A Alshekhlee

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy associated with tumor necrosis factor-alpha antagonists
    Amer Alshekhlee
    The Neurological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 5040, USA
    Muscle Nerve 41:723-7. 2010
  2. doi request reprint The impact of Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education duty hours, the July phenomenon, and hospital teaching status on stroke outcomes
    Amer Alshekhlee
    Neurological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 5040, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 18:232-8. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Incidence and mortality rates of myasthenia gravis and myasthenic crisis in US hospitals
    A Alshekhlee
    Neurological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Neurology 72:1548-54. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Incidence and mortality rates of syncope in the United States
    Amer Alshekhlee
    Neurological Institute Autonomic Laboratory, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Am J Med 122:181-8. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Immunotherapy for Guillain-Barré syndrome in the US hospitals
    Amer Alshekhlee
    Neurological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 5040, USA
    J Clin Neuromuscul Dis 10:4-10. 2008
  6. doi request reprint National Institutes of Health stroke scale assists in predicting the need for percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube placement in acute ischemic stroke
    Amer Alshekhlee
    Neurological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 5040, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 19:347-52. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Guillain-Barré syndrome: incidence and mortality rates in US hospitals
    Amer Alshekhlee
    Department of Neurology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, 11100 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106 5040, USA
    Neurology 70:1608-13. 2008
  8. doi request reprint In-hospital mortality in acute ischemic stroke treated with hemicraniectomy in US hospitals
    Amer Alshekhlee
    Neurological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 5040, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 20:196-201. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Postural tachycardia syndrome with asystole on head-up tilt
    Amer Alshekhlee
    Autonomic Laboratory, Neurological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Clin Auton Res 18:36-9. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Orthostatic syndromes differ in syncope frequency
    Ajitesh Ojha
    Neurologic Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Am J Med 123:245-9. 2010

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Publications22

  1. doi request reprint Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy associated with tumor necrosis factor-alpha antagonists
    Amer Alshekhlee
    The Neurological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 5040, USA
    Muscle Nerve 41:723-7. 2010
    ..CIDP may occur early or late during the treatment course with TNF-alpha antagonists. IVIg may reverse and stabilize the inflammatory process...
  2. doi request reprint The impact of Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education duty hours, the July phenomenon, and hospital teaching status on stroke outcomes
    Amer Alshekhlee
    Neurological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 5040, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 18:232-8. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the impact of the new Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) duty hour regulations on AIS outcomes including inhospital mortality...
  3. doi request reprint Incidence and mortality rates of myasthenia gravis and myasthenic crisis in US hospitals
    A Alshekhlee
    Neurological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Neurology 72:1548-54. 2009
    ..To determine the incidence and mortality rates and predictors of death in myasthenia gravis (MG) and MG crisis in a large US cohort...
  4. doi request reprint Incidence and mortality rates of syncope in the United States
    Amer Alshekhlee
    Neurological Institute Autonomic Laboratory, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Am J Med 122:181-8. 2009
    ..Syncope is a common cause of hospitalization in the US. The main objective of this study is to determine the incidence and mortality rates when patients are admitted with a principle diagnosis of syncope...
  5. doi request reprint Immunotherapy for Guillain-Barré syndrome in the US hospitals
    Amer Alshekhlee
    Neurological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 5040, USA
    J Clin Neuromuscul Dis 10:4-10. 2008
    ..To determine the patterns of hospital utilization of plasma exchange (PE), intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG), or combination therapy in Guillain-Barré syndrome in a large US cohort...
  6. doi request reprint National Institutes of Health stroke scale assists in predicting the need for percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube placement in acute ischemic stroke
    Amer Alshekhlee
    Neurological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 5040, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 19:347-52. 2010
    ..These findings may have benefits in terms of early decision making, shorter hospitalization, and possible cost savings...
  7. doi request reprint Guillain-Barré syndrome: incidence and mortality rates in US hospitals
    Amer Alshekhlee
    Department of Neurology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, 11100 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106 5040, USA
    Neurology 70:1608-13. 2008
    ..To determine the incidence, in-hospital mortality, and predictors of death in Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) in a large US cohort...
  8. doi request reprint In-hospital mortality in acute ischemic stroke treated with hemicraniectomy in US hospitals
    Amer Alshekhlee
    Neurological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 5040, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 20:196-201. 2011
    ..The rate of utilization of hemicraniectomy for AIS in US hospitals has remained essentially unchanged...
  9. ncbi request reprint Postural tachycardia syndrome with asystole on head-up tilt
    Amer Alshekhlee
    Autonomic Laboratory, Neurological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Clin Auton Res 18:36-9. 2008
    ..e. asystole) and syncope during head-up tilt test. This suggests that a subset of patients with POTS can have a surge in parasympathetic outflow that precedes vasovagal syncope...
  10. doi request reprint Orthostatic syndromes differ in syncope frequency
    Ajitesh Ojha
    Neurologic Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Am J Med 123:245-9. 2010
    ..There are conflicting opinions on whether postural tachycardia syndrome predisposes to syncope. We investigated this relationship by comparing the frequency of syncope in postural tachycardia syndrome and orthostatic hypotension...
  11. doi request reprint Comorbid health conditions in women with syncope
    Umit H Ulas
    Autonomic Laboratory, Neurological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 5040, USA
    Clin Auton Res 20:223-7. 2010
    ..We determine the comorbid conditions associated with syncope in women. In addition, we hypothesize a higher proportion of autonomic comorbid conditions during the female reproductive age...
  12. doi request reprint Hemispherectomy-associated complications from the Kids' Inpatient Database
    Mohamad Z Koubeissi
    Department of Neurology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Epilepsy Res 87:47-53. 2009
    ..6% across studies, mostly due to acute hemorrhage. The purpose of this study was to evaluate in-hospital mortality and predictors of the need for blood transfusion during HS in a large, nationwide cohort in recent years...
  13. doi request reprint Hypotension unawareness in profound orthostatic hypotension
    Steven D Arbogast
    Autonomic Laboratory, Neurologic Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Am J Med 122:574-80. 2009
    ..Clinicians depend on history given by the patients when considering the diagnosis of orthostatic hypotension...
  14. ncbi request reprint In-hospital mortality of generalized convulsive status epilepticus: a large US sample
    Mohamad Koubeissi
    Neurological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 44106 5040, USA
    Neurology 69:886-93. 2007
    ..To evaluate the in-hospital mortality associated with generalized convulsive status epilepticus (GCSE), and predictors of death in a large US cohort...
  15. doi request reprint Phrenic nerve conduction studies in spinal cord injury: applications for diaphragmatic pacing
    Amer Alshekhlee
    Neurological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Muscle Nerve 38:1546-52. 2008
    ..In addition, DPS can help patients with cervical spinal cord injury to breathe unassisted by a ventilator...
  16. doi request reprint Air myelopathy following a cervical epidural injection
    Sonal Mehta
    Neurologic Institutes, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Pain Med 11:1678-9. 2010
    ..Epidural injections are commonly utilized procedure in pain clinics; these procedures are not without complications. We present a rare air entrapment within the substance of the spinal cord causing symptoms of myelopathy...
  17. doi request reprint The serum of dysautonomia patients enhances proliferation and signaling in Schwann cells
    Rein H Lambrecht
    Department of Pathology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 2103 Cornell Road, Cleveland, OH 44016 7288, USA
    Neurosci Lett 468:130-5. 2010
    ..Our observations represent a promising first step in the identification of dysautonomia biomarkers...
  18. doi request reprint Lambert-Eaton syndrome with large-cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the lung
    Christian Grommes
    The Neurological Institutes, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 5040, USA
    Muscle Nerve 37:786-9. 2008
    ..In addition, he had a decrease in VGCC antibody titer from 130 to 80 pmol/L. The onset of LES can be prolonged, and tumor surveillance should continue in these cases...
  19. doi request reprint Hospital mortality and complications of electively clipped or coiled unruptured intracranial aneurysm
    Amer Alshekhlee
    Department of Neurology, St Louis University, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Stroke 41:1471-6. 2010
    ..To determine the hospital mortality rates associated with elective surgical clipping and endovascular coiling of unruptured intracranial aneurysms...
  20. pmc A novel human disease with abnormal prion protein sensitive to protease
    Pierluigi Gambetti
    Institute of Pathology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Ann Neurol 63:697-708. 2008
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  21. doi request reprint Teaching NeuroImage: Axial muscle atrophy in adult-onset Pompe disease
    Bashar Katirji
    Neurological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 5040, USA
    Neurology 70:e36. 2008
  22. doi request reprint Impact of ACGME standards is yet to be determined
    Tobias Walbert
    Am J Med 121:e21-2; author reply e23. 2008