Epilepsy kills

Alternative title Epilepsia mata
Author Scorza, Fulvio Alexandre Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Abstract People with epilepsy are more likely to die prematurely, and the most common epilepsy-related category of death is sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP). Thus, the purpose of this article was to alert the scientific community about SUDEP.

Pessoas com epilepsia têm maior chance de morrer prematuramente e a principal causa de morte relacionada à epilepsia é a morte súbita em epilepsia (SUDEP). Assim, o objetivo deste artigo foi alertar a comunidade científica sobre a SUDEP.
Keywords epilepsy
SUDEP
heart
seizures
epilepsia
SUDEP
coração
crises epilépticas
Language English
Date 2012-03-01
Published in Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria. Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO, v. 70, n. 3, p. 226-227, 2012.
ISSN 0004-282X (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO
Extent 226-227
Origin http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0004-282X2012005000004
Access rights Open access Open Access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:000301080300014
SciELO ID S0004-282X2012000300014 (statistics in SciELO)
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/7019

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