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  1. 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

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  2. 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

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  3. 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

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  4. 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

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  5. 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

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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

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  11. 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

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  12. 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

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  13. 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

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  14. 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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  15. 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

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  16. 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

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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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

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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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

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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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

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  28. 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

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  29. 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

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  30. 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

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  31. 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

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  32. 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

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  33. 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

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  34. 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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  35. 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

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  36. 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

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  37. 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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  38. 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

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  39. 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

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