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Epilepsy and Seizure
The conventional classification of seizure types needed a makeover. To employ the 2017 ILAE classification, a clinician should follow some general rules.
Which came first? Epilepsy or depression? The author sheds light on a complex relationship.
New findings may have an impact on reducing the epilepsy disease burden in future generations.
The anticonvulsant known as Potiga (ezogabine) in the US and as Trobalt (retigabine) in Europe will be discontinued by the manufacturer at the end of June. Details here.
Here’s evidence that ALF may be an important memory disorder in subgroups of patients with epilepsy.
Here is new evidence that the incidence of SUDEP is higher than expected in boys, people with psychiatric comorbidities, and other groups. Details here.
May news includes ground-breaking FDA approvals, predictions of Alzheimer disease, and a possible biomarker for mild traumatic brain injury.
A study tested four different efficacy criteria for comparing intravenous antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) used to end status epilepticus.
The first study of its kind in Australia examined influenza-associated neurological disease in hospitalized children.