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Hirokazu Oguni, Yoshiko Hirano, Ikuko Katoh
We conducted a Japanese Expert Consensus (EC) study for the treatment of childhood epilepsies following the method reported from the USA and EU (Wheless JW, et al., 2005, 2007), and compared the results to reveal differences in the choice of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs). The subjects were 41 pediatric board-certified epileptologists who responded to the 23 questionnaires. A 9-point scale was used to grade each AED, in which 9 was the best whereas 1 was the worst for appropriateness of choice for each epileptic syndrome...
July 2010: No to Hattatsu. Brain and Development
Tai-Tong Wong, Shang-Yeong Kwan, Kai-Ping Chang, Wu Hsiu-Mei, Tsui-Fen Yang, Ying-Sheue Chen, Lee Yi-Yen
INTRODUCTION: For children of medical resistant epilepsy without resectable epileptogenic zone, corpus callosotomy and vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) therapy are the two commonly used palliative epilepsy surgeries that can be considered. Although their routes and mechanisms to control epilepsy are different, both surgeries have shown their efficacy in selected candidates. The most common candidates for palliative surgery are in infants and children with organic encephalopathic types of epilepsy including infantile spasms/West syndrome, Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS), severe epilepsy with multiple independent spike foci (SE-MISF) and selected symptomatic partial epilepsy to relief seizures and to stabilize co morbidities (Hirsch and Arzimanoglou, Revue Neurologique [Hirsch E and Arzimanoglou A, Rev Neurol (Paris)...
August 2006: Child's Nervous System: ChNS: Official Journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery
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