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Jan 20, 2017
Lee JW, Alam J, Llewellyn N, Hurwitz S, Bubrick EB, Sarkis RA, Weisholtz D, Yu H, Putta S, Dworetzky BA, Pennell PB
OBJECTIVES: In patients who do not achieve seizure freedom on low-dose first-line monotherapy antiepileptic drug (AED), the current practice is to increase the AED to higher doses. For patients who fail low dose leveti...
Jan 19, 2017
Lane MA, Kahlenberg CA, Li Z, Kulandaival K, Secore KL, Thadani VM, Bujarski KA, Kobylarz EJ, Roberts DW, Tosteson TD, Jobst BC
OBJECTIVE: A transient decrease in seizure frequency has been identified during therapeutic brain stimulation trials with stimulator in patients in the inactive sham group. This study was performed to examine whether t...
Jan 19, 2017
Mevaag M, Henning O, Baftiu A, Granas AG, Johannessen SI, Nakken KO, Johannessen Landmark C
OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to investigate whether prescribed antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) were consistent with what patients actually used, and to explore challenges in treatment and reasons for possible d...
Jan 19, 2017
Huang H, Zhou H, Wang N
One of the most common neurological disorders is epilepsy, which, approximately affecting more than 40 million people worldwide. The situation worsens in the affected patient when the epilepsy becomes intractable, that...
Jan 18, 2017
Mula M, von Oertzen TJ, Cock HR, Lozsadi DA, Agrawal N
OBJECTIVES: To investigate clinical correlates of memory complaints (MC) during anti-epileptic drug (AEDs) treatment in adults with epilepsy with special attention to the role of depression, using user-friendly standar...
Jan 18, 2017
O'Rourke D, Chen PM, Gaspard N, Foreman B, McClain L, Karakis I, Mahulikar A, Westover MB
BACKGROUND: Generalized triphasic waves (TPWs) occur in both metabolic encephalopathies and non-convulsive status epilepticus (NCSE). Empiric trials of benzodiazepines (BZDs) or non-sedating AED (NSAEDs) are commonly u...
Jan 17, 2017
Camfield P, Camfield C, Busiah K, Cohen D, Pack A, Nabbout R
Transition from pediatric to adult health care for adolescents with epilepsy is challenging for the patient, family, and health care workers. This paper is the first of three that summarize the main findings from the 2...
Jan 14, 2017
Pelliccia V, Deleo F, Gozzo F, Sartori I, Mai R, Cossu M, Tassi L
OBJECTIVE Epilepsy surgery is an effective means of treating focal epilepsy associated with long-term epilepsy-associated tumors. This study evaluated a large population of surgically treated patients with childhood on...
Jan 14, 2017
Thomas SV, Jose M, Divakaran S, Sankara Sarma P
OBJECTIVE: Kerala Registry of Epilepsy and Pregnancy had been prospectively evaluating the reproductive issues of women with epilepsy since April 1998. This analysis aimed to estimate the relative risk of major congeni...
Jan 12, 2017
Bank AM, Lee JW, Krause P, Berkowitz AL
When people with epilepsy are hospitalised for medical or surgical conditions, they may be unable to take their home antiepileptic drugs (AEDs). Such 'nil by mouth' people with epilepsy require alternative AED regimens...

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