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 14 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Post-traumatic epilepsy with isolated memory flashbacks.
 

Author(s): Chusak Limotai, Seyed M Mirsattari

Journal: Epileptic Disord. 2013 Mar;15(1):67-71.

 

Some traumatic events can cause both post-traumatic stress disorder and epileptic seizures. We report the case of a woman who experienced a severe head injury which subsequently led to the development of paroxysmal episodes of isolated memory flashbacks related to the injury. Detailed ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Post-traumatic epilepsy" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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: 30 Jul 2017

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