It can sometimes be difficult to tell if someone is having an epileptic seizure because everyone experiences seizures differently. Here's what you need to know about seizures and epilepsy, including what to do if you witness a seizure.
November 1, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., St. Paul
Jason Doescher, MD
February 2, 2017 8 a.m. – February 28, 2017 9 a.m., St. Paul
This week's grand rounds will feature:
A febrile seizure is a convulsion that occurs in a child who is between 6 months and 6 years old and has a body temperature greater than 100.4 degrees.
January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m., Minneapolis
EFMN is proud to collaborate with Premier education sponsor Mayo Clinic and Signature education sponsors Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare, LivaNova, M Health/MINCEP Epilepsy Care, Minnesota Epilepsy Group and UCB, Inc. to bring you the first-ever Epilepsy & Seizures Wellness Expo.
The brain is one of the most complicated structures in the world. Doing surgery on the brain requires careful planning. The purpose of subdural grid placement surgery is to help surgeons create a plan for a second surgery that removes areas of the brain causing seizures.
Our epileptologists and neurosurgeons are available for consultations for referring physicians and who want to learn more about epilepsy medication and surgical options for their patients.
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Our 12-bed Lee and Penny Anderson Epilepsy Unit is equipped to monitor and record patients’ EEG readings continually. We can spot the beginning of a seizure right away, which helps us locate where in the brain the seizure originates. This information is essential in developing patients’ care and treatment plans.