R S Fisher
Brain research. Brain research reviews, 14(3), 245-278 (1989-07-01)
The study of mechanisms of the epilepsies requires employment of animal models. Choice of a model system depends upon several factors, including the question to be studied, the type of epilepsy to be modelled, familiarity and convenience. Over 50 models...
Peter Weber et al.
Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 24(1), 138-140 (2012-04-17)
We report the case of an adolescent girl who suffered from symptomatic refractory focal epilepsy after an arteria cerebri media insult 15 years prior to this report. Five weeks after initiation of an add-on therapy with vigabatrin, she was seizure...
The potential value of a negative finding: an illustrative example.
Kenneth Silverman et al.
JAMA psychiatry, 70(6), 571-572 (2013-04-12)
Dorota Nieoczym et al.
Progress in neuro-psychopharmacology & biological psychiatry, 39(1), 129-135 (2012-06-12)
Sildenafil, a selective phosphodiesterase 5 (PDE5) inhibitor, has recently been reported to affect convulsant activity in some animal models of seizures and epilepsy. Moreover, its influence on the protective activity of some antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) was also noted. The aim...
Barbara Nowińska et al.
Acta poloniae pharmaceutica, 69(2), 327-334 (2012-05-10)
Long-term administration of antiepileptic drugs may be connected with the risk of impairment of bone remodeling. Contrary to the reported unfavorable effect of classic antiepileptic drugs on bone metabolism, little is known about the effect of the next generation antiepileptics...