NEUROLOGY

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Does natalizumab therapy worsen neuromyelitis optica?
Jacob A, Hutchinson M, Elsone L, Kelly S, Ali R, Saukans I, Tubridy N, Boggild M.
Neurology. 2012 Aug 22. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 22914835 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Response to comment on the article by Allen et al. 'A pilot study of the immunological effects of high-dose vitamin D in healthy volunteers'
Fletcher J, Hutchinson M, Tubridy N.
Mult Scler. 2012 Aug 20. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
PMID: 22907945 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Placebo-controlled phase 3 study of oral BG-12 or glatiramer in multiple sclerosis.
Fox RJ, Miller DH, Phillips JT, Hutchinson M, Havrdova E, Kita M, Yang M, Raghupathi K, Novas M, Sweetser MT, Viglietta V, Dawson KT; CONFIRM Study Investigators.
N Engl J Med. 2012 Sep 20;367(12):1087-97.
PMID:22992072 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

A proposed modification to the McDonald 2010 criteria for the diagnosis of primary progressive multiple sclerosis. Kelly S, Kinsella K, Duggan M,
Tubridy N, McGuigan C, Hutchinson M. Mult Scler. 2012 Nov 6. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23132903 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

A Web-Based Electronic Neurology Referral System: A Solution for an Overburdened Healthcare System?
L.Williams, S. O’Riordan, C. McGuigan, M. Hutchinson, N. Tubridy, Neurology Department, St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4

Only low frequency event-related EEG activity is compromised in multiple sclerosis: insights from an independent component clustering analysis.
Kiiski H, Reilly RB, Lonergan R, Kelly S, O'Brien MC, Kinsella K, Bramham J, Burke T, O Donnchadha S, Nolan H, Hutchinson M, Tubridy N, Whelan R.
PLoS One. 2012;7(9):e45536. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0045536. Epub 2012 Sep 21.
PMID:23029079[PubMed - in process] Free PMC Article

A pilot study of the immunological effects of high-dose vitamin D in healthy volunteers.
Allen AC, Kelly S, Basdeo SA, Kinsella K, Mulready KJ, Mills KH, Tubridy N, Walsh C, Brady JJ, Hutchinson M, Fletcher JM. Mult Scler. 2012 Mar 28.
[Epub ahead of print] PMID:22457344[PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

A case of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy in a patient with sarcoidosis.
Pallin M, O'sullivan C, Dodd JD, McCreery K, Brett F, Farrell M, O'brien D, Hall WW, Tubridy NJ, Keane MP.Source St Vincent's University Hospital,
Elm Park, Dublin 4, Ireland. pallinm@gmail.com. PMID:21893584 [PubMed - in process]

Using atypical symptoms and red flags to identify non-demyelinating disease.
Kelly SB, Chaila E, Kinsella K, Duggan M, Walsh C, Tubridy N, Hutchinson M.
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2012 Jan;83(1):44-8. Epub 2011 Aug 17.
PMID:21849338[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Drug induced aseptic meningitis caused by intravenous immunoglobulin therapy.
Mullane D, Williams L, Merwick A, Tobin WO, McGuigan C.
Ir Med J. 2012 Jun;105(6):182-3.PMID:22973657[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Bilateral ocular perineuritis as the presenting feature of acute syphilis infection.
O'Connell K, Marnane M, McGuigan C.J Neurol. 2012 Jan;259(1):191-2. Epub 2011 Jul 6.
No abstract available.PMID:21732063[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Treat patients with radiologically isolated syndrome when the MRI brain scan shows dissemination in time: Commentary.Hutchinson M.
Mult Scler. 2012 Nov;18(11):1533. doi: 10.1177/1352458512462269. No abstract available. PMID:23100525[PubMed - in process]

Temporal discrimination thresholds in adult-onset primary torsion dystonia: an analysis by task type and by dystonia phenotype.Bradley D,
Whelan R, Kimmich O, O'Riordan S, Mulrooney N, Brady P, Walsh R, Reilly RB, Hutchinson S, Molloy F, Hutchinson M.
J Neurol. 2012 Jan;259(1):77-82. Epub 2011 Jun 8.PMID:21656045 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Spontaneous intracranial hypotension: case reports and literature review.
O'Brien M, O'Keeffe D, Hutchinson M, Tubridy N.Ir J Med Sci. 2012 Jun;181(2):171-7. doi: 10.1007/s11845-011-0766-5.
Epub 2011 Oct 5. Review.PMID:21971699 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

A case of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy in a patient with sarcoidosis.
Pallin M, O'sullivan C, Dodd JD, McCreery K, Brett F, Farrell M, O'brien D, Hall WW, Tubridy NJ, Keane MP.QJM. 2012
Oct;105(10):1011-6. Epub 2011 Sep 5. No abstract available. PMID:21893584 [PubMed - in process]

Using atypical symptoms and red flags to identify non-demyelinating disease.
Kelly SB, Chaila E, Kinsella K, Duggan M, Walsh C, Tubridy N, Hutchinson M.
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2012 Jan;83(1):44-8. Epub 2011 Aug 17.
PMID: 21849338 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Response to comment on the article by Allen et al. 'A pilot study of the immunological effects of high-dose vitamin D in healthy volunteers'
Fletcher J, Hutchinson M, Tubridy N. Mult Scler. 2012 Aug 20. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
PMID: 22907945 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

The neurologist’s dilemma: MS is a grey matter disease that standard clinical and MRI measures cannot assess adequately. Hutchinson M.
Mult Scler 2012 May: 18(5): 561-2. PMID 22547413

We are about to cure MS in the next 10 years, even though we do not know its cause. Hutchinson M. Mult Scler 2012 Jun;18(6):786-7