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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 ...
Oct 5, 2014
Arya R, Anand V, Garg SK, Michael BD
BACKGROUND: There is a need to expand monotherapy options available to a clinician for the treatment of new partial-onset or generalized-onset seizures. A Cochrane systematic review for clobazam monotherapy is expected...
Sep 30, 2014
Painter E, Rausch JR, Modi AC
Having a child diagnosed with a chronic pediatric illness is a major stressor for families that can alter their daily lives. The primary study aim was to use Daily Phone Diaries (DPDs), a cued-recall procedure to track...