Publications

  1. Benbadis S, Helmers S, Hirsch L, Sirven J, Vale FL, Wheless J. Skepticism should not result in ignoring a treatment option. Neurology. 2014 Aug 26; 83(9):849-50.
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  2. Benbadis S, Helmers S, Hirsch L, Sirven J, Vale FL, Wheless J. Yes, neurostimulation has a role in the management of epilepsy. Neurology. 2014 Aug 26; 83(9):845-7.
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  3. Nei M, Ngo L, Sirven JI, Sperling MR. Ketogenic diet in adolescents and adults with epilepsy. Seizure. 2014 Jun; 23(6):439-42. Epub 2014 Mar 12.
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  4. Drazkowski J, Hoerth M, Tapsell L, Noe K, Shih J, Sirven J, Tatum WO. Auto-antibodies and seizures: clinical and EEG findings. Neurodiagn J. 2014 Mar; 54(1):36-47.
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  5. Epi4K Consortium, Epilepsy Phenome/Genome Project, Allen AS, Berkovic SF, Cossette P, Delanty N, Dlugos D, Eichler EE, Epstein MP, Glauser T, Goldstein DB, Han Y, Heinzen EL, Hitomi Y, Howell KB, Johnson MR, Kuzniecky R, Lowenstein DH, Lu YF, Madou MR, De novo mutations in epileptic encephalopathies. Nature. 2013 Sep 12; 501(7466):217-21. Epub 2013 Aug 11.
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  6. Burneo JG, Sirven JI, Kiesel LW, Vecht CJ, Jehi L, Chung SS, Uhm J, Politsky JM, Chang EF, Husain AM, Tatum WO, Meador KJ, Noe K, Hesdorffer DC, Herman ST, Wiebe S, Engel J Jr, Schrader S, Parko KL, Dichter MA, Kwan P, Kossoff E, Sperling MR. Managing common complex symptomatic epilepsies: tumors and trauma: american epilepsy society - 2012 annual course summary. Epilepsy Curr. 2013 Sep; 13(5):232-5.
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  7. EPGP Collaborative, Abou-Khalil B, Alldredge B, Bautista J, Berkovic S, Bluvstein J, Boro A, Cascino G, Consalvo D, Cristofaro S, Crumrine P, Devinsky O, Dlugos D, Epstein M, Fahlstrom R, Fiol M, Fountain N, Fox K, French J, Freyer Karn C, Friedman D, Gel The epilepsy phenome/genome project. Clin Trials. 2013 Aug; 10(4):568-86. Epub 2013 Jul 1
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  8. Hesdorffer DC, Beck V, Begley CE, Bishop ML, Cushner-Weinstein S, Holmes GL, Shafer PO, Sirven JI, Austin JK. Research implications of the Institute of Medicine Report, Epilepsy Across the Spectrum: Promoting Health and Understanding. Epilepsia. 2013 Feb; 54(2):207-16. Epub 2013 Jan 07.
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  9. Vlachos I, Krishnan B, Sirven J, Noe K, Drazkowski J, Iasemidis L. Frequency-based connectivity analysis of interictal iEEG to localize the epileptogenic focus. Proceedings - 29th Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference, SBEC 2013. 2013:163-4.
  10. Agostini SD, Aniles E, Sirven J, Drazkowski JF. The importance of cardiac monitoring in the epilepsy monitoring unit: a case presentation of ictal asystole. Neurodiagn J. 2012 Sep; 52(3):250-60.
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  11. Sirven JI, Noe K, Hoerth M, Drazkowski J. Antiepileptic drugs 2012: recent advances and trends. Mayo Clin Proc. 2012 Sep; 87(9):879-89.
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  12. Bateman LM, Begley CE, Ben-Menachem E, Berg AT, Berkovic SF, Cascino GD, Drazkowski J, Edwards JC, Engel J Jr, French JA, Gilliam FD, Hoerth MT, Jehi LE, Kanner AM, Krauss GL, Labiner DM, Loddenkemper T, Luders HO, McKhann GM II, McLachlan R, Modi A, Overcoming barriers to successful epilepsy management. Epilepsy Currents. 2012; 12(4):158-60.
  13. Shraiky J, Schoonover J, Sirven J, Helepololei L. Sensory-based design & epilepsy: analyzing effects of design innovations on patient treatment and recovery. Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC) Journal. 2012; 9(1):44-52.
  14. Krishnan B, Faith A, Vlachos I, Roth A, Williams K, Noe K, Drazkowski J, Tapsell L, Sirven J, Iasemidis L. Resetting of brain dynamics: epileptic versus psychogenic nonepileptic seizures. Epilepsy Behav. 2011 Dec; 22 Suppl 1:S74-81.
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  15. *Khoury JA, Noe KH, Drazkowski JF, Sirven JI, Zimmerman RS. Iatrogenic seizures during intracranial EEG monitoring. Epilepsia. 2011 Oct; 52(10):e123-5 Epub 2011 Jul 8.
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  16. Noe KH, Locke DE, Sirven JI. Treatment of depression in patients with epilepsy. Curr Treat Options Neurol. 2011 Aug; 13(4):371-9.
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  17. Locke DE, Kirlin KA, Wershba R, Osborne D, Drazkowski JF, Sirven JI, Noe KH. Randomized comparison of the Personality Assessment Inventory and the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 in the epilepsy monitoring unit. Epilepsy Behav. 2011 Aug; 21(4):397-401. Epub 2011 Jul 06.
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  18. Hoerth MT, Drazkowski JF, Noe KH, Sirven JI. Code blue: seizures. Epilepsy Behav. 2011 Jun; 21(2):189-90. Epub 2011 May 04.
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  19. Zarkou S, Grade M, Hoerth MT, Noe KH, Sirven JI, Drazkowski JF. Indeterminate EMU admissions: does repeating the admission help? Epilepsy Behav. 2011 Apr; 20(4):706-8. Epub 2011 Mar 26.
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  20. Drazkowski JF, Sirven JI. Driving and neurologic disorders. Neurology. 2011 Feb 15; 76(7 Suppl 2):S44-9.
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  21. Sirven JI. Clinical Dilemma: Posttraumatic epilepsy. MD Peers & Perspectives. Available at: http://mdmag.hcplive.com/. 2011:8-10.
  22. Krishnan B, Nair G, Faith A, Roth A, Kondylis E, Williams K, Tapsell L, Sirven J, Iasemidis L. Strength and topography of synchronization of EEG dynamics during sleep in patientswith epilepsy. Proceedings of the IASTED International Symposia on Imaging and Signal Processing in Healthcare and Technology, ISPHT 2011. 2011; 83-9.
  23. Riordan KC, Wingerchuk DM, Wellik KE, Zimmerman RS, Sirven JI, Noe KH, Patel BM, Demaerschalk BM. Anticonvulsant drug therapy after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: a critically appraised topic. Neurologist. 2010 Nov; 16(6):397-9.
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  24. Drazkowski JF, Neiman ES, Sirven JI, McAbee GN, Noe KH. Frequency of physician counseling and attitudes toward driving motor vehicles in people with epilepsy: comparing a mandatory-reporting with a voluntary-reporting state. Epilepsy Behav. 2010 Sep; 19(1):52-4. Epub 2010 Aug 13.
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  25. Hoerth MT, Drazkowski JF, Sirven JI. Patient management problem. Continuum. 2010 Jun; 16(3):228-41.
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  26. Locke DE, Kirlin KA, Thomas ML, Osborne D, Hurst DF, Drazkowski JF, Sirven JI, Noe KH. The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2-Restructured Form in the epilepsy monitoring unit. Epilepsy Behav. 2010 Feb; 17(2):252-8. Epub 2010 Jan 12.
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  27. Neiman ES, Noe KH, Seyffert M, Drazkowski JF, Sirven JI, Tapsell L, Chokroverty S. Lifelong and new nocturnal events found to be right frontal lobe epilepsy secondary to a cortical dysplasia. Sleep Med. 2010 Jan; 11(1):102-4. Epub 2009 Sep 25
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  28. Sirven JI. Review of The educational kit on epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2009 Sep; 16(1):181.
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  29. *Neiman ES, Noe KH, Drazkowski JF, Sirven JI, Roarke MC. Utility of subtraction ictal SPECT when video-EEG fails to distinguish atypical psychogenic and epileptic seizures. Epilepsy Behav. 2009 Jun; 15(2):208-12 Epub 2009 Feb 27.
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  30. Shareef YS, McKinnon JH, Gauthier SM, Noe KH, Sirven JI, Drazkowski JF. Counseling for driving restrictions in epilepsy and other causes of temporary impairment of consciousness: how are we doing? Epilepsy Behav. 2009 Mar; 14(3):550-2. Epub 2009 Jan 20.
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  31. Hoerth MT, Wellik KE, Demaerschalk BM, Drazkowski JF, Noe KH, Sirven JI, Wingerchuk DM. Clinical predictors of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures: a critically appraised topic. Neurologist. 2008 Jul; 14(4):266-70.
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  32. Ramsay RE, Uthman B, Pryor FM, Rowan AJ, Bainbridge J, Spitz M, Sirven JI, Frederick TE. Topiramate in older patients with partial-onset seizures: a pilot double-blind, dose-comparison study. Epilepsia. 2008 Jul; 49(7):1180-5.
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  33. Vossler DG, Conry JA, Murphy JV, ZNS-502/505 PME Study Group. Zonisamide for the treatment of myoclonic seizures in progressive myoclonic epilepsy: an open-label study. Epileptic Disord. 2008 Mar; 10(1):31-4.
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  34. Sirven JI, Drazkowski JF, Noe KH. Seizures among public figures: lessons learned from the epilepsy of Pope Pius IX. Mayo Clin Proc. 2007 Dec; 82(12):1535-40.
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  35. Hoerth M, Drazkowski J, Sirven J, Hinni M, Smith B, Labiner D. Vocal cord paralysis after vagus nerve stimulator battery replacement successfully treated with medialization thyroplasty. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2007 Nov; 109(9):788-90. Epub 2007 Aug 13.
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  36. Sirven JI. Alternative therapies for seizures: promises and dangers. Semin Neurol. 2007 Sep; 27(4):325-30.
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  37. Lynam LM, Lyons MK, Drazkowski JF, Sirven JI, Noe KH, Zimmerman RS, Wilkens JA. Frequency of seizures in patients with newly diagnosed brain tumors: a retrospective review. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2007 Sep; 109(7):634-8. Epub 2007 Jun 29.
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  38. Lyons MK, Lynam LM, Sirven JI, Patel NP. Retrospective review of primary and metastatic brain tumors initially presenting with seizures: implications and management. J Neurosurgery. 2007 Apr; 106(4):758.
  39. Sirven JI, Fife TD, Wingerchuk DM, Drazkowski JF. Second-generation antiepileptic drugs' impact on balance: a meta-analysis. Mayo Clin Proc. 2007 Jan; 82(1):40-7.
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  40. Sirven JI. Diagnosing and treating epilepsy in older adults. Clinical Geriatrics. 2007; 15 (suppl 1):1-12.
  41. Sirven JI. Geriatric epilepsy: challenge of diagnosis. Clinical Geriatrics. 2007; 15(suppl 1):S1-S2.
  42. Sirven JI. Dangerous duo: antiepileptics plus herbals. Current Psychiatry. 2007; 6(7):116-117.
  43. Sirven JI, Sperling M, Wingerchuk DM. Early versus late antiepileptic drug withdrawal for people with epilepsy in remission. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2006 Apr 19;(2).
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  44. Sheth RD, Drazkowski JF, Sirven JI, Gidal BE, Hermann BP. Protracted ictal confusion in elderly patients. Arch Neurol. 2006 Apr; 63(4):529-32.
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  45. Caspermeyer JJ, Sylvester EJ, Drazkowski JF, Watson GL, Sirven JI. Evaluation of stigmatizing language and medical errors in neurology coverage by US newspapers. Mayo Clin Proc. 2006 Mar; 81(3):300-6.
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  46. Castillo P, Woodruff B, Caselli R, Vernino S, Lucchinetti C, Swanson J, Noseworthy J, Aksamit A, Carter J, Sirven J, Hunder G, Fatourechi V, Mokri B, Drubach D, Pittock S, Lennon V, Boeve B. Steroid-responsive encephalopathy associated with autoimmune thyroiditis. Arch Neurol. 2006 Feb; 63(2):197-202.
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  47. Sirven JI, Sperling M, Wingerchuk DM. Early versus late antiepileptic drug withdrawal for people with epilepsy in remission. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2006 Jan 25;(1):
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  48. Sirven JI, Sperling M, Wingerchuk DM. Early versus late antiepileptic drug withdrawal for people with epilepsy in remission. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2006; (3).
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  49. Sirven JI. Efficacy and adverse-events profiles: first- and second-generation antiepileptic drugs. Managed Care Consultant. 2005 Dec; 4(3):4-10.
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  50. Sirven JI, Ozuna J. Diagnosing epilepsy in older adults - What does it mean for the primary care physician? Geriatrics. 2005 Oct; 60(10):30-5.
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  51. Sirven JI, Lopez RA, Vazquez B, Van Haverbeke P. Que es la Epilepsia? Attitudes and knowledge of epilepsy by Spanish-speaking adults in the United States. Epilepsy Behav. 2005 Sep; 7(2):259-65.
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  52. Faybush E, Mulligan DC, Birch BD, Sirven JI, Balan V. Liver transplant in a patient with a ventriculoperitoneal shunt. Liver Transpl. 2005 Apr; 11(4):467-8.
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  53. Sirven JI, Sperling M, Wingerchuk DM. Early versus late antiepileptic drug withdrawal for people with epilepsy in remission. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2005; (1).
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  54. Fife TD, Sirven JI. Antiepileptic drugs and their impact on balance. Aging Health. 2005; 1(1):147-156.
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  55. Sirven JI, Sperling M, Wingerchuk DM. Early versus late antiepileptic drug withdrawal for people with epilepsy in remission. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2005; (2).
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  56. Cascino GD, Buchhalter JR, Sirven JI, So EL, Drazkowski JF, Zimmerman RS, Raffel C. Peri-ictal SPECT and surgical treatment for intractable epilepsy related to schizencephaly. Neurology. 2004 Dec 28; 63(12):2426-8.
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  57. Sirven JI, Wingerchuk DM, Drazkowski JF, Lyons MK, Zimmerman RS. Seizure prophylaxis in patients with brain tumors: a meta-analysis. Mayo Clin Proc. 2004 Dec; 79(12):1489-94.
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  58. Sirven JI, Sperling M, Wingerchuk DM. Early versus late antiepileptic drug withdrawal for people with epilepsy in remission. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2004; (3).
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  59. Sirven JI, Sperling M, Wingerchuk DM. Early versus late antiepileptic drug withdrawal for people with epilepsy in remission. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2004; (2).
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  60. Zimmerman R, Sirven J, Roarke M, Drazkowski J, Larson S, Dixit S, Tollefson C. SISCOM localization of a seizure focus within a heterotopia. Neurology June 22; 2004; 62(12):2328.
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  61. Sirven JI, Sperling M, Wingerchuk DM. Early versus late antiepileptic drug withdrawal for people with epilepsy in remission. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2004; (4).
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  62. Sharma P, Perri RE, Sirven JE, Zeldenrust SR, Brandhagen DJ, Rosen CB, Douglas DD, Mulligan DC, Rakela J, Wiesner RH, Balan V. Outcome of liver transplantation for familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy. Liver Transpl. 2003 Dec; 9(12):1273-80.
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  63. Sirven JI, Zimmerman RS. Questions for the consultant: Seizures and epilepsy. Semin Neurol. 2003 Sep; 23(3):285-94.
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  64. Sirven JI, Drazkowski JF, Zimmerman RS, Bortz JJ, Shulman DL, Macleish M. Complementary/alternative medicine for epilepsy in Arizona. Neurology. 2003 Aug 26; 61(4):576-7.
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  65. Sirven JI, Waterhouse E. Management of status epilepticus. Am Fam Physician. 2003 Aug 1; 68(3):469-76.
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  66. Drazkowski JF, Fisher RS, Sirven JI, Demaerschalk BM, Uber-Zak L, Hentz JG, Labiner D. Seizure-related motor vehicle crashes in Arizona before and after reducing the driving restriction from 12 to 3 months. Mayo Clin Proc. 2003 Jul; 78(7):819-25.
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  67. Sirven JI. The current treatment of epilepsy: a challenge of choices. Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep. 2003 Jul; 3(4):349-56.
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  68. Sirven JI, Zimmerman RS, Carter JL, Drazkowski JF, Larson JS. MRI changes in status epilepticus. Neurology. 2003 Jun 10; 60(11):1866.
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  69. Bjornstad B, Goodman SH, Sirven JI, Dodick DW. Paroxysmal sleep as a presenting symptom of bilateral paramedian thalamic infarctions. Mayo Clin Proc. 2003 Mar; 78(3):347-9.
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  70. Zimmerman RS, Sirven JI. An overview of surgery for chronic seizures. Mayo Clin Proc. 2003 Jan; 78(1):109-17.
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  71. Sirven JI. EEG I. What questions can this study answer about non-seizure related disorders? Adv Clin Neurosci. 2003; 13:137-43.
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  72. Sirven JI. EEG I. What questions can this study answer about seizures and epilepsy? Adv Clin Neurosci. 2003; 13:129-35.
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  73. Sirven JI. Antiepileptic drug therapy for adults: when to initiate and how to choose. Mayo Clin Proc. 2002 Dec; 77(12):1367-75.
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  74. Shulman DL, Cleary BB, Bortz JJ, Sirven JI, Drazkowski JF, Zimmerman RS. Neurocysticercosis: nursing perspectives. J Neurosci Nurs. 2002 Oct; 34(5):237-41.
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  75. Sirven JI. Demystifying seizures and epilepsy: introduction to the symposium on seizures. Mayo Clin Proc. 2002 Sep; 77(9):977-9.
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  76. Sirven JI. Classifying seizures and epilepsy: A synopsis. Semin Neurol. 2002 Sep; 22(3):237-46.
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  77. Drazkowski J, Sirven J, Blum D. Symptoms of B12 deficiency can occur in women of child bearing age supplemented with folate. Neurology. 2002 May 28; 58(10):1572-3.
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  78. Sirven JI, Sperling M, Wingerchuk DM. Early versus late antiepileptic drug withdrawal for people with epilepsy in remission. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2002; (1).
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  79. Sirven J, Claypool D, Sahs K, Wingerchuk D, Bortz J, Drazkowski J, Caselli R, Zanick D. Is there a neurologist on this flight? Neurology. 2002; 58:1739-44.
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  80. Roberts DL, Tatini U, Zimmerman RS, Bortz JJ, Sirven JI. Musical hallucinations associated with seizures originating from an intracranial aneurysm. Mayo Clin Proc. 2001 Apr; 76(4):423-6.
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  81. Sirven JI. Acute and chronic seizures in patients older than 60 years. Mayo Clin Proc. 2001 Feb; 76(2):175-83.
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  82. Sirven JI, Sperling M, Wingerchuk DM. Early versus late antiepileptic drug withdrawal for people with epilepsy in remission. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2001(3):CD001902.
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  83. Sirven JI, Sperling MR. Timing of antiepileptic drug withdrawal for epilepsy in remission. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2001; (2).
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  84. Sirven JI, Malamut BL, O'Connor MJ, Sperling MR. Temporal lobectomy outcome in older versus younger adults. Neurology. 2000 Jun 13; 54(11):2166-70.
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  85. Sirven JI, Sperling M, Naritoku D, Schachter S, Labar D, Holmes M, Wilensky A, Cibula J, Labiner DM, Bergen D, Ristanovic R, Harvey J, Dasheiff R, Morris GL, O'Donovan CA, Ojemann L, Scales D, Nadkarni M, Richards B, Sanchez JD. Vagus nerve stimulation therapy for epilepsy in older adults. Neurology. 2000 Mar 14; 54(5):1179-82.
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  86. Sirven JI. Management of epilepsy in older adults. Clinical Geriatrics. 2000 Jan; 8(1):93-102.
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  87. Sirven JI, Sperling MR. When can antiepileptic drugs be withdrawn in patients with epilepsy? Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2000; (2).
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  88. Sirven JI, Sperling MR. Timing of antiepileptic drug withdrawal for epilepsy in remission. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2000; (4).
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  89. Sirven JI, Sperling MR. When can antiepileptic drugs be withdrawn in patients with epilepsy? Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2000; (1).
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  90. Sirven J, Whedon B, Caplan D, Liporace J, Glosser D, O'Dwyer J, Sperling MR. The ketogenic diet for intractable epilepsy in adults: preliminary results. Epilepsia. 1999 Dec; 40(12):1721-6.
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  91. Sirven JI, Varrato J. Physical activity and epilepsy - what are the rules? Phys Sportsmed. 1999 Mar; 27(3):63-76.
  92. Sirven JI, Glosser DS. Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures: theoretic and clinical considerations. Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology, & Behavioral Neurology. 1998 Oct; 11(4):225-35.
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  93. Sirven JI. Epilepsy in older adults: causes, consequences and treatment. J Am Geriatr Soc. 1998 Oct; 46(10):1291-301.
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  94. Sirven JI, Malamut BL, Liporace JD, O'Connor MJ, Sperling MR. Outcome after temporal lobectomy in bilateral temporal lobe epilepsy. Ann Neurol. 1997 Dec; 42(6):873-8.
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  95. Sirven JI, Liporace JD. New antiepileptic drugs. Overcoming the limitations of traditional therapy. Postgrad Med. 1997 Jul; 102(1):147-50, 155, 159-60 passim.
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  96. Sirven JI, Liporace JD, French JA, O'Connor MJ, Sperling MR. Seizures in temporal lobe epilepsy: I. Reliability of scalp/sphenoidal ictal recording. Neurology. 1997 Apr; 48(4):1041-6.
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  97. Sirven JI, Sperling MR, French JA, O'Connor MJ. Significance of simple partial seizures in temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsia. 1996 May; 37(5):450-4.
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  98. Detre JA, Sirven JI, Alsop DC, O'Connor MJ, French JA. Localization of subclinical ictal activity by functional magnetic resonance imaging: correlation with invasive monitoring. Ann Neurol. 1995 Oct; 38(4):618-24.
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