The abbreviation “PWE” may carry a negative connotation compared with the labels “person with epilepsy” and “epileptic”
This study analyzed college students position changes, influenced by three different labels of PWE.MethodsObservational, descriptive, cross-sectional study. Students of three schools answered one of three questionnaires whose content changed in the labeling form: person with epilepsy, epileptic or PWE. Proportions were compared with Chi square test or Fisher's exact test to explore considering age, gender, religion practicing, socioeconomic status, knowing an affected person and by faculty.ResultsA total of 273 questionnaires were included were distributed in medicine 133 (48.7%), engineering 108 (39.6%) and law 32 (11.7%) schools. Labeling type distribution was person with epilepsy 94 (34.4%), epileptic 93 (34.1%) and PWE 86 (31.5%). No statistical differences were found according the labels person with epilepsy and epileptic. The abbreviation PWE had statistical significant connotation in aspects of academic achievement (p = 0,007), selecting a PWE in your work team (p = 0,009), self control (p
Conclusion: Several spots with differential expression were observed by comparing patients with ES against the PNES groups, which could be potential biomarkers of the disease. Damage to the blood-brain barrier is the most important difference between the two groups, thus identifying total protein changes offers a key to the future of differentiating ES and PNES patients. PMID: 32259116 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Conclusions: The study revealed that there was a higher prevalence of vitamin D3 insufficiency in epileptic children receiving valproate monotherapy compared with healthy children. Vitamin D3 supplementation should be given to all epileptic children even before initiation of anti-epileptic drugs. PMID: 32259112 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Conditions: Neonatal Seizure; Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy; Stroke; Intracranial Hemorrhages; Epilepsy; Cerebral Palsy; Intellectual Disability Intervention: Sponsors: University of California, San Francisco; University of Michigan; Stanford University; Duke University; Boston Children’s Hospital; Children's National Research Institute; Massachusetts General Hospital; Children's Hospital of ...
Conclusion: IrTM could be useful in detecting hypothermic IZ in CD cases. As the ΔT is inversely proportional to epilepsy chronicity, this variable could affect the metabolic thermic patterns of the human brain. PMID: 32257556 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Conclusion: Integrating preoperative nTMS motor mapping in treatment planning allowed us to reduce dose distributions to perilesional motor fibers while achieving salvage of motor function, lasting seizure freedom, and tumor control. These initial data along with our review of the available literature suggest that nTMS can be of significant assistance in brain radiosurgery. Prospective studies including larger number of patients are still warranted. PMID: 32257555 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Authors: Raucci U, Pro S, Di Capua M, Di Nardo G, Villa MP, Striano P, Parisi P Abstract Introduction: Some neurologic conditions that can quickly and with low costs be recognized, classified and treated thanks to the availability of an EEG recording in an emergency setting. However, although considered a cheap, not invasive, highly accurate diagnostic investigation, still today, an EEG recording in emergency, in real time during the event paroxysmal ictal phase, is not yet been become a routine.Areas covered: This review will cover the role and utility of EEG recording in the emergency setting, both in emergency depa...
Publication date: Available online 6 April 2020Source: SeizureAuthor(s): Ellen Marise Lima, Patrícia Rzezak, Maria Augusta Montenegro, Marilisa M. Guerreiro, Kette D.R. Valente
Publication date: Available online 6 April 2020Source: NeuropsychologiaAuthor(s): E. Roger, L. Torlay, J. Gardette, C. Mosca, S. Banjac, L. Minotti, P. Kahane, M. Baciu
Publication date: June 2020Source: Epilepsy &Behavior, Volume 107Author(s): Giuditta Pellino, Jessica Gencarelli, Sara Bertelli, Angelo Russo, Elisa Fiumana, Raffaella Faggioli