Cognitive Neurodynamics

, Volume 12, Issue 1, pp 103–119 | Cite as

Controlling mechanism of absence seizures by deep brain stimulus applied on subthalamic nucleus

  • Bing Hu
  • Yu Guo
  • Xiaoqiang Zou
  • Jing Dong
  • Long Pan
  • Min Yu
  • Zhejia Yang
  • Chaowei Zhou
  • Zhang Cheng
  • Wanyue Tang
  • Haochen Sun
Research Article


Based on a classical model of the basal ganglia thalamocortical network, in this paper, we employed a type of the deep brain stimulus voltage on the subthalamic nucleus to study the control mechanism of absence epilepsy seizures. We found that the seizure can be well controlled by turning the period and the duration of current stimulation into suitable ranges. It is the very interesting bidirectional periodic adjustment phenomenon. These parameters are easily regulated in clinical practice, therefore, the results obtained in this paper may further help us to understand the treatment mechanism of the epilepsy seizure.


SWDs Subthalamic nucleus DBS 



This research was supported by the National Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 11602092); The Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (Grant No. 2662015QD040) and The National Undergraduate Training Program for Innovation and Entrepreneurship of Huazhong Agricultural University (Grant No. 201710504092).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bing Hu
    • 1
  • Yu Guo
    • 1
  • Xiaoqiang Zou
    • 1
  • Jing Dong
    • 1
  • Long Pan
    • 1
  • Min Yu
    • 1
  • Zhejia Yang
    • 1
  • Chaowei Zhou
    • 1
  • Zhang Cheng
    • 1
  • Wanyue Tang
    • 1
  • Haochen Sun
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Applied Mathematics, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, College of ScienceHuazhong Agricultural UniversityWuhanChina

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