Robert S Fisher

Summary

Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Deep brain stimulation for epilepsy
    Robert S Fisher
    Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA Electronic address
    Handb Clin Neurol 116:217-34. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Seizure diaries for clinical research and practice: limitations and future prospects
    Robert S Fisher
    Stanford University, Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford, CA 94305 5235, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 24:304-10. 2012
  3. pmc Therapeutic devices for epilepsy
    Robert S Fisher
    Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA, USA
    Ann Neurol 71:157-68. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Debate: When does a seizure imply epilepsy?
    Robert S Fisher
    Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Epilepsia 49:7-12. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Electrical stimulation of the anterior nucleus of thalamus for treatment of refractory epilepsy
    Robert Fisher
    Department of Neurology, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 5235, USA
    Epilepsia 51:899-908. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Definition of the postictal state: when does it start and end?
    Robert S Fisher
    Department of Neurology and Neurological Science, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5235, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 19:100-4. 2010
  7. pmc Gender and age differences in expression of GABAA receptor subunits in rat somatosensory thalamus and cortex in an absence epilepsy model
    Huifang Li
    Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Room A343, Stanford Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305 5235, USA
    Neurobiol Dis 25:623-30. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint A blinded pilot study of artwork in a comprehensive epilepsy center population
    David J Anschel
    Department of Neurology, Stanford Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, 300 Pasteur Drive, Room 43160, Stanford, CA 94305 6648, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 6:196-202. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint ILAE official report: a practical clinical definition of epilepsy
    Robert S Fisher
    Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, U S A
    Epilepsia 55:475-82. 2014
  10. ncbi request reprint Electrical stimulation of the anterior nucleus of the thalamus for the treatment of intractable epilepsy
    John F Kerrigan
    Department of Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Epilepsia 45:346-54. 2004

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. doi request reprint Deep brain stimulation for epilepsy
    Robert S Fisher
    Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA Electronic address
    Handb Clin Neurol 116:217-34. 2013
    ..All of these questions may be answerable with a combination of laboratory research and clinical experience. ..
  2. doi request reprint Seizure diaries for clinical research and practice: limitations and future prospects
    Robert S Fisher
    Stanford University, Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford, CA 94305 5235, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 24:304-10. 2012
    ..An NINDS-sponsored conference in April of 2011 reviewed issues in epilepsy clinical trials. One goal was to clarify new electronic methods for recording seizure information and other data in clinical trials...
  3. pmc Therapeutic devices for epilepsy
    Robert S Fisher
    Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA, USA
    Ann Neurol 71:157-68. 2012
    ..Optimizing the place of devices in therapy for epilepsy will require further development and clinical experience...
  4. ncbi request reprint Debate: When does a seizure imply epilepsy?
    Robert S Fisher
    Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Epilepsia 49:7-12. 2008
    ..Future clinical and epidemiologic evidence would allow refinements of the operational definitions...
  5. ncbi request reprint Electrical stimulation of the anterior nucleus of thalamus for treatment of refractory epilepsy
    Robert Fisher
    Department of Neurology, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 5235, USA
    Epilepsia 51:899-908. 2010
    ..We report a multicenter, double-blind, randomized trial of bilateral stimulation of the anterior nuclei of the thalamus for localization-related epilepsy...
  6. doi request reprint Definition of the postictal state: when does it start and end?
    Robert S Fisher
    Department of Neurology and Neurological Science, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5235, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 19:100-4. 2010
    ..Except where boundaries are clear, it is better to describe a sequence of behaviors and electroencephalographic changes, without labeling arbitrary stages as being ictal or postictal...
  7. pmc Gender and age differences in expression of GABAA receptor subunits in rat somatosensory thalamus and cortex in an absence epilepsy model
    Huifang Li
    Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Room A343, Stanford Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305 5235, USA
    Neurobiol Dis 25:623-30. 2007
    ..The findings suggest a mechanism for the higher prevalence of absence epilepsy in female patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint A blinded pilot study of artwork in a comprehensive epilepsy center population
    David J Anschel
    Department of Neurology, Stanford Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, 300 Pasteur Drive, Room 43160, Stanford, CA 94305 6648, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 6:196-202. 2005
    ..In addition to giving some insight into the neurological functioning of these subjects, this pilot study provides a basis for the future development of diagnostic tests to be used within this patient group...
  9. ncbi request reprint ILAE official report: a practical clinical definition of epilepsy
    Robert S Fisher
    Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, U S A
    Epilepsia 55:475-82. 2014
    ..This revised definition of epilepsy brings the term in concordance with common use. A PowerPoint slide summarizing this article is available for download in the Supporting Information section here. ..
  10. ncbi request reprint Electrical stimulation of the anterior nucleus of the thalamus for the treatment of intractable epilepsy
    John F Kerrigan
    Department of Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Epilepsia 45:346-54. 2004
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  11. doi request reprint Detection of seizure-like movements using a wrist accelerometer
    Juliana Lockman
    Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94304 1510, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 20:638-41. 2011
    ..Only one false detection occurred during sleep. In principle, this device should allow caregivers of people with tonic-clonic seizures to be alerted when a seizure occurs...
  12. ncbi request reprint Potential new methods for antiepileptic drug delivery
    Robert S Fisher
    Stanford Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California 94305 5235, USA
    CNS Drugs 16:579-93. 2002
    ..New delivery systems should significantly improve the therapeutic/toxic ratio of AEDs...
  13. ncbi request reprint Photic- and pattern-induced seizures: a review for the Epilepsy Foundation of America Working Group
    Robert S Fisher
    Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford Medical Center, Stanford, California 94305 5235, USA
    Epilepsia 46:1426-41. 2005
    ..This report summarizes background material presented to a consensus conference on visually provoked seizures, convened by the Epilepsy Foundation of America...
  14. ncbi request reprint New routes for delivery of anti-epileptic medications
    Robert S Fisher
    Stanford Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Stanford University Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, California 94305 5235, USA
    Acta Neurol Taiwan 15:225-31. 2006
    ..Lastly, we discuss future prospects for the use of transplanted cells and genes as potential vehicles for local delivery of renewable anti-epileptic regimen...
  15. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity and specificity of video alone versus electroencephalography alone for the diagnosis of partial seizures
    David K Chen
    Peter Kellaway Section of Neurophysiology, Department of Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 13:115-8. 2008
    ..Home video recordings may represent a useful screening tool for a subset of patients with neurobehavioral events of unclear etiology...
  16. ncbi request reprint Use of serum prolactin in diagnosing epileptic seizures: report of the Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology
    David K Chen
    Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Neurology 65:668-75. 2005
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the use of serum prolactin assay in epileptic seizure diagnosis...
  17. doi request reprint An online diary for tracking epilepsy
    Scheherazade Le
    Department of Neurology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 22:705-9. 2011
    ..Specific AEDs were detailed in 7331 entries: monotherapy was used in 18% and polytherapy in 82%. Mood-related side effects were most commonly reported in 19% of 1027 users...
  18. ncbi request reprint Measuring the effects of antiepileptic medications on balance in older people
    Terry D Fife
    Department of Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Epilepsy Res 70:103-9. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken to prospectively compare quantitative measures of balance in older people taking carbamazepine, gabapentin and lamotrigine...
  19. doi request reprint Therapeutic brain stimulation for epilepsy
    Juliana Lockman
    Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Room A343, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5235, USA
    Neurol Clin 27:1031-40. 2009
    ..DBS is palliative rather than curative, but experience suggests that this relatively new therapy may be of benefit to some people with otherwise untreatable epilepsy...
  20. ncbi request reprint Focally injected adenosine prevents seizures in the rat
    David J Anschel
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305 5235, USA
    Exp Neurol 190:544-7. 2004
    ..0001). This study demonstrates effectiveness and feasibility in a model system using intracranial injection of adenosine to prevent epileptiform events...
  21. ncbi request reprint Epileptic seizures and epilepsy: definitions proposed by the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) and the International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE)
    Robert S Fisher
    Stanford University Medical Center, Department of Neurology, Stanford, California 94305 5235, USA
    Epilepsia 46:470-2. 2005
    ..The definition of epilepsy requires the occurrence of at least one epileptic seizure...
  22. ncbi request reprint Selective changes in thalamic and cortical GABAA receptor subunits in a model of acquired absence epilepsy in the rat
    Huifang Li
    Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Room A343, Stanford Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305 5235, USA
    Neuropharmacology 51:121-8. 2006
    ..Selective reductions in GABA(A) receptor subunits in thalamus may play a role in pathophysiology of absence epilepsy...
  23. ncbi request reprint Diazepam prophylaxis for bicuculline-induced seizures: a rat dose-response model
    David J Anschel
    Department of Neurology, Stanford Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305 5235, USA
    Neurosci Lett 356:66-8. 2004
    ..Numbers of ictal events (seizure) and latency to the first event were reduced by prophylactic DZP. The study establishes a protocol for testing of intracranially-injected drugs to prevent focal seizures...
  24. ncbi request reprint Seizure-related motor vehicle crashes in Arizona before and after reducing the driving restriction from 12 to 3 months
    Joseph F Drazkowski
    Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Ariz 85259, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 78:819-25. 2003
    ..To evaluate whether changing the seizure-free interval in Arizona from 12 months to 3 months affected the number of seizure-related motor vehicle crashes...