J W Wheless

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Using the new antiepilepsy drugs in children
    James W Wheless
    Department of Neurology, University of Texas at Houston, 77030, USA
    J Child Neurol 17:S58-64. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Adolescent seizures and epilepsy syndromes
    James W Wheless
    Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, University of Texas Houston, 77030, USA
    Epilepsia 43:33-52. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Levetiracetam in refractory pediatric epilepsy
    James W Wheless
    Department of Neurology, University of Texas Houston, 77030, USA
    J Child Neurol 17:413-5. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Topiramate, carbamazepine, and valproate monotherapy: double-blind comparison in children with newly diagnosed epilepsy
    James W Wheless
    Department of Neurology, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    J Child Neurol 19:135-41. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Vagus nerve stimulation and the ketogenic diet
    J W Wheless
    Neurology and Pediatrics, University of Texas Houston, Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, 77030, USA
    Neurol Clin 19:371-407. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Treatment strategies for myoclonic seizures and epilepsy syndromes with myoclonic seizures
    James W Wheless
    Department of Neurology and Pediatrics, Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, University of Texas Houston, Houston, Texas, U S A
    Epilepsia 44:27-37. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Acute management of seizures in the syndromes of idiopathic generalized epilepsies
    James W Wheless
    Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, Department of Neurology and Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, U S A
    Epilepsia 44:22-6. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Magnetoencephalography (MEG) and magnetic source imaging (MSI)
    James W Wheless
    Department of Neurology, Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Neurologist 10:138-53. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Nonpharmacologic treatment of the catastrophic epilepsies of childhood
    James W Wheless
    Department of Neurology and Pediatrics, Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin Street 7044, Houston, TX 77030, U S A
    Epilepsia 45:17-22. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Vagus nerve stimulation therapy
    James W Wheless
    Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, University of Texas Houston, Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Drugs Today (Barc) 40:501-15. 2004

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Publications59

  1. ncbi request reprint Using the new antiepilepsy drugs in children
    James W Wheless
    Department of Neurology, University of Texas at Houston, 77030, USA
    J Child Neurol 17:S58-64. 2002
    ..All three appear to have advantages over some traditional antiepilepsy drugs and with more clinical experience may replace them in certain seizure types or epilepsy syndromes...
  2. ncbi request reprint Adolescent seizures and epilepsy syndromes
    James W Wheless
    Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, University of Texas Houston, 77030, USA
    Epilepsia 43:33-52. 2002
    ..Knowledge of the epilepsy syndromes that remit before adolescence, may persist into adolescence, or begin in adolescence is central to the treatment of this age group...
  3. ncbi request reprint Levetiracetam in refractory pediatric epilepsy
    James W Wheless
    Department of Neurology, University of Texas Houston, 77030, USA
    J Child Neurol 17:413-5. 2002
    ..Its apparent positive effects on cognition in some patients are encouraging. Large, well-controlled studies are needed to fully define levetiracetam's potential in children with refractory epilepsy...
  4. ncbi request reprint Topiramate, carbamazepine, and valproate monotherapy: double-blind comparison in children with newly diagnosed epilepsy
    James W Wheless
    Department of Neurology, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    J Child Neurol 19:135-41. 2004
    ..Based on efficacy and tolerability, the recommended target dose for topiramate as first-line therapy in children and adolescents is 100 mg/day...
  5. ncbi request reprint Vagus nerve stimulation and the ketogenic diet
    J W Wheless
    Neurology and Pediatrics, University of Texas Houston, Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, 77030, USA
    Neurol Clin 19:371-407. 2001
    ..This article discusses the history, mechanism of action, patient selection, efficacy, initiation, complications, and advantages of vagus nerve stimulation and the ketogenic diet...
  6. ncbi request reprint Treatment strategies for myoclonic seizures and epilepsy syndromes with myoclonic seizures
    James W Wheless
    Department of Neurology and Pediatrics, Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, University of Texas Houston, Houston, Texas, U S A
    Epilepsia 44:27-37. 2003
    ..Because myoclonic seizures can be difficult to treat, clinicians should be flexible in their approach and tailor therapy to each patient...
  7. ncbi request reprint Acute management of seizures in the syndromes of idiopathic generalized epilepsies
    James W Wheless
    Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, Department of Neurology and Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, U S A
    Epilepsia 44:22-6. 2003
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  8. ncbi request reprint Magnetoencephalography (MEG) and magnetic source imaging (MSI)
    James W Wheless
    Department of Neurology, Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Neurologist 10:138-53. 2004
    ..The magnetic source image (MSI) is created when the MEG data is superimposed on a magnetic resonance image (MRI)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Nonpharmacologic treatment of the catastrophic epilepsies of childhood
    James W Wheless
    Department of Neurology and Pediatrics, Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin Street 7044, Houston, TX 77030, U S A
    Epilepsia 45:17-22. 2004
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Vagus nerve stimulation therapy
    James W Wheless
    Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, University of Texas Houston, Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Drugs Today (Barc) 40:501-15. 2004
    ..Provided here is an overview of VNS therapy and the VNS therapy system, including the history of vagal nerve stimulation, patient selection guidelines and new indications currently under investigation for this novel therapy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Choosing antiepileptic drugs for developmentally normal children with specific epilepsy syndromes and behavioral disorders
    James W Wheless
    Department of Neurology, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 6431 Fannin, Suite 7 044, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Child Neurol 19:S39-48. 2004
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  12. ncbi request reprint Localization of language-specific cortex by using magnetic source imaging and electrical stimulation mapping
    P G Simos
    Department of Neurosurgery, The University of Texas, Houston Medical School, 77030, USA
    J Neurosurg 91:787-96. 1999
    ..In this paper the authors demonstrate the concordance between magnetic source (MS) imaging and direct cortical stimulation for mapping receptive language cortex...
  13. ncbi request reprint Language dominance in children as determined by magnetic source imaging and the intracarotid amobarbital procedure: a comparison
    J I Breier
    Department of Neurosurgery and the Vivian L Smith Center for Neurologic Research, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, USA
    J Child Neurol 16:124-30. 2001
    ..We conclude that magnetic source imaging is a promising method for determination of cerebral dominance for language in children and adults...
  14. ncbi request reprint Brain plasticity for sensory and linguistic functions: a functional imaging study using magnetoencephalography with children and young adults
    A C Papanicolaou
    Department of Neurosurgery, Vivian L Smith Center for Neurologic Research, The University of Texas Houston Medical School, 77030, USA
    J Child Neurol 16:241-52. 2001
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  15. ncbi request reprint Rapid infusion with valproate sodium is well tolerated in patients with epilepsy
    J W Wheless
    Department of Neurology, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, USA
    Neurology 63:1507-8. 2004
    ..Valproate sodium had no clinically significant negative effects on blood pressure and pulse rate and caused only mild-to-moderate, reversible adverse events...
  16. ncbi request reprint Mapping of expressive language cortex using magnetic source imaging
    E M Castillo
    Departments of Neurosurgery, Vivian L Smith Center for Neurologic Research, The University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Neurocase 7:419-22. 2001
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  17. ncbi request reprint Lennox-Gastaut syndrome
    J W Wheless
    Department of Neurology, University of Texas Houston, 77225 0708, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 17:203-11. 1997
    ..Pediatric neurologists should be familiar with the treatments with proven efficacy, including new antiepileptic drugs, and should develop a rational plan of treatment for each child with LGS...
  18. ncbi request reprint Use of topiramate in childhood generalized seizure disorders
    J W Wheless
    Department of Neurology, University of Texas Houston, 77030, USA
    J Child Neurol 15:S7-13. 2000
    ..Moreover, life-threatening organ toxicity has not been attributed to topiramate. Topiramate is an effective treatment for refractory generalized seizure types and epilepsy syndromes encountered in children...
  19. ncbi request reprint Magnetoencephalographic mapping of the language-specific cortex
    A C Papanicolaou
    Department of Neurosurgery, The University of Texas Houston Medical School, USA
    J Neurosurg 90:85-93. 1999
    ..In this paper the authors introduce a novel use of magnetoencephalography (MEG) for noninvasive mapping of language-specific cortex in individual patients and in healthy volunteers...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Insights into brain function though magnetic source imaging: A review of research and clinical applications]
    P G Simos
    Dpt of Neurosurgery University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston Texas, TX77030, EE UU
    Rev Neurol 34:871-6. 2002
    ..Finally, we have used MSI to gain unique insights into the brain mechanisms that support reading in developmental reading disability...
  21. ncbi request reprint Profiles of cognitive performance associated with reading disability in temporal lobe epilepsy
    J I Breier
    Department of Neurosurgery, The University of Texas, Health Science Center, Houston 77030, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 22:804-16. 2000
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  22. ncbi request reprint On the surgical treatment of refractory epilepsy in tuberous sclerosis complex
    J E Baumgartner
    Division of Pediatric Surgery Neurosurgery, The University of Texas Medical School, Houston 77030, USA
    Pediatr Neurosurg 27:311-8. 1997
    ..Temporal lobectomy and focal cortical resection can result in improved seizure control in patients with TSC and RE...
  23. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic cardiac asystole presenting as an intractable adult onset partial seizure disorder
    V Venkataraman
    Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, Department of Neurology, University of Texas Houston, 77030, USA
    Seizure 10:359-64. 2001
    ..Early video-EEG and ECG monitoring is essential in adults with intractable seizure disorders...
  24. ncbi request reprint Does magnetoencephalography add to scalp video-EEG as a diagnostic tool in epilepsy surgery?
    E Pataraia
    Department of Neurosurgery, Vivian L Smith Center for Neurologic Research, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, USA
    Neurology 62:943-8. 2004
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  25. ncbi request reprint New formulations of drugs in epilepsy
    J W Wheless
    Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, University of Texas Houston, Department of Neurology, 6431 Fannin Street, Suite 7 044, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 1:49-60. 1999
    ..All of these new formulations expand treatment options for patients with epilepsy, who will benefit from them...
  26. ncbi request reprint Clinical experience with topiramate dosing and serum levels in children 12 years or under with epilepsy
    M J Schwabe
    Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, Department of Neurology, University of Texas-Houston, 77030, USA
    J Child Neurol 16:806-8. 2001
    ..This study supports a wider dosing range (7-22 mg/kg/day) of topiramate and dosage escalation beyond the approved range. Serum levels are useful in guiding topiramate dosing, especially in young children...
  27. ncbi request reprint Vagus nerve stimulation therapy in pediatric patients with refractory epilepsy: retrospective study
    S L Helmers
    Department of Neurology, Division of Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Child Neurol 16:843-8. 2001
    ..We concluded that vagus nerve stimulation is an effective treatment for medically refractory epilepsy in children...
  28. ncbi request reprint Characterization of mutations in the gene doublecortin in patients with double cortex syndrome
    J G Gleeson
    Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Neurol 45:146-53. 1999
    ..Single amino acid substitution mutations were tightly clustered in two regions of the open reading frame, suggesting that these two regions are critical for the function of the Doublecortin protein...
  29. ncbi request reprint Periventricular heterotopia associated with chromosome 5p anomalies
    V L Sheen
    Division of Neurogenetics, Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Institutes of Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neurology 60:1033-6. 2003
    ..FISH identified a duplication of 5p15.1 [46,XX,dup(5)(p15.1p15.1)] and a trisomy of 5p15.33 [46,XY,der(14)t(5;14)(p15.33;p11.2) mat]. These findings suggest a new PH locus along the telomeric end of chromosome 5p...
  30. ncbi request reprint Childhood mesial temporal sclerosis
    Yu tze Ng
    Division of Child Neurology, St Joseph s Hospital and Children s Health Center at Barrow Neurological Institute, 500 West Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    J Child Neurol 21:512-7. 2006
    ..Asymptomatic mesial temporal sclerosis or mesial temporal sclerosis not associated with a seizure disorder did not occur in our series. Febrile seizures can occur in association with mesial temporal sclerosis presenting in childhood...
  31. doi request reprint Pediatric extratemporal epilepsy presenting with a complex auditory aura
    Dave F Clarke
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Neurology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Epileptic Disord 10:181-6. 2008
    ..We report on one child, whose aura was a more complex auditory phenomenon, consisting of a door opening and closing, getting louder as the ictus persisted...
  32. ncbi request reprint Corpus callosotomy: a palliative therapeutic technique may help identify resectable epileptogenic foci
    Dave F Clarke
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Neurology, Le Bonheur Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Seizure 16:545-53. 2007
    ..Study limitations include its retrospective nature and cohort size. The findings, however, suggest the need for prospective, systematic, well-controlled studies of the use of corpus callostomy in this intractable patient population...
  33. ncbi request reprint Genotype/phenotype correlation in 325 individuals referred for a diagnosis of tuberous sclerosis complex in the United States
    Kit Sing Au
    Department of Pediatrics, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 77030, USA
    Genet Med 9:88-100. 2007
    ..Male patients showed more frequent neurologic and eye symptoms, renal cysts, and ungual fibromas. Correlating genotypes with phenotypes should facilitate the disease management of tuberous sclerosis complex...
  34. ncbi request reprint Frequency of panic symptoms in psychogenic nonepileptic seizures
    Mariana E Witgert
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 6:174-8. 2005
    ..Implications of results are discussed in terms of the diagnosis and treatment of PNES in the different age groups...
  35. ncbi request reprint Combined ketogenic diet and vagus nerve stimulation: rational polytherapy?
    Eric H Kossoff
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 1000, USA
    Epilepsia 48:77-81. 2007
    ..The concept of "rational polypharmacy" has been associated with anticonvulsant management for decades, but the term has not been applied to nonpharmacologic therapies...
  36. ncbi request reprint Atypical language representation in patients with chronic seizure disorder and achievement deficits with magnetoencephalography
    Joshua I Breier
    Vivian L Smith Center for Neurologic Research, Department of Neurosurgery, Division of Clinical Neurosciences, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Epilepsia 46:540-8. 2005
    ..To characterize the relation between hemispheric asymmetries in language-specific brain activity and reading/spelling achievement by using magnetoencephalography (MEG)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Toward the substitution of invasive electroencephalography in epilepsy surgery
    Andrew C Papanicolaou
    Division of Clinical Neurosciences in the Department of Neurosurgery, University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Neurophysiol 22:231-7. 2005
    ..The authors predict the replacement of the more invasive procedure with MEG in the near future for TLE cases, subsequent to the optimization of the conditions under which preoperative MEG is performed...
  38. ncbi request reprint Vigabatrin
    James W Wheless
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Le Bonheur Children s Medical Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Neurotherapeutics 4:163-72. 2007
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  39. ncbi request reprint Treatment of pediatric epilepsy: expert opinion, 2005
    James W Wheless
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Le Bonheur Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Child Neurol 20:S1-56; quiz S59-60. 2005
    ..In such clinical situations, expert opinion can be especially helpful...
  40. ncbi request reprint Intractable epilepsy: A survey of patients and caregivers
    James W Wheless
    Le Bonheur Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 8:756-64. 2006
    ..Physicians must take into account medication side effects and quality-of-life issues when treating patients with epilepsy...
  41. ncbi request reprint Treatment of pediatric epilepsy: European expert opinion, 2007
    James W Wheless
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Le Bonheur Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Epileptic Disord 9:353-412. 2007
    ..In such clinical situations, expert opinion can be especially helpful...
  42. ncbi request reprint Treatment of myoclonic epilepsies in infancy and early childhood
    Raman Sankar
    Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Mattel Children s Hospital at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Adv Neurol 95:289-98. 2005
  43. ncbi request reprint Localization of ictal and interictal bursting epileptogenic activity in focal cortical dysplasia: agreement of magnetoencephalography and electrocorticography
    Hideaki Ishibashi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Vivian L Smith Center for Neurologic Research, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 77030, USA
    Neurol Res 24:525-30. 2002
    ..This was critical for pre-surgical planning regarding placement of intracranial electrodes and for risk-benefit evaluation...
  44. ncbi request reprint Detection and significance of focal, interictal, slow-wave activity visualized by magnetoencephalography for localization of a primary epileptogenic region
    Hideaki Ishibashi
    Vivian L Smith Foundation for Neurological Research, Department of Neurosurgery, The University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston 77030, USA
    J Neurosurg 96:724-30. 2002
    ..In the present study the authors examined the significance of focal, slow-wave and interictal spike activity detected using MEG in 29 patients who suffered from MTLE that was not associated with structural brain lesions...
  45. ncbi request reprint Multimodality functional imaging evaluation in a patient with Rasmussen's encephalitis
    Hideaki Ishibashi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Vivian L Smith Center for Neurologic Research, Division of Clinical Neurosciences, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, USA
    Brain Dev 24:239-44. 2002
    ..In addition, MEG may provide insights about the cortical reorganization of somatosensory cortex following hemispherectomy...
  46. ncbi request reprint Vagus nerve stimulation therapy in patients younger than 18 years
    James W Wheless
    Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, Medical School, University of Texas Houston, MSB 7 044, 6431 Fannin, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Neurology 59:S21-5. 2002
    ..One such treatment, vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) therapy, appears to be particularly effective among pediatric patients with refractory seizures. Seizure severity and frequency, as well as quality of life, are improved with VNS therapy...
  47. ncbi request reprint Earlier use of adjunctive vagus nerve stimulation therapy for refractory epilepsy
    J Ben Renfroe
    Child Neurology Center of Northwest Florida, 5153 North 9th Avenue, Suite 300, Pensacola, FL 32504, USA
    Neurology 59:S26-30. 2002
    ..We suggest future prospective studies evaluating VNS therapy versus best medical therapy after the first two to three AEDs have failed, which typically occurs within 2 years of seizure onset...
  48. ncbi request reprint Language dysfunction in epileptic conditions
    James W Wheless
    Department of Neurology, University of Texas Houston, 77030, USA
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 9:218-28. 2002
    ..We demonstrate how magnetoencephalography (MEG) offers the ability to analyze the relationship of language, EEG abnormalities, and epilepsy...
  49. ncbi request reprint Multimodality neuroimaging evaluation improves the detection of subtle cortical dysplasia in seizure patients
    Wenbo Zhang
    Department of Neurosurgery, Vivian L Smith Center for Neurologic Research, Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 1333 Moursund Street, Ste H114, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Neurol Res 25:53-7. 2003
    ..Normal magnetic resonance images should be re-evaluated for subtle signs of focal cortical dysplasia especially when magnetoencephalography recording demonstrate focal epileptic discharges...
  50. ncbi request reprint Successful neurosurgical treatment of childhood complex partial status epilepticus with focal resection
    Yu tze Ng
    Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, Department of Neurology, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA
    Epilepsia 44:468-71. 2003
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  51. ncbi request reprint The ketogenic diet: adolescents can do it, too
    Mackenzie A Mady
    Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Epilepsia 44:847-51. 2003
    ..To determine both the efficacy of and compliance with the ketogenic diet in the adolescent population...
  52. ncbi request reprint Integrating sensory and motor mapping in a comprehensive MEG protocol: clinical validity and replicability
    Eduardo M Castillo
    Vivian L Smith Center for Neurologic Research, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Neuroimage 21:973-83. 2004
    ..This method minimizes methodological problems and improves our knowledge of the spatiotemporal organization of the sensorimotor cortical network and helps to optimize the surgical management of patients with perirolandic lesions...
  53. ncbi request reprint The evolving place of vagus nerve stimulation therapy
    Steven C Schachter
    Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, KS 457, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Neurology 59:S1-2. 2002
    ..This supplement updates developments with VNS therapy since its approval and suggests future directions for this still-evolving treatment...
  54. doi request reprint Association of non-adherence to antiepileptic drugs and seizures, quality of life, and productivity: survey of patients with epilepsy and physicians
    Collin A Hovinga
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 13:316-22. 2008
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  55. doi request reprint Evidence-based versus reported epilepsy management practices
    Katherine S Mastriani
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    J Child Neurol 23:507-14. 2008
    ..Safety and efficacy data suggest that the ketogenic diet should be more widely adopted as a management strategy in pediatric epilepsy...
  56. ncbi request reprint Children with epilepsy: are they the same on both sides of the Atlantic, and do the same treatments work?
    Alexis Arzimanoglou
    Epileptic Disord 9:351-2. 2007
  57. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging detection of mesial temporal sclerosis in children
    Yu tze Ng
    Department of Neurology, Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, The University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 30:81-5. 2004
    ..Children with mesial temporal sclerosis often had comorbid conditions, and the diagnosis of mesial temporal sclerosis made by magnetic resonance imaging was accurate when compared with the available histopathology...
  58. ncbi request reprint Neuroimaging features of epidermal nevus syndrome
    Wenbo Zhang
    Department of Neurosurgery, Vivian L Smith Center for Neurologic Research, Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 24:1468-70. 2003
    ..One patient underwent hemispherectomy because of the medically intractable seizure. He remained seizure free with topiramate monotherapy...
  59. ncbi request reprint The personal and financial impact of repetitive or prolonged seizures on the patient and family
    Christine O'Dell
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Management Center, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    J Child Neurol 22:61S-70S. 2007
    ..This article discusses factors that contribute to the personal and financial impact of prolonged seizures on adult and pediatric patients, their families, and caregivers...