Status epilepticus

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Status epilepticus

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The terms "Status epilepticus" returned 341 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[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 established status epilepticus trial 2013.
 

Author(s): Thomas Bleck, Hannah Cock, James Chamberlain, James Cloyd, Jason Connor, Jordan Elm, Nathan Fountain, Elizabeth Jones, Daniel Lowenstein, Shlomo Shinnar, Robert Silbergleit, David Treiman, Eugen Trinka, Jaideep Kapur

Journal: Epilepsia. 2013 Sep;54 Suppl 6():89-92.

 

Benzodiazepine-refractory status epilepticus (established status epilepticus, ESE) is a relatively common emergency condition with several widely used treatments. There are no controlled, randomized, blinded clinical trials to compare the efficacy and tolerability of currently available ...

Last Updated: 4 Sep 2013

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Hypothermia for pediatric refractory status epilepticus.
 

Author(s): Kristin Guilliams, Max Rosen, Sandra Buttram, John Zempel, Jose Pineda, Barbara Miller, Michael Shoykhet

Journal: Epilepsia. 2013 Sep;54(9):1586-94.

 

Refractory status epilepticus (RSE) is a life-threatening emergency, demonstrating, by definition, significant pharmacoresistance. We describe five cases of pediatric RSE treated with mild hypothermia.

Last Updated: 9 Sep 2013

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The terms "Status epilepticus" returned 45 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Neonatal seizures and status epilepticus.
 

Author(s): Nicholas S Abend, Courtney J Wusthoff

Journal: J Clin Neurophysiol. 2012 Oct;29(5):441-8.

 

Neonatal seizures are common, often require EEG monitoring for diagnosis and management, may be associated with worse neurodevelopmental outcome, and can often be treated with existing anticonvulsants. A neonatal electrographic seizure is defined as a sudden, repetitive, evolving, ...

Last Updated: 2 Oct 2012

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Refractory status epilepticus: electroconvulsive therapy as a possible therapeutic strategy.
 

Author(s): Virginie Lambrecq, Frédéric Villéga, Cécile Marchal, Véronique Michel, Dominique Guehl, Jean-Yves Rotge, Pierre Burbaud

Journal: Seizure. 2012 Nov;21(9):661-4.

 

Refractory status epilepticus (SE) is a current daily therapeutic challenge. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), which is frequently used to treat psychiatric disorders, is known to raise the seizure threshold. As such, ECT could be of major interest in refractory SE. In this paper, ...

Last Updated: 19 Sep 2012

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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: 19 Feb 2013

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Study to Evaluate SAGE-547 Injection as Therapy in the Treatment of Adults With Super-Refractory Status Epilepticus
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Super-refractory Status Epilepticus

 

Last Updated: 27 Aug 2014

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TELSTAR: Treatment of ELectroencephalographic STatus Epilepticus After Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cardiac Arrest; Postanoxic Encephalopathy; Status Epilepticus

 

Last Updated: 28 May 2014

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