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Feb 22, 2017
Oh KT, Derose J, Taub C
Complete dehiscence of a composite aortic valve graft with pseudoaneurysm formation is a rare complication following aortic root replacement. This complication often takes place in the setting of acute graft infection ...
Feb 22, 2017
Andereggen L, Andres RH
BACKGROUND: Sentinel headache is a well-known warning sign preceding subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) due to rupture of an intracranial aneurysm. New-onset seizure or "sentinel seizure" preceding aneurysmal SAH, however, ...
Feb 19, 2017
Hoa S, Stern EP, Denton CP, Hudson M, Scleroderma Clinical Trials Consortium Scleroderma Renal Crisis Working Group, Investigators of the Scleroderma Clinical Trials Consortium Scleroderma Renal Crisis Working Group
OBJECTIVE: The absence of a gold standard for scleroderma renal crisis (SRC) has hindered our understanding of this problem. The objective of this scoping review was to identify the criteria used to define SRC in order...
Feb 18, 2017
Vannest J, Maloney TC, Tenney JR, Szaflarski JP, Morita D, Byars AW, Altaye M, Holland SK, Glauser TA
Children with Benign Epilepsy with Centrotemporal Spikes (BECTS), despite high likelihood for seizure remission, are reported to have subtle difficulties in language and other cognitive skills. We used functional MRI a...
Feb 18, 2017
Fredsø N, Toft N, Sabers A, Berendt M
BACKGROUND: Seizures are common in dogs and can be caused by non-epileptic conditions or epilepsy. The clinical course of newly diagnosed epilepsy is sparsely documented. The objective of this study was to prospectivel...
Feb 16, 2017
Conway L, Widjaja E, Smith ML, Speechley KN, Ferro MA
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to validate the newly developed shortened Quality of Life in Childhood Epilepsy Questionnaire (QOLCE-55) in a sample of children with drug-resistant epilepsy. METHODS: Data ...
Feb 9, 2017
Martin RC, Faught E, Szaflarski JP, Richman J, Funkhouser E, Piper K, Juarez L, Dai C, Pisu M
OBJECTIVE: Disparities in epilepsy treatment are not uncommon; therefore, we examined population-based estimates of initial antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) in new-onset epilepsy among racial/ethnic minority groups of older ...
Feb 9, 2017
Pawley AD, Chowdhury FA, Tangwiriyasakul C, Ceronie B, Elwes RD, Nashef L, Richardson MP
OBJECTIVE: Cortical excitability differs between treatment responders and nonresponders in new-onset epilepsy. Moreover, during the first 3 years of epilepsy, cortical excitability becomes more abnormal in nonresponder...
Feb 6, 2017
Shrivastava A, Kumar A, Thomas JD, Laserson KF, Bhushan G, Carter MD, Chhabra M, Mittal V, Khare S, Sejvar JJ, Dwivedi M, Isenberg SL, Johnson R, Pirkle JL, Sharer JD, Hall PL, Yadav R, Velayudhan A, Papanna M, Singh P, Somashekar D, Pradhan A, Goel K, Pandey R, Kumar M, Kumar S, Chakrabarti A, Sivaperumal P, Kumar AR, Schier JG, Chang A, Graham LA, Mathews TP, Johnson D, Valentin L, Caldwell KL, Jarrett JM, Harden LA, Takeoka GR, Tong S, Queen K, Paden C, Whitney A, Haberling DL, Singh R, Singh RS, Earhart KC, Dhariwal AC, Chauhan LS, Venkatesh S, Srikantiah P
BACKGROUND: Outbreaks of unexplained illness frequently remain under-investigated. In India, outbreaks of an acute neurological illness with high mortality among children occur annually in Muzaffarpur, the country's la...
Feb 6, 2017
Ferro JM, Canhão P, Aguiar de Sousa D
Cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) has an incidence of 1.32/100,000/years in high-income countries, and higher in middle- and low-income countries. CVT is more frequent in infants and children young adults and females, e...

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