Status epilepticus

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Status epilepticus

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The terms "Status epilepticus" returned 642 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Dyke-Davidoff-Masson Syndrome. An unusual cause of status epilepticus.
 

Author(s): Ifrah Zawar, Ashfa A Khan, Tipu Sultan, Ahsan W Rathore

Journal: Neurosciences (Riyadh). 2015 Oct;20(4):385-7.

 

The Dyke-Davidoff-Masson Syndrome (DDMS) results from an insult to the growing brain in utero or early infancy, which lead to loss of neurons compromising the growth of the brain. Clinical presentation includes seizures, hemiparesis, facial asymmetry, and learning disability. Radiological ...

Last Updated: 23 Oct 2015

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Short-term mortality and prognostic factors related to status epilepticus.
 

Author(s): Fernando Gustavo Stelzer, Guilherme de Oliveira Bustamante, Heidi Sander, Americo Ceiki Sakamoto, Regina Maria França Fernandes

Journal: Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2015 Aug;73(8):670-5.

 

Status epilepticus (SE) is associated with significant morbidity and mortality, and there is some controversy concerning predictive indicators of outcome. Our main goal was to determine mortality and to identify factors associated with SE prognosis.

Last Updated: 30 Jul 2015

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Dural Arteriovenous Fistula Presenting with Status Epilepticus Treated Successfully with Endovascular Intervention.
 

Author(s): Chun-Yu Lee, Shin-Joe Yeh, Li-Kai Tsai, Sung-Chun Tang, Jiann-Shing Jeng

Journal: Acta Neurol Taiwan. 2015 Jun;24(2):52-6.

 

Status epilepticus was rarely reported as the initial manifestation of intracranial dural arteriovenous fistulas. Successful treatment with endovascular intervention has not been reported in the literature.

Last Updated: 16 Jul 2015

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The terms "Status epilepticus" returned 121 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Which EEG patterns in coma are nonconvulsive status epilepticus?
 

Author(s): Eugen Trinka, Markus Leitinger

Journal: Epilepsy Behav. 2015 Aug;49():203-22.

 

Nonconvulsive status epilepticus (NCSE) is common in patients with coma with a prevalence between 5% and 48%. Patients in deep coma may exhibit epileptiform EEG patterns, such as generalized periodic spikes, and there is an ongoing debate about the relationship of these patterns and ...

Last Updated: 13 Aug 2015

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Predicting outcome of status epilepticus.
 

Author(s): M Leitinger, G Kalss, A Rohracher, G Pilz, H Novak, J Höfler, I Deak, G Kuchukhidze, J Dobesberger, A Wakonig, E Trinka

Journal: Epilepsy Behav. 2015 Aug;49():126-30.

 

Status epilepticus (SE) is a frequent neurological emergency complicated by high mortality and often poor functional outcome in survivors. The aim of this study was to review available clinical scores to predict outcome.

Last Updated: 13 Aug 2015

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Status epilepticus and refractory status epilepticus management.
 

Author(s): Nicholas S Abend, David Bearden, Ingo Helbig, Jennifer McGuire, Sona Narula, Jessica A Panzer, Alexis Topjian, Dennis J Dlugos

Journal: Semin Pediatr Neurol. 2014 Dec;21(4):263-74.

 

Status epilepticus (SE) describes persistent or recurring seizures without a return to baseline mental status and is a common neurologic emergency. SE can occur in the context of epilepsy or may be symptomatic of a wide range of underlying etiologies. The clinician's aim is to rapidly ...

Last Updated: 2 Mar 2015

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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: 24 Feb 2016

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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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Lorazepam for the Treatment of Status Epilepticus or Repetitive Status Epilepticus in Japan
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Status Epilepticus

 

Last Updated: 14 Apr 2016

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