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Sep 27, 2014
Xie M, Rao W, Sun LY, Zhu ZJ, Deng YL, Shen ZY, Jia JD
To identify the risk factors for new-onset seizures after pediatric LT and to assess their clinical implications and long-term prognosis. The clinical and laboratory data of 27 consecutive children who underwent LT fro...
Sep 23, 2014
Martin RC, Faught E, Richman J, Funkhouser E, Kim Y, Clements K, Pisu M
OBJECTIVE: Neurologic diseases such as stroke are risk factors for new-onset epilepsy in older adults. Recent evidence suggests that psychiatric disorders independently predict epilepsy in older male veterans. Our aim ...
Sep 23, 2014
Miller WR, Buelow JM, Bakas T
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The incidence of new-onset epilepsy is highest in older adults. Research has revealed that epilepsy diagnosis in older adults is difficult and often delayed. However, in-depth qualitative inquir...
Sep 23, 2014
Volz EE, Jasani N
BACKGROUND: Seizure is estimated to be the presenting symptom of pulmonary embolism (PE) < 1% of the time. A review of the available literature on the subject indicates that many of the reported cases are postmortem fi...
Sep 18, 2014
Nolan B, Plenk K, Carr D
ABSTRACTAnti-N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor (anti-NMDAR) encephalitis is a recently described and underdiagnosed entity that typically affects young, previously healthy individuals. Patients usually present in phases, w...
Sep 18, 2014
Prasad GL, Gupta DK, Mahapatra AK, Borkar SA, Sharma BS
PURPOSE: Growing skull fractures are rare complications of traumatic skull fractures in children. The authors aim to share their experience in management of such lesions and analyse clinicoradiological features, surgic...
Sep 17, 2014
Khasawneh FA, Al-Obaidi MM
Sep 16, 2014
Milazzo L, Falvella FS, Magni C, Gervasoni C, Peri AM, Cattaneo D, Antinori S, Vidale S
The addition of NS3/4A protease inhibitors boceprevir and telaprevir to pegylated interferon (Peg-IFN)-α and ribavirin for the treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype 1-infected patients has led to higher rates o...
Sep 10, 2014
Ward NJ, Fox CJ, Kralik KS, Haydar S, Saucier JR
These conditions may not have associated findings on physical exam. See if you can make the diagnosis based on the EKG tracings. When evaluating a patient with a history of chest pain, palpitations, syncope, and/or new...
Sep 10, 2014
Wattson DA, Tanguturi SK, Spiegel DY, Niemierko A, Biller BM, Nachtigall LB, Bussière MR, Swearingen B, Chapman PH, Loeffler JS, Shih HA
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVE(S): This study evaluated the efficacy and toxicity of proton therapy for functional pituitary adenomas (FPAs). METHODS AND MATERIALS: We analyzed 165 patients with FPAs who were treated at a s...