After failed drug interventions, surgeries, & alternative therapies, is there a point at which to stop additional treatments for intractable epilepsy?
Epilepsy and Seizure
Antiepileptic drugs, insomnia, and obstructive sleep apnea may all affect the already complicated relationship between epilepsy and sleep.
Leading epilepsy researchers speculated on trends in surgery & devices, imaging, medication, bioinformatics, and genetic discoveries.
To improve understanding, Lara Marcuse, MD called for a unified definition of seizure clusters during Epilepsy Therapies Symposium: Risky Business.
Award-winning basic, translational, or clinical epilepsy research covered cannabidiol treatment, outcome predictions, imaging studies, and more.
Careful planning and monitoring is important for women with epilepsy who become pregnant. Several studies from AES 2016 address pregnancy issues.
AES President Emeritus Dr. Elson So covered discussing SUDEP with your patients & their families and reviewed current and future research highlights.
Up to 45% of stroke victims over the age of 60 will develop epilepsy. Researchers at AES 2016 presented risk factors of post-stroke epilepsy.
From surgical procedure selection to multiscale imaging to use of the latest drugs, we present a list of 10 not-to-be-missed sessions at AES 2016.
November news includes potential Alzheimer treatments, FDA approval of a device to prevent recurrent stroke, & a newly typified headache disorder.