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Seizure Management in Patients Diagnosed With Glioma: Epidemiology - Clinical Presentation - Particularity of Seizures in This Patients Population - Management, What to Expect in 5 years - Expert Opinion

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Why is it important?

High prevalence of seizures in glioma population, comorbidity associated with seizure activity, concomitant medication such as chemotherapy, steroids, etc. Most importantly: Preserving optimal quality of life in this patients population.

Perspectives

Seizure management is case-by-case, always based on the overall patient's profile: age, concomitant medication, active chemotherapy, side-effects, use of a drug to treat multiple conditions limiting the # of agents, etc.

Dr Catherine Maurice
University of Toronto

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This page is a summary of: Seizure management in patients with gliomas, Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics, February 2014, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1586/14737175.2014.890890.
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