Status epilepticus

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Status epilepticus

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The terms "Status epilepticus" returned 732 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Hypothermia for Neuroprotection in Convulsive Status Epilepticus.
 

Author(s): Stephane Legriel, Virginie Lemiale, Maleka Schenck, Jonathan Chelly, Virginie Laurent, Fabrice Daviaud, Mohamed Srairi, Aicha Hamdi, Guillaume Geri, Thomas Rossignol, Julia Hilly-Ginoux, Julie Boisramé-Helms, Benjamin Louart, Isabelle Malissin, Nicolas Mongardon, Benjamin Planquette, Marina Thirion, Sybille Merceron, Emmanuel Canet, Fernando Pico, Yves-Roger Tran-Dinh, Jean-Pierre Bedos, Elie Azoulay, Matthieu Resche-Rigon, Alain Cariou,

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2016 12;375(25):2457-2467.

 

Background Convulsive status epilepticus often results in permanent neurologic impairment. We evaluated the effect of induced hypothermia on neurologic outcomes in patients with convulsive status epilepticus. Methods In a multicenter trial, we randomly assigned 270 critically ill ...

Last Updated: 21 Dec 2016

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Predictive value of the Status Epilepticus Severity Score (STESS) and its components for long-term survival.
 

Author(s): Preben Aukland, Martin Lando, Ole Vilholm, Elsebeth Bruun Christiansen, Christoph Patrick Beier

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The "Status Epilepticus Severity Score" (STESS) is the most important clinical score to predict in-hospital mortality of patients with status epilepticus (SE), but its prognostic relevance for long-term survival is unknown. This study therefore examined if STESS and its components ...

Last Updated: 6 Nov 2016

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Effects of clobazam for treatment of refractory status epilepticus.
 

Author(s): Dominik Madžar, Anna Geyer, Ruben U Knappe, Stephanie Gollwitzer, Joji B Kuramatsu, Stefan T Gerner, Hajo M Hamer, Hagen B Huttner

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Clobazam (CLB) is a well characterized antiepileptic drug (AED) that differs from other benzodiazepines by its basic chemical structure and pharmacodynamic properties. Only one previous study examined the efficacy of CLB as add-on therapy in refractory status epilepticus (RSE).

Last Updated: 22 Oct 2016

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The terms "Status epilepticus" returned 140 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Bilateral Paramedian Thalamic Infarction Presenting as Status Epilepticus: A Case Report and Review of the Literatures.
 

Author(s): Sheng-Feng Lin, Ting-Chun Lin, Han-Hwa Hu, Chin-I Chen

Journal: Acta Neurol Taiwan. 2015 Dec;24(4):125-30.

 

Occlusion of the artery of Percheron (AOP), a rare vascular variant of basilar artery branch, is presumed to cause bilateral paramedian thalamic infarction. We present a case of acute AOP infarction with status epilepticus.

Last Updated: 23 Jun 2016

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Current Treatment for Generalized Convulsive Status Epilepticus in Adults.
 

Author(s): Li-Kai Tsai, Horng-Huei Liou

Journal: Acta Neurol Taiwan. 2015 Dec;24(4):108-15.

 

Last Updated: 23 Jun 2016

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[Management of pediatric status epilepticus].
 

Author(s): Carmen Paz Vargas L, Ximena Varela E, Karin Kleinsteuber S, Rocío Cortés Z, María de Los Ángeles Avaria B

Journal: Rev Med Chil. 2016 Jan;144(1):83-93.

 

Pediatric Status Epilepticus (SE) is an emergency situation with high morbidity and mortality that requires early and aggressive management. The minimum time criterion to define SE was reduced from 30 to 5 minutes, defined as continuous seizure activity or rapidly recurrent seizures ...

Last Updated: 22 Mar 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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Established Status Epilepticus Treatment Trial
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Benzodiazepine Refractory Status Epilepticus

 

Last Updated: 3 Nov 2016

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A Study With SAGE-547 for Super-Refractory Status Epilepticus
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Super-Refractory Status Epilepticus

 

Last Updated: 11 Dec 2016

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