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Please complete new survey: medical treatment in childhood epilepsy

Please take a few minutes to complete the new survey and share it with your colleagues. The survey looks at current treatment practices in 6 typical early life epilepsy scenarios. Our aim is not only to show first and second line treatment preferences, but also to illustrate that we commonly use off-label drugs in childhood epilepsies.

9 September, 2020
Clinical Research

Prevalence of MRI abnormalities in people with epilepsy in rural China

More than one-third of people with chronic epilepsy in rural China have potentially epileptogenic lesions identifiable on brain MRI, with two-thirds fulfilling the definition of pharmacoresistance. These findings highlight the magnitude of the unmet needs for epilepsy surgery in China.

17 September, 2020
Sándor Beniczky, Editor-in-Chief, Epileptic Disorders
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Changes to Epileptic Disorders Editorial Leadership

Epileptic Disorders is pleased to announce that Alexis Arzimanoglou is now Editor-in-Chief Emeritus and Elza Márcia Yacubian was named Deputy Editor. Sándor Beniczky remains Editor-in-Chief.

7 September, 2020
Clinical Research

Clinical and experimental insight into pathophysiology, comorbidity and therapy of absence seizures

This paper reviews recent evidence from human and experimental models of absence seizures and concludes that “Together, these novel clinical and experimental findings bring about paradigm-shifting views of our understanding of absence seizures and demand careful choice of initial monotherapy and continuous neuropsychiatric evaluation of affected children”

31 August, 2020

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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.

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