Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria
Print version ISSN 0004-282X
SCORZA, Fulvio Alexandre. Epilepsy kills. Arq. Neuro-Psiquiatr. [online]. 2012, vol.70, n.3, pp.226-227. Epub Jan 31, 2012. ISSN 0004-282X. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0004-282X2012005000004.
People with epilepsy are more likely to die prematurely, and the most common epilepsy-related category of death is sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP). Thus, the purpose of this article was to alert the scientific community about SUDEP.
Keywords : epilepsy; SUDEP; heart; seizures.