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Research & Reviews  362 results

Staring spells in children with autism spectrum disorder: A clinical dilemma.
https://doi.org/10.1177/13623613221137240
Autism : the International Journal of Research and Practice; Goenka A, Fonseca LD et. al.

Nov 24th, 2022 - It is a common occurrence for children with autism spectrum disorder to be diagnosed with staring spells. Staring spells are defined as periods of time when children "space out" and are subcategorized as either "absence seizures" (brain activity r...

"Generalized-to-focal" epilepsy: stereotactic EEG and high-frequency oscillation patterns
https://doi.org/10.1684/epd.2022.1489
Epileptic Disorders : International Epilepsy Journal With... von Ellenrieder N, Dubeau F et. al.

Oct 4th, 2022 - We aimed to clarify the pathophysiology of epilepsy involving seizures with apparently generalized onset, progressing to focal ictal rhythm through stereotactic EEG (SEEG) implantation, recording, stimulation and high-frequency oscillation (HFO) a...

Spike-wave discharges in Sprague-Dawley rats reflect precise intra- and interhemispheri...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9621715
Journal of Neurophysiology; Taylor JA, Smith ZZ et. al.

Sep 29th, 2022 - Spike-wave discharges (SWDs) are among the most prominent electrical signals recordable from the rat cerebrum. Increased by inbreeding, SWDs have served as an animal model of human genetic absence seizures. Yet, SWDs are ubiquitous in inbred and o...

Treatment of Sunflower Syndrome With ZX008 (Fenfluramine Hydrochloride) in Children and Young Adults (Ages 4-25).
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03790137

Sep 21st, 2022 - Sunflower Syndrome (also referred to as Self-induced Photosensitive Epilepsy) is a rare epileptic disorder characterized by a distinctive seizure that manifests itself in a highly stereotyped physical behavior. Seizure types associated with Sunflo...

Mutual Interactions Between Absence Epilepsy Seizures and the Integration of Sensory Stimuli
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03676543

Sep 21st, 2022 - 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...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  20 results

Treatment of Sunflower Syndrome With ZX008 (Fenfluramine Hydrochloride) in Children and Young Adults (Ages 4-25).
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03790137

Sep 21st, 2022 - Sunflower Syndrome (also referred to as Self-induced Photosensitive Epilepsy) is a rare epileptic disorder characterized by a distinctive seizure that manifests itself in a highly stereotyped physical behavior. Seizure types associated with Sunflo...

Mutual Interactions Between Absence Epilepsy Seizures and the Integration of Sensory Stimuli
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03676543

Sep 21st, 2022 - 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...

CX-8998 for Absence Seizures
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03406702

Sep 8th, 2022 - This is a Phase 2a, open-label study consisting of a screening period of up to 4 weeks and a 4-dose-titration treatment period to a dose of up to 10 mg twice daily (BID) of CX-8998, followed by a 1-week safety follow-up period after the last dose ...

Detecting Absence Seizures Using Eye Tracking
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04439656

Jul 5th, 2022 - Seizures can be difficult to detect outside of the hospital even with careful observation by a caregiver. EEG is the best method that we have to detect seizures- but it is uncomfortable for long term use outside of the hospital. The goal of this s...

Epidiolex in Typical Absence Seizures
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04899050

May 24th, 2021 - This is a Pilot study, open-label study consisting of a screening period of up to 4 weeks, a 4-week dose-titration treatment period to dose of up to 20 mg/kg/day BID of CBD (Epidiolex), and a 30 day safety follow-up period following the last dose ...

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News  23 results

Skill Checkup: A 20-Year-Old Woman With a History of Tuberous Sclerosis Is Experiencing Increasingly Frequent Seizures
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/965040

Feb 2nd, 2022 - The Skill Checkup series provides a quick, case-style interactive quiz highlighting key guidelines- and evidence-based information to inform clinical practice. A 20-year-old woman has a history of tuberous sclerosis, symptomatic generalized epilep...

Off to College: Safe to Stop His Antiepileptic Drug?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/926980_2

Mar 23rd, 2020 - My Take on Deprescribing Antiepileptic Drugs Records from the patient's workup 5 years earlier and the last clinic note from neurology, dated 2 years earlier, are available. At that time, the neurologist recommended continuing his treatment. Befor...

Unusual effects of common antibiotics
https://www.mdedge.com/ccjm/article/197475/infectious-diseases/unusual-effects-common-antibiotics?channel=133
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?
https://www.mdedge.com/neurology/article/192046/epilepsy-seizures/how-often-are-staring-spells-seizures/page/0/1

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.

How Often Are Staring Spells Seizures?
https://www.mdedge.com/neurology/epilepsyresourcecenter/article/192046/epilepsy-seizures/how-often-are-staring
Jake Remaly

Jan 4th, 2019 - CHICAGO—About half of staring spells referred to a new-onset seizure (NOS) clinic turn out to be epileptic seizures, according to a retrospective chart review presented at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Child Neurology Society. Dr.

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Patient Education  9 results see all →