Using automated electronic medical record data extraction to model ALS survival and progression
To assess the feasibility of using automated capture of Electronic Medical Record (EMR) data to build predictive models for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) outcomes. (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - December 14, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Alex G. Karanevich, Luke J. Weisbrod, Omar Jawdat, Richard J. Barohn, Byron J. Gajewski, Jianghua He and Jeffrey M. Statland Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Basal ganglia hemorrhage in a case report following spinal surgery
Intracranial hemorrhage is a rare but potentially severe complication of spinal surgery. Most reported post-operative ICH cases consist of cerebellar hemorrhage. There are fewer reported cases of supratentoria... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - December 14, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Brent Berry, Malik Ghannam, Caitlin Bell, Sami Ghazaleh, Sherief Boss, Christopher Streib and Mustapha Ezzeddine Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Batten disease: biochemical and molecular characterization revealing novel PPT1 and TPP1 gene mutations in Indian patients
Neuronal ceroid lipofuscinoses type I and type II (NCL1 and NCL2) also known as Batten disease are the commonly observed neurodegenerative lysosomal storage disorder caused by mutations in the PPT1 and TPP1 genes... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - December 12, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Jayesh Sheth, Mehul Mistri, Riddhi Bhavsar, Dhairya Pancholi, Mahesh Kamate, Neerja Gupta, Madhulika Kabra, Sanjiv Mehta, Sheela Nampoothiri, Arpita Thakker, Vivek Jain, Raju Shah and Frenny Sheth Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Transient increase in CSF GAP-43 concentration after ischemic stroke
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) biomarkers reflect ongoing processes in the brain. Growth-associated protein 43 (GAP-43) is highly upregulated in brain tissue shortly after experimental ischemia suggesting the CSF G... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - December 7, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Åsa Sandelius, Nicholas C. Cullen, Åsa Källén, Lars Rosengren, Crister Jensen, Vesna Kostanjevecki, Manu Vandijck, Henrik Zetterberg and Kaj Blennow Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Mortality & recurrent seizure risk after new-onset seizure in HIV-positive Zambian adults
Recurrent seizure risks in HIV-positive people with new-onset seizure are largely unknown, making it challenging to offer optimal recommendations regarding antiepileptic drug (AED) initiation. Existing outcome... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - December 7, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Melissa A. Elafros, Brent A. Johnson, Omar K. Siddiqi, Jason F. Okulicz, Izukanji Sikazwe, Christopher M. Bositis, Michael J. Potchen, Igor J. Koralnik, William H. Theodore, Lisa Kalungwana and Gretchen L. Birbeck Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Plasma homocysteine levels and intracranial plaque characteristics: association and clinical relevance in ischemic stroke
This study aimed to evaluate the association between Hcy levels and intracranial plaque characteristics and to investigate ... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - December 6, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Shan shan Lu, Jun Xie, Chun qiu Su, Song Ge, Hai bin Shi and Xun ning Hong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Diagnostic and prognostic value of the optic nerve sheath diameter with respect to the intracranial pressure and neurological outcome of patients following hemicraniectomy
In cases showing cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) redistribution as a compensatory mechanism in acute intracranial hypertension, the optic nerve sheath diameter (ONSD) can be used to estimate intracranial pressure (I... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - December 5, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Yuzhi Gao, Qiang Li, Chunshuang Wu, Shaoyun Liu and Mao Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Increased serum exosomal miR-134 expression in the acute ischemic stroke patients
The exosomal miRNAs have been emerged as biomarkers and therapeutic targets for various diseases, however, the function of exosomal miRNAs in stroke remains largely unknown. (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - December 4, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Jingxia Zhou, Lin Chen, Bocan Chen, Shaozhu Huang, Chaosheng Zeng, Hairong Wu, Cong Chen and Faqing Long Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Identification of novel compound heterozygous SPG7 mutations-related hereditary spastic paraplegia in a Chinese family: a case report
Autosomal recessive hereditary spastic paraplegias (ARHSPs) are a group of clinically and genetically heterogeneous neurodegenerative diseases with progressive spasticity and weakness in the lower limbs. Mutat... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - November 29, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Xiaoqian Zhang, Lei Zhang, Yanqing Wu, Gang Li, Shengcai Chen, Yuanpeng Xia and Hongge Li Tags: Case report Source Type: research

A novel nonsense mutation in WNK1/HSN2 associated with sensory neuropathy and limb destruction in four siblings of a large Iranian pedigree
Hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy type 2 (HSAN2) is an autosomal recessive disorder with predominant sensory dysfunction and severe complications such as limb destruction. There are different subtype... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - November 29, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Behrouz Rahmani, Fatemeh Fekrmandi, Keivan Ahadi, Tannaz Ahadi, Afagh Alavi, Abolhassan Ahmadiani and Sareh Asadi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Therapeutic evaluation of a patient with ruptured intracranial aneurysm without subarachnoid hemorrhage by CT imaging: a case report
The majority of ruptured intracranial aneurysms are combined with subarachnoid hemorrhage, but patients with only intracerebral hematoma without any subarachnoid hemorrhage are extremely rare. (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - November 29, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Guangyong Chen, Meiling Xu, Long Ma, Yufei Gao, Chengyan He and Jinnan Zhang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Pre-stroke warfarin enhancement of collateralization in acute ischemic stroke: a retrospective study
Warfarin therapies not only are used to prevent stroke in patients with high risk of cardioembolism such as patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD), but also was associated wit... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - November 29, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Jiaying Zhu, Mengmeng Ma, Yijia Guo, Muke Zhou, Jian Guo and Li He Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The Norwegian Cognitive impairment after stroke study (Nor-COAST): study protocol of a multicentre, prospective cohort study
Early and late onset post-stroke cognitive impairment (PCI) contributes substantially to disability following stroke, and is a high priority within stroke research. The aetiology for PCI is complex and related... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - November 26, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Pernille Thingstad, Torunn Askim, Mona K. Beyer, Geir Br åthen, Hanne Ellekjær, Hege Ihle-Hansen, Anne Brita Knapskog, Stian Lydersen, Ragnhild Munthe-Kaas, Halvor Næss, Sarah T. Pendlebury, Yngve Muller Seljeseth and Ingvild Saltvedt Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Association between medication-related adverse events and non-elective readmission in acute ischemic stroke
The objectives of our study were to characterize reasons for acute readmission after acute... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - November 19, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: James A. G. Crispo, Dylan P. Thibault, Yannick Fortin, Daniel Krewski and Allison W. Willis Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome with extensive cytotoxic edema after blood transfusion: a case report and literature review
Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is described as a clinical-radiological disease entity with good prognosis. In brain MRI, PRES generally presents with vasogenic edema. Although PRES is indu... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - November 12, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Yoshitsugu Nakamura, Masakazu Sugino, Akihiro Tsukahara, Hiroko Nakazawa, Naomune Yamamoto and Shigeki Arawaka Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The effect of occipital nerve field stimulation on the descending pain pathway in patients with fibromyalgia: a water PET and EEG imaging study
Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory, and mood problems. Recently, occipital nerve field stimulation (ONS) has been proposed... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - November 12, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Shaheen Ahmed, Mark Plazier, Jan Ost, Gaetane Stassijns, Steven Deleye, Sarah Ceyssens, Patrick Dupont, Sigrid Stroobants, Steven Staelens, Dirk De Ridder and Sven Vanneste Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Integrated treatment for autonomic paraneoplastic syndrome improves performance status in a patient with small lung cell carcinoma: a case report
Paraneoplastic neurological syndromes (PNS) are rare disorders associated with cancer and are believed to be immune mediated. Patients with autonomic PNS suffer from variable combinations of parasympathetic an... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - November 10, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Tatsuya Ueno, Yukihiro Hasegawa, Rie Hagiwara, Tomoya Kon, Jin-ichi Nunomura and Masahiko Tomiyama Tags: Case report Source Type: research

A phase 3, long-term, open-label safety study of Galcanezumab in patients with migraine
Galcanezumab, a humanized monoclonal antibody that selectively binds to the calcitonin gene-related peptide, has demonstrated in previous Phase 2 and Phase 3 clinical studies ( ≤6-month of treatment) a reductio... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - November 9, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Angelo Camporeale, David Kudrow, Ryan Sides, Shufang Wang, Annelies Van Dycke, Katherine J. Selzler and Virginia L. Stauffer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Seasonal adherence to, and effectiveness of, subcutaneous interferon β-1a administered by RebiSmart® in patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis: results of the 1-year, observational GEPAT-SMART study
The objective of this study was to assess monthly and seasonal adherence to and sa... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - November 6, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Spyros N. Deftereos, Evangelos Koutlas, Efrosini Koutsouraki, Athanassios Kyritsis, Panagiotis Papathanassopoulos, Nikolaos Fakas, Vaia Tsimourtou, Nikolaos Vlaikidis, Antonios Tavernarakis, Konstantinos Voumvourakis, Michalis Arvanitis, Dimitrios Sakella Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pragmatic trial of multifaceted intervention (STROKE-CARD care) to reduce cardiovascular risk and improve quality-of-life after ischaemic stroke and transient ischaemic attack –study protocol
Patients with ischaemic stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA) are at high risk of future cardiovascular events. Despite compelling evidence about the efficacy of secondary prevention, a substantial gap ex... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - November 6, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Thomas Toell, Christian Boehme, Lukas Mayer, Stefan Krebs, Clemens Lang, Karin Willeit, Barbara Prantl, Michael Knoflach, Gerhard Rumpold, Gudrun Schoenherr, Andrea Griesmacher, Peter Willeit, Julia Ferrari, Wilfried Lang, Stefan Kiechl and Johann Willeit Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Intracranial pressure responsiveness to positive end-expiratory pressure in different respiratory mechanics: a preliminary experimental study in pigs
Respiratory mechanics affects the effect of positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) on intracranial pressure (ICP). Respiratory mechanics of the lung and the chest wall was not differentiated in previous studi... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - November 5, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Han Chen, Jing Zhou, Yi-Qin Lin, Jian-Xin Zhou and Rong-Guo Yu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Is traumatic brain injury a risk factor for neurodegeneration? A meta-analysis of population-based studies
To determine the association of prior traumatic brain injury (TBI) with subsequent diagnosis of neurodegeneration disease. (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - November 5, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Chi-Hsien Huang, Chi-Wei Lin, Yi-Che Lee, Chih-Yuan Huang, Ru-Yi Huang, Yi-Cheng Tai, Kuo-Wei Wang, San-Nan Yang, Yuan-Ting Sun and Hao-kuang Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Study protocol: Care of Late-Stage Parkinsonism (CLaSP): a longitudinal cohort study
Parkinson ’s disease (PD) is a chronic progressive disorder leading to increasing disability. While the symptoms and needs of patients in the early stages of their disease are well characterized, little informa... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - November 5, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Monika Balzer-Geldsetzer, Joaquim Ferreira, Per Odin, Bastiaan R. Bloem, Wassilios G. Meissner, Stefan Lorenzl, Michael Wittenberg, Richard Dodel and Anette Schrag Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome complicated with subarachnoid hemorrhage in an eclamptic pregnant patient: case report
Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a neurotoxic condition which comprises various neurological symptoms. This syndrome could be complicated by intracranial hemorrhage including subarachnoid... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - November 3, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Dan Hu, Jing Xiong, Yunfei Zha and Zhaohui Zhang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Low self-reported sports activity before stroke predicts poor one-year-functional outcome after first-ever ischemic stroke in a population-based stroke register
Physical activity (PA) is associated with lower risk of stroke. We tested the hypothesis that lack of pre-stroke PA is an independent predictor of poor outcome after first-ever ischemic stroke. (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - November 3, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Christian Urbanek, Viola Gokel, Anton Safer, Heiko Becher, Armin J. Grau, Florian Buggle and Frederick Palm Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome in association with exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a case report
Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a reversible clinical and neurological entity. There are varieties of comorbid conditions which are associated with PRES. Chronic obstructive pulmonary di... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - October 31, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Sushil Khanal and Subhash Prasad Acharya Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Prevalence and risk factors of deep venous thrombosis in patients with longitudinally extensive transverse myelitis: one center data from China
Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) is a severe complication in longitudinally extensive transverse myelitis (LETM) patients. It may interfere with LETM treatment and delay the recovery of the spinal dysfunction. How... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - October 30, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Tian Song, Xindi Li, Yonghong Liu and Xinghu Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A case of Alemtuzumab-induced neutropenia in multiple sclerosis in association with the expansion of large granular lymphocytes
Alemtuzumab has been demonstrated to reduce the risks of relapse and accumulation of sustained disability in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients compared to β-interferon. It acts against CD52, leading primarily t... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - October 29, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: A. G. Vakrakou, D. Tzanetakos, S. Valsami, E. Grigoriou, K. Psarra, J. Tzartos, M. Anagnostouli, E. Andreadou, M. E. Evangelopoulos, G. Koutsis, C. Chrysovitsanou, E. Gialafos, A. Dimitrakopoulos, L. Stefanis and C. Kilidireas Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders with and without connective tissue disorders
Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders (NMOSD) often coexist with connective tissue disorders (CTD). The aim of this study was to investigate and compare the features of NMOSD with and without CTD. (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - October 24, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Chun-Sheng Yang, Qiu Xia Zhang, Sheng Hui Chang, Lin Jie Zhang, Li Min Li, Yuan Qi, Jing Wang, Zhi Hua Sun, Nannan Zhangning, Li Yang and Fu-Dong Shi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Decompressive craniectomy for herpes simplex encephalitis complicated by frank intracerebral hemorrhage: a case report and review of the literature
Herpes simplex encephalitis is the most common type of sporadic encephalitis worldwide. Frank intracerebral hemorrhage complicating the disease course in herpes simplex encephalitis patients is rare, especiall... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - October 23, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Yoon Hwan Byun, Eun Jin Ha, Sang-Bae Ko and Kyung Hyun Kim Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Intra-familial phenotypic heterogeneity in a Sudanese family with DARS2-related leukoencephalopathy, brainstem and spinal cord involvement and lactate elevation: a case report
Leukoencephalopathy with brainstem and spinal cord involvement and lactate elevation (LBSL, OMIM #611105) is a genetic disease of the central nervous system characterized by lower limb spasticity, cerebellar a... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - October 23, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Ashraf Yahia, Liena Elsayed, Arwa Babai, Mustafa A. Salih, Sarah Misbah El-Sadig, Mutaz Amin, Mahmoud Koko, Rayan Abubakr, Razaz Idris, Shaimaa Omer M.A. Taha, Salah A. Elmalik, Alexis Brice, Ammar Eltahir Ahmed and Giovanni Stevanin Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Identification of a novel DNMT1 mutation in a Chinese patient with hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy type IE
DNA methyltransferase 1 (EC 2.1.1.37), encoded by DNMT1 gene, is one of key enzymes in maintaining DNA methylation patterns of the human genome. It plays a crucial role in embryonic development, imprinting and... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - October 20, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Wenxia Zheng, Zhenxing Yan, Rongni He, Yaowei Huang, Aiqun Lin, Wei Huang, Yuying Su, Shaoyuan Li, Victor Wei Zhang and Huifang Xie Tags: Case report Source Type: research

A case report of rigidity and recurrent lower limb myoclonus: progressive encephalomyelitis rigidity and myoclonus syndrome, a chameleon
Progressive encephalomyelitis with rigidity and myoclonus (PERM) syndrome is a rare neurological condition. Its clinical characteristics include axial and limb muscle rigidity, myoclonus, painful spasms and hy... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - October 18, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Aur élie Degeneffe, Marie Dagonnier, Alain D’hondt and Jose Antonio Elosegi Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Validation of the brief international cognitive assessment for multiple sclerosis (BICAMS) in the Portuguese population with multiple sclerosis
The validation of international cognitive batteries in different multiple sclerosis (MS) populations is essential. Our objective was to obtain normative data for the Portuguese population of the Brief Internat... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - October 17, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Cl áudia Sousa, Mariana Rigueiro-Neves, Telma Miranda, Paulo Alegria, José Vale, Ana Margarida Passos, Dawn Langdon and Maria José Sá Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The management of common recurrent headaches by chiropractors: a descriptive analysis of a nationally representative survey
Headache management is common within chiropractic clinical settings; however, little is yet known about how this provider group manage headache sufferers. The aim of this study is to report on the prevalence o... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - October 17, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Craig Moore, Andrew Leaver, David Sibbritt and Jon Adams Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comorbidity of migraine with ADHD in adults
Migraine and Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) have been found to be associated in child and adolescent cohorts; however, the association has not been assessed in adults or otherwise healthy ... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - October 16, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Thomas Folkmann Hansen, Louise K. Hoeffding, Lisette Kogelman, Thilde Marie Haspang, Henrik Ullum, Erik S ørensen, Christian Erikstrup, Ole Birger Pedersen, Kaspar René Nielsen, Henrik Hjalgrim, Helene M. Paarup, Thomas Werge and Kristoffer Burgdorf Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Validation of a prediction model for long-term outcome of aphasia after stroke
About 30% of stroke patients suffer from aphasia. As aphasia strongly affects daily life, most patients request a prediction of outcome of their language function. Prognostic models provide predictions of outc... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - October 15, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Femke Nouwens, Evy G. Visch-Brink, Hanane El Hachioui, Hester F. Lingsma, Mieke W. M. E. van de Sandt-Koenderman, Diederik W. J. Dippel, Peter J. Koudstaal and Lonneke M. L. de Lau Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Castleman disease of the hyaline vascular variant transforming to POEMS syndrome as endpoint: a case report
POEMS syndrome is a rare neoplastic syndrome reflected by plasma cell disorder. It is composed by polyneuropathy, organomegaly, endocrinopathy, monoclonal protein, and skin changes. It is also reported to asso... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - October 9, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Yijun Ge, Qian Da and Ying Dai Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Syringomyelia-like syndrome in neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder complicated with Sjogren ’s syndrome: a case report
Besides CSF-flow obstruction, syringomyelia is associated with inflammatory spinal cord lesions. However, syringomyelia-like syndrome concomitant with neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) and primary... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - October 9, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Xiangling Li, Zhengqi Lu and Yanqiang Wang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

A gaze-independent audiovisual brain-computer Interface for detecting awareness of patients with disorders of consciousness
Currently, it is challenging to detect the awareness of patients who suffer disorders of consciousness (DOC). Brain-computer interfaces (BCIs), which do not depend on the behavioral response of patients, may s... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - October 9, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Qiuyou Xie, Jiahui Pan, Yan Chen, Yanbin He, Xiaoxiao Ni, Jiechun Zhang, Fei Wang, Yuanqing Li and Ronghao Yu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Hydrogel coils versus bare platinum coils for the endovascular treatment of intracranial aneurysms: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Recent studies have shown conflicting results regarding the effect of hydrogel coils for treating intracranial aneurysm compared to bare platinum coils. We implemented a meta-analysis to assess the value of hy... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - October 5, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Tao Xue, Zhouqing Chen, Weiwei Lin, Jiayi Xu, Xuming Shen and Zhong Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Isolated optic neuritis with a concurrent abnormal trigeminal nucleus on imaging: case report of a rare complication of herpes zoster ophthalmicus
Herpes zoster ophthalmicus (HZO) is an inflammation related to reactivation of the latent varicella zoster virus (VZV), involving the ophthalmic branch of the trigeminal nerve. Optic neuritis (ON), a rare ocul... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - October 4, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Kavin Vanikieti, Anuchit Poonyathalang, Panitha Jindahra, Piyaphon Cheecharoen, Patchalin Patputtipong and Tanyatuth Padungkiatsagul Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Cerebral infarction associated with benign mucin-producing adenomyosis: report of two cases
We present two ... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - October 4, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Koki Okazaki, Fumiaki Oka, Hideyuki Ishihara and Michiyasu Suzuki Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Cerebral granulomatosis as a manifestation of Crohn ’s disease
Crohn ’s disease (CD) is associated with a variety of extra-intestinal manifestations. Most commonly these involve the eye, skin, joints, coagulation system and liver. Cerebral manifestations of CD have been re... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - October 3, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Konrad Whittaker, Konstanze Guggenberger, Nils Venhoff, Soroush Doostkam, Hans-Eckart Schaefer and Brita Fritsch Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Trends in stroke outcomes in the last ten years in a European tertiary hospital
Studying the impact of demographic changes and progress in the management of stroke patients is necessary in order to organize care structures for the coming years. Consequently, we analyzed the prognostic tre... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - October 3, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Emilio Rodr íguez-Castro, Iria López-Dequit, María Santamaría-Cadavid, Susana Arias-Rivas, Manuel Rodríguez-Yáñez, José Manuel Pumar, Pablo Hervella, Esteban López-Arias, Andrés da Silva-Candal, Ana Estany, María Piñeiro-Lamas, Tomás Sobrino, Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Neurological signs as early determinants of dementia and predictors of mortality among older adults in Latin America: a 10/66 study using the NEUROEX assessment
Neurodegenerative processes in the elderly damage the brain, leading to progressive, incapacitating cognitive, behavioral, and motor dysfunctions which culminate in dementia. Fully manifest dementia is likely ... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - October 3, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Lorenzo Pasquini, Jorge Llibre Guerra, Martin Prince, Kia-Chong Chua and A. Matthew Prina Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparative effectiveness of beta-interferons and glatiramer acetate for relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: systematic review and network meta-analysis of trials including recommended dosages
We systematically reviewed the comparative effectiveness of injectable beta-interferons (IFN- β) and glatiramer acetate (GA) on annualised relapse rate (ARR), progression and discontinuation due to adverse even... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - October 3, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: G. J. Melendez-Torres, Xavier Armoiry, Rachel Court, Jacoby Patterson, Alan Kan, Peter Auguste, Jason Madan, Carl Counsell, Olga Ciccarelli and Aileen Clarke Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Visual outcome is similar in optic neuritis patients treated with oral and i.v. high-dose methylprednisolone: a retrospective study on 56 patients
To investigate visual recovery after treatment of acute optic neuritis (ON) with either oral or intravenous high-dose methylprednisolone, in order to establish the best route of administration. (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - September 29, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Magdalena Naumovska, Rafi Sheikh, Boel Bengtsson, Malin Malmsj ö and Björn Hammar Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Long-term, telephone-based follow-up after stroke and TIA improves risk factors: 36-month results from the randomized controlled NAILED stroke risk factor trial
Strategies are needed to improve adherence to the blood pressure (BP) and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) level recommendations after stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA). We investigated whe... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - September 21, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Joachim Ögren, Anna-Lotta Irewall, Lars Söderström and Thomas Mooe Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Urological dysfunctions in patients with Parkinson ’s disease: clues from clinical and non-invasive urological assessment
Autonomic nervous system dysfunction, common in patients with Parkinson ’s disease (PD), causes significant morbidity and it is correlated with poor quality of life. To assess frequency of urinary symptoms in p... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - September 20, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Francesca Valentino, Tommaso Vincenzo Bartolotta, Giuseppe Cosentino, Sergio Mastrilli, Valentina Arnao, Paolo Aridon, Salvatore Scurria, Alice Pavone, Carlo Pavone and Marco D ’Amelio Tags: Research article Source Type: research