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Apr 30, 2014
Yeon GM, Lee YJ, Kim YM, Nam SO
Abstract Objective: Few studies have been conducted among pediatric patients to examine clinical outcomes associated with the combined use of Oriental medicine and other therapies to treat epilepsy. The purpose of this...
Apr 29, 2014
Ebus SC, Lambrechts DA, Herraets IJ, Majoie MJ, de Louw AJ, Boon PJ, Aldenkamp AP, Arends JB
PURPOSE: We examined whether early EEG changes in a 24-h EEG at 6 weeks of treatment were related to the later clinical response to the ketogenic diet (KD) in a 6-month period of treatment. METHODS: We examined...
Apr 24, 2014
Papetti L, Parisi P, Leuzzi V, Nardecchia F, Nicita F, Ursitti F, Marra F, Paolino MC, Spalice A
Inborn errors of metabolism comprise a large class of genetic diseases involving disorders of metabolism. Presentation is usually in the neonatal period or infancy but can occur at any time, even in adulthood. Seizures...
Apr 24, 2014
Thakur KT, Probasco JC, Hocker SE, Roehl K, Henry B, Kossoff EH, Kaplan PW, Geocadin RG, Hartman AL, Venkatesan A, Cervenka MC
OBJECTIVE: To describe a case series of adult patients in the intensive care unit in super-refractory status epilepticus (SRSE; refractory status lasting 24 hours or more despite appropriate anesthetic treatment) who r...
Apr 24, 2014
Gruenthal M
Apr 23, 2014
Krumholz A, Stern BJ
Neurologic manifestations occur in more than 5% of sarcoidosis patients and may be the presenting feature. Neurosarcoidosis can manifest in a myriad of ways including: cranial neuropathy, aseptic meningitis, mass lesio...
Apr 22, 2014
van Karnebeek CD, Stockler-Ipsiroglu S, Jaggumantri S, Assmann B, Baxter P, Buhas D, Bok LA, Cheng B, Coughlin CR, Das AM, Giezen A, Al-Hertani W, Ho G, Meyer U, Mills P, Plecko B, Struys E, Ueda K, Albersen M, Verhoeven N, Gospe SM, Gallagher RC, Van Hove JK, Hartmann H
Background: Seventy-five percent of patients with pyridoxine-dependent epilepsy (PDE) due to Antiquitin (ATQ) deficiency suffer from developmental delay and/or intellectual disability (IQ < 70) despite seizure control....
Apr 21, 2014
Khandhadiya K, Prabhu K, Shivashankara KN, Rao P
A 32-year-old woman presented to Kasturba Hospital, Manipal with the features of gastroenteritis and one episode of generalised tonic clonic seizure with loss of consciousness for 5 min. No abnormalities were found dur...
Apr 18, 2014
Khatri A, Kalra N, Tyagi R, Baweja M, Khandelwal D
West syndrome a rare, severe form of epilepsy occurs in early infancy. It is characterized by a triad consisting of infantile spasms that occurs in clusters, arrest of psychomotor development and hypsarrhythmia on elec...
Apr 17, 2014
Matsuzono K, Kurata T, Deguchi S, Yamashita T, Deguchi K, Abe K
Objective and importance: Although ketogenic diet therapy is effective in refractory seizures in childhood, its effect on adult encephalitis with similar refractory seizures and prolonged encephalopathy has not been we...