J S Katz
Affiliation: Stanford University
- Myasthenia GravisMichael Graves
Neurology Department, Palo Alto Veteran s Administration Hospital, 3801 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
Curr Treat Options Neurol 6:163-171. 2004..Knowing that the treatments are effective is not enough. It is still important to determine the treatment that has a more rapid onset, because these patients often require intensive care or respiratory assistance...
- Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating PolyneuropathyJonathan S Katz
Department of Neurology, Palo Alto Veteran s Administration Hospital, 3801 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
Curr Treat Options Neurol 5:357-364. 2003..In the authors' practice, this lack of robust knowledge still relegates these to second-line or prednisone-sparing agents...
- Update on the evaluation and therapy of autoimmune neuromuscular junction disordersJ Katz
Department of Neurology, Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, California, USA
Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 12:381-97. 2001..After a brief review of the pertinent scientific basis of these diseases, we focus on present issues governing the clinical evaluation and management of myasthenia gravis and the Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome...
- Cervicobrachial involvement in diabetic radiculoplexopathyJ S Katz
Department of Neurology, Palo Alto VA Medical Center, 3801 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
Muscle Nerve 24:794-8. 2001..The upper limb process is similar to that in the legs, with subacutely progressive weakness and pain followed by spontaneous recovery...
- Late-onset distal muscular dystrophy affecting the posterior calvesJonathan S Katz
Department of Neurology 127, Department of Veterans Affairs, Palo Alto VA Medical Center, 3801 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
Muscle Nerve 28:443-8. 2003..Most of these cases are sporadic, although the overall phenotype appears genetically heterogeneous and dysferlinopathy is uncommon...
- Axonal multifocal motor neuropathy without conduction block or other features of demyelinationJ S Katz
Department of Neurology, Palo Alto VA Medical Center and Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
Neurology 58:615-20. 2002..In contrast, a purely axonal multifocal motor neuropathy has not been described...
- Chronic cryptogenic sensory polyneuropathy: clinical and laboratory characteristicsG I Wolfe
Department of Neurology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas 75235 8897, USA
Arch Neurol 56:540-7. 1999..Chronic sensory-predominant polyneuropathy (PN) is a common clinical problem confronting neurologists. Even with modern diagnostic approaches, many of these PNs remain unclassified...
- Bilateral isolated phrenic neuropathy causing painless bilateral diaphragmatic paralysisP T Lin
Department of Neurology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Neurology 65:1499-501. 2005..The authors conclude that bilateral isolated phrenic neuropathy is a cause of painless diaphragmatic paralysis distinguishable from immune brachial plexus neuropathy and other neuromuscular disorders with similar clinical presentation...
- The exercise test in Andersen syndromeJ S Katz
Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Neurology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, Calif 94304, USA
Arch Neurol 56:352-6. 1999..To date, no electrodiagnostic abnormalities have been reported that can be used to confirm the presence of PP in this condition...
- Clinical spectrum of chronic acquired demyelinating polyneuropathiesD S Saperstein
Department of Neurology, Wilford Hall Medical Center, 2200 Bergquist Drive, Suite 1 MMCN, San Antonio, Texas 78236 5300, USA
Muscle Nerve 24:311-24. 2001..In addition, we propose new diagnostic criteria for CIDP that more accurately reflect current clinical practice...
- Myopathy with skeletal asymmetry and hemidiaphragm elevation is caused by myotubularin mutationsP M Grogan
Department of Neurology, Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA, USA
Neurology 64:1638-40. 2005..Both families had manifesting and nonmanifesting carriers. Skewed X-inactivation appeared to explain the clinical manifestations in only one of the two families...
- Malnutrition-induced myopathy following Roux-en-Y gastric bypassA W Hsia
Department of Neurology, Stanford University, Room A343, Stanford, California 94305 5235, USA
Muscle Nerve 24:1692-4. 2001..Muscle biopsy revealed type II fiber atrophy. He recovered after the initiation of continuous enteral feeding. We suggest that malnutrition was the underlying cause of his myopathy...
- Post-irradiation polyradiculopathy mimics leptomeningeal tumor on MRIAmie W Hsia
Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94304 0117, USA
Neurology 60:1694-6. 2003..None had evidence of recurrent Hodgkin's disease or second malignancy, and the MRI findings may be sequelae of radiation therapy...
- Delayed recovery of diabetic chorea following correction of hyperglycemiaMark M Saleh
J Neurol 249:1323-4. 2002