Response to sequential treatment schedules in childhood epilepsy Risk for development of refractory epilepsy

@article{RamosLizana2009ResponseTS,
  title={Response to sequential treatment schedules in childhood epilepsy Risk for development of refractory epilepsy},
  author={Julio Ramos-Lizana and Patricia Aguilera-L{\'o}pez and Javier Aguirre-Rodr{\'i}guez and Elisa Cassinello-Garc{\'i}a},
  journal={Seizure},
  year={2009},
  volume={18},
  pages={620-624}
}
PURPOSE To investigate response to sequential treatment schedules and risk of development of refractory epilepsy in childhood. METHODS All children younger than 14 years with two or more unprovoked seizures seen at our hospital between 1994 and 2004 were included and prospectively followed. "Seizure control" was defined as a 2-year seizure-free interval without further recurrences except those related to attempts of medication withdrawal and "refractory epilepsy" as failure of >2 drugs plus… CONTINUE READING
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