Antiepileptic drug use is not significantly associated with dementia risk in patients in Germany.
Surgical intervention in epilepsy is underused.
The robotic SEEG procedure to determine whether patients with pharmacoresistant epilepsy are candidates for brain surgery is safer and more efficient and more often leads to favorable epilepsy outcomes than the traditional SDE implantation method among those undergoing resection or ablation.
Although severe biting injuries are uncommon, tongue and oral injuries are often very unpleasant and should be considered in an informed consent discussion about medication withdrawal for seizure evaluation.
The decision to use cannabis monotherapy may not be a benign substitute for traditional antiseizure drugs in patients with epilepsy.
Measurement of interictal central respiratory chemosensitivity to CO2 is rapid and safe for bedside use in patients with epilepsy.
Researchers compared the efficacy of sodium valproate and levetiracetam after initial intravenous lorazepam in elderly patients with generalized convulsive status epilepticus.
Researchers found an association between a higher degree of white matter hyperintensities on MRI and the increased likelihood of later development of late-onset epilepsy.
Investigators examined the alterations and time course of the latest generation of cardiac blood markers to determine occurrence, influencing factors, and extent of cardiac stress or injury.
Findings showed an association between adherence with psychotherapy and ≥50% reduction in psychogenic nonepileptic seizures frequency at 12 to 24 months of follow-up.