N Watemberg

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Clinical correlates of frontal intermittent rhythmic delta activity in children
    Nathan Watemberg
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
    J Child Neurol 18:525-9. 2003
  2. ncbi Pathological laughter as a symptom of midbrain infarction
    Ron Dabby
    Department of Neurology, Edith Wolfson Medical Center, Holon 58100, Israel
    Behav Neurol 15:73-6. 2004
  3. ncbi Clinical and radiologic correlates of frontal intermittent rhythmic delta activity
    Nathan Watemberg
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
    J Clin Neurophysiol 19:535-9. 2002
  4. ncbi Diagnostic yield of electroencephalograms in infants and young children with frequent paroxysmal eye movements
    Nathan Watemberg
    Child Neurology Unit, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    J Child Neurol 23:620-3. 2008
  5. ncbi Clinical experience with open-label topiramate use in infants younger than 2 years of age
    Nathan Watemberg
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
    J Child Neurol 18:258-62. 2003
  6. ncbi Encephalopathy associated with Hashimoto thyroiditis: pediatric perspective
    Nathan Watemberg
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Child Neurol 21:1-5. 2006
  7. ncbi Adding video recording increases the diagnostic yield of routine electroencephalograms in children with frequent paroxysmal events
    Nathan Watemberg
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Wolfson Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Holon, Israel
    Epilepsia 46:716-9. 2005
  8. ncbi Common peroneal neuropathy due to surfing
    N Watemberg
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
    J Child Neurol 15:420-1. 2000
  9. ncbi Acute pediatric rhabdomyolysis
    N Watemberg
    Child Neurology Division, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, USA
    J Child Neurol 15:222-7. 2000
  10. ncbi The fetal cerebellar vermis: normal development as shown by transvaginal ultrasound
    G Malinger
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Edith Wolfson Medical Center, Holon and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Prenat Diagn 21:687-92. 2001

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  1. ncbi Clinical correlates of frontal intermittent rhythmic delta activity in children
    Nathan Watemberg
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
    J Child Neurol 18:525-9. 2003
    ..The electrographic characteristics of frontal intermittent rhythmic delta activity appear to differ between cognitively normal and mentally retarded children...
  2. ncbi Pathological laughter as a symptom of midbrain infarction
    Ron Dabby
    Department of Neurology, Edith Wolfson Medical Center, Holon 58100, Israel
    Behav Neurol 15:73-6. 2004
    ..Pathological laughter can herald midbrain infarction or follow stroke either shortly after onset of symptoms or as a delayed phenomenon. Furthermore, small unilateral midbrain infarctions can cause this rare complication...
  3. ncbi Clinical and radiologic correlates of frontal intermittent rhythmic delta activity
    Nathan Watemberg
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
    J Clin Neurophysiol 19:535-9. 2002
    ..Frontal intermittent rhythmic delta activity was not associated with EEG epileptiform activity. Deep midline lesions, posterior fossa tumors, and hydrocephalus were not detected in this series of patients with FIRDA...
  4. ncbi Diagnostic yield of electroencephalograms in infants and young children with frequent paroxysmal eye movements
    Nathan Watemberg
    Child Neurology Unit, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    J Child Neurol 23:620-3. 2008
    ..In conclusion, video-electroencephalography studies are probably not indicated in infants and young children with paroxysmal eye movements as their sole complaint...
  5. ncbi Clinical experience with open-label topiramate use in infants younger than 2 years of age
    Nathan Watemberg
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
    J Child Neurol 18:258-62. 2003
    ..Topiramate was efficacious and well tolerated in infants younger than 24 months of age with refractory epilepsy. Prospective data are needed to corroborate this observation...
  6. ncbi Encephalopathy associated with Hashimoto thyroiditis: pediatric perspective
    Nathan Watemberg
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Child Neurol 21:1-5. 2006
    ..Moreover, early recognition might also avoid an expensive diagnostic work-up in patients with unexplained encephalopathy (J Child Neurol 2006;21:1-5)...
  7. ncbi Adding video recording increases the diagnostic yield of routine electroencephalograms in children with frequent paroxysmal events
    Nathan Watemberg
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Wolfson Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Holon, Israel
    Epilepsia 46:716-9. 2005
    ..To report on the usefulness of adding video recording to routine EEG studies of infants and children with frequent paroxysmal events...
  8. ncbi Common peroneal neuropathy due to surfing
    N Watemberg
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
    J Child Neurol 15:420-1. 2000
    ..We describe the case of a teenager who developed common peroneal neuropathy in association with prolonged wave-surfing in the presence of weight loss...
  9. ncbi Acute pediatric rhabdomyolysis
    N Watemberg
    Child Neurology Division, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, USA
    J Child Neurol 15:222-7. 2000
    ..The mean age of renal failure patients was 13.9 years, compared to 8 years for non-renal failure children. Careful assessment of the initial urinalysis would have suggested a diagnosis of rhabdomyolysis in 9 of 16 patients tested...
  10. ncbi The fetal cerebellar vermis: normal development as shown by transvaginal ultrasound
    G Malinger
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Edith Wolfson Medical Center, Holon and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Prenat Diagn 21:687-92. 2001
    ..To determine the normal appearance and development of the fetal cerebellar vermis using mid-sagittal planes obtained by transvaginal sonography...
  11. ncbi Encephalopathy as the presenting symptom of Hashimoto's thyroiditis
    N Watemberg
    Child Neurology Division, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
    J Child Neurol 15:66-9. 2000
    ..We describe the case of a child in whom acute encephalopathy was the presenting symptom of Hashimoto's thyroiditis...
  12. ncbi Absence seizures aggravated by valproic acid
    T Lerman-Sagie
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
    Epilepsia 42:941-3. 2001
    ..To report on pediatric patients with absence epilepsy who experienced absence seizure aggravation while receiving valproic acid (VPA)...
  13. ncbi Clinical correlates of occipital intermittent rhythmic delta activity (OIRDA) in children
    Nathan Watemberg
    Pediatric Epilepsy Service, Wolfson Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Holon, Israel
    Epilepsia 48:330-4. 2007
    ..We sought to characterize the electrographic features and clinical correlates of occipital intermittent rhythmic delta activity...
  14. ncbi Febrile convulsions, ataxia, developmental delay, and obesity: a new syndrome?
    D Lev
    Institute of Medical Genetics, and Metabolc Neurogenetic Clinic, Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
    J Child Neurol 16:174-6. 2001
    ..We hypothesize that a calcium channel gene may be involved in this syndrome...
  15. ncbi [Ketogenic diet as antiepileptic therapy: a description of the clinical experience and the multidisciplinary approach at the metabolic-neurogenetic clinic at the Wolfson Medical Center]
    Mira Ginzberg
    Metabolic Neurogenetic Clinic, Pediatric Neurology Unit, Wolfson Medical Center, Holon
    Harefuah 143:177-81, 248, 247. 2004
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  16. doi Epileptic negative myoclonus as the presenting seizure type in rolandic epilepsy
    Nathan Watemberg
    Child Neurology Unit and Child Development Center, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Pediatr Neurol 41:59-64. 2009
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  17. ncbi A normal second-trimester ultrasound does not exclude intracranial structural pathology
    G Malinger
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Edith Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Sackler, School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 20:51-6. 2002
    ..To report the prenatal diagnosis and management of 34 fetuses with various intracranial structural pathologies diagnosed following a normal second-trimester ultrasound examination...
  18. ncbi Benign intracranial hypertension associated with budesonide treatment in children with Crohn's disease
    A Levine
    Pediatric Gastroenterology Service, E. Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
    J Child Neurol 16:458-61. 2001
    ..Evaluation for benign intracranial hypertension should be considered in patients with inflammatory bowel disease who develop headache while receiving oral budesonide. This side effect may be associated with poor nutritional status...
  19. ncbi Acute painful neuropathy induced by rapid correction of serum glucose levels in diabetic patients
    Ron Dabby
    Department of Neurology, Wolfson Medical Center, 62 Halochamim Street, Holon 58100, Israel
    Biomed Pharmacother 63:707-9. 2009
    ..Therefore, careful correction of glucose levels should be considered in patients with long-standing uncontrolled diabetes...
  20. ncbi Recurrent absence status epilepticus (spike-and-wave stupor) associated with lamotrigine therapy
    Mariana Hasan
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Wolfson Medical Center Holon, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Holon 58100, Israel
    J Child Neurol 21:807-9. 2006
    ..Moreover, the patient is seizure free following lamotrigine discontinuation. Hence, it is quite possible that lamotrigine caused seizure aggravation and absence status epilepticus in this child...
  21. ncbi Pediatric refractory partial status epilepticus responsive to topiramate
    Lubov Blumkin
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
    J Child Neurol 20:239-41. 2005
    ..However, more clinical studies on this therapeutic approach are needed to establish the precise role of topiramate in status epilepticus in children...
  22. ncbi Topiramate: a viewpoint by Nathan Watemberg, MD
    Nathan Watemberg
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Wolfson Medical Center, Sackler Medical School, Tel Aviv University Holon, Tel Aviv, Israel
    CNS Drugs 17:993. 2003
  23. ncbi Oligohydrosis and hyperthermia: pilot study of a novel topiramate adverse effect
    Bruria Ben-Zeev
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Seba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Child Neurol 18:254-7. 2003
    ..The significance of oligohydrosis in hot climates should not be underestimated. Its extent, the role of sweat test prediction, and clinical significance during topiramate treatment should be further estimated...
  24. ncbi Technetium 99m ethylcysteinate dimer single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) during intellectual stress test in children and adolescents with pure versus comorbid attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
    Mordechai Lorberboym
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Edith Wolfson Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Child Neurol 19:91-6. 2004
    ..We postulate that these findings can have therapeutic implications and explain the decreased response to stimulants in this group of patients...
  25. ncbi Developmental coordination disorder in children with attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder and physical therapy intervention
    Nathan Watemberg
    Child Neurology Unit and Child Development Center, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Dev Med Child Neurol 49:920-5. 2007
    ..Patients with both ADHD and DCD are more likely to exhibit specific learning disabilities and phonological (pronunciation) deficits. Intensive PT intervention has a marked impact on the motor performance of these children...
  26. ncbi Fetal cytomegalovirus infection of the brain: the spectrum of sonographic findings
    Gustavo Malinger
    Fetal Neurology Clinic, the Prenatal Diagnoisis Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gyneclogy, Edith Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 24:28-32. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze the sonographic spectrum of intracranial abnormalities in fetuses with proved CMV infection and to determine characteristic patterns of this infection...
  27. ncbi Acute confusional migraine in an adolescent: response to intravenous valproate
    Shelly Ben Avraham
    Department of Pediatrics, Meir Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Pediatrics 125:e956-9. 2010
    ..However, this medication has not been reported as first-line, acute therapy for ACM. We report here the case of a 12-year-old girl who presented with an ACM attack that resolved rapidly after intravenous administration of valproic acid...
  28. doi Febrile myoclonus: an underreported, benign condition in infancy often misinterpreted as febrile seizures
    Peter M Miller
    Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Pediatr Emerg Care 24:618-20. 2008
    ..We describe 3 cases of febrile myoclonus and briefly review this subject...
  29. ncbi Congenital cytomegalovirus infection presenting as an apparent neurodegenerative disorder
    Nathan Watemberg
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Wolfson Medical Center, Holon 58100, Israel
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 41:519-22. 2002
  30. ncbi Significance of microcephaly among children with developmental disabilities
    Nathan Watemberg
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
    J Child Neurol 17:117-22. 2002
    ..Mental retardation is not a risk factor for other neurologic complications in microcephalic children. However, in children with cerebral palsy, microcephaly is a risk factor for mental retardation...
  31. ncbi Acute intermittent porphyria, Rasmussen encephalitis, or both?
    Barak Tziperman
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
    J Child Neurol 22:99-105. 2007
    ..The authors recommend testing for porphyria in cases of Rasmussen encephalitis and other intractable seizures...
  32. ncbi Hypomyelinating leukoencephalopathy with paroxysmal tonic upgaze and absence of psychomotor development
    Lubov Blumkin
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Affiliated to Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Mov Disord 22:226-30. 2007
    ..In addition, she has dysmorphic signs. This clinical picture is not consistent with any of the previously described hypomyelinating leukoencephalopathies and may represent a new entity...
  33. ncbi Nonprogressive familial leukoencephalopathy with porencephalic cyst and focal seizures
    Lubov Blumkin
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
    J Child Neurol 21:145-8. 2006
    ..We suggest that this is a familial white-matter disorder with minimal symptoms and no progression in early childhood...
  34. ncbi Decreased bone density in carriers and patients of an Israeli family with the osteoporosis-pseudoglioma syndrome
    Dorit Lev
    Metabolic Neurogenetic Clinic, Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 5:419-21. 2003
    ..The gene responsible was recently identified to be the low density lipoprotein receptor-related family member LRP5 on chromosome 11q11-12...
  35. ncbi White matter involvement in mitochondrial diseases
    Tally Lerman-Sagie
    The Mitochondrial Disease Clinic, Metabolic Neurogenetic Service, Wolfson Medical Center, Pediatric Neurology Unit, Holon, Israel
    Mol Genet Metab 84:127-36. 2005
    ..The onset is often in infancy with a neurodegenerative course. The finding of a leukoencephalopathy in a patient with a complex neurologic picture and multisystem involvement should prompt a thorough mitochondrial evaluation...
  36. ncbi Sulthiame in childhood epilepsy
    Bruria Ben-Zeev
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Pediatr Int 46:521-4. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of sulthiame in childhood epilepsy by conducting a multicenter, retrospective study of patients who received this drug...
  37. ncbi Congenital hydrocephalus and continuous spike wave in slow-wave sleep--a common association?
    Bruria Ben-Zeev
    Pediatric Neurololgy Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Child Neurol 19:129-34. 2004
    ..This group of patients is heterogeneous, and the exact trigger for continuous spike wave in slow-wave sleep development is still unclear...
  38. ncbi Carbamazepine versus sulthiame in treating benign childhood epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes
    Uri Kramer
    Child Development Center and Pediatric Neurology Unit, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israel
    J Child Neurol 17:914-6. 2002
    ..No significant differences between these two medications were found in the treatment of benign childhood epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes in this small patient sample...
  39. ncbi Comparison of continuous drip of midazolam or lidocaine in the treatment of intractable neonatal seizures
    Eilon Shany
    Department of Neonatology, Soroka Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Child Neurol 22:255-9. 2007
    ..The lower response rate to midazolam was more evident in infants with severe hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (grade 3)...