Outcome prediction in disorders of consciousness: the role of coma recovery scale revised
To evaluate the utility of the revised coma remission scale (CRS-r), together with other clinical variables, in predicting emergence from disorders of consciousness (DoC) during intensive rehabilitation care. (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 18, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Lucia Francesca Lucca, Danilo Lofaro, Loris Pignolo, Elio Leto, Maria Ursino, Maria Daniela Cortese, Domenico Conforti, Paolo Tonin and Antonio Cerasa Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association of the MMP-9 polymorphism and ischemic stroke risk in southern Chinese Han population
Stroke is a serious cardiovascular disease and is also the leading cause of long-term disability in developing and developed countries. Because matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) is associated with the risk of ma... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 16, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Ning Gao, Tie Guo, Han Luo, Guolong Tu, Fanglin Niu, Mengdan Yan and Ying Xia Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Stent-retriever assisted vacuum-locked extraction (SAVE) versus a direct aspiration first pass technique (ADAPT) for acute stroke: data from the real-world
Embolectomy is the standard of care in acute ischemic stroke (AIS) caused by large vessel occlusion (LVO). Aim of this study was to compare two techniques: A Direct Aspiration First Pass Technique (ADAPT) and ... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 15, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Alex Brehm, Volker Maus, Ioannis Tsogkas, Ruben Colla, Am élie Carolina Hesse, Roland Gerard Gera and Marios-Nikos Psychogios Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A biomechanical study of gait initiation in Down syndrome
Gait Initiation (GI) is a functional task that challenges the balance control requiring weight shift and a transition from standing to walking. Individuals with Down Syndrome (DS) walk with low velocity, prolo... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 15, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Carolina Corsi, Veronica Cimolin, Paolo Capodaglio, Claudia Condoluci and Manuela Galli Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of the blood urea nitrogen to creatinine ratio on haemorrhagic transformation in AIS patients with diabetes mellitus
The effect of the blood urea nitrogen (BUN) to creatinine (Cr) ratio (henceforth BUN/Cr) on haemorrhagic transformation (HT) of acute ischaemic stroke (AIS) patients is unclear. (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 13, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Linghui Deng, Shi Qiu, Changyi Wang, Haiyang Bian, Lu Wang, Yuxiao Li, Bo Wu and Ming Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Optimal management after paediatric lumbar puncture: a randomized controlled trial
To evaluate whether a shorter time of lying supine without a pillow and fasting for solids and liquids (LSFSL) after a lumbar puncture (LP) is associated with a higher risk of post-lumbar puncture headache (PL... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 13, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Bing Hu, Tian-ming Chen, Bing Liu, Wei Chi, Yi-qing Miao, Xiao-lu Nie, Xiao-xia Peng and Gang Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A novel PDGFRB sequence variant in a family with a mild form of primary familial brain calcification: a case report and a review of the literature
Primary familial brain calcification is a rare autosomal dominant or recessive neurodegenerative disease, characterized by bilateral brain calcifications in different areas of the brain. It is a clinically het... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 12, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Stine Westergaard Mathorne, Kristina S ørensen, Christina Fagerberg, Matthias Bode and Jens Michael Hertz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Michigan Neural Distinctiveness (MiND) study protocol: investigating the scope, causes, and consequences of age-related neural dedifferentiation
Aging is often associated with behavioral impairments, but some people age more gracefully than others. Why? One factor that may play a role is individual differences in the distinctiveness of neural represent... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 12, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Holly Gagnon, Molly Simmonite, Kaitlin Cassady, Jordan Chamberlain, Erin Freiburger, Poortata Lalwani, Shannon Kelley, Bradley Foerster, Denise C. Park, Myria Petrou, Rachael D. Seidler, Stephan F. Taylor, Daniel H. Weissman and Thad A. Polk Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Diffusion tensor imaging for assessment of microstructural changes associate with treatment outcome at one-year after radiofrequency Rhizotomy in trigeminal neuralgia
Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is characterized by facial pain that may be sudden, intense, and recurrent. Neurosurgical interventions, such as radiofrequency rhizotomy, can relieve TN pain, but their mechanisms an... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 12, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Shu-Tian Chen, Jen-Tsung Yang, Hsu-Huei Weng, Hsueh-Lin Wang, Mei-Yu Yeh and Yuan-Hsiung Tsai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Case report: an area postrema syndrome revealing a neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder associated with central nervous system tuberculosis in a young Togolese (black African) woman
Area postrema syndrome (APS) is considered to be one of the most specific clinical presentations of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders (NMOSDs). In sub-Saharan Africa, NMOSDs and even more so those reveal... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 10, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Kossivi Apetse, Josu é Euberma Diatewa, Jean Joel Dongmo Tajeuna, Yaovi Mawuéna Dansou, Rolph Bakoudissa, Kokouvi Panabalo Waklatsi, Damelan Kombate, Komi Assogba and Agnon A. Koffi Balogou Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Primary brain amyloidoma, both a neoplastic and a neurodegenerative disease: a case report
Scattered extracellular deposits of amyloid within the brain parenchyma can be found in a heterogeneous group of diseases. Its condensed accumulation in the white matter without evidence for systemic amyloidos... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 10, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Mario L öhr, Almuth F. Kessler, Camelia-Maria Monoranu, Jens Grosche, Thomas Linsenmann, Ralf-Ingo Ernestus and Wolfgang Härtig Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Cross-cultural adaptation and psychometric properties of the MMSE and MoCA questionnaires in Tanzanian Swahili for a traumatic brain injury population
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is the most common cause of injury-related death and disability globally, and a common sequelae is cognitive impairment. Addressing post-TBI cognitive deficits is crucial because t... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 8, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Joao Ricardo Nickenig Vissoci, Leonardo Pestillo de Oliveira, Temitope Gafaar, Michael M. Haglund, Mark Mvungi, Blandina Theophil Mmbaga and Catherine A. Staton Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Systematic review and meta-analysis of propofol versus barbiturates for controlling refractory status epilepticus
This study aims to quantitatively assess the advantages and disadvant... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 6, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Qing Zhang, Yun Yu, Yu Lu and Hongli Yue Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Selected serum cytokines and nitric oxide as potential multi-marker biosignature panels for Parkinson disease of varying durations: a case-control study
Dopaminergic neuronal loss begins years before motor symptoms appear in Parkinson disease (PD). Thus, reliable biomarkers for early diagnosis and prognosis of PD are an essential pre-requisite to develop disea... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 6, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Dilini Rathnayake, Thashi Chang and Preethi Udagama Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The prognostic value of total T3 after acute cerebral infarction is age-dependent: a retrospective study on 768 patients
Serum triiodothyronine (T3) concentration was reported to be associated with the prognosis after acute ischemic stroke. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of age on the prognostic value of thyroi... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 5, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Lei-Qing Li, Xiao-Yan Xu, Wen-Yu Li, Xing-Yue Hu and Wen Lv Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Global assessment of migraine severity measure: preliminary evidence of construct validity
This study investigated how migraine ... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 4, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Tolulope T. Sajobi, Farnaz Amoozegar, Meng Wang, Natalie Wiebe, Kirsten M. Fiest, Scott B. Patten and Nathalie Jette Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Monitoring treatment of Taenia solium- neurocysticercosis by detection of circulating antigens: a case report
Parenchymal neurocysticercosis is a frequent cause of seizures in areas endemic for Taenia solium. At present there is scarce data on the evolution of the levels of circulating metacestodal antigen before, during... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 3, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Richar Rodr íguez-Hidalgo, Arturo Carpio, Erwin Van den Enden and Washington Benítez-Ortiz Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Characterizing advanced Parkinson ’s disease: OBSERVE-PD observational study results of 2615 patients
There are currently no standard diagnostic criteria for characterizing advanced Parkinson ’s disease (APD) in clinical practice, a critical component in determining ongoing clinical care and therapeutic strateg... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 2, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Alfonso Fasano, Victor S. C. Fung, Leonardo Lopiano, Bulent Elibol, Irina G. Smolentseva, Klaus Seppi, Annam ária Takáts, Koray Onuk, Juan Carlos Parra, Lars Bergmann, Kavita Sail, Yash Jalundhwala and Zvezdan Pirtosek Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Spontaneous recession of a posterior cerebral artery aneurysm concurrent with carotid rete mirabile and moyamoya-pattern collateral vessels: a case report
Carotid rete mirabile (RM) is a meshwork of multiple, freely intercommunicating arterioles that reconstitute the absent or hypoplastic segments of the internal carotid artery (ICA). Carotid RM has been reporte... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 2, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Hao Chen, Kun Hou, Xin Wang, Kan Xu and Jinlu Yu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

A case of methylprednisolone treatment for metronidazole-induced encephalopathy
Metronidazole, a common antimicrobial agent, can induce encephalopathy in rare cases. After discontinuing metronidazole, most patients show clinical improvement. However, in the face of deteriorating condition... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - March 30, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Li Li, Xiaogang Tang, Wenlei Li, Seng Liang, Qing Zhu and Minghua Wu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Restless legs syndrome in end stage renal disease patients undergoing hemodialysis
The prevalence of Restless legs syndrome (RLS) in End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) patients is higher than that in the general population. However, the associations of RLS within the ESRD population are inconsis... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - March 29, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Xiao-Wei Lin, Jun-Fang Zhang, Meng-Yao Qiu, Ling-Yan Ni, Hong-Lei Yu, Sheng-Han Kuo, William G. Ondo, Qing Yu and Yun-Cheng Wu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Motor cortex stimulation: a systematic literature-based analysis of effectiveness and case series experience
Aim to quantitatively analyze the clinical effectiveness for motor cortex stimulation (MCS) to refractory pain. (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - March 29, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Jia-Jie Mo, Wen-Han Hu, Chao Zhang, Xiu Wang, Chang Liu, Bao-Tian Zhao, Jun-Jian Zhou and Kai Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Perceived fatigue in myotonic dystrophy type 1: a case-control study
The aim of this study was to explore perceived fatigue, experienced functional limitations due to fatigue and clinical correlates in patients with Myotonic Dystrophy type 1 (DM1). (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - March 28, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Stefan Winblad and Christopher Lindberg Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Irreversible fatal contrast-induced encephalopathy: a case report
Contrast-induced encephalopathy (CIE) is a well-known complication of iodinated contrast agents during angiography and vascular interventions. It can manifest as hemiparesis, cortical blindness, speech changes... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - March 28, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Wei Zhao, Jinping Zhang, Yun Song, Lili Sun, Meimei Zheng, Hao Yin, Jun Zhang, Wei Wang and Ju Han Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The TXA2R rs1131882, P2Y1 rs1371097 and GPIIIa rs2317676 three-loci interactions may increase the risk of carotid stenosis in patients with ischemic stroke
The genetic risk factors for carotid stenosis are not fully understood. The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between variants in platelet activation-relevant genes and carotid stenosis in p... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - March 26, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Xingyang Yi, Jing Lin, Qiang Zhou, Ruyue Huang and Zhenxiao Chai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Isolated subdural hematoma secondary to Dural arteriovenous fistula: a case report and literature review
Dural arteriovenous fistula (DAVF) is an uncommon subtype among the intracranial arteriovenous malformations, which is characterized by pathological anastomoses between meningeal arteries and dural venous sinu... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - March 21, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Guichen Li, Yang Zhang, Jinchuan Zhao, Xiaobo Zhu, Jinlu Yu and Kun Hou Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Pyramidal system involvement in progressive supranuclear palsy – a clinicopathological correlation
We aimed to produce a detailed neuropathological analysis of pyramidal motor system pathology and provide its clinical pathological correlation in cases with definite progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP). (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - March 20, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Zuzana Stejskalova, Zdenek Rohan, Robert Rusina, Adam Tesar, Jaromir Kukal, Gabor G. Kovacs, Ales Bartos and Radoslav Matej Tags: Research article Source Type: research

GABAB receptor encephalitis in a patient diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
We report the occurrence of... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - March 14, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Heike Schumacher, Thomas Meyer and Harald Pr üss Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Guided Self-rehabilitation Contract vs conventional therapy in chronic stroke-induced hemiparesis: NEURORESTORE, a multicenter randomized controlled trial
After discharge from hospital following a stroke, prescriptions of community-based rehabilitation are often downgraded to “maintenance” rehabilitation or discontinued. This classic therapeutic behavior stems f... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - March 12, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Jean-Michel Gracies, Maud Pradines, Mouna Gh édira, Catherine-Marie Loche, Valentina Mardale, Catherine Hennegrave, Caroline Gault-Colas, Etienne Audureau, Emilie Hutin, Marjolaine Baude and Nicolas Bayle Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Effect of early supported discharge after stroke on patient reported outcome based on the Swedish Riksstroke registry
The efficacy of early supported discharge (ESD) has not been tested in current stroke care setting, which provide relatively short hospital stays, access to hyper-acute therapies and early carotid stenosis int... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - March 12, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Anna Br åndal, Marie Eriksson, Eva-Lotta Glader and Per Wester Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The therapeutic value of cerebrospinal fluid ctDNA detection by next-generation sequencing for meningeal carcinomatosis: a case report
It is usually very complicated to treat meningeal carcinomatosis, and it is important to treat it as soon as possible. (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - March 9, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Xiaosu Guo, Junzhao Cui, Yue Zhao, Weixin Han, Yueli Zou, Ruiping Gao, Qing Li, Xiaoqing Li, Junying He and Hui Bu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Influence of different rehabilitative aerobic exercise programs on (anti-) inflammatory immune signalling, cognitive and functional capacity in persons with MS – study protocol of a randomized controlled trial
Studies have shown positive effects of therapeutic exercise on motor- and cognitive function as well as on psychosocial outcomes in persons with multiple sclerosis (MS). A reduction of inflammatory stress thro... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - March 8, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Niklas Joisten, Annette Rademacher, Wilhelm Bloch, Alexander Schenk, Max Oberste, Ulrik Dalgas, Dawn Langdon, Daniel Caminada, Mette-Triin Purde, Roman Gonzenbach, Jan Kool, Philipp Zimmer and Jens Bansi Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Doxycycline for the treatment of nodding syndrome (DONS); the study protocol of a phase II randomised controlled trial
Nodding syndrome is a poorly understood neurological disorder of unknown aetiology, affecting several thousand children in Africa. There has been a consistent epidemiological association with infection by the ... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - March 6, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Richard Idro, Ronald Anguzu, Rodney Ogwang, Pamela Akun, Catherine Abbo, Amos Deogratius Mwaka, Bernard Opar, Phyellister Nakamya, Mark Taylor, Alison Elliott, Angela Vincent, Charles Newton and Kevin Marsh Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Effectiveness of rituximab in neuromyelitis optica: a meta-analysis
Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is a severe inflammatory autoimmune disorder of the central nervous system and often results in paralysis or blindness. Rituximab (RTX) is a mouse –human chimeric monoclonal antibody ... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - March 6, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Fulin Gao, Bingyan Chai, Cheng Gu, Ruipeng Wu, Tong Dong, Yuping Yao and Yi Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Progressive stenosis and radiological findings of vasculitis over the entire internal carotid artery in moyamoya vasculopathy associated with graves ’ disease: a case report and review of the literature
Moyamoya vasculopathy (MMV) associated with Graves ’ disease (GD) is a rare condition resulting in ischemic stroke accompanied by thyrotoxicity. Radiological findings of vasculitis have been reported in the wal... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - March 2, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Hiroto Ito, Syunsuke Yokoi, Kinya Yokoyama, Takumi Asai, Kenji Uda, Yoshio Araki, Syuntaro Takasu, Rei Kobayashi, Hisashi Okada and Satoshi Okuda Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Treatment patterns and burden of behavioral disturbances in patients with dementia in the United States: a claims database analysis
Although patients with dementia frequently experience neuropsychological symptoms (NPS) such as agitation, which profoundly impacts patients, caregivers, and the healthcare system, few studies have evaluated t... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 28, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Myrlene Sanon Aigbogun, Robert Stellhorn, Ann Hartry, Ross A. Baker and Howard Fillit Tags: Research article Source Type: research

COL6A1 mutation leading to Bethlem myopathy with recurrent hematuria: a case report
Collagen VI-related myopathies are a spectrum of muscular diseases with features of muscle weakness and atrophy, multiple contractures of joints, distal hyperextensibility, severe respiratory dysfunction and c... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 26, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Mengxin Bao, Fei Mao, Zhangning Zhao, Gaoting Ma, Guangjun Xu, Wenjuan Xu, Huan Chen and Meijia Zhu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

rs1234313 and rs45454293 are risk factors of cerebral arterial thrombosis, large artery atherosclerosis, and carotid plaque in the Han Chinese population: a case-control study
Ischemic stroke is a leading cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide. Stenosis or blockage of an artery from atherosclerosis can cause insufficient cerebral blood supply, which leads to ischemic stroke. It ... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 23, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Yan Jiang, Xiaomin Liu, Yifeng Du and Shengnian Zhou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Establishment and utility assessment of posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome early warning scoring (PEWS) scale establishment and utility assessment of PEWS scale
Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a complication that occurs during various diseases ’ treatment. Imaging examination is the gold standard for diagnosis. PRES frequently occurrence in patie... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 21, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Li-Ping Zou, Li-Ying Liu, Hui Li, Yang-Yang Wang, Ying Liu, Jing Chen, Lin-Yan Hu, Meng-Jia Liu, Meng-Na Zhang, Qian Lu and Shu-Fang Ma Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Promoting faster pathways to surgery: a clinical audit of patients with refractory epilepsy
Individuals with epilepsy who cannot be adequately controlled with anti-epileptic drugs, refractory epilepsy, may be suitable for surgical treatment following detailed assessment. This is a complex process and... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 19, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Virginia Mumford, Frances Rapport, Patti Shih, Rebecca Mitchell, Andrew Bleasel, Armin Nikpour, Geoffrey Herkes, Amy MacRae, Melissa Bartley, Sanjyot Vagholkar and Jeffrey Braithwaite Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A case of surgically-associated anti GQ1b antibody syndrome accompanied by saccadic ping pong gaze
Periodic alternating ping-pong gaze (PPG) is a rare disease with few reports. To our knowledge, there was no report on anti GQ1b antibody syndrome accompanied by PPG. This paper reported a case of anti GQ1b an... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 19, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Jingzhe Han, Yanan Xie, Haiyan Yan, Yuecheng Cao, HongmeiWang and Duanhua Cao Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Autism, spectrum or clusters? An EEG coherence study
Autism prevalence continues to grow, yet a universally agreed upon etiology is lacking despite manifold evidence of abnormalities especially in terms of genetics and epigenetics. The authors postulate that the... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 14, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Frank H. Duffy and Heidelise Als Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Mixed cerebrovascular disease in an elderly patient with mixed vascular risk factors: a case report
Mixed cerebrovascular disease is a diagnostic entity that presents with hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke clinically and/or subclinically. Here, we report a patient with mixed vascular risk factors, who presente... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 12, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Dian He, YunLi Yu, Shan Wu, ShuFen Tian, Hui Yu, Shu Xu and Lan Chu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Stroke prevention in patients with acute ischemic stroke and atrial fibrillation in Germany - a cross sectional survey
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is present in 15 –20% of patients with acute ischemic stroke. Oral anticoagulation reduces the risk of AF-related recurrent stroke but clinical guideline recommendations are rather vagu... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 12, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Alexander Wutzler, Christos Krogias, Anna Grau, Roland Veltkamp, Peter U. Heuschmann and Karl Georg Haeusler Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Early risk assessment of circulating endothelial progenitor cells and plasma stromal cell-derived factor-1 for nondisabling ischemic cerebrovascular events
Endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) play an important role in ischemic stroke. However, there are few studies on the relationship between EPC and nondisabling ischemic cerebrovascular events. Our aim was to in... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 12, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Wang Zhao, Libo Zhao, Juan Liao, Yong Luo and Lanying He Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Optimizing early enteral nutrition in severe stroke (OPENS): protocol for a multicentre randomized controlled trial
Malnutrition is one of the crucial factors associated with poor prognosis in critical ill patients, yet a significant evidence gap surrounds the management of initial enteral feeding in severe stroke. The Opti... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 12, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Fang Yuan, Fang Yang, Wei Zhang, Yi Jia, Yaling Ma, Yongcai Qu, Xinglai Wang, Kang Huo, Chengkai Wang, Xiangjun Yuan, Chaohui Song, Bei Zhang and Wen Jiang Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

The neutrophil-to-lymphocyte and monocyte-to-lymphocyte ratios are independently associated with neurological disability and brain atrophy in multiple sclerosis
Serum hematological indices such as the neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) or monocyte-lymphocyte ratio (MLR) have been used as biomarkers of pathogenic inflammation and prognostication in multiple areas of med... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 12, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Christopher C. Hemond, Bonnie I. Glanz, Rohit Bakshi, Tanuja Chitnis and Brian C. Healy Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Ambroxol as a novel disease-modifying treatment for Parkinson ’s disease dementia: protocol for a single-centre, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
Currently there are no disease-modifying treatments for Parkinson ’s disease dementia (PDD), a condition linked to aggregation of the protein α-synuclein in subcortical and cortical brain areas. One of the lead... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 9, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: C. R. A. Silveira, J. MacKinley, K. Coleman, Z. Li, E. Finger, R. Bartha, S. A. Morrow, J. Wells, M. Borrie, R. G. Tirona, C. A. Rupar, G. Zou, R. A. Hegele, D. Mahuran, P. MacDonald, M. E. Jenkins & hellip; Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Assessment of fatigability in patients with spinal muscular atrophy: development and content validity of a set of endurance tests
Fatigability has emerged as an important dimension of physical impairment in patients with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). At present reliable and valid outcome measures for both mildly and severely affected pa... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 9, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Bart Bartels, Laura E. Habets, Marloes Stam, Renske I. Wadman, Camiel A. Wijngaarde, Marja A. G. C. Schoenmakers, Tim Takken, Erik H.J. Hulzebos, W. Ludo van der Pol and Janke F. de Groot Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Antibody-LGI 1 autoimmune encephalitis manifesting as rapidly progressive dementia and hyponatremia: a case report and literature review
Anti leucine-rich glioma inactivated 1 (LGI1) encephalitis is a rare autoimmune encephalitis (AE), characterized by acute or subacute cognitive impairment, faciobrachial dystonic seizures, psychiatric disturba... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 7, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Xuanting Li, Junliang Yuan, Lei Liu and Wenli Hu Tags: Case report Source Type: research