Ketamine for refractory status epilepticus: a case of possible ketamine-induced neurotoxicity.

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A 44-year-old man with treated neurosyphilis presented with subclinical status epilepticus (SE) refractory to intravenous high-dose lorazepam, phenytoin, and valproic acid over 4 days. Ketamine infusion was instituted after low-dose propofol sedation with gradual control of electrographic seizures over 72h. Reevaluation 3 months later revealed diffuse… (More)

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@article{Ubogu2003KetamineFR, title={Ketamine for refractory status epilepticus: a case of possible ketamine-induced neurotoxicity.}, author={Eroboghene E Ubogu and Stephen Sagar and Alan J. Lerner and Brian N Maddux and Jos{\'e} I. Su{\'a}rez and Mary Ann Werz}, journal={Epilepsy & behavior : E&B}, year={2003}, volume={4 1}, pages={70-5} }