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Epilepsy Treatment - U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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Last Updated: 01 January 2022

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Treatment of post-traumatic epilepsy.

Post-traumatic epilepsy as a result of terrible brain injury is a medical diagnosis with multifactorial causes, diverse professional discussions, and an evolving idea of administration. PTE should be actively considered as a medical diagnosis in any type of patient with a background of head injury and anecdotal neurologic concession no matter how temporally remote the trauma occurred. For patients that do not go into remission, treatment for validated PTE consists of antiepileptics, vagal nerve stimulant, and, when ideal, surgical resection of an epileptogenic sore. Lifestyle alteration and therapy are important for patients with PTE and ought to be consistently consisted of in medical administration. The published proof on the efficiency of numerous treatment methods details to PTE is composed mostly of retrospective studies and case reports. Regardless of an one-of-a-kind pathogenesis, the majority of present care criteria for PTE parallel those of standard take care of localization-related epilepsy.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11940-012-0178-5

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