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Epilepsy, Partial, Familial

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Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Epilepsy associated with solitary and multiple cerebral cavernous malformations
  • Journal: Neurosurgical focus
  • Treatment Used: Stereotactic laser interstitial thermal therapy
  • Number of Patients: 6
  • Published —
The study researched the safety and effectiveness of stereotactic laser interstitial thermal therapy for epilepsy associated with solitary and multiple cerebral cavernous malformations.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Tuberous Sclerosis-Related Refractory Epilepsy
  • Journal: World neurosurgery
  • Treatment Used: Deep Brain Stimulation of Anterior Thalamic Nucleus
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes a patient with tuberous sclerosis-related refractory epilepsy that was treated using deep brain stimulation of anterior thalamic nucleus.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Refractory Epilepsy
  • Journal: Epilepsy research
  • Treatment Used: Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
  • Number of Patients: 7
  • Published —
This study aimed to describe the use of vagus nerve stimulation in patients with refractory epilepsy during pregnancy.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Epilepsy
  • Journal: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
  • Treatment Used: Topiramate vs. Carbamazepine
  • Number of Patients: 1151
  • Published —
This review compared topiramate with carbamazepine to treat patients with epilepsy that experience focal onset seizures or generalized onset tonic-clinic seizures.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Focal Epilepsy
  • Journal: Expert review of neurotherapeutics
  • Treatment Used: Brivaracetam
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
In this study, researchers evaluated the effects of brivaracetam when used for focal epilepsy.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Generalized and Focal to Bilateral Tonic-Clonic Seizures
  • Journal: Epilepsia
  • Treatment Used: Perampanel
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using perampanel to treat patients with generalized and focal to bilateral tonic-clonic seizures.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Epilepsy
  • Journal: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
  • Treatment Used: Carbamazepine
  • Number of Patients: 836
  • Published —
This study investigated the clinical outcomes of using carbamazepine to treat seizure frequency in patients with epilepsy and compared it to a phenobarbitone monotherapy.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Epilepsy
  • Journal: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
  • Treatment Used: Oxcarbazepine versus phenytoin
  • Number of Patients: 517
  • Published —
The objective was to review the time to treatment failure, remission and first seizure with oxcarbazepine compared to phenytoin, when used alone in people with focal onset seizures or generalised tonic-clonic seizures.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Epilepsy with Mediobasal Temporal Cavernous Malformations
  • Journal: Zhurnal voprosy neirokhirurgii imeni N. N. Burdenko
  • Treatment Used: Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 8
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using surgery to treat patients with epilepsy and mediobasal temporal cavernous malformations.