Cardiorespiratory findings in sudden unexplained/unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP).

  title={Cardiorespiratory findings in sudden unexplained/unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP).},
  author={Claudia Stoellberger and Josef Finsterer},
  journal={Epilepsy research},
  volume={59 1},
Sudden unexplained/unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP), with an incidence of 0.35-9.3/1000 patient-years depending on the severity of epilepsy, remains a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. Potential pathomechanisms comprise cardiac arrhythmia, due to myocardial ischemia, electrolyte disturbances, arrhythmogenic drugs, or transmission of the epileptic activity via the autonomic nervous system to the heart, and central or obstructive apnea. In most studies on SUDEP, data are lacking about the… CONTINUE READING
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