Pedro Andre Kowacs

Summary

Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prolonged migraine aura without headache arrested by sumatriptan. A case report with further considerations
    P A Kowacs
    Departamento de Clinica Medica, Hospital de Clinicas da Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    Cephalalgia 19:241-2. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint ["Hot-water epilepsy ", "warm-water epilepsy", or bathing epilepsy? Report of three cases and considerations regarding an old theme]
    Pedro A Kowacs
    Epilepsy Unit, Instituto de Neurologia de Curitiba, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 63:399-401. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Syncope or epileptic fits? Some examples of diagnostic confounding factors
    Pedro Andre Kowacs
    Unidade de Epilepsia, Instituto de Neurologia de Curitiba, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 63:597-600. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint The role of the irritative zone and of the number and distribution of calcifications in the severity of epilepsy associated with intracranial calcifications
    Pedro Andre Kowacs
    Neurology Division, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital de Clinicas, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 64:905-11. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Fatal intracerebral hemorrhage secondary to Lonomia obliqua caterpillar envenoming: case report
    Pedro Andre Kowacs
    Neurology Division, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital de Clinicas, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 64:1030-2. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Botulinum toxin type-A effect as a preemptive treatment in a model of acute trigeminal pain: a pre-clinical double-blind and placebo-controlled study
    Elcio Juliato Piovesan
    Unit of Headache, Neurology Division, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital de Clinicas, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 69:56-63. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Botulinum neurotoxin type-A for primary stabbing headache: an open study
    Elcio Juliato Piovesan
    Headache Unit, Neurology Division, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital de Clinicas, Federal University of Parana, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 68:212-5. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Influence of NMDA and non-NMDA antagonists on acute and inflammatory pain in the trigeminal territory: a placebo control study
    Elcio Juliato Piovesan
    Neurology Division, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital de Clinicas, Federal University of Parana, Curitiba PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 66:837-43. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Massaging over the greater occipital nerve reduces the intensity of migraine attacks: evidence for inhibitory trigemino-cervical convergence mechanisms
    Elcio Juliato Piovesan
    Neurology Division, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital de Clinicas, Federal University of Parana, Rua General Carneiro 181, 80060 900 Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 65:599-604. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint [Functional magnetic resonance imaging in the determination of dominant language cerebral area]
    Murilo S Meneses
    Neurocirurgião do Instituto de Neurologia de Curitiba, Departmento de Anatomia, Universidade Federal Paraná, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 62:61-7. 2004

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Prolonged migraine aura without headache arrested by sumatriptan. A case report with further considerations
    P A Kowacs
    Departamento de Clinica Medica, Hospital de Clinicas da Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    Cephalalgia 19:241-2. 1999
    ..5 h to approximately 20 min. This case suggests that sumatriptan may cross the blood-brain barrier and block spreading depression...
  2. ncbi request reprint ["Hot-water epilepsy ", "warm-water epilepsy", or bathing epilepsy? Report of three cases and considerations regarding an old theme]
    Pedro A Kowacs
    Epilepsy Unit, Instituto de Neurologia de Curitiba, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 63:399-401. 2005
    ..A complex tactile stimuli might play the most relevant role on seizure triggering, as well as water temperature with an additive effect over cutaneous stimulation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Syncope or epileptic fits? Some examples of diagnostic confounding factors
    Pedro Andre Kowacs
    Unidade de Epilepsia, Instituto de Neurologia de Curitiba, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 63:597-600. 2005
    ..Four cases of epilepsy and/or syncope are reported, to exemplify this situation. Each case is discussed individually, and the confounding factors are analyzed...
  4. ncbi request reprint The role of the irritative zone and of the number and distribution of calcifications in the severity of epilepsy associated with intracranial calcifications
    Pedro Andre Kowacs
    Neurology Division, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital de Clinicas, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 64:905-11. 2006
    ..To determine the influence of the location of the irritative zone, and the number and the distribution of the intracranial calcifications in the severity of epilepsy associated with intracranial calcifications...
  5. ncbi request reprint Fatal intracerebral hemorrhage secondary to Lonomia obliqua caterpillar envenoming: case report
    Pedro Andre Kowacs
    Neurology Division, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital de Clinicas, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 64:1030-2. 2006
    ..The pertinent literature is reviewed and the most relevant clinical features highlighted, with emphasis on diagnosis. The use of new therapeutic options such as anti-Lonomia serum is discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Botulinum toxin type-A effect as a preemptive treatment in a model of acute trigeminal pain: a pre-clinical double-blind and placebo-controlled study
    Elcio Juliato Piovesan
    Unit of Headache, Neurology Division, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital de Clinicas, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 69:56-63. 2011
    ..Motor activity was similar in both groups. BoNT/A showed to be effective preventing inflammatory pain up to eight days after the first treatment, an effect not reproduced on the second dose administration...
  7. ncbi request reprint Botulinum neurotoxin type-A for primary stabbing headache: an open study
    Elcio Juliato Piovesan
    Headache Unit, Neurology Division, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital de Clinicas, Federal University of Parana, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 68:212-5. 2010
    ..In two patients BoNTA showed no therapeutic effect. The BoNTA seems to be an excellent therapeutic option for primary stabbing headache...
  8. ncbi request reprint Influence of NMDA and non-NMDA antagonists on acute and inflammatory pain in the trigeminal territory: a placebo control study
    Elcio Juliato Piovesan
    Neurology Division, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital de Clinicas, Federal University of Parana, Curitiba PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 66:837-43. 2008
    ..The non-NMDA topiramate improved motor performance more than did D and M, probably because T has more anxiolytic properties...
  9. ncbi request reprint Massaging over the greater occipital nerve reduces the intensity of migraine attacks: evidence for inhibitory trigemino-cervical convergence mechanisms
    Elcio Juliato Piovesan
    Neurology Division, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital de Clinicas, Federal University of Parana, Rua General Carneiro 181, 80060 900 Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 65:599-604. 2007
    ..We review trigemino-cervical convergence and diffuse nociceptive inhibitory control (DNIC) mechanisms and suggest that the convergence mechanisms are not only excitatory but also inhibitory...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Functional magnetic resonance imaging in the determination of dominant language cerebral area]
    Murilo S Meneses
    Neurocirurgião do Instituto de Neurologia de Curitiba, Departmento de Anatomia, Universidade Federal Paraná, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 62:61-7. 2004
    ..Our results reinforce the view that fMRI may become an essential tool for medical practice, perhaps for the determination of eloquent areas in the evaluation of candidates for epilepsy surgery...
  11. doi request reprint Chronic unremitting headache associated with Lyme disease-like illness
    Pedro Andre Kowacs
    Neurology Department, Instituto de Neurologia de Curitiba, Curitiba PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 71:470-3. 2013
    ..Special attention should be paid to patients with headaches who have traveled to endemic areas. ..
  12. ncbi request reprint General practice physician knowledge about headache: evaluation of the municipal continual medical education program
    Pedro Andre Kowacs
    Departamento de Clinica Medica, Hospital de Clinicas da UFPR, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 67:595-9. 2009
    ..The goal of the project was to evaluate, to update and to train the PCP on headache knowledge and care...