Affiliation: Barrow Neurological Institute
- Levetiracetam extended release conversion to monotherapy for the treatment of patients with partial-onset seizures: a double-blind, randomised, multicentre, historical control studySteve Chung
Barrow Neurology Clinics, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ, USA
Epilepsy Res 101:92-102. 2012..297, 0.453]) was significantly lower than historical control (0.653). Both LEV doses were well tolerated. The most common adverse events during the treatment period were somnolence (21.9%), headache (19.7%) and convulsion (14.9%)...
- Examining the clinical utility of lacosamide: pooled analyses of three phase II/III clinical trialsSteve Chung
Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
CNS Drugs 24:1041-54. 2010..Completed phase II/III clinical trials of lacosamide provide a valuable opportunity to evaluate clinically relevant aspects of the resulting large patient pool...
- Lacosamide as adjunctive therapy for partial-onset seizures: a randomized controlled trialSteve Chung
Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
Epilepsia 51:958-67. 2010..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of lacosamide (400 and 600 mg/day) as adjunctive treatment in patients with uncontrolled partial-onset seizures taking one to three concomitant antiepileptic drugs (AEDs)...
- Cross section of stat (emergent) EEG use. Who orders them? What do we find? What indications best predict finding seizures?Mohamed S Teleb
Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital, Neurology Department, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Neurodiagn J 52:281-90. 2012..The best clinical predictors of finding SE or discrete seizures were overt continuous seizures/movements or witnessed seizure without return to baseline...
- Comparative retention rates and long-term tolerability of new antiepileptic drugsSteve Chung
Department of Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ, USA
Seizure 16:296-304. 2007..Retention rates of five new anti-epileptic medications (AEDs) were compared in order to evaluate their long-term tolerability and efficacy...
- Treatment of refractory status epilepticus with hemispherectomyDawn C Duane
Division of Child Neurology, Children s Health Center, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
Epilepsia 45:1001-4. 2004..This case illustrates a potentially life-saving procedure for refractory status epilepticus and several techniques including a spike-suppression test to aid in prediction of cessation of seizures after hemispherectomy...
- Long-term safety and efficacy in patients with uncontrolled partial-onset seizures treated with adjunctive lacosamide: results from a Phase III open-label extension trialAatif Husain
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
Epilepsia 53:521-8. 2012....
- Modifications to the subtemporal selective amygdalohippocampectomy using a minimal-access technique: seizure and neuropsychological outcomesAndrew S Little
Division of Neurological Surgery St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
J Neurosurg 111:1263-74. 2009..The authors introduce a minimal-access subtemporal approach for selective resection of the amygdala and hippocampus in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy and describe seizure and neuropsychological outcomes...
- EEG and video-EEG seizure monitoring has limited utility in patients with hypothalamic hamartoma and epilepsyMatthew Troester
Division of Pediatric Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute and Children s Health Center, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Epilepsia 52:1137-43. 2011..We sought to determine the spectrum of electroencephalography (EEG) abnormalities in a large cohort of HH patients...
- Nonconvulsive status epilepticusRama Maganti
Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
Epilepsy Behav 12:572-86. 2008..Overall, further work is needed to better define NCSE, to determine which EEG patterns represent NCSE, and to establish treatment paradigms for different subtypes of NCSE...