Marianna V Spanaki

Summary

Affiliation: Medical College of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Vagus nerve stimulation therapy: 5-year or greater outcome at a university-based epilepsy center
    Marianna V Spanaki
    Department of Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Seizure 13:587-90. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of a neurointensivist on outcomes in patients with head trauma treated in a neurosciences intensive care unit
    Panayiotis N Varelas
    Department of Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    J Neurosurg 104:713-9. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Seizures and the neurosurgical intensive care unit
    Panayiotis N Varelas
    Department of Neurology, Henry Ford Hospital, 2799 West Grand Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48202 2689, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 24:393-406. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Withdrawal of life support in critically ill neurosurgical patients and in-hospital death after discharge from the neurosurgical intensive care unit. Clinical article
    Panayiotis N Varelas
    Department of Neurology, Henry Ford Hospital, K 11, 2799 West Grand Boulevard, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    J Neurosurg 111:396-404. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Documentation in medical records improves after a neurointensivist's appointment
    Panayiotis N Varelas
    Department of Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Neurocrit Care 3:234-6. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous ERP and fMRI of the auditory cortex in a passive oddball paradigm
    Einat Liebenthal
    Department of Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Neuroimage 19:1395-404. 2003
  7. doi request reprint Developing a culture of safety in the epilepsy monitoring unit: a retrospective study of safety outcomes
    Marianna V Spanaki
    Department of Neurology, Henry Ford Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 25:185-8. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint A survey of neurologists' views on epilepsy surgery and medically refractory epilepsy
    Andrea S Hakimi
    Department of Neurology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 13:96-101. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Emergent electroencephalogram in the intensive care unit: indications and diagnostic yield
    Panayiotis N Varelas
    Department of Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Clin EEG Neurosci 35:173-80. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint The impact of a neurointensivist-led team on a semiclosed neurosciences intensive care unit
    Panayiotis N Varelas
    Department of Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:2191-8. 2004

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Vagus nerve stimulation therapy: 5-year or greater outcome at a university-based epilepsy center
    Marianna V Spanaki
    Department of Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Seizure 13:587-90. 2004
    ..This retrospective study documented long-term outcome of patients receiving vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) therapy for pharmacoresistant epilepsy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of a neurointensivist on outcomes in patients with head trauma treated in a neurosciences intensive care unit
    Panayiotis N Varelas
    Department of Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    J Neurosurg 104:713-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of a newly appointed neurointensivist on outcomes in head-injured patients in the neurological/neurosurgical intensive care unit (NICU)...
  3. doi request reprint Seizures and the neurosurgical intensive care unit
    Panayiotis N Varelas
    Department of Neurology, Henry Ford Hospital, 2799 West Grand Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48202 2689, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 24:393-406. 2013
    ..This review ends by examining the treatment algorithms for simple seizures and status epilepticus and the role newer antiepileptic use can play in the NICU. ..
  4. ncbi request reprint Withdrawal of life support in critically ill neurosurgical patients and in-hospital death after discharge from the neurosurgical intensive care unit. Clinical article
    Panayiotis N Varelas
    Department of Neurology, Henry Ford Hospital, K 11, 2799 West Grand Boulevard, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    J Neurosurg 111:396-404. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the variables influencing the mode and location of death in patients admitted to a neurosurgical intensive care unit (NICU), including the participation of a newly appointed neurointensivist (NI)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Documentation in medical records improves after a neurointensivist's appointment
    Panayiotis N Varelas
    Department of Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Neurocrit Care 3:234-6. 2005
    ..Data in the intensive care unit (ICU) subpopulation are scarce. We examined the hypothesis that a newly appointed neurointensivist may alter documentation practices in a university hospital setting...
  6. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous ERP and fMRI of the auditory cortex in a passive oddball paradigm
    Einat Liebenthal
    Department of Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Neuroimage 19:1395-404. 2003
    ..The imaging results provide new information supporting the idea that generators in the right lateral aspect of the STG are implicated in processes of frequency deviant detection, in addition to generators in the right and left STP...
  7. doi request reprint Developing a culture of safety in the epilepsy monitoring unit: a retrospective study of safety outcomes
    Marianna V Spanaki
    Department of Neurology, Henry Ford Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 25:185-8. 2012
    ..694). Intensive safety efforts in the EMU produced a 15% reduction in the fall rate per 1000 patient days and a 77% decrease in missed seizures. This study shows stricter safety processes help improve EMU patient safety...
  8. ncbi request reprint A survey of neurologists' views on epilepsy surgery and medically refractory epilepsy
    Andrea S Hakimi
    Department of Neurology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 13:96-101. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that further education and improved communication from comprehensive epilepsy centers may shorten the time to referral and ultimately improve the lives of patients with epilepsy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Emergent electroencephalogram in the intensive care unit: indications and diagnostic yield
    Panayiotis N Varelas
    Department of Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Clin EEG Neurosci 35:173-80. 2004
    ..A conservative estimation is that EmEEG will lead to medication change in at least 1 out of 8 ICU patients. Cardioopulmonary arrest is predictive of epileptic activity and a prolonged EmEEG may also increase the yield...
  10. ncbi request reprint The impact of a neurointensivist-led team on a semiclosed neurosciences intensive care unit
    Panayiotis N Varelas
    Department of Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:2191-8. 2004
    ..To evaluate the impact of a newly appointed neurointensivist on neurosciences intensive care unit (NICU) patient outcomes and quality of care variables...
  11. ncbi request reprint Tiagabine overdose can induce convulsive status epilepticus
    Denis Ostrovskiy
    Department of Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 53226, USA
    Epilepsia 43:773-4. 2002
  12. ncbi request reprint Vasovagal syncope misdiagnosed as epilepsy for 17 years: prime importance of clinical history
    Marianna V Spanaki
    Neurology Department, Henry Ford Hospital, MI 48202 2689, USA
    Epileptic Disord 8:219-22. 2006
    ..Published with video sequences]...