Status epilepticus

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Status epilepticus

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The terms "Status epilepticus" returned 760 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Efficacy of levetiracetam versus fosphenytoin for the recurrence of seizures after status epilepticus.
 

Author(s): Kensuke Nakamura, Ryota Inokuchi, Hiroaki Daidoji, Hiromu Naraba, Tomohiro Sonoo, Hideki Hashimoto, Kurato Tokunaga, Takahiro Hiruma, Kent Doi, Naoto Morimura

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Jun;96(25):e7206.

 

Benzodiazepines are used as first-line treatments for status epilepticus. Fosphenytoin (FPHT) is recommended for second-line therapy; however, intravenous injection of levetiracetam (LEV) may also be effective against status epilepticus. Herein, we compared the efficacy and safety ...

Last Updated: 22 Jun 2017

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Plasma cytokines associated with febrile status epilepticus in children: A potential biomarker for acute hippocampal injury.
 

Author(s): William B Gallentine, Shlomo Shinnar, Dale C Hesdorffer, Leon Epstein, Douglas R Nordli, Darrell V Lewis, L Matthew Frank, Syndi Seinfeld, Ruth C Shinnar, Karen Cornett, Binyi Liu, Solomon L Moshé, Shumei Sun,

Journal: Epilepsia. 2017 Jun;58(6):1102-1111.

 

Our aim was to explore the association between plasma cytokines and febrile status epilepticus (FSE) in children, as well as their potential as biomarkers of acute hippocampal injury.

Last Updated: 27 Apr 2017

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[Ictal catatonia presentation as a non-convulsive status epilepticus: A case report].
 

Author(s): Germán Gaete, Álvaro Velásquez

Journal: Rev Med Chil. 2017 Jan;145(1):126-130.

 

The differential diagnosis of non-convulsive status epilepticus (NCSE) is often complex due to a wide clinical variability of its presentation, including psychiatric manifestations. We report a 68 years old male with a history of depression treated with venlafaxine, mirtazapine, quetiapine ...

Last Updated: 10 Apr 2017

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The terms "Status epilepticus" returned 149 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Progranulin and Its Related MicroRNAs after Status Epilepticus: Possible Mechanisms of Neuroprotection.
 

Author(s): Peter Körtvelyessy, Tessa Huchtemann, Hans-Jochen Heinze, Daniel M Bittner

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The current knowledge about neuroprotective mechanisms in humans after status epilepticus is scarce. One reason is the difficulty to measure possible mediators of these neuroprotective mechanisms. The dawn of microRNA detection in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and the recent advancements ...

Last Updated: 1 Mar 2017

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Review and update of the Hong Kong Epilepsy Guideline on status epilepticus.
 

Author(s): E Lw Fung, B Bh Fung,

Journal: Hong Kong Med J. 2017 Feb;23(1):67-73.

 

Convulsive status epilepticus is the most extreme form of seizure. It is a medical and neurological emergency that requires prompt and appropriate treatment. Treatment of convulsive status epilepticus is usually divided into stages/steps. The International League Against Epilepsy ...

Last Updated: 6 Jan 2017

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Topiramate in the Treatment of Generalized Convulsive Status Epilepticus in Adults: A Systematic Review with Individual Patient Data Analysis.
 

Author(s): Francesco Brigo, Nicola Luigi Bragazzi, Stanley C Igwe, Raffaele Nardone, Eugen Trinka

Journal: Drugs. 2017 Jan;77(1):67-74.

 

Generalized convulsive status epilepticus (GCSE) is a medical emergency associated with high morbidity and mortality that requires prompt medical intervention. Topiramate (TPM) is an antiepileptic drug effective against a broad spectrum of seizure types, and has been proposed as a ...

Last Updated: 22 Dec 2016

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Established Status Epilepticus Treatment Trial
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Benzodiazepine Refractory Status Epilepticus

 

Last Updated: 1 May 2017

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Management of Non Convulsive Status Epilepticus
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Status Epilepticus

 

Last Updated: 7 Aug 2017

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An Open Label, Expanded Access Protocol With SAGE-547 for Super-Refractory Status Epilepticus
 

Status: Available

Condition Summary: Super-Refractory Status Epilepticus

 

Last Updated: 19 Oct 2016

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