There are several drug-based and non-pharmacological treatments available that can help reduce symptoms of depression in patients with epilepsy.
Despite recommendations, many patients in the cohort were prescribed older antiepileptic drugs.
Patients who participated in a group course with other people with epilepsy felt less isolated and more confident.
A diagnosis of maternal epilepsy alone was not associated with an increase in congenital malformations in offspring.
Brain oxygenation may be compromised during periodic discharges, ultimately warranting treatment.
Nearly 60% of patients had achieved seizure freedom at last follow-up, 10 to 21 years after surgery.
Careful monitoring of EEG patterns is a useful way to stratify seizure risk in critically ill patients.
The results confirm the effectiveness and safety of low-dose CBZ as a first-line agent for the treatment of neonatal seizures.
Greater spasm cessation was achieved in the combination group vs those who received hormonal therapy alone.
Beate Diehl, MD, PhD, FRCP, discusses her research on post-stroke epilepsy.
Shaun Hussain, MD, MS, discusses a gap in health care provider knowledge that may contribute to the delay in the diagnosis and treatment of infantile spasms.
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