John Libbey Eurotext

Under-reporting of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy Volume 20, numéro 4, August 2018


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1 University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
2 Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
3 Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
* Correspondence: Ross J Simpson Jr University of North Carolina Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, 101 Manning Drive, CB 7075, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514, USA


The identification and characterization of sudden unexpected deaths in epilepsy (SUDEP) may be improved, helping to optimize prevention and intervention. We set out to assess the frequency and demographic and clinical characteristics of SUDEP cases in a sudden death cohort.