Status epilepticus

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Status epilepticus

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Status epilepticus" returned 331 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Rapidly progressive dementia and status epilepticus.
 

Author(s): Wei-Shih Tseng, Fu-Chi Yang, Chih-Wei Wang, Yueh-Feng Sung

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2014 ;53(4):343-4.

 

Last Updated: 17 Feb 2014

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Hippocampal volume loss following childhood convulsive status epilepticus is not limited to prolonged febrile seizures.
 

Author(s): Michael Yoong, Marina M Martinos, Richard F Chin, Christopher A Clark, Rodney C Scott

Journal: Epilepsia. 2013 Dec;54(12):2108-15.

 

Childhood convulsive status epilepticus (CSE), in particular prolonged febrile seizures (PFS), has been linked with mesial temporal sclerosis (MTS). Previous studies have shown that hippocampal injury occurs in the acute phase immediately following CSE, but little is known about the ...

Last Updated: 5 Dec 2013

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[Status epilepticus in childhood].
 

Author(s): Jorge Malagón Valdez

Journal: Medicina (B Aires). 2013 ;73 Suppl 1():77-82.

 

Status epilepticus is a medical emergency which presents seizures by 30 minutes or more of continuous activity, or two or more consecutive crises without full recovery of consciousness between them. Currently, it is considered that a seizure convulsive or not, that last more than ...

Last Updated: 27 Sep 2013

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The terms "Status epilepticus" returned 49 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Gaps and opportunities in refractory status epilepticus research in children: a multi-center approach by the Pediatric Status Epilepticus Research Group (pSERG).
 

Author(s): Iván Sánchez Fernández, Nicholas S Abend, Satish Agadi, Sookee An, Ravindra Arya, Jessica L Carpenter, Kevin E Chapman, William D Gaillard, Tracy A Glauser, David B Goldstein, Joshua L Goldstein, Howard P Goodkin, Cecil D Hahn, Erin L Heinzen, Mohamad A Mikati, Katrina Peariso, John P Pestian, Margie Ream, James J Riviello, Robert C Tasker, Korwyn Williams, Tobias Loddenkemper,

Journal: Seizure. 2014 Feb;23(2):87-97.

 

Status epilepticus (SE) is a life-threatening condition that can be refractory to initial treatment. Randomized controlled studies to guide treatment choices, especially beyond first-line drugs, are not available. This report summarizes the evidence that guides the management of refractory ...

Last Updated: 24 Jan 2014

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Experimental models of status epilepticus and neuronal injury for evaluation of therapeutic interventions.
 

Author(s): Doodipala Samba Reddy, Ramkumar Kuruba

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This article describes current experimental models of status epilepticus (SE) and neuronal injury for use in the screening of new therapeutic agents. Epilepsy is a common neurological disorder characterized by recurrent unprovoked seizures. SE is an emergency condition associated ...

Last Updated: 9 Sep 2013

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Neuroactive steroids for the treatment of status epilepticus.
 

Author(s): Michael A Rogawski, Carlos M Loya, Kiran Reddy, Dorota Zolkowska, Christoph Lossin

Journal: Epilepsia. 2013 Sep;54 Suppl 6():93-8.

 

Benzodiazepines are the current first-line standard-of-care treatment for status epilepticus but fail to terminate seizures in about one third of cases. Synaptic GABAA receptors, which mediate phasic inhibition in central circuits, are the molecular target of benzodiazepines. As status ...

Last Updated: 4 Sep 2013

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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: 28 Oct 2014

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

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Status Epilepticus

 

Last Updated: 27 Oct 2014

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Last Updated: 26 Jul 2013

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