Status epilepticus

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Status epilepticus

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The terms "Status epilepticus" returned 668 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Silencing Status Epilepticus-Induced BDNF Expression with Herpes Simplex Virus Type-1 Based Amplicon Vectors.
 

Author(s): Chiara Falcicchia, Pascal Trempat, Anna Binaschi, Coline Perrier-Biollay, Paolo Roncon, Marie Soukupova, Hervé Berthommé, Michele Simonato

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Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) has been found to produce pro- but also anti-epileptic effects. Thus, its validity as a therapeutic target must be verified using advanced tools designed to block or to enhance its signal. The aim of this study was to develop tools to silence ...

Last Updated: 9 Mar 2016

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A Low Mortality, High Morbidity Reduced Intensity Status Epilepticus (RISE) Model of Epilepsy and Epileptogenesis in the Rat.
 

Author(s): Tamara Modebadze, Nicola H Morgan, Isabelle A A Pérès, Rebecca D Hadid, Naoki Amada, Charlotte Hill, Claire Williams, Ian M Stanford, Christopher M Morris, Roland S G Jones, Benjamin J Whalley, Gavin L Woodhall

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Animal models of acquired epilepsies aim to provide researchers with tools for use in understanding the processes underlying the acquisition, development and establishment of the disorder. Typically, following a systemic or local insult, vulnerable brain regions undergo a process ...

Last Updated: 25 Feb 2016

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Ictal epileptic headache revealing non convulsive status epilepticus in a case of eyelid myoclonia with absences.
 

Author(s): Martina Fanella, Alessandra Morano, Jinane Fattouch, Mariarita Albini, Sara Casciato, Mario Manfredi, Anna Teresa Giallonardo, Carlo Di Bonaventura

Journal: J Headache Pain. 2015 ;16():105.

 

Epileptic seizures and headache attacks are two common neurologic phenomena characterized by paroxysmal alteration of brain functions followed by complete restauration of the baseline condition. Headache and epilepsy are related in numerous ways, and they often co-occur. Although ...

Last Updated: 8 Dec 2015

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The terms "Status epilepticus" returned 125 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Pharmacotherapy for Status Epilepticus.
 

Author(s): Eugen Trinka, Julia Höfler, Markus Leitinger, Francesco Brigo

Journal: Drugs. 2015 Sep;75(13):1499-521.

 

Status epilepticus (SE) represents the most severe form of epilepsy. It is one of the most common neurologic emergencies, with an incidence of up to 61 per 100,000 per year and an estimated mortality of 20 %. Clinically, tonic-clonic convulsive SE is divided into four subsequent stages: ...

Last Updated: 4 Sep 2015

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Ketamine for the treatment of refractory status epilepticus.
 

Author(s): Yao Fang, Xuefeng Wang

Journal: Seizure. 2015 Aug;30():14-20.

 

Status epilepticus (SE) is an acute and severe illness of the central nervous system, and prolonged SE can lead to brain damage and even death. Ketamine is a noncompetitive antagonist of glutamatergic N-methyl-d-aspartate (NMDA) receptors. During prolonged seizures, the numbers and ...

Last Updated: 28 Jul 2015

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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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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: 12 Aug 2016

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