evaluation Unit, Functional Neurology and Neurosurgery Program of the University Hospitals Lausanne and Geneva, Switzerland
    Epileptic Disord 9:20-31. 2007
    ..In pre-surgical evaluation of children with pharmacoresistant epilepsy, investigations with the maximum yield should be considered in order to reduce the complexity of the workup...
  57. ncbi request reprint MRI, (1)H-MRS, and functional MRI during and after prolonged nonconvulsive seizure activity
    F Lazeyras
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland
    Neurology 55:1677-82. 2000
    ..These changes can be assessed noninvasively by means of MRI techniques, such as fluid-attenuated inversion recovery (FLAIR), EEG-triggered functional MRI (EEG-fMRI), and proton MR spectroscopy (MRS)...
  58. ncbi request reprint Non-invasive epileptic focus localization using EEG-triggered functional MRI and electromagnetic tomography
    M Seeck
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland
    Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol 106:508-12. 1998
    ..This approach, i.e. the combination of EEG-triggered fMRI and 3D EEG source analysis, represents a promising additional tool for presurgical epilepsy evaluation allowing precise non-invasive identification of the epileptic foci...
  59. ncbi request reprint Evidence for interhemispheric motor-level transfer in a simple reaction time task: an EEG study
    G Thut
    Faculty of Psychology, University of Geneva, CH 1227 Carouge, Switzerland
    Exp Brain Res 128:256-61. 1999
    ..The results suggest that transfer occurs late in time, on a functional motor level and at frontal sites, at least for left-to-right interhemispheric direction of transfer...
  60. ncbi request reprint Bilateral temporal lobe epilepsy in a patient with Turner syndrome mosaicism
    S Vulliemoz
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland
    Seizure 16:261-5. 2007
    ..Further studies are needed to determine the frequency of this association...
  61. ncbi request reprint Direction-specific motion blindness induced by focal stimulation of human extrastriate cortex
    O Blanke
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Geneva, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur J Neurosci 15:2043-8. 2002
    ..In addition, the direction of MB was found to depend on the brain area stimulated. It is argued that direction specificity for visual motion is not only represented at the single neuron level, but also in much larger cortical units...
  62. ncbi request reprint Functional MRI with simultaneous EEG recording: feasibility and application to motor and visual activation
    F Lazeyras
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital of Geneva, Rue Micheli du Crest 24, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    J Magn Reson Imaging 13:943-8. 2001
    ..5 T magnet. Furthermore, fMRI using motor or visual tasks revealed similar areas of activation when performed with and without 16-channel EEG recording. J. Magn. Reson. Imaging 2001;13:943-948...
  63. ncbi request reprint Intracerebral recordings of nocturnal hyperkinetic seizures: demonstration of a longer duration of the pre-seizure sleep spindle
    F Picard
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital and Medical School of Geneva, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:928-39. 2007
    ..We observed in several patients rhythms of same localization and frequency as sleep spindles, immediately preceding and sometimes continuing at seizure onsets. We aimed to study the link between sleep spindles and seizure onsets...
  64. doi request reprint The selective amobarbital test in the anterior choroidal artery: perfusion pattern assessed by intraarterial SPECT and prediction of postoperative verbal memory
    S Vulliemoz
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Epilepsy Behav 12:445-55. 2008
    ..Our study suggests that ACA-IAT can be used to screen for severe postoperative amnesia in inconclusive cases, but cannot predict individual outcome, even when the perfusion pattern is taken into account...
  65. doi request reprint Dynamic directed interictal connectivity in left and right temporal lobe epilepsy
    ANA COITO
    Functional Brain Mapping Lab, Department of Fundamental Neurosciences, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Epilepsia 56:207-17. 2015
    ..We investigated the fast-varying behavior of epileptic networks during interictal spikes in right and left temporal lobe epilepsy (RTLE and LTLE) at a whole-brain scale using directed connectivity...
  66. ncbi request reprint Is the right amygdala involved in visuospatial memory? Evidence from MRI volumetric measures
    Alan J Pegna
    Neuropsychology Unit, Neurology Clinic, Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur Neurol 47:148-55. 2002
    ..We suggest that the difficulty encountered in establishing a correlation between right temporal structures and visuospatial memory could come both from the type of test employed and the structures considered...
  67. doi request reprint Antibody-mediated status epilepticus: a retrospective multicenter survey
    Franz Josef Holzer
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur Neurol 68:310-7. 2012
    ..Some of these patients develop convulsive or nonconvulsive status epilepticus (AB-SE), necessitating intensive medical care and administration of multiple antiepileptic and immunomodulatory treatments of uncertain effectiveness...
  68. ncbi request reprint Epileptic source localization with high density EEG: how many electrodes are needed?
    G Lantz
    Functional Brain Mapping Laboratory, Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Geneva, 24, Rue Micheli du Crest, CH 1211, Geneva, Switzerland
    Clin Neurophysiol 114:63-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of the current investigation was to systematically compare the accuracy of epileptic source localization with high electrode density to that obtained with sparser electrode setups...
  69. doi request reprint Psychiatric comorbidity in patients evaluated for chronic epilepsy: a differential role of the right hemisphere?
    F Sperli
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital and Medical School of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur Neurol 61:350-7. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the prevalence of psychiatric comorbidity and its relationship to regional cerebral dysfunction in patients admitted to a tertiary epilepsy center for epilepsy surgery...
  70. ncbi request reprint Space-oriented segmentation and 3-dimensional source reconstruction of ictal EEG patterns
    G Lantz
    Plurifaculty Program of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Geneva, 14 Rue Micheli du Crest, CH 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
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    Sascha Frühholz
    Neuroscience of Emotion and Affective Dynamics Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Geneva, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, University of Geneva, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 112:1583-8. 2015
    ..Thus, unilateral amygdala damage leads to globally reduced ipsilesional cortical voice processing, but only left amygdala lesions are sufficient to suppress the enhanced auditory cortical processing of vocal emotions. ..
  72. pmc Epilepsy and cerebellar ataxia associated with anti-glutamic acid decarboxylase antibodies
    S Vulliemoz
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 78:187-9. 2007
    ..Combined treatment with immunosuppressants and gammahydroxybutyric acidergic agents may be highly effective...
  73. pmc Improved characterization of visual evoked potentials in multiple sclerosis by topographic analysis
    Martin Hardmeier
    Department of Neurology, Hospital of the University of Basel, Petersgraben 4, 4031, Basel, Switzerland
    Brain Topogr 27:318-27. 2014
    ..TVEP is a reliable, valid, and sensitive method of objectively quantifying pathological VEP in particular. In combination with other EP modalities, tVEP may improve the monitoring of disease course in MS...
  74. doi request reprint In-vivo magnetic resonance imaging of the structural core of the Papez circuit in humans
    Cristina Granziera
    Department of Neurology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Neuroreport 22:227-31. 2011
    ..The diagnostic and therapeutic implications of these results are discussed in the context of recent findings reporting the involvement of the Papez circuit in neurological and psychiatric diseases...
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    O Prilipko
    Presurgical Epilepsy Evaluation Unit, Program of Functional Neurology and Neurosurgery, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 76:1034-6. 2005
    ..It is important to stress that it is not clear whether the described association of POTS and CM1 in our patient is a fortuitous finding in an isolated case or a reflection of a more systematic association between the two pathologies...
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    M Seeck
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland
    Europace 3:247-52. 2001
    ..A ventricular pacemaker was implanted and was documented to function appropriately, preventing development of bradycardia associated symptoms during subsequent seizures. Possibly relevant cerebral structures are briefly discussed...
  77. ncbi request reprint Seizures during stroke thrombolysis heralding dramatic neurologic recovery
    Margitta Seeck
    Neurology 69:409-10. 2007
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    Olga Prilipko
    Programme Neurologie et Neurochirurgie fonctionnelle Vaud Genève Clinique de Neurologie, HUG, Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse Romande 123:17-21. 2003
    ..The necessity of a rapid diagnosis of pharmacoresistant epilepsy, amenable to surgical treatment, is discussed in order to obtain an optimal seizure control and preservation of the integrity of cognitive functions...
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    Serge Vulliemoz
    Ann Neurol 59:728. 2006
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    Olga Prilipko
    Ann Neurol 59:214. 2006
  81. ncbi request reprint Induction of an illusory shadow person
    Shahar Arzy
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne 1015, Switzerland
    Nature 443:287. 2006
    ..These perceptions may have been due to a disturbance in the multisensory processing of body and self at the temporoparietal junction...