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Moyamoya Disease in Asia [2012] - 148KB
by C Han, J Chen, S Gao, L Duan
Moyamoya disease is a rare cerebrovascular disorder, characterised by progressive stenosis and/or occlusion of the intracranial internal carotid artery and its proximal branches with the development o...

Chlamydophila (Chlamydia) pneumoniae but not Helicobacter pylori infection, is associated with cerebral infarction in Japanese community-dwelling populations: The Jichi Medical School Cohort Study [2012] - 168KB
by R Yamamoto, S Ishikawa, M Mizooka, E Kajii, Jichi Medical School Cohort Study
Background: Chronic infections, such as Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) and Chlamydophila pneumoniae (C. pneumoniae), are known to contribute to atherosclerosis. However, the relationship of the infec...

Intravenous thrombolysis associated with a high risk of hemorrhagic transformation in ischemic stroke patients with cardiac myxoma and over 70 years of age [2012] - 191KB
by CT Ong
Objectives: Although thrombolytic therapy has been shown to be beneficial to stroke patients, its safety and effectiveness in stroke patients with cardiac tumor is unknown. This study assessed the saf...

Factor V G1691A and prothrombin G20210A gene polymorphisms among Iranian patients with cerebral venous thrombosis [2012] - 147KB
by N Ashjazadeh, M Poursadeghfard, S Farjadian
Objective: Cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) is an important cause of stroke, especially in young adults, that has many predisposing factors. G20210A mutation in prothrombin gene (Factor II) and G1691A...

Serum folic acid levels in epilepsy patients before and after phenytoin therapy [2012] - 123KB
by AS Nayyar, M Khan, GT Subhas, B Nataraju, KR Vijayalakshmi, M Anitha
Background & Objectives: Low serum folate level is often reported as an adverse drug sequela of long term phenytoin usage seen with prolonged duration of phenytoin therapy. There is no previous study ...

Abnormal trigeminocervical response in patients with spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy [2012] - 141KB
by M Lu, YS Xu, JY Zheng, S Zhang, DX Kang, DS Fan
Objective: To investigate the value of the trigeminocervical response (TCR) for revealing bulbar involvement in patients with spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy (SBMA). Methods: Thirty patients with S...

Trinucleotide repeat spinocerebellar ataxias: experience of a tertiary care centre in Western India with review of Indian literature [2012] - 543KB
by SV Khadilkar, R Dabi, P Dhonde, N Nadkarni, S Kulkarni, D Sarnath
Consecutive index cases with trinucleotide repeat spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA) presenting from August 2006 to August 2008 to a tertiary care university department were studied clinically, radiological...

Predictors of functional outcome of patients in neurological intensive care unit [2012] - 173KB
by Y Kim, SB Kwon, HJ Park, MJ Kim, SS Hong, SY Kang, S Jung, SH Hwang
Background: Little is known regarding the functional outcome and quality of life of neuro-ICU survivors. In Korea, the neuro-ICU concept was introduced relatively late and data about long term outcome...

Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis caused by spontaneous intracranial hypotension [2012] - 786KB
by X Qin, X Zhang, Q Zhang
The association of spontaneous intracranial hypotension with cerebral venous sinus thrombosis is rare. We report here a case of extensive cerebral venous sinus thrombosis involving three sinuses follo...

A patient with bilateral midbrain syndrome due to Plasmodium falciparum infection - a rare presentation [2012] - 210KB
by DS Kumar, G Amritava, K Sudarshan, M Sabyasachi
Cerebral malaria is a serious complication of Plasmodium falciparum infection with a high mortality rate, usually present with diffuse cerebral involvement and rarely with focal neurologic deficit. He...

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