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Emerging concepts and treatment in neuropathic pain [2012] - 163KB
by K Kulkantrakorn
Knowledge in neuropathic pain has grown rapidly during the past few years. Central and peripheral sensitization is still believed to be the main pathophysiology. New evidence suggests many potential n...

Regulation of lipid levels after ischemic stroke and an analysis of the associated factors in China [2012] - 144KB
by X Wang, P Wang, J Li, HF Wang, WJ Zhang, CM Xing
Background and Objectives: Stroke is the most common neurological disease in China and regulation of lipid levels is important for secondary prevention. This study aimed to investigate the practice of...

Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis: Comparison of multidetector computed tomography venogram (MDCTV) and magnetic resonance venography (MRV) of various field strengths [2012] - 771KB
by JS Ho, K Rahmat, N Ramli, F Fadzli, HT Chong, CT Tan
Objectives: To investigate the accuracy of multidetector computed tomography venography (MDCTV) and magnetic resonance venography (MRV) of differing field strength in diagnosing cerebral venous sinus ...

Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection in epilepsy patients in a teaching hospital in Malaysia [2012] - 118KB
by MR Abdul Razak, HJ Tan, H Razlan, NM Ibrahim, R Sutan
Background & Objective: Helicobacter pylori infection has been associated with extradigestive diseases including epilepsy. The main aim of the study was to determine the prevalence of Helicobacter pyl...

The efficacy of topiramate in status epilepticus, experience from Thailand [2012] - 180KB
by T Suttichaimongkol, S Tiamkao, K Sawanyawisuth, Intregrated Epilepsy Research Group
Background: Oral topiramate is a broad-spectrum antiepileptic drug. There is limited documented data on its use in refractory convulsive and non-convulsive status epilepticus. Methods: A retrospective...

Profile and predictors of symptomatic seizures following acute Japanese and herpes simplex encephalitis [2012] - 325KB
by S Rao, S Sinha, V Ravi, S Nagarathna, RD Bharath
Background: Acute viral encephalitis often manifests with seizures. Studies from India regarding subsequent remote symptomatic epilepsy following acute viral encephalitis are few. Objectives: To descr...

Exploring orthostatic hypotension in patients with multiple system atrophy by a non-invasive cardiac output system [2012] - 566KB
by KV Chang, RM Wu, SY Chen, HY Shen, C Lan, YH Wang
Objective: To detect early subclinical signs of autonomic dysfunction in the cardiovascular system and explore the mechanism of orthostatic hypotension (OH) in patients with multiple system atrophy (M...

Pizotifen in migraine prevention: A comparison with sodium valproate [2012] - 195KB
by A Chitsaz, MR Najafi, FA Zangeneh, R Norouzi, M Salari
Background & Objective: Pizotifen is an alternative option for prophylactic treatment of migraine headache. This study aims to compare the efficacy and safety of pizotifen with sodium valproate; one o...

No apparent association between beta-amyloid deposition and apolipoprotein E genotype in the non-demented aging brain in a Malaysian population [2012] - 365KB
by KC Yaiw, LC Eu, CM Fang, BB Ong, R Qvist, KT Wong
Little is known about the relationship between cerebral beta amyloid (Aβ) deposition and apolipoprotein E (ApoE) genotype in either Alzheimer disease or the aging brain in multi-ethnic Southeast Asia...

Clinical diagnosis rather than aquaporin-4 immunoglobulin status predicts the cognitive performance in central demyelinating disease [2012] - 302KB
by MC Tu, WN Chang, CC Lui, NC Chen, CW Huang, CC Lee, C Chen, CC Chang
Background: Reports on the aquaporin-4 immunoglobulin G (AQP4-IgG) status for cognitive performance and neuroimaging correlations are limited in neuromyelitis optica (NMO) and multiple sclerosis (MS) ...

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