Outcome of severe refractory status epilepticus in children.

@article{Sahin2001OutcomeOS,
  title={Outcome of severe refractory status epilepticus in children.},
  author={Mustafa Sahin and Caroline C Menache and Gregory L. Holmes and James Riviello},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={2001},
  volume={42 11},
  pages={1461-7}
}
PURPOSE Refractory status epilepticus (RSE) is the persistence of seizure activity despite appropriate therapy; it is treated with high-dose suppressive anesthetic agents. We report here the outcome of RSE in a large series of children. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed cases of RSE treated at Children's Hospital, Boston, between 1992 and 2000. Factors evaluated included age, history of seizures or neurologic impairment, etiology, outcome, including mortality or return to baseline, and… CONTINUE READING

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