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Tung T Tran

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Neurology, Epilepsy and Sleep
2424 Erwin Rd, DUMC 2720, Dept of Neurology, Suite 1001, Durham, NC 27710-2720
2424 Erwin Rd, Suite 1001, Dept of Neurology, DUMC 2720, Durham, NC 27705-3858

Selected Publications

Patterns of psychotropic drug use in veterans with epilepsy: Do drug interactions matter?

Journal Article Epilepsy Behav · August 2023 RATIONALE: Patients with epilepsy are likely to suffer from psychiatric comorbidities, including depression and anxiety. They often require treatment with multiple psychotropic drugs (PDs). While it is clear that CYP-inducing ASMs (EIASMs) can increase the ... Full text Link to item Cite

Barriers and facilitators to implementation of epilepsy self-management programs: a systematic review using qualitative evidence synthesis methods.

Journal Article Syst Rev · April 25, 2020 BACKGROUND: Epilepsy affects nearly 50 million people worldwide. Self-management is critical for individuals with epilepsy in order to maintain optimal physical, cognitive, and emotional health. Implementing and adopting a self-management program requires ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Self-management of Epilepsy: A Systematic Review.

Journal Article Ann Intern Med · July 16, 2019 BACKGROUND: Although self-management is recommended for persons with epilepsy, its optimal strategies and effects are uncertain. PURPOSE: To evaluate the components and efficacy of self-management interventions in the treatment of epilepsy in community-dwe ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Implementation of an established algorithm and modifications for the identification of epilepsy patients in the veterans health administration.

Journal Article Epilepsy Res · November 2016 Identification of epilepsy patients from administrative data in large managed healthcare organizations is a challenging task. The objectives of this report are to describe the implementation of an established algorithm and different modifications for the e ... Full text Link to item Cite

Diagnostic Accuracy of Electrographic Seizure Detection by Neurophysiologists and Non-Neurophysiologists in the Adult ICU Using a Panel of Quantitative EEG Trends.

Journal Article J Clin Neurophysiol · August 2015 PURPOSE: To evaluate the sensitivity and specificity of a panel of quantitative EEG (qEEG) trends for seizure detection in adult intensive care unit (ICU) patients when reviewed by neurophysiologists and non-neurophysiologists. METHODS: One hour qEEG panel ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Characteristics of Veterans diagnosed with seizures within Veterans Health Administration.

Journal Article J Rehabil Res Dev · 2015 The purpose of this report is to describe the demographics of Veterans diagnosed with seizures and taking antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) within the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) during fiscal year (FY) 2011 (October 1, 2010, to September 30, 2011), part ... Full text Link to item Cite

The Preoperative Neurological Evaluation

Journal Article The Neurohospitalist · October 2013 Neurological diseases are prevalent in the general population, and the neurohospitalist has an important role to play in the preoperative planning for patients with and at risk for developing neurological disease. The neurohospitalist can provide ... Full text Cite

Does the teddy bear sign predict psychogenic nonepileptic seizures?

Journal Article Epilepsy Behav · August 2013 This study evaluated whether adults and older teenagers who bring toy stuffed animals to an epilepsy monitoring unit (EMU), i.e., the "teddy bear sign," were more likely to be diagnosed to have psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES) than to have epilepsy ... Full text Link to item Cite

Component structure of event-related fMRI responses in the different neurovascular compartments.

Journal Article Magn Reson Imaging · April 2007 In most functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) studies, brain activity is localized by observing changes in the blood oxygenation level-dependent (BOLD) signal that are believed to arise from capillaries, venules and veins in and around the active ne ... Full text Link to item Cite