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Oct 9, 2015
Nambirajan A, Suri V, Sharma MC, Kumar R, Garg A, Gulati S, Tandon V
Oct 8, 2015
Lin KL, Lin JJ, Hsia SH, Chou ML, Hung PC, Wang HS, CHEESE Study Group
BACKGROUND: Encephalitis presents with seizures in the acute phase and increases the risk of late unprovoked seizures and epilepsy. This study aimed to evaluate the effect of antiepileptic drugs in pediatric patients w...
Oct 8, 2015
Ammanuel S, Chan WC, Adler DA, Lakshamanan BM, Gupta SS, Ewen JB, Johnston MV, Marcus CL, Naidu S, Kadam SD
Sleep problems are commonly reported in Rett syndrome (RTT); however the electroencephalographic (EEG) biomarkers underlying sleep dysfunction are poorly understood. The aim of this study was to analyze the temporal ev...
Oct 8, 2015
Katata Y, Uematsu M, Sato H, Suzuki S, Nakayama T, Kubota Y, Kobayashi T, Hino-Fukuyo N, Saitsu H, Kure S
Neuronal ceroid lipofuscinoses (NCLs) are clinically and genetically heterogeneous neurodegenerative lysosomal diseases. Fourteen distinct NCL subtypes (CLN1-CLN14) are known, and they are caused by mutations in differ...
Oct 7, 2015
Wu L, Zhang C, Yin F
Mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (MTLE) is the most prevalent form of refractory symptomatic epilepsy, most patients with MTLE respond poorly to anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs). The pathophysiological mechanism of MTLE remain...
Oct 7, 2015
Wu YW, Sullivan J, McDaniel SS, Meisler MH, Walsh EM, Li SX, Kuzniewicz MW
OBJECTIVE: De novo mutations of the gene sodium channel 1α (SCN1A) are the major cause of Dravet syndrome, an infantile epileptic encephalopathy. US incidence of DS has been estimated at 1 in 40 000, but no US epidemio...
Oct 7, 2015
Soto AG, Cheruvu S, Bialo D, Quintos JB
Oct 7, 2015
Nakajima K, Hirai S, Morio T, Okado H
OBJECTIVE: Since benzodiazepines (BZPs) became clinically available for the treatment of status epilepticus (SE) in children, the incidence of neurological sequelae has increased. However, the cause-effect relationship...
Oct 7, 2015
Hu Y, Mi X, Xu X, Fang W, Zeng K, Yang M, Li C, Wang S, Li M, Wang X
In this study, we aimed to predict newly diagnosed patient responses to antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) using resting-state functional magnetic resonance imaging tools to explore changes in spontaneous brain activity. We re...
Oct 7, 2015
Nicita F, Garone G, Spalice A, Savasta S, Striano P, Pantaleoni C, Spartà MV, Kluger G, Capovilla G, Pruna D, Freri E, D'Arrigo S, Verrotti A
Seizures are rarely reported in Williams-Beuren syndrome (WBS)-a contiguous-gene-deletion disorder caused by a 7q11.23 heterozygous deletion of 1.5-1.8 Mb-and no previous study evaluated electro-clinical features of ep...