Antiepileptic drugs for the primary and secondary prevention of seizures after intracranial venous thrombosis.

BACKGROUND Intracranial venous thrombosis (ICVT) commonly presents with seizures in the acute period, and some patients may develop recurrent seizures in the long term. The prophylactic use of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) for the management of post-ICVT seizures is controversial and there is currently no consensus on the optimal management of post-ICVT… (More)