Prevalence and subtypes of radiological cerebrovascular disease in late-onset isolated seizures and epilepsy.


BACKGROUND Late-onset epilepsy (LOE), onset over 60, is often attributed to cerebrovascular disease (CVD), and is associated with increased stroke risk. We investigated the radiological prevalence of CVD in LOE. METHODS We undertook a retrospective case-control study of patients with LOE and age and sex-matched controls, also matched for imaging modality… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2012.07.009