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Jul 24, 2015
Wilson SJ, Baxendale S, Barr W, Hamed S, Langfitt J, Samson S, Watanabe M, Baker GA, Helmstaedter C, Hermann BP, Smith ML
The International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) Diagnostic Methods Commission charged the Neuropsychology Task Force with the job of developing a set of recommendations to address the following questions: (1) What is ...
Jul 23, 2015
Sikazwe I, Elafros MA, Bositis CM, Siddiqi OK, Koralnik IJ, Kalungwana L, Theodore WH, Okulicz JF, Potchen MJ, Birbeck GL
OBJECTIVES: The aim of the study was to describe patient characteristics and outcomes among HIV-positive adults presenting to a Zambian tertiary care hospital with new-onset seizures. METHODS: From July 2011 to...
Jul 21, 2015
Azumagawa K, Mino M, Ishida N, Shichiri M, Shigeri Y, Yoshida Y, Tamai H
BACKGROUND: The effects of valproic acid (VPA) on oxidative stress had been controversial due to the differences in experimental conditions. Recently, total hydroxyoctadecadienoic acid (tHODE), derived from linoleic ac...
Jul 17, 2015
Montoure A, Zaidi H, Sheehy JP, Shetter AG, Spetzler R
New radiation delivery modalities have recently challenged Gamma Knife surgery as the historic gold standard in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia (TN). TomoTherapy, a relative newcomer, has been approved by the U.S...
Jul 16, 2015
Agarwal T, Rodrigues A, Toulany A
Jul 15, 2015
Oldham MA, Lee HB
BACKGROUND: Catatonia is seldom considered in evaluation of altered mental status (AMS) in medical settings. Furthermore, catatonia often meets delirium criteria due to incoherence, altered awareness and behavioral cha...
Jul 3, 2015
Rosenbloom MH, Tartaglia MC, Forner SA, Wong KK, Kuo A, Johnson DY, Colacurcio V, Andrews BD, Miller BL, DeArmond SJ, Geschwind MD
Two patients with metabolic disorders presented with clinical and radiologic features suggestive of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (sCJD). Case 1 was a 50-year-old man with rapid decline in cognitive, behavioral, a...
Jun 30, 2015
Grover S, Hazari N, Chakrabarti S, Avasthi A
OBJECTIVE: To study the prevalence and incidence of seizures in patients prescribed clozapine. METHODS: The treatment records of 222 patients commenced on clozapine were retrospectively reviewed during the peri...
Jun 24, 2015
Singh Lubana S, Alfishawy M, Singh N, Atkinson S
BACKGROUND Vitamin B12 deficiency leads to abnormal myelination or demyelination, resulting in sub-acute combined degeneration, peripheral neuropathy, and psychiatric problems, including delusions, hallucinations, cogn...
Jun 19, 2015
Siddiqi OK, Elafros MA, Sikazwe I, Birbeck GL, Kalungwana L, Potchen MJ, Bositis CM, Koralnik IJ, Theodore WH
OBJECTIVE: To describe acute EEG findings in HIV-infected adults with new-onset seizure, assess baseline clinical characteristics associated with EEG abnormalities, and evaluate the relationship between EEG abnormaliti...