Albert Aldenkamp

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Affiliation: Epilepsy Centre Kempenhaeghe
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Behaviour, cognition and epilepsy
    A P Aldenkamp
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Acta Neurol Scand Suppl 182:19-25. 2005
  2. doi request reprint The cognitive impact of epileptiform EEG discharges and short epileptic seizures: relationship to characteristics of the cognitive tasks
    A P Aldenkamp
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Epilepsy Behav 17:205-9. 2010
  3. pmc Working memory deficits in high-functioning adolescents with autism spectrum disorders: neuropsychological and neuroimaging correlates
    Evelien M Barendse
    Department for Research and Development, Kempenhaeghe, Expertise Centre for Epileptology, Sleep Medicine and Neurocognition, PO Box 61, 5590 AB, Heeze, The Netherlands
    J Neurodev Disord 5:14. 2013
  4. pmc Research into the (Cost-) effectiveness of the ketogenic diet among children and adolescents with intractable epilepsy: design of a randomized controlled trial
    Reina J A de Kinderen
    Care and Public Health Research Institute Caphri, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Neurol 11:10. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint The neuropsychology of epilepsy: what are the factors involved?
    Albert P Aldenkamp
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Epilepsy Center Kempenhaeghe, PO Box 61, NL 5590 A B Heeze, The Netherlands
    Epilepsy Behav 5:S1-2. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint The relative influence of epileptic EEG discharges, short nonconvulsive seizures, and type of epilepsy on cognitive function
    Albert Aldenkamp
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Epilepsy Center Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    Epilepsia 45:54-63. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of epileptiform EEG discharges on cognitive function: is the concept of "transient cognitive impairment" still valid?
    Albert P Aldenkamp
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Epilepsy Center Kempenhaeghe, PO Box 61, NL 5590 A B Heeze, The Netherlands
    Epilepsy Behav 5:S25-34. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Role of valproate across the ages. Treatment of epilepsy in children
    A Aldenkamp
    Epilepsy Centre Kempenhaeghe, PO Box 21, 5590 AB Heeze, The Netherlands
    Acta Neurol Scand Suppl 184:1-13. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint The cognitive impact of epileptiform EEG-discharges; relationship with type of cognitive task
    A P Aldenkamp
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Epilepsy Centre Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    Child Neuropsychol 10:297-305. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Educational underachievement in children with epilepsy: a model to predict the effects of epilepsy on educational achievement
    Albert P Aldenkamp
    Department of Behavioural Research and Clinical Neuropsychology, Epilepsy Centre Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    J Child Neurol 20:175-80. 2005

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Publications67

  1. ncbi request reprint Behaviour, cognition and epilepsy
    A P Aldenkamp
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Acta Neurol Scand Suppl 182:19-25. 2005
    ..This article reviews how this balance can be achieved for older and newer antiepileptic drugs...
  2. doi request reprint The cognitive impact of epileptiform EEG discharges and short epileptic seizures: relationship to characteristics of the cognitive tasks
    A P Aldenkamp
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Epilepsy Behav 17:205-9. 2010
    ..We analyzed the effect of task dimensions (information processing demand; duration of the test; input modality) on the occurrence and cognitive impact of epileptiform EEG discharges (EEDs) or subtle epileptic seizures...
  3. pmc Working memory deficits in high-functioning adolescents with autism spectrum disorders: neuropsychological and neuroimaging correlates
    Evelien M Barendse
    Department for Research and Development, Kempenhaeghe, Expertise Centre for Epileptology, Sleep Medicine and Neurocognition, PO Box 61, 5590 AB, Heeze, The Netherlands
    J Neurodev Disord 5:14. 2013
    ..More research is needed to relate these working memory difficulties and neuroimaging results in ASD to the behavioral difficulties as seen in individuals with a disorder on the autism spectrum...
  4. pmc Research into the (Cost-) effectiveness of the ketogenic diet among children and adolescents with intractable epilepsy: design of a randomized controlled trial
    Reina J A de Kinderen
    Care and Public Health Research Institute Caphri, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Neurol 11:10. 2011
    ..In the current study we will evaluate the (cost-) effectiveness of the ketogenic diet in children and adolescents with intractable epilepsy...
  5. ncbi request reprint The neuropsychology of epilepsy: what are the factors involved?
    Albert P Aldenkamp
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Epilepsy Center Kempenhaeghe, PO Box 61, NL 5590 A B Heeze, The Netherlands
    Epilepsy Behav 5:S1-2. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint The relative influence of epileptic EEG discharges, short nonconvulsive seizures, and type of epilepsy on cognitive function
    Albert Aldenkamp
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Epilepsy Center Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    Epilepsia 45:54-63. 2004
    ..In this group, the diagnostic issue is to differentiate between the combined effects of several epilepsy-related factors on cognition...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of epileptiform EEG discharges on cognitive function: is the concept of "transient cognitive impairment" still valid?
    Albert P Aldenkamp
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Epilepsy Center Kempenhaeghe, PO Box 61, NL 5590 A B Heeze, The Netherlands
    Epilepsy Behav 5:S25-34. 2004
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  8. ncbi request reprint Role of valproate across the ages. Treatment of epilepsy in children
    A Aldenkamp
    Epilepsy Centre Kempenhaeghe, PO Box 21, 5590 AB Heeze, The Netherlands
    Acta Neurol Scand Suppl 184:1-13. 2006
    ..Overall, the clinical consensus of the meeting was that valproate's well established therapeutic properties far outweigh the negative side effects. Contraindication or withdrawal should be assessed individually...
  9. ncbi request reprint The cognitive impact of epileptiform EEG-discharges; relationship with type of cognitive task
    A P Aldenkamp
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Epilepsy Centre Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    Child Neuropsychol 10:297-305. 2004
    ..The effect found for the CVST suggest that three factors combined are necessary to assess the impact of epileptiform EEG-discharges on cognition: visual input mode, longer testing duration and high information processing demand...
  10. ncbi request reprint Educational underachievement in children with epilepsy: a model to predict the effects of epilepsy on educational achievement
    Albert P Aldenkamp
    Department of Behavioural Research and Clinical Neuropsychology, Epilepsy Centre Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    J Child Neurol 20:175-80. 2005
    ..These factors are, however, not independent of the type of epilepsy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Acute effects of subclinical epileptiform EEG discharges on cognitive activation
    Albert Pierre Aldenkamp
    Department of Behavioural Research and Clinical Neuropsychology, Epilepsy Centre Kempenhaeghe, P O Box 61, NL 5590 A B Heeze, The Netherlands
    Funct Neurol 20:23-8. 2005
    ..The risk of accumulating effects that may have longer-lasting repercussions on higher-order cognitive functions therefore seems to be negligible...
  12. ncbi request reprint Optimizing therapy of seizures in children and adolescents with ADHD
    Albert P Aldenkamp
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Epilepsy Center Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    Neurology 67:S49-51. 2006
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  13. ncbi request reprint The effect of the new antiepileptic drug rufinamide on cognitive functions
    Albert P Aldenkamp
    Department of Behavioural Sciences Epilepsy Centre Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    Epilepsia 47:1153-9. 2006
    ..So far no data have been published on the cognitive effects of RUF, except for two animal studies...
  14. ncbi request reprint Treatment of epilepsy in general hospitals: do patients and neurologists agree on success or failure?
    A P Aldenkamp
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Seizure 12:523-8. 2003
    ..Opinions of patients and neurologists about aspects of their epilepsy and their treatment were compared...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Effects of antiepileptics drugs on cognition]
    A P Aldenkamp
    Dpt Behavioral Science and Psychological Services Epilepsy Centre Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, NL 5590, Paises Bajos
    Rev Neurol 34:851-6. 2002
    ..The cognitive profile per AED is given, based on a literature database, consisting of 1,357 articles in peer review journals. Available information on the newer AEDs is discussed as an addendum...
  16. ncbi request reprint A clinical comparative study evaluating the effect of epilepsy versus ADHD on timed cognitive tasks in children
    A Aldenkamp
    Department of Behavioural Science and Psychological Services Epilepsy Centre Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    Child Neuropsychol 6:209-17. 2000
    ..These tasks specifically reveal general slowing for children with epilepsy and slowing as an effect of failures of inhibitory self control on unstructured tasks for ADHD...
  17. ncbi request reprint Newer antiepileptic drugs and cognitive issues
    Albert P Aldenkamp
    Department of Behavioural Sciences, Epilepsy Centre Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    Epilepsia 44:21-9. 2003
    ..For LTG, attempts have been made to correlate cognitive effects with what is known of the drug's mechanism of action; this is an area of research that deserves further exploration with regard to other AEDs as well, especially TPM...
  18. ncbi request reprint An open, nonrandomized clinical comparative study evaluating the effect of epilepsy on learning
    A P Aldenkamp
    Department of Behavioral Science and Psychological Services, Epilepsy Center Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Child Neurol 14:795-800. 1999
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  19. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial reactions to the epilepsy in an unselected group of patients with epilepsy under treatment in general hospitals
    A P Aldenkamp
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Seizure 12:101-6. 2003
    ..This study aimed at exploring the psychosocial reactions to epilepsy in a group of patients with uncomplicated well-controlled epilepsy...
  20. ncbi request reprint Acute cognitive effects of nonconvulsive difficult-to-detect epileptic seizures and epileptiform electroencephalographic discharges
    A P Aldenkamp
    Department of Behavioural Sciences, Epilepsy Centre Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    J Child Neurol 16:119-23. 2001
    ..Alertness and short-term memory appeared to be the functions that are most vulnerable for the acute effects of seizures...
  21. ncbi request reprint A multicenter, randomized clinical study to evaluate the effect on cognitive function of topiramate compared with valproate as add-on therapy to carbamazepine in patients with partial-onset seizures
    A P Aldenkamp
    Department of Neurology Neuropsychology Epilepsy Centre Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    Epilepsia 41:1167-78. 2000
    ..A key question of the study is to what extent a more gradual introduction of TPM improves tolerability and prevents cognitive impairment...
  22. ncbi request reprint Randomized double-blind parallel-group study comparing cognitive effects of a low-dose lamotrigine with valproate and placebo in healthy volunteers
    A P Aldenkamp
    Department of Neurology of the Epilepsy Centre Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    Epilepsia 43:19-26. 2002
    ..This study aimed at investigating the cognitive and mood effects of lamotrigine (LTG) versus valproate (VPA) and placebo (PBO)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Ketter's hypothesis of the mood effects of antiepileptic drugs coupled to the mechanism of action of topiramate and levetiracetam
    G M P Roberts
    Department of Neurology and Neuropsychology, Epilepsy Center Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    Epilepsy Behav 6:366-72. 2005
    ..Testing the hypothesis of Ketter et al. (1999) the deactivating effects of TPM may be coupled to a predominance of potentiation of GABA, but the oversimplified basis of the model needs to be acknowledged...
  24. ncbi request reprint Lamotrigine in clinical practice: long-term experience in patients with refractory epilepsy referred to a tertiary epilepsy center
    H P R Bootsma
    Department of Neurology, Epilepsy Centre Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    Epilepsy Behav 12:262-8. 2008
    ..The manufacturer recommends half the dosage of lamotrigine monotherapy when the patient also uses valproate. When the patient uses an inducer, the dosage of LTG must be two times the dose used in monotherapy...
  25. doi request reprint Functional connectivity and language impairment in cryptogenic localization-related epilepsy
    M C G Vlooswijk
    Department of Neurology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neurology 75:395-402. 2010
    ..To investigate the neuronal mechanisms underlying neuropsychological language impairment, activation maps and functional connectivity networks were studied by fMRI of language...
  26. doi request reprint The role of personality traits in insomnia
    Merijn van de Laar
    Sleep Medicine Centre Kempenhaeghe, P O Box 61, 5590 AB Heeze, The Netherlands
    Sleep Med Rev 14:61-8. 2010
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  27. ncbi request reprint Vagus nerve stimulation in patients with catastrophic childhood epilepsy, a 2-year follow-up study
    H J M Majoie
    Department of Neurology and Neuropsychology, Epilepsy Center Kempenhaeghe, P O 61, 5590 AB Heeze, The Netherlands
    Seizure 14:10-8. 2005
    ..To establish the long-term efficacy and tolerability of vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) in children with a Lennox-like syndrome...
  28. ncbi request reprint Mild closed head injury in children compared to traumatic fractured bone; neurobehavioural sequelae in daily life 2 years after the accident
    W C Overweg-Plandsoen
    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Department of Neurology, The Netherlands
    Eur J Pediatr 158:249-52. 1999
    ..The main symptoms reported were headache, dizziness, fatigue and memory problems. The total number of symptoms in the children with mild head injury exceeded four times this in the group of children with a fractured bone...
  29. doi request reprint Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures--definition, etiology, treatment and prognostic issues: a critical review
    N M G Bodde
    Epilepsy Centre Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    Seizure 18:543-53. 2009
    ..Prognosis is unclear but studies consistently report that 1/3rd to 1/4th of the patients become chronic...
  30. ncbi request reprint Levetiracetam in clinical practice: long-term experience in patients with refractory epilepsy referred to a tertiary epilepsy center
    H P R Bootsma
    Departments of Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, Neuropsychology, and Pharmacology, Epilepsy Centre Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    Epilepsy Behav 10:296-303. 2007
    ..Therefore, more information is needed about the long-term profile of a new antiepileptic drug in clinical practice...
  31. ncbi request reprint Topiramate in clinical practice: long-term experience in patients with refractory epilepsy referred to a tertiary epilepsy center
    H P R Bootsma
    Department of Neurology, Epilepsy Centre Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    Epilepsy Behav 5:380-7. 2004
    ..Meaningful prognostic factors that may help us in clinical decision making, i.e., to prevent the side effects or to help us identify those at risk, have not been found...
  32. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of levetiracetam and topiramate in clinical practice: A head-to-head comparison
    H P R Bootsma
    Department of Neurology, Epilepsy Centre Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    Seizure 17:19-26. 2008
    ..Therefore, results from long-term open label observational studies that compare two or more new AEDs are crucial to determine the long-term performance of competing new antiepileptic drugs in clinical practice...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effect of epilepsy on psychomotor function in children with uncomplicated epilepsy
    S Boelen
    Department of Behavioural Science and Psychological Services, Epilepsy Centre Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    Dev Med Child Neurol 47:546-50. 2005
    ..The existence of a condition leading to excessive neuronal discharge leads to a general cortical inhibition. The slowing of psychomotor speed in children with uncomplicated epilepsy may be the behavioural presentation of this inhibition...
  34. ncbi request reprint Relationships between epilepsy-related factors and memory impairment
    M P H Hendriks
    Department of Behavioural Sciences, Epilepsy Centre Kempenhaeghe, P O Box 61, 5590 AB Heeze, The Netherlands
    Acta Neurol Scand 110:291-300. 2004
    ..Additionally, we explored whether these epilepsy factors are related to different aspects of memory, i.e. short-term recall vs long-term recall, learning, and verbal memory vs non-verbal memory...
  35. ncbi request reprint The A-B neuropsychological assessment schedule (ABNAS): the relationship between patient-perceived drug related cognitive impairment and results of neuropsychological tests
    A P Aldenkamp
    Department of Behavioural Research and Psychological Services, Epilepsy Centre Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    Seizure 11:231-7. 2002
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures--diagnostic issues: a critical review
    N M G Bodde
    Epilepsy Centre Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 111:1-9. 2009
    ..With respect to psychological etiology, a heterogeneous set of factors have been identified that may be involved in the causation, development and provocation of PNES...
  37. ncbi request reprint Vagus nerve stimulation in children with therapy-resistant epilepsy diagnosed as Lennox-Gastaut syndrome: clinical results, neuropsychological effects, and cost-effectiveness
    H J Majoie
    Epilepsy Center Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    J Clin Neurophysiol 18:419-28. 2001
    ..The costs during the 6 postoperative months are 2,876.06 Euros less than the costs during the 6 months before VNS; the payback period is 2.3 years...
  38. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of language and memory testing during intracarotid amobarbital testing: observations from an fMRI study
    A P Aldenkamp
    Epilepsy Centre Kempenhaeghe, Ghent University Hospital, Belgium
    Acta Neurol Scand 108:147-52. 2003
    ..Here we report observations with possible consequences for the current IAT procedures...
  39. ncbi request reprint Complaints associated with the use of antiepileptic drugs: results from a community-based study
    J A Carpay
    Department of Neurology, Hospital Gooi Noord, P O Box 900, 1250 CA Laren, The Netherlands
    Seizure 14:198-206. 2005
    ..Few data exist with respect to the occurrence of chronic side effects due to antiepileptic drugs (AED) in routine clinical practice...
  40. ncbi request reprint Cognitive and behavioural assessment in clinical trials: when should they be done?
    A P Aldenkamp
    Department of Behavioural Science and Psychological Services, Epilepsy Centre Kempenhaeghe, PO Box 61, NL 5590 A B, Heeze, The Netherlands
    Epilepsy Res 45:155-7; discussion 159-61. 2001
    ..In this design subjects are tested while still on medication and after withdrawal; larger gains in the epilepsy group relative to the controls are considered evidence for a reversible impairment, attributable to AED use...
  41. ncbi request reprint Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy patients: Risk factors. A systematic review
    C P J A Monté
    University Hospital Maastricht, Department of Neurology, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Seizure 16:1-7. 2007
    ..The aim of this study is to review systematically risk factors for SUDEP and also to determine their relevance for SUDEP by calculating relative risk factor ratios...
  42. ncbi request reprint SUDEP in the Netherlands: a retrospective study in a tertiary referral center
    M C G Vlooswijk
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Seizure 16:153-9. 2007
    ..To evaluate risk factors for sudden and unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) in a high-risk population, i.e. patients treated in a Dutch tertiary referral center for epilepsy...
  43. ncbi request reprint Mood effects of antiepileptic drugs
    Rianne Reijs
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Maastricht, PO Box 5800, NL 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Epilepsy Behav 5:S66-76. 2004
    ..g., inspecting the type and route of impact on GABA release) and mood effects may give less confusing results. The use of magnetic resonance imaging techniques such as spectroscopy may provide interesting results...
  44. ncbi request reprint Cognitive and behavioral effects of nocturnal epileptiform discharges in children with benign childhood epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes
    Joost Nicolai
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Maastricht, PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Epilepsy Behav 8:56-70. 2006
    ..It remains to be shown whether treatment of nocturnal discharges in children with BCECTS is indicated to improve cognitive and behavioral problems...
  45. ncbi request reprint EEG characteristics related to educational impairments in children with benign childhood epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes
    Joost Nicolai
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Epilepsia 48:2093-100. 2007
    ..In recent years, several electroencephalogram (EEG) characteristics have been related to the occurrence of learning and behavioral problems...
  46. ncbi request reprint The effect of duration of epilepsy on IQ in children with CLRE; a comparison to SLRE and IGE
    Saskia G M van Mil
    Epilepsy Centre Kempenhaeghe, Department of Research and Development, Sterkselseweg 65, 5591 VE Heeze, The Netherlands
    Seizure 17:308-13. 2008
    ..Age at onset, seizure type, seizure frequency and the use of AED appeared to have no influence on intelligence in CLRE. Furthermore, over time, there appeared to be no differentiation regarding IQ between CLRE, SLRE and IGE...
  47. ncbi request reprint Relative influence of epileptic seizures and of epilepsy syndrome on cognitive function
    Selma C Tromp
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Child Neurol 18:407-12. 2003
    ..This suggests that seizures have a direct effect on transient cognitive aspects, which can accumulate and result in effects on intelligence level...
  48. doi request reprint Cognitive fMRI and neuropsychological assessment in patients with secondarily generalized seizures
    Marielle C G Vlooswijk
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 110:441-50. 2008
    ..We examined the effect of secondarily generalized tonic-clonic seizures (SGTCS) on cognitive dysfunction using neuropsychological assessment and fMRI...
  49. ncbi request reprint Recognition memory of serially or simultaneously presented words or figures, of epilepsy patients with or without mesial temporal sclerosis
    Marc P H Hendriks
    Department of Behavioral Research and Clinical Neuropsychology, Epilepsy Centre, Kempenhaeghe, NL 5590 AB Heeze, The Netherlands
    Epilepsy Res 57:137-44. 2003
    ..As hypothesized, patients with left temporal lobe abnormalities, have specific deficits with recognizing serially presented information...
  50. doi request reprint White matter lesions in patients with localization-related epilepsy
    Jacobus F A Jansen
    Department of Radiology, Maastricht University Hospital, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Invest Radiol 43:552-8. 2008
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  51. ncbi request reprint Factors involved in the long-term prognosis of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures
    Nynke M G Bodde
    Epilepsy Center Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 62:545-51. 2007
    ..Patients with epilepsy and PNES as comorbid symptoms were not included. Reassessments were aimed at seizure reduction and possible psychogenic factors...
  52. ncbi request reprint The cognitive effects of oxcarbazepine versus carbamazepine or valproate in newly diagnosed children with partial seizures
    Filippo Donati
    Department of Neurology, Spitalzentrum Biel, Vogelsang 84, CH 2501 Biel, Switzerland
    Seizure 16:670-9. 2007
    ..To investigate the effect of oxcarbazepine against standard antiepileptic drug therapy (carbamazepine and valproate) on cognitive function in children and adolescents (aged 6 to <17 years) with newly diagnosed partial seizures...
  53. ncbi request reprint Functional MRI reveals declined prefrontal cortex activation in patients with epilepsy on topiramate therapy
    Jacobus F A Jansen
    Biomedical NMR, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    Epilepsy Behav 9:181-5. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that topiramate has a critical effect on the cerebral neural systems that mediate expressive language...
  54. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behavioral treatment in clinically referred chronic insomniacs: group versus individual treatment
    Ingrid H Verbeek
    Center for Sleep and Wake Disorders Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    Behav Sleep Med 4:135-51. 2006
    ..Improvements were seen in subjective sleep parameters, QOL, attitudes about sleep, and sleep evaluation in general, both posttreatment and at follow-up...
  55. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy, intellectual disability, and living environment: a critical review
    Willeke van Blarikom
    Department of Long Stay, Epilepsy Centre Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    Epilepsy Behav 9:14-8. 2006
    ..And although several reviews have emphasized the need for information on living environment and quality of life, we did not find such studies in our search...
  56. ncbi request reprint The Effect of Antiepileptic Drugs on Cognition: Patient Perceived Cognitive Problems of Topiramate versus Levetiracetam in Clinical Practice
    Hans Peter R Bootsma
    Department of Neurology of the Epilepsy Centre Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    Epilepsia 47:24-7. 2006
    ..We analyzed such cognitive complaints for the two most commonly used AEDs in a clinical setting using patient perceived problems as primary outcome measure...
  57. ncbi request reprint Cryptogenic localization-related epilepsy with childhood onset: The problem of definition and prognosis
    Rianne P Reijs
    Department of Research and Development, Epilepsy Centre Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    Epilepsy Behav 8:693-702. 2006
    ..Up to one-third of children with epilepsy are diagnosed with cryptogenic localization-related epilepsy (CLRE). CLRE is a large nonspecific category within the ILAE classification. For this population no unequivocal prognosis exists...
  58. ncbi request reprint Family predictors of psychopathology in children with epilepsy
    Roos Rodenburg
    Department of Educational Studies, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam
    Epilepsia 47:601-14. 2006
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  59. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy and employment: literature review
    Vivian M J Smeets
    Department of Research and Development, Epilepsy Centre Kempenhaeghe, PO Box 61, 5590 AB Heeze, The Netherlands
    Epilepsy Behav 10:354-62. 2007
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  60. ncbi request reprint Cognitive side effects of valproic acid-induced hyperammonemia in children with epilepsy
    Joost Nicolai
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:221-4. 2007
  61. ncbi request reprint Cryptogenic localization related epilepsy in children from a tertiary outpatient clinic: is neurological and neuropsychological outcome predictable?
    Rianne P Reijs
    Department of Research and Development, Epilepsy Centre Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 109:422-30. 2007
    ..Also, we analysed correlations with risk and prognostic factors...
  62. ncbi request reprint The validity of a separate classification of cryptogenic localization related epilepsy amongst childhood epilepsies
    Rianne P Reijs
    Department of Research and Development, Epilepsy Centre Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    Seizure 16:438-44. 2007
    ..Therefore, this categorization is not specific enough and will not lead to prognostic or treatment information. We objectified the classification differences between these categories...
  63. ncbi request reprint Lessons for neuropsychology from functional MRI in patients with epilepsy
    Guy Vingerhoets
    Laboratory for Neuropsychology, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Epilepsy Behav 5:S81-9. 2004
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  64. ncbi request reprint Family factors and psychopathology in children with epilepsy: a literature review
    Roos Rodenburg
    Department of Educational Studies, Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Epilepsy Behav 6:488-503. 2005
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  65. ncbi request reprint Psychopathology in children with epilepsy: a meta-analysis
    Roos Rodenburg
    Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Educational Studies, University of Amsterdam, Wibautstraat 4, 1090 GE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr Psychol 30:453-68. 2005
    ..To examine the types and severity of psychopathology in children with epilepsy...
  66. ncbi request reprint Parents of children with enduring epilepsy: predictors of parenting stress and parenting
    Roos Rodenburg
    Department of Educational Studies, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Epilepsy Behav 11:197-207. 2007
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  67. doi request reprint Neurodevelopmental delay in children exposed to antiepileptic drugs in utero: a critical review directed at structural study-bias
    Joost Nicolai
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Sci 271:1-14. 2008
    ....