Suppression of Epileptiform Activity
Patent filed 26 Mar 97, patented 25 Aug 98
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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A DC electric field is applied to brain tissue in parallel alignment with neurons thereof during periods of brief duration while the tissue is undergoing epileptic activity. The electrical field is controllably varied in magnitude to suppress such epileptic activity.
- Medicine and Medical Research
- Electricity and Magnetism