Neonatal epilepsy and underlying aetiology: to what extent do seizures and EEG abnormalities influence outcome?

@article{Ramantani2013NeonatalEA,
  title={Neonatal epilepsy and underlying aetiology: to what extent do seizures and EEG abnormalities influence outcome?},
  author={Georgia Ramantani},
  journal={Epileptic disorders : international epilepsy journal with videotape},
  year={2013},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={365-75}
}
Neonatal seizures constitute the most common and distinctive sign of neurological dysfunction in the first weeks of life and reflect a wide variety of underlying central nervous system disorders. Acute symptomatic seizures occur more often during the neonatal period than at any period of life and are associated with adverse long-term neurodevelopmental sequelae and an increased risk of post-neonatal epilepsy. The improvements of neonatal care in the last decades have changed the spectrum of… CONTINUE READING

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