E F Wijdicks

Summary

Affiliation: Mayo Clinic
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The portrayal of coma in contemporary motion pictures
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Neurology 66:1300-3. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Ictal bradycardia after endovascular treatment of an aneurysm. Case illustration
    Boby V Maramattom
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Neurological Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit, Saint Mary s Hospital, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg 101:546. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint MR imaging in pretruncal nonaneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: is it worthwhile?
    E F Wijdicks
    Departments of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Stroke 29:2514-6. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint Coverage of coma in headlines of US newspapers from 2001 through 2005
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 81:1332-6. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Neurologic complications of liver transplantation
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA Electronic address
    Handb Clin Neurol 121:1257-66. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Brain death
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA Electronic address
    Handb Clin Neurol 118:191-203. 2013
  7. doi request reprint The multifaceted care of status epilepticus
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, U S A
    Epilepsia 54:61-3. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Pitfalls and slip-ups in brain death determination
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Department of Neurology, Division of Critical Care Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Neurol Res 35:169-73. 2013
  9. doi request reprint From clinical judgment to odds: a history of prognostication in anoxic-ischemic coma
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, United States
    Resuscitation 83:940-5. 2012
  10. doi request reprint The transatlantic divide over brain death determination and the debate
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Brain 135:1321-31. 2012

Detail Information

Publications95

  1. ncbi request reprint The portrayal of coma in contemporary motion pictures
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Neurology 66:1300-3. 2006
    ..Coma has been a theme of screenplays in motion pictures, but there is no information about its accuracy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Ictal bradycardia after endovascular treatment of an aneurysm. Case illustration
    Boby V Maramattom
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Neurological Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit, Saint Mary s Hospital, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg 101:546. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint MR imaging in pretruncal nonaneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: is it worthwhile?
    E F Wijdicks
    Departments of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Stroke 29:2514-6. 1998
    ..The cause of pretruncal (perimesencephalic) nonaneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage is not known. MRI of the brain or spine is often performed to exclude any other vascular abnormalities. Its diagnostic value is not known...
  4. ncbi request reprint Coverage of coma in headlines of US newspapers from 2001 through 2005
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 81:1332-6. 2006
    ..To review journalists' preferences and accuracy in reporting comatose states...
  5. doi request reprint Neurologic complications of liver transplantation
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA Electronic address
    Handb Clin Neurol 121:1257-66. 2014
    ..This chapter discusses the challenges of the transplant team and the consulting neurologist. ..
  6. doi request reprint Brain death
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA Electronic address
    Handb Clin Neurol 118:191-203. 2013
    ..But patients' families may have different ideas and are mostly influenced by cultural attitudes, traditional customs, and personal beliefs. Suggestions are offered to support these families. ..
  7. doi request reprint The multifaceted care of status epilepticus
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, U S A
    Epilepsia 54:61-3. 2013
    ..If a good outcome is possible or anticipated in a patient with refractory status epilepticus, physicians should plan for a surveillance and treatment protocol to adequately support these patients. ..
  8. doi request reprint Pitfalls and slip-ups in brain death determination
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Department of Neurology, Division of Critical Care Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Neurol Res 35:169-73. 2013
    ..Problems may arise when a multitude of small errors accumulate and this may occur with an inexperienced physician who misjudges confounders, performs an incomplete evaluation, and misinterprets a confirmatory test...
  9. doi request reprint From clinical judgment to odds: a history of prognostication in anoxic-ischemic coma
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, United States
    Resuscitation 83:940-5. 2012
    ..These early seminal studies shaped the prediction models and implied that clinical information alone could assist physicians in making a prediction. Later, probabilistic methods became more commonplace...
  10. doi request reprint The transatlantic divide over brain death determination and the debate
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Brain 135:1321-31. 2012
    ..With the 1995 American Academy of Neurology practice parameters, the differences between the UK and USA brain death determination would become much less apparent...
  11. pmc A prospective trial of elective extubation in brain injured patients meeting extubation criteria for ventilatory support: a feasibility study
    Edward M Manno
    Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Crit Care 12:R138. 2008
    ..The design is a single-blinded block randomised controlled trial. A single large academic medical centre is the setting...
  12. ncbi request reprint Ventilator self-cycling may falsely suggest patient effort during brain death determination
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Neurology 65:774. 2005
  13. ncbi request reprint Validation of a new coma scale: The FOUR score
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Ann Neurol 58:585-93. 2005
    ..The probability of in-hospital mortality was higher for the lowest total FOUR score when compared with the lowest total GCS score...
  14. ncbi request reprint Clinical diagnosis of prolonged states of impaired consciousness in adults
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Department of Neurology and Division of Critical Care Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 80:1037-46. 2005
    ..Prolonged survival is possible only with meticulous care and aggressive medical intervention to prevent and treat systemic complications...
  15. ncbi request reprint Absolutely no hope? Some ambiguity of futility of care in devastating acute stroke
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Neurological Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit, Saint Marys, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:2332-42. 2004
    ..There has not been a critical review of the data used to make decisions of withdrawal of care in patients with severe strokes...
  16. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic activity after terminal cardiac arrest in neurocatastrophes
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Neurological Neurosurgical Intensive Care Units at Saint Mary s Hospital, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Neurology 62:673-4. 2004
  17. ncbi request reprint The neurologist and Harvard criteria for brain death
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Department of Neurology and the Neurological Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit, Saint Marys Hospital, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Neurology 61:970-6. 2003
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  18. ncbi request reprint Acquired (non-Wilsonian) hepatocerebral degeneration: complex management decisions
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Department of Neurology and Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Liver Transpl 9:993-4. 2003
    ..In our liver transplantation program, we were recently confronted with such a case, and present herein not only the characteristic magnetic resonance imaging findings but also some of the dilemmas of management...
  19. ncbi request reprint Emergency intubation for respiratory failure in Guillain-Barré syndrome
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Arch Neurol 60:947-8. 2003
    ..The consequences of emergency intubation in Guillain-Barré syndrome are not known...
  20. ncbi request reprint BiPAP in early guillain-barré syndrome may fail
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Department of Neurology, Division of Critical Care Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Can J Neurol Sci 33:105-6. 2006
    ..Non-invasive mechanical ventilation (BiPAP) has been introduced for use in neuromuscular respiratory disease such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and myasthenia gravis. There is no experience in Guillain-Barré syndrome...
  21. doi request reprint Cushing's ulcer: the eponym and his own
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Neurosurgery 68:1695-8; discussion 1698. 2011
    ..The first description of a neurogenic ulcer remains an important medical observation and is a testament to Cushing's broad accomplishments...
  22. doi request reprint The case against confirmatory tests for determining brain death in adults
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Neurology 75:77-83. 2010
    ..Confirmatory tests are residua from earlier days of refining comatose states. A comprehensive clinical examination, when performed by skilled examiners, should have perfect diagnostic accuracy...
  23. doi request reprint Reversible unilateral brain edema presenting with major neurologic deficit after valve repair
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Department of Neurology, Division of Critical Care Neurology, Diagnostic Radiology, Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:634-7. 2008
    ..The cause for the unilateral brain edema is unknown, but the patient's clinical course and imaging are supportive for a variant of a hyperperfusion syndrome or reversible encephalopathy. The outcome was excellent...
  24. doi request reprint Neurological picture. Acute brainstem displacement without uncal herniation and posterior cerebral artery injury
    E F M Wijdicks
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Division of Critical Care Neurology, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 79:744. 2008
  25. doi request reprint Neuropathology of brain death in the modern transplant era
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Department of Neurology, Division of Critical Care Neurology, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Neurology 70:1234-7. 2008
    ..The time to brain fixation has been shortened as a result of timely organ transplant protocols, therefore the neuropathologic findings may be different than previously described...
  26. ncbi request reprint 10 questions about the clinical determination of brain death
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Department of Neurology and Division of Critical Care Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Neurologist 13:380-1. 2007
  27. pmc Biot's breathing
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, W8B, 200 First Street, SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 78:512-3. 2007
  28. ncbi request reprint Cerebral angiitis mimicking posterior leukoencephalopathy
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Neurology Critical Care Service, Department of Neurology, Saint Marys Hospital, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurol 250:444-8. 2003
    ..A cerebral angiogram and possibly brain biopsy to detect isolated angiitis should be considered in patients with posterior leukoencephalopathy of unknown etiology...
  29. ncbi request reprint Neurotoxicity of immunosuppressive drugs
    E F Wijdicks
    Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Liver Transpl 7:937-42. 2001
    ..Recent evidence suggests inhibition of a drug-efflux pump and dysfunction of the blood-brain barrier by enhanced nitric oxide production...
  30. ncbi request reprint Brain death worldwide: accepted fact but no global consensus in diagnostic criteria
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Department of Neurology, Neurological and Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit, Mayo Medical Center, Rochester, MN, USA
    Neurology 58:20-5. 2002
    ..To survey brain death criteria throughout the world...
  31. ncbi request reprint Uncal herniation in acute subdural hematoma: point of no return
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, W8B, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Arch Neurol 59:305. 2002
  32. doi request reprint Pronouncing brain death: Contemporary practice and safety of the apnea test
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Department of Neurology and Division of Critical Care Neurology, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Neurology 71:1240-4. 2008
    ..Little is known of hospital practice in brain death determination, specialty involvement, and followed procedures, including the apnea test...
  33. ncbi request reprint Propofol to control intracranial pressure in fulminant hepatic failure
    E F M Wijdicks
    Department of Neurology and Division of Transplantation Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Transplant Proc 34:1220-2. 2002
  34. pmc Isolated medulla oblongata function after severe traumatic brain injury
    E F Wijdicks
    Department of Neurology, Neurologic Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit, Saint Marys Hospital, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 70:127-9. 2001
    ..In conclusion, medulla oblongata function may persist despite rostrocaudal deterioration. This comatose state ("medulla man") closely mimics brain death...
  35. ncbi request reprint Increase and uncoupling of adrenomedullin from the natriuretic peptide system in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    E F Wijdicks
    Department of Neurology, Saint Marys Hospital, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Neurosurg 94:252-6. 2001
    ..Natriuresis is a common systemic manifestation of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). Natriuresis and its accompanying hypovolemia may be a major contributing factor in the pathophysiology of symptomatic cerebral vasospasm...
  36. ncbi request reprint Post-intubation pulmonary function test in Guillain-Barré syndrome
    N D Lawn
    Department of Neurology, Neurological Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, W8B, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Muscle Nerve 23:613-6. 2000
    ..If the ratio is greater than 1, tracheostomy should be deferred, because a substantial proportion of these patients may be successfully weaned from the ventilator within 3 weeks...
  37. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy after acute stroke: complications and outcome
    E F Wijdicks
    Department of Neurology, Critical Care Neurology, Metabolism and Nutrition and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Medical Center, Saint Marys Hospital, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 9:109-11. 1999
    ..To review the complications and outcome of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy placement (PEG) in 74 patients with acute stroke...
  38. ncbi request reprint Chronic subdural hematoma in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease
    E F Wijdicks
    Department of Neurology, Division of Nephrology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 35:40-3. 2000
    ..In one patient, subdural hematoma was in close proximity to the frontally located arachnoid cyst...
  39. doi request reprint Brain death and the courts
    Christopher M Burkle
    Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Neurology 76:837-41. 2011
    ..Jurisprudence to date emphasizes that the timing and accurate diagnosis of brain death has important weight in the resolution of conflict between practitioners, hospitals, and family members...
  40. ncbi request reprint Can we predict poor outcome at presentation in patients with lobar hemorrhage?
    K D Flemming
    Department of Neurology, Neurological and Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit, Saint Mary s Hospital, Rochester, Minn, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 11:183-9. 2001
    ..We performed a decision tree analysis combining clinical and CT scan features to predict poor and hopeless outcome at initial presentation in patients with lobar hemorrhage...
  41. ncbi request reprint Anticipating mechanical ventilation in Guillain-Barré syndrome
    N D Lawn
    Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic-W8A, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Arch Neurol 58:893-8. 2001
    ..These data may be used in the decisions regarding admission to the intensive care unit and preparation for elective intubation...
  42. ncbi request reprint Clinician's biases toward surgery in cerebellar hematomas: an analysis of decision-making in 94 patients
    E F Wijdicks
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Neurological and Neurosurgical Critical Care Unit, St Marys Hospital, Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minn, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 10:93-6. 2000
    ..One commonly accepted adage is to remove a clot when 3 cm or larger in axial diameter on presentation CT scan. It is possible that certain preferences impact on outcome...
  43. pmc Footprints of coagulopathy
    R D Ecker
    Department of Neurosurgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 73:534. 2002
  44. ncbi request reprint Factors predicting prognosis after decompressive hemicraniectomy for hemispheric infarction
    A A Rabinstein
    Department of Neurology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    Neurology 67:891-3. 2006
    ..On multivariate analysis, older age independently predicted poor recovery (odds ratio 2.9 per 10-year increase in age)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Status epilepticus as initial manifestation of posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome
    O S Kozak
    Departments of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Neurology 69:894-7. 2007
    ..Complete resolution of SE was achieved after combined treatment of PRES and SE in all cases. SE in the setting of PRES carries a favorable prognosis but requires timely recognition and treatment of the course of PRES...
  46. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of intracerebral hemorrhage after carotid endarterectomy
    R D Henderson
    Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg 95:964-9. 2001
    ..Identification of CBF doubling at surgery may assist in identifying patients at risk for ICH following CEA...
  47. ncbi request reprint MR imaging in comatose survivors of cardiac resuscitation
    E F Wijdicks
    Department of Neurology, Mayo Medical Center and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 22:1561-5. 2001
    ..If confirmed, MR imaging may have a role as a prognosticating test in anoxic-ischemic coma...
  48. ncbi request reprint Rapid weaning from mechanical ventilator in acute cervical cord multiple sclerosis lesion after steroids
    S J Pittock
    Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Anesth Analg 93:1550-1, table of contents. 2001
    ..Cervical cord or brainstem relapses should be suspected in MS patients with respiratory failure. Identification and management of this critical condition are discussed...
  49. ncbi request reprint Myocardial dysfunction associated with brain death: clinical, echocardiographic, and pathologic features
    K S Dujardin
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 20:350-7. 2001
    ..We found poor correlation between the echocardiographic distribution of dysfunction and light microscopic pathologic findings...
  50. ncbi request reprint Adynamic ileus in severe Guillain-Barré syndrome
    T M Burns
    Department of Neurology, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, Massachusetts, USA
    Muscle Nerve 24:963-5. 2001
    ..Medical management was successful in all patients. Patients with GBS infrequently develop ileus as a manifestation of dysautonomia...
  51. ncbi request reprint High-grade carotid stenosis detected before general surgery: is endarterectomy indicated?
    B A Evans
    Division of Cerebrovascular Diseases, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Neurology 57:1328-30. 2001
    ..6%. Greater degrees of stenosis did not confer significantly higher risk. Although higher than in the unselected population, this risk does not appear sufficient to mandate prophylactic endarterectomy...
  52. ncbi request reprint Hypertensive encephalopathy presenting with thunderclap headache
    D F Tang-Wai
    Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Headache 41:198-200. 2001
    ..Treatment of hypertension led to resolution of the posterior leukoencephalopathy. Hypertensive encephalopathy with reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy can present as a thunderclap headache...
  53. doi request reprint Cervicomedullary injury after pneumococcal meningitis with brain edema
    Rajanandini Muralidharan
    Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Arch Neurol 68:513-6. 2011
    ..To demonstrate a rare but potential mechanism of quadriplegia in a patient with fulminant pneumococcal meningitis complicated by severe intracranial hypertension...
  54. ncbi request reprint The morbidity of Guillain-Barré syndrome admitted to the intensive care unit
    R D Henderson
    Department of Neurology, Saint Mary s Hospital, Rochester, MN, USA
    Neurology 60:17-21. 2003
    ..Attention to management of mechanical ventilation and weaning is important to minimize this complication of GBS. Other causes of morbidity in a tertiary center ICU are uncommon...
  55. pmc Pseudosubarachnoid haemorrhage in subdural haematoma
    A A Rabinstein
    Department of Neurology, Saint Mary s Hospital, Mayo Medical Center, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:1131-2. 2003
    ..Thus, recognition of this radiological feature is important to avoid unnecessary testing and treatment delay...
  56. ncbi request reprint Staphylococcus endocarditis associated with infectious vasculitis and recurrent cerebral hemorrhages
    Diederik van de Beek
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, W8B, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Neurocrit Care 8:48-52. 2008
    ..This poses a difficult dilemma in patients with intracranial aneurysms and hemorrhage, although endovascular treatment of infectious aneurysms might be an advantage in therapy in these patients...
  57. ncbi request reprint Determinants of outcome in anticoagulation-associated cerebral hematoma requiring emergency evacuation
    Alejandro A Rabinstein
    Department of Neurology and Neurological Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Arch Neurol 64:203-6. 2007
    ..To analyze the likelihood of recovery and prognostic factors in patients with massive anticoagulation-associated intracerebral hemorrhage treated with surgical evacuation after reversal of anticoagulation...
  58. ncbi request reprint Tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: an underappreciated ventricular dysfunction
    Vivien H Lee
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg 105:264-70. 2006
    ....
  59. doi request reprint Effect of neurologic complications on outcome after heart transplant
    Diederik van de Beek
    Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Arch Neurol 65:226-31. 2008
    ..To study neurologic complications after heart transplant...
  60. ncbi request reprint Treatment of warfarin-associated intracerebral hemorrhage: literature review and expert opinion
    Maria I Aguilar
    Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 13400 E Shea Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85259, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 82:82-92. 2007
    ..Reasonable management based on expert opinion includes a wide range of additional measures to reverse anticoagulation in the absence of solid evidence...
  61. doi request reprint Predictors of outcome in warfarin-related intracerebral hemorrhage
    Alexander Y Zubkov
    Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St NW, Rochester, MN 55901, USA
    Arch Neurol 65:1320-5. 2008
    ..Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) associated with warfarin sodium therapy is becoming more common as the use of this medication increases in the aging population...
  62. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms in neurogenic stress cardiomyopathy after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Vivien H Lee
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Neurocrit Care 5:243-9. 2006
    ..We will also discuss the clinical and theoretical overlap of SAH-induced cardiac dysfunction with a syndrome known as tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy and explore therapeutic opportunities...
  63. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with survival and neurological outcome after cardiopulmonary resuscitation of neurosurgical intensive care unit patients
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Neurosurgery 60:E582; author reply E582. 2007
  64. doi request reprint Restarting anticoagulation therapy after warfarin-associated intracerebral hemorrhage
    Daniel O Claassen
    Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, W8B, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Arch Neurol 65:1313-8. 2008
    ..Therefore, it is important to assess the outcome of resumption or discontinuation of warfarin therapy after WAICH...
  65. doi request reprint Historical study of coma: looking back through medical and neurological texts
    Peter J Koehler
    Department of Neurology, Atrium Medical Centre, 6401 CX Heerlen, The Netherlands
    Brain 131:877-89. 2008
    ..This transition is very recent, based on close clinical observation and interpretation of experimental and pathology studies and less on modern neuroimaging...
  66. ncbi request reprint The clinical challenge of recognizing infratentorial empyema
    Diederik van de Beek
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Neurology 69:477-81. 2007
    ..Infratentorial empyema is an uncommon complication of bacterial meningitis. Very little is known about its recognition and appropriate management...
  67. ncbi request reprint Progression of warfarin-associated intracerebral hemorrhage after INR normalization with FFP
    Sung B Lee
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Neurology 67:1272-4. 2006
    ..5), with 4 patients' hematomas enlarging after INR normalization. FFP is associated with substantial time delay to actual administration and pulmonary edema and may not prevent progression of ICH despite INR normalization...
  68. ncbi request reprint Management of acute ischemic stroke
    Jimmy R Fulgham
    Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 79:1459-69. 2004
    ..Finally, we cover evolving management strategies, treatments, and tools that could improve patient outcomes...
  69. ncbi request reprint Arrow sign in MCA trifurcation aneurysm
    Boby Varkey Maramattom
    Neurology 63:1323. 2004
  70. ncbi request reprint A misleading hyperdense MCA sign
    Boby Varkey Maramattom
    Neurology 63:586. 2004
  71. ncbi request reprint Predictors of cerebral infarction in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Alejandro A Rabinstein
    Neurological Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit and the Department of Neurology, Rochester, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Stroke 35:1862-6. 2004
    ..Clinical and radiologic predictors of cerebral infarction occurrence and location after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage have been seldom studied...
  72. ncbi request reprint Volumetric quantification of Fisher Grade 3 aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: a novel method to predict symptomatic vasospasm on admission computerized tomography scans
    Jonathan A Friedman
    Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Neurosurg 97:401-7. 2002
    ..The authors analyzed the utility of a novel software-based technique to quantify hemorrhage volume in patients with Fisher Grade 3 aneurysmal SAH...
  73. ncbi request reprint Cause is the main predictor of outcome in patients with pontine hemorrhage
    Alejandro A Rabinstein
    Neurological Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit, Saint Mary s Hospital, Rochester, Minn, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 17:66-71. 2004
    ..Pontine hemorrhages frequently lead to death or severe disability. Predictors of early mortality have been previously described but little is known about the factors influencing long-term disability...
  74. ncbi request reprint Risk of ischemic stroke in patients with symptomatic vertebrobasilar stenosis undergoing surgical procedures
    David J Blacker
    Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Stroke 34:2659-63. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the ischemic stroke risk in this specific patient population...
  75. ncbi request reprint BiPAP in acute respiratory failure due to myasthenic crisis may prevent intubation
    Alejandro Rabinstein
    Neurologic Neurosurgical ICU, Saint Mary s Hospital, Mayo Medical Center, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Neurology 59:1647-9. 2002
    ..Results of this preliminary study suggest that a trial of BiPAP may prevent intubation in patients with myasthenic crisis without overt hypercapnia...
  76. ncbi request reprint Preoperative ventriculostomy and rebleeding after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Jon I McIver
    Departments of Neurologic Surgery, Neurology, Biostatistics, and Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Neurosurg 97:1042-4. 2002
    ..This present study was conducted to assess the risk of rebleeding after preoperative ventriculostomy in patients with aneurysmal SAH...
  77. ncbi request reprint The "dot CT sign" indicates MCA branch occlusion
    David J Blacker
    Stroke 34:e100. 2003
  78. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary complications of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Jonathan A Friedman
    Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Neurosurgery 52:1025-31; discussion 1031-2. 2003
    ..We assessed the frequency and types of pulmonary complications after aneurysmal SAH and analyzed the impact of pulmonary complications on patient outcome...
  79. ncbi request reprint Value of diffusion-weighted imaging in patients with a nonlocalizing examination and vasospasm from subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Thanh G Phan
    Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 15:177-81. 2003
    ..In this patient, serial MRI studies showed no ischemia. Our results suggest that DWI may provide a method to assess the presence and severity of ischemia in patients with SAH and vasospasm and assist in patient management...
  80. ncbi request reprint Sirolimus may not cause neurotoxicity in kidney and liver transplant recipients
    Boby V Maramattom
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Neurology 63:1958-9. 2004
    ..They found no evidence of neurotoxicity with sirolimus therapy for up to 18 months (range, 15 days to 3 years). Sirolimus could be considered a substitute immunosuppressant for patients with cyclosporin A or tacrolimus neurotoxicity...
  81. ncbi request reprint Predictors of outcome after endovascular treatment of cerebral vasospasm
    Alejandro A Rabinstein
    Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 25:1778-82. 2004
    ..We sought to determine variables for predicting functional outcome in this setting...
  82. ncbi request reprint Cluster breathing associated with bihemispheric infarction and sparing of the brainstem
    William D Freeman
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn, USA
    Arch Neurol 63:1487-90. 2006
    ..To report cluster breathing pattern associated with a nonbrainstem lesion...
  83. ncbi request reprint Minimally conscious state vs. persistent vegetative state: the case of Terry (Wallis) vs. the case of Terri (Schiavo)
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Mayo Clin Proc 81:1155-8. 2006
  84. ncbi request reprint Neuromuscular disorders in medical and surgical ICUs: case studies in critical care neurology
    Boby Varkey Maramattom
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Neurol Clin 24:371-83. 2006
    ..Prompt identification of a neurologic disorder and initiation of therapy speeds up recovery and reduces morbidity and mortality in these patients...
  85. ncbi request reprint The declaration of death and the withdrawal of care in the neurologic patient
    Edward M Manno
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Department of Neurology W8B, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street Southwest, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Neurol Clin 24:159-69. 2006
    ..Experience and skill are often required on the part of physicians and staff to guide families through these most difficult of circumstances...
  86. ncbi request reprint Dispatches from the neurocritical care society: highlights from the Third Annual Meeting of the Neurocritical Care Society, February 25-27, 2005, Scottsdale, AZ
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
    Rev Neurol Dis 2:135-7. 2005
  87. ncbi request reprint Uncal herniation
    Boby Varkey Maramattom
    Division of Critical Care Neurology, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Arch Neurol 62:1932-5. 2005
  88. ncbi request reprint Cardiac pathology in status epilepticus
    Edward M Manno
    Department of Neurology W8B, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Ann Neurol 58:954-7. 2005
    ..05, Fisher's exact t test). These findings delineate a pathological substrate and provide compelling evidence that excessive catecholamine release is the mechanism responsible for death in SE...
  89. ncbi request reprint Emergency craniotomy in patients worsening due to expanded cerebral hematoma: to what purpose?
    Alejandro A Rabinstein
    Department of Neurology, Neurological Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit, Saint Mary s Hospital, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Neurology 58:1367-72. 2002
    ..Surgery may prevent death but not necessarily disability. The authors studied the outcome of emergent clot evacuation in patients with worsening massive intracerebral hemorrhage...
  90. ncbi request reprint Survival of cardiac arrest after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    L Gerard Toussaint
    Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Neurosurgery 57:25-31; discussion 25-31. 2005
    ..Survival of cardiac arrest (CA) after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) is poorly characterized. We analyzed the clinical course and outcome of patients who survived resuscitation for CA after aneurysmal SAH...
  91. ncbi request reprint Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy and respiratory failure
    Robert D Henderson
    Dept of Neurology, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    J Neurol 252:1235-7. 2005
    ..Two patients needed emergent intubation and one patient lapsed in a stupor from hypercapnia. Respiratory failure in CIDP should be considered exceptional, but more formal studies in CIDP may be needed to assess its prevalence...
  92. ncbi request reprint Emerging medical and surgical management strategies in the evaluation and treatment of intracerebral hemorrhage
    Edward M Manno
    Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 80:420-33. 2005
    ..We review the pathophysiology of ICH, its medical management, and new treatment strategies for improving patient outcome...
  93. ncbi request reprint Influence of aspirin on outcome following aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    L Gerard Toussaint
    Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg 101:921-5. 2004
    ..The significance of previous aspirin use in patients with SAH is unknown. The authors analyzed the effects of prior aspirin use on clinical course and outcomes following aneurysmal SAH...
  94. ncbi request reprint Which patient fares worse after early deterioration due to swelling from hemispheric stroke?
    Boby V Maramattom
    Division of Neurology Critical Care, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55903, USA
    Neurology 63:2142-5. 2004
    ..These features may help to identify patients at high risk for further deterioration after coMCAI...
  95. ncbi request reprint Computed tomographic determinants of neurologic deterioration in patients with large middle cerebral artery infarctions
    Edward M Manno
    Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 78:156-60. 2003
    ..To identify specific radiographic features on computed tomographic (CT) imaging that can predict neurologic deterioration in patients with large middle cerebral artery (MCA) infarctions...