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Migraine Knowledge Centre

Migraine Knowledge Centre

The Migraine Knowledge Centre features latest research on the prevalence and impact of migraine, the proposed neurological basis of the condition (and how this is being translated into new and exciting drug therapies), as well as current patient care strategies collated from headache organisations worldwide.

ESICM LIVES Highlights

ESICM LIVES Highlights

ESICM LIVES Congress 2018: Bringing you the latest news and insights from the 31st ESICM LIVES Congress, 20–24 October 2018 Paris, France.

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Guidelines

Epilepsies: diagnosis and management

The guideline covers diagnosing, treating and managing epilepsy and seizures in children, young people and adults in primary and secondary care.

Added 7 years ago

Diagnosis and management of epilepsy in adults

The guideline makes evidence-based recommendations covering all aspects of diagnosis and management of adults with epilepsy including a completely revised section on epilepsy and women’s health and new sections covering...

Added 4 years ago

Guidelines for the use of PET-CT in children, Second edition

The use of positron emission tomography co-registered with computed tomography (PET-CT) in adult oncology, neurology and cardiology is well established....

Added 5 years ago

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Journal articles

Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy: The neuro-cardio-respiratory connection.

Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) is the major cause of epilepsy-related premature mortality which targets preferentially younger people. Its etiology remains unknown. Several risk factors have been identified with...

Added 1 month ago

Emergency Management of Epilepsy and Seizures.

Seizure- and epilepsy-related complications are a common cause of emergency medical evaluation, accounting for 5% of 911 calls and 1% of emergency department visits. Emergency physicians and neurologists must be able to...

Added 1 month ago

Investigational small molecules in phase II clinical trials for the treatment of epilepsy.

Areas covered: We highlight recent advances in new and innovative drugs for epilepsy disorders. We review three small molecule drugs in phase II clinical trials: Cannabidivarin, BGG492 (Selurampanel) and Ganaloxone.

Added 1 month ago

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Clinical trials

A Study to Test the Efficacy and Safety of Padsevonil as Treatment of Focal-onset Seizures in Adult Subjects With Drug-resistant Epilepsy (DUET)

The purpose of the study is to evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of the 3 selected dose regimens of padsevonil (PSL) administered concomitantly with up to 3 anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs) compared with placebo for treatment...

Added 1 month ago

Randomized, Double-Blind Study to Evaluate Efficacy and Safety of Cenobamate Adjunctive Therapy in PGTC Seizures

This trial is intended to study the safety and effectiveness of an new anti-epileptic drug (AED) on Primary Generalized Tonic-Clonic (PGTC) Seizures. Eligible Subjects will continue to take their usual AEDs and receive either...

Added 1 month ago

A Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Adjunctive Brivaracetam Subjects (>=16 to 80 Years of Age) With Epilepsy

The purpose of the study is to evaluate the efficacy of brivaracetam (BRV) compared to placebo (PBO) as adjunctive treatment in subjects (>=16 to 80 years of age) with partial seizures with or without secondary generalization...

Added 1 month ago

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CME

Epilepsy: putting NICE guidelines into practice

Accrediting body
Union of European Medical Specialists (via European Accreditation Council for CME)
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Hallucinations - red flag symptoms

Accrediting body
MIMS Learning - Monthly Index of Medical Specialities
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Epilepsy: clinical review

Accrediting body
MIMS Learning - Monthly Index of Medical Specialities
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