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Clinical features of transient ischemic attack or ischemic stroke patients at high recurrence risk in Indonesia [2018] - 251KB
by M Akbar, J Misbach, F Susatia, A Rasyid, A Yasmar Alfa, T Syamsudin, E Kustiowati, M Inggrid Tjahjadi, M Hasnawi Haddani, T Suwirno Zakaria, Suratno, LAmalia, A Basuki Prima Birawa, D Tugasworo, I Setyopranoto, E Raharjo, T Eko Purwata, O Adnyana I Made
Background: In Indonesia, stroke is the leading cause of death. Identification of patients with transient ischemic attack (TIA) or ischemic stroke (IS) at high risk of recurrent stroke is important as...

Stroke thrombolysis in the Philippines [2018] - 350KB
by Jose C Navarro, Maria Cristina San Jose, Epifania Collantes, Maria Cristina Macrohon-Valdez, Artemio Roxas, John Hiyadan, Arturo Surdilla, Muktader Kalbi, Francesca De Leon-Gacrama, Cyrus G Escabillas, Macario Reandelar
Background & Objective: Currentlythere is limitedintervention for acute ischemic stroke. Recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rTPA) has been approved for immediate recanalization after a steno-oc...

Risk factors of bilateral chronic subdural hematoma compared to unilateral chronic subdural hematoma [2018] - 372KB
by Young Il Kim, Dong Hoon Lee, Sang Uk Kim, Ho Jun Yi, Seung Ho Yang, Il Sup Kim, Jae Taek Hong, Jae Hoon Sung, Chul Bum Cho
Chronic subdural hematoma (CSDH) is a common and relatively benign disease. The aim of this study was to investigate the differences between unilateral and bilateral chronic subdural hematoma in terms...

Evaluation of the body composition with bioelectrical impedence analysia in epileptic patients treated with valproic acid [2018] - 321KB
by Erhan Bayram, Meral Torun Bayram, Uluç Yiş, Semra Hız Kurul
The aim is to examine the effects of valproic acid on the metabolic parameters, body composition and anthropometric measurements. Non-obese patients diagnosed with idiopathic epilepsy were included in...

HLA-B*15:02 screening in epileptic patients using a high resolution melting-real time PCR (HRM-QPCR) method [2018] - 514KB
by Zam Zureena Mohd Rani, Nor Azian Abdul Murad, Sue-Mian Then, Suthashini Panja Bernam, Asmaa Abdullah, Saberi Saimun, Sri Noraima Othman, Raymond Azman Ali, Rahman Jamal
Background: The HLA-B*15:02 polymorphism in epileptic patients is known to be associated with carbamazepine-induced Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS). The prevalence of HLA-B*15:02 polymorphism seemed to...

A characteristic analysis of longitudinally extensive transverse myelitis in South Indian population: A cohort study [2018] - 539KB
by Meena Angamuthu Kanikannan, Pavan Kumar Reddy, Kamaraju Bejawada, Rukmini M Kandadai, Sheik AfshanJabeen, Sirisha Yareeda, Neeharika Lakshmi Mathukumalli, Rupam Borgohain
This study described the clinical and paraclinical features of south Indian patients with longitudinally extensive transverse myelitis (LETM) and contrasted the findings betweenaquaporin-4 positive ve...

Probable etiology of mild encephalopathy with reversible isolated lesions in the corpus callosum in children: A review of 20 cases from northern China [2018] - 866KB
by Chao-Yang Li, Chun-Hua Li
Objective: To explore the etiological spectrum of solitary corpus callosum lesions in children. Methods: Retrospective analysis of clinical features, laboratory findings and brain MRI of 20 children w...

Regression of in-stent restenosis after using a Wingspan stent to treat intracranial atherosclerotic stenosis: A case report and 5-year follow-up [2018] - 357KB
by Sanghyeon Kim, Myongjin Kang, Jeong Hyun Jo, Dong Won Kim, Sang Yun Lee
In-stent restenosis occurs in approximately 30% of patients after receiving a Wingspan stent to treat symptomatic intracranial atherosclerosis. This report describes a 55-year-old man with intracrania...

Piloerection as the sole symptom of epilepsy: A case report and review of literature [2018] - 1,553KB
by Ji-Qing Qiu, Yu Cui, Li-Chao Sun, Bin Qi, Xiao-Bo Zhu, Zhan-Peng Zhu
Piloerection is an involuntary erection of body hairs that usually has physiological correlates such as cold or a strong emotional experience. Piloerection may also be a rare manifestation of seizure....

Episodic motor posturing and unilateral oval pupil from cryptococcal meningitis [2018] - 233KB
by Peter Chei-way Pan, Gregory Youngnam Chang
Motor posturing in acutely comatose patient is suggestive of an evolving brain herniation. In the presence of a unilateral pupillary abnormality, a metabolic or drug induced coma can be excluded. Neur...

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