Walter A. Lajara-Nanson

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OBJECTIVE We explored the ability of specifically designed and trained recurrent neural networks (RNNs), combined with wavelet preprocessing, to discriminate between the electroencephalograms (EEGs) of patients with mild Alzheimer's disease (AD) and their age-matched control subjects. METHODS Twomin recordings of resting eyes-closed continuous EEGs (as(More)
After an initial patient with cerebral palsy had an apparent dramatic reduction in spasticity when placed on modafinil, a pilot study was undertaken in 10 pediatric patients to confirm or refute the benefit of modafinil in cerebral palsy. Nine of 10 patients completed the 1-month treatment period. The study patients were treated with 50 or 100 mg of(More)
A retrospective review was undertaken at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center regarding the use of modafinil for the treatment of spasticity associated with cerebral palsy. Neurology clinic records were reviewed from January 1, 2000, until October 1, 2001. Thirty pediatric patients with cerebral palsy were identified who were treated empirically(More)
A retrospective review of pediatric patients with spastic cerebral palsy was undertaken at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center covering a period from January 1, 2000, until December 31, 2003. One hundred twenty pediatric patients were identified in the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center child neurology clinic with spastic cerebral palsy.(More)
A 69 year-old man developed sudden-onset multidirectional, constant, involuntary ocular movements associated with vertigo, truncal ataxia and involuntary movements of the lower limbs. These features were typical of opsoclonus-myoclonus-ataxia syndrome (OMS). MRI of the brain was normal. CSF studies showed a single oligoclonal IgG band. A chest x-ray showed(More)
Neuropsychiatry has become the subject of a number of editorials and position papers in recent years. Historical, philosophical, clinical, scientific, and educational dimensions of neuropsychiatry have been discussed in these papers. The potential business aspects of this topic, however, have received little, if any, comment. In this paper, the authors(More)
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