Combined analysis of risk factors for SUDEP

Dale C. Hesdorffer, Torbjorn Tomson, Emma Benn, Josemir W. Sander, Lena Nilsson, Yvonne Langan, Thaddeus S. Walczak, Ettore Beghi, Martin J. Brodie, Allen Hauser

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Abstract

Purpose: To pool data from four published case-control studies of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) with live controls, to increase the power to determine risk factors. Methods: Case-control studies from the United States, Sweden, Scotland, and England were combined. SUDEP was defined as (1) a history of epilepsy (>1 epileptic seizure during a period of

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1150-1159
Number of pages10
JournalEpilepsia
Volume52
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2011

Keywords

  • Case-control study
  • Epilepsy
  • SUDEP

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neurology

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