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Research & Reviews  418 results

Hypercapnic ventilatory response in epilepsy patients treated with VNS: A case-control ...
Epilepsia Sainju RK, Dragon DN et. al.

Jul 16th, 2021 - Central CO2 chemoreception (CCR), a major chemical drive for breathing, can be quantified with a CO2 re-breathing test to measure the hypercapnic ventilatory response (HCVR). An attenuated HCVR correlates with the severity of respiratory dysfuncti...

Using an animated video to promote an informed discussion on SUDEP with adolescents.
Epilepsy & Behavior : E&B; Greenlaw C, Elhefnawy Y et. al.

Jul 14th, 2021 - The purpose of this study was to create and test an animated video to teach adolescent patients about Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP). Thirty-nine patients and thirteen parents watched the SUDEP video and completed at least one survey....

Frontal lobe hypometabolism associated with Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP)...
Epilepsy & Behavior : E&B; Kumar A, Alhourani H et. al.

Jul 13th, 2021 - Abnormalities of brain structures and neuronal networks have been identified in MRI studies of patients with Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) as well as in those at elevated risk. The goal of this study was to identify common patterns o...

Cardiology perspective on seizure-related bradyarrhythmias and SUDEP: A survey study.
Epilepsy & Behavior : E&B; Farrenburg M, Rali A et. al.

Jul 13th, 2021 - To determine cardiologist knowledge of and experience with seizure-related bradyarrhythmias and sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP). Autonomic changes related to acute seizures are common and can occur during the ictal or postictal period....

Seizure-induced Torsades de pointes:In a canine drug-induced long-QT1 model.
Journal of Pharmacological and Toxicological Methods; van der Linde H, Kreir M et. al.

Jun 14th, 2021 - People with epilepsy are at heightened risk of sudden death compared to the general population. The leading cause of epilepsy-related premature mortality is a sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP). The mechanism of SUDEP remains largely unre...

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Guidelines  1 results

Practice guideline summary: Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy incidence rates and ris...
Neurology Harden C, Tomson T et. al.

Apr 26th, 2017 - To determine the incidence rates of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) in different epilepsy populations and address the question of whether risk factors for SUDEP have been identified. Systematic review of evidence; modified Grading Reco...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  9 results

Cardiac Rhythm Disturbances in Hard-to-treat Epilepsy Patients Using Loop ECG Recorders

Apr 24th, 2020 - Seizure-related cardiac arrhythmias are one of the possible causes of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP). Identification of these patients is challenging because cardiac rhythm disturbances could emerge only during seizures. Furthermore, ...

Cardiac Arrhythmias in Dravet Syndrome

Sep 7th, 2018 - SUMMARY Rationale: People with Dravet Syndrome (DS), a rare epilepsy syndrome, have a high risk of Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP). Mouse models indicated that the responsible sodium channel mutation (SCN1A) not only alters cortical ex...

Heart Rate Variability (HRV) Analysis in Patients With Nocturnal Epileptic Seizures

Apr 9th, 2018 - Epilepsy is disabling and costly to patients and the health service. Nearly 400,000 people in England suffer from epilepsy. About 40% of these patients are known to have seizures predominantly in sleep. All seizures pose risk to the individual bot...

National Network for the Study of Predictors and Prevention of Sudden Unexpected Death in Drug-resistant Partial Epilepsies

Jun 20th, 2017 - Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) is the main concern of professionals and patient associations involved in epilepsy. These represent a priority for the Ligue Française Contre l'Epilepsie (LFCE). The SUDEP affect primarily young adults, ...

Assessment of the Emfit Mattress Sensor for Detection and Alarm of Night-time Generalized Tonic-clonic Seizures.

Mar 23rd, 2017 - Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) is the most important epilepsy-related mode of death. The exact mechanism of SUDEP is not known. It is thought that cardiac and respiratory factors are involved. Several ways of preventing SUDEP have bee...

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News  60 results

Deeper Sleep, Slower Heart Rate Tied to Sudden Death in Epilepsy

May 14th, 2021 - Deeper sleep and slower heart rate following seizures may work synergistically to increase the risk for sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP), new research suggests. Investigators analyzed data on 100 seizures in 42 patients with epilepsy. T...

COVID-19's Global Impact on Epilepsy

Dec 21st, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Around the globe, the COVID-19 pandemic has placed an enormous strain on patients with epilepsy, new research shows. The pandemic also appears to ...

SUDEP May Explain 3% of All Sudden Deaths in Kids

Dec 7th, 2020 - Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) may explain 3% of all sudden deaths in children – a prevalence rate that is at least three times greater than previously reported estimates – new research shows Dr Vicky Whittemore Just a few years ago, ...

FDA Okays New Treatment for Dravet Syndrome

Jun 26th, 2020 - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved fenfluramine (Fintepla, Zogenix) oral solution, a Schedule IV controlled substance, for the treatment of seizures associated with Dravet syndrome in children age 2 years and older. Dravet synd...

Most Adult Epilepsy-Related Deaths Could Be Avoided

May 29th, 2020 - Almost 80% of epilepsy deaths among adults are potentially avoidable, results of a new study from Scotland suggest. The research shows that such avoidable deaths "remain common and have not declined over time, despite advances in treatment," Gashi...

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