Samuel Wiebe

Summary

Affiliation: University of Calgary
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of epilepsy: prevalence, impact, comorbidity and disparities
    Samuel Wiebe
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 36:S7-16. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Definition of drug-resistant epilepsy: is it evidence based?
    Samuel Wiebe
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsia 54:9-12. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Pharmacoresistance and the role of surgery in difficult to treat epilepsy
    Samuel Wiebe
    Departments of Clinical Neurosciences and Community Health Sciences and the Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Division of Neurology, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29th Street NW, Calgary, AB T2N 2T9, Canada
    Nat Rev Neurol 8:669-77. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy. Outcome patterns in epilepsy surgery--the long-term view
    Samuel Wiebe
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, 1403 29th Street NW, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Nat Rev Neurol 8:123-4. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Epilepsy surgery utilization: who, when, where, and why?
    Samuel Wiebe
    Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Curr Opin Neurol 25:187-93. 2012
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Long-term seizure and psychosocial outcomes of epilepsy surgery
    Jose F Tellez-Zenteno
    Samuel Wiebe, MD, MSc Division of Neurology, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29th Street NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 2T9, Canada
    Curr Treat Options Neurol 10:253-9. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Health status and health-related behaviors in epilepsy compared to other chronic conditions--a national population-based study
    Claire Hinnell
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsia 51:853-61. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Epilepsy is associated with unmet health care needs compared to the general population despite higher health resource utilization--a Canadian population-based study
    Aylin Y Reid
    Division of Neurology, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsia 53:291-300. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Development and validation of a case definition for epilepsy for use with administrative health data
    Aylin Y Reid
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Canada
    Epilepsy Res 102:173-9. 2012

Detail Information

Publications79

  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of epilepsy: prevalence, impact, comorbidity and disparities
    Samuel Wiebe
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 36:S7-16. 2009
    ..Burneo explores the area of disparities in epilepsy. The summary is intended as a brief overview of these aspects, with particular emphasis on available Canadian data...
  2. doi request reprint Definition of drug-resistant epilepsy: is it evidence based?
    Samuel Wiebe
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsia 54:9-12. 2013
    ..The case definition of drug-resistant epilepsy proposed by the the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) in 2009 is evaluated in terms of the principles of EBM as well as the stated goals of the authors of the definition...
  3. doi request reprint Pharmacoresistance and the role of surgery in difficult to treat epilepsy
    Samuel Wiebe
    Departments of Clinical Neurosciences and Community Health Sciences and the Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Division of Neurology, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29th Street NW, Calgary, AB T2N 2T9, Canada
    Nat Rev Neurol 8:669-77. 2012
    ..This Review discusses the concept of pharmacoresistance and describes the approach to management of the patient with difficult to treat epilepsy, focusing on the important role of epilepsy surgery...
  4. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy. Outcome patterns in epilepsy surgery--the long-term view
    Samuel Wiebe
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, 1403 29th Street NW, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Nat Rev Neurol 8:123-4. 2011
    ..The study provides new predictors of postoperative outcomes in epilepsy...
  5. doi request reprint Epilepsy surgery utilization: who, when, where, and why?
    Samuel Wiebe
    Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Curr Opin Neurol 25:187-93. 2012
    ..Using the most recent evidence, we provide an update on epilepsy surgery, focusing on its effectiveness, reasons for underutilization, considerations of candidacy and timing for referral for epilepsy surgery evaluation...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Long-term seizure and psychosocial outcomes of epilepsy surgery
    Jose F Tellez-Zenteno
    Samuel Wiebe, MD, MSc Division of Neurology, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29th Street NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 2T9, Canada
    Curr Treat Options Neurol 10:253-9. 2008
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Health status and health-related behaviors in epilepsy compared to other chronic conditions--a national population-based study
    Claire Hinnell
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsia 51:853-61. 2010
    ..The negative impact of epilepsy is disproportionate to its prevalence. Our objectives were to determine if health-related behaviors (HRBs) and health status differ between patients with epilepsy, migraine, or diabetes...
  9. doi request reprint Epilepsy is associated with unmet health care needs compared to the general population despite higher health resource utilization--a Canadian population-based study
    Aylin Y Reid
    Division of Neurology, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsia 53:291-300. 2012
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Development and validation of a case definition for epilepsy for use with administrative health data
    Aylin Y Reid
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Canada
    Epilepsy Res 102:173-9. 2012
    ..Accurate and sensitive case definitions are available for research requiring the identification of epilepsy cases in administrative health data...
  11. doi request reprint Complications of epilepsy surgery: a systematic review of focal surgical resections and invasive EEG monitoring
    Walter J Hader
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsia 54:840-7. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to systematically review the literature on complications of focal epilepsy surgery...
  12. doi request reprint Patient knowledge about issues related to pregnancy in epilepsy: a cross-sectional study
    Amy Metcalfe
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Epilepsy Behav 24:65-9. 2012
    ..22), and polytherapy (p=0.31). Patient knowledge of the impact of epilepsy on pregnancy is low. More knowledge translation efforts are required to increase knowledge of issues related to pregnancy for women with epilepsy...
  13. doi request reprint Using a standardized assessment tool to measure patient experience on a seizure monitoring unit compared to a general neurology unit
    Jodie I Roberts
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Epilepsy Behav 24:54-8. 2012
    ..001), and assigned higher overall ratings to their stay (p<0.05). Lower education was associated with more favorable hospital ratings on both units (p<0.05)...
  14. doi request reprint Psychiatric outcomes of epilepsy surgery: a systematic review
    Sophia Macrodimitris
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsia 52:880-90. 2011
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Patient perceptions and barriers to epilepsy surgery: evaluation in a large health region
    Chantelle Hrazdil
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Epilepsy Behav 28:52-65. 2013
    ..Despite evidence that carefully selected patients with refractory focal epilepsy benefit from epilepsy surgery, significant delays remain. We examined patient knowledge and perceptions regarding epilepsy surgery...
  16. 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...
  17. doi request reprint Neuropsychological outcomes after epilepsy surgery: systematic review and pooled estimates
    Elisabeth M S Sherman
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsia 52:857-69. 2011
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Development of an online tool to determine appropriateness for an epilepsy surgery evaluation
    Nathalie Jette
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Hotchkiss BrainInstitute, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Neurology 79:1084-93. 2012
    ..We aimed to develop a new Web-based methodology to assist physicians in identifying patients who might benefit from an epilepsy surgery evaluation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Patient satisfaction with care in epilepsy: how much do we know?
    Natalie Wiebe
    Clinical Research Unit, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsia 55:448-55. 2014
    ..Through a systematic review of the evidence, we explore how and where the SEC of patients is being measured, the level of SEC overall and in specific domains, and its relationship to clinical and demographic variables...
  20. doi request reprint Surgical outcomes in lesional and non-lesional epilepsy: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Jose F Tellez-Zenteno
    Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    Epilepsy Res 89:310-8. 2010
    ..To provide evidence-based quantitative summary estimates of seizure outcomes in patients with non-lesional and lesional epilepsy treated with surgery, and to assess the consistency of results among published studies...
  21. 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...
  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. doi request reprint Neurologists' and neurology residents' knowledge of issues related to pregnancy for women with epilepsy
    Jodie I Roberts
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Epilepsy Behav 22:358-63. 2011
    ..We recommend multifaceted, interactive implementation strategies for increasing knowledge of guideline contents...
  24. doi request reprint Development of an epilepsy-specific risk adjustment comorbidity index
    Christine St Germaine-Smith
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsia 52:2161-7. 2011
    ..To develop an epilepsy-specific comorbidity risk adjustment index for mortality outcomes research...
  25. ncbi request reprint Quality indicators in an epilepsy monitoring unit
    Khara M Sauro
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Epilepsy Behav 33:7-11. 2014
    ..The research in this area is sparse, and thus these data aid in supporting the utility of EMUs in the management and care of those with seizures and seizure-like events. ..
  26. ncbi 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. doi request reprint The prevalence and impact of chronic pain with neuropathic pain symptoms in the general population
    Cory Toth
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences and the University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Pain Med 10:918-29. 2009
    ..We performed a prevalence estimate of chronic pain with neuropathic pain (NeP) symptoms to determine its frequency and associations with morbidity...
  30. ncbi request reprint Experience and satisfaction of staff working in a seizure monitoring unit
    Khara M Sauro
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, AB
    Can J Neurosci Nurs 34:33-8. 2012
    ..The physical environment was the least satisfactory. This study highlights aspects of staff experience that have improved or still need to be improved since implementing a quality and safety program in our SMU...
  31. doi request reprint Systematic review and meta-analysis of standard vs selective temporal lobe epilepsy surgery
    Colin B Josephson
    Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    Neurology 80:1669-76. 2013
    ..To compare standard anterior temporal lobectomy (ATL) with selective amygdalohippocampectomy (SAH) for postoperative seizure control in temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE)...
  32. doi request reprint Levodopa, methylmalonic acid, and neuropathy in idiopathic Parkinson disease
    Cory Toth
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Neurol 68:28-36. 2010
    ..We sought to examine the prevalence of PN in a population of IPD patients and a potential relationship to levodopa use and fasting methylmalonic acid (MMA) levels...
  33. doi request reprint Parents report more ADHD symptoms than do teachers in children with epilepsy
    Elisabeth M S Sherman
    Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsy Behav 19:428-35. 2010
    ..Higher parent and teacher ADHD ratings were related to reduced quality of life, but unrelated to epilepsy severity. Exclusive reliance on parent or teacher ratings may yield variable rates of ADHD symptoms in children with epilepsy...
  34. doi request reprint The incidence of injuries in persons with and without epilepsy--a population-based study
    Churl Su Kwon
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsia 51:2247-53. 2010
    ..To compare the 1-year population-based incidence and types of injuries in persons with and without epilepsy...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. doi request reprint Measuring patient satisfaction following epilepsy surgery
    Sophia Macrodimitris
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsia 52:1409-17. 2011
    ....
  38. 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...
  39. doi request reprint Bilateral hippocampal stimulation for intractable temporal lobe epilepsy: impact on seizures and memory
    Richard S McLachlan
    Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Epilepsia 51:304-7. 2010
    ..No other adverse effects occurred. Seizure frequency is reduced both during and for a period after bilateral hippocampal stimulation, but the overall impact in this study is not as robust as has been previously reported...
  40. doi request reprint How accurate is ICD coding for epilepsy?
    Nathalie Jette
    Division of Neurology, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsia 51:62-9. 2010
    ..Assess the validity of ICD-9-CM and ICD-10 epilepsy coding from an emergency visit (ER) and a hospital discharge abstract database (DAD)...
  41. pmc Depression in epilepsy: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Kirsten M Fiest
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Canada
    Neurology 80:590-9. 2013
    ..To estimate the prevalence of depression in persons with epilepsy (PWE) and the strength of association between these 2 conditions...
  42. ncbi request reprint [Extratemporal epilepsy. Its clinical, diagnostic and therapeutic aspects]
    José Francisco Téllez-Zenteno
    Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    Rev Neurol 51:85-94. 2010
    ..Extratemporal focal cortical resections may be less effective than anterior temporal lobectomy for intractable epilepsy...
  43. doi request reprint Hippocampal stimulation in the treatment of epilepsy
    Jose F Tellez-Zenteno
    Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 22:465-75, vi. 2011
    ..This article provides a critical review of the best available evidence on hippocampal stimulation for epilepsy...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. doi request reprint Applying evidence to patient care: from population health to individual patient values
    Nathalie Jette
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsy Behav 26:234-40. 2013
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Update on the surgical treatment of epilepsy
    Nathalie Jette
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Curr Opin Neurol 26:201-7. 2013
    ..Using the most recent evidence, we provide an update about epilepsy surgery, focusing on the presurgical evaluation and surgical planning, epilepsy surgery outcomes, and utilization...
  50. 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...
  51. doi request reprint Risk of surgery for inflammatory bowel diseases has decreased over time: a systematic review and meta-analysis of population-based studies
    Alexandra D Frolkis
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Community Health Sciences and Institute of Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Gastroenterology 145:996-1006. 2013
    ..We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to establish the cumulative risk of surgery among patients with IBD and evaluated how this risk has changed over time...
  52. 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...
  53. 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
  54. doi request reprint Spatial localization and time-dependant changes of electrographic high frequency oscillations in human temporal lobe epilepsy
    Houman Khosravani
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsia 50:605-16. 2009
    ..We therefore wished to determine whether HFOs could be recorded using commercially available depth macroelectrodes. We also examined the spatial distribution and temporal progression of HFOs during the transition to seizure activity...
  55. ncbi request reprint Telemedicine and epilepsy care - a Canada wide survey
    S Nizam Ahmed
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 37:814-8. 2010
    ..The Canadian League against Epilepsy's telemedicine task force conducted this study to understand the perceptions, barriers and usage of telemedicine in epilepsy care...
  56. ncbi request reprint Determinants of quality of life after epilepsy surgery: systematic review and evidence summary
    Abdel Hamid R Seiam
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Epilepsy Behav 21:441-5. 2011
    ..Methods, choice of instrument, and time of measurement influenced QOL outcomes and should be carefully chosen in future studies...
  57. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy surgery and meaningful improvements in quality of life: Results from a randomized controlled trial
    Kirsten M Fiest
    Department of Community Health Sciences and Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsia 55:886-92. 2014
    ....
  58. doi request reprint Malignant emboli on transcranial Doppler during carotid stenting predict postprocedure diffusion-weighted imaging lesions
    Mohammed A Almekhlafi
    Departments of Clinical Neurosciences, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Stroke 44:1317-22. 2013
    ..We evaluated CAS safety by correlating the findings of procedural transcranial Doppler with postprocedure diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) lesions...
  59. 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
    ....
  60. 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...
  61. 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
  62. 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...
  63. 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
    ....
  64. 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...
  65. 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...
  66. 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...
  67. 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...
  68. ncbi request reprint Brain surgery for epilepsy
    Samuel Wiebe
    London Health Sciences Centre, University Campus London, Ontario, Canada
    Lancet 362:s48-9. 2003
  69. 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
  70. ncbi request reprint Spared somatomotor and cognitive functions in a patient with a large porencephalic cyst revealed by fMRI
    James Danckert
    CIHR Group on Action and Perception, Department of Psychology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ont, Canada N6A 5C2
    Neuropsychologia 42:405-18. 2004
    ..P.'s left hemisphere continued to support some motor and cognitive functions. The possible implications of these findings in terms of functional reorganisation are discussed briefly...
  71. 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...
  72. 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
    ....
  73. ncbi request reprint Evaluating surgery effectiveness
    David A Steven
    London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital, London, Ontario, Canada
    Adv Neurol 97:557-61. 2006
  74. pmc Recent developments in neurology
    Samuel Wiebe
    Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    BMJ 324:656-60. 2002
  75. 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...
  76. ncbi request reprint Occipital epilepsy: lateral versus mesial
    Warren T Blume
    University Hospital, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Brain 128:1209-25. 2005
    ..001). Moreover, interictal occipital (01,2) and posterior temporal (T5, T6) spikes appeared consistently and significantly (P < 0.001) more commonly ipsilateral to epileptogenesis than contralateral using multiple methods of analysis...
  77. 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...
  78. 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...
  79. 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...