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Thrombolysis and late thrombectomy can be performed in case of compatible radiological imaging. Anti-CGRP monoclonal antibodies seem more effective for the treatment of migraine. Siponimod can reduce significantly disability progression in secondarily progressive MS. Brand-to-generic levetiracetam switching does not cause recrudescence of epileptic seizures. A new definition of Alzheimer's disease using biomarkers of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and imaging provides a better understanding of the underlying mechanisms. The use of levodopa-carbidopa intestinal gel and a subcutaneous apomorphine infusion allow a reduction of motor fluctuations in Parkinson's disease. Eculizumab appears as an alternative treatment in severe forms of myasthenia gravis.
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The article reviews the recent findings on the use of optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) in neurology.
The last few years have seen accelerated progress in the field of neurology, encompassing both an understanding of disease and novel forms of treatment. The translation of discovery to therapy is a fo...
When University of Minnesota neurology resident Joseph A. Resch complained to the department director, A. B. Baker, in 1946 about the lack of a professional neurological association open to young neur...
"Neurophobia" is the fear of neurology experienced by medical students. The aim of this study was to investigate if neurology now has a stigma attached to it causing a preconceived negative perception...
The purpose of the study is to assess the feasibility of a Creative Artists Program intervention with epilepsy and headache patients admitted to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center for care...
Altered mental status (AMS) is one of the most common reasons for inpatient neurology consultation. Non-convulsive status epilepticus (NCSE) is frequently on the differential diagnosis of ...
This is a observational validation study. The Stroke Clinical Decision Support Tool ( InstaDx) , an information technology application will be adapted and developed in accordance to eviden...
This study aims to assess the effectiveness of Stroke Unit in the Philippines by comparing the functional outcome between those patient admitted in the general neurology wards and stroke u...
This study aims to describe the psychological and social characteristics of patients suffering from primary headache and monitored in Neurology department of Besançon University Hospital
A parasomnia characterized by paroxysmal episodes of choreoathetotic, ballistic, dystonic movements, and semipurposeful activity. The episodes occur during non-rapid eye movement sleep and typically recur several times per night. (Neurology 1992 Jul;42(7 Suppl 6):61-67; Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p391)
A condition caused by the neurotoxin MPTP which causes selective destruction of nigrostriatal dopaminergic neurons. Clinical features include irreversible parkinsonian signs including rigidity and bradykinesia (PARKINSON DISEASE, SECONDARY). MPTP toxicity is also used as an animal model for the study of PARKINSON DISEASE. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1072; Neurology 1986 Feb;36(2):250-8)
A neurodegenerative disease characterized by dementia, mild parkinsonism, and fluctuations in attention and alertness. The neuropsychiatric manifestations tend to precede the onset of bradykinesia, MUSCLE RIGIDITY, and other extrapyramidal signs. DELUSIONS and visual HALLUCINATIONS are relatively frequent in this condition. Histologic examination reveals LEWY BODIES in the CEREBRAL CORTEX and BRAIN STEM. SENILE PLAQUES and other pathologic features characteristic of ALZHEIMER DISEASE may also be present. (From Neurology 1997;48:376-380; Neurology 1996;47:1113-1124)
Degeneration of white matter adjacent to the CEREBRAL VENTRICLES following cerebral hypoxia or BRAIN ISCHEMIA in neonates. The condition primarily affects white matter in the perfusion zone between superficial and deep branches of the MIDDLE CEREBRAL ARTERY. Clinical manifestations include VISION DISORDERS; CEREBRAL PALSY; PARAPLEGIA; SEIZURES; and cognitive disorders. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1021; Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1997, Ch4, pp30-1)
A condition characterized by persistent spasms (SPASM) involving multiple muscles, primarily in the lower limbs and trunk. The illness tends to occur in the fourth to sixth decade of life, presenting with intermittent spasms that become continuous. Minor sensory stimuli, such as noise and light touch, precipitate severe spasms. Spasms do not occur during sleep and only rarely involve cranial muscles. Respiration may become impaired in advanced cases. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1492; Neurology 1998 Jul;51(1):85-93)
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Biological therapy involves the use of living organisms, substances derived from living organisms, or laboratory-produced versions of such substances to treat disease. Some biological therapies for cancer use vaccines or bacteria to stimulate the body&rs...