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Epilepsy in Women and Pregnancy

Prenatal evaluation and Management tips for pregnancy and beyond

Andrew N. Wilner, MD, FACP, FAAN, a Neurohospitalist at Lawrence and Memorial Hospital, discusses the prenatal evaluation as well as the treatment of pregnant women with epilepsy. He stresses the importance of the prenatal visit to prevent neural tube defects and warns of the use of valproic acid in pregnant patients based on recent evidence.

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Owns stock, stock options, or bonds from: GlaxoSmithKline

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www.DrWilner.org