Carl W Bazil

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint First seizure: do multiple seizures predict recurrence?
    Carl W Bazil
    Neurology 67:927. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life over time since resective epilepsy surgery
    Susan S Spencer
    Department of Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8018, USA
    Ann Neurol 62:327-34. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Pregabalin increases slow-wave sleep and may improve attention in patients with partial epilepsy and insomnia
    C W Bazil
    Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 23:422-5. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Nocturnal seizures and the effects of anticonvulsants on sleep
    Carl W Bazil
    The Neurological Institute, Columbia University, 710 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 8:149-54. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of antiepileptic drugs on sleep structure : are all drugs equal?
    Carl W Bazil
    Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    CNS Drugs 17:719-28. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Sleep structure in patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures
    Carl W Bazil
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, The Neurological Institute, Columbia University, 710 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 4:395-8. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy and sleep disturbance
    Carl W Bazil
    The Neurological Institute, 710 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 4:S39-45. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Seizures in the life and works of Edgar Allan Poe
    C W Bazil
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Neurol 56:740-3. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Sleep disturbances in epilepsy patients
    Carl W Bazil
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Columbia University, 710 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 5:297-8. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Anticonvulsant drug or neuromodulator? The growing case for anticonvulsant uses beyond epilepsy
    Carl W Bazil
    Neurological Institute of New York, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 710 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 4:305-7. 2004

Detail Information

Publications46

  1. ncbi request reprint First seizure: do multiple seizures predict recurrence?
    Carl W Bazil
    Neurology 67:927. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life over time since resective epilepsy surgery
    Susan S Spencer
    Department of Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8018, USA
    Ann Neurol 62:327-34. 2007
    ..Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) improves after resective epilepsy surgery, but data are limited to short follow-up in mostly retrospective reports, with minimal consideration of other potential factors that might influence HRQOL...
  3. doi request reprint Pregabalin increases slow-wave sleep and may improve attention in patients with partial epilepsy and insomnia
    C W Bazil
    Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 23:422-5. 2012
    ..This study was performed to look at the effects of pregabalin, an anticonvulsant known to increase sleep depth and decrease arousals, in patients with insomnia and well-controlled epilepsy...
  4. ncbi request reprint Nocturnal seizures and the effects of anticonvulsants on sleep
    Carl W Bazil
    The Neurological Institute, Columbia University, 710 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 8:149-54. 2008
    ..Therefore, awareness of the implications of sleep disorders and anticonvulsants is critical for the optimal care of patients with epilepsy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of antiepileptic drugs on sleep structure : are all drugs equal?
    Carl W Bazil
    Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    CNS Drugs 17:719-28. 2003
    ..But because AEDs have independent effects on sleep quality, the choice of an appropriate agent not only determines whether seizures are completely controlled but also whether the patient performs optimally on a daily basis...
  6. ncbi request reprint Sleep structure in patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures
    Carl W Bazil
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, The Neurological Institute, Columbia University, 710 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 4:395-8. 2003
    ..REM latency was less in PNES patients although not significantly. The study suggests that patients with PNES have a sleep architecture similar to that found in major depression, known to be associated with increased REM sleep...
  7. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy and sleep disturbance
    Carl W Bazil
    The Neurological Institute, 710 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 4:S39-45. 2003
    ..Sleep should be proactively evaluated, and sleep disturbances should be treated as part of the total care of patients with epilepsy...
  8. ncbi request reprint Seizures in the life and works of Edgar Allan Poe
    C W Bazil
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Neurol 56:740-3. 1999
    ..Poe was able to use creative genius and experiences from illness to create memorable tales and poignant poems...
  9. ncbi request reprint Sleep disturbances in epilepsy patients
    Carl W Bazil
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Columbia University, 710 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 5:297-8. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Anticonvulsant drug or neuromodulator? The growing case for anticonvulsant uses beyond epilepsy
    Carl W Bazil
    Neurological Institute of New York, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 710 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 4:305-7. 2004
    ..Epilepsy drugs were often used for other disorders before their effectiveness in epilepsy was fully appreciated, and the efficacy of newer antiepileptic drugs for conditions other than epilepsy is now being studied...
  11. ncbi request reprint Comprehensive care of the epilepsy patient--control, comorbidity, and cost
    Carl W Bazil
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Epilepsia 45:3-12. 2004
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  12. ncbi request reprint Gabapentin improves sleep in the presence of alcohol
    Carl W Bazil
    Department of Neurology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 1:284-7. 2005
    ..To evaluate the ability of a single dose of gabapentin to improve sleep disruption caused by alcohol consumption...
  13. ncbi request reprint Sleep-related epilepsy
    Carl W Bazil
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Columbia University, 710 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 3:167-72. 2003
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  14. ncbi request reprint Effects of levetiracetam on sleep in normal volunteers
    Carl W Bazil
    Department of Neurology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 7:539-42. 2005
    ..Levetiracetam is a novel anticonvulsant effective for the treatment of partial seizures. We studied the effects of levetiracetam (LEV) on sleep using polysomnography in normal subjects...
  15. ncbi request reprint Reduction of rapid eye movement sleep by diurnal and nocturnal seizures in temporal lobe epilepsy
    C W Bazil
    Department of Neurology, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Neurol 57:363-8. 2000
    ..A possible explanation is that seizures, even when occurring during the day, disrupt sleep the following night...
  16. ncbi request reprint Levetiracetam may be more effective for late-onset partial epilepsy
    Carl W Bazil
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Neurol 59:1905-8. 2002
    ..Clinical experience suggests that certain individuals will respond to a given agent while others with the same seizure type will not...
  17. doi request reprint Effects of sleep on the postictal state
    Carl W Bazil
    Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 19:146-50. 2010
    ..Awareness of the various manifestations of sleep disorders, seizures, and postictal phenomena during sleep is critical to optimal diagnosis and treatment of patients with epilepsy...
  18. ncbi request reprint New antiepileptic drugs
    C W Bazil
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 710 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 1:369-75. 2001
    ..Adverse effects can also help distinguish between agents. Familiarity with this latest information will help clinicians make the best choice for each of their patients with epilepsy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Sleep and epilepsy
    C W Bazil
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, The Neurological Institute of Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Curr Opin Neurol 13:171-5. 2000
    ..Seizures, in turn, can disrupt sleep structure, particularly rapid-eye-movement sleep. An understanding of these relationships is important in seizure control and in maximizing the quality of life for patients with epilepsy...
  20. ncbi request reprint Patients with intractable epilepsy have low melatonin, which increases following seizures
    C W Bazil
    Department of Neurology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Neurology 55:1746-8. 2000
    ..Cortisol also increased following seizures. Patients with intractable epilepsy have low baseline melatonin levels that increase dramatically following seizures...
  21. doi request reprint Comparative effectiveness of 10 antiepileptic drugs in older adults with epilepsy
    Hiba Arif
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Columbia University, Neurological Institute, 710 W 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Neurol 67:408-15. 2010
    ..To compare the effectiveness of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) for use in older adults with epilepsy...
  22. ncbi request reprint Sleep and epilepsy
    Carl W Bazil
    The Neurological Institute, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Semin Neurol 22:321-7. 2002
    ..Finally, most patients with epilepsy are treated with anticonvulsant drugs, some of which can have adverse (or beneficial) effects on sleep...
  23. ncbi request reprint Effects of antiepileptic drugs on sleep architecture: a pilot study
    Benjamin Legros
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Sleep Med 4:51-5. 2003
    ..To clarify the effects of AEDs on sleep architecture, we performed a prospective study, looking at sleep architecture in patients with epilepsy admitted for video-EEG monitoring...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effect of age and comedication on levetiracetam pharmacokinetics and tolerability
    Lawrence J Hirsch
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Epilepsia 48:1351-9. 2007
    ..To compare pharmacokinetics and tolerability of levetiracetam (LEV) in older versus younger adults...
  25. doi request reprint Cross-sensitivity of skin rashes with antiepileptic drug use
    L J Hirsch
    Associate Clinical Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Columbia University, Neurological Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Neurology 71:1527-34. 2008
    ..To determine rates of cross-sensitivity of rash among commonly used antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) in patients with epilepsy...
  26. ncbi request reprint ECT in the treatment of status epilepticus
    S H Lisanby
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York 10032 2695, USA
    J ECT 17:210-5. 2001
    ..Owing to its potent anticonvulsant actions, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has been proposed as an intervention for treatment-resistant seizure disorders...
  27. ncbi request reprint Correlating lamotrigine serum concentrations with tolerability in patients with epilepsy
    L J Hirsch
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 710 W 168 St, Box NI 135, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Neurology 63:1022-6. 2004
    ..To correlate lamotrigine (LTG) serum concentrations (levels) with tolerability in patients with epilepsy...
  28. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy and common comorbidities: improving the outpatient epilepsy encounter
    Frank G Gilliam
    Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Epileptic Disord 7:S27-33. 2005
    ..Management strategies employed in the outpatient clinic to maximize overall health outcomes should include screening and treatment for the commonly coexistent conditions in persons with epilepsy...
  29. ncbi request reprint Nocturnal seizures
    Carl W Bazil
    Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York, New York, USA
    Semin Neurol 24:293-300. 2004
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  30. doi request reprint Update on anticonvulsant drugs
    Derek J Chong
    Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, Columbia University, 710 West 168th Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 10:308-18. 2010
    ..This review discusses these issues and provides a current overview for the medical management of epilepsy...
  31. ncbi request reprint Comparison and predictors of rash associated with 15 antiepileptic drugs
    H Arif
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Neurology 68:1701-9. 2007
    ..To determine predictors and relative incidence of antiepileptic drug (AED)-related rash in patients taking all common AEDs...
  32. ncbi request reprint Health care costs decline after successful epilepsy surgery
    J T Langfitt
    Department of Neurology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Neurology 68:1290-8. 2007
    ..There is little information about how health care costs are affected by evaluation and surgery...
  33. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of seizure clusters and status epilepticus during inpatient video-EEG monitoring
    A B Rose
    Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Neurology 60:975-8. 2003
    ..To investigate the occurrence of status epilepticus and seizure clusters, and the duration until first seizure at epilepsy monitoring units in the United States...
  34. doi request reprint Quantitative and qualitative analysis of ambulatory electroencephalography during mild traumatic brain injury
    Jeremy J Moeller
    Columbia Comprehensive Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Neurol 68:1595-8. 2011
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  35. ncbi request reprint Clinical pharmacology of antiepileptic drugs
    Carl W Bazil
    The Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, The Neurological Institute of New York, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Clin Neuropharmacol 26:38-52. 2003
  36. ncbi request reprint Interrater reliability among epilepsy centers: multicenter study of epilepsy surgery
    Sheryl R Haut
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Management Center and Departments of Neurology and Pediatrics of the Montefiore Medical Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Epilepsia 43:1396-401. 2002
    ..To measure the interrater reliability of presurgical testing and surgical decisions among epilepsy centers...
  37. pmc New molecular targets for antiepileptic drugs: alpha(2)delta, SV2A, and K(v)7/KCNQ/M potassium channels
    Michael A Rogawski
    Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, 4860 Y Street, Suite 3700, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 8:345-52. 2008
    ..Functionally, all of the new targets modulate neurotransmitter output at synapses, focusing attention on presynaptic terminals as critical sites of action for AEDs...
  38. ncbi request reprint Predicting long-term seizure outcome after resective epilepsy surgery: the multicenter study
    S S Spencer
    Department of Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8018, USA
    Neurology 65:912-8. 2005
    ..In a seven-center prospective observational study of resective epilepsy surgery, the authors examined probability and predictors of entering 2-year remission and the risk of subsequent relapse...
  39. ncbi request reprint Initial outcomes in the Multicenter Study of Epilepsy Surgery
    S S Spencer
    Department of Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8018, USA
    Neurology 61:1680-5. 2003
    ..To obtain prospective data regarding seizures, anxiety, depression, and quality of life (QOL) outcomes after resective epilepsy surgery...
  40. ncbi request reprint Distribution of partial seizures during the sleep--wake cycle: differences by seizure onset site
    S T Herman
    Department of Neurology, State University of New York, Brooklyn, USA
    Neurology 56:1453-9. 2001
    ..To evaluate the effects of sleep on partial seizures arising from various brain regions...
  41. ncbi request reprint Changes in depression and anxiety after resective surgery for epilepsy
    O Devinsky
    New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Neurology 65:1744-9. 2005
    ..To determine changes in depression and anxiety after resective surgery...
  42. ncbi request reprint Improved quality of life in patients with partial seizures after conversion to oxcarbazepine monotherapy
    Rajesh C Sachdeo
    Princeton Medical Center, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 9:457-63. 2006
    ..Quality of life (QOL) was assessed in patients who switched to oxcarbazepine monotherapy because of the lack of efficacy or poor tolerability of their current antiepileptic drug (AED)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Sleep disturbances reported by refractory partial-onset epilepsy patients receiving polytherapy
    Xiao Xu
    Covance Market Access Services, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878, USA
    Epilepsia 47:1176-83. 2006
    ..Although sleep disturbances are common in epilepsy, few studies examined the prevalence and impact of sleep disturbance in epilepsy patients. This study investigates these in a cross-sectional survey...
  44. ncbi request reprint The multicenter study of epilepsy surgery: recruitment and selection for surgery
    Anne T Berg
    BIOS NIU, DeKalb, Illinois 60115, USA
    Epilepsia 44:1425-33. 2003
    ..Such information is necessary for providing the epidemiologic and clinical context in which epilepsy surgery is currently performed in the United States and in other developed countries...
  45. ncbi request reprint Many options for epilepsy: comparisons of first- and second-generation AEDs
    Carl W Bazil
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 8:323-4. 2008
  46. ncbi request reprint Employment outcomes following resective epilepsy surgery
    Peter S Chin
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles and the Greater Los Angeles VA Health Care System, Los Angeles, California 90095 1769, USA
    Epilepsia 48:2253-7. 2007
    ..Analyze determinates of employment changes from before to 2 years after surgery in refractory focal epilepsy patients...