S V Thomas

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Affiliation: Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology
Country: India

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Management of epilepsy and pregnancy
    S V Thomas
    Indian Registry of Epilepsy and Pregnancy, Department of Neurology, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum 695011, India
    J Postgrad Med 52:57-64. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint An expert system for the diagnosis of epilepsy: results of a clinical trial
    S V Thomas
    Department of Biostatistics, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram 695011, Kerala, India
    Natl Med J India 14:274-6. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Fewer women receive tertiary care for epilepsy in Kerala State, India
    Sanjeev V Thomas
    R Madhavan Nayar Center for Comprehensive Epilepsy Care, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, India
    Epileptic Disord 8:184-9. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Frequent seizures and polytherapy can impair quality of life in persons with epilepsy
    Sanjeev V Thomas
    Department of Neurology, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, India
    Neurol India 53:46-50. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Mortality among epilepsy patients attending a tertiary referral center in a developing country
    S V Thomas
    Department of Neurology, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, India
    Seizure 10:370-3. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy care in six Indian cities: a multicenter study on management and service
    S V Thomas
    Department of Neurology, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, 695 011, Trivandrum, India
    J Neurol Sci 188:73-7. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Economic burden of epilepsy in India
    S V Thomas
    Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, India
    Epilepsia 42:1052-60. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, knowledge, attitude, and practice of epilepsy in Kerala, South India
    K Radhakrishnan
    R Madhavan Nayar Center for Comprehensive Epilepsy Care, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, India
    Epilepsia 41:1027-35. 2000
  9. doi request reprint Accidents and injuries in people with epilepsy attending a tertiary care center in India
    C S Sapna
    Department of Neurology, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala State, India
    Epileptic Disord 10:276-81. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy in women with epilepsy : preliminary results of Kerala registry of epilepsy and pregnancy
    S V Thomas
    Department of Neurology, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum - 695011, India
    Neurol India 49:60-6. 2001

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  1. ncbi request reprint Management of epilepsy and pregnancy
    S V Thomas
    Indian Registry of Epilepsy and Pregnancy, Department of Neurology, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum 695011, India
    J Postgrad Med 52:57-64. 2006
    ..WWE who are using enzyme-inducing AEDs (phenobarbitone, primidone, phenytoin, carbamazepine and oxcarbazepine) need to know that these AEDs may lead to failure of oral contraception...
  2. ncbi request reprint An expert system for the diagnosis of epilepsy: results of a clinical trial
    S V Thomas
    Department of Biostatistics, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram 695011, Kerala, India
    Natl Med J India 14:274-6. 2001
    ..We developed an expert system named SEIZ using DIAGNOS (an expert system shell for diagnostic applications) for the diagnosis and management of epilepsy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Fewer women receive tertiary care for epilepsy in Kerala State, India
    Sanjeev V Thomas
    R Madhavan Nayar Center for Comprehensive Epilepsy Care, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, India
    Epileptic Disord 8:184-9. 2006
    ..We aimed to ascertain any gender bias in the utilization of services for epilepsy in a tertiary and community care facility in Kerala State, India...
  4. ncbi request reprint Frequent seizures and polytherapy can impair quality of life in persons with epilepsy
    Sanjeev V Thomas
    Department of Neurology, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, India
    Neurol India 53:46-50. 2005
    ..Careful evaluation of pharmacotherapy, seizure control and quality of life (QOL) are helpful in improving epilepsy care but such data are relatively meager from developing countries...
  5. ncbi request reprint Mortality among epilepsy patients attending a tertiary referral center in a developing country
    S V Thomas
    Department of Neurology, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, India
    Seizure 10:370-3. 2001
    ..Abnormality on neurological examination, older age group and male sex were other factors that correlated with excess mortality...
  6. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy care in six Indian cities: a multicenter study on management and service
    S V Thomas
    Department of Neurology, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, 695 011, Trivandrum, India
    J Neurol Sci 188:73-7. 2001
    ..Epilepsy care in developing countries is lagging behind than in the developed countries. Precise data on delivery of neurological services for epilepsy is essential to optimize the medical services for epilepsy care with limited resources...
  7. ncbi request reprint Economic burden of epilepsy in India
    S V Thomas
    Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, India
    Epilepsia 42:1052-60. 2001
    ..Cost estimates are very important in health care planning and delivery of services. We have estimated the direct and some of the indirect costs of epilepsy in India...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, knowledge, attitude, and practice of epilepsy in Kerala, South India
    K Radhakrishnan
    R Madhavan Nayar Center for Comprehensive Epilepsy Care, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, India
    Epilepsia 41:1027-35. 2000
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  9. doi request reprint Accidents and injuries in people with epilepsy attending a tertiary care center in India
    C S Sapna
    Department of Neurology, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala State, India
    Epileptic Disord 10:276-81. 2008
    ..Age, sex, type of epilepsy and type of medication had no significant association with the occurrence of injuries or accidents. However, we found that a quarter of the people with epilepsy studied had experienced serious injuries...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy in women with epilepsy : preliminary results of Kerala registry of epilepsy and pregnancy
    S V Thomas
    Department of Neurology, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum - 695011, India
    Neurol India 49:60-6. 2001
    ..2) or phenobarbitone (0.8). Majority of women with epilepsy had safe pregnancy and childbirth without any aggravation of epilepsy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Maternal and obstetric outcome of women with epilepsy
    S V Thomas
    Department of Neurology, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum 695011, India
    Seizure 18:163-6. 2009
    ..Medical professionals and public are concerned about the complications of pregnancy and delivery in women with epilepsy (WWE)...
  12. doi request reprint Risk of major congenital malformations in the offsprings of women with epilepsy is not related to family history
    S V Thomas
    Kerala Registry of Epilepsy and Pregnancy, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    Epilepsy Res 83:52-7. 2009
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  13. ncbi request reprint Emergent EEG is helpful in neurology critical care practice
    S Firosh Khan
    Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology Section, Department of Neurology, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum 695011, Kerala, India
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:2454-9. 2005
    ..There is little data regarding the usefulness of eEEG in acute care situations. Our objective was to audit the practice and utility of eEEG in critical care practice in a developing country...
  14. ncbi request reprint Reversible periictal MRI abnormalities: clinical correlates and long-term outcome in 12 patients
    S Raghavendra
    Department of Neurology, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum 695011, Kerala, India
    Epilepsy Res 73:129-36. 2007
    ..Our observations help to understand the electroclinical profile, radiological spectrum, localization significance and natural history of RPMA better...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prenatal screening for neural tube defects
    R Rajesh
    Department of Neurology, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
    Natl Med J India 14:343-6. 2001
    ..However, increased iatrogenic foetal loss is a disadvantage of this technique. Detailed counselling of the couple needs to be an integral part of the prenatal screening programme...
  16. ncbi request reprint Parenting issues of mothers with epilepsy: a case study
    P P Saramma
    Department of Neurology, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram
    Nurs J India 98:50, 52-3. 2007
  17. doi request reprint Cardiac malformations are increased in infants of mothers with epilepsy
    S V Thomas
    Kerala Registry of Epilepsy and Pregnancy, Department of Neurology, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, India
    Pediatr Cardiol 29:604-8. 2008
    ..3%) compared to monotherapy (17; 6.5%). Those with valproate exposure had a trend (not statistically significant) toward higher frequency of CM compared to IMEs on other AEDs as monotherapy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Postal follow up of patients with epilepsy
    S V Thomas
    Department of Neurology, Sree Chitra Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
    Natl Med J India 8:165-8. 1995
    ..CONCLUSION. Systematic postal review is a cost-effective alternative to clinic review in the long term follow up of a certain group of patients with epilepsy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological impairment and altered thyroid hormone levels in epilepsy
    S V Thomas
    Department of Neurology, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
    Natl Med J India 11:62-5. 1998
    ..CONCLUSION: We did not observe any correlation between neuropsychological impairment and thyroid hormone levels among patients with epilepsy...
  20. doi request reprint Proposed diagnostic criteria for intracranial infectious aneurysms
    S Kannoth
    Department of Neurology, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, India
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 79:943-6. 2008
    ..Each criterion is given 1 point and the sum under each domain (A(sum), B(sum) and C(sum)) and total score are calculated...
  21. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial and economic problems of parents of children with epilepsy
    S V Thomas
    Department of Neurology and Medical Social Work, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, India
    Seizure 8:66-9. 1999
    ..These observations need to be borne in mind while organizing rehabilitation programs for epilepsy...
  22. ncbi request reprint Neural tube defects: pathogenesis and folate metabolism
    Scaria T Pulikkunnel
    Department of Pharmacology, Medical College, Trivandrum, India
    J Assoc Physicians India 53:127-35. 2005
    ..Accordingly, it is recommended that all women taking AEDs may use 1-5 mg folic acid daily in the pre conception period and through pregnancy...