Sudden death in epilepsy: a study of incidence in a young cohort with epilepsy and learning difficulty.

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Sudden death, often seizure related, may occur in patients with epilepsy. Population-based incidence is probably on the order of 1:1,000/year. The incidence is much higher in selected groups, however. We wished to establish the incidence of sudden unexpected death (SUD) in a young cohort with severe epilepsy and learning difficulties. The study cohort… (More)

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@article{Nashef1995SuddenDI, title={Sudden death in epilepsy: a study of incidence in a young cohort with epilepsy and learning difficulty.}, author={Lina Nashef and Daniel R Fish and Shannon Garner and J. W. Sander and Simon D. Shorvon}, journal={Epilepsia}, year={1995}, volume={36 12}, pages={1187-94} }