E Faught

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Topiramate in the treatment of partial and generalized epilepsy
    Edward Faught
    Department of Neurology, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 3:811-21. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Nonadherence to antiepileptic drugs and increased mortality: findings from the RANSOM Study
    E Faught
    UAB Epilepsy Center, Civitan International Research Center 312, 1719 6th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Neurology 71:1572-8. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Monotherapy in adults and elderly persons
    Edward Faught
    Department of Neurology, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Neurology 69:S3-9. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint A steelworker with infrequent seizures
    Edward Faught
    Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 4:S39-41; discussion S42-3. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Pharmacokinetic considerations in prescribing antiepileptic drugs
    E Faught
    University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Epilepsia 42:19-23. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy case studies
    Edward Faught
    Department of Neurology, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Neurol Clin 24:291-307. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Naming seizures
    Edward Faught
    Civitan International Research Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham Epilepsy Center, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Lancet 366:1251-2. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Long-term tolerability of lamotrigine: data from a 6-year continuation study
    Edward Faught
    Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham Epilepsy Center, Civitan International Research Center 312, 1719 6th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 5:31-6. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Clinical trials for treatment of primary generalized epilepsies
    Edward Faught
    University of Alabama at Birmingham Epilepsy Center, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Epilepsia 44:44-50. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Review of United States and European clinical trials of zonisamide in the treatment of refractory partial-onset seizures
    Edward Faught
    UAB Epilepsy Center, University of Alabama School of Medicine, 1719 6th Avenue South, Civitan International Research Center 312, Birmingham, AL 35294 0021, USA
    Seizure 13:S59-65; discussion S71-2. 2004

Detail Information

Publications68

  1. pmc Topiramate in the treatment of partial and generalized epilepsy
    Edward Faught
    Department of Neurology, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 3:811-21. 2007
    ..Weight loss, renal stones, paresthesias and other central nervous system side effects may occur. Tolerability is improved by low initial doses and slow titration to effect...
  2. doi request reprint Nonadherence to antiepileptic drugs and increased mortality: findings from the RANSOM Study
    E Faught
    UAB Epilepsy Center, Civitan International Research Center 312, 1719 6th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Neurology 71:1572-8. 2008
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Monotherapy in adults and elderly persons
    Edward Faught
    Department of Neurology, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Neurology 69:S3-9. 2007
    ..Complex dosing schedules and high drug costs are often barriers to proper care. For all these reasons, monotherapy is especially attractive for the elderly...
  4. ncbi request reprint A steelworker with infrequent seizures
    Edward Faught
    Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 4:S39-41; discussion S42-3. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Pharmacokinetic considerations in prescribing antiepileptic drugs
    E Faught
    University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Epilepsia 42:19-23. 2001
    ..Important pharmacokinetic considerations in the selection and use of these drugs are presented in this review, with examples from currently available drugs...
  6. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy case studies
    Edward Faught
    Department of Neurology, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Neurol Clin 24:291-307. 2006
    ..Surgery is a good treatment for some patients who have medically refractory partial-onset seizures...
  7. ncbi request reprint Naming seizures
    Edward Faught
    Civitan International Research Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham Epilepsy Center, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Lancet 366:1251-2. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Long-term tolerability of lamotrigine: data from a 6-year continuation study
    Edward Faught
    Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham Epilepsy Center, Civitan International Research Center 312, 1719 6th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 5:31-6. 2004
    ..Lamotrigine administered as monotherapy or adjunctive therapy during a 6-year open-label continuation study was associated with a low incidence of adverse events in adult patients with epilepsy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Clinical trials for treatment of primary generalized epilepsies
    Edward Faught
    University of Alabama at Birmingham Epilepsy Center, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Epilepsia 44:44-50. 2003
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Review of United States and European clinical trials of zonisamide in the treatment of refractory partial-onset seizures
    Edward Faught
    UAB Epilepsy Center, University of Alabama School of Medicine, 1719 6th Avenue South, Civitan International Research Center 312, Birmingham, AL 35294 0021, USA
    Seizure 13:S59-65; discussion S71-2. 2004
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Randomized, controlled, dose-ranging trial of carisbamate for partial-onset seizures
    E Faught
    University of Alabama at Birmingham Epilepsy Center, Civitan International Research Center 312, 1719 6th Ave South, Birmingham, AL 35294 0021, USA
    Neurology 71:1586-93. 2008
    ..To evaluate the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of carisbamate (CRS), an investigational drug, as adjunctive treatment for partial-onset seizures in adults...
  12. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and drug treatment of epilepsy in elderly people
    E Faught
    Department of Neurology, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, USA
    Drugs Aging 15:255-69. 1999
    ..The ideal drug for older patients would be effective, without neurological toxicity, with low protein binding, a nonparticipant in drug interactions and amenable to once daily administration...
  13. ncbi request reprint Clinical presentations and phenomenology of myoclonus
    Edward Faught
    UAB Epilepsy Center, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama, U S A
    Epilepsia 44:7-12. 2003
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Comparative cognitive effects of carbamazepine and gabapentin in healthy senior adults
    R Martin
    Department of Neurology, UAB Epilepsy Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1719 6th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294-0021
    Epilepsia 42:764-71. 2001
    ..Self-reported mood was not significantly affected by either AED. However, overall tolerability and side-effect profile of CBZ were poorer than those of GBP in senior adults at doses and titration rates reported in this study...
  15. ncbi request reprint Wisconsin Card Sorting performance in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy: clinical and neuroanatomical correlates
    R C Martin
    Department of Neurology, Epilepsy Center, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0021, USA
    Epilepsia 41:1626-32. 2000
    ..The present study investigated the contribution of several clinical variables and temporal lobe neuroanatomic features to performance on the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (WCST) in a series of patients with TLE...
  16. ncbi request reprint Relationships among hippocampal volumetry, proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy, and verbal memory in temporal lobe epilepsy
    S M Sawrie
    Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Epilepsia 42:1403-7. 2001
    ..To examine the relationship between hippocampal volumes, 1H magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS)-identified hippocampal metabolic function, and verbal memory in patients with unilateral mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (MTLE)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Verbal retention lateralizes patients with unilateral temporal lobe epilepsy and bilateral hippocampal atrophy
    S M Sawrie
    Department of Neurology, Epilepsy Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Epilepsia 42:651-9. 2001
    ..To examine the lateralization utility of preoperative verbal retention in patients with and without bilateral hippocampal atrophy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Frequency of epilepsy in patients with psychogenic seizures monitored by video-EEG
    R Martin
    Department of Neurology, UAB Epilepsy Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0021, USA
    Neurology 61:1791-2. 2003
    ..Twenty-nine (5.3%) of these patients were found to have both PNES and epilepsy. When strict diagnostic criteria are applied, there is little overlap between epileptic seizures and PNES among patients referred for VEEG monitoring...
  19. ncbi request reprint MRI extrahippocampal volumes and visual memory: correlations independent of MRI hippocampal volumes in temporal lobe epilepsy patients
    R C Martin
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology 35294 0021, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 5:540-8. 1999
    ..Results suggest that visual memory, as measured by the Visual Reproduction Test, may be uniquely associated with extrahippocampal volumes in patients with TLE...
  20. ncbi request reprint Investigation of executive function change following anterior temporal lobectomy: selective normalization of verbal fluency
    R C Martin
    Department of Neurology, Epilepsy Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham 35294 0021, USA
    Neuropsychology 14:501-8. 2000
    ..These findings are discussed in terms of recent research demonstrating extrahippocampal metabolic normalization following surgery...
  21. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging in temporal lobe epilepsy: neuronal dysfunction or cell loss?
    R Kuzniecky
    Department of Neurology, University of Alabama, Birmingham Station, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Arch Neurol 58:2048-53. 2001
    ..However, mounting evidence suggest that the N-acetylated compound decreases may be functional and reversible...
  22. ncbi request reprint Eclampsia, hippocampal sclerosis, and temporal lobe epilepsy: accident or association?
    N Lawn
    UAB Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Neurology 62:1352-6. 2004
    ..Up to 30% of patients with temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) have no identifiable risk factors...
  23. ncbi request reprint Cognitive functioning over 3 years in community dwelling older adults with chronic partial epilepsy
    H Randall Griffith
    Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, United States
    Epilepsy Res 74:91-6. 2007
    ..A failure to benefit from repeat exposure to a Delayed Recall task could indicate learning deficits. These patients may also progressively lose executive control, possibly as a result of accelerated aging...
  24. ncbi request reprint Neurotoxicity following addition of intravenous valproate to lamotrigine therapy
    J G Burneo
    Epilepsy Division, Department of Neurology, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham 35294, USA
    Neurology 60:1991-2. 2003
    ..Neurotoxicity was likely related to elevated serum LTG levels, as improvement correlated with discontinuing or reducing LTG dosage...
  25. ncbi request reprint Correlation of scalp EEG and 1H-MRS metabolic abnormalities in temporal lobe epilepsy
    B Maton
    Department of Neurology, Center for Nuclear Imaging Research, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Epilepsia 42:417-22. 2001
    ..1H-MRS identifies abnormalities contralateral to the predominant seizure focus more often than does EEG and may provide lateralizing information in patients with nonlateralizing interictal EEG...
  26. ncbi request reprint Bilateral hippocampal atrophy: consequences to verbal memory following temporal lobectomy
    R C Martin
    Department of Neurology, Epilepsy Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0021, USA
    Neurology 57:597-604. 2001
    ..Bilateral hippocampal damage is a risk factor for memory decline after anterior temporal lobectomy (ATL)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of zonisamide for the treatment of refractory partial-onset seizures
    E Faught
    University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, USA
    Neurology 57:1774-9. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Zonisamide is effective and well tolerated as an adjunctive agent for refractory partial-onset seizures. The minimal effective dosage was 100 mg/d, but 400 mg/d was the most effective dosage...
  28. ncbi request reprint Postmarketing experience with topiramate and cognition
    W O Tatum
    Department of Neurology, Tampa General Hospital, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Epilepsia 42:1134-40. 2001
    ..Psychomotor slowing was the most common complaint, yet most patients elect to continue treatment, with "better" or "much better" ratings of both seizure and global improvement during treatment...
  29. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of rapid IV administration of valproic acid for status epilepticus
    N A Limdi
    University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Neurology 64:353-5. 2005
    ..5 mg/kg). Analysis of demographic, clinical, and treatment information indicated an overall efficacy of 63.3% and favorable tolerance of rapid administration...
  30. ncbi request reprint Chronic temporal lobe epilepsy: spatial extent and degree of metabolic dysfunction studied with magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS)
    J G Burneo
    UAB Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Epilepsy Res 62:119-24. 2004
    ..We analyzed our data in an attempt to find a possible correlation between extension of neuronal dysfunction based on NAA measures and duration of epilepsy...
  31. ncbi request reprint Verbal memory outcome in patients with normal preoperative verbal memory and left mesial temporal sclerosis
    Anthony LoGalbo
    Department of Neurology, Epilepsy Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 6:337-41. 2005
    ..We investigated the risk of verbal memory loss in patients with known structural abnormality (i.e., left mesial temporal sclerosis by MRI) and normal preoperative verbal memory performance who undergo left ATL...
  32. doi request reprint Functional imaging: II. Prediction of epilepsy surgery outcome
    Robert C Knowlton
    UAB Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL 35294 0001, USA
    Ann Neurol 64:35-41. 2008
    ....
  33. pmc Incidence and prevalence of epilepsy among older U.S. Medicare beneficiaries
    E Faught
    Department of Neurology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Neurology 78:448-53. 2012
    ..To determine the prevalence and incidence of epilepsy among U.S. Medicare beneficiaries aged 65 years old and over, and to compare rates across demographic groups...
  34. ncbi request reprint Oxcarbazepine: double-blind, randomized, placebo-control, monotherapy trial for partial seizures
    S C Schachter
    Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Neurology 52:732-7. 1999
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of oxcarbazepine in a placebo-control trial...
  35. ncbi request reprint Low intensity vagal nerve stimulation lowers human thermal pain thresholds
    T J Ness
    Department of Anesthesiology, ZRB 940, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35233, USA
    Pain 86:81-5. 2000
    ..No significant alterations in hemodynamic variables were observed. The findings of this human study are consistent with experiments in non-human animals which demonstrate a pro-nociceptive effect of low intensity VNS...
  36. ncbi request reprint The safety of rapid valproic acid infusion
    N A Limdi
    University of Alabama Epilepsy Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Epilepsia 41:1342-5. 2000
    ..The safety of rapid infusion of valproic acid has not been established, and this study was designed to explore the effects of rapid infusion in patients with acute seizures...
  37. ncbi request reprint Temporal lobectomy in congenital porencephaly associated with hippocampal sclerosis
    Jorge G Burneo
    Department of Neurology, Epilepsy Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Arch Neurol 60:830-4. 2003
    ..Clinical and neuroimaging features of patients with epilepsy and coexisting extratemporal porencephaly and hippocampal sclerosis have been previously described...
  38. ncbi request reprint Medical decision-making abilities in older adults with chronic partial epilepsy
    Jennifer K Bambara
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 10:63-8. 2007
    ..Physicians should consider the decisional abilities of their older adult patients with epilepsy when presenting treatment options...
  39. ncbi request reprint Older adults with epilepsy demonstrate cognitive impairments compared with patients with amnestic mild cognitive impairment
    H Randall Griffith
    Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 8:161-8. 2006
    ..This study emphasizes the clinical importance of cognitive impairment in seniors with epilepsy and highlights the need for future studies addressing causes and treatment of cognitive impairment...
  40. ncbi request reprint Risk to verbal memory following anterior temporal lobectomy in patients with severe left-sided hippocampal sclerosis
    Roy C Martin
    Department of Neurology, UAB Epilepsy Center, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Arch Neurol 59:1895-901. 2002
    ..However, these conclusions have been established primarily with group-level analyses...
  41. ncbi request reprint Safety of rapid intravenous loading of valproate
    Nita A Limdi
    Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham Epilepsy Center, Birmingham, AL 35294 0021, USA
    Epilepsia 48:478-83. 2007
    ..The present study was designed to evaluate the safety of administration of undiluted VPA (20 or 30 mg/kg/min) administered intravenously at rates of 6 or 10 mg/kg/min...
  42. ncbi request reprint Determining reliable cognitive change after epilepsy surgery: development of reliable change indices and standardized regression-based change norms for the WMS-III and WAIS-III
    Roy Martin
    Department of Neurology and UAB Epilepsy Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0021, USA
    Epilepsia 43:1551-8. 2002
    ..Establishment of such standardized change scores can be useful in determining the effects of epilepsy surgery on cognitive functioning independent of test-retest artifacts including practice effects...
  43. ncbi request reprint Confirmatory factor analysis of the california verbal learning test in patients with epilepsy: relationship to clinical and neuropathological markers of temporal lobe epilepsy
    James H Banos
    University of Alabama at Birmingham UAB, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Neuropsychology 18:60-8. 2004
    ..Only Verbal Learning was related to hippocampal neuropathology, supporting the distinction between learning and attention in the factor structure...
  44. doi request reprint Functional imaging: I. Relative predictive value of intracranial electroencephalography
    Robert C Knowlton
    Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham Epilepsy Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL 35294 0001, USA
    Ann Neurol 64:25-34. 2008
    ....
  45. doi request reprint The safety and tolerability of galantamine in patients with epilepsy and memory difficulties
    H Randall Griffith
    Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0017, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 13:376-80. 2008
    ..Galantamine appears to be safe and tolerable in patients with epilepsy. Further studies with larger samples and comparison with other cholinesterase inhibitors should be considered...
  46. doi request reprint Hyperammonemia following intravenous valproate loading
    Jennifer L DeWolfe
    University of Alabama at Birmingham Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, 1719 6th Avenue South, CIRC 312, Birmingham, AL 35294 0021, United States
    Epilepsy Res 85:65-71. 2009
    ..Valproic acid (VPA) has been associated with hyperammonemia with and without encephalopathy. We report the frequent but transient nature of hyperammonemia following intravenous (IV) administration of loading doses of VPA...
  47. pmc Effect of epilepsy magnetic source imaging on intracranial electrode placement
    Robert C Knowlton
    Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL 35294 0001, USA
    Ann Neurol 65:716-23. 2009
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Magnetic source imaging versus intracranial electroencephalogram in epilepsy surgery: a prospective study
    Robert C Knowlton
    Department of Neurology, UAB Epilepsy Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, 35294 0001, USA
    Ann Neurol 59:835-42. 2006
    ..This study prospectively examined the agreement between magnetic source imaging (MSI) and ICEEG localization in epilepsy surgery candidates...
  49. ncbi request reprint Cognitive functioning in community dwelling older adults with chronic partial epilepsy
    Roy C Martin
    Department of Neurology, UAB Epilepsy Center Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0021, USA
    Epilepsia 46:298-303. 2005
    ..To examine cognitive functioning in community-dwelling older adults with chronic partial epilepsy and demographically matched healthy older adults...
  50. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in senior adults with epilepsy: what we know from randomized clinical trials and suggestions for future research
    Roy Martin
    Department of Neurology, UAB Epilepsy Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 4:626-34. 2003
    ..The goal of this work was to review the randomized controlled trial (RCT) literature on antiepileptic medication effects on health-related quality of life in seniors with epilepsy...
  51. ncbi request reprint Self-report of cognitive abilities in temporal lobe epilepsy: cognitive, psychosocial, and emotional factors
    James H Banos
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35249, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 5:575-9. 2004
    ..The results suggest caution in using such self-report measures as an ecological extension of objective testing, but suggest a role in assessing self-appraisal of deficits...
  52. ncbi request reprint Significance of fornix atrophy in temporal lobe epilepsy surgery outcome
    Jorge G Burneo
    University of Alabama at Birmingham Epilepsy Center, and the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Arch Neurol 60:1238-42. 2003
    ..The contribution of the fornix as an independent preoperative determinant of surgical outcome is unknown...
  53. ncbi request reprint Determining empirically based self-reported cognitive change: development of reliable change indices and standardized regression-based change norms for the multiple abilities self-report questionnaire in an epilepsy sample
    Roy Martin
    Department of Neurology and UAB Epilepsy Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 8:239-45. 2006
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint What are the concerns of older adults living with epilepsy?
    Roy Martin
    UAB Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 7:297-300. 2005
    ..The goal of this work was to examine the concerns of living with recurrent seizures as expressed by older adults with epilepsy (OAE)...
  55. ncbi request reprint Rey Osterrieth complex figure test spatial and figural scoring: relations to seizure focus and hippocampal pathology in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy
    Regina McConley
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0017, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 13:174-7. 2008
    ..This study provides further evidence for the lack of sensitivity of the RCFT as a surrogate measure of right temporal lobe memory function...
  56. ncbi request reprint Global/local scoring modifications for the Rey-Osterrieth Complex Figure: relation to unilateral temporal lobe epilepsy patients
    Regina McConley
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0021, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 12:383-90. 2006
    ..Results suggest general declines in figural memory for local stimulus properties in both unilateral TLE groups. However, this relationship was weakened after controlling for global and local item verbalizability...
  57. ncbi request reprint Adult-onset neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis (Kufs disease) with autosomal dominant inheritance in Alabama
    Jorge G Burneo
    Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Epilepsia 44:841-6. 2003
  58. ncbi request reprint Treatment of refractory primary generalized epilepsy
    Edward Faught
    Department of Neurology, University of Alabama School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Rev Neurol Dis 1:S34-43. 2004
    ..For severely refractory patients, drug combinations, vagal nerve stimulation, or felbamate might be considered. Only a few controlled clinical trials have been conducted for these syndromes; more are needed...
  59. ncbi request reprint Weight loss associated with vagus nerve stimulation
    J G Burneo
    UAB Epilepsy Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue S, Birmingham, AL 35294 0021, USA
    Neurology 59:463-4. 2002
  60. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine, folate, vitamin B-12 and vitamin B-6 in patients receiving antiepileptic drug monotherapy
    T Tamura
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Epilepsy Res 40:7-15. 2000
    ..Our data suggest that hyperhomocysteinemia is not a serious clinical concern in epileptic patients when folate nutriture is adequate...
  61. ncbi request reprint Modulation of cerebral GABA by topiramate, lamotrigine, and gabapentin in healthy adults
    Ruben Kuzniecky
    Department of Neurology, Center for Nuclear Imaging Research, Epilepsy Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Neurology 58:368-72. 2002
    ..Anticonvulsant drugs have multiple mechanisms of action. Recent in vivo MRS studies suggest that cerebral gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) increases occur with the administration of certain anticonvulsants in humans...
  62. ncbi request reprint Topiramate: a viewpoint by Edward Faught
    Edward Faught
    Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    CNS Drugs 17:993-4. 2003
  63. ncbi request reprint A past psychiatric history may be a risk factor for topiramate-related psychiatric and cognitive adverse events
    Andres M Kanner
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Rush Medical College, 1653 West Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 4:548-52. 2003
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Felbamate: consensus of current clinical experience
    John M Pellock
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia, PO Box 980211, 1001 E Marshall St, 1st Floor, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Epilepsy Res 71:89-101. 2006
    ..This review of clinical data and discussion of the current understanding of the risk:benefit of felbamate therapy supports its use as an important therapeutic option for some patients with refractory epilepsy...
  65. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy drugs: getting it right the first time
    Edward Faught
    Lancet Neurol 6:476-8. 2007
  66. ncbi request reprint Race/ethnicity, sex, and socioeconomic status as predictors of outcome after surgery for temporal lobe epilepsy
    Jorge G Burneo
    Epilepsy Programme, University of Western Ontario, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Neurol 63:1106-10. 2006
    ..Several risk factors have been attributed to seizure recurrence after surgery. It is unknown whether race/ethnicity plays a role in outcome...
  67. ncbi request reprint Placebo effect in antiepileptic drug trials
    Jorge G Burneo
    Epilepsy Behav 4:371. 2003
  68. ncbi request reprint Step therapy is not appropriate for antiepileptic drugs
    Timothy E Welty
    J Manag Care Pharm 12:269-70; author reply 270-1. 2006