56 Results for Death, Sudden

  1. New Practice Guideline Quantifies SUDEP Incidence Rates and Risk Factors

    ...ARTICLE IN BRIEFNew practice guidelines on SUDEP identify risk factors and incidence rates in adults and children with epilepsy.Figure. No caption available.Although sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) is a

    • Rukovets, Olga
    • Neurology Today
    • May 04, 2017
  2. A Teenager's Death Turns Spotlight on Sudden Unexplained Death in Epilepsy

    ... said in interviews with Neurology Today.RISK FOR SUDEPAn estimated 0.05- to 1.0-percent of those with refractory epilepsy die of sudden unexplained death in epilepsy (SUDEP). About 30 to 40 percent of epilepsy patients

    • TALAN, JAMIE
    • Neurology Today
    • February 05, 2009
  3. Serotonin Abnormalities Confirmed in Sudden Infant Death

    .... They compared the brain tissue from 35 babies whose deaths were ruled to be the result of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) to five infants who died of known reasons and five other babies hospitalized with chronic...

    • TALAN, JAMIE
    • Neurology Today
    • March 04, 2010
  4. Stimulants for Children Reported to Carry Rare Risk for Sudden Death

    ...After 50 years of prescription use, stimulants used by children and adolescents carry a rare risk of sudden death, according to a study published online in advance of print June 15 in the American Journal of...

    • TALAN, JAMIE
    • Neurology Today
    • August 03, 2009
  5. CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS BLAMED FOR MOST SUDDEN DEATHS IN MYOTONIC DYSTROPHY PATIENTS

    ...ARTICLE IN BRIEFInvestigators reported that severely abnormal ECG findings correlated with sudden death in one-third of the patients with myotonic dystrophy in a large clinical trial.A large percentage of sudden deaths...

    • SAMSON, KURT
    • Neurology Today
    • August 07, 2008
  6. Sodium Channel Defects Implicated in Sudden Death and Epilepsy

    ... defective sodium channels on nerves that could explain instances of epilepsy and of sudden death in patients with epilepsy (SUDEP).“The underlying mechanism of SUDEP is still unknown,” said Yunxiang Liao, PhD, a...

    • Friedman, Roberta PHD
    • Neurology Today
    • December 16, 2010