Shyamal H Mehta
Affiliation: Medical College of Georgia
- Paraneoplastic movement disordersShyamal H Mehta
Movement Disorders Program, Department of Neurology, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 9:285-91. 2009..Although variable, treatment and prognosis of NPSs rely heavily on treatment of the underlying malignancy and immunotherapy...
- Sleep disorders associated with Parkinson's disease: role of dopamine, epidemiology, and clinical scales of assessmentShyamal H Mehta
Movement Disorders Program, Department of Neurology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
CNS Spectr 13:6-11. 2008..In patients with advanced Parkinson's disease, deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus has a favorable impact on sleep quality and sleep architecture...
- Neuroimaging and transcranial ultrasonography in Parkinson's diseaseShyamal H Mehta
Movement Disorders Program, Department of Neurology, Medical College of Georgia, 1429 Harper Street, HF 1121, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 8:297-303. 2008..Lastly, the evidence supporting the use of transcranial ultrasonography and substantia nigra hyperechogenicity in the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease is presented, along with some controversies that surround this technique...
- Paroxysmal dyskinesiasShyamal H Mehta
Shyamal H Mehta, MD, PhD Movement Disorders Program, Department of Neurology, 1429 Harper Street, HF 1121, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
Curr Treat Options Neurol 11:170-8. 2009..Development of successful treatments for the different paroxysmal dyskinesias rests on elucidating the pathophysiology and targeting therapy to treat the underlying perturbation...
- Diagnosis of pheochromocytoma in the setting of Parkinson diseaseShyamal H Mehta
Movement Disorders Program, Department of Neurology, Medical College of Georgia, 1429 Harper Street, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
Nat Rev Neurol 5:343-7. 2009..Investigations. Physical examination, laboratory tests, abdominal MRI scan, abdominal (123)I-MIBG scan, abdominal (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose PET scan...
- A clinical primer on restless legs syndrome: what we know, and what we don't knowKapil D Sethi
Movement Disorders Program, Georgia HealthSciences University, Augusta, GA, USA
Am J Manag Care 18:S83-8. 2012..Dopamine agonists are the mainstay of RLS treatment, but other therapies, including gabapentin, benzodiazepines, and low-potency opioids, are also commonly employed...
- Treatment and prevention of stroke in children with sickle cell diseaseShyamal H Mehta
Department of Neurology, Medical College of Georgia, 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
Curr Treat Options Neurol 8:503-12. 2006..No recommendation specific to SCD regarding the use of antiplatelet agents or anticoagulants in ischemic stroke can be made. Bone marrow transplantation can be curative for SCD, and limited data support its use to prevent stroke in SCD...
- Nintendo Wii rehabilitation ("Wii-hab") provides benefits in Parkinson's diseaseNathan B Herz
Movement Disorders Program, Department of Neurology, Georgia Regents University, 1429 Harper Street, HF 1154, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
Parkinsonism Relat Disord 19:1039-42. 2013..The results demonstrate that Wii therapy provides short-term motor, non-motor, and quality of life benefits in PD. Further studies are needed to determine if there are long-term benefits of Wii therapy in PD. ..
- Case report of optic atrophy in Dentatorubropallidoluysian Atrophy (DRPLA)Michael R Silver
Department of Neurology, Movement Disorders, School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 30322, USA
BMC Neurol 15:260. 2015..Ocular problems also occur with DRPLA with reports of corneal endothelial degeneration in some patients living with the disease. We report a new visual problem associated with DRPLA, optic atrophy...
- Biomarkers in Parkinson's diseaseJohn C Morgan
Department of Neurology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 10:423-30. 2010..Many potential biomarkers in PD show great promise; however, they need to be assessed for their sensitivity and specificity over time in large and varied samples of patients with and without PD...