Sasa Zivković

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Autoimmune neuromuscular disorders
    Jessica Kraker
    Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Curr Neuropharmacol 9:400-8. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Localized scleroderma and regional inflammatory myopathy
    Sasa A Zivkovic
    Neurology Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA Electronic address
    Neuromuscul Disord 24:425-30. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Neurologic aspects of multiple organ transplantation
    Sasa A Zivkovic
    Neurology Service, Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Electronic address
    Handb Clin Neurol 121:1305-17. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Characteristics of late-onset myasthenia gravis
    Sasa A Zivkovic
    Neurology Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    J Neurol 259:2167-71. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Neurologic complications following lung transplantation
    Sasa A Zivkovic
    VA Pittsburgh HCS, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Neurol Sci 280:90-3. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Paraproteinemic neuropathy
    Sasa A Zivkovic
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, MSSL Neurology, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Leuk Lymphoma 50:1422-33. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Neurologic manifestations of transplant complications
    Sasa A Zivkovic
    Neurology Service, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, University Drive C, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Neurol Clin 28:235-51. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy and ventilatory failure: report of seven new cases and review of the literature
    S A Zivkovic
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, PA, USA
    Acta Neurol Scand 124:59-63. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Treatment of tardive dyskinesia with levetiracetam in a transplant patient
    S A Zivkovic
    VA Pittsburgh HCS, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Acta Neurol Scand 117:351-3. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Rituximab in the treatment of peripheral neuropathy associated with monoclonal gammopathy
    Sasa A Zivkovic
    Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PUH F875, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 6:1267-74. 2006

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Publications23

  1. pmc Autoimmune neuromuscular disorders
    Jessica Kraker
    Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Curr Neuropharmacol 9:400-8. 2011
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  2. ncbi request reprint Localized scleroderma and regional inflammatory myopathy
    Sasa A Zivkovic
    Neurology Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA Electronic address
    Neuromuscul Disord 24:425-30. 2014
    ..Muscle biopsy can confirm the diagnosis of myositis, which if identified, will require anti-inflammatory and/or immunosuppressive therapy. ..
  3. doi request reprint Neurologic aspects of multiple organ transplantation
    Sasa A Zivkovic
    Neurology Service, Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Electronic address
    Handb Clin Neurol 121:1305-17. 2014
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Characteristics of late-onset myasthenia gravis
    Sasa A Zivkovic
    Neurology Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    J Neurol 259:2167-71. 2012
    ..However, overall disease severity may not be higher with aging. These observations have implications for design of MG clinical trials and outcomes studies...
  5. doi request reprint Neurologic complications following lung transplantation
    Sasa A Zivkovic
    VA Pittsburgh HCS, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Neurol Sci 280:90-3. 2009
    ..Neurologic complications are frequent after solid organ transplantation, but their spectrum in lung transplant recipients has not been characterized...
  6. doi request reprint Paraproteinemic neuropathy
    Sasa A Zivkovic
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, MSSL Neurology, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Leuk Lymphoma 50:1422-33. 2009
    ..At this time it is not clear whether mere presence of neuropathy warrants more aggressive treatment of otherwise quiescent hematologic malignances (e.g. smoldering myeloma)...
  7. doi request reprint Neurologic manifestations of transplant complications
    Sasa A Zivkovic
    Neurology Service, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, University Drive C, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Neurol Clin 28:235-51. 2010
    ..Neurotoxicity may require alteration of immunosuppressive regimen, and prompt therapy of opportunistic infections improves outcomes...
  8. doi request reprint Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy and ventilatory failure: report of seven new cases and review of the literature
    S A Zivkovic
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, PA, USA
    Acta Neurol Scand 124:59-63. 2011
    ..Ventilatory involvement is rarely reported in chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP), but small prospective studies showed frequent involvement of phrenic nerves, which is usually overshadowed by severe limb weakness...
  9. ncbi request reprint Treatment of tardive dyskinesia with levetiracetam in a transplant patient
    S A Zivkovic
    VA Pittsburgh HCS, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Acta Neurol Scand 117:351-3. 2008
    ..To describe successful treatment of tardive dyskinesia with levetiracetam...
  10. ncbi request reprint Rituximab in the treatment of peripheral neuropathy associated with monoclonal gammopathy
    Sasa A Zivkovic
    Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PUH F875, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 6:1267-74. 2006
    ..Large controlled studies are still pending but rituximab is an exciting and promising treatment offering another option in the treatment of peripheral neuropathy associated with IgM monoclonal gammopathy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Vasculitic neuropathy--electrodiagnostic findings and association with malignancies
    S A Zivkovic
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3471 Fifth Avenue 811, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Acta Neurol Scand 115:432-6. 2007
    ..Histopathologic evaluation remains the gold standard for diagnosis, but certain electrodiagnostic findings may heighten suspicion of vasculitic neuropathy and improve the yield of nerve and muscle biopsy...
  12. ncbi request reprint Neuroimaging and neurologic complications after organ transplantation
    Sasa Zivković
    VA Pittsburgh HCS and Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Neuroimaging 17:110-23. 2007
    ..In addition, we can monitor longitudinal progression of disease and treatment response...
  13. ncbi request reprint Myasthenia gravis and scleroderma: two cases and a review of the literature
    Sasa A Zivkovic
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, United States
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 109:388-91. 2007
    ..Our findings also suggest that d-penicillamine may be cautiously used in selected patients with pre-existing scleroderma and myasthenia, when potential benefits outweigh the risk of possible myasthenia exacerbation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Severe sensory neuropathy associated with long-term linezolid use
    Sasa A Zivkovic
    Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Neurology 64:926-7. 2005
  15. ncbi request reprint High titers of CA-125 may be associated with recurrent ischemic strokes in patients with cancer
    T G Jovin
    Department of Neurology, Stroke Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2582, USA
    Neurology 64:1944-5. 2005
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Granulomatous amebic encephalitis in a multivisceral transplant recipient
    O Mendez
    Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Eur J Neurol 13:292-5. 2006
    ..This case highlights diagnostic difficulties encountered with amebic encephalitis and expands the spectrum of opportunistic central nervous system (CNS) infections in solid and visceral organ transplant recipients...
  17. ncbi request reprint Approach to vasculitic neuropathies
    David Lacomis
    Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Clin Neuromuscul Dis 9:265-76. 2007
    ..The mainstays of treatment are corticosteroids and cyclophosphamide, but other drugs are used in specific conditions. With early diagnosis and careful monitoring of treatment regimens, the prognosis is usually good...
  18. doi request reprint The clinical spectrum of neurologic disorders after intestinal and multivisceral transplantation
    Sasa A Zivkovic
    The VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System and The Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Clin Transplant 24:164-8. 2010
    ..Long-term heavy immunosuppression and complex systemic disturbances increase the risk of the neurologic complications...
  19. ncbi request reprint Peripheral nerve function and lower extremity muscle power in older men
    Rachel E Ward
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 95:726-33. 2014
    ..To assess whether sensorimotor peripheral nerve function is associated with muscle power in community-dwelling older men...
  20. ncbi request reprint A case of area-specific stimulus-sensitive postanoxic myoclonus
    Sasa A Zivkovic
    Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Clin Neurophysiol 20:111-6. 2003
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Muscle cramps associated with localized scleroderma skin lesions: focal dystonia, neuromyotonia, or nerve entrapment?
    Sasa A Zivkovic
    J Rheumatol 33:2549. 2006
  22. ncbi request reprint Chronic eosinophilic perimyositis with persistent myalgias
    Sasa A Zivkovic
    Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, BST South, Room S515, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Muscle Nerve 25:461-5. 2002
    ..This case illustrates that the diagnosis of eosinophilic perimyositis requires histopathological evaluation, which should be pursued in patients with eosinophilia and persistent myalgia despite normal electromyography and muscle enzymes...