Sheena K Aurora

Summary

Affiliation: Swedish Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi The brain is hyperexcitable in migraine
    S K Aurora
    Centre for Vision Research, York University, Toronto, Canada
    Cephalalgia 27:1442-53. 2007
  2. pmc Risk of placental abruption in relation to migraines and headaches
    Sixto E Sanchez
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital Nacional Dos de Mayo, and Universidad San Martin de Porres, Lima, Peru
    BMC Womens Health 10:30. 2010
  3. pmc Sleep duration, vital exhaustion and perceived stress among pregnant migraineurs and non-migraineurs
    Michelle A Williams
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:72. 2010
  4. ncbi Etiology and pathogenesis of cluster headache
    Sheena K Aurora
    Swedish Headache Clinic, Swedish Neurosciences Center, 1221 Madison, Suite 1026, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 6:71-5. 2002
  5. doi Topiramate modulates excitability of the occipital cortex when measured by transcranial magnetic stimulation
    S K Aurora
    Swedish Headache Center, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Cephalalgia 30:648-54. 2010
  6. doi Is chronic migraine one end of a spectrum of migraine or a separate entity?
    S K Aurora
    Swedish Headache Center, Swedish Neurosciences Institute, 1221 Madison, Suite 1026, Seattle, WA 98116, USA
    Cephalalgia 29:597-605. 2009
  7. doi Spectrum of illness: understanding biological patterns and relationships in chronic migraine
    Sheena K Aurora
    Swedish Pain and Headache Center, 1101 Madison Street, Suite 200, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Neurology 72:S8-13. 2009
  8. doi Mechanism of chronic migraine
    Sheena K Aurora
    Swedish Headache Center, Swedish Neurosciences Institute, 1221 Madison Street, Seattle, WA 98116, USA
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 15:57-63. 2011
  9. doi Implications of current clinical trials focused on medication overuse and therapeutic prophylaxis
    Sheena K Aurora
    Swedish Headache Center, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Headache 51:93-100. 2011
  10. ncbi Botulinum toxin type A for the treatment of migraine
    Sheena Aurora
    Swedish Headache Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 7:1085-95. 2006

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi The brain is hyperexcitable in migraine
    S K Aurora
    Centre for Vision Research, York University, Toronto, Canada
    Cephalalgia 27:1442-53. 2007
    ..This is a review of the neurophysiological studies which have provided an insight to migraine pathogenesis supporting the theory of hyperexcitability...
  2. pmc Risk of placental abruption in relation to migraines and headaches
    Sixto E Sanchez
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital Nacional Dos de Mayo, and Universidad San Martin de Porres, Lima, Peru
    BMC Womens Health 10:30. 2010
    ..We assessed risk of placental abruption in relation to maternal history of migraine before and during pregnancy in Peruvian women...
  3. pmc Sleep duration, vital exhaustion and perceived stress among pregnant migraineurs and non-migraineurs
    Michelle A Williams
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:72. 2010
    ..Migraine has been associated with sleep disorders in men and non-pregnant women, but little is known about sleep complaints among pregnant migraineurs...
  4. ncbi Etiology and pathogenesis of cluster headache
    Sheena K Aurora
    Swedish Headache Clinic, Swedish Neurosciences Center, 1221 Madison, Suite 1026, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 6:71-5. 2002
    ..There is now an increasing body of evidence that the brain is involved primarily in cluster and migraine and that vessel dilatation is an epiphenomenon...
  5. doi Topiramate modulates excitability of the occipital cortex when measured by transcranial magnetic stimulation
    S K Aurora
    Swedish Headache Center, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Cephalalgia 30:648-54. 2010
    ....
  6. doi Is chronic migraine one end of a spectrum of migraine or a separate entity?
    S K Aurora
    Swedish Headache Center, Swedish Neurosciences Institute, 1221 Madison, Suite 1026, Seattle, WA 98116, USA
    Cephalalgia 29:597-605. 2009
    ..From current research and migraine models, a conceptualization of chronic migraine is emerging in which relatively permanent and pervasive central changes have occurred that warrant novel and tolerable treatments...
  7. doi Spectrum of illness: understanding biological patterns and relationships in chronic migraine
    Sheena K Aurora
    Swedish Pain and Headache Center, 1101 Madison Street, Suite 200, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Neurology 72:S8-13. 2009
    ..This model also implies that prevention of CM is an important goal in the management of EM, particularly for individuals who exhibit risk factors for chronic transformation...
  8. doi Mechanism of chronic migraine
    Sheena K Aurora
    Swedish Headache Center, Swedish Neurosciences Institute, 1221 Madison Street, Seattle, WA 98116, USA
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 15:57-63. 2011
    ..This model also implies that prevention of chronic migraine is an important goal in the management of episodic migraine, particularly in individuals who exhibit risk factors for chronic transformation...
  9. doi Implications of current clinical trials focused on medication overuse and therapeutic prophylaxis
    Sheena K Aurora
    Swedish Headache Center, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Headache 51:93-100. 2011
    ..In this program, we will analyze and discuss recent clinical trials investigating topiramate and onabotulinumtoxinA for CM...
  10. ncbi Botulinum toxin type A for the treatment of migraine
    Sheena Aurora
    Swedish Headache Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 7:1085-95. 2006
    ....
  11. ncbi New insights into brain dysfunction in migraine
    Sheena K Aurora
    Swedish Headache Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 6:307-12. 2006
    ..These are usually evident on neuroimaging or laboratory testing. This review will focus mainly on mechanisms of primary headache (i.e., migraine and cluster)...
  12. doi OnabotulinumtoxinA for treatment of chronic migraine: pooled analyses of the 56-week PREEMPT clinical program
    Sheena K Aurora
    Swedish Neuroscience Institute, Seattle, WA, USA
    Headache 51:1358-73. 2011
    ..To evaluate safety and efficacy of onabotulinumtoxinA (BOTOX(®) ) as headache prophylaxis in adults with chronic migraine...
  13. ncbi Imaging chronic daily headache
    Sheena K Aurora
    Swedish Headache Center, Swedish Neurosciences Institute, 1221 Madison, Suite 1026, Seattle, WA 98116, USA
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 7:209-11. 2003
    ..A systematic review was performed using key words "chronic daily headache" and "imaging." This paper reviews the literature on imaging studies performed on daily headache with emphasis on the new imaging technology...
  14. ncbi The threshold for phosphenes is lower in migraine
    S K Aurora
    Headache Research Center, Henry Ford Health Sciences Center, Detroit, MI, USA
    Cephalalgia 23:258-63. 2003
    ..This is a direct neurophysiological correlate for clinical observations, which have inferred hyperexicitability of the occipital cortex in migraineurs...
  15. doi OnabotulinumtoxinA for treatment of chronic migraine: results from the double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled phase of the PREEMPT 1 trial
    S K Aurora
    Swedish Neuroscience Institute, USA
    Cephalalgia 30:793-803. 2010
    ..This is the first of a pair of studies designed to assess efficacy, safety and tolerability of onabotulinumtoxinA (BOTOX) as headache prophylaxis in adults with chronic migraine...
  16. ncbi Cortical inhibition is reduced in chronic and episodic migraine and demonstrates a spectrum of illness
    Sheena K Aurora
    Swedish Headache Center, Seattle, WA 98104, and University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Psychology, Honolulu, USA
    Headache 45:546-52. 2005
    ..We aimed to examine transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) indices of cortical excitability in patients with episodic migraine (EM) and probable chronic migraine (PCM), and matched controls...
  17. pmc Agreement of self-reported physician diagnosis of migraine with international classification of headache disorders-II migraine diagnostic criteria in a cross-sectional study of pregnant women
    Chunfang Qiu
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, 1124 Columbia Street, Suite 750, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    BMC Womens Health 13:50. 2013
    ..We investigated agreement of self-report of physician-diagnosed migraine with the diagnostic criteria promoted by the International Classification of Headache Disorders, 2nd edition (ICHD-II)...
  18. ncbi Botulinum toxin type a prophylactic treatment of episodic migraine: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled exploratory study
    Sheena K Aurora
    Swedish Pain Center, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Headache 47:486-99. 2007
    ..This exploratory trial evaluated the safety and efficacy of multiple treatments of botulinum toxin type A (BoNTA; BOTOX, Allergan, Inc., Irvine, CA, USA) as prophylactic treatment of episodic migraine headaches...
  19. pmc Trimester-specific blood pressure levels and hypertensive disorders among pregnant migraineurs
    Michelle A Williams
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Headache 51:1468-82. 2011
    ..We evaluated the influence of physician-diagnosed migraine on blood pressure levels and the risk of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy in a clinic-based prospective cohort study of 3373 healthy pregnant women...
  20. pmc Revisiting the efficacy of sumatriptan therapy during the aura phase of migraine
    Sheena K Aurora
    The Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Headache 49:1001-4. 2009
    ..Background.- Although the antimigraine action of triptans is most effective soon after onset of the headache, treatment during the aura phase has been found to be ineffective...
  21. doi MAP0004, orally inhaled DHE: a randomized, controlled study in the acute treatment of migraine
    Sheena K Aurora
    Swedish Headache Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Headache 51:507-17. 2011
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of MAP0004 compared with placebo for a single migraine in adult migraineurs: The FREEDOM-301 Study...
  22. ncbi Brainstem dysfunction in chronic migraine as evidenced by neurophysiological and positron emission tomography studies
    Sheena K Aurora
    Swedish Headache Center, 1101 Madison 200, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Headache 47:996-1003; discussion 1004-7. 2007
    ..We aimed to examine transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) indices of cortical excitability in patients with CM and also performed PET studies to ascertain if there were any areas of activation and inhibition for possible correlation...
  23. doi A randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled study of MAP0004 in adult patients with migraine
    Sheena K Aurora
    Swedish Pain and Headache Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Headache 49:826-37. 2009
    ..A new formulation of DHE delivered through the lungs by the novel Tempo inhaler is being developed and is designed to offer fast onset, consistent dosing, and sustained response...
  24. pmc Body mass index and adult weight gain among reproductive age women with migraine
    Michelle Vo
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Headache 51:559-69. 2011
    ..To evaluate the cross-sectional relationship between migraine and pregravid obesity; and to assess the risk of adult weight gain among women with history of a pediatric diagnosis of migraine...
  25. doi Gastric stasis in migraineurs: etiology, characteristics, and clinical and therapeutic implications
    Sheena K Aurora
    Swedish Neuroscience Institute, USA
    Cephalalgia 33:408-15. 2013
    ..The association between migraine and gastric stasis has received very little attention in the literature, but the existing evidence suggests that they may share a common etiology...
  26. ncbi Migraine's magnetic attraction
    Sheena K Aurora
    Swedish Neuroscience Institute, Seattle, WA, USA
    Lancet Neurol 1:211. 2002