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May 20, 2017
Siddiqi OK, Elafros MA, Bositis CM, Koralnik IJ, Theodore WH, Okulicz JF, Kalungwana L, Potchen MJ, Sikazwe I, Birbeck GL
OBJECTIVE: To identify the etiology of new-onset seizure in HIV-infected Zambian adults and identify risk factors for seizure recurrence. METHODS: A prospective cohort study enrolling HIV-infected adults with n...
May 18, 2017
Zuccarelli BD, Hall AS
New-onset nonfebrile seizures in an otherwise healthy child are common, affecting 25 000 to 40 000 U.S. children annually. We hypothesized seizure-provoking electrolyte disturbances such as hyponatremia, hypoglycemia, ...
May 18, 2017
Wu A, Weingart JD, Gallia GL, Lim M, Brem H, Bettegowda C, Chaichana KL
OBJECTIVE: Metastatic brain tumors are the most common brain tumors in adults. Patients with metastatic brain tumors have poor prognoses with median survival of 6-12 months. Seizures are a major presenting symptom and ...
May 17, 2017
Gable M, Glaser C
BACKGROUND: Given that psychiatric symptoms are common, not only during the course of the illness but also on presentation, in children and adolescents with anti-N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor encephalitis, it is import...
May 16, 2017
Mahajan L, Malhotra HS, Garg RK, Kumar N, Sharma PK, Verma R, Rizvi I
Solitary cysticercus granuloma is a common neuroimaging abnormality in Indian patients with new-onset epilepsy. Calcific transformation of cysticercus granuloma is frequently associated with seizure recurrence. We eval...
May 11, 2017
Zarifi C, Vyas S
INTRODUCTION: Spice is a synthetic cannabinoid that is readily available for purchase in smoke shops at relatively low cost. Spice is not detectable upon routine drug screening, making it an increasingly popular new st...
May 10, 2017
Das KK, Gosal JS, Sharma P, Mehrotra A, Bhaisora K, Sardhara J, Srivastava A, Jaiswal AK, Behari S, Kumar R
BACKGROUND: Although extensively studied, few papers have specifically addressed the surgical implications of horizontal and vertical tumor extensions in falcine meningioma (FM). The currently available classification ...
May 10, 2017
Lahti AM, Saloheimo P, Huhtakangas J, Salminen H, Juvela S, Bode MK, Hillbom M, Tetri S
OBJECTIVE: To identify the incidence and predisposing factors for development of poststroke epilepsy (PSE) after primary intracerebral hemorrhage (PICH) during a long-term follow-up. METHODS: We performed a ret...
Apr 30, 2017
Fischer DB, Perez DL, Prasad S, Rigolo L, O'Donnell L, Acar D, Meadows ME, Baslet G, Boes AD, Golby AJ, Dworetzky BA
The mechanism by which the brain integrates visual and emotional information remains incompletely understood, and can be studied through focal lesions that selectively disrupt this process. To date, three reported case...
Apr 23, 2017
de Souza A, Nalini A, Saini J, Thennarasu K
OBJECTIVE: Correlate serial T2 relaxometry (T2R) values with long term seizure outcome in patients with solitary cerebral cysticercosis (SCC) in order to establish its usefulness as a prognostic marker in these patient...

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