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CROSSOVER PHENOMENA IN EPILEPTIC SYNDROMES OF CHILDHOOD
(Clinical Eeg, 1991-04-01)
Pediatric epilepsy surgery and sudden unexpected death epilepsy: the contribution of a Brazilian epilepsy surgery program
Individuals with epilepsy are at higher risk of death than those from the general population, and sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) is the most important direct epilepsy-related cause of death. Epilepsies in the ...
Reflex epileptic mechanisms in ictogenesis and therapeutic consequences
(Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2016)
Recent studies of reflex epileptic mechanisms in human epilepsy using advanced methods of neurophysiology and functional neuroimaging have contributed much to elucidate pathophysiological processes of seizure generation. ...
The course of untreated seizures in the pilocarpine model of epilepsy
(Elsevier B.V., 1999-04-01)
The course of untreated epilepsy is not well. established. This study uses a model of chronic limbic epilepsy (pilocarpine model of epilepsy) to determine the pattern of occurrence of seizures in untreated animals. Following ...
Structural abnormalities of the thalamus in juvenile myoclonic epilepsy
(Academic Press Inc. Elsevier B.V., 2011-08-01)
Studies have suggested that the thalamus is a key structure in the pathophysiology of juvenile myoclonic epilepsy. The objective of the present investigation was to examine the thalami of patients with juvenile myoclonic ...
Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy: an important concern
(Faculdade de Medicina / USP, 2011-01-01)
Epilepsy is one of the most common neurologic problems worldwide. Unfortunately, individuals with epilepsy are at higher risk of death than the general population, and sudden unexpected death in epilepsy is the most important ...
Epilepsy and stigma: An approach to understanding through the life and works of the Brazilian writer Machado de Assis (1839-1908)
(Elsevier B.V., 2011-03-01)
Machado de Assis (1839-1908)-novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet-is a fascinating personality. Had he written in French, English, German, or Italian, he would have achieved universal fame and would be in the ...
Does the lunar phase have an effect on sudden unexpected death in epilepsy?
(Elsevier B.V., 2009-02-01)
The incidence of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) in Our epilepsy unit over an 8-year period was analyzed to determine a possible association between phase of the moon and SUDEP. Analysis revealed that the number ...
(Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO, 2012-03-01)
People with epilepsy are more likely to die prematurely, and the most common epilepsy-related category of death is sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP). Thus, the purpose of this article was to alert the scientific ...
Distúrbios de memória em pacientes epilépticos
The author studied the mnemonic activity from epileptic patients with complex partial seizures (CPS), with the aims: 1) to identify memory disorders; and 2) to compare the patients' with the controls' results. Fifty adult ...