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Manejo de la epilepsia crónica en adultos
Se examinan las publicaciones sobre el manejo de la epilepsia crónica en los adultos.
Autor: Dres. Fergus J Rugg-Gunn, Josemir W Sander BMJ 2012;345:e4576
INDICE:  1. Artículo | 2. Referencias
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1 Ngugi AK, Kariuki SM, Bottomley C, Kleinschmidt I, Sander JW, Newton CR. Incidence of epilepsy: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Neurology 2011;77:1005-12.
2 Leone MA, Solari A, Beghi E. Treatment of the first tonic-clonic seizure does not affect long-term remission of epilepsy. Neurology 2006;67:2227-9.
3 Marson A, Jacoby A, Johnson A, Kim L, Gamble C, Chadwick D. Immediate versus deferred antiepileptic drug treatment for early epilepsy and single seizures: a randomized controlled trial. Lancet 2005;365:2007-13.
4 Annegers JF, Hauser WA, Elveback LR. Remission of seizures and relapse in patients with epilepsy. Epilepsia 1979;20:729-37.
5 Cockerell OC, Johnson AL, Sander JW, Hart YM, Goodridge DM, Shorvon SD. Mortality from epilepsy: results from a prospective population-based study. Lancet 1994;344:918-21.
6 Lhatoo SD, Johnson AL, Goodridge DM, MacDonald BK, Sander JW, Shorvon SD. Mortality in epilepsy in the first 11 to 14 years after diagnosis: multivariate analysis of a long-term, prospective, population-based cohort. Ann Neurol 2001;49:336-44.
7 Gilliam F. Optimizing health outcomes in active epilepsy. Neurology 2002;58(suppl 5):S9-20.
8 Marson AG, Al-Kharusi AM, Alwaidh M, Appleton R, Baker GA, Chadwick DW, et al. The SANAD study of effectiveness of valproate, lamotrigine, or topiramate for generalized and unclassifiable epilepsy: an unblinded randomised controlled trial. Lancet 2007;369:1016-26.
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10 National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence. Clinical guideline 137. NICE, 2012.
11 Wiebe S, Blume WT, Girvin JP, Eliasziw M. A randomized, controlled trial of surgery for temporal-lobe epilepsy. N Engl J Med 2001;345:311-8.
12 MacDonald BK, Johnson AL, Goodridge DM, Cockerell OC, Sander JW, Shorvon SD. Factors predicting prognosis of epilepsy after presentation with seizures. Ann Neurol 2000;48:833-41.
13 Kwan P, Brodie MJ. Early identification of refractory epilepsy. N Engl J Med 2000;342:314-9.
14 Luciano AL, Shorvon SD. Results of treatment changes in patients with apparently drug-resistant chronic epilepsy. Ann Neurol 2007;62:375-81.
15 Smith D, Defalla BA, Chadwick DW. The misdiagnosis of epilepsy and the management of refractory epilepsy in a specialist clinic. QJM 1999;92:15-23.
16 Chaves J, Sander JW. Seizure aggravation in idiopathic generalized epilepsies. Epilepsia 2005;46(suppl 9):133-9.
17 Marson AG, Kadir ZA, Hutton JL, Chadwick DW. The new antiepileptic drugs: a systematic review of their efficacy and tolerability. Epilepsia 1997;38:859-80.
18 Marson AG, Hutton JL, Leach JP, Castillo S, Schmidt D, White S, et al. Levetiracetam, oxcarbazepine, remacemide and zonisamide for drug resistant localization-related epilepsy: a systematic review. Epilepsy Res 2001;46:259-70.
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20 Meador KJ, Baker GA, Browning N, Clayton-Smith J, Combs-Cantrell DT, Cohen M, et al. Cognitive function at 3 years of age after fetal exposure to antiepileptic drugs. N Engl J Med 2009;360:1597-605.
21 Albright P, Bruni J. Reduction of polypharmacy in epileptic patients. Arch Neurol 1985;42:797-9.
22 Duncan JS, Shorvon SD, Trimble MR. Discontinuation of phenytoin, carbamazepine, and valproate in patients with active epilepsy. Epilepsia 1990;31:324-33.
23 Hosking PG, Duncan JS, Sander JW. The epilepsy nurse specialist at a tertiary care hospital-improving the interface between primary and tertiary care. Seizure 2002;11:494-9.

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Dr. Ralph Galewski   Hace 1 año
Muy respetados Doctores
Quiero felicitar muy sinceramentela manera como han manejado el tema de la epilepsia.
Permitanme, comentar otra alternativa de tratamiento. Llevo 26 anos en investigacion y practica de la electroacpuntura almemana en el area neuriologica. Dentro de los desordenes neurologicos a ser manejados esta la epilepsia, inclyendo la forma refractaria. El princvipio del tratamiento esta en identificar la causa de las convulsiones, su correspondiente manejo con la electroacuipuntura y el manejo anticonvulsivante propiamente dicho.
Afortunadamente os resultados han ido mejorando durante estos 26 anos. Invito a mi pagina web: www.electroacuüpuntura.or...
Me podria extender mas, pero creo que es bueno,parar aqui de momento
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