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Hemodynamic effects resulting from a common carotid to middle cerebral bypass with varying degrees of proximal internal carotid stenosis [2014] - 1,937KB
by SF Sia, Y Zhang, Y Qian, KA Abd Kadir, H Mohd Nor, MK Morgan
Objective: To investigate the degree of stenosis of the internal carotid artery required for continuous blood flow in an interposition vein bypass to the middle cerebral artery. Methods: Computational...

Assessment of quality of life in epilepsy in Andhra Pradesh [2014] - 409KB
by M Nagarathnam, B Vengamma, SAA Latheef, K Reddemma
Lower quality of life (QOL) was observed among people with epilepsy than those free from it. Identification of factors influencing QOL may be helpful in improving epilepsy care. Psychiatric morbiditie...

Treatment outcome of status epilepticus in Thammasat University Hospital, Thailand [2014] - 402KB
by K Kulkantrakorn, W Moonman
Background and Objective: Status epilepticus (SE) is an emergency condition with high mortality rate, particularly in patients whose treatment is delayed. This is to describe clinical characteristics,...

Clinical outcome of Guillain-Barré syndrome with various treatment methods and cost effectiveness: A study from tertiary care center in South India: Yashoda GBS Registry [2014] - 429KB
by J Ray Chaudhuri, S Alladi, K Rukmini Mridula, D Babu Boddu, MV Rao, C Hemanth, V Dhanalaxmi, J Mayurnath Reddy, S Manimala Rao, B Balaraju, VCS Srinivasarao Bandaru
Back ground and Objective: Both plasmapheresis and intra venous immunoglobulin (IVIG) are effective for Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) but differ in cost and ease of administration. The aim of this st...

Smell identification scores of patients with essential tremor [2014] - 363KB
by H Tekeli, MG Senol, F Ozdag, M Saracoglu, H Yasar, MT Kendirli, A Altundag, M Cayonu, M Salihoglu, T Turker
It has been reported that patients with essential tremor have a much higher risk of Parkinson’s disease; moreover, olfactory dysfunction is common in Parkinson’s disease and becomes apparent early...

Polymorphisms of nitric oxide synthase and GTP cyclohydrolase I genes in Japanese patients with medication overuse headaches [2014] - 362KB
by M Ishii, M Yahara, H Katoh, M Kawamura, S Shimizu
We investigated whether polymorphisms of the endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS), neuronal NOS (nNOS), and GTP cyclohydrolase I (GTPCH) genes are involved in the aggravation of migraine induced b...

Toxocariasis and multiple sclerosis: A case-control study in Iran [2014] - 402KB
by M Zibaei, B Ghorbani
Human toxocariasis is a zoonotic infection caused by the larval stage of Toxocara species. A relationship between toxocariasis and multiple sclerosis has been hypothesized. In this study, we aimed at ...

Prognostic value of auto-antibodies to extractable nuclear antigens in neuromyelitis optica [2014] - 501KB
by MC Tu, NC Chen, CC Lui, WN Chang, CW Huang, SF Chen, CC Chang
Background: Compared with the Western population, central demyelinating disorders are relatively rare while the data on the prognostic value of autoantibodies together with clinical characteristics an...

Neuromyelitis optica and neuromyelitis optica-IgG seropositivity in Saudis with demyelinating diseases of the central nervous system [2014] - 263KB
by AM Al-Khathaami, F Yunus, MJ Alamgir, S Kojan, M Aljumah
Background and Objective: Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) shares certain features with multiple sclerosis (MS). Similar phenotypes, wide spectrum and the differential prevalence of NMO among ethnic backgro...

Inhibition of L-type calcium currents by magnesium sulfate on the rat basilar artery smooth muscle cells [2014] - 903KB
by N Sharma, JP Bhattarai, PH Hwang, SK Han, YS Yang
Objective: Vasospasm remains the leading cause of cerebral damage after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Although magnesium regulates the calcium influx in vascular smooth muscle and endothelial ce...

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