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Syncope and Epilepsy coexist in ‘possible’ and ‘drug-resistant’ epilepsy (Overlap between Epilepsy and Syncope Study - OESYS)

  • Andrea Ungar1,
  • Alice Ceccofiglio1,
  • Francesca Pescini2,
  • Chiara Mussi3,
  • Gianni Tava4,
  • Martina Rafanelli1,
  • Assunta Langellotto5,
  • Niccolò Marchionni1,
  • J. Gert van Dijk6,
  • Gianlugi Galizia7,
  • Domenico Bonaduce8 and
  • Pasquale Abete8Email author
BMC NeurologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:45

Received: 10 August 2016

Accepted: 16 February 2017

Published: 28 February 2017

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Original Submission
10 Aug 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
17 Aug 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Deepti Dubey
2 Dec 2016 Author responded Author comments - Andrea Ungar
Resubmission - Version 2
2 Dec 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 2
4 Jan 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - William Whitehouse
11 Jan 2017 Author responded Author comments - Andrea Ungar
Resubmission - Version 3
11 Jan 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 3
16 Feb 2017 Editorially accepted
28 Feb 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12883-017-0822-5

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Syncope Unit, Geriatric Cardiology and Medicine, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
Department of Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences, Epilepsy Center, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
Geriatric and Gerontology Institute, University of Modena, Modena, Italy
Geriatric Unit, Santa Chiara Hospital, Trento, Italy
Division of Geriatrics, Ospedale “S. Maria di Ca’ Foncello”, Treviso, Italy
Department of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
Istituti Clinici Scientifici Maugeri- Syncope unit – UOC Cure sub-acute, Milan, Italy
Department of Translational Medical Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy