Serum Level of Homocysteine, Folate and Vitamin-B12 in Epileptic Patients Under Carbamazepine and Sodium Valproate Treatment: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

  title={Serum Level of Homocysteine, Folate and Vitamin-B12 in Epileptic Patients Under Carbamazepine and Sodium Valproate Treatment: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis},
  author={Fazel Gorjipour and Yasin Asadi and Nushin K. Osguei and Marjan Effatkhah and Ali Samadikuchaksaraei},
  journal={Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal},
  pages={249 - 253}
Background Numerous studies have shown that long term treatment with anticonvulsants may be an important risk factor for the onset of atherosclerosis, or worsening of its symptoms. There are many contradictory reports regarding these effects. Objectives We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of the published studies in order to see whether the atherogenic outcomes could be related to any serum biochemical abnormalities. Materials and Methods Published articles indexed in PubMed, ISI… 

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