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PURPOSE The aims of the study were to assess the occurrence of poststroke epilepsy (PSE) in patients with ischemic strokes, to identify predictors, and to investigate whether treatment in a stroke unit (SU) influenced the long-term outcomes of epilepsy. METHODS Patients with PSE, defined as those having two ore more unprovoked epileptic seizures > or = 1(More)
Although a well-known clinical phenomenon, there still remain some questions regarding the definitions, pathophysiology and epidemiology of early and late poststroke seizures and of poststroke epilepsy. Poststroke seizures and epilepsy constitute important complications in patients surviving a stroke. Several studies of the prevalence and possible(More)
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