Nathan Watemberg

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Country: Israel

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The influence of excessive chewing gum use on headache frequency and severity among adolescents
    Nathan Watemberg
    Child Neurology Unit and Child Development Center, Meir Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Kfar Saba, Israel Electronic address
    Pediatr Neurol 50:69-72. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Acute meningitis among infants and toddlers with febrile seizures: time for a reappraisal of the value of a lumbar puncture
    Nathan Watemberg
    Child Neurology Unit, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, affiliated with Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 14:547-9. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Infantile spasms: treatment challenges
    Nathan Watemberg
    Child Neurology Unit and Child Development Center, Meir Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Curr Treat Options Neurol 14:322-31. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Marked hypotonia in an infant of a mother with Devic disease
    Eyal Zifman
    Neonatology Department, Meir Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Kfar Saba, Israel
    J Child Neurol 25:746-7. 2010
  5. doi request reprint A suggested approach to the etiologic evaluation of status epilepticus in children: what to seek after the usual causes have been ruled out
    Nathan Watemberg
    Child Neurology Unit, Meir Medical Center, Tel Aviv University School of Medicine, Kfar Saba, Israel
    J Child Neurol 25:203-11. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Epileptic negative myoclonus as the presenting seizure type in rolandic epilepsy
    Nathan Watemberg
    Child Neurology Unit and Child Development Center, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Pediatr Neurol 41:59-64. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Diagnostic yield of electroencephalograms in infants and young children with frequent paroxysmal eye movements
    Nathan Watemberg
    Child Neurology Unit, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    J Child Neurol 23:620-3. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical correlates of occipital intermittent rhythmic delta activity (OIRDA) in children
    Nathan Watemberg
    Pediatric Epilepsy Service, Wolfson Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Holon, Israel
    Epilepsia 48:330-4. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Clinical characterization of gastroenteritis-related seizures in children: impact of fever and serum sodium levels
    Eyal Zifman
    Child Neurology Unit, Meir Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Child Neurol 26:1397-400. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Hypomyelinating leukoencephalopathy with paroxysmal tonic upgaze and absence of psychomotor development
    Lubov Blumkin
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Affiliated to Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Mov Disord 22:226-30. 2007

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Publications19

  1. doi request reprint The influence of excessive chewing gum use on headache frequency and severity among adolescents
    Nathan Watemberg
    Child Neurology Unit and Child Development Center, Meir Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Kfar Saba, Israel Electronic address
    Pediatr Neurol 50:69-72. 2014
    ..We evaluated the influence of daily excessive gum-chewing in older children and teenagers with chronic headache, emphasizing the impact of habit discontinuation and its reintroduction...
  2. ncbi request reprint Acute meningitis among infants and toddlers with febrile seizures: time for a reappraisal of the value of a lumbar puncture
    Nathan Watemberg
    Child Neurology Unit, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, affiliated with Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 14:547-9. 2012
    ..Recent evidence supports a conservative approach in children who do not look ill at the time of the physician's assessment. Moreover, seizures as the presenting or sole symptom of bacterial meningitis are very rare...
  3. ncbi request reprint Infantile spasms: treatment challenges
    Nathan Watemberg
    Child Neurology Unit and Child Development Center, Meir Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Curr Treat Options Neurol 14:322-31. 2012
    ..Finally, a very promising drug has been developed (CP-115) that may altogether replace the current therapeutic regimens in the near future...
  4. doi request reprint Marked hypotonia in an infant of a mother with Devic disease
    Eyal Zifman
    Neonatology Department, Meir Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Kfar Saba, Israel
    J Child Neurol 25:746-7. 2010
    ..Anti-acetylcholine antibodies were markedly elevated in the mother's serum, although she showed no clinical signs of myasthenia gravis. It is very likely that her previous baby also had unrecognized transient myasthenia gravis...
  5. doi request reprint A suggested approach to the etiologic evaluation of status epilepticus in children: what to seek after the usual causes have been ruled out
    Nathan Watemberg
    Child Neurology Unit, Meir Medical Center, Tel Aviv University School of Medicine, Kfar Saba, Israel
    J Child Neurol 25:203-11. 2010
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Epileptic negative myoclonus as the presenting seizure type in rolandic epilepsy
    Nathan Watemberg
    Child Neurology Unit and Child Development Center, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Pediatr Neurol 41:59-64. 2009
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Diagnostic yield of electroencephalograms in infants and young children with frequent paroxysmal eye movements
    Nathan Watemberg
    Child Neurology Unit, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    J Child Neurol 23:620-3. 2008
    ..In conclusion, video-electroencephalography studies are probably not indicated in infants and young children with paroxysmal eye movements as their sole complaint...
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical correlates of occipital intermittent rhythmic delta activity (OIRDA) in children
    Nathan Watemberg
    Pediatric Epilepsy Service, Wolfson Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Holon, Israel
    Epilepsia 48:330-4. 2007
    ..We sought to characterize the electrographic features and clinical correlates of occipital intermittent rhythmic delta activity...
  9. doi request reprint Clinical characterization of gastroenteritis-related seizures in children: impact of fever and serum sodium levels
    Eyal Zifman
    Child Neurology Unit, Meir Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Child Neurol 26:1397-400. 2011
    ..However, mild hyponatremia affected some seizure features, particularly seizure duration, as hyponatremic children sustained more prolonged seizures than patients with normal serum sodium levels, irrespective of body temperature...
  10. ncbi request reprint Hypomyelinating leukoencephalopathy with paroxysmal tonic upgaze and absence of psychomotor development
    Lubov Blumkin
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Affiliated to Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Mov Disord 22:226-30. 2007
    ..In addition, she has dysmorphic signs. This clinical picture is not consistent with any of the previously described hypomyelinating leukoencephalopathies and may represent a new entity...
  11. ncbi request reprint Recurrent absence status epilepticus (spike-and-wave stupor) associated with lamotrigine therapy
    Mariana Hasan
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Wolfson Medical Center Holon, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Holon 58100, Israel
    J Child Neurol 21:807-9. 2006
    ..Moreover, the patient is seizure free following lamotrigine discontinuation. Hence, it is quite possible that lamotrigine caused seizure aggravation and absence status epilepticus in this child...
  12. ncbi request reprint A benign congenital myopathy in an inbred Samaritan family
    Dorit Lev
    Institute of Medical Genetics, Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 10:182-5. 2006
    ..Mutations in SMN, MTM1 and the myotonic dystrophy genes were excluded. We suggest this is a new benign form of congenital myopathy. Inheritance is probably autosomal recessive...
  13. doi request reprint Acute confusional migraine in an adolescent: response to intravenous valproate
    Shelly Ben Avraham
    Department of Pediatrics, Meir Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Pediatrics 125:e956-9. 2010
    ..However, this medication has not been reported as first-line, acute therapy for ACM. We report here the case of a 12-year-old girl who presented with an ACM attack that resolved rapidly after intravenous administration of valproic acid...
  14. ncbi request reprint Encephalopathy associated with Hashimoto thyroiditis: pediatric perspective
    Nathan Watemberg
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Child Neurol 21:1-5. 2006
    ..Moreover, early recognition might also avoid an expensive diagnostic work-up in patients with unexplained encephalopathy (J Child Neurol 2006;21:1-5)...
  15. doi request reprint Yield and clinical efficacy of funduscopic examinations performed in the pediatric emergency room
    Anat Segev-Becker
    Pediatrics Department, Meir Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Eur J Pediatr 173:375-9. 2014
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Developmental coordination disorder in children with attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder and physical therapy intervention
    Nathan Watemberg
    Child Neurology Unit and Child Development Center, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Dev Med Child Neurol 49:920-5. 2007
    ..Patients with both ADHD and DCD are more likely to exhibit specific learning disabilities and phonological (pronunciation) deficits. Intensive PT intervention has a marked impact on the motor performance of these children...
  17. doi request reprint Torticollis as the only manifestation of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis
    Miki Har-Gil
    Child Neurology Unit, Meir Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Kfar Saba, Israel
    J Child Neurol 25:1415-8. 2010
    ..The authors believe the neck twist in this child represented a form of dystonia because of basal ganglia involvement. Torticollis has not been reported as a presenting or only sign of disseminated encephalomyelitis...
  18. doi request reprint Febrile myoclonus: an underreported, benign condition in infancy often misinterpreted as febrile seizures
    Peter M Miller
    Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Pediatr Emerg Care 24:618-20. 2008
    ..We describe 3 cases of febrile myoclonus and briefly review this subject...
  19. ncbi request reprint Adding video recording increases the diagnostic yield of routine electroencephalograms in children with frequent paroxysmal events
    Nathan Watemberg
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Wolfson Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Holon, Israel
    Epilepsia 46:716-9. 2005
    ..To report on the usefulness of adding video recording to routine EEG studies of infants and children with frequent paroxysmal events...