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How to approach myelitis in systemic lupus erythematosus: A commentary [2021] - 383KB
by Xiang-Yang Li, Hai-Bing Xiao, Pearl Pai
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) can affect the nervous system at multiple levels, among which SLE-associated transverse myelitis is an infrequent but potentially severe complication affecting aroun...

Influence of the COVID-19 pandemic on acute stroke care. Experience of a comprehensive stroke center in Bulgaria [2021] - 380KB
by Mihael E Tsalta-Mladenov, Paola K Nikolay, Darina K Georgieva, Silva P Andonova
Background & Objectives: The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic had a significant impact on clinical practice worldwide with severe consequences for acute stroke care. We aimed to evaluate o...

Clinical characteristics of cerebrovascular disease with COVID-19: A single-center study in Manila, Philippines [2021] - 334KB
by Paul Kristian Manog Jaca, Christine Anne Carandang Chacon, Raquel Mallari Alvarez
Background: Among the morbid neurological complications, stroke has been frequently observed in COVID-19 but there are limited reports, especially in the Philippines. This study aims to determine the ...

Safety outcomes after thrombolysis for acute ischemic stroke in patients with prior recent stroke: A meta-analysis of observational studies [2021] - 665KB
by Yu Shen, Min Li, Lijun Xu
Objective: This investigation sought to evaluate the safety outcomes after thrombolysis for acute ischemic stroke in patients with prior recent stroke through meta-analysis. Methods: The databases wer...

Profile of stroke mimics in a tertiary medical center in the Philippines [2021] - 324KB
by Ferron F Ocampo, Francesca Rose G De Leon-Gacrama, Joven R Cuanang, Jose C Navarro
Background & Objectives: Stroke mimics are conditions that simulate the signs and symptoms of a stroke. These conditions pose a clinical challenge as they need to be distinguished from actual strokes ...

Clinical, radiological and risk factor profiles of acute lacunar stroke in a developing country [2021] - 350KB
by Radhika Nair, Ranjith Gandeti, Aparajita Chatterjee, Vijay Chandran, Shankar P Gorthi, Gautham Puppala, Kurupath Radhakrishnan
Background: Lacunar stroke accounts for a quarter of all acute ischemic infarction. Insufficient information is available with respect to the pattern and risk factor profiles of patients with lacunar ...

Preferences and values for treatment goals in patients with acute ischemic stroke: Medical staff perspectives in China [2021] - 905KB
by Yanan Wang, Simiao Wu, Shihong Zhang, Bo Wu, Rong Yang, Craig Anderson, Ming Liu
Individual values and beliefs vary according to cultural and social factors. To better understand clinical decision-making and inform future research, we undertook a survey of preferences in treatment...

Nonsense mutations of SMC1A gene cause early onset epilepsy limited to females with cluster seizures: response to ketogenic diet add-on therapy [2021] - 5,104KB
by Chunhui Hu, Deying Liu, Kan Xiao, Shuizhen Zhou, Yi Wang, Dan Sun, Zhisheng Liu
Background & Objective: Nonsense mutations in SMC1A have been reported only in females with cluster seizures, all of whom have been described as drug-resistant epilepsy. Here, we aim to explore the us...

The clinical outcome of lumbosacral plexopathy according to the extent and etiology of the injury [2021] - 411KB
by Won Jin Sung, Joon-Sung Kim, Bo Young Hong, Leechan Jo, Hyehoon Choi, Seong Hoon Lim
Background & Objective: Although the clinical manifestations and outcomes of lumbosacral plexopathy have been reported, the long-term outcomes are unclear. Therefore, we investigated clinical manifest...

Correlation of high glycemic index diets with the occurrence of Parkinson’s disease and involvement of glycation end products: A case-control study [2021] - 572KB
by Mina Nasirzadeh, Mohammad Alizadeh, Sorayya Kheirouri, Aliakbar Taheraghdam
Objective: This study aimed to determine the correlation of glycemic load (GL) and glycemic index (GI) with Parkinson’s disease (PD) in terms of the serum levels of methylglyoxal (MGO), oligomeric ...

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