Rodger Elble

Summary

Affiliation: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Tremor and dopamine agonists
    Rodger J Elble
    Department of Neurology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL 62794 9643, USA
    Neurology 58:S57-62. 2002
  2. pmc Defining dystonic tremor
    Rodger J Elble
    Department of Neurology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, 751 North Rutledge, PO Box 19643, Springfield, IL 62794 9643, USA
    Curr Neuropharmacol 11:48-52. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Tremor disorders
    Rodger J Elble
    Department of Neurology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois 62794 9643, USA
    Curr Opin Neurol 26:413-9. 2013
  4. pmc What is essential tremor?
    Rodger J Elble
    Department of Neurology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, PO Box 19643, Springfield, IL 62794 9643, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 13:353. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Reliability of a new scale for essential tremor
    Rodger Elble
    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois 62794 9643, USA
    Mov Disord 27:1567-9. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Essential tremor frequency decreases with time
    R J Elble
    Department of Neurology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield 62794 9643, USA
    Neurology 55:1547-51. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Levetiracetam is not effective for essential tremor
    Rodger J Elble
    Department of Neurology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL 62794 9643, USA
    Clin Neuropharmacol 30:350-6. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint An update on essential tremor
    Rodger J Elble
    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL 62794, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 9:273-7. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Tremor: clinical features, pathophysiology, and treatment
    Rodger J Elble
    Department of Neurology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL 62794 9643, USA
    Neurol Clin 27:679-95, v-vi. 2009
  10. pmc Impact of belief in neuroprotection on therapeutic intervention in Parkinson's disease
    Rodger J Elble
    Department of Neurology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois, USA
    Mov Disord 25:1082-6. 2010

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Tremor and dopamine agonists
    Rodger J Elble
    Department of Neurology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL 62794 9643, USA
    Neurology 58:S57-62. 2002
    ..The response of tremor to pharmacotherapy is variable, and clinicians must be prepared to try all of the available drugs before concluding that surgery is the only alternative...
  2. pmc Defining dystonic tremor
    Rodger J Elble
    Department of Neurology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, 751 North Rutledge, PO Box 19643, Springfield, IL 62794 9643, USA
    Curr Neuropharmacol 11:48-52. 2013
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  3. doi request reprint Tremor disorders
    Rodger J Elble
    Department of Neurology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois 62794 9643, USA
    Curr Opin Neurol 26:413-9. 2013
    ..The pathophysiology of tremor disorders is reviewed in the context of pharmacologic and surgical treatment...
  4. pmc What is essential tremor?
    Rodger J Elble
    Department of Neurology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, PO Box 19643, Springfield, IL 62794 9643, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 13:353. 2013
    ..Thus, essential tremor is nothing more than a syndrome of idiopathic tremulousness, and the challenge for researchers and clinicians is to find specific etiologies of this syndrome...
  5. doi request reprint Reliability of a new scale for essential tremor
    Rodger Elble
    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois 62794 9643, USA
    Mov Disord 27:1567-9. 2012
    ..Head and limb tremor ratings are defined by specific amplitude ranges in centimeters...
  6. ncbi request reprint Essential tremor frequency decreases with time
    R J Elble
    Department of Neurology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield 62794 9643, USA
    Neurology 55:1547-51. 2000
    ..To quantify the extent to which tremor frequency changes with time in patients with essential tremor...
  7. ncbi request reprint Levetiracetam is not effective for essential tremor
    Rodger J Elble
    Department of Neurology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL 62794 9643, USA
    Clin Neuropharmacol 30:350-6. 2007
    ..To determine if levetiracetam is efficacious in the treatment of essential tremor...
  8. ncbi request reprint An update on essential tremor
    Rodger J Elble
    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL 62794, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 9:273-7. 2009
    ..The evidence is discussed in this update. Recent advances in the treatment of this condition are also reviewed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Tremor: clinical features, pathophysiology, and treatment
    Rodger J Elble
    Department of Neurology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL 62794 9643, USA
    Neurol Clin 27:679-95, v-vi. 2009
    ..Our understanding of pathologic tremors has increased at an accelerating pace during the past 30 years, and this will hopefully lead to improved pharmacotherapy in the near future...
  10. pmc Impact of belief in neuroprotection on therapeutic intervention in Parkinson's disease
    Rodger J Elble
    Department of Neurology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois, USA
    Mov Disord 25:1082-6. 2010
    ..We found the investigators' level of confidence in these agents had no effect on the time to symptomatic therapy or on the change in UPDRS during 12 months of treatment...
  11. doi request reprint Carisbamate in essential tremor: brief report of a proof of concept study
    Rodger J Elble
    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois 62794 9643, USA
    Mov Disord 25:634-8. 2010
    ..94) or on measures of affect, mood, or quality of life. Carisbamate was generally well tolerated and had an adverse event profile comparable to that of placebo...
  12. ncbi request reprint Gait and dementia: moving beyond the notion of gait apraxia
    R J Elble
    Department of Neurology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL 62794 9643, USA
    J Neural Transm 114:1253-8. 2007
    ..A clinical rating scale based on these features should be developed to facilitate clinical diagnosis and clinicopathological correlation, while avoiding the ambiguities and controversies of gait apraxia...
  13. ncbi request reprint Report from a U.S. conference on essential tremor
    Rodger J Elble
    Department of Neurology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois 62794, USA
    Mov Disord 21:2052-61. 2006
    ..The conference attendees hope that this statement from the United States will engender international collaboration in finding a cure for ET...
  14. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of physiologic tremor in young and elderly adults
    Rodger J Elble
    Department of Neurology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, P O Box 19643, Springfield, IL 62794 9643, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 114:624-35. 2003
    ..To determine the prevalence of tremor-related motor-unit entrainment in young and elderly adults...
  15. ncbi request reprint Tremor amplitude is logarithmically related to 4- and 5-point tremor rating scales
    Rodger J Elble
    Department of Neurology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL 62795 9643, USA
    Brain 129:2660-6. 2006
    ..Knowledge of the relationship between TRS and precise measures of tremor is useful in interpreting the clinical significance of changes in TRS produced by disease or therapy...
  16. ncbi request reprint Essential tremor is a monosymptomatic disorder
    Rodger J Elble
    Department of Neurology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois 62794 9643, USA
    Mov Disord 17:633-7. 2002
  17. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiologic transition from physiologic tremor to essential tremor
    Rodger J Elble
    Department of Neurology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois 92794 9643, USA
    Mov Disord 20:1038-42. 2005
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Testing objective measures of motor impairment in early Parkinson's disease: Feasibility study of an at-home testing device
    Christopher G Goetz
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Mov Disord 24:551-6. 2009
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  19. ncbi request reprint The Mini-Mental State exam may help in the differentiation of dementia with Lewy bodies and Alzheimer's disease
    Thomas A Ala
    Center for Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders, Department of Neurology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, PO Box 19643, Springfield, IL 62794 9643, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:503-9. 2002
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  20. ncbi request reprint Gravitational artifact in accelerometric measurements of tremor
    Rodger J Elble
    Department of Neurology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, P O Box 19643, Springfield, IL 62794 9643, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:1638-43. 2005
    ..To illustrate the problem of gravitational artifact in accelerometric recordings of tremor...
  21. ncbi request reprint The characteristics of patients with uncertain/mild cognitive impairment on the Alzheimer disease assessment scale-cognitive subscale
    Geunyeong Pyo
    Department of Psychiatry, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL 62794 9642, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 20:16-22. 2006
    ..The results also indicated that demographic variables such as age and education do not play a significant role in the diagnosis of mild cognitive impaired patients based on the ADAS-Cog scores...
  22. ncbi request reprint Task force report: scales for screening and evaluating tremor: critique and recommendations
    Rodger Elble
    Department of Neurology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois, USA
    Mov Disord 28:1793-800. 2013
    ..The task force recommends that further work with existing recommended scales be performed as opposed to the development of new tremor scales...
  23. doi request reprint Milestones in tremor research
    Rodger Elble
    Department of Neurology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois, USA
    Mov Disord 26:1096-105. 2011
    ..Treatment research methodology has improved substantially, but few double-blind controlled trials have been published. Deep brain stimulation is the most effective treatment for most tremors but is reserved for advanced cases...
  24. ncbi request reprint Use of MMSE to differentiate Alzheimer's disease from dementia with Lewy bodies--response to Larner
    Thomas Ala
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:1209; author reply 1209-10. 2004
  25. ncbi request reprint Assessment of interrater and intrarater reliability of the Fahn-Tolosa-Marin Tremor Rating Scale in essential tremor
    Mark A Stacy
    Division of Neurology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Mov Disord 22:833-8. 2007
    ..It is best when the same rater performs repeated measures of tremor on a patient, particularly when judging tremor in handwriting and drawings. Training of raters on use of the TRS would help standardize judgement...
  26. ncbi request reprint Benefits and risks of pharmacological treatments for essential tremor
    Kelly E Lyons
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    Drug Saf 26:461-81. 2003
    ..The use of medication and/or surgery can provide adequate tremor control in the majority of the patients...
  27. ncbi request reprint Alzheimer's disease and essential tremor finally meet
    Rodger J Elble
    Mov Disord 22:1525-7. 2007

Research Grants3

  1. Critical Research Issues in Essential Tremor
    Rodger Elble; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We believe that such conferences are the best way to build and maintain momentum and interest in ET research. ..
  2. Neuroprotection in Parkinson Disease: Clinical Center
    Rodger Elble; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It is proposed that the Autopsy/Neuropathology Program at Southern Illinois University serve as the central resource for a brain autopsy and neuropathology study if it is included in the final study design. ..