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Jul 27, 2014
Dada R, Zekri J, Ramal B, Ahmad K
Rituximab, a chimeric monoclonal antibody is licensed for the treatment of CD20 positive lymphomas. Previous studies have found rituximab, in combination with cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, and prednisone ...
Jul 22, 2014
Marcus LP, McCutcheon BA, Noorbakhsh A, Parina RP, Gonda DD, Chen C, Chang DC, Carter BS
OBJECT: Hospital readmission within 30 days of discharge is a major contributor to the high cost of health care in the US and is also a major indicator of patient care quality. The purpose of this study was to investig...
Jul 22, 2014
Zhao Q, Rathouz PJ, Jones JE, Jackson DC, Hsu DA, Stafstrom CE, Seidenberg M, Hermann BP
AIM: To characterize the prospective trajectory of parent-reported behavior and social competence problems in children with new or recent onset epilepsy from diagnosis to 5 to 6 years after diagnosis compared to health...
Jul 16, 2014
Chandra SR, Seshadri R, Chikabasaviah Y, Issac TG
BACKGROUND: It was observed that a good number of patients presenting with psychiatric manifestations when investigated later because of unresponsiveness to treatment or late development of organic features turned out ...
Jul 16, 2014
Howell CM, Davis MS, Callanan DL
First-time seizures are frightening to children and their families, but the practice parameter recommends minimal evaluation in the emergency department (ED) for the child who presents in a neurologically normal state....
Jul 11, 2014
Patterson EN
Epileptogenesis is the process by which a normal brain develops into an epileptic brain. There are 3 distinct phases of epileptogenesis-the latent period before seizures occur, the occurrence of recurrent seizures, and...
Jul 11, 2014
Roelcke U, Boxheimer L, Fathi AR, Schwyzer L, Ortega M, Berberat J, Remonda L
Hemorrhage is common in brain tumors. Due to characteristic magnetic field changes induced by hemosiderin it can be detected using susceptibility weighted MRI (SWI). Its relevance to clinical syndromes is unclear. Here...
Jul 11, 2014
Sharma LN, Garg RK, Verma R, Singh MK, Malhotra HS
BACKGROUND: Solitary cysticercus granuloma and single parenchymal calcified lesion are two common neuroimaging abnormalities in Indian patients with epilepsy. In this study, we evaluated the frequency and predictors of...
Jul 9, 2014
Badawy RA, Vogrin SJ, Lai A, Cook MJ
OBJECTIVE: To investigate whether cortical excitability measures on transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) differed between groups of patients with different focal epilepsy syndromes. METHODS: 85 Patients with...
Jul 6, 2014
Ramachandrannair R, Jack SM, Meaney BF, Ronen GM
PURPOSE: Our objective was to understand the range of parental views on whether and how to approach the issue of SUDEP with families, to clarify the optimal timing and formulation of the information, and to learn from ...