Seizures in patients with high-grade glioma: a serious challenge in the end-of-life phase.

@article{Sizoo2014SeizuresIP,
  title={Seizures in patients with high-grade glioma: a serious challenge in the end-of-life phase.},
  author={Eefje M. Sizoo and Johan A. F. Koekkoek and Tjeerd J. Postma and Jan J. Heimans and H Roeline W Pasman and Luc H J Deliens and Martin J. B. Taphoorn and Jaap C. Reijneveld},
  journal={BMJ supportive & palliative care},
  year={2014},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={77-80}
}
BACKGROUND To analyse the prevalence of seizures and use of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) in the end-of-life (EOL) phase of patients with high-grade glioma (HGG) and to identify patient characteristics associated with the occurrence of seizures in the last week of life. METHODS Patients were recruited from a cohort of adults with HGG diagnosed in 2005 and 2006 in three tertiary referral centres for patients with brain tumour. Physicians involved in the EOL care of patients who had HGG and had… CONTINUE READING
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