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Epilepsy and sudden death

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Published by Dekker in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Epilepsy -- Risk factors.,
  • Sudden death.,
  • Epilepsy -- Complications.,
  • Death, Sudden -- etiology.,
  • Epilepsy -- physiopathology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Claire M. Lathers, Paul L. Schraeder.
    SeriesNeurological disease and therapy ;, v. 7
    ContributionsLathers, Claire M., Schraeder, Paul L., 1940-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC372.5 .E624 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 531 p. :
    Number of Pages531
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1851844M
    ISBN 100824783085
    LC Control Number90003424

      Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) is a term used when a person with epilepsy suddenly dies and the reason for the death is not known. For example, it is not due to injury or to drowning following or during a seizure and it is not due to a Author: Dr Colin Tidy.   Death from epilepsy is rare. The leading cause of death among people with uncontrolled epilepsy, sudden unexpected death in epilepsy, or SUDEP, kills 1 Author: Debbie Koenig.

    Epilepsy is one of the most prevalent neurological diseases in the world, and carries with it the risk of sudden death. This volume captures the state of the art and science in the study of sudden .   Sudden death in epilepsy is a little-known and seldom-mentioned phenomenon, but now, after a push by advocates, the federal government has begun a concerted program to understand it.

    A major cause of death is a condition called SUDEP, or sudden death of epilepsy, which is the unexpected and so far unexplained death of someone with epilepsy who was otherwise healthy. Sudden death may account for 10–20% of the mortality seen in epilepsy, may occur at any age, and is particularly of concern in patients with uncontrolled tonic-clonic seizures (Walczak et al. , Nashef et al. )although asytole, a potential mechanism for SUDEP, can be seen with nonconvulsive seizures as well (Rocamora et al. Cited by:


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Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy: Mechanisms and New Methods for Analyzing Risks builds on earlier works focusing on the clinical problem of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP). This book presents a methodology for identifying and classifying clusters of risks that lead to : Hardcover.

Expanding on the book Epilepsy and Sudden Death, edited by Lathers and Schraeder, Sudden Death in Epilepsy: Forensic and Clinical Issues reviews of the basic science of epilepsy as it relates to SUDEP.

Clinical chapters study the sophisticated simultaneous ambulatory EKG and EEG telemetry and respiratory function monitoring of patients at risk for sudden death that will help identify cardiac, 4/5(2).

Book Description. Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy: Mechanisms and New Methods for Analyzing Risks builds on earlier works focusing on the clinical problem of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP). This book presents a methodology for. Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy: Mechanisms and New Methods for Analyzing Risks builds on earlier works focusing on the clinical problem of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP).

This book presents a methodology for identifying and classifying clusters of risks that lead to SUDEP. Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy: Mechanisms and New Methods for Analyzing Risks builds on earlier works focusing on the clinical problem of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP).

This book presents a methodology for identifying and classifying clusters of risks that lead to SUDEP. Developed over the last two years, the SUDEP ClassificatioCited by: 2.

DOI link for Sudden Death in Epilepsy. Sudden Death in Epilepsy book. Forensic and Clinical Issues. Edited By Claire M. Lathers, Paul L. Schraeder, Michael Bungo, Jan E. Leestma. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 8 November Pub. location Boca Raton. Imprint CRC Edition: 1st Edition.

There is as yet little effort to establish an actionable strategy in the mitigation of these potentially fatal arrhythmias. Expanding on the book Epilepsy and Sudden Death, edited by Lathers. Sudden Death in Epilepsy: Forensic and Clinical Issues eBook: Lathers, Claire M., Schraeder, Paul L., Bungo, Michael W., Leestma, Jan E.: : Kindle Store4/5(2).

For some people living with epilepsy, the risk of Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) is an important concern. SUDEP refers to deaths in people with epilepsy that are not caused by injury, drowning, or other known causes.

1 Studies suggest that each year there are about cases of SUDEP for every 1, people with epilepsy, although estimates vary.

SUDEP is the sudden, unexpected death of someone with epilepsy, who was otherwise healthy. In SUDEP cases, no other cause of death is found when an autopsy is done. Each year, more than 1 in 1, people with epilepsy die from SUDEP.

SUDEP stands for Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy. SUDEP refers to deaths in people with epilepsy that are not from injury, drowning, or other known causes. 1 Most, but not all, cases of SUDEP happen during or right after a seizure. Researchers do not understand the exact cause of SUDEP, but these are possible reasons it happens: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxiv, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm.

Contents: "Natural History of Epilepsy A Perspective on Death of Persons with Epilepsy Patterns of Overall and Unexplained Death Mortality Among Persons with Epilepsy A Survey of EEG Changes Obtained in Epileptic Persons Prior to Sudden Unexplained Death Sudden Unexpected Death.

There is as yet little effort to establish an actionable strategy in the mitigation of these potentially fatal arrhythmias. Expanding on the book Epilepsy and Sudden Death, edited by Lathers and Schraeder, Sudden Death in Epilepsy: Forensic and Clinical Issues reviews of the basic science of epilepsy as it relates to SUDEP.

Expanding on the book Epilepsy and Sudden Death, edited by Lathers and Schraeder, Sudden Death in Epilepsy: Forensic and Clinical Issues reviews of the basic science of epilepsy as it relates to SUDEP. Clinical chapters study the sophisticated simultaneous ambulatory EKG and EEG telemetry and respiratory function monitoring of patients at Brand: CRC Press.

Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) is when a person with epilepsy dies suddenly and prematurely and no reason for death is found. SUDEP deaths are often unwitnessed with many of the deaths occurring overnight.

There may be obvious signs. SUDEP is defined as: Sudden, unexpected, witnessed or unwitnessed, nontraumatic, and non-drowning death in patients with epilepsy, with or without evidence for a seizure and excluding documented status epilepticus where necropsy examination does not reveal a toxicological or anatomical cause for death.”1.

FERGUS J. RUGG-GUNN, LINA NASHEF, in Blue Books of Neurology, Patients with epilepsy have an increased mortality rate compared to the general population, to which sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) is a major contributor. Some groups of patients are at greater risk of SUDEP than others, although the reasons for this are only partly understood.

clinics, / person-years in pupils with epilepsy enrolled in a special residential school11 and up to / person-years in epilepsy surgery candidates12, The incidence of sudden death in young adults with intractable epilepsy is therefore many times that of the general population, with a peak between the ages of 20 and Growing on the book Epilepsy and Sudden Death, edited by Lathers and Schraeder, Sudden Death in Epilepsy: Forensic and Clinical Issues evaluations of.

Repeated seizures that lead to unconsciousness, however, appear to be associated with damage to the hippocampus in the brain and sudden unexpected death. Some cases of childhood epilepsy (which is often eventually outgrown) have been successfully treated with surgery or a very high-fat "ketogenic" diet.

The diet results in a natural buildup of. Association of Sleep with Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy Becoming Comfortable with "My" Epilepsy: Strategies that Patients Use in the Journey from Diagnosis to Acceptance and Disclosure Bursts of High-frequency Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS), Together with Lorazepam, Suppress Seizures in a Rat Kainate Status.

In sudden death in epilepsy, people stop breathing for no apparent reason and die. Now, a group of UConn neuroscientists have a lead as to why. Many neurologists argue that a .Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) is when a person with epilepsy dies suddenly and prematurely and no reason for death is found.

SUDEP deaths are often unwitnessed with many of the deaths occurring overnight during sleep. There may be obvious signs a seizure has happened, though this isn’t always the case.