M I Shevell

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Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Current understandings and challenges in the management of cerebral palsy
    M I Shevell
    Departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Pediatrics, McGill University, Montreal Children s Hospital McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Minerva Pediatr 61:399-413. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Office evaluation of the child with developmental delay
    Michael Shevell
    Department of Neurology Neurosurgery, McGill University, Division of Pediatric Neurology, Montreal Children s Hospital McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec H3H 1P3, Canada
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 13:256-61. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Developmental and functional outcomes at school age of preschool children with global developmental delay
    Michael Shevell
    Department of Neurology Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, QC
    J Child Neurol 20:648-53. 2005
  4. doi request reprint The relationship of cerebral palsy subtype and functional motor impairment: a population-based study
    Michael I Shevell
    Departments of Neurology Neurosurgery and Pediatrics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 51:872-7. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Stability of motor impairment in children with cerebral palsy
    Michael I Shevell
    Neurology Neurosurgery and Pediatrics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 50:211-5. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Array comparative genomic hybridization in global developmental delay
    M I Shevell
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 147:1101-8. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Global developmental delay and mental retardation or intellectual disability: conceptualization, evaluation, and etiology
    Michael Shevell
    Departments of Neurology Neurosurgery and Pediatrics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatr Clin North Am 55:1071-84, xi. 2008
  8. doi request reprint The tripartite origins of the tonic neck reflex: Gesell, Gerstmann, and Magnus
    Michael Shevell
    Department of Neurology Neurosurgery and Pediatrics, McGill University, Division of Pediatric Neurology, Montreal Children s Hospital McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neurology 72:850-3. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Comorbidities in cerebral palsy and their relationship to neurologic subtype and GMFCS level
    Michael I Shevell
    Department of Neurology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neurology 72:2090-6. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Present conceptualization of early childhood neurodevelopmental disabilities
    Michael I Shevell
    Departments of Neurology Neurosurgery and Pediatrics, McGill University, Montreal Children s Hospital McGill University Health Centre, Quebec, Canada
    J Child Neurol 25:120-6. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Current understandings and challenges in the management of cerebral palsy
    M I Shevell
    Departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Pediatrics, McGill University, Montreal Children s Hospital McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Minerva Pediatr 61:399-413. 2009
    ..The goal of this review was to improve the clinician's understanding of what is presently known regarding cerebral palsy, its clinical challenges and appropriate case management...
  2. ncbi request reprint Office evaluation of the child with developmental delay
    Michael Shevell
    Department of Neurology Neurosurgery, McGill University, Division of Pediatric Neurology, Montreal Children s Hospital McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec H3H 1P3, Canada
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 13:256-61. 2006
    ..An outline of the key features of the relevant history and physical examination together with guidelines regarding investigations are provided to best meet all these objectives within existing time and practice constraints...
  3. ncbi request reprint Developmental and functional outcomes at school age of preschool children with global developmental delay
    Michael Shevell
    Department of Neurology Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, QC
    J Child Neurol 20:648-53. 2005
    ..Children with early global developmental delay demonstrate persistent and consistently poor performance across all developmental and functional domains. Few variables are apparent at intake to predict later performance...
  4. doi request reprint The relationship of cerebral palsy subtype and functional motor impairment: a population-based study
    Michael I Shevell
    Departments of Neurology Neurosurgery and Pediatrics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 51:872-7. 2009
    ..The relationship between the neurological subtype of CP and GMFCS level remains undefined in CP...
  5. doi request reprint Stability of motor impairment in children with cerebral palsy
    Michael I Shevell
    Neurology Neurosurgery and Pediatrics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 50:211-5. 2008
    ..Such change may challenge efforts to monitor the effects of interventions in this population...
  6. doi request reprint Array comparative genomic hybridization in global developmental delay
    M I Shevell
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 147:1101-8. 2008
    ..In this study, array-based CGH was applied to a consecutive series of children with previously undiagnosed non-syndromal global developmental delay (GDD) to assess potential etiologic yield...
  7. doi request reprint Global developmental delay and mental retardation or intellectual disability: conceptualization, evaluation, and etiology
    Michael Shevell
    Departments of Neurology Neurosurgery and Pediatrics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatr Clin North Am 55:1071-84, xi. 2008
    ..Although challenging and time consuming, the evaluation of these children offers many professional rewards and is a necessary first step in a family's adaptation to their child's chronic condition...
  8. doi request reprint The tripartite origins of the tonic neck reflex: Gesell, Gerstmann, and Magnus
    Michael Shevell
    Department of Neurology Neurosurgery and Pediatrics, McGill University, Division of Pediatric Neurology, Montreal Children s Hospital McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neurology 72:850-3. 2009
    ..Gesell initially described the reflex's fundamental occurrence in normal young infants, highlighting its adaptive role in early development and its persistence as a hallmark of neurologic pathology...
  9. doi request reprint Comorbidities in cerebral palsy and their relationship to neurologic subtype and GMFCS level
    Michael I Shevell
    Department of Neurology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neurology 72:2090-6. 2009
    ..Utilizing a population-based registry, the burden of comorbidity was ascertained in a sample of children with cerebral palsy and stratified according to both neurologic subtype and functional capability with respect to gross motor skills...
  10. doi request reprint Present conceptualization of early childhood neurodevelopmental disabilities
    Michael I Shevell
    Departments of Neurology Neurosurgery and Pediatrics, McGill University, Montreal Children s Hospital McGill University Health Centre, Quebec, Canada
    J Child Neurol 25:120-6. 2010
    ..It can be expected that these conceptualizations will be dynamic and guide ongoing research efforts that will elucidate basic mechanisms, effective therapeutic interventions, and evaluate outcomes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Developmental and functional outcomes in children with global developmental delay or developmental language impairment
    Michael Shevell
    Department of Neurology Neurosurgery, School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, Montreal Children s Hospital McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 47:678-83. 2005
    ..Preschool diagnosis of either GDD or DLI has later prognostic validity with regard to persisting developmental and functional deficits...
  12. ncbi request reprint Profile of referrals for early childhood developmental delay to ambulatory subspecialty clinics
    M I Shevell
    Department of Neurology Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Child Neurol 16:645-50. 2001
    ..A profile of referrals and the rationale thereof for a cohort of children with suspected developmental delay is presented that, although locale specific, has implications for service provision and training...
  13. ncbi request reprint Etiologic determination of childhood developmental delay
    M I Shevell
    Department of Neurology Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Brain Dev 23:228-35. 2001
    ..Etiologic yield in childhood developmental delay is largely dependent on the specific developmental delay subtype. Paradigms for systematic evaluation of this common child health problem can be suggested, however they await validation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Etiologic yield of autistic spectrum disorders: a prospective study
    M I Shevell
    Department of Neurology Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, PQ
    J Child Neurol 16:509-12. 2001
    ..Recurrence risk and treatment implications, however, suggest that strong consideration be given to genetic (FMR-1, karyotype) testing and EEG study despite a relatively low yield...
  15. ncbi request reprint Clinical and diagnostic profile of agenesis of the corpus callosum
    Michael I Shevell
    Department of Neurology Neurosurgery, McGill University, Division of Pediatric Neurology, Montreal Children s Hospital McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, PQ
    J Child Neurol 17:896-900. 2002
    ..Factors predictive of identifying an underlying etiology or eventual outcome can be identified...
  16. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic profile of neonatal hypotonia: an 11-year study
    L P Richer
    Department of Neurology, McGill University, Montreal, , Canada
    Pediatr Neurol 25:32-7. 2001
    ..A diagnostic approach is proposed based on the results...
  17. ncbi request reprint Early rehabilitation service utilization patterns in young children with developmental delays
    A Majnemer
    School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Child Care Health Dev 28:29-37. 2002
    ..This study describes the type, frequency and location of initial rehabilitation services provided to young children recently diagnosed with a developmental delay...
  18. ncbi request reprint Predictors of developmental disabilities after open heart surgery in young children with congenital heart defects
    Catherine Limperopoulos
    School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University Montreal Children s Hospital, Quebec, Canada
    J Pediatr 141:51-8. 2002
    ..To determine the prevalence of persistent developmental impairments in children with congenital heart defects and to identify factors that enhance risk for an adverse outcome...
  19. ncbi request reprint Long-term developmental outcome of asphyxiated term neonates
    M E Dilenge
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Montreal Children s Hospital, PQ
    J Child Neurol 16:781-92. 2001
    ..As part of this review, we have also highlighted the evolution of the definition of asphyxia and delineated appropriate markers that should be used in future research on this population...
  20. doi request reprint Cross-sectional comparison of periventricular leukomalacia in preterm and term children
    Oliver Lasry
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Montreal Children s Hospital McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neurology 74:1386-91. 2010
    ..To document and contrast the characteristics of preterm and term-born children with cerebral palsy attributed to underlying radiologic periventricular white matter injury (leukomalacia) (PVWMI/PVL)...
  21. doi request reprint A new look at outcomes of infants with congenital heart disease
    Annette Majnemer
    School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, Montreal Children s Hospital McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatr Neurol 40:197-204. 2009
    ..Lessons learnt from this prospective study are highlighted as well as future directions for research and clinical practice...
  22. doi request reprint Child health and parental stress in school-age children with a preschool diagnosis of developmental delay
    Richard I Webster
    Department of Neurology, School of Pysical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Child Neurol 23:32-8. 2008
    ..There is a need to both recognize and provide ongoing social and emotional support for young children diagnosed with developmental disability and their families...
  23. ncbi request reprint Neurobiology of specific language impairment
    Richard I Webster
    Department of Neurology, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Child Neurol 19:471-81. 2004
    ..A better understanding of the neurobiology of specific language impairment is critical for the rational development of therapeutic strategies to treat this common disorder...
  24. doi request reprint Neurologic outcome at school entry for newborns treated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for noncardiac indications
    Elana Waitzer
    Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Child Neurol 24:801-6. 2009
    ..Preexisting factors, rather than factors related to the extracorporeal membrane oxygenation itself, appear to be greater determinants of later neurologic outcomes...
  25. ncbi request reprint Diagnosing Sotos syndrome in the setting of global developmental delay and macrocephaly
    Myriam Srour
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Child Neurol 21:287-90. 2006
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  26. ncbi request reprint Childhood absence epilepsy requiring more than one medication for seizure control
    B Nadler
    Department of Neurology Neurosurgery, Montreal Children s Hospital McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 35:297-300. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to identify any clinical or electroencephalographic features at initial presentation in a consecutive cohort of children with absence epilepsy that may be associated with the need for a second medication...
  27. ncbi request reprint Julius Hallervorden's wartime activities: implications for science under dictatorship
    M I Shevell
    Department of Neurology/Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatr Neurol 25:162-5. 2001
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Functional limitations in young children with congenital heart defects after cardiac surgery
    C Limperopoulos
    School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, Montreal Children's Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatrics 108:1325-31. 2001
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint The predictive value of a preschool diagnosis of developmental language impairment
    Richard I Webster
    Department of Neurology Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Neurology 63:2327-31. 2004
    ..To evaluate language and cognitive outcomes in elementary school children with a prior preschool diagnosis of developmental language impairment (DLI)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Etiologic profile of spastic quadriplegia in children
    Sunita Venkateswaran
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University, Canada
    Pediatr Neurol 37:203-8. 2007
    ..These results should help guide physicians in investigating possible underlying etiologies in patients with spastic quadriplegia...
  31. ncbi request reprint Epileptiform abnormalities in children with attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder
    Lawrence P Richer
    Department of Neurology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatr Neurol 26:125-9. 2002
    ..However, the clinical utility of routine electroencephalography in the diagnosis of a comorbid seizure disorder in children with attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder is limited...
  32. ncbi request reprint A clinical and etiologic profile of spastic diplegia
    Richard Tang-Wai
    Department of Neurology Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatr Neurol 34:212-8. 2006
    ..67, 95% confidence interval 2.51-29.97, P = 0.001). Approximately half of all children with spastic diplegia encountered in clinical practice will have an etiology identified...
  33. doi request reprint Comorbidities and clinical determinants of outcome in children with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy
    Sunita Venkateswaran
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Montreal Children s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 50:216-22. 2008
    ..Few clinical associations of this burden appear, thus necessitating systematic programmatic follow-up of these children to facilitate early identification and intervention...
  34. ncbi request reprint The pediatric neurologist as expert witness with particular reference to perinatal asphyxia
    M I Shevell
    Department of Neurology/Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 28:107-12. 2001
    ..The aim is to provide for the neurologist a clearer understanding of the responsibilities inherent in this increasing professional role...
  35. doi request reprint Global developmental delay and its relationship to cognitive skills
    Emilie M Riou
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 51:600-6. 2009
    ..04 and 0.05 respectively). The conclusion was made that an initial diagnosis of GDD is not necessarily associated with objective cognitive impairment...
  36. ncbi request reprint Profile of pediatric hemiparesis
    Maryam Oskoui
    Department of Neurology Neurosurgery, McGill University, Division of Pediatric Neurology, Montreal Children s Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Child Neurol 20:471-6. 2005
    ..Comorbid conditions of global developmental delay and epilepsy have a high prevalence in this population, contributing to overall morbidity...
  37. ncbi request reprint Factors predictive of outcome in childhood epilepsy
    Maryam Oskoui
    Department of Neurology Neurosurgery McGill University, Division of Pediatric Neurology, Montreal Children s Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Child Neurol 20:898-904. 2005
    ..Clinical features of the underlying epilepsy and concurrent neurologic conditions were independently associated with intractability and a lower probability of remission...
  38. ncbi request reprint Screening for developmental delay in the setting of a community pediatric clinic: a prospective assessment of parent-report questionnaires
    David Rydz
    Department of Neurology Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatrics 118:e1178-86. 2006
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Communicating a diagnosis of cerebral palsy: caregiver satisfaction and stress
    Lynn Dagenais
    Mackay Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatr Neurol 35:408-14. 2006
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Channelopathies: a review
    Genevieve Bernard
    Department of Neurology Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal Children s Hospital McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatr Neurol 38:73-85. 2008
    ..Areas of both genetic and phenotypic overlap are highlighted. The review is intended to assist clinicians in enhancing their diagnostic acumen and in targeting specific genetic tests...
  41. ncbi request reprint Etiologic yield of cerebral palsy: a contemporary case series
    Michael I Shevell
    Department of Neurology Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatr Neurol 28:352-9. 2003
    ..This contemporary evaluation of cerebral palsy etiologic yield suggests that it is much higher than previously reported and varies, depending on key clinical features...
  42. ncbi request reprint Cerebral palsy: defining the problem
    Michael I Shevell
    Department of Neurology Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 11:2-4. 2004
    ..Areas of remaining lack of consensus, mostly reflecting the timing of diagnosis and the exclusion of various etiologic entities are highlighted...
  43. ncbi request reprint The "Bermuda triangle" of neonatal neurology: cerebral palsy, neonatal encephalopathy, and intrapartum asphyxia
    Michael I Shevell
    Department of Neurology Neurosurgery, McGill University and Division of Pediatric Neurology, Montreal Children s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 11:24-30. 2004
    ..The aim is to provide a level of clarity that will enhance diagnostic and pathogenetic precision and minimize conceptual misunderstanding. This should aid future therapeutic and research efforts in this important area...
  44. doi request reprint Ethics in neonatal neurology: when is enough, enough?
    Eric Racine
    Institute of Clinical Research of Montreal Institut de recherches cliniques de Montreal, Department of Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatr Neurol 40:147-55. 2009
    ..e., end-of-life decisions). Futility in the neonatal setting is examined, as well the mechanisms of the decision-making process and existing relevant professional guidelines...
  45. ncbi request reprint Analysis of clinical features predicting etiologic yield in the assessment of global developmental delay
    Myriam Srour
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Montreal Children s Hospital McGill University Health Center, Department of Neurology Neurosurgery, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatrics 118:139-45. 2006
    ..Global developmental delay is a common reason for presentation for neurologic evaluation. This study examined the role of clinical features in predicting the identification of an underlying cause for a child's global developmental delay...
  46. ncbi request reprint Motor function at school age in children with a preschool diagnosis of developmental language impairment
    Richard I Webster
    Department of Neurology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pediatr 146:80-5. 2005
    ..To evaluate fine motor (FM) and gross motor (GM) function shortly after school entry in children with a preschool diagnosis of developmental language impairment (DLI)...
  47. ncbi request reprint Developmental screening
    David Rydz
    Department of Neurology Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, QC
    J Child Neurol 20:4-21. 2005
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Outcomes at school age of preschool children with developmental language impairment
    Michael I Shevell
    Department of Neurology Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal Children s Hospital McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatr Neurol 32:264-9. 2005
    ..Deficits remain especially evident in the communication sub-domain. These results have implications with respect to later prognostication, family counseling, and devising a programmatic approach to this group of children...
  49. doi request reprint An instructive case of an 8-year-old boy with intellectual disability
    Myriam Srour
    Department of Neurology Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 15:154-5; discussion 155-6. 2008
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Features of a subset of children with complex partial epilepsy requiring combination therapy for effective seizure control
    Matthew E Sloan
    Department of Neurology Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal Children s Hospital McGill University Health Center, Quebec, Canada
    J Child Neurol 25:43-7. 2010
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Corrected head circumference centiles as a possible predictor of developmental performance in high-risk neonatal intensive care unit survivors
    Francois V Bolduc
    Watson School of Biological Sciences, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 47:766-70. 2005
    ..Coexisting epilepsy in this context appears to worsen developmental outcome...
  52. ncbi request reprint A novel chronic childhood sensory predominant neuropathy
    Waleed A Al-Twaijri
    Department of Neurology Neurosurgery, McGill University, Division of Pediatric Neurology, Montreal Children s Hospital Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatr Neurol 27:49-52. 2002
    ..These children appear to provide evidence for a novel autosomal recessive inherited chronic predominantly sensory neuropathy that shares core clinical features with observed variability in associated symptoms...
  53. doi request reprint The thorny nature of predictive validity studies on screening tests for developmental-behavioral problems
    Kevin Marks
    Department of Pediatrics, PeaceHealth Medical Group, Eugene, Oregon, USA
    Pediatrics 122:866-8. 2008
  54. ncbi request reprint Equivalence reliability of the Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scale between in-person and telephone administration
    Catherine Limperopoulos
    Children s Hospital, Boston, USA
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 26:115-27. 2006
    ..98) as well as the Adaptive Behavior Composite score (ICC = 0.99). The ability to collect reliable information on a child's developmental progress using a telephone interview format is critical, given current service delivery constraints...