S Koussa

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [What is your diagnosis?]
    S Koussa
    Service de Neurologie, CHU Hôtel Dieu de France, Beyrouth Liban, France
    J Neuroradiol 32:281-2. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint [Vacuolar leucoencephalopathy induced by heroin: 4 cases]
    S Koussa
    Service de Neurologie, Hospital Hotel Dieu de France, Faculte de Medicine, Beyrouth, Liban
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 158:177-82. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Hemicerebellitis mimicking a tumour on MRI
    Pascal Jabbour
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hotel Dieu de France Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon
    Childs Nerv Syst 19:122-5. 2003
  4. pmc Prediction of the survival and functional ability of severe stroke patients after ICU therapeutic intervention
    Moussa Riachy
    Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Hotel Dieu de France, Beirut, Lebanon
    BMC Neurol 8:24. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint [Epileptic seizures and vardenafil]
    S Koussa
    Service de Neurologie, Hopital Hotel Dieu de France, Université Saint Joseph, Beyrouth, Liban
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 162:651-2. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint [Megalencephalic leucoencephalopathy with subcortical cysts: a study of a Lebanese family and a review of the literature]
    S Koussa
    Service de Neurologie, Hotel Dieu de France, Université Saint Joseph, Beyrouth, Liban
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 161:183-91. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint [Status epilepticus and gatifloxacin]
    S Koussa
    Service de Neurologie, Hopital Hotel Dieu de France, Université Saint Joseph, Beyrouth, Liban
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 163:99-101. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint [Neurobrucellosis: clinical features and therapeutic responses in 15 patients]
    S Koussa
    Service de Neurologie, Hotel Dieu de France, Université Saint Joseph, Beyrouth, Liban
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 159:1148-55. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint [Tramadol-induced epileptic seizures]
    S Koussa
    Service de Neurologie, Hopital Hotel Dieu de France, Beyrouth, Liban
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 159:1053-4. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Neurobrucellosis presenting with diffuse cerebral white matter lesions
    Salam Koussa
    Department of Neurology, Hotel Dieu de France Hospital, St Joseph University, Beirut, Lebanon
    Eur Neurol 50:121-3. 2003

Collaborators

  • T Rizk
  • A Tohme
  • M Claustres
  • A I Sharara
  • P Bouvagnet
  • Chafic Karam
  • A Taher
  • A Inati
  • Rita Slim
  • Moussa Riachy
  • K Charafeddine
  • Pascal Jabbour
  • F Mourad
  • V Delague
  • Khalil Honein
  • Raymond Sayegh
  • Cesar Yaghi
  • Hassan Awada
  • Zeina Aoun-Bacha
  • M Charafeddine
  • H Isma'eel
  • Georges Khayat
  • Georges Dabar
  • Frida Sfeir
  • M Naja
  • Samer Hage-Chahine
  • Taha Bazerbachi
  • Ghassan Sleilaty
  • E Aoun
  • A V Hoffbrand
  • W Gharzuddine
  • A P Dhillon
  • Georges Nohra
  • Elie Samaha
  • Nabil Okais
  • P A Zalloua
  • H Shbaklo
  • Ronald Moussa
  • Gerard Abadjian
  • W Bou Alawi
  • H Kaspar
  • Georges Abi Lahoud
  • R Neeman
  • M Sheikh-Taha
  • J Loiselet
  • C Bareil
  • A Megarbane
  • E Chouery
  • S Tuffery
  • T Maisonobe

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint [What is your diagnosis?]
    S Koussa
    Service de Neurologie, CHU Hôtel Dieu de France, Beyrouth Liban, France
    J Neuroradiol 32:281-2. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint [Vacuolar leucoencephalopathy induced by heroin: 4 cases]
    S Koussa
    Service de Neurologie, Hospital Hotel Dieu de France, Faculte de Medicine, Beyrouth, Liban
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 158:177-82. 2002
    ..The pathophysiology is unknown and seems different from post-anoxic leucoencephalopathy. The disease is usually progressive leading sometimes to death, but some cases show slow recovery...
  3. ncbi request reprint Hemicerebellitis mimicking a tumour on MRI
    Pascal Jabbour
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hotel Dieu de France Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon
    Childs Nerv Syst 19:122-5. 2003
    ..We report a case of hemicerebellitis in a 13-year-old girl presenting with symptoms of intracranial hypertension with acute onset...
  4. pmc Prediction of the survival and functional ability of severe stroke patients after ICU therapeutic intervention
    Moussa Riachy
    Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Hotel Dieu de France, Beirut, Lebanon
    BMC Neurol 8:24. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the benefits and impact of ICU therapeutic interventions on the survival and functional ability of severe cerebrovascular accident (CVA) patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Epileptic seizures and vardenafil]
    S Koussa
    Service de Neurologie, Hopital Hotel Dieu de France, Université Saint Joseph, Beyrouth, Liban
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 162:651-2. 2006
    ..Epileptic seizures complicating treatment with selective inhibitors of phosphodiesterase type 5 are scarcely reported...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Megalencephalic leucoencephalopathy with subcortical cysts: a study of a Lebanese family and a review of the literature]
    S Koussa
    Service de Neurologie, Hotel Dieu de France, Université Saint Joseph, Beyrouth, Liban
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 161:183-91. 2005
    ..Megalencephalic leukoencephalopathy with subcortical cysts is a rare disease with autosomal recessive inheritance...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Status epilepticus and gatifloxacin]
    S Koussa
    Service de Neurologie, Hopital Hotel Dieu de France, Université Saint Joseph, Beyrouth, Liban
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 163:99-101. 2007
    ..The epileptogenic potential of quinolones differs from one product to the other. The rare epileptic seizures induced by gatifloxacin were seen with the intravenous route...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Neurobrucellosis: clinical features and therapeutic responses in 15 patients]
    S Koussa
    Service de Neurologie, Hotel Dieu de France, Université Saint Joseph, Beyrouth, Liban
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 159:1148-55. 2003
    ..The differential diagnosis of neurobrucellosis is wide. However, in endemic areas, the disease should be ruled out in all patients who develop unexplained neurological symptoms...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Tramadol-induced epileptic seizures]
    S Koussa
    Service de Neurologie, Hopital Hotel Dieu de France, Beyrouth, Liban
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 159:1053-4. 2003
    ..Urine analysis showed only the product and its metabolites. Epileptic seizures induced by tramadol and high risk factors are described and discussed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Neurobrucellosis presenting with diffuse cerebral white matter lesions
    Salam Koussa
    Department of Neurology, Hotel Dieu de France Hospital, St Joseph University, Beirut, Lebanon
    Eur Neurol 50:121-3. 2003
  11. ncbi request reprint Leucoencephalopathy after heroin inhalation. A case with partial regression of MRI lesions
    S Koussa
    Division of Neurology, St Joseph University, Hotel Dieu de France Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Neuroradiol 28:268-71. 2001
    ..It is the purpose of this report to show that clinical and MRI features can be characteristic of this leucoencephalopathy and that regression of white matter lesions can be seen after heroin withdrawal...
  12. ncbi request reprint Comparison between deferoxamine and deferiprone (L1) in iron-loaded thalassemia patients
    A Taher
    The Chronic Care Centre, The American University of Beirut Medical Centre, Beirut, Lebanon
    Eur J Haematol 67:30-4. 2001
    ..However, the limitations of this treatment have stimulated the design of alternative orally active iron chelators...
  13. doi request reprint Cerebral dural sinus thrombosis following cisplatin chemotherapy
    Chafic Karam
    Department of Neurology, Hotel Dieu de France Hospital, St Joseph University, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Clin Neurosci 15:1274-5. 2008
    ..Cisplatin is a well-recognized risk factor for coagulation disorders and thrombosis, but is not known to be associated with CST. Clinicians should be aware of the potential risk for the development of CST following cisplatin therapy...
  14. ncbi request reprint Migration in two directions
    Rita Slim
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hotel Dieu de France University Hospital, Achrafieh, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Med Liban 57:271-3. 2009
    ..Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG), the modality of choice for long-term enteral access, is generally a safe procedure but can be associated with many potential complications...
  15. ncbi request reprint Beta-globin gene cluster haplotypes and HbF levels are not the only modulators of sickle cell disease in Lebanon
    A Inati
    Hematology Unit, Chronic Care Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Eur J Haematol 70:79-83. 2003
    ..In addition, the high levels of HbF in patients with CAR haplotypes did not seem to ameliorate the severity of symptoms, suggesting that genetic factors other than haplotypes are the major determinants of increased HbF levels in Lebanon...
  16. doi request reprint Survival and complications of beta-thalassemia in Lebanon: a decade's experience of centralized care
    K Charafeddine
    American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Acta Haematol 120:112-6. 2008
    ..The introduction of new oral iron chelators and better iron overload quantitation methods will most likely modify this picture, and a follow-up study will examine their impact...
  17. ncbi request reprint Five-year trial of deferiprone chelation therapy in thalassaemia major patients
    A Taher
    Department of Internal Medicine, American University of Beirut, Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Acta Haematol 112:179-83. 2004
    ..In a minority, higher doses of deferiprone or a combination with desferrioxamine would be needed to lower liver iron below 15 mg/g...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Postural and kinetic tremor associated with vitamin B12 deficiency]
    S Koussa
    Service de Neurologie, Hopital Hotel Dieu de France, Universite Saint Joseph de Beyrouth, Liban
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 159:1173-4. 2003
    ..Such a presentation is rare...
  19. ncbi request reprint Acute paraplegia revealing an intraspinal neurenteric cyst in a child
    T Rizk
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hopital Hotel Dieu de France, Beirut, Lebanon
    Childs Nerv Syst 17:754-7. 2001
    ..This is a unique case in regard both to its clinical presentation and to the excellent outcome after 8 days of complete paraplegia...
  20. ncbi request reprint Congenital brain tumor in a neonate conceived by in vitro fertilization
    T Rizk
    Department of Neurosurgery and Neurology, Hotel Dieu de France Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon
    Childs Nerv Syst 16:501-2. 2000
    ..One other case of brain tumor (medulloblastoma) is reported in a child born after assisted conception. Whether these tumors are causally related to the IVF remains obscure...
  21. pmc Mapping of a new locus for autosomal recessive demyelinating Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease to 19q13.1-13.3 in a large consanguineous Lebanese family: exclusion of MAG as a candidate gene
    V Delague
    Unite de Genetique Medicale, Faculte de Medecine, Université Saint Joseph, Paris, France
    Am J Hum Genet 67:236-43. 2000
    ..quot; The myelin-associated glycoprotein (MAG) gene, located on 19q13.1 and specifically expressed in the CNS and the peripheral nervous system, was ruled out as being the gene responsible for this form of CMT...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Human brucellosis in Lebanon. Clinical features and therapeutic responses in 88 patients]
    Aline Tohme
    Service de Medecine Interne et Maladies Infectieuses, Hôtel Dieu de France HDF, Université Saint Joseph, Faculte de Medecine, Beyrouth
    J Med Liban 52:149-55. 2004
    ..Present clinical features of brucellosis in Lebanon...