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Patterns of stroke management during the Covid – 19 pandemic: A systematic review [2021] - 341KB
by Jojo Evangelista, Johnny Lokin, Mary Lou Anne Cabacang
Background & Objective: The Covid-19 pandemic is an unpresented worldwide health emergency that has totally changed how the medical community treat patients with stroke. Deviation from the usual pathw...

Relationship of the lunar cycle and seasonality with stroke [2021] - 272KB
by Erman Altunisik, Murat Guntel, Erdal Yavuz, Ali Arık
Background & Objective: Stroke is one of the leading causes of death. It is also one of the most important factors of long-term disability. We aimed to reveal the relationship of the lunar cycle and s...

Strokes due to vertebral and carotid artery dissections, a comparative study [2021] - 524KB
by Jaifrin Daniel, Sanjith Aaron, Thambu David Sudarsanam, Angel Miraclin, Harshad Arvind Vanjare, Bijesh Yadav
Background and Objective: Arterial dissection is an important etiology of stroke in the young. This study was done to compare the risk factors and long-term outcomes following stroke due to vertebral ...

Effect of continuous positive airway pressure therapy on stroke risk and rehabilitation in population with obstructive sleep apnea: A PRISMAcompliant systematic review and meta-analysis [2021] - 1,920KB
by Chenlu Zhang, Yalan Fang
Background: Previous studies reported inconsistent results regarding the effect of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy on stroke risk and rehabilitation in population with obstructive s...

A retrospective study of risk factors for calf muscle venous thrombosis in patients with cerebral hemorrhage [2021] - 293KB
by Xiaogang Gao, Yi Li, Hongyan Bian, Dongzhe Hou
Objective: To investigate the risk factors for calf venous thrombosis in patients with cerebral hemorrhage, so as to provide a reference for clinical decision. Method: Three hundred and ninety six int...

Polycystic ovarian syndrome in epileptic Kashmiri women on sodium valproate and phenytoin: A case control study [2021] - 520KB
by Zahoor Ahmad, Waseem Dar, Feroze Mir, Arjimand Yaqoob, Adnan Raina, Parvaiz Shah
Background & Objectives: Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a common cause of infertility in women of reproductive age group. Antiepileptic drugs, notably sodium valproate, has been linked to PCOS ...

Factors affecting in-hospital mortality and outcome study on healthcare-associated meningitis and/or ventriculitis (HCAMV): University of Malaya Medical Centre experience [2021] - 334KB
by Yu Jie Lee, Nadia Atiya, Nai Shan Yeat, Amritpal Sidhu, Helmi Sulaiman
Background & Objectives: Healthcare-associated Meningitis and/or Ventriculitis (HCAMV) is a serious yet frequent complication following neurosurgery. In this study, the clinical outcomes of HCAMV, ris...

MRI perfusion findings in patients with tuberculous meningitis [2021] - 863KB
by Fatimah Kamila ABU BAKAR, Mei-Ling Sharon TAI, Norlisah RAMLI, Chong Tin TAN, Kartini RAHMAT
Background & Objectives: Tuberculous meningitis (TBM) is a devastating infection in the world. The primary objective of the study was to evaluate magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) perfusion cerebral ch...

The impact of seasonal changes on Bell’s palsy in Iraqi patients [2021] - 217KB
by Shehab A Goloom, Hasanain A Al-Khalidi, Sabah A Jaber Al-helu, Hameed A Anbaki, Hasanain Assim Al-saffar, Ahmed Muhi Fahad
Background: As idiopathic facial nerve paralysis (Bell’s palsy) is thought to be related to cold weather. This is a prospective study done in Al-Najaf city, Iraq to evaluate the relationship between...

Immune-mediated necrotizing myopathy in a multi-ethnic Malaysian cohort [2021] - 1,227KB
by Cheng-Yin Tan, Tomica Ambang, Jasmin Raja, Nortina Shahrizaila, Sargunan Sockalingam, Shigeaki Suzuki, Ichizo Nishino, Kum-Thong Wong, Khean-Jin Goh
Objective: To describe the clinical features and treatment outcomes of immune-mediated necrotizing myopathy (IMNM) in Malaysian patients. Methods: We describe a cohort of IMNM patients from a tertiary...


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