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ALLMedicine™ Pediatric Status Epilepticus Center

Research & Reviews  45 results

Comparison of Safety and Effectiveness between Levetiracetam and Phenytoin in the Treat...
CNS & Neurological Disorders Drug Targets; AlMulihi QA, AlMuhanna FA et. al.

May 12th, 2022 - To evaluate the safety and effectiveness of levetiracetam and phenytoin by evaluating the events of seizure termination and recurrence in children. We used the internet databases PubMed, Embase, and Google Scholar to conduct a literature search fo...

Beware of Neurotoxins in Common Plants: Water Hemlock Poisoning Presenting as Convulsiv...
Pediatric Neurology; Arsenova R, Prager C et. al.

Dec 27th, 2021 - Pediatric status epilepticus occurs in about 44/100.000 children per year with an unknown cause in about a third of patients. One cause can be the ingestion of plants containing toxins that target the central nervous system. Here we describe an in...

Optimized Benzodiazepine Treatment of Pediatric Status Epilepticus Through a Standardiz...
Pediatric Neurology; Keene JC, Woods B et. al.

Nov 5th, 2021 - Optimized benzodiazepine (BZD) dosing decreases morbidity and mortality in children with status epilepticus (SE), but previous studies have documented widespread underdosing. Prior interventions have focused on in-hospital SE treatment, although m...

Genomic analysis of "microphenotypes" in epilepsy.
American Journal of Medical Genetics. Part A; Stanley K, Hostyk J et. al.

Sep 28th, 2021 - Large international consortia examining the genomic architecture of the epilepsies focus on large diagnostic subgroupings such as "all focal epilepsy" and "all genetic generalized epilepsy". In addition, phenotypic data are generally entered into ...

Role of cerebrospinal fluid tau protein levels as a biomarker of brain injury in pediat...
The International Journal of Neuroscience; Sood S, Azad C et. al.

Sep 3rd, 2021 - Various biomarkers have been studied for predicting etiology and outcome in status epilepticus (SE); cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) total tau (t-tau) protein levels is foremost among them. Only handful of studies are available regarding role of t-tau i...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  1 results

Levetiracetam Versus Phenytoin in Management of Pediatric Status Epilepticus

Nov 25th, 2019 - The aim of this work is to compare the efficacy of Levetireacetam and Phenytoin in management of pediatric status epilepticus.

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News  4 results

Pediatric Status Epilepticus Takes Heavy Toll

Oct 8th, 2018 - Pediatric status epilepticus (SE) is an expensive disorder and is not uncommon in this patient population, according to a recent review of the medical literature. Gurcharran et al note that pediatric SE occurs in about 20per 100,000 children each.

Does Patient History Affect the Treatment of Pediatric Refractory Status Epilepticus?

Mar 6th, 2017 - Children with refractory status epilepticus do not receive more timely treatment if they have a prior diagnosis of epilepsy, according to an investigation published January 24 in Neurology. A history of status epilepticus, however, is associated w.

Lorazepam, Diazepam Similar in Pediatric Status Epilepticus

Apr 30th, 2014 - Lorazepam does not have better efficacy and safety than diazepam for pediatric status epilepticus, according to results of a head-to-head comparison. On the basis of the findings, "hospitals should feel comfortable in treating children with either...

Drug selection, timing for refractory convulsive status epilepticus need improvement
Sharon Worcester

Dec 16th, 2013 - WASHINGTON – The choice of antiepileptic drugs for the treatment of pediatric convulsive status epilepticus was highly variable, and treatment timing and escalation were less than ideal in a pediatric Status Epilepticus Research Group study. The f.

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