Kristin A Yandora

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BACKGROUND Neurosarcoidosis (NS) is a relatively rare neurologic disorder for which no accepted treatment guidelines are available. Treatment with corticosteroids has been described as the primary means of controlling progressive symptoms. However, some physicians have recently advocated early intervention with alternative immunosuppressive therapies in(More)
Refractory status epilepticus (RSE) occurs in patients with SE when they fail to respond to traditional medical therapy. Because there are very few case reports of topiramate (TPM) treatment of RSE in adult patients, we examined our experience with TPM with regard to its safety and efficacy in seizure termination in RSE in an adult patient population. We(More)
OBJECTIVE To characterize the clinical and laboratory features of neurosarcoidosis (NS), presenting with findings consistent with multiple sclerosis (MS). METHODS Retrospective chart review of our entire NS database was undertaken. Patients initially diagnosed with MS but who were subsequently diagnosed as having both systemic and neurologic sarcoidosis(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate and validate an offline, automated scalp EEG-based seizure detection system and to compare its performance to commercially available seizure detection software. METHODS The test seizure detection system, IdentEvent™, was developed to enhance the efficiency of post-hoc long-term EEG review in epilepsy(More)
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