According to new research, treatment by neurologists following traumatic brain injury could improve patient outcomes and reduce long-term disability associated with traumatic brain injury. The study of over 15,000 patients on Australia’s Victorian State Trauma Registry looked into the causes of brain injury. It revealed that those who suffer seizures […]
Researchers from the University of Bonn, writing in the journal Annals of Neurology, have identified an autoantibody mechanism that could help with the development of new therapies against certain types of epilepsy. Understanding epilepsy Epilepsy can be caused by brain injury – from a tumour or a traumatic injury, or […]
Seizures may occur after traumatic brain injury; these are known as post-traumatic seizures (PTS). However, not everyone who has post-traumatic seizures will continue to have post-traumatic epilepsy (PTE), because the latter is a chronic condition. However, the terms PTS and PTE are used interchangeably in medical literature. Understanding epilepsy and […]