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Jul 2, 2015
Boland CL, Harris JB, Harris KB
OBJECTIVE: To review current evidence of pharmacological options for managing pediatric obesity and provide potential areas for future research. DATA SOURCES: A MEDLINE search (1966 to October 2014) was conduct...
Jul 2, 2015
Rao K, Levy ML, Crawford JR
Jul 2, 2015
Guerrini R, Melani F, Brancati C, Ferrari AR, Brovedani P, Biggeri A, Grisotto L, Pellacani S
BACKGROUND: Absence epilepsy (AE) is etiologically heterogeneous and has at times been associated with idiopathic dystonia. OBJECTIVES: Based on the clinical observation that children with AE often exhibit, int...
Jul 2, 2015
Fu C, Yu W, Feng Z, Zhao C, Xu D, Li D
Giant arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is a complex and relatively rare congenital lesion with high morbidity and mortality. Its optimal treatment, however, remains controversial. Normal perfusion pressure breakthrough...
Jul 2, 2015
Cen ZD, Xie F, Lou DN, Lu XJ, Ouyang ZY, Liu L, Cao J, Li D, Yin HM, Wang ZJ, Xiao J, Luo W
Familial cortical myoclonic tremor with epilepsy (FCMTE) is one kind of autosomal dominant epilepsy syndrome. Four loci, 8q24 (FCMTE1), 2p11.1-q12.2 (FCMTE2), 5p15.31-p15.1 (FCMTE3), and 3q26.32-3q28 (FCMTE4) were prev...
Jul 2, 2015
Wietstock SO, Bonifacio SL, Sullivan JE, Nash KB, Glass HC
The objective of this study was to determine the diagnostic yield of continuous video electroencephalographic (EEG) monitoring in critically ill neonates in the setting of a novel, university-based Neonatal Neurocritic...
Jul 2, 2015
Luo C, Zhang Y, Cao W, Huang Y, Yang F, Wang J, Tu S, Wang X, Yao D
Benign epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes (BECT) is the most common form of childhood idiopathic focal epilepsy syndrome. We investigated quantitative evidence regarding brain morphology and functional connectivity fe...
Jul 1, 2015
Esmaeeli Nieh S, Madou MR, Sirajuddin M, Fregeau B, McKnight D, Lexa K, Strober J, Spaeth C, Hallinan BE, Smaoui N, Pappas JG, Burrow TA, McDonald MT, Latibashvili M, Leshinsky-Silver E, Lev D, Blumkin L, Vale RD, Barkovich AJ, Sherr EH
OBJECTIVE: To determine the cause and course of a novel syndrome with progressive encephalopathy and brain atrophy in children. METHODS: Clinical whole-exome sequencing was performed for global developmental de...
Jun 30, 2015
Ran X, Li J, Shao Q, Chen H, Lin Z, Sun ZS, Wu J
Epilepsy is one of the most prevalent chronic neurological disorders, afflicting about 3.5-6.5 per 1000 children and 10.8 per 1000 elderly people. With intensive effort made during the last two decades, numerous genes ...
Jun 30, 2015
Verrotti A, Carelli A, Coppola G
Menkes disease is a lethal multisystemic disorder of copper metabolism characterized by connective tissue abnormalities, progressive neurodegeneration and peculiar "kinky hair." Epilepsy is one of the main clinical fea...