- Neurologist practice patterns in treatment of muscle cramps in Canada
Mary Jane Lim Fat
Toronto General Hospital University Health Network, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, ON, M5G 2C4, Canada
J Foot Ankle Res 6:2. 2013
..The most commonly used medications are baclofen, quinine and gabapentin, of which baclofen and quinine were reported to be the most tolerated...
- Analysis of continuous diaphragm electromyographic signal: results from a patient with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Hans D Katzberg
Division of Neurology, University Health Network, Room 5EC 306 A, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C4, Canada
Muscle Nerve 43:801-6. 2011
..Analysis of continuous diaphragm electromyography (dEMG) has not been well studied. We describe a system of analyzing continuous dEMG using implanted electrodes...
- Characteristics of muscle cramps in patients with polyneuropathy
Sarah K Maxwell
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Neuromuscul Disord 24:671-6. 2014
..Similar prevalence of cramps across predominant nerve fiber type suggests a role of sensory afferents in cramp generation, although this needs to be confirmed in larger cohorts...
- Minimal clinically important difference in myasthenia gravis: outcomes from a randomized trial
Hans D Katzberg
University Health Network, Division of Neurology, Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth Street, 5ES 306, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 2C4, Canada
Muscle Nerve 49:661-5. 2014
..The minimal clinically important difference (MCID) is the smallest outcome change that has clinical significance. Its use has not been established in the study of myasthenia gravis (MG)...
- Treatment responsiveness in CIDP patients with diabetes is associated with unique electrophysiological characteristics, and not with common criteria for CIDP
Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Expert Rev Clin Immunol 11:537-46. 2015
..Characterize treatment responsiveness in chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP) patients with diabetes mellitus (DM)...
- Canadian administrative health data can identify patients with myasthenia gravis
Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, Canada
Neuroepidemiology 44:108-13. 2015
..The goal of the current study was to validate an algorithm to identify patients with MG in Ontario, Canada using AHD - thereby enabling future disease surveillance...
- Thymectomy for non-thymomatous myasthenia gravis: a propensity score matched study
Division of Neurology Department of Medicine, University of Toronto and University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
Orphanet J Rare Dis 9:214. 2014
..The efficacy of thymectomy in patients with non-thymomatous Myasthenia Gravis (MG) is still unclear. Main limitations have been variable outcome definitions, lack of a control group and adjustment for confounding...
- The characteristics of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy in patients with and without diabetes--an observational study
Samantha K Dunnigan
Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
PLoS ONE 9:e89344. 2014
- Effects of napping on neuromuscular fatigue in myasthenia gravis
Charles D Kassardjian
Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Muscle Nerve 48:816-8. 2013
..The relationship between sleep and neuromuscular fatigue is understood poorly. The goal of this study was to evaluate the effects of napping on quantitative measures of neuromuscular fatigue in patients with myasthenia gravis (MG)...
- Effects of noninvasive ventilation on sleep outcomes in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Hans D Katzberg
Division of Neurology, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Clin Sleep Med 9:345-51. 2013
..The objective was to study the effects on noninvasive ventilation on sleep outcomes in patient with ALS, specifically oxygenation and overall sleep quality...