Incidence of Epilepsy and Unprovoked Seizures in Rochester, Minnesota: 1935–1984
Age‐and gender‐specific incidence trends were similar to those of epilepsy, but a higher proportion of cases was of unknown etiology and was characterized by generalized onset seizures.
A population-based study of seizures after traumatic brain injuries.
The increased risk of seizures after traumatic brain injury varies greatly according to the severity of the injury and the time since the injury.
Prevalence of Epilepsy in Rochester, Minnesota: 1940–1980
The prevalence of epilepsy in Rochester, Minnesota has been determined for a specific date in each of 5 decennial census years since 1940, and was highest in the oldest age groups after 1950.
A prospective, population-based epidemiologic study of status epilepticus in Richmond, Virginia
Evaluation of the seizure types for adult and pediatric patients demonstrated that both partial and generalized status epilepticus occur with a high frequency in these populations.
The descriptive epidemiology of epilepsy—A review
Mutations in LGI1 cause autosomal-dominant partial epilepsy with auditory features
Discovery of LGI1 as a cause of ADPEAF suggests new avenues for research on pathogenic mechanisms of idiopathic epilepsies and shows that the expression pattern of mouse Lgi1 is predominantly neuronal and is consistent with the anatomic regions involved in temporal lobe epilepsy.
Standards for epidemiologic studies and surveillance of epilepsy
The purpose of this document is to promote consistency in definitions and methods in an effort to enhance future population‐based epidemiologic studies, facilitate comparison between populations, and encourage the collection of data useful for the promotion of public health.
Incidence and Predictors of Seizures in Patients with Alzheimer's Disease
To determine cumulative incidence and predictors of new‐onset seizures in mild Alzheimer's disease (AD) with a cohort followed prospectively, a large number of patients with a history of seizures were followed.
Epidemiology of the epilepsies.
- A. Neligan, W. Hauser, Josemir W Sander
- Psychology, MedicineHandbook of Clinical Neurology
- 1 November 1996
It is likely that field studies miss patients unless sensitive screening techniques for all epileptic phenomena are included in the case ascertainment and it is important to reach a balance between sensitivity and specificity, which has not yet been satisfactorily achieved.
Descriptive epidemiology of epilepsy: contributions of population-based studies from Rochester, Minnesota.
Over time, the incidence of epilepsy and of unprovoked seizures decreased in children and increased in the elderly population, and it was high in the first year of life but highest in those age 75 years or older.