John M Pellock

Summary

Affiliation: Virginia Commonwealth University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. doi request reprint Efficacy of antiepileptic drugs in adults predicts efficacy in children: a systematic review
    John M Pellock
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Neurology 79:1482-9. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Infantile spasms: a U.S. consensus report
    John M Pellock
    Division of Child Neurology, Department of Neurology, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Epilepsia 51:2175-89. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Zonisamide: physician and patient experiences
    Anthony Marmarou
    International Epilepsy Consortium, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Old City Hall, 1001 E Broad Street, Suite 235, P O Box 980449, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Epilepsy Res 64:63-9. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Registry initiated to characterize vision loss associated with vigabatrin therapy
    John M Pellock
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 22:710-7. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Respiratory adverse events associated with diazepam rectal gel
    John M Pellock
    Department of Neurology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond 23298 0211, USA
    Neurology 64:1768-70. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Extended-release divalproex in child and adolescent outpatients with epilepsy
    Lydia Kernitsky
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Division of Child Neurology, Children s Pavilion, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0211, USA
    Epilepsia 46:440-3. 2005
  8. pmc Importance of genetic factors in the occurrence of epilepsy syndrome type: a twin study
    Linda A Corey
    Department of Human and Molecular Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, P O Box 980033, Richmond, VA 23298 0033, United States
    Epilepsy Res 97:103-11. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Felbamate: consensus of current clinical experience
    John M Pellock
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia, PO Box 980211, 1001 E Marshall St, 1st Floor, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Epilepsy Res 71:89-101. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Defining the problem: psychiatric and behavioral comorbidity in children and adolescents with epilepsy
    John M Pellock
    Division of Child Neurology, Department of Neurology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 5:S3-9. 2004

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Publications27

  1. 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...
  2. doi request reprint Efficacy of antiepileptic drugs in adults predicts efficacy in children: a systematic review
    John M Pellock
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Neurology 79:1482-9. 2012
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  3. doi request reprint Infantile spasms: a U.S. consensus report
    John M Pellock
    Division of Child Neurology, Department of Neurology, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Epilepsia 51:2175-89. 2010
    ..Differences of opinion among ISWG members occurred in areas where data were lacking; however, this article represents a consensus of the U.S. approach to the diagnostic evaluation and treatment of IS...
  4. ncbi request reprint Zonisamide: physician and patient experiences
    Anthony Marmarou
    International Epilepsy Consortium, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Old City Hall, 1001 E Broad Street, Suite 235, P O Box 980449, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Epilepsy Res 64:63-9. 2005
    ..6% (45/84), 58.8% (50/85), and 62.1% (54/87) of patients, respectively. These patients, most of whom were refractory to other AEDs, generally had positive experiences with zonisamide...
  5. doi request reprint Registry initiated to characterize vision loss associated with vigabatrin therapy
    John M Pellock
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 22:710-7. 2011
    ..The ongoing registry will provide visual status and other information on vigabatrin-treated patients for both the infantile spasm and refractory complex partial seizure indications...
  6. ncbi request reprint Respiratory adverse events associated with diazepam rectal gel
    John M Pellock
    Department of Neurology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond 23298 0211, USA
    Neurology 64:1768-70. 2005
    ..The deaths occurred in the context of a prolonged seizure and respiratory depression was not the main symptom. When used as recommended, diazepam rectal gel has a low rate of serious morbidity or mortality...
  7. ncbi request reprint Extended-release divalproex in child and adolescent outpatients with epilepsy
    Lydia Kernitsky
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Division of Child Neurology, Children s Pavilion, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0211, USA
    Epilepsia 46:440-3. 2005
    ..To determine whether valproic acid [divalproex (DVP)] extended-release, administered at a higher proportionate once-daily dosage, can be safely substituted for delayed-release or sprinkle in pediatric patients with epilepsy...
  8. pmc Importance of genetic factors in the occurrence of epilepsy syndrome type: a twin study
    Linda A Corey
    Department of Human and Molecular Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, P O Box 980033, Richmond, VA 23298 0033, United States
    Epilepsy Res 97:103-11. 2011
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Felbamate: consensus of current clinical experience
    John M Pellock
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia, PO Box 980211, 1001 E Marshall St, 1st Floor, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Epilepsy Res 71:89-101. 2006
    ..This review of clinical data and discussion of the current understanding of the risk:benefit of felbamate therapy supports its use as an important therapeutic option for some patients with refractory epilepsy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Defining the problem: psychiatric and behavioral comorbidity in children and adolescents with epilepsy
    John M Pellock
    Division of Child Neurology, Department of Neurology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 5:S3-9. 2004
    ..Comorbid conditions in children and adolescents with epilepsy should be evaluated and treated as soon as they are recognized...
  11. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of levetiracetam in children with partial seizures: an open-label trial
    Tracy A Glauser
    Department of Neurology, Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    Epilepsia 43:518-24. 2002
    ..To assess the efficacy and safety of levetiracetam (LEV) as adjunctive therapy in children with treatment-resistant partial-onset seizures...
  12. ncbi request reprint Overview: definitions and classifications of seizure emergencies
    John M Pellock
    Division of Child Neurology, Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine Richmond, VA 23298 0211, USA jpellock hsc vcu edu
    J Child Neurol 22:9S-13S. 2007
    ..The importance of timely intervention in generalized tonic-clonic status epilepticus must be emphasized. Recent research has found that emergency department personnel fail to recognize the condition in children in 34% of cases...
  13. ncbi request reprint Safety of rapid intravenous valproate infusion in pediatric patients
    Lawrence D Morton
    Division of Child Neurology, Department of Pharmacy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0211, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 36:81-3. 2007
    ..No abnormal laboratory results were reported. Rapid intravenous valproate infusion appears to be safe in pediatric patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Extended-release formulations: simplifying strategies in the management of antiepileptic drug therapy
    John M Pellock
    Division of Child Neurology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia, PO Box 980211 VCU MCV, Richmond, VA 23298 0211, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 5:301-7. 2004
    ..These same attributes of extended-release formulations may also improve compliance, quality of life, and patient satisfaction with treatment...
  15. ncbi request reprint Safety of Diastat, a rectal gel formulation of diazepam for acute seizure treatment
    John M Pellock
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Drug Saf 27:383-92. 2004
    ..Under-administration may be a serious safety issue because of morbidity that may result if seizures are not terminated. Chronic administration may cause tachyphylaxis and should be avoided...
  16. ncbi request reprint Zonisamide in pediatric epilepsy: review of the Japanese experience
    Tracy A Glauser
    Department of Neurology, Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Child Neurol 17:87-96. 2002
    ..Additional controlled trials in children with partial- or generalized-onset seizures, infantile spasms, and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome are warranted to further delineate zonisamide's broad spectrum of efficacy and tolerability in children...
  17. ncbi request reprint Conclusion: having a plan to manage seizure emergencies
    John M Pellock
    Division of Child Neurology and Department of Neurology, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    J Child Neurol 22:71S-73S. 2007
  18. ncbi request reprint The challenge of neuropsychiatric issues in pediatric epilepsy
    John M Pellock
    Division of Child Neurology, Department of Neurology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia, 1001 East Marshall Street, 1st Floor, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    J Child Neurol 19:S1-5. 2004
    ..Antiepileptic drugs are often blamed for cognitive or behavioral problems in children treated for epilepsy, but the actual contribution to such problems in a particular child can be difficult to ascertain...
  19. ncbi request reprint Antiepileptic drugs: expanded options and improved tolerance
    David J Leszczyszyn
    Division of Child Neurology, Department of Neurology, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0211, USA
    Am J Electroneurodiagnostic Technol 44:75-94. 2004
    ..Fortunately the latter problems are limited in this recent generation of drugs and their broad spectrum of action is leading to improved seizure control and better quality of life for our patients...
  20. pmc Cerebrospinal fluid findings in children with fever-associated status epilepticus: results of the consequences of prolonged febrile seizures (FEBSTAT) study
    L Matthew Frank
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of The King s Daughters and Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, USA
    J Pediatr 161:1169-71. 2012
    ..CSF glucose and protein levels were unremarkable. Temperature, age, seizure focality, and seizure duration did not affect results. CSF pleocytosis should not be attributed to FSE...
  21. ncbi request reprint Time to treatment in prolonged seizure episodes
    John M Pellock
    Department of Neurology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 5:192-6. 2004
    ..This baseline study supports the need for patient education regarding seizure emergencies and wider availability of at-home treatment options to shorten time to seizure treatment...
  22. ncbi request reprint Understanding co-morbidities affecting children with epilepsy
    John M Pellock
    Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA 23298 0565, USA
    Neurology 62:S17-23. 2004
    ..Newer AEDs, such as lamotrigine, topiramate, gabapentin, oxcarbazepine, and tiagabine, may benefit children with epilepsy and some co-morbid disorders...
  23. ncbi request reprint Acute pancreatitis coincident with valproate use: a critical review
    John M Pellock
    Virginia Commonwealth University Health Systems Medical College of Virginia Hospitals, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Epilepsia 43:1421-4. 2002
    ..We reviewed cases of pancreatitis in VPA-treated patients from the clinical database of VPA/divalproex trials and compared the incidence of elevated amylase levels between VPA- and placebo-treated patients...
  24. ncbi request reprint Unmet needs in pediatric epilepsy
    Tracy A Glauser
    Department of Neurology, Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Child Neurol 17:S1-3. 2002
    ..The articles are the result of a closed symposium held in January 2001...
  25. ncbi request reprint Myoclonic epilepsies: syndromes and their treatment
    John M Pellock
    Division of Child Neurology, Department of Neurology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Suppl Clin Neurophysiol 57:425-32. 2004
  26. pmc The accuracy of self-reported history of seizures in Danish, Norwegian and U.S. twins
    Linda A Corey
    Department of Human and Molecular Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, P O Box 980033, Richmond, VA 23298 0033, USA
    Epilepsy Res 84:1-5. 2009
    ..However, the relatively large percentage of twins with a verified diagnosis who did not acknowledge epilepsy suggests that the frequency of epilepsy may be under-estimated in self-reported samples...
  27. ncbi request reprint Managing behavioral and cognitive problems in children with epilepsy
    John M Pellock
    Division of Child Neurology, Department of Neurology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia, 1001 East Marshall Street, 1st Floor, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    J Child Neurol 19:S73-4. 2004