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Predictors of medical complications in stroke patients confined in hospitals with rehabilitation facilities: A Filipino audit of practice [2018] - 417KB
by Consuelo B Gonzalez-Suarez, Karen Grimmer, Jan-Tyrone C Cabrera, Isaias P Alipio, Elda Grace G Anota-Canencia, Maria Luisa P Santos-Carpio, Janine Margarita R Dizon, Lauren Liao, Romil Martinez, Eulalia J Beredo, Carolina M Valdecaňas, Vania Yu, For the P
Background & Objectives: Most medical complications following acute stroke are preventable (such as cardiac events, pneumonia, bed sores and venous thrombosis). This was a study on the frequency of me...

Carotid intraplaque hemorrhage in patients with greater than fifty percent carotid stenosis was associated an acute focal cerebral infarction [2018] - 959KB
by Sangheon Kim, Hyo Sung Kwak MDPhD, Gyung Ho Chung
Objective: The purpose of this study was to assess associations between acute focal cerebral infarction of anterior circulation and carotid intraplaque hemorrhage (IPH) on magnetization-prepared rapid...

Frenkel’s exercise on lower limb sensation and balance in subacute ischemic stroke patients with impaired proprioception [2018] - 746KB
by Eun Jae Ko, Min Ho Chun, Dae-Yul Kim, Yujeong Kang, Sook Joung Lee, Jin Hwa Yi, Min Cheol Chang, So Young Lee
Background & Objective: Few reliable studies have used standardized outcome measures to examine the effectiveness of sensory interventions to treat somatosensory impairment. The aim of this study is t...

A validation study of the Bahasa Malaysia version of the National Institute of Health Stroke Scale [2018] - 1,928KB
by Najma Kori, Wan Asyraf Wan Zaidi, Rabani Remli, Azman Ali Raymond, Norlinah Mohamed Ibrahim, Hui Jan Tan, Syed Zulkifli Syed Zakaria, Zhe Kang Law, Kartini Ahmad, Wan Nafisah Wan Yahya, Ramesh Sahathevan
Background & Objectives: The National Institute of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) provides a valid and quick assessment of stroke severity in hyperacute stroke management. Stroke patients who are eligibl...

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy in cubital tunnel syndrome: A pilot study [2018] - 593KB
by Yu-Ping Shen, Yin-Yin Wu, Heng-Yi Chu, Tsung-Ying Li, Liang-Cheng Chen, Yung-Tsan Wu
Objectives: To investigate the clinical therapeutic effect of extracorporeal shock wave therapy in the treatment of cubital tunnel syndrome. Methods: Seven patients (10 elbows) with moderate cubital t...

Neuroanatomical correlates of depressive symptoms in newly diagnosed Parkinson’s disease patients [2018] - 584KB
by Seong-il Oh, Eun Joo Chung, Song-I Chun, Chi-Woong Mun, Young Jin Heo, Jin Wook Baek, Sang Jin Kim
Objective: Depression is the most frequent neuropsychiatric manifestation in Parkinson’s disease (PD). Although evidence suggests that depression in PD is related to the degenerative process that un...

Cervical dystonia in Parkinson’s disease: Retrospective study of later-stage clinical features [2018] - 456KB
by Hiroshi Kida, Shiroh Miura, Yoshihiro Yamanishi, Tomoyuki Takahashi, Takashi Kamada, Akiko Yorita, Mitsuyoshi Ayabe, Hideki Kida, Tomoaki Hoshino, Takayuki Taniwaki
Objective: Cervical dystonia (CD) is a clinically under-recognized symptom occurring at the later- to end-stages of Parkinson’s disease (PD). The frequency of CD and its influence on prognosis have ...

Evaluation of cognitive functions in patients with obstructive sleep apnea before and after continuous positive airway pressure treatment [2018] - 339KB
by Yagmur İnalkac Gemici, Levent Ozturk, Canan Celebi
Objectives: The aim of this study is to evaluate the remedial effect of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy on neurocognitive function in obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) patients. Method...

Isolated middle cerebral artery dissection with atherosclerosis: A case report [2018] - 932KB
by Sang Hun Lee, Sun Ju Lee, Il Eok Jung, Jin-Man Jung
Isolated middle cerebral artery (MCA) dissection with atherosclerosis is a rare entity, and its clinical progression is not well known. We recently came across a case of isolated MCA dissection with a...

Hemi masticatory spasm with facial hemi atrophy and localized scleroderma: Report of a case with bilateral involvement [2018] - 1,270KB
by Divya M Radhakrishnan, Garima Shukla, Vinay Goyal
We report a rare case of a 45 year old female with 15 year history of progressive left facial thinning with frequent episodes of involuntary jaw closure and almost continuous rippling movements over h...

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