Magnesium valproate in learning disabled children with interictal paroxysmal EEG patterns: Preliminary report.

@article{PorrasKattz2011MagnesiumVI,
  title={Magnesium valproate in learning disabled children with interictal paroxysmal EEG patterns: Preliminary report.},
  author={Eneida Porras-Kattz and Thal{\'i}a Harmony and Josefina Ricardo-Garcell and L{\'i}dice Gal{\'a}n and Thal{\'i}a Fern{\'a}ndez and Roberto A. Prado-Alcal{\'a} and Gloria Avecilla-Ram{\'i}rez and Liliana S{\'a}nchez-Moreno and Jes{\'u}s E. Barrera-Res{\'e}ndiz and M. Corsi-Cabrera and Elizabeth Valencia-Sol{\'i}s},
  journal={Neuroscience letters},
  year={2011},
  volume={492 2},
  pages={99-104}
}
Previous studies have investigated whether routine use of antiepileptic drugs is adequate to improve cognitive abilities in children who are learning disabled not otherwise specified (LD NOS) and who display interictal paroxysmal patterns in the electroencephalogram (EEG) but do not have epilepsy, and the findings of these studies have been controversial. In the current study, 112 LD children without epilepsy were assessed; however, only 18 met the strict inclusion/exclusion criteria in order… CONTINUE READING