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Epilepsy Clinical Trials

A listing of Epilepsy 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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Impact of Thermocoagulation During Invasive EEG Monitoring in Children With Focal Drug-resistant Epilepsies

When focal epilepsies become drug-resistant, it could be eligible for cortical surgical resection. Therefore, an invasive EEG monitoring with depth electrodes is often needed during presurgical evaluation. Some of these children can have access to thermocoagulation inside the ictal onset zone, at the end of the monitoring and before to ...

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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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Cognitive Effects of Vinpocetine in Healthy Adults and Patients With Epilepsy

Cognitive problems are common in patients with epilepsy, but there is currently no specific treatment available. Vinpocetine is a chemical obtained from the leaves of the Lesser Periwinkle. It has been shown to improve cerebral metabolism and memory in animals and humans. In addition, it has been shown to enhance ...

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Treating Deep Seizure Foci With Noninvasive Surface Brain Stimulation

The overall goal of this study is to open up the promising treatment of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), which has been shown to be effective against seizures in patients with surface neocortical foci, to a much larger population of patients with mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (MTLE) and other forms ...

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Low-intensity Focused Ultrasound Pulsation (LIFUP) for Treatment of Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

We intend to use focused ultrasound to stimulate or suppress brain activity in patients with epilepsy. We hypothesize that focused ultrasound is capable of brain stimulation or suppression visible with functional MRI, and will not cause tissue damage.

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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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Neuroimaging Biomarker for Seizures

Numerous Veterans and civilians have seizures, which can be epileptic or nonepileptic in nature. Epileptic seizures are caused by abnormal brain cell firing. Nonepileptic seizures appear similar to epileptic seizures, but are associated with traumatic experiences and underlying psychological stressors. Both types of seizure are common and disabling, and many ...

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Understanding the Mechanism(s) of Action on the Modified Atkins Diet for Epilepsy: Human Brain Tissues

The purpose of this study is to better define the potential molecular and anti-inflammatory changes induced by the modified Atkins diet in the brains of patients with treatment resistant epilepsy. The investigators plan to enroll 30 subjects overall in this study to compare serologic and brain tissue specimens. At NYU, ...

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Phenobarbital Versus Valproate for Generalized Convulsive Status Epilepticus

After the failure of first-line diazepam treatment, patients with GCSE are randomized to receive either IV PB (standard doses, low rate) or VPA (standard). Successful treatment is considered when clinical and electroencephalographic seizure activity ceases. Adverse events following treatment and the neurological outcomes at discharge and 3 months later are ...

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RCT of Efficacy of Amoxicillin Over Ampicillin on Severe Pneumonia

Severe pneumonia is a serious infection in children which requires timely intervention. Management of severe pneumonia is done by appropriate antibiotics and supportive care. WHO recommendation is to use injection ampicillin four times a day for 3-5 days and injection gentamicin once a day for 3-5 days in children with ...

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