Post-traumatic epilepsy

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Post-traumatic epilepsy

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Post-traumatic epilepsy" returned 15 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Epileptic spasms in paediatric post-traumatic epilepsy at a tertiary referral centre.
 

Author(s): Jun T Park, Harry T Chugani

Journal: Epileptic Disord. 2017 Mar;19(1):24-34.

 

To recognize epileptic spasms (ES) as a seizure type after traumatic brain injury (TBI), accidental or non-accidental, in infants and children. In the process, we aim to gain some insight into the mechanisms of epileptogenesis in ES. A retrospective electronic chart review was performed ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Late Post-traumatic Epilepsy in Children and Young Adults: Impropriety of Long-Term Antiepileptic Prophylaxis and Risks in Tapering.
 

Author(s): Sandra Strazzer, Marco Pozzi, Paolo Avantaggiato, Nicoletta Zanotta, Roberta Epifanio, Elena Beretta, Francesca Formica, Federica Locatelli, Sara Galbiati, Emilio Clementi, Claudio Zucca

Journal: Paediatr Drugs. 2016 Jun;18(3):235-42.

 

After traumatic brain injury, epilepsy affects up to 20 % of children. It is a risk factor, for both clinical recovery and cognitive performance; therefore pharmacological therapy is advisable. Current guidelines recommend prophylaxis to be initiated as soon as possible and tapered ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Subtypes of post-traumatic epilepsy: clinical, electrophysiological, and imaging features.
 

Author(s): Puneet K Gupta, Nasreen Sayed, Kan Ding, Mark A Agostini, Paul C Van Ness, Stuart Yablon, Christopher Madden, Bruce Mickey, Raimondo D'Ambrosio, Ramon Diaz-Arrastia

Journal: J. Neurotrauma. 2014 Aug;31(16):1439-43.

 

Post-traumatic epilepsy (PTE) is a consequence of traumatic brain injury (TBI), occurring in 10-25% of patients with moderate to severe injuries. The development of animal models for testing antiepileptogenic therapies and validation of biomarkers to follow epileptogenesis in humans ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Post-traumatic epilepsy" returned 4 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Progress on Post Traumatic Epilepsy and Its Forensic Evaluation.
 

Author(s): Y G Zhang, C X Li, G F Guan, M Lü, H Y Cheng, H Chen

Journal: Fa Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2016 Jun;32(3):200-203.

 

Post traumatic epilepsy (PTE) refers to the epileptic seizures after traumatic brain injury. Organic damage can be found by imaging examination, and abnormal electroencephalogram can be detected via electroencephalogram examination which has the similar location of the brain injury. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Epileptogenic focus localization in treatment-resistant post-traumatic epilepsy.
 

Author(s): Andrei Irimia, John Darrell Van Horn

Journal: J Clin Neurosci. 2015 Apr;22(4):627-31.

 

Pharmacologically intractable post-traumatic epilepsy (PTE) is a major clinical challenge for patients with penetrating traumatic brain injury, where the risk for this condition remains very high even decades after injury. Although over 20 anti-epileptic drugs (AED) are in common ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The attitude of courts in England to compensation for post-traumatic epilepsy.
 

Author(s): M C Walker

Journal: Seizure. 2001 Apr;10(3):203-7.

 

The attitudes of courts in England to the assessment of damages for post-traumatic epilepsy have dramatically changed over the last 20-30 years. In assessing damages for post-traumatic epilepsy the courts are faced with a number of considerations: epilepsy can appear several years ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Use of Biperiden for the Prevention of Post-traumatic Epilepsy
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Traumatic Brain Injury

 

Last Updated: 5 Mar 2018

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