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Epilepsy in Philippine language and dialects [2012] - 165KB
by JC Gutierrez
In the Philippines, English and Filipino (standardized Tagalog) are widely used for media and education. “Epilepsy” and “kumbulsyon” are commonly used terms; “epilepsy” carries a negative ...

Name of epilepsy, does it matter? [2012] - 242KB
by KS Lim, SC Li, JC Gutierrez, CT Tan
Names of epilepsy may reflect misconception and contribute to stigma in epilepsy. Epilepsy in Chinese (dian xian, madness; yang dian feng, goat madness) is associated with insanity and animals. Becaus...

Predictors of in-hospital mortality in primary intracerebral haemorrhage in East coast of Peninsular Malaysia [2012] - 283KB
by RM Yousuf, ARM Fauzi, AR Jamalludin, SH How, M Amran, TCA Shahrin, OA Marzuki MMed, A Shah
Background and Objectives: Despite much medical progress, stroke remains a leading cause of death and disability. The aim of our study was to analyze the frequency of various risk factors and determin...

Prediction of stroke outcome in relation to Alberta Stroke Program Early CT Score (ASPECTS) at admission in acute ischemic stroke: A prospective study from tertiary care hospital in north India [2012] - 401KB
by P Zanzmera, P Srivastava, A Garg, R Bhatia, M Singh, M Tripathi, K Prasad
Objective: To evaluate correlation of Alberta Stroke Program Early CT Score (ASPECTS) and early and delay outcome measures among acute anterior ischemic stroke patients who presented within 48 hours o...

Analysis of ictal semiology: contralateral tonic activity associated with ipsilateral automotor seizure in temporal lobe epilepsy [2012] - 726KB
by CQ Zhang, XF Wang, ZC Huang, LS Xu
Ictal semiology is essential for the pre-operative evaluation of candidates for epilepsy surgery. We propose an ictal sign of temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) termed tonic-automotor (TA), defined as contr...

Comparison of different preparations of botulinumtoxin A in the treatment of cervical dystonia [2012] - 267KB
by K Brockmann, K Schweitzer, G Beck, T Wächter
Background and Objectives: Botulinum neurotoxin A (BoNT-A) is the first line treatment for cervical dystonia (CD). Three different preparations are available: abobotulinumtoxinA, onabotulinumtoxinA, a...

Clinical and molecular analyses of a Chinese spinocerebellar ataxia type 7 family that includes infantile-onset cases [2012] - 1,448KB
by SR Gan, W Ni, GX Zhao, ZY Wu
Background: Spinocerebellar ataxia type 7 (SCA7) is a rare subtype of SCA in the Chinese population. To the best of our knowledge, no Chinese infantile-onset cases confirmed by molecular analysis have...

Comparison of botulinum toxin type-A and divalproex sodium for prevention of chronic and episodic migraine [2012] - 190KB
by A Chitsaz, A Ghorbani, H Hoseinzadeh, F Nazari, R Norouzi, S Tajic
Background & Objective: There is a need for a more effective and better tolerated prophylactic treatment of migraine. This study aims to compare the efficacy of botulinum toxin type-A (Dysport) and di...

Clinical value of non-invasive monitoring of cerebral hemodynamics for evaluating intracranial pressure and cerebral perfusion pressure in patients with moderate to severe traumatic brain injury [2012] - 746KB
by G Huang, Y Zhang, H Zhang, W Li, Y Gao, J Wang, T Jang, J Ding
Objective: To explore the clinical value of non-invasive monitoring of cerebral hemodynamics for evaluating intracranial pressure (ICP) and cerebral perfusion pressure (CPP) in patients with moderate ...

Protective effect of dorsal longitudinal myelotomy at 72 Hours after spinal cord injury in rat model [2012] - 2,289KB
by R Gu, X Zhang, D Yang, W Sun, M Yang, L Du, F Gao, J Li
Incision of the spinal cord (myelotomy) after spinal cord injury (SCI) is a surgical treatment which is mainly performed within 24 hours after SCI. However, many patients are first seen outside the es...

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