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Oct 31, 2014
Koo DL, Hwang KJ, Han SW, Kim JY, Joo EY, Shin WC, Lee HW, Seo DW, Hong SB
PURPOSE: Antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) may cause adverse effects on bone metabolism and bone mineral density (BMD). The aim of this study is to determine the effect of oxcarbazepine (OXC) monotherapy on biochemical marker...
Oct 25, 2014
Feyissa AM, Ponce LL, Patterson JT, Von Ritschl RH, Smith RG
Concomitant seizures and exophthalmos in the context of a temporal dural arteriovenous fistula (dAVF) has not been described before. Here, we report a 55-year-old-male who presented with an 8-month history of progressi...
Oct 25, 2014
Tong Y
Pyridoxine (vitamin B6) deficiency is a recognised cause of intractable seizures in neonates. However, pyridoxine deficiency related seizures in adults were rarely reported. This article reports a case of a 79 year old...
Oct 24, 2014
Francois D, Roberts J, Hess S, Probst L, Eksioglu Y
OBJECTIVE: Oral diazepam, administered in varying doses, is among the few proposed treatment options for electrical status epilepticus during slow wave sleep in children. We sought to retrospectively evaluate the long-...
Oct 22, 2014
Saqib A, Ibrahim U, Bhat A, Ghiasian V, El-Sayegh D
SESSION TITLE: Cancer Student/Resident Case Report Posters ISESSION TYPE: Medical Student/Resident Case ReportPRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PMINTRODUCTION: Paraneoplastic syndromes (PNS) a...
Oct 17, 2014
Tung C, Lindgren A, Siemund R, van Westen D
BACKGROUND: Computed tomography (CT) of the brain is used extensively in the urgent work-up of patients with a suspicion of intracranial pathology, but is often normal. Previously proposed selection criteria aim at lim...
Oct 15, 2014
Freilich ER, Schreiber JM, Zelleke T, Gaillard WD
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Status epilepticus is an acute neurologic emergency, the incidence of which is increasing in the United States as the definition evolves and our detection abilities improve. We will present the curre...
Oct 15, 2014
Kalungwana L, Elafros MA, Siddiqi OK, Bositis CM, Sikazwe I, Koralnik IJ, Theodore WH, Birbeck GL
A prospective cohort study of new-onset seizure in people with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in Zambia is ongoing to determine the incidence of subsequent epilepsy and risk factors for epileptogenesis in this popu...
Oct 7, 2014
Yamamoto D, Uchiyama T, Bunai T, Sato K, Shimizu T, Tanaka K, Ohashi T
We describe a patient of acute encephalitis with refractory partial status epilepticus who was successfully treated with early immunotherapy. A 35-year-old male presented with generalized seizures a week after febrile ...