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Oct 21, 2014
Sharma S, Nair PP, Murgai A, Selvaraj RJ
Thiopentone sodium is one of the important drugs in the armamentarium for terminating refractory status epilepticus, a neurological emergency. We report a case of thiopentone-related bradycardia during the management o...
Oct 18, 2014
Hayashi H, Iwata M, Tsuchimori N, Matsumoto T
BACKGROUND: Refractory chronic pain dramatically reduces the quality of life of patients. Existing drugs cannot fully achieve effective chronic pain control because of their lower efficacy and/or accompanying side effe...
Oct 17, 2014
Mahgoub N, Lerner M, Kalayam B, Young RC
Electroconvulsive therapy is used for the management of severe and refractory depression across the age spectrum. Treatment is guided by clinical response. However, there may be differences between the time course of i...
Oct 16, 2014
Liu J, Xu R, You Y, Man L, Liu Z
Oct 15, 2014
Szymańska K, Kuśmierska K, Demkow U
Neurotransmitters (NTs) play a central role in the efficient communication between neurons necessary for normal functioning of the nervous system. NTs can be divided into two groups: small molecule NTs and larger neuro...
Oct 15, 2014
Tian L, Li Y, Xue X, Wu M, Liu F, Hao X, Zhou D
OBJECTIVE: This study aims to determine the general frequency, mortality, and risk factors of super-refractory status epilepticus (SRSE) versus non-refractory status epilepticus (NRSE) and refractory status epilepticus...
Oct 15, 2014
Funck VR, Ribeiro LR, Pereira LM, Oliveira CV, Grigoletto J, Fighera MR, Royes LF, Furian AF, Oliveira MS
Temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) is the most common type of epilepsy with about one third of TLE patients being refractory to antiepileptic drugs. Knowledge about the mechanisms underlying seizure activity is fundamental t...
Oct 14, 2014
Chandra PS, Vaghania G, Bal CS, Tripathi M, Kuruwale N, Arora A, Garg A, Sarkar C, Diwedi R, Malviya S, Padma V, Tripathi M
OBJECTIVE: F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) and ictally subtracted single photon emission tomography (iSPECT) are important for localizing the epileptogenic focus. The following study anal...
Oct 14, 2014
Merbl Y, Sommer A, Chai O, Aroch I, Zimmerman G, Friedman A, Soreq H, Shamir MH
BACKGROUND: Idiopathic and acquired epilepsy are common in dogs. Up to 30% of these dogs are refractory to pharmacological treatment. Accumulating experimental evidence indicates that brain immune response and presence...
Oct 12, 2014
Ma SP, Tsui A, Kaye AH
Gangliogliomas are rare primary central nervous system tumours that characteristically contain both neuronal and glial neoplastic components. They usually present as solitary, slow growing tumours that are frequently a...