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  1. Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP) is an acquired autoimmune disease of the peripheral nervous system. Its clinical presentation and excellent response to steroids is a hallmark t...

    Authors: Madhavi Karri and Balakrishnan Ramasamy

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:79

    Content type: Case Report

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  2. Mechanical low back pain (MLBP) is a major cause of illness and disability, especially in people of working age. People with chronic low back pain often experience anger, fear, anxiety, decrease in physical ab...

    Authors: E. Fahmy, H. Shaker, W. Ragab, H. Helmy and M. Gaber

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:77

    Content type: Research

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  3. Studying outcome predictors in patients with onset of cerebral infarction in early adult life may enhance our knowledge of disease pathophysiology and prognosis.

    Authors: Ahmed Dahshan, Asmaa M. Ebraheim, Laila A. Rashed, Mohammed A. Farrag and Ahmed T. El Ghoneimy

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:76

    Content type: Research

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  4. The quest for better patient outcomes is driving to the development of minimally invasive spine surgical techniques. There are several evidences on the use of microsurgical decompression surgery for degenerati...

    Authors: Mohamed I. Refaat, Amr K. Elsamman, Adham Rabea and Mohamed I. A. Hewaidy

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:74

    Content type: Research

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  5. Elevated CRP and increased CCA-IMT are both associated with the occurrence of stroke. CRP and IMT are closely associated; the higher the CRP, the greater the carotid atherosclerosis as measured by carotid IMT.

    Authors: Mahmoud Elbelkimy, Naglaa ELkhayat, Ahmed ElSadek, Alia Mansour and Mariam Aboutaleb

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:72

    Content type: Research

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  6. Statin-induced myopathy is the most common adverse effect of statins. Bee venom provides a potential mean of controlling immune responses and inflammatory reactions; the proposed mechanisms for statin-induced ...

    Authors: Ann Abdel Kader, Radwa Azmy, Eman A. Maher, Basma Bahgat El Sayed, Alshaimaa Sobhi Khalil, Mohammad Ghalwash and Manal Mahmoud

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:71

    Content type: Research

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  7. Cervical radiculopathy is a pathology of the cervical nerve root and mostly caused by a cervical disk herniation leading to chronic pain and disability.

    Authors: Mohammed M. Hegazy, Ebtessam F. Gomaa, Salwa F. Abd El Mageed and Hala R. El Habashy

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:69

    Content type: Research

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  8. The brain is a productive source of a variety of enzymes and any brain injury like a stroke to brain tissue could similarly result in an increase in these enzymes in cerebrospinal fluid and serum. Evaluation o...

    Authors: Wafaa S. Mohamed, Elhady A. Abd ElGawad, Amal SE. ElMotayam and Sabah E. Fathy

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:68

    Content type: Research

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  9. Lower limb weakness is usually a feature of ruptured anterior communicating (ACom) aneurysms due to spasm of the anterior cerebral arteries. Paraclinoid aneurysms, in addition to other cardinal features of sub...

    Authors: Amey P. Patankar and Maulik Vaja

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:67

    Content type: Case Report

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  10. Transorbital sonography (TOS) has emerged as a promising assessment tool of the optic nerve and orbital arterial supply in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients.

    Authors: Manal Mahmoud Al Kattan, Amira Ahmed Labib, Rania Shehata Ismail, Alshaimaa M. Aboul fotouh and Emad El Din Mostafa Mohammed

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:66

    Content type: Research

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  11. Intravenous thrombolysis has become a standard practice in eligible patients with acute ischemic stroke (AIS). Functional outcome after AIS is a major concern for patients, families, and neurologists. Identify...

    Authors: Mohamed A. Elsayed, Husam Salah, Asmaa Sabbah, Ghada Hatem and Mona K. Moawad

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:64

    Content type: Research

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  12. Drug-resistant epilepsy (DRE) is a commonly faced problem in epilepsy practice associated with great psychosocial consequences. This work aimed to study the role of seizure semiology analysis (SSA), long-term ...

    Authors: Abdelmoneim Ahmed Nagy Eissa, Wafik Said Bahnasy, Al Siagy Ali Abd Elaziz Salama, Elsayed Ali Mohamed Tag Eldin and Hazem Abdelrahman Fayed

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:63

    Content type: Research

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  13. Hematoma expansion (HE) is the leading cause of early neurological deterioration, poor functional outcome, and increased mortality in patients with spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage (S-ICH). The study aimed...

    Authors: Hany Hamed Abd Elhady Helal, Wafik Said Bahnasy, Azza Abbas Ghali and Mohammed Osman Rabie

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:61

    Content type: Research

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  14. The role of serum Zinc in the pathogenesis of relapsing remittent multiple sclerosis (RRMS) and its impact on motor disability and radiological findings remains a matter of debate.

    Authors: Mohammed I. Oraby, Mona Hussein, Rehab Abd Elkareem and Eman Elfar

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:60

    Content type: Research

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  15. MRI Diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) lesion volume, pattern, and location have all been used to predict outcome of acute ischemic stroke. We hypothesized that homogeneity within the DWI lesion may also be asso...

    Authors: Shady Mourad Boss, Ramez Reda Moustafa, Magdy Ahmed Moustafa, Ahmed El Sadek, Mohamed Mahmoud Mostafa and Hany Mohamed Aref

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:59

    Content type: Research

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  16. Movement disorders are common neurological problems, but epidemiological studies are lacking in our locality. Type of movement disorder depends on the site of the lesion and the type of pathologic changes.

    Authors: Reda Badry, Mohamed A. Abdelhamed, Mohamed A. M. Sayed, Abeer Abd ElHady and Mohamed Mostafa

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:58

    Content type: Research

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  17. Despite the apparent benefits of disease-modifying drug (DMD) use among multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, their rates of adherence are often variable and in some cases are quite low.

    Authors: Adel Alhazzani, Mohammed Alqahtani, Noof Alamri, Leen Sarhan, Shahad Alkhashrami and Mohammed Alahmarii

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:57

    Content type: Research

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  18. Chemotherapy-induced cognitive impairment (CICI) is one of the most prominent side effects as it negatively impacts activities of daily life of the affected role. These problems can range from subtle to severe...

    Authors: Mohamed Gamal Kotb, Abd El Rahman Soliman, Rasha Ibrahim Ibrahim, Rasha Magdy Mohamed Said and Mona Mokhtar Wahid El Din

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:56

    Content type: Research

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  19. There is conflicting data as to the prevalence of seizures and the relevance of epileptiform EEGs in autistic children. With the focus primarily on aetiology in autism research, very little emphasis has been p...

    Authors: G. V. Lamb, R. J. Green and S. Olorunju

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:55

    Content type: Research

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  20. Montreal Cognitive Assessment test (MoCA) is a brief, sensitive test that has been recommended as a reliable tool to detect mild cognitive impairment. Associations between brain imaging measures and cognitive ...

    Authors: Ali A. Abou Elmaaty, Mohamed E. Flifel and Carmen A. Zarad

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:54

    Content type: Research

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  21. To compare the prevalence of psychosomatic symptoms and their mean scores of profiles in diabetic patients and sample of sex-age-matched healthy controls.

    Authors: Zahra Heidari, Awat Feizi, Ammar Hassanzadeh Keshteli, Hamid Afshar, Hamidreza Roohafza and Peyman Adibi

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:53

    Content type: Research

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  22. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease of aging. Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a simple noninvasive imaging technique to estimate the retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thick...

    Authors: Takwa H. M. Elkhatib, Noha A. Hashim, Engy M. Emad, Hossam Zein and Lamiaa El-aidy

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:52

    Content type: Research

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  23. Stroke is the most common reason for disability and the third cause of mortality in the world per year. Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is known as an independent risk factor of coronary artery disease and stroke.

    Authors: Amal T. Khafagy, Nermin A. Hamdy, Enas M. Hassan, Mohamed A. Yehia, Muhammad M. Ismail, Mohamed M. Abdelkader and Nashwa M. Shawky

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:51

    Content type: Research

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  24. Many reports have emphasized that watershed infarcts are the consequence of hemodynamic compromise, but other reports have suggested that this is not always the case and have suggested that embolization plays ...

    Authors: Hossam Afify, Shahinaz M. Helmy, Lobna M. El-Nabil, Naglaa M. El-khayat, Nevine M. El Nahas and Magd F. Zakaria

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:50

    Content type: Research

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  25. Stroke is the third leading cause of death in developed nations. Ultrasonography (US) of the carotid arteries is the modality of choice for diagnosis and monitoring of cases of atheromatous disease. Cystatin C...

    Authors: Maha Atef Zaki, Sahar Abd Atty, Alshaimaa M. Aboul fotouh and Nancy Samir Wahdan

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:49

    Content type: Research

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  26. Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) may act as biological markers, as they can relate to the genes that are associated with various complex diseases such as heart diseases, diabetes, cancer, schizophrenia, ...

    Authors: Sukhvinder Kaur, Arif Ali, Uzair Ahmad, Yaser Siahbalaei, A. K. Pandey and Balkirat Singh

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:47

    Content type: Review

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  27. Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is the most common cause of neuropathic facial pain. Atypical TN are usually refractory to conventional medical treatments and the standard microvascular decompression surgeries that ...

    Authors: Mert Akbas, Haitham Hamdy Salem, Tamer Hussien Emara, Bora Dinc and Bilge Karsli

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:46

    Content type: Research

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  28. The Cochrane Collection reviews of randomized clinical trials (RCT) showed a favorable result of music therapy (MT) on individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) compared with a placebo treatment.

    Authors: Geetha Bharathi, Anila Venugopal and Balachandar Vellingiri

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:44

    Content type: Research

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  29. Paget’s disease of bone is usually asymptomatic in most cases. The neurosurgeon should be familiar with the common presentation and complications. The rare presentation of this case of Paget’s disease of the s...

    Authors: Ahmed Hamdy Ashry, Dina Mahmoud Alnajjar, Amr Abdelmonam Abdelaziz Mostafa Elkatatny and Mohamed Ahmed Eissa

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:42

    Content type: Case Report

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  30. Post-stroke aphasia (PSA) is a disabling complication after stroke leading to impairment of quality of life. It was reported to develop in one third of patients with stroke and in two thirds of patients with r...

    Authors: Hamdy Naguib El-Tallawy, Adel Hassanein El Sayed Gad, Anwar Mohamed Ali and Manar Nasr Abd-El-Hakim

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:41

    Content type: Research

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  31. Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological conditions. We aimed to identify sex differences in the demographic, clinical features, and treatment strategies in epileptic patients.

    Authors: Nirmeen Kishk, Husam Mourad, Sahar Ibrahim, Reham Shamloul, Aiman Al-Azazi and Nevin Shalaby

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:39

    Content type: Research

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  32. To compare serum levels of tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α) between type 2 diabetes mellitus patients with and without peripheral neuropathy (PN). Also, to study the relation between peripheral nerves condu...

    Authors: Wafik M. El Sheikh, Ibrahim E. Alahmar, Gelan M. Salem and Mohamed A. El-Sheikh

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:37

    Content type: Research

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  33. Among transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, Creuzfeldt-Jakob disease is considered a rare neurodegenerative disorder. The clinical features include rapid progressive dementia and myoclonic jerks, which pr...

    Authors: Mohamed Negm and Ehab Hashish

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:36

    Content type: Case Report

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  34. Although periodic limb movements are prevalent among patients with epilepsy, the exact relationship between these movements and epilepsy remains elusive.

    Authors: Mohamed Mohamed Hamdy, Amr Mohamed Elfatatry, Jaidaa Farouq Mekky and Eman Hamdy

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:35

    Content type: Research

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  35. Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is a disorder of unknown etiology. Goals of treatment are to preserve vision and alleviate symptoms, including intractable headache, pulsatile tinnitus, and nausea. C...

    Authors: Iman A. Elbanhawy, Gihan M. Ramzy, Amal S. Ashour and Diana M. Khedr

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:33

    Content type: Research

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  36. Internal carotid artery high-grade stenosis is a major cause of stroke. Carotid angioplasty and stenting (CAS) is a reasonable approach for treatment of certain patients. Cerebrovascular reactivity (CVR) evalu...

    Authors: Saher El-Sayed Hashem, Ehab Shaker Belal, Montaser Moawad Hegazy, Ahmed Ali El-Bassiony, Sandra Mohamed Ahmed and Islam I. Zaid

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:32

    Content type: Research

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  37. Knowledge and awareness of cerebro-vascular stroke (CVS) warning symptoms and risk factors is deficient in the general population in the developing countries.

    Authors: Ahmed Osama, Yossri Ashour, Reda Abd El-Razek and Ibrahim Mostafa

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:31

    Content type: Research

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  38. Diabetes mellitus is a clinical syndrome characterized by hyperglycemia caused by respective or absolute deficiency of insulin. Painful neuropathy in diabetic population is popular, impacting numerous chronic ...

    Authors: Ann A. Abdelkader, Amira M. El Gohary, Husam S. Mourad and Dina A. El Salmawy

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:30

    Content type: Research

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