Status epilepticus

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Status epilepticus

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Status epilepticus" returned 349 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Efficacy of levetiracetam combined with short-term clonazepam in treatment of electrical status epilepticus during sleep in children with benign childhood epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes].
 

Author(s): Tang-Feng Su, San-Qing Xu, Ling Chen

Journal: Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi. 2014 Aug;16(8):829-33.

 

To study the efficacy of levetiracetam (LEV) combined with short-term clonazepam (CZP) in the treatment of electrical status epilepticus during sleep (ESES) in children with benign childhood epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes (BECCT).

Last Updated: 21 Aug 2014

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Convulsive status epilepticus and health-related quality of life in children with epilepsy.
 

Author(s): Mark A Ferro, Richard F M Chin, Carol S Camfield, Samuel Wiebe, Simon D Levin, Kathy N Speechley

Journal: Neurology. 2014 Aug;83(8):752-7.

 

The objective of this study was to examine the association between convulsive status epilepticus (CSE) and health-related quality of life (HRQL) during a 24-month follow-up in a multisite incident cohort of children with epilepsy.

Last Updated: 19 Aug 2014

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Positivity to p-ANCA in patients with status epilepticus.
 

Author(s): Edoardo Ferlazzo, Antonio Gambardella, Marina Bellavia, Sara Gasparini, Laura Mumoli, Angelo Labate, Vittoria Cianci, Concetta Russo, Umberto Aguglia

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Status epilepticus (SE) may occur in the setting of several internal or neurologic diseases. Anti-neutrophilic cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA) are a group of Ig that may be observed in patients with different autoimmune disorders but are particularly associated with systemic vasculitis ...

Last Updated: 26 Jul 2014

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The terms "Status epilepticus" returned 54 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Efficacy and safety of intravenous valproate for status epilepticus: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Eugen Trinka, Julia Höfler, Alexander Zerbs, Francesco Brigo

Journal: CNS Drugs. 2014 Jul;28(7):623-39.

 

The effectiveness of valproate (VPA) in the treatment of focal and generalized epilepsies is well established. The drug has a wide spectrum of action, good tolerability, and has been available as an injectable formulation since 1993. Despite the lack of class A evidence, it has been ...

Last Updated: 2 Jul 2014

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The relative effectiveness of five antiepileptic drugs in treatment of benzodiazepine-resistant convulsive status epilepticus: a meta-analysis of published studies.
 

Author(s): Zeid Yasiry, Simon D Shorvon

Journal: Seizure. 2014 Mar;23(3):167-74.

 

Systematic evaluation of published evidence-base of the efficacy of five antiepileptic drugs - lacosamide, levetiracetam, valproate, phenytoin and phenobarbital - in convulsive benzodiazepine-resistant status epilepticus.

Last Updated: 26 Feb 2014

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Ketogenic Diet for Refractory Status Epilepticus
 

Status: Recruiting

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

 

Last Updated: 17 Feb 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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Lorazepam for the Treatment of Status Epilepticus or Repetitive Status Epilepticus in Japan
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Status Epilepticus

 

Last Updated: 12 Mar 2015

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