Mark J Cook

Summary

Affiliation: University of Melbourne
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Prediction of seizure likelihood with a long-term, implanted seizure advisory system in patients with drug-resistant epilepsy: a first-in-man study
    Mark J Cook
    St Vincent s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Lancet Neurol 12:563-71. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Practical neurology--5: Recurrent unresponsive episodes and seizures
    Melissa A Degruyter
    St Vincent s Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 195:586-91. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Probing for cortical excitability
    Dean R Freestone
    Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2011:1644-7. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Electrical probing of cortical excitability in patients with epilepsy
    Dean R Freestone
    Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, 3010, Australia
    Epilepsy Behav 22:S110-8. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Closed-loop seizure control with very high frequency electrical stimulation at seizure onset in the GAERS model of absence epilepsy
    Timothy S Nelson
    The Bionic Ear Institute, 384 388 Albert St East Melbourne, Victoria, 3002, Australia
    Int J Neural Syst 21:163-73. 2011
  6. pmc 'MRI-negative PET-positive' temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) and mesial TLE differ with quantitative MRI and PET: a case control study
    Ross P Carne
    Victorian Epilepsy Centre, St Vincent s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Neurol 7:16. 2007
  7. doi request reprint The cost-effective use of 18F-FDG PET in the presurgical evaluation of medically refractory focal epilepsy
    Terence J O'Brien
    Department of Medicine, Surgery, and Neurology, Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Nucl Med 49:931-7. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Multimodality image-guided surgery for the treatment of medically refractory epilepsy
    Michael A Murphy
    Centre for Clinical Neuroscience and Neurological Research, St Vincent s Hospital, University of Melbourne, Australia
    J Neurosurg 100:452-62. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Rhinal cortex asymmetries in patients with mesial temporal sclerosis
    Catherine E Meade
    St Vincent s Hospital Melbourne, Clinical Neurosciences, Victoria Pde, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria 3065, Australia
    Seizure 17:234-46. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Subcortical epilepsy?
    Radwa A B Badawy
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Neurology 80:1901-7. 2013

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. doi request reprint Prediction of seizure likelihood with a long-term, implanted seizure advisory system in patients with drug-resistant epilepsy: a first-in-man study
    Mark J Cook
    St Vincent s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Lancet Neurol 12:563-71. 2013
    ..We did a multicentre clinical feasibility study to assess the safety and efficacy of a long-term implanted seizure advisory system designed to predict seizure likelihood and quantify seizures in adults with drug-resistant focal seizures...
  2. ncbi request reprint Practical neurology--5: Recurrent unresponsive episodes and seizures
    Melissa A Degruyter
    St Vincent s Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 195:586-91. 2011
    ..The risk of major congenital malformations is highest with valproate, particularly in high doses...
  3. doi request reprint Probing for cortical excitability
    Dean R Freestone
    Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2011:1644-7. 2011
    ..In another patient, we show that the mean PV changes with sleep and an epileptic seizure. The results demonstrate a proof-of-principal for the method to be applied in a seizure anticipation framework...
  4. doi request reprint Electrical probing of cortical excitability in patients with epilepsy
    Dean R Freestone
    Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, 3010, Australia
    Epilepsy Behav 22:S110-8. 2011
    ..The results demonstrate a proof-of-principle for the method to be applied in a seizure anticipation framework. This article is part of a Supplemental Special Issue entitled The Future of Automated Seizure Detection and Prediction...
  5. ncbi request reprint Closed-loop seizure control with very high frequency electrical stimulation at seizure onset in the GAERS model of absence epilepsy
    Timothy S Nelson
    The Bionic Ear Institute, 384 388 Albert St East Melbourne, Victoria, 3002, Australia
    Int J Neural Syst 21:163-73. 2011
    ....
  6. pmc 'MRI-negative PET-positive' temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) and mesial TLE differ with quantitative MRI and PET: a case control study
    Ross P Carne
    Victorian Epilepsy Centre, St Vincent s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Neurol 7:16. 2007
    ..We aimed to compare TLE with hippocampal sclerosis (HS+ve) and non lesional TLE without HS (HS-ve) on MRI, with respect to quantitative FDG-PET and MRI measures...
  7. doi request reprint The cost-effective use of 18F-FDG PET in the presurgical evaluation of medically refractory focal epilepsy
    Terence J O'Brien
    Department of Medicine, Surgery, and Neurology, Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Nucl Med 49:931-7. 2008
    ..This study applied decision tree analysis to evaluate the sensitivity, specificity, and cost-effectiveness of clinical algorithms that incorporate 18F-FDG PET...
  8. ncbi request reprint Multimodality image-guided surgery for the treatment of medically refractory epilepsy
    Michael A Murphy
    Centre for Clinical Neuroscience and Neurological Research, St Vincent s Hospital, University of Melbourne, Australia
    J Neurosurg 100:452-62. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to review seizure outcome, imaging modalities used, and complications following surgery in patients with epilepsy who had undergone multimodality image-guided surgery at our institution...
  9. ncbi request reprint Rhinal cortex asymmetries in patients with mesial temporal sclerosis
    Catherine E Meade
    St Vincent s Hospital Melbourne, Clinical Neurosciences, Victoria Pde, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria 3065, Australia
    Seizure 17:234-46. 2008
    ..This study extended quantitative examination of the limbic system through development and validation of volumetric protocols to measure the ErC and PrC...
  10. doi request reprint Subcortical epilepsy?
    Radwa A B Badawy
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Neurology 80:1901-7. 2013
    ..The aim of this review is to examine the evidence suggesting the possibility for some of the subcortical structures to initiate seizures independently and the clinical implications of this...
  11. doi request reprint The cortical excitability profile of temporal lobe epilepsy
    Radwa A B Badawy
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, St Vincent s Hospital, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia Department of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Epilepsia 54:1942-9. 2013
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Cortical excitability changes correlate with fluctuations in glucose levels in patients with epilepsy
    Radwa A B Badawy
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, St Vincent s Hospital, Fitzroy, Australia
    Epilepsy Behav 27:455-60. 2013
    ..We used transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) to investigate motor cortical excitability changes in relation to blood glucose levels...
  13. ncbi request reprint Sinus node arrest secondary to HSV encephalitis
    Belinda K Smith
    Department of Cardiology, St Vincent s Hospital, Melbourne, Fitzroy, 3065, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Neurosci 15:1053-6. 2008
    ..This case report highlights the importance of considering potentially reversible causes of collapse secondary to sinus node dysfunction beyond primary cardiac causes...
  14. doi request reprint Capturing the epileptic trait: cortical excitability measures in patients and their unaffected siblings
    Radwa A B Badawy
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, St Vincent s Hospital, Fitzroy, Victoria 3065, Australia
    Brain 136:1177-91. 2013
    ..This implies there are certain genetic factors that predispose to both generalized and focal epilepsies and a complex genetic/environmental interaction then determines the clinical phenotype...
  15. doi request reprint Surgery for temporal lobe epilepsy associated with mesial temporal sclerosis in the older patient: a long-term follow-up
    Michael Murphy
    Victorian Epilepsy Centre and Centre for Clinical Neuroscience and Neurological Research, St Vincent s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Epilepsia 51:1024-9. 2010
    ..However, the inclusion of temporal lobe epilepsy of multiple etiologies has confounded many previous studies of this age group...
  16. ncbi request reprint Functional dentate gyrus neurogenesis in a rapid kindling seizure model
    Paul D Smith
    Centre for Clinical Neurosciences and Neurological Research, St Vincent s Hospital, University of Melbourne, Vic, Australia 3065
    Eur J Neurosci 24:3195-203. 2006
    ..Seizures are capable of increasing the number of new neurons with the capacity for functional activation laid down in the postseizure period and incorporated into seizure-activated circuitry...
  17. doi request reprint Patterns of cortical hyperexcitability in adolescent/adult-onset generalized epilepsies
    Radwa A B Badawy
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, St Vincent s Hospital, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
    Epilepsia 54:871-8. 2013
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the utility of inpatient video-EEG monitoring
    Daniel F Ghougassian
    The Epilepsy Program of the Alfred Hospital, The Department of Clinical Neurosciences, St Vincent s Hospital Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Epilepsia 45:928-32. 2004
    ..We sought to assess the proportion of patients for whom the preadmission diagnosis and management were altered after inpatient VEM of patients admitted for diagnostic and presurgical evaluation of seizure disorders...
  19. doi request reprint Early hippocampal oxidative stress is a direct consequence of seizures in the rapid electrical amygdala kindling model
    Maithili Sashindranath
    Genomic Disorders Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Carlton South, Vic, Australia
    Epilepsy Res 90:285-94. 2010
    ..Our data indicates that a possible upregulation of endogenous antioxidant activity might exist within selective hippocampal sectors in the Sod2 +/- mice that are as yet unknown...
  20. doi request reprint Seizure detection using seizure probability estimation: comparison of features used to detect seizures
    Levin Kuhlmann
    Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Ann Biomed Eng 37:2129-45. 2009
    ..These better-performing features can be employed together to make robust and reliable seizure detectors...
  21. doi request reprint Tolerability, safety, and side effects of levetiracetam versus phenytoin in intravenous and total prophylactic regimen among craniotomy patients: a prospective randomized study
    Karen L Fuller
    Centre for Clinical Neurosciences and Neurological Research, St Vincent s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Epilepsia 54:45-57. 2013
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Severe and disabling constipation: an adverse effect of pregabalin
    Jordan T Kamel
    The Department of Neurology and Neurological Research, The Department of Medicine, St Vincent s Hospital Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Epilepsia 51:1094-6. 2010
    ..Pregabalin can cause marked constipation in some patients, and can lead to multiple unnecessary investigations and procedures if the clinician is not aware of this entirely reversible side effect...
  23. doi request reprint Are patterns of cortical hyperexcitability altered in catamenial epilepsy?
    Radwa A B Badawy
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, St Vincent s Hospital, Fitzroy, Australia Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
    Ann Neurol 74:743-57. 2013
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy surgery for pathologically proven hippocampal sclerosis provides long-term seizure control and improved quality of life
    Adrian J Lowe
    Department of Neurology, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Vic, Australia
    Epilepsia 45:237-42. 2004
    ..Previous research has had limited follow-up (generally <2 years) and has grouped patients across multiple pathologies...
  25. ncbi request reprint Equality of the psychological model underlying depressive symptoms in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy versus heterogeneous neurological disorders
    Rachel E Reilly
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 28:1257-71. 2006
    ..This result suggests that the same set of latent variables is measured with the same metric relationship between item scores and latent variables in patients with TLE and in patients with heterogeneous neurological disorders...
  26. ncbi request reprint Cerebral cortex: an MRI-based study of volume and variance with age and sex
    Ross P Carne
    Victorian Epilepsy Centre at St Vincent s Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Clin Neurosci 13:60-72. 2006
    ..This study confirms and augments past work indicating underlying structural asymmetries in the human brain, and provides further evidence that brain structures in humans are differentially sensitive to the effects of both age and sex...
  27. ncbi request reprint "A twist in the tale" of a surgeon and his patient: an Australian first in seizure localization
    Chris Plummer
    Centre for Clinical Neuroscience and Neurological Research, St Vincent s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Hist Neurosci 17:33-45. 2008
    ..The story makes for a fascinating epilogue to an important landmark in Australia's neurosurgical history...
  28. doi request reprint Novel methods of antiepileptic drug delivery -- polymer-based implants
    Amy J Halliday
    University of Melbourne, and Bionic Ear Institute, St Vincent s Hospital, 35 Victoria Pde, Fitzroy, Victoria 3065, Australia
    Adv Drug Deliv Rev 64:953-64. 2012
    ..We also discuss disadvantages and hurdles to be overcome in the field, and describe our predictions for advances to be made in the field in the coming decade...
  29. doi request reprint Evaluating the use of prolonged video-EEG monitoring to assess future seizure risk and fitness to drive
    Jordan T Kamel
    Department of Neurology and Neurological Research, St Vincent s Hospital Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Epilepsy Behav 19:608-11. 2010
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate the use of 6-hour prolonged VEM versus routine EEG in the assessment of future seizure risk and driving fitness for patients with epilepsy...
  30. doi request reprint Cortical excitability decreases in Lennox-Gastaut syndrome
    Radwa A B Badawy
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, St Vincent s Hospital, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
    Epilepsia 53:1546-53. 2012
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological correlates of hippocampal and rhinal cortex volumes in patients with mesial temporal sclerosis
    Catherine E O'Brien
    School of Behavioural Science, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Hippocampus 13:892-904. 2003
    ..Finally, differentiation between hippocampal and subhippocampal components in terms of episodic and semantic memory, respectively, could not be supported by the current data...
  32. ncbi request reprint The influence of gender on the aggravation of absence seizures by carbamazepine in the low-dose pentylenetetrazol rat model
    Karen J McLean
    Australian Centre for Clinical Neuropharmacology, Raoul Wallenerg Centre, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Seizure 13:208-16. 2004
    ..To determine whether carbamazepine (CBZ) aggravates absence seizures in the low-dose pentylenetetrazol (PTZ) rat model in both male and female animals, and investigate for gender differences...
  33. doi request reprint A mechanistic appraisal of cognitive dysfunction in epilepsy
    Radwa A B Badawy
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, St Vincent s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Department of Medicine, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 36:1885-96. 2012
    ..Research, possibly of a longitudinal nature, is needed to elucidate this multifactorial relationship between cognitive dysfunction and epilepsy...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effective detection of corrected dystrophin loci in mdx mouse myogenic precursors
    Marian Todaro
    National Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre, Howard Florey Institute, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
    Hum Mutat 28:816-23. 2007
    ..This study describes a generic locus-specific detection protocol designed to eradicate residual CNA species and avoid the artifactual or exaggerated detection of gene correction...
  35. doi request reprint The thalamocortical circuit and the generation of epileptic spikes in rat models of focal epilepsy
    Dean R Freestone
    Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Melbourne and The Bionic Ear Institute, 384 Albert St, East Melbourne, Victoria, 3002, Australia
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2009:1533-6. 2009
    ..However, fine time-scale analysis provides evidence that epileptic spikes are driven from the thalamus. This new result has implications for understanding, diagnosing and using electrical stimulation to treat epileptic seizures...
  36. doi request reprint Equivalence of a measurement model of cognitive abilities in U.S. standardization and Australian neuroscience samples
    Stephen C Bowden
    University of Melbourne, St Vincent s Hospital Melbourne, Australia
    Assessment 15:132-44. 2008
    ..A pattern of strict metric invariance was observed across samples. These results provide evidence of the generality of the model underlying measurement of cognitive abilities...
  37. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of Sca-1 and c-Kit as selective markers for muscle remodelling by nonhemopoietic bone marrow cells
    Sharon H A Wong
    National Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, St Vincent s Hospital, 35 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy, Victoria, 3065, Australia
    Stem Cells 25:1364-74. 2007
    ..In turn, this may provide a new methodology for rapid isolation of myoremodeling capacities from muscle and nonmuscle tissues. Disclosure of potential conflicts of interest is found at the end of this article...
  38. ncbi request reprint A computer-generated stereotactic "Virtual Subdural Grid" to guide resective epilepsy surgery
    Kevin Morris
    Victorian Epilepsy Centre, the Centre for Clinical Neurosciences and Neurological Research, and the Departments of Medicine and Surgery, The University of Melbourne, St Vincent s Hospital Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 25:77-83. 2004
    ....
  39. doi request reprint 18F-flumazenil: a γ-aminobutyric acid A-specific PET radiotracer for the localization of drug-resistant temporal lobe epilepsy
    Lucy Vivash
    Departments of Medicine and Neurology, Melbourne Brain Centre, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Royal Parade, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Nucl Med 54:1270-7. 2013
    ..Receptor binding was quantified using kinetic modeling that did not require arterial sampling...
  40. doi request reprint Familial mesial temporal lobe epilepsy: a benign epilepsy syndrome showing complex inheritance
    Douglas E Crompton
    Department of Medicine and Epilepsy Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Austin Health, West Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Brain 133:3221-31. 2010
    ....