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Oct 2, 2014
Połczyńska M, Curtiss S, Walshaw P, Siddarth P, Benjamin C, Moseley BD, Vigil C, Jones M, Eliashiv D, Bookheimer S
INTRODUCTION: Grammar is a core component of the language system, yet it is rarely assessed during the Wada (intracarotid amobarbital) test. It is hypothesized that adding grammar tests to the recovery phase of the Wad...
Oct 1, 2014
Pasha I, Kamate M, Didagi SK
BACKGROUND: A unicentre, prospective study was performed to investigate the efficacy of lacosamide as adjunctive therapy in children with refractory partial epilepsy. METHODS: The study was performed at a terti...
Sep 30, 2014
Pacagnella D, Lopes TM, Morita ME, Yasuda CL, Cappabianco FA, Bergo F, Balthazar ML, Coan AC, Cendes F
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effect of seizure frequency on memory, we performed a cross sectional study comparing mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (MTLE) patients with frequent and infrequent seizures. METHODS: ...
Sep 30, 2014
García-Morales I, Gil-Nagel A, de Rosendo J, Torres-Falcón A
INTRODUCTION: Sleep disorders are frequent among patients with epilepsy and are correlated with a poorer quality of life. AIMS: To evaluate the prevalence of sleep disorders in patients with refractory and non-...
Sep 30, 2014
González-Cuevas M, Toledo M, Santamarina E, Sueiras-Gil M, Cambrodí-Masip R, Sarria S, Quintana M, Alvarez-Sabín J, Salas-Puig J
INTRODUCTION: Malformations of cortical development (MCD) are an important cause of epilepsy, delayed psychomotor development or neurological deficits. AIM. To report on the long-term clinical course and differential c...
Sep 30, 2014
Kellinghaus C, Berning S, Stögbauer F
PURPOSE: Oxcarbazepine (OXC) is an effective anticonvulsant used for treatment of partial and secondarily generalized seizures. However, there is almost no data regarding its effectiveness and tolerability when used fo...
Sep 30, 2014
Fruchter E, Kapara O, Reichenberg A, Yoffe R, Fono-Yativ O, Kreiss Y, Davidson M, Weiser M
A large number of studies have reported an association between epilepsy and major psychiatric conditions. This study investigated the association between epilepsy and later schizophrenia, utilizing a historical-prospec...
Sep 27, 2014
Lapenta L, Frisullo G, Vollono C, Brunetti V, Giannantoni NM, Sandroni C, Di Lella G, Della Marca G
Super-refractory status epilepticus (SE; ie, SE continuing or recurring despite 24 hours of general anesthesia) is a severe condition with high percentage of mortality and morbidity. Usually, this condition occurs beca...
Sep 27, 2014
Del Gaudio L, Striano S, Coppola A
Epilepsy is one of the most common presentations associated with chromosome aberrations. Detailed descriptions of some aberration-specific epileptic and electroencephalographic (EEG) phenotypes have been reported (i.e....
Sep 27, 2014
Al-Mufti F, Claassen J
Status epilepticus (SE) is a life-threatening medical and neurologic emergency requiring prompt recognition and treatment. SE may be classified into convulsive and nonconvulsive, based on the presence of rhythmic jerki...