Incidence and predictors of post-stroke epilepsy.

  title={Incidence and predictors of post-stroke epilepsy.},
  author={Gerhard Jan Jungehulsing and Peter Ulrich Heuschmann and Martin Holtkamp and Stefan Schwab and Peter L Kolominsky-Rabas},
  journal={Acta neurologica Scandinavica},
  volume={127 6},
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Stroke is the leading cause of seizures and epilepsy in the elderly. The aim of this study was to assess the incidence of post-stroke epilepsy (PSE) based on the revised epilepsy definition of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) in a population-based study and to describe possible predictors. METHODS Data from the prospective population-based Erlangen Stroke Project (ESPro) were collected to describe the frequency of PSE. Patients were followed up 3, 12, and… CONTINUE READING
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