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Sep 26, 2016
Samsonsen C, Sand T, Bråthen G, Helde G, Brodtkorb E
PURPOSE: The relationship between sleep and seizures is intricate. The aim of this study was to assess whether sleep loss is an independent seizure precipitant in a clinical setting. METHODS: In this prospectiv...
Sep 23, 2016
Loiacono G, Masci M, Zaccara G, Verrotti A
Neonatal crises are a common problem in the first month, where phenobarbital and phenytoin are still the most frequently used medication in treatment. Whereas, Levetiracetam (LEV) is an antiepileptic drug (AED) with an...
Sep 23, 2016
Mazhar F, Malhi SM, Simjee SU
BACKGROUND: Oxidative stress plays a key role in the pathogenesis of epilepsy and contributes in underlying epileptogenesis process. Anticonvulsant drugs targeting the oxidative stress domain of epileptogenesis may pro...
Sep 23, 2016
Horváth L, Fekete K, Márton S, Fekete I
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to determine the outcome of antiepileptic drug (AED) treatment based on seizure freedom, pharmacovigilance reports and effects of concomitant medication on the central nervous syste...
Sep 22, 2016
Lavi-Blau T, Ekstein D, Neufeld MY, Eyal S
Surveys among women with epilepsy (WWE) show that they receive their essential pregnancy-related information from many sources, including the internet. Our aim was to assess the types of websites provided by searching ...
Sep 22, 2016
Kowski AB, Weissinger F, Gaus V, Fidzinski P, Losch F, Holtkamp M
BACKGROUND: In patients taking antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) for epilepsy, adverse effects (AEs) often lead to unfavorable quality of life, impaired adherence, and, eventually, discontinuation of pharmacological treatment...
Sep 20, 2016
Mittal M, Harrison DL, Thompson DM, Miller MJ, Farmer KC, Ng YT
BACKGROUND: While the choice of analytical approach affects study results and their interpretation, there is no consensus to guide the choice of statistical approaches to evaluate public health policy change. O...
Sep 20, 2016
Vrielynck P, Marique P, Ghariani S, Lienard F, de Borchgrave V, van Rijckevorsel K, Bonnier C
OBJECTIVE: Encephalopathy with continuous spike-wave during sleep (CSWS) is a particularly difficult-to-treat childhood epileptic syndrome. This study sought to present the EEG improvement and clinical efficacy of topi...
Sep 20, 2016
Shirzadi M, Thorstensen K, Helde G, Moen T, Brodtkorb E
PURPOSE: Cutaneous adverse reactions (cADRs) from carbamazepine (CBZ) have been associated with human leukocyte antigens (HLA). Our aims were to assess the clinical usefulness of HLA-A*31:01 as a predictor of CBZ-induc...
Sep 17, 2016
Scott LJ
Lacosamide (Vimpat(®)) is a functionalized amino acid available orally (as a solution or tablets) and as an intravenous infusion for use as monotherapy (only in the USA) or adjunctive therapy for the treatment of focal...

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