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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03245099
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified August 2017 by Rewaa Mohammed, Assiut University. Recruitment status was: Not yet recruiting
Non convulsive status epilepticus is a persistent change in behavioural and or mental process from baseline associated with continuous epileptiform activity in electroencephalograph,it occur in about 50 percent in patients with coma and convulsions and in 8-13 percent in intensive care unit patients
Condition or disease
Other: cross sectional
Early recognition and treatment of non convulsive status epilepticus are essential to optimize response to treatment and to prevent neurological sequelae, over diagnosis and aggressive use of anticonvulsants can contribute to morbidity and mortality.It displays great diversity in response to anticonvulsants,therefore treatment in intensive care units is required for selected cases .The aetiology and clinical forms are strong predictors for the overall prognosis.Treatment is poorly understood and follows the standard regimen for convulsive status epilepticus
Electroencephalograph will be done to all patients who fulfill the inclusion criteria to detect presence of electrical discharge with in the brain.Complete blood count ,liver function test ,kidney function test ,blood glucose level and serum electrolytes will be done to selected cases according to the clinical presentation
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Ages Eligible for Study:
12 Months to 18 Years (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients 1-18 years
Generalized tonic clonic convulsions and prolonged post ictal period more than 30 minutes
Un explained coma ,stupor,confusion and psychic or speech disorder
patients who have generalized tonic colonic convulsions and prolonged post ictal state more than 30 minutes
patients presented with un explained psychic or speech disorder