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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International Epilepsy Day is February 11

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
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Chapter spotlight: Epilepsy Society of Thailand (EST)

Since it was established in 1996, the mission of EST has been to improve the standard of care for epileptic patients, to improve the quality of treatment, and to provide up-to-date knowledge about epilepsy to both general practitioners and patients. In 2019 the EST celebrates its twenty-third…

9 January, 2019
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Switching the manufacturer of antiepileptic drugs is associated with higher risk of seizures

In previously seizure‐free patients, switching the manufacturer of antiepileptic medications was associated with a higher risk for seizure recurrence. Our retrospective approach does not allow us to determine whether other changes in medical care at the same time could contribute to the recurrence. However, it would be prudent to avoid switching the manufacturer of anticonvulsants in seizure‐free patients. Ann Neurol 2018;84:918–925

2 January, 2019

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