Sara E. Hocker, M.D.

  1. Neurologist

Publications

  1. Hocker S. Why do patients die after status epilepticus? Epilepsy Behav. 2019 Nov 8; 106567 Epub 2019 Nov 08
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  2. Hawkes MA, English SW, Mandrekar JN, Rabinstein AA, Hocker S. Causes of Death in Status Epilepticus. Crit Care Med. 2019 Sep; 47 (9):1226-1231
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  3. Ferlisi M, Hocker S, Trinka E, Shorvon S, International Steering Committee of the StEp Audit. The anesthetic drug treatment of refractory and super-refractory status epilepticus around the world: Results from a global audit. Epilepsy Behav. 2019 Aug 13; 106449 [Epub ahead of print]
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  4. Chakraborty T, Hocker S. The Clinical Spectrum of New-Onset Status Epilepticus. Crit Care Med. 2019 Jul; 47 (7):970-974
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  5. Daneshmand A, Goyal G, Markovic S, Zekeridou A, Wijdicks EFM, Hocker SE. Autoimmune Encephalitis Secondary to Melanoma. Ann Intern Med. 2019 Jun 18; 170 (12):905-906 Epub 2019 Feb 12
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  6. Chakraborty T, Hocker S. Weaning from antiseizure drugs after new onset status epilepticus. Epilepsia. 2019 May; 60 (5):979-985 Epub 2019 Apr 08
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  7. Gofton TE, Wong N, Hirsch LJ, Hocker SE. Communication Challenges: A Spotlight on New-Onset Refractory Status Epilepticus. Mayo Clin Proc. 2019 May; 94 (5):857-863 Epub 2019 Mar 29
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  8. Gofton TE, Gaspard N, Hocker SE, Loddenkemper T, Hirsch LJ. New onset refractory status epilepticus research: What is on the horizon? Neurology. 2019 Apr 23; 92 (17):802-810 Epub 2019 Mar 20
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  9. Parsons AM, Grill MF, Feyissa AM, Britton J, Hocker S, Crepeau A. EEG in WNV Neuroinvasive Disease. J Clin Neurophysiol. 2019 Mar; 36 (2):135-140
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  10. Braksick SA, Robinson CP, Gronseth GS, Hocker S, Wijdicks EFM, Rabinstein AA. Variability in reported physician practices for brain death determination. Neurology. 2019 Feb 26; 92 (9):e888-e894 Epub 2019 Jan 25
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  11. Hawkes MA, Hocker SE, Leis AA. West Nile virus induces a post-infectious pro-inflammatory state that explains transformation of stable ocular myasthenia gravis to myasthenic crises. J Neurol Sci. 2018 Dec 15; 395:1-3 Epub 2018 Sept 13
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  12. Marcellino CR, Lapalme-Remis S, Rabinstein AA, Van Gompel JJ, Worrell GA, Payne ET, Hocker S. Cortical surface intracranial electrodes identify clinically relevant seizures missed on scalp EEG after traumatic intracranial hemorrhage. Epileptic Disord. 2018 Dec 1; 20 (6):551-556
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  13. Osman G, Rahangdale R, Britton JW, Gilmore EJ, Haider HA, Hantus S, Herlopian A, Hocker SE, Woo Lee J, Legros B, Mendoza M, Punia V, Rampal N, Szaflarski JP, Wallace AD, Westover MB, Hirsch LJ, Gaspard N. Bilateral independent periodic discharges are associated with electrographic seizures and poor outcome: A case-control study. Clin Neurophysiol. 2018 Nov; 129 (11):2284-2289 Epub 2018 Aug 29
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  14. Hocker S, Clark S, Britton J. Parenteral phenobarbital in status epilepticus revisited: Mayo Clinic experience. Epilepsia. 2018 Oct; 59 Suppl 2:193-197 Epub 2018 Aug 29
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  15. Ferlisi M, Hocker S, Trinka E, Shorvon S, International Steering Committee of the StEp Audit. Etiologies and characteristics of refractory status epilepticus cases in different areas of the world: Results from a global audit. Epilepsia. 2018 Oct; 59 Suppl 2:100-107 Epub 2018 Aug 29
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  16. Hocker S. Anesthetic drugs for the treatment of status epilepticus. Epilepsia. 2018 Oct; 59 Suppl 2:188-192 Epub 2018 Aug 29
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  17. Wijdicks EFM, Hocker SE. A Future for Simulation in Acute Neurology. Semin Neurol. 2018 Aug; 38 (4):465-470 Epub 2018 Aug 20
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  18. Hocker S, Nagarajan E, Rubin M, Wijdicks EFM. Clinical factors associated with Guillain-Barre syndrome following surgery. Neurol Clin Pract. 2018 Jun; 8 (3):201-206
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  19. Hanson KT, Zalewski NL, Hocker SE, Caselli RJ, Habermann EB, Thiels CA. At the Intersection of Patient Experience Data, Outcomes Research, and Practice: Analysis of HCAHPS Scores in Neurology Patients. Mayo Clin Proc Innov Qual Outcomes. 2018 Jun; 2 (2):137-147 Epub 2018 May 24
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  20. Carabenciov ID, Hawkes MA, Hocker S. Safety of Lumbar Puncture Performed on Dual Antiplatelet Therapy. Mayo Clin Proc. 2018 May; 93 (5):627-629 Epub 2018 Mar 22
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  21. Hirsch LJ, Gaspard N, van Baalen A, Nabbout R, Demeret S, Loddenkemper T, Navarro V, Specchio N, Lagae L, Rossetti AO, Hocker S, Gofton TE, Abend NS, Gilmore EJ, Hahn C, Khosravani H, Rosenow F, Trinka E. Proposed consensus definitions for new-onset refractory status epilepticus (NORSE), febrile infection-related epilepsy syndrome (FIRES), and related conditions. Epilepsia. 2018 Apr; 59 (4):739-744 Epub 2018 Feb 05
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  22. Hawkes MA, Hocker SE. Systemic Complications Following Status Epilepticus. Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep. 2018 Feb 7; 18 (2):7 Epub 2018 Feb 07
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  23. Patterson DF, Ho ML, Leavitt JA, Smischney NJ, Hocker SE, Wijdicks EF, Hodge DO, Chen JJ. Comparison of Ocular Ultrasonography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Detection of Increased Intracranial Pressure. Front Neurol. 2018; 9:278 Epub 2018 Apr 24
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  24. Hocker S. Primary Acute Neuromuscular Respiratory Failure. Neurol Clin. 2017 Nov; 35 (4):707-721
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  25. Hocker S. Renal Disease and Neurology Continuum (Minneap, Minn).2017;23:(3, Neurology of Systemic Disease):722-743.
  26. Hocker S. Patient Management Problem Continuum (Minneap, Minn).2017;23:(3, Neurology of Systemic Disease):722-743.
  27. Hocker S. Patient Management Problem-Preferred Responses Continuum (Minneap, Minn).2017;23:(3, Neurology of Systemic Disease):906-914.
  28. Singh TD, Maloney P, Rabinstein AA, Hocker S. Significance of routine cerebrospinal fluid analysis in subarachnoid hemorrhage. J Neurosurg Sci. 2017 Apr; 61: (2)117-123.
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  29. Scharf EL, Fugate JE, Hocker SE. Extensive Mobile Thrombus of the Internal Carotid Discovered After Intravenous Thrombolysis: What Do I Do Now? Neurohospitalist. 2017 Apr; 7 (2):96-99 Epub 2016 Aug 20
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  30. Braksick SA, Rabinstein AA, Wijdicks EF, Fugate JE, Hocker S. Post-ischemic Myoclonic Status Following Cardiac Arrest in Young Drug Users. Neurocrit Care. 2017 Apr; 26 (2):280-283
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  31. Cervenka MC, Hocker S, Koenig M, Bar B, Henry-Barron B, Kossoff EH, Hartman AL, Probasco JC, Benavides DR, Venkatesan A, Hagen EC, Dittrich D, Stern T, Radzik B, Depew M, Caserta FM, Nyquist P, Kaplan PW, Geocadin RG. Phase I/II multicenter ketogenic diet study for adult superrefractory status epilepticus. Neurology. 2017 Mar 7; 88 (10):938-943 Epub 2017 Feb 08
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  32. Braksick SA, Kashani K, Hocker S. Neurology Education for Critical Care Fellows Using High-Fidelity Simulation. Neurocrit Care. 2017 Feb; 26 (1):96-102
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  33. Clark SL, Leloux MR, Dierkhising RA, Cascino GD, Hocker SE. IV fosphenytoin in obese patients: Dosing strategies, safety, and efficacy. Neurol Clin Pract. 2017 Feb; 7 (1):45-52
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  34. Clark SL, Leloux MR, Dierkhising RA, Cascino GD, Hocker SE. IV fosphenytoin in obese patients Neurology: Clinical Practice. 2017; 7(1):45-52. Epub 1900 Jan 01.
  35. Pichler M, Hocker S. Management of status epilepticus. Handb Clin Neurol. 2017; 140:131-151.
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  36. Hocker S, Abou-Khalil B. Role of anesthetics in treating status epilepticus: One more piece in the puzzle. Neurology 2016 Oct 18; 87 (16):1636-1637 Epub 2016 Sept 24
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  37. Hocker S, Nagarajan E, Rabinstein AA, Hanson D, Britton JW. Progressive Brain Atrophy in Super-refractory Status Epilepticus. JAMA Neurol. 2016 Oct 01; 73: (10)1201-1207.
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  38. Hocker S, Nagarajan E, Rabinstein AA, Hanson D, Britton J. Development of Atrophy in Super Refractory Status Epilepticus JAMA Neurology.2016;
  39. Guru PK, Singh TD, Pedavally S, Rabinstein AA, Hocker S. Predictors of Extubation Success in Patients with Posterior Fossa Strokes. Neurocrit Care. 2016 Aug; 25 (1):117-27
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  40. Snyder KA, Clarke MJ, Gilbertson JR, Hocker SE. Prompt Recognition and Management of Postoperative Intracranial Hypotension-Associated Venous Congestion: A Case Report. Neurocrit Care. 2016 Jun; 24 (3):448-53
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  41. Mittal MK, Rabinstein AA, Hocker SE, Pittock SJ, Wijdicks EF, McKeon A. Autoimmune Encephalitis in the ICU: Analysis of Phenotypes, Serologic Findings, and Outcomes. Neurocrit Care. 2016 Apr; 24 (2):240-50
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  42. Dawson ET, Hocker SE. Neurologic Complications of Commonly Used Drugs in the Hospital Setting. Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep. 2016 Apr; 16 (4):35
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  43. Rishi MA, Kashyap R, Wilson G, Schenck L, Hocker S. Association of Extubation Failure and Functional Outcomes in Patients with Acute Neurologic Illness. Neurocrit Care. 2016 Apr; 24 (2):217-25
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  44. Graffeo CS, Snyder KA, Nasr DM, Murphy ME, Carr CM, Hocker SE. Prognostic and Mechanistic Factors Characterizing Seizure-Associated Crossed Cerebellar Diaschisis. Neurocrit Care. 2016 Apr; 24 (2):258-63
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  45. Hocker S, Schumacher D, Mandrekar J, Wijdicks EF. Testing Confounders in Brain Death Determination: A New Simulation Model. Neurocrit Care. 2015 Dec; 23 (3):401-8
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  46. Leung JG, Nelson S, Hocker S. Failure of Induced Hypertension for Symptomatic Vasospasm in the Setting of Clozapine Therapy. Neurocrit Care. 2015 Dec; 23 (3):409-13
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  47. Hocker SE. Status Epilepticus. Continuum (Minneap Minn). 2015 Oct; 21(5 Neurocritical Care):1362-83.
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  48. Datar S, Singh TD, Fugate JE, Mandrekar J, Rabinstein AA, Hocker S. Albuminocytologic Dissociation in Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome. Mayo Clin Proc. 2015 Oct; 90: (10)1366-71.
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  49. Hocker S, Wijdicks EF, Feske SK, Drislane FW. Use of simulation in acute neurology training: Point and counterpoint. Ann Neurol. 2015 Sep; 78(3):337-42. Epub 2015 Aug 03.
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  50. Hocker S. Systemic complications of status epilepticus--An update. Epilepsy Behav. 2015 Aug; 49:83-7 Epub 2015 May 09
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  51. Hocker S, Wijdicks EF. Recovery From Locked-in Syndrome. JAMA Neurol. 2015 Jul; 72(7):832-3.
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  52. Datar S, Singh T, Rabinstein AA, Fugate JE, Hocker S. Long-term risk of seizures and epilepsy in patients with posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome. Epilepsia. 2015 Apr; 56(4):564-8. Epub 2015 Feb 18
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  53. Hocker S, Wijdicks EF. Simulation training in brain death determination. Semin Neurol. 2015 Apr; 35: (2)180-7.
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  54. Braksick SA, Klaas JP, Brown RD Jr, Rabinstein AA, Hocker SE, Fugate JE. Influence of antithrombotics on the etiology of intracerebral hemorrhage. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2015 Mar; 24: (3)699-703.
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  55. Diehn FE, Hunt CH, Lehman VT, Schwartz KM, Eckel LJ, Black DF, Wood CP, Kotsenas AL, Wald JT, Hocker SE. Vertebral body infarct and ventral cauda equina enhancement: two confirmatory findings of acute spinal cord infarct. J Neuroimaging. 2015 Jan-Feb; 25(1):133-5. Epub 2013 Oct 10.
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  56. Ferlisi M, Hocker S, Grade M, Trinka E, Shorvon S, Singh G, Ercegovac M, O', Cook M, Yasiry Z, Kumlien E, Kramer U, Kalviainen R, Newton C, Nabbout R, Godoy D, Groppa S, Guecht A, Wu T. Corrigendum to "Preliminary results of the global audit of treatment of refractory status epilepticus" [Epilepsy Behav. 49C (2015) 318-324], doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2015.04.010. Epilepsy Behav. 2015; 52:132.
  57. Singh TD, Fugate JE, Hocker SE, Rabinstein AA. Postencephalitic epilepsy: clinical characteristics and predictors. Epilepsia. 2015 Jan; 56: (1)133-8.
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  58. Kramer CL, Rabinstein AA, Wijdicks EF, Hocker SE. Neurologist versus machine: is the pupillometer better than the naked eye in detecting pupillary reactivity. Neurocrit Care. 2014 Oct; 21 (2):309-11
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  59. Hocker S, Tatum WO, LaRoche S, Freeman WD. Refractory and super-refractory status epilepticus--an update. Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep. 2014 Jun; 14 (6):452
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  60. Hocker SE, Wijdicks EFM. Neurologic complications of sepsis. Continuum. 2014 Jun; 20(3):598-613.
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  61. Hocker S, Whalen F, Wijdicks EF. Apnea testing for brain death in severe acute respiratory distress syndrome: a possible solution. Neurocrit Care. 2014 Apr; 20 (2):298-300
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  62. Thakur KT, Probasco JC, Hocker SE, Roehl K, Henry B, Kossoff EH, Kaplan PW, Geocadin RG, Hartman AL, Venkatesan A, Cervenka MC. Ketogenic diet for adults in super-refractory status epilepticus. Neurology. 2014 Feb 25; 82 (8):665-70 Epub 2014 Jan 22
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  63. Hocker S, Wijdicks EF, Biller J. Neurologic complications of cardiac surgery and interventional cardiology. Handb Clin Neurol. 2014; 119:193-208.
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  64. Wijdicks EF, Hocker SE. Neurologic complications of liver transplantation. Handb Clin Neurol. 2014; 121:1257-66.
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  65. Rubin MN, Jeffery OJ, Fugate JE, Britton JW, Cascino GD, Worrell GA, Hocker SE, Wijdicks EF, Rabinstein AA. Efficacy of a reduced electroencephalography electrode array for detection of seizures. Neurohospitalist. 2014 Jan; 4 (1):6-8
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  66. Jeffcote T, Hinzman JM, Jewell SL, Learney RM, Pahl C, Tolias C, Walsh DC, Hocker S, Zakrzewska A, Fabricius ME, Strong AJ, Hartings JA, Boutelle MG. Detection of spreading depolarization with intraparenchymal electrodes in the injured human brain. Neurocrit Care. 2014; 20(1):21-31.
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  67. Rishi MA, Kashyap R, Wilson G, Hocker S. Retrospective derivation and validation of a search algorithm to identify extubation failure in the intensive care unit. BMC Anesthesiol. 2014; 14:41 Epub 2014 May 23
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  68. Hocker SE, Tian L, Li G, Steckelberg JM, Mandrekar JN, Rabinstein AA. Indicators of central fever in the neurologic intensive care unit. JAMA Neurol. 2013 Dec; 70 (12):1499-504
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  69. Hocker S, Kenney DL, Ramar K. Parkinsonism-hyperpyrexia syndrome: Broadening our differential diagnosis in the ICU. Neurol Clin Pract. 2013 Dec; 3 (6):535-538
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  70. Fugate JE, Kalimullah EA, Hocker SE, Clark SL, Wijdicks EF, Rabinstein AA. Cefepime neurotoxicity in the intensive care unit: a cause of severe, underappreciated encephalopathy. Crit Care. 2013 Nov 07; 17(6):R264.
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  71. Ferlisi M, Hocker S. What can we learn from status epilepticus registries? Epilepsia. 2013 Sep; 54 Suppl 6:72-3.
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  72. Hocker S, Anderson HL, McMahon KE, Wijdicks EF. Do survivors of acute neurologic injury remember their stay in the neuroscience intensive care unit? Neurocrit Care. 2013 Jun; 18 (3):313-7
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  73. Hocker S, Prasad A, Rabinstein AA. Cardiac injury in refractory status epilepticus. Epilepsia. 2013 Mar; 54(3):518-22. Epub 2012 Nov 13.
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  74. Hocker S, Wijdicks EF, Rabinstein AA. Refractory status epilepticus: new insights in presentation, treatment, and outcome. Neurol Res. 2013 Mar; 35(2):163-8. Epub 2012 Dec 13.
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  75. Hocker SE, Britton JW, Mandrekar JN, Wijdicks EF, Rabinstein AA. Predictors of outcome in refractory status epilepticus. JAMA Neurol. 2013 Jan; 70(1):72-7.
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  76. Hocker SE, Fogelson J, Rabinstein AA. Refractory intracranial hypertension due to fentanyl administration following closed head injury. Front Neurol. 2013; 4:3 Epub 2013 Jan 28
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  77. Hocker S, Hoover JM, Puffer RC, Meyer FB. Orthostatic hypotension following resection of a dorsal medullary hemangioblastoma. Neurocrit Care. 2012 Apr; 16 (2):306-10
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  78. Hocker S, Rabinstein AA. Management of the patient with diminished responsiveness. Neurol Clin. 2012 Feb; 30(1):1-9, vii. Epub 2011 Oct 11.
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  79. Hocker S, Rabinstein AA. Cefepime neurotoxicity can mimic postanoxic coma with myoclonic status epilepticus. Neurol Clin Pract. 2011 Dec; 1 (1):73-74
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  80. Hocker S, Rabinstein AA. A clinical and investigative approach to the patient with diminished responsiveness. Neurol Clin. 2011 Nov; 29(4):739-47.
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  81. Hocker S, Rabinstein AA, Wijdicks EF. Pearls & oy-sters: status epilepticus from hyperammonemia after lung transplant. Neurology. 2011 Sep 6; 77(10):e54-6.
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  82. Biller J, Hocker S, Morales-Vidal S. Neurologic complications of cardiac surgery and interventional cardiac procedures. Hosp Pract (1995). 2010 Nov; 38(4):83-9.
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  83. Hocker S, Morales-Vidal S, Schneck MJ. Management of arterial blood pressure in acute ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke. Neurol Clin. 2010 Nov; 28(4):863-86. Epub 2010 Jul 14.
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  84. Dafer RM, Hocker S, Kumar R, McGee J, Jay WM. Resolution of paroxysmal hemicrania after resection of intracranial meningioma. Semin Ophthalmol. 2010 Jan-Mar; 25(1-2):34-5.
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  85. Hocker SE, Dafer RM, Hacein-Bey L. Successful delayed thrombolysis for cerebral venous and dural sinus thrombosis: a case report and review of the literature. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2008 Nov-Dec; 17(6):429-32.
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  86. Garcia T, Dafer R, Hocker S, Schneck M, Barton K, Biller J. Recurrent strokes in two patients with POEMS syndrome and Castleman's disease. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2007 Nov-Dec; 16(6):278-84.
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