John T Langfitt

Summary

Affiliation: University of Rochester
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cost evaluations in epilepsy: an update
    J T Langfitt
    Strong Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, University of Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Epilepsia 41:S62-8. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Worsening of quality of life after epilepsy surgery: effect of seizures and memory decline
    J T Langfitt
    Department of Neurology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Neurology 68:1988-94. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Health care costs decline after successful epilepsy surgery
    J T Langfitt
    Department of Neurology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Neurology 68:1290-8. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of epilepsy therapy: how should treatment effects be measured?
    John Langfitt
    University of Rochester, New York 14642 8673, USA
    Epilepsia 43:17-24. 2002
  5. doi request reprint Early surgical therapy for drug-resistant temporal lobe epilepsy: a randomized trial
    Jerome Engel
    Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 710 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1769, USA
    JAMA 307:922-30. 2012
  6. pmc Design considerations for a multicenter randomized controlled trial of early surgery for mesial temporal lobe epilepsy
    Jerome Engel
    Department of Neurology, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 1769, USA
    Epilepsia 51:1978-86. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Early surgical treatment for epilepsy
    John T Langfitt
    Department of Neurology, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, New York, USA
    Curr Opin Neurol 21:179-83. 2008
  8. pmc Homotopic language reorganization in the right hemisphere after early left hemisphere injury
    Madalina E Tivarus
    Department of Imaging Sciences, University of Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Brain Lang 123:1-10. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life over time since resective epilepsy surgery
    Susan S Spencer
    Department of Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8018, USA
    Ann Neurol 62:327-34. 2007
  10. pmc Mapping anterior temporal lobe language areas with fMRI: a multicenter normative study
    Jeffrey R Binder
    Department of Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Neuroimage 54:1465-75. 2011

Research Grants

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Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Cost evaluations in epilepsy: an update
    J T Langfitt
    Strong Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, University of Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Epilepsia 41:S62-8. 2000
    ..PHS panel recommendations provide a useful framework for working toward consistency in the methods for economic studies in epilepsy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Worsening of quality of life after epilepsy surgery: effect of seizures and memory decline
    J T Langfitt
    Department of Neurology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Neurology 68:1988-94. 2007
    ..The relative impact of these unfavorable outcomes on HRQOL has not been described...
  3. ncbi request reprint Health care costs decline after successful epilepsy surgery
    J T Langfitt
    Department of Neurology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Neurology 68:1290-8. 2007
    ..There is little information about how health care costs are affected by evaluation and surgery...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of epilepsy therapy: how should treatment effects be measured?
    John Langfitt
    University of Rochester, New York 14642 8673, USA
    Epilepsia 43:17-24. 2002
    ..Techniques for eliciting preferences for health effects are reviewed. The limited information on preferences for epilepsy-related health states is described. Directions for further research are suggested...
  5. doi request reprint Early surgical therapy for drug-resistant temporal lobe epilepsy: a randomized trial
    Jerome Engel
    Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 710 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1769, USA
    JAMA 307:922-30. 2012
    ..Despite reported success, surgery for pharmacoresistant seizures is often seen as a last resort. Patients are typically referred for surgery after 20 years of seizures, often too late to avoid significant disability and premature death...
  6. pmc Design considerations for a multicenter randomized controlled trial of early surgery for mesial temporal lobe epilepsy
    Jerome Engel
    Department of Neurology, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 1769, USA
    Epilepsia 51:1978-86. 2010
    ..ERSET was designed to assess the safety and efficacy of early surgical intervention compared to continued pharmacotherapy...
  7. doi request reprint Early surgical treatment for epilepsy
    John T Langfitt
    Department of Neurology, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, New York, USA
    Curr Opin Neurol 21:179-83. 2008
    ..To review recent evidence that can assist clinicians facing the challenging question of when to offer brain surgery for epilepsy...
  8. pmc Homotopic language reorganization in the right hemisphere after early left hemisphere injury
    Madalina E Tivarus
    Department of Imaging Sciences, University of Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Brain Lang 123:1-10. 2012
    ..The similarity of these findings to those in patients with larger, peri-sylvian lesions suggests that these areas in both hemispheres may be uniquely predisposed to subserve various language functions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life over time since resective epilepsy surgery
    Susan S Spencer
    Department of Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8018, USA
    Ann Neurol 62:327-34. 2007
    ..Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) improves after resective epilepsy surgery, but data are limited to short follow-up in mostly retrospective reports, with minimal consideration of other potential factors that might influence HRQOL...
  10. pmc Mapping anterior temporal lobe language areas with fMRI: a multicenter normative study
    Jeffrey R Binder
    Department of Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Neuroimage 54:1465-75. 2011
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  11. ncbi request reprint ILAE Commission on the Burden of Epilepsy, Subcommission on the Economic Burden of Epilepsy: Final report 1998-2001
    Charles E Begley
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Houston, Houston, USA
    Epilepsia 43:668-73. 2002
  12. ncbi request reprint The multicenter study of epilepsy surgery: recruitment and selection for surgery
    Anne T Berg
    BIOS NIU, DeKalb, Illinois 60115, USA
    Epilepsia 44:1425-33. 2003
    ..Such information is necessary for providing the epidemiologic and clinical context in which epilepsy surgery is currently performed in the United States and in other developed countries...
  13. ncbi request reprint Reduction of AEDs in postsurgical patients who attain remission
    Anne T Berg
    BIOS, NIU, DeKalb, Illinois 60115, USA
    Epilepsia 47:64-71. 2006
    ..Little evidence guides practice regarding the reduction of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) in individuals who achieve significant periods of remission after resective surgery...
  14. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy in North America: a report prepared under the auspices of the global campaign against epilepsy, the International Bureau for Epilepsy, the International League Against Epilepsy, and the World Health Organization
    William H Theodore
    National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Epilepsia 47:1700-22. 2006
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  15. ncbi request reprint Interrater reliability among epilepsy centers: multicenter study of epilepsy surgery
    Sheryl R Haut
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Management Center and Departments of Neurology and Pediatrics of the Montefiore Medical Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Epilepsia 43:1396-401. 2002
    ..To measure the interrater reliability of presurgical testing and surgical decisions among epilepsy centers...
  16. pmc Stopping antiepileptic drugs after epilepsy surgery: a survey of U.S. epilepsy center neurologists
    Anne T Berg
    Department of Biology, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 10:219-22. 2007
    ..g., focal pathology in favor of and persistent auras against stopping antiepileptic drugs), it is unclear how well these factors determine seizure outcome in this setting...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cross-country measures for monitoring epilepsy care
    Charles E Begley
    School of Public Health, University of Texas 77030, USA
    Epilepsia 48:990-1001. 2007
    ..The goal is to provide planners and policymakers with tools to analyze the impact of healthcare services and systems and evaluate efforts to improve performance...
  18. ncbi request reprint Do we know quality epilepsy care when we see it?
    John T Langfitt
    Neurology 69:1968-9. 2007
  19. ncbi request reprint Employment outcomes following resective epilepsy surgery
    Peter S Chin
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles and the Greater Los Angeles VA Health Care System, Los Angeles, California 90095 1769, USA
    Epilepsia 48:2253-7. 2007
    ..Analyze determinates of employment changes from before to 2 years after surgery in refractory focal epilepsy patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint Global cognitive function in children with epilepsy: a community-based study
    Anne T Berg
    Department of Biology, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois 60115, USA
    Epilepsia 49:608-14. 2008
    ..To determine the frequency and determinants of subnormal global cognitive function in a representative, community-based sample of children prospectively identified at the time of initial diagnosis of epilepsy...

Research Grants4

  1. COST-EFFECTIVENESS ANALYSIS OF SURGERY IN EPILEPSY-CEASE
    John Langfitt; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Identifying the most valid utilization and preference assessment methods will help future investigators make informed, data-based choices of measures for outcomes studies in patients with epilepsy and other chronic, neurologic diseases. ..