Jose Biller

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Affiliation: Loyola University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The role of antiplatelet therapy in the management of ischemic stroke: implementation of guidelines in current practice
    Jose Biller
    Department of Neurology, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Neurol Res 30:669-77. 2008
  2. pmc Late onset CNS immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in an immunocompetent patient
    Alejandro Hornik
    Department of Neurology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago Maywood, IL, USA
    Front Neurol 4:12. 2013
  3. pmc Central and extrapontine myelinolysis affecting the brain and spinal cord. An unusual presentation of pancreatic encephalopathy
    Alejandro Hornik
    Loyola University Medical Center Chicago, IL, USA
    Front Neurol 3:135. 2012
  4. pmc Primary CNS teratocarcinoma
    Danilo Vitorovic
    Department of Neurology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago Maywood, IL, USA
    Front Neurol 3:14. 2012
  5. pmc Wegener's disease presenting with occipital condyle syndrome
    Alejandro Hornik
    Department of Neurology, Loyola University Medical Center, Stritch School of Medicine Maywood, IL, USA
    Front Neurol 3:53. 2012
  6. pmc Memory loss, behavioral changes, and slurred speech in a 49-year-old man
    Chandril Chugh
    Department of Neurology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago Maywood, IL, USA
    Front Neurol 2:27. 2011
  7. pmc Confusion and slurred speech in a 34-year-old woman from India
    Chandril Chugh
    Department of Neurology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago Maywood, IL, USA
    Front Neurol 2:34. 2011
  8. pmc Language impairment and right hemiparesis in a 54-year-old woman
    Alexander Venizelos
    Department of Neurology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago Maywood, IL, USA
    Front Neurol 2:40. 2011
  9. pmc Rheumatoid meningitis
    María J Servioli
    Department of Neurology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL, USA
    Front Neurol 2:84. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Neurologic complications of cardiac surgery and interventional cardiac procedures
    Jose Biller
    Department of Neurology, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Hosp Pract (1995) 38:83-9. 2010

Detail Information

Publications51

  1. doi request reprint The role of antiplatelet therapy in the management of ischemic stroke: implementation of guidelines in current practice
    Jose Biller
    Department of Neurology, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Neurol Res 30:669-77. 2008
    ..To review and discuss evidence-based guideline recommendations for the use of antiplatelet agents for secondary prevention in patients with ischemic stroke or TIA...
  2. pmc Late onset CNS immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in an immunocompetent patient
    Alejandro Hornik
    Department of Neurology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago Maywood, IL, USA
    Front Neurol 4:12. 2013
    ..CNS IRIS pathology should be suspected in patients on longstanding HAART without immune reconstitution, presenting with unexplained leukoencephalopathy...
  3. pmc Central and extrapontine myelinolysis affecting the brain and spinal cord. An unusual presentation of pancreatic encephalopathy
    Alejandro Hornik
    Loyola University Medical Center Chicago, IL, USA
    Front Neurol 3:135. 2012
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first clinic pathological case report of pancreatic encephalopathy involving the spinal cord...
  4. pmc Primary CNS teratocarcinoma
    Danilo Vitorovic
    Department of Neurology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago Maywood, IL, USA
    Front Neurol 3:14. 2012
    ..Diagnosis of primary CNS teratocarcinomas is challenging; relentless pursuit of the diagnosis must follow even if early ancillary studies are inconclusive...
  5. pmc Wegener's disease presenting with occipital condyle syndrome
    Alejandro Hornik
    Department of Neurology, Loyola University Medical Center, Stritch School of Medicine Maywood, IL, USA
    Front Neurol 3:53. 2012
    ..We describe a young woman with recurrent otitis media and occipital condyle syndrome associated with a limited form of Wegener's disease...
  6. pmc Memory loss, behavioral changes, and slurred speech in a 49-year-old man
    Chandril Chugh
    Department of Neurology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago Maywood, IL, USA
    Front Neurol 2:27. 2011
    ..Neuroimaging was remarkable for multiple subcortical white matter lesions. We discuss the diagnostic and therapeutic approach of rapidly progressing cognitive decline in the given clinical setting...
  7. pmc Confusion and slurred speech in a 34-year-old woman from India
    Chandril Chugh
    Department of Neurology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago Maywood, IL, USA
    Front Neurol 2:34. 2011
    ..She also had a painless neck "lump", which persisted despite antibiotics. She was diagnosed to have a space occupying lesion in the left parietal lobe, which was subsequently biopsied...
  8. pmc Language impairment and right hemiparesis in a 54-year-old woman
    Alexander Venizelos
    Department of Neurology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago Maywood, IL, USA
    Front Neurol 2:40. 2011
    ..primary or metastatic neoplasm. Brain biopsy of the lesion and pathologic specimens were obtained. Below is a description of her presentation, hospital course, imaging, and pathology, as well as a short discussion of the final diagnosis...
  9. pmc Rheumatoid meningitis
    María J Servioli
    Department of Neurology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL, USA
    Front Neurol 2:84. 2011
    ..This was accompanied by further decline in her functional status. We discuss the diagnostic and therapeutic approach of a pachy-leptomeningeal process in a rheumatoid patient...
  10. doi request reprint Neurologic complications of cardiac surgery and interventional cardiac procedures
    Jose Biller
    Department of Neurology, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Hosp Pract (1995) 38:83-9. 2010
    ..The most common central nervous system complications are strokes and seizures. This article provides a succinct neuroanatomic and pathophysiologic approach to a wide array of neurologic complications associated with cardiac procedures...
  11. doi request reprint Antiplatelet therapy in ischemic stroke: variability in clinical trials and its impact on choosing the appropriate therapy
    Jose Biller
    Department of Neurology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, 2160 S 1st Avenue, Bldg 105, Room 2700, Maywood, IL 60153, United States
    J Neurol Sci 284:1-9. 2009
    ..The article also addresses the potential impact these differences may have on clinical trial results and subsequent clinical decision making...
  12. doi request reprint Aspirin nonresponse in patients with arterial causes of ischemic stroke: considerations in detection and management
    Jose Biller
    Department of Neurology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL, USA
    J Neurol Sci 272:1-7. 2008
    ..This review discusses issues of, and possible solutions to, decreased platelet response to aspirin in patients with arterial causes of ischemic stroke...
  13. ncbi request reprint Discontinuation of perioperative antiplatelet and anticoagulant therapy in stroke patients
    Melissa J Armstrong
    Department of Neurology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL, USA
    Neurol Clin 24:607-30. 2006
    ..Meanwhile, it is critical that physicians understand the risks and benefits of perioperative AP and AC and the variety of procedures in which these agents can be safely continued...
  14. pmc Summary of evidence-based guideline: periprocedural management of antithrombotic medications in patients with ischemic cerebrovascular disease: report of the Guideline Development Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology
    Melissa J Armstrong
    Department of Neurology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    Neurology 80:2065-9. 2013
    ..The complete guideline on which this summary is based is available as an online data supplement to this article...
  15. ncbi request reprint How long are delays to carotid imaging and endarterectomy, and how do these delays affect recurrent stroke risk?
    Michael J Schneck
    Neurointensive Care Program, Department of Neurology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Neurol 2:126-7. 2006
  16. doi request reprint Stroke- and pregnancy-induced hypertensive syndromes
    Sarkis Morales-Vidal
    Department of Neurology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maguire Center, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Womens Health (Lond) 7:283-92. 2011
    ..Preeclampsia and eclampsia reflect generalized endothelial dysfunction. Prompt diagnosis and identification of patients at risk allows for early therapeutic interventions and improved clinical outcomes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Antiplatelet prescribing patterns for TIA and ischemic stroke: the Indiana University experience
    Thomas O Mayer
    Department of Neurology, Indiana University School of Medicine, 545 Barnhill Drive, EH 125, Indianapolis 46202 5124, USA
    J Neurol Sci 207:5-10. 2003
    ..There are now four approved therapies for secondary prevention of cerebrovascular events. As these agents exhibit their effects through different pathways, physicians must choose antiplatelet agents based on other factors...
  18. doi request reprint Direct thrombin inhibitors and factor Xa inhibitors in patients with cerebrovascular disease
    Sarkis Morales-Vidal
    Department of Neurology, Stroke Program, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 12:179-89; quiz 190. 2012
    ..This paper reviews the role of the novel anticoagulants, dabigatran, rivaroxaban and apixaban, in stroke prevention among patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Recurrent strokes in two patients with POEMS syndrome and Castleman's disease
    Tracey Garcia
    Department of Neurology, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 16:278-84. 2007
    ..Two additional patients with this combination of disorders are reported herein. We suspect that the strokes are a result of a possible intracranial vasculopathic process...
  20. doi request reprint Bilateral subdural hematomas in an adult with osteogenesis imperfecta
    Hussam Seif Eddeine
    Department of Neurology, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 18:313-5. 2009
    ..We cared for a 60-year old woman with OI and bilateral nontraumatic subdural hematomas possibly caused by spontaneous intracranial hypotension...
  21. doi request reprint Statins in hemorrhagic stroke
    Murray Flaster
    Department of Neurology, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, IL, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 11:1141-9. 2011
    ..We speculate on the relationship between data derived from randomized controlled trials employing statin and ICH epidemiology...
  22. doi request reprint Neurology of pregnancy
    H Steven Block
    Department of Neurology, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL, USA
    Handb Clin Neurol 121:1595-622. 2014
    ..Brain tumors are rare during pregnancy, but may increase in size due to activation of hormonal receptors on tumor cells surfaces, water retention, and engorged blood vessels. ..
  23. ncbi request reprint Hemorrhagic stroke in the tropics
    Michael J Schneck
    Department of Neurology, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    Semin Neurol 25:300-6. 2005
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  24. doi request reprint Eleven commonly asked questions about ischemic stroke
    Louann Carnahan
    Department of Neurology, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL, USA
    Top Stroke Rehabil 20:93-100. 2013
    ..In the United States, someone has a stroke every 40 seconds, and someone dies from a stroke every 4 minutes. This article discusses the diagnosis and management of stroke by posing 11 commonly asked questions about this disease...
  25. doi request reprint Management of intracerebral hemorrhage in the presence of anticoagulant therapy
    H Steven Block
    Department of Neurology, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL, USA
    Top Stroke Rehabil 20:131-8. 2013
    ..Specific clinical circumstances, outcomes, and evidence-based or rationally derived treatments (when the evidence is incomplete) are reviewed...
  26. doi request reprint Paradoxical embolism to the central nervous system after sexual intercourse in a young woman with a complex atrial septal abnormality
    Simona Velicu
    Department of Neurology, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 17:320-4. 2008
    ..Successful treatment was accomplished with administration of intra-arterial tissue plasminogen activator and subsequent transvascular occlusion of the atrial septal abnormality...
  27. pmc Recognition and management of stroke in young adults and adolescents
    Aneesh B Singhal
    From the Department of Neurology A B S, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston Department of Neurology J B, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL Department of Neurology M S E, College of Physicians and Surgeons, and Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York Departments of Neurology and Pediatrics H J F, University of California San Francisco Division of Emergency Medicine and Department of Neurosciences E C J, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston Department of Neurology S J K, Baltimore Veterans Administration Medical Center and University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD Departments of Internal Medicine and Neurology D A L, University of Michigan and Ann Arbor VA Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI and Departments of Neurology and Emergency Medicine S R L, SUNY Downstate College of Medicine and Medical Center, and Kings County Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY
    Neurology 81:1089-97. 2013
    ..The report of the consensus panel is presented herein. ..
  28. ncbi request reprint Certification in vascular neurology: a new subspecialty in the United States
    Harold P Adams
    Division of Cerebrovascular Diseases, Department of Neurology, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Stroke 36:2293-5. 2005
  29. ncbi request reprint Outcome of extracranial cervicocephalic arterial dissections: a follow-up study
    Fernando Gonzales-Portillo
    Department of Neurology, The University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson 85724 5023, USA
    Neurol Res 24:395-8. 2002
    ..The short- and long-term outcome are usually favorable with either anticoagulant or platelet antiaggregant therapy. A medical initial approach to the management of extracranial CCAD is recommended for most patients...
  30. doi request reprint Deep brain stimulation as an effective treatment option for post-midbrain infarction-related tremor as it presents with Benedikt syndrome
    S Kathleen Bandt
    Stritch School of Medicine, Department of Neurological Surgery, Loyola University Health System, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    J Neurosurg 109:635-9. 2008
    ..The authors report the successful management of this debilitating post-midbrain infarction tremor with the insertion of a deep brain stimulator with targets in the contralateral lenticular fasciculus...
  31. doi request reprint Antiphospholipid syndrome: role of antiphospholipid antibodies in neurology
    Rima M Dafer
    Department of Neurology, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, 2160 South First Avenue, 2700 McGuire, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 22:95-105, vii. 2008
    ..The association of aPLs with other nonthrombotic neurological disorders remains of unclear significance. This article reviews the definition of APS, its clinical presentations, and therapeutic approaches...
  32. ncbi request reprint New treatments in acute ischemic stroke
    Michael J Schneck
    Loyola University Chicago, Department of Neurology, Maguire Building, 2160 South First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Curr Treat Options Neurol 7:499-511. 2005
    ..To date, these "neuroprotectant" strategies have been unsuccessful, although this concept remains under active investigation in animal and human trials...
  33. doi request reprint Acquired neurocutaneous disorders
    Amre Nouh
    Department of Neurology, Hartford Hospital University of Connecticut, Hartford CT, USA
    Handb Clin Neurol 132:29-73. 2015
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  34. doi request reprint Do not forget Susac syndrome in patients with unexplained acute confusion
    Michael Star
    Department of Neurology, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois Electronic address
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 24:e93-5. 2015
    ..Its pathogenesis remains poorly understood. The classic clinical triad may not be fully developed at initial presentation, even at the time magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) demonstrates characteristic central corpus callosum lesions...
  35. doi request reprint Reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome with multivessel cervical artery dissections and a double aortic arch
    Amre Nouh
    Department of Neurology, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois Electronic address
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 23:e141-3. 2014
    ..We highlight the potential association of CADs and RCVS. The association of RCVS and a double aortic arch has not been previously reported. ..
  36. doi request reprint Right Brain: A reading specialist with alexia without agraphia: Teacher interrupted
    Jason Cuomo
    From the Department of Neurology, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL
    Neurology 82:e5-7. 2014
    ..For her, it was an important means of relating to those under her care. But all of that changed when, on a Thursday morning, M.P. found herself standing at the front of her class and holding in her hands an indecipherable mystery. ..
  37. doi request reprint Commonly asked questions: thrombolytic therapy in the management of acute stroke
    H Steven Block
    Department of Neurology, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 13:157-65. 2013
    ..Thrombolytic therapy is generally safe in the context of pre-existing cerebral microhemorrhages and cervical artery dissections. Additionally, the role of multimodal penumbral imaging in planning stroke therapy will be reviewed...
  38. doi request reprint Central poststroke pain: current diagnosis and treatment
    Murray Flaster
    Department of Neurology, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL, USA
    Top Stroke Rehabil 20:116-23. 2013
    ..It is treatable disorder. Pharmacological therapy, magnetic stimulation, and invasive electrical stimulation are reviewed and recommendations made...
  39. doi request reprint Commonly asked questions in transient ischemic attack
    Farrukh Chaudhry
    Department of Neurology, Stroke Program, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 13:151-6. 2013
    ..The hybrid ABCDE⊕ score further refines early stroke risk. Rapid assessment and treatment in the emergency department or in specially designed 'TIA clinics' appear to reduce stroke rate...
  40. doi request reprint Neurological complications following vaccinations
    Augusto Miravalle
    Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard University, Boston, MA 02251, USA
    Neurol Res 32:285-92. 2010
    ..To review the most common neurological disorders associated with various vaccines, and offer suggestions aiming at a better understanding if a causal relationship between the neurological complications and the vaccination is feasible...
  41. ncbi request reprint Occipital lobe infarction following cardiac ablation
    Rukhsana G Mirza
    Department of Ophthalmology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    Semin Ophthalmol 19:70-1. 2004
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this represents the first case report of a homonymous visual field defect secondary to an occipital lobe infarction following a cardiac catheter ablation procedure...
  42. pmc Extracranial-intracranial bypass surgery for stroke prevention in hemodynamic cerebral ischemia: the Carotid Occlusion Surgery Study randomized trial
    William J Powers
    Department of Neurology, Box 7025, Room 2131, 170 Manning Dr, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    JAMA 306:1983-92. 2011
    ..Patients with symptomatic atherosclerotic internal carotid artery occlusion (AICAO) and hemodynamic cerebral ischemia are at high risk for subsequent stroke when treated medically...
  43. ncbi request reprint Long-term therapy to prevent stroke
    Howard S Kirshner
    Department of Neurology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2100 Pierce Avenue, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 18:528-40. 2005
    ..Clearly, better education of the public and active participation of primary care physicians is essential to get the message out to all those at risk...
  44. ncbi request reprint National Stroke Association guidelines for the management of transient ischemic attacks
    S Claiborne Johnston
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Ann Neurol 60:301-13. 2006
    ..Management varies widely, and most published guidelines have not been updated in several years. We sought to create comprehensive, unbiased, evidence-based guidelines for the management of patients with transient ischemic attacks...
  45. ncbi request reprint Contrasting the neurologic complications of cardiac transplantation in adults and children
    Thomas O Mayer
    Department of Neurology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202 5124, USA
    J Child Neurol 17:195-9. 2002
    ..However, peripheral neuropathies tend to occur more frequently in adults than in children (P = .04), and the types of complications in the immediate post-transplant period seem to differ...
  46. ncbi request reprint Desmoteplase in the treatment of acute ischemic stroke
    Rima M Dafer
    Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Department of Neurology, Maywood, IL 60163, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 7:333-7. 2007
    ..This article reviews the available data on desmoteplase, including discussion of its favorable features and potential benefit beyond the 3-h time window in the treatment of ischemic stroke...
  47. ncbi request reprint Free-floating thrombus of the carotid artery: literature review and case reports
    Ahmad F Bhatti
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL 60153 3304, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:199-205. 2007
    ..This study was conducted to systematically review the world literature in an attempt to better understand FFT, its presentation, distribution, management, and outcome...