Irene A Semenov

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INTRODUCTION Limited evidence suggests that focal neurological injury (e.g., acute flaccid paralysis) caused by infection with the West Nile virus (WNV) is more common in older patients. We re-evaluate this association in a series of patients who were infected with the WNV during the 2002 epidemic. METHODS We performed a retrospective chart review of 34(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the relationship between levels of ouabain-like compounds (OLC) in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and the occurence of idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH). BACKGROUND OLC are naturally occurring inhibitors of the sodium-potassium ATPase that are found in the CSF of mammals. Since the production of CSF is dependent upon(More)
Medium frequency (MF) transformers are key components of power electronic topologies of modern energy supply systems. The insulation of MF transformers is exposed to the low frequency AC or DC grid voltage and at the same time to rectangular medium frequency converter switches featuring high amplitude and steepness. The high harmonic content of such voltage(More)
TTH are very common in general population and may be under diagnosed. They are more common in patients suffering from migraine headaches. In general underlying psychiatric conditions, such as anxiety and depression, are prevalent in TTH sufferers. For acute therapy NSAIDs are the main treatment option. Tricyclic antidepressant, SSRI, and cognitive(More)
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