Adam Kirton

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Transcranial direct current stimulation for children with perinatal stroke and hemiparesis
    Adam Kirton
    From the Departments of Pediatrics and Clinical Neurosciences A K, A M, Cumming School of Medicine, Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute, University of Calgary Department of Neurosciences P C and Hotchkiss Brain Institute A K, M H, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary Calgary Pediatric Stroke Program A K, P C, E Z, H C, A M, J H and Department of Pediatrics A N A, Alberta Children s Hospital University of Alberta J A, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Edmonton and Clinical Neurosciences L C, M H, J Q, Alberta Children s Hospital, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Canada
    Neurology 88:259-267. 2017
  2. doi request reprint Advancing non-invasive neuromodulation clinical trials in children: Lessons from perinatal stroke
    Adam Kirton
    Departments of Pediatrics and Clinical Neurosciences, Cumming School of Medicine, Hotchkiss Brain Institute and Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute, 2888 Shaganappi Trail NW, Calgary, AB T3B6A8, Canada Electronic address
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 21:75-103. 2017
  3. ncbi request reprint Diffusion imaging of cerebral diaschisis in childhood arterial ischemic stroke
    Adam Kirton
    Calgary Pediatric Stroke Program, Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Int J Stroke 11:1028-1035. 2016
  4. doi request reprint Paediatric stroke: pressing issues and promising directions
    Adam Kirton
    Calgary Pediatric Stroke Program, Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute, Departments of Pediatrics and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada Electronic address
    Lancet Neurol 14:92-102. 2015
  5. pmc Parent and family impact of raising a child with perinatal stroke
    Taryn B Bemister
    Calgary Pediatric Stroke Program, Room C1 320, Alberta Children s Hospital, 2888 Shaganappi Trail NW, Calgary, AB T3B 6A8, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 14:182. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Can noninvasive brain stimulation measure and modulate developmental plasticity to improve function in stroke-induced cerebral palsy?
    Adam Kirton
    Calgary Pediatric Stroke Program, Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute, Section of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 20:116-26. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Fibromuscular dysplasia and childhood stroke
    Adam Kirton
    Calgary Paediatric Stroke Program, Section of Neurology, Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Brain 136:1846-56. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Modeling developmental plasticity after perinatal stroke: defining central therapeutic targets in cerebral palsy
    Adam Kirton
    Calgary Pediatric Stroke Program, Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute, and Section of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics and Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatr Neurol 48:81-94. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Cortical excitability and interhemispheric inhibition after subcortical pediatric stroke: plastic organization and effects of rTMS
    Adam Kirton
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta, Canada Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta, Canada
    Clin Neurophysiol 121:1922-9. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Risk factors and presentations of periventricular venous infarction vs arterial presumed perinatal ischemic stroke
    Adam Kirton
    Department of Pediatrics, Alberta Children s Hospital, University of Calgary, Canada
    Arch Neurol 67:842-8. 2010

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  1. doi request reprint Transcranial direct current stimulation for children with perinatal stroke and hemiparesis
    Adam Kirton
    From the Departments of Pediatrics and Clinical Neurosciences A K, A M, Cumming School of Medicine, Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute, University of Calgary Department of Neurosciences P C and Hotchkiss Brain Institute A K, M H, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary Calgary Pediatric Stroke Program A K, P C, E Z, H C, A M, J H and Department of Pediatrics A N A, Alberta Children s Hospital University of Alberta J A, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Edmonton and Clinical Neurosciences L C, M H, J Q, Alberta Children s Hospital, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Canada
    Neurology 88:259-267. 2017
    ..To determine whether the addition of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) to intensive therapy increases motor function in children with perinatal stroke and hemiparetic cerebral palsy...
  2. doi request reprint Advancing non-invasive neuromodulation clinical trials in children: Lessons from perinatal stroke
    Adam Kirton
    Departments of Pediatrics and Clinical Neurosciences, Cumming School of Medicine, Hotchkiss Brain Institute and Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute, 2888 Shaganappi Trail NW, Calgary, AB T3B6A8, Canada Electronic address
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 21:75-103. 2017
    ..Reviewing the principles of clinical trial design relevant to neuromodulation and using perinatal stroke as a model, this article reviews the current and future issues of advancing such trials in children...
  3. ncbi request reprint Diffusion imaging of cerebral diaschisis in childhood arterial ischemic stroke
    Adam Kirton
    Calgary Pediatric Stroke Program, Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Int J Stroke 11:1028-1035. 2016
    ..Early diffusion-weighted imaging demonstrates restriction in corticospinal pathways after arterial ischemic stroke of all ages that correlates with motor outcome...
  4. doi request reprint Paediatric stroke: pressing issues and promising directions
    Adam Kirton
    Calgary Pediatric Stroke Program, Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute, Departments of Pediatrics and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada Electronic address
    Lancet Neurol 14:92-102. 2015
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  5. pmc Parent and family impact of raising a child with perinatal stroke
    Taryn B Bemister
    Calgary Pediatric Stroke Program, Room C1 320, Alberta Children s Hospital, 2888 Shaganappi Trail NW, Calgary, AB T3B 6A8, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 14:182. 2014
    ..A secondary aim was to examine how caring for a child with perinatal stroke differentially affects mothers and fathers...
  6. doi request reprint Can noninvasive brain stimulation measure and modulate developmental plasticity to improve function in stroke-induced cerebral palsy?
    Adam Kirton
    Calgary Pediatric Stroke Program, Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute, Section of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 20:116-26. 2013
    ..In this article, how potential central therapeutic targets are identified and potentially modulated to enhance motor function within these models is discussed. Also, future directions and emerging clinical trials are reviewed. ..
  7. doi request reprint Fibromuscular dysplasia and childhood stroke
    Adam Kirton
    Calgary Paediatric Stroke Program, Section of Neurology, Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Brain 136:1846-56. 2013
    ..Intimal fibroplasia predominates while 'string of beads' angiography is rare. Accurate clinical diagnosis is currently challenging...
  8. doi request reprint Modeling developmental plasticity after perinatal stroke: defining central therapeutic targets in cerebral palsy
    Adam Kirton
    Calgary Pediatric Stroke Program, Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute, and Section of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics and Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatr Neurol 48:81-94. 2013
    ..The means to measure and modulate these targets, including evidence-based rehabilitation therapies and noninvasive brain stimulation, are suggested. Implications for clinical trials and future directions are discussed...
  9. doi request reprint Cortical excitability and interhemispheric inhibition after subcortical pediatric stroke: plastic organization and effects of rTMS
    Adam Kirton
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta, Canada Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta, Canada
    Clin Neurophysiol 121:1922-9. 2010
    ..Imbalance of interhemispheric inhibition (IHI) in adult subcortical stroke is a therapeutic target. We hypothesized that IHI imbalance occurs in childhood AIS and is modifiable by rTMS...
  10. doi request reprint Risk factors and presentations of periventricular venous infarction vs arterial presumed perinatal ischemic stroke
    Adam Kirton
    Department of Pediatrics, Alberta Children s Hospital, University of Calgary, Canada
    Arch Neurol 67:842-8. 2010
    ..To determine whether clinical presentations and risk factor profiles differ between periventricular venous infarction (PVI) and arterial presumed perinatal ischemic stroke (APPIS)...
  11. doi request reprint Symptomatic neonatal arterial ischemic stroke: the International Pediatric Stroke Study
    Adam Kirton
    Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatrics 128:e1402-10. 2011
    ..Multicenter studies must define epidemiology, risk factors, treatment practices, and outcomes to advance clinical trials and improve the adverse outcomes suffered by most survivors...
  12. doi request reprint Contralesional repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for chronic hemiparesis in subcortical paediatric stroke: a randomised trial
    Adam Kirton
    Division of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, Alberta Children s Hospital, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Lancet Neurol 7:507-13. 2008
    ..We aimed to test whether contralesional, inhibitory repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) could affect interhemispheric inhibition to improve hand function in chronic subcortical paediatric AIS...
  13. doi request reprint Safety of anticoagulants in children with arterial ischemic stroke
    Tal Schechter
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Blood 119:949-56. 2012
    ..3507). We conclude that ACT is relatively safe in children with AIS, with a 4% risk of symptomatic ICH. Based on the safety of ACT in our study, clinical trials of ACT in childhood AIS are warranted...
  14. pmc Brain stimulation and constraint for perinatal stroke hemiparesis: The PLASTIC CHAMPS Trial
    Adam Kirton
    From the Departments of Pediatrics and Clinical Neurosciences A K, A M, Cumming School of Medicine, Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute, University of Calgary University of Alberta J A, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Edmonton Clinical Neurosciences M H, L C, Alberta Children s Hospital, Alberta Health Services Department of Pediatrics A N A and Calgary Pediatric Stroke Program A K, O D, J K, A M, J H, Alberta Children s Hospital Hotchkiss Brain Institute A K, M D H, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Canada
    Neurology 86:1659-67. 2016
    ..To determine whether the addition of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) and/or constraint-induced movement therapy (CIMT) to intensive therapy increases motor function in children with perinatal stroke and hemiparesis...
  15. doi request reprint Cortical excitability after pediatric mild traumatic brain injury
    Trevor A Seeger
    Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute, Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, Canada
    Brain Stimul . 2016
    ..Improved understanding is required to advance interventions and improve outcomes...
  16. doi request reprint Reduced ipsilesional cortical volumes in fetal periventricular venous infarction
    Damon Li
    Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, Canada
    Stroke 43:1404-7. 2012
    ..However, cognitive, language, and behavioral deficits also occur. We hypothesized that ipsilesional cortical gray matter volumes are reduced in PVI...
  17. doi request reprint Cerebellar atrophy in childhood arterial ischemic stroke: acute diffusion MRI biomarkers
    Sarah Mah
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Stroke 44:2468-74. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that cerebellar atrophy can be quantified on clinical neuroimaging in childhood arterial ischemic stroke and is predicted by contralesional CST-DWI...
  18. ncbi request reprint Contralesional Corticomotor Neurophysiology in Hemiparetic Children With Perinatal Stroke: Developmental Plasticity and Clinical Function
    Ephrem Zewdie
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair . 2016
    ..Correlation of excitability and intracortical circuitry measures between contralateral and ipsilateral sides suggests common control mechanisms...
  19. doi request reprint Low detection rate of craniocervical arterial dissection in children using time-of-flight magnetic resonance angiography: causes and strategies to improve diagnosis
    Marilyn A Tan
    Section of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines
    J Child Neurol 24:1250-7. 2009
    ..If suspicion for arterial dissection is high, T1 fat-saturated neck imaging and contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography should be considered to maximize detection...
  20. doi request reprint Mechanisms of pediatric cerebral arteriopathy: an inflammatory debate
    Aleksandra Mineyko
    Calgary Pediatric Stroke Program, Section of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatr Neurol 48:14-23. 2013
    ..Recent advances and future research directions, including biomarker, neuroimaging, and pathologic approaches and how they might address these important clinical questions, are discussed...
  21. doi request reprint Presumed perinatal ischemic stroke: vascular classification predicts outcomes
    Adam Kirton
    Division of Neurology, Alberta Children s Hospital, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Neurol 63:436-43. 2008
    ..Using the largest published cohort, we aimed to define arterial and PVI PPIS syndromes and their outcomes...
  22. doi request reprint Neurocardiogenic syncope complicating pediatric transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Adam Kirton
    Division of Neurology, Alberta Children s Hospital, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatr Neurol 39:196-7. 2008
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  23. doi request reprint Treatment of dysphasia with rTMS and language therapy after childhood stroke: Multimodal imaging of plastic change
    Helen L Carlson
    Calgary Pediatric Stroke Program, Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, AB, Canada Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute ACHRI, Calgary, AB, Canada Department of Neurosciences, Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, AB, Canada Electronic address
    Brain Lang 159:23-34. 2016
    ..Contralesional, inhibitory rTMS appears safe in childhood stroke-induced dysphasia. We observed clinically significant improvements after SLT coupled with rTMS. Advanced neuroimaging can evaluate intervention-induced plasticity. ..
  24. pmc Arterial Tortuosity: An Imaging Biomarker of Childhood Stroke Pathogenesis?
    Felix Wei
    From the Calgary Pediatric Stroke Program, Section of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada F W, J H, A K Mebio, Inc, Cambridge, MA K T D Departments of Neurology and Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco H J F Department of Neurology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada G d V and Division of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville W M
    Stroke 47:1265-70. 2016
    ..We aimed to quantify cerebral arterial tortuosity in childhood arterial ischemic stroke, hypothesizing increased tortuosity in dissection...
  25. pmc Predictors of caregiver depression and family functioning after perinatal stroke
    Taryn B Bemister
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 1 N4, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 15:75. 2015
    ..The secondary aim was to explore potential mediators and moderators of the relationship between condition severity and parent and family outcomes...
  26. doi request reprint Normal intracranial periarterial enhancement on pediatric brain MR imaging
    Aleksandra Mineyko
    Section of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Neuroradiology 55:1161-9. 2013
    ..The aim was to describe normal periarterial enhancement in the pediatric population...
  27. ncbi request reprint TMS neuro-cardiovascular coupling in vascular compression cranial neuropathy
    Adam Kirton
    Division of Neurology, Alberta Children s Hospital, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 36:83-8. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that the arterial pressure wave (APW) would interact at the neurovascular interface in NVC to inhibit transmission of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) stimuli to affected muscles...
  28. doi request reprint Advances in perinatal ischemic stroke
    Adam Kirton
    Division of Neurology, Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatr Neurol 40:205-14. 2009
    ..The adverse outcomes suffered by most children highlight the need for further research. Reviewed here are the current understandings, recent advancements, and future directions for research in perinatal ischemic stroke...
  29. doi request reprint Sagittal sinus compression is associated with neonatal cerebral sinovenous thrombosis
    Marilyn Tan
    Calgary Pediatric Stroke Program, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatrics 128:e429-35. 2011
    ..Newborns frequently incur positional occipital bone compression of the superior sagittal sinus (SSS). We hypothesized that SSS compression is associated with neonatal CSVT...
  30. doi request reprint Spectroscopic biomarkers of motor cortex developmental plasticity in hemiparetic children after perinatal stroke
    Helen L Carlson
    Calgary Pediatric Stroke Program, Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Hum Brain Mapp . 2016
    ..MRS may be valuable in understanding the neurophysiology of developmental neuroplasticity in cerebral palsy. Hum Brain Mapp, 2016. © 2016 Wiley Periodicals, Inc...
  31. pmc Inflammatory Biomarkers in Childhood Arterial Ischemic Stroke: Correlates of Stroke Cause and Recurrence
    Heather J Fullerton
    From the Departments of Neurology H J F, N K H, C K F, Pediatrics H J F, C K F, and Biostatistics and Epidemiology N K H, University of California San Francisco Department of Neurology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada G A d Departments of Pediatrics and Neurology and Neurotherapeutics, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX M M D Children s Neuroscience Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia M T M Departments of Pediatrics and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada A K Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada J Y Y Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado, Denver T J B Departments of Pathology E A H and Neurology M S V E, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY M S V E and Department of Radiology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA M W
    Stroke 47:2221-8. 2016
    ..We hypothesized that arteriopathy progression is an inflammatory process and that inflammatory biomarkers would predict recurrent AIS...
  32. doi request reprint Training to enhance walking in children with cerebral palsy: are we missing the window of opportunity?
    Jaynie F Yang
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 20:106-15. 2013
    ..Previous activity-based therapies may have been applied too late in development. A randomized controlled trial is now underway to determine if intensive leg therapy improves the outcome of children with early stroke. ..
  33. pmc A double-blind, placebo-controlled intervention trial of 3 and 10 mg sublingual melatonin for post-concussion syndrome in youths (PLAYGAME): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Karen M Barlow
    Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute, University of Calgary, Room 293, Heritage Medical Research Building 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB T2N 4N1, Canada
    Trials 15:271. 2014
    ..Our hypothesis is that treatment of post-concussion syndrome following mild traumatic brain injury with 3 or 10 mg of sublingual melatonin for 28 days will result in a decrease in post-concussion syndrome symptoms compared with placebo...
  34. doi request reprint Reliability and variability of diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) tractography in pediatric epilepsy
    Helen L Carlson
    Alberta Children s Hospital, 2888 Shaganappi Tr NW, Calgary, AB T3B 6A8, Canada Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute ACHRI, Room 293, Heritage Medical Research Building, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB T2N 4N1, Canada Electronic address
    Epilepsy Behav 37:116-22. 2014
    ..Also, little is known about the variability and reliability of tractography as a tool for assessing white matter damage in clinical populations such as children with pediatric epilepsy...
  35. doi request reprint Development, reliability, and validity of the Alberta Perinatal Stroke Project Parental Outcome Measure
    Taryn B Bemister
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatr Neurol 51:43-52. 2014
    ..The Alberta Perinatal Stroke Project Parental Outcome Measure was developed as a 26-item questionnaire on the impact of perinatal stroke on parents and families...
  36. pmc Emergence of the primary pediatric stroke center: impact of the thrombolysis in pediatric stroke trial
    Timothy J Bernard
    From the Department of Neurology, Children s Hospital Colorado, Aurora T J B Departments of Neurology, Psychiatry and Radiology, Boston Children s Hospital, MA M J R Department of Neurology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada G d V, Department of Neurology, Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada A K Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, and BloodCenter of Wisconsin J C G Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada A K C Department of Pediatrics, Dell Children s Medical Center, Austin, TX C A H, Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia R N I Department of Neurology, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX J C G Division of Pediatric Neurology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN L C J Department of Neurology, Primary Children s Medical Center, Salt Lake City, UT S B Department of Neurology, Cleveland Clinic, OH N R F Department of Pediatrics and Neurology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas TX M M D Department of Neurology, Stanford University
    Stroke 45:2018-23. 2014
    ..We describe the development of primary pediatric stroke centers through preparation of participating centers in the Thrombolysis in Pediatric Stroke (TIPS) trial...
  37. doi request reprint A review of cognitive outcomes in children following perinatal stroke
    Kara Murias
    a Neurolab, Departments of Psychology and Clinical Neurosciences, Hotchkiss Brain Institute and Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Dev Neuropsychol 39:131-57. 2014
    ..Better understanding of the impact of early stroke has potential to elucidate processes of brain development, in addition to providing guidance for prognosis and rehabilitation. ..
  38. doi request reprint Clinical Characteristics, Risk Factors, and Outcomes Associated With Neonatal Hemorrhagic Stroke: A Population-Based Case-Control Study
    Lauran Cole
    Calgary Pediatric Stroke Program, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    JAMA Pediatr . 2017
    ..Hemorrhage into the brain of term newborns often results in major injury and lifelong disability. The clinical epidemiology of neonatal hemorrhagic stroke (NHS) remains undefined, hindering the development of strategies to improve outcomes...
  39. doi request reprint A pilot study of hippocampal N-acetyl-aspartate in youth with treatment resistant major depression
    Danielle Lefebvre
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Canada Department of Pediatrics, University of Calgary, Canada
    J Affect Disord 207:110-113. 2017
    ..N-acetyl-aspartate is an amino acid in the synthesis pathway of glutamate, and serves a marker of neuronal viability/number...
  40. ncbi request reprint Transcranial Direct-Current Stimulation Can Enhance Motor Learning in Children
    Patrick Ciechanski
    Department of Neurosciences, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Cereb Cortex . 2016
    ..tDCS was well-tolerated and safe with no adverse events. These first principles will advance the pairing of tDCS with therapy to enhance rehabilitation for disabled children such as those with cerebral palsy...
  41. pmc The black box of perinatal ischemic stroke pathogenesis
    Aleksandra Mineyko
    The Division of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Child Neurol 26:1154-62. 2011
    ..This review summarizes current evidence and suggests future directions for research...
  42. doi request reprint Alpers syndrome: the natural history of a case highlighting neuroimaging, neuropathology, and fat metabolism
    Aneal Khan
    Departments of Pediatrics and Medical Genetics, University of Calgary, and Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Child Neurol 27:636-40. 2012
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  43. ncbi request reprint Pediatric stroke: rehabilitation of focal injury in the developing brain
    Adam Kirton
    Division of Neurology, Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, AB, Canada T3B 6A8
    NeuroRehabilitation 22:371-82. 2007
    ..All aspects of a patient's function, from the physical to psychological, including issues unique to children and their families, must be addressed and are reviewed. New advances and future directions for research are highlighted...