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Aug 17, 2017
Hermann BP, Zhao Q, Jackson DC, Jones JE, Dabbs K, Almane D, Hsu DA, Stafstrom CE, Koehn MA, Seidenberg M, Rathouz PJ
OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to identify cognitive phenotypes in children with new-onset focal and generalized idiopathic epilepsies and determine their relationship with epilepsy syndrome, brain structur...
Aug 12, 2017
Agrawal A, Usenko A, Wong P, Tsegaye A, Narasimhan M
Aug 10, 2017
Gholipour T, Mitchell S, Sarkis RA, Chemali Z
BACKGROUND: Adult patients with Down syndrome (DS) are at higher risk of developing Alzheimer-type dementia and epilepsy. The relationship between developing dementia and the risk of developing seizures in DS is poorly...
Aug 10, 2017
Sarkis RA, Willment KC, Gale SA, Dworetzky BA
Seizures are a common co-morbidity during the course of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and in a subset of patients may be one of the presenting symptoms. In this case series, we highlight three patients with recurrent medica...
Aug 9, 2017
Motika PV, Spencer DC
The treatment of epilepsy in older individuals is an increasingly important topic in neurology and an area that all treating neurologists should have familiarity with. As the population ages, the number of patients ove...
Aug 7, 2017
Suthar R, Abdelfattah S, Goldman H, Garcia G, Romero-Fischmann D, Escobar M, Behrens V
We describe the case of a 41-year-old pregnant patient who presented at 38 weeks of gestation for an urgent cesarean section, with new onset of pre-eclampsia as the initial diagnosis. The intraoperative course was comp...
Aug 5, 2017
Goldberg TN, Cellucci MF
Anti-NMDAR encephalitis is becoming more widely recognized as a cause of encephalopathy in both adults and children. Certain clinical features such as mood lability, movement disorders, speech dysfunction, seizures, an...
Aug 5, 2017
Zhou H, Wang N, Xu L, Huang HL, Yu CY
OBJECTIVE: To study the clinical value of anti-epileptic drugs combined with B vitamins in the treatment of epilepsy after stroke. PATIENTS AND METHODS: The study included 90 consecutive patients with epilepsy ...
Aug 1, 2017
Comelli I, Lippi G, Campana V, Servadei F, Cervellin G
BACKGROUND: Several patients with new onset brain tumors present to the Emergency Department (ED) complaining for new symptoms. Although information exists on symptom prevalence in the entire population of patients wit...
Jul 29, 2017
Oushy S, Sillau SH, Ney DE, Damek DM, Youssef AS, Lillehei KO, Ormond DR
OBJECTIVE Prophylactic use of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) in seizure-naïve brain tumor patients remains a topic of debate. This study aimed to characterize a subset of patients at highest risk for new-onset perioperativ...