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Apr 19, 2016
Schmidt D
Epilepsy is a serious brain disease with seizures as the main symptom, which can be successfully treated with antiepileptic drugs (AEDs). AEDs are usually started as soon as the epilepsy diagnosis has been established....
Apr 19, 2016
Jetté N, Wiebe S
The initial evaluation of the patient with suspected epilepsy is multifaceted and includes a careful history, diagnostic evaluation (EEG and brain imaging) and prompt referral to an epilepsy specialist to clarify seizu...
Apr 15, 2016
Dubey D, Samudra N, Gupta P, Agostini M, Ding K, Van Ness PC, Vernino S, Hays R
PURPOSE: Analyze clinical and electrographic characteristics of patients with autoimmune epilepsy, and evaluate the effect of early diagnosis and treatment on reduction of seizure frequency. METHODS: Observatio...
Apr 15, 2016
Gupta DK, Bhoi SK, Kalita J, Misra UK
PURPOSE: To evaluate the safety of eslicarbazepine acetate (ESL) in new onset elderly poststroke seizure patients, especially with respect to hyponatremia. METHOD: In a two year, single center open labeled obse...
Apr 8, 2016
Akil N, Bottei E, Kamath S
Ranolazine is a new anti-anginal medication that was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2006 for patients with symptomatic chronic angina despite optimized therapy. This paper presents a case repo...
Apr 6, 2016
MacKinney TG, Soti KR, Shrestha P, Basnyat B
Camphor is usually used in the USA to repel insects, but it is widely used in other countries as an herb. We report the case of a 52-year-old previously healthy Nepali man who ingested approximately 10 g of pure campho...
Apr 1, 2016
Ghosh S, Jehi LE
New-onset epilepsy in the elderly is difficult to diagnose, owing to atypical presentation, concomitant cognitive impairment, similarities with other common disorders, and nonspecific changes on electroencephalography ...
Mar 31, 2016
George EM
PURPOSE: One of the most common, and most vexing, obstetric complications is preeclampsia-a major cause of maternal and perinatal morbidity. Hallmarked by new-onset hypertension and a myriad of other symptoms, the unde...
Mar 29, 2016
Ahmad I, Mukhtar G, Iqbal J, Ali SW
BACKGROUND: Anemia is a common accompaniment of cerebral palsy, mental retardation and neurodegenerative disorders. CLINICAL CHARACTERISTICS: A 4-year-old boy with chronic megaloblastic anemia, global developme...
Mar 29, 2016
Schomer AC, Drislane FW
PURPOSE: Seizures and status epilepticus causing hemispatial neglect syndromes are seldom diagnosed, in part because, without motor signs, EEGs are not performed. Also, nonconvulsive seizures are often intermittent and...

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