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Jul 21, 2017
Hill CE, Schwartz H, Dahodwala N, Litt B, Davis KA
OBJECTIVE: This study investigated continuity of neurological care for patients discharged from the epilepsy monitoring unit (EMU) with a diagnosis of psychogenic nonepileptic spells (PNES). Because PNES are seizure-li...
Jul 21, 2017
Gur-Ozmen S, Mula M, Agrawal N, Cock HR, Lozsadi D, von Oertzen TJ
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: People with epilepsy are at increased risk of accidents and injuries but, despite several studies on this subject, data regarding preventable causes are still contradictory. The aim of this stud...
Jul 20, 2017
Sunkaraneni S, Passarell JA, Ludwig EA, Fiedler-Kelly J, Pitner JK, Grinnell TA, Blum D
PURPOSE: Eslicarbazepine acetate (ESL) is a once-daily (QD) oral antiepileptic drug (AED) indicated for partial-onset seizures (POS). Clinical studies of gradual conversion to ESL 1,200 and 1,600 mg QD monotherapies we...
Jul 20, 2017
Elafros MA, Birbeck GL, Gardiner JC, Siddiqi OK, Sikazwe I, Paneth N, Bositis CM, Okulicz JF
AbstractConcurrent treatment with combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) and an enzyme-inducing antiepileptic drug (EI-AED) is common in resource-limited settings; however, the incidence and impact of adverse effect...
Jul 20, 2017
van Veenendaal TM, IJff DM, Aldenkamp AP, Lazeron RHC, Hofman PAM, de Louw AJA, Backes WH, Jansen JFA
AIM: To increase our insight in the neuronal mechanisms underlying cognitive side-effects of antiepileptic drug (AED) treatment. METHODS: The relation between functional magnetic resonance-acquired brain networ...
Jul 15, 2017
Nidanapu RP, Tamijarassy B, Mahadevan S, Gitanjali B
OBJECTIVE: To compare the differences in the efficacy and safety of the commonly prescribed AEDs in the management of epilepsy in children when using divided doses of adult solid oral formulations (DDSF) with the liqui...
Jul 15, 2017
Hao N, Jiang H, Wu M, Pan T, Yan B, Liu J, Mu J, Liu W, Li J, O'Brien TJ, Chen Z, Vajda F, Zhou D
PURPOSES: 1) To study the breastfeeding initiation, duration and exclusivity rates, and common reasons for early weaning in Chinese mothers with epilepsy (MWE); 2) To identify potential perinatal breastfeeding correlat...
Jul 14, 2017
Mete M, Gurcu B, Collu F, Unsal UU, Duransoy YK, Tuglu MI, Selcuki M
INTRODUCTION: Antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) are teratogens and confer a risk of congenital malformation. The estimated prevalence of major congenital malformations such as cardiac defects, facial clefts, hypospadias, and ...
Jul 14, 2017
Roshan S, Puri V, Chaudhry N, Gupta A, Rabi SK
PURPOSE: To evaluate the quality of sleep, its architecture and occurrence of epileptiform discharges with their distribution across various stages of sleep in patients of Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME), both drug n...
Jul 14, 2017
Yamamoto Y, Usui N, Nishida T, Takahashi Y, Imai K, Kagawa Y, Inoue Y
BACKGROUND: Perampanel is a new antiepileptic drug (AED) that acts as a noncompetitive α-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazole-propionic acid (AMPA) receptor antagonist and is mainly metabolized by cytochrome P450 (CYP)...

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