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Treatments and Services

Summa Health uses numerous tools to help diagnose and treat epilepsy. Patients can be monitored through our dedicated 6-bed epilepsy monitoring unit (EMU). We also provide continuous Neuro ICU EEG monitoring. Some of the tools we use include:

  • New generation 3T MRI with specialized epilepsy imaging protocols
  • An integrated ictal SPECT monitoring service
  • Semi-quantitative PET imaging
  • High-Density 3-Dimensional EEG Source Mapping
  • Avatar-assisted motion capture monitoring off-camera
  • A Multimodal Epilepsy Imaging Laboratory for visualizing and measuring brain abnormalities
  • Invasive Brain Mapping Service

While seizure medicines are the mainstay of epilepsy treatment, other approaches available at Summa Health include:

  • Resective surgery
  • Minimally invasive laser ablation therapy
  • Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) therapy
  • Neuromodulation devices
  • Dietary therapy through our Epilepsy Diet Clinic
  • Complementary health approaches
  • Community-based population health management leveraging digital health strategies



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