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Research & Reviews  275 results

Children With Trisomy 21 and Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome With Predominant Myoclonic Seizures.
Journal of Child Neurology; Macdonald M, Crawford J et. al.

Jul 29th, 2021 - Lennox-Gastaut syndrome is a severe form of pediatric epilepsy that is classically defined by a triad of drug-resistant seizures, including atonic, tonic, and atypical absence seizures; slow spike-and-wave discharges and paroxysmal fast activity o...

Optogenetic activation of the reticular nucleus of the thalamus attenuates limbic seizu...
Epilepsia Wicker E, Forcelli PA

Jul 27th, 2021 - The nucleus reticularis of the thalamus (nRT) is most studied in epilepsy for its role in the genesis of absence seizures; much less is known regarding its role in other seizure types, including those originating in limbic structures and the tempo...

Epilepsy With Eyelid Myoclonia (Jeavons Syndrome).
Pediatric Neurology; Zawar I, Knight EP

Jun 25th, 2021 - The purpose of this review is to provide a comprehensive update and highlight the distinct electroclinical features and discuss recent advances in the etiology, pathophysiology, and management strategies of epilepsy with eyelid myoclonia. Recent s...

Altered Neurotransmitter Expression in the Corticothalamocortical Network of an Absence...
Neuroscience Adotevi N, Su A et. al.

May 29th, 2021 - The episodes of brief unconsciousness in patients with childhood absence epilepsy are a result of corticothalamocortical circuitry dysfunction. This dysfunction may arise from multifactorial mechanisms in patients from different genetic background...

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Drugs  323 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  8 results

Mutual Interactions Between Absence Epilepsy Seizures and the Integration of Sensory Stimuli

Feb 26th, 2020 - Epileptic seizures arise from neuronal defects that often alter the capacity of the brain to process sensory information. During absence seizures, a frequent epileptic syndrome in children, the normal conscious and perceptual processes are tempora...

Cannabidiol Oral Solution in Pediatric Participants With Treatment-Resistant Childhood Absence Seizures

Jun 11th, 2019 - The primary purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy of Cannabidiol Oral Solution in the treatment of pediatric participants with treatment-resistant childhood absence seizures. This study will also assess safety, tolerability and pharmacok...

Long-Term Safety of Pharmaceutical Grade Synthetic Cannabidiol Oral Solution in Pediatric Participants With Treatment-Resistant Childhood Absence Seizures

Jun 11th, 2019 - The primary purpose of this study is to assess the long-term safety and tolerability of Cannabidiol Oral Solution (CBD) in pediatric participants with treatment-resistant childhood absence seizures.

Concomitant High-resolution Recording of Haemodynamic and Electrical Activities of Children With Typical or Atypical Absence Seizures

Aug 21st, 2018 - This study, conducted in children with typical or atypical "absence" epilepsy, will consist of noninvasive recording of the metabolic activity of the brain concomitantly with electroencephalographic recording during seizures without the need for a...

LAMICTAL (Lamotrigine) For The Treatment Of Absence Seizures

Sep 29th, 2017 - This is an open-label study evaluating the efficacy and safety of lamotrigine (LTG) for the treatment of newly-diagnosed typical absence seizures. Subjects will be children and adolescents < 13 years of age. It will be conducted at multiple sites ...

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News  12 results

Unusual effects of common antibiotics
Maria Elena Ruiz, MD, Glenn W. Wortmann, MD

Apr 1st, 2019 - A 60-year-old man is admitted for respiratory failure following a massive myocardial infarction. He develops ventilator-associated pneumonia and is treated with cefepime and vancomycin.

How Often Are Staring Spells Seizures?

Jan 4th, 2019 - Approximately 50% were referred by an emergency department, 48% by a primary care physician, and 2% by an urgent care clinic. Of the 62 cases that turned out to be nonepileptic events, about 61% were referred by primary care physicians.

Magnetoencephalography Offers Clues in Absence Seizures

Aug 1st, 2018 - Magnetoencephalography (MEG) and network-based analyses can help characterize absence epilepsy in children according to a study that looked at 16 patients between ages 6 and 12 years who had absence epilepsy. Researchers found functional/anatomica.

Epilepsy: Osmosis Study Video

Jul 21st, 2017 - What is Epilepsy? Epilepsy is a condition characterized by recurrent and unpredictable seizures. Seizures are characterized by groups of neurons being activated simultaneously, leading to both outward symptoms like muscle jerking and convulsions, ...

Managing psychiatric illness in patients with epilepsy

Apr 28th, 2014 - Neurodevelopmental disorders The incidence of epilepsy in children who have an autism spectrum disorder is 5% to 38%; the disorder is more common in the presence of mental retardation or cere­bral palsy. 55 A significant percentage of youth who are.

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Patient Education  3 results see all →