From First Unprovoked Seizureto Newly Diagnosed Epilepsy; Contents; Foreword; Workshop on "From First Unprovoked Seizure to Newly Diagnosed Epilepsy" Rome, March 2007; Section I: Setting the scene; From first unprovoked seizure to newly diagnosed epilepsy: definitions and diagnostic issues at epilepsy onset; Commentary by Dorothée Kasteleijn Nolst Trenité: Provoked and unprovoked?; How restricted is the spectrum of epilepsies observed in prospective cohorts of first unprovoked seizure?; Section II: Back to the future; Natural evolution of first unprovoked epileptic seizure.
Risk factors for developing epilepsy after a first unprovoked seizureSection III: Epileptogenesis and disease progression: the example of febrile seizures; "Complex" febrile seizures and the epilepsy: information from an experimental model; Section IV: Novel approaches of medical risk factors for unprovoked seizures and cryptogenic epilepsy; Comorbidity of epilepsy and neuropsychiatric disorders: epidemiological considerations; Commentary by Andres M. Kanner; Epileptic seizures in the context of the dysimmune syndromes.
Section V: From randomized controlled trials to patient-oriented decision makingFrom randomised controlled trials to patient-oriented therapy: methodology and clinical issues; Treatment of first unprovoked seizure; Treatment of newly diagnosed epilepsy; Bridging the gap between clinical guidelines and individualized patient treatment; Section VI: Future Challenges; What types of trials and studies do we need for early treatment of epilepsy?; From prediction of medical intractability to early surgical treatment.