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Apr 30, 2016
Riechmann J, Strzelczyk A, Reese JP, Boor R, Stephani U, Langner C, Neubauer BA, Oberman B, Philippi H, Rochel M, Seeger J, Seipelt P, Oertel WH, Dodel R, Rosenow F, Hamer HM, EpiPaed Study Group
OBJECTIVE: To provide first data on the cost of epilepsy and cost-driving factors in children, adolescents, and their caregivers in Germany. METHODS: A population-based, cross-sectional sample of consecutive ch...
Apr 30, 2016
Gröppel G, Dorfer C, Mühlebner-Fahrngruber A, Dressler A, Porsche B, Czech T, Feucht M
PURPOSE: To investigate language development after functional hemispherotomy and to evaluate prognostic factors for (un-)favourable outcomes. METHODS: Children and adolescents who had vertical perithalamic hemi...
Apr 30, 2016
Lerche H, Daniluk J, Lotay N, DeRossett S, Edwards S, Brandt C
PURPOSE: To assess efficacy/tolerability of ezogabine (EZG)/retigabine (RTG) in combination with specified monotherapy antiepileptic drug (AED) treatments in adults with uncontrolled partial-onset seizures using a flex...
Apr 30, 2016
Reinholdson J, Olsson I, Edelvik A, Hallböök T, Lundgren J, Rydenhag B, Malmgren K
PURPOSE: To describe 2-year and long-term outcomes (five or ten years) after resective epilepsy surgery in children operated before the age of four years. METHODS: This prospective, population based, longitudin...
Apr 30, 2016
Lv N, Qu J, Long H, Zhou L, Cao Y, Long L, Liu Z, Xiao B
PURPOSE: As important ion channels of the central nervous system, calcium channels not only take part in epileptogenesis but also act as the targets of commonly used antiepileptic drugs (AEDs). Thus, this study aimed t...
Apr 30, 2016
Chapman SC, Horne R, Eade R, Balestrini S, Rush J, Sisodiya SM
OBJECTIVE: Nonadherence to antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) is a common cause of poor seizure control. This study examines whether reported adherence to AEDs is related to variables identified in the National Institute for H...
Apr 29, 2016
Krishnaiah B, Ramaratnam S, Ranganathan LN
BACKGROUND: Nearly 30% of patients with epilepsy continue to have seizures in spite of using several antiepileptic drug (AED) regimens. Such patients are regarded as having refractory, or uncontrolled, epilepsy. No def...
Apr 29, 2016
Liu J, Wang LN, Wang YP
BACKGROUND: Topiramate is a newer broad-spectrum of antiepileptic drug (AED). Some studies have shown the benefits of topiramate monotherapy in the treatment of juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME). However, there are no ...
Apr 29, 2016
Xiao Y, Luo M, Wang J, Luo H
BACKGROUND: Epilepsy is a common neurologic disorder, affecting approximately 50 million people worldwide; nearly a third of these people are not well controlled by a single antiepileptic drug (AED) and usually require...
Apr 29, 2016
Talaat FM, Kamel T, Rabah AM, Ahmed SM, El-Jaafary SI, Abdelaziz GH
INTRODUCTION: Epilepsy is a chronic disease that affects metabolism either alone or through the antiepileptic drug (AED) treatment. A risk of atherosclerosis has been found in epileptic patients. AIM: Prove the...

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