Status epilepticus

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Status epilepticus

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The terms "Status epilepticus" returned 626 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Evaluation of the efficacy of sodium valproate in convulsive status epilepticus following to ıschemic stroke.
 

Author(s): Hasan Hüseyin Özdemir, Bülent Müngen, Selçuk İlhan

Journal: Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2015 Apr;73(4):293-7.

 

Convulsive status epilepticus (CSE) is very rarely observed after ischaemic stroke. Sodium valproate (SV) is one of the agents used in the treatment of CSE, but its role still controversial, and its degree of efficacy in treating CSE that develops following stroke is unclear.

Last Updated: 21 May 2015

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[Descriptive statistical analysis of the treatment of status epilepticus in a referral hospital].
 

Author(s): M Montesclaros Hortigüela-Saeta, David Conejo-Moreno, Miriam Gutiérrez-Moreno, Luna Gómez-Saiz

Journal: Rev Neurol. 2015 May;60(10):433-8.

 

Status epilepticus is defined as either recurring seizures without regaining consciousness between them or one single seizure lasting more than 30 minutes.

Last Updated: 8 May 2015

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The terms "Status epilepticus" returned 119 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Pediatric status epilepticus management.
 

Author(s): Nicholas S Abend, Tobias Loddenkemper

Journal: Curr. Opin. Pediatr.. 2014 Dec;26(6):668-74.

 

This review discusses the management of status epilepticus in children, including both anticonvulsant medications and overall management approaches.

Last Updated: 4 Nov 2014

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Current treatment of convulsive status epilepticus - a therapeutic protocol and review.
 

Author(s): Maria Mazurkiewicz-Bełdzińska, Marta Szmuda, Marta Zawadzka, Agnieszka Matheisel

Journal: Anaesthesiol Intensive Ther. ;46(4):293-300.

 

The management of status epilepticus (SE) has changed in recent years. Substantial differences exist regarding the definition and time frame of a seizure, which has been operationally defined as lasting for 5 min. Not only have many new intravenous drugs, such as levetiracetam and ...

Last Updated: 8 Oct 2014

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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: 27 Apr 2015

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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: 11 Jan 2016

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