About 1,005 results

ALLMedicine™ First Seizure Center

Research & Reviews  336 results

Risk of seizure relapse and long-term outcomes after discontinuation of antiseizure med...
Epilepsy & Behavior : E&B; Yıldırım M, Bektaş Ö et. al.

Jun 29th, 2022 - The aims of this study were to evaluate the demographic and clinical characteristics of children with epilepsy who discontinued their antiseizure medication (ASM), to determine potential predictors of seizure relapse, to calculate the rate of seiz...

Defining causal variants in rare epilepsies: an essential team effort between biomedica...
European Journal of Medical Genetics; McTague A, Brunklaus A et. al.

May 27th, 2022 - In the last few years, with the advent of next generation sequencing (NGS), our knowledge of genes associated with monogenic epilepsies has significantly improved. NGS is also a powerful diagnostic tool for patients with epilepsy, through gene pan...

Evaluation After a First Seizure in Adults.
American Family Physician; Rowland K, Lambert CE

May 14th, 2022 - Seizures are transient signs and symptoms of abnormal, excessive, or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain. Up to 10% of adults have a seizure during their lifetime, with increasing incidence in people older than 55 years. One-third of people...

Reproductive Health Counseling in Adolescent Women With Epilepsy: A Single-Center Study.
Pediatric Neurology; Smith CC, Curcio AM et. al.

May 1st, 2022 - Counseling adolescent women with epilepsy (WWE) about reproductive health (contraception, sexual activity, and menstruation) is important given the teratogenicity of many antiseizure medications and high rates of contraception failure. Only a thir...

Risk factors and consequences of self-discontinuation of treatment by patients with new...
Epilepsy & Behavior : E&B; Sharma S, Chen Z et. al.

Apr 29th, 2022 - Patients with epilepsy not uncommonly self-discontinue treatment with antiseizure medications (ASM). The rate, reasons for this, and consequences have not been well studied. We analyzed self-discontinuation of ASM treatment in patients with recent...

see more →

Drugs  4 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  12 results

Improved Characterisation of Eclampsia

Feb 16th, 2022 - Eclampsia is a serious pregnancy complication that occurs when a pregnant woman - or new mother - experiences seizures associated with hypertension. These seizures pose a major risk to the life and the health of mothers and unborn babies. Signs or...

Is Protein S100B a Predictor of First-to-chronic Seizure Conversion in Adults?

Jan 10th, 2022 - The secondary objectives of this study are to investigate the: A) Prognostic capacity of serum S100B levels to predict seizure recurrence. B) Association between the variation (%) of serum S100B levels between first seizure episode and scheduled f...

Toxicological Screening by GC-MS Among Children Admitted for a First Afebrile Seizure

Oct 28th, 2021 - Before the age of 14 years, 1% of the paediatric population will develop a seizure. The only systematically required complementary examination is an electroencephalogram (EEG). Additional biological or radiological examinations depend on the circu...

Lacosamide in Preventing Seizures in Participants With Malignant Glioma

Dec 19th, 2018 - PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To determine if prophylactic administration of Lacosamide reduces the risk of seizures in patients with high-grade glioma (HGG). SECONDARY OBJECTIVES: I. To determine the one-year risk of first seizure in this patient popula...

Neuroimaging Predictors of Treatment Failure in Adult New-onset Epilepsy

Jan 21st, 2013 - Epilepsy, defined as recurrent, unprovoked seizures, is a common condition, affecting 0.5-1% of the general population. People with uncontrolled epilepsy suffer poor health and increased mortality due to their condition. They frequently experience...

see more →

News  50 results

Preventive Treatment Delays First Seizure Onset in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

Oct 22nd, 2020 - In patients with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), preventive treatment with vigabatrin is safe and changes the natural history of seizures, according to research presented at the 2020 CNS-ICNA Conjoint Meeting, held virtually this year. This trea...

Preventive treatment delays first seizure onset in tuberous sclerosis complex
Erik Greb

Oct 21st, 2020 - In patients with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), preventive treatment with vigabatrin is safe and changes the natural history of seizures, according to research presented at the 2020 CNS-ICNA Conjoint Meeting, held virtually this year. This trea.

Off to College: Safe to Stop His Antiepileptic Drug?

Mar 23rd, 2020 - In this edition of Cases in Deprescribing, I present another clinical scenario drawn from my own practice. I'll tell you what I plan to do, but I'm most interested in crowdsourcing a response from all of you to collectively determine best practice...

Study delineates spectrum of Dravet syndrome phenotypes
Jake Remaly

Dec 10th, 2019 - BALTIMORE – Initial presentations of Dravet syndrome often differ from the prototypical phenotype, researchers said at the annual meeting of the American Epilepsy Society. About half of patients have an afebrile seizure as their first seizure, and.

ECG Challenge: Teen With His First Seizure

Nov 6th, 2019 - The correct diagnosis is long QT, torsade de pointes (Figure 2). Figure 2. Courtesy of Dr Podrid. Discussion The first QRS complex is narrow and supraventricular (*). It is followed by a rapid and irregular rhythm with a rate of up to 300 beats/mi...

see more →