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Despite the decrease in the disease burden from 1990 to 2016, epilepsy is still an important cause of disability and mortality. Standardised collection of data on epilepsy in population representative surveys will strengthen the estimates, particularly in countries for which we currently have no or sparse data...
18 February, 2019
Factors predicting cessation of status epilepticus in clinical practice – data from a prospective observational registry (SENSE)
In clinical practice, treatment guidelines were not followed in a substantial proportion of patients. This under‐dosing correlated with lack of cessation of SE. Our data suggest that sufficiently dosed benzodiazepines should be used as first treatment step.
4 February, 2019
The International League Against Epilepsy-Eastern Mediterranean Region (ILAE-EMR) is pleased to announce the availability of fellowships for young epileptologists interested in further training in epilepsy, including internships in epilepsy monitoring units. Applicants must be 40 years old or younger on the first day of the fellowship and must be practicing in one of the ILAE-EMR countries.
29 January, 2019
Mark your calendar! International Epilepsy Day is a special event which promotes awareness of epilepsy in more than 120 countries each year. Every year on the second Monday of February people join together to celebrate and highlight the problems faced by people with epilepsy, their families and…
14 January, 2019
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.
Zelano et al
A web-based diagnostic reference centre for the European Reference Network “EpiCare”: recommendations of the eNeuropathology working group
Konrad Kölble, J. Helen Cross, Albert Becker, Ingmar Blümcke
Chalfont St Peter, UK
28 February - 2 March 2019
1 - 2 March 2019
7 - 9 March 2019
Lutyen’s Delhi, Parliament Street, New Delhi, India
8 - 10 March 2019
25 - 28 March 2019
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