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Read messages from the current and newly-elected ILAE and IBE Presidents, the Secretary-General-Elect, Treasurer-Elect, and Vice-President-Elect. In addition, the new Executive Committee and ILAE Award winners are announced and Regional Commission Chairs present their goals for the next four years.
Objective: To determine the definite and potential frequency of seizures and epilepsy as a cause of death (COD) and how often this goes unrecognized. Methods: Prospective determination of seizures or epilepsy and final COD for individuals aged 18–90 years with out-of-hospital sudden cardiac…
Results support the applicability of the new epilepsy definition in clinical practice. Individual patient characteristics and a personalized diagnostic approach can justify treatment after a single unprovoked seizure.
Objective: To evaluate the effects of epilepsy and antiepileptic drugs (AED) use during pregnancy on fetal growth and preterm delivery. Methods: This study included singleton liveborns born to women enrolled in the North American Antiepileptic Drug Pregnancy Registry between 1997 and 2016. Data…
The 32nd International Epilepsy Congress (IEC) will take place in Barcelona, Spain, on September 2-6, 2017. The Congress, organized jointly by ILAE and IBE, represents the most important global scientific event in 2017 dedicated to epilepsy. More than 3,000 delegates from all over the word are…
Con profundo pesar, comunicamos el sensible fallecimiento de nuestro destacado socio, Fundador de la Sociedad de Epileptologia de Chile. Capitulo Chileno de ILAE. Expresidente de la Sociedad de Epileptología y hasta la fecha miembro de nuestro Directorio, Dr. Marcelo Devilat Barros.
The ILAE and the editors of Epilepsia are pleased to announce that the impact factor of Epilepsia has increased from 4.706 to 5.295.View the 10 most-cited papers here.
The ILAE and the editors of Epileptic Disorders are pleased to announce that the impact factor of Epileptic Disorders has increased from 0.9426 to 1.168. View the 10 most-consulted articles here.
Cells related to seizures, schizophrenia, and ADHD all found in the same region of the brain Gladstone scientists, led by senior investigator Jeanne Paz, showed that a region of the brain called the reticular thalamus is mainly composed of two different types of neurons, contrary to what was…
We have received a reminder notice from GSK that retigabine (Trobalt®/Potiga®) will be removed from clinical use at the end of June. Please discuss the issues with any patient who remains on the medication and how they need to be transitioned to other drugs as clinically indicated. Details here.
The International League Against Epilepsy disseminates research findings and breakthroughs in the cure for epilepsy and related seizure disorders through its official publications in original peer-reviewed articles that communicate the latest in epilepsy research.
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