Barrow Neurological Institute

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Organization: Barrow Neurological Institute
Country: USA

Top Publications

  1. doi Recombinant human granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor (GM-CSF, sargramostim) administered for 3 years as adjuvant therapy of stages II(T4), III, and IV melanoma
    Lynn E Spitler
    Northern California Melanoma Center, Saint Mary s Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94117 1079, USA
    J Immunother 32:632-7. 2009
  2. ncbi The role of neurosurgery in status epilepticus
    Yu tze Ng
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, 500 West Thomas Road Suite 400, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Neurocrit Care 7:86-91. 2007
  3. ncbi Longstanding overt ventriculomegaly in adults: pitfalls in treatment with endoscopic third ventriculostomy
    Harold L Rekate
    Pediatric Neurosciences, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona 85013 4496, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 22:E6. 2007
  4. ncbi Endoscopic resection of hypothalamic hamartoma for refractory epilepsy: preliminary report
    Yu tze Ng
    Division of Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute and St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 14:99-105. 2007
  5. ncbi Coronary circulation responses to binodenoson, a selective adenosine A2A receptor agonist
    John McB Hodgson
    St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:1507-12. 2007
  6. ncbi Nonaccidental head trauma in infants
    Paula Gerber
    Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 23:499-507. 2007
  7. ncbi The natural history of relapses in multiple sclerosis
    Timothy Vollmer
    Division of Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute, 500 W Thomas Road, Suite 710, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    J Neurol Sci 256:S5-13. 2007
  8. ncbi Use of the ASA Physical Status Grading System in pediatric practice
    Stephanie Aplin
    The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, NSW, Australia
    Paediatr Anaesth 17:216-22. 2007
  9. ncbi Patient safety checklist: keys to successful implementation
    Philip Fracica
    St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Physician Exec 32:46-53. 2006
  10. pmc Roles of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor beta subunits in function of human alpha4-containing nicotinic receptors
    Jie Wu
    Neurophysiology Laboratory, Division of Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute, 350 West Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85013 4496, USA
    J Physiol 576:103-18. 2006

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Publications62

  1. doi Recombinant human granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor (GM-CSF, sargramostim) administered for 3 years as adjuvant therapy of stages II(T4), III, and IV melanoma
    Lynn E Spitler
    Northern California Melanoma Center, Saint Mary s Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94117 1079, USA
    J Immunother 32:632-7. 2009
    ..The 5-year melanoma-specific survival rate was 60%. The current study has expanded the preliminary evidence on GM-CSF as adjuvant therapy of patients with melanoma who are at high risk for recurrence...
  2. ncbi The role of neurosurgery in status epilepticus
    Yu tze Ng
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, 500 West Thomas Road Suite 400, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Neurocrit Care 7:86-91. 2007
    ..Refractory status epilepticus poses a management challenge for neurological and neurosurgical teams...
  3. ncbi Longstanding overt ventriculomegaly in adults: pitfalls in treatment with endoscopic third ventriculostomy
    Harold L Rekate
    Pediatric Neurosciences, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona 85013 4496, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 22:E6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this review was to evaluate the role of endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) in the treatment of LOVA...
  4. ncbi Endoscopic resection of hypothalamic hamartoma for refractory epilepsy: preliminary report
    Yu tze Ng
    Division of Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute and St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 14:99-105. 2007
    ..In selected patients, endoscopic resection of HH is effective in the treatment of intractable epilepsy, with lower complication rates and shorter hospital stays than transcallosal resection...
  5. ncbi Coronary circulation responses to binodenoson, a selective adenosine A2A receptor agonist
    John McB Hodgson
    St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:1507-12. 2007
    ..4 +/- 6.86 minutes, was accompanied by modest changes in blood pressure, heart rate, and rate-pressure product, and produced no adverse changes on electrocardiogram, including no second- or third-degree atrioventricular block...
  6. ncbi Nonaccidental head trauma in infants
    Paula Gerber
    Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 23:499-507. 2007
    ..Nonaccidental head trauma in infants is the leading cause of infant death from injury...
  7. ncbi The natural history of relapses in multiple sclerosis
    Timothy Vollmer
    Division of Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute, 500 W Thomas Road, Suite 710, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    J Neurol Sci 256:S5-13. 2007
    ..The relationship of clinical relapses to MRI disease activity and to the onset of progressive disease will also be addressed...
  8. ncbi Use of the ASA Physical Status Grading System in pediatric practice
    Stephanie Aplin
    The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, NSW, Australia
    Paediatr Anaesth 17:216-22. 2007
    ..We aimed to investigate the use and interrater reliability of the ASA Grading System in pediatric anesthesia practice...
  9. ncbi Patient safety checklist: keys to successful implementation
    Philip Fracica
    St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Physician Exec 32:46-53. 2006
  10. pmc Roles of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor beta subunits in function of human alpha4-containing nicotinic receptors
    Jie Wu
    Neurophysiology Laboratory, Division of Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute, 350 West Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85013 4496, USA
    J Physiol 576:103-18. 2006
    ..Diversity in alpha4*-nAChR is of potential relevance to nervous system function, disease, and nicotine dependence...
  11. ncbi Ictal eye closure is a reliable indicator for psychogenic nonepileptic seizures
    Steve S Chung
    Department of Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Neurology 66:1730-1. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that ictal eye closure is a highly reliable indicator for PNES, while ictal eye opening is an indicator of ES...
  12. ncbi Evaluation of clinical diagnostic criteria for psychogenic movement disorders
    Holly Shill
    Division of Movement Disorders, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Mov Disord 21:1163-8. 2006
    ..The diagnostic criteria are simple to apply and have high sensitivity and specificity for psychogenic movement disorders. Also, we report a correlation between previous exposure to a disease model and psychogenic disease...
  13. ncbi The thalamus and midbrain in Reye syndrome
    Stanley D Johnsen
    Section of Child Neurology, Section of Neuroradiology, Barrow Neurological Institute and Children s Health Center, St Joseph s Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 34:405-7. 2006
    ..While abnormalities of the thalamus and midbrain have previously been reported, this is the first report of diffusion-weighted imaging indicating early impairment of water diffusion, a finding more commonly observed with stroke...
  14. ncbi Monoclonal and polyclonal antibody therapy for treating acute rejection in kidney transplant recipients: a systematic review of randomized trial data
    Angela C Webster
    Cochrane Renal Group, Children s Hospital, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    Transplantation 81:953-65. 2006
    ..We performed a comprehensive systematic review to determine the relative benefits and harms of widely used interventions used to treat acute rejection in kidney transplant recipients: monoclonal or polyclonal antibodies (Ab)...
  15. ncbi Ethics committee DX: failure to thrive
    Carol Bayley
    Catholic Healthcare West, 185 Berry St, Suite 300, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    HEC Forum 18:357-67. 2006
  16. ncbi Evaluation of the relationship between a chronic disease care management program and california pay-for-performance diabetes care cholesterol measures in one medical group
    Timothy W Cutler
    University of California, San Francisco, School of Pharmacy, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 13:578-88. 2007
    ..The cholesterol testing measure represented 4.44%-7.14% of the total P4P dollars available to participating medical groups from the health plans...
  17. pmc Clonal mutations in primary human glial tumors: evidence in support of the mutator hypothesis
    Anjan Misra
    Dept of Biochemistry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    BMC Cancer 7:190. 2007
    ..These alterations were identified in tumor tissue, microscopically confirmed to have over 70% neoplastic cells...
  18. doi The pediatric neurosurgical patient: the challenge of growing up
    Harold L Rekate
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 16:2-8. 2009
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  19. pmc Self-motion signals in vestibular nuclei neurons projecting to the thalamus in the alert squirrel monkey
    Vladimir Marlinski
    Department of Neurobiology, Barrow Neurological Institute, 350 West Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    J Neurophysiol 101:1730-41. 2009
    ..A second class of neurons generated signals related to movement of the trunk. They responded when the trunk moved alone or simultaneously with the head, but did not respond to head rotations while the trunk was stationary...
  20. doi Turboprop IDEAL: a motion-resistant fat-water separation technique
    Donglai Huo
    Keller Center for Imaging Innovation, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Magn Reson Med 61:188-95. 2009
    ..TP-IDEAL images were also acquired for pelvis, knee, and foot, showing great potential of this technique for general clinical applications...
  21. doi How do you feel--now? The anterior insula and human awareness
    A D Bud Craig
    Atkinson Research Laboratory, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Nat Rev Neurosci 10:59-70. 2009
    ..New findings suggest a fundamental role for the AIC (and the von Economo neurons it contains) in awareness, and thus it needs to be considered as a potential neural correlate of consciousness...
  22. pmc The ketogenic diet in a pill: is this possible?
    Jong M Rho
    Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85018, USA
    Epilepsia 49:127-33. 2008
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  23. doi Acute changes in endocrine and fluid balance markers during high-intensity, steady-state, and prolonged endurance running: unexpected increases in oxytocin and brain natriuretic peptide during exercise
    Tamara Hew-Butler
    University of Cape Town, Cape Town, 7725 South Africa
    Eur J Endocrinol 159:729-37. 2008
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  24. ncbi Clarifying patient status code
    Gloryanne Bryant
    Catholic Healthcare West, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J AHIMA 79:64-5. 2008
  25. doi Predictors of performance on three developmentally sensitive neuropsychological tests in children with and without traumatic brain injury
    George P Prigatano
    Division of Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Brain Inj 22:491-500. 2008
    ..To determine the effect of age and vocabulary as predictors of performance on neuropsychological tests in children with and without traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  26. pmc FDG autoradiography reveals developmental and pathological effects of mutant amyloid in PDAPP transgenic mice
    Jon Valla
    Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Int J Dev Neurosci 26:253-8. 2008
    ..The posterior cingulate is preferentially vulnerable to both effects of transgene in the PDAPP mouse, and both are independent of amyloid deposition...
  27. pmc Osmotic and nonosmotic regulation of arginine vasopressin during prolonged endurance exercise
    Tamara Hew-Butler
    Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:2072-8. 2008
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  28. doi Congenital and acquired brain injury. 3. Spectrum of the acquired brain injury population
    Christina Kwasnica
    Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ 85013 4405, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:S15-20. 2008
    ..The clinical spectrum of TBI, from the most severe presentation to the mildest, requires similar clinical skills to evaluate and manage...
  29. ncbi Bee stings--a remedy for postherpetic neuralgia? A case report
    James E Janik
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 32:533-5. 2007
    ..This case report describes the effects of bee stings on painful postherpetic neuralgia in a 51-year-old man...
  30. ncbi The cytogenetics and molecular biology of endometrial stromal sarcoma
    A A Sandberg
    Department of DNA Diagnostics, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, University of Arizona Tucson, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Cytogenet Genome Res 118:182-9. 2007
  31. ncbi Emerging evidence of hepatitis C virus neuroinvasion
    Tomasz Laskus
    Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic Scottsdale, Scottsdale, Arizona 85259, USA
    AIDS 19:S140-4. 2005
    ..However, despite some similarities there is a fundamental difference between HIV-1 and HCV infection as the latter does not progress into AIDS-type dementia...
  32. ncbi Iptakalim as a human nicotinic acetylcholine receptor antagonist
    Jun Hu
    Division of Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ 85013 4496, USA
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 316:914-25. 2006
    ..Thus, alpha4beta2-nAChRs are among the molecular targets of Ipt, which has utility as a tool in functional characterization and pharmacological profiling of nAChRs...
  33. ncbi Cytogenetics and molecular genetics of bladder cancer: a personal view
    Avery A Sandberg
    Department of DNA Diagnostics at St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Am J Med Genet 115:173-82. 2002
    ..This presentation is a distillation of what generally are considered to be the cytogenetic and molecular genetic events that constitute the array of changes underlying bladder cancer...
  34. ncbi Developing and implementing a pharmacist-managed, telephone-based Helicobacter pylori clinic
    Susan L Ravnan
    Thomas J Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, University of the Pacific, 3601 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, CA 95211, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 59:725-7. 2002
  35. ncbi Responses of spinothalamic lamina I neurons to repeated brief contact heat stimulation in the cat
    A D Craig
    Atkinson Pain Research Laboratory, Division of Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    J Neurophysiol 87:1902-14. 2002
    ..These findings support the concept that the lamina I STT projection comprises several discrete sensory channels that are integrated in the forebrain to generate distinct sensations...
  36. ncbi Visceral region in the rat primary somatosensory cortex identified by vagal evoked potential
    Shin ichi Ito
    Department of Physiology, Kumamoto University School of Medicine, Kumamoto, Japan
    J Comp Neurol 444:10-24. 2002
    ..The rat S1 contains a region representing general visceral information, topographically located as if the visceral organs protruded from the mouth...
  37. ncbi Changes in brain water diffusion during the 1st year of life
    Kirsten P N Forbes
    Division of Neuroradiology, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, 350 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Radiology 222:405-9. 2002
    ..To evaluate the normal water diffusion changes that occur during the 1st year of life...
  38. ncbi Mass spectrometry of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors and associated proteins as models for complex transmembrane proteins
    Ronald J Lukas
    Division of Neurobiology, Barrow Neurological Institute, 350 West Thomas Road, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Anal Biochem 301:175-88. 2002
    ..They also provide an underpinning for streamlined analysis of the composition of complex transmembrane proteins using MALDI TOF MS...
  39. ncbi Spinal projections of the cat parvicellular red nucleus
    Milton Pong
    Division of Neurobiology, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    J Neurophysiol 87:453-68. 2002
    ..We also suggest that other species are likely to have a small-celled area of red nucleus projecting to the spinal cord...
  40. ncbi The effects of dexamethasone on bone fusion in an experimental model of posterolateral lumbar spinal arthrodesis
    P D Sawin
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    J Neurosurg 94:76-81. 2001
    ..This study was undertaken to delineate the effect of exogenous corticosteroid administration on bone graft incorporation in an experimental model of posterolateral lumbar fusion...
  41. ncbi Spinal motor control system incorporates an internal model of limb dynamics
    Y P Shimansky
    Division of Neurobiology, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Biol Cybern 83:379-89. 2000
    ..Important differences between the IM and a state predictor employed for compensating for a neural reflex time delay are discussed...
  42. ncbi Iron deficiency in pregnancy, obstetrics, and gynecology
    W F Baker
    Center for Health Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 14:1061-77. 2000
    ..Furthermore, a thorough diagnostic evaluation has considerable potential for uncovering a potentially lethal disease, such as gastrointestinal malignancy, in a curable phase...
  43. ncbi Sternocleidomastoid imbalance versus congenital muscular torticollis: their relationship to positional plagiocephaly
    K A Golden
    Southwest Craniofacial Center, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 36:256-61. 1999
    ..If SCM imbalance is different from CMT, then the development of terminology and a differential diagnosis may allow early recognition and intervention and possible prevention of positional plagiocephaly in the first place...
  44. ncbi Inactivation of interposed nuclei in the cat: classically conditioned withdrawal reflexes, voluntary limb movements and the action primitive hypothesis
    V Bracha
    Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Exp Brain Res 126:77-92. 1999
    ..The obtained data indicate that the interposed nuclei are involved in the control of ipsilateral action primitives and that inactivating the interposed nuclei affects several modes of action of these functional units...
  45. ncbi Communicating do-not-resuscitate orders with a computer-based system
    J E Heffner
    Department of Medicine, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Ariz 85001, USA
    Arch Intern Med 158:1090-5. 1998
    ..A computer-based system was developed to improve the communication of a procedure-specific DNR order form...
  46. ncbi Updates on the cytogenetics and molecular genetics of bone and soft tissue tumors. desmoplastic small round-cell tumors
    Avery A Sandberg
    Department of DNA Diagnostics, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, 350 West Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Cancer Genet Cytogenet 138:1-10. 2002
  47. ncbi Updates on the cytogenetics and molecular genetics of bone and soft tissue tumors. Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans and giant cell fibroblastoma
    Avery A Sandberg
    Department of DNA Diagnostics, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, 350 West Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Cancer Genet Cytogenet 140:1-12. 2003
  48. ncbi Qualitative features of finger movement during the Halstead finger oscillation test following traumatic brain injury
    George P Prigatano
    Section of Neuropsychology, Division of Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, 350 West Thomas Road, Phoenix, Arizona 85013 4496, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 9:128-33. 2003
    ..Future prospective studies are needed to replicate these findings...
  49. ncbi Successful resection of a hypothalamic hamartoma and a Rathke cleft cyst. Case report
    Yu tze Ng
    Department of Pediatrics, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    J Neurosurg 102:78-80. 2005
    ..Neuropathological studies confirmed the neuroimaging diagnoses for the two lesions. The patient has been seizure free for 6 months postoperatively...
  50. ncbi Cerebellar injury in the extremely premature infant: newly recognized but relatively common outcome
    John B Bodensteiner
    Pediatric Neurology Division, St Joseph s Children s Health Center and the Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    J Child Neurol 20:139-42. 2005
    ..This report indicates that this is not an uncommon outcome of extremely low birthweight infants, and we hope to encourage further investigations into the relative frequency and likely etiologies of the condition...
  51. ncbi Disturbances of self-awareness and rehabilitation of patients with traumatic brain injury: a 20-year perspective
    George P Prigatano
    Division of Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, 350 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 20:19-29. 2005
    ..This article reviews many of these papers and summarizes salient findings relevant to rehabilitation and future research...
  52. ncbi Microvascular decompression after gamma knife surgery for trigeminal neuralgia: intraoperative findings and treatment outcomes
    Andrew G Shetter
    Division of Neurological Surgery and Pediatric Oncology, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    J Neurosurg 102:259-61. 2005
    ..The authors sought to determine whether the results of trigeminal microvascular decompression (MVD) are influenced by prior gamma knife surgery (GKS)...
  53. ncbi Treatment of refractory status epilepticus with hemispherectomy
    Dawn C Duane
    Division of Child Neurology, Children s Health Center, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Epilepsia 45:1001-4. 2004
    ..This case illustrates a potentially life-saving procedure for refractory status epilepticus and several techniques including a spike-suppression test to aid in prediction of cessation of seizures after hemispherectomy...
  54. ncbi Determination of the location and magnitude of synaptic conductance changes in spinal motoneurons by impedance measurements
    Mitchell G Maltenfort
    Division of Neurobiology, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, 350 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85013
    J Neurophysiol 92:1400-16. 2004
    ..This study indicates that location and conductance of tonic dendritic conductances can be estimated from F(r), cuDeltaZ, and basic electrotonic motoneuron parameters with the exercise of suitable precautions...
  55. ncbi Updates on the cytogenetics and molecular genetics of bone and soft tissue tumors: lipoma
    Avery A Sandberg
    Department of DNA Diagnostics, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, 350 West Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Cancer Genet Cytogenet 150:93-115. 2004
  56. ncbi Blocking carbohydrate absorption and weight loss: a clinical trial using Phase 2 brand proprietary fractionated white bean extract
    Jay Udani
    UCLA School of Medicine, Integrative Medicine Program, Northridge Hospital, 8250 Roscoe Blvd, Suite 240, Northridge, CA 91325, USA
    Altern Med Rev 9:63-9. 2004
    ..Inhibiting this enzyme may prevent the digestion of complex carbohydrates, thus decreasing the number of carbohydrate calories absorbed and potentially promoting weight loss...
  57. ncbi Pulmonary rehabilitation for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a scientific and political agenda
    Bonnie F Fahy
    Department of Pulmonary Rehabilitation, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Respir Care 49:28-36; discussion 36-8. 2004
    ..With their many clinical opportunities for making contact with COPD patients and physicians, respiratory therapists can be effective advocates for PR...
  58. ncbi Challenging dogma in neuropsychology and related disciplines
    George P Prigatano
    Division of Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, 350 West Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 18:811-25. 2003
    ..Challenging "dogmas" in neuropsychology and related fields is important for the advancement of our professional development. Five dogmas that I have found worth challenging are reviewed in this article...
  59. ncbi Comparison of the NovaSom QSG, a new sleep apnea home-diagnostic system, and polysomnography
    James A Reichert
    Sequoia Hospital, Sleep Disorders Center, 170 Alameda de Las Pulgas, Redwood City, CA 94062, USA
    Sleep Med 4:213-8. 2003
    ..This study compares the NovaSom QSG, a new sleep apnea home diagnostic system, to PSG both in the laboratory and in the home...
  60. ncbi Modification of the Patient Competency Rating Scale for use on an acute neurorehabilitation unit: the PCRS-NR
    Susan R Borgaro
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013 4496, USA
    Brain Inj 17:847-53. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a modified and psychometrically sound version of the PCRS for use on an acute, inpatient neurorehabilitation unit...
  61. ncbi Activity of different classes of neurons of the motor cortex during locomotion
    Irina N Beloozerova
    Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    J Neurosci 23:1087-97. 2003
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  62. ncbi Thoracoscopic microsurgical excision of a thoracic schwannoma. Case report
    C A Dickman
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, Mercy Healthcare Arizona, Phoenix 85013 4496, USA
    J Neurosurg 88:898-902. 1998
    ..An open posterior or posterolateral approach to the thoracic spine is required for intradural tumors to allow the dura to be closed adequately...

Research Grants62

  1. FINE STRUCTURE OF TSTT TERMINALS ON VMPO
    Arthur Craig; Fiscal Year: 2001
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  2. Lamina I and Homeostasis
    Arthur Craig; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The fundamental knowledge will provide new opportunities for explaining maladaptive homeostatic responses to somatic physiological changes, including such human pathological conditions as fibromyalgia. ..
  3. Physiology of Lamina I and V STT Cells
    Arthur Craig; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This research will provide new insights into the synergy between lamina I and V STT neurons and into the integration underlying pain, temperature and itch sensations that is altered in clinical disorders. ..
  4. Fine Structure of Lamina I TSST Terminals in VP
    Arthur Craig; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These studies will advance our understanding of the anatomical substrates for pain sensation in the primate thalamus. ..
  5. BLOOD-BRAIN SIGNALING IN INFLAMMATION--ROLE OF ALBUMIN
    ANDREJ ROMANOVSKY; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This mechanism, if confirmed, will constitute a new target for therapeutic interventions in systemic inflammation. ..
  6. Blood-Brain Signaling in Inflammation: Lipid Mediators of Fever and Hypothermia
    ANDREJ ROMANOVSKY; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will identify some of the mechanisms involved. We may also gain insight into the therapeutic use of selective COX inhibitors in systemic inflammation. ..
  7. Blood-Brain Signaling in Inflammation: Lipid Mediators of Fever and Hypothermia
    Andrej A Romanovsky; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will identify some of the mechanisms involved. We may also gain insight into the therapeutic use of selective COX inhibitors in systemic inflammation. ..
  8. Blood-Brain Signaling in Inflammation: Lipid Mediators of Fever and Hypothermia
    ANDREJ ROMANOVSKY; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We will identify some of the mechanisms involved. We may also gain insight into the therapeutic use of selective COX inhibitors in systemic inflammation. ..
  9. GABAergic excitation in human hypothalamic hamartoma
    Jie Wu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Knowledge about excitatory GABAA receptor function of HH neurons will also aid selection of superior strategies for pharmaceutical development to prevent and control human gelastic seizures. ..
  10. Forebrain control of locomotion
    Irina N Beloozerova; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..This is a vital motor function of the brain. In forebrain stroke patients, selection of rehabilitation strategies for locomotion deficits depends largely on an elucidation of the role of forebrain in control of locomotion. ..
  11. Forebrain control of locomotion
    Irina N Beloozerova; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This is a vital motor function of the brain. In forebrain stroke patients, selection of rehabilitation strategies for locomotion deficits depends largely on an elucidation of the role of forebrain in control of locomotion. ..
  12. Hepatitis C Virus Brain Infection in HCV/HIV Coinfection
    Tomasz Laskus; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The proposed study will allow to clarify the biological basis of neurcognitive dysfunction encountered in HCV infected, and particularly in HCV/HIV coinfected patients. ..
  13. Molecular Bases for Effects of Nicotine
    RONALD LUKAS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Insights will also be provided into the kinds of drugs that block or mimic nicotine's actions. Collectively, this knowledge will benefit development of strategies to treat mood, cognitive, and other nervous system disorders. ..
  14. Forebrain control of locomotion
    Irina N Beloozerova; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In forebrain stroke patients, selection of rehabilitation strategies for locomotion deficits depends largely on an elucidation of the role of direct forebrain control of locomotion in relation to spinal mechanisms...
  15. MOTOR CORTEX AND THALAMOCORTICAL NETWORK IN LOCOMOTION
    IRINA BELOOZEROVA; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..compare with those of cortical neurons? What are the characteristics of the synaptic linkages between VL projection neurons and cortical recipient neurons and how do these linkages change under different conditions of locomotion? ..
  16. HOMOMERIC NICOTINIC ACETYLCHOLINE RECEPTORS
    RONALD LUKAS; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Findings in the project are relevant to our understanding of the important roles played by nAChR in nervous system function and disease and in nicotine dependence. ..
  17. A Computerized Planning Tool for Spine Surgery
    Neil Crawford; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Thus, successful development of the surgical planning tool would represent an improvement in the quality of care in spine surgery. ..
  18. NK cells in CNS inflammation and autoimmunity
    Fu Dong Shi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The feasibility of NK-based therapeutic intervention in preventing CNS inflammation will be explored and the outcomes evaluated for possible implementation in the design of novel treatments for CNS inflammation and autoimmunity. ..
  19. A Computerized Planning Tool for Spine Surgery
    NEIL ROBERT CRAWFORD; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Thus, successful development of the surgical planning tool would represent an improvement in the quality of care in spine surgery. ..
  20. GLIOMA HETEROGENEITY AND CHEMOSENSITIVITY
    Adrienne Scheck; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The clinical significance of these findings will be validated in fresh frozen and paraffin embedded samples by analyzing tissue from their extensive tumor bank (Specific Aim 4). ..
  21. PILOT TRIAL IN YOUNG PATIENTS WITH IGA NEPHROPATHY
    Ronald Hogg; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..From these pilot data, we will determine if a full- scale clinical trial is justified and feasible. if this is the case, a competitive renewal application will be submitted to the NIH. ..
  22. Influence of the Basal Ganglia on Cerebellar Action
    Alan Gibson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The data will help us understand how DBS works and will identify candidate regions for the use of DBS in the treatment of motor disorders. ..
  23. Comparison of Cyclosporine A and Mycophenolate in FSGS
    Ronald Hogg; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Our ultimate goal with the treatments proposed is to enable the patients to preserve their kidney function and avoid the need for subsequent kidney transplantation. ..