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Feb 24, 2017
Nicholas E, Thornton MD
BACKGROUND: Epistaxis is a common problem that occurs in up to 60% of the general population, and is a common emergency department (ED) complaint. The use of lidocaine for analgesia is common when cauterization is requ...
Feb 23, 2017
Wielaender F, Sarviaho R, James F, Hytönen MK, Cortez MA, Kluger G, Koskinen LL, Arumilli M, Kornberg M, Bathen-Noethen A, Tipold A, Rentmeister K, Bhatti SF, Hülsmeyer V, Boettcher IC, Tästensen C, Flegel T, Dietschi E, Leeb T, Matiasek K, Fischer A, Lohi H
The clinical and electroencephalographic features of a canine generalized myoclonic epilepsy with photosensitivity and onset in young Rhodesian Ridgeback dogs (6 wk to 18 mo) are described. A fully penetrant recessive ...
Feb 23, 2017
Chen F, Duan Y, Li Y, Han W, Shi W, Zhang W, Huang Y
BACKGROUND: Epilepsy is a common complication of cranioplasty. The present study was designed to explore the clinical effect of prophylactic anti-epilepsy drugs (AED) to control epileptic seizures associated with crani...
Feb 23, 2017
Tang Y, Xia W, Yu X, Zhou B, Luo C, Huang X, Chen Q, Gong Q, Zhou D
PURPOSE: Mesial temporal lobe epilepsy with hippocampal sclerosis (MTLE-HS), as a brain network disorder, has given increased importance to resective surgery. We aimed to examine the short-term postoperative functional...
Feb 23, 2017
Zhang W, Liu X, Zuo L, Guo Q, Chen Q, Wang Y
BACKGROUND: Versive seizure characterized by conjugate eye movement during epileptic seizure has been considered commonly as one of the most valuable semiological signs for epilepsy localization, especially for frontal...
Feb 22, 2017
Wallis CJ, Downes MR, Bjarnason G, Satkunasivam R
The identification of small renal masses is increasing. Active surveillance is a guideline-approved management strategy for select patients with small renal masses. Metastases during the observation of small renal mass...
Feb 19, 2017
Govil-Dalela T, Kumar A, Agarwal R, Chugani HT
BACKGROUND: Agenesis of the corpus callosum can occur in individuals with epilepsy, either in isolation or as part of various neurological conditions, such as Aicardi syndrome. In this study, we evaluated the clinical ...
Feb 18, 2017
Li ZD, Liu M, Li L, Wan JH, Lei Z, Huang YA
BACKGROUND: It was reported that phenytoin can prevent early post traumatic seizures. The present study aims to establish a population pharmacokinetic (PPK) model of oral phenytoin in patients with intracranial tumor d...
Feb 17, 2017
Ostahowski PJ, Kannan N, Wainwright MS, Qiu Q, Mink RB, Groner JI, Bell MJ, Giza CC, Zatzick DF, Ellenbogen RG, Boyle LN, Mitchell PH, Vavilala MS, PEGASUS (Pediatric Guideline Adherence and Outcomes) Study
OBJECTIVE Posttraumatic seizure is a major complication following traumatic brain injury (TBI). The aim of this study was to determine the variation in seizure prophylaxis in select pediatric trauma centers. The author...
Feb 17, 2017
Beier AD, Jannotta GE, Sandler ED, Abram HS, Sheth RD, Aldana PR
Hemiconvulsion-hemiplegia-epilepsy (HHE) is an uncommon epileptic syndrome that affects young children. Typical management includes early initiation of benzodiazepines to abate the initial seizure activity quickly. Pat...

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