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Sep 1, 2015
Yamamoto D, Uchiyama T, Bunai T, Sato K, Shimizu T, Tanaka K, Ohashi T
We describe a patient of acute encephalitis with refractory partial status epilepticus who was successfully treated with early immunotherapy. A 35-year-old male presented with generalized seizures a week after febrile ...
Sep 1, 2015
Malayev Y, Alberts J, Verardi MA, Mattison AR, Imlay S
Gynecologic teratomas commonly present with pelvic symptoms. The authors report a case of teratoma causing acute psychosis, encephalopathy, and sudden-onset seizures in a previously healthy 33-year-old woman. After com...
Aug 25, 2015
Triplett RL, Asato MR
BACKGROUND: Minimal work has used psychometrically robust measures in a systematic fashion to identify and monitor children at risk for cognitive and behavioral comorbidities in current epilepsy care. We piloted a comp...
Aug 25, 2015
Değerliyurt A, Yalnizoğlu D, Bakar EE, Topçu M, Turanli G
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical and imaging characteristics, treatment results, and prognosis of patients with electrical status epilepticus during sleep (ESES). METHOD: A total of...
Aug 25, 2015
Gaspard N, Foreman BP, Alvarez V, Cabrera Kang C, Probasco JC, Jongeling AC, Meyers E, Espinera A, Haas KF, Schmitt SE, Gerard EE, Gofton T, Kaplan PW, Lee JW, Legros B, Szaflarski JP, Westover BM, LaRoche SM, Hirsch LJ, Critical Care EEG Monitoring Research Consortium (CCEMRC), Critical Care EEG Monitoring Research Consortium CCEMRC
OBJECTIVES: The aims of this study were to determine the etiology, clinical features, and predictors of outcome of new-onset refractory status epilepticus. METHODS: Retrospective review of patients with refract...
Aug 21, 2015
Pohlmann-Eden B, Aldenkamp A, Baker GA, Brandt C, Cendes F, Coras R, Crocker CE, Helmstaedter C, Jones-Gotman M, Kanner AM, Mazarati A, Mula M, Smith ML, Omisade A, Tellez-Zenteno J, Hermann BP
Neurobehavioral and cognition problems are highly prevalent in epilepsy, but most research studies to date have not adequately addressed the precise nature of the relationship between these comorbidities and seizures. ...
Aug 19, 2015
Alexander M, Petri H, Ding Y, Wandel C, Khwaja O, Foskett N
AIM: The aim of this study was to describe the incidence of morbidities and the prevalence of medical prescriptions in a large Down syndrome population. METHOD: A retrospective cohort study was carried out usin...
Aug 19, 2015
Varghese J, Reddy MS, Venugopal K, Perumalla R, Narasimhan G, Arikichenin O, Shanmugam V, Shanmugam N, Srinivasan V, Jayanthi V, Rela M
BACKGROUND: Tacrolimus is an important immunosuppressant administered to patients following liver transplantation (LT), with a recommended trough concentration of 8 to 11 ng/mL to prevent allograft rejection. We retros...
Aug 11, 2015
Bearden D, Steenhoff AP, Dlugos DJ, Kolson D, Mehta P, Kessler S, Lowenthal E, Monokwane B, Anabwani G, Bisson GP
BACKGROUND: Seizures are common among patients with HIV/AIDS in the developing world and are associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Early treatment with combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) may reduc...
Aug 11, 2015
Divino V, Petrilla AA, Bollu V, Velez F, Ettinger A, Makin C
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to measure health-care resource utilization and costs in treatment-adherent, previously seizure-free patients with epilepsy who were treated in the inpatient/emergency room (ER) s...

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