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Apr 24, 2017
Lin JJ, Chou CC, Lan SY, Hsiao HJ, Wang Y, Chan OW, Hsia SH, Wang HS, Lin KL, CHEESE Study Group
BACKGROUND: Evidence for the beneficial effect of therapeutic burst-suppression coma in pediatric patients with febrile refractory status epilepticus is limited, and the clinical outcomes of this treatment strategy are...
Apr 23, 2017
Uchikawa H, Fujii K, Fujita M, Okunushi T, Shimojo N
Moyamoya syndrome is a progressive cerebrovascular disease that is characterized by stenosis of the terminal portion of the internal carotid artery and its main branches, in combination with an accompanying disease. We...
Apr 23, 2017
Glykys J, Dzhala V, Egawa K, Kahle KT, Delpire E, Staley K
Pharmacoresistant seizures and cytotoxic cerebral edema are serious complications of ischemic and traumatic brain injury. Intraneuronal Cl(-) concentration ([Cl(-)]i) regulation impacts on both cell volume homeostasis ...
Apr 22, 2017
Miller Ferguson N, Sarnaik A, Miles D, Shafi N, Peters MJ, Truemper E, Vavilala MS, Bell MJ, Wisniewski SR, Luther JF, Hartman AL, Kochanek PM, Investigators of the Approaches and Decisions in Acute Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury (ADAPT) Trial
OBJECTIVES: Small series have suggested that outcomes after abusive head trauma are less favorable than after other injury mechanisms. We sought to determine the impact of abusive head trauma on mortality and identify ...
Apr 22, 2017
Patel P, Ferastraoaru V, Gold D, Lipnick A, Jehle R, Haut SR
The unpredictability of seizures causes distress to patients with epilepsy and their caretakers. To date, no studies have explored seizure prediction specifically in the pediatric population. If the period of time prec...
Apr 22, 2017
Jensen MP, Brunklaus A, Dorris L, Zuberi SM, Knupp KG, Galer BS, Gammaitoni AR
We reviewed the current literature with respect to the humanistic and financial burdens of Dravet Syndrome (DS) on the caregivers of children with DS, in order to (1) identify key unanswered questions or gaps in knowle...
Apr 22, 2017
Yang W, Westbroek EM, Anderson-Keightly H, Caplan JM, Rong X, Hung AL, Braileanu M, Wang JY, Colby GP, Coon AL, Tamargo RJ, Ahn ES, Huang J
BACKGROUND: Seizure risk has not been fully characterized in pediatric patients with arteriovenous malformations (AVMs). OBJECTIVE: To describe the progression and risk factors of post-treatment seizure in chil...
Apr 22, 2017
Sansevere AJ, Duncan ED, Libenson MH, Loddenkemper T, Pearl PL, Tasker RC
PURPOSE: Our goal was to define the duration of continuous EEG (cEEG) monitoring needed to adequately capture electrographic seizures and EEG status epilepticus in the pediatric intensive care unit using clinical and b...
Apr 22, 2017
Merlini L, Hanquinet S, Fluss J
BACKGROUND: Neonatal thalamic hemorrhagic stroke is related to cerebral sinus venous thrombosis and associated with neurological sequelae. Predicting factors are however lacking. METHODS: Clinical and radiologi...
Apr 22, 2017
Sourbron J, Smolders I, de Witte P, Lagae L
Dravet syndrome (DS) is a genetic encephalopathy that is characterized by severe seizures and prominent co-morbidities (e.g., physical, intellectual disabilities). More than 85% of the DS patients carry an SCN1A mutati...

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