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The World's preeminent association of health care professionals and scientists working toward a world where no person's life is limited by epilepsy
Your comments are needed on proposed syndrome definitions
The ILAE seeks your comments on four papers prepared by the Task Force on Nosology and Definitions that provide the definitions for the many epilepsy syndromes at various ages. These papers summarize diagnostic electroclinical criteria as well as provide information about expected results of other investigations (imaging, genetics), frequent co-morbidities, and natural history. These definitions will become the League’s formal positions on these syndromes once edited and approved. Deadline for comment is July 15.
Two-Year-Old Cognitive Outcomes in Children of Pregnant Women With Epilepsy in the Maternal Outcomes and Neurodevelopmental Effects of Antiepileptic Drugs Study
Outcomes of children at 2 years of age did not differ between children of WWE taking ASMs and children of healthy women.
8 June, 2021
We are saddened to report the death of Alan Richens, recognized internationally for his research and a major driving force behind the impressive developments in the clinical pharmacology of epilepsy which took place in the 70s and the 80s.
7 June, 2021
The Elections Committee is pleased to announce that the ILAE regional elections have been completed. The elected officers of the six Regional Boards for the 2021-2025 term are as follows. The Elections Committee congratulates all the elected officers and wishes them a successful service for the next four years.
25 May, 2021
In this comparative effectiveness study, no difference was found in functional neurodevelopment or epilepsy at age 24 months among children whose ASM was discontinued vs maintained at hospital discharge after resolution of acute symptomatic neonatal seizures. These results support discontinuation of ASM prior to hospital discharge for most infants with acute symptomatic neonatal seizures.
24 May, 2021
The International League Against Epilepsy disseminates the latest original research findings and breakthroughs in the cure for epilepsy and related seizure disorders through its official peer-reviewed publications.
Roozbeh Tarighati Rasekhi, Kathryn N. Devlin, Joely A. Mass, Mustafa Donmez, Burcu Asma, Michael R. Sperling, Maromi Nei
Kenneth N. Taylor, Anand A. Joshi, Tugba Hirfanoglu, Olesya Grinenko, Ping Liu, Xiaofeng Wang, Jorge A. Gonzalez-Martinez, Richard M. Leahy, John C. Mosher, Dileep R. Nair
Electroencephalography: basic biophysical and technological aspects important for clinical applications
Sándor Beniczky, Donald L. Schomer
19 - 22 June 2021
25 - 26 June 2021
2 August - 26 September 2021
19 August 2021
28 August - 1 September 2021
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