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Edited By: Gary W. Mathern, MD and Astrid Nehlig, PhD

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2012: 33/193 (Clinical Neurology)

Online ISSN: 1528-1167

Controversy in Epilepsy

Read varying viewpoints on controversial issues in the field of epilepsy

In this edition of Epilepsia, we present a series of articles on the potential use of CBD and medical marijuana for epilepsy.

The case for assessing cannabidiol in epilepsy

The case for medical marijuana in epilepsy

Addressing the need for the Wada test (intracarotid amobarbital procedure, IAP) and extraoperative language and motor mapping in patients who are undergoing epilepsy surgery. The question: Can some or all of these tests be abandoned in favor of less-invasive and sometimes lower cost techniques?

Is it time to replace the Wada test and put awake craniotomy to sleep?

Cortical political maps cartography reveals physical and physical maps