SUDEP and epilepsy-related mortality in pregnancy.

  title={SUDEP and epilepsy-related mortality in pregnancy.},
  author={Stephan Edey and Nicholas F. Moran and Lina Nashef},
  volume={55 7},
Although data are limited, research in 2004 estimated a 10-fold increase in mortality in pregnancy in the United Kingdom in women with epilepsy (WWE) compared to women without epilepsy. We highlight epilepsy mortality in pregnancy based on the 2011 report of the United Kingdom Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths, relating its findings to previous reports and epilepsy-rates in pregnancy. Among 2,291,493 maternities (2006-2008), we estimated 0.6% or 13,978 were in WWE. Fourteen deaths… CONTINUE READING
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