Carlos Tejero-Juste

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OBJECTIVE To review the current treatment and usefulness of lamotrigine in absence seizures. DEVELOPMENT Absence seizures are classified amongst the generalized epilepsies. They are defined as a transient loss of consciousness of sudden onset and recovery characteristically associated with generalized spike-and-wave discharges on the EEG. In recent years,(More)
INTRODUCTION Vigabatrin is an effective antiepileptic drug for treatment of partial crises with or without generalization. It acts by increasing GABA levels by irreversible inhibition of the enzyme GABA-transaminase. In recent years there have been several reports published on the appearance of alterations of the visual fields of patients treated with this(More)
OBJECTIVE Peripheral facial paralysis is one of the commonest mononeuropathies. The frequency of idiopathic peripheral paralysis or Bell's palsy varies between 62% and 93% of all cases, with an incidence of between 14 and 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants per year. However, in spite of its relative frequency in the population, there is still no definite(More)
INTRODUCTION Acute cerebrovascular disease is a major cause of disability and mortality, with important socio-economic and health impacts. Early stroke care can reduce mortality and improve prognosis. Right now, we can apply treatments in the acute phase, with capacity to reverse the symptoms, but few patients who benefit not reach the hospital soon. One(More)
BACKGROUND This study assesses the lifetime and active prevalence of epilepsy in Spain in people older than 18 years. METHODS EPIBERIA is a population-based epidemiological study of epilepsy prevalence using data from three representative Spanish regions (health districts in Zaragoza, Almería, and Seville) between 2012 and 2013. The study consisted of two(More)
INTRODUCTION The application of treatments in the acute phase of a stroke makes it necessary to reduce as far as possible the time required for patients to reach hospital. One of the factors associated with delayed care is the population's scant knowledge about the disease. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Our aim is to analyse what the population knows about strokes(More)
INTRODUCTION The presence of anomia and/or paraphasias in patients with cognitive impairment suggests an associated deterioration of their language. Visual naming makes it possible to examine these signs in a controlled manner as the target word is already known. AIM. To conduct a semiological study of naming in normal aging, cognitive impairment and(More)