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  1. Considering the epidemiology of single-level lumbar disc herniations (LDH) in the young and active patients, the impact on working capacity is highly relevant. The timing of return-to-work after lumbar surgery...

    Authors: Ismail Bozkurt, Cagri Canbolat, Kemal Paksoy, Salim Senturk and Onur Yaman
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2024 60:24
  2. The most prevalent nerve entrapment disorder, known as carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), is brought on by wrist-based median nerve compression. Focal demyelination progresses to axonal dysfunction as the condition...

    Authors: Safa Dheaa Al-Den Abdul-Muneem and Hussein Ghani Kaddoori
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2024 60:22
  3. Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) and neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) are noninvasive neuromodulation techniques that have shown positive effects in a variety of neurological disorders...

    Authors: Nevine El Nahas, Hossam Shokri, Ahmed Refaat, Hanaa Mousa, Aya Hamid, Amr Abdel Monem and Eman AbuShady
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2024 60:21
  4. CDKL5 (Cyclin‐Dependent Kinase Like-5) deficiency disorder (CDD; Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man database 300203, 300672) is a rare neurologic disorder, which is caused by mutation in CDKL5 gene, situated on ...

    Authors: Aayushi Gupta, Prashant Utage, Aparna Prashant Utage, Nadir Aman and Akhilesh Pujar
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2024 60:20
  5. Many individuals with substance use disorders face challenges in their social interactions and often have strained relationships with peers. Challenges related to problem-solving, stress management, and impuls...

    Authors: Hanan Faried Maghawry, Alaa M. Darwish, Naglaa Abd ElMegeed Mohammed, Nadia Abd El-ghany Abd El-hameed and Gellan K. Ahmed
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2024 60:19
  6. Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a clinical condition characterized by recurrent moderate-to-severe affective, physical, and behavioral symptoms during the menstrual cycle. The present study aimed to assess the ...

    Authors: Mohamed Basiouny Yahia, Medhat Ali Salah, Seham Sabry, Mahmoud Osama Ahmed Abd El Fattah, Nashwa El-Khouly, Samir Khamis Galal, Mohamed Elsayed Hammour, Wael Abd Elatief Khafagy, Mohamed Alkhouly, Mustafa A. A. Osman, Eman Gomaa Rezk, Hend Mohamed Hussein, Sarah Hossam Eldin Mostafa, Abdelaziz Mahmoud Abdelaziz and Sara Sallam
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2024 60:18
  7. Accurate outcome prediction for patients with acute ischemic stroke after intravenous recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rtPA) treatment is essential for optimizing patients’ management. We aimed to ide...

    Authors: Yasser Hamed, Mahrous I. Seddeek, Ali Mahmoud Ahmed, Talal A. Dawa, Hasan Hashem, Adel M. Othman, Abdel-Ghaffar I. Fayed, Noran Elbazzar, Ramy A. Metwally, Mostafa El Sayed Abd Elghany El Sayed, Ahmed Yousry and Abd Elaziz Shokry
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2024 60:17
  8. Development of novel biomarkers for multiple sclerosis (MS) is of utmost importance to improve the capability to predict disease progression and disability. Transcranial ultrasonography (TCS) is a noninvasive ...

    Authors: Ebtesam Fahmy, Hanan Helmy, Nahla Aly Merghany, Rania Shehata Ismail and Nesma Mounir
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2024 60:16
  9. The use of the social media has increased significantly in recent decades, and research on the impact of problematic social media use on mental health is a relatively new and growing area of study in the Middl...

    Authors: Samira Abbouyi, Samira Bouazza, Soukaina El Kinany, Karima El Rhazi and Btissame Zarrouq
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2024 60:15
  10. ChatGPT has become a hot topic of discussion since its release in November 2022. The number of publications on the potential applications of ChatGPT in various fields is on the rise. However, viewpoints on the...

    Authors: Rebecca Shin-Yee Wong
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2024 60:14
  11. The prevalence of ischemic stroke (IS) caused by small-artery disease (SAD) is increasing recently. The present study aimed to report the risk factors, clinical presentations and outcome in patients presented ...

    Authors: Tarek Mohammed Elgammal, Hazem Abd El Rahman Fayed, Ahmed Mohamad Basiouny El Shamy, Mohammed Adel Eltomy and Moustafa Mahgoub Awwad
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2024 60:13
  12. Knowledge of the predisposing risk factors and prompt recognition of the warning signs for heart attack and stroke is fundamental in modification of lifestyle behaviors and an imperative precursor to health-se...

    Authors: Pedro Pallangyo, Zabella S. Mkojera, Makrina Komba, Loveness Mfanga, Saad Kamtoi, Janeth Mmari, Husna Y. Faraji, Smita V. Bhalia, Henry A. Mayala, Genofeva Matemu, Anna Nkinda, Engerasiya Kifai and Peter R. Kisenge
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2024 60:12
  13. Lumbar disc herniation is one of the most common degenerative spine conditions. In our center, the standard surgical technique for treatment of lumbar disc herniation is open microdiscectomy. The full-endoscop...

    Authors: Moustafa Mohamed Kandeel, Magdy Gamal Abdel Kader Yousef, Abdelfattah Mohamed Fathy Saoud and Zakaria Hassan Ibrahim Abu-Elghait
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2024 60:11
  14. Diversity of risk factors, namely, vitamin D and lipid panel abnormalities, are connected to multiple sclerosis (MS) etiology and may possess an influential role on disease course. In a cross-sectional study, ...

    Authors: Mahmoud S. Swelam, Azza Abdel Nasser, Janet Masoud, Rasha Mamdouh, Shima Said and Mohamed Abdel Hafeez
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2024 60:10
  15. Meningiomas are common intradural extramedullary spinal tumors, which arise from arachnoid cap cells in the leptomeninges surrounding the brain or spinal cord. Sensory and motor dysfunction as well as pain wer...

    Authors: Rongxue Shao, Wei Cheng, Wei Zhang, Jiaming Liang, Liqi Ruan, Chengyue Zhu and Hao Pan
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2024 60:9
  16. Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) is a rare form of stroke that is mainly seen in young women. It is frequently associated with hemorrhagic venous infarction and subarachnoid hemorrhage. There are few re...

    Authors: Fares Laouar, Yasser Brahmia and Lotfi Boublata
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2024 60:8
  17. Alzheimer’s disease is a neurocognitive disorder that affects elderly people by slowly impaired cognition, dementia, and gets worse with age. It slowly impacts the quality of life. Clinically, it is distinguis...

    Authors: Devika Jadhav, Nikita Saraswat, Neeraj Vyawahare and Devendra Shirode
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2024 60:7
  18. Peripheral neuropathy predisposes to diabetic foot and this predilection is worsened by poorly controlled sugars. Diabetic foot increases the mortality and morbidity associated with diabetes. Thus, it is cruci...

    Authors: Vishnumoorthy Aithal and Smitha Bhat
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2024 60:6
  19. Drug resistance has been a global burden in the management of epilepsy. It is desirable if this could be predicted earlier in the course of management to give time for alternative and a more definitive mode of...

    Authors: Kehinde Alare, Bridget Ogungbemi, Ayomide Fagbenro, Busayo Adetunji, Oladoja Owonikoko, Taiwo Omoniyo, Habiblah Jagunmolu, Ayomide Kayode and Samson Afolabi
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2024 60:5
  20. Early diagnosis of diabetic polyneuropathy (DPN) can significantly improve the prognosis and help prevent severe complications. The aim of this work was to study clinical, radiological, laboratory and neurophy...

    Authors: Ahmed W. Fadel, Amin E. Nawar, Loai M. Elahwal, Azza A. Ghali and Osama A. Ragab
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2024 60:4
  21. The long-term use of anti-seizure medications (ASMs) adversely affects thyroid, lipid profile and other metabolic functions. Subclinical hypothyroidism and alterations in thyroid hormone serum levels are repor...

    Authors: Amira Rafik, Nahed Salah El-Din, Naglaa Mohamed El Khayat, Maha Nada and Eman Mones Abushady
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2024 60:3
  22. Laminin subunit alpha 2 (LAMA2)-related muscular dystrophy (LAMA2 MD) is caused by homozygous or compound heterozygous mutations in LAMA2 (OMIM#156225), located on chromosome 6q22.

    Authors: Chien-Heng Lin, Sheng-Shing Lin, Syuan-Yu Hong, Chieh-Ho Chen and I-Ching Chou
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2024 60:2
  23. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a multifactorial neurodegenerative autoimmune disease with a varied clinical course and presentation, which is more frequent than ever in the Middle East. The aim of this work is to ...

    Authors: Manar A. Shawky, Tarek I. Menecie, Eman M. Saif El Deen and Mohammed H. Rashad
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2024 60:1
  24. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) is a noninvasive therapeutic approach that targets particular brain regions that had been used and displayed significant impact in various neurological disor...

    Authors: Hala A. Shaheen, Mohammed Gomaa, Mohammed M. Maarouf and Lamiaa I. Daker
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:173
  25. The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has claimed innumerable lives globally since its onset and several extrapulmonary manifestations of the disease have been reported in association with COVID-19. Althoug...

    Authors: Uddalak Chakraborty, Jasodhara Chaudhuri, Amlan Kusum Datta, Adreesh Mukherjee, Alak Pandit, Biman Kanti Ray and Goutam Gangopadhyay
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:172
  26. Stroke is one of the main causes of disability, in which nearly 2/3 of survivors experience disability and interferes with the patient’s daily functional activities. Hypertension, dyslipidemia, obesity, and sm...

    Authors: Kumara Tini, Eric Hartono Tedyanto, Deddy Andaka, Nyoman Angga Krishna Pramana and I Putu Eka Widyadharma
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:171
  27. Chronic subdural hematoma (CSDH) remains one of the most common types of traumatic and spontaneous intracranial hematomas. The optimal method of treatment has not been definitely established. Surgical treatmen...

    Authors: Mahmoud Ahmed Gomaa, Ashraf Abdellatif Osman and Ahmed Hosameldin Aboelhuda
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:170
  28. Anti-N-methyl d-aspartate (NMDA) receptor encephalitis is an autoimmune encephalitis characterized by neuronal surface antibodies targeting NMDA receptor in the spinal fluid and serum. After acute disseminated en...

    Authors: Bryan Gervais de Liyis, Jane Carissa Sutedja, Maria Pramesthi Sabrina Evananda, Ledwin Meikel Wibisono, Chrysanta Paramitha Karuniamaya, Cindy Thiovany Soetomo and Ni Made Susilawathi
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:169
  29. Guillain–Barre Syndrome (GBS) is a common differential diagnosis of acute-onset flaccid quadriparesis with or without bulbar involvement. Various illnesses precede GBS, respiratory illness being the most common.

    Authors: Feroze Mir, Waseem Dar, Arjimand Yaqoob, Maqbool Wani, Ravouf Asmi and Mushtaq Wani
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:168
  30. Mitochondrial DNA polymerase, which is encoded by the POLG (polymerase gamma) gene, is responsible for the replication of the mitochondrial genome. Around 300 pathogenic variants have been identified in this g...

    Authors: Nikhita Suzanne Roshan, K. Vimala Christina Colaco, Fathima Raeesa and Safwan Ahmed
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:167
  31. A wide variety of movement disorders can be observed after cerebral hypoxia, including akineto-hypertonic syndrome and dystonia. Post-anoxic dystonia is a rare clinical syndrome that is not widely reported in ...

    Authors: Ahmadou Bamba Mbodji, Maouly Fall, Ndiaga Matar Gaye, Mamadou Ka, Jean Claude Dione, Moustapha Ndiaye and Amadou Gallo Diop
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:166
  32. Hepatitis “C” virus (HCV) infection has become a growing global health concern. Chronic HCV infection is usually accompanied by extra-hepatic manifestations. Peripheral neuropathies are the most common neurolo...

    Authors: Reem M. Gabr, Saly H. Elkholy, Mye A. Basheer, Marwa Khairy and Dina A. El Salmawy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:165
  33. Despite being the cause of morbidity and mortality in many patients, little is known about the pathophysiology of cerebral small vessel disease (CSVD). Identifying new biomarkers is mandatory for early diagnos...

    Authors: Mohamed Maged, Nevine El Nahas, Mai Fathy, Ayman Kilany, Eman Hamid and Hany Aref
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:163
  34. Mental illness is still stigmatized and poorly understood in Indonesian society, but university students could be a key target for promoting positive attitudes and increasing awareness. This study aims to expl...

    Authors: Naufal Arif Ismail, Intan Kusumaningtyas and Moetrarsi Sri Kanapsijah Firngadi
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:162
  35. Anti-Hu antibody neuropathy is considered a rare acquired peripheral neuropathy, but common among paraneoplastic syndromes. Typically, is described as subacute sensory neuronopathy and electrophysiological fin...

    Authors: Michail Papantoniou, Thomas Zampelis, Michail Rentzos and Dimitrios Karakalos
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:161
  36. Platelets are implicated in the pathophysiology of intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH). Platelet count (PLT) is affected by platelet loss, while mean platelet volume (MPV) by platelet replenishment. Whether platele...

    Authors: Despoina Avramidou, Rengina Goulimari, Anastasios Stergiou and Vasileios Papadopoulos
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:160
  37. The aim of this letter to the editor is to discuss the influence of SARS-CoV-2 infection on the progression of sporadic Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease (sCJD). A 73-year-old male was diagnosed with sCJD based on the...

    Authors: Josef Finsterer
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:159
  38. Increase pressure on arteries branching points and curves (hyperdynamic theory) is the most popular theory to explain the aneurysms formation that augmented by the observation of high incidence of anomalies (e...

    Authors: Bahaa Ghareeb Hassanin, Ahmed Kamal Abdelhameid, Mohamed Abdala Abbas, Reham Bakry Mohamed and Karl-Michael Schebesch
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:158
  39. Ependymomas are neuroectodermal tumors that grow from the ependymal cells of the ventricles or the central canal of the spinal cord. When the ependymoma is anaplastic, extramedullary, intradural and multifocal...

    Authors: Costanzo De Bonis, Roberto Gazzeri and Leonardo Gorgoglione
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:157
  40. Essential tremor (ET) is a prevalent movement disorder that may be linked to neurodegenerative changes. It is marked by a mix of motor and non-motor symptoms, which include disturbances in the autonomic nervou...

    Authors: Mahmoud H. Nassar, Elsayed A. Tageldin and Osama A. Ragab
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:156
  41. The aim of the current study was to compare bipolar depression (BD) and unipolar depression (UD) patients and healthy controls in terms of their cognitive distortions and perfectionist traits during acute depr...

    Authors: Ayşe Ergüner Aral, Gökhan Sarisoy and Armagan Aral
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:155
  42. Gaucher disease (GD) is an autosomal recessive disease characterized by an inborn metabolic error. Although pain attributed to skeletal involvement is one of the most frequent symptoms of this condition, some ...

    Authors: Renata Dal-Prá Ducci, Michelle Zonkowski Ribas, Enzo Oku Martinazzo, Otto Jesus Hernandez Fustes, Paulo José Lorenzoni, Claudia Suemi Kamoi Kay and Rosana Hermínia Scola
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:154
  43. Despite the plethora of pharmacotherapy and acquisition of new AEDs, there is a hard core of patients who persistently fail to respond to optimal treatment and continue to suffer from refractory seizures. We a...

    Authors: Hazem Marouf, Lobna A. Mohamed, Amr El Ftatary and Dina Elsayed Gaber
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:153
  44. Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) used to be considered as a variant of multiple sclerosis (MS), however the recent detection of a highly specific serum biomarkers for NMOSD have made clear that N...

    Authors: Amany Mahmoud Rabah, Mohamed El Sayed El Awady, Laila Ahmed Rashed, Doaa Abdellatif Elelwany and Al-Shaimaa Mahmoud Aboul Fotouh
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:152
  45. Synthetic cannabinoids SC are now becoming progressively popular among young people worldwide; little is known about their negative effects. Anger, anxiety, hallucinations, and perceptual changes were the most...

    Authors: Hanan Hany Elrassas, Yasser Abdel Razek Elsayed, Mai SeifElDin Abdeen, Aya Taha Mohamed and Zeinab Mohamed El Nagar
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:151
  46. The global incidence of stroke is on the rise, primarily due to an increase in the aging population and the prevalence of vascular risk factors among the elderly. However, stroke is a treatable condition if pr...

    Authors: Tamer Roushdy, Matías J. Alet, Radhika Lotlikar, Emily Ramage, Teresa Ullberg, Maria Giulia Mosconi and Linxin Li
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:150
  47. Dengue virus is an RNA virus that is associated with a myriad of neurological manifestations. Less than 5% of patients develop neuromuscular complications. Guillain–Barre syndrome (GBS) is an uncommon neurolog...

    Authors: Hina Imtiaz, Ayisha Farooq Khan and Sara Khan
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:149
  48. Intracranial calcifications may occur physiologically or pathologically for many reasons. In arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), calcification is not uncommon and is usually detected in the lesion vessel walls...

    Authors: Elif Gozgec and Hayri Ogul
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:148
  49. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is distinguished recently by an increase in inflammation and oxidative stress. Apolipoprotein D (Apo D) is a neuroprotective protein that was discovered to be increased in PD-affected ...

    Authors: Hala A. Shaheen, Sayed Sobhy, Sherine El Mously, Mohammed Mansour Abbas Eid, Marwa Hanafy Abo Omirah, Asmaa Abbas and Mohammed Gomaa
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:146

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