Prevention of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy: a realistic goal?

@article{Ryvlin2013PreventionOS,
  title={Prevention of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy: a realistic goal?},
  author={Philippe Ryvlin and Lina Nashef and Torbjōrn Tomson},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={2013},
  volume={54 Suppl 2},
  pages={
          23-8
        }
}
Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) represents one of the most severe consequences of drug-resistant epilepsy, for which no evidence-based prevention is available. Development of effective prevention will depend on the following: (1) better understanding of the pathophysiology of SUDEP to define the most appropriate targets of intervention, and (2) identification of risk factors for SUDEP that would allow for the design of feasible clinical trials to test targeted interventions in high… CONTINUE READING
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