Diagnostic nerve block in prediction of outcome of botulinum toxin treatment for spastic equinovarus foot after stroke: A pilot retrospective observational study.

CONCLUSION: This study confirmed diagnostic nerve block as a valuable screening tool in deciding whether to treat spastic equinovarus with botulinum toxin. However, the results support the evidence that diagnostic nerve block results in a greater reduction in muscle overactivity than does botulinum toxin type A in patients with spastic equinovarus due to stroke. PMID: 32432331 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine - Category: Rehabilitation Tags: J Rehabil Med Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 26 May 2020Source: NeuroImage: ClinicalAuthor(s): Naofumi Tomita, Steven Jiang, Matthew E. Maeder, Saeed Hassanpour
Source: NeuroImage: Clinical - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
One commonly reported phenomenon in the first months of the Covid-19 era in the United States has been the reduction in emergency department (ED) visits and hospitalizations of patients with heart attacks, strokes and other acute, non-Covid illnesses [1]. Less is known about whether and how the number of patients presenting to EDs for psychiatric problems has changed.
Source: The American Journal of Emergency Medicine - Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 30 May 2020Source: European Journal of Integrative MedicineAuthor(s): Jingyi Shao, Lingming Zhou, Tianyu Shao, Minrui Ding, Zhuqing Jin
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Publication date: July 2020Source: American Heart Journal, Volume 225Author(s): Yingying Yang, Zhonghe Zhou, Yuesong Pan, Huisheng Chen, Yilong Wang, ARAIS Protocol Steering Group
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Authors: Poznyak AV, Zhang D, Grechko AV, Wu WK, Orekhov AN Abstract Atherosclerosis is a major cause of disease-related mortality around the globe. The main characteristic of the disease is an accumulation of plaque on the arterial wall and subsequent erosion or rupture of some plaques. Atherosclerosis often leads to cardiovascular disease and such acute complications as myocardial infarction or ischaemic stroke due to thrombus formation. Most recent advances in atherosclerotic research state that the modifications of low- density lipoprotein (LDL) are one of the most significant stages in the disease initiation, ...
Source: Minerva Cardioangiologica - Category: Cardiology Tags: Minerva Cardioangiol Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 30 May 2020Source: Neuroscience LettersAuthor(s): Jing Sun, Xinhuang Lv, Xinxin Gao, Zewei Chen, Dianhui Wei, Yi Ling, Junmei Zhang, Qilu Gu, Jiaming Liu, Weian Chen, Suzhi Liu
Source: Neuroscience Letters - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
Authors: Oszukowska M, Kozłowska M, Kaszuba A Abstract Introduction: Psoriasis is considered as a risk factor for atherosclerosis and contributes to myocardial infarction, ischemic heart disease and brain stroke. Aim: To estimate the atherogenic potential of psoriasis by analysing antioxidative and prooxidative factors (paraoxonase-1, α-tocopherol, uric acid, homocysteine), compare levels of these parameters between groups of psoriatic patients and healthy individuals as well as to analyse the impact of psoriasis severity and duration on the factors under the study and to define correlation between the m...
Source: Advances in Dermatology and Allergology - Category: Dermatology Tags: Postepy Dermatol Alergol Source Type: research
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In conclusion, the findings of the present study suggested that miR‑340‑5p may protect PC12 cells against OGD/R through targeting Neurod4, which could provide important implications for the treatment of ischemia‑reperfusion injury based on miR‑340‑5p expression levels in vivo. PMID: 32468054 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Molecular Medicine Reports - Category: Molecular Biology Tags: Mol Med Rep Source Type: research
Authors: Susmitha K, Chandrasekhar V, Kiran G, Divya A, Rani GS, Sarangapani M Abstract Stroke is becoming a main cause of early death and disability in developing countries like India, and it is mostly enhanced by increased predominance of major risk factors. A detailed knowledge about the nature and magnitude of the stroke cases in this particular area is not only important for acute treatment but also it helps to prevent hospital admissions due to reoccurring stroke. The present study was conducted in the Department of Stroke at MGM Hospital, Warangal, India, to study the patterns of stroke admissions. All the c...
Source: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology - Category: Research Tags: Adv Exp Med Biol Source Type: research
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