James W Wheless

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tennessee
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Treatment of myoclonic epilepsies in infancy and early childhood
    Raman Sankar
    Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Mattel Children s Hospital at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Adv Neurol 95:289-98. 2005
  2. pmc Levetiracetam in the treatment of childhood epilepsy
    James W Wheless
    Pediatric Neurology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center Neuroscience Institute, LeBonheur Children s Medical Center, Memphis, TN, USA
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 3:409-21. 2007
  3. ncbi History of the ketogenic diet
    James W Wheless
    Department of Pediatrics and Neurology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Epilepsia 49:3-5. 2008
  4. doi Managing severe epilepsy syndromes of early childhood
    James W Wheless
    Department of Pediatric Neurology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    J Child Neurol 24:24S-32S; quiz 33S-6S. 2009
  5. doi Rapid infusion of a loading dose of intravenous levetiracetam with minimal dilution: a safety study
    James W Wheless
    Department of Pediatrics and Neurology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, LeBonheur Children s Medical Center, Neuroscience Institute, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    J Child Neurol 24:946-51. 2009
  6. ncbi Treatment of pediatric epilepsy: expert opinion, 2005
    James W Wheless
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Le Bonheur Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Child Neurol 20:S1-56; quiz S59-60. 2005
  7. ncbi Intractable epilepsy: A survey of patients and caregivers
    James W Wheless
    Le Bonheur Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 8:756-64. 2006
  8. ncbi The role of the newer antiepileptic drugs in the treatment of generalized convulsive status epilepticus
    James W Wheless
    LeBonheur Children s Medical Center, University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    Epilepsia 49:74-8. 2008
  9. ncbi Treatment of pediatric epilepsy: European expert opinion, 2007
    James W Wheless
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Le Bonheur Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Epileptic Disord 9:353-412. 2007
  10. doi Magnetic resonance imaging abnormalities associated with vigabatrin in patients with epilepsy
    James W Wheless
    LeBonheur Neuroscience Institute, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    Epilepsia 50:195-205. 2009

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Publications57

  1. ncbi Treatment of myoclonic epilepsies in infancy and early childhood
    Raman Sankar
    Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Mattel Children s Hospital at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Adv Neurol 95:289-98. 2005
  2. pmc Levetiracetam in the treatment of childhood epilepsy
    James W Wheless
    Pediatric Neurology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center Neuroscience Institute, LeBonheur Children s Medical Center, Memphis, TN, USA
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 3:409-21. 2007
    ..LEV appears to be a safe and effective AED with unique characteristics that benefit the treatment of children with epilepsy...
  3. ncbi History of the ketogenic diet
    James W Wheless
    Department of Pediatrics and Neurology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Epilepsia 49:3-5. 2008
    ..Over the past 15 years, there has been an explosion in the use, and scientific interest in the KD. This review traces the history of one of the most effective treatments for childhood epilepsy...
  4. doi Managing severe epilepsy syndromes of early childhood
    James W Wheless
    Department of Pediatric Neurology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    J Child Neurol 24:24S-32S; quiz 33S-6S. 2009
    ..Special treatment considerations for each syndrome are also highlighted to improve the management of patients with these syndromes...
  5. doi Rapid infusion of a loading dose of intravenous levetiracetam with minimal dilution: a safety study
    James W Wheless
    Department of Pediatrics and Neurology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, LeBonheur Children s Medical Center, Neuroscience Institute, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    J Child Neurol 24:946-51. 2009
    ..The authors concluded that high serum levels of parenteral levetiracetam can be achieved rapidly and safely, in a small infusion volume. This finding has important implications for the treatment of status epilepticus...
  6. ncbi Treatment of pediatric epilepsy: expert opinion, 2005
    James W Wheless
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Le Bonheur Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Child Neurol 20:S1-56; quiz S59-60. 2005
    ..In such clinical situations, expert opinion can be especially helpful...
  7. ncbi Intractable epilepsy: A survey of patients and caregivers
    James W Wheless
    Le Bonheur Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 8:756-64. 2006
    ..Physicians must take into account medication side effects and quality-of-life issues when treating patients with epilepsy...
  8. ncbi The role of the newer antiepileptic drugs in the treatment of generalized convulsive status epilepticus
    James W Wheless
    LeBonheur Children s Medical Center, University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    Epilepsia 49:74-8. 2008
    ..This review discusses the evidence for the treatment of GCSE, including the newer agents (valproate, levetiracetam). We correlate the treatment of SE with our modern understanding of the underlying neurophysiology and seizure duration...
  9. ncbi Treatment of pediatric epilepsy: European expert opinion, 2007
    James W Wheless
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Le Bonheur Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Epileptic Disord 9:353-412. 2007
    ..In such clinical situations, expert opinion can be especially helpful...
  10. doi Magnetic resonance imaging abnormalities associated with vigabatrin in patients with epilepsy
    James W Wheless
    LeBonheur Neuroscience Institute, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    Epilepsia 50:195-205. 2009
    ..We carried out a retrospective review to better characterize the frequency of those abnormalities in IS and in children and adults treated with vigabatrin for refractory complex partial seizures (CPS)...
  11. doi Safety and tolerability of rufinamide in children with epilepsy: a pooled analysis of 7 clinical studies
    James W Wheless
    Department of Pediatric Neurology University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Le Bonheur Children s Medical Center Neuroscience Institute, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    J Child Neurol 24:1520-5. 2009
    ..This pooled analysis of data from pediatric patients in clinical studies of rufinamide for the treatment of seizures, mainly as adjunctive therapy, suggests a favorable safety and tolerability profile in this patient population...
  12. doi Seizure emergency plans: patient results from a cross-sectional epilepsy survey
    James W Wheless
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 13:489-93. 2008
    ..Seizure emergency plans appear to be reserved for adults with more severe disease, but there may be clinical benefits to developing a plan for all adult patients with epilepsy...
  13. ncbi Is it time to replace the Wada test and put awake craniotomy to sleep?
    Andrew C Papanicolaou
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, U S A Neuroscience Institute, Le Bonheur Children s Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, U S A
    Epilepsia 55:629-32. 2014
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  14. ncbi Same day tri-modality functional brain mapping prior to resection of a lesion involving eloquent cortex: technical feasibility
    Asim F Choudhri
    Department of Radiology, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Clinical Neurosciences, Department of Neurosurgery, Department of Ophthalmology, Division of Neurology University of Tennessee, Health Science Center Memphis, TN, USA Le Bonheur Neuroscience Institute, Le Bonheur Children s Hospital Memphis, TN, USA
    Neuroradiol J 26:548-54. 2013
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  15. doi Passive language mapping with magnetoencephalography in pediatric patients with epilepsy
    Mark Van Poppel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 10:96-102. 2012
    ..In this study the authors review a series of children with epilepsy who underwent language mapping with magnetoencephalography (MEG) while sedated or sleeping, to determine receptive language localization for presurgical evaluation...
  16. doi Pediatric extratemporal epilepsy presenting with a complex auditory aura
    Dave F Clarke
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Neurology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Epileptic Disord 10:181-6. 2008
    ..We report on one child, whose aura was a more complex auditory phenomenon, consisting of a door opening and closing, getting louder as the ictus persisted...
  17. doi Amygdalar neuromelanosis intractable epilepsy without leptomeningeal involvement
    Douglas R Taylor
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 12:21-4. 2013
    ..As evidenced by the lack of seizure activity following resection, the patient's quality of life greatly improved after neurological surgery. ..
  18. doi Association of non-adherence to antiepileptic drugs and seizures, quality of life, and productivity: survey of patients with epilepsy and physicians
    Collin A Hovinga
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 13:316-22. 2008
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  19. ncbi Diffusion tensor imaging to evaluate commissural disconnection after corpus callosotomy
    Asim F Choudhri
    Department of Radiology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA
    Neuroradiology 55:1397-403. 2013
    ..We evaluated whether diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) and diffusion tensor fiber tracking can assess the degree of callosal transection and determine which white matter pathways remain intact...
  20. pmc Levetiracetam as monotherapy for seizures in a neonate with acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Davonna S Ledet
    Division of Neurology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 14:78-9. 2010
    ..We report the successful use of levetiracetam monotherapy after Phenobarbital load in a neonate with leukemia and localization-related epilepsy...
  21. doi Angiocentric glioma-induced seizures in a 2-year-old child
    Stephen P Fulton
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Neurology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Child Neurol 24:852-6. 2009
    ..Lesionectomy permitted sparing of adjacent areas of eloquent cortex, and the child is now seizure-free on monotherapy...
  22. doi Mesial temporal sclerosis in a cohort of children with SCN1A gene mutation
    Katherine Van Poppel
    Le Bonheur Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, Memphis, TN, USA
    J Child Neurol 27:893-7. 2012
    ..We conclude that mesial temporal sclerosis is a common finding in children with SCN1A mutations. Many of these children will have Dravet syndrome but not all...
  23. doi Clobazam: a newly approved but well-established drug for the treatment of intractable epilepsy syndromes
    James W Wheless
    LeBonheur Children s Hospital, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA
    J Child Neurol 28:219-29. 2013
    ..However, clobazam appears to display greater selectivity for receptors responsible for anticonvulsant activity than for those involved in sedation...
  24. pmc Infantile spasms (West syndrome): update and resources for pediatricians and providers to share with parents
    James W Wheless
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA
    BMC Pediatr 12:108. 2012
    ..The objective of this article is to assist pediatric health care providers in the detection of the disease and in the counseling and guidance of families who have an infant with IS...
  25. doi Treatment of refractory convulsive status epilepticus in children: other therapies
    James W Wheless
    LeBonheur Children s Hospital, University of Tennessee Health Science Center and St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 17:190-4. 2010
    ..This review addresses the literature related to the use of the latter (4) treatment options. I will discuss the role of each treatment and review the evidence for it's use, along with possible side-effects...
  26. ncbi Corpus callosotomy: a palliative therapeutic technique may help identify resectable epileptogenic foci
    Dave F Clarke
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Neurology, Le Bonheur Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Seizure 16:545-53. 2007
    ..Study limitations include its retrospective nature and cohort size. The findings, however, suggest the need for prospective, systematic, well-controlled studies of the use of corpus callostomy in this intractable patient population...
  27. ncbi Vigabatrin
    James W Wheless
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Le Bonheur Children s Medical Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Neurotherapeutics 4:163-72. 2007
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  28. ncbi Children with epilepsy: are they the same on both sides of the Atlantic, and do the same treatments work?
    Alexis Arzimanoglou
    Epileptic Disord 9:351-2. 2007
  29. ncbi Detection and significance of focal, interictal, slow-wave activity visualized by magnetoencephalography for localization of a primary epileptogenic region
    Hideaki Ishibashi
    Vivian L Smith Foundation for Neurological Research, Department of Neurosurgery, The University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston 77030, USA
    J Neurosurg 96:724-30. 2002
    ..In the present study the authors examined the significance of focal, slow-wave and interictal spike activity detected using MEG in 29 patients who suffered from MTLE that was not associated with structural brain lesions...
  30. ncbi The personal and financial impact of repetitive or prolonged seizures on the patient and family
    Christine O'Dell
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Management Center, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    J Child Neurol 22:61S-70S. 2007
    ..This article discusses factors that contribute to the personal and financial impact of prolonged seizures on adult and pediatric patients, their families, and caregivers...
  31. ncbi Adolescent seizures and epilepsy syndromes
    James W Wheless
    Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, University of Texas Houston, 77030, USA
    Epilepsia 43:33-52. 2002
    ..Knowledge of the epilepsy syndromes that remit before adolescence, may persist into adolescence, or begin in adolescence is central to the treatment of this age group...
  32. ncbi Levetiracetam in refractory pediatric epilepsy
    James W Wheless
    Department of Neurology, University of Texas Houston, 77030, USA
    J Child Neurol 17:413-5. 2002
    ..Its apparent positive effects on cognition in some patients are encouraging. Large, well-controlled studies are needed to fully define levetiracetam's potential in children with refractory epilepsy...
  33. ncbi Acute management of seizures in the syndromes of idiopathic generalized epilepsies
    James W Wheless
    Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, Department of Neurology and Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, U S A
    Epilepsia 44:22-6. 2003
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  34. ncbi Integrating sensory and motor mapping in a comprehensive MEG protocol: clinical validity and replicability
    Eduardo M Castillo
    Vivian L Smith Center for Neurologic Research, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Neuroimage 21:973-83. 2004
    ..This method minimizes methodological problems and improves our knowledge of the spatiotemporal organization of the sensorimotor cortical network and helps to optimize the surgical management of patients with perirolandic lesions...
  35. ncbi Nonpharmacologic treatment of the catastrophic epilepsies of childhood
    James W Wheless
    Department of Neurology and Pediatrics, Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin Street 7044, Houston, TX 77030, U S A
    Epilepsia 45:17-22. 2004
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  36. ncbi Language dysfunction in epileptic conditions
    James W Wheless
    Department of Neurology, University of Texas Houston, 77030, USA
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 9:218-28. 2002
    ..We demonstrate how magnetoencephalography (MEG) offers the ability to analyze the relationship of language, EEG abnormalities, and epilepsy...
  37. ncbi Toward the substitution of invasive electroencephalography in epilepsy surgery
    Andrew C Papanicolaou
    Division of Clinical Neurosciences in the Department of Neurosurgery, University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Neurophysiol 22:231-7. 2005
    ..The authors predict the replacement of the more invasive procedure with MEG in the near future for TLE cases, subsequent to the optimization of the conditions under which preoperative MEG is performed...
  38. ncbi Localization of ictal and interictal bursting epileptogenic activity in focal cortical dysplasia: agreement of magnetoencephalography and electrocorticography
    Hideaki Ishibashi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Vivian L Smith Center for Neurologic Research, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 77030, USA
    Neurol Res 24:525-30. 2002
    ..This was critical for pre-surgical planning regarding placement of intracranial electrodes and for risk-benefit evaluation...
  39. ncbi Successful neurosurgical treatment of childhood complex partial status epilepticus with focal resection
    Yu tze Ng
    Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, Department of Neurology, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA
    Epilepsia 44:468-71. 2003
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  40. ncbi Earlier use of adjunctive vagus nerve stimulation therapy for refractory epilepsy
    J Ben Renfroe
    Child Neurology Center of Northwest Florida, 5153 North 9th Avenue, Suite 300, Pensacola, FL 32504, USA
    Neurology 59:S26-30. 2002
    ..We suggest future prospective studies evaluating VNS therapy versus best medical therapy after the first two to three AEDs have failed, which typically occurs within 2 years of seizure onset...
  41. doi Evidence-based versus reported epilepsy management practices
    Katherine S Mastriani
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    J Child Neurol 23:507-14. 2008
    ..Safety and efficacy data suggest that the ketogenic diet should be more widely adopted as a management strategy in pediatric epilepsy...
  42. ncbi Multimodality functional imaging evaluation in a patient with Rasmussen's encephalitis
    Hideaki Ishibashi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Vivian L Smith Center for Neurologic Research, Division of Clinical Neurosciences, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, USA
    Brain Dev 24:239-44. 2002
    ..In addition, MEG may provide insights about the cortical reorganization of somatosensory cortex following hemispherectomy...
  43. ncbi Vagus nerve stimulation therapy in patients younger than 18 years
    James W Wheless
    Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, Medical School, University of Texas Houston, MSB 7 044, 6431 Fannin, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Neurology 59:S21-5. 2002
    ..One such treatment, vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) therapy, appears to be particularly effective among pediatric patients with refractory seizures. Seizure severity and frequency, as well as quality of life, are improved with VNS therapy...
  44. ncbi Multimodality neuroimaging evaluation improves the detection of subtle cortical dysplasia in seizure patients
    Wenbo Zhang
    Department of Neurosurgery, Vivian L Smith Center for Neurologic Research, Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 1333 Moursund Street, Ste H114, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Neurol Res 25:53-7. 2003
    ..Normal magnetic resonance images should be re-evaluated for subtle signs of focal cortical dysplasia especially when magnetoencephalography recording demonstrate focal epileptic discharges...
  45. ncbi The ketogenic diet: adolescents can do it, too
    Mackenzie A Mady
    Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Epilepsia 44:847-51. 2003
    ..To determine both the efficacy of and compliance with the ketogenic diet in the adolescent population...
  46. ncbi Neuroimaging features of epidermal nevus syndrome
    Wenbo Zhang
    Department of Neurosurgery, Vivian L Smith Center for Neurologic Research, Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 24:1468-70. 2003
    ..One patient underwent hemispherectomy because of the medically intractable seizure. He remained seizure free with topiramate monotherapy...
  47. ncbi Treatment strategies for myoclonic seizures and epilepsy syndromes with myoclonic seizures
    James W Wheless
    Department of Neurology and Pediatrics, Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, University of Texas Houston, Houston, Texas, U S A
    Epilepsia 44:27-37. 2003
    ..Because myoclonic seizures can be difficult to treat, clinicians should be flexible in their approach and tailor therapy to each patient...
  48. ncbi Magnetic resonance imaging detection of mesial temporal sclerosis in children
    Yu tze Ng
    Department of Neurology, Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, The University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 30:81-5. 2004
    ..Children with mesial temporal sclerosis often had comorbid conditions, and the diagnosis of mesial temporal sclerosis made by magnetic resonance imaging was accurate when compared with the available histopathology...
  49. ncbi Topiramate, carbamazepine, and valproate monotherapy: double-blind comparison in children with newly diagnosed epilepsy
    James W Wheless
    Department of Neurology, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    J Child Neurol 19:135-41. 2004
    ..Based on efficacy and tolerability, the recommended target dose for topiramate as first-line therapy in children and adolescents is 100 mg/day...
  50. ncbi Magnetoencephalography (MEG) and magnetic source imaging (MSI)
    James W Wheless
    Department of Neurology, Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Neurologist 10:138-53. 2004
    ..The magnetic source image (MSI) is created when the MEG data is superimposed on a magnetic resonance image (MRI)...
  51. ncbi Vagus nerve stimulation therapy
    James W Wheless
    Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, University of Texas Houston, Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Drugs Today (Barc) 40:501-15. 2004
    ..Provided here is an overview of VNS therapy and the VNS therapy system, including the history of vagal nerve stimulation, patient selection guidelines and new indications currently under investigation for this novel therapy...
  52. ncbi Choosing antiepileptic drugs for developmentally normal children with specific epilepsy syndromes and behavioral disorders
    James W Wheless
    Department of Neurology, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 6431 Fannin, Suite 7 044, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Child Neurol 19:S39-48. 2004
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  53. ncbi Frequency of panic symptoms in psychogenic nonepileptic seizures
    Mariana E Witgert
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 6:174-8. 2005
    ..Implications of results are discussed in terms of the diagnosis and treatment of PNES in the different age groups...
  54. ncbi Atypical language representation in patients with chronic seizure disorder and achievement deficits with magnetoencephalography
    Joshua I Breier
    Vivian L Smith Center for Neurologic Research, Department of Neurosurgery, Division of Clinical Neurosciences, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Epilepsia 46:540-8. 2005
    ..To characterize the relation between hemispheric asymmetries in language-specific brain activity and reading/spelling achievement by using magnetoencephalography (MEG)...
  55. ncbi Childhood mesial temporal sclerosis
    Yu tze Ng
    Division of Child Neurology, St Joseph s Hospital and Children s Health Center at Barrow Neurological Institute, 500 West Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    J Child Neurol 21:512-7. 2006
    ..Asymptomatic mesial temporal sclerosis or mesial temporal sclerosis not associated with a seizure disorder did not occur in our series. Febrile seizures can occur in association with mesial temporal sclerosis presenting in childhood...
  56. ncbi Combined ketogenic diet and vagus nerve stimulation: rational polytherapy?
    Eric H Kossoff
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 1000, USA
    Epilepsia 48:77-81. 2007
    ..The concept of "rational polypharmacy" has been associated with anticonvulsant management for decades, but the term has not been applied to nonpharmacologic therapies...
  57. ncbi Using the new antiepilepsy drugs in children
    James W Wheless
    Department of Neurology, University of Texas at Houston, 77030, USA
    J Child Neurol 17:S58-64. 2002
    ..All three appear to have advantages over some traditional antiepilepsy drugs and with more clinical experience may replace them in certain seizure types or epilepsy syndromes...