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Jan 28, 2015
Baldinger P, Lotan A, Frey R, Kasper S, Lerer B, Lanzenberger R
OBJECTIVES: Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a well-established effective treatment strategy in treatment-refractory depression. However, despite ECT's widespread use, the exact neurobiological mechanisms underlying ...
Jan 28, 2015
Cobabe MM, Sessler DI, Nowacki AS, O'Rourke C, Andrews N, Foldvary-Schaefer N
BACKGROUND: Prolonged sleep deprivation activates epileptiform EEG abnormalities and seizures in people with epilepsy. Few studies have addressed the effect of chronic partial sleep deprivation on seizure occurrence in...
Jan 28, 2015
Vohra TT, Miller JB, Nicholas KS, Varelas PN, Harsh DM, Durkalski V, Silbergleit R, Wang HE, Neurological Emergencies Treatment Trials (NETT) Investigators
INTRODUCTION: Limited data describe the frequency, timing, or indications for endotracheal intubation (ETI) in patients with status epilepticus. A better understanding of the characteristics of patients with status epi...
Jan 28, 2015
Jin L, Wu L, Cui L, Lu Q, Huang Y, Gao J, Dou W, Wang R
OBJECTIVE: To explore the lateralizing value of dystonic posturing (DP) of upper limb in patients with refractory mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (MTLE). METHODS: Presurgical videotypes of 89 patients staying sei...
Jan 27, 2015
Boido D, Gnatkovsky V, Uva L, Francione S, de Curtis M
OBJECTIVE: Comprehension of the events that lead to seizure termination contributes to the development of strategies to confine propagation of ictal discharges. It is commonly assumed that the inhibitory control fails ...
Jan 27, 2015
Puertas-Martin V, Carreras-Saez I, Marana A, Ruiz-Falco Rojas ML, Cantarin-Extremera V, Calleja-Gero ML
INTRODUCTION: Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) is frequently accompanied by difficult-to-treat epilepsy, which conditions these patients' quality of life and cognitive level. AIM. To describe the epidemiological and cl...
Jan 27, 2015
Bergey GK, Morrell MJ, Mizrahi EM, Goldman A, King-Stephens D, Nair D, Srinivasan S, Jobst B, Gross RE, Shields DC, Barkley G, Salanova V, Olejniczak P, Cole A, Cash SS, Noe K, Wharen R, Worrell G, Murro AM, Edwards J, Duchowny M, Spencer D, Smith M, Geller E, Gwinn R, Skidmore C, Eisenschenk S, Berg M, Heck C, Van Ness P, Fountain N, Rutecki P, Massey A, O'Donovan C, Labar D, Duckrow RB, Hirsch LJ, Courtney T, Sun FT, Seale CG
OBJECTIVE: The long-term efficacy and safety of responsive direct neurostimulation was assessed in adults with medically refractory partial onset seizures. METHODS: All participants were treated with a craniall...
Jan 27, 2015
Fernandez-Menendez A, Buenache-Espartosa R, Coca-Perez A, Morillo-Carnero P, Martinez-San Millan J, Lorenzo-Sanz G
INTRODUCTION: A convulsive status in infants is usually triggered by a febrile syndrome secondary to an intercurrent infection or an infection affecting the central nervous system. Shaken baby syndrome is characterised...
Jan 27, 2015
Bhatt AB, Popescu A, Waterhouse EJ, Abou-Khalil BW
Pentobarbital and propofol are used for the treatment of refractory status epilepticus or elevated intracranial pressure, typically with continuous EEG monitoring. We report a series of patients who developed generaliz...
Jan 27, 2015
Botross NP, Riad AA, Viswanathan S, Nordin RB, Lock HN
INTRODUCTION: Gaucher's disease is a lysosomal storage disorder caused by the deficiency of glucocerebrosidase. Gaucher's disease has three clinical types: non-neuronopathic (Type 1), Acute Neuropathic (Type 2) and chr...

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