ILAE-Asia and Oceania

Epilepsy in Asia: Disease burden, management barriers, and challenges
Eugen Trinka, Patrick Kwan, ByungIn Lee and Amitabh Dash
Version of Record online: 28 JUN 2018 | DOI: 10.1111/epi.14458

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Indian Epilepsy Society Spotlight

The chapter is young and growing, with members who actively contribute their share towards achieving the common goal to "bring epilepsy out of the shadows."

21 November, 2018
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In memoriam: Augustine Mugarura

We regret to announce that Augustine Mugarura, Secretary General of the Uganda League Against Epilepsy, passed away in October 2018. In addition to his role with the ILAE, he was the  long-standing director of the Epilepsy Support Association Uganda (ESAU). He also led the IBE chapter in Uganda…

5 November, 2018
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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
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Neonatal Seizure Classification

The ILAE Task Force on Neonatal Seizures has created a classification for seizures in the neonate, which is intended to become the ILAE position on the classification for seizures in this age group.  As part of the approval and adoption process the League asks its members to review and comment on…

16 August, 2018

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