Sivakumar Sathasivam

Summary

Affiliation: Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Brown-Vialetto-Van Laere syndrome
    Sivakumar Sathasivam
    The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Liverpool, UK
    Orphanet J Rare Dis 3:9. 2008
  2. pmc Current and emerging treatments for the management of myasthenia gravis
    Sivakumar Sathasivam
    The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust, Lower Lane, Liverpool, UK
    Ther Clin Risk Manag 7:313-23. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Apoptosis in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis--what is the evidence?
    Sivakumar Sathasivam
    The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Liverpool, UK
    Lancet Neurol 4:500-9. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Neuralgic amyotrophy
    S Sathasivam
    Department of Neurology, The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Lower Lane, Liverpool L97LJ, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 90:550-3. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Steroids and immunosuppressant drugs in myasthenia gravis
    Sivakumar Sathasivam
    Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Liverpool, UK
    Nat Clin Pract Neurol 4:317-27. 2008
  6. doi request reprint VEGF and ALS
    Sivakumar Sathasivam
    Department of Neurology, The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Lower Lane, Liverpool L9 7LJ, UK
    Neurosci Res 62:71-7. 2008
  7. doi request reprint First seizure - to treat or not to treat?
    S Sathasivam
    The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Liverpool, UK
    Int J Clin Pract 62:1920-5. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Managing patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Sivakumar Sathasivam
    The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Lower Lane, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Eur J Intern Med 20:355-8. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Susac syndrome in a patient with hepatitis C
    Anand Chawla
    Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Lower Lane, Fazakerly, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    J Neuroophthalmol 27:55-6. 2007

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. pmc Brown-Vialetto-Van Laere syndrome
    Sivakumar Sathasivam
    The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Liverpool, UK
    Orphanet J Rare Dis 3:9. 2008
    ..After the initial presentation, one third of patients survive for ten years or longer...
  2. pmc Current and emerging treatments for the management of myasthenia gravis
    Sivakumar Sathasivam
    The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust, Lower Lane, Liverpool, UK
    Ther Clin Risk Manag 7:313-23. 2011
    ..This review explores in detail these different treatment options. Potential future treatments are also discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Apoptosis in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis--what is the evidence?
    Sivakumar Sathasivam
    The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Liverpool, UK
    Lancet Neurol 4:500-9. 2005
    ..Finally, we present evidence of potential therapeutic agents that could modulate the apoptotic pathway in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and slow disease progression...
  4. doi request reprint Neuralgic amyotrophy
    S Sathasivam
    Department of Neurology, The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Lower Lane, Liverpool L97LJ, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 90:550-3. 2008
    ..This article describes the epidemiology, aetiopathogenesis, clinical features, differential diagnoses, investigations, treatment, course and prognosis of the condition...
  5. doi request reprint Steroids and immunosuppressant drugs in myasthenia gravis
    Sivakumar Sathasivam
    Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Liverpool, UK
    Nat Clin Pract Neurol 4:317-27. 2008
    ..Ciclosporin and cyclophosphamide should only be considered as a last resort, as these drugs can cause serious adverse events. Data on rituximab use in MG are sparse, but the initial results are promising...
  6. doi request reprint VEGF and ALS
    Sivakumar Sathasivam
    Department of Neurology, The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Lower Lane, Liverpool L9 7LJ, UK
    Neurosci Res 62:71-7. 2008
    ..In this article, I have examined in detail the in vitro and in vivo evidence for and against VEGF in ALS, concluding that more compelling evidence is required before we can conclusively link VEGF to ALS in humans...
  7. doi request reprint First seizure - to treat or not to treat?
    S Sathasivam
    The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Liverpool, UK
    Int J Clin Pract 62:1920-5. 2008
    ..The decision on whether or not to treat a first seizure is dependent on several medical and non-medical factors...
  8. doi request reprint Managing patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Sivakumar Sathasivam
    The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Lower Lane, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Eur J Intern Med 20:355-8. 2009
    ..This review will examine the impact of medical and non-medical interventions on improving survival and quality of life in these patients, emphasizing the importance of a multidisciplinary approach...
  9. ncbi request reprint Susac syndrome in a patient with hepatitis C
    Anand Chawla
    Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Lower Lane, Fazakerly, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    J Neuroophthalmol 27:55-6. 2007
    ..These features are consistent with Susac syndrome, a multifocal central nervous system disorder of uncertain etiology. This is the first reported case of Susac syndrome in a patient with hepatitis C...