SUDEP

Brainstem Damage in Epilepsy May Be Biomarker for Increased SUDEP Risk

Brainstem Damage in Epilepsy May Be Biomarker for Increased SUDEP Risk

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Patients who died from suspected SUDEP had extensive damage to areas of the mid-brain and brainstem that control autonomic function.

SUDEP Uncommon in Children With Epilepsy Without Cognitive Deficit

SUDEP Uncommon in Children With Epilepsy Without Cognitive Deficit

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Compared with previous research, the current study found little risk for SUDEP in children without cognitive deficit.

Developing and Implementing the New SUDEP Guidelines: An Interview With Cynthia Harden, MD

Developing and Implementing the New SUDEP Guidelines: An Interview With Cynthia Harden, MD

Cynthia Harden, MD, lead author of the new SUDEP guidelines, discusses the development process and what she hopes clinicians will take away from the guidance. Scroll to below the video for a full text transcript of Dr Harden's interview.

New Guideline Tackles Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy

New Guideline Tackles Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy

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A newly published guideline shines light on sudden unexpected death in epilepsy and how clinicians can help prevent it.

Lack of Clear Mortality Measures May Be Sabotaging Epilepsy Research, Care

Lack of Clear Mortality Measures May Be Sabotaging Epilepsy Research, Care

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The lack of clear mortality measures severely underestimates deaths related to epilepsy.

Gene Mutations Associated with Sudden Cardiac Death Linked to SUDEP

Gene Mutations Associated with Sudden Cardiac Death Linked to SUDEP

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Cardiac dysrhythmia may contribute to pathophysiology in a proportion of SUDEP cases.

Sleeping Prone Increases Risk of Death in Epilepsy

Sleeping Prone Increases Risk of Death in Epilepsy

Researchers suggest that there may be a common mechanism between SUDEP and SIDS.

NIH Center Without Walls to Focus on SUDEP Research

NIH Center Without Walls to Focus on SUDEP Research

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The NIH hopes the collaborative, multi-specialty effort will help advance research.

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