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Vagus nerve stimulation therapy improves quality of life in patients with intractable postencephalitic epilepsy, a study of five patients [2018] - 350KB
by Ayataka Fujimoto, Toru Okanishi, Mitsuyo Nishimura, Sotaro Kanai, Keishiro Sato, Hideo Enoki
Introduction: To evaluate the utility of vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) therapy for patients with intractable postencephalitic epilepsy in the reduction of seizure frequency and quality of life (QOL). ...

Verification of dipole fit source localization in patients with epilepsy using postoperative MRI [2018] - 456KB
by Gülsüm Akdeniz
Objective: Dipole fit source (DFS) localisation is a non-invasive imaging process used to identify the epileptogenic zone (EZ) in the brain. The purpose of the present study was to verify the use of D...

MR neurography of median nerve using diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) and its efficacy to diagnose carpal tunnel syndrome in Malaysian population [2018] - 1,701KB
by Vikneswary Paniandi, John George, Khean Jin Goh, Li Kuo Tan
Objective: This study evaluates the feasibility of diffusion tensor imaging(DTI) in assessing median nerve by measuring diffusion parameters such as fractional anisotropy (FA), mean diffusivity (MD), ...

Pregabalin for restless legs syndrome: A meta-analysis [2018] - 456KB
by Rosemarylin L Or, Aaron Mark Hernandez, Anthony Piano
Background & Objective: Various pharmacologic agents are currently being used to alleviate the symptoms of restless legs syndrome (RLS). The most commonly used drugs are dopaminergic agents, but due t...

Evaluation of the effect of botulinum neurotoxin type A (BoNT/A) on daily activity performance in chronic migraine patients using VAS, MIDAS AND HIT-6 tests [2018] - 438KB
by Sinem Zeybek, Aysin Kisabay, U Serpil Sari, Deniz Selcuki
Background & Objectives: According to ICHD-III beta 2013 criteria, chronic migraine is defined as having headaches more than 15 times a month, for a period of more than 3 months, at least 8 must have ...

The role of calcitonin gene-related peptide in migraine prevention by botulinum toxin type A [2018] - 678KB
by Juntima Pleumsamran, Apisate Pleumsamran, Supang Maneesri-le Grand, Siwaporn Chankrachang, Fuminori Yamaguchi, Kazuyo Kamitori, Akram Hossain, Chisato Noguchi, Li Sui, Ayako Katagi, Youi Dong, Masaaki Tokuda
Objectives: Calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) is currently considered to be a major contributing factor in migraine headache. Botulinum toxin type A (BTXA) was found to be effective in migraine p...

Comparison of clinical features between aquaporin-4 antibody seropositive and seronegative patients in neuromyelitis optica and neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder [2018] - 298KB
by Salintip Kunadison, Chaiwiwat Tungkasereerak, Surin Saetang, Pawut Mekawichai
Background & Objective: To evaluate the prevalence of aquaporin-4 antibody (AQP-4 Ab) seropositive patients in neuromyelitis optica (NMO) and neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) and to comp...

Evaluation of the NMOSD 2015 imaging guideline to differentiate between diagnosis of multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder in Thai patients [2018] - 1,031KB
by Siri-on Tritrakarn, Jiraporn Jitprapaikulsan, Smathorn Thakolwiboon, Siriwan Piyapittayanan, Chanon Ngamsombat, Orasa Chawalparit, Naraporn Prayoonwiwat
Background & Objective: The neuromyelitis optic spectrum disorders (NMOSD) diagnostic criteria introduced in 2015 proposed many imaging criteria to differentiate between NMOSD and multiple sclerosis (...

Intracranial hemorrhage from metastatic CNS lymphoma: A case report and literature review [2018] - 960KB
by Ji-Qing Qiu, Yu Cui, Li-Chao Sun, Bin Qi, Zhan-Peng Zhu
Metastatic brain lymphomas, which belong to secondary central nervous system lymphomas, usually originate from primary tumors of the bone marrow, testis, or orbit. Gastrointestinal lymphomas commonly ...

Simple partial status epilepticus presenting with jargon aphasia and focal hyperperfusion demonstrated by ictal pulsed arterial spin labeling MRI [2018] - 1,401KB
by Hana Maizuliana, Hitoshi Ikeda, Toshio Hiyoshi, Takuji Nishida, Kazumi Matsuda, Inoue Yushi
We report a case of 74-year-old lady, presented with recurrent jargon aphasia as simple partial status epilepticus (SPSE) which lasted for a few days to a few weeks, following a brain abscess removal ...

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