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Michael Privitera, MD

Professor and Division Director for Epilepsy

Education/Credentials
  • Medical Degree: SUNY Upstate Medical University
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Research/Clinical Interests

Neurology, Epilepsy

Board Certifications & Licenses
  • Diplomate American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 04-30-1987, certificate valid indefinitely
  • Dec/1985 American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Epilepsy Board Certification 2016
Contact Information
  • Stetson Building
  • Suite 2300
  • 260 Stetson Street
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0525
  • Office 513-558-2968
  • Fax 513-558-4887
  • Email michael.privitera@uc.edu

Peer Reviewed Publications

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Alsherbini, Khalid A; Plancher, Joao Mc-O?Neil; Ficker, David M; Foreman, Brandon P; Adeoye, Opeolu M; Ying, Jun; Privitera, Michael D 2017. Stimulus-Induced Rhythmic, Periodic, or Ictal Discharges in Coma-Incidence and Interrater Reliability of Continuous EEG After a Standard Stimulation Protocol: A Prospective Study. Journal of clinical neurophysiology : official publication of the American Electroencephalographic Society, 34 4, 375-380

Berg, Michel; Welty, Timothy E; Gidal, Barry E; Diaz, Francisco J; Krebill, Ron; Szaflarski, Jerzy P; Dworetzky, Barbara A; Pollard, John R; Elder, Edmund J; Jiang, Wenlei; Jiang, Xiaohui; Switzer, Regina D; Privitera, Michael D 2017. Bioequivalence Between Generic and Branded Lamotrigine in People With Epilepsy: The EQUIGEN Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA neurology, 74 8, 919-926

McKee, Heather R; Privitera, Michael D 2017. Stress as a seizure precipitant: Identification, associated factors, and treatment options. Seizure, 44 , 21-26

Privitera, Michael D; Welty, Timothy E; Gidal, Barry E; Diaz, Francisco J; Krebill, Ron; Szaflarski, Jerzy P; Dworetzky, Barbara A; Pollard, John R; Elder, Edmund J; Jiang, Wenlei; Jiang, Xiaohui; Berg, Michel 2016. Generic-to-generic lamotrigine switches in people with epilepsy: the randomised controlled EQUIGEN trial. The Lancet. Neurology, 15 4, 365-72

Wulsin, Aynara C; Solomon, Matia B; Privitera, Michael D; Danzer, Steve C; Herman, James P 2016. Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical axis dysfunction in epilepsy. Physiology & behavior, 166 , 22-31

Kay, Benjamin P; Holland, Scott K; Privitera, Michael D; Szaflarski, Jerzy P 2014. Differences in paracingulate connectivity associated with epileptiform discharges and uncontrolled seizures in genetic generalized epilepsy. Epilepsia, 55 2, 256-63

French, Jacqueline A; White, H Steve; Klitgaard, Henrik; Holmes, Gregory L; Privitera, Michael D; Cole, Andrew J; Quay, Ellinor; Wiebe, Samuel; Schmidt, Dieter; Porter, Roger J; Arzimanoglou, Alexis; Trinka, Eugen; Perucca, Emilio 2013. Development of new treatment approaches for epilepsy: unmet needs and opportunities. Epilepsia, 54 Suppl 4 , 3-12

Kaplan, Marcia J; Dwivedi, Alok K; Privitera, Michael D; Isaacs, Kelly; Hughes, Cynthia; Bowman, Michelle 2013. Comparisons of childhood trauma, alexithymia, and defensive styles in patients with psychogenic non-epileptic seizures vs. epilepsy: Implications for the etiology of conversion disorder. Journal of psychosomatic research, 75 2, 142-6

Kay, Benjamin P; DiFrancesco, Mark W; Privitera, Michael D; Gotman, Jean; Holland, Scott K; Szaflarski, Jerzy P 2013. Reduced default mode network connectivity in treatment-resistant idiopathic generalized epilepsy. Epilepsia, 54 3, 461-70

Knight, William A; Hart, Kimberly W; Adeoye, Opeolu M; Bonomo, Jordan B; Keegan, Shaun P; Ficker, David M; Szaflarski, Jerzy P; Privitera, Michael D; Lindsell, Christopher J 2013. The incidence of seizures in patients undergoing therapeutic hypothermia after resuscitation from cardiac arrest. Epilepsy research, 106 3, 396-402

Szaflarski, Jerzy P; Kay, Benjamin; Gotman, Jean; Privitera, Michael D; Holland, Scott K 2013. The relationship between the localization of the generalized spike and wave discharge generators and the response to valproate. Epilepsia, 54 3, 471-80

Wilcox, Karen S; Dixon-Salazar, Tracy; Sills, Graeme J; Ben-Menachem, Elinor; White, H Steve; Porter, Roger J; Dichter, Marc A; Moshé, Solomon L; Noebels, Jeffrey L; Privitera, Michael D; Rogawski, Michael A 2013. Issues related to development of new antiseizure treatments. Epilepsia, 54 Suppl 4 , 24-34

Polak, Emily L; Privitera, Michael D; Lipton, Richard B; Haut, Sheryl R 2012. Behavioral intervention as an add-on therapy in epilepsy: designing a clinical trial. Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 25 4, 505-10

Kim, Kwang Ki; Karunanayaka, Prasanna; Privitera, Michael D; Holland, Scott K; Szaflarski, Jerzy P 2011. Semantic association investigated with functional MRI and independent component analysis. Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 20 4, 613-22

Kim, Kwang Ki; Privitera, Michael D; Szaflarski, Jerzy P 2011. Lessons learned from a comparison of language localisation using fMRI and electrocortical mapping: case studies of neocortical epilepsy patients. Epileptic disorders : international epilepsy journal with videotape, 13 4, 368-74

Black, Leah Chapman; Schefft, Bruce K; Howe, Steven R; Szaflarski, Jerzy P; Yeh, Hwa-shain; Privitera, Michael D 2010. The effect of seizures on working memory and executive functioning performance. Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 17 3, 412-9

Donnelly, Kiely M; Schefft, Bruce K; Howe, Steven R; Szaflarski, Jerzy P; Yeh, Hwa-shain; Privitera, Michael D 2010. Moderating effect of optimism on emotional distress and seizure control in adults with temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 18 4, 374-80

Ramirez, Maya J; Schefft, Bruce K; Howe, Steven R; Hovanitz, Christine; Yeh, Hwa-shain; Privitera, Michael D 2010. The effects of perceived emotional distress on language performance in intractable epilepsy. Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 18 1-2, 64-73

Szaflarski, Jerzy P; DiFrancesco, Mark; Hirschauer, Thomas; Banks, Christi; Privitera, Michael D; Gotman, Jean; Holland, Scott K 2010. Cortical and subcortical contributions to absence seizure onset examined with EEG/fMRI. Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 18 4, 404-13

Szaflarski, Jerzy P; Lindsell, Christopher J; Zakaria, Tarek; Banks, Christi; Privitera, Michael D 2010. Seizure control in patients with idiopathic generalized epilepsies: EEG determinants of medication response. Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 17 4, 525-30

Buelow,J. M., Privitera,M., Levisohn,P., Barkley,G. L. 2009. A description of current practice in epilepsy monitoring units Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 15 3, 308

Incorpora,G., Pavone,P., Cocuzza,M., Privitera,M., Pavone,L., Ruggieri,M. 2009. Neonatal onset of bath-induced alternating hemiplegia of childhood European journal of paediatric neurology : EJPN : official journal of the European Paediatric Neurology Society, ,

McNally, Kelly A; Schefft, Bruce K; Szaflarski, Jerzy P; Howe, Steven R; Yeh, Hwa-Shain; Privitera, Michael D 2009. Application of signal detection theory to verbal memory testing to distinguish patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures from patients with epileptic seizures. Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 14 4, 597-603

McNally,K. A., Schefft,B. K., Szaflarski,J. P., Howe,S. R., Yeh,H. S., Privitera,M. D. 2009. Application of signal detection theory to verbal memory testing to distinguish patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures from patients with epileptic seizures Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 14 4, 597

Meador,K. J., Baker,G. A., Browning,N., Clayton-Smith,J., Combs-Cantrell,D. T., Cohen,M., Kalayjian,L. A., Kanner,A., Liporace,J. D., Pennell,P. B., Privitera,M., Loring,D. W., NEAD Study Group 2009. Cognitive function at 3 years of age after fetal exposure to antiepileptic drugs The New England journal of medicine, 360 16, 1597

Potter, Jennifer Loyden; Schefft, Bruce K; Beebe, Dean W; Howe, Steven R; Yeh, Hwa-Shain; Privitera, Michael D 2009. Presurgical neuropsychological testing predicts cognitive and seizure outcomes after anterior temporal lobectomy. Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 16 2, 246-53

Potter,J. L., Schefft,B. K., Beebe,D. W., Howe,S. R., Yeh,H. S., Privitera,M. D. 2009. Presurgical neuropsychological testing predicts cognitive and seizure outcomes after anterior temporal lobectomy Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 16 2, 246

Fargo, Jamison D; Schefft, Bruce K; Szaflarski, Jerzy P; Howe, Steven R; Yeh, Hwa-Shain; Privitera, Michael D 2008. Accuracy of clinical neuropsychological versus statistical prediction in the classification of seizure types. The Clinical neuropsychologist, 22 2, 181-94

Fargo,J. D., Schefft,B. K., Szaflarski,J. P., Howe,S. R., Yeh,H. S., Privitera,M. D. 2008. Accuracy of clinical neuropsychological versus statistical prediction in the classification of seizure types The Clinical neuropsychologist, 22 2, 181

Griffith, Nathan M; Smith, Kristen M; Schefft, Bruce K; Szaflarski, Jerzy P; Privitera, Michael D 2008. Optimism, pessimism, and neuropsychological performance across semiology-based subtypes of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures. Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 13 3, 478-84

Griffith,N. M., Smith,K. M., Schefft,B. K., Szaflarski,J. P., Privitera,M. D. 2008. Optimism, pessimism, and neuropsychological performance across semiology-based subtypes of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 13 3, 478

Incorpora,G., Pavone,P., Ruggieri,M., Cocuzza,M., Mazzone,L., Parano,E., Privitera,M. 2008. Neonatal onset of hot water reflex seizures in monozygotic twins subsequently manifesting episodes of alternating hemiplegia Epilepsy research, 78 2-3, 225

Privitera,M. D. 2008. Generic antiepileptic drugs: current controversies and future directions Epilepsy currents / American Epilepsy Society, 8 5, 113

Ramirez, Maya J; Schefft, Bruce K; Howe, Steven R; Hwa-Shain, Yeh; Privitera, Michael D 2008. Interictal and postictal language testing accurately lateralizes language dominant temporal lobe complex partial seizures. Epilepsia, 49 1, 22-32

Ramirez,M. J., Schefft,B. K., Howe,S. R., Hwa-Shain,Y., Privitera,M. D. 2008. Interictal and postictal language testing accurately lateralizes language dominant temporal lobe complex partial seizures Epilepsia, 49 1, 22

Schefft, Bruce K; Dulay, Mario F; Fargo, Jamison D; Szaflarski, Jerzy P; Yeh, Hwa-shain; Privitera, Michael D 2008. The use of self-generation procedures facilitates verbal memory in individuals with seizure disorders. Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 13 1, 162-8

Schefft,B. K., Dulay,M. F., Fargo,J. D., Szaflarski,J. P., Yeh,H. S., Privitera,M. D. 2008. The use of self-generation procedures facilitates verbal memory in individuals with seizure disorders Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 13 1, 162

Szaflarski, Jerzy P; Holland, Scott K; Jacola, Lisa M; Lindsell, Christopher; Privitera, Michael D; Szaflarski, Magdalena 2008. Comprehensive presurgical functional MRI language evaluation in adult patients with epilepsy. Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 12 1, 74-83

Szaflarski,J. P., Holland,S. K., Jacola,L. M., Lindsell,C., Privitera,M. D., Szaflarski,M. 2008. Comprehensive presurgical functional MRI language evaluation in adult patients with epilepsy Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 12 1, 74

Vannest, Jennifer; Szaflarski, Jerzy P; Privitera, Michael D; Schefft, Bruce K; Holland, Scott K 2008. Medial temporal fMRI activation reflects memory lateralization and memory performance in patients with epilepsy. Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 12 3, 410-8

Vannest,J., Szaflarski,J. P., Privitera,M. D., Schefft,B. K., Holland,S. K. 2008. Medial temporal fMRI activation reflects memory lateralization and memory performance in patients with epilepsy Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 12 3, 410

Fargo, Jamison D; Schefft, Bruce K; Kent, Glenn P; Szaflarski, Jerzy P; Privitera, Michael D; Yeh, Hwa-Shain 2007. The prevalence of seizure types among individuals referred for phase I neuropsychological assessment: demographic and neuropsychological characteristics. The Clinical neuropsychologist, 21 3, 442-55

Fargo,J. D., Schefft,B. K., Kent,G. P., Szaflarski,J. P., Privitera,M. D., Yeh,H. S. 2007. The prevalence of seizure types among individuals referred for phase I neuropsychological assessment: demographic and neuropsychological characteristics The Clinical neuropsychologist, 21 3, 442

Griffith, Nathan M; Szaflarski, Jerzy P; Schefft, Bruce K; Isaradisaikul, David; Meckler, Jason M; McNally, Kelly A; Privitera, Michael D 2007. Relationship between semiology of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures and Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory profile. Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 11 1, 105-11

Griffith,N. M., Szaflarski,J. P., Schefft,B. K., Isaradisaikul,D., Meckler,J. M., McNally,K. A., Privitera,M. D. 2007. Relationship between semiology of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures and Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory profile Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 11 1, 105

Szaflarski, Jerzy P; Meckler, Jason M; Szaflarski, Magdalena; Shutter, Lori A; Privitera, Michael D; Yates, Stephen L 2007. Levetiracetam use in critically ill patients. Neurocritical care, 7 2, 140-7

Szaflarski,J. P., Meckler,J. M., Szaflarski,M., Shutter,L. A., Privitera,M. D., Yates,S. L. 2007. Levetiracetam use in critically ill patients Neurocritical care, 7 2, 140

Testa, S Marc; Schefft, Bruce K; Szaflarski, Jerzy P; Yeh, Hwa-Shain; Privitera, Michael D 2007. Mood, personality, and health-related quality of life in epileptic and psychogenic seizure disorders. Epilepsia, 48 5, 973-82

Testa,S. M., Schefft,B. K., Szaflarski,J. P., Yeh,H. S., Privitera,M. D. 2007. Mood, personality, and health-related quality of life in epileptic and psychogenic seizure disorders Epilepsia, 48 5, 973

Chadwick,D., Privitera,M. 2006. How skeptical should we be about industry-sponsored studies? Neurology, 67 3, 378

Kent, Glenn P; Schefft, Bruce K; Howe, Steven R; Szaflarski, Jerzy P; Yeh, Hwa-Shain; Privitera, Michael D 2006. The effects of duration of intractable epilepsy on memory function. Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 9 3, 469-77

Kent,G. P., Schefft,B. K., Howe,S. R., Szaflarski,J. P., Yeh,H. S., Privitera,M. D. 2006. The effects of duration of intractable epilepsy on memory function Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 9 3, 469

Privitera,M. 2006. Large clinical trials in epilepsy: funding by the NIH versus pharmaceutical industry Epilepsy research, 68 1, 52

Szaflarski, Magdalena; Meckler, Jason M; Privitera, Michael D; Szaflarski, Jerzy P 2006. Quality of life in medication-resistant epilepsy: the effects of patient's age, age at seizure onset, and disease duration. Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 8 3, 547-51

Szaflarski, Magdalena; Szaflarski, Jerzy P; Privitera, Michael D; Ficker, David M; Horner, Ronnie D 2006. Racial/ethnic disparities in the treatment of epilepsy: what do we know? What do we need to know? Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 9 2, 243-64

Szaflarski,M., Meckler,J. M., Privitera,M. D., Szaflarski,J. P. 2006. Quality of life in medication-resistant epilepsy: the effects of patient';s age, age at seizure onset, and disease duration Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 8 3, 547

Szaflarski,M., Szaflarski,J. P., Privitera,M. D., Ficker,D. M., Horner,R. D. 2006. Racial/ethnic disparities in the treatment of epilepsy: what do we know? What do we need to know? Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 9 2, 243

Welty, Timothy E; Faught, Edward; Privitera, Michael D 2006. Step therapy is not appropriate for antiepileptic drugs. Journal of managed care pharmacy : JMCP, 12 3, 269-70; author reply

Welty,T. E., Faught,E., Privitera,M. D. 2006. Step therapy is not appropriate for antiepileptic drugs Journal of managed care pharmacy : JMCP, 12 3, 269

Arroyo, S; Dodson, W E; Privitera, M D; Glauser, T A; Naritoku, D K; Dlugos, D J; Wang, S; Schwabe, S K; Twyman, R E 2005. Randomized dose-controlled study of topiramate as first-line therapy in epilepsy. Acta neurologica Scandinavica, 112 4, 214-22

Arroyo,S., Dodson,W. E., Privitera,M. D., Glauser,T. A., Naritoku,D. K., Dlugos,D. J., Wang,S., Schwabe,S. K., Twyman,R. E., EPMN-106/INT-28 Investigators 2005. Randomized dose-controlled study of topiramate as first-line therapy in epilepsy Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, 112 4, 214

Fargo, Jamison D; Schefft, Bruce K; Dulay, Mario F; Privitera, Michael D; Yeh, Hwa-Shain 2005. Confrontation naming in individuals with temporal lobe epilepsy: a quantitative analysis of paraphasic error subtypes. Neuropsychology, 19 5, 603-11

Fargo,J. D., Schefft,B. K., Dulay,M. F., Privitera,M. D., Yeh,H. S. 2005. Confrontation naming in individuals with temporal lobe epilepsy: a quantitative analysis of paraphasic error subtypes Neuropsychology, 19 5, 603

Ficker,D. M., Privitera,M., Krauss,G., Kanner,A., Moore,J. L., Glauser,T. 2005. Improved tolerability and efficacy in epilepsy patients with extended-release carbamazepine Neurology, 65 4, 593

Goldberg-Stern,H., Gadoth,N., Ficker,D., Privitera,M. 2005. The effect of age and structural lesions on postictal language impairment Seizure : the journal of the British Epilepsy Association, 14 1, 62

Griffith, Nathan M; Szaflarski, Jerzy P; Szaflarski, Magdalena; Kent, Glenn P; Schefft, Bruce K; Howe, Steven R; Privitera, Michael D 2005. Measuring depressive symptoms among treatment-resistant seizure disorder patients: POMS Depression scale as an alternative to the BDI-II. Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 7 2, 266-72

Griffith,N. M., Szaflarski,J. P., Szaflarski,M., Kent,G. P., Schefft,B. K., Howe,S. R., Privitera,M. D. 2005. Measuring depressive symptoms among treatment-resistant seizure disorder patients: POMS Depression scale as an alternative to the BDI-II Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 7 2, 266

Cavitt,J., Privitera,M. 2004. Levetiracetam induces a rapid and sustained reduction of generalized spike-wave and clinical absence Archives of Neurology, 61 10, 1604

Dulay, Mario F; Schefft, Bruce K; Fargo, Jamison D; Privitera, Michael D; Yeh, Hwa-Shain 2004. Severity of depressive symptoms, hippocampal sclerosis, auditory memory, and side of seizure focus in temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 5 4, 522-31

Dulay,M. F., Schefft,B. K., Fargo,J. D., Privitera,M. D., Yeh,H. S. 2004. Severity of depressive symptoms, hippocampal sclerosis, auditory memory, and side of seizure focus in temporal lobe epilepsy Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 5 4, 522

Fargo, Jamison D; Schefft, Bruce K; Szaflarski, Jerzy P; Dulay, Mario F; Testa, S Marc; Privitera, Michael D; Yeh, Hwa-Shain 2004. Accuracy of self-reported neuropsychological functioning in individuals with epileptic or psychogenic nonepileptic seizures. Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 5 2, 143-50

Fargo,J. D., Schefft,B. K., Szaflarski,J. P., Dulay,M. F., Testa,S. M., Privitera,M. D., Yeh,H. S. 2004. Accuracy of self-reported neuropsychological functioning in individuals with epileptic or psychogenic nonepileptic seizures Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 5 2, 143

Goldberg-Stern,H., Gadoth,N., Cahill,W., Privitera,M. 2004. Language dysfunction after frontal lobe partial seizures Neurology, 62 9, 1637

Privitera, Michael D; Welty, Timothy 2004. Severe intoxication after phenytoin infusion: a preventable pharmacogenetic adverse reaction. Neurology, 62 1, 161; author reply 16

Privitera,M. D., Welty,T. 2004. Severe intoxication after phenytoin infusion: a preventable pharmacogenetic adverse reaction Neurology, 62 1, 161; author reply 161

Privitera,M., Ficker,D. M. 2004. Assessment of adverse events and quality of life in epilepsy: design of a new community-based trial Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 5 6, 841

Szaflarski, Jerzy P; Holland, Scott K; Schmithorst, Vincent J; Dunn, R Scott; Privitera, Michael D 2004. High-resolution functional MRI at 3T in healthy and epilepsy subjects: hippocampal activation with picture encoding task. Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 5 2, 244-52

Szaflarski,J. P., Holland,S. K., Schmithorst,V. J., Dunn,R. S., Privitera,M. D. 2004. High-resolution functional MRI at 3T in healthy and epilepsy subjects: hippocampal activation with picture encoding task Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 5 2, 244

Tang, Y; Glauser, T A; Gilbert, D L; Hershey, A D; Privitera, M D; Ficker, D M; Szaflarski, J P; Sharp, F R 2004. Valproic acid blood genomic expression patterns in children with epilepsy - a pilot study. Acta neurologica Scandinavica, 109 3, 159-68

Tang,Y., Glauser,T. A., Gilbert,D. L., Hershey,A. D., Privitera,M. D., Ficker,D. M., Szaflarski,J. P., Sharp,F. R. 2004. Valproic acid blood genomic expression patterns in children with epilepsy - a pilot study Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, 109 3, 159

Tang,Y., Lu,A., Ran,R., Aronow,B. J., Schorry,E. K., Hopkin,R. J., Gilbert,D. L., Glauser,T. A., Hershey,A. D., Richtand,N. W., Privitera,M., Dalvi,A., Sahay,A., Szaflarski,J. P., Ficker,D. M., Ratner,N., Sharp,F. R. 2004. Human blood genomics: distinct profiles for gender, age and neurofibromatosis type 1 Brain research.Molecular brain research, 132 2, 155

Abou-Khalil, B; Hemdal, Paula; Privitera, M D 2003. An open-label study of levetiracetam at individualised doses between 1000 and 3000 mg day(-1) in adult patients with refractory epilepsy. Seizure : the journal of the British Epilepsy Association, 12 3, 141-9

Abou-Khalil,B., Hemdal,P., Privitera,M. D. 2003. An open-label study of levetiracetam at individualised doses between 1000 and 3000 mg day(-1) in adult patients with refractory epilepsy Seizure : the journal of the British Epilepsy Association, 12 3, 141

Privitera, M D; Brodie, M J; Mattson, R H; Chadwick, D W; Neto, W; Wang, S 2003. Topiramate, carbamazepine and valproate monotherapy: double-blind comparison in newly diagnosed epilepsy. Acta neurologica Scandinavica, 107 3, 165-75

Privitera, Michael D 2003. Phase IV trials: a wolf in sheep's clothing? The Annals of pharmacotherapy, 37 5, 741-3

Privitera,M. D. 2003. Phase IV trials: a wolf in sheep';s clothing? The Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 37 5, 741

Privitera,M. D., Brodie,M. J., Mattson,R. H., Chadwick,D. W., Neto,W., Wang,S., EPMN 105 Study Group 2003. Topiramate, carbamazepine and valproate monotherapy: double-blind comparison in newly diagnosed epilepsy Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, 107 3, 165

Schefft, Bruce K; Marc Testa, S; Dulay, Mario F; Privitera, Michael D; Yeh, Hwa-Shain 2003. Preoperative assessment of confrontation naming ability and interictal paraphasia production in unilateral temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 4 2, 161-8

Schefft,B. K., Marc Testa,S., Dulay,M. F., Privitera,M. D., Yeh,H. S. 2003. Preoperative assessment of confrontation naming ability and interictal paraphasia production in unilateral temporal lobe epilepsy Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 4 2, 161

Szaflarski, Jerzy P; Hughes, Cynthia; Szaflarski, Magdalena; Ficker, David M; Cahill, William T; Li, Maureen; Privitera, Michael D 2003. Quality of life in psychogenic nonepileptic seizures. Epilepsia, 44 2, 236-42

Szaflarski, Jerzy P; Szaflarski, Magdalena; Hughes, Cindy; Ficker, David M; Cahill, William T; Privitera, Michael D 2003. Psychopathology and quality of life: psychogenic non-epileptic seizures versus epilepsy. Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research, 9 4, CR113-8

Szaflarski,J. P., Hughes,C., Szaflarski,M., Ficker,D. M., Cahill,W. T., Li,M., Privitera,M. D. 2003. Quality of life in psychogenic nonepileptic seizures Epilepsia, 44 2, 236

Szaflarski,J. P., Szaflarski,M., Hughes,C., Ficker,D. M., Cahill,W. T., Privitera,M. D. 2003. Psychopathology and quality of life: psychogenic non-epileptic seizures versus epilepsy Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research, 9 4, CR113

Dulay,M. F., Schefft,B. K., Testa,S. M., Fargo,J. D., Privitera,M., Yeh,H. S. 2002. What does the family pictures subtest of the Wechsler Memory Scale-III measure? Insight gained from patients evaluated for epilepsy surgery The Clinical neuropsychologist, 16 4, 452

Privitera, M D; Welty, T E; Ficker, D M; Welge, J 2002. Vagus nerve stimulation for partial seizures. Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online), 1, CD002896

Privitera,M. D., Welty,T. E., Ficker,D. M., Welge,J. 2002. Vagus nerve stimulation for partial seizures Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online), (1) 1, CD002896

Welty, Timothy E; Gidal, Barry E; Ficker, David M; Privitera, Michael D 2002. Levetiracetam: a different approach to the pharmacotherapy of epilepsy. The Annals of pharmacotherapy, 36 2, 296-304

Welty,T. E., Gidal,B. E., Ficker,D. M., Privitera,M. D. 2002. Levetiracetam: a different approach to the pharmacotherapy of epilepsy The Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 36 2, 296

Chaisewikul, R; Privitera, M D; Hutton, J L; Marson, A G 2001. Levetiracetam add-on for drug-resistant localization related (partial) epilepsy. Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online), 1, CD001901

Chaisewikul,R., Privitera,M. D., Hutton,J. L., Marson,A. G. 2001. Levetiracetam add-on for drug-resistant localization related (partial) epilepsy Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online), (1) 1, CD001901

Ficker, D M; Shukla, R; Privitera, M D 2001. Postictal language dysfunction in complex partial seizures: effect of contralateral ictal spread. Neurology, 56 11, 1590-2

Ficker,D. M., Shukla,R., Privitera,M. D. 2001. Postictal language dysfunction in complex partial seizures: effect of contralateral ictal spread Neurology, 56 11, 1590

Marson,A. G., Hutton,J. L., Leach,J. P., Castillo,S., Schmidt,D., White,S., Chaisewikul,R., Privitera,M., Chadwick,D. W. 2001. Levetiracetam, oxcarbazepine, remacemide and zonisamide for drug resistant localization-related epilepsy: a systematic review Epilepsy research, 46 3, 259

Privitera,M. 2001. Efficacy of levetiracetam: a review of three pivotal clinical trials Epilepsia, 42 Suppl 4 , 31

Morrell, M J; McLean, M J; Willmore, L J; Privitera, M D; Faught, R E; Holmes, G L; Magnus, L; Bernstein, P; Rose-Legatt, 2000. Efficacy of gabapentin as adjunctive therapy in a large, multicenter study. The Steps Study Group. Seizure : the journal of the British Epilepsy Association, 9 4, 241-8

Morrell,M. J., McLean,M. J., Willmore,L. J., Privitera,M. D., Faught,R. E., Holmes,G. L., Magnus,L., Bernstein,P., Rose-Legatt 2000. Efficacy of gabapentin as adjunctive therapy in a large, multicenter study. The Steps Study Group Seizure : the journal of the British Epilepsy Association, 9 4, 241

Privitera, M D; Yeh, H S; Blisard, K; Sanchez, N 2000. Detection of epileptogenic focal cortical dysplasia by depth, not subdural electrodes. Neurosurgical review, 23 1, 49-51

Privitera,M. D., Yeh,H. S., Blisard,K., Sanchez,N. 2000. Detection of epileptogenic focal cortical dysplasia by depth, not subdural electrodes Neurosurgical review, 23 1, 49

Szaflarski, J P; Ficker, D M; Cahill, W T; Privitera, M D 2000. Four-year incidence of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures in adults in hamilton county, OH. Neurology, 55 10, 1561-3

Szaflarski,J. P., Ficker,D. M., Cahill,W. T., Privitera,M. D. 2000. Four-year incidence of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures in adults in hamilton county, OH Neurology, 55 10, 1561

Akimura, T; Yeh, H S; Mantil, J C; Privitera, M D; Gartner, M; Tomsick, T A 1999. Cerebral metabolism of the remote area after epilepsy surgery. Neurologia medico-chirurgica, 39 1, 16-25; discussion 25

Akimura,T., Yeh,H. S., Mantil,J. C., Privitera,M. D., Gartner,M., Tomsick,T. A. 1999. Cerebral metabolism of the remote area after epilepsy surgery Neurologia medico-chirurgica, 39 1, 16

Chadwick,D., Privitera,M. 1999. Placebo-controlled studies in neurology: where do they stop? Neurology, 52 4, 682

Fleck, D E; Berch, D B; Shear, P K; Schefft, B K; Privitera, M D; Strakowski, S M 1999. Directed forgetting deficits in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy: an information processing perspective. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS, 5 6, 549-55

Fleck,D. E., Berch,D. B., Shear,P. K., Schefft,B. K., Privitera,M. D., Strakowski,S. M. 1999. Directed forgetting deficits in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy: an information processing perspective Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS, 5 6, 549

Gidal, B E; Privitera, M D; Sheth, R D; Gilman, J T 1999. Vigabatrin: a novel therapy for seizure disorders. The Annals of pharmacotherapy, 33 12, 1277-86

Gidal,B. E., Privitera,M. D., Sheth,R. D., Gilman,J. T. 1999. Vigabatrin: a novel therapy for seizure disorders The Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 33 12, 1277

McLean, M J; Morrell, M J; Willmore, L J; Privitera, M D; Faught, R E; Holmes, G L; Magnus-Miller, L; Bernstein, P; Rose-Legatt, A 1999. Safety and tolerability of gabapentin as adjunctive therapy in a large, multicenter study. Epilepsia, 40 7, 965-72

McLean,M. J., Morrell,M. J., Willmore,L. J., Privitera,M. D., Faught,R. E., Holmes,G. L., Magnus-Miller,L., Bernstein,P., Rose-Legatt,A. 1999. Safety and tolerability of gabapentin as adjunctive therapy in a large, multicenter study Epilepsia, 40 7, 965

Privitera, ; Szaflarski, 1999. Complex Partial Seizures in Adults. Current treatment options in neurology, 1 4, 323-338

Privitera, M D 1999. Evidence-based medicine and antiepileptic drugs. Epilepsia, 40 Suppl 5 , S47-56

Privitera,M. D. 1999. Evidence-based medicine and antiepileptic drugs Epilepsia, 40 Suppl 5 , S47

Privitera,M. D., Szaflarski,J. P. 1999. Complex Partial Seizures in Adults Current treatment options in neurology, 1 4, 323

Warner,A., Privitera,M., Bates,D. 1998. Standards of laboratory practice: antiepileptic drug monitoring. National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry Clinical chemistry, 44 5, 1085

Welty,T. E., Privitera,M., Shukla,R. 1998. Increased seizure frequency associated with felbamate withdrawal in adults Archives of Neurology, 55 5, 641

Kaplan,M., Privitera,M. 1997. Affective illness and epilepsy The Journal of clinical psychiatry, 58 11, 498

Privitera, M D 1997. Topiramate: a new antiepileptic drug. The Annals of pharmacotherapy, 31 10, 1164-73

Privitera,M. 1997. Complex partial status epilepticus Neurology, 48 4, 1140

Privitera,M. D. 1997. Topiramate: a new antiepileptic drug The Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 31 10, 1164

Rosenfeld,W. E., Sachdeo,R. C., Faught,R. E., Privitera,M. 1997. Long-term experience with topiramate as adjunctive therapy and as monotherapy in patients with partial onset seizures: retrospective survey of open-label treatment Epilepsia, 38 Suppl 1 , S34

Arnold,L. M., Privitera,M. D. 1996. Psychopathology and trauma in epileptic and psychogenic seizure patients Psychosomatics, 37 5, 438

Gidal, B E; Crismon, M L; Wagner, M L; Fagan, S C; Privitera, M D; Dalmady-Israel, C; Graves, N M 1996. Current developments in neurology, Part II: Advances in the pharmacotherapy of Alzheimer disease, Parkinson's disease, and stroke. The Annals of pharmacotherapy, 30 12, 1446-51

Gidal, B E; Wagner, M L; Privitera, M D; Dalmady-Israel, C; Crismon, M L; Fagan, S C; Graves, N M 1996. Current developments in neurology, Part I: Advances in the pharmacotherapy of headache, epilepsy, and multiple sclerosis. The Annals of pharmacotherapy, 30 11, 1272-6

Gidal,B. E., Crismon,M. L., Wagner,M. L., Fagan,S. C., Privitera,M. D., Dalmady-Israel,C., Graves,N. M. 1996. Current developments in neurology, Part II: Advances in the pharmacotherapy of Alzheimer disease, Parkinson';s disease, and stroke The Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 30 12, 1446

Gidal,B. E., Wagner,M. L., Privitera,M. D., Dalmady-Israel,C., Crismon,M. L., Fagan,S. C., Graves,N. M. 1996. Current developments in neurology, Part I: Advances in the pharmacotherapy of headache, epilepsy, and multiple sclerosis The Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 30 11, 1272

Privitera,M., Fincham,R., Penry,J., Reife,R., Kramer,L., Pledger,G., Karim,R. 1996. Topiramate placebo-controlled dose-ranging trial in refractory partial epilepsy using 600-, 800-, and 1,000-mg daily dosages. Topiramate YE Study Group Neurology, 46 6, 1678

Privitera,M., Kohler,C., Cahill,W., Yeh,H. S. 1996. Postictal language dysfunction in patients with right or bilateral hemispheric language localization Epilepsia, 37 10, 936

Privitera,M., Welty,T. E. 1996. Acute phenytoin toxicity followed by seizure breakthrough from a ticlopidine-phenytoin interaction Archives of Neurology, 53 11, 1191

Jooma, R; Yeh, H S; Privitera, M D; Gartner, M 1995. Lesionectomy versus electrophysiologically guided resection for temporal lobe tumors manifesting with complex partial seizures. Journal of neurosurgery, 83 2, 231-6

Jooma, R; Yeh, H S; Privitera, M D; Rigrish, D; Gartner, M 1995. Seizure control and extent of mesial temporal resection. Acta neurochirurgica, 133 1-2, 44-9

Jooma,R., Yeh,H. S., Privitera,M. D., Gartner,M. 1995. Lesionectomy versus electrophysiologically guided resection for temporal lobe tumors manifesting with complex partial seizures Journal of neurosurgery, 83 2, 231

Jooma,R., Yeh,H. S., Privitera,M. D., Rigrish,D., Gartner,M. 1995. Seizure control and extent of mesial temporal resection Acta Neurochirurgica, 133 1-2, 44

Privitera,M. 1995. Ictal verbal behaviour Seizure : the journal of the British Epilepsy Association, 4 3, 245

Shuren, J E; Schefft, B K; Yeh, H S; Privitera, M D; Cahill, W T; Houston, W 1995. Repetition and the arcuate fasciculus. Journal of neurology, 242 9, 596-8

Shuren,J. E., Schefft,B. K., Yeh,H. S., Privitera,M. D., Cahill,W. T., Houston,W. 1995. Repetition and the arcuate fasciculus Journal of neurology, 242 9, 596

Blisard, K S; Fagin, K; Falivena, P; Privitera, M D; Olejniczak, P; Harrington, D A; Taylor, K L; Scremin, O U 1994. Experimental seizures in the frog (Rana pipiens). Epilepsy research, 17 1, 13-22

Blisard,K. S., Fagin,K., Falivena,P., Privitera,M. D., Olejniczak,P., Harrington,D. A., Taylor,K. L., Scremin,O. U. 1994. Experimental seizures in the frog (Rana pipiens) Epilepsy research, 17 1, 13

Privitera, M D; Strawsburg, R H 1994. Electroencephalographic monitoring in the emergency department. Emergency medicine clinics of North America, 12 4, 1089-100

Privitera, M D; Treiman, D M; Pledger, G W; Sahlroot, J T; Handforth, A; Linde, M S; France, C R; Cereghino, J J; McCutchen, C B; Wood, J H 1994. Dezinamide for partial seizures: results of an n-of-1 design trial. Neurology, 44 8, 1453-8

Privitera,M. D., Treiman,D. M., Pledger,G. W., Sahlroot,J. T., Handforth,A., Linde,M. S., France,C. R., Cereghino,J. J., McCutchen,C. B., Wood,J. H. 1994. Dezinamide for partial seizures: results of an n-of-1 design trial Neurology, 44 8, 1453

Privitera,M., Hoffman,M., Moore,J. L., Jester,D. 1994. EEG detection of nontonic-clonic status epilepticus in patients with altered consciousness Epilepsy research, 18 2, 155

Privitera, M D 1993. Clinical rules for phenytoin dosing. The Annals of pharmacotherapy, 27 10, 1169-73

Privitera,M. D. 1993. Clinical rules for phenytoin dosing The Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 27 10, 1169

Jacobson,G. P., Newman,C. W., Privitera,M., Grayson,A. S. 1991. Differences in superficial and deep source contributions to middle latency auditory evoked potential Pa component in normal subjects and patients with neurologic disease Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 2 1, 7

Privitera, M D; Morris, G L; Gilliam, F 1991. Postictal language assessment and lateralization of complex partial seizures. Annals of neurology, 30 3, 391-6

Privitera,M. D., Morris,G. L., Gilliam,F. 1991. Postictal language assessment and lateralization of complex partial seizures Annals of Neurology, 30 3, 391

Yeh, H S; Privitera, M D 1991. Secondary epileptogenesis in cerebral arteriovenous malformations. Archives of neurology, 48 11, 1122-4

Yeh,H. S., Privitera,M. D. 1991. Secondary epileptogenesis in cerebral arteriovenous malformations Archives of Neurology, 48 11, 1122

Jacobson,G. P., Privitera,M., Neils,J. R., Grayson,A. S., Yeh,H. S. 1990. The effects of anterior temporal lobectomy (ATL) on the middle-latency auditory evoked potential (MLAEP) Electroencephalography and clinical neurophysiology, 75 3, 230

Liwnicz,B. H., Leach,J. L., Yeh,H. S., Privitera,M. 1990. Pericyte degeneration and thickening of basement membranes of cerebral microvessels in complex partial seizures: electron microscopic study of surgically removed tissue Neurosurgery, 26 3, 409

Privitera, M D; Quinlan, J G; Yeh, H S 1990. Interictal spike detection comparing subdural and depth electrodes during electrocorticography. Electroencephalography and clinical neurophysiology, 76 5, 379-87

Privitera,M. D., Quinlan,J. G., Yeh,H. S. 1990. Interictal spike detection comparing subdural and depth electrodes during electrocorticography Electroencephalography and clinical neurophysiology, 76 5, 379

Crutcher,K. A., Privitera,M. 1989. Axonal regeneration on mature human brain tissue sections in culture Annals of Neurology, 26 4, 580

Privitera, M D 1989. Dosing accuracy of antiepileptic drug regimens as determined by serum concentrations in outpatient epilepsy clinic patients. Therapeutic drug monitoring, 11 6, 647-51

Privitera, M D; Homan, R W; Ludden, T M; Peck, C C; Vasko, M R 1989. Clinical utility of a Bayesian dosing program for phenytoin. Therapeutic drug monitoring, 11 3, 285-94

Privitera,M. D. 1989. Dosing accuracy of antiepileptic drug regimens as determined by serum concentrations in outpatient epilepsy clinic patients Therapeutic drug monitoring, 11 6, 647

Privitera,M. D., Homan,R. W., Ludden,T. M., Peck,C. C., Vasko,M. R. 1989. Clinical utility of a Bayesian dosing program for phenytoin Therapeutic drug monitoring, 11 3, 285

Arnold, L M; Privitera, M D . Psychopathology and trauma in epileptic and psychogenic seizure patients. Psychosomatics, 37 5, 438-43

Privitera, Michael D . Generic antiepileptic drugs: current controversies and future directions. Epilepsy currents / American Epilepsy Society, 8 5, 113-7