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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...
Jun 18, 2015
Antes S, Tschan CA, Kunze G, Ewert L, Zimmer A, Halfmann A, Oertel J
BACKGROUND: Advantages of telemetric devices for long-term intracranial pressure (ICP) measurement have been mentioned several times in the literature. However, descriptions of associated complications are lacking. The...
Jun 17, 2015
Dubey D, Samudra N, Gupta P, Agostini M, Ding K, Van Ness PC, Vernino S, Hays R
PURPOSE: Analyze clinical and electrographic characteristics of patients with autoimmune epilepsy, and evaluate the effect of early diagnosis and treatment on reduction of seizure frequency. METHODS: Observatio...
Jun 16, 2015
Bouma HK, Labos C, Gore GC, Wolfson C, Keezer MR
The clinical utility of routine electroencephalography (EEG) after a first unprovoked seizure remains uncertain. Its diagnostic accuracy in identifying adults and children with new onset epilepsy was examined. A system...
Jun 13, 2015
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...
Jun 13, 2015
MacKinney TG, Soti KR, Shrestha P, Basnyat B
Camphor is usually used in the USA to repel insects, but it is widely used in other countries as an herb. We report the case of a 52-year-old previously healthy Nepali man who ingested approximately 10 g of pure campho...
Jun 13, 2015
Adachi H
In elderly people, various abnomal behaviors could be accompanied during the sleep or around the bed time. There are many opportunities to receive consultation in a general or liaison psychiatry for diagnosis and treat...
Jun 6, 2015
Laswell EM, Chambers KD, Whitsel DR, Poudel K
New-onset refractory status epilepticus (NORSE) is defined as a sudden onset of refractory status epilepticus in patients who do not have a history of epilepsy. It is a neurologic emergency, and determining the underly...

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