S Wiebe

Summary

Affiliation: University of Western Ontario
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Brain surgery for epilepsy
    Samuel Wiebe
    London Health Sciences Centre, University Campus London, Ontario, Canada
    Lancet 362:s48-9. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Early epilepsy surgery
    Samuel Wiebe
    London Health Sciences Centre, University Campus, 339 Windermere Road, London, ON N6A 5A5, Canada
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 4:315-20. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy in North America: a report prepared under the auspices of the global campaign against epilepsy, the International Bureau for Epilepsy, the International League Against Epilepsy, and the World Health Organization
    William H Theodore
    National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Epilepsia 47:1700-22. 2006
  4. pmc Clinically important change in quality of life in epilepsy
    S Wiebe
    Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 73:116-20. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparative responsiveness of generic and specific quality-of-life instruments
    Samuel Wiebe
    Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Western Ontario, University Campus, London Health Sciences Centre, 339 Windermere Road, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5A5
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:52-60. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness and safety of epilepsy surgery: what is the evidence?
    Samuel Wiebe
    Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, University of Western Ontario, Canada
    CNS Spectr 9:120-2, 126-32. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trials of epilepsy surgery
    Samuel Wiebe
    Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Epilepsia 44:38-43. 2003
  8. pmc Recent developments in neurology
    Samuel Wiebe
    Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    BMJ 324:656-60. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint A randomized, controlled trial of surgery for temporal-lobe epilepsy
    S Wiebe
    Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, University of Western Ontario, and London Health Sciences Centre, Canada
    N Engl J Med 345:311-8. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Changes in quality of life in epilepsy: how large must they be to be real?
    S Wiebe
    Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada
    Epilepsia 42:113-8. 2001

Detail Information

Publications49

  1. ncbi request reprint Brain surgery for epilepsy
    Samuel Wiebe
    London Health Sciences Centre, University Campus London, Ontario, Canada
    Lancet 362:s48-9. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Early epilepsy surgery
    Samuel Wiebe
    London Health Sciences Centre, University Campus, 339 Windermere Road, London, ON N6A 5A5, Canada
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 4:315-20. 2004
    ..Although there is no robust, direct evidence to support early epilepsy surgery, case series and cohort studies report an association between earlier surgery and better outcomes. The evidence for earlier epilepsy surgery is reviewed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy in North America: a report prepared under the auspices of the global campaign against epilepsy, the International Bureau for Epilepsy, the International League Against Epilepsy, and the World Health Organization
    William H Theodore
    National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Epilepsia 47:1700-22. 2006
    ....
  4. pmc Clinically important change in quality of life in epilepsy
    S Wiebe
    Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 73:116-20. 2002
    ..However, interpretation of HRQOL data is difficult because there is no agreement on what constitutes a clinically important change in the scores of the various instruments...
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparative responsiveness of generic and specific quality-of-life instruments
    Samuel Wiebe
    Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Western Ontario, University Campus, London Health Sciences Centre, 339 Windermere Road, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5A5
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:52-60. 2003
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness and safety of epilepsy surgery: what is the evidence?
    Samuel Wiebe
    Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, University of Western Ontario, Canada
    CNS Spectr 9:120-2, 126-32. 2004
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trials of epilepsy surgery
    Samuel Wiebe
    Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Epilepsia 44:38-43. 2003
    ..To review the following aspects of surgical randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in epilepsy: rationale, methodological issues, and state of the art...
  8. pmc Recent developments in neurology
    Samuel Wiebe
    Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    BMJ 324:656-60. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint A randomized, controlled trial of surgery for temporal-lobe epilepsy
    S Wiebe
    Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, University of Western Ontario, and London Health Sciences Centre, Canada
    N Engl J Med 345:311-8. 2001
    ..We conducted a randomized, controlled trial to assess the efficacy and safety of surgery for temporal-lobe epilepsy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Changes in quality of life in epilepsy: how large must they be to be real?
    S Wiebe
    Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada
    Epilepsia 42:113-8. 2001
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Sleep apnea in patients with myasthenia gravis
    M W Nicolle
    Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
    Neurology 67:140-2. 2006
    ..The prevalence of OSA was 36% compared to an expected prevalence of 15 to 20% in the general population. When including the presence of daytime sleepiness (OSA syndrome), the prevalence was 11% compared to 3% in the general population...
  12. ncbi request reprint Temporal epileptogenesis: localizing value of scalp and subdural interictal and ictal EEG data
    W T Blume
    London Health Sciences Centre, University Campus, The University of Western Ontario, Canada
    Epilepsia 42:508-14. 2001
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Meningioangiomatosis. A comprehensive analysis of clinical and laboratory features
    S Wiebe
    Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Brain 122:709-26. 1999
    ..This is in keeping with the diverse electrophysiology of MA and suggests a less optimistic postoperative outcome than previously recognized...
  14. ncbi request reprint Hippocampal electrical stimulation in mesial temporal lobe epilepsy
    J F Tellez-Zenteno
    Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    Neurology 66:1490-4. 2006
    ..Adjustable, reversible therapies are needed for patients with pharmacoresistant epilepsy. Electrical stimulation of the hippocampus has been proposed as a possible treatment for mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (MTLE)...
  15. doi request reprint Adult-onset epilepsy associated with dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumors
    J G Burneo
    Epilepsy Programme, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada N6A5A5
    Seizure 17:498-504. 2008
    ..We report the characteristics and surgical outcome of an adult- and childhood-onset cohort with this condition...
  16. ncbi request reprint Event-related potential measures of the disruptive effects of trains of auditory stimuli during waking and sleeping states
    K Campbell
    School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Sleep Res 14:347-57. 2005
    ..This might be because of the absence of the late positivity. The presence of the long latency negativities (N350 and N550) might serve to protect sleep from obtrusive sound during sleep...
  17. ncbi request reprint Quality of life after vagus nerve stimulation for intractable epilepsy: is seizure control the only contributing factor?
    Richard S McLachlan
    Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, Ont, Canada
    Eur Neurol 50:16-9. 2003
    ..The favorable effects of this treatment may be attributable to additional factors besides seizure control which in this study was modest...
  18. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic correlates of health-related quality of life in pediatric epilepsy
    Elisabeth M S Sherman
    Neurosciences Program, Alberta Children s Hospital and University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Epilepsy Behav 12:96-101. 2008
    ..The results are discussed with respect to epilepsy-specific determinants of HRQOL...
  19. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes in epilepsy surgery: antiepileptic drugs, mortality, cognitive and psychosocial aspects
    Jose F Tellez-Zenteno
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Brain 130:334-45. 2007
    ..Cognitive and psychosocial outcomes were similar to those of short-term studies, and the results were influenced by the presence of controls...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of epilepsy therapy: how should treatment effects be measured?
    John Langfitt
    University of Rochester, New York 14642 8673, USA
    Epilepsia 43:17-24. 2002
    ..Techniques for eliciting preferences for health effects are reviewed. The limited information on preferences for epilepsy-related health states is described. Directions for further research are suggested...
  21. ncbi request reprint The numbers needed to treat for neurological disorders
    Miguel Bussière
    Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 32:440-9. 2005
    ..The number needed to treat (NNT) is intuitive and clinically applicable. We provide clinicians with a single source that summarizes important therapies in the main neurological and neurosurgical areas...
  22. ncbi request reprint Somatic comorbidity of epilepsy in the general population in Canada
    Jose F Tellez-Zenteno
    Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    Epilepsia 46:1955-62. 2005
    ..We compared the prevalence of chronic somatic conditions in people with epilepsy with that in the general population using Canadian, nationwide, population-based health data...
  23. ncbi request reprint Understanding the burden of epilepsy in Latin America: a systematic review of its prevalence and incidence
    Jorge G Burneo
    Epilepsy Programme, Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, London Health Sciences Center, University of Western Ontario, 339 Windermere Road, London, Ont, Canada N6A 5A5
    Epilepsy Res 66:63-74. 2005
    ..Because epidemiological and clinical characteristics of epilepsy vary by region, it is important to know the peculiarities of epilepsy in this area of the American continent...
  24. ncbi request reprint Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy: evidence-based analysis of incidence and risk factors
    Jose F Tellez-Zenteno
    Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, London Health Sciences Centre, Canada
    Epilepsy Res 65:101-15. 2005
    ..To provide an evidence-based analysis of the risk factors and incidence of SUDEP, and to assess methodological aspects and sources of variation in studies dealing with SUDEP...
  25. ncbi request reprint Practice parameter: temporal lobe and localized neocortical resections for epilepsy
    Jerome Engel
    Reed Neurological Research Center, Department of Neurology, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1769, USA
    Epilepsia 44:741-51. 2003
    ..To examine evidence for effectiveness of anteromesial temporal lobe and localized neocortical resections for disabling complex partial seizures...
  26. doi request reprint Early surgical treatment for epilepsy
    John T Langfitt
    Department of Neurology, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, New York, USA
    Curr Opin Neurol 21:179-83. 2008
    ..To review recent evidence that can assist clinicians facing the challenging question of when to offer brain surgery for epilepsy...
  27. ncbi request reprint Cross-country measures for monitoring epilepsy care
    Charles E Begley
    School of Public Health, University of Texas 77030, USA
    Epilepsia 48:990-1001. 2007
    ..The goal is to provide planners and policymakers with tools to analyze the impact of healthcare services and systems and evaluate efforts to improve performance...
  28. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of intracranial EEG in the decision process for epilepsy surgery
    Margarita Pondal-Sordo
    Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    Epilepsy Res 74:176-82. 2007
    ..Our aim was to assess the yield of intracranial recordings in patients with different clinical scenarios...
  29. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric comorbidity in epilepsy: a population-based analysis
    Jose F Tellez-Zenteno
    Division of Neurology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Epilepsia 48:2336-44. 2007
    ..We assessed the population-based prevalence of various psychiatric conditions associated with epilepsy using a large Canadian national population health survey...
  30. ncbi request reprint Dexamethasone for morbidity after subdural electrode insertion--a randomized controlled trial
    Ramesh L Sahjpaul
    Division of Neurosurgery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 30:340-8. 2003
    ..We undertook to evaluate the potential beneficial role of perioperative dexamethasone in reducing these symptoms...
  31. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of migraine and psychiatric disorders--a national population-based study
    Nathalie Jette
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Headache 48:501-16. 2008
    ..This is a population-based study exploring the association between migraine and psychiatric disorders in a large cohort and assessing various health-related outcomes...
  32. doi request reprint Ambulatory electroencephalography (EEG) in children: diagnostic yield and tolerability
    Elaine Wirrell
    Child and Adolescent Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55902, USA
    J Child Neurol 23:655-62. 2008
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Health resource use in epilepsy: Significant disparities by age, gender, and aboriginal status
    Nathalie Jette
    Division of Neurology, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsia 49:586-93. 2008
    ..Epilepsy imposes a significant burden on society. The objective of this study was to estimate health resource utilization (HRU) over a 1-year period in epilepsy patients, using administrative databases...
  34. doi request reprint An evidence-based approach to the first seizure
    Samuel Wiebe
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsia 49:50-7. 2008
    ..In the end, clinicians must evaluate patients with a first unprovoked seizure on a case-by-case basis to determine the appropriateness of treatment with a given AED...
  35. ncbi request reprint Evidence based care in the neurosciences
    Samuel Wiebe
    Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 29:115-9. 2002
    ..Finally, we propose that a collection of easily accessible, good quality, peer reviewed critically appraised topics, covering a breadth of relevant topics, is a reasonable way of moving toward EBC in the clinical neurosciences...
  36. doi request reprint Injuries in people with self-reported epilepsy: a population-based study
    Jose F Tellez-Zenteno
    Division of Neurology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Epilepsia 49:954-61. 2008
    ..To identify the prevalence of injuries in people with epilepsy (PWE) in the general population...
  37. ncbi request reprint Randomized trials and collaborative research in epilepsy surgery: future directions
    Samuel Wiebe
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 33:365-71. 2006
    ..We assess the level of RCT activity in epilepsy surgery and propose feasible alternatives to develop sustainable research initiatives in this area...
  38. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy surgery involving the sensory-motor cortex
    Margarita Pondal-Sordo
    Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, London Health Sciences Centre London, Ontario, Canada
    Brain 129:3307-14. 2006
    ..Whereas scalp EEG provided limited information to guide surgery, findings on interictal ECoG predicted seizure outcome...
  39. ncbi request reprint ILAE Commission on the Burden of Epilepsy, Subcommission on the Economic Burden of Epilepsy: Final report 1998-2001
    Charles E Begley
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Houston, Houston, USA
    Epilepsia 43:668-73. 2002
  40. ncbi request reprint Burden of intractable epilepsy
    Samuel Wiebe
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Adv Neurol 97:1-4. 2006
  41. ncbi request reprint Outcome measures in intractable epilepsy
    Samuel Wiebe
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Adv Neurol 97:11-5. 2006
  42. ncbi request reprint Evaluating surgery effectiveness
    David A Steven
    London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital, London, Ontario, Canada
    Adv Neurol 97:557-61. 2006
  43. ncbi request reprint Long-term seizure outcomes following epilepsy surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Jose F Tellez-Zenteno
    Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    Brain 128:1188-98. 2005
    ..On the other hand, long-term seizure freedom was consistently lower after extratemporal surgery and palliative procedures...
  44. ncbi request reprint Progress in clinical neurosciences: measuring the benefit of therapies for neurological disorders
    Miguel Bussière
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 32:419-24. 2005
    ..Clinicians in the neurosciences need to interpret and apply a growing body of evidence about therapy...
  45. ncbi request reprint National and regional prevalence of self-reported epilepsy in Canada
    Jose F Tellez-Zenteno
    Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    Epilepsia 45:1623-9. 2004
    ..To assess the point prevalence of self-described epilepsy in the general population nationally, provincially, and in different groups of interest...
  46. ncbi request reprint An epilepsy questionnaire study of knowledge and attitudes in Canadian college students
    G Bryan Young
    The Epilepsy Unit, London Health Sciences Centre, Ontario, Canada
    Epilepsia 43:652-8. 2002
    ..We conducted a survey to examine knowledge and attitudes, to note gender and occupational influences, and to examine the effect of an informational brochure...
  47. ncbi request reprint Launching a research initiative: the Canadian Pediatric Epilepsy Network (CPEN)
    Sharon Whiting
    University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 29:364-71. 2002
    ..The intent was to provoke discussion on future areas of research for the network...
  48. ncbi request reprint An evidence based approach to the first unprovoked seizure
    Samuel Wiebe
    Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 29:120-4. 2002
    ..It also contains a description of the literature search and of the evidence, the clinical bottom lines derived from the evidence, and general comments...
  49. doi request reprint Assessing severity of epilepsy in children: preliminary evidence of validity and reliability of a single-item scale
    Kathy N Speechley
    University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    Epilepsy Behav 13:337-42. 2008
    ..91, 0.98) for test-retest reliability for each of two raters. These promising initial results support continuation of the multistage process of testing the validity and reliability of the GASE Scale within various clinical contexts...