Epilepsy

February 2016, Volume 22, Issue 1
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Epilepsy

February 2016, Vol.22, No.1

Guest Editor:

Lara Jehi, MD

Editor-in-Chief:

ISSN: 1080-2371

Online ISSN: 1538-6899

REVIEW ARTICLES
Diagnosis of Epilepsy and Related Episodic Disorders
St. Louis, Erik K.; Cascino, Gregory D.
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
February 2016 - Volume 22 - Issue 1, Epilepsy - p 15-37
doi: 10.1212/CON.0000000000000284
Management of a First Seizure
Bergey, Gregory K.
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
February 2016 - Volume 22 - Issue 1, Epilepsy - p 38-50
doi: 10.1212/CON.0000000000000271
Febrile Seizures
Gupta, Ajay
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
February 2016 - Volume 22 - Issue 1, Epilepsy - p 51-59
doi: 10.1212/CON.0000000000000274
Infantile, Childhood, and Adolescent Epilepsies
Wirrell, Elaine
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
February 2016 - Volume 22 - Issue 1, Epilepsy - p 60-93
doi: 10.1212/CON.0000000000000269
Adult Focal Epilepsies
Skidmore, Christopher T.
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
February 2016 - Volume 22 - Issue 1, Epilepsy - p 94-115
doi: 10.1212/CON.0000000000000290
Diagnosis and Treatment of Nonepileptic Seizures
Chen, David K.; LaFrance, W. Curt Jr
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
February 2016 - Volume 22 - Issue 1, Epilepsy - p 116-131
doi: 10.1212/CON.0000000000000282
Antiepileptic Drugs
Abou-Khalil, Bassel W.
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
February 2016 - Volume 22 - Issue 1, Epilepsy - p 132-156
doi: 10.1212/CON.0000000000000289
Management of Drug-Resistant Epilepsy
Nair, Dileep R.
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
February 2016 - Volume 22 - Issue 1, Epilepsy - p 157-172
doi: 10.1212/CON.0000000000000297
Epilepsy Emergencies
Hantus, Stephen
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
February 2016 - Volume 22 - Issue 1, Epilepsy - p 173-190
doi: 10.1212/CON.0000000000000285
Management of Epilepsy Comorbidities
Sirven, Joseph I.
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
February 2016 - Volume 22 - Issue 1, Epilepsy - p 191-203
doi: 10.1212/CON.0000000000000268
Managing Epilepsy in Women
Gerard, Elizabeth E.; Meador, Kimford J.
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
February 2016 - Volume 22 - Issue 1, Epilepsy - p 204-226
doi: 10.1212/CON.0000000000000270
Autoimmune Epilepsy
Gaspard, Nicolas
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
February 2016 - Volume 22 - Issue 1, Epilepsy - p 227-245
doi: 10.1212/CON.0000000000000272
Special Issues in Epilepsy: The Elderly, the Immunocompromised, and Bone Health
Carlson, Chad; Anderson, Christopher T.
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
February 2016 - Volume 22 - Issue 1, Epilepsy - p 246-261
doi: 10.1212/CON.0000000000000273
Editor's Preface
Articles
Key Points
Abbreviations
Appendix
Issue Overview

List of Abbreviations

CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology February 2016 - Volume 22 - Issue 1, Epilepsy - [no page #] doi: 10.1212/01.CON.0000480883.89653.64

AAN American Academy of Neurology

ACh Acetylcholine

ACTH Adrenocorticotropic hormone

ADEM Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis

ADHD Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

AED Antiepileptic drug

AERRPS Acute encephalitis with refractory repetitive partial seizures

AIDS Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

AMPA α-Amino-3-hydroxy-5-methylisoxazole-4-propionic acid

ANA Antinuclear antibody

APR Australian Pregnancy Register

BECTS Benign epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes

Caspr2 Contactin-associated protein-like 2

CBT Cognitive-behavioral therapy

CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CNS Central nervous system

CPAP Continuous positive airway pressure

CSF Cerebrospinal fluid

CSWS Continuous spike and wave in slow sleep

CT Computed tomography

CYP Cytochrome P450

△-9-THC △-9-tetrahydrocannabinol

DEXA Dual energy x-ray absorptiometry

DNA Deoxyribonucleic acid

DNET Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor

DSM-5 Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition

DSM-IV Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition

ECG Electrocardiogram

ECT Electroconvulsive therapy

EEG Electroencephalogram

EIAED Enzyme-inducing antiepileptic drug

EMG Electromyography

ERSET Early Randomized Surgical Epilepsy Trial

ESES Electrical status epilepticus in slow sleep

EURAP International Registry of Antiepileptic Drugs and Pregnancy

FDA US Food and Drug Administration

FDG-PET Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography

FEBSTAT Consequences of Prolonged Febrile Seizures in Childhood (study)

FIRES Febrile infection–related epilepsy syndrome

FIR.S.T. First Seizure Trial (Group)

FLAIR Fluid-attenuated inversion recovery

fMRI Functional magnetic resonance imaging

GABA γ-Aminobutyric acid

GAD65 Glutamic acid decarboxylase 65

GEFS+ Genetic epilepsy with febrile seizures plus

GluR Glutamate receptor

GlyR Glycine receptor

Hib Haemophilus influenzae type b

HHV Human herpesvirus

HIV Human immunodeficiency virus

ICD-9 International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision

ICD-9-CM International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification

ICD-10 International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision

ICD-10-CM International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification

ICU Intensive care unit

ILAE International League Against Epilepsy

IM Intramuscular

IND Investigational New Drug (application)

IQ Intelligence quotient

IR Immediate release

IRIS Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome

IS Infantile spasms

IUD Intrauterine device

IV Intravenous

IVIg IV immunoglobulin

LE Limbic encephalitis

LGI1 Leucine-rich, glioma inactivated 1

LGS Lennox-Gastaut syndrome

LMNG Liverpool and Manchester Neurodevelopmental Group

MAOI Monamine oxidase inhibitor

MEG Magnetoencephalography

MESS Multicenter Epilepsy and Single Seizure Study

mGluR5 Metabotropic glutamate receptor 5

MRI Magnetic resonance imaging

MusK Muscle-specific tyrosine kinase

NAAPR North American Antiepileptic Drug Pregnancy Registry

NAMR N-acetyl metabolite

NEAD Neurodevelopmental Effects of Antiepileptic Drugs

NIH National Institutes of Health

NMDA N-methyl-D-aspartate

NORSE New-onset refractory status epilepticus

PE Phenytoin equivalent

PEMA Phenylethylmalonamide

PET Positron emission tomography

PNES Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures

PRES Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome

PTSD Posttraumatic stress disorder

RAMPART Rapid Anticonvulsant Medication Prior to Arrival Trial

RCOG Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

REM Rapid eye movement

RNA Ribonucleic acid

RNS Responsive neurostimulation

SIADH Syndrome of inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone

SLE Systemic lupus erythematosus

SNRI Selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor

SPECT Single-photon emission computed tomography

SR Sustained release

SREAT Steroid-responsive encephalopathy associated with autoimmune thyroiditis

SSRI Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor

SUDEP Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy

TBI Traumatic brain injury

TG Thyroglobulin

TIA Transient ischemic attack

TIRDA Temporal intermittent rhythmic delta activity

TPO Thyroperoxidase

UDP-GT Uridine diphosphate glucuronyltransferase

UGT Uridine 5'-diphosphoglucuronosyltransferase

VA US Department of Veterans Affairs

VGKC Voltage-gated potassium channel

VNS Vagus nerve stimulation

WHO World Health Organization

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