Vanja C Douglas
Affiliation: University of California
- Effect of a neurohospitalist service on outcomes at an academic medical centerVanja C Douglas
Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Neurology 79:988-94. 2012..To study the effect of a neurohospitalist service on length of stay, cost, patient satisfaction, and education at an academic medical center...
- Utility of MRI in spinal arteriovenous fistulaShahed Toossi
Departments of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, CA, USA
Neurology 79:25-30. 2012..The diagnostic accuracy of MRI for detecting SAVF is unknown. Our objective was to determine the sensitivity and specificity of MRI in the diagnosis SAVF and characterize its radiographic features...
- Dementia=(MC)2: a 4-item screening test for mild cognitive impairment and dementiaVanja C Douglas
UCSF Department of Neurology, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 25:220-4. 2011..6 (95% CI: 14.0-17.3) and the negative likelihood ratio was 0.05 (95% CI: 0.04-0.07). This tool has the potential to identify patients who warrant further cognitive evaluation in busy outpatient or emergency department settings...
- Seizures in corticobasal degeneration: a case reportVanja C Douglas
University of California Department of Neurology Box 0114 400 Parnassus Ave, 8th Floor Neurology Clinic San Franciso, CA 94143 0114, USA
Neurocase 15:352-6. 2009..Thus, the occurrence of seizures in a patient with dementia should not exclude the diagnosis of CBD...
- Alzheimer disease risk and genetic variation in ACE: a meta-analysisJacob S Elkins
Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
Neurology 62:363-8. 2004..Numerous studies have tested for associations between common variants of the angiotensin-converting enzyme gene (ACE) and late-onset Alzheimer disease (AD), but results have been inconclusive...
- Spinal dural arteriovenous fistulas and intrathecal venous drainage: correlation between digital subtraction angiography, magnetic resonance imaging, and clinical findingsSteven W Hetts
Departments of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
J Neurosurg Spine 16:433-40. 2012..The authors hypothesized that the craniocaudal extent of engorgement of intrathecal draining veins between the fistula site and the point of drainage out of the thecal sac correlates with the degree of myelopathy...
- A systematic approach to the diagnosis of suspected central nervous system lymphomaBrian J Scott
Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
JAMA Neurol 70:311-9. 2013..A combined stepwise systematic approach outlined here may facilitate an expeditious, comprehensive presurgical evaluation for cases of suspected CNS lymphoma...
- Presentation of reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome in patients on calcineurin inhibitorsMolly M Burnett
Department of Neurology, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
Clin Neurol Neurosurg 112:886-91. 2010..The objective of this study was to characterize the clinical spectrum and outcomes in a large series of RPLS patients, and to compare the presentation of patients taking calcineurin inhibitors (CNIs) to that of other RPLS patients...
- Improvement in intensive care unit outcomes in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage after initiation of neurointensivist co-managementS Andrew Josephson
Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
J Neurosurg 112:626-30. 2010..No study to date has examined the role of neurointensivists specifically in subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) management. This study examined the use of a team-based neurointensivist co-management approach...
- Diagnostic yield of electroencephalography in a general inpatient populationJohn P Betjemann
Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco Electronic address
Mayo Clin Proc 88:326-31. 2013..To determine the frequency and clinical predictors of seizures and markers of epileptiform activity in a non-critically ill general inpatient population...
- Urgent neurology consultation from the ED for transient ischemic attackAnthony S Kim
Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, 94143 0114, USA
Am J Emerg Med 29:601-8. 2011..The objective of this study was to evaluate the association between urgent neurology consultation and outcomes for patients with transient ischemic attack (TIA)...