Bernhard Schmitt

Summary

Affiliation: University Children's Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Glutamine supplementation in a child with inherited GS deficiency improves the clinical status and partially corrects the peripheral and central amino acid imbalance
    Johannes Haberle
    Division of Metabolism and Children s Research Center, University Children s Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Orphanet J Rare Dis 7:48. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Seizures and paroxysmal events: symptoms pointing to the diagnosis of pyridoxine-dependent epilepsy and pyridoxine phosphate oxidase deficiency
    Bernhard Schmitt
    Department of Neurology, University Children s Hospital, Steinwiesstrasse 75, Zurich, Switzerland
    Dev Med Child Neurol 52:e133-42. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Effects of valproic acid on sleep in children with epilepsy
    Bernhard Schmitt
    Department of Pediatric Neurology, University Children s Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Epilepsia 50:1860-7. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Is ethosuximide a risk factor for generalised tonic-clonic seizures in absence epilepsy?
    B Schmitt
    University Children s Hospital, Clinical Neurophysiology, Zurich, Switzerland
    Neuropediatrics 38:83-7. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Neonatal seizures: eyes open or closed?
    Florian Bauder
    University Children s Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Epilepsia 48:394-6. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Neonatal seizures with tonic clonic sequences and poor developmental outcome
    Bernhard Schmitt
    University Children s Hospital, Steinwiesstrasse 75, CH 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Epilepsy Res 65:161-8. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Onychomadesis: a rare side-effect of valproic acid medication?
    Andrea Poretti
    Paediatric Neurology, University Children s Hospital of Zurich, CH 8032Zurich, Switzerland
    Pediatr Dermatol 26:749-50. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Impaired slow wave sleep downscaling in encephalopathy with status epilepticus during sleep (ESES)
    Bigna K Bölsterli
    Division of Clinical Neurophysiology, University Children s Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Neurophysiol 122:1779-87. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Progressive encephalopathy with edema, hypsarrhythmia and optic atrophy (PEHO) syndrome in a Swiss child
    Andrea Klein
    Department of Neurology, University Children s Hospital Zurich, Steinwiesstrasse 75, Zurich 8032, Switzerland
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 8:317-21. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Familial West syndrome and dystonia caused by an Aristaless related homeobox gene mutation
    Gabriele Wohlrab
    Department of Neuropaediatrics and Neurophysiology, University Children s Hospital, Steinwiesstrasse 75, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Pediatr 164:326-8. 2005

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Publications16

  1. pmc Glutamine supplementation in a child with inherited GS deficiency improves the clinical status and partially corrects the peripheral and central amino acid imbalance
    Johannes Haberle
    Division of Metabolism and Children s Research Center, University Children s Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Orphanet J Rare Dis 7:48. 2012
    ..There was some clinical improvement but the patient had a long standing severe encephalopathy. Earlier supplementation with glutamine might have prevented some of the neuronal damage...
  2. doi request reprint Seizures and paroxysmal events: symptoms pointing to the diagnosis of pyridoxine-dependent epilepsy and pyridoxine phosphate oxidase deficiency
    Bernhard Schmitt
    Department of Neurology, University Children s Hospital, Steinwiesstrasse 75, Zurich, Switzerland
    Dev Med Child Neurol 52:e133-42. 2010
    ..We report on seizures, paroxysmal events, and electroencephalogram (EEG) findings in four female infants with pyridoxine-dependent epilepsy (PDE) and in one female with pyridoxine phosphate oxidase deficiency (PNPO)...
  3. doi request reprint Effects of valproic acid on sleep in children with epilepsy
    Bernhard Schmitt
    Department of Pediatric Neurology, University Children s Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Epilepsia 50:1860-7. 2009
    ..Parents frequently report increased sleep duration in their children during treatment with valproic acid (VPA). We assessed sleep duration and sleep behavior before and after tapering VPA in children treated for more than 6 months...
  4. ncbi request reprint Is ethosuximide a risk factor for generalised tonic-clonic seizures in absence epilepsy?
    B Schmitt
    University Children s Hospital, Clinical Neurophysiology, Zurich, Switzerland
    Neuropediatrics 38:83-7. 2007
    ..002) and GTCS during treatment (p=0.02). GTCS are rare in patients with typical AE. Our data do not support the current opinion that ethosuximide is inefficacious on GTCS in AE...
  5. ncbi request reprint Neonatal seizures: eyes open or closed?
    Florian Bauder
    University Children s Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Epilepsia 48:394-6. 2007
    ..It has been shown that persistent eye closure during paroxysmal events in infants makes seizures unlikely. Our study aims to assess whether this is also true in neonates...
  6. ncbi request reprint Neonatal seizures with tonic clonic sequences and poor developmental outcome
    Bernhard Schmitt
    University Children s Hospital, Steinwiesstrasse 75, CH 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Epilepsy Res 65:161-8. 2005
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  7. doi request reprint Onychomadesis: a rare side-effect of valproic acid medication?
    Andrea Poretti
    Paediatric Neurology, University Children s Hospital of Zurich, CH 8032Zurich, Switzerland
    Pediatr Dermatol 26:749-50. 2009
    ..We report on a child with onychomadesis as a possible side-effect of treatment with VPA. Normal nail growth was observed after stopping VPA. The pathomechanism of onychomadesis due to VPA treatment remains unclear...
  8. doi request reprint Impaired slow wave sleep downscaling in encephalopathy with status epilepticus during sleep (ESES)
    Bigna K Bölsterli
    Division of Clinical Neurophysiology, University Children s Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Neurophysiol 122:1779-87. 2011
    ..The synaptic homeostasis hypothesis predicts that the strength of synapses is decreased during sleep. The slope of slow waves during NREM sleep best reflects this "downscaling"...
  9. ncbi request reprint Progressive encephalopathy with edema, hypsarrhythmia and optic atrophy (PEHO) syndrome in a Swiss child
    Andrea Klein
    Department of Neurology, University Children s Hospital Zurich, Steinwiesstrasse 75, Zurich 8032, Switzerland
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 8:317-21. 2004
    ..In patients with infantile spasms and severe developmental delay PEHO syndrome should be considered; it is not confined to Finnish heritage. Optic atrophy should be looked for and repeat MRI is indicated...
  10. ncbi request reprint Familial West syndrome and dystonia caused by an Aristaless related homeobox gene mutation
    Gabriele Wohlrab
    Department of Neuropaediatrics and Neurophysiology, University Children s Hospital, Steinwiesstrasse 75, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Pediatr 164:326-8. 2005
  11. doi request reprint Inflammatory response and neurodevelopmental outcome after open-heart surgery in children
    Peter Gessler
    Division of Pediatric Intensive Care Medicine, University Children s Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Pediatr Cardiol 30:301-5. 2009
    ..The high frequency of postoperative neuromotor disabilities seems to be associated with the type of congenital heart defect but also with the procedure and possible complications of CPB...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of the NMDA-receptor antagonist dextromethorphan in infant rat pneumococcal meningitis
    Johann Sellner
    Department of Neurology, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, Switzerland
    Curr Drug Metab 9:83-8. 2008
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  13. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of ten children with opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome
    Andrea Klein
    Department of Neurology, University Children s Hospital Zurich, Steinwiesstrasse 75, 8032, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Pediatr 166:359-63. 2007
    ..Compared with previous reports, our patients were treated earlier. Larger studies and uniform treatment protocols are needed to demonstrate whether early and prolonged immunosupressant therapy has a favourable influence on outcome...
  14. ncbi request reprint Spindle activity in children during cardiac surgery and hypothermic cardiopulmonary bypass
    Bernhard Schmitt
    University Children s Hospital, University Hospital, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    J Clin Neurophysiol 19:547-52. 2002
    ..Although the temperature-dependent changes in this study confirm temperature coefficients of other EEG studies, the reasons for the clear age relationship and the "nature" of these spindles remain unknown...
  15. ncbi request reprint Pipecolic acid as a diagnostic marker of pyridoxine-dependent epilepsy
    B Plecko
    Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital Graz, Graz, Austria
    Neuropediatrics 36:200-5. 2005
    ..It will in addition prevent patients with pyridoxine-dependent epilepsy from experiencing potentially dangerous pyridoxine-withdrawal, which until now has been necessary to prove the diagnosis...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Management of refractory status epilepticus from a neurologic and neuropediatric perspective]
    B Pohlmann-Eden
    Epilepsie Zentrum Bethel, Evangelisches Krankenhaus Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
    Nervenarzt 78:871-82. 2007
    ..Here we present the results of that discussion and state recommendations from a neurologic and neuropediatric perspective for current und future management of refractory status epilepticus...