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Epilepsy: how an AI algorithm detects related brain abnormalities – new research

By Konrad Wagstyl, Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellow, Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging, UCL
Sophie Adler, Research Fellow, Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, UCL
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Around 50 million people worldwide have epilepsy. While anti-seizure medications are available and effective for the majority of people with the condition, 20%-30% don’t respond to medications.

Abnormalities in the brain are one of the leading causes of this drug-resistant epilepsy, which is usually identified by MRI scans before surgery is carried out to cure the patient. However, identifying these abnormal areas from MRIs is an ongoing challenge for clinicians, as these scans can look normal.…The Conversation


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