The project was initiated on 1 January 2013 funded for set-up over three years.
Since this time, the network has developed with regular meetings and discussions amongst participants. Aspects that have been or are being developed include:

  1. An ICT platform that enables web-based meetings to be utilised for the discussion of complex cases which aids surgical decision-making.
  2. In collaboration with the Canadian Appropriateness of Epilepsy Surgery study (C.A.S.E.s), an e-Eligibility tool for primary care doctors to determine whether a patient should be referred, with an international list of epilepsy surgery centres provided for doctors to find the closest and most suitable for referral. A paediatric tool for children aged under five years old, is also in development.
  3. Systematic reviews with the aim of developing definitive guidelines with regard to the pre-surgical evaluation.
  4. Online tools to aid pre-surgical evaluation including e-Neuropsychology and post processing of MRIs.
  5. An electronic clinical research form suitable for anonymised documentation and the recording of patient information.
  6. fellowship exchange programme to aid further training.
  7. ryvling-et-al-2014.pdf
  8. rubboli-et-al-2015.pdf
  9. mouthaan-et-al-2016.pdf
  10. kobulashvili-et-al-2016.pdf
  11. vogt-et-al-2017.pdf