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Epilepsy in Women

The biological basis for the female experience


 

Supplement Editors:
Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer, DO, and Martha J. Morrell, MD

Contents

Introduction
Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer, DO, and Martha J. Morrell, MD

Cellular and molecular effects of steroid hormones on CNS excitability
Sheryl S. Smith, PhD, and Catherine S. Woolley, PhD

Hormones and seizures
Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer, DO; Cynthia Harden, MD; Andrew Herzog, MD; and Tommaso Falcone, MD

Reproductive disturbances in patients with epilepsy
Martha J. Morrell, MD, and Georgia D. Montouris, MD

Risks and management of pregnancy in women with epilepsy
Mark S. Yerby, MD, MPH; Peter Kaplan, MB; and Teresa Tran, MD

Neurodevelopmental outcomes of children born to mothers with epilepsy
Kimford J. Meador, MD, and Mary L. Zupanc, MD

Bone disease associated with antiepileptic drugs
Alison M. Pack, MD; Barry Gidal, PharmD; and Blanca Vazquez, MD

Recommendations for the care of women with epilepsy
Patricia E. Penovich, MD; Karen E. Eck, MS, FNP; and Vasiliki V. Economou, MD

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