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Childhood brain injury: A review [2015] - 290KB
by Chee Piau Wong, Ee Lin Tay
Childhood brain injury is an important and complicated public health issue worldwide. Extensive work has been done in this field. This review highlights issues that are frequently misinterpreted or ov...

Anti-epileptic drugs: Is terminology appropriate? A change might be needed [2015] - 154KB
by Devender Bhalla, Sina Ros, Elham lotfalinezhad, Saloni Kapoor, LyKheng Heng, Prak Piseth Raingsey, Samleng Chan
The term “anti-epileptic drug” refers to the currently available medical treatment against epilepsy. A discussion amongst the authors was sought to critically examine the term and identify possibl...

Comments on Dhevender Bhalla et al. “Anti-epileptic drugs: Is terminology appropriate: A change might be needed” [2015] - 172KB
by Ernest Somerville
Devender Bhalla and his international colleagues1 raise some valid objections to the term “anti-epileptic drug” on the grounds that it is stigmatizing and inaccurate. The term “epileptic” is c...

High prevalence of diabetes in stroke patients and its association with lacunar infarction [2015] - 297KB
by Zhe Kang Law, Wan Nur Nafisah, Ramesh Sahathevan, Jee Yong Hing, Mohd Firdaus Zakaria, Nurul Munirah Mohd Shuhari, Nur Fathihah Ahmad, Teong Kui Ting, Hui Jan Tan, Shahrul Azmin, Rabani Remli, Azmawati Mohammed Nawi, Norlinah Mohamed Ibrahim
Background & Objectives: The burden of stroke is increasing, in part due to increasing prevalence of diabetes mellitus. Given the high prevalence of diabetes in the Malaysian population (22.6%), we ai...

Psychiatric morbidity in refractory mesial temporal lobe epilepsy before and after epilepsy surgery [2015] - 239KB
by Sawant Neena S, Wankhede Shrikant S
Background & Objective: Psychiatric disorders constitute a large part of illness burden in patients with refractory epilepsy. A careful presurgical psychiatric assessment is now an integral part of ev...

Seizures at the emergency department in Thailand and risk factors for recurrent seizures [2015] - 139KB
by Yuwares Sittichanbuncha, Chaiyo Chomrak, Waraporn Naksensin, Kittisak Sawanyawisuth
Background: Seizure is a common neurological presenting symptom at the emergency department (ED). Recurrent seizure may result in an overcrowded ED and affect morbidity. Factors associated with recurr...

Volume estimation of the subcortical structures in Parkinson’s disease using magnetic resonance imaging: A methodological study [2015] - 1,177KB
by Tolga Ertekin, Niyazi Acer, Semra İçer, Ümit Erkan Vurdem, Şerife Çınar, Özlem Özçelik
Background & Objectives: Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the most prevalent neurodegenerative disorder, beginning in the in the substantia nigra and spreading to the subcortical structures to the limbic...

Cognitive impairment among Indonesia HIV naïve patients [2015] - 272KB
by Riwanti Estiasari, Darma Imran, Diatri Nari Lastri, Pukovisa Prawirohardjo, Patricia Price
Background: Antiretroviral treatment (ART) can decreased the incidence of HIV dementia, but milder cognitive impairment may not resolve when patients receive ART. In Indonesia, cognitive screening of ...

Mimics and diagnostic pitfalls of intracranial lesions in conventional MRI: Clues on advanced MRI [2015] - 1,882KB
by Alan Basil Peter, Norlisah Ramli, Kartini Rahmat, Faizatul Izza Rozalli, Che Ahmad Azlan
Objective: To delineate and differentiate between late subacute hemorrhage and intracranial lipomas in clinically available conventional and advanced MR sequences. Methods: Two cases of late subacute...

EEG is sensitive in early diagnosis of anti NMDAR encephalitis and useful in monitoring disease progress [2015] - 965KB
by Suhailah Abdullah, Kheng Seang Lim, Won Fen Wong, Hui Jan Tan, Chong Tin Tan
Background& Objective: Investigation modalities, such as MRI and CSF examination, are neither sensitive nor specific in the early phase of anti-NMDAR encephalitis. Nuclear imaging may be useful to mon...

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