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Twenty-one episodes of status epilepticus (SE) were each treated with 1 to 9 mg (mean, 4 mg) of intravenous lorazepam. All patients with generalized tonic-clonic ( GTC ) SE responded within 15 minutes. Nine (82%) of the 11 patients with episodes of partial SE with altered responsiveness responded poorly. Respiratory depression occurred in five instances(More)
Patients who have undergone a Blalock-Taussig anastomosis for treatment of congenital heart disease may have the vascular anatomy of the subclavian steal syndrome. Cerebral ischemia has been reported in such patients, but not when total surgical correction has eliminated other predisposing factors. We report a patient who developed vertebrobasilar(More)
Thirty-two patients with spasticity due to multiple sclerosis were entered into a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled crossover trial of the gamma-aminobutyric acid agonist, progabide. Each patient was treated with a maximum of 45 mg/kg of progabide during each of two four-week treatment periods, separated by a two-week washout. Twenty-five(More)
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