Andrea O Rossetti

Summary

Affiliation: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Propofol treatment of refractory status epilepticus: a study of 31 episodes
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Service de Neurologie, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Epilepsia 45:757-63. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Status epilepticus: an independent outcome predictor after cerebral anoxia
    A O Rossetti
    Service de Neurologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Neurology 69:255-60. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Predictors of awakening from postanoxic status epilepticus after therapeutic hypothermia
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Service de Neurologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Neurology 72:744-9. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Predicting neurological outcome after cardiac arrest
    Mauro Oddo
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Neurology Service, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, University Hospital, Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Crit Care 17:254-9. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Treatment deviating from guidelines does not influence status epilepticus prognosis
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Service de Neurologie, CHUV, BH 07, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Neurol 260:421-8. 2013
  6. doi request reprint The neuro-ICU patient and electroencephalography paroxysms: if and when to treat
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital CHUV and Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Crit Care 16:105-9. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of pharmacoresistant epilepsy: stimulated refractoriness]
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Service de Neurologie, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 8:930, 932-4. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Early EEG correlates of neuronal injury after brain anoxia
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University Hospital and Faculty of Biologyand Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Neurology 78:796-802. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Which anesthetic should be used in the treatment of refractory status epilepticus?
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Service de Neurologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Epilepsia 48:52-5. 2007
  10. doi request reprint A randomized trial for the treatment of refractory status epilepticus
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Department of Neurology, CHUV et Universite de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Neurocrit Care 14:4-10. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Propofol treatment of refractory status epilepticus: a study of 31 episodes
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Service de Neurologie, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Epilepsia 45:757-63. 2004
    ..Although propofol (PRO) is considered an alternative treatment to barbiturates for the management of RSE, only limited data are available. The aim of this study was to assess PRO effectiveness in patients with RSE...
  2. ncbi request reprint Status epilepticus: an independent outcome predictor after cerebral anoxia
    A O Rossetti
    Service de Neurologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Neurology 69:255-60. 2007
    ..The goal of this study was to assess if postanoxic SE is independently associated with mortality after cerebral anoxia...
  3. doi request reprint Predictors of awakening from postanoxic status epilepticus after therapeutic hypothermia
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Service de Neurologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Neurology 72:744-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to identify favorable predictors for awakening beyond vegetative state in PSE...
  4. doi request reprint Predicting neurological outcome after cardiac arrest
    Mauro Oddo
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Neurology Service, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, University Hospital, Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Crit Care 17:254-9. 2011
    ..However, therapeutic hypothermia alters prognostic accuracy. Parameters for outcome prediction, validated by the American Academy of Neurology before the introduction of therapeutic hypothermia, need further update...
  5. doi request reprint Treatment deviating from guidelines does not influence status epilepticus prognosis
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Service de Neurologie, CHUV, BH 07, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Neurol 260:421-8. 2013
    ..Awaiting further treatment trials, it appears mandatory to apply resources towards identification of new therapeutic approaches...
  6. doi request reprint The neuro-ICU patient and electroencephalography paroxysms: if and when to treat
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital CHUV and Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Crit Care 16:105-9. 2010
    ..To review recent clinical data and summarize actual recommendations for the management of electrographic seizures and status epilepticus in neuro-ICU patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of pharmacoresistant epilepsy: stimulated refractoriness]
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Service de Neurologie, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 8:930, 932-4. 2012
    ..It is to hope that a better understanding of epileptogenic mechanisms and of the implicated neuronal networks will lead to an improvement of these proportions...
  8. doi request reprint Early EEG correlates of neuronal injury after brain anoxia
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University Hospital and Faculty of Biologyand Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Neurology 78:796-802. 2012
    ..To assess this question, EEG abnormalities were correlated with NSE. Moreover, NSE cutoff values and hypothermic EEG features related with poor outcome were explored...
  9. ncbi request reprint Which anesthetic should be used in the treatment of refractory status epilepticus?
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Service de Neurologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Epilepsia 48:52-5. 2007
    ..However, it seems that the biological background of the patient (especially the etiology) remains the main prognostic determinant in SE. There is a clear need of controlled trials regarding this topic...
  10. doi request reprint A randomized trial for the treatment of refractory status epilepticus
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Department of Neurology, CHUV et Universite de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Neurocrit Care 14:4-10. 2011
    ..We aimed to assess the effectiveness (RSE control, adverse events) of the first course of propofol versus barbiturates in the treatment of RSE...
  11. doi request reprint [Drug treatment of refractory status epilepticus]
    A O Rossetti
    Service de Neurologie, CHU Vaudois, Universite de Lausanne, BH 07, 44, Rue du Bugnon, 1011 Lausanne, Suisse
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 165:373-9. 2009
    ..If this approach proves unsuccessful, the use of other drugs, including inhalational anesthetics, has been described...
  12. ncbi request reprint Post-ictal fever: a rare symptom of partial seizures
    A O Rossetti
    Servizio Cantonale di Neurologia, Ospedale Regionale di Lugano, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Neurol 14:586-90. 2007
    ..Heterogeneity of reported clinical features argues against the assumption of a definite localizing or lateralizing value for post-ictal fever...
  13. ncbi request reprint Treatment options in the management of status epilepticus
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Service de Neurologie, CHUV BH07, CH 1011, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Curr Treat Options Neurol 12:100-12. 2010
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  14. doi request reprint Status Epilepticus Severity Score (STESS): a tool to orient early treatment strategy
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Service de Neurologie, CHUV BH07, 1011, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Neurol 255:1561-6. 2008
    ..Our aim was to assess whether the score might have a role in the treatment strategy choice...
  15. doi request reprint Management and prognosis of status epilepticus according to hospital setting: a prospective study
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Service de Neurologie, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 139:719-23. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to analyse SE episodes occurring in different settings and address possible explanatory variables regarding outcome, including treatment quality...
  16. doi request reprint [Status epilepticus prognosis in adults]
    A O Rossetti
    Service de Neurologie, CHUV BH07, Universite de Lausanne, 44, Rue du Bugnon, 1011 Lausanne, Suisse
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 165:344-7. 2009
    ..Conversely, very little work has been published concerning the impact of SE on cognition. As compared with a first brief epileptic seizure, an incident SE episode seems to increase the risk of developing epilepsy...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Current drug treatment for epilepsy]
    A O Rossetti
    Service de Neurologie, CHUV et Université de Lausanne 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 6:901-2, 904-6. 2010
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  18. doi request reprint Prognostication after cardiac arrest and hypothermia: a prospective study
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital and Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ann Neurol 67:301-7. 2010
    ..We undertook this study to verify the prognostic value of clinical and electrophysiological variables in the TH setting...
  19. pmc Prognostic value of continuous EEG monitoring during therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Lausanne University Hospital and Faculty of Biology and Medicine, BH 07, Rue du Bugnon 46, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Crit Care 14:R173. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether cEEG performed during TH may predict outcome...
  20. pmc Management of refractory status epilepticus in adults: still more questions than answers
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Lancet Neurol 10:922-30. 2011
    ..Treatment lasting weeks or months can sometimes result in a good outcome, as in selected patients after encephalitis or autoimmune disorders. Well designed prospective studies of RSE are urgently needed...
  21. doi request reprint What is the value of hypothermia in acute neurologic diseases and status epilepticus?
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Service de Neurologie, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Epilepsia 52:64-6. 2011
    ..Due to the paucity of available clinical data, prospective studies are needed to assess the value of hypothermia in status epilepticus...
  22. doi request reprint Epilepsy in brain tumor patients
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Neurol 23:603-9. 2010
    ..This review focuses on anticonvulsant treatments in patients with brain tumors and epilepsy, in consideration of the rapidly expanding spectrum of these agents...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Status epilepticus and neuronal degeneration: of circuitries and vicious circles]
    A O Rossetti
    Service de Neurologie, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 2:1185-6, 1189-91. 2006
    ..Therefore, while it is ancillary to treat rapidly any SE form, the therapeutic approach, especially the use of aggressive treatments, should be tailored according to the underlying medical conditions...
  24. doi request reprint Stimulus-induced rhythmic, periodic or ictal discharges (SIRPIDs) in comatose survivors of cardiac arrest: characteristics and prognostic value
    Vincent Alvarez
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Switzerland
    Clin Neurophysiol 124:204-8. 2013
    ..To analyze the prevalence of stimulus-induced rhythmic, periodic or ictal discharges (SIRPIDs) in patients with coma after cardiac arrest (CA) and therapeutic hypothermia (TH) and to examine their potential association with outcome...
  25. ncbi request reprint Trends in risk factors, patterns and causes in hospitalized strokes over 25 years: The Lausanne Stroke Registry
    Emmanuel Carrera
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Cerebrovasc Dis 24:97-103. 2007
    ..Using the Lausanne Stroke Registry, we aimed to determine trends in risk factors, causes, localization and inhospital mortality over 25 years in hospitalized stroke patients...
  26. doi request reprint Early predictors of outcome in comatose survivors of ventricular fibrillation and non-ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest treated with hypothermia: a prospective study
    Mauro Oddo
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Lausanne University Medical Center and Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Crit Care Med 36:2296-301. 2008
    ..Additional studies are needed to evaluate the benefit of this treatment in more heterogeneous groups of patients, including those with non-VF rhythms and/or shock and to identify early predictors of outcome in this setting...
  27. doi request reprint Second-line status epilepticus treatment: comparison of phenytoin, valproate, and levetiracetam
    Vincent Alvarez
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Epilepsia 52:1292-6. 2011
    ..Phenytoin (PHT), valproic acid (VPA), or levetiracetam (LEV) are commonly used as second-line treatment of status epilepticus (SE), but comparative studies are not available...
  28. doi request reprint Symptomatic complex partial status epilepticus manifesting as utilization behavior of a mobile phone
    Antonio Carota
    Service de Neurologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Epilepsy Behav 14:553-5. 2009
    ..Clinical and EEG findings were markedly reduced after the introduction of antiepileptic drugs. This case study suggests that UB may be added to the symptoms described for partial seizures originating from frontal areas...
  29. doi request reprint Role of comorbidities in outcome prediction after status epilepticus
    Vincent Alvarez
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Epilepsia 53:e89-92. 2012
    ..This analysis also emphasizes the robust predictive role of etiology and age...
  30. doi request reprint Body temperature regulation and outcome after cardiac arrest and therapeutic hypothermia
    Jakobea Benz-Woerner
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois CHUV, Lausanne University Hospital and Faculty of Biology and Medicine, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Resuscitation 83:338-42. 2012
    ..However, body temperature (BT) regulation has not been extensively studied in this setting. We investigated BT variation in CA patients treated with therapeutic hypothermia (TH) and analyzed its impact on outcome...
  31. doi request reprint Psychiatric co-morbidities and cardiovascular risk factors in people with lifetime history of epilepsy of an urban community
    Jan Novy
    Department of Neurology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois CHUV, and University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 114:26-30. 2012
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  32. doi request reprint Oral pregabalin as an add-on treatment for status epilepticus
    Jan Novy
    Service de Neurologie, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Epilepsia 51:2207-10. 2010
    ..The treatment was well tolerated. Partial SE appeared to better respond than generalized convulsive SE. PGB appears to be an interesting option as add-on treatment in refractory partial SE...
  33. doi request reprint Increased blood glucose variability during therapeutic hypothermia and outcome after cardiac arrest
    Nadine Cueni-Villoz
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, and Division of Clinical Pathophysiology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne University Hospital and Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Crit Care Med 39:2225-31. 2011
    ..We analyzed blood glucose variability during therapeutic hypothermia in patients with coma after cardiac arrest and examined its impact on outcome...
  34. doi request reprint Clinical correlates of frontal intermittent rhythmic delta activity (FIRDA)
    Ettore A Accolla
    Department of Neurology, CHUV and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Neurophysiol 122:27-31. 2011
    ..To investigate the clinical correlates of frontal intermittent rhythmic delta activity (FIRDA)...
  35. doi request reprint Refractory status epilepticus: a prospective observational study
    Jan Novy
    Service de Neurologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Epilepsia 51:251-6. 2010
    ..We prospectively assessed RSE frequency, clinical predictors, and outcome in a tertiary clinical setting...
  36. doi request reprint Pregabalin in patients with primary brain tumors and seizures: a preliminary observation
    Jan Novy
    Department of Neurology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 111:171-3. 2009
    ..Patients with brain tumors and seizures should be treated with non-enzyme-inducing antiepileptic drugs (AED). Some of the newer drugs seem particularly suited in these patients...
  37. doi request reprint Positive occipital sharp transients of sleep (POSTS): a reappraisal
    Vincianne Rey
    Service de Neurologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois et Université de Lausanne CHUV BH07, CH 1011 Lausanne, VD, Switzerland
    Clin Neurophysiol 120:472-5. 2009
    ..We analyzed these features in a large prospective EEG recordings' sample...
  38. doi request reprint Acute seizures in acute ischemic stroke: does thrombolysis have a role to play?
    Vincent Alvarez
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Service de Neurologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, CHUV BH 07, 1011, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Neurol 260:55-61. 2013
    ..Cortical involvement and thrombolysis with rt-PA are the principal risk factors. Seizures have a potential negative influence on clinical outcome in thrombolysed patients...
  39. doi request reprint Antibody-mediated status epilepticus: a retrospective multicenter survey
    Franz Josef Holzer
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur Neurol 68:310-7. 2012
    ..Some of these patients develop convulsive or nonconvulsive status epilepticus (AB-SE), necessitating intensive medical care and administration of multiple antiepileptic and immunomodulatory treatments of uncertain effectiveness...
  40. doi request reprint Newer antiepileptic drugs in the treatment of status epilepticus: impact on prognosis
    Léonore Jaques
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University Hospital CHUV and Faculty of Biology and Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Epilepsy Behav 24:70-3. 2012
    ..Also, in view of the higher price of the newer AEDs, well-designed, prospective assessments analyzing the impact of newer AEDs on efficacy and tolerability in patients with SE appear mandatory...
  41. ncbi request reprint [Therapeutic advances in neurology]
    J Morier
    Service de Neurologie, CHUV, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 5:39-44, 46-8. 2009
    ..CGRP receptor antagonists are about to be launched as a promising acute migraine treatment. The pharmacological approach in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients might be improved according to research results...
  42. doi request reprint Watching television: a previously unrecognized powerful trigger of λ waves
    Vincent Alvarez
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and Université de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Clin Neurophysiol 28:400-3. 2011
    ..To assess whether lambda waves are elicited by watching television (TV) and their association with demographical and EEG features...
  43. doi request reprint Postictal cortical visual impairment: a symptom of posterior reversible encephalopathy
    Andreas P Lysandropoulos
    Service de Neurologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and Université de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Epilepsy Behav 17:276-7. 2010
    ..This was confirmed radiologically, and probably represented the key factor in the seizure etiology...
  44. ncbi request reprint Survey of management of first-ever seizures in a hospital based community
    Aïda Kawkabani
    Unité d explorations fonctionnelles du Service de Neurologie, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 134:586-92. 2004
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  45. doi request reprint Recurrent Wernicke's aphasia: migraine and not stroke!
    Nishant Kumar Mishra
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Lausanne, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Headache 49:765-8. 2009
    ..Although the acute onset of a fluent aphasia suggested stroke as a likely etiology, the recurrence of aphasia as the initial symptom of migraine was related to cortical spreading depression and not to stroke...
  46. doi request reprint Bowel ischemia: a rare complication of thiopental treatment for status epilepticus
    Carlo Cereda
    Department of Neurology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, CHUV BH 07, Lausanne, 1011, Switzerland
    Neurocrit Care 10:355-8. 2009
    ..Most frequent complications are represented by hypotension and infection. Other side-effects may however be encountered...
  47. ncbi request reprint Transitory sleep spindles impairment in deep cerebral venous thrombosis
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Service de Neurologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Neurologie BH 07, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Neurophysiol Clin 35:19-23. 2005
    ..Furthermore, thalamic impairment may lead to dissociation of spindle and K-complex activity...
  48. doi request reprint Impending status epilepticus and anxiety in a pregnant woman treated with levetiracetam
    Jan Novy
    Department of Neurology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Epilepsy Behav 13:564-6. 2008
    ..The rapid increase in levetiracetam dosage in parallel with the loss of seizure control is suspected of facilitating the induction of significant psychiatric changes...
  49. doi request reprint Benzodiazepine overtreatment in status epilepticus is related to higher need of intubation and longer hospitalization
    Marianna Spatola
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, CHUV and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Epilepsia 54:e99-e102. 2013
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Proportion of out-of-hospital adult non-traumatic cardiac or respiratory arrest among calls for seizure
    Fabrice Dami
    Emergency Department, University Hospital Center, Bugnon 46, Lausanne, Vaud 1011, Switzerland
    Emerg Med J 29:758-60. 2012
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  51. doi request reprint Electrode location and clinical outcome in hippocampal electrical stimulation for mesial temporal lobe epilepsy
    Percy Bondallaz
    Department of Neurosurgery, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Seizure 22:390-5. 2013
    ..To study the clinical outcome in hippocampal deep brain stimulation (DBS) for the treatment of patients with refractory mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (MTLE) according to the electrode location...
  52. doi request reprint Vagus nerve stimulator treatment in adult-onset Rasmussen's encephalitis
    Jelena Grujic
    Service de Neurologie, Département de Neurosciences Cliniques, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Epilepsy Behav 20:123-5. 2011
    ....
  53. doi request reprint Seizure semiology: an overview of the 'inverse problem'
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Service de Neurologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland andrea rossetti chuv ch
    Eur Neurol 63:3-10. 2010
    ..Particular attention is given to behavioral features, as well as to features occurring in idiopathic generalized epileptic syndromes and psychogenic nonepileptic spells...
  54. doi request reprint Effect of vagus nerve stimulation in an adult patient with Dravet syndrome: contribution to sudden unexpected death in epilepsy risk reduction?
    Marianna Spatola
    Service de Neurologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur Neurol 69:119-21. 2013
    ....
  55. doi request reprint Progression of auditory discrimination based on neural decoding predicts awakening from coma
    Athina Tzovara
    Electroencephalography Brain Mapping Core, Centre for Biomedical Imaging, Lausanne University Hospital and University of Lausanne, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Brain 136:81-9. 2013
    ..Tracking auditory discrimination in comatose patients could provide new insight to the chance of awakening in a quantitative and automatic fashion during early stages of coma...
  56. doi request reprint Positional therapy for obstructive sleep apnea: an objective measurement of patients' usage and efficacy at home
    Raphael C Heinzer
    Centre for Investigation and Research in Sleep, Lausanne University Hospital, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Sleep Med 13:425-8. 2012
    ..However, patients' usage at home and the long term efficacy of this therapy have never been objectively assessed...
  57. doi request reprint Psychogenic seizures and frontal disconnection: EEG synchronisation study
    Maria G Knyazeva
    Deparment of Clinical Neuroscience, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 82:505-11. 2011
    ..Hypothesising that functional cerebral network abnormalities may predispose to the clinical phenotype, the authors undertook a characterisation of the functional connectivity in PNES patients...
  58. ncbi request reprint CSF enrichment of highly differentiated CD8+ T cells in early multiple sclerosis
    Samantha Jilek
    Division of Immunology and Allergy, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Immunol 123:105-13. 2007
    ..024) and than in CD8+ T(HD) cells in PP-MS/OND patients (p=0.006). These data suggest that CD8+ T(HD) cells play a role in the early stages of RR-MS...
  59. ncbi request reprint Central Horner's syndrome with contralateral ataxic hemiparesis: a diencephalic alternate syndrome
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Service de Neurologie, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Neurology 61:334-8. 2003
    ..To assess whether thalamic strokes presenting with a central Horner's syndrome (HS) show specific clinicoanatomic patterns...
  60. doi request reprint Asymmetric POSTS associated with unilateral EEG abnormalities
    S Aybek
    Service de Neurologie, Universite de Lausanne, CHU Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Neurophysiol Clin 39:117-21. 2009
    ..Positive occipital sharp transient of the sleep (POSTS) are considered a normal variant of non-REM sleep EEG. We describe a small series of patients with asymmetric POSTS and ipsilateral abnormal EEG findings...
  61. ncbi request reprint [Neurology]
    S Botez
    Service de Neurologie, CHUV, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 3:39-47. 2007
    ..In this contribution, several specialists analyse and interpret new facts about their respective neurological domain...
  62. ncbi request reprint Neurogenic pain and abnormal movements contralateral to an anterior parietal artery stroke
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Service de Neurologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Arch Neurol 60:1004-6. 2003
    ..In addition, the incidence of hemiballismus in acute cerebrovascular diseases is less than 1%. To our knowledge, the association of these 2 clinical conditions has not been previously described...
  63. ncbi request reprint Catastrophic reaction in acute stroke: a reflex behavior in aphasic patients
    A Carota
    Department of Neurology, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Neurology 57:1902-5. 2001
    ..CR, poststroke depression, and emotionalism are distinct but related disorders...
  64. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of rapid IV administration of valproic acid for status epilepticus
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Neurology 65:500-1; author reply 500-1. 2005
  65. ncbi request reprint Refractory status epilepticus: effect of treatment aggressiveness on prognosis
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Department of Neurology, Division of Epilepsy and EEG, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Arch Neurol 62:1698-702. 2005
    ..Administration of antiepileptic drugs for coma induction in refractory status epilepticus (RSE) has not been widely studied. Moreover, the effect on outcome of electroencephalographic (EEG) burst suppression remains unclear...
  66. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics of psychogenic nonepileptic seizure status in the long-term monitoring unit
    Barbara A Dworetzky
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 9:335-8. 2006
    ..045). Our results suggest that patients with PNES-status have features that differentiate them from patients with PNES without status and, to a lesser extent, from patients with epileptic seizures...
  67. ncbi request reprint Wegener granulomatosis presenting with haemorragic stroke in a young adult
    Cristina Granziera
    J Neurol 252:615-6. 2005
  68. ncbi request reprint Simple partial seizures with hemisensory phenomena and dysgeusia: an insular pattern
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Epilepsia 46:590-1. 2005
    ..This rare clinical pattern seems to be characteristic of the insula and may be undetectable with surface EEG...
  69. ncbi request reprint Zopiclone intoxication: value of electroencephalography in the emergency room
    Clemens Bloetzer
    Eur Neurol 58:246-7. 2007
  70. doi request reprint Re: In-hospital mortality of generalized convulsive status epilepticus: a large US sample
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Neurology 70:1939; author reply 1939-40. 2008
  71. ncbi request reprint Determinants of success in the use of oral levetiracetam in status epilepticus
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Division of Epilepsy and EEG, Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 8:651-4. 2006
    ..These data suggest that LEV may be a useful alternative in SE if administered early, even in intubated patients, and that escalating the dosage beyond 3000 mg/day will unlikely provide additional benefit...
  72. ncbi request reprint A clinical score for prognosis of status epilepticus in adults
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neurology 66:1736-8. 2006
    ..000; specificity, 0.643; negative predictive value, 1.000; and unweighted accuracy, 0.822. This simple clinical score may reliably identify patients surviving after SE...
  73. ncbi request reprint Sodium valproate vs phenytoin in status epilepticus: a pilot study
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Neurology 68:709; author reply 709. 2007
  74. ncbi request reprint Levetiracetam in the treatment of status epilepticus in adults: a study of 13 episodes
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Division of Epilepsy and EEG, Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur Neurol 54:34-8. 2005
    ..LEV may represent a useful alternative in the treatment of SE, particularly if a parenteral form of administration becomes available; to better define its role in this setting, prospective studies are needed...
  75. ncbi request reprint Dostoevsky's epilepsy: Generalized or focal?
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Epilepsy Behav 8:446-7; author reply 448. 2006