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  1. 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

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the commonest type of Dementia worldwide. It rapidly increases with aging especially over 70 years.

    Authors: Hamdy N. A. EL Tallawy, Wafaa M. A. Farghaly, Mohamed Abd El Hamed, Reda Badry, Khaled Usama, Ghaydaa A. Shehata, Amal M. Tohamy, Khaled O. Abdulghani, Mostafa K. Ghanem, Mohamed A. Sayed, Ahmed H. Yousef, Heba S. Hashem and Tarek A. Rageh

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:29

    Content type: Research

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  10. A high prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has been reported in medically refractory epilepsy patients, and there is increasing evidence that treatment of OSA in refractory epilepsy patients would redu...

    Authors: Hebatallah R. Rashed, Mohamad A. Tork, Lobna M. El-Nabil, Naglaa M. El-Khayat, Nahed S. Ahmed, Salem T. Abdelhady, Khaled O. Abdulghani and M. Ossama Abdulghani

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:28

    Content type: Research

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  11. Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is a disorder of unidentified etiology characterized by raised intracranial pressure (ICP) without clinical, laboratory, or radiological evidence of intracranial path...

    Authors: Wafik Said Bahnasy, Yasser Abo Elfotoh El-Heneedy, Mahmoud Ebrahim Mostafa Elhassanien, Amr Fawzy Sharaf and Hagar Ahmed Khalid

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:26

    Content type: Research

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  12. Patients with malignant middle cerebral artery (MCA) infarction are prone to a mortality rate of 70–80%. Decompressive craniectomy (DC) has been used as an important treatment modality to control refractory in...

    Authors: Ahmed Elsayed and Adham Elsayed

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:25

    Content type: Research

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  13. The non-motor symptoms (NMSs) in Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients have greater effects on their quality of life compared to the motor symptoms; however, they are under-recognized.

    Authors: Osama A. Ragab, Yasser A. Elheneedy and Wafik S. Bahnasy

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:24

    Content type: Research

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  14. Common peroneal mononeuropathy at the fibular neck (CPN) is one of the most frequent neuropathies of the lower extremities. Nerve conduction studies (NCS) have been used to confirm the diagnosis of CPN and loc...

    Authors: Rania S. Nageeb, Wafaa S. Mohamed, Ghada S. Nageeb, Eman Al Desoky and Taghreed M. Azmy

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:23

    Content type: Research

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  15. Obesity is a major global health problem. Kuwait has a very high prevalence of obesity, and consequently, the number of bariatric surgeries is rising.

    Authors: Hanaa M. Rashad, Doaa Youssry, Dina F. Mansour, Ayman Kilany, Jasem Y. Al-Hashel, Adnan J. Khuraibet, Walaa A. Kamel and Rossen T. Rousseff

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:22

    Content type: Research

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  16. Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) is characterized to be the most lethal form of stroke, with high rates of mortality, not only during the acute phase (39%), but also 3 months later (33.5%) with a significant lon...

    Authors: Mohammed Elsayed Mahdy, Nesma Abdelmonem Ghonimi, Tamer Sabry Elserafy and Wael Mahmoud

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:21

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  17. Migraine is a significant health problem due its frequency and accompanying morbidity.

    Authors: Hamdy N. El-Tallawy, Wafaa M. Farghaly, Mohamed A. Abdelhamed, Reda Badry, Tarek A. Rageh, Wael T. Soliman, Khaled O. Abdulghani, Mahmoud Hassan, Sayed Sobhy and Ghaydaa A. Shehata

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:20

    Content type: Research

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  18. A growing body of evidence indicated that vitamin D has a potential protective role against neurovascular injury. Low serum vitamin D has been associated with increased risk for incident stroke and stroke fata...

    Authors: E. Fahmy, S. Sharaf, H. Helmy and S. Sherif

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:18

    Content type: Research

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  19. Post stroke delirium is a multifactorial life-threatening process, still poorly understood. The aim of the study was to identify the risk factors associated with the development of delirium in acute stroke pat...

    Authors: A. M. Zaitoun, Dorriya Abdel Fattah Elsayed, Bothina M. Ramadan and Hanan Ahmed Abdel Gaffar

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:17

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  20. Migraine is a primary headache that commonly starts in childhood and adolescent’s periods with great negative impacts on the educational and psychosocial performances of its sufferers. The objectives of this w...

    Authors: Yasser Abo Elfotoh El-Heneedy, Wafik Said Bahnasy, Shereen Ahmed ELAhwal, Reham Abdel Rahman Amer, Shereen Desoky Ahmed Abohammar and Heba Ahmed Mohamed Salem

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:16

    Content type: Research

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  21. In acute ischemic stroke, collateral circulation plays an important role in maintaining blood flow to the tissue that is at risk of progressing into ischemia, and in increasing the successful recanalization ra...

    Authors: Sara Hamdy, Hani Mohamed Amin Aref, Ramez Reda and Ahmed ElSadek

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:13

    Content type: Research

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  22. Depression is one of the important complications of stroke. Post-stroke depression is associated with more physical disability, especially in daily activities, poor functional outcome, and high mortality rate.

    Authors: Gharib Fawi Mohammed, Hemaid Mostafa Azab, Mohamed Abd-Elmoneim Sayed, Hassan Mohammed Elnady, Hanan Youssif and Ossama Abd-Alreheem Mahmoud

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:11

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  23. Post spinal surgery infection is not uncommon. It is considered as one of the most annoying complication following surgery on the spine. The major burdens of post spinal surgery infection are time and money co...

    Authors: Mohamed A. Eshra

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:9

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  24. The term minimal hepatic encephalopathy (MHE) is defined as encephalopathy that does not lead to clinically overt cognitive dysfunction but can have an impact on quality of life, risk of involvement in road tr...

    Authors: Mohammad Mohai El-Din Awad, Abd-El Raouf Mohamed El-Deib, Fadia Mostafa Attia, Mohamed Negm, Mohamed Hassan Mohamed Soliman and Wafaa Hassan Omar

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:8

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  25. Cerebrovascular diseases are well known all over the world to be among the top list of the causes of death. One third of ischemic stroke could be regarded to plaque rupture and embolization. The actual mechani...

    Authors: Ahmed Osama, Yossri Ashour, Reda Abd El-Razek and Dina Monir

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:6

    Content type: Research

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  26. Cerebrovascular event peaks occur in the morning (≈ 9:00 am) with another one peak in the evening (≈ 8:00 pm) and a trough at night. Knowledge about circadian influences on mechanisms involved in cerebrovascul...

    Authors: Shereen A. Al-Ahwal, Osama A. Ragab, Ashraf A. Abo Elsafa and Azza A. Ghali

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:5

    Content type: Research

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  27. Activation of the platelet plays an important role in the process of atherosclerosis. Mean platelet volume (MPV) is significantly associated with the poor outcome of acute ischemic stroke while the results of ...

    Authors: Al-Amir Bassiouny Mohamed, Hassan Mohamed Elnady, Hazem Kamal Alhewaig, Hesham Moslem Hefny and Ashraf Khodery

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:4

    Content type: Research

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  28. Vasospasm of the cerebral blood vessels is a common complication of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH) which results in delayed cerebral ischemia (DCI) and worsening of the outcome.

    Authors: Hassan Gamal Eldeen Nassar, Azza Abbas Ghali, Wafik Said Bahnasy and Mostafa Mohamed Elawady

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:3

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  29. Brain perfusion is most likely to be impaired in border zone regions, and clearance of emboli will be most impaired in these regions of least blood flow. Severe occlusive disease of the internal carotid artery...

    Authors: Ahmed ElSadek, Ahmed Gaber, Hossam Afifi, Sherin Farag and Nouran Salaheldien

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:2

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  30. Photostimulation using low-power laser had been used for nervous repair with interesting results. This study aimed to evaluate the influence of 20 mW low-power He-Ne laser on the regeneration of a peripheral s...

    Authors: Ahmed Majeed Al-Shammari, Yahya Syhood and Ahmed S. Al-Khafaji

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:1

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  31. Chronic pain has a negative impact on quality of life and psychological well-being. The objectives of this study are to investigate the psychological status and quality of life in backache patients before and ...

    Authors: Amr Said Shalaby, Dina Rifaat el-sharaki and Gelan Mahmoud Salem

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:44

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  32. Cognitive dysfunction in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection may appear long before the development of severe liver cirrhosis. These alterations are not ascribed to hepatic encephalopathy; ...

    Authors: Ahmed Abo Hagar, Youssri Ashour, Mohamed Negm, Mohamed Abdelfatah, Khaled A. Gad and Ehab Hashish

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:43

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  33. Cerebrovascular ischemic stroke is highly prevalent in the general population and is considered one of the frequent causes of mortality and disability. Insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) is recognized as an ...

    Authors: Hala Shaheen, Sayed Sobhy, Sherine El Mously, Manal Niazi and Mohammed Gomaa

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:42

    Content type: Research

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  34. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune demyelinating disorder. The etiology of MS remains unknown exactly. Helicobacter pylori heat shock proteins were suggested as a potential trigger of immune system causing ...

    Authors: Steven Emil Gerges, Taha Kamel Alosh, Salma Hamed Khalil and Mona Mokhtar Waheed El Din

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:41

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  35. Central post-stroke pain (CPSP) is an under-recognized complication of stroke although it can lead to deterioration in quality of life and impairment in activities of daily living. Its estimated prevalence var...

    Authors: Ahmed Osama, Ahmed Abo Hagar, Saly Elkholy, Mohamed Negm, Reda Abd El-Razek and Marwa Orabi

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:40

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  36. Ubiquinone has antioxidant properties and has been linked to cognitive performance in some neuropsychiatric disorders. Its role in specific learning disorder manifestations has not been previously investigated...

    Authors: Ehab Ragaa Abdelraouf, Ayman Kilany, Adel F. Hashish, Ola Hosny Gebril, Suzette Ibrahim Helal, Haytham Mohamad Hasan and Neveen Hassan Nashaat

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:39

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  37. Sympathetic skin response (SSR) is a technique to assess the sympathetic cholinergic pathways. Sympathetic dysfunction may participate in the development of pain, which is the major complaint in patients with ...

    Authors: Reda Badry, Rania M. Gamal, Manal M. Hassanien, Mohamed Abd El Hamed, Nevin Hammam and Bastawy M. El Fawal

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:38

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  38. Carnitine deficiency is relatively common in epileptic patients. The risk factors reported include the combination of valproic acid with other antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), young age, multiple neurologic disabil...

    Authors: Sherine El Mously, Hadeer Abdel Ghaffar, Remon Magdy, Somaia Hamza and Mohamed Mansour

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:37

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  39. Some clinical studies demonstrated a significant association between vitamin D deficiency and diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN).

    Authors: Seham E. Abdelsadek, Entesar O. El Saghier and Sabah I. Abdel Raheem

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:36

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  40. Chronic infection by hepatitis C virus causes impairment in neurocognitive function in up to 50% of patients which may not be detected by clinical tests.

    Authors: Hanaa Khalaf Fath-Elbab, Elham Ahmed, Dina Fathy Mansour and Wail Talaat Soliman

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:35

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