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Research & Reviews  414 results

Alcohol use among patients with epilepsy in western China. A hospital-based study.
Epilepsy & Behavior : E&B; Guo Y, Du P et. al.

Sep 12th, 2021 - AMIS: Alcohol consumption has multiple negative consequences for people with epilepsy, including precipitation of seizure or status epilepticus, worsening of seizure control, increased adverse effects of anti-seizure medications, increased sudden ...

Contribution of non-selective membrane channels and receptors in epilepsy.
Pharmacology & Therapeutics; García-Rodríguez C, Bravo-Tobar ID et. al.

Sep 6th, 2021 - Overcoming refractory epilepsy's resistance to the combination of antiepileptic drugs (AED), mitigating side effects, and preventing sudden unexpected death in epilepsy are critical goals for therapy of this disorder. Current therapeutic strategie...

ATP1A3-Encoded Sodium-Potassium ATPase Subunit Alpha 3 D801N Variant Is Associated With...
Journal of the American Heart Association; Moya-Mendez ME, Ogbonna C et. al.

Aug 31st, 2021 - Background Pathogenic variation in the ATP1A3-encoded sodium-potassium ATPase, ATP1A3, is responsible for alternating hemiplegia of childhood (AHC). Although these patients experience a high rate of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy, the pathoph...

Commercially available seizure detection devices: A systematic review.
Journal of the Neurological Sciences; Shum J, Friedman D

Aug 23rd, 2021 - Epilepsy can be associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Seizure detection devices could be invaluable tools for both people with epilepsy, their caregivers, and clinicians as they could alert caretakers about seizures, reduce the risk...

Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy in persons younger than 50 years: A retrospective n...
Epilepsia Kløvgaard M, Lynge TH et. al.

Aug 22nd, 2021 - Persons with epilepsy have an increased mortality including a high risk of sudden unexplained death (SUD), also referred to as sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP). We aimed to evaluate the risk of SUDEP in comparison to other causes of dea...

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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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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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