G Luef

Summary

Affiliation: Innsbruck Medical University
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. pmc Diarrhea, negative t-waves, fever and skin rash, rare manifestation of carbamazepine hypersensitivity: a case report
    Felix Aigner
    Department of Surgery, University of Virginia Health Services, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Cases J 1:312. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Oxcarbazepine treatment in male epilepsy patients improves pre-existing sexual dysfunction
    G Luef
    Department of Neurology, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Acta Neurol Scand 119:94-9. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Epilepsy and sexuality
    Gerhard J Luef
    Department of Neurology, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Seizure 17:127-30. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Female issues in epilepsy: a critical review
    Gerhard Luef
    Department of Neurology, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Epilepsy Behav 15:78-82. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Epilepsy and hormones: a critical review
    Gerhard Luef
    Department of Neurology, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Epilepsy Behav 15:73-7. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), insulin resistance and lipid profile in antiepileptic drug treatment
    G Luef
    Department of Neurology, Epilepsy Unit, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Epilepsy Res 86:42-7. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Hormonal alterations following seizures
    Gerhard Luef
    Department of Neurology, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Epilepsy Behav 19:131-3. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Gyratory seizures revisited: a video-EEG study
    J Dobesberger
    Universitätskliniken für Neurologie, Innsbruck, Austria
    Neurology 64:1884-7. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Effect of valproic acid treatment on body composition, leptin and the soluble leptin receptor in epileptic children
    M Rauchenzauner
    Department of Pediatrics IV, Division of Neuropediatrics, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Epilepsy Res 80:142-9. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Peri-ictal water drinking lateralizes seizure onset to the nondominant temporal lobe
    E Trinka
    Universitätskliniken für Neurologie, Innsbruck, Austria
    Neurology 60:873-6. 2003

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Publications22

  1. pmc Diarrhea, negative t-waves, fever and skin rash, rare manifestation of carbamazepine hypersensitivity: a case report
    Felix Aigner
    Department of Surgery, University of Virginia Health Services, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Cases J 1:312. 2008
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  2. doi request reprint Oxcarbazepine treatment in male epilepsy patients improves pre-existing sexual dysfunction
    G Luef
    Department of Neurology, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Acta Neurol Scand 119:94-9. 2009
    ..To collect data on sexual dysfunction in a larger population of male patients with epilepsy treated with oxcarbazepine in a naturalistic setting...
  3. doi request reprint Epilepsy and sexuality
    Gerhard J Luef
    Department of Neurology, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Seizure 17:127-30. 2008
    ..Sexual seizure manifestations are also rare clinical phenomena during or after complex partial seizures that have received attention in the recent literature...
  4. doi request reprint Female issues in epilepsy: a critical review
    Gerhard Luef
    Department of Neurology, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Epilepsy Behav 15:78-82. 2009
    ..Contraception and pregnancy issues for women with epilepsy have received the appropriate attention...
  5. doi request reprint Epilepsy and hormones: a critical review
    Gerhard Luef
    Department of Neurology, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Epilepsy Behav 15:73-7. 2009
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), insulin resistance and lipid profile in antiepileptic drug treatment
    G Luef
    Department of Neurology, Epilepsy Unit, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Epilepsy Res 86:42-7. 2009
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Hormonal alterations following seizures
    Gerhard Luef
    Department of Neurology, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Epilepsy Behav 19:131-3. 2010
    ..Significant relationships have been uncovered through which ictal and postictal effects of seizures and epilepsy may influence the function of this complex neuroendocrine system...
  8. ncbi request reprint Gyratory seizures revisited: a video-EEG study
    J Dobesberger
    Universitätskliniken für Neurologie, Innsbruck, Austria
    Neurology 64:1884-7. 2005
    ..The mechanisms of generation are unknown and have been discussed controversially. The aim of this investigation was to further delineate seizure semiology and assess a possible lateralizing and localizing value of GSs...
  9. doi request reprint Effect of valproic acid treatment on body composition, leptin and the soluble leptin receptor in epileptic children
    M Rauchenzauner
    Department of Pediatrics IV, Division of Neuropediatrics, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Epilepsy Res 80:142-9. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to determine the influence of valproic acid (VPA) treatment on leptin, the soluble leptin receptor (sOB-R), the sOB-R/leptin ratio, body composition and insulin resistance in epileptic children...
  10. ncbi request reprint Peri-ictal water drinking lateralizes seizure onset to the nondominant temporal lobe
    E Trinka
    Universitätskliniken für Neurologie, Innsbruck, Austria
    Neurology 60:873-6. 2003
    ..All patients had an excellent outcome after epilepsy surgery. Peri-ictal water drinking may represent a lateralizing sign indicating seizure onset in the nondominant temporal lobe...
  11. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic generalized epilepsies with pure grand mal: clinical data and genetics
    I Unterberger
    Universitätsklinik für Neurologie, Innsbruck Anichstrasse 35, A 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    Epilepsy Res 44:19-25. 2001
    ..To analyze the clinical features and family history of patients with idiopathic generalized epilepsy (IGE), with pure grand mal (GM), divided into epilepsies with GM occurring exclusively on awakening (GMA) and random GM (RGM)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Unilateral polymicrogyria with ipsilateral cerebral hemiatrophy: a distinct syndrome?
    G Kuchukhidze
    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Epileptic Disord 9:71-6. 2007
    ..The aim of our study was to delineate further, clinical and neuroimaging features of this malformation of cortical development and to explore its possible etiological background...
  13. doi request reprint Idiopathic generalised epilepsy of late onset: a separate nosological entity?
    J Reichsoellner
    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:1218-22. 2010
    ..Seizure onset in idiopathic generalised epilepsies (IGE) is considered to be rare after the second decade of life. The authors aimed to explore age of seizure onset in patients with IGE and compare 'classical' onset to late onset cases...
  14. ncbi request reprint Hyperandrogenism, postprandial hyperinsulinism and the risk of PCOS in a cross sectional study of women with epilepsy treated with valproate
    G Luef
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Epilepsy Res 48:91-102. 2002
    ..The pronounced increase in pp insulin levels during VPA treatment may indicate an effect of the fatty acid derivate VPA on pancreatic islet cells...
  15. ncbi request reprint Asymmetric termination of secondarily generalized tonic-clonic seizures in temporal lobe epilepsy
    E Trinka
    Universitätskliniken für Neurologie, Innsbruck, Austria
    Neurology 59:1254-6. 2002
    ..The clonic phase of sGTCS did not end synchronously in 65.7% of all patients and in 59.4% of all seizures. In 79.3% to 80% this was ipsilateral to the hemisphere of seizure onset, and there was excellent interobserver agreement...
  16. ncbi request reprint Chronic epilepsy with complex partial seizures is not always medically intractable--a long-term observational study
    E Trinka
    Universitätsklinik für Neurologie Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Acta Neurol Scand 103:219-25. 2001
    ..To study the prognosis of patients with complex partial seizures (CPS) with or without simple partial (SPS) and secondarily generalized tonic-clonic seizures (GTCS) and to analyze the factors related to the degree of medical responsiveness...
  17. ncbi request reprint Multimodal P3 under different attentional states in mesial temporal lobe epilepsy
    E Trinka
    Universitätsklinik für Neurologie, Innsbruck, Austria
    Eur J Neurol 8:261-6. 2001
    ..Several studies demonstrate that the P3 component of the event-related potentials (ERP) is generated by mesial temporal structures. The P3 is considered as endogenous information processing component independent from modality...
  18. ncbi request reprint Childhood febrile convulsions--which factors determine the subsequent epilepsy syndrome? A retrospective study
    Eugen Trinka
    Universitätsklinik für Neurologie, Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, Austria
    Epilepsy Res 50:283-92. 2002
    ..2% to TLE and in 100% to GE. A broad spectrum of epilepsy syndromes follow FC. We found a strong association of prolonged and focal FC with later development of TLE. Short generalized FC were associated with GE...
  19. ncbi request reprint Valproic acid modulates islet cell insulin secretion: a possible mechanism of weight gain in epilepsy patients
    Gerhard J Luef
    Departments of Neurology and Internal Medicine, Innsbruck University Hospital, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Epilepsy Res 55:53-8. 2003
    ..It can be speculated that an increase in pancreatic insulin secretion under chronic VPA treatment enhances appetite and energy storage and is related to the observed weight gain...
  20. ncbi request reprint Valproate therapy and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
    Gerhard J Luef
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck University Hospital, Innsbruck, Austria
    Ann Neurol 55:729-32. 2004
    ..We here demonstrate in abdominal ultrasound investigations that characteristics of fatty liver disease were present in 61% of valproate-treated patients as compared with 23% receiving carbamazepine therapy...
  21. ncbi request reprint Valproate, weight gain and carbohydrate craving: a gender study
    Firas El-Khatib
    Department of Neurology, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Seizure 16:226-32. 2007
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint The effect of levetiracetam in startle disease
    Gerhard J Luef
    J Neurol 254:808-9. 2007