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Jan 28, 2015
Patibandla MR, Bhattacharjee S, Uppin MS, Purohit AK
INTRODUCTION: Tumors of the central nervous system (CNS) are the second most frequent malignancy of childhood and the most common solid tumor in this age group. CNS tumors represent approximately 17% of all malignancie...
Jan 28, 2015
McNally MA, Kossoff EH
We describe a group of 26 children with no prior history of seizures consistent with benign rolandic epilepsy who had rolandic spikes found coincidentally on EEG. A retrospective chart review as well as phone and email...
Jan 27, 2015
Bartha-Doering L, Trinka E
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to systematically review the literature on the interictal language profile in adult patients with epilepsy. METHODS: An extensive literature search was performed using M...
Jan 27, 2015
Turkdoğan D, Orengul AC, Zaimoğlu S, Ekinci G
Anti-N-methyl-d-aspartate (anti-NMDA) receptor encephalitis is an autoimmune/paraneoplastic encephalitis, with neurologic and psychiatric symptoms. Early and aggressive therapy has been shown to improve prognosis altho...
Jan 27, 2015
Nevalainen O, Ansakorpi H, Simola M, Raitanen J, Isojärvi J, Artama M, Auvinen A
OBJECTIVE: We systematically synthesized the epidemiologic literature on mortality in patients with epilepsy (PWE) by epilepsy-related clinical characteristics with an aggregate data meta-analysis. METHODS: We ...
Jan 27, 2015
Orosz I, McCormick D, Zamponi N, Varadkar S, Feucht M, Parain D, Griens R, Vallée L, Boon P, Rittey C, Jayewardene AK, Bunker M, Arzimanoglou A, Lagae L
OBJECTIVE: To gain insight into the long-term impact of vagus nerve stimulation (with VNS Therapy) in children with drug-resistant epilepsy, we conducted the largest retrospective multicenter study to date over an exte...
Jan 27, 2015
Triplett RL, Velanova K, Luna B, Padmanabhan A, Gaillard WD, Asato MR
OBJECTIVE: Deficits in executive function are noted increasingly in children with epilepsy and have been associated with poor academic and psychosocial outcomes. Impaired inhibitory control contributes to executive dys...
Jan 27, 2015
Alshafai L, Ochi A, Go C, McCoy B, Hawkins C, Otsubo H, Snead OC, Rutka J, Widjaja E
OBJECTIVE: Astrocytic inclusions (AIs) have been identified on histologic specimens of patients with early onset seizures, and the proteomic contents have been described. The aim of this study was to compare the clinic...
Jan 27, 2015
Broomall E, Natale JE, Grimason M, Goldstein J, Smith CM, Chang C, Kanes S, Rogawski MA, Wainwright MS
Super-refractory status epilepticus is a life-threatening condition. Resistance to benzodiazepine and barbiturate treatment for this disorder is thought to be due to internalization of synaptic γ-aminobutyric acid (GAB...
Jan 27, 2015
Holt RL

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