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    • Desempenho cognitivo de pacientes com epilepsia do lobo temporal e epilepsia mioclônica juvenil: avaliação por meio da Escala WAIS-III 

      Noffs, Maria Helena Da Silva [UNIFESP]; Yazigi, Latife [UNIFESP]; Pascalicchio, Tatiana Frascareli [UNIFESP]; Caboclo, Luís Otávio Sales Ferreira [UNIFESP]; Yacubian, Elza Márcia Targas [UNIFESP] (Liga Brasileira de Epilepsia (LBE), 2006-03-01)
      OBJECTIVES: To compare the results of a cognitive task of patients with epilepsy with two parameters: one provided by the Brazilian and the other by the US normative scores viewing the cultural differences. METHOD: Forty-five ...

    • EEG recording after sleep deprivation in a series of patients with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy 

      Sousa, Nise Alessandra de Carvalho [UNIFESP]; Sousa, Patrícia da Silva [UNIFESP]; Garzon, Eliana [UNIFESP]; Sakamoto, Américo Ceiki [UNIFESP]; Braga, Nádia I.o. [UNIFESP]; Yacubian, Elza Márcia Targas [UNIFESP] (Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO, 2005-06-01)
      Seizures in Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy (JME) are dependent on the sleep-wake cycle and precipitant factors, among which sleep deprivation (SD) is one of the most important. Still an under diagnosed syndrome, misinterpretation ...

    • Epilepsia mioclônica juvenil: perfil cognitivo de pacientes com diferentes endofenótipos 

      Carvalho, Kelly Cristina de [UNIFESP] (Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), 2016-07-26)
      Purpose: Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME) is a heterogeneous epileptic syndrome with seizures that are precipitated not only by general factors such as sleep deprivation and stress but also by praxis induction and language, ...

    • Language- and praxis-induced jerks in patients with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy 

      Sousa, Patricia da Silva [UNIFESP]; Lin, Katia [UNIFESP]; Garzon, Eliana [UNIFESP]; Sakamoto, Américo Ceiki [UNIFESP]; Yacubian, Elza Márcia Targas [UNIFESP] (John Libbey Eurotext Ltd, 2005-06-01)
      Reflex traits have been described in patients with idiopathic generalized epilepsy. We report on four patients with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy in whom the coexistence of praxis- and language-induced jerks was documented ...

    • Neuropsychiatric profiles of patients with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy treated with valproate or topiramate 

      Araujo, GMD de; Pascalicchio, T. F.; Lin, K.; Sousa, P. S.; Yacubian, Elza Márcia Targas [UNIFESP] (Elsevier B.V., 2006-05-01)
      In this cross-sectional study, the neuropsychiatric profiles of 42 patients with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME) who were treated with valproate (VPA) or topiramate (TPM) in monotherapy were compared with the aim of ...

    • Neuropsychological profile of patients with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy: A controlled study of 50 patients 

      Frascareli Pascalicchio, Tatiana; Araujo Filho, Gerardo M. de; Helena da Silva Noffs, Maria; Lin, Katia; Otavio S. F. Caboclo, Luis; Vidal-Dourado, Marcos; Ferreira Guilhoto, Laura M. F.; Marcia Targas Yacubian, Elza (Elsevier B.V., 2007-03-01)
      The purpose of this study was to verify possible cognitive dysfunction in patients with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME) and its relationship to factors related to epilepsy and schooling. Fifty subjects diagnosed with JME ...

    • Psychiatric comorbidity in epilepsy: A study comparing patients with mesial temporal sclerosis and juvenile myoclonic epilepsy 

      Araujo Filho, Gerardo Maria de [UNIFESP]; Rosa, Vivianne Pellegrino [UNIFESP]; Lin, Katia [UNIFESP]; Sales Ferreira Caboclo, Luis Otavio [UNIFESP]; Sakamoto, Americo Ceiki [UNIFESP]; Targas Yacubian, Elza Marcia [UNIFESP] (Elsevier B.V., 2008-07-01)
      We evaluated the frequency of psychiatric disorders (PDs) in a homogenous series of patients with temporal lobe epilepsy with mesial temporal sclerosis (TLE-MTS), as compared with patients with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy ...

    • Psychiatric disorders in juvenile myoclonic epilepsy: A controlled study of 100 patients 

      Araujo Filho, Gerardo Maria de; Pascalicchio, Tatiana F.; Silva Sousa, Patricia da; Lin, Katia; Guilhoto, Laura M. F. Ferreira; Yacubian, Elza Márcia Targas [UNIFESP] (Elsevier B.V., 2007-05-01)
      In this controlled study we evaluated the frequency of psychiatric disorders (PDs) in 100 patients with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME) and compared it with that of 100 healthy controls matched with respect to age, gender, ...

    • Self-perception of factors that precipitate or inhibit seizures in juvenile myoclonic epilepsy 

      Sousa, Patrícia da Silva [UNIFESP]; Lin, Katia [UNIFESP]; Garzon, Eliana [UNIFESP]; Sakamoto, Américo Ceiki [UNIFESP]; Yacubian, Elza Márcia Targas [UNIFESP] (W B Saunders Co Ltd, 2005-07-01)
      Purpose: To assess self-perception of factors that precipitate or inhibit seizures in patients with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME).Patients and methods: Thirty-six mates and 39 females with JME and mean age of 25.8 +/- ...

    • Topiramate for the treatment of juvenile myoclonic epilepsy 

      Sousa, Patrícia da Silva [UNIFESP]; Araujo Filho, Gerardo Maria de [UNIFESP]; Garzon, Eliana [UNIFESP]; Sakamoto, Américo Ceiki [UNIFESP]; Yacubian, Elza Márcia Targas [UNIFESP] (Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO, 2005-09-01)
      OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of topiramate (TPM) in juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME). METHOD: We assessed seizure control and adverse effects of TPM in 22 patients (18 ...