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Long-term cognitive and mood effects of zonisamide monotherapy in epilepsy patients
This study was a prospective, randomized, open-label investigation of the long-term effects of zonisamide (ZNS) monotherapy on cognition and mood of patients with epilepsy. Forty-three patients withExpand
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Reliability and Validity of the Korean Version of QOLIE-10 in Epilepsy
Background and Purpose It is necessary in clinical practice to screen patients with epilepsy for quality-of-life factors. The purpose of this study was to develop a Korean version of the Quality ofExpand
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Factors contributing to the stigma of epilepsy
PURPOSE To evaluate the factors, including personality and coping styles, likely to be influential in enhancing the social stigma of epilepsy. METHODS Data were collected from 400 adults withExpand
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The surgical effect of callosotomy in the treatment of intractable seizure.
We evaluated the surgical effects of the callosotomy, particularly with respect to the effect of callosotomy in some seizure types and the extent of surgery. Twenty-one patients with a minimumExpand
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Endoscopic disconnection for hypothalamic hamartoma with intractable seizure. Report of four cases.
Although intractable epilepsy associated with hypothalamic hamartoma (HH) can be controlled by microsurgical resection of the lesion, excision of deep-seated lesions is often associated withExpand
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Prospective study on factors delaying surgery in ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms.
Delays between rupture, eventual diagnosis and the repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) can significantly affect outcome, but the reasons for such delays in management are not always clear. AExpand
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Cognitive and behavioral effects of lamotrigine and carbamazepine monotherapy in patients with newly diagnosed or untreated partial epilepsy
PURPOSE In this prospective study, we compared the long-term cognitive and behavioral effects of lamotrigine (LTG) and carbamazepine (CBZ) in patients with newly diagnosed or untreated partialExpand
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Association of knowledge about epilepsy with mood and self-efficacy in Korean people with epilepsy
PURPOSE We determined the level of knowledge about epilepsy in Korean people with epilepsy (PWE) and evaluated whether this is associated with self-efficacy, perceived stigma, anxiety, and depressiveExpand
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Changing name of epilepsy in Korea; cerebroelectric disorder (noi‐jeon‐jeung,뇌전증,腦電症)
Public misconception of epilepsy may lead to significant stigma to the disease itself, thereby causing impaired quality of life in people with epilepsy. Traditionally, epilepsy has been considered toExpand
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Disclosure management behaviors in Korean adults with well-controlled epilepsy: Their relation to perception of stigma
PURPOSE In spite of the fact that epilepsy is a concealable stigmatized identity, there is little evidence pertaining to disclosure management in adults living with epilepsy. We determined theExpand
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