John C McHugh

Summary

Affiliation: Cork University Hospital
Country: Ireland

Publications

  1. ncbi GAD antibody positive paraneoplastic stiff person syndrome in a patient with renal cell carcinoma
    John C McHugh
    Department of Neurology, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Mov Disord 22:1343-6. 2007
  2. ncbi Cost of disorders of the brain in Ireland
    J C McHugh
    Department of Neurology, AMNCH, Tallaght, Dublin 24
    Ir Med J 100:518-21. 2007
  3. ncbi Retrospective comparison of the original and revised McDonald criteria in a general neurology practice in Ireland
    J C McHugh
    Department of Neurology, AMNCH, Tallaght, Dublin 24, Ireland
    Mult Scler 14:81-5. 2008
  4. doi Analysis of routine EEG usage in a general adult ICU
    J C McHugh
    Department of Neurology, AMNCH, Tallaght, Dublin 24, Ireland
    Ir J Med Sci 178:263-6. 2009
  5. doi Sensory ataxic neuropathy dysarthria and ophthalmoparesis (SANDO) in a sibling pair with a homozygous p.A467T POLG mutation
    John C McHugh
    Department of Neurology, St Vincent s University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Muscle Nerve 41:265-9. 2010
  6. doi Examining the effects of age, sex, and body mass index on normative median motor nerve excitability measurements
    John C McHugh
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, St Vincent s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Clin Neurophysiol 122:2081-8. 2011
  7. doi Correction and transformation of normative neurophysiological data: is there added value in the diagnosis of distal symmetrical peripheral neuropathy?
    John C McHugh
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, St Vincent s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Muscle Nerve 44:890-6. 2011
  8. ncbi Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease: first two indigenous cases in Republic of Ireland. Case report and perspective
    J C McHugh
    Department of Neurology, St Vincent s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin, Ireland
    Eur J Neurol 14:467-9. 2007

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi GAD antibody positive paraneoplastic stiff person syndrome in a patient with renal cell carcinoma
    John C McHugh
    Department of Neurology, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Mov Disord 22:1343-6. 2007
    ..Clinical benefit was marked following nephrectomy and intravenous immunoglobulin treatment. Renal carcinoma should be considered in patients with SPS...
  2. ncbi Cost of disorders of the brain in Ireland
    J C McHugh
    Department of Neurology, AMNCH, Tallaght, Dublin 24
    Ir Med J 100:518-21. 2007
    ..Total cost of included disorders in Ireland was 3.0 billion Euro, representing 3% of gross national product, and costing each Irish citizen Euro 775 per year. Brain disorders are prevalent and pose significant economic burden in Ireland...
  3. ncbi Retrospective comparison of the original and revised McDonald criteria in a general neurology practice in Ireland
    J C McHugh
    Department of Neurology, AMNCH, Tallaght, Dublin 24, Ireland
    Mult Scler 14:81-5. 2008
    ..They were revised in 2005. Although validated in a number of research-focused clinical centres, their adequacy and utility in the general neurology setting is less certain...
  4. doi Analysis of routine EEG usage in a general adult ICU
    J C McHugh
    Department of Neurology, AMNCH, Tallaght, Dublin 24, Ireland
    Ir J Med Sci 178:263-6. 2009
    ..Continuous electroencephalography (cEEG) monitoring is the most sensitive means of their detection. In centres where cEEG is unavailable, routine EEG is often utilized for diagnosis although its sensitivity is lower...
  5. doi Sensory ataxic neuropathy dysarthria and ophthalmoparesis (SANDO) in a sibling pair with a homozygous p.A467T POLG mutation
    John C McHugh
    Department of Neurology, St Vincent s University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Muscle Nerve 41:265-9. 2010
    ..The enlarging spectrum of sensory ataxic neuropathies associated with mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) instability and POLG mutations should be recognized and considered in the differential diagnosis of this unusual presentation...
  6. doi Examining the effects of age, sex, and body mass index on normative median motor nerve excitability measurements
    John C McHugh
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, St Vincent s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Clin Neurophysiol 122:2081-8. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to build a large reference database of excitability measures in normal subjects and to examine the effects of age, sex, and BMI...
  7. doi Correction and transformation of normative neurophysiological data: is there added value in the diagnosis of distal symmetrical peripheral neuropathy?
    John C McHugh
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, St Vincent s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Muscle Nerve 44:890-6. 2011
    ..Despite theoretical advantages, the practical impact of mathematical correction of normative electrodiagnostic data is poorly quantified...
  8. ncbi Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease: first two indigenous cases in Republic of Ireland. Case report and perspective
    J C McHugh
    Department of Neurology, St Vincent s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin, Ireland
    Eur J Neurol 14:467-9. 2007
    ..We discuss some of the clinical aspects of vCJD and the significance of these cases in the Irish context...