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Dec 20, 2014
Weiler DL
PURPOSE: To present a previously unreported case of angle closure secondary to the sulfonamide derivative zonisamide, to introduce eye care providers to zonisamide, and to review sulfonamide-induced angle closure. Zoni...
Dec 20, 2014
Rai VK, Shukla G, Afsar M, Poornima S, Pandey RM, Rai N, Goyal V, Srivastava A, Vibha D, Behari M
INTRODUCTION: Cognitive impairment has long been recognized as a co-morbidity or sequel to refractory epilepsy. This study was conducted to evaluate the degree and selectivity of involvement of memory, language and exe...
Dec 20, 2014
Espinosa Jovel CA, Pardo CM, Moreno CM, Vergara J, Hedmont D, Sobrino Mejía FE
INTRODUCTION: Very few studies describe the demographic and social profile of epilepsy in vulnerable low-income populations. METHODS: Observational, descriptive, cross-sectional study prospectively recording da...
Dec 20, 2014
Ramos-Zuniga R, Perez-Gomez HR, Gaytan-Martinez LA, Vega-Ruiz B, Soto-Rodriguez S, Rochin-Mozqueda A
INTRODUCTION. There are limited evidences reported of temporal lobe epilepsy associated with active cysticercosis in cystic stage. The objective is to present the correlation between active cysticercosis in topographic...
Dec 19, 2014
Sasaki M
A high rate of seizures and electroencephalogram abnormalities has been noted in individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). Common underlying neurodevelopmental abnormalities may exist in the brains of individu...
Dec 18, 2014
Cardoso AL, Quintaneiro C, Seabra H, Teixeira C
A 41-year-old man presented with postcervical traumatic complete quadriparesis under intrathecal baclofen therapy (ITB) for refractory spasticity. Less than 24 h after having his baclofen pump substituted, he develops ...
Dec 17, 2014
Mazzola L, Lopez C, Faillenot I, Chouchou F, Mauguière F, Isnard J
OBJECTIVE: The present study provides a functional mapping of vestibular responses in the human insular cortex. METHODS: A total of 642 electrical stimulations of the insula were performed in 219 patients, usin...
Dec 17, 2014
Fong CY, Harvey AS
AIM: To evaluate the electroclinical features of epilepsy secondary to neonatal hypoglycaemia. METHOD: This was a retrospective study of children who had seizures beyond infancy after neonatal hypoglycaemia tre...
Dec 17, 2014
Martlé V, Peremans K, Raedt R, Vermeire S, Vonck K, Boon P, Van Ham L, Tshamala M, Caemaert J, Dobbeleir A, Duchateau L, Waelbers T, Gielen I, Bhatti S
PURPOSE: Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) is an effective adjunctive treatment for refractory epilepsy in humans, but its mechanism of action (MOA) and optimal stimulation parameters are still unknown. Functional neuroima...
Dec 17, 2014
Loddenkemper T, Talos DM, Cleary RT, Joseph A, Sánchez Fernández I, Alexopoulos A, Kotagal P, Najm I, Jensen FE
PURPOSE: To describe the subunit composition of glutamate and gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) receptors in brain tissue from patients with different types of status epilepticus. PATIENTS AND METHODS: The subunit...