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Feb 18, 2017
Laboni Roy P, Wu A, Dash C, Tellez-Zenteno JF
Feb 18, 2017
Miller GA, Ahmed YM, Tarant NS
Introduction. Classically, stress-induced cardiomyopathy (SIC), also known as takotsubo cardiomyopathy, displays the pathognomonic feature of reversible left ventricular apical ballooning without coronary artery stenos...
Feb 18, 2017
Beamer E, Fischer W, Engel T
Despite the progress made in the development of new antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), the biggest challenges that epilepsy presents to drug development have remained unchanged for the last 80 years: finding a treatment with ...
Feb 17, 2017
Li J, Ming Q, Lin W
Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) is a major cause of death in patients with refractory epilepsy, particularly those with chronic epilepsy. The physiopathological mechanisms underlying SUDEP have not been elu...
Feb 17, 2017
Chouchi M, Kaabachi W, Klaa H, Tizaoui K, Turki IB, Hila L
BACKGROUND: Antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) are effective medications available for epilepsy. However, many patients do not respond to this treatment and become resistant. Genetic polymorphisms may be involved in the variat...
Feb 16, 2017
Weil AG, Fallah A, Lewis EC, Bhatia S
OBJECTIVE Insular lobe epilepsy (ILE) is an under-recognized cause of extratemporal epilepsy and explains some epilepsy surgery failures in children with drug-resistant epilepsy. The diagnosis of ILE usually requires i...
Feb 16, 2017
Jeong A, Strahle J, Vellimana AK, Limbrick DD, Smyth MD, Bertrand M
OBJECTIVE Electrical status epilepticus of sleep (ESES) is a rare electrographic pattern associated with global regression, which is often poorly responsive to traditional epilepsy treatments and can have a devastating...
Feb 16, 2017
Horino A, Kawawaki H, Fukuoka M, Tsuji H, Hattori Y, Inoue T, Nukui M, Kuki I, Okazaki S, Tomiwa K, Hirose S
BACKGROUND: Clinical phenotypic expression of SSADH deficiency is highly heterogeneous, and some infants may develop refractory secondary generalized seizures. PATIENT: A 9-month-old boy manifested partial seiz...
Feb 16, 2017
Wirrell EC
Dravet syndrome is among the most challenging electroclinical syndromes. There is a high likelihood of recurrent status epilepticus; seizures are medically refractory; and patients have multiple co-morbidities, includi...
Feb 15, 2017
Okazaki T, Saito Y, Ueda R, Awashima T, Nishimura Y, Yuasa I, Shinohara Y, Adachi K, Sasaki M, Nanba E, Maegaki Y
Hypochondroplasia (HCH) is a skeletal dysplasia, characterized by short stature and macrocephaly. Clinical symptoms and radiological and histopathological features of HCH are similar, but milder than those seen in acho...