Theodor W May

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Serum concentrations of topiramate in patients with epilepsy: influence of dose, age, and comedication
    Theodor W May
    Department of Biochemistry, Gesellschaft für Epilepsieforschung, Maraweg 13, D 33546 Bielefeld, Germany
    Ther Drug Monit 24:366-74. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of an educational treatment program for patients with epilepsy (MOSES): results of a controlled, randomized study. Modular Service Package Epilepsy
    Theodor W May
    Gesellschaft für Epilepsieforschung, Bielefeld, Germany
    Epilepsia 43:539-49. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Is sudden unexplained death in adult epileptic patients associated with geomagnetic disturbances at the day of death or the 4 days before?
    Ralf Schnabel
    Institute of Neuropathology, Ludwig Maximilians Universitiy of Munich, Thalkirchner Strasse 36, D 80337 München, Germany
    Neurosci Lett 329:261-4. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Serum concentrations of Levetiracetam in epileptic patients: the influence of dose and co-medication
    Theodor W May
    Department of Biochemistry, Gesellschaft für Epilepsieforschung, Bielefeld, Germany
    Ther Drug Monit 25:690-9. 2003
  5. doi request reprint Concentrations of stiripentol in children and adults with epilepsy: the influence of dose, age, and comedication
    Theodor W May
    Pharmacological Laboratory, Society for Epilepsy Research, Bielefeld, Germany
    Ther Drug Monit 34:390-7. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Serum concentrations of rufinamide in children and adults with epilepsy: the influence of dose, age, and comedication
    Theodor W May
    Pharmacological Laboratory, Society for Epilepsy Research, Bielefeld, Germany
    Ther Drug Monit 33:214-21. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Informing patients about the impact of provocation methods increases the rate of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures during EEG recording
    Robert Hoepner
    Bethel Epilepsy Centre, Mara Hospital, Bielefeld, Germany
    Epilepsy Behav 28:457-9. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of pregabalin in refractory focal epilepsy with and without comorbid anxiety disorders - results of an open-label, parallel group, investigator-initiated, proof-of-concept study
    Christian Brandt
    Bethel Epilepsy Centre, Department of General Epileptology, Bielefeld, Germany Society for Epilepsy Research, Bielefeld, Germany Electronic address
    Epilepsy Behav 29:298-304. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Are geomagnetic disturbances a risk factor for the sudden unexplained death of epileptic children?
    Ralf Schnabel
    Institut für Neuropathologie, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Thalkirchner Strasse 36, D 80337 Munich, Germany
    Int J Biometeorol 48:20-4. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Serum concentrations of pregabalin in patients with epilepsy: the influence of dose, age, and comedication
    Theodor W May
    Pharmacological Laboratory, Society for Epilepsy Research, Bielefeld, Germany
    Ther Drug Monit 29:789-94. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Serum concentrations of topiramate in patients with epilepsy: influence of dose, age, and comedication
    Theodor W May
    Department of Biochemistry, Gesellschaft für Epilepsieforschung, Maraweg 13, D 33546 Bielefeld, Germany
    Ther Drug Monit 24:366-74. 2002
    ..Comedication and age should be considered in adjusting topiramate dosage. Determination of topiramate serum concentrations may be useful, especially when enzyme-inducing drugs are withdrawn or added...
  2. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of an educational treatment program for patients with epilepsy (MOSES): results of a controlled, randomized study. Modular Service Package Epilepsy
    Theodor W May
    Gesellschaft für Epilepsieforschung, Bielefeld, Germany
    Epilepsia 43:539-49. 2002
    ..The program intends to improve patients' coping with the disease, to strengthen self-esteem, and to support patients to become experts in managing their epilepsy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Is sudden unexplained death in adult epileptic patients associated with geomagnetic disturbances at the day of death or the 4 days before?
    Ralf Schnabel
    Institute of Neuropathology, Ludwig Maximilians Universitiy of Munich, Thalkirchner Strasse 36, D 80337 München, Germany
    Neurosci Lett 329:261-4. 2002
    ..1 versus 3.9%) or the 4 days before (5.1 versus 11.8%) (Fisher test; P>0.2). Consequently, the current data did not support the hypothesis that geomagnetic activities may act as a relevant risk factor for SUDEP...
  4. ncbi request reprint Serum concentrations of Levetiracetam in epileptic patients: the influence of dose and co-medication
    Theodor W May
    Department of Biochemistry, Gesellschaft für Epilepsieforschung, Bielefeld, Germany
    Ther Drug Monit 25:690-9. 2003
    ..g., phenytoin, carbamazepine) can moderately decrease LEV serum concentrations (by 20-30%). However, our observations should be confirmed by prospective pharmacokinetic studies...
  5. doi request reprint Concentrations of stiripentol in children and adults with epilepsy: the influence of dose, age, and comedication
    Theodor W May
    Pharmacological Laboratory, Society for Epilepsy Research, Bielefeld, Germany
    Ther Drug Monit 34:390-7. 2012
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  6. doi request reprint Serum concentrations of rufinamide in children and adults with epilepsy: the influence of dose, age, and comedication
    Theodor W May
    Pharmacological Laboratory, Society for Epilepsy Research, Bielefeld, Germany
    Ther Drug Monit 33:214-21. 2011
    ..Our data indicate that oxcarbazepine and, especially, methsuximide decrease RUF concentrations as well. Therapeutic drug monitoring might be helpful because RUF concentrations differ markedly in patients on comparable RUF doses...
  7. doi request reprint Informing patients about the impact of provocation methods increases the rate of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures during EEG recording
    Robert Hoepner
    Bethel Epilepsy Centre, Mara Hospital, Bielefeld, Germany
    Epilepsy Behav 28:457-9. 2013
    ..10.0%, p=0.001). Our results imply that simply providing correct and explicit information about provocation techniques substantially increased the PNES rate. ..
  8. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of pregabalin in refractory focal epilepsy with and without comorbid anxiety disorders - results of an open-label, parallel group, investigator-initiated, proof-of-concept study
    Christian Brandt
    Bethel Epilepsy Centre, Department of General Epileptology, Bielefeld, Germany Society for Epilepsy Research, Bielefeld, Germany Electronic address
    Epilepsy Behav 29:298-304. 2013
    ..The responder rate in the EAG was higher compared to that in the EOG (per protocol population: 9 [75.0%] vs. 2 [12.5%], p=0.001). Improvements in several psychological scales were found...
  9. ncbi request reprint Are geomagnetic disturbances a risk factor for the sudden unexplained death of epileptic children?
    Ralf Schnabel
    Institut für Neuropathologie, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Thalkirchner Strasse 36, D 80337 Munich, Germany
    Int J Biometeorol 48:20-4. 2003
    ..7%) from the KCD group (23.8%) ( P > 0.2, Fisher test). The results do not support the hypothesis that geomagnetic disturbances are a risk factor for the sudden unexplained death of epileptic children...
  10. ncbi request reprint Serum concentrations of pregabalin in patients with epilepsy: the influence of dose, age, and comedication
    Theodor W May
    Pharmacological Laboratory, Society for Epilepsy Research, Bielefeld, Germany
    Ther Drug Monit 29:789-94. 2007
    ..Further studies should clarify the effect of age and interactions on PGB concentrations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effects of an inpatient rehabilitation program after temporal lobe epilepsy surgery and other factors on employment 2 years after epilepsy surgery
    Rupprecht Thorbecke
    Epilepsy Center Bethel, Clinic Mara, Bielefeld, Germany
    Epilepsia 55:725-33. 2014
    ..To evaluate the effects of a postsurgical rehabilitation program on employment status 2 years after temporal lobe epilepsy surgery in relation to other predictors...
  12. ncbi request reprint Clinical pharmacokinetics of oxcarbazepine
    Theodor W May
    Department of Biochemistry, Epilepsy Research Foundation, Bielefeld, Germany
    Clin Pharmacokinet 42:1023-42. 2003
    ..A mean therapeutic range of 15-35 mg/L for MHD seems to be appropriate. However, more systematic studies exploring the concentration-effect relationship are required...
  13. ncbi request reprint Does lamotrigine influence valproate concentrations?
    Mihaela Irina Mataringa
    Epilepsy Center Bethel, Klinik Mara, Bielefeld, Germany
    Ther Drug Monit 24:631-6. 2002
    ..It did not. Thus, the authors conclude that the effect of LTG on VPA concentrations is not of clinical relevance...
  14. doi request reprint Ictal autoscopic phenomena and near death experiences: a study of five patients with ictal autoscopies
    Robert Hoepner
    Bethel Epilepsy Centre, Mara Hospital, Maraweg 17 21, 33617, Bielefeld, Germany
    J Neurol 260:742-9. 2013
    ..Therefore, a malfunction of this brain region might also be involved in near death experiences of other origins especially during states which could cause a near death experience and a cerebral excitability...
  15. doi request reprint Topiramate overdose: a case report of a patient with extremely high topiramate serum concentrations and nonconvulsive status epilepticus
    Christian Brandt
    Bethel Epilepsy Centre, Department of General Epileptology, Bielefeld, Germany
    Epilepsia 51:1090-3. 2010
    ..6 microg/ml. To our knowledge, this is the first report of a patient who survived such a high TPM concentration. The case indicates that nonconvulsive status epilepticus could be a manifestation of TPM intoxication...
  16. ncbi request reprint Topiramate: a prospective study on the relationship between concentration, dosage and adverse events in epileptic patients on combination therapy
    Walter Fröscher
    Department of Neurology and Epileptology, the Epilepsy Center Bodensee, Die Weissenau, Germany
    Epileptic Disord 7:237-48. 2005
    ..The goal of the study was to investigate the relationship between the occurrence of adverse events due to TPM and its serum concentration or dosage, respectively...
  17. ncbi request reprint E-learning courses in epilepsy--concept, evaluation, and experience with the e-learning course "genetics of epilepsies"
    Verena Hézser V Wehrs
    European Epilepsy Academy e V, Bielefeld EUREPA, Germany
    Epilepsia 48:872-9. 2007
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of the e-learning course "Genetics of Epilepsies" and to assess the experiences of the participants and e-moderators with this new approach...
  18. ncbi request reprint Perioral reflex myoclonias: a controlled study in patients with JME and focal epilepsies
    Thomas A Mayer
    Kleinwachau Saxonian Epilepsy Centre Radeberg, Radeberg, Germany
    Epilepsia 47:1059-67. 2006
    ..PORMs remain often undiagnosed because the patients are not aware that these are epileptic seizures and fail to report them. Their semiology is not fundamentally different in various epileptic syndromes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Comparison of brain extracellular fluid, brain tissue, cerebrospinal fluid, and serum concentrations of antiepileptic drugs measured intraoperatively in patients with intractable epilepsy
    Bernhard Rambeck
    Biochemical Laboratory of the Epilepsy Research Foundation, University of Munster, Germany
    Epilepsia 47:681-94. 2006
    ..For comparison, AED levels were determined in brain tissue, subarachnoid CSF, and serum...
  20. ncbi request reprint Experience with generic drugs in epilepsy patients: an electronic survey of members of the German, Austrian and Swiss branches of the ILAE
    Gunter Kramer
    Epilepsia 48:609-11. 2007