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Oct 24, 2014
Tsubouchi K, Ikematsu Y, Hashisako M, Harada E, Miyagi H, Fujisawa N
An 86-year-old woman who had been treated for tuberculous peritonitis and pulmonary tuberculosis, exhibited a disturbance of consciousness and tonic-clonic convulsions seven days after the administration of the antitub...
Oct 24, 2014
Berg AT, Rychlik K, Levy SR, Testa FM
The ultimate seizure outcome of childhood epilepsy is complete resolution of all seizures without further treatment. How often this happens and how well it can be predicted early in the course of epilepsy could be valu...
Oct 24, 2014
Guillamón E, Miró J, Gutiérrez A, Conde R, Falip M, Jaraba S, Plans G, Garcés M, Villanueva V
BACKGROUND: Palliative techniques such as partial corpus callosotomy (CC) and vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) may be effective for adequate control of seizures in pharmacoresistant patients who are not candidates for res...
Oct 23, 2014
Kimiskidis VK, Valentin A, Kälviäinen R
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The aim is to critically review recent advances emerging from the application of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) as a research and clinical tool in the field of epilepsy. RECENT FINDI...
Oct 23, 2014
Koepp MJ
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Drug resistance is an important clinical problem: it is associated with higher rates of somatic and psychiatric comorbidities and cognitive/memory decline, with seizures being just the 'tip of the ic...
Oct 23, 2014
Costa AL, Yasuda CL, Shibasaki W, Nahás-Scocate AC, de Freitas CF, Carvalho PE, Cendes F
PURPOSE: Periodontal diseases are common in most populations and affect people at all socioeconomic levels. Evidence suggests that patients with epilepsy actually have higher risks of dental disease and increased oral ...
Oct 23, 2014
Kenyon K, Mintzer S, Nei M
PURPOSE: Evaluate the efficacy of carbamazepine in the treatment of idiopathic generalized epilepsy (IGE). METHOD: The response of five patients with IGE, who experienced primarily generalized tonic-clonic seiz...
Oct 22, 2014
Sima X, Xu J, Li J, Zhong W, You C
β-amyloid precursor protein (β-APP), also known as Aβ peptide, has a key role in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease, and is also likely to be involved in the development of refractory epilepsy. The mechanism behin...
Oct 22, 2014
Logue L, Saini P, Babinski K, Russi T
SESSION TITLE: Critical Care Student/Resident Case Report Posters IISESSION TYPE: Medical Student/Resident Case ReportPRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PMINTRODUCTION: Baclofen withdrawal rare...
Oct 22, 2014
Valadão MN, Coimbra ER, Landemberger MC, Velasco TR, Terra VC, Wichert-Ana L, Alexandre V, Araújo D, Guarnieri R, Martins VR, Santos AC, Sakamoto AC, Walz R
The cellular prion protein, encoded by Prnp gene, is involved in neuroprotection, neuroplasticity and neurodevelopment. The variant allele Valine at codon 129 of the Prnp was associated with decreased brain volume in h...

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