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Seizure Disorders Clinical Trials

A listing of Seizure Disorders medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.

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Found (14) clinical trials

Seizure Prophylaxis in Aneurysm Repair

After a thorough review of the existing literature as well as a review of our own practice, the investigators have concluded that the decision to treat patients undergoing aneurysm repair with levetiracetam has reached true clinical equipoise. In other words, the investigators cannot favor a decision to either administer or ...

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Use of Clobazam for Epilepsy and Anxiety

This study is an open label, adjunctive, proof of concept, pilot clinical trial. Pediatric patients with epilepsy and clinically significant anxiety will be recruited and if enrolled will receive active treatment, involving flexible dose titration of clobazam and will be monitored for a period of four months. The study will ...

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Dexmedetomidine and Propofol for Pediatric MRI Sedation

The purpose of this study is to compare the results of combining two anesthetic medications (dexmedetomidine and propofol) in low doses with a standard dose of a single drug that is commonly used to provide sedation/anesthesia for MRI studies in young children (propofol). Recent studies and the FDA have raised ...

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Seizure Treatment in Glioma

Currently, treatment of glioma patients with a specific anti-epileptic drug (AED) mainly depends on the physicians' preference, as there is no robust evidence from randomized controlled trials supporting the use of one specific anticonvulsant above the other in glioma patients. Levetiracetam and valproic acid are the most commonly used AEDs ...

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Clobazam Adjunctive Treatment of Adults With Refractory Focal Epilepsy

Approximately 35 % of patients with epilepsy do not respond to treatment with medications. There is a need for new treatment of refractory focal epilepsy. Clobazam was approved in 2011 in the US for treatment of refractory seizures in patients with Lennox Gastaut syndrome (LGS). Patients with LGS have different ...

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Ketogenic Diet in Infants With Epilepsy (KIWE)

The project proposed is a randomised controlled multicentre study of infants with epilepsy who have failed to respond to two or more pharmacological treatments (antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) or corticosteroids), comparing ketogenic diet to treatment with a further AED. Children for this study will be recruited from 8 paediatric neurology centres ...

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Hormone Profiles in Adults With Newly Diagnosed Epilepsy

Sodium valproate is an established antiepileptic drug used against a broad range of seizure types. Lamotrigine, a newer antiepileptic drug available since late 1980s, has a similar range of action and is approved as first-line treatment for epilepsy in the United States and many European countries as well as in ...

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Effects on the Diagnostic Accuracy of Magnetic Imaging Angiographies of the Supra-Aortic Vessels by Three Different Magnetic Resonance Contrast Agents in Patients

Angiographies of the supra-aortic vessels by magnetic imaging have become common recently. So it was the purpose of this study to evaluate the imaging potential of different contrast agents. Three contrast agents for magnetic resonance imaging are compared in angiographies of the supra-aortic arteries in a intraindividual study of 10 ...

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Compare Tolerability of an Overnight Switch to Gradual Switch Between Two Different Forms of Depakote

Twenty patients will be randomily assigned to convert overnight (10 pts) or over six days (10 pts). Side effects will be formally evaluated by the UKU side effect rating scal which will be done 7 days before conversion (day -7), the day of conversion (day 0)and then at the start ...

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Does Short-Term Anti-Seizure Prophylaxis After Traumatic Brain Injury Decrease Seizure Rates?

The efficacy of anti-seizure prophylaxis in head injury patients remains controversial. Current recommendations for the use of anti-seizure prophylaxis are based upon a single institution study that has not been reproduced with other studies contradicting their conclusions. The proposed study will be a randomized prospective study at Loyola University Medical ...

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