epilepsy

Increasing utilization of pediatric epilepsy surgery in the United States between 1997 and 2009.

Pestana Knight EM, Schiltz NK, Bakaki PM, Koroukian SM, Lhatoo SD, Kaiboriboon K. Increasing utilization of pediatric epilepsy surgery in the United States between 1997 and 2009. Epilepsia. 2015;56(3):375-81. DOI: 10.1111/epi.12912. PubMed PMID: 25630252.

Quality-of-life outcomes of initiating treatment with standard and newer antiepileptic drugs in adults with new-onset epilepsy: findings from the SANAD trial.

Jacoby A, Sudell M, Tudur Smith C, Crossley J, Marson AG, Baker GA. Quality-of-life outcomes of initiating treatment with standard and newer antiepileptic drugs in adults with new-onset epilepsy: findings from the SANAD trial. Epilepsia. 2015;56(3):460-72. DOI: 10.1111/epi.12913. PubMed PMID: 25630353.

Valproate and pregnancy: think again.

Kalayjian LA. Valproate and pregnancy: think again. Neurology. 2015;84(4):e25-6. DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000001299. PubMed PMID: 25628438.

Sleeping on stomach is associated with sudden death in epilepsy, study finds.

Mayor S. Sleeping on stomach is associated with sudden death in epilepsy, study finds. BMJ. 2015;350:h333. DOI: 10.1136/bmj.h333. PubMed PMID: 25612570.

Association of prone position with sudden unexpected death in epilepsy.

Liebenthal JA, Wu S, Rose S, Ebersole JS, Tao JX. Association of prone position with sudden unexpected death in epilepsy. Neurology. 2015;84(7):703-9. DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000001260. PubMed PMID: 25609764.

Facing up to SUDEP.

Dworetzky B, Schuele SU. Facing up to SUDEP. Neurology. 2015;84(7):643-4. DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000001274. PubMed PMID: 25609765.

Pediatric refractory epilepsy: A decision analysis comparing medical versus surgical treatment.

Fernández IS, An S, Loddenkemper T. Pediatric refractory epilepsy: A decision analysis comparing medical versus surgical treatment. Epilepsia. 2015;56(2):263-72. DOI: 10.1111/epi.12908. PubMed PMID: 25599894.

GRIN2A: an aptly named gene for speech dysfunction.

Turner SJ, Mayes AK, Verhoeven A, Mandelstam SA, Morgan AT, Scheffer IE. GRIN2A: an aptly named gene for speech dysfunction. Neurology. 2015;84(6):586-93. DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000001228. PubMed PMID: 25596506.

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms in adults with self-reported epilepsy: Results from a national epidemiologic survey of epilepsy.

Ettinger AB, Ottman R, Lipton RB, Cramer JA, Fanning KM, Reed ML. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms in adults with self-reported epilepsy: Results from a national epidemiologic survey of epilepsy. Epilepsia. 2015;56(2):218-24. DOI: 10.1111/epi.12897. PubMed PMID: 25594106.

Association between HLA-B*1502 allele and antiepileptic drug-induced cutaneous reactions in Han Chinese.

Man CBL, Kwan P, Baum L, Yu E, Lau KM, Cheng ASH, et al. Association between HLA-B*1502 allele and antiepileptic drug-induced cutaneous reactions in Han Chinese. Epilepsia. 2007;48(5):1015-8. DOI: 10.1111/j.1528-1167.2007.01022.x. PubMed PMID: 17509004.