Remission of seizures in a population-based adult cohort with a newly diagnosed unprovoked epileptic seizure.

@article{Lindsten2001RemissionOS,
  title={Remission of seizures in a population-based adult cohort with a newly diagnosed unprovoked epileptic seizure.},
  author={Hans Lindsten and Hans Stenlund and Lars Forsgren},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={2001},
  volume={42 8},
  pages={1025-30}
}
PURPOSE To investigate the probability of achieving remission of seizures after a newly diagnosed unprovoked epileptic seizure in an adult population-based cohort. METHODS 107 patients aged 17 years or older with a newly diagnosed unprovoked epileptic seizure (index seizure) in 1985 through 1987 were followed up until the date of death or to the end of 1996. The proportion of cases during follow-up that attained a 1-year, 3-year, 5-year remission was calculated by actuarial analyses… CONTINUE READING

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