Frederick Andermann

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Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Compulsory generic switching of antiepileptic drugs: high switchback rates to branded compounds compared with other drug classes
    Frederick Andermann
    Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Epilepsia 48:464-9. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Long-term seizure outcome after corpus callosotomy: a retrospective analysis of 95 patients
    Taner Tanriverdi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Neurosurg 110:332-42. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Temporal and extratemporal BOLD responses to temporal lobe interictal spikes
    Eliane Kobayashi
    Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 2B4
    Epilepsia 47:343-54. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Pathways of seizure propagation from the temporal to the occipital lobe
    Julia Jacobs
    Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    Epileptic Disord 10:266-70. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Familial temporal lobe epilepsy as a presenting feature of choreoacanthocytosis
    Abdullah Al-Asmi
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Epilepsia 46:1256-63. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Cognitive functioning in bilateral perisylvian polymicrogyria (BPP): clinical and radiological correlations
    An C Jansen
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Epilepsy Behav 6:393-404. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Long-term seizure outcome after mesial temporal lobe epilepsy surgery: corticalamygdalohippocampectomy versus selective amygdalohippocampectomy
    Taner Tanriverdi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Neurosurg 108:517-24. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of periventricular nodular heterotopia in epileptogenesis
    Yahya Aghakhani
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Montreal Neurological Hospital and Institute, McGill University, Quebec, Canada
    Brain 128:641-51. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Genetic focal epilepsies: state of the art and paths to the future
    Frederick Andermann
    Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Epilepsia 46:61-7. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Post-ictal forceful yawning in a patient with nondominant hemisphere epilepsy
    Alexei E Yankovsky
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Montreal Neurological Hospital and Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Epileptic Disord 8:65-9. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Compulsory generic switching of antiepileptic drugs: high switchback rates to branded compounds compared with other drug classes
    Frederick Andermann
    Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Epilepsia 48:464-9. 2007
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  2. doi request reprint Long-term seizure outcome after corpus callosotomy: a retrospective analysis of 95 patients
    Taner Tanriverdi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Neurosurg 110:332-42. 2009
    ..The authors report long-term follow-up seizure outcome in patients who underwent corpus callosotomy during the period 1981-2001 at the Montreal Neurological Institute...
  3. ncbi request reprint Temporal and extratemporal BOLD responses to temporal lobe interictal spikes
    Eliane Kobayashi
    Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 2B4
    Epilepsia 47:343-54. 2006
    ..Our objective was to investigate blood oxygenation level-dependent (BOLD) responses to temporal lobe (TL) spikes by using EEG-fMRI recording...
  4. doi request reprint Pathways of seizure propagation from the temporal to the occipital lobe
    Julia Jacobs
    Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    Epileptic Disord 10:266-70. 2008
    ..The propagation may have predictive value for their surgical outcome. The underlying anatomical structure might be the inferior longitudinal fasciculus...
  5. ncbi request reprint Familial temporal lobe epilepsy as a presenting feature of choreoacanthocytosis
    Abdullah Al-Asmi
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Epilepsia 46:1256-63. 2005
    ..Seizures are not uncommon in ChAc but have not been well characterized in the literature. We report two ChAc families in which patients presented with temporal lobe epilepsy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cognitive functioning in bilateral perisylvian polymicrogyria (BPP): clinical and radiological correlations
    An C Jansen
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Epilepsy Behav 6:393-404. 2005
    ..Frontal lobe function and memory abilities were relatively well preserved, suggesting that the observed cognitive profiles were related, at least in part, to specific areas of cortical dysfunction and not only to global dysfunction...
  7. doi request reprint Long-term seizure outcome after mesial temporal lobe epilepsy surgery: corticalamygdalohippocampectomy versus selective amygdalohippocampectomy
    Taner Tanriverdi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Neurosurg 108:517-24. 2008
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of periventricular nodular heterotopia in epileptogenesis
    Yahya Aghakhani
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Montreal Neurological Hospital and Institute, McGill University, Quebec, Canada
    Brain 128:641-51. 2005
    ..Invasive recording is required in patients with PNH; it improves localization and is the key to better outcome...
  9. ncbi request reprint Genetic focal epilepsies: state of the art and paths to the future
    Frederick Andermann
    Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Epilepsia 46:61-7. 2005
    ..This will allow further linkage studies, candidate gene screening, and identification of new genes, which will hopefully result in genetically based prevention and treatment...
  10. ncbi request reprint Post-ictal forceful yawning in a patient with nondominant hemisphere epilepsy
    Alexei E Yankovsky
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Montreal Neurological Hospital and Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Epileptic Disord 8:65-9. 2006
    ..Yawning was irresistible, forceful and often repetitive. We reviewed the few similar epileptic cases described in the literature and discussed the possible mechanisms. [Published with video sequences]...
  11. doi request reprint Refractory and lethal status epilepticus in a patient with ring chromosome 20 syndrome
    Julia Jacobs
    Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, Quebec, Canada
    Epileptic Disord 10:254-9. 2008
    ..Because of the variability of the clinical presentation, some patients with r(20) undergo invasive investigations before being diagnosed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Transient edematous lesions of the splenium in epileptic patients
    Giovanna Carrara
    Department of Radiology, McGill University, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 32:352-5. 2005
    ..Transient focal lesions in the splenium of the corpus callosum (SCC) have been previously described in patients with epilepsy or without epilepsy but receiving antiepileptic drugs (AED)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Tonic status epilepticus in patients with idiopathic generalized epilepsy
    Eliane Kobayashi
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Epileptic Disord 7:327-31. 2005
    ..Tonic status epilepticus (TSE) in patients with idiopathic generalized epilepsy (IGE) is not well recognized. The objective of this study is to report episodes of TSE in patients with IGE...
  14. ncbi request reprint Unusually mild tuberous sclerosis phenotype is associated with TSC2 R905Q mutation
    An C Jansen
    Neurogenetics Unit, Montreal Neurological Hospital and Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Neurol 60:528-39. 2006
    ..To report the clinical manifestations and functional aspects of Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC), resulting from Codon 905 mutations in TSC2 gene...
  15. ncbi request reprint Palliative temporal resection for the treatment of intractable bioccipital epilepsy
    Demet Kinay
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University, Canada
    Epileptic Disord 6:97-105. 2004
    ..When bilateral seizures and visual field defects exist, occipital resection can not be carried out. When predominantly lateralized, temporal seizure onset can be shown in such patients, palliative temporal resection may be justified...
  16. doi request reprint Small focal cortical dysplasia lesions are located at the bottom of a deep sulcus
    Pierre Besson
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery and Brain Imaging Center, McGill University, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Brain 131:3246-55. 2008
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Post-ictal rage and aggression: a video-EEG study
    Alexei E Yankovsky
    Montreal Neurological Hospital and Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Epileptic Disord 7:143-7. 2005
    ..Developmental abnormalities with periventricular, nodular heterotopia in the region of the trigones and inferomesial temporal areas are considered to be causally related to his retardation and epilepsy. [Published with video sequences]...
  18. doi request reprint The effective and ethical use of voluntary induction of psychogenic drop attacks in a patient with idiopathic generalized epilepsy
    Asher Wilner
    McGill University Health Centre, Consultation Liaison Service, Department of Psychiatry, Allan Memorial Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Epilepsy Behav 17:569-70. 2010
    ..In addition, we propose a seizure-provoking technique that may be used both effectively and ethically in the diagnosis of psychogenic drop attacks as well as nonepileptic seizures...
  19. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome after surgical treatment of temporal lobe epilepsy in children
    Sandeep Mittal
    Department of Neurosurgery, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Neurosurg 103:401-12. 2005
    ..In the present study, the authors assessed clinical and surgery-related data obtained in a large series of children suffering from intractable temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE)...
  20. doi request reprint Leucoencephalopathy with vanishing white matter may cause progressive myoclonus epilepsy
    An C Jansen
    Neurogenetics Unit, Montreal Neurological Hospital and Institute, Montreal, Canada
    Epilepsia 49:910-3. 2008
    ..All major causes of progressive myoclonus epilepsy (PME) were excluded. Brain MRI showed extensive white matter involvement. Mutation analysis of the EIF2B5 gene revealed a homozygous c.338G>A (p.Arg113His) mutation...
  21. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of headache associated with intractable partial epilepsy
    Alexei E Yankovsky
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Montreal Neurological Hospital and Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Epilepsia 46:1241-5. 2005
    ..The association between headache (HA) and epilepsy is well known. However, few previous studies characterized HA types and head sensations (HSens) in large populations of individuals with well-defined forms of epilepsy...
  22. doi request reprint Stressors at the onset of adult epilepsy: implications for practice
    Sheila Koutsogiannopoulos
    McGill University Health Centre, Montreal Neurological Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Epileptic Disord 11:42-7. 2009
    ..Early awareness of high risk factors for seizures may lead to strategies of seizure self control by avoiding situations associated with high risks, improving lives disrupted by the uncertainty of epilepsy...
  23. ncbi request reprint Patients with temporoparietal ictal symptoms and inferomesial EEG do not benefit from anterior temporal resection
    Yahya Aghakhani
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Montreal Neurological Hospital and Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Epilepsia 45:230-6. 2004
    ..Here we present poor surgical outcome in six patients with nonlesional intractable epilepsy, well-defined focal anterior and inferomesial temporal epileptic discharges, and posterior temporoparietal symptoms...
  24. ncbi request reprint Cortical triggers in generalized reflex seizures and epilepsies
    Edoardo Ferlazzo
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Epilepsy Clinic, Montreal Neurological Hospital and Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Brain 128:700-10. 2005
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Cortical resection with electrocorticography for intractable porencephaly-related partial epilepsy
    Koji Iida
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Epilepsia 46:76-83. 2005
    ..We evaluated the results of cortical resection of epileptogenic tissue for treatment of intractable porencephaly-related epilepsy...
  26. ncbi request reprint Chronic cluster-like headache secondary to an epidermoid clival lesion
    Rami Massie
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 33:421-2. 2006
  27. ncbi request reprint The effects of adjunctive topiramate on cognitive function in patients with epilepsy
    Suzee Lee
    McGill University, Montreal Neurological Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Epilepsia 44:339-47. 2003
    ..We investigated possible cognitive effects of topiramate (TPM) in polypharmacy on patients with intractable epilepsy...
  28. ncbi request reprint fMRI activation in continuous and spike-triggered EEG-fMRI studies of epileptic spikes
    Abdulla Al-Asmi
    Montreal Neurological Institute and Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Epilepsia 44:1328-39. 2003
    ..To evaluate functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) with simultaneous EEG for finding metabolic sources of epileptic spikes. To find the localizing value of activated regions and factors influencing fMRI responses...
  29. ncbi request reprint The idiopathic generalized epilepsies across life
    Frederick Andermann
    Epilepsy Service, McGill University, Montreal Neurological Hospital and Institute, Room 127, 3801 University Street, Montreal, PQ H3A 2B4, Canada
    Suppl Clin Neurophysiol 57:408-14. 2004
  30. ncbi request reprint Early onset Rasmussen's syndrome: a malignant, often bilateral form of the disorder
    Frederick Andermann
    Montreal Neurological Hospital and Institute, 3801 University Street, Room 127, Montreal, QUE H3A 2B4, Canada
    Epilepsy Res 70:S259-62. 2006
    ..Isolated patients treated with immune modulating agents may also have bilateral disease but the significance of the treatment accounting for the contralateral spread requires further observations...
  31. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms, genetics, and pathogenesis of juvenile myoclonic epilepsy
    Benjamin Zifkin
    Epilepsy Clinic, Montreal Neurological Hospital and Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Curr Opin Neurol 18:147-53. 2005
    ..This review addresses the mechanisms, genetics and pathogenesis of juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME, Janz syndrome)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Is complete seizure control imperative?
    Frederick Andermann
    McGill University, Montreal Neurological Hospital and Institute, 3801 University Street, Montreal, PQ, H3A 2B4, Canada
    Prog Brain Res 135:479-85. 2002
    ..Weighing the benefits of complete control versus the side effects and risks of medication or surgery is crucial. There are obvious benefits to complete control; it is imperative if these benefits are greater than the cost...
  33. ncbi request reprint The economic consequences of generic substitution for antiepileptic drugs in a public payer setting: the case of lamotrigine
    Mei Sheng Duh
    Analysis Group, Inc, Boston, Massachusetts 02199, USA
    Dis Manag 10:216-25. 2007
    ..Payers may weigh smaller-than-expected cost reductions against a possible decrease in effectiveness to assess the relevance of mandatory generic switching of lamotrigine...
  34. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy and motor vehicle driving--a symposium held in Québec City, November 1998
    Guy M Rémillard
    Can J Neurol Sci 29:315-25. 2002
    ..This report summarizes an invitational symposium on epilepsy and Canadian laws governing motor vehicle driving held in Québec City in November 1998...
  35. doi request reprint Alpha-[11C]methyl-L-tryptophan uptake in patients with periventricular nodular heterotopia and epilepsy
    Jun Natsume
    Department of Pediatrics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
    Epilepsia 49:826-31. 2008
    ..Electrophysiological evidence suggests the involvement of the neocortex in periventricular nodular heterotopia (PVNH)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Nonsyndromic mental retardation and cryptogenic epilepsy in women with doublecortin gene mutations
    Renzo Guerrini
    Division of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Ann Neurol 54:30-7. 2003
    ..Missense DCX mutations may manifest as non-syndromic mental retardation with cryptogenic epilepsy in female subjects and SBH in boys. Mutation analysis in mothers of affected children is mandatory, even when brain MRI is normal...
  37. ncbi request reprint [Cortical dysplasia and epilepsy: where do we come from, where are we, and where are we going?]
    Frederick Andermann
    Département de Neurologie et de Pédiatrie, Universite McGill, Service d Epilepsie, Institut et Hôpital neurologique de Montréal
    Rev Med Suisse Romande 123:583-90. 2003
  38. ncbi request reprint The spectrum of SCN1A-related infantile epileptic encephalopathies
    Louise A Harkin
    Department of Genetic Medicine, Women s and Children s Hospital, North Adelaide, South Australia
    Brain 130:843-52. 2007
    ..Knowledge of an expanded spectrum of epileptic encephalopathies associated with SCN1A mutations allows earlier diagnostic confirmation for children with these devastating disorders...
  39. ncbi request reprint Seizure outcome after resection of supratentorial cavernous malformations: a study of 168 patients
    Christian R Baumann
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Epilepsia 48:559-63. 2007
    ..The aim of our study was to examine seizure outcome in the largest published series of surgically treated patients with epilepsy due to a supratentorial CCM, and to define predictors for good surgical outcome...
  40. ncbi request reprint Autism, macrocrania and epilepsy: how are they linked?
    Antonia Parmeggiani
    Child Neurology and Psychiatry Unit, Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Bologna, Via Ugo Foscolo 7, 40123 Bologna, Italy
    Brain Dev 24:296-9. 2002
    ..AD with macrocrania and epilepsy is not a syndrome but may be a marker for a group of subjects with AD. A role for familial macrocrania needs further assessment...
  41. ncbi request reprint Are epilepsy classifications based on epileptic syndromes and seizure types outdated?
    Jerome Engel
    Epileptic Disord 8:159-60. 2006
  42. ncbi request reprint Neurocutaneous melanosis and epilepsy surgery
    Frederick Andermann
    Epileptic Disord 7:57. 2005
  43. ncbi request reprint Seizure outcome after resection of cavernous malformations is better when surrounding hemosiderin-stained brain also is removed
    Christian R Baumann
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Epilepsia 47:563-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis whether seizure outcome after removal of cavernous malformations may be related to the extent of resection of surrounding hemosiderin-stained brain tissue...
  44. ncbi request reprint Reflex seizures in patients with malformations of cortical development and refractory epilepsy
    Andre Palmini
    Porto Alegre Epilepsy Surgery Program, Hospital Sao Lucas, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio Grande do Sul PUCRS, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Epilepsia 46:1224-34. 2005
    ..We sought to characterize reflex seizures in patients with MCDs and refractory epilepsy...
  45. ncbi request reprint Posterior quadrantic epilepsy surgery: technical variants, surgical anatomy, and case series
    Roy Thomas Daniel
    Department of Neurosurgery, Christian Medical College, Vellore 632004, Tamil Nadu, India
    Epilepsia 48:1429-37. 2007
    ..We also describe the microsurgical technique of the different surgical variants used, along with their functional neuroanatomy...