Roberto H Caraballo

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Country: Argentina

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Ketogenic diet in patients with Dravet syndrome
    Roberto Horacio Caraballo
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital de Pediatria Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Epilepsia 46:1539-44. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint A study of 63 cases with eyelid myoclonia with or without absences: type of seizure or an epileptic syndrome?
    Roberto H Caraballo
    Neurology Department, Hospital Nacional de Pediatria Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Seizure 18:440-5. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Benign infantile seizures with mild gastroenteritis: study of 22 patients
    Roberto H Caraballo
    Neurology Department, Hospital Nacional de Pediatria Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Combate de los Pozos 1881, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Seizure 18:686-9. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Benign focal seizures of adolescence: a prospective study
    Roberto Horacio Caraballo
    Servicio de Neurología Hospital de Pediatría Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Epilepsia 45:1600-3. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Benign familial infantile seizures: further delineation of the syndrome
    Roberto Horacio Caraballo
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Nacional de Pediatria Profesor Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Child Neurol 17:696-9. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy of infancy with migrating focal seizures: Six patients treated with bromide
    Roberto Caraballo
    Neurology Department, Pediatric Hospital Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina Electronic address
    Seizure 23:899-902. 2014
  7. ncbi request reprint Ketogenic diet in patients with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome
    Roberto Horacio Caraballo
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital de Pediatria Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina Electronic address
    Seizure 23:751-5. 2014
  8. ncbi request reprint Ketogenic diet in pediatric patients with refractory focal status epilepticus
    Roberto Horacio Caraballo
    Department of Neurology, Hospital de Pediatria Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina Electronic address
    Epilepsy Res 108:1912-6. 2014
  9. ncbi request reprint Landau-Kleffner syndrome: a study of 29 patients
    Roberto Horacio Caraballo
    Department of Neurology, Hospital de Pediatria Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina Electronic address
    Seizure 23:98-104. 2014
  10. ncbi request reprint Febrile infection-related epilepsy syndrome: a study of 12 patients
    Roberto H Caraballo
    Servicio de Neurología, Hospital de Pediatría Prof DR Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Seizure 22:553-9. 2013

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Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Ketogenic diet in patients with Dravet syndrome
    Roberto Horacio Caraballo
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital de Pediatria Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Epilepsia 46:1539-44. 2005
    ..Severe myoclonic epilepsy in infants or Dravet syndrome (DS) is one of the most malignant epileptic syndromes. In this retrospective study, we evaluated the efficacy and tolerability of the KD in patients with diagnostic criteria of DS...
  2. ncbi request reprint A study of 63 cases with eyelid myoclonia with or without absences: type of seizure or an epileptic syndrome?
    Roberto H Caraballo
    Neurology Department, Hospital Nacional de Pediatria Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Seizure 18:440-5. 2009
    ..We analyzed the electroclinical features and evolution of EMA, and tried to determine if it represents a well-defined epileptic syndrome or a non-specific condition associated to other epilepsies...
  3. ncbi request reprint Benign infantile seizures with mild gastroenteritis: study of 22 patients
    Roberto H Caraballo
    Neurology Department, Hospital Nacional de Pediatria Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Combate de los Pozos 1881, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Seizure 18:686-9. 2009
    ..To analyze the electroclinical features, aetiology and outcome in patients with normal neurological examination and psychomotor development who presented seizures during a mild gastroenteritis (MG)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Benign focal seizures of adolescence: a prospective study
    Roberto Horacio Caraballo
    Servicio de Neurología Hospital de Pediatría Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Epilepsia 45:1600-3. 2004
    ..To characterize the clinical and EEG findings and evolution of the syndrome of benign focal seizures of adolescence (BFSA), as described by Loiseau et al...
  5. ncbi request reprint Benign familial infantile seizures: further delineation of the syndrome
    Roberto Horacio Caraballo
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Nacional de Pediatria Profesor Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Child Neurol 17:696-9. 2002
    ..We cannot exclude the possibility that the youngest patients may develop choreoathetosis or other dyskinesias later in life...
  6. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy of infancy with migrating focal seizures: Six patients treated with bromide
    Roberto Caraballo
    Neurology Department, Pediatric Hospital Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina Electronic address
    Seizure 23:899-902. 2014
    ..We present six patients with epilepsy of infancy with migrating focal seizures (EIMFS) and provide a comprehensive evaluation of potassium bromide therapy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Ketogenic diet in patients with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome
    Roberto Horacio Caraballo
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital de Pediatria Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina Electronic address
    Seizure 23:751-5. 2014
    ..Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS) belongs to the group of epileptic encephalopathies that often prove refractory to AED treatment. In this prospective study we assess the efficacy and tolerability of the KD in patients with LGS...
  8. ncbi request reprint Ketogenic diet in pediatric patients with refractory focal status epilepticus
    Roberto Horacio Caraballo
    Department of Neurology, Hospital de Pediatria Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina Electronic address
    Epilepsy Res 108:1912-6. 2014
    ..The ketogenic diet (KD) has been used as an alternative treatment for patients with refractory status epilepticus (SE)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Landau-Kleffner syndrome: a study of 29 patients
    Roberto Horacio Caraballo
    Department of Neurology, Hospital de Pediatria Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina Electronic address
    Seizure 23:98-104. 2014
    ..The aim of the study was to retrospectively analyze the electroclinical features, etiology, treatment, and prognosis of 29 patients with Landau-Kleffner syndrome (LKS) with a long-term follow-up...
  10. ncbi request reprint Febrile infection-related epilepsy syndrome: a study of 12 patients
    Roberto H Caraballo
    Servicio de Neurología, Hospital de Pediatría Prof DR Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Seizure 22:553-9. 2013
    ..To analyze the electroclinical features, neuroimaging findings, treatment, and outcome of 12 patients with febrile infection-related epilepsy syndrome (FIRES)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Encephalopathy with status epilepticus during sleep or continuous spikes and waves during slow sleep syndrome: a multicenter, long-term follow-up study of 117 patients
    Roberto Horacio Caraballo
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital de Pediatria Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Epilepsy Res 105:164-73. 2013
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  12. ncbi request reprint Rasmussen syndrome: an Argentinean experience in 32 patients
    Roberto H Caraballo
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital de Pediatria Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Combate de los Pozos 1881, CP 1245 Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Seizure 22:360-7. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to analyze the electroclinical features, treatment, and evolution of patients with Rasmussen syndrome (RS)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic generalized epilepsies
    Roberto H Caraballo
    Neurology Service, Hospital de Pediatria Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina Electronic address
    Handb Clin Neurol 111:579-89. 2013
    ..e., GEFS+and eventually IGEVP and EGTCSO). This chapter describes the electroclinical features, evolution, and therapeutic aspects of IGEs...
  14. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy with myoclonic atonic seizures: an electroclinical study of 69 patients
    Roberto H Caraballo
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital de Pediatria Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Pediatr Neurol 48:355-62. 2013
    ..In conclusion, epilepsy with myoclonic atonic seizures is an epileptic syndrome with a broad clinical spectrum and variable prognosis...
  15. ncbi request reprint Electroclinical overlap of two types of epileptic encephalopathy occurring in the same children in a certain age period?
    Roberto Horacio Caraballo
    Neurology Department, Hospital de Pediatria Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Epilepsy Res 101:185-90. 2012
    ..5 years. All three patients could be considered to have two EE: CSWSS syndrome and LGS or to have had overlapping features of these epileptic syndromes...
  16. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic childhood occipital epilepsy of Gastaut: a review and differentiation from migraine and other epilepsies
    Roberto Caraballo
    Neuropediatric Department, Hospital de Pediatria Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Child Neurol 24:1536-42. 2009
    ..Differentiation from symptomatic occipital epilepsy, particularly when children are otherwise normal, can be difficult. Most children need prophylactic antiepileptic medication...
  17. ncbi request reprint Levetiracetam-induced seizure aggravation associated with continuous spikes and waves during slow sleep in children with refractory epilepsies
    Roberto H Caraballo
    Neurology Department, Hospital de Pediatria Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Epileptic Disord 12:146-50. 2010
    ..For both patients levetiracetam was discontinued, and there was significant improvement of this particular electroclinical picture...
  18. ncbi request reprint Infantile spams without hypsarrhythmia: a study of 16 cases
    Roberto Horacio Caraballo
    Hospital Nacional de Pediatria Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Seizure 20:197-202. 2011
    ..We also discuss how to nosologically define these cases...
  19. ncbi request reprint Absence seizures in the first 3 years of life: an electroclinical study of 46 cases
    Roberto Horacio Caraballo
    Department of Neurology, Hospital Nacional de Pediatria Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Epilepsia 52:393-400. 2011
    ..Only few patients may be categorized into well-known syndromes. We have evaluated electroclinical features, evolution, and the nosologic boundaries of early onset absence seizures...
  20. ncbi request reprint PEHO syndrome: a study of five Argentinian patients
    Roberto Horacio Caraballo
    Department of Neuropediatrics, Hospital Nacional de Pediatria Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Pediatr Neurol 44:259-64. 2011
    ..Autosomal recessive inheritance is suspected. Early diagnosis is important for adequate genetic counseling...
  21. ncbi request reprint Nonpharmacologic treatments of Dravet syndrome: focus on the ketogenic diet
    Roberto Horacio Caraballo
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Nacional de Pediatria Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Epilepsia 52:79-82. 2011
    ..VNS may be a good alternative treatment for DS...
  22. ncbi request reprint Benign childhood seizure susceptibility syndrome: three case reports
    Roberto Horacio Caraballo
    Buenos AiresHospital Nacional de Pediatría, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Epileptic Disord 13:133-9. 2011
    ..All three patients presented with two focal idiopathic epilepsies with a particular evolution associated with CSWS, supporting the concept of benign childhood seizure susceptibility syndrome as described by Panayiotopoulos (1993)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up of the ketogenic diet for refractory epilepsy: multicenter Argentinean experience in 216 pediatric patients
    Roberto Caraballo
    Hospital Nacional de Pediatria Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Seizure 20:640-5. 2011
    ..In this Argentinean retrospective, collaborative, multicenter study, we examine the efficacy and tolerability of the ketogenic diet (KD) for different epilepsy syndromes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Hemispherectomy in pediatric patients with epilepsy: a study of 45 cases with special emphasis on epileptic syndromes
    Roberto Caraballo
    Neurology Department, Hospital Nacional de Pediatria Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Combate de los Pozos 1881, CP 1245 Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Childs Nerv Syst 27:2131-6. 2011
    ..In this study we report the clinical outcomes of hemispherectomy for epilepsy in pediatric patients with special emphasis on the epileptic syndromes and their etiologies...
  25. ncbi request reprint Ketogenic diet in patients with myoclonic-astatic epilepsy
    Roberto Horacio Caraballo
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital de Pediatria Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Epileptic Disord 8:151-5. 2006
    ..In drug resistant cases of myoclonic-astatic epilepsy, the diet should be considered early in the course of this syndrome and not as a last resort...
  26. ncbi request reprint Myoclonic status in nonprogressive encephalopathies: study of 29 cases
    Roberto Horacio Caraballo
    Department of Neurology, Hospital de Pediatria Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Epilepsia 48:107-13. 2007
    ..Here, we describe the electroclinical features and evolution of MSNE...
  27. ncbi request reprint Panayiotopoulos syndrome: a prospective study of 192 patients
    Roberto Caraballo
    Hospital Nacional de Pediatria Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Epilepsia 48:1054-61. 2007
    ..To characterize the electroclinical features and evolution of Panayiotopoulos Syndrome (PS)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Childhood occipital epilepsy of Gastaut: a study of 33 patients
    Roberto Horacio Caraballo
    Neurology Department, Hospital Nacional de Pediatría Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Epilepsia 49:288-97. 2008
    ..To characterize the electroclinical features and evolution of childhood occipital epilepsy of Gastaut (COE-G)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Migrating focal seizures in infancy: analysis of the electroclinical patterns in 17 patients
    Roberto Horacio Caraballo
    Neurology Department, Hospital de Pediatria Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Combate de los Pozos 1881, CP 1245, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Child Neurol 23:497-506. 2008
    ..The focal seizures were refractory to antiepileptic drugs, and all patients except 3 had severe developmental delay. Migrating focal seizures in infancy is a newly defined and rare, but underrecognized, epileptic encephalopathy...
  30. ncbi request reprint Epileptic encephalopathy with continuous spikes and waves during sleep in children with shunted hydrocephalus: a study of nine cases
    Roberto Horacio Caraballo
    Hospital de Pediatria Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Epilepsia 49:1520-7. 2008
    ..We present a series of nine patients with early-onset hydrocephalus who had seizures and continuous spikes and waves during slow sleep (CSWS) associated with neurocognitive and motor deterioration...
  31. ncbi request reprint Childhood absence epilepsy and electroencephalographic focal abnormalities with or without clinical manifestations
    Roberto Horacio Caraballo
    Neurology Department, National Pediatric Hospital Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Combate de los Pozos 1881, 1245 Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Seizure 17:617-24. 2008
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  32. ncbi request reprint The spectrum of benign myoclonus of early infancy: Clinical and neurophysiologic features in 102 patients
    Roberto H Caraballo
    Department of Neurology, Hospital de Pediatria Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Epilepsia 50:1176-83. 2009
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Myoclonic epilepsy in infancy: an electroclinical study and long-term follow-up of 38 patients
    Roberto H Caraballo
    Neurology Department, Pediatric Hospital Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Epilepsia 54:1605-12. 2013
    ..In this study we analyze the electroclinical features, treatment, and outcome of 38 patients with MEI...
  34. ncbi request reprint Vagus nerve stimulation: effectiveness and tolerability in patients with epileptic encephalopathies
    Ricardo O Cersósimo
    Neurology Department, Hospital de Ninos Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Combate de los Pozos 1881, Buenos Aires, CP 1245, Argentina
    Childs Nerv Syst 27:787-92. 2011
    ..We discuss the effectiveness, tolerability, and safety of vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) as adjunctive therapy in 26 patients with refractory epileptic encephalopathies (EEs)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Vagus nerve stimulation: effectiveness and tolerability in 64 paediatric patients with refractory epilepsies
    Ricardo O Cersósimo
    Neurology Department, Hospital de Ninos, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Epileptic Disord 13:382-8. 2011
    ..We discuss the effectiveness, tolerability, and safety of vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) as adjunctive therapy in 64 paediatric patients with refractory epilepsies...
  36. ncbi request reprint Symptomatic occipital lobe epilepsy following neonatal hypoglycemia
    Roberto H Caraballo
    Servicio de Neurología Hospital de Niños Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Pediatr Neurol 31:24-9. 2004
    ..MRI studies are essential to define the characteristics of cerebral lesions after neonatal hypoglycemia...
  37. ncbi request reprint Benign familial and non-familial infantile seizures: a study of 64 patients
    Roberto Horacio Caraballo
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Nacional de Pediatria Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Epileptic Disord 5:45-9. 2003
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Dravet syndrome: a study of 53 patients
    Roberto Horacio Caraballo
    Neurology Department Hospital de Pediatría Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Combate de los Pozos 1881, CP 1245, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Epilepsy Res 70:S231-8. 2006
    ..We analyzed the electroclinical features, treatment and evolution of patients with Dravet syndrome (DS)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic occipital and absence epilepsies appearing in the same children
    Roberto H Caraballo
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Nacional de Pediatria Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Pediatr Neurol 30:24-8. 2004
    ..More genetic information would be necessary to demonstrate either a close genetic relationship between these syndromes or common markers with variable phenotypes...
  40. ncbi request reprint Epileptic spasms in clusters without hypsarrhythmia in infancy
    Roberto Horacio Caraballo
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital de Ninos Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, 2, Argentina
    Epileptic Disord 5:109-13. 2003
    ..It is not yet clear whether it should be considered as a variant of West syndrome or not [Published with Video sequence]...
  41. ncbi request reprint Unilateral closed-lip schizencephaly and epilepsy: a comparison with cases of unilateral polymicrogyria
    Roberto Horacio Caraballo
    Department of Neurology, Hospital Nacional de Pediatria Juan P Garrahan, Combate de los Pozos 1881, Buenos Aires, CP 1245, Argentina
    Brain Dev 26:151-7. 2004
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Bilateral posterior agyria-pachygyria and epilepsy
    Roberto Horacio Caraballo
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital de niñfos Juan P Garrahan, Combate de los Pozos 1181, CP 1245, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Brain Dev 25:122-6. 2003
    ..Magnetic resonance image is the best neuroradiological study to identify this disorder of cortical development...
  43. ncbi request reprint Late-onset, "Gastaut type", childhood occipital epilepsy: an unusual evolution
    Roberto Horacio Caraballo
    Hospital de Pediatría Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Epileptic Disord 7:341-6. 2005
    ..We investigated whether this unusual, age-dependent evolution was due to secondary bilateral synchrony or if these electroclinical features represent two types of idiopathic epileptic syndromes in the same patients...