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ALLMedicine™ Neonatal Seizures Center

Research & Reviews  327 results

Neonatal encephalopathy: Focus on epidemiology and underexplored aspects of etiology.
Seminars in Fetal & Neonatal Medicine; McIntyre S, Nelson KB et. al.

Jul 27th, 2021 - Neonatal Encephalopathy (NE) is a neurologic syndrome in term and near-term infants who have depressed consciousness, difficulty initiating and maintaining respiration, and often abnormal tone, reflexes and neonatal seizures in varying combination...

Early-life epilepsy after acute symptomatic neonatal seizures: A prospective multicente...
Epilepsia Shellhaas RA, Wusthoff CJ et. al.

Jul 3rd, 2021 - We aimed to evaluate early-life epilepsy incidence, seizure types, severity, risk factors, and treatments among survivors of acute neonatal seizures. Neonates with acute symptomatic seizures born 7/2015-3/2018 were prospectively enrolled at nine N...

Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors suppress seizures in a rat model of birth asphyxia.
Epilepsia Pospelov AS, Ala-Kurikka T et. al.

Jun 29th, 2021 - Seizures are common in neonates recovering from birth asphyxia but there is general consensus that current pharmacotherapy is suboptimal and that novel antiseizure drugs are needed. We recently showed in a rat model of birth asphyxia that seizures...

The Pharmacokinetics of Crushed Levetiracetam Tablets Administered to Neonates.
Journal of Tropical Pediatrics; Pillay-Fuentes Lorente V, Bekker A et. al.

Jun 12th, 2021 - Intravenous phenobarbital remains the first-line therapy in the management of neonatal seizures. Shortages of intravenous phenobarbital in South Africa necessitated the addition of oral levetiracetam as part of management of neonatal seizures. We ...

Genetic and Metabolic Neonatal Epilepsies.
Pediatric Annals; Phitsanuwong C

Jun 12th, 2021 - Seizures are a common neonatal neurological disorder with an incidence of 1 to 5 in 1,000 live births. Genetic and metabolic epilepsies account for 10% to 12% of all neonatal seizures. Correct identification and diagnosis are important factors, as...

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Guidelines  1 results

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Seizures-Child.
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Trofimova A et. al.

May 8th, 2021 - In children, seizures represent an extremely heterogeneous group of medical conditions ranging from benign cases, such as a simple febrile seizure, to life-threatening situations, such as status epilepticus. Underlying causes of seizures also repr...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  5 results

Pharmacokinetic and Safety Trial of Intravenous Levetiracetam in the Treatment of Neonatal Seizures

Mar 26th, 2020 - In adults, drug clearance is less than half of the glomerular filtration rate and the drug half-life is 6-8 hours. Renal function in infants at birth is characterized by immature glomerular filtration and is only 20% that of older children. The sp...

Levetiracetam Treatment of Neonatal Seizures

May 1st, 2019 - This project aims to improve the treatment of neonatal seizures. Current treatments are poorly effective and have significant side effects. Levetiracetam has great potential as a treatment for neonatal seizures but is not approved for use in child...

Efficacy of Levetiracetam in Control of Neonatal Seizures Guided by an EEG

Apr 11th, 2017 - Over the last three decades, several tools have been developed to enhance the detection and treatment of neonatal seizures. Regarding treatment, phenobarbital maintains is still used as a first-line therapy worldwide. However, newer anti-epileptic...

Pharmacokinetics and Safety of Intravenous Topiramate in Adult Patients

Jul 13th, 2012 - The long-term goal of this research project is to develop a more effective, safer therapy for neonatal seizures. Prior to using an investigational intravenous topiramate formulation in children and neonates, the pharmacokinetics and safety of the ...

The Effects of Combined Spinal Epidurals on Fever During Labor of First-Time Mothers

Jul 3rd, 2009 - Intrapartum fever (fever during labor) is a real and potentially devastating problem. Infants delivered at term who have been exposed to the mother having a fever during labor have a >9 fold increased risk of cerebral palsy. Studies have also show...

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News  25 results

Stopping Seizure Meds Before Hospital Discharge Appears Safe in Most Newborns

Jun 2nd, 2021 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For most newborns with acute symptomatic seizures, doctors can safely stop antiseizure medications before hospital discharge, without worse neurodevelopmental outcomes or increased risk of epilepsy, a new study suggests...

Halting Antiseizure Medication Poses No Harm in Infants

Oct 28th, 2020 - Maintaining antiseizure medication in infants who have had acute symptomatic neonatal seizures has been standard practice, but a prospective, observational, comparative effectiveness study calls that practice into question, providing evidence that...

Rapid Sequence MRI May Hold Advantages for Neonates With Seizures

Nov 5th, 2018 - CHICAGO—Use of rapid sequence MRI in the evaluation of neonates with seizures and no hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) is associated with reduced number of CT and MRI scans and similar length of hospital stay and cost, according to a study pre.

Promising add-on therapy for neonatal seizures found active in safety study
Ted Bosworth

Dec 7th, 2017 - WASHINGTON – As a potential add-on therapy to phenobarbital, bumetanide demonstrated acceptable safety and promising antiseizure activity in a phase 1/2 safety study presented at the annual meeting of the American Epilepsy Society. “This is an ear.

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