Department of Neurology

Neurology Residency Program

Resident  Presentations:

Chaku S, Dandapat S. Pseudotumor Cerebri Presenting With Multiple Bulbar Palsies. Accepted for presentation at American Neurological Association (ANA) 2015; Chicago, IL.

Chaku S, Dandapat S, Moore B, Baima J, Siddiqui F Stroke as a Unique Complication of Giant Cell Arteritis. Accepted for presentation at American Neurological Association (ANA) 2015; Chicago, IL.

Dandapat S, Karroum E, Gilchrist J. An Unusual Case of Guillain-Barre’ Syndrome. Accepted for presentation at American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) 2015; Honolulu, Hawaii.

El Kouzi A, Siddiqui, F,Spicy Strokes:  Synthetic Cannabis and Strokes in Young. Poster presented at American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Conference 2015; Washington D.C.

Karroum E, Earley C, Allen R. Are periodic leg movements increased in the painful restless legs syndrome? 67th American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting; Washington, DC, USA; April 18-25, 2015. Abstract published in Neurology. 2015; 84 (14 Supplement), P7. 312.

Heeramun V, El Kouzi A, Karroum E. Delayed onset Psychosis due to Phentermine: An under-recognized serious side effect of weight loss pills. 26th Annual Meeting of the American  Neuropsychiatric Association (ANPA); Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA; March 25-28, 2015.

Siddiqui F, Dandapat S, Banerjee C, Zuurbier SM, Johnson M, Stam J, Coutinho J. Mechanical Thrombectomy in Cerebral venous thrombosis: A Systematic Review of 185 Cases. Poster presented at European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC) 2015; Glasgow, UK.

Dandapat S, Siddiqui F, Venous Sinus Stenting for Pseudotumor Cerebri: A Multicenter Experience with Various Stents and Deployment Techniques. Poster presented at American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Conference 2015; Washington D.C.

Pandav, V., Heeramun, V.  Poster presentation on Panic Attacks Masquerading as Guillain Barre Syndrome in an Adolescent with a history of Anxiety and Depression. American Psychiatric Association meeting, New York, New York.  May 3-7, 2014.

Dandapat, S., Bhargava, P. (2013). Familial Incidence of Transient Global Amnesia: Case Report and Review of Literature.. Poster presented at: American Neurological Association (ANA) Annual Meeting 2013; New Orleans, LA.

Dandapat, S., Kale, S. (2013). Persistent Trigeminal Artery – Gateway To The Posterior Circulation.. Poster presented at: International Congress of Interventional Neurology (ICIN) Annual Meeting 2013; Philadelphia, PA.

Karroum EG, Leu-Semenescu S, Arnulf I. Topographical characterization of the painful restless legs syndrome. 5th World Congress on Sleep Medicine / World Association of Sleep Medicine (WASM) and Spanish Sleep Society (SES); Valencia, Spain; September 28-October 2, 2013

Laxmi Dhakal, Pankaj Jalan, Vijay Pandav, Sushant Kale. Embolic stroke related to infective endocarditic and its outcome. 65th Annual Meeting, American Academy of Neurology San Diego, March 16–23, 2013.

Bhargava P, Scaife S, and Kale S. Comparison of Hospitalization Related to Multiple Sclerosis in Pre and Post Disease Modifying Therapy Eras (P03.203). presented at 65th Annual Meeting, American Academy of Neurology, February 14, 2013 80:P03.203, San Diego, CA.

Pandav V, Kale S. Ruptured basilar artery fenestration aneurysm and Un-ruptured PICA aneurysm treated with stent assisted coiling. 2nd International Congress of Interventional Neurology, Sept 7-8, 2012. Mineapolis, Minnesota.

Ayman I. Omar, Pankaj Jalan, Vijay Pandav, Simon Bekker. Extensive venous sinus thrombosis in a patient with sinonasal undifferentiated carcinoma with dural based metastasis. Society for Neuro-Oncology - 2012 Annual Meeting at Washington DC.

Bhargava, P, Ala, T. Does Dementia Associated with Vitamin B12 Deficiency Respond to Treatment.  64th Annual Meeting, American Academy of Neurology, April 21-28, 2012.  New Orleans, Louisiana.

Kaul S, Verhulst S, Elble R. Impaired pentagon drawing is a predictor of impending dementia in Parkinson's Disease patients. 63rd Annual Meeting, American Academy of Neurology, April 9-16, 2011. Honolulu Hawaii.

Siddiqui FM, Moore BE, Von der Hagen M, Winder T, AbdelSalam H, Huebner A, Moore SA.  Autosomal dominant core-rod myopathy with a unique phenotypic presentation and a potentially novel genotype. 63rd Annual Meeting,  American Academy of Neurology April 9-April 16, 2011, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Siddiqui FM, Qureshi AI.  Effect of Pre-morbid Use of Antiplatelet therapy on Hematoma Expansion, and Death among 5426 Patients with Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage.  63rd Annual Meeting, American Academy of Neurology, April 9-16, 2011, Hawaii.

Siddiqui FM, Agrawal BK, Patel V, Bekker S, Moore BE, Rao K, Robbins KT, Elble RJ. A Unique Case of Esthesioneuroblastoma with Leptomeningeal Spread. 135th Annual Meeting, American Neurological Association, September 12-15, 2010 San Francisco, CA

Singh A. Epilepsia partialis continua: pitfalls in diagnosis. Neurology Resident Scholar Program Annual Meeting, September 25, 2010 in Scottsdale, AZ

Fazeel Mukhtar Siddiqui, MD, Ameer E. Hassan, MD, Nauman Tariq, MD, Hussam Yacoub , MD, Gabriela  Vazquez, PhD, M. Fareed K Suri, MD, Robert A Taylor, MD, Adnan I Qureshi, MD. Endovascular Management of Symptomatic Extracranial Stenosis Associated with Secondary Tandem Stenosis. A Multicenter Review. . Integrated Neuroscience Poster Presentation (Presented  in the American Academy of Neurology 62ndAnnual Meeting, April 11-April 18, 2010, Toronto, Canada)

Fazeel Mukhtar Siddiqui, Brajesh Agrawal, Rodger J. Elble. A Unique Case of Hyperviscosity Syndrome in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Treated with Rituximab. Poster Presentation (Presented  in the American Academy of Neurology 62ndAnnual Meeting, April 11-April 18, 2010, Toronto, Canada)

Fazeel Mukhtar Siddiqui, Brajesh Agrawal, Dean Naritoku. ‘Generalized Convulsive Status Epilepticus secondary to Subarachnoid Pneumocephalus:  A Rare Complication of Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection’. Poster Presentation (Presented in the American Neurological Association 134th Annual Meeting, October 11-14, 2009, Baltimore, MD).

Fazeel Mukhtar Siddiqui, Brajesh Agrawal, Tom Ala. ‘Disseminated Pyomyositis: A Rare Cause of Weakness and Muscle Tenderness with Normal CK and Aldolase Levels’. Poster Presentation (Presented in the American Academy of Neurology 61st Annual Meeting, April 25-May 02, 2009, Seattle WA)

Brajesh Agrawal, Fazeel Mukhtar Siddiqui, Rodger J. Elble. ‘A Unique Case of Angiotropic  Lymphoma Mimicking Encephalomyeloradiculoneuritis’. Poster Presentation (Presented in the American Academy of Neurology 61st Annual Meeting, April 25-May 02, 2009, Seattle WA).

Brajesh K. Agrawal, Jane K. Taylor, Hossam H. AbdelSalam, Zeng Y. Wang,  Gurpreet S. Mandar, Michael R. Pranzatelli, Southern Illinois University, Springfield, IL. "Severe Central and Peripheral Neuro−Lupus: Role of CSF B Cells and Chemokines"presented in American Academy of Neurology, April 2010


Resident  Publications:

Karroum EG, Arnulf I. Characterization of the painful restless legs syndrome. Sleep Med. 2015; (accepted, in Press).

Dandapat S, Bhargava P, Ala T. Letter to Editor: Transient Global Amnesia.  Mayo Clinic Proceedings 90 (2015), pp. 696-697.

Siddiqui F, Dandapat S, Banerjee C, Zuurbier SM, Johnson M, Stam J, Coutinho J. Mechanical Thrombectomy in Cerebral venous thrombosis: A Systematic Review of 185 Cases. Stroke. 2015 May;46(5):1263-8.

Dandapat S, Gilchrist J. Neuromuscular Mimics of Entrapment Neuropathies of the Upper Extremity. Hand. Accepted for Publication 2014.

El Bitar N, Pollin B, Karroum E, Pincedé I, Mouraux A, Le Bars D. Thermoregulatory vasomotor tone of the rat tail and paws in thermoneutral conditions and its impact on a behavioral model of acute pain. J Neurophysiol. 2014 Jul; Publication Status: Accepted.

Karroum EG, Golmard JL, Leu-Semenescu S, Arnulf I. Painful Restless Legs Syndrome: a Severe, Burning Form of the Disease. Clin J Pain. 2014 Jun; Publication Status: Accepted.

Toth LA, Bhargava P. (2013). Infectious diseases and Sleep. In Kushida C, Encyclopedia of sleep (1st Edition). Elsevier.

Toth L.A, Bhargava P. Animal Models of Sleep Disorders. Comparative Medicine, 2013 Apr;63(2):91-104.

Jalan, P, Dhakal, L, Pandav, V, Omar, Al: Status migrainosus as a potential stressor leading to takotsubo cardiomyopathy.  Cephalalgia 2012; 32(15) 1140-1143.

Karroum EG, Leu-Semenescu S, Arnulf I. Topography of the sensations in primary restless legs syndrome. J Neurol Sci. 2012; 320(1-2):26-31.

Karroum EG, Golmard JL, Leu-Semenescu S, Arnulf I. Sensations in restless legs syndrome. Sleep Med. 2012; 13(4):402-8.

Siddiqui FM, Bekker SV, Qureshi AI: Neuroimaging of hemorrhage and vascular defects. Neurotherapeutics 2011; 8(1), 28-38.

Siddiqui FM, Hassan AE, Tariq N, Yacoub H, Vazquez G, Suri K, Taylor RA, Qureshi AI: Endovascular management of symptomatic extracranial stenosis associated with secondary intracranial tandem stenosis. A Multicenter review American Society of Neuroimaging 2011

Siddiqui F, Qureshi A. Dabigatran etexilate, a new oral direct thrombin inhibitor, for stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation. Exper Opin. Pharmacother 2010; 11:1-8.

Agrawal BK, Siddiqui FM, Elble RE [PO1.088]. A unique case of angiotropic lymphoma mimicking encephalomyeloradiuloneuritis. Neurology 2009;72:A30

Siddiqui FM, Agrawal BK, Ala TA, [PO3.161] disseminated pyomyositis: A rare cause of weakness and muscle tenderness with normal CK and adolase levels. Neurology 2009;72:A161

Kaul S, Elble RE, Impaired pentagon drawing in an early indication of impending dementia in Parkinson disease.  Movement Disorders 2008;23:S250

Hord ED M. Evans MS, Mueed SJ,  Adamolekun B, Naritoku DK: The Effect of Vagus Nerve Stimulation on Migraines.  Journal of Pain 2003; 4(9): 530-534.

Sinha S, Naritoku DK : Intravenous valproate is well tolerated in unstable patients with status epilepticus. Neurology 2000;55:722-724.

Naritoku DK , Sinha S. Prolongation of midazolam half-life after sustained infusion for status epilepticus. Neurology 2000; 54:1366-1368.

Naritoku DK, Sinha S: Status epilepticus in patient with 'do not resuscitate' (DNR) orders. Clinical Lessons in Epilepsy 1999; 2(2):4-5.

Qureshi F, Morales A, Elble RJ: Tremor due to infarction in the ventrolateral thalamus.Movement Disorders 1996; 11(4):440-444.

Patel J, Naritoku DK: Gabapentin for the treatment of hemifacial spasm. Clinical Neuropharm 1996;19(2):185-188.

Brilliant M, Hughes L, Anderson D, Ghobrial M, Elble, RJ: Rarefied white matter in patients with Alzheimer disease. Alzheimer disease & Associated Disorders 1995;9(1):39-46.

Bashir K, Manyam BV: Clozapine for the control of hemiballismus. Clinical Neuropharm 1994;17(5):477-480.

Woofter MJA, Manyam BV: Safety of long-term levodopa therapy in malignant melanoma. Clinical Neuropharm 1994;17(4)315-319.

Martinez N, Gelber DA, Todd SM: Nocturnal paroxysmal dystonia: evidence for an epileptic etiology. Neurology abstr. 1992;42(suppl 3)154.

Faingold CL, Riaz A: 1992. Neuronal networks in convulsant drug-induced seizures. In: Faingold CL, Fromm GH (eds) Drugs for control of epilepsy, GH Boca Raton: CRC Press,pp 213-251.