ISSN 2300-0147


WELCOME TO Journal of Epileptology


Dear Readers and Authors,

In my capacity as Editor-in-Chief, I am pleased to announce that as of 2015 the Journal of Epileptology will become available at in addition to www.
De Gruyter Open provides, among others services, allocation of DOI, distribution of papers to worldwide libraries and integration with library catalog systems, increasing citations as a result of greater visibility, and indexing publications by approximaterly 150 different abstracting databases. De Gruyter Open is a leading publisher of Open Access academic content and is home to more than 350 scholary journals.
Papers published in Journal of Epileptology will occur, for a time being, in following bases indexation of articles:

- Celdes
- EBSCO Discovery Service
- Google Scholar
- J-Gate
- Primo Central (ExLibris)
- ReadCube
- Summon (Serials Solutions/ProQuest)
- TDOne (TDNet)
- WorldCat (OCLC)
In addition, archiving of issues published in 2013 and 2014 will occur and thus all issues published in the current form of the Journal will become available on-line. However, issues published under the journal’s earlier name of Epileptologia during 1993 to 2012 will not be available on De Gruyter Open website; nevertheless continuation of volume numeration will occur.
Under this open access model, content of the Journal primarily online is free to the readers, and the printed form can be subscribed. The reviewing process, electronic and paper form as well as style of references will remaine unchanged.
It is well recognized that reference linking is the most significant benefit of electronic publishing for academic readers. Therefore, the Editor asks authors to make the references complete, correct and properly sturctured according to Instructions for Authors (
We hope that by having a high quality scientific peer review process, the Journal of Epileptology will widen its readership within the international community of readers and authors that have an interest in various aspects of epilepsy.
In short, we will offer an open free access, a fast publication process and a friendly academic attitude. We invite all involved in the field of epilepsy (research or clinical practice) to visit our website: www.

Jerzy Majkowski M.D., Ph.D.

Volume 23(1) 2015

Case report
Attila Balogh, Péter Halász , Dániel Fabó , Lóránd Erőss
2015; 23(1): 41-47
Manuscript ID: 893564

Review article
Lauren B. Bolden, Sandipan Pati, Jerzy P. Szaflarski
2015; 23(1): 23-37
Manuscript ID: 892956

Original article
Kazuichi Yagi
2015; 23(1): 5-21
Manuscript ID: 892862