O Devinsky

Summary

Affiliation: New York University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Behavioral neurology. The neurology of Capgras syndrome
    Orrin Devinsky
    Departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Rev Neurol Dis 5:97-100. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric comorbidity in patients with epilepsy: implications for diagnosis and treatment
    Orrin Devinsky
    New York University School of Medicine Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, 403 East 34th Street, Fourth Floor, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 4:S2-10. 2003
  3. doi request reprint Spirituality and religion in epilepsy
    Orrin Devinsky
    Department of Neurology, NYU School of Medicine, New York University, NYU Epilepsy Center, 403 E 34 St, New York, NY 10016 USA
    Epilepsy Behav 12:636-43. 2008
  4. pmc Neuroinflammation and psychiatric illness
    Souhel Najjar
    Department of Neurology, New York University School of Medicine, 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Neuroinflammation 10:43. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Glia and epilepsy: excitability and inflammation
    Orrin Devinsky
    Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Trends Neurosci 36:174-84. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Religious experiences and epilepsy
    Orrin Devinsky
    New York University, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 4:76-7. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint The myth of silent cortex and the morbidity of epileptogenic tissue: implications for temporal lobectomy
    Orrin Devinsky
    Department of Neurology, New York University School of Medicine, 403 East 34th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 7:383-9. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of levetiracetam in partial seizures
    Orrin Devinsky
    Department of Neurology, New York University Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York, New York 10016, United States
    Epileptic Disord 5:S27-31. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint A 48-year-old man with temporal lobe epilepsy and psychiatric illness
    Orrin Devinsky
    New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    JAMA 290:381-92. 2003
  10. pmc Hyperfamiliarity for faces
    O Devinsky
    Department of Neurology, NYU Langone School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Neurology 74:970-4. 2010

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Publications106 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Behavioral neurology. The neurology of Capgras syndrome
    Orrin Devinsky
    Departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Rev Neurol Dis 5:97-100. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric comorbidity in patients with epilepsy: implications for diagnosis and treatment
    Orrin Devinsky
    New York University School of Medicine Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, 403 East 34th Street, Fourth Floor, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 4:S2-10. 2003
    ..Better recognition will help to develop and implement appropriate diagnostic and treatment programs, and improve functional outcomes and quality of life in people with epilepsy...
  3. doi request reprint Spirituality and religion in epilepsy
    Orrin Devinsky
    Department of Neurology, NYU School of Medicine, New York University, NYU Epilepsy Center, 403 E 34 St, New York, NY 10016 USA
    Epilepsy Behav 12:636-43. 2008
    ....
  4. pmc Neuroinflammation and psychiatric illness
    Souhel Najjar
    Department of Neurology, New York University School of Medicine, 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Neuroinflammation 10:43. 2013
    ..Understanding how psychosocial, genetic, immunological and neurotransmitter systems interact can reveal pathogenic clues and help target new preventive and symptomatic therapies...
  5. doi request reprint Glia and epilepsy: excitability and inflammation
    Orrin Devinsky
    Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Trends Neurosci 36:174-84. 2013
    ..This review critically evaluates the role of glia-induced hyperexcitability and inflammation in epilepsy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Religious experiences and epilepsy
    Orrin Devinsky
    New York University, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 4:76-7. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint The myth of silent cortex and the morbidity of epileptogenic tissue: implications for temporal lobectomy
    Orrin Devinsky
    Department of Neurology, New York University School of Medicine, 403 East 34th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 7:383-9. 2005
    ..To improve the outcomes of focal cortical resections for seizure control, we need to better define functional and nociferous cortex and more clearly understand their boundaries and interactions...
  8. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of levetiracetam in partial seizures
    Orrin Devinsky
    Department of Neurology, New York University Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York, New York 10016, United States
    Epileptic Disord 5:S27-31. 2003
    ..Clinical obser-vations are consistent with these findings...
  9. ncbi request reprint A 48-year-old man with temporal lobe epilepsy and psychiatric illness
    Orrin Devinsky
    New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    JAMA 290:381-92. 2003
  10. pmc Hyperfamiliarity for faces
    O Devinsky
    Department of Neurology, NYU Langone School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Neurology 74:970-4. 2010
    ..To report 4 cases of hyperfamiliarity for faces (HFF) and review 5 previously reported cases...
  11. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of multifocal epilepsy involving eloquent cortex
    Orrin Devinsky
    Department of Neurology, New York University, New York, NY, USA
    Epilepsia 44:718-23. 2003
    ..Multiple independent seizure foci made these patients poor candidates for conventional surgery...
  12. doi request reprint Delusional misidentifications and duplications: right brain lesions, left brain delusions
    Orrin Devinsky
    Department of Neurology, NYU Epilepsy Center, 403 E 34th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Neurology 72:80-7. 2009
    ..Delusions result from right hemisphere lesions. But it is the left hemisphere that is deluded...
  13. doi request reprint Norman Geschwind: influence on his career and comments on his course on the neurology of behavior
    Orrin Devinsky
    Department of Neurology, NYU Epilepsy Center, New York University School of Medicine, 223 East 34th Street, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 15:413-6. 2009
    ..From tape recordings of the Spring 1974 course, 10 lectures were transcribed. One of these slightly edited lectures, "Personality Changes in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy," is reproduced in this issue of Epilepsy & Behavior...
  14. ncbi request reprint Therapy for neurobehavioral disorders in epilepsy
    Orrin Devinsky
    Departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Epilepsia 45:34-40. 2004
    ..Yet these problems often go unrecognized and, even when identified, are often undertreated or untreated...
  15. ncbi request reprint Callosal lesions and behavior: history and modern concepts
    Orrin Devinsky
    Department of Neurology, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 4:607-17. 2003
    ..Despite this, a clearer picture of the effects of callosotomy, as defined by clinical neurology and neuropsychology as well as cognitive neuroscience, is emerging...
  16. ncbi request reprint Changes in depression and anxiety after resective surgery for epilepsy
    O Devinsky
    New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Neurology 65:1744-9. 2005
    ..To determine changes in depression and anxiety after resective surgery...
  17. doi request reprint Abnormalities of cortical thickness in postictal psychosis
    J M Dubois
    NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 21:132-6. 2011
    ..Findings indicate that PIP is associated with thickening of the right anterior cingulate cortex, which may serve as a marker for patients at risk for developing PIP...
  18. pmc Long-term association between seizure outcome and depression after resective epilepsy surgery
    H Hamid
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Neurology, 950 Campbell Ave, West Haven, CT 06516 2700, USA
    Neurology 77:1972-6. 2011
    ..This study explored the association between long-term epilepsy surgery outcome and changes in depressive symptoms...
  19. ncbi request reprint Late seizure recurrence after multiple subpial transections
    D Orbach
    Department of Neurology, NYU School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Epilepsia 42:1130-3. 2001
    ..This suggests that late seizure recurrence is a more important problem in cases in which MST has been performed than for pure resections...
  20. ncbi request reprint What do you do when they grow up? Approaches to seizures in developmentally delayed adults
    Orrin Devinsky
    Department of Neurology, NYU School of Medicine, New York 10016, USA
    Epilepsia 43:71-9. 2002
    ..Vagus nerve stimulation and epilepsy surgery for those with medically refractory epilepsy may be options after careful evaluation...
  21. ncbi request reprint Late seizure recurrence after multiple subpial transections
    D Orbach
    Department of Neurology, NYU School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Epilepsia 42:1316-9. 2001
    ..This suggests that late seizure recurrence is a more important problem in cases in which MST has been performed than for pure resections...
  22. ncbi request reprint Evidence for cortical reorganization of language in patients with hippocampal sclerosis
    Marla J Hamberger
    Department of Neurology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, USA
    Brain 130:2942-50. 2007
    ..The different patterns of naming areas identified in patients with and without HS may also carry clinical implications, potentially improving efficiency during the time-constrained process of stimulation mapping...
  23. ncbi request reprint Transmeningeal delivery of GABA to control neocortical seizures in rats
    Jenine E John
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Epilepsy Res 75:10-7. 2007
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Premorbid psychiatric risk factors for postictal psychosis
    K Alper
    Department of Neurology, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York University, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 13:492-9. 2001
    ..49, P=0.001). Possible mechanisms linking vulnerability toward mood disorders and the development of psychotic symptoms in epilepsy are discussed...
  25. pmc Expectations prior to epilepsy surgery: an exploratory comparison of men and women
    C M Bower
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Seizure 18:228-31. 2009
    ..05). Exploratory factor analysis indicated a different pattern of associations among the 12 importance items for men and women. Whether gender differences in presurgical values are associated with outcomes needs exploration...
  26. doi request reprint Localized transmeningeal muscimol prevents neocortical seizures in rats and nonhuman primates: therapeutic implications
    Nandor Ludvig
    Department of Neurology, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, NYU Langone Medical Center, School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Epilepsia 50:678-93. 2009
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Progression of postictal to interictal psychosis
    A Tarulli
    Department of Neurology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Epilepsia 42:1468-71. 2001
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Reliable change indices and regression-based measures for the Rey-Osterreith Complex Figure test in partial epilepsy patients
    L Nakhutina
    New York University Langone Medical Center, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, 223 East 34th Street, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 24:38-44. 2010
    ..The results provide a means to evaluate long-term outcome in epilepsy patients using the ROCF...
  29. ncbi request reprint Bilateral resective epilepsy surgery in a child with tuberous sclerosis: case report
    P Romanelli
    Department of Neurosurgery, New York University-Mount Sinai Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York University Medical Center, New York 10016, USA
    Neurosurgery 49:732-4; discussion 735. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: In selected patients with bilateral seizure foci involving separate lobes, aggressive bilateral surgery can be safe and effective...
  30. ncbi request reprint Pediatric language mapping: sensitivity of neurostimulation and Wada testing in epilepsy surgery
    Catherine A Schevon
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Neurological Institute of New York, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Epilepsia 48:539-45. 2007
    ..In pediatric patients, however, functional mapping studies frequently fail to localize language. Wada testing has also been reported to be less sensitive in children...
  31. ncbi request reprint Use of the Brief Visuospatial Memory Test-Revised (BVMT-R) in neuropsychological evaluation of epilepsy surgery candidates
    W Barr
    NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, 403 East 34th Street, EPC 4th Floor, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 5:175-9. 2004
    ..The results of receiver operating curve analyses revealed little discrimination in performance between groups. The BVMT-R does not appear to have the sensitivity required for assessing nonverbal memory in this population...
  32. ncbi request reprint Adult-onset idiopathic generalized epilepsy: clinical and behavioral features
    S Cutting
    Department of Neurology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Epilepsia 42:1395-8. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Adult-onset IGE is associated with a good prognosis. An association may exist between psychological disorders, psychotropic medication, and level of seizure control in adults with IGE...
  33. pmc Seizure prediction and recall
    J M Dubois
    Department of Neurology, NYU Langone School of Medicine, NYU Epilepsy Center, 223 East 34th Street, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 18:106-9. 2010
    ..001) or recollection (P<0.001). These models reveal that patients were highly aware of their seizures, and in many cases, were able to make accurate predictions, for which seizure rate may be an important factor...
  34. ncbi request reprint Local epileptogenic networks in tuberous sclerosis complex: a case review
    Deepak Madhavan
    New York University Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, 403 East 34th Street, Fourth Floor, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 11:140-6. 2007
    ..This article describes three patients with TSC who underwent three-stage epilepsy surgery at our center, with the intention of examining local electrophysiological changes after each stage of the procedure...
  35. ncbi request reprint Psychosis in epilepsy patients
    Siddhartha Nadkarni
    Department of Neurology, New York University School of Medicine, New York University Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York, New York, USA
    Epilepsia 48:17-9. 2007
    ..Ictal and postictal psychosis can be prevented with seizure control, but postictal and chronic interictal psychoses require multidisciplinary and psychopharmacologic management...
  36. doi request reprint Effects of subdural application of lidocaine in patients with focal epilepsy
    Deepak Madhavan
    New York University Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, 403 East 34th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10016, United States
    Epilepsy Res 78:235-9. 2008
    ..The direct cortical application of lidocaine appears to affect local epileptogenic activity in human patients with intractable focal epilepsy...
  37. ncbi request reprint Temporal lobe epilepsy: a progressive disorder?
    Katherine Nearing
    Department of Neurology, New York University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Rev Neurol Dis 4:122-7. 2007
    ..These changes can impair cognitive and behavioral function. Seizure control may help minimize or prevent these changes...
  38. doi request reprint Comparison of the antiepileptic properties of transmeningeally delivered muscimol, lidocaine, midazolam, pentobarbital and GABA, in rats
    Shirn L Baptiste
    NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York University School of Medicine, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York 10016, USA
    Neurosci Lett 469:421-4. 2010
    ..These results suggest that when used at low concentration muscimol was the best of the five drugs for transmeningeal pharmacotherapy trials for focal neocortical epilepsy...
  39. ncbi request reprint Psychogenic, nonepileptic seizures associated with video-EEG-verified sleep
    Darren Orbach
    Department of Neurology and Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, NYU Medical Center, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Epilepsia 44:64-8. 2003
    ..Conversion has not been demonstrated to emerge from the sleeping state. Emergence out of sleep is usually considered a virtual exclusion criterion for NES, signifying the presence instead of ES. We sought to test this hypothesis...
  40. ncbi request reprint Depression but not seizure frequency predicts quality of life in treatment-resistant epilepsy
    L S Boylan
    New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Neurology 62:258-61. 2004
    ..As depression is associated with reduced QOL in epilepsy and antiepileptic medications (AEDs) can cause depression, it is important to determine the relative roles of depression and seizure frequency in QOL in refractory epilepsy...
  41. ncbi request reprint Auras are frequent in idiopathic generalized epilepsy
    L S Boylan
    Department of Neurology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Neurology 67:343-5. 2006
    ..Auras were equally common (70%) among patients with idiopathic generalized epilepsy as they were among those with localization-related epilepsy. Presence of an aura is not a reliable indicator of localization-related epilepsy...
  42. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and marijuana: effects on epilepsy and use by patients with epilepsy
    E Gordon
    Department of Neurology, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Epilepsia 42:1266-72. 2001
    ..Marijuana use can transiently impair short-term memory, and like alcohol use, may increase noncompliance with AEDs. Marijuana use or withdrawal could potentially trigger seizures in susceptible patients...
  43. pmc Cortical abnormalities in epilepsy revealed by local EEG synchrony
    C A Schevon
    Department of Neurology, Columbia University Medical Center, NY, USA
    Neuroimage 35:140-8. 2007
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Postictal psychosis in partial epilepsy: a case-control study
    Kenneth Alper
    Department of Neurology, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Ann Neurol 63:602-10. 2008
    ..Divergent findings among prior studies on correlates of risk for postictal psychosis (PIP) suggest the value of a controlled study involving a relatively large number of patients...
  45. ncbi request reprint Epidural pentobarbital delivery can prevent locally induced neocortical seizures in rats: the prospect of transmeningeal pharmacotherapy for intractable focal epilepsy
    Nandor Ludvig
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, New York University School of Medicine, New York 10016, USA
    Epilepsia 47:1792-802. 2006
    ..To determine whether epidural pentobarbital (PB) delivery can prevent and/or terminate neocortical seizures induced by locally administered acetylcholine (Ach) in freely moving rats...
  46. ncbi request reprint Mental retardation and relation to seizure and tuber burden in tuberous sclerosis complex
    Charles M Zaroff
    NYU Medical Center, Neurology, 403 East 34th St, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Seizure 15:558-62. 2006
    ..Neither age nor gender was related to cognitive status. Further investigation incorporating additional neuroimaging factors, antiepileptic treatment effects, and genetic variables, is needed...
  47. pmc Heterogeneous neuronal firing patterns during interictal epileptiform discharges in the human cortex
    Corey J Keller
    Department of Neurology, 30 Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Brain 133:1668-81. 2010
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Bilateral intracranial electroencephalographic monitoring immediately following corpus callosotomy
    Alyson Silverberg
    Department of Neurosurgery, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, USA
    Epilepsia 51:2203-6. 2010
    ..No patients were seizure free following callosotomy or resection. No differences in postoperative outcomes were seen between patients with intracranial EEG versus those without...
  49. ncbi request reprint Surgical outcome in tuberous sclerosis complex: a multicenter survey
    Deepak Madhavan
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, NYU Medical Center, 403 East 34th Street, New York, NY 10016, U S A
    Epilepsia 48:1625-8. 2007
    ..01). Ictal multifocality, mental retardation, and discordant EEG and MRI data showed a negative trend toward outcome, but were not significant...
  50. doi request reprint Ictal mnemestic aura and verbal memory function
    Aaron C Vederman
    New York University Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York, NY, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 17:474-7. 2010
    ..Mnemestic auras were associated with clinical indices of illness, suggesting that the presence of these auras may be regarded as a risk factor for greater chronicity and severity in epilepsy...
  51. ncbi request reprint Histological evidence for drug diffusion across the cerebral meninges into the underlying neocortex in rats
    Nandor Ludvig
    NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Brain Res 1188:228-32. 2008
    ..These results suggest that NMDA-like, water soluble, small molecules can diffuse through the subdural/subarachnoid space into the underlying neocortex and spread in a limited fashion, close to the meningeal penetration site...
  52. ncbi request reprint Surgery Insight: surgical management of epilepsy
    Ruben Kuzniecky
    New York University Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Neurol 3:673-81. 2007
    ..Advances in diagnostic techniques are likely to improve patient selection, facilitate localization of epileptic foci and functional areas, and enable better prediction of outcomes...
  53. doi request reprint Kluver-Bucy syndrome, hypersexuality, and the law
    Julie Devinsky
    New York University Langone School of Medicine, New York, USA
    Neurocase 16:140-5. 2010
    ..Most previously reported patients were never charged with a crime despite uninvited physical contact in some instances. Our patient was convicted and imprisoned...
  54. doi request reprint Extraoperative functional mapping and staged resection of supratentorial tumors near eloquent cortex in children
    Robert J Bollo
    Department of Neurosurgery, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, NYU Langone Medical Center and New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Pediatr Neurosurg 45:175-80. 2009
    ..Staged resection of pediatric brain tumors near the eloquent cortex appears safe, allows functional mapping in awake patients, and may assist in decisions between maximal tumor resection and optimal functional outcome...
  55. doi request reprint Temporal lobe epilepsy does not impair visual perception
    Arthur C Grant
    Department of Neurology, New York University, New York, New York, USA
    Epilepsia 49:710-3. 2008
    ..Furthermore, since TLE subjects performed normally while taking therapeutic doses of multiple AEDs, the data suggest that these AEDs do not impair visual perception...
  56. ncbi request reprint Prediction of false-positive recognition errors during Wada testing
    William B Barr
    NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York University School of Medicine, 10016, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 28:1065-72. 2006
    ..Further analysis indicates that FP errors during the Wada test appear to be the primary result of a stable and liberal response-bias rather than a result of any other neurological or procedure-related factor...
  57. ncbi request reprint Selective emotional detachment from family after right temporal lobectomy
    Scott E Lipson
    Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, New York University, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 4:340-2. 2003
    ..We report a man who selectively lost emotional attachments to family members after right temporal lobectomy. However, emotional responsiveness to strangers was normal or increased...
  58. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy surgery for children with tuberous sclerosis complex
    Howard L Weiner
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, New York University Medical Center, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Child Neurol 19:687-9. 2004
    ..Long-term follow-up will determine whether this approach has durable effects. We await better methods for identifying the epileptogenic zone, both noninvasive and invasive...
  59. ncbi request reprint Cognitive and behavioral correlates of tuberous sclerosis complex
    Charles M Zaroff
    New York University Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Child Neurol 19:847-52. 2004
    ..Seizure control is important for developmental outcome and quality of life. Early behavioral assessment and therapeutic intervention, as well as seizure control, are the most effective means of promoting neurodevelopmental outcome...
  60. ncbi request reprint Group psychoeducation as treatment for psychological nonepileptic seizures
    Charles M Zaroff
    New York University Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, 403 East 34th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 5:587-92. 2004
    ..Psychoeducation may be an effective method of treating PNES and may improve coping strategies and reduce PNES-associated psychopathology in some patients. Additional controlled studies on larger samples are needed...
  61. ncbi request reprint Obsessive-compulsive symptoms in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy
    Keren L Isaacs
    Department of Psychology, The George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 5:569-74. 2004
    ..There were no reliable differences in OC symptoms in patients with right versus left hemisphere seizure foci, although the right hemisphere patients tended to score higher on both scales of the OCI...
  62. ncbi request reprint Current treatments of epilepsy
    Siddhartha Nadkarni
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, NYU School of Medicine, 403 East 34th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Neurology 64:S2-11. 2005
    ..Special considerations about epilepsy care must be made in pediatric populations, those with developmental delays, women, and the elderly...
  63. ncbi request reprint Correlation of apparent diffusion coefficient with neuropsychological testing in temporal lobe epilepsy
    Yvonne W Lui
    Department of Radiology, NYU Medical Center, 530 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 26:1832-9. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that in these patients, a negative correlation would exist between diffusivity measures of the mesial temporal lobe and performance on neuropsychological tests...
  64. ncbi request reprint Somatoform disorders after temporal lobectomy
    Anjanette A Naga
    Department of Neurology, New York University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Cogn Behav Neurol 17:57-61. 2004
    ..The only new-onset somatoform disorder reported postoperatively is conversion disorder. We identified 10 patients who developed somatoform disorder other than nonconversion epileptic seizures after anterior temporal lobectomy...
  65. ncbi request reprint Postictal laughter following absence status epilepticus
    Laura S Boylan
    Department of Neurology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 4:773-5. 2003
    ..We propose that diffuse cortical inhibition led to release of subcortical structures involved in emotional expression. Possible neural substrates of laughter are discussed...
  66. ncbi request reprint Developmental outcome of epilepsy surgery in tuberous sclerosis complex
    Charles M Zaroff
    Clinical Neuropsychology, NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York 10016, USA
    Epileptic Disord 7:321-6. 2005
    ..Age estimates of developmental level indicated developmental progress in the majority of subjects in the current sample, and may yield greater clinical information for individuals with developmental delay than do standard scores...
  67. ncbi request reprint Extent of ictal origin in mesial temporal sclerosis patients monitored with subdural intracranial electrodes predicts outcome
    Avinash Prasad
    Department of Neurology, University of Alabama Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Clin Neurophysiol 20:243-8. 2003
    ..These findings may be useful in presurgical counseling of patients with mesiotemporal sclerosis who undergo intracranial SD monitoring...
  68. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy surgery in young children with tuberous sclerosis: results of a novel approach
    Howard L Weiner
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, New York University Medical Center, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Pediatrics 117:1494-502. 2006
    ..To identify patients who might benefit from surgery and to maximize outcome, we used a novel surgical approach in young children that consists of invasive intracranial monitoring, which is typically 3-staged and often bilateral...
  69. ncbi request reprint Transient postoperative prosopagnosia
    Salah Mesad
    Department of Neurology, NYU Epilepsy Center, NYU School of Medicine, 403 East 34th Street, Rivergate, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 4:567-70. 2003
    ..The temporary nature of the prosopagnosia may result from postsurgical tissue injury, including focal cerebral edema, with compensation by ipsilateral or contralateral areas...
  70. pmc Detection of epileptogenic cortical malformations with surface-based MRI morphometry
    Thomas Thesen
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, New York University, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e16430. 2011
    ....
  71. pmc Levetiracetam has no acute effects on brain gamma-aminobutyric acid levels
    R Kuzniecky
    NYU Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 12:242-4. 2008
    ..The objective of the study described here was to determine if LEV modulates brain GABA in vivo...
  72. ncbi request reprint Monoamine neurotransmitters in resected hippocampal subparcellations from neocortical and mesial temporal lobe epilepsy patients: in situ microvoltammetric studies
    P A Broderick
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, The City University of New York Medical School, New York, NY 10031, USA
    Brain Res 878:48-63. 2000
    ..076 and 0.095, respectively (P<0.01)]. Thus, this preliminary study showed that marked differences in HPC monoamine neurochemistry occurred in NTLE patients as compared with MTLE patients...
  73. ncbi request reprint Autistic regression with rolandic spikes
    R Nass
    New York University Medical Center, Department of Neurology, NYC 10016, USA
    Neuropsychiatry Neuropsychol Behav Neurol 12:193-7. 1999
    ..This study was designed to further define the electroencephalographic abnormalities seen in the Landau-Kleffner syndrome variants and the associated clinical features...
  74. ncbi request reprint Nondominant hemisphere lesions and conversion nonepileptic seizures
    O Devinsky
    Department of Neurology, New York University School of Medicine, NY 10016, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 13:367-73. 2001
    ..02). This study supports prior studies and clinical observations that cerebral dysfunction can contribute to the pathogenesis of conversion disorder, and that nondominant hemisphere dysfunction may play a greater role...
  75. ncbi request reprint Epileptic kinetopsia: ictal illusory motion perception
    Rachel Laff
    Department of Neurology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, USA
    Neurology 61:1262-4. 2003
    ..Given that the tumor location corresponds with the ictal onset in the V5 area, and the semiology of her seizures, this case supports that epileptic dysfunction in V5 can cause illusions of visual motion...
  76. pmc The human K-complex represents an isolated cortical down-state
    Sydney S Cash
    Department of Neurology, Epilepsy Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Science 324:1084-7. 2009
    ..This correspondence is compatible with proposed contributions of the KC to sleep preservation and memory consolidation...
  77. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life over time since resective epilepsy surgery
    Susan S Spencer
    Department of Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8018, USA
    Ann Neurol 62:327-34. 2007
    ..Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) improves after resective epilepsy surgery, but data are limited to short follow-up in mostly retrospective reports, with minimal consideration of other potential factors that might influence HRQOL...
  78. doi request reprint Refractory epilepsy in tuberous sclerosis: vagus nerve stimulation with or without subsequent resective surgery
    Robert E Elliott
    Department of Neurosurgery, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 16:454-60. 2009
    ..Furthermore, we examined the impact of vagus nerve stimulation failure on the ultimate outcome following subsequent intracranial epilepsy surgery...
  79. doi request reprint MRI characterization and longitudinal study of focal cerebellar lesions in a young tuberous sclerosis cohort
    J Vaughn
    Department of Radiology, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, New York 10016, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 34:655-9. 2013
    ..Our purpose was to characterize cerebellar lesions in a cohort of young patients with TSC with specific interest in assessing longitudinal changes...
  80. ncbi request reprint A double-blind, placebo-controlled study of remacemide hydrochloride in patients with refractory epilepsy following pre-surgical assessment
    O Devinsky
    New York Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, USA
    Seizure 11:371-6. 2002
    ..No serious adverse events occurred; all patients receiving remacemide hydrochloride completed the study. Remacemide hydrochloride was well tolerated and showed significant therapeutic activity in this patient population...
  81. ncbi request reprint Stratifying differences on ictal/interictal subtraction SPECT images
    Chi Wan Koo
    The Department of Radiology, Division of Nuclear Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Epilepsia 44:379-86. 2003
    ..This preliminary study evaluated the significance of this range of values...
  82. doi request reprint Do tubers contain function? Resection of epileptogenic foci in perirolandic cortex in children with tuberous sclerosis complex
    Yaron A Moshel
    Department of Neurosurgery, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Epilepsia 51:1242-51. 2010
    ..In this study, we examine our results in children undergoing surgery for resection of tubers and associated seizure foci in rolandic and perirolandic cortex...
  83. ncbi request reprint Subpectoral implantation of the vagus nerve stimulator
    Joel A Bauman
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Neurosurgery 58:ONS-322-5; discussion ONS-325-6. 2006
    ..To report the technique of subpectoral (SP) implantation of the vagus nerve stimulator (VNS) generator...
  84. ncbi request reprint Multistage epilepsy surgery: safety, efficacy, and utility of a novel approach in pediatric extratemporal epilepsy
    Joel A Bauman
    New York University Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, and Department of Neurology, New York University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Neurosurgery 56:318-34. 2005
    ....
  85. ncbi request reprint Seizures, cognitive abnormalities, and abnormal magnetic resonance imaging findings in a 19-year-old woman
    Tanya Mayer
    Department of Neurology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Rev Neurol Dis 3:190, 195-7. 2006
    ..The diagnosis and a discussion of the case are presented on pages 195-197...
  86. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a first seizure. Is it epilepsy?
    Marisa Prego-Lopez
    Department of Neurology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, USA
    Postgrad Med 111:34-6, 43-8. 2002
    ..When treatment is deemed appropriate, an antiepileptic drug should be chosen after discussion with the patient and consideration of the risk-benefit profile of the available agents...
  87. doi request reprint Epilepsy surgery and tuberous sclerosis complex: special considerations
    Robert J Bollo
    Department of Neurosurgery, Department of Neurology, New York University School of Medicine and New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 25:E13. 2008
    ..Epilepsy surgery has not only benefited many children with TSC, but it also facilitates the understanding of epileptogenesis in TSC...
  88. ncbi request reprint Resolution of eating disorders after right temporal lesions
    Reed Levine
    Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 4:781-3. 2003
    ..Not only did both patients' eating disorders resolve, but their moods and libidos improved...
  89. pmc Phonetically irregular word pronunciation and cortical thickness in the adult brain
    Karen Blackmon
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, New York University, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Neuroimage 51:1453-8. 2010
    ....
  90. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy and dental procedures. A review
    Charles K Vorkas
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York University School of Medicine, New York City, New York, USA
    N Y State Dent J 74:39-43. 2008
    ..A clinical case photo is presented to show gingival hyperplasia, along with four tables on which common antiepileptic medications are enumerated...
  91. doi request reprint Historical perspectives and definitions of the postictal state
    P Widdess-Walsh
    NYU Epilepsy Center, NYU Langone School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 19:96-9. 2010
    ..Despite a relative lack of biological insight, many key observations were made in an era mostly devoid of treatments for epilepsy...
  92. ncbi request reprint Hemispheric influence on autonomic modulation and baroreflex sensitivity
    M J Hilz
    Department of Neurology, New York University, School of Medicine, NY 10016, USA
    Ann Neurol 49:575-84. 2001
    ..In epilepsy patients, unilateral electrical activity might derange autonomic balance between both hemispheres and contribute to cardiovascular dysregulation and sudden fatalities...
  93. ncbi request reprint Decrease of sympathetic cardiovascular modulation after temporal lobe epilepsy surgery
    M J Hilz
    Department of Neurology, New York University, New York, NY, USA
    Brain 125:985-95. 2002
    ..Thus, TLE surgery might contribute to reducing the risk of SUDEP...
  94. ncbi request reprint Quantifying deficits in the perception of fear and anger in morphed facial expressions after bilateral amygdala damage
    Reiko Graham
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, P O Box 90999, LSRC, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708 0999, USA
    Neuropsychologia 45:42-54. 2007
    ..These results imply that when heuristics use is discouraged on tasks utilizing subtle emotion transitions, deficits in the perception of anger and anger/fear blends, as well as fear, are evident with bilateral amygdala damage...
  95. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy in The Alienist and Neurologist, 1880-1920
    Scott E Lipson
    NYU School of Medicine, New York Cornell University, Ithaca, U S A
    Epilepsia 43:912-9. 2002
    ..To study the history of epilepsy from 1880 to 1920...
  96. ncbi request reprint Sequential ordering of morphed faces and facial expressions following temporal lobe damage
    Reiko Graham
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708 0999, United States
    Neuropsychologia 44:1398-405. 2006
    ....
  97. ncbi request reprint Neurologist-induced sexual dysfunction: enzyme-inducing antiepileptic drugs
    Orrin Devinsky
    Neurology 65:980-1. 2005
  98. ncbi request reprint Seizure outcome after resection of supratentorial cavernous malformations: a study of 168 patients
    Christian R Baumann
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Epilepsia 48:559-63. 2007
    ..The aim of our study was to examine seizure outcome in the largest published series of surgically treated patients with epilepsy due to a supratentorial CCM, and to define predictors for good surgical outcome...
  99. ncbi request reprint Evidence of cerebral reorganization following perinatal stroke demonstrated with fMRI and DTI tractography
    Samantha L Heller
    Weill Cornell Medical College, United States
    Clin Imaging 29:283-7. 2005
    ..Functional data were overlaid onto 3D diffusion tensor tractography, providing a unique image of the right hemisphere language recruitment...
  100. ncbi request reprint Antiepileptic drug resistance and tolerance in epilepsy
    Peter Widdess-Walsh
    Saint Barnabas Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery, West Orange, NJ, USA
    Rev Neurol Dis 4:194-202. 2007
    ..Rational AED strategies and promising interventions to treat or prevent drug resistance will reduce the impact on the patient...
  101. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy and anxiety
    Blanca Vazquez
    School of Medicine, New York University, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, 403 East 34 Street, Fourth Floor, New York, NY, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 4:S20-5. 2003
    ....