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Epilepsy Research and Treatment
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 932790, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/932790
Review Article

Why Are Seizures Rare in Rapid Eye Movement Sleep? Review of the Frequency of Seizures in Different Sleep Stages

1Department of Neurology, Epilepsy Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
2Department of Neurology, Division of Epilepsy, EEG, and Sleep Neurology, Brigham and Women’s-Faulkner Hospital, 1153 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02130, USA

Received 14 March 2013; Accepted 16 May 2013

Academic Editor: M. Maestri

Copyright © 2013 Marcus Ng and Milena Pavlova. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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