Epilepsy and Neurocysticercosis in Latin America: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

@article{Bruno2013EpilepsyAN,
  title={Epilepsy and Neurocysticercosis in Latin America: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis},
  author={Elisa Bruno and Alessandro Bartoloni and Lorenzo Zammarchi and Marianne Strohmeyer and Filippo Bartalesi and Javier A Bustos and Saul J. Santiva{\~n}ez and Hector H Garc{\'i}a and Alessandra Nicoletti},
  journal={PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases},
  year={2013},
  volume={7}
}
  • Elisa Bruno, Alessandro Bartoloni, +6 authors Alessandra Nicoletti
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
  • Background The difference in epilepsy burden existing among populations in tropical regions has been attributed to many factors, including the distribution of infectious diseases with neurologic sequels. To define the burden of epilepsy in Latin American Countries (LAC) and to investigate the strength of association with neurocysticercosis (NCC), considered one of the leading causes of epilepsy, we performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature. Methodology Studies published… CONTINUE READING

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