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  1. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is one of the most common degenerative diseases of the central nervous system (CNS). Alpha-synuclein (A-syn) plays a critical role in the pathogenesis of PD. The close relation between...

    Authors: Hala Shaheen, Sayed Sobhy, Sherine El Mously, Marwa Abuomira and Mohamed Mansour

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:22

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  2. The most common respiratory complications in cerebrovascular strokes were respiratory infection, pulmonary edema, acute lung injury (ALI) acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and pulmonary embolism (PE)....

    Authors: Ehab Shaker Belal, Samah Selim, Alshaimaa M. Aboul fotouh and Asmaa Mohammad

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:21

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  3. Speech and language are one of the higher cognitive brain functions. Language delay is one of the major concerns of child health in Egypt. Speech therapy is the standard management in language delay.

    Authors: Dalia G. Yasseen, Nermien E. Waly and Khaled O. Abdulghani

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:20

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  4. The aim of the study was to examine the prophylactic role of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) on the frequency, and severity of migraine attacks in episodic migraineurs who failed medical tr...

    Authors: Randa Amin, Tamer Emara, Samia Ashour, Mahmoud Hemeda, Nahed Salah Eldin, Salma Hamed, Sara Shouman and Mohamed Shouman

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:19

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  5. Currently, little is known regarding the association of metabolic comorbidities and disability among multiple sclerosis (MS) patients.

    Authors: Rasha Hassan Soliman, Hanan Mohamed Farhan, Mohamed Hegazy, Mohammed Ibrahim Oraby, Shaimaa Hossam Kamel and Amr Hassan

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:18

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  6. Tension-type headache is the most common headache to be seen in clinical practice. Depression is highly prevalent in chronic tension-type headache (CTTH) patients attending the clinical settings. Cognitive imp...

    Authors: Mamdouh Ali Kotb, Ahmed M. Kamal, Daifallah Al-Malki, Aliaa S. Abd El Fatah and Yassmin M. Ahmed

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:16

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  7. Systemic lupus erythematosus is a connective tissue disorder, which causes complex multi organ involvement. Neurological and cardiac manifestations have been well noted but complications such as status epilept...

    Authors: H. M. M. T. B. Herath and Aruna Kulatunga

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:15

    Content type: Case Report

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  8. Ictal asystole is a rare phenomenon. Most reported cases are in persons with long-standing focal epilepsy originating from the temporal lobe. Its occurrence may complicate the clinical presentation or delay di...

    Authors: Ahmed Yassin, Belal Aldabbour, Anto Bagić and Alexandra Urban

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:14

    Content type: Case Report

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  9. Stroke is a leading cause of disability worldwide with grave morbidity and mortality. Sleep and stroke have a definite intermingling neuropathological relationship, so along with expeditious acute management, ...

    Authors: Alia H. Mansour, Maged Ayad, Naglaa El-Khayat, Ahmed El Sadek and Taha K. Alloush

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:13

    Content type: Research

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  10. High levels of inflammatory markers such as C-reactive protein (CRP) and interleukin (IL)-6 are associated with worse outcome after ischemic stroke.

    Authors: Hani Mohamed Amin Aref, Nagia Ali Fahmy, Salma Hamed Khalil, Mai Fathy Ahmed, Ahmed ElSadek and Mohamed Osama Abdulghani

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:12

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  11. Mild cognitive impairment is a transitional stage prior to dementia, and it is reported in depressed patients. Early diagnosis could predict the reversible etiologies and prevent further deterioration. Proton ...

    Authors: Mamdouh Ali Kotb, Ahmed M. Kamal, Nasser M. Aldossary, Ayman A. Alsify and Yassmin M. Ahmed

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:10

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  12. Aging is associated with changes in cognitive functions. However, many other factors may affect cognitive functions and this interaction needs further assessment.

    Authors: Enas Alsayyad, Azza Abbas Helmy, Nirmeen A. Kishk, Marwa Farghaly, Amany H. Ragab and Shaimaa Ibrahim El-Jaafary

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:9

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  13. The National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) has been found to be biased toward the left hemispheric and motoric functions providing minimal assessment to the right hemispheric language and cognitive...

    Authors: Hani M. Zakieldine, Mohamed A. Turk, Rana F. Hashem and Mohamed A. Shafik

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:8

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  14. Dementia and cognitive impairment are becoming increasingly a major health problem, pronounced by increased life expectancy. Cerebral small vessel disease (cSVD) is among the major causes of cognitive deterior...

    Authors: Kholoud Mahmoud Abdullah, Hany Mahmoud Zakieldin, Iman Mohamed Bayomy, Maryse Youssef Awadallah and Mona Mokhtar Wahid El Din

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:7

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  15. Sleep disorders and epilepsy commonly exist and affect each other. Patients with epilepsy often complain of poor sleep and on the other hand, poor sleep makes epilepsy control difficult.

    Authors: Mohamed A. Tork, Hebatallah R. Rashed, Lobna Elnabil, Nahed Salah-Eldin, Naglaa Elkhayat, Ayman A. Abdelhady, M. Ossama Abdulghani and Khaled O. Abdulghani

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:5

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  16. Back pain is a frequent complaint among the individuals in the society. It significantly affects the daily activities and the social and psychological life aspects leading to an economic health burden. Epiduro...

    Authors: Mert Akbas, Huseyin Babun, Haitham Hamdy Salem, Tamer Hussien Emara, Shereen Elmosly, Emel Gunduz, Bilge Karsli and Fatih Asik

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 56:4

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  17. The crude prevalence rate of stroke in Qena, Egypt, is high (922/100,000). For the first time, we estimate the frequency of aphasia following the first-ever ischemic stroke and its relationship to the site of ...

    Authors: Eman M. Khedr, Mohamed A. Abbass, Radwa K. Soliman, Ahmed F. Zaki, Aymen Gamea, Noha Abo El-Fetoh and Mahmoud A. Abdel-Aaal

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 56:2

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  18. Oxidative stress plays a crucial role in the pathophysiology of acute ischemic stroke. Thioredoxin exists and released from cells during inflammation and oxidative stress and was recognized as an oxidative-str...

    Authors: Mohammed I. Oraby and Radwa A. Rabie

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 56:1

    Content type: Research

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  19. Stroke results in an impaired sit to stand (STS) task. Pelvic movements are essential in daily living activities. Few studies investigated the effect of spine and pelvis separately on functional activities in ...

    Authors: Moshera Hassan Darwish, Sandra Ahmed, Manar El-sayed Ismail and Heba Ahmed Khalifa

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:89

    Content type: Research

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  20. Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is a neurological disorder of unknown pathophysiology with many proposed theories that involve CSF dynamics but recently, involvement of inflammatory and autoimmune p...

    Authors: Mohamed S. El-Tamawy, Maha A. Zaki, Laila A. Rashed, Eman H. Esmail, Shaimaa Shaheen Mohamed and Wesam Osama

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:88

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  21. Cerebrovascular accidents and cognitive impairment is a frequent complication of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) on regular hemodialysis (HD).

    Authors: Maha Abdelmoneim Behairy, Ahmed ElSadek, Mahmoud Sadek and Abdelbassit El Shaarawy

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:87

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  22. Stroke is a medical emergency and considered the 2nd leading cause of mortality worldwide. High morbidity and mortality of stroke are due to some complications like cerebral edema, infection, and associated he...

    Authors: Bastawy M. El-Fawal, Reda Badry, Wael A. Abbas and Ahmed K. Ibrahim

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:86

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  23. Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is a multisystem genetic disorder with autosomal dominant inheritance which predisposes the affected individuals to increased risk of developing certain benign and malignant cent...

    Authors: Nima Derakhshan, Nazanin Azadeh, Arash Saffarian, Mousa Taghipour, Keyvan Eghbal and Amirreza Dehghanian

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:85

    Content type: Case Report

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  24. Failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS) is a common problem affecting 20–40% of cases undergoing spine surgeries. Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) has been shown to be an efficient and relatively safe treatment in ma...

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

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:84

    Content type: Research

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  25. The occurrence of both Guillain-Barré syndrome(GBS) and myasthenia gravis (MG) in the same individual is rare. The underlying pathophysiology was assumed to be autoimmune humoral mechanisms and molecular mimic...

    Authors: Madhavi Karri, Balakrishnan Ramasamy and Santhosh Perumal

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:83

    Content type: Case Report

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  26. Several neuropeptides have concerned with epilepsy pathogenesis; ghrelin showed an anticonvulsant effect. There is a potential relation between its level and antiepileptic drug (AEDs) response.

    Authors: Wafaa S. Mohamed, Rania S. Nageeb and Hanaa H. Elsaid

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:82

    Content type: Research

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  27. Treatment of odontoid fractures with odontoid screws is an established method for fusion. However, it is facilitated by using advanced equipment in the operating theatre not always available as in developing c...

    Authors: Ahmed Hamdy Ashry and Hashem Mohamed Aboul-Ela

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:81

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  28. Vitamin D deficiency has been proposed as a risk factors of cerebrovascular stroke.

    Authors: Fayrouz O. Selim, Rasha M. Fahmi, Ayman E. Ali, Nermin Raafat and Ahmed F. Elsaid

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:80

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  29. 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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  30. 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

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  31. 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

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  32. 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

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  33. 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

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  34. 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

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  35. 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

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  36. 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

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  37. 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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  38. 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

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  39. 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

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  40. 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

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