A matched case-control study of risk factors associated with multiple sclerosis in Kuwait
Genetic and environmental factors seem to have etiologic roles in multiple sclerosis (MS). Kuwait is regarded as medium to high risk country for MS. However, there is a paucity of published data on the risk fa... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 21, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Hadeel El-Muzaini, Saeed Akhtar and Raed Alroughani Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A case of multiple Vertebrobasilar artery fenestration misdiagnosed as vertebral artery dissection
Fenestration of vertebra-basilar artery is an uncommon congenital vascular anomaly, which is identified by incidental findings on imaging in patients presented without related symptoms or in patients with intr... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 20, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Feng Wang, Xiaokai Wang, Xiaohua Li, Huifeng Zheng and Zhiyong Zhang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Pain reduction by inducing sensory-motor adaptation in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS PRISMA): protocol for a double-blind randomized controlled trial
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) presents as chronic, continuous pain and sensory, autonomic, and motor abnormalities affecting one or more extremities. People with CRPS can also show changes in their per... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 19, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Monika Halicka, Axel D. Vitters ø, Michael J. Proulx and Janet H. Bultitude Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

An unusual presentation of neuropathic pain following cervical spinal cord injury: a case report
We report a patient with unusual occipital neuropathic pain (at-level neuropathic pain) due to a small central cervical spinal cord injury (SCI). (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 18, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Min Cheol Chang, Mathieu Boudier-Rev éret, Yoo Jin Choo and Ming-Yen Hsiao Tags: Case report Source Type: research

HLA-E expression in diffuse glioma: relationship with clinicopathological features and patient survival
Human leukocyte antigen-E (HLA-E) has been extensively investigated in various human cancers including glioma. However, the clinical significance of HLA-E expression in glioma patients has not been elucidated.... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 17, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Zhifeng Wu, Jingshan Liang, Zheng Wang, Aimin Li, Xing Fan and Tao Jiang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Chemical meningitis in children as a risk factor following craniopharyngioma resection – a case report
Craniopharyngiomas are defined by the WHO as “benign” tumours, but their location and surgical treatment may be associated with major complications, one being chemical meningitis. Although rare, especially in ... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 15, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Magdalena Chro ścińska-Krawczyk, Ewa Zienkiewicz, Arkadiusz Podkowiński and Maria Klatka Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Efficacy and safety of calcitonin-gene-related peptide binding monoclonal antibodies for the preventive treatment of episodic migraine – an updated systematic review and meta-analysis
Migraine is one of the most common neurological disorders that leads to disabilities. However, the conventional drug therapy for migraine might be unsatisfactory at times. Therefore, this meta-analysis aimed t... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 15, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Hong Deng, Gai-gai Li, Hao Nie, Yang-yang Feng, Guang-yu Guo, Wen-liang Guo and Zhou-ping Tang Tags: Review Source Type: research

Whole-exome sequencing identifies homozygous mutation in TTI2 in a child with primary microcephaly: a case report
Primary microcephaly is defined as reduced occipital-frontal circumference noticeable before 36  weeks of gestation. Large amount of insults might lead to microcephaly including infections, hypoxia and genetic ... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 15, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Vincent Picher-Martel, Yvan Labrie, Serge Rivest, Baiba Lace and Nicolas Chrestian Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Blood-brain barrier integrity of stroke patients presenting in an extended time window
Current guidelines limit thrombolytic treatment of stroke to those patients who present within 4.5  h to minimize the risk of hemorrhagic complications. Risk of hemorrhage increases with increasing blood-brain ... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 13, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Jarrhett Butler, Parisa Heidari, Sarah Blayney, Emi Hitomi, Marie Luby and Richard Leigh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Modern treatment of perineuriomas: a case-series and systematic review
Perineuriomas are rare benign peripheral nerve sheath tumours of perineurial cell origin and can be classified into intraneural and extraneural perineuriomas. They most commonly present a mononeuropathy of gra... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 13, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Anne-Kathrin Uerschels, Christos Krogias, Andreas Junker, Ulrich Sure, Karsten H. Wrede and Oliver Gembruch Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Myotonic dystrophy type 1 accompanied with normal pressure hydrocephalus: a case report and literature review
Myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1) is the most common disease that can cause muscle weakness and atrophy among adults. Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) is characterized by the triad of gait disturbance, cognit... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 12, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Junyang Wang, Ming Liu, Wenjie Shang, Zhongqin Chen and Guoping Peng Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Does the multiple sclerosis (MS) map need to change again? An update of MS prevalence in Mazandaran province of Iran in 2018
Information of Previous studies on the prevalence of MS, including our study conducted 12 years ago, used to shape global prevalence map of MS. According to those results, Iran placed in medium-prevalence MS r... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 12, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Seyed Mohammad Baghbanian, Hamed Cheraghmakani, Reza HabibiSaravi, Arash Azar and Fariba Ghasemihamedani Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Acute visual impairment as a main presenting symptom of non-convulsive status epilepticus: a case report
Nonconvulsive status epilepticus (NCSE) is a state of ongoing seizure activity without convulsions. The heterogeneous and subtle clinical features of NCSE make diagnosis and treatment challenging. Here, we rep... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 11, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Yi Yang, Shunyuan Zhang, Jinfeng Duan, Xianwen Zhang and Yufeng Tang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Choreographing life-experiences of balance control in people with Parkinson ’s disease
Parkinson ’s disease (PD) is a devastating neurodegenerative disorder. Reduced balance is one of the cardinal symptoms of PD, predisposing people living with PD to experience difficulties with the execution of ... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 10, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Sofie LaGrone, Conran Joseph, Hanna Johansson, Birgit Enberg and Erika Franz én Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Rising prevalence of multiple sclerosis in Saudi Arabia, a descriptive study
In 2015, the first nationwide, multicenter Multiple Sclerosis (MS) registry was initiated in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) mainly with an objective to describe current epidemiology, disease patterns, and c... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 8, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Mohammed AlJumah, R. Bunyan, H. Al Otaibi, G. Al Towaijri, A. Karim, Y. Al Malik, M. Kalakatawi, S. Alrajeh, M. Al Mejally, H. Algahtani, A. Almubarak, E. Cupler, S. Alawi, S. Qureshi, S. Nahrir, A. Almalki & hellip; Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association between non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and haemorrhagic transformation in patients with acute ischaemic stroke
It is unclear whether non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (Non-HDL-C) is associated with haemorrhagic transformation (HT) after acute ischaemic stroke (AIS). We aimed to explore the association between No... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 7, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Yanan Wang, Quhong Song, Yajun Cheng, Chenchen Wei, Chen Ye, Junfeng Liu, Bo Wu and Ming Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Better efficacy in differentiating WHO grade II from III oligodendrogliomas with machine-learning than radiologist ’s reading from conventional T1 contrast-enhanced and fluid attenuated inversion recovery images
The medical imaging to differentiate World Health Organization (WHO) grade II (ODG2) from III (ODG3) oligodendrogliomas still remains a challenge. We investigated whether combination of machine leaning with ra... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 7, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Sha-Sha Zhao, Xiu-Long Feng, Yu-Chuan Hu, Yu Han, Qiang Tian, Ying-Zhi Sun, Jie Zhang, Xiang-Wei Ge, Si-Chao Cheng, Xiu-Li Li, Li Mao, Shu-Ning Shen, Lin-Feng Yan, Guang-Bin Cui and Wen Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Improving symptom burden in adults with persistent post-concussive symptoms: a randomized aerobic exercise trial protocol
Persistent post-concussive symptoms (PPCS) affect up to 30% of individuals following mild traumatic brain injury. PPCS frequently includes exercise intolerance. Sub-symptom threshold aerobic exercise has been ... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 5, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Leah J. Mercier, Tak S. Fung, Ashley D. Harris, Sean P. Dukelow and Chantel T. Debert Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Immune mediated pediatric encephalitis – need for comprehensive evaluation and consensus guidelines
Autoimmune encephalitis is characterized by neuropsychiatric symptoms associated with brain inflammation. The differential is usually broad and Psychiatry often collaborates with Neurology in diagnostic clarif... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 3, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Julia Shekunov, Caren J. Blacker, Jennifer L. Vande Voort, Jan-Mendelt Tillema, Paul E. Croarkin and Magdalena Romanowicz Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Outcomes of thrombolytic therapy in acute ischemic stroke: mothership, drip-and-ship, and ship-and-drip paradigms
Chulalongkorn Stroke Center is a comprehensive stroke center (CSC) located in Bangkok, Thailand. Our stroke network consists of different levels of spoke hospitals, ranging from community hospitals where throm... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 3, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Naruchorn Kijpaisalratana, Aurauma Chutinet, Wasan Akarathanawat, Pakkawan Vongvasinkul and Nijasri C. Suwanwela Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Variables associated with use of symptomatic medication during a headache attack in individuals with tension-type headache: a European study
Pharmacological treatment of patients with tension-type headache (TTH) includes symptomatic (acute) and prophylactic (preventive) medication. No previous study has investigated variables associated to symptoma... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 1, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: C ésar Fernández-de-las-Peñas, Maria Palacios-Ceña, Matteo Castaldo, Kelun Wang, Ángel Guerrero-Peral, Antonella Catena and Lars Arendt-Nielsen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence of and characteristics associated with in-hospital mortality in a Ugandan neurology ward
While the burden of neurologic illness in developing countries is increasing, less is known about mortality among patients admitted to sub-Saharan African hospitals with neurologic disease. We sought to charac... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 31, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Monica M. Diaz, Xin Hu, Brenda T. Fenton, Ivan Kimuli, Allison Lee, Hayley Lindsey, Jeffrey K. Bigelow, Samuel Maiser, Hamada H. Altalib and Jason J. Sico Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Protocol of a randomized open label multicentre trial comparing continuous intrajejunal levodopa infusion with deep brain stimulation in Parkinson ’s disease - the INfusion VErsus STimulation (INVEST) study
Both Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) and Continuous intrajejunal Levodopa Infusion (CLI) are effective therapies for the treatment of Parkinson ’s disease (PD). To our knowledge, no direct head-to-head comparison ... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 31, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: D. van Poppelen, V. Sisodia, R. J. de Haan, M. G. W. Dijkgraaf, P. R. Schuurman, G. J. Geurtsen, A. E. M. Berk, R. M. A. de Bie and J. M. Dijk Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Sexual dysfunction and mental health in patients with multiple sclerosis and epilepsy
Epilepsy and multiple sclerosis (MS) are two neurological diseases known to greatly influence a patient ’s life. The primary aim of this study was to describe the prevalence of sexual dysfunction in patients wi... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 31, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Marian Petersen, Ellids Kristensen, Laura Giraldi and Annamaria Giraldi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on the ascending reticular activating system in a patient with disorder of consciousness: a case report
We report on a stroke patient with disorder of consciousness (DOC) who underwent repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) and showed recovery of an injured upper ascending reticular activating syste... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 29, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Sung Ho Jang and Young Hyeon Kwon Tags: Case report Source Type: research

SMART coils for intracranial aneurysm repair – a single center experience
Due to uniform stiffness of standard platinum coils, dense packing of intracranial aneurysms can be difficult to achieve, since stiffer coils can cause microcatheter prolapse or coil migration. SMART coils hav... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 29, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Behme Daniel, Sack Henrik, Tsogkas Ioannis, Rohde Veit and Psychogios Marios-Nikos Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Advanced ultrasound methods in assessment of carotid plaque instability: a prospective multimodal study
A significant proportion of ischemic strokes are caused by emboli from atherosclerotic, unstable carotid artery plaques. The selection of patients for endarterectomy in current clinical practice is primarily b... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 29, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: M. Zamani, K. Skagen, H. Scott, D. Russell and M. Skjelland Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Exoskeleton for post-stroke recovery of ambulation (ExStRA): study protocol for a mixed-methods study investigating the efficacy and acceptance of an exoskeleton-based physical therapy program during stroke inpatient rehabilitation
The ability to walk is commonly reported as a top rehabilitation priority for individuals after a stroke. However, not all individuals with stroke are able to practice walking, especially those who require mor... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 28, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Dennis R. Louie, William B. Mortenson, Melanie Durocher, Robert Teasell, Jennifer Yao and Janice J. Eng Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Abnormal blood pressure circadian rhythms are relevant to cerebral infarction and Leukoaraiosis in hypertensive patients
To investigate the relationships between blood pressure (BP) circadian rhythms and acute cerebral infarction (ACI), silent cerebral infarction (SCI) and the severity of leukoaraiosis in hypertensive patients. (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 28, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Kang Yang, Xiaodong Zhu, Yulan Feng, Fanxia Shen, Jie Chen, Ningzhen Fu, Jialan Sun and Yi Fu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Risk factor analysis for progressive spinal deformity after resection of intracanal tumors ─ a retrospective study of 272 cases
Progressive spinal deformity has become a well-recognized complication of intracanal tumors resection. However, the factors affecting post-operative spinal stability remain to be further research. Here, we des... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 23, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Pangbo Wang, Kang Ma, Tunan Chen, Xingsen Xue, Dada Ma, Shi Wang, Xin Chen, Hui Meng, Gaoyu Cui, Boyuan Gao, Jiangkai Lin, Hua Feng and Weihua Chu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Vigorous cool room treadmill training to improve walking ability in people with multiple sclerosis who use ambulatory assistive devices: a feasibility study
Aerobic training has the potential to restore function, stimulate brain repair, and reduce inflammation in people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). However, disability, fatigue, and heat sensitivity are major barr... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 22, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Augustine J. Devasahayam, Arthur R. Chaves, Wendy O. Lasisi, Marie E. Curtis, Katie P. Wadden, Liam P. Kelly, Ryan Pretty, Alice Chen, Elizabeth M. Wallack, Caitlin J. Newell, John B. Williams, Hannah Kenny, Matthew B. Downer, Jason McCarthy, Craig S. Moo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Mindfulness for pain, depression, anxiety, and quality of life in people with spinal cord injury: a systematic review
Populations with reduced sensory and motor function, such as spinal cord injury (SCI) are at increased risk of depression, anxiety, pain, and poorer quality of life (QoL). Mindfulness-Based Interventions (MBIs... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 21, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Jasmine Heath Hearn and Ainslea Cross Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Decreased frontal white-matter diffusion and improved cognitive flexibility after burr-hole surgery in moyamoya angiopathy
In Moyamoya Angioplasty (MMA), increased apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) in frontal white matter (WM) with a normal appearance has been associated with frontal hypoperfusion and executive dysfunction. Mul... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 20, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Lionel Calviere, Paul Loubiere, Melanie Planton, Vanessa Cazzola, Isabelle Catalaa, Helene Mirabel, Jean Christophe Sol and Fabrice Bonneville Tags: Research article Source Type: research

High-normal PaCO2 values might be associated with worse outcome in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage – a retrospective cohort study
While both hypercapnia and hypocapnia are harmful in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH), it is unknown whether high-normal PaCO2 values are better than low-normal values. We hypothesized that high-normal... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 20, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Tilman Reiff, Oliver Barthel, Silvia Sch önenberger and Sibu Mundiyanapurath Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Safety and tolerability of monthly galcanezumab injections in patients with migraine: integrated results from migraine clinical studies
Galcanezumab, a humanized monoclonal antibody that selectively binds to calcitonin gene-related peptide, has demonstrated a significant reduction in monthly migraine headache days in phase 2 and 3 trials. In t... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 17, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Mark E. Bangs, David Kudrow, Shufang Wang, Tina M. Oakes, Gisela M. Terwindt, Delphine Magis, Laura Yunes-Medina and Virginia L. Stauffer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Inflammation biomarker discovery in Parkinson ’s disease and atypical parkinsonisms
Parkinson ’s disease (PD) and atypical parkinsonisms (APD) have overlapping symptoms challenging an early diagnosis. Diagnostic accuracy is important because PD and APD have different prognosis and response to ... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 17, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Anna Santaella, H. Bea Kuiperij, Anouke van Rumund, Rianne A. J. Esselink, Alain J. van Gool, Bastiaan R. Bloem and Marcel M. Verbeek Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A case report of adult-onset Alexander disease clinically presenting as Parkinson ’s disease: is the comorbidity associated with genetic susceptibility?
Alexander disease is a rare neurological disease characterized by progressive spastic quadriparesis and bulbar palsy. Moreover, certain patients with adult-onset Alexander disease were often misdiagnosed as ot... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 17, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Jongkyu Park, Sung-Tae Park, Jieun Kim and Kyum-Yil Kwon Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Postoperative collateral formation after indirect bypass for hemorrhagic moyamoya disease
The research on postoperative collateral formation for hemorrhagic moyamoya disease (MMD) evaluated by using digital subtraction angiography (DSA) is limited. Our study objective was to investigate the postope... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 17, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Peicong Ge, Qian Zhang, Xun Ye, Xingju Liu, Xiaofeng Deng, Jia Wang, Rong Wang, Yan Zhang, Dong Zhang and Jizong Zhao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Secondary cardiac involvement in anti-SRP-antibody-positive myopathy: an 87-year-old woman with heart failure symptoms as the first clinical presentation
Necrotizing myopathy (NM) is defined by the dominant pathological feature of necrosis of muscle fibers without substantial lymphocytic inflammatory infiltration. Anti-signal recognition particle (SRP)-antibody... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 17, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Arika Hara, Ryota Amano, Hiroaki Yokote, Masahide Ijima, Satoshi Zeniya, Toshiki Uchihara, Sawako Yada, Mayumi Masumura, Hidenobu Takei, Ichizo Nishino and Shuta Toru Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The prediction of acute ischemic stroke patients ’ long-term functional outcomes treated with bridging therapy
Intravenous thrombolysis therapy (IVT) bridged with intra-arterial thrombectomy (IAT) has recently been recommended as favorable treatment option to ensure that the thrombolytic effect is delivered to the affe... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 16, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Yu-Jun Chang, Chi-Kuang Liu, Wen-Pei Wu, Shih-Chun Wang, Wei-Liang Chen and Chih-Ming Lin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A new approach to characterize postural deficits in chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy and to analyze postural adaptions after an exercise intervention
Postural instability presents a common and disabling consequence of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN). However, knowledge about postural behavior of CIPN patients is sparse. With this pilot stu... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 16, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Sarah Kneis, Anja Wehrle, Daniela Dalin, Isabella Katharina Wiesmeier, Johann Lambeck, Albert Gollhofer, Hartmut Bertz and Christoph Maurer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

“The strategies are the same, the problems may be different”: a qualitative study exploring the experiences of healthcare and service providers with medication therapy management for individuals with spinal cord injury/dysfunction
Persons with spinal cord injury/dysfunction (SCI/D) often take multiple medications to treat their secondary complications and chronic conditions (multimorbidity). Multiple healthcare and service providers are... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 15, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Sara J. T. Guilcher, Amanda C. Everall, Tejal Patel, Tanya L. Packer, Sander L. Hitzig, Stephanie R. Cimino and Aisha K. Lofters Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Malignant transformation of pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma and differential diagnosis: case report
Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma (PXA) is a rare astrocytic glioma, characterized by large pleomorphic and frequently multinucleated cells, spindle and lipidized cells, a dense pericellular reticulin network, and... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 15, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Noriyuki Watanabe, Eiichi Ishikawa, Hidehiro Kohzuki, Noriaki Sakamoto, Alexander Zaboronok, Masahide Matsuda, Makoto Shibuya and Akira Matsumura Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Use of analgesics in acute stroke patients with inability to self-report pain: a retrospective cohort study
Pain is a common and burdensome complication in patients with acute stroke. We assessed the impact of impaired communication in stroke patients on pain assessment and treatment. (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 14, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: J. Schuster, C. Hoyer, A. Ebert and A. Alonso Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association between NMD3 and symptoms of Parkinson ’s disease in Chinese patients
Parkinson ’s disease (PD) is a progressive neurodegenerative movement disorder that is characterized by motor symptoms such as tremor, rigidity, slowness of movement and problems with gait. Large-scale meta-ana... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 14, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Hui Wu, Hui Li, Zhiqiang Shi, Jiajia Tang, Shuya Mei, Tianyi Ai and Zhenzhou He Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Childhood neurodegeneration associated with a specific UBTF variant: a new case report and review of the literature
A new monogenic neurodegenerative disease affecting ribosomal metabolism has recently been identified in association with a monoallelic UBTF putative gain of function variant (NM_001076683.1:c.628G>A, hg19). Phen... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 13, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Filipa Bastos, Mathieu Quinodoz, Marie-Claude Addor, Beryl Royer-Bertrand, Heidi Fodstad, Carlo Rivolta, Claudia Poloni, Andrea Superti-Furga, Eliane Roulet-Perez and Sebastien Lebon Tags: Case report Source Type: research

INTERnational Project for the Evaluation of “activE Rehabilitation” (inter-PEER) – a protocol for a prospective cohort study of community peer-based training programmes for people with spinal cord injury
Active Rehabilitation (AR) is a community peer-based concept for people with spinal cord injury (SCI) that is primarily delivered through brief residential training programmes. Despite a plethora of positive a... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 11, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Anestis Divanoglou, Tomasz Tasiemski and Sophie J örgensen Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Pain in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy – a cross-sectional register study of 3545 individuals
Pain is a common problem for individuals with cerebral palsy (CP). In Sweden, 95% of children and adolescents with CP are followed in a national follow-up programme (CPUP), which includes data on pain. The pur... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 11, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Elsa Eriksson, Gunnar H ägglund and Ann I. Alriksson-Schmidt Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Cerebral arterial air embolism secondary to iatrogenic left atrial-esophageal fistula: a case report
Cerebral arterial air embolism is a life-threatening complication that can result in neurologic deficits or death. Sometimes it is iatrogenic, presented as a complication of invasive medical procedures. Here w... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 11, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Ping Zhang and Yi Bian Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Disseminated Cryptococcosis revealed by transverse myelitis in Immunocompetent patient: a case report and review of the literature
Transverse myelitis (TM) is due to inflammatory spinal cord injury with bilateral neurologic involvement, which is sensory, motor, or autonomic in nature. It may be associated with autoimmune disease, vaccinat... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 10, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Fangfang Qu, Zhenzhen Qu, Yingqian Lv, Bo Song and Bailin Wu Tags: Case report Source Type: research