Search for dissertations about: "seizure"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 79 swedish dissertations containing the word seizure.

  1. 1. Acute Symptomatic Seizure : Clinical and Experimental Studies

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala University

    Author : Imad Halawa; [2017]

    Abstract : Epilepsy is defined as a condition with recurrent unprovoked seizures. When seizures are believed to be provoked they fall into another category of situation related seizures, i.e. acute symptomatic seizures (ASS). READ MORE

  2. 2. Advancing gene therapy for epilepsy. Translational pre-clinical studies with neuropeptide Y and glial cell-line derived neurotrophic factor

    University dissertation from Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Esbjörn Melin; [2020]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Epilepsy; Gene Therapy; neuropeptide Y NPY ; Y2 receptor; GDNF; Encapsulated cell biodelivery; seizure; In-vivo;

    Abstract : Epilepsy is a neurological disorder, affecting approximately 1% of the population. The high rate of drug-resistance in epilepsy in general (30%), and temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) in particular, pose a serious clinical problem. Thus, novel treatments for drug-resistant epilepsy is highly warranted. READ MORE

  3. 3. Epidemiological studies of epilepsy : incidence and risk factors

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Neuroscience

    Author : Cecilia Adelöw; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2011]

    Abstract : Epilepsy is one of the most common serious neurological disorders leading to significant consequences for the affected. Despite the wealth of epidemiological data, there are still many un-answered questions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Living with epilepsy : young people with uncomplicated epilepsy and adults with newly debuted epilepsy

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Lena Räty; Matti Sillanpää; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; adolescence; antiepileptic drug; attitude; epilepsy; health; self-concept; self-esteem; seizure type; seizure control; sense of coherence; quality of life; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to illuminate experiences of living with uncomplicated epilepsy, i.e. epilepsy without any associated neurological impainnents. The focus was on young people, aged 13- 22 (II, III, IV), and adults, aged 18-65 (I), with newly debuted epilepsy, i. READ MORE

  5. 5. Novel approaches to explore mechanisms of epileptic seizures - optogenetic and chemogenetic manipulation of hippocampal circuitry

    University dissertation from Experimental Epilepsy Group

    Author : Fredrik Berglind; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Seizure; epileptogenesis; optogenetics; NpHR; ChR2; DREADD; hippocampus; in vivo; mouse;

    Abstract : Epilepsy comprises a family of neurological disorders characterized by recurrent seizures, which can be highly debilitating. Up to 30% of patients with temporal lobe epilepsy, the most common form of the disorder in adults, arising in the hippocampus, cannot be effectively treated by current pharmaceuticals. READ MORE