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ALLMedicine™ Absence Seizures Center

Research & Reviews  259 results

Accurate detection of typical absence seizures in adults and children using a two-chann...
Epilepsia Swinnen L, Chatzichristos C et. al.

Sep 8th, 2021 - Patients with absence epilepsy sensitivity <10% of their absences. The clinical gold standard to assess absence epilepsy is a 24-h electroencephalographic (EEG) recording, which is expensive, obtrusive, and time-consuming to review. We aimed to (1...

Cross-Frequency Coupling in Childhood Absence Epilepsy.
Brain Connectivity; Tenney J, Williamson BJ et. al.

Aug 19th, 2021 - Absence seizures are the prototypic primarily generalized seizure but there is incomplete understanding regarding their generation and maintenance. A core network for absence seizures has been defined including focal cortical and thalamic regions ...

Exendin-4 increases absence-like seizures and anxiety-depression-like behaviors in WAG/...
Epilepsy & Behavior : E&B; Aygun H

Aug 14th, 2021 - Epilepsy is a neurological condition affecting millions of people worldwide. Glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) is a gut hormone, and its neuroprotective effect was investigated in previous studies. In this study, the effects of exendin-4, a GLP-1 re...

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...

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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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