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Aug 27, 2014
Groves DS, Harding U, Lanckohr C, Gottschalk A, Kern JA, Schmidt C
A 65-year old woman presented with acute or chronic renal failure and signs of right heart failure. Renal replacement therapy—using a surgically placed dialysis catheter via the left jugular vein—was repeatedly complic...
Aug 26, 2014
Urbanowicz T, Pawłowska M, Buczkowski P, Perek B, Baszyńska-Wachowiak H, Straburzyńska-Migaj E, Jemielity M
Background Neurological complications occur in 30-80% of patients following heart transplantation, and seizures account for 2-20% of these sequelae. The main risk factors are toxicity due to immunosuppression, infectio...
Aug 16, 2014
Mehta S, Singh G
PURPOSE: Although seizures are the most common presentation of neurocysticercosis (NCC), the electroclinical characteristics of the seizures have not been adequately studied. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The study co...
Aug 15, 2014
Jackson DC, Lin JJ, Chambers KL, Kessler-Jones A, Jones JE, Hsu DA, Stafstrom CE, Seidenberg M, Hermann BP
OBJECTIVE: Birth weight is an important indicator of prenatal environment, and subtle variations of birth weight within the normal range have been associated with differential risk for cognitive and behavioral problems...
Aug 12, 2014
Jimenez XF, Sharma JS, Dar SA
Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES), a form of conversion disorder, are paroxysmal episodes resembling epilepsy while lacking electrographic correlation. The phenomenon has rarely been reported in elderly patients...
Aug 8, 2014
Postma IR, Slager S, Kremer HP, de Groot JC, Zeeman GG
This review summarizes the long-term consequences of the posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) that have been described in the obstetric literature (eclampsia and preeclampsia) and compares these with dat...
Aug 8, 2014
Birnbaum GD, Marquez L, Hwang KM, Cruz AT
Clinical deterioration while receiving antituberculosis (anti-TB) therapy can be due to a number of etiologies, including drug resistance, disease progression despite effective therapy, or alternative diagnoses. We pre...
Aug 7, 2014
Jolepalem P, Wong CY
This is a case of a 32-year-old female patient who presented with new onset partial complex seizures. MRI of the brain demonstrated a suspicious ring-enhancing lesion in the right temporal lobe. This finding was felt t...
Aug 5, 2014
Rathouz PJ, Zhao Q, Jones JE, Jackson DC, Hsu DA, Stafstrom CE, Seidenberg M, Hermann BP
AIM: To characterize the prospective trajectory of cognitive development in children with new or recent onset epilepsy from baseline to 5 to 6 years after diagnosis. METHOD: Sixty-nine children (40 males, 29 fe...
Aug 5, 2014
Lin JJ, Dabbs K, Riley JD, Jones JE, Jackson DC, Hsu DA, Stafstrom CE, Seidenberg M, Hermann BP
Objective: Adults with Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy (JME) have subtle brain structural abnormalities in the fronto-thalamic-cortical network, poorer cognitive function, and worse long-term social outcomes, even when the...