ISSN 2300-0147
Ministry of Science and Higher Education score for 2015 is 10
Index Copernicus Impact coefficient for 2014 is 8.58, for 2015 will be announced.


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,  CNPIEC,  EBSCO Discovery Service,  Google Scholar, J-Gate, Primo Central (ExLibris), ReadCube, Summon (Serials Solutions/ProQuest),  TDOne (TDNet),  WorldCat (OCLC); application to other medical services of abstracting & indexing will proceed: CAB Abstracts, CAB Global Health, CSA Biological Science Database, EBSCO-Biomedical Reference Collection, EBSCO i ProQest, including SCOPUS, PubMed/Medline and other publishing services Elsevier-Embase (for medical journals).
      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 structured 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 24(1) 2016

Case report
Katja Göde, Annette Grossmann, Johannes Rösche
2016; 24(1): 67-70
Manuscript ID: 897092

Case report
Tapani Keränen, Hanna Kuusisto
2016; 24(1): 63-66
Manuscript ID: 898927

Review article
Sung-Pa Park
2016; 24(1): 57-62
Manuscript ID: 898894

Review article
Walter E. Fröscher, Timo Kirschstein, Johannes Rösche
2016; 24(1): 41-56
Manuscript ID: 897942

Review article
Matti Sillanpää
2016; 24(1): 25-39
Manuscript ID: 897459

Original article
Hava Özlem Dede, Nerses Bebek, Özlem Gelişin, Murat Mert Atmaca, Nilufer Yeşilot Barlas, Candan Gürses, Betül Baykan, Ayşen Gökyiğit
2016; 24(1): 15-23
Manuscript ID: 897115

Original article
Pavel Vlasov, Vladimir Karlov , Irina Zhidkova, Aleksandr Chervyakov, Oleg Belyaev , Iosif Volkov, Diana Dmitrenko, Antonina Karas, Tatiana Kazennykh , Olga Miguskina, Anna Moskvicheva, Elena Paramonova , Irina Ponomareva
2016; 24(1): 7-14
Manuscript ID: 899426