Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- Successful treatment of hypothalamic seizures and precocious puberty with GnRH analogueM Zaatreh
Department of Neurology and Pediatric Neurology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Neurology 55:1908-10. 2000..Although the mechanism is unclear, long-acting GnRH analogue should be considered as a possible therapy for gelastic seizures in patients with hypothalamic hamartomas...
- Anticonvulsants-induced chorea: a role for pharmacodynamic drug interaction?M Zaatreh
Department of Neurology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Seizure 10:596-9. 2001..A particular increased risk was seen with combinations that have phenytoin and lamotrigine. This could be due to an additive or a synergistic effect on central dopaminergic pathways...
- Frontal lobe tumoral epilepsy: clinical, neurophysiologic features and predictors of surgical outcomeMegdad M Zaatreh
Department of Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8018, USA
Epilepsia 43:727-33. 2002..To review the clinical, neurophysiologic features and surgical outcomes in patients with frontal lobe tumors and chronic intractable seizures...
- Heart rate variability during interictal epileptiform dischargesMegdad M Zaatreh
Department of Neurology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7025, USA
Epilepsy Res 54:85-90. 2003..In animal studies, lock step phenomena of interictal discharges to autonomic output have been repeatedly documented. However, the association of interictal discharges and autonomic output is not as well established in humans...
- Anticonvulsant-induced dyskinesiaMegdad M Zaatreh
University of North Carolina, Department of Neurology, 3114 Bioinformatics, CB 7025, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7025, USA
Expert Opin Drug Saf 2:385-93. 2003..Enhancing the awareness of AID is important in light of the recent development of many new anticonvulsants and their wider clinical use...
- Temporal lobe tumoral epilepsy: characteristics and predictors of surgical outcomeMegdad M Zaatreh
Department of Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8018, USA
Neurology 61:636-41. 2003..To review the clinical and neurophysiologic features and surgical outcome in patients with intractable temporal lobe tumoral epilepsy...
- Levetiracetam in porphyric status epilepticus: a case reportMegdad M Zaatreh
Department of Neurology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514 7025, USA
Clin Neuropharmacol 28:243-4. 2005..This case and the limited experience reported in the literature show that it is probably safe to administer levetiracetam in patients with AIP; however, its role in the treatment of status epilepticus deserves further evaluation...