The spatial distribution of interictal spikes changes over time, and the dynamics of this is partly related to sleep and postictal network changes.
Why this matters
Epilepsy affects 1% of the population worldwide, and one-third of the population have seizures that cannot be controlled by medication, therefore may benefit from surgery.
Improved understanding of the spatial dynamics of interictal spikes will improve understanding of epileptic networks, which in turn may inform their use in surgical planning.
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