L M Selwa
Affiliation: University of Michigan
- Long-term outcome of nonsurgical candidates with medically refractory localization-related epilepsyLinda M Selwa
Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Medical School, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, 1914 0316 Taubman, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0316, USA
Epilepsia 44:1568-72. 2003..In this study, we evaluated the outcome of medical treatment in patients with medically refractory partial epilepsy who were evaluated for possible epilepsy surgery but deemed to be inadequate surgical candidates...
- Nonepileptic seizure outcome varies by type of spell and duration of illnessL M Selwa
University of Michigan Department of Neurology, Ann Arbor, USA
Epilepsia 41:1330-4. 2000..To determine whether differences in clinical manifestations of psychogenic nonepileptic events are associated with differences in outcome and whether the length of illness before diagnosis correlates with outcome...
- Sleep staging and respiratory events in refractory epilepsy patients: Is there a first night effect?Linda M Selwa
Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0117, USA
Epilepsia 49:2063-8. 2008..We performed this analysis of possible first night effects (FNEs) on sleep and respiratory parameters in order to evaluate the need for two serial night polysomnograms (PSGs) to diagnose obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in epilepsy patients...
- What should psychiatry residents be taught about neurology?: A survey of psychiatry residency directorsLinda M Selwa
University of Michigan Department of Neurology, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Neurologist 12:268-70. 2006..To improve our ability to teach psychiatry residents during their required 2 months on neurology rotations, we investigated the perceived needs of psychiatry program training directors...
- Lessons in mentoringLinda M Selwa
Department of Neurology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Exp Neurol 184:S42-7. 2003..We report the result of a survey of his former trainees on the valuable aspects of his mentoring style. A review of the current mentoring literature, including suggested training programs for mentors, is also provided...
- Lateralizing value of interictal spikes on overnight sleep-EEG studies in temporal lobe epilepsyB A Malow
Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, USA
Epilepsia 40:1587-92. 1999..Because IEDs are more prevalent in non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep than in wakefulness, overnight sleep-EEG recordings may contribute additional lateralizing information to the epilepsy surgery evaluation beyond daytime EEGs...
- Treating obstructive sleep apnea in adults with epilepsy: a randomized pilot trialB A Malow
Vanderbilt University, Department of Neurology, Medical Center North, Room A 0118, 1161 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37232 2551, USA
Neurology 71:572-7. 2008..Prior to conducting a definitive randomized controlled trial, we addressed critical design issues in a pilot study...
- Analysis of the first night effect and sleep parameters in medically refractory epilepsy patientsMary L Marzec
Michael S Aldrich Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Medical Center, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, Rm 8D 8702 Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0117, USA
Sleep Med 6:277-80. 2005..To assess the first night effect (FNE) and compare sleep stage proportions to normative values in a sample of medically refractory epilepsy patients...
- Seizure disorders in the elderlyLourdes Velez
University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Am Fam Physician 67:325-32. 2003..Drugs for first-line monotherapy of seizures in elderly patients include carbamazepine, valproic acid, oxcarbazepine, gabapentin, and lamotrigine...
- Sodium methohexital (brevital) as an anesthetic in the Wada testHenry A Buchtel
Psychology Service, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, and Department of Psychiaty, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-0840, USA
Epilepsia 43:1056-61. 2002..CONCLUSIONS: The results of language and memory testing in the Wada test are equivalent for amobarbital and methohexital, except that methohexital has a briefer duration of action and is associated with less sedation...