Ausgewählte Publikationen aus dem Epilepsiezentrum

Neurologische Klinik

Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h. c. Stefan Schwab


Sprecher: OA Prof. Dr. med. Hajo Hamer


Andres E, Kerling F, Hamer H, Winterholler M. Behavioural changes in patients with intellectual disability treated with brivaracetam. Acta Neurol Scand. 2018;138(3):195-202.

Gollwitzer S, Hopfengärtner R, Rössler K, Muller T, Olmes DG, Lang J, Köhn J, Onugoren MD, Heyne J, Schwab S, Hamer HM. Afterdischarges elicited by cortical electric stimulation in humans: When do they occur and what do they mean? Epilepsy Behav. 2018.

Hamer HM, Pfäfflin M, Baier H, Bosebeck F, Franz M, Holtkamp M, Kurlemann G, May TW, Mayer T, Metzner M, Steinhoff BJ, Stodieck S, Straub HB, Weber YG, Brandt C. Characteristics and healthcare situation of adult patients with tuberous sclerosis complex in German epilepsy centers. Epilepsy Behav. 2018;82:64-7.

Kasper BS, Rössler K, Hamer HM, Dörfler A, Blümcke I, Coras R, Roesch J, Mennecke A, Wellmer J, Sommer B, Lorber B, Lang JD, Graf W, Stefan H, Schwab S, Buchfelder M, Rampp S. Coregistrating magnetic source and magnetic resonance imaging for epilepsy surgery in focal cortical dysplasia. NeuroImage Clinical. 2018;19:487-96.

Lang JD, Grell L, Hagge M, Onugoren MD, Gollwitzer S, Graf W, Schwarz M, Coras R, Blümcke I, Sommer B, Rössler K, Buchfelder M, Schwab S, Stefan H, Hamer HM. Long-term outcome after epilepsy surgery in older adults. Seizure. 2018;57:56-62.

Lang JD, Kostev K, Onugoren MD, Gollwitzer S, Graf W, Müller T, Olmes DG, Hamer HM. Switching the manufacturer of antiepileptic drugs is associated with higher risk of seizures: A nationwide study of prescription data in Germany. Ann Neurol. 2018;84(6):918-25.

Lang JD, Taylor DC, Kasper BS. Stress, seizures, and epilepsy: Patient narratives. Epilepsy Behav. 2018;80:163-72.

Laviv Y, Kasper BS, Kasper EM. Vascular hyperpermeability as a hallmark of phacomatoses: is the etiology angiogenesis comparable with mechanisms seen in inflammatory pathways? Part I: historical observations and clinical perspectives on the etiology of increased CSF protein levels, CSF clotting, and communicating hydrocephalus: a comprehensive review. Neurosurgical review. 2018;41(4):957-68.

Madzar D, Reindl C, Giede-Jeppe A, Bobinger T, Sprugel MI, Knappe RU, Hamer HM, Huttner HB. Impact of timing of continuous intravenous anesthetic drug treatment on outcome in refractory status epilepticus. Critical care. 2018;22(1):317.

Mennecke AB, Rösch J, Kasper BS, Schmidt MA, Laun FB, Rössler K, Coras R, Hamer HM, Dörfler A. Symmetric tract-based spatial statistics of patients with left versus right mesial temporal lobe epilepsy with hippocampal sclerosis. Neuroreport. 2018;29(15):1309-14.

Michelmann S, Treder MS, Griffiths B, Kerren C, Roux F, Wimber M, Rollings D, Sawlani V, Chelvarajah R, Gollwitzer S, Kreiselmeyer G, Hamer H, Bowman H, Staresina B, Hanslmayr S. Data-driven re-referencing of intracranial EEG based on independent component analysis (ICA). Journal of neuroscience methods. 2018;307:125-37.

Raoof R, Bauer S, El Naggar H, Connolly NMC, Brennan GP, Brindley E, Hill T, McArdle H, Spain E, Forster RJ, Prehn JHM, Hamer H, Delanty N, Rosenow F, Mooney C, Henshall DC. Dual-center, dual-platform microRNA profiling identifies potential plasma biomarkers of adult temporal lobe epilepsy. EBioMedicine. 2018;38:127-41.

Reindl C, Knappe RU, Sprugel MI, Sembill JA, Mueller TM, Hamer HM, Huttner HB, Madzar D. Comparison of scoring tools for the prediction of in-hospital mortality in status epilepticus. Seizure. 2018;56:92-7.

Roessler K, Heynold E, Buchfelder M, Stefan H, Hamer HM. Current value of intraoperative electrocorticography (iopECoG). Epilepsy Behav. 2018.

Roessler K, Kasper BS, Coras R, Arinrad S, Scholz M, Hamer HM, Blümcke I, Buchfelder M. Technical Modification of Amygdalo-Hippocampectomy in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Surgery to Further Reduce Severe Neurological Complications: A Clinical-Anatomical Study. World neurosurgery. 2018;114:e129-e36.

Roessler K, Kasper BS, Heynold E, Coras R, Sommer B, Rampp S, Hamer HM, Blümcke I, Buchfelder M. Intraoperative Magnetic-Resonance Tomography and Neuronavigation During Resection of Focal Cortical Dysplasia Type II in Adult Epilepsy Surgery Offers Better Seizure Outcomes. World neurosurgery. 2018;109:e43-e9.

Rosenow F, Audebert HJ, Hamer HM, Hinrichs H, Keler-Uberti S, Kluge T, Noachtar S, Remi J, Sotoodeh A, Strzelczyk A, Weber JE, Zöllner JP. Tele-EEG: Aktuelle Anwendungen, Hindernisse und technische Lösungen. Klinische Neurophysiologie. 2018;49(4):208-15.

Sommer B, Rampp S, Doerfler A, Stefan H, Hamer HM, Buchfelder M, Roessler K. Investigation of subdural electrode displacement in invasive epilepsy surgery workup using neuronavigation and intraoperative MRI. Neurol Res. 2018;40(10):811-21.

Surges R, Alber M, Bast T, Baier H, Bien CG, Borggraefe I, Bösebeck F, Brandl U, Hamer HM, Hethey S, Holtkamp M, Jacobs J, Kellinghaus C, Kerling F, Knake S, Kunze A, Kurlemann G, Laufs H, Lerche H, Mayer T, Möddel G, Neubauer BA, Noachtar S, Panzer A, Podewils FV, Polster T, Rona S, Rosenow F, Schmitz B, Schulze-Bonhage A, Spiczak SV, Staudt M, Steinhoff BJ, Stephani U, Stodieck SRG, Straub HB, Strzelczyk A, Wellmer J, Elger CE. Tasks and Structure of Modern Epilepsy Centres in Germany. Aktuelle Neurologie. 2018;45(7):513-33.

Walther K, Dogan Onugoren M, Buchfelder M, Gollwitzer S, Graf W, Kasper BS, Kriwy P, Kurzbuch K, Lang J, Rossler K, Schwab S, Schwarz M, Stefan H, Hamer HM. Psychosocial outcome in epilepsy after extratemporal surgery. Epilepsy Behav. 2018;81:94-100.

Willems LM, Reif PS, Knake S, Hamer HM, Willems C, Kramer G, Rosenow F, Strzelczyk A. Noncompliance of patients with driving restrictions due to uncontrolled epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2018.

Willems LM, Richter S, Watermann N, Bauer S, Klein KM, Reese JP, Schoffski O, Hamer HM, Knake S, Rosenow F, Strzelczyk A. Trends in resource utilization and prescription of anticonvulsants for patients with active epilepsy in Germany from 2003 to 2013 - A ten-year overview. Epilepsy Behav. 2018;83:28-35.



Andres E, Kerling F, Hamer H, Kasper B, Winterholler M. Behavioural changes in patients with intellectual disability treated with perampanel. Acta Neurol Scand. 2017;136(6):645-53.

Blümcke I, Spreafico R, Haaker G, Coras R, Kobow K, Bien CG, Pfäfflin M, Elger C, Widman G, Schramm J, Becker A, Braun KP, Leijten F, Baayen JC, Aronica E, Chassoux F, Hamer H, Stefan H, Rossler K, Thom M, Walker MC, Sisodiya SM, Duncan JS, McEvoy AW, Pieper T, Holthausen H, Kudernatsch M, Meencke HJ, Kahane P, Schulze-Bonhage A, Zentner J, Heiland DH, Urbach H, Steinhoff BJ, Bast T, Tassi L, Lo Russo G, Ozkara C, Oz B, Krsek P, Vogelgesang S, Runge U, Lerche H, Weber Y, Honavar M, Pimentel J, Arzimanoglou A, Ulate-Campos A, Noachtar S, Hartl E, Schijns O, Guerrini R, Barba C, Jacques TS, Cross JH, Feucht M, Muhlebner A, Grunwald T, Trinka E, Winkler PA, Gil-Nagel A, Toledano Delgado R, Mayer T, Lutz M, Zountsas B, Garganis K, Rosenow F, Hermsen A, von Oertzen TJ, Diepgen TL, Avanzini G, Consortium E. Histopathological Findings in Brain Tissue Obtained during Epilepsy Surgery. The New England journal of medicine. 2017;377(17):1648-56.

Bush D, Bisby JA, Bird CM, Gollwitzer S, Rodionov R, Diehl B, McEvoy AW, Walker MC, Burgess N. Human hippocampal theta power indicates movement onset and distance travelled. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2017;114(46):12297-302.

Gollwitzer S, Scott CA, Farrell F, Bell GS, de Tisi J, Walker MC, Wehner T, Sander JW, Hamer HM, Diehl B. The long-term course of temporal lobe epilepsy: From unilateral to bilateral interictal epileptiform discharges in repeated video-EEG monitorings. Epilepsy Behav. 2017;68:17-21.

Jacob L, Hamer HM, Kostev K. Adherence to antiepileptic drugs in children and adolescents: A retrospective study in primary care settings in Germany. Epilepsy Behav. 2017;75:36-41.

Jacob L, Hamer HM, Kostev K. Persistence with antiepileptic drugs in epilepsy patients treated in neurological practices in Germany. Epilepsy Behav. 2017;73:204-7.

Kasper BS, Kasper EM. New classification of epilepsy-related neoplasms: The clinical perspective. Epilepsy Behav. 2017;67:91-7.

Kasper BS, Vaccarella M. Is epilepsy surgery a threat to a patient's self? A conversation. Epilepsy Behav. 2017;75:264-8.

Kasper BS, Dörfler A, Di Donato N, Kasper EM, Wieczorek D, Hoyer J, Zweier C. Central nervous system anomalies in two females with Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann syndrome. Epilepsy Behav. 2017;69:104-9.

Madzar D, Knappe RU, Reindl C, Giede-Jeppe A, Sprugel MI, Beuscher V, Gollwitzer S, Hamer HM, Huttner HB. Factors associated with occurrence and outcome of super-refractory status epilepticus. Seizure. 2017;52:53-9.

McArdle H, Jimenez-Mateos EM, Raoof R, Carthy E, Boyle D, ElNaggar H, Delanty N, Hamer H, Dogan M, Huchtemann T, Krtvelyessy P, Rosenow F, Forster RJ, Henshall DC, Spain E. "TORNADO" - Theranostic One-Step RNA Detector; microfluidic disc for the direct detection of microRNA-134 in plasma and cerebrospinal fluid. Scientific reports. 2017;7(1):1750.

Olmes DG, Hamer HM. The debate: Treatment after the first seizure-The PRO. Seizure. 2017;49:90-1.

Raoof R, Jimenez-Mateos EM, Bauer S, Tackenberg B, Rosenow F, Lang J, Onugoren MD, Hamer H, Huchtemann T, Kortvelyessy P, Connolly NMC, Pfeiffer S, Prehn JHM, Farrell MA, O'Brien DF, Henshall DC, Mooney C. Cerebrospinal fluid microRNAs are potential biomarkers of temporal lobe epilepsy and status epilepticus. Scientific reports. 2017;7(1):3328.

Schönherr M, Stefan H, Hamer HM, Rössler K, Buchfelder M, Rampp S. The delta between postoperative seizure freedom and persistence: Automatically detected focal slow waves after epilepsy surgery. NeuroImage Clinical. 2017;13:256-63.



Bauer S, Baier H, Baumgartner C, Bohlmann K, Fauser S, Graf W, Hillenbrand B, Hirsch M, Last C, Lerche H, Mayer T, Schulze-Bonhage A, Steinhoff BJ, Weber Y, Hartlep A, Rosenow F, Hamer HM. Transcutaneous Vagus Nerve Stimulation (tVNS) for Treatment of Drug-Resistant Epilepsy: A Randomized, Double-Blind Clinical Trial (cMPsE02). Brain stimulation. 2016;9(3):356-63.

Crespo-Garcia M, Zeiller M, Leupold C, Kreiselmeyer G, Rampp S, Hamer HM, Dalal SS. Slow-theta power decreases during item-place encoding predict spatial accuracy of subsequent context recall. Neuroimage. 2016;142:533-43.

Gollwitzer S, Kostev K, Hagge M, Lang J, Graf W, Hamer HM. Nonadherence to antiepileptic drugs in Germany: A retrospective, population-based study. Neurology. 2016;87(5):466-72.

Gollwitzer S, Valente I, Rodionov R, Scott C, Ritter LM, Wehner T, Hamer HM, Bartolomei F, Diehl B. Visual and semiautomated evaluation of epileptogenicity in focal cortical dysplasias - An intracranial EEG study. Epilepsy Behav. 2016;58:69-75.

Hagge M, Nunnemann S, Bauer S, Gollwitzer S, Oertel WH, Knake S, Rosenow F, Hamer HM. Biceps electromyography in dialeptic and automotor seizures with and without secondary generalization. Clin Neurophysiol. 2016;127(2):1163-9.

Hagge M, Hamer HM. Reply to "Laterality of motor control as revealed in biceps electromyography: Why seizures always start in the major hemisphere". Clin Neurophysiol. 2016;127(9):3197.

Hamer H, Meyer-Lindenberg A. Auswirkungen des Arzneimittelmarktneuordnungsgesetzes (AMNOG) auf die neurologische und psychiatrische Versorgungsqualitat. Nervenarzt. 2016;87(4):351-2.

Hamer H, Baulac M, McMurray R, Kockelmann E. Retention, dosing, tolerability and patient reported seizure outcome of Zonisamide as only add-on treatment under real-life conditions in adult patients with partial onset seizures: Results of the observational study ZOOM. Seizure. 2016;34:66-73.

Henshall DC, Hamer HM, Pasterkamp RJ, Goldstein DB, Kjems J, Prehn JH, Schorge S, Lamottke K, Rosenow F. MicroRNAs in epilepsy: pathophysiology and clinical utility. The Lancet Neurology. 2016;15(13):1368-76.

Madzar D, Geyer A, Knappe RU, Gollwitzer S, Kuramatsu JB, Gerner ST, Hamer HM, Huttner HB. Association of seizure duration and outcome in refractory status epilepticus. J Neurol. 2016;263(3):485-91.

Madzar D, Geyer A, Knappe RU, Gollwitzer S, Kuramatsu JB, Gerner ST, Hamer HM, Huttner HB. Effects of clobazam for treatment of refractory status epilepticus. BMC neurology. 2016;16(1):202.

Nass RD, Kurth C, Kull A, Graf W, Kasper B, Hamer HM, Strzelczyk A, Elger CE, Steinhoff BJ, Surges R, Rosenow F. Adjunctive retigabine in refractory focal epilepsy: Postmarketing experience at four tertiary epilepsy care centers in Germany. Epilepsy Behav. 2016;56:54-8.

Roessler K, Sommer B, Merkel A, Rampp S, Gollwitzer S, Hamer HM, Buchfelder M. A Frameless Stereotactic Implantation Technique for Depth Electrodes in Refractory Epilepsy Using Intraoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging. World neurosurgery. 2016;94:206-10.

Roessler K, Hofmann A, Sommer B, Grummich P, Coras R, Kasper BS, Hamer HM, Blumcke I, Stefan H, Nimsky C, Buchfelder M. Resective surgery for medically refractory epilepsy using intraoperative MRI and functional neuronavigation: the Erlangen experience of 415 patients. Neurosurgical focus. 2016;40(3):E15.

Schulze-Bonhage A, Hamer HM, Hirsch M, Hagge M. Invasive Stimulationsverfahren und EEG-Diagnostik bei Epilepsien. Nervenarzt. 2016;87(8):829-37.

Sommer B, Rössler K, Rampp S, Hamer HM, Blümcke I, Stefan H, Buchfelder M. Magnetoencephalography-guided surgery in frontal lobe epilepsy using neuronavigation and intraoperative MR imaging. Epilepsy Res. 2016;126:26-36.

Stefan H, Trinka E. Magnetoencephalography (MEG): Past, current and future perspectives for improved differentiation and treatment of epilepsies. Seizure. 2016.

Strzelczyk A, Hamer HM. Auswirkungen der frühen Nutzenbewertung auf Patienten mit Epilepsie in Deutschland : Aktuelle Versorgungsrealitat und therapeutischer Bedarf. Nervenarzt. 2016;87(4):386-93.

Strzelczyk A, Zschebek G, Bauer S, Baumgartner C, Grond M, Hermsen A, Kieslich M, Kramer G, Kurlemann G, May TW, Mayer T, Neubauer BA, Pfafflin M, Plecko B, Ryvlin P, Schubert-Bast S, Stefan H, Trinka E, Knake S, Seifart C, Rosenow F. Predictors of and attitudes toward counseling about SUDEP and other epilepsy risk factors among Austrian, German, and Swiss neurologists and neuropediatricians. Epilepsia. 2016;57(4):612-20.

Wobith M, Mayer C, Belke M, Haag A, Gerstner A, Teepker M, Strzelczyk A, Werner R, Hamer HM, Rosenow F, Menzler K, Knake S. Predictors of New Cerebral Microbleeds in Patients with Antiplatelet Drug Therapy. Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association. 2016;25(7):1671-7.



Aydin U, Vorwerk J, Dumpelmann M, Kupper P, Kugel H, Heers M, Wellmer J, Kellinghaus C, Haueisen J, Rampp S, Stefan H, Wolters CH. Combined EEG/MEG can outperform single modality EEG or MEG source reconstruction in presurgical epilepsy diagnosis. PloS one. 2015;10(3):e0118753.

Boon P, Vonck K, van Rijckevorsel K, Tahry RE, Elger CE, Mullatti N, Schulze-Bonhage A, Wagner L, Diehl B, Hamer H, Reuber M, Kostov H, Legros B, Noachtar S, Weber YG, Coenen VA, Rooijakkers H, Schijns OE, Selway R, Van Roost D, Eggleston KS, Van Grunderbeek W, Jayewardene AK, McGuire RM. A prospective, multicenter study of cardiac-based seizure detection to activate vagus nerve stimulation. Seizure. 2015;32:52-61.

Breuer L, Kasper BS, Schwarze B, Gschossmann JM, Kornhuber J, Muller HH. "Herbal seizures"--atypical symptoms after ibogaine intoxication: a case report. Journal of medical case reports. 2015;9:243.

Coras R, Pauli E, Blümcke I. Reply: Is there evidence of a subordinate role of the hippocampal CA1 field for declarative memory formation? Brain. 2015;138(Pt 4):e344.

Gollwitzer S, Groemer T, Rampp S, Hagge M, Olmes D, Huttner HB, Schwab S, Madzar D, Hopfengaertner R, Hamer HM. Early prediction of delayed cerebral ischemia in subarachnoid hemorrhage based on quantitative EEG: A prospective study in adults. Clin Neurophysiol. 2015;126(8):1514-23.

Guerrini R, Duchowny M, Jayakar P, Krsek P, Kahane P, Tassi L, Melani F, Polster T, Andre VM, Cepeda C, Krueger DA, Cross JH, Spreafico R, Cosottini M, Gotman J, Chassoux F, Ryvlin P, Bartolomei F, Bernasconi A, Stefan H, Miller I, Devaux B, Najm I, Giordano F, Vonck K, Barba C, Blümcke I. Diagnostic methods and treatment options for focal cortical dysplasia. Epilepsia. 2015;56(11):1669-86.

Hagge M, Nunnemann S, Bauer S, Gollwitzer S, Oertel WH, Knake S, Rosenow F, Hamer HM. Biceps electromyography in dialeptic and automotor seizures with and without secondary generalization. Clin Neurophysiol. 2015.

Heldberg BE, Kautz T, Leutheuser H, Hopfengärtner R, Kasper BS, Eskofier BM. Using wearable sensors for semiology-independent seizure detection - towards ambulatory monitoring of epilepsy. Conference proceedings :  Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Annual Conference. 2015;2015:5593-6.

Hilz MJ, Aurnhammer F, Flanagan SR, Intravooth T, Wang R, Hosl KM, Pauli E, Koehn J. Eyeball Pressure Stimulation Unveils Subtle Autonomic Cardiovascular Dysfunction in Persons with a History of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Journal of neurotrauma. 2015;32(22):1796-804.

Lange M, Kasper B, Bohring A, Rutsch F, Kluger G, Hoffjan S, Spranger S, Behnecke A, Ferbert A, Hahn A, Oehl-Jaschkowitz B, Graul-Neumann L, Diepold K, Schreyer I, Bernhard MK, Mueller F, Siebers-Renelt U, Beleza-Meireles A, Uyanik G, Janssens S, Boltshauser E, Winkler J, Schuierer G, Hehr U. 47 patients with FLNA associated periventricular nodular heterotopia. Orphanet journal of rare diseases. 2015;10:134.

May TW, Pfafflin M, Brandt C, Furatsch N, Schmitz B, Wandschneider B, Kretz R, Runge U, Geithner J, Karakizlis H, Rosenow F, Kerling F, Stefan H. Epilepsy in the elderly: restrictions, fears, and quality of life. Acta Neurol Scand. 2015;131(3):176-86.

Mayer G, Bitterlich M, Kuwert T, Ritt P, Stefan H. Ictal SPECT in patients with rapid eye movement sleep behaviour disorder. Brain. 2015;138(Pt 5):1263-70.

Prell J, Strauss C, Rachinger J, Scheller C, Alfieri A, Herfurth K, Rampp S. The intermedius nerve as a confounding variable for monitoring of the free-running electromyogram. Clin Neurophysiol. 2015;126(9):1833-9.

Rampp S. Direct current shifts, high frequency oscillations and the epileptogenic zone. Clin Neurophysiol. 2015;126(1):2-4.

Reese JP, Hamer H, Oertel WH, Strzelczyk A, Mueller UO, Heilmaier C, Kostev K. Association of time-to-levodopa with initial Parkinsonian medication: a retrospective cohort study. Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2015;53(2):107-14.

Richter H, Dombrowski S, Hamer H, Hadji P, Kostev K. Use of a German longitudinal prescription database (LRx) in pharmacoepidemiology. German medical science : GMS e-journal. 2015;13:Doc14.

Riechmann J, Strzelczyk A, Reese JP, Boor R, Stephani U, Langner C, Neubauer BA, Oberman B, Philippi H, Rochel M, Seeger J, Seipelt P, Oertel WH, Dodel R, Rosenow F, Hamer HM. Costs of epilepsy and cost-driving factors in children, adolescents, and their caregivers in Germany. Epilepsia. 2015;56(9):1388-97.

Roessler K, Krawagna M, Bischoff B, Rampp S, Ganslandt O, Iro H, Schmitt H, Buchfelder M. Improved postoperative facial nerve and hearing function in retro- sigmoid vestibular schwannoma surgery significantly associated with semi- sitting position. World neurosurgery. 2015.

Rösch J, Hamer HM, Mennecke A, Kasper B, Engelhorn T, Doerfler A, Graf W. 3T-MRI in patients with pharmacoresistant epilepsy and a vagus nerve stimulator: A pilot study. Epilepsy Res. 2015;110:62-70.

Rosenow F, Klein KM, Hamer HM. Non-invasive EEG evaluation in epilepsy diagnosis. Expert review of neurotherapeutics. 2015;15(4):425-44.

Rössler K, Sommer B, Grummich P, Hamer HM, Pauli E, Coras R, Blümcke I, Buchfelder M. Risk reduction in dominant temporal lobe epilepsy surgery combining fMRI/DTI maps, neuronavigation and intraoperative 1.5-Tesla MRI. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2015;93(3):168-77.

Rubboli G, Beniczky S, Claus S, Canevini MP, Kahane P, Stefan H, van Emde Boas W, Velis D, Reus E, Gil-Nagel A, Steinhoff BJ, Trinka E, Ryvlin P. A European survey on current practices in epilepsy monitoring units and implications for patients' safety. Epilepsy Behav. 2015;44:179-84.

Sommer B, Wimmer C, Coras R, Blumcke I, Lorber B, Hamer HM, Stefan H, Buchfelder M, Roessler K. Resection of cerebral gangliogliomas causing drug-resistant epilepsy: short- and long-term outcomes using intraoperative MRI and neuronavigation. Neurosurgical focus. 2015;38(1):E5.

Tang Y, Yu X, Zhang X, Xia W, Wu X, Zou X, Li H, Huang X, Stefan H, Chen Q, Gong Q, Zhou D. Single-dose intravenous administration of antiepileptic drugs induces rapid and reversible remodeling in the brain: Evidence from a voxel-based morphometry evaluation of valproate and levetiracetam in rhesus monkeys. Neuroscience. 2015;303:595-603.

Whitehead K, Gollwitzer S, Millward H, Wehner T, Scott C, Diehl B. The additional lateralizing and localizing value of the postictal EEG in frontal lobe epilepsy. Clin Neurophysiol. 2015;(epub ahead of print).



Aydin U, Vorwerk J, Kupper P, Heers M, Kugel H, Galka A, Hamid L, Wellmer J, Kellinghaus C, Rampp S, Wolters CH. Combining EEG and MEG for the reconstruction of epileptic activity using a calibrated realistic volume conductor model. PloS one. 2014;9(3):e93154.

Coras R, Milesi G, Zucca I, Mastropietro A, Scotti A, Figini M, Muhlebner A, Hess A, Graf W, Tringali G, Blümcke I, Villani F, Didato G, Frassoni C, Spreafico R, Garbelli R. 7T MRI features in control human hippocampus and hippocampal sclerosis: An ex vivo study with histologic correlations. Epilepsia. 2014;55(12):2003-16.

Coras R, Pauli E, Li J, Schwarz M, Rossler K, Buchfelder M, Hamer H, Stefan H, Blümcke I. Differential influence of hippocampal subfields to memory formation: insights from patients with temporal lobe epilepsy. Brain. 2014;137(Pt 7):1945-57.

Dalal SS, Rampp S, Willomitzer F, Ettl S. Consequences of EEG electrode position error on ultimate beamformer source reconstruction performance. Frontiers in neuroscience. 2014;8:42.

Guenther S, Bauer S, Hagge M, Knake S, Olmes DG, Tackenberg B, Rosenow F, Hamer HM. Chronic valproate or levetiracetam treatment does not influence cytokine levels in humans. Seizure. 2014;23(8):666-9.

Hamer HM. Behandlung nach dem ersten Anfall? Pro. Nervenarzt. 2014;85(6):757-8.

Hamer HM, Kostev K. Sociodemographic disparities in administration of antiepileptic drugs to adults with epilepsy in Germany: a retrospective, database study of drug prescriptions. CNS drugs. 2014;28(8):753-9.

Hermsen A, Eienbroker A, Haag A, Mylius V, Hamer HM, Menzler K, Karakas E, Rosenow F. Perioperative changes in cortical excitability, mood, and quality of life in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism: a pilot study using transcranial magnetic stimulation. European journal of endocrinology / European Federation of Endocrine Societies. 2014;170(2):201-9.

Himmerich H, Bartsch S, Hamer H, Mergl R, Schonherr J, Petersein C, Munzer A, Kirkby KC, Bauer K, Sack U. Modulation of cytokine production by drugs with antiepileptic or mood stabilizer properties in anti-CD3- and anti-Cd40-stimulated blood in vitro. Oxidative medicine and cellular longevity. 2014;2014:806162.

Hopfengärtner R, Kasper BS, Graf W, Gollwitzer S, Kreiselmeyer G, Stefan H, Hamer H. Automatic seizure detection in long-term scalp EEG using an adaptive thresholding technique: a validation study for clinical routine. Clin Neurophysiol. 2014;125(7):1346-52.

Lüders H, Amina S, Bailey C, Baumgartner C, Benbadis S, Bermeo A, Carreno M, Devereaux M, Diehl B, Eccher M, Edwards J, Fastenau P, Fernandez Baca-Vaca G, Godoy J, Hamer H, Hong SB, Ikeda A, Kahane P, Kaiboriboon K, Kalamangalam G, Lardizabal D, Lhatoo S, Luders J, Mani J, Mayor C, Mesa Latorre T, Miller J, Morris HH, Noachtar S, O'Donovan C, Park J, Perez-Jimenez MA, Rona S, Rosenow F, Shahid A, Schuele S, Skidmore C, Steinhoff B, Szabo CA, Sweet J, Tandon N, Tanner A, Tsuji S. Proposal: different types of alteration and loss of consciousness in epilepsy. Epilepsia. 2014;55(8):1140-4.

Madžar D, Kuramatsu JB, Gollwitzer S, Lücking H, Kloska SP, Hamer HM, Köhrmann M, Huttner HB. Seizures among long-term survivors of conservatively treated ICH patients: incidence, risk factors, and impact on functional outcome. Neurocritical care. 2014;21(2):211-9.

Menzler K, Hermsen A, Balkenhol K, Duddek C, Bugiel H, Bauer S, Schorge S, Reif PS, Klein KM, Haag A, Oertel WH, Hamer HM, Knake S, Trucks H, Sander T, Rosenow F. A common SCN1A splice-site polymorphism modifies the effect of carbamazepine on cortical excitability--a pharmacogenetic transcranial magnetic stimulation study. Epilepsia. 2014;55(2):362-9.

Mu J, Rampp S, Carrette E, Roessler K, Sommer B, Schmitt FC, De Tiege X, Hamer H, Boon P, Pauli E, Blümcke I, Zhou D, Buchfelder M, Stefan H. Clinical relevance of source location in frontal lobe epilepsy and prediction of postoperative long-term outcome. Seizure. 2014;23(7):553-9.

Prüss H, Rothkirch M, Kopp U, Hamer HM, Hagge M, Sterzer P, Saschenbrecker S, Stöcker W, Harms L, Endres M. Limbic encephalitis with mGluR5 antibodies and immunotherapy-responsive prosopagnosia. Neurology. 2014;83(15):1384-6.

Rampp S, Rensch L, Simmermacher S, Rahne T, Strauss C, Prell J. Viability of intraoperative auditory steady state responses during intracranial surgery. J Clin Neurophysiol. 2014;31(4):344-51.

Rampp S, Schmitt HJ, Heers M, Schönherr M, Schmitt FC, Hopfengärtner R, Stefan H. Etomidate activates epileptic high frequency oscillations. Clin Neurophysiol. 2014;125(2):223-30.

Reinthaler EM, Lal D, Lebon S, Hildebrand MS, Dahl HH, Regan BM, Feucht M, Steinbock H, Neophytou B, Ronen GM, Roche L, Gruber-Sedlmayr U, Geldner J, Haberlandt E, Hoffmann P, Herms S, Gieger C, Waldenberger M, Franke A, Wittig M, Schoch S, Becker AJ, Hahn A, Mannik K, Toliat MR, Winterer G, Lerche H, Nurnberg P, Mefford H, Scheffer IE, Berkovic SF, Beckmann JS, Sander T, Jacquemont S, Hamer HM, Reymond A, Zimprich F, Neubauer BA. 16p11.2 600 kb Duplications confer risk for typical and atypical Rolandic epilepsy. Human molecular genetics. 2014;23(22):6069-80.

Roessler K, Sommer B, Grummich P, Coras R, Kasper BS, Hamer HM, Blümcke I, Stefan H, Buchfelder M. Improved resection in lesional temporal lobe epilepsy surgery using neuronavigation and intraoperative MR imaging: favourable long term surgical and seizure outcome in 88 consecutive cases. Seizure. 2014;23(3):201-7.

Rosenow F, Alonso-Vanegas MA, Baumgartner C, Blümcke I, Carreno M, Gizewski ER, Hamer HM, Knake S, Kahane P, Luders HO, Mathern GW, Menzler K, Miller J, Otsuki T, Ozkara C, Pitkanen A, Roper SN, Sakamoto AC, Sure U, Walker MC, Steinhoff BJ. In response to commentary on cavernoma-related epilepsy: review and recommendations for management-report of the surgical task force of the ILAE commission on therapeutic strategies. Epilepsia. 2014;55(3):466-7.

Rosenow F, Klein KM, Strzelczyk A, Hamer HM, Menzler K, Bauer S, Knake S. Neues auf dem Gebiet der Epilepsien. Nervenarzt. 2014;85(8):955-64. Neues auf dem Gebiet der Epilepsien.

Ryvlin P, Gilliam FG, Nguyen DK, Colicchio G, Iudice A, Tinuper P, Zamponi N, Aguglia U, Wagner L, Minotti L, Stefan H, Boon P, Sadler M, Benna P, Raman P, Perucca E. The long-term effect of vagus nerve stimulation on quality of life in patients with pharmacoresistant focal epilepsy: the PuLsE (Open Prospective Randomized Long-term Effectiveness) trial. Epilepsia. 2014;55(6):893-900.

Schmitt FC, Kaufmann J, Hoffmann MB, Tempelmann C, Kluge C, Rampp S, Voges J, Heinze HJ, Buentjen L, Grueschow M. Case report: practicability of functionally based tractography of the optic radiation during presurgical epilepsy work up. Neurosci Lett. 2014;568:56-61.

Sommer B, Grummich P, Hamer H, Blümcke I, Coras B, Buchfelder M, Rössler K. Frameless Stereotactic Functional Neuronavigation Combined with Intraoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging as a Strategy in Highly Eloquent Located Tumors Causing Epilepsy. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2014;92:59-67.

Sommer B, Schlaffer SM, Coras R, Blümcke I, Hamer HM, Stefan H, Buchfelder M. Intraoperative use of high-field MRI in hypothalamic hamartomas associated with epilepsy: clinico-pathological presentation of five adult patients. Acta neurochirurgica. 2014;156(10):1865-78.

Stefan H, May TW, Pfafflin M, Brandt C, Furatsch N, Schmitz B, Wandschneider B, Kretz R, Runge U, Geithner J, Karakizlis C, Rosenow F, Kerling F. Epilepsy in the elderly: comparing clinical characteristics with younger patients. Acta Neurol Scand. 2014;129(5):283-93.

Steinhoff BJ, Hamer H, Trinka E, Schulze-Bonhage A, Bien C, Mayer T, Baumgartner C, Lerche H, Noachtar S. A multicenter survey of clinical experiences with perampanel in real life in Germany and Austria. Epilepsy Res. 2014;108(5):986-8.

Strzelczyk A, Hermsen A, Oertel WH, Knake S, Rosenow  F, Hamer HM. Epilepsiebedingte Verletzungen und Unfälle; Risikofaktoren und Häufigkeit. Nervenheilkunde 2014;33:331-4.

Vorwerk J, Cho JH, Rampp S, Hamer H, Knosche TR, Wolters CH. A guideline for head volume conductor modeling in EEG and MEG. Neuroimage. 2014;100:590-607.



Beniczky S, Aurlien H, Brogger JC, Fuglsang-Frederiksen A, Martins-da-Silva A, Trinka E, Visser G, Rubboli G, Hjalgrim H, Stefan H, Rosen I, Zarubova J, Dobesberger J, Alving J, Andersen KV, Fabricius M, Atkins MD, Neufeld M, Plouin P, Marusic P, Pressler R, Mameniskiene R, Hopfengärtner R, van Emde Boas W, Wolf P. Standardized computer-based organized reporting of EEG: SCORE. Epilepsia. 2013;54(6):1112-24.

Benke T, Kuen E, Schwarz M, Walser G. Proper name retrieval in temporal lobe epilepsy: naming of famous faces and landmarks. Epilepsy Behav. 2013;27(2):371-7.

Bürk K, Strzelczyk A, Reif PS, Figueroa KP, Pulst SM, Zühlke C, Oertel WH, Hamer HM, Rosenow F. Mesial temporal lobe epilepsy in a patient with spinocerebellar ataxia type 13 (SCA13). The International journal of neuroscience. 2013;123(4):278-82.

Hamer HM, Hong SB. Is an epilepsy presurgical evaluation necessary for mid-grade and high-grade brain tumors presenting with seizures? Epilepsia. 2013;54 Suppl 9:56-60.

Helmstaedter C, May TW, von Lehe M, Pfaefflin M, Ebner A, Pannek HW, Elger CE, Stefan H, Schramm J. Temporal lobe surgery in Germany from 1988 to 2008: diverse trends in etiological subgroups. Eur J Neurol. 2013.

Himmerich H, Bartsch S, Hamer H, Mergl R, Schönherr J, Petersein C, Munzer A, Kirkby KC, Bauer K, Sack U. Impact of mood stabilizers and antiepileptic drugs on cytokine production in-vitro. Journal of psychiatric research. 2013;47(11):1751-9.

Kasper BS, Kurzbuch K, Chang BS, Pauli E, Hamer HM, Winkler J, Hehr U. Paternal inheritance of classic X-linked bilateral periventricular nodular heterotopia. American journal of medical genetics Part A. 2013;161A(6):1323-8.

Kasperaviciute D, Catarino CB, Matarin M, Leu C, Novy J, Tostevin A, Leal B, Hessel EV, Hallmann K, Hildebrand MS, Dahl HH, Ryten M, Trabzuni D, Ramasamy A, Alhusaini S, Doherty CP, Dorn T, Hansen J, Kramer G, Steinhoff BJ, Zumsteg D, Duncan S, Kalviainen RK, Eriksson KJ, Kantanen AM, Pandolfo M, Gruber-Sedlmayr U, Schlachter K, Reinthaler EM, Stogmann E, Zimprich F, Theatre E, Smith C, O'Brien TJ, Meng Tan K, Petrovski S, Robbiano A, Paravidino R, Zara F, Striano P, Sperling MR, Buono RJ, Hakonarson H, Chaves J, Costa PP, Silva BM, da Silva AM, de Graan PN, Koeleman BP, Becker A, Schoch S, von Lehe M, Reif PS, Rosenow F, Becker F, Weber Y, Lerche H, Rossler K, Buchfelder M, Hamer HM, Kobow K, Coras R, Blümcke I, Scheffer IE, Berkovic SF, Weale ME, Delanty N, Depondt C, Cavalleri GL, Kunz WS, Sisodiya SM. Epilepsy, hippocampal sclerosis and febrile seizures linked by common genetic variation around SCN1A. Brain. 2013;136(Pt 10):3140-50.

Kerling F, Kasper BS. Efficacy of perampanel: a review of clinical trial data. Acta Neurol Scand Suppl. 2013(197):25-9.

Kurzbuch K, Graf W, Kasper BS, Stefan  H, Pauli E. Computerized cognitive testing in the medical treatment of neurological and psychiatric disorders. European Neuropsychopharmacology 2013;23(2):285-6.

Kurzbuch K, Pauli E, Chang BS, Walker LM, Kasper BS. Neuropsychological profiles in familial periventricular nodular heterotopia. Epilepsia. 2013;54(Suppl. 3):198.

Kurzbuch K, Pauli E, Gaál L, Kerling F, Kasper BS, Stefan H, Hamer H, Graf W. Computerized Cognitive Testing in Epilepsy (CCTE): A new method for cognitive screening. Seizure. 2013;22(6):424-32.

Lanfer B, Röer C, Scherg M, Rampp S, Kellinghaus C, Wolters C. Influence of a silastic ECoG grid on EEG/ECoG based source analysis. Brain Topogr. 2013;26(2):212-28.

Li G, Nowak M, Bauer S, Schlegel K, Stei S, Allenhofer L, Waschbisch A, Tackenberg B, Hollerhage M, Hoglinger GU, Wegner S, Wang X, Oertel WH, Rosenow F, Hamer HM. Levetiracetam but not valproate inhibits function of CD8+ T lymphocytes. Seizure. 2013;22(6):462-6.

Li W, Stefan H, Matzen J, Rampp S, Heinze HJ, Schmitt FC. Rapid loading of intravenous lacosamide: efficacy and practicability during presurgical video-EEG monitoring. Epilepsia. 2013;54(1):75-80.

Roessler K, Sommer B, Grummich P, Coras R, Kasper BS, Hamer HM, Blümcke I, Stefan H, Buchfelder M. Improved resection in lesional temporal lobe epilepsy surgery using neuronavigation and intraoperative MR imaging: Favourable long term surgical and seizure outcome in 88 consecutive cases. Seizure. 2013.

Rosenow F, Alonso-Vanegas MA, Baumgartner C, Blümcke I, Carreno M, Gizewski ER, Hamer HM, Knake S, Kahane P, Luders HO, Mathern GW, Menzler K, Miller J, Otsuki T, Ozkara C, Pitkanen A, Roper SN, Sakamoto AC, Sure U, Walker MC, Steinhoff BJ. Cavernoma-related epilepsy: review and recommendations for management--report of the Surgical Task Force of the ILAE Commission on Therapeutic Strategies. Epilepsia. 2013;54(12):2025-35.

Serratosa JM, Villanueva V, Kerling F, Kasper BS. Safety and tolerability of perampanel: a review of clinical trial data. Acta Neurol Scand Suppl. 2013(197):30-5.

Sommer B, Grummich P, Coras R, Kasper BS, Blümcke I, Hamer HM, Stefan H, Buchfelder M, Rössler K. Integration of functional neuronavigation and intraoperative MRI in surgery for drug-resistant extratemporal epilepsy close to eloquent brain areas. Neurosurgical focus. 2013;34(4):E4.

Sommer B, Grummich P, Hamer H, Blümcke I, Coras R, Buchfelder M, Roessler K. Frameless Stereotactic Functional Neuronavigation Combined with Intraoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging as a Strategy in Highly Eloquent Located Tumors Causing Epilepsy. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2013;92(1):59-67.

Sommer B, Kasper BS, Coras R, Blümcke I, Hamer HM, Buchfelder M, Roessler K. Surgical management of epilepsy due to cerebral cavernomas using neuronavigation and intraoperative MR imaging. Neurol Res. 2013;35:1076-83.

Stefan H, Lopes da Silva FH. Epileptic neuronal networks: methods of identification and clinical relevance. Frontiers in neurology. 2013;4:8.

Strzelczyk A, Haag A, Reese JP, Nickolay T, Oertel WH, Dodel R, Knake S, Rosenow F, Hamer HM. Trends in resource utilization and prescription of anticonvulsants for patients with active epilepsy in Germany. Epilepsy Behav. 2013;27(3):433-8.

Strzelczyk A, Knake S, Oertel WH, Rosenow F, Hamer HM. Inpatient treatment costs of status epilepticus in adults in Germany. Seizure. 2013;22(10):882-5.

Strzelczyk A, Reese JP, Oertel WH, Dodel R, Rosenow F, Hamer HM. Costs of epilepsy and their predictors: Cross-sectional study in Germany and review of literature. Epileptology. 2013;1(1):55-60.

Wu XT, Rampp S, Buchfelder M, Kuwert T, Blümcke I, Dörfler A, Zhou D, Stefan H. Interictal magnetoencephalography used in magnetic resonance imaging-negative patients with epilepsy. Acta Neurol Scand. 2013;127(4):274-80.


Bauer S, Hamer HM. Extratemporal epilepsies. Handbook of clinical neurology / edited by PJ Vinken and GW Bruyn. 2012;107:241-56.

Blümcke I, Hamer HM. Neuropathologie und Ätiologie fokaler Epilepsien. Nervenarzt. 2012;83(2):181-6. Neuropathologie und Atiologie fokaler Epilepsien.

Graf W, Hamer HM. Elektroenzephalografie: Eine Übersicht. Elektroenzephalografie: Eine Übersicht. 2012;31(5):325-33.

Hamer HM, De Preter V, Windey K, Verbeke K. Functional analysis of colonic bacterial metabolism: relevant to health? American journal of physiology Gastrointestinal and liver physiology. 2012;302(1):G1-9.

Hamer HM. Legal aspects of epileptology. Juristische Aspekte der Epileptologie. 2012;25(1):6-9.

Hamer HM, Dodel R, Strzelczyk A, Balzer-Geldsetzer M, Reese JP, Schoffski O, Graf W, Schwab S, Knake S, Oertel WH, Rosenow F, Kostev K. Prevalence, utilization, and costs of antiepileptic drugs for epilepsy in Germany--a nationwide population-based study in children and adults. J Neurol. 2012;259(11):2376-84.

Huttner HB, Corbeil D, Thirmeyer C, Coras R, Kohrmann M, Mauer C, Kuramatsu JB, Kloska SP, Doerfler A, Weigel D, Klucken J, Winkler J, Pauli E, Schwab S, Hamer HM, Kasper BS. Increased membrane shedding--indicated by an elevation of CD133-enriched membrane particles--into the CSF in partial epilepsy. Epilepsy Res. 2012;99(1-2):101-6.

Nowak M, Strzelczyk A, Oertel WH, Hamer HM, Rosenow F. A female adult with Sandifer's syndrome and hiatal hernia misdiagnosed as epilepsy with focal seizures. Epilepsy Behav. 2012;24(1):141-2.

Nowak M, Strzelczyk A, Reif PS, Schorlemmer K, Bauer S, Norwood BA, Oertel WH, Rosenow F, Strik H, Hamer HM. Minocycline as potent anticonvulsant in a patient with astrocytoma and drug resistant epilepsy. Seizure. 2012;21(3):227-8.

Nowak M, Oertel WH, Hamer HM. Myoklonus. In: Oertel WH, Deuschl G, Poewe W, editors. Parkinson-Syndrome und andere Bewegungsstörungen. Stuttgart: Georg Thieme Verlag; 2012. p. 365-83.

Rosenow F, Schade-Brittinger C, Burchardi N, Bauer S, Klein KM, Weber Y, Lerche H, Evers S, Kovac S, Hallmeyer-Elgner S, Winkler G, Springub J, Niedhammer M, Roth E, Eisensehr I, Berrouschot J, Arnold S, Schroder M, Beige A, Oertel WH, Strzelczyk A, Haag A, Reif PS, Hamer HM. The LaLiMo Trial: lamotrigine compared with levetiracetam in the initial 26 weeks of monotherapy for focal and generalised epilepsy--an open-label, prospective, randomised controlled multicenter study. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2012;83(11):1093-8.

Rosenow F, Knake S, Hamer HM. Nonkonvulsiver Status epilepticus : Modeerscheinung oder behandlungspflichtige Realitat? Nervenarzt. 2012;83(12):1551-8. Nonkonvulsiver Status epilepticus : Modeerscheinung oder behandlungspflichtige Realitat?

Stefan H, Kreiselmeyer G, Kerling F, Kurzbuch K, Rauch C, Heers M, Kasper B, Hammen T, Rzonsa M, Pauli E, Ellrich J, Graf W, Hopfengärtner R. Transcutaneous vagus nerve stimulation (t-VNS) in pharmacoresistent epilepsies: a proof of concept trial. Epilepsia 2012; 53(7): 115-8.

Strzelczyk A, Nickolay T, Bauer S, Haag A, Knake S, Oertel WH, Reif PS, Rosenow F, Reese JP, Dodel R, Hamer HM. Evaluation of health-care utilization among adult patients with epilepsy in Germany. Epilepsy Behav. 2012;23(4):451-7.

van Dijk JW, Tummers K, Hamer HM, van Loon LJ. Vinegar co-ingestion does not improve oral glucose tolerance in patients with type 2 diabetes. Journal of diabetes and its complications. 2012;26(5):460-1.

Wu X, Graf W, Schmitt FC, Kurlemann G, Kunz WS, Heers M, Kasper BS, Hamer HM, Zhou D, Stefan H. The association between AED-induced cutaneous adverse drug reactions and the HLA-A, -B, and -DRB1 alleles among Caucasian patients: a pilot multicenter study. Z Epileptol. 2012;25:289-82.



Doelken MT, Mennecke A, Huppertz HJ, Rampp S, Lukacs E, Kasper BS, Kuwert T, Ritt P, Doerfler A, Stefan H, Hammen T. Multimodality approach in cryptogenic epilepsy with focus on morphometric 3T MRI. J Neuroradiol. 2011;[article in press].

Hamer HM, Kahane P, Lüders HO. Non-invasive and invasive EEG in mesial temporal epilepsy. In: Rosenow F, Ryvlin P, Lüders H, editors. The Mesial Temporal Lobe Epilepsies. Montrouge: Éditions John Libbey Eurotext; 2011. p. 115-34.

Hamer HM, Strzelczyk A, Dodel R. Direkte und indirekte Kosten der Epilepsie. Z Epileptol. 2011;24(3):172-7.

Hattemer K, Plate A, Heverhagen JT, Haag A, Keil B, Klein KM, Hermsen A, Oertel WH, Hamer HM, Rosenow F, Knake S. Determination of Hemispheric Dominance with Mental Rotation Using Functional Transcranial Doppler Sonography and fMRI. Journal of Neuroimaging. 2011;21(1):16-23.

Heers M, Rampp S, Stefan H, Urbach H, Elger CE, von Lehe M, Wellmer J. MEG-based identification of the epileptogenic zone in occult peri-insular epilepsy. Seizure. 2011;[article in press].

Huttner HB, Corbeil D, Thirmeyer C, Coras R, Kohrmann M, Mauer C, Kuramatsu JB, Kloska SP, Doerfler A, Weigel D, Klucken J, Winkler J, Pauli E, Schwab S, Hamer HM, Kasper BS. Increased membrane shedding - indicated by an elevation of CD133-enriched membrane particles - into the CSF in partial epilepsy. Epilepsy Res. 2011:[article in press].

Jessen F, Lewczuk P, Gur O, Block W, Ende G, Frolich L, Hammen T, Arlt S, Kornhuber J, Kucinski T, Popp J, Peters O, Maier W, Traber F, Wiltfang J. Association of N-acetylaspartate and cerebrospinal fluid Abeta42 in dementia. J Alzheimers Dis. 2011;27(2):393-9.

Kasper BS, Kasper EM. Seizures and Epilepsy In: Jeyapalan S, Kasper E, Mahadevan A, editors. Adult Neuro-Oncology: A Multidisciplinary, Evidence-Based Approach with Case Studies: Springer (in press); 2011.

Kasper BS, Struffert T, Kasper EM, Fritscher T, Pauli E, Weigel D, Kerling F, Hammen T, Graf W, Kuwert T, Prante O, Lorber B, Buchfelder M, Doerfler A, Schwab S, Stefan H, Linke R. (18) Fluoroethyl-l-tyrosine-PET in long-term epilepsy associated glioneuronal tumors. Epilepsia. 2011;52(1):35-44.

Kasper EM, Bartek J, Jr., Johnson S, Kasper BS, Pavlakis M, Wong M. Post-transplant aspergillosis and the role of combined neurosurgical and antifungal therapies under belatacept immunosuppression. Surg Neurol Int. 2011;2:75.

Kasper EM, Chen C, Kasper BS. Neurosurgical and neurological emergencies for surgeons. In: Fischer JE, editor. Fischer's Mastery of Surgery: 6th edition, Lippincott&Williams; 2011.

Li G, Bauer S, Nowak M, Norwood B, Tackenberg B, Rosenow F, Knake S, Oertel WH, Hamer HM. Cytokines and epilepsy. Seizure. 2011;20(3):249-56.

Menzler K, Belke M, Wehrmann E, Krakow K, Lengler U, Jansen A, Hamer HM, Oertel WH, Rosenow F, Knake S. Men and women are different: diffusion tensor imaging reveals sexual dimorphism in the microstructure of the thalamus, corpus callosum and cingulum. Neuroimage. 2011;54(4):2557-62.

Norwood BA, Bauer S, Wegner S, Hamer HM, Oertel WH, Sloviter RS, Rosenow F. Electrical stimulation-induced seizures in rats: a "dose-response" study on resultant neurodegeneration. Epilepsia. 2011;52(9):e109-12.

Nowak M, Bauer S, Haag A, Cepok S, Todorova-Rudolph A, Tackenberg B, Norwood B, Oertel WH, Rosenow F, Hemmer B, Hamer HM. Interictal alterations of cytokines and leukocytes in patients with active epilepsy. Brain Behav Immun. 2011;25(3):423-8.

Rauch C, Semrau S, Fietkau R, Rampp S, Kasper B, Stefan H. Long-term experience with fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy in pharmacoresistant epilepsy: Neurological and MRI changes. Epilepsy Res. 2011:[Epub ahead of print].

Rosenow  F, Bauer S, Hamer HM. Noninvasive neurophysiology of extratremporal lobe epilepsy: interictal epileptiform discharges. In: Koubeissi MZ, Maciunas RJ, editors. Extratemporal Lobe Epilepsy Surgery. Montrouge: Éditions John Libbey Eurotext; 2011. p. 95-107.

Schwarz  M. Den richtigen Fokus finden. Ärztliche Praxis Neurologie Psychiatrie. 2011(4):21-3.

Schwarz M, Pauli E. Sprachdiagnostik bei Patienten mit unilateraler Temporallappenepilepsie: Nutzen des Boston Naming Test zur Fokuslokalisation. 2011;23(2):108-13.

Seifert F, Bien CG, Schellinger PD, Saake M, Blumcke I, Weigel D, Dörfler A, Maihofner C, Stefan H, Schwab S, Kasper BS. Parry-Romberg syndrome with chronic focal encephalitis: two cases. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2011;113(2):170-2.

Stadlbauer A, Buchfelder M, Doelken MT, Hammen T, Ganslandt O. Magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging for visualization of the infiltration zone of glioma. Cen Eur Neurosurg 2011;72(2):63-9.

Stadlbauer A, Hammen T, Grummich P, Buchfelder M, Kuwert T, Dörfler A, Nimsky C, Ganslandt O. Classification of peritumoral fiber tract alterations in gliomas using metabolic and structural neuroimaging. Journal of Nuclear Medicine. 2011;52(8):1227-34.

Stefan H, Kreiselmeyer G, Kasper B, Graf W, Pauli E, Kurzbuch K, Hopfengärtner R. Objective quantification of seizure frequency and treatment success via long-term outpatient video-EEG monitoring: a feasibility study. Seizure. 2011;20(2):97-100.

Stefan H, Rampp S, Heers M. Idiopathisch generalisierte Epilepsien: Klinische Syndrome und Pathogenese. JNeurolNeurochirPsychiatr. 2011;12(2):131-5.

Stefan H, Rampp S, Knowlton RC. Magnetoencephalography adds to the surgical evaluation process. Epilepsy Behav. 2011;20(2):172-7.

Stefan H, Wu X, Buchfelder M, Rampp S, Kasper B, Hopfengärtner R, Schmitt F, Dörfler A, Blümcke I, Zhou D, Weigel D. MEG in frontal lobe epilepsies: localization and postoperative outcome. Epilepsia. 2011;52(12):2233-8.

Strzelczyk A, Cenusa M, Bauer S, Hamer HM, Mothersill IW, Grunwald T, Hillenbrand B, Ebner A, Steinhoff BJ, Krämer G, Rosenow F. Management and long-term outcome in patients presenting with ictal asystole or bradycardia. Epilepsia. 2011;52(6):1160-7.

Wu X, Rampp S, Weigel D, Kasper B, Zhou D, Stefan H. The correlation between ictal semiology and magnetoencephalographic localization in frontal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsy and Behavior. 2011;22(3):587-91.


Best C, Stefan H, Hopfengärtner R, Dieterich M. Effects of electrical stimulation in vestibular cortex areas in humans. J Neurol Sci 2010;290(1-2):157-62.

Bogner W, Gruber S, Dölken M, Stadlbauer A, Ganslandt O, Böttcher U, Trattnig S, Doerfler A, Stefan H, Hammen T. In vivo quantification of intracerebral GABA by single-voxel (1)H-MRS-How reproducible are the results? Eur J Radiol 2010;73(3):526-31.

Coras R, Siebzehnrubl FA, Pauli E, Huttner HB, Njunting M, Kobow K, Villmann C, Hahnen E, Neuhuber W, Weigel D, Buchfelder M, Stefan H, Beck H, Steindler DA, Blümcke I. Low proliferation and differentiation capacities of adult hippocampal stem cells correlate with memory dysfunction in humans. Brain 2010;133(11):3359-72.

Doelken MT, Hammen T, Bogner W, Mennecke A, Stadlbauer A, Boettcher U, Doerfler A, Stefan H. Alterations of intracerebral gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) levels by titration with levetiracetam in patients with focal epilepsies. Epilepsia 2010;51(8):1477-82.

Doelken MT, Mennecke A, Stadlbauer A, Kecskemeti L, Kasper BS, Struffert T, Doerfler A, Stefan H, Hammen T. Multi-voxel magnetic resonance spectroscopy at 3 T in patients with idiopathic generalised epilepsy. Seizure 2010;19(8):485-92.

Elger CE, Stefan H, Mann A, Narurkar M, Sun Y, Perdomo C. A 24-week multicenter, randomized, double-blind, parallel-group, dose-ranging study of rufinamide in adults and adolescents with inadequately controlled partial seizures. Epilepsy Res 2010;88(2-3):255-63.

Graf W, Harsch IA, Kerling F, Wenczel E, Stefan H. Antiepileptic drug-induced Osteopathy. Epilepsia 2010;51(Suppl. 4):25-6.

Graf W, Kerling F, Wenczel E, Kasper BS, Schwab S, Stefan H. Antiepileptic drug-induced osteopathy. In: Harsch IA, editor. Osteoporosis Update, Nova Science Pub Inc., Oct; 2010.

Graf W, Stefan H. Antiepileptische Behandlung kann die Knochen gefährden. DNP 2010(3):71-5.

Heers M, Rampp S, Kaltenhäuser M, Kasper BS, Doelken MT, Stefan H. Monofocal MEG in lesional TLE: does video EEG monitoring add crucial information? Epilepsy Res 2010;92(1):54-62.

Heers M, Rampp S, Kaltenhäuser M, Pauli E, Rauch C, Dölken MT, Stefan H. Detection of epileptic spikes by magnetoencephalography and electroencephalography after sleep deprivation. Seizure 2010;19(7):397-403.

Herfurth K, Kasper B, Schwarz M, Stefan H, Pauli E. Autobiographical memory in temporal lobe epilepsy: Role of hippocampal and temporal lateral structures. Epilepsy Behav 2010;19(3):365-371.

Kaltenhäuser M, Rampp S, Ehrenfried T, Heers M, Stefan H. MEG slow wave dipole density (swdd) in presurgical evaluation of epilepsy patients: Preliminary results of a prospective study. In: Supek S, editor. IFMBE Proceedings, Vol. 28, 17th International Conference on Biomagnetism, Advances in Biomagnetism - Biomag 2010, Springer; 2010.

Kasper BS, Kasper EM, Pauli E, Stefan H. Phenomenology of hallucinations, illusions, and delusions as part of seizure semiology. Epilepsy Behav 2010;18(1-2):13-23.

Kasper BS, Struffert T, Kasper EM, Fritscher T, Pauli E, Weigel D, Kerling F, Hammen T, Graf W, Kuwert T, Prante O, Lorber B, Buchfelder M, Doerfler A, Schwab S, Stefan H, Linke R. (18) Fluoroethyl-l-tyrosine-PET in long-term epilepsy associated glioneuronal tumors. Epilepsia 2010;[epub ahead of print].

Kasper BS, Taylor DC, Janz D, Kasper EM, Maier M, Williams MR, Crow TJ. Neuropathology of epilepsy and psychosis: the contributions of J.A.N. Corsellis. Brain 2010;133(Pt 12):3795-805.

Kurzbuch K, Graf W, Kerling F, Pauli E, Stefan H. Cognitive functions in epilepsy: Computerized Cognitive Testing in Epilepsy (CCTE) as a screening instrument. Epilepsia 2010;51(Suppl. 4):110.

Kurzbuch K, Graf W, Pauli E, Gaál L, Stefan H. Computerized Cognitive Testing in Epilepsy (CCTE). Epileptologia 2010;18(2):73-80

Rampp S, Kaltenhäuser M, Weigel D, Buchfelder M, Blümcke I, Dörfler A, Stefan H. MEG correlates of epileptic high gamma oscillations in invasive EEG. Epilepsia 2010;51(8):1638-42.

Schwarz M, Pauli E. Sprachdiagnostik bei Patienten mit unilateraler Temporallappenepilepsie. Nutzen des Boston Naming Tests zur Fokuslokalisation. Z Epileptol 2010;23:108-13.

Stadlbauer A, Buchfelder M, Doelken MT, Hammen T, Ganslandt O. Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopic Imaging for Visualization of the Infiltration Zone of Glioma. Cen Eur Neurosurg 2010:[epub ahead of print].

Stefan H. Coregistered EEG/MEG for source localization in epilepsy. Epilepsia 2010;51 Suppl 1:66-7.

Stefan H. Eslicarbazepinacetat: Eine pharmakologische Weiterentwicklung für die Zusatztherapie fokaler Epilepsien. PPT 2010;17(5):222-7.

Stefan H, Heers M, Schmitt HJ, Rauch C, Kaltenhäuser M, Rampp S. Increased spike frequency during general anesthesia with etomidate for magnetoencephalography in patients with focal epilepsies. Clin Neurophysiol 2010.

Stefan H, Kerling F, Steinhoff BJ. Erste klinische Erfahrungen zur Lacosamidtherapie. Z Epileptol 2010;2:98-103.

Stefan H, Kreiselmeyer G, Kasper B, Graf W, Pauli E, Kurzbuch K, Hopfengärtner R. Objective quantification of seizure frequency and treatment success via long-term outpatient video-EEG monitoring: A feasibility study. Seizure 2010;20(2):97-100.


Blümcke I, Kistner I, Clusmann H, Schramm J, Becker AJ, Elger CE, Bien CG, Merschhemke M, Meencke HJ, Lehmann T, Buchfelder M, Weigel D, Buslei R, Stefan H, Pauli E, Hildebrandt M. Towards a clinico-pathological classification of granule cell dispersion in human mesial temporal lobe epilepsies. Acta Neuropathol 2009;117(5):535-44.

Castillo EM, Papanicolaou A, Stefan H, Wheless JW, Otsubo H, Santiuste M, Rampp S, Nowak R, Mussi A, Rezaie R, McMannis MH, Hopfengärtner R, Paulini-Ruf A, Ehrenfried T, Kaltenhäuser M. Spontaneous brain activity. In: Papanicolaou A, editor. Clinical magnetencephalography and magnetic source imaging. New York: Cambridge University Press; 2009. p. 59-111.

Chen L, Zhou B, Li JM, Zhu Y, Wang JH, Sander JW, Stefan H, Zhou D. Clinical features of convulsive status epilepticus: a study of 220 cases in western China. Eur J Neurol 2009;16(4):444-9.

Doelken MT, Mennecke A, Stadlbauer A, Kloska S, Struffert T, Engelhorn T, Thuerauf N, Doerfler A, Stefan H, Hammen T. Multi-voxel magnetic resonance spectroscopy of cerebral metabolites in healthy adults at 3 Tesla. Acad Radiol 2009;16(12):1493-501.

Doelken MT, Mennecke A, Stadlbauer A, Kloska S, Struffert T, Engelhorn T, Thuerauf N, Doerfler A, Stefan H, Hammen T. Multi-voxel Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy of Cerebral Metabolites in Healthy Adults at 3 Tesla(1). Acad Radiol 2009:1493-501.

Graf W, Fraunberger B, Yang T, Kerling F, Pauli E, Stefan H. Once daily monotherapy with prolonged-release valproate minitablets given in the evening - a chronopharmacological study. Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 2009;47(7):439-43.

Jessen F, Gur O, Block W, Ende G, Frolich L, Hammen T, Wiltfang J, Kucinski T, Jahn H, Heun R, Maier W, Kolsch H, Kornhuber J, Traber F. A multicenter (1)H-MRS study of the medial temporal lobe in AD and MCI. Neurology 2009;72(20):1735-40.

Kasper BS, Chang BS, Kasper EM. Microdysgenesis: Historical roots of an important concept in epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav 2009;15(2):146-53.

Kasper BS, Kerling F, Graf W, Stefan H, Pauli E. Ictal delusion of sexual transformation. Epilepsy Behav 2009;16(2):356-9.

Kerling F, Dütsch M, Linke R, Kuwert T, Stefan H, Hilz MJ. Relation between ictal asystole and cardiac sympathetic dysfunction shown by MIBG-SPECT. Acta Neurol Scand 2009;120(2):123-9.

Kerling F, Pauli E, Lorber B, Blümcke I, Buchfelder M, Stefan H. Drug withdrawal after successful epilepsy surgery: how safe is it? Epilepsy Behav 2009;15(4):476-80.

Kobow K, Jeske I, Hildebrandt M, Hauke J, Hahnen E, Buslei R, Buchfelder M, Weigel D, Stefan H, Kasper B, Pauli E, Blümcke I. Increased reelin promoter methylation is associated with granule cell dispersion in human temporal lobe epilepsy. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 2009;68(4):356-64.

Krsek P, Pieper T, Karlmeier A, Hildebrandt M, Kolodziejczyk D, Winkler P, Pauli E, Blümcke I, Holthausen H. Different presurgical characteristics and seizure outcomes in children with focal cortical dysplasia type I or II. Epilepsia 2009;50(1):125-37.

Luef G, Krämer G, Stefan H. Oxcarbazepine treatment in male epilepsy patients improves pre-existing sexual dysfunction. Acta Neurol Scand 2009;119(2):94-9.

Pauli E, Stefan H. Emotional-affektive Störungen bei Epilepsien. Nervenarzt 2009;80(6):729-44.

Pauli E, Stefan H. Emotional-affektive, Angst- und Persönlichkeitsstörungen bei Epilepsien. Nervenarzt 2009;80(12):1440-51.

Rodin E, Constantino T, Rampp S, Modur P. Seizure onset determination. J Clin Neurophysiol 2009;26(1):1-12.

Rodin E, Constantino T, Rampp S, Wong PK. Spikes and epilepsy. Clin EEG Neurosci 2009;40(4):288-99.

Schmidt D, Stefan H, Hamer HM, Runge U, Noachtar S. Moderne medikamentöse Epilepsietherapie im Alter. Nervenheilkunde 2009;1-2:53-8.

Schwarz M, Pauli E. Postoperative speech processing in temporal lobe epilepsy: functional relationship between object naming, semantics and phonology. Epilepsy Behav 2009;16(4):629-33.

Stefan H. Epilepsie. Nervenarzt 2009;80(4):377.

Stefan H. Epilepsiepatienten in der Hausarztpraxis. Was tun, wenn der Therapieerfolg ausbleibt? MMW Fortschr Med 2009;151(13):49-52.

Stefan H. Hirntumoren und Epilepsien. Z Epileptol 2009;22(2):65-71.

Stefan H. Improving the Effectiveness of Drugs in Epilepsy Through Concordance. ACNR 2009;8(6):15-8.

Stefan H. Magnetic source imaging. Rev Neurol (Paris) 2009;165(10):742-5.

Stefan H, Hildebrandt M, Kerling F, Kasper BS, Hammen T, Dörfler A, Weigel D, Buchfelder M, Blümcke I, Pauli E. Clinical prediction of postoperative seizure control: structural, functional findings and disease histories. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2009;80(2):196-200.

Stefan H, Hopfengärtner R. Epilepsy monitoring for therapy: challenges and perspectives. Clin Neurophysiol 2009;120(4):653-8.

Stefan H, Kerling F. Therapietabellen Epilepsie. Therapietabellen Neurologie/Psychiatrie 2009;39:3-35.

Stefan H, Paulini-Ruf A, Hopfengärtner R, Rampp S. Network characteristics of idiopathic generalized epilepsies in combined MEG/EEG. Epilepsy Res 2009;85(2-3):187-98.

Stefan H, Rampp S. Aktuelle klinisch-neurophysiologische Befunde bei Absence-Epilepsien. Nervenarzt 2009;80(4):378-85.

Stefan H, Steinhoff BJ. Mono- versus Polytherapie in der Epilepsiebehandlung. DNP 2009;10:31-35.

Steinhoff BJ, Runge U, Witte OW, Stefan H, Hufnagel A, Mayer T, Krämer G. Substitution of anticonvulsant drugs. Ther Clin Risk Manag 2009;5(3):449-57.

Werhahn KJ, Stefan H. Altersepilepsien. AMT 2009;27(7/8):227-32.


Ben-Menachem E, Sander JW, Stefan H, Schwalen S, Schäuble B. Topiramate monotherapy in the treatment of newly or recently diagnosed epilepsy. Clin Ther 2008;30(7):1180-95.

Best C, Stefan H, Hopfengärtner R, Dieterich M. Effects of electrical stimulation in vestibular cortex areas in humans. Abstracts from the 8th European Congress on Epileptology (ILEA), Berlin, 21 st -25th September 2008:206.

Doelken M, Hammen T, Dörfler A, Stefan H. Bildgebung bei epileptischen Anfällen. Die Verdachtsdiagnose bestimmt die Imaging-Technik. Info Neurologie&Psychiatrie 2008;6(15):12-7.

Doelken M, Hammen T, Dörfler A, Stefan H. Neues aus der bildgebenden Diagnostik. DNP 2008;9:38-46.

Doelken M, Struffert T, Richter G, Engelhorn T, Nimsky C, Ganslandt O, Hammen T, Doerfler A. Flat-panel detector volumetric CT for visualization of subarachnoid hemorrhage and ventricles: preliminary results compared to conventional CT. Neuroradiology 2008;50(6):517-23.

Doelken MT, Stefan H, Pauli E, Stadlbauer A, Struffert T, Engelhorn T, Richter G, Ganslandt O, Dörfler A, Hammen T. (1)H-MRS profile in MRI positive- versus MRI negative patients with temporal lobe epilepsy. Seizure 2008;17(6):490-7.

Fischer MJ, Rampp S, Scheler G, Stefan H. Comment: A systematic review on MEG and its use in the presurgical evaluation of localization-related epilepsy. Epilepsy Res 2008;82(2-3):238-9.

Haag A, Knake S, Hamer HM, Boesebeck F, Freitag H, Schulz R, Baum P, Helmstaedter C, Wellmer J, Urbach H, Hopp P, Mayer T, Hufnagel A, Jokeit H, Lerche H, Uttner I, Meencke HJ, Meierkord H, Pauli E, Runge U, Saar J, Trinka E, Benke T, Vulliemoz S, Wiegand G, Stephani U, Wieser HG, Rating D, Werhahn K, Noachtar S, Schulze-Bonhage A, Wagner K, Alpherts WC, Boas WE, Rosenow F. The Wada test in Austrian, Dutch, German, and Swiss epilepsy centers from 2000 to 2005: a review of 1421 procedures. Epilepsy Behav 2008;13(1):83-9.

Hammen T, Bogner W, Gruber S, Doelken M, Engelhorn T, Mennecke A, Stadlbauer A, Ganslandt O, Nimsky C, Trattnig S, Dörfler A, Stefan H. In vivo quantification of intracerebral GABA by single voxel 1H-MRS - How reproducible are the results? Abstracts from the 8th European Congress on Epileptology (ILEA), Berlin, 21 st -25th September 2008:236.

Hammen T, Hildebrandt M, Stadlbauer A, Doelken M, Engelhorn T, Kerling F, Kasper B, Romstöck J, Ganslandt O, Nimsky C, Blümcke I, Dörfler A, Stefan H. Non-invasive detection of hippocampal sclerosis: correlation between metabolite alterations detected by (1)H-MRS and neuropathology. NMR Biomed 2008;21(6):545-52.

Hildebrandt M, Amann K, Schröder R, Pieper T, Kolodziejczyk D, Holthausen H, Buchfelder M, Stefan H, Blümcke I. White matter angiopathy is common in pediatric patients with intractable focal epilepsies. Epilepsia 2008;49(5):804-15.

Hopfengärtner R, Kasper B, Kerling F, Weigel D, Buchfelder M, Stefan H. An automated seizure detection algorithm for long-term ECoG recordings: An efficient and fast screening tool for presurgical evaluation. Abstracts from the 8th European Congress on Epileptology (ILEA), Berlin, 21 st -25th September 2008:56.

Hopfengärtner R, Kerling F, Greim V, Stefan H. Ein Algorithmus für die automatisierte Detektion von epileptischen Anfällen in Langzeit-Oberflächen-EEG-Ableitungen für den klinischen Routineeinsatz. Klin Neurophysiol 2008;3(39):175-182.

Kaltenhäuser M, Ehrenfried T, Rampp S, Stefan H. Slow wave dipole density (SWDD) localisations using Magnetoencephalography (MEG) in patients with focal epilepsy: Significant swdd-peaks even if spike analysis fails. Abstracts from the 8th European Congress on Epileptology (ILEA), Berlin, 21 st -25th September 2008:236.

Kanter IC, Huttner HB, Staykov D, Biermann T, Struffert T, Kerling F, Hilz MJ, Schellinger PD, Schwab S, Bardutzky J. Cyclophosphamide for anti-GAD antibody-positive refractory status epilepticus. Epilepsia 2008;49(5):914-20.

Kerling F, Blümcke I, Stefan H. Pitfalls in diagnosing limbic encephalitis - a case report. Acta Neurol Scand 2008;118(5):339-42.

Kerling F, Pauli E, Stefan H. Antiepileptic drug withdrawal after successful epilepsy surgery: A prospective controlled study. Abstracts from the 8th European Congress on Epileptology (ILEA), Berlin, 21 st -25th September 2008:279.

Kerling F, Stefan H. Diagnose und Differentialdiagnose von Epilepsien: Video-EEG als wichtiger Baustein der Diagnostik. DNP 2008;12:47-51.

Liu Y, Yang T, Liao W, Yang X, Liu I, Yan B, Chen H, Gong Q, Stefan H, Zhou D. EEG-fMRI study of the ictal and interictal epileptic activity in patients with eyelid myoclonia with absences. Epilepsia 2008;49(12):2078-86.

Nimsky C, Ganslandt O, Weigel D, von Keller B, Stadlbauer A, Akutsu H, Hammen T, Buchfelder M. Intraoperative Tractography and Neuronavigation of the Pyramidal Tract. Jpn J Neurosurg 2008;17:21-6.

Orosz I, Hoffmann J, Kerling F, Polster T, Hoppe M, König I, Stefan H, Sperner J. Is transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) predictive for Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) therapy outcome? Abstracts from the 8th European Congress on Epileptology (ILEA), Berlin, 21 st -25th September 2008:71.

Pauli E, Kerling F, Stefan H. Cognitive and emotional effects of pregabalin in refractory epilepsy. Abstracts from the 8th European Congress on Epileptology (ILEA), Berlin, 21 st -25th September 2008:216.

Schick B, Greess H, Gill S, Pauli E, Iro H. Magnetic resonance imaging and neuropsychological testing after middle fossa vestibular schwannoma surgery. Otol Neurotol 2008;29(1):39-45.

Schmidt D, Stöhr T, Uebachs M, Rademacher M, Arnold S, Steinhoff BJ, Stefan H. Lacosamid (Vimpat): Bericht eines Expertentreffens zu einem neuen Medikament zur Zusatzbehandlung fokaler Anfälle. Z Epileptol 2008;21(4):180-9.

Schwarz M, Pauli E, Stefan H. Assoziation von Benennstörungen und Verständnisdefiziten bei Patienten mit linkstemporaler Epilepsie Akt Neurol 2008;S 01(35):59.

Siebzehnrübl F, Pauli E, Coras R, Weigel D, Buchfelder M, Stefan H, Blümcke I. Deficient propensity of adult human hippocampal stem /precursor cells to build neurons correlates strongly with memory dysfunction in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy. Abstracts from the 8th European Congress on Epileptology (ILEA), Berlin, 21 st -25th September 2008:56.

Stadlbauer A, Salomonowitz E, Strunk G, Hammen T, Ganslandt O. Age-related degradation in the central nervous system: assessment with diffusion-tensor imaging and quantitative fiber tracking. Radiology 2008;247(1):179-88.

Stadlbauer A, Salomonowitz E, Strunk G, Hammen T, Ganslandt O. Quantitative diffusion tensor fiber tracking of age-related changes in the limbic system. Eur Radiol 2008;18(1):130-7.

Stefan H. Commentary on "Typical absence seizures and related epileptic syndromes: assessment of current state and directions for future research". Epilepsia 2008;49(12):2143-4.

Stefan H. Diagnostik und Therapie des ersten Anfalls. PPT 2008;15:36-9.

Stefan H. Medikamenten-Compliance bei Epilepsie. Nervenarzt 2008;79(12):1446-7.

Stefan H. Multimodal magnetic source imaging for epilepsy surgery. Clin Neurophysiol 2008;119/Suppl. 1:13.

Stefan H. Prediction of Outcome in Epilepsies. Z Epileptol 2008;21:36-40.

Stefan H. Therapeutic monitoring in patients with epilepsy - Principles and case report about the control of seizure activity by intravenous valproate (Orfiril injection solution). Neuronews 2008;7:2-5.

Stefan H, Hopfengärtner R. Therapeutisches Monitoring sinnvoll einsetzen. DNP 2008;6:46-51.

Stefan H, Hopfengärtner R, Kreiselmeyer G, Weigel D, Rampp S, Kerling F, Blümcke I, Buchfelder M. Interictal triple ECoG characteristics of temporal lobe epilepsies: An intraoperative ECoG analysis correlated with surgical outcome. Clin Neurophysiol 2008;119(3):642-52.

Stefan H, Hubbertz L, Peglau I, Berrouschot J, Kasper B, Schreiner A, Krimmer J, Schäuble B. Epilepsy outcomes in elderly treated with topiramate. Acta Neurol Scand 2008;118(3):164-74.

Stefan H, Hubbertz L, Peglau I, Berrouschot J, Kasper BS, Schreiner A, Krimmer J, Schäuble B. Topiramat in der Behandlung älterer Menschen mit Epilepsie. Z Epileptol 2008;21:82-94.

Stefan H, Kerling F, Kasper B, Schreiner A, Krimmer J, Schäuble B. Effectiveness and tolerability of topiramate in the treatment of epilepsy in elderly patients with new onset versus longer duration epilepsy. Abstracts from the 8th European Congress on Epileptology (ILEA), Berlin, 21 st -25th September 2008:86.

Stefan H, Pauli E. Kognition und Epilepsien. Nervenarzt 2008(Suppl 2):277-91.

Stefan H, Pauli E. Psychische Störungen bei Epilepsie. Psychiatr Psychother up2date 2008;2:145-60.

Stumpf M, Schwarz M. Aphasie: Ursachen, Einteilung und Nomenklatur. Ergotherapie & Rehabilitation 2008;47(1):5-9.

Zhou B, Zhang Q, Tian L, Xiao J, Stefan H, Zhou D. Effects of levetiracetam as an add-on therapy on cognitive function and quality of life in patients with refractory partial seizures. Epilepsy Behav 2008;12(2):305-10.


Baumann CR, Acciarri N, Bertalanffy H, Devinsky O, Elger CE, Lo Russo G, Cossu M, Sure U, Singh A, Stefan H, Hammen T, Georgiadis D, Baumgartner RW, Andermann F, Siegel AM. Seizure outcome after resection of supratentorial cavernous malformations: a study of 168 patients. Epilepsia 2007;48(3):559-63.

Blümcke I, Pauli E, Clusmann H, Schramm J, Becker A, Elger C, Merschhemke M, Meencke HJ, Lehmann T, von Deimling A, Scheiwe C, Zentner J, Volk B, Romstöck J, Stefan H, Hildebrandt M. A new clinico-pathological classification system for mesial temporal sclerosis. Acta Neuropathol (Berl) 2007;113(3):235-44.

Dölken MT, Richter G, Stefan H, Dörfler A, Noemayr A, Kuwert T, Ganslandt O, Nimsky CH, Hammen T. Multimodal coregistration in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy--results of different imaging modalities in lateralization of the affected hemisphere in MR imaging positive and negative subgroups. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 2007;28(3):449-54.

Engelhorn T, Weise J, Hammen T, Blümcke I, Hufnagel A, Dörfler A. Early diffusion-weighted MRI predicts regional neuronal damage in generalized status epilepticus in rats treated with diazepam. Neurosci Lett 2007;417(3):275-80.

Hammen T, Romstöck J, Dörfler A, Kerling F, Buchfelder M, Stefan H. Prediction of postoperative outcome with special respect to removal of hemosiderin fringe: A study in patients with cavernous haemangiomas associated with symptomatic epilepsy. Seizure 2007;16(3):248-53.

Hammen T, Schwarz M, Doelken M, Kerling F, Engelhorn T, Stadlbauer A, Ganslandt O, Nimsky C, Dörfler A, Stefan H. 1H-MR spectroscopy indicates severity markers in temporal lobe epilepsy: correlations between metabolic alterations, seizures, and epileptic discharges in EEG. Epilepsia 2007;48(2):263-9.

Haslbeck KM, Neundörfer B, Schlotzer-Schrehardtt U, Bierhaus AS, E, Pauli E, Haslbeck M, Hecht M, Nawroth P, Heuss D. Activation of the RAGE pathway: a general mechanism in the pathogenesis of polyneuropathies? Neurol Res 2007;29(1):103-10.

Hillemacher T, Kraus T, Stefan H, Kerling F. Suicidal attempts and aggressive behaviours after temporal lobectomy in epilepsy. Eur J Neurol 2007;14(3):e10.

Hocke C, Blümcke I, Romstöck J, Prante O, Stefan H, Kuwert T, Jeske I. Specific accumulation of (18)F-deoxyglucose in three-dimensional long-term cultures of human and rodent brain tissue. Nuklearmedizin 2007;46(6):233-8.

Hopfengärtner R, Kerling F, Bauer V, Stefan H. An efficient, robust and fast method for the offline detection of epileptic seizures in long-term scalp EEG recordings. Clin Neurophysiol 2007;118(11):2332-43.

Kaltenhäuser M, Scheler G, Rampp S, Paulini A, Stefan H. Spatial intralobar correlation of spike and slow wave activity localisations in focal epilepsies: a MEG analysis. Neuroimage 2007;34(4):1466-72.

Kerling F. Differentialdiagnose: Epileptischer oder dissoziativer Anfall? Neurotransmitter 2007;18(9):52-5.

Paulini A, Fischer MJ, Rampp S, Scheler G, Hopfengärtner R, Kaltenhäuser M, Dörfler A, Buchfelder M, Stefan H. Lobar localization information in epilepsy patients: MEG - A useful tool in routine presurgical diagnosis. Epilepsy Res 2007;76:124-30.

Rampp S, Stefan H. Magnetoencephalography in presurgical epilepsy diagnosis. Expert Rev Med Devices 2007;4(3):335-47.

Rampp S, Stefan H. On the opposition of EEG and MEG. Comment on: Clin Neurophysiol. 2007 Aug;118(8):1721-35. Clin Neurophysiol 2007;118(8):1658-9.

Scheler G, Fischer MJ, Genow A, Hummel C, Rampp S, Paulini A, Hopfengärtner R, Kaltenhäuser M, Stefan H. Spatial relationship of source localizations in patients with focal epilepsy: Comparison of MEG and EEG with a three spherical shells and a boundary element volume conductor model. Hum Brain Mapp 2007;28(4):315-22.

Schmidt D, Pohlmann-Eden B, Stefan H, Elger CE. Was tun, wenn das erste Medikament versagt? - Kurzgefasste Expertenempfehlungen zur Behandlung von Epilepsien bei Jugendlichen und Erwachsenen. Nervenheilkunde 2007;26(1):61-6.

Schwarz M, Pauli E, Stefan H. Category-specific naming deficit after epilepsy surgery in the left temporal lobe: fact or fiction? . Acta Neuropsych 2007;5(12):46-52.

Stadlbauer A, Nimsky C, Buslei R, Pinker K, Gruber S, Hammen T, Buchfelder M, Ganslandt O. Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging in the border zone of gliomas: correlation of metabolic and histological changes at low tumor infiltration--initial results. Invest Radiol 2007;42(4):218-23.

Stadlbauer A, Nimsky C, Buslei R, Salomonowitz E, Hammen T, Buchfelder M, Moser E, Ernst-Stecken A, Ganslandt O. Diffusion tensor imaging and optimized fiber tracking in glioma patients: Histopathologic evaluation of tumor-invaded white matter structures. Neuroimage 2007;34(3):949-56.

Stadlbauer A, Nimsky C, Gruber S, Moser E, Hammen T, Engelhorn T, Buchfelder M, Ganslandt O. Changes in fiber integrity, diffusivity, and metabolism of the pyramidal tract adjacent to gliomas: a quantitative diffusion tensor fiber tracking and MR spectroscopic imaging study. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 2007;28(3):462-9.

Stefan H. Brain Tumors in Adults. In: Schachter SC, Holmes GL, Kastelijn-Nolst Trenite DGA, editors. Behavioral Aspects of Epilepsy: Principles and Practice: Demos Medical Publishing; 2007. p. 485-9.

Stefan H. Diagnose von Epilepsien. Nervenheilkunde 2007;26:965-8.

Stefan H. Henri Gastaut. Epispektrum 2007(1):10-1.

Stefan H. Otfried Foerster. Epispektrum 2007(1):11.

Stefan H. State of the Art - Epilepsie. PharmaFokus ZNS 2007;4:20-2.

Stefan H. Victor Horsley. Epispektrum 2007(1):10.

Stefan H. Zonisamid. In: internistische praxis: Hans Marseille Verlag; 2007. p. 151-4.

Stefan H, Bauer BN. Pharmakokinetik und Interaktionsprofil. Akt Neurol 2007;34(Suppl 3):S2490-553.

Stefan H, Buchfelder M. Diagnostik sylvischer und perisylvischer Epilepsien. Exzitationssymptome der versunkenen Insel. Nervenarzt 2007;78(10):1175-81.

Stefan H, Dütsch M. Diagnostik und Therapie von Epilepsien. DNP 2007;4(Supplement):7-11.

Stefan H, Feuerstein TJ. Novel anticonvulsant drugs. Pharmacol Ther 2007;113(1):165-83.

Stefan H, Kerling F. Therapietabellen Epilepsie. Therapietabellen Neurologie/Psychiatrie 2007;33:5-31.

Stefan H, Nimsky C, Scheler G, Rampp S, Hopfengärtner R, Hammen T, Dörfler A, Blümcke I, Romstöck J. Periventricular nodular heterotopia: A challenge for epilepsy surgery. Seizure 2007;16(1):81-6.

Stefan H, Reinhardt F. Zerebrale Krämpfe und Status epilepticus. In: Burchardi H, Larsen R, Jauch KW, Schölmerich J, editors. Die Intensivmedizin. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer; 2007. p. 660-4.

Stefan H, Schreiner A, Schäuble B. Effectiveness of topiramate across age groups in elderly patients with epilepsy - results of an open-label, phase IV clinical trial. Eur J Neurol 2007;14(Suppl 1):210-1.

Stefan H, Steinhoff BJ. Emerging drugs for epilepsy and other treatment options. Eur J Neurol 2007;14(10):1154-61.

Tilz C, Wang-Tilz Y, Junemann A, Stefan H, Michelson G. Visual field defect during therapy with valproic-acid. Eur J Neurol 2007;14(8):929-32.


Blume H, Wangemann M, Stefan H. Modified release OXC: challenges and succesful development. Eight Eilat conference on new antiepileptic drugs. Program and abstracts 2006:S 60.

Dörfler A, Hammen T, Dölken M, Hufnagel A, Stefan H. MRT- und CT Diagnostik bei Epilepsien mit chronischem Verlauf. Akt Neurol 2006;33:458-66.

Dörfler A, Hammen T, Hufnagel A, Stefan H. MRT- und CT Diagnostik bei Epilepsie-Patienten mit akut erworbenen Läsionen. Akt Neurol 2006;33:200-9.

Dütsch M, Hilz MJ, Devinsky O. Impaired baroreflex function in temporal lobe epilepsy. J Neurol 2006;253(10):1300-8.

Dütsch M, Kerling F, Stefan H. Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) - pathophysiologische Überlegungen. Z Epileptol 2006;19(2):71-6.

Elger C, Bauer J, Bergmann A, Despland PA, Mamoli C, Noachtar S, Pohlmann-Eden B, Ransmayr G, Rosenow F, Rüegg S, Runge U, Schmidt D, Schmitz B, Schulze-Bonhagen A, Stefan H, Steinhoff BJ, Stodieck S, Trinka E, Werhahn J, Krämer G. Der Stellenwert von Valproat in der Therapie von Altersepilepsien. Ergebnisse eines Expertentreffens. Akt Neurol 2006;33:453-7.

Fraunberger B, Kirchner A, Kerling F, Pauli E, Stefan H. Wirksamkeit und Verträglichkeit von Valproat-Retard-Minitabletten nach abendlicher Einmalgabe in Monotherapie unter Berücksichtigung zirkadianer Serumspiegelmessungen bei Patienten mit Epilepsie. Akt Neurol 2006;33:195-9.

Hammen T, Hildebrandt M, Dölken M, Engelhorn T, Pauli E, Kerling F, Stadlbauer A, Romstöck J, Ganslandt O, Nimsky C, Dörfler A, Stefan H, Blümcke I. Quantified metabolite alterations in 1H-MR spectroscopy correlates with hippocampal cell loss and astrogliosis in patients with intractable temporal lobe epilepsy. Akt Neurol 2006;33:157.

Hammen T, Kerling F, Schwarz M, Stadlbauer A, Ganslandt O, Keck B, Tomandl B, Dörfler A, Stefan H. Identifying the affected hemisphere by (1)H-MR spectroscopy in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy and no pathological findings in high resolution MRI. Eur J Neurol 2006;13(5):482-90.

Heckmann JG, Pawlowski M, Seifert F, Dütsch M, Bickel A. Bilateral ulnar neuropathy due to multifocal acquired demyelinating sensory and motor neuropathy (MADSAM). J Hand Surg [Br] 2006;31(5):583.

Heckmann JG, Wasmeier G, Dütsch F, Dütsch M, Dedow E. Patent foramen ovale as lifesaving purging valve. Eur J Emerg Med 2006;13(4):230-2.

Hildebrandt M, Pauli E, Romstöck J, Stefan H, Schramm J, Clusmann H, Becker A, Elger CE, Zentner J, Scheiwe C, Volk B, Schulze-Bonhage A, Meencke HJ, Lehmann T, Blümcke I. Neuropathological classification of Ammons´s horn sclerosis. Akt Neurol 2006;33:156.

Hilz MJ, Dütsch M. Quantitative studies of autonomic function. Muscle Nerve 2006;33(1):6-20.

Kerling F, Dütsch M, Kuwert T, Stefan H. Störung der kardialen sympathischen Innervation als Ursache für SUDEP? Z Epileptol 2006;19(2):84-8.

Kerling F, Müller S, Pauli E, Stefan H. When do patients forget their seizures? An electroclinical study. Epilepsy Behav 2006;9(2):281-5.

Kerling F, Stefan H. Pregabalin bei Patienten mit schwer behandelbarer Epilepsie. Z Epileptol 2006;19:152.

Kirchner A, Stefan H, Bastian K, Birklein F. Vagus nerve stimulation suppresses pain but has limited effects on neurogenic inflammation in humans. Eur J Pain 2006;10(5):449-55.

Nimsky C, Ganslandt O, Enders F, Merhof D, Hammen T, Buchfelder M. Visualization Strategies for Major White Matter Tracts for Intraoperative Use. CARS 2006;1(1):13-22.

Ogrezeanu I, Buchfelder M, Stefan H. Experience with multiple subpial transections as a unique procedure or supplement to resective surgery for epilepsy. Rom Neurosurg 2006;13(1):30-6.

Pauli E, Hildebrandt M, Blümcke I, Stefan H. Neuronenverluste in hippokampalen Subkompartimenten und Gedächtnisleistung: Die Bedeutung des Gyrus dentatus. Akt Neurol 2006;33:16.

Pauli E, Hildebrandt M, Romstöck J, Stefan H, Blümcke I. Deficient memory acquisition in temporal lobe epilepsy is predicted by hippocampal granule cell loss. Neurology 2006;67(8):1383-9.

Rampp S, Stefan H. Fast activity as a surrogate marker of epileptic network function? Clin Neurophysiol 2006;117(10):2111-7.

Schwarz M, Pauli E. Visuelle Objektbenennungsstörungen in der neuropsychologischen Diagnostik und chirurgischen Therapie bei Temporallappenepilepsie. Z Epileptol 2006;19(4):258-64.

Stadlbauer A, Ganslandt O, Buslei R, Hammen T, Gruber S, Moser E, Buchfelder M, Salomonowitz E, Nimsky C. Gliomas: histopathologic evaluation of changes in directionality and magnitude of water diffusion at diffusion-tensor MR imaging. Radiology 2006;240(3):803-10.

Stadlbauer A, Gruber S, Nimsky C, Fahlbusch R, Hammen T, Buslei R, Tomandl B, Moser E, Ganslandt O. Preoperative grading of gliomas by using metabolite quantification with high-spatial-resolution proton MR spectroscopic imaging. Radiology 2006;238(3):958-69.

Stefan H. Diagnostik und Therapie der Altersepilepsie. Was müssen Sie bei geriatrischen Patienten beachten? Fortschr Med 2006;2(148):88-90.

Stefan H. Epilepsy in the elderly - in the focus of science. Neuronews 2006;5:1-3.

Stefan H. Sustained Released Valproate in the Treatment of Epilepsy. Neuronews 2006;6:1-8.

Stefan H. Was macht eine optimale Epilepsie-Therapie aus? Info Neurologie&Psychiatrie 2006;4(4):6-9.

Stefan H, Kurlemann G, Meencke H-J, Steinhoff BJ. Interaktiver Lehratlas Epilepsien. CD-ROM: Thieme; 2006.

Stefan H, Lopes da Silva FH, Löscher W, Schmidt D, Perucca E, Brodie MJ, Boon PA, Theodore WH, Moshe SL. Epileptogenesis and rational therapeutic strategies. Acta Neurol Scand 2006;113(3):139-55.

Stefan H, Schäuble B, Müller A, Schreiner A. Wirksamkeit und Verträglichkeit von Topiramat in der Mono- oder Kombinationstherapie bei älteren Patienten mit Epilepsie. Akt Neurol 2006;33:S 113.

Stefan H, Schreiner A. Krankenhausbehandlungen von Epilepsiepatienten. Akt Neurol 2006;33:232-7.

Stefan H, Wang-Tilz Y, Feichtinger M, Kerling F, Mamoli C, Schaumann R, Krämer G. Wirkungen und Nebenwirkungen von Levetiracetam bei schwer behandelbaren Epilepsien Z Epileptol 2006;19(1):24-27.

Stefan H, Wang-Tilz Y, Pauli E, Dennhofer S, Genow A, Kerling F, Lorber B, Fraunberger B, Halboni P, Koebnick C, Gefeller O, Tilz C. Onset of action of levetiracetam: a RCT trial using therapeutic intensive seizure analysis (TISA). Epilepsia 2006;47(3):516-22.

Tilz C, Stefan H, Hopfengärtner R, Kerling F, Genow A, Wang-Tilz Y. Influence of levetiracetame on ictal and postictal EEG in patients with partial seizures. Eur J Neurol 2006;13(12):1352-8.

Tomandl BF, Hammen T, Klotz E, Ditt H, Stemper B, Lell M. Bone-subtraction CT angiography for the evaluation of intracranial aneurysms. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 2006;27(1):55-9.

Träber F, Block W, Freymann N, Gur O, Kucinski T, Hammen T, Ende G, Pilatus U, Hampel H, Schild HH, Heun R, Jessen F. A multicenter reproducibility study of single-voxel 1H-MRS of the medial temporal lobe. Eur Radiol 2006;16(5):1096-103.

Wang-Tilz Y, Tilz C, Wang B, Tilz GP, Stefan H. Influence of lamotrigine and topiramate on MDR1 expression in difficult-to-treat temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsia 2006;47(2):233-9.

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