Researchers assessed the safety and tolerability of CBD transdermal gel in pediatric patients with developmental and epileptic encephalopathies, along with its effect on seizure frequency, sleep, and quality of life.
The American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery provided a position statement on the use of MRI-guided laser interstitial thermal therapy, a selective ablation procedure, for various types of drug-resistant epilepsy.
In a tertiary analysis, researchers investigated the effects of receiving a second-line anticonvulsant medication that is part of a home regimen on outcomes of patients with refractory convulsive status epilepticus.
A 14-year-old adolescent with epilepsy presents with increasing episodes of nosebleeds, increased rate of speech, leg pain with little exercise, and irritable mood. Learn how delayed diagnosis of Graves disease affected her treatment.
As the weather gets warmer, people with epilepsy should be aware of the risks this brings for seizures. Some patients may be sensitive to heat, and some have suggested there are higher rates of epileptic seizures in warm weather. How can you educate your patients on how to be safe this summer?