Seizure recurrence in adults after a newly diagnosed unprovoked epileptic seizure.

@article{Lindsten2001SeizureRI,
  title={Seizure recurrence in adults after a newly diagnosed unprovoked epileptic seizure.},
  author={Hans Lindsten and Hans Stenlund and Lars Forsgren},
  journal={Acta neurologica Scandinavica},
  year={2001},
  volume={104 4},
  pages={202-7}
}
PURPOSE To investigate the risk of seizure recurrence after a newly diagnosed unprovoked epileptic seizure in an adult population-based cohort. MATERIAL AND METHODS A total of 107 patients aged >or=17 years with a newly diagnosed unprovoked epileptic seizure (index seizure) were prospectively identified for the period 1985-87. Patients were followed until the date of death or to the end of 1996 with a median follow-up of 10.3 years for surviving cases. Overall cumulative recurrence rates and… CONTINUE READING