Status epilepticus

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Status epilepticus

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Status epilepticus" returned 335 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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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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The terms "Status epilepticus" returned 50 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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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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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: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Status Epilepticus

 

Last Updated: 4 Dec 2014

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Last Updated: 26 Jul 2013

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