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Sep 30, 2014
DiLorenzo DJ, Mangubat EZ, Rossi MA, Byrne RW
OBJECT: Epilepsy surgery is at the cusp of a transformation due to the convergence of advancements in multiple technologies. Emerging neuromodulatory therapies offer the promise of functionally correcting neural instab...
Sep 30, 2014
Tebo CC, Evins AI, Christos PJ, Kwon J, Schwartz TH
OBJECT: Surgical interventions for medically refractory epilepsy are effective in selected patients, but they are underutilized. There remains a lack of pooled data on complication rates and their changes over a period...
Sep 30, 2014
Verrotti A, Spartà MV, Monacelli D, Porto R, Castagnino M, Russo Raucci A, Compagno F, Viglio S, Foiadelli T, Nicita F, Grosso S, Spalice A, Chiarelli F, Marseglia G, Savasta S
OBJECTIVE: Epilepsy in Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) has been reported in the literature, but there are no studies that have investigated in detail clinical and electroencephalography (EEG) features in patients with EDS...
Sep 30, 2014
Nabukenya AM, Matovu JK, Wabwire-Mangen F, Wanyenze RK, Makumbi F
BACKGROUND: Epilepsy is a devastating disorder that impacts on patients' quality of life, irrespective of use of anti epileptic drugs (AEDs). This study estimates the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and its asso...
Sep 30, 2014
Chapman SC, Horne R, Chater A, Hukins D, Smithson WH
BACKGROUND: Nonadherence to antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) can result in suboptimal outcomes for patients. AIM: This study aimed to assess the utility of a theory-based approach to understanding patient perspective...
Sep 30, 2014
Zou X, Hong Z, Chen J, Zhou D
PURPOSE: This study aimed to determine factors that influence the quality of life (QOL) of seizure-free adult patients with epilepsy in western China and address whether these determinants vary by antiepileptic drug (A...
Sep 30, 2014
Waseem H, Raffa SJ, Benbadis SR, Vale FL
We present, to our knowledge, the first published analysis of vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) lead revisions to incorporate quality of life, clinical response, and antiepileptic drug (AED) burden in postrevision clinical...
Sep 30, 2014
Patel V, Cordato DJ, Malkan A, Beran RG
Carbamazepine (CBZ) is the gold standard antiepileptic drug (AED) for focal onset seizures. Despite CBZ being the benchmark AED, with readily available therapeutic drug monitoring, patients presenting with recurrent se...
Sep 30, 2014
Fong SY, Wong YC, Zuo Z
INTRODUCTION: Concomitant use of anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs) and Chinese herbal medicines (CHMs) is increasing globally. However, information summarizing how CHMs might alter the CNS effects of AEDs is lacking. ...
Sep 30, 2014
Cramer JA, Wang ZJ, Chang E, Powers A, Copher R, Cherepanov D, Broder MS
Despite the availability of numerous antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), some epilepsies remain resistant to treatment. We compared utilization and costs in patients with uncontrolled epilepsy to those with stable epilepsy. Cl...

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