However, super-refractory status epilepticus also occurs frequently in previously healthy patients without obvious cause. In all these cases, the processes that normally terminate seizures have proved insufcient (for review, see Lado and Moshe, 2008).
Summary. Super-refractory status epilepticus is defined as status epilepticus that continues or recurs 24 h or more after the onset of anaesthetic
Super-refractory status epilepticus is defined as those cases not responding to initial anaesthesia (see introduction for references). 2.
The article summarises the causes, effects, pathophysiology and treatment protocols for refractory status epilepticus.The concept of super refractory status and newer etiologies and therapeutic options are also discussed. INTRODUCTION.
SUPER REFRACTORY STATUS EPILEPTICUS BY Dr. Tarek Sabry ) INTENSIVIST ( Fujairah Hospital.
Status epilepticus: causes, clinical features and consequences in 98 patients. Am J Med 1980; 69: 657-666. 23. Drislane FW, Lopez MR, Blum AS et al.
Studies have clearly shown that the greatest influence on the outcome of super-refractory status epilepticus is the underlying cause.[1,2,30,31] A favourable outcome is likely with accurate and prompt diagnosis, identification and ad-equate treatment of the underlying cause.[1–3,30]...
Super-refractory status epilepticus (SRSE) is a condition in which patients experience continuous seizures that will not stop even after they are given seizure
Brain 2012. Definition. ►Super-refractory status epilepticus.
Conclusions: Autoimmune encephalitis is the most commonly identified cause of new-onset refractory status epilepticus, but half remain cryptogenic.