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May 2, 2015
Vilchez Lagos GA, Gill N, Londra LC, Bahado-Singh RO, Sokol RJ
OBJECTIVE: Postpartum preeclampsia is a condition with a poorly understood etiology that accounts for a significant percentage of eclampsia cases. It is unclear whether new-onset postpartum and antepartum preeclampsia ...
Apr 29, 2015
Prerna A, Lim JY, Tan NW, Isa MS, Oh HM, Yassin N, Low CY, Chan DW, Chong CY, Leo YS, Chow AL, Tambyah PA, Tan K
Neurologic complications have long been associated with influenza. A novel strain of influenza A (H1N1) first described in humans to have outbreak potential in 2009 in Mexico went on to become the first influenza pande...
Apr 24, 2015
Miller WR
PURPOSE: Older adults have the highest incidence of new-onset epilepsy, yet there is a lack of self-management interventions to ensure that this population achieves desirable outcomes. In order to develop patient-cente...
Apr 18, 2015
Caron E, Wheless CE, Patters AB, Wheless JW
BACKGROUND: The direct charges for emergency department visits resulting from recurrent seizures are significant, and home intervention with abortive medications can be cost-saving. Over a 1-year period, we evaluated c...
Apr 15, 2015
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...
Apr 11, 2015
Kumari S, Hayton T, Jumaa P, McCorry D
New-onset refractory status epilepticus (NORSE) is a syndrome of new-onset drug resistant status epilepticus that often has a catastrophic outcome. A 30-year-old man of Somali origin presented with refractory status to...
Apr 8, 2015
Sands TT, Nash K, Tong S, Sullivan J
OBJECTIVE: We investigated the electroclinical features of seizures occurring in children with anti-NMDA receptor antibody encephalitis. METHODS: Clinical features and video EEG recordings were analyzed from pe...
Apr 2, 2015
Schomer AC, Drislane FW
PURPOSE: Seizures and status epilepticus causing hemispatial neglect syndromes are seldom diagnosed, in part because, without motor signs, EEGs are not performed. Also, nonconvulsive seizures are often intermittent and...
Mar 27, 2015
Hainsworth JB, Shishido A, Theeler BJ, Carroll CG, Fasano RE
A 23-year-old, previously healthy, deployed U.S. soldier presented with bilateral temporal lobe seizures recalcitrant to multiple antiepileptic drugs and anti-seizure anaesthetic agents. He received methylprednisolone,...