Martha J Morrell

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Working toward an epilepsy cure
    Martha J Morrell
    Neurological Institute, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 710 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 3:323-4. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy in women
    Martha J Morrell
    Columbia University, New York City, New York, USA
    Am Fam Physician 66:1489-94. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Predictors of ovulatory failure in women with epilepsy
    Martha J Morrell
    The Neurological Institute, Department of Neurology, Columbia University, 710 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Ann Neurol 52:704-11. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint The KEEPER trial: levetiracetam adjunctive treatment of partial-onset seizures in an open-label community-based study
    M J Morrell
    The Neurological Institute, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Columbia University, 710 West 168th Street, New York, NY, USA
    Epilepsy Res 54:153-61. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Reproductive and metabolic disorders in women with epilepsy
    Martha J Morrell
    College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, and Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York Presbyterian Health System, New York, New York, USA
    Epilepsia 44:11-20. 2003
  6. pmc Normal vitamin D and low free estradiol levels in women on enzyme-inducing antiepileptic drugs
    Alison M Pack
    Department of Neurology, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 21:453-8. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Sexual dysfunction, sex steroid hormone abnormalities, and depression in women with epilepsy treated with antiepileptic drugs
    Martha J Morrell
    The Neurological Institute, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 6:360-5. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Bone mass and turnover in women with epilepsy on antiepileptic drug monotherapy
    Alison M Pack
    Department of Neurology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Ann Neurol 57:252-7. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Bone mineral density in an outpatient population receiving enzyme-inducing antiepileptic drugs
    Alison M Pack
    Department of Neurology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 4:169-74. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy and bone health in adults
    Alison M Pack
    Epilepsy Division, Department of Neurology, Columbia University, 710 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 5:S24-9. 2004

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Working toward an epilepsy cure
    Martha J Morrell
    Neurological Institute, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 710 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 3:323-4. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy in women
    Martha J Morrell
    Columbia University, New York City, New York, USA
    Am Fam Physician 66:1489-94. 2002
    ..This risk is reduced by using a single antiepileptic drug at the lowest effective dose and by providing preconceptional folic acid supplementation. Breastfeeding is generally thought to be safe for women using antiepileptic medications...
  3. ncbi request reprint Predictors of ovulatory failure in women with epilepsy
    Martha J Morrell
    The Neurological Institute, Department of Neurology, Columbia University, 710 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Ann Neurol 52:704-11. 2002
    ..WWE with anovulatory cycles may have no other signs of reproductive dysfunction. Therefore, clinicians must be alert to this potential complication of epilepsy...
  4. ncbi request reprint The KEEPER trial: levetiracetam adjunctive treatment of partial-onset seizures in an open-label community-based study
    M J Morrell
    The Neurological Institute, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Columbia University, 710 West 168th Street, New York, NY, USA
    Epilepsy Res 54:153-61. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to gather additional safety and efficacy data on levetiracetam in the real-world setting of community-based practice...
  5. ncbi request reprint Reproductive and metabolic disorders in women with epilepsy
    Martha J Morrell
    College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, and Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York Presbyterian Health System, New York, New York, USA
    Epilepsia 44:11-20. 2003
    ..In the meantime, practitioners can be alert to signs and symptoms of reproductive or metabolic health disturbances and participate in pregnancy registry efforts...
  6. pmc Normal vitamin D and low free estradiol levels in women on enzyme-inducing antiepileptic drugs
    Alison M Pack
    Department of Neurology, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 21:453-8. 2011
    ..04 and P=0.02) and a trend toward more bone loss at the lumbar spine (P=0.07 and P=0.08). These findings suggest that lower estrogen levels may contribute to bone loss in premenopausal women with epilepsy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sexual dysfunction, sex steroid hormone abnormalities, and depression in women with epilepsy treated with antiepileptic drugs
    Martha J Morrell
    The Neurological Institute, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 6:360-5. 2005
    ..The mechanisms of sexual dysfunction in women with epilepsy are multifactorial, but AED choice appears to be one cause that is modifiable...
  8. ncbi request reprint Bone mass and turnover in women with epilepsy on antiepileptic drug monotherapy
    Alison M Pack
    Department of Neurology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Ann Neurol 57:252-7. 2005
    ..Subjects receiving lamotrigine had no significant reductions in calcium or increases in markers of bone turnover, suggesting this agent is less likely to have long-term adverse effects on bone...
  9. ncbi request reprint Bone mineral density in an outpatient population receiving enzyme-inducing antiepileptic drugs
    Alison M Pack
    Department of Neurology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 4:169-74. 2003
    ..There were no statistically significant differences found in the T or Z scores by gender; therefore all analyses combined both men and women. Significant reductions in both T and Z scores were present in men and women <50 and >or=50...
  10. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy and bone health in adults
    Alison M Pack
    Epilepsy Division, Department of Neurology, Columbia University, 710 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 5:S24-9. 2004
    ..Physicians should counsel patients taking AEDs about good bone health practices, and evaluation of bone health by measuring BMD is warranted after 5 years of AED treatment or before treatment in postmenopausal women...
  11. ncbi request reprint Higher androgens and weight gain with valproate compared with lamotrigine for epilepsy
    Martha J Morrell
    Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Epilepsy Res 54:189-99. 2003
    ..This study was conducted to test the hypothesis that the antiepileptic drug lamotrigine, which also has a broad spectrum of anti-seizure efficacy, would not be associated with endocrine abnormalities and would not cause weight gain...
  12. ncbi request reprint Reproductive disturbances in patients with epilepsy
    Martha J Morrell
    College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 71:S19-24. 2004
    ..To provide the best care for patients with epilepsy, particularly women of reproductive age, clinicians must consider both the gender-based biology of epilepsy and the effects of antiepileptic drugs on reproductive health...
  13. ncbi request reprint Treatment of women with epilepsy
    Alison M Pack
    Department of Neurology, The Neurological Institute, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Semin Neurol 22:289-98. 2002
    ..Seizure frequency may change during pregnancy, seizures may cause pregnancy complications, some AEDs are teratogenic, and many cross into breast milk. The treatment of a woman with epilepsy must consider all these issues...
  14. ncbi request reprint Treatment of epilepsy in adults: expert opinion, 2005
    Steven Karceski
    Columbia Epilepsy Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 710 W 168th Street, NI 7, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 7:S1-64; quiz S65-7. 2005
    ..We surveyed a group of US epileptologists again in 2004 and compared the results of the two surveys...
  15. ncbi request reprint Sex-steroid hormones in women with epilepsy
    Nathalie Jette
    Neurological Institute of New York, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Am J Electroneurodiagnostic Technol 45:36-48. 2005
    ..By understanding the effects of hormones on seizures, clinicians are better equipped to treat hormonally mediated epilepsy...
  16. ncbi request reprint Review of lamotrigine and its clinical applications in epilepsy
    Hyunmi Choi
    Department of Neurology, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 4:243-51. 2003
    ..Its small risk of serious skin rash should be weighed against its potential benefits when choosing lamotrigine on an individual basis. Lamotrigine is an excellent therapeutic option in epilepsy...
  17. ncbi request reprint Antiepileptic medications for the treatment of epilepsy
    Martha J Morrell
    Department of Neurology, The Neurological Institute, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Semin Neurol 22:247-58. 2002
    ..Contained herein is a review of the mechanism of action of AEDs, individual drugs and their potential drug interactions, and general principles to guide the clinician in selection, implementation, and long-term monitoring of AEDs...
  18. ncbi request reprint Women with epilepsy: current treatment strategies
    Steven Karceski
    Neurological Institute, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 710 W 168th St, NI 7, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Gend Specif Med 5:22-6. 2002
    ..When this method is used to analyze opinion regarding the treatment of women with epilepsy, it is clear that the selection of therapy is influenced by the sex of the patient...
  19. doi request reprint Hyperandrogenism, ovulatory dysfunction, and polycystic ovary syndrome with valproate versus lamotrigine
    Martha J Morrell
    Stanford University, Stanford and Neuropace, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
    Ann Neurol 64:200-11. 2008
    ..To evaluate development of components of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and PCOS in women with epilepsy initiating valproate or lamotrigine therapy...
  20. doi request reprint Responsive cortical stimulation for the treatment of epilepsy
    Felice T Sun
    NeuroPace, Mountain View, California 94043, USA
    Neurotherapeutics 5:68-74. 2008
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