Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer

Summary

Affiliation: Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Hormones and seizures
    Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer
    Department of Neurology, Section of Epilepsy, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, S51, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 71:S11-8. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Gabapentin increases slow-wave sleep in normal adults
    Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer
    Department of Neurology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Epilepsia 43:1493-7. 2002
  3. doi request reprint Complex nocturnal behaviors: nocturnal seizures and parasomnias
    Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer
    Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Continuum (Minneap Minn) 19:104-31. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Sleep apnea and epilepsy: who's at risk?
    Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer
    Sleep Disorders and Epilepsy Centers, Neurological Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 25:363-7. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Treatment issues for women with epilepsy
    N Foldvary
    Department of Neurology, Section of Epilepsy and Sleep Disorders, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Neurol Clin 19:409-25. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Sleep and epilepsy: what we know, don't know, and need to know
    Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer
    The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Sleep Disorders Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Clin Neurophysiol 23:4-20. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Resolution of obstructive sleep apnea with epilepsy surgery? Expanding the relationship between sleep and epilepsy
    Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer
    Epilepsy Center, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Epilepsia 49:1457-9. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Sleep and epilepsy
    Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer
    Cleveland Clinic Sleep Disorders Center, Neurological Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Semin Neurol 29:419-28. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Focal malformations of cortical development
    N Foldvary-Schaefer
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Neurology 62:S14-9. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Localizing and lateralizing features of auras and seizures
    Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer
    Cleveland Clinic Neurological Institute, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 20:160-6. 2011

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Hormones and seizures
    Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer
    Department of Neurology, Section of Epilepsy, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, S51, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 71:S11-8. 2004
    ..It is important for the physician to work closely with the patient to determine whether her seizures are indeed catamenial and to design an appropriate treatment plan...
  2. ncbi request reprint Gabapentin increases slow-wave sleep in normal adults
    Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer
    Department of Neurology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Epilepsia 43:1493-7. 2002
    ..The effects of the newer AEDs on sleep are unknown. Our purpose was to study the effect of gabapentin (GBP) on sleep...
  3. doi request reprint Complex nocturnal behaviors: nocturnal seizures and parasomnias
    Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer
    Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Continuum (Minneap Minn) 19:104-31. 2013
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  4. doi request reprint Sleep apnea and epilepsy: who's at risk?
    Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer
    Sleep Disorders and Epilepsy Centers, Neurological Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 25:363-7. 2012
    ..Adults with epilepsy appear at increased risk for OSA, increasing with age and AED load, regardless of gender, BMI, and seizure frequency. These findings support the implementation of routine OSA screening in adult epilepsy clinics...
  5. ncbi request reprint Treatment issues for women with epilepsy
    N Foldvary
    Department of Neurology, Section of Epilepsy and Sleep Disorders, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Neurol Clin 19:409-25. 2001
    ..Worldwide educational efforts are underway to educate women and their physicians of these deficiencies...
  6. ncbi request reprint Sleep and epilepsy: what we know, don't know, and need to know
    Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer
    The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Sleep Disorders Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Clin Neurophysiol 23:4-20. 2006
    ..Here we seek to summarize some of the more firmly established relationships between sleep and epilepsy and identify intriguing associations that require further elucidation...
  7. ncbi request reprint Resolution of obstructive sleep apnea with epilepsy surgery? Expanding the relationship between sleep and epilepsy
    Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer
    Epilepsy Center, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Epilepsia 49:1457-9. 2008
    ..We hypothesize that the pathophysiology of OSA in patients with epilepsy may be impacted by frequent, extensive interictal epileptiform discharges (IEDs) and/or seizures altering upper airway control during sleep...
  8. doi request reprint Sleep and epilepsy
    Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer
    Cleveland Clinic Sleep Disorders Center, Neurological Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Semin Neurol 29:419-28. 2009
    ..Treating sleep apnea may lead to improved seizure control. These observations underscore the importance of sleep in the diagnosis and treatment of people with epilepsy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Focal malformations of cortical development
    N Foldvary-Schaefer
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Neurology 62:S14-9. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Localizing and lateralizing features of auras and seizures
    Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer
    Cleveland Clinic Neurological Institute, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 20:160-6. 2011
    ..To optimize surgical outcome, careful interpretation of ictal symptomatology in conjunction with other components of the presurgical evaluation is required...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sleep complaints and epilepsy: the role of seizures, antiepileptic drugs and sleep disorders
    Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer
    Department of Neurology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA
    J Clin Neurophysiol 19:514-21. 2002
    ..Treatment of sleep disorders and improved sleep hygiene may improve seizure control and quality of life...
  12. ncbi request reprint The localizing value of ictal EEG in focal epilepsy
    N Foldvary
    Department of Neurology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH 44195, USA
    Neurology 57:2022-8. 2001
    ..To investigate the lateralization and localization of ictal EEG in focal epilepsy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of epilepsy
    N Foldvary
    Department of Neurology, Section of Epilepsy and Sleep Disorders, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Neurol Clin 19:491-515. 2001
    ..Surgery is recommended when this has been adequately identified and the proposed procedure is expected to result in a high likelihood of seizure freedom and a low risk of neurologic and cognitive morbidity...
  14. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of seizure detection using abbreviated EEG during polysomnography
    Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer
    Department of Neurology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Clin Neurophysiol 23:68-71. 2006
    ..001). Abbreviated EEG montages are inadequate in the differentiation of seizures and nonepileptic events arising from sleep during polysomnography. This seems to be particularly true in frontal lobe epilepsy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Gelastic seizures and the anteromesial frontal lobe: a case report and review of intracranial EEG recording and electrocortical stimulation case studies
    Kanjana Unnwongse
    Cleveland Clinic Epilepsy Center, Neurological Institute, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Epilepsia 51:2195-8. 2010
    ..The symptomatogenic area for ictal laughter in the frontal lobe may reside in the superior frontal gyrus...
  16. ncbi request reprint Sleep-related breathing disorders in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
    Charalampos Mermigkis
    Cleveland Clinic Sleep Disorders Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Lung 185:173-8. 2007
    ..In the absence of effective treatments for IPF, the diagnosis and treatment of comorbid SRBD may lead to improvements in quality of life...
  17. pmc Sleep staging and respiratory events in refractory epilepsy patients: Is there a first night effect?
    Linda M Selwa
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0117, USA
    Epilepsia 49:2063-8. 2008
    ..We performed this analysis of possible first night effects (FNEs) on sleep and respiratory parameters in order to evaluate the need for two serial night polysomnograms (PSGs) to diagnose obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in epilepsy patients...
  18. ncbi request reprint Catamenial epilepsy: pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management
    Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer
    Department of Neurology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Neurology 61:S2-15. 2003
    ..Larger multicenter trials, as well as further investigation of the pathophysiology of the disorder, are needed to identify the most effective treatment for women with catamenial epilepsy...
  19. doi request reprint The use of sleep studies in neurologic practice
    Charles J Bae
    Cleveland Clinic, Sleep Disorders Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Semin Neurol 29:305-19. 2009
    ..These include the polysomnogram (PSG), the Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT), the Maintenance of Wakefulness Test (MWT), and actigraphy. The accurate interpretation of these studies requires a comprehensive sleep and medical history...
  20. ncbi request reprint Focal cortical dysplasia and intractable epilepsy in adults: clinical, EEG, imaging, and surgical features
    Jocelyn F Bautista
    Department of Neurology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Desk S51, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Epilepsy Res 55:131-6. 2003
    ..The purpose of this report is to describe the clinical, electrographic, and neuroimaging characteristics of adults with FCD undergoing surgical resection for intractable epilepsy...
  21. doi request reprint Seizure semiology and aging
    Diosely C Silveira
    Neurological Institute, Epilepsy Center, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 20:375-7. 2011
    ..01). Older patients may present with subtle symptoms of seizures characterized by brief periods of confusion, which may contribute to greater difficulty diagnosing seizures in the elderly...
  22. ncbi request reprint Advances in treating insomnia
    Kumar Budur
    Sleep Disorders Center, The Neuroscience Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH 44195, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 74:251-2, 255-8, 261-2 passim. 2007
    ..Inadequate treatment often leads to significant frustration and lost productivity. We review the classification, pathophysiology, and treatment of insomnia and discuss how we can minimize its adverse consequences...
  23. ncbi request reprint Atrial fibrillation, sleep apnea and obesity
    Mina K Chung
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Desk F 15, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 1:56-9, quiz 1 p following 59. 2004
    ..He was scheduled for catheter ablation targeting pulmonary vein antral isolation. He embarked on a weight-loss program, which successfully reduced AF burden...
  24. ncbi request reprint The use of sleep studies in neurological practice
    Charles Bae
    Department of Neurology, Section of Sleep Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Semin Neurol 24:237-48. 2004
    ..These include the polysomnogram, the multiple sleep latency test, and the maintenance of wakefulness test. The accurate interpretation of these studies requires a comprehensive sleep and medical history...
  25. ncbi request reprint Combining stereo-electroencephalography and subdural electrodes in the diagnosis and treatment of medically intractable epilepsy
    Rei Enatsu
    Epilepsy Center, Desk S60, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA Department of Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 21:1441-5. 2014
    ..This hybrid technique provides additional data compared to either technique alone, offering superior understanding of the dynamics of the epileptic activity and its interaction with functional cortical areas. ..
  26. doi request reprint Sleep disorders in pregnancy: implications, evaluation, and treatment
    Sally Ibrahim
    Cleveland Clinic Sleep Disorders Center, Neurological Institute, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Neurol Clin 30:925-36. 2012
    ..This review will identify common sleep disorders in pregnancy, related maternal-fetal outcomes, pathophysiologic mechanisms, and potential therapies to guide clinicians in serving this population...
  27. pmc A multisite randomized trial of portable sleep studies and positive airway pressure autotitration versus laboratory-based polysomnography for the diagnosis and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea: the HomePAP study
    Carol L Rosen
    University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Sleep 35:757-67. 2012
    ..To test the utility of an integrated clinical pathway for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) diagnosis and continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment using portable monitoring devices...
  28. doi request reprint Mesial frontal lobe epilepsy
    Kanjana Unnwongse
    Department of Neurology, Prasat Neurological Institute, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Clin Neurophysiol 29:371-8. 2012
    ..Despite these diagnostic challenges, it seems that patients with mesial FLE benefit from epilepsy surgery to the same extent or even better than patients with FLE do, as a whole...
  29. ncbi request reprint Modafinil in the treatment of excessive daytime sleepiness
    Roxanne M Valentino
    Section of Sleep Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH 44195, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 74:561-6, 568-71. 2007
    ..We need head-to-head comparisons of modafinil with traditional stimulants in humans to better define its role. We review the current approved and off-label uses of this drug and the evidence behind them...
  30. ncbi request reprint Failure of gamma knife radiosurgery for mesial temporal lobe epilepsy: report of five cases
    Teeradej Srikijvilaikul
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Neurosurgery 54:1395-402; discussion 1402-4. 2004
    ..We sought to determine the efficacy of gamma knife radiosurgery (GKRS) in controlling mesial temporal lobe epilepsy...
  31. ncbi request reprint Obstructive sleep apnea in patients with epilepsy: does treatment affect seizure control?
    Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer
    Sleep Med 4:483-4. 2003