Irena Dolezalova MD, Ph.D

Irena Dolezalova MD, Ph.D. is a neurologist specialized in epileptology at the St. Anne´s University Hospital in Brno in the Czech Republic. She finished her residency in neurology in 2014. She defended her Ph.D. thesis titled “EEG predictive factors with respect to surgical outcome in temporal lobe epilepsy” under of supervision of Drs. Kuba and Brazdil in 2015. She underwent a 3-month fellowship with Dr. Kahane at the Neurophysiological Laboratory of Grenoble-Alpes University in 2016. She is currently working in the field of clinical epileptology, with a main interest in epilepsy surgery.




Selected publications:

Brazdil M, Dolezalova I, Koritakova E, Chladek J, Roman R, Pail M, Jurak P, Shaw DJ, Chrastina J. EEG reactivity predicts individual efficacy of vagal nerve stimulation in intractable epilepsy. Frontiers in Neurology. 2019;10:392

Frauscher B, von Ellenrieder N, Zelmann R, Dolezalova I, Minotti L, Olivier A, Hall J, Hoffmann D, Nguyen DK, Kahane P, Dubeau F, Gotman J. Atlas of the normal intracranial electroencephalogram: neurophysiological awake activity in different conrtical areas. Brain. 2018;141:1130.

Dolezalova I, Brazdil M, Kahane P. Temporal lobe epilepsy? Things are not always what they seem. Epileptic disorders. 2017;19(1):59-66.

Dolezalova I, Brazdil M, Hermanova M, Horakova I, Rektor I, Kuba R. Intracranial seizure onset patterns in unilateral termporal lobe epilepsy and their relationship to other variables. Clinical neurophysiology. 2013;124(6):1079-1088.

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