Jan Claassen

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Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Emergency neurological life support: status epilepticus
    Jan Claassen
    Division of Neurocritical Care and the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Neurocrit Care 17:S73-8. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Systemic glucose and brain energy metabolism after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Raimund Helbok
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Department of Neurology, Columbia University Medical Center, Milstein Hospital 8 Center, 177 Fort Washington Ave, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Neurocrit Care 12:317-23. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Intracranial multimodal monitoring for acute brain injury: a single institution review of current practices
    R Morgan Stuart
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Neurocrit Care 12:188-98. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Effect of mannitol on brain metabolism and tissue oxygenation in severe haemorrhagic stroke
    Raimund Helbok
    Division of Neurocritical Care, Department of Neurology, Columbia University Medical Center, Milstein Hospital 8 300 Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 82:378-83. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Global cerebral edema and brain metabolism after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Raimund Helbok
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Department of Neurology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Stroke 42:1534-9. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Generalized convulsive status epilepticus after nontraumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage: the nationwide inpatient sample
    Jan Claassen
    Division of Stroke and Critical Care Neurology and Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Neurosurgery 61:60-4; discussion 64-5. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Defining vasospasm after subarachnoid hemorrhage: what is the most clinically relevant definition?
    Jennifer A Frontera
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery, One Gustave Levy Place, Box 1136, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Stroke 40:1963-8. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Anemia is associated with metabolic distress and brain tissue hypoxia after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Pedro Kurtz
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Department of Neurology, Columbia University, Milstein Hospital 8 Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Neurocrit Care 13:10-6. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Transcranial Doppler for predicting delayed cerebral ischemia after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Emmanuel Carrera
    Neurological Intensive Care Unit, Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Neurosurgery 65:316-23; discussion 323-4. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Frequency and clinical impact of asymptomatic cerebral infarction due to vasospasm after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    J Michael Schmidt
    Neurological Intensive Care Unit, Division of Neurocritical Care, Department of Neurology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Neurosurg 109:1052-9. 2008

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Publications65

  1. ncbi request reprint Emergency neurological life support: status epilepticus
    Jan Claassen
    Division of Neurocritical Care and the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Neurocrit Care 17:S73-8. 2012
    ..This protocol not only will focus on the initial treatment of SE but also review subsequent steps in the protocol once the patient is hospitalized...
  2. doi request reprint Systemic glucose and brain energy metabolism after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Raimund Helbok
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Department of Neurology, Columbia University Medical Center, Milstein Hospital 8 Center, 177 Fort Washington Ave, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Neurocrit Care 12:317-23. 2010
    ..We sought to determine if MC and LPR elevations after subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) are associated with acute reductions in serum glucose...
  3. doi request reprint Intracranial multimodal monitoring for acute brain injury: a single institution review of current practices
    R Morgan Stuart
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Neurocrit Care 12:188-98. 2010
    ..Here we review our experience in a consecutive series of acutely brain injured patients who underwent multimodality monitoring...
  4. doi request reprint Effect of mannitol on brain metabolism and tissue oxygenation in severe haemorrhagic stroke
    Raimund Helbok
    Division of Neurocritical Care, Department of Neurology, Columbia University Medical Center, Milstein Hospital 8 300 Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 82:378-83. 2011
    ..The authors examined if mannitol treatment of raised intracranial pressure will result in an improvement in brain metabolism together with the expected drop in intracranial pressure (ICP)...
  5. doi request reprint Global cerebral edema and brain metabolism after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Raimund Helbok
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Department of Neurology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Stroke 42:1534-9. 2011
    ..Global cerebral edema is common among patients with poor-grade subarachnoid hemorrhage and is associated with poor outcome. Currently no targeted therapy exists largely due to an incomplete understanding of the underlying mechanisms...
  6. ncbi request reprint Generalized convulsive status epilepticus after nontraumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage: the nationwide inpatient sample
    Jan Claassen
    Division of Stroke and Critical Care Neurology and Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Neurosurgery 61:60-4; discussion 64-5. 2007
    ..To identify the frequency of and impact on outcome of generalized convulsive status epilepticus (GCSE) among patients with nontraumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)...
  7. doi request reprint Defining vasospasm after subarachnoid hemorrhage: what is the most clinically relevant definition?
    Jennifer A Frontera
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery, One Gustave Levy Place, Box 1136, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Stroke 40:1963-8. 2009
    ..Vasospasm is an important complication of subarachnoid hemorrhage, but is variably defined in the literature...
  8. doi request reprint Anemia is associated with metabolic distress and brain tissue hypoxia after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Pedro Kurtz
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Department of Neurology, Columbia University, Milstein Hospital 8 Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Neurocrit Care 13:10-6. 2010
    ..The objective of this study is to assess whether there is an association between anemia and metabolic distress or brain tissue hypoxia in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage...
  9. doi request reprint Transcranial Doppler for predicting delayed cerebral ischemia after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Emmanuel Carrera
    Neurological Intensive Care Unit, Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Neurosurgery 65:316-23; discussion 323-4. 2009
    ..We sought to determine the prognostic utility of serial TCD examination after SAH...
  10. doi request reprint Frequency and clinical impact of asymptomatic cerebral infarction due to vasospasm after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    J Michael Schmidt
    Neurological Intensive Care Unit, Division of Neurocritical Care, Department of Neurology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Neurosurg 109:1052-9. 2008
    ..The authors sought to determine frequency, risk factors, and impact on outcome of asymptomatic cerebral infarction due to vasospasm after subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)...
  11. pmc Cerebral perfusion pressure thresholds for brain tissue hypoxia and metabolic crisis after poor-grade subarachnoid hemorrhage
    J Michael Schmidt
    Neurological Intensive Care Unit, Department of Neurology, Columbia University Medical Center, and Milstein Hospital, 177 Fort Washington, 8 300, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Stroke 42:1351-6. 2011
    ..To identify a minimally acceptable cerebral perfusion pressure threshold above which the risks of brain tissue hypoxia (BTH) and oxidative metabolic crisis are reduced for patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)...
  12. doi request reprint Cerebrovascular carbon dioxide reactivity and delayed cerebral ischemia after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Emmanuel Carrera
    Division of Neurocritical Care, Department of Neurology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Arch Neurol 67:434-9. 2010
    ..To determine the predictors of impaired cerebrovascular reactivity (CVR) and the value of CVR in predicting delayed cerebral ischemia (DCI) after subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)...
  13. doi request reprint Intracerebral monitoring of silent infarcts after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Raimund Helbok
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Department of Neurology, Columbia University Medical Center, Milstein Hospital 8 Center 177 Fort Washington Ave, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Neurocrit Care 14:162-7. 2011
    ..Silent infarction is common in poor-grade subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) patients and associated with poor outcome. Invasive neuromonitoring devices may detect changes in cerebral metabolism and oxygenation...
  14. doi request reprint Prevention of shivering during therapeutic temperature modulation: the Columbia anti-shivering protocol
    H Alex Choi
    The Neurological Institute of New York, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Neurocrit Care 14:389-94. 2011
    ..We have developed a stepwise protocol that emphasizes use of the least sedating regimen to achieve adequate shiver control...
  15. pmc Cerebral inflammatory response and predictors of admission clinical grade after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Khalid A Hanafy
    Department of Neurology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 630 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 17:22-5. 2010
    ..Strategies for mitigating the inflammatory response to aneurysmal rupture in the hyper-acute setting may improve the admission clinical grade, which may in turn improve outcomes...
  16. doi request reprint Spontaneous hyperventilation and brain tissue hypoxia in patients with severe brain injury
    Emmanuel Carrera
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neurocritical Care, Columbia University Medical Center, 177 Fort Washington Avenue, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:793-7. 2010
    ..Our aim was to determine whether spontaneous reduction in end-tidal CO(2) (EtCO(2)) was associated with an increased in brain tissue hypoxia (BTH)...
  17. doi request reprint Acute effects of nimodipine on cerebral vasculature and brain metabolism in high grade subarachnoid hemorrhage patients
    H Alex Choi
    Division of Neurocritical Care, The Neurologic Institute of New York, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Milstein Hospital Building 8 Center, 177 Fort Washington Ave, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Neurocrit Care 16:363-7. 2012
    ..Preliminary theories regarding the mechanism by which it prevents vasospasm have been challenged. The acute physiologic and metabolic effects of oral Nimodipine have not been examined in patients with poor-grade SAH...
  18. doi request reprint Intracortical EEG for the detection of vasospasm in patients with poor-grade subarachnoid hemorrhage
    R Morgan Stuart
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Neurocrit Care 13:355-8. 2010
    ..To study the feasibility of utilizing intracortical electroencephalography (ICE) including quantitative EEG (qEEG) analysis for the detection of vasospasm in five consecutive poor-grade SAH patients...
  19. pmc Cardiac arrhythmias after subarachnoid hemorrhage: risk factors and impact on outcome
    Jennifer A Frontera
    Neurological Intensive Care Unit, Department of Neurosurgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 26:71-8. 2008
    ..Serious cardiac arrhythmias have been described in approximately 5% of patients after subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). The aim of this study was to identify the frequency, risk factors and clinical impact of cardiac arrhythmia after SAH...
  20. doi request reprint Impact of nosocomial infectious complications after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Jennifer A Frontera
    Department of Neurosurgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Neurosurgery 62:80-7; discussion 87. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to quantify the prevalence, risk factors, and effect on the outcome of nosocomial infectious complications in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)...
  21. doi request reprint Clinical response to hypertensive hypervolemic therapy and outcome after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Jennifer A Frontera
    Departments of Neurosurgery and Neurology, Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave Levy Place, Box 1136, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Neurosurgery 66:35-41; discussion 41. 2010
    ..Hypertensive hypervolemic therapy is widely used to treat symptomatic vasospasm after subarachnoid hemorrhage. Few data exist to support a relationship between early clinical response and mortality or functional outcome...
  22. doi request reprint Free Fatty acids and delayed cerebral ischemia after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Neeraj Badjatia
    Neurological Institute of New York, 177 Fort Washington Avenue, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Stroke 43:691-6. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to understand factors related to increases in serum free fatty acid (FFA) levels and association with delayed cerebral ischemia (DCI) after subarachnoid hemorrhage...
  23. pmc Multimodality monitoring for cerebral perfusion pressure optimization in comatose patients with intracerebral hemorrhage
    Sang Bae Ko
    Department of Neurology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 177 Fort Washington Ave, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Stroke 42:3087-92. 2011
    ..We sought to determine the feasibility of brain multimodality monitoring for optimizing CPP and potentially reducing secondary brain injury after intracerebral hemorrhage...
  24. pmc Nutritional support and brain tissue glucose metabolism in poor-grade SAH: a retrospective observational study
    J Michael Schmidt
    Columbia University, Department of Neurology, Milstein Hospital, 177 Fort Washington, Suite 8 300, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Crit Care 16:R15. 2012
    ..We sought to determine the effect of nutritional support and insulin infusion therapy on serum and brain glucose levels and cerebral metabolic crisis after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of continuous EEG monitoring in patients with poor-grade subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Jan Claassen
    Division of Stroke and Critical Care Neurology, Department of Neurology, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Neurocrit Care 4:103-12. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if continuous electroencephalogram (cEEG) monitoring results are predictive of 3-month outcome in critically ill patients with SAH...
  26. ncbi request reprint Impact of medical complications on outcome after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Katja E Wartenberg
    Clinical Neuropsychology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, and Stroke and Critical Care, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:617-23; quiz 624. 2006
    ..Medical complications occur frequently after subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). Their impact on outcome remains poorly defined...
  27. doi request reprint Continuous electroencephalographic monitoring in critically ill patients with central nervous system infections
    Emmanuel Carrera
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Columbia University Medical Center, 710 W 168th St, Box NI 135, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Neurol 65:1612-8. 2008
    ..To determine the prevalence, predictors, and clinical significance of electrographic seizures (ESz) and other continuous electroencephalographic monitoring findings in critically ill patients with central nervous system infections...
  28. doi request reprint Status epilepticus-induced hyperemia and brain tissue hypoxia after cardiac arrest
    Sang Bae Ko
    Neurological Intensive Care Unit, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Arch Neurol 68:1323-6. 2011
    ..To report changes of cerebral blood flow and metabolism associated with status epilepticus after cardiac arrest...
  29. ncbi request reprint Quantitative continuous EEG for detecting delayed cerebral ischemia in patients with poor-grade subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Jan Claassen
    The Division of Stroke and Critical Care Neurology, Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 115:2699-710. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify quantitative EEG (qEEG) parameters that are most sensitive and specific for the detection of DCI in stuporous or comatose SAH patients...
  30. doi request reprint Impact of induced normothermia on outcome after subarachnoid hemorrhage: a case-control study
    Neeraj Badjatia
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neurocritical Care, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Neurosurgery 66:696-700; discussion 700-1. 2010
    ..We sought to explore the potential impact of induced normothermia using advanced fever control (AFC) methods on outcome after SAH...
  31. doi request reprint High-dose intra-arterial verapamil for the treatment of cerebral vasospasm after subarachnoid hemorrhage: prolonged effects on hemodynamic parameters and brain metabolism
    R Morgan Stuart
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Neurosurgery 68:337-45; discussion 345. 2011
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Nonconvulsive status epilepticus after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Lyle J Dennis
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Department of Neurology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 710 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Neurosurgery 51:1136-43; discussion 1144. 2002
    ..We sought to determine the frequency and clinical features of NCSE among comatose patients with SAH...
  33. doi request reprint Multimodality neuromonitoring and decompressive hemicraniectomy after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Robert Morgan Stuart
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Neurocrit Care 15:146-50. 2011
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Quantitative analysis of hemorrhage volume for predicting delayed cerebral ischemia after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Sang Bae Ko
    Department of Neurology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Milstein Hospital Building 8 Center, 177 Fort Washington Avenue, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Stroke 42:669-74. 2011
    ..Quantification of hemorrhage on digitized images may be a more accurate method for predicting DCI than qualitative scales...
  35. pmc Early neurological deterioration after subarachnoid haemorrhage: risk factors and impact on outcome
    Raimund Helbok
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neurocritical Care, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 84:266-70. 2013
    ..Early neurological deterioration occurs frequently after subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH). The impact on hospital course and outcome remains poorly defined...
  36. pmc Generalized periodic discharges in the critically ill: a case-control study of 200 patients
    Brandon Foreman
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Neurological Institute of New York, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Neurology 79:1951-60. 2012
    ..Generalized periodic discharges are increasingly recognized on continuous EEG monitoring, but their relationship to seizures and prognosis remains unclear...
  37. ncbi request reprint Prediction of symptomatic vasospasm after subarachnoid hemorrhage: the modified fisher scale
    Jennifer A Frontera
    Department of Neurology, Neurological Intensive Care Unit, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Neurosurgery 59:21-7; discussion 21-7. 2006
    ..We developed a modification of the Fisher computed tomographic rating scale and compared it with the original Fisher scale to determine which scale best predicts symptomatic vasospasm after subarachnoid hemorrhage...
  38. doi request reprint Relationship between C-reactive protein, systemic oxygen consumption, and delayed cerebral ischemia after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Neeraj Badjatia
    Departments of Neurology, Neurological Institute of New York, NY, USA
    Stroke 42:2436-42. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that hsCRP is directly associated with Vo(2) and that elevated Vo(2) is a predictor of DCI after SAH...
  39. doi request reprint Intracortical electroencephalography in acute brain injury
    Allen Waziri
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Neurol 66:366-77. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that bedside placement of an intracortical multicontact electrode would allow for improved monitoring of cortical potentials in critically ill neurological patients...
  40. ncbi request reprint Cerebral infarction associated with acute subarachnoid hemorrhage
    J Michael Schmidt
    Neurological Intensive Care Unit, Division of Stroke and Critical Care, Department of Neurology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Neurocrit Care 7:10-7. 2007
    ..The frequency, causes, and clinical impact of acute infarction associated with the primary hemorrhage are poorly understood...
  41. doi request reprint Effectiveness and safety of nicardipine and labetalol infusion for blood pressure management in patients with intracerebral and subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Santiago Ortega-Gutierrez
    Division of Neurocritical Care, The Neurologic Institute of New York, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Neurocrit Care 18:13-9. 2013
    ..There are no studies comparing these two agents as continuous infusions...
  42. doi request reprint Resuscitation and critical care of poor-grade subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Ricardo J Komotar
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Neurosurgery 64:397-410; discussion 410-1. 2009
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Gain-of-function polymorphisms of cystathionine β-synthase and delayed cerebral ischemia following aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Bartosz T Grobelny
    Department of Neurosurgery, New York University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Neurosurg 115:101-7. 2011
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Relationship between energy balance and complications after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Neeraj Badjatia
    Departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Pediatrics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 34:64-9. 2010
    ..Subarachnoid hemorrhage patients are hypermetabolic and at risk for developing medical complications. A relationship was hypothesized between energy balance and complications following subarachnoid hemorrhage...
  45. doi request reprint Acute cerebral microbleeds in refractory status epilepticus
    Sang Beom Jeon
    Department of Neurology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Epilepsia 54:e66-8. 2013
    ..This report demonstrates that multiple new CMBs may develop in patients with refractory status epilepticus (SE)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Predictors and clinical implications of shivering during therapeutic normothermia
    Neeraj Badjatia
    Department of Neurology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 710 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Neurocrit Care 6:186-91. 2007
    ..Shivering during induced normothermia (IN) remains a therapeutic limitation. We investigated potential risk factors and clinical implications of shivering during IN...
  47. doi request reprint Impact of prolonged periodic epileptiform discharges on coma prognosis
    Charlene Ong
    Department of Neurology, University of Washington in St Louis, 660 S Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Neurocrit Care 17:39-44. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that frequent PED activity in comatose patients is associated with reduced likelihood of recovery of consciousness...
  48. doi request reprint Continuous electroencephalogram monitoring in the intensive care unit
    Daniel Friedman
    Department of Neurology, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Columbia University, NewYork City, New York, USA
    Anesth Analg 109:506-23. 2009
    ..The exact role and cost-effectiveness of cEEG at the current time remains unclear, but we believe it has significant potential to improve neurologic outcomes in a variety of settings...
  49. ncbi request reprint Clinical trial of a novel surface cooling system for fever control in neurocritical care patients
    Stephan A Mayer
    Neurological Intensive Care Unit, Department of Neurology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:2508-15. 2004
    ..To compare the efficacy of a novel water-circulating surface cooling system with conventional measures for treating fever in neuro-intensive care unit patients...
  50. doi request reprint Volume-dependent effect of perihaematomal oedema on outcome for spontaneous intracerebral haemorrhages
    Geoffrey Appelboom
    Department of Neurological Surgery, The Neurological Institute, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 84:488-93. 2013
    ..It is still unknown whether subsequent perihaematomal oedema (PHE) formation further increases the odds of an unfavourable outcome...
  51. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for continued cigarette use after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Jennifer Ballard
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Department of Neurology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Stroke 34:1859-63. 2003
    ..Cigarette smoking is a risk factor for the formation and rupture of intracranial aneurysms. Few studies have examined predictors of resumption of cigarette smoking after a first episode of subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)...
  52. ncbi request reprint Hyperglycemia after SAH: predictors, associated complications, and impact on outcome
    Jennifer A Frontera
    Department of Neurology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Stroke 37:199-203. 2006
    ..Hyperglycemia is common after subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). The extent to which prolonged hyperglycemia contributes to in-hospital complications and poor outcome after SAH is unknown...
  53. ncbi request reprint The current state of treatment of status epilepticus
    Lawrence J Hirsch
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Columbia University Neurological Institute, Box NI 135, 710 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 2:345-56. 2002
    ..This article reviews these issues, concentrating on recent advances and practical issues related to the clinical care of patients with status epilepticus...
  54. ncbi request reprint Effect of acute physiologic derangements on outcome after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Jan Claassen
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Department of Neurology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:832-8. 2004
    ..To determine the effect that acute physiologic derangements have on outcome after subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) and to design a composite score summarizing these abnormalities...
  55. doi request reprint Seizures and CNS hemorrhage: spontaneous intracerebral and aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Emily Gilmore
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Neurologist 16:165-75. 2010
    ..The deleterious effects of seizures on brain recovering from a recent injury have to be weighed against the deleterious effects of antiepileptic medications when making decisions on prophylaxis and treatment...
  56. doi request reprint Focal motor seizures induced by alerting stimuli in critically ill patients
    Lawrence J Hirsch
    Department of Neurology, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Neurological Institute, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Epilepsia 49:968-73. 2008
    ....
  57. doi request reprint Continuous electroencephalography in the medical intensive care unit
    Mauro Oddo
    Department of Neurology, Division of Critical Care, Neurological Institute, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Crit Care Med 37:2051-6. 2009
    ..To examine predictors and the prognostic value of electrographic seizures (ESZs) and periodic epileptiform discharges (PEDs) in medical intensive care unit (MICU) patients without a primary acute neurologic condition...
  58. doi request reprint Transcranial Doppler ultrasound in the acute phase of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Emmanuel Carrera
    Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Neurological Intensive Care Unit, Columbia University, New York, N Y, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 27:579-84. 2009
    ..Angiographic studies suggest that acute vasospasm within 48 h of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) predicts symptomatic vasospasm. However, the value of transcranial Doppler within 48 h of SAH is unknown...
  59. doi request reprint Continuous EEG monitoring: is it ready for prime time?
    Pedro Kurtz
    Division of Neurocritical Care, Columbia University, Milstein Hospital, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 15:99-109. 2009
    ..Continuous electroencephalography (cEEG) is being used more frequently in intensive care units to detect epileptic activity and ischemia. This review analyzes clinical applications and limitations of cEEG as a routine neuromonitoring tool...
  60. doi request reprint Exacerbation of perihematomal edema and sterile meningitis with intraventricular administration of tissue plasminogen activator in patients with intracerebral hemorrhage
    Andrew F Ducruet
    Department of Neurological Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Neurosurgery 66:648-55. 2010
    ..However, recent experimental work has implicated tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) in the pathogenesis of cerebral edema...
  61. ncbi request reprint Stimulus-induced rhythmic, periodic, or ictal discharges (SIRPIDs): a common EEG phenomenon in the critically ill
    Lawrence J Hirsch
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center Critical Care Division, Department of Neurology, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Epilepsia 45:109-23. 2004
    ..To describe an underrecognized EEG phenomenon in critically ill patients undergoing continuous EEG monitoring (cEEG). We named these EEG patterns stimulus-induced rhythmic, periodic, or ictal discharges (SIRPIDs)...
  62. ncbi request reprint Convulsive status epilepticus after ischemic stroke and intracerebral hemorrhage: frequency, predictors, and impact on outcome in a large administrative dataset
    Brian T Bateman
    Columbia Presbyterian Medical College for Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Neurocrit Care 7:187-93. 2007
    ..We examined the occurrence of GCSE in acute ischemic stroke (AIS) and intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) using a large discharge database...
  63. doi request reprint Refractory status epilepticus
    Andres Fernandez
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 18:127-31. 2012
    ..There are currently no definitive data to guide both the optimal choice of therapy and treatment goals. This review focuses on RSE diagnosis and outcome and discusses both commonly used and anecdotal therapies for RSE...
  64. doi request reprint How I treat patients with EEG patterns on the ictal-interictal continuum in the neuro ICU
    Jan Claassen
    Division of Neurocritical Care and Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, Columbia University, Milstein Hospital Building, 177 Fort Washington Avenue, Milstein 8 Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Neurocrit Care 11:437-44. 2009
    ..Ultimately it will be most important to replace the dichotomy of ictal versus non-ictal patterns by differentiating between harmful and non-harmful patterns...
  65. ncbi request reprint Initial misdiagnosis and outcome after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Robert G Kowalski
    Division of Stroke and Critical Care Neurology, Department of Neurology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    JAMA 291:866-9. 2004
    ..Mortality and morbidity can be reduced if aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) is treated urgently...