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Mar 25, 2015
Noda AH, Hermsen A, Berkenfeld R, Dennig D, Endrass G, Kaltofen J, Safavi A, Wiehler S, Carl G, Meier U, Elger CE, Menzler K, Knake S, Rosenow F, Strzelczyk A
PURPOSE: This study used an electronic practice management software in daily routine to gather long-term disease and cost-of-illness (COI) data in patients with epilepsy in Germany. METHODS: Data on socio-econo...
Mar 25, 2015
Seo JG, Kim JM, Park SP
PURPOSE: Aggression in people with epilepsy (PWE) is not well understood. We investigated interictal aggression in PWE and clarified predictors and the interrelationships among them. METHOD: This was a case-con...
Mar 24, 2015
Farmen AH, Grundt J, Tomson T, Nakken KO, Nakling J, Mowinchel P, Lossius M
PURPOSE: Various factors may affect intrauterine foetal growth, amongst which conditions such as epilepsy and the use of anti-epileptic drugs (AED) may play a role. This study investigated intrauterine growth of foetus...
Mar 24, 2015
Svalheim S, Sveberg L, Mochol M, Taubøll E
Antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) are known to have endocrine side effects in both men and women. These can affect fertility, sexuality, thyroid function, and bone health, all functions of major importance for well-being and ...
Mar 24, 2015
Li SX, Liu YY, Wang QB
BACKGROUND The present study aimed to assess the role of C3435T polymorphism in drug-resistance in epilepsy by a meta-analysis. MATERIAL AND METHODS Databases were obtained from the Cochrane Library, MEDLINE, EMBASE, P...
Mar 20, 2015
Bjørk MH, Veiby G, Reiter SC, Berle JØ, Daltveit AK, Spigset O, Engelsen BA, Gilhus NE
OBJECTIVE: To assess incidence, prevalence, risk factors, and prognosis of peripartum depression and anxiety in a prospective study of women with epilepsy. METHOD: Pregnancies in women with epilepsy (n=706) wer...
Mar 19, 2015
Fauser S, Essang C, Altenmüller DM, Staack AM, Steinhoff BJ, Strobl K, Bast T, Schubert-Bast S, Stephani U, Wiegand G, Prinz M, Brandt A, Zentner J, Schulze-Bonhage A
OBJECTIVE: Focal cortical dysplasia (FCD) is currently recognized as the most common cause of neocortical pharmacoresistant epilepsy. Epilepsy surgery has become an increasingly successful treatment option. Herein, the...
Mar 19, 2015
Patsalos PN
The clinical pharmacology profile of a drug critically determines its therapeutics, and this review summarizes the characteristics associated with the antiepileptic drug (AED) perampanel. A PubMed literature search was...
Mar 18, 2015
H Bjørk M, Veiby G, A Engelsen B, Gilhus NE
PURPOSE: To review available data and provide treatment recommendations concerning peripartum depression, anxiety and fear of birth in women with epilepsy (WWE). METHOD: The PubMed, the LactMed, the DART and th...
Mar 15, 2015
Herzog AG
PURPOSE: To present the interim findings of the Epilepsy Birth Control Registry (EBCR) regarding the impact of various contraceptive methods on seizures, stratified by antiepileptic drug (AED) type. METHODS: Th...