The Use of Technology in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Epilepsy: Trends and Open Issues

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https://doi.org/10.22456/2175-2745.129783

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Epilepsy, sensors, implants, algorithms, survey

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Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological diseases in the world, affecting millions of people. The impact of this disease goes beyond seizures. It has repercussions on the individual’s health and quality of life (i.e., neurological, psychological, and physical consequences) and social inclusion. This article presents a review of the literature and discusses the technological and scientific advances in the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy. It begins by introducing the related concepts, then analyzes the different technological approaches, exposing their strengths and limitations, and concludes by identifying challenges and open problems for future research.

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2023-10-05

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Fernandes, J., Gaspar, P. D., Menino, E., Caldeira, J. M. L. P., & Soares, V. N. G. J. (2023). The Use of Technology in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Epilepsy: Trends and Open Issues. Revista De Informática Teórica E Aplicada, 30(2), 36–50. https://doi.org/10.22456/2175-2745.129783

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