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

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: 16 Aug 2014

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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: 27 May 2013

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Results of phase II pharmacokinetic study of levetiracetam for prevention of post-traumatic epilepsy.
 

Author(s): Pavel Klein, Daniel Herr, Phillip L Pearl, JoAnne Natale, Zachary Levine, Claude Nogay, Fabian Sandoval, Stacey Trzcinsky, Shireen M Atabaki, Tammy Tsuchida, John van den Anker, Steven J Soldin, Jianping He, Robert McCarter

Journal: Epilepsy Behav. 2012 Aug;24(4):457-61.

 

Levetiracetam (LEV) has antiepileptogenic effects in animals and is a candidate for prevention of epilepsy after traumatic brain injury. Pharmacokinetics of LEV in TBI patients was unknown. We report pharmacokinetics of TBI subjects‚Č•6years with high PTE risk treated with LEV 55mg/kg/day ...

Last Updated: 30 Jul 2012

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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: 27 Mar 2015

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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: 4 Jul 2001

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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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