During my medical studies I developed a great interest in the human brain, a fascinatingly complex part of the human body. On the one hand, it is the central organ giving us control over our actions. On the other hand, if functioning insufficiently, the brain can cause us to lose control of what we think, say and do. This loss of control can pose a great burden in a patient’s life. It is therefore of utmost importance to further develop and optimize methods of clinical examination, such as imaging, which enable us to find epileptic lesions.
In this context, I will be focusing my research on evaluating the factors influencing the predictive outcome of SPECT in the presurgical evaluation of epilepsy patients.