T M Alsaadi

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance analysis of postsurgical temporal lobectomy
    T M Alsaadi
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Davis, 4860 Y Street, Suite 3700, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Neuroimaging 11:243-7. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical experience of levetiracetam monotherapy for adults with epilepsy: 1-year follow-up study
    Taoufik M Alsaadi
    Department of Neurology Epilepsy Program, University of California Davis, 4860 Y Street, Suite 3700, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Seizure 14:139-42. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Levetiracetam monotherapy for elderly patients with epilepsy
    Taoufik M Alsaadi
    Department of Neurology, Epilepsy Treatment Center, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Seizure 13:58-60. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures
    Taoufik M Alsaadi
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, California 95817 2307, USA
    Am Fam Physician 72:849-56. 2005
  5. pmc Potentially misleading extratemporal lobe lesions in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy
    T M Alsaadi
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Davis, Sacramento 95817, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:566-9. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Levetiracetam monotherapy for newly diagnosed epilepsy patients
    Taoufik M Alsaadi
    Department of Neurology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Seizure 12:154-6. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Vagus nerve stimulation for the treatment of bilateral independent temporal lobe epilepsy
    T M Alsaadi
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Epilepsia 42:954-6. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint False lateralization by subdural electrodes in two patients with temporal lobe epilepsy
    T M Alsaadi
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Neurology 57:532-4. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures are associated with an increased risk of obesity
    Anna Vinter Marquez
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Davis Medical Center, 4860 Y Street, Suite 3700, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 5:88-93. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures: acute change in event frequency after presentation of the diagnosis
    Sarah Tomaszewski Farias
    Epilepsy Treatment Center, Department of Neurology, University of California Davis Medical Center, 4860 Y Street, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 4:424-9. 2003

Collaborators

  • George L Morris
  • Michelle Apperson
  • John L Ulmer
  • M Gansaeuer
  • Sarah Tomaszewski Farias
  • Sarah Pirio Richardson
  • Anna Vinter Marquez
  • Roy Sucholeiki
  • Anthony R Lima
  • Alan Shatzel
  • Julie Jorgensen
  • Suzanne Koopmans
  • Sarah T Farias
  • Catherine Thieman
  • Bharat Biswal
  • Wade M Mueller

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance analysis of postsurgical temporal lobectomy
    T M Alsaadi
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Davis, 4860 Y Street, Suite 3700, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Neuroimaging 11:243-7. 2001
    ..The effect of temporal lobe transection area, volume of postoperative gliosis, and surgical technique on patients' seizure-free outcome is unknown. The authors studied the effects of these variables on patients' seizure-free outcome...
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical experience of levetiracetam monotherapy for adults with epilepsy: 1-year follow-up study
    Taoufik M Alsaadi
    Department of Neurology Epilepsy Program, University of California Davis, 4860 Y Street, Suite 3700, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Seizure 14:139-42. 2005
    ..A prospective, large, long-term double-blind study is needed to confirm this finding...
  3. ncbi request reprint Levetiracetam monotherapy for elderly patients with epilepsy
    Taoufik M Alsaadi
    Department of Neurology, Epilepsy Treatment Center, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Seizure 13:58-60. 2004
    ..2 mg/day). LEV monotherapy can be effective and well tolerated in this group of patients. A prospective, larger, double blind monotherapy study is needed to confirm this finding...
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures
    Taoufik M Alsaadi
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, California 95817 2307, USA
    Am Fam Physician 72:849-56. 2005
    ..Treatment involves discontinuation of antiepileptic drugs in patients without concurrent epilepsy and referral for appropriate psychiatric care. More studies are needed to determine the best treatment modalities...
  5. pmc Potentially misleading extratemporal lobe lesions in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy
    T M Alsaadi
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Davis, Sacramento 95817, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:566-9. 2003
    ..When clinical semiology and ictal EEG recordings provide evidence of temporal onset seizures, anterior temporal resection should be considered in patients with extratemporal lesions...
  6. ncbi request reprint Levetiracetam monotherapy for newly diagnosed epilepsy patients
    Taoufik M Alsaadi
    Department of Neurology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Seizure 12:154-6. 2003
    ..LEV monotherapy can be effective and well tolerated in adults with new onset seizures. A prospective, large, double-blind monotherapy study for newly diagnosed patients is needed to confirm this finding...
  7. ncbi request reprint Vagus nerve stimulation for the treatment of bilateral independent temporal lobe epilepsy
    T M Alsaadi
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Epilepsia 42:954-6. 2001
    ..We studied the effect of vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) on seizure reduction in patients with intractable epilepsy with bilateral independent temporal lobe foci...
  8. ncbi request reprint False lateralization by subdural electrodes in two patients with temporal lobe epilepsy
    T M Alsaadi
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Neurology 57:532-4. 2001
    ..SDE recordings were falsely lateralizing in both of these patients with pathologically proven mesial temporal sclerosis. In temporal lobe epilepsy, SEEG electrodes should be considered when presurgical studies are discordant...
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures are associated with an increased risk of obesity
    Anna Vinter Marquez
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Davis Medical Center, 4860 Y Street, Suite 3700, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 5:88-93. 2004
    ..These results are compared with the prevalence of overweight and obesity in the general population. Possible explanations of the findings and limitations of the study are discussed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures: acute change in event frequency after presentation of the diagnosis
    Sarah Tomaszewski Farias
    Epilepsy Treatment Center, Department of Neurology, University of California Davis Medical Center, 4860 Y Street, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 4:424-9. 2003
    ..Long-term follow-up is needed to determine if such feedback alters the course of the disorder...
  11. ncbi request reprint Video-EEG telemetry can be a crucial tool for neurologists experienced in epilepsy when diagnosing seizure disorders
    Taoufik M Alsaadi
    Department of Neurology, Epilepsy Treatment Center, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Seizure 13:32-4. 2004
    ..Without VET, patients can be misclassified or receive ineffective treatment, even when being treated by specialists in epilepsy. Thus, VET, can help facilitate the most appropriate type of therapy in difficult to control patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Lithium intoxication mimicking clinical and electrographic features of status epilepticus: a case report and review of the literature
    M Gansaeuer
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Davis 95817, USA
    Clin Electroencephalogr 34:28-31. 2003
    ..The EEG is an effective tool for diagnosing lithium neurotoxicity in patients with normal or mildly elevated lithium plasma levels. However, caution is needed before making an assumption of status epilepticus...
  13. ncbi request reprint Carbamazepine-induced seizures: a case report and review of the literature
    M Gansaeuer
    Department of Neurology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California, USA
    Clin Electroencephalogr 33:174-7. 2002
    ..She was treated with carbamazepine for over 16 years. The patient's EEG showed generalized spike and wave complexes. Her seizures remitted and the EEG normalized after the discontinuation of carbamazepine therapy...
  14. ncbi request reprint Improvement in seizure control and quality of life in medically refractory epilepsy patients converted from polypharmacy to monotherapy
    Sarah Pirio Richardson
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Davis, 4860 Y Street, Suite 3700, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 5:343-7. 2004
    ..Conversion to monotherapy in patients with MRE may be successful in achieving a reduction in seizure frequency and an improvement in quality-of-life parameters. A prospective, randomized trial is necessary to validate these findings...
  15. ncbi request reprint Lateralising value of ictal features in partial seizures: effect on postsurgical outcome
    Taoufik M Alsaadi
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Davis, 4860 Y Street, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Seizure 12:257-60. 2003
    ..The distribution of these signs was not significantly different between patients with Engel class 1 versus Engel class 2-4. The consistency and laterality of these signs do not correlate with postsurgical outcomes...
  16. ncbi request reprint fMRI in patients implanted with a vagal nerve stimulator
    Roy Sucholeiki
    Department of Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Seizure 11:157-62. 2002
    ..To demonstrate the feasibility and safety of using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to determine the blood oxygen level dependent changes (BOLD) in patients undergoing vagal nerve stimulation (VNS) for the treatment of epilepsy...