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Antiepileptic drug treatment after an unprovoked first seizure: A decision analysis

Our model determined that immediate AED treatment is preferable to deferred treatment in adult first-seizure patients over a wide and clinically relevant range of variables. Furthermore, our analysis suggests that the 10-year seizure recurrence rate that justifies AED treatment (38.0%) is substantially lower than the 60% threshold used in the current definition of epilepsy.

9 October, 2018
Marco T. Medina, MD
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Marco Medina awarded Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur

On September 3rd, 2018 the French President, Emmanuel Macron, nominated Marco Medina as Chevalier de la Légion d´Honneur, the highest French order of merit for military and civil merits.

8 October, 2018
Nina the Little Bulldozer
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Nina, the Little Bulldozer

In just over 4 minutes you will see epilepsy in a new light. This one of a kind short film simulates a seizure in an animated, artistic and compassionate manner suitable for people of all ages. It portrays the courage and hope of a little girl that in spite of her illness never gives up and keeps going.

1 October, 2018
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