Biomarkers of epileptic seizures and epilepsy

  • Bogdan Lorber Nevrološka klinika Ljubljana, Univerzitetni klinični center Ljubljana, Zaloška cesta 2, 1525 Ljubljana
  • Lidija Lepen Nevrološka klinika Ljubljana, Univerzitetni klinični center Ljubljana, Zaloška cesta 2, 1525 Ljubljana
Keywords: minimally invasive procedure, biological sample, diagnosing, prognostic evaluation, treatment effectiveness

Abstract

The purpose of this article is to review biological markers, their importance and usefulness in the diagnosis of epileptic seizure or epilepsy. Assessed are also their prognostic value, their use in the evaluation of antiepileptic therapy effect and some other useful properties. The article reviews prolactin, neuron specific enolase, S–100 protein, creatin kinase, laminin, matrix metalloproteinase, nesfatin–1, ghrelin, obestatin and chromogranin A. The authors stress the need for further research studies in this area.

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Published
2013-07-01
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Lorber B, Lepen L. Biomarkers of epileptic seizures and epilepsy. ZdravVestn [Internet]. 1Jul.2013 [cited 19Oct.2019];82(7). Available from: https://vestnik.szd.si/index.php/ZdravVest/article/view/665