Status epilepticus

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Status epilepticus

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The terms "Status epilepticus" returned 379 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Rubella encephalitis and status epilepticus in a young adult male.
 

Author(s): Emira Zangar, Malek Mansour, Jamel Zaouelli, Ridha Mrissa

Journal: Tunis Med. 2014 Dec;92(12):762.

 

Last Updated: 17 Apr 2015

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Prevalence and factors associated with convulsive status epilepticus in Africans with epilepsy.
 

Author(s): Symon M Kariuki, Angelina Kakooza-Mwesige, Ryan G Wagner, Eddie Chengo, Steven White, Gathoni Kamuyu, Anthony K Ngugi, Josemir W Sander, Brian G R Neville, Charles R J Newton,

Journal: Neurology. 2015 May;84(18):1838-45.

 

We conducted a community survey to estimate the prevalence and describe the features, risk factors, and consequences of convulsive status epilepticus (CSE) among people with active convulsive epilepsy (ACE) identified in a multisite survey in Africa.

Last Updated: 5 May 2015

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[Cerebral edema after status epilepticus].
 

Author(s): Kristin Wesnes, Kathrine K Lian, Kjell Arne Kvistad

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Last Updated: 12 Mar 2015

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The terms "Status epilepticus" returned 60 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Current treatment of convulsive status epilepticus - a therapeutic protocol and review.
 

Author(s): Maria Mazurkiewicz-Bełdzińska, Marta Szmuda, Marta Zawadzka, Agnieszka Matheisel

Journal: Anaesthesiol Intensive Ther. ;46(4):293-300.

 

The management of status epilepticus (SE) has changed in recent years. Substantial differences exist regarding the definition and time frame of a seizure, which has been operationally defined as lasting for 5 min. Not only have many new intravenous drugs, such as levetiracetam and ...

Last Updated: 8 Oct 2014

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Prognosis and therapy of tumor-related versus non-tumor-related status epilepticus: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Yunus Arik, Frans S S Leijten, Tatjana Seute, Pierre A Robe, Tom J Snijders

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Status epilepticus (SE) is a medical emergency with high mortality rates. Of all SE's, 7% are caused by a brain tumor. Clinical guidelines on the management of SE do not make a distinction between tumor-related SE and SE due to other causes. However, pathophysiological research points ...

Last Updated: 25 Jul 2014

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Brain hypothermia therapy for status epilepticus in childhood.
 

Author(s): G Imataka, K Wake, H Yamanouchi, K Ono, O Arisaka

Journal: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2014 Jul;18(13):1883-8.

 

At the Dokkyo Medical University Hospital, we introduced a brain hypothermia therapy protocol for treating childhood status epilepticus and acute encephalitis/encephalopathy in 2004.

Last Updated: 11 Jul 2014

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Ketogenic Diet for Refractory Status Epilepticus
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Status Epilepticus; Seizure; Epilepsy; Refractory Status Epilepticus; Medically Resistant Status Epilepticus

 

Last Updated: 27 Apr 2015

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Ketamine in Refractory Convulsive Status Epilepticus
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Status Epilepticus

 

Last Updated: 4 May 2015

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Evaluation of Therapeutic Hypothermia in Convulsive Status EPILEPTICUS in Adults in Intensive Care
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Convulsive Status EPILEPTICUS

 

Last Updated: 6 Nov 2014

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