Feb 14, 2019
Following refractory status epilepticus, the ictal-interictal EEG continuum can be as puzzling to intensivists as it can be to world-renowned epileptologists. Should you re-challenge with aggressive intravenous anesthetics? Or attempt to de-escalate therapy? This week on the NCS podcast, Dr. Starane Shepherd interviews Dr. Alvin Das on his recently published case series in Neurocritical Care that seeks to answer these questions.
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The NCS Podcast is the official podcast of the Neurocritical Care Society. Our senior producer is Jim Siegler. Our production staff includes Fawaz Almufti, Becca Stickney, Michael Brogan, Starane Shepherd, Benjamin Miller, and Ramani Balu. Music by Lee Roosevere.
Das AS, Lee JW, Rosenthal ES and Vaitkevicius H. Successful Wean Despite Emergence of Ictal-Interictal EEG Patterns During the Weaning of Prolonged Burst-Suppression Therapy for Super-Refractory Status Epilepticus. Neurocritical care. 2018;29:452-462.