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Epilepsy care: Work, upbringing, leisure, and Chinese culture [2019] - 335KB
by Chong-Tin Tan, Chooi-Kwa Lim
Stigma in epilepsy arises from the misconceptions and prejudices rooted in the patient’s culture and traditions. Upbringing also has an important impact on the quality of life of epilepsy patients. ...

Tenecteplase versus alteplase (TENVALT): A study comparing two thrombolytic agents in acute ischemic stroke [2019] - 447KB
by Kaushik Sundar, Lomesh Bhirud, Ajay Panwar, Jerin Jose Cherian, Eldho Mathew Paul, Gigy Varkey Kuruttukulam
Background & Objective: The Indian data comparing the efficacy and safety outcomes of tenecteplase and alteplase in acute ischemic stroke is scarce. We aimed to compare the outcomes of two agents in a...

Safety and efficacy of extending intravenous thrombolysis treatment for acute ischemic stroke in Taiwan [2019] - 289KB
by Wei Ting Chiu, Lung Chan, Nai Fang Chi, Chaur Jong Hu, Han Hwa Hu, Chien Tai Hong
Recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA) is the most effective treatment for acute ischemic stroke and the exclusion criteria of rt-PA has been revised to extend its application. However, in T...

The efficacy and safety of Chai Hu Shu Gan San as an adjuvant drug for selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in the treatment of post-stroke depression: A meta-analysis [2019] - 2,114KB
by Chenglin Wang, Jiguo Gao, Beilin Zhang, Rensheng Zhang, Chao Wang, Xinyuan Li, Heqian Du, Chunkui Zhou, Shaokuan Fang
Post-stroke depression often seriously affects the prognosis and quality of life of patients and many clinical trials had shown that Chai Hu Shu Gan San (柴胡疏肝散) combined with selective serot...

New-onset unprovoked seizures in a cohort of children in South India: Application of the new ILAE 2014 definition of epilepsy [2019] - 351KB
by Jagarlapudi MK Murthy, Shyam K Jaiswal, Mreddy Padmanabh Reddy, Surampudi Srikrishna
Objective: To study the application of International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) 2014 definition of epilepsy in children with new-onset unprovoked seizure. Methods: The study cohort included 7,408 ...

Neurologic outcome of Filipino children diagnosed with central nervous system infection [2019] - 615KB
by Aida M Salonga, Peter Francis Raguindin, Mishelle H Imperial, Marilyn H Ortiz, Martha L Bolaños, Maria Lourdes M Trajano, Madeleine Grace M Sosa, Bernadette Chua-Macrohon, Jo Janette R de la Calzada, Maria Lourdes E Amarillo
Background: Neurologic infections are related to chronic and life-long neurologic impairment. We aim to describe the outcomes of Filipino children with neurologic infections upon, and within one year ...

The effects of stooped posture on gait and postural sway in Korean patients with Parkinson’s disease [2019] - 353KB
by Ji-yeon Yoon, Sun-shil Shin, Jin-se Park, Won-gyu Yoo
Stooped posture, a forward trunk flexion, is a common clinical feature in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD). However, the exact etiology and effects on gait and balance are not fully understood...

Evaluation of skin disorders, skin sebum and moisture in patients with Parkinson’s disease [2019] - 326KB
by Hülya Nazik, Buket Tuğan Yıldız
Background: Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease characterized by motor and nonmotor symptoms. Skin manifestations may be seen in patients due to autonomic dysfunction or iatrogenic re...

Analysis of DYT1 and DYT6 in Thai patients with primary dystonia [2019] - 315KB
by Pichet Termsarasab, Chutima Papsing, Pirada Witoonpanich, Teeratorn Pulkes
Background: DYT1 and DYT6 dystonias are the two most common genetic primary dystonias. However, they are rare in the Asian population and have never been reported in Thailand. DYT6 dystonia typically ...

Bihemispheric cerebral abscesses from infected anterior communicating artery aneurysmal coil [2019] - 406KB
by Peter Chei-way Pan, Gregory Youngnam Chang
This is the report of an anterior communicating artery aneurysmal coil as the likely source of septic emboli resulting in bilateral hemispheric abscesses sparing the medial frontal, parietal and occip...

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