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Research Summary: Key Findings
- 407 (0.28%) patients developed epilepsy within 2 years of their ICU discharge, 103 (25.3%) of whom were exposed to sepsis.
- Sepsis survivors were signiﬁcantly more likely to develop epilepsy, relative to non-septic ICU survivors.
- Among sepsis survivors, epilepsy risk increased with age and was higher among those with chronic kidney disease.
epilepsy, ICU survivors, sepsis, seizures, ICU, chronic kidney disease
Diagnosis | Epidemiology | Health Services Research | Nervous System Diseases | Neurology | Neurosciences
Antaya, Tresah C.; Allen, Britney N.; Richard, Lucie; Shariff, Salimah Z.; Saposnik, Gustavo; and Burneo, Jorge, "Epilepsy risk among survivors of intensive care unit hospitalization for sepsis" (2020). Neuroepidemiology Research Unit Project Summaries. 2.