Peter Halasz

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology
Country: Hungary

Publications

  1. ncbi Postoperative interictal spikes during sleep contralateral to the operated side is associated with unfavourable surgical outcome in patients with preoperative bitemporal spikes
    P Halasz
    Epilepsy Center, National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Huvösvölgyi 116, Budapest 1021, Hungary
    Seizure 13:460-6. 2004
  2. ncbi [Temporal lobe epilepsy--state of art review]
    Peter Halasz
    Orszagos Pszichiatriai es Neurologiai Intezet, Epilepszia Centrum, Budapest
    Ideggyogy Sz 59:331-52. 2006
  3. ncbi [Surgical treatment of epilepsy]
    Peter Halasz
    Orszagos Pszichiatriai es Neurologiai Intezet, Epilepszia Centrum, Budapest
    Ideggyogy Sz 57:189-205. 2004
  4. ncbi The perisylvian epileptic network. A unifying concept
    Peter Halasz
    National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurological Department, Budapest
    Ideggyogy Sz 58:21-31. 2005
  5. ncbi [Supplementary sensory-motor seizures--symptomatology, etiology, and surgical management with illustrative case reports]
    Peter Halasz
    Orszagos Pszichiatriai es Neurologiai Intezet, Epilepszia Centrum, Budapest
    Ideggyogy Sz 58:89-104. 2005
  6. ncbi [Idiopathic nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy--an unusual epilepsy syndrome]
    Peter Halasz
    Orszagos Pszichiatriai es Neurologiai Intezet, Epilepszia Centrum, Budapest
    Ideggyogy Sz 60:370-9. 2007
  7. ncbi The microstructure of sleep
    Peter Halasz
    Neurological Department and Epilepsy Center, National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Hulvösvölgyi ut 116, 1021 Budapest, Hungary
    Suppl Clin Neurophysiol 57:521-33. 2004
  8. ncbi K-complex, a reactive EEG graphoelement of NREM sleep: an old chap in a new garment
    Peter Halasz
    National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Huvosvolgyi ut 116, 1021 Budapest, Hungary
    Sleep Med Rev 9:391-412. 2005
  9. ncbi [The role of micro-arousals in the regulation of sleep]
    Peter Halasz
    Orszagos Pszichiatriai es Neurologiai Intezet, Epilepszia Centrum, Budapest
    Ideggyogy Sz 59:252-60. 2006
  10. ncbi Late contralateral epileptogenesis after incomplete surgery in temporal lobe epilepsy followed across 18 years
    Peter Halasz
    Epilepsy Center, National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Budapest
    Ideggyogy Sz 60:251-6. 2007

Detail Information

Publications58

  1. ncbi Postoperative interictal spikes during sleep contralateral to the operated side is associated with unfavourable surgical outcome in patients with preoperative bitemporal spikes
    P Halasz
    Epilepsy Center, National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Huvösvölgyi 116, Budapest 1021, Hungary
    Seizure 13:460-6. 2004
    ....
  2. ncbi [Temporal lobe epilepsy--state of art review]
    Peter Halasz
    Orszagos Pszichiatriai es Neurologiai Intezet, Epilepszia Centrum, Budapest
    Ideggyogy Sz 59:331-52. 2006
    ..The possibilities of pharmacological and surgical treatment are also shown, together with the brief outline of the Hungarian situation. TLE is presented as a model for the development of partial epilepsies...
  3. ncbi [Surgical treatment of epilepsy]
    Peter Halasz
    Orszagos Pszichiatriai es Neurologiai Intezet, Epilepszia Centrum, Budapest
    Ideggyogy Sz 57:189-205. 2004
    ..Lastly, we deal with prognostical factors of the surgical outcome, reasons of surgical failures and complications. In a brief chapter the importance of postsurgical rehabilitation is emphasized...
  4. ncbi The perisylvian epileptic network. A unifying concept
    Peter Halasz
    National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurological Department, Budapest
    Ideggyogy Sz 58:21-31. 2005
    ....
  5. ncbi [Supplementary sensory-motor seizures--symptomatology, etiology, and surgical management with illustrative case reports]
    Peter Halasz
    Orszagos Pszichiatriai es Neurologiai Intezet, Epilepszia Centrum, Budapest
    Ideggyogy Sz 58:89-104. 2005
    ..Details of the surgical solution are also described...
  6. ncbi [Idiopathic nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy--an unusual epilepsy syndrome]
    Peter Halasz
    Orszagos Pszichiatriai es Neurologiai Intezet, Epilepszia Centrum, Budapest
    Ideggyogy Sz 60:370-9. 2007
    ..The relationship of frontal automatisms and NREM parasomnias are also discussed in relation of the place of nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy among other epilepsies...
  7. ncbi The microstructure of sleep
    Peter Halasz
    Neurological Department and Epilepsy Center, National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Hulvösvölgyi ut 116, 1021 Budapest, Hungary
    Suppl Clin Neurophysiol 57:521-33. 2004
  8. ncbi K-complex, a reactive EEG graphoelement of NREM sleep: an old chap in a new garment
    Peter Halasz
    National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Huvosvolgyi ut 116, 1021 Budapest, Hungary
    Sleep Med Rev 9:391-412. 2005
    ..A 'theoretical epilogue' is appended to show some system theoretical and regulational aspects...
  9. ncbi [The role of micro-arousals in the regulation of sleep]
    Peter Halasz
    Orszagos Pszichiatriai es Neurologiai Intezet, Epilepszia Centrum, Budapest
    Ideggyogy Sz 59:252-60. 2006
    ..An other important role of micro-arousals in pathological sleeps is to provide a gate for the different pathological events, pinpointing the key-points where these events could be expected in the sleep process...
  10. ncbi Late contralateral epileptogenesis after incomplete surgery in temporal lobe epilepsy followed across 18 years
    Peter Halasz
    Epilepsy Center, National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Budapest
    Ideggyogy Sz 60:251-6. 2007
    ..To present evidence of changes in seizure semiology suggesting late contralateral epileptogenesis after incomplete surgery in a patient with temporal lobe epilepsy...
  11. ncbi Epilepsy caused by retrosplenial tumor
    Peter Halasz
    National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Epilepsy Center, Budapest
    Ideggyogy Sz 57:100-3. 2004
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  12. ncbi Generalised paroxysmal fast activity (GPFA) is not always a sign of malignant epileptic encephalopathy
    Peter Halasz
    National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Epilepsy Center, Budapest, Hungary
    Seizure 13:270-6. 2004
    ..We present here four patients with GPFA, who had neither LGS/LLGS syndrome, nor mental deterioration, two of them are seizure-free, two had infrequent seizures on medication...
  13. ncbi Effect of sleep deprivation on spike-wave discharges in idiopathic generalised epilepsy: a 4 x 24 h continuous long term EEG monitoring study
    Peter Halasz
    Epilepsy Center, National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Huvosvolgyi ut 116, 1021 Budapest, Hungary
    Epilepsy Res 51:123-32. 2002
    ..We assume that fine graded vigilance fluctuations, that are more frequent after SD, have an essential role in SWD activation in superficial sleep or even in wakefulness...
  14. ncbi The nature of arousal in sleep
    Peter Halasz
    Neurological Department, National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Budapest, Hungary
    J Sleep Res 13:1-23. 2004
    ..In this perspective, arousals shape the individual course of night sleep as a variation of the sleep program...
  15. ncbi [The role of PET scan in the investigation of epileptic functional disorders]
    Peter Halasz
    Bethesda Református Gyermekkórház, Neurológiai Osztály, Budapest
    Orv Hetil 143:1298-301. 2002
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  16. ncbi Factors affecting spiking related to sleep and wake states in temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE)
    Zsófia Clemens
    Orszagos Pszichiatriai es Neurologiai Intezet, I Neurológia, H 1021 Budapest, Huvosvolgyi ut 116, Hungary
    Seizure 14:52-7. 2005
    ..Our data provide evidence that different aspects of spiking are associated with different aspects of TLE. We suggest that spike behaviour analysis offer new aspects both for diagnosis and research...
  17. ncbi Interictal epileptic spiking during sleep and wakefulness in mesial temporal lobe epilepsy: a comparative study of scalp and foramen ovale electrodes
    Zsófia Clemens
    Department of Neurology, Epilepsy Center, National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Budapest, Hungary
    Epilepsia 44:186-92. 2003
    ..To assess distribution of temporal lobe spikes across different states of sleep and wakefulness in simultaneous scalp and foramen ovale (Fo) recordings...
  18. ncbi Interhemispheric propagation of seizures in mesial temporal lobe epilepsy
    Loránd Eross
    National Neuroscience Institute, Budapest, Hungary
    Ideggyogy Sz 62:319-25. 2009
    ..To investigate interhemispheric propagation of mesial temporal lobe epilepsy seizures in patients undergoing long-term video-EEG monitoring with combined scalp and foramen ovale electrodes...
  19. doi Late-life absence status epilepticus: a female disorder?
    Anna Szucs
    Epilepsy Center, National Institute of Neurosurgery, Hungary
    Epileptic Disord 10:156-61. 2008
    ..We found altogether, 104 (71%) females and 42 (29%) males. This gender difference is highly significant (p < 0.00001). We conclude that absence status epilepticus over the age of 50 is predominantly a female disorder...
  20. pmc Dynamic changes of CB1-receptor expression in hippocampi of epileptic mice and humans
    Zsófia Maglóczky
    Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Experimental Medicine, Budapest, Hungary
    Epilepsia 51:115-20. 2010
    ..Pharmacotherapy aimed at the modulation of endocannabinoid-mediated retrograde synaptic signaling should take into account the opposite change in CB1-receptor expression observed on glutamatergic versus GABAergic axon terminals...
  21. doi Fine-tuned coupling between human parahippocampal ripples and sleep spindles
    Zsófia Clemens
    National Institute of Neurosurgery, Budapest, Hungary
    Eur J Neurosci 33:511-20. 2011
    ..The demonstration of spindle phase-locked ripple activity in humans is consistent with the idea of a temporally fine-tuned hippocampus-to-neocortex transfer of information taking place during SWS...
  22. doi Nonmanipulative proximal upper extremity automatisms lateralize contralaterally in temporal lobe epilepsy
    Anna Kelemen
    National Institute of Neurosurgery, Budapest, Hungary
    Epilepsia 51:214-20. 2010
    ..Upper extremity automatisms are considered to be an ipsilateral seizure lateralizing sign in temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE). Herein we describe different types of contralateral upper extremity automatisms (CUEAs)...
  23. pmc Laminar analysis of slow wave activity in humans
    Richard Csercsa
    Institute for Psychology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
    Brain 133:2814-29. 2010
    ..Our results emphasize the major involvement of supragranular layers in the genesis of slow wave activity...
  24. ncbi Sleep-dependent hippocampal slow activity correlates with waking memory performance in humans
    Robert Bodizs
    Epilepsy Center, National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Huvosvolgyi ut 116, H 1021 Budapest, Hungary
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 78:441-57. 2002
    ..We hypothesize that the asymmetric (side-specific) propagation of ponto-geniculo-occipital (PGO) activity to the pHip-Hip region is related to the memory correlates of phasic REM sleep...
  25. ncbi Age-dependent seizure semiology in temporal lobe epilepsy
    Andras Fogarasi
    Epilepsy Center, Bethesda Children s Hospital, Budapest, Hungary
    Epilepsia 48:1697-702. 2007
    ..To examine the effects of age on different aspects of temporal lobe seizure semiology...
  26. doi Spatio-temporal analysis of monofractal and multifractal properties of the human sleep EEG
    Béla Weiss
    Faculty of Information Technology, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest, Hungary
    J Neurosci Methods 185:116-24. 2009
    ..Our results contribute to a deeper understanding of the fractal nature of brain electrical activities and may have implications for automatic classification of sleep stages...
  27. doi Outcome of vagus nerve stimulation for epilepsy in Budapest
    Katalin Müller
    Department of Pediatrics, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Epilepsia 51:98-101. 2010
    ..Patients with GTCS may experience improvement such as reduction of seizure severity. We conclude that VNS is a safe neuromodulatory treatment, but future developments of neuromodulatory approaches are needed...
  28. ncbi Long-term outcome after temporal lobe surgery--prediction of late worsening of seizure control
    Anna Kelemen
    National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Budapest, Huvosvolgyi ut 116, Hungary
    Seizure 15:49-55. 2006
    ..In these patients, even in seizure free state, therapy reduction might be inappropriate...
  29. doi Neuronavigation and fluoroscopy-assisted subdural strip electrode positioning: a simple method to increase intraoperative accuracy of strip localization in epilepsy surgery
    Loránd Eross
    National Institute of Neurosurgery, Budapest, Hungary
    J Neurosurg 110:327-31. 2009
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  30. ncbi Our clinical experience with zonisamide in resistant generalized epilepsy syndromes
    Anna Kelemen
    National Institute of Neurosciences, Epilepsy Center, Budapest
    Ideggyogy Sz 64:187-92. 2011
    ..Zonisamide is licensed in the European Union for adjunctive therapy for partial epilepsy, but its efficacy in generalized epilepsy was less explored...
  31. ncbi Temporal coupling of parahippocampal ripples, sleep spindles and slow oscillations in humans
    Zsófia Clemens
    Department of Neurology, National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Budapest, Hungary
    Brain 130:2868-78. 2007
    ....
  32. doi Comparison of fractal and power spectral EEG features: effects of topography and sleep stages
    Béla Weiss
    Faculty of Information Technology, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Práter u 50 a, Budapest, Hungary
    Brain Res Bull 84:359-75. 2011
    ....
  33. doi Reduced fronto-cortical brain connectivity during NREM sleep in Asperger syndrome: an EEG spectral and phase coherence study
    Alpar Sandor Lazar
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Clin Neurophysiol 121:1844-54. 2010
    ..To investigate whether sleep macrostructure and EEG power spectral density and coherence during NREM sleep are different in Asperger syndrome (AS) compared to typically developing children and adolescents...
  34. ncbi [Predictive factors for the results of surgical treatment in temporal lobe epilepsy]
    Anna Kelemen
    Orszagos Pszichiatriai es Neurologiai Intezet, Budapest
    Ideggyogy Sz 59:353-9. 2006
    ....
  35. ncbi Thalamic lesion and epilepsy with generalized seizures, ESES and spike-wave paroxysms--report of three cases
    Anna Kelemen
    National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Huvosvolgyi ut 116, 1021 Budapest, Hungary
    Seizure 15:454-8. 2006
    ..The role of some thalamic and subthalamic nuclei in the generalized spike-wave electrical pattern patophysiology is discussed, with emphasis on the possible role of the inhibitory system from the zona incerta...
  36. ncbi Neuroprotection and epilepsy
    Peter Halasz
    National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Epilepsy Centre, Budapest, Huvösvölgyi út 116 H 1021 Hungary
    Adv Exp Med Biol 541:91-109. 2004
    ....
  37. ncbi Prediction of general mental ability based on neural oscillation measures of sleep
    Robert Bodizs
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    J Sleep Res 14:285-92. 2005
    ..Results suggest that individual differences in general mental ability are reflected in fast sleep spindle-related oscillatory activity measured over the frontal cortex...
  38. ncbi [Genetic background of epilepsies]
    Anna Kelemen
    Orszagos Pszichiatriai es Neurologiai Intezet, Budapest
    Ideggyogy Sz 57:141-51. 2004
    ..Although without definite conclusions, sodium channel and GABA receptor dysfunction is presumed. The accumulated knowledge about channelopathies enables insight to the cellular mechanism of epileptogenesis as well...
  39. ncbi Peri-ictal water drinking in temporal lobe epilepsy: Is it a reliable lateralizing sign?
    Anna Szucs
    Epilepsy Center, National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, H 1021 Budapest, Hungary
    Epilepsy Behav 11:578-81. 2007
    ..In conclusion, we could not find any evidence for the lateralization value of peri-ictal water drinking in TLE...
  40. ncbi Sturge-Weber syndrome: clinical and radiological correlates in 86 patients
    Andras Fogarasi
    Epilepsy Center, Bethesda Children s Hospital, Budapest, Hungary
    Ideggyogy Sz 66:53-7. 2013
    ..To correlate the extent of the leptomeningeal angiomatosis with clinical features in Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS)...
  41. pmc Loss and reorganization of calretinin-containing interneurons in the epileptic human hippocampus
    Kinga Tóth
    Institute of Experimental Medicine, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Szigony utca 43, Budapest, Hungary
    Brain 133:2763-77. 2010
    ..We hypothesize that reorganization of the interneuron-selective cells may be implicated in the occurrence of seizures in non-sclerotic patients, where the majority of principal and non-principal cells are preserved...
  42. ncbi [Executive dysfunction in frontal lesions and frontal epilepsy]
    Zsanett Tarnok
    Orszagos Pszichiatriai es Neurologiai Intezet, Budapest
    Ideggyogy Sz 59:269-80. 2006
    ..These so called executive functions are in close connection with the prefrontal thalamocortical circuits, damage of which can cause deficits in cognitive functions and even changes in personality...
  43. ncbi [Long-term pharmacotherapy of epilepsy]
    Peter Halasz
    Orszagos Pszichiatriai es Neurologiai Intezet, Budapest
    Orv Hetil 144:2535-8. 2003
  44. doi Long-term efficacy and safety of eslicarbazepine acetate: results of a 1-year open-label extension study in partial-onset seizures in adults with epilepsy
    Peter Halasz
    National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Budapest, Hungary
    Epilepsia 51:1963-9. 2010
    ..To evaluate the long-term efficacy and safety of once daily eslicarbazepine acetate (ESL) as adjunctive therapy for partial-onset seizures in adults with epilepsy...
  45. ncbi 5-HT2C receptors inhibit and 5-HT1A receptors activate the generation of spike-wave discharges in a genetic rat model of absence epilepsy
    Rita Jakus
    Laboratory of Neurochemistry and Experimental Medicine, Department of Vascular Neurology, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Exp Neurol 184:964-72. 2003
    ..In conclusion, these results indicate that the increase in endogenous 5-HT produces a dual effect on SWD; the inhibition of epileptiform activity is mediated by 5-HT(2C), the activation by 5-HT(1A) receptors...
  46. ncbi Acute and long-term effects of the 5-HT2 receptor antagonist ritanserin on EEG power spectra, motor activity, and sleep: changes at the light-dark phase shift
    Sandor Kantor
    Laboratory of Neurochemistry and Experimental Medicine, Department of Neurology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Semmelweis University, National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Huvosvolgyi ut 116, H 1021 Budapest, Hungary
    Brain Res 943:105-11. 2002
    ..This regulatory mechanism plays an important role in the waking process, and the appearances of its effects in the light and dark phase are markedly different...
  47. ncbi [Sudden death and mortality in epilepsy]
    Anna Szucs
    Orsz6ágos Pszichiátriai es Neurológiai Intézet, A Neurológia Osztály, Budapest
    Ideggyogy Sz 59:321-8. 2006
    ....
  48. ncbi [Somnambulism: clinical and eletrophysiological aspects]
    Anna Szucs
    Országos Pszichiátriai es Neurológia Intézet
    Orv Hetil 146:1231-7. 2005
    ....
  49. ncbi [Sleep disorders in Parkinson syndromes]
    Anna Szucs
    Orszagos Pszichiatriai es Neurologiai Intezet, A Neurológiai Osztály, Budapest
    Ideggyogy Sz 60:223-33. 2007
    ..By understanding the associations of parkinsonian disorders and sleep disorders new therapeutical strategies may be invented and may offer new aspects to understand the mechanism of them...
  50. ncbi [Death caused by serious physical injury--epileptic cognitive disturbance, drunkenness and organic psychosyndrome. Forensic neuropsychiatric case]
    Iván György Magyar
    Orszagos Pszichiatriai es Neurologiai Intezet, V Pszichiátriai es Forenzikus pszichiátriai Osztály
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 8:85-92. 2006
    ..The alcoholic state does not limit culpability, while epileptic disturbance of consciousness may exempt the offender...
  51. ncbi [Clinical experience with levetiracetam for adults with epilepsy]
    Gábor Barcs
    Neurológiai Osztály, Budapest
    Ideggyogy Sz 60:31-4. 2007
    ..A retrospective study to evaluate the efficacy of levetiracetam in the treatment of adult pharmacoresistant epilepsy...
  52. ncbi [Treatment of sleep disorders]
    Anna Szucs
    Orszagos Pszichiatriai es Neurologiai Intezet, A Neurológia, Budapest
    Orv Hetil 146:659-64. 2005
  53. ncbi Twenty-four hours retention of visuospatial memory correlates with the number of parietal sleep spindles
    Zsófia Clemens
    Department of Neurology, National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, H 1021 Budapest, Huvosvolgyi ut 116, Hungary
    Neurosci Lett 403:52-6. 2006
    ....
  54. ncbi [Surgical treatment of temporal lobe epilepsy]
    Ana Kelemen
    National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Budapest, Hungary
    Med Pregl 61:27-31. 2008
    ..In order to fulfill these goals, it is essential to localize accurately and lateralize the epileptogenic zone and the surrounding eloquent cortex...
  55. ncbi Pathological sleep apnoea frequency remains permanent in ischaemic stroke and it is transient in haemorrhagic stroke
    Anna Szucs
    National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology Epilepsy Centre, National Stroke Centre, Budapest, Hungary
    Eur Neurol 47:15-9. 2002
    ..0001). It is concluded that pathological sleep apnoea frequency remains stable after ischaemic stroke indicating a concomitant obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome and sleep apnoea is a transitory symptom of haemorrhagic strokes...
  56. doi The risk of paradoxical levetiracetam effect is increased in mentally retarded patients
    Anna Szucs
    Epilepsy Center, National Institute of Neurosurgery, Budapest, Hungary
    Epilepsia 49:1174-9. 2008
    ..Incidental paradoxical antiepileptic effect of levetiracetam has been described. The aim of the present study was to identify the epilepsy patients at risk...
  57. doi Adjunctive lacosamide for partial-onset seizures: Efficacy and safety results from a randomized controlled trial
    Peter Halasz
    National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Budapest, Hungary
    Epilepsia 50:443-53. 2009
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of lacosamide (200 and 400 mg/day) when added to one to three concomitant antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) in patients with uncontrolled partial-onset seizures...
  58. pmc Lacosamide for the prevention of partial onset seizures in epileptic adults
    Anna Kelemen
    National Institute of Neurosciences, Epilepsy Center, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 6:465-71. 2010
    ..Lacosamide was generally well tolerated. The most frequently reported adverse events in placebo-controlled trials were dizziness, headache, nausea, and diplopia. Intravenous lacosamide has a comparably good safety profile...