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  1. Anorexia nervosa, with the highest mortality rate among psychiatric diseases, is characterized by low body mass index, fear of weight gain, and disturbed body image. Even though multiple drugs have been propos...

    Authors: Sidar Çöpür and Mazlum Çöpür
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:60
  2. Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the most common upper limb entrapment neuropathy caused by compression of the median nerve as it traverses the wrist at the carpal tunnel.

    Authors: Noha Ali Hashim, Hala Ahmed Fathy, Marwa Mohammed Esawy and Marwa Ahmed Shabana
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:59
  3. Understanding ischemic stroke pathogenesis helps in prevention, prognosis, and treatment. Stroke is greatly related to inflammation and thrombo-genesis as inflammatory cells (as neutrophils-lymphocytes) and th...

    Authors: Wafeek M. Elsheikh, Ibrahim E. Alahmar, Gelan Mahmoud Salem and Eman S. Matar
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:58
  4. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is characterized by gradual disturbance of both upper and lower motor neurons (LMN). In ALS, muscle wasting favors the abductor pollicis brevis (APB) and first dorsal intero...

    Authors: Noor H. Mohammed, Farqad B. Hamdan and Akram M. Al-Mahdawi
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:57
  5. Nationally, information regarding risk factors for early and late recurrence of ischemic stroke is limited.

    Authors: Hassan Mohammed Elnady, Gharib Fawi Mohammed, Hazem Kamal Elhewag, Mohamed Khodery Mohamed and Ahmed Borai
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:56
  6. Papillary tumor of the pineal region is an unusual, recently described entity with potential for misinterpretation as either an ependymoma or choroid plexus papilloma. With few reported cases, there is little ...

    Authors: Michael Bromfield, Christos Profyris, Aadila Mehtar, Marna Du Toit and Reubina Wadee
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:55
  7. Though parenchymal neurocysticercosis is common and a major contributor to burden of seizures in most parts of the world, intraventricular neurocysticercosis (IVNCC) comprises 10–20% of cases and poses a diagn...

    Authors: Faheem Arshad, Shilpa Rao, Raghavendra Kenchaiah, Chandrajit Prasad and Abhinith Shashidhar
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:54
  8. Stroke can affect any portion of the central nervous system leading to a wide variety of symptoms depending on the part that is involved. Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) is an emerging neuroimaging technique th...

    Authors: Mervat Mostafa, Maged Abdel Naseer, Ramy Edward, Mohammad Edrees and Dalia M. Labib
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:52
  9. Atherosclerotic intracranial arterial stenosis (ICAS) is one of the most common causes of stroke worldwide and is associated with a high risk of recurrent stroke. Patients with a recent transient ischemic atta...

    Authors: Ayman Mohamed Nassef, Eman Mahmoud Awad, Ahmed Ali El-bassiouny, Hossam Eldin Mahmoud Afify, Romany Adly Yousef and Mohamed Ahmed Shafik
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:51
  10. Recovery of upper extremity (UE) motor function after stroke is variable from one to another due to heterogeneity of stroke pathology. Structural and biochemical magnetic resonance imaging of the primary motor...

    Authors: Mohamed Mahmoud Mostafa, Eman Mahmoud Awad, Ahmed Mohamed Hazzou, Mohamed Khaled Ahmed Elewa, Tougan Taha Abdel Aziz and Dalia Maher Samy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:50
  11. Cognitive impairment is a common finding epileptic children. Studies have linked nocturnal epileptic discharges to delayed cognitive abilities in children.

    Authors: Ayman M. Al-Malt, Shereen A. Abo Hammar, Khaled H. Rashed and Osama A. Ragab
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:49
  12. Urinary dysfunction is a common symptom during the course of multiple sclerosis (MS). Long-term follow-up of the natural history of bladder dysfunction in MS has been seldom addressed.

    Authors: Hesham Torad, Nevin Shalaby, Hussein Aly Hussein, Samih Z. Sadek, Mohamed S. Abdelazim, Ahmed Yehia, Samer Morsy and Shaimaa H. Soliman
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:47
  13. Autoimmune encephalitis presents with subacute neurological, psychiatric, and behavioral symptoms. In many cases, MRI and CSF studies return normal. Laboratory testing for pathogenic neuronal antibodies is lim...

    Authors: Belal Aldabbour, Khalid El-Salem, Suha Aqaileh, Deema Obiedat, Mohammad Qasaimeh, Majdi Al Qawasmeh, Abdel-Hameed Al-Mistarehi and Ahmed Yassin
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:46
  14. The novel coronavirus which emerged in Wuhan province of China has taken world by surprise. Since been diagnosed in December 2019, it has been termed a “Pandemic” and there is a growing concern in physicians a...

    Authors: Salman Mansoor, Siobhan Kelly, Kevin Murphy, Aine Waters and Nauman Saleem Siddiqui
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:44
  15. Migraine, although, is a prevalent disease; its pathogenesis is complex and still not fully elucidated. The effect of vitamin D on various neurological disorders is thought to be exerted either directly via it...

    Authors: Dorreya A. Elsayed, Karam S. Amin, Ibrahim A. Elsayed and Noha A. Hashim
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:43
  16. To evaluate the role of diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) in the evaluation of diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) compared to clinical scores and nerve conduction studies (NCS).

    Authors: Ramy Edward, Ahmed M. Abdelalim, Amal S. Ashour, Lamia Afifi and Aussan Al-Athwari
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:42
  17. Stroke is one of the leading causes of death and disability in developing countries. The burden of stroke has varied widely in different areas, and there is a paucity of information about stroke in the selecte...

    Authors: Henok Mulugeta, Amare Yehuala, Dessalegn Haile, Nakachew Mekonnen, Getenet Dessie, Getachew Mullu Kassa, Zerihun Shimelis Kassa and Tesfa Dejenie Habtewold
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:41
  18. The annual incidence of Bell’s palsy (BP) is 15 to 20 per 100,000 with 40,000 new cases each year, and the lifetime risk is 1 in 60. For decades, clinicians have searched the prognostic tests of sufficient acc...

    Authors: Mohamed E. Flifel, Tamer Belal and Ali A. Abou Elmaaty
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:40
  19. Diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) is an imaging modality using multi-section single-shot spin echo planar imaging (EPI) sequence which is extremely sensitive for detection of water motion within intra, extra, a...

    Authors: W. F. Mustafa, M. Abbas and L. Elsorougy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:39
  20. Approximately half of stroke patients show impaired upper limb and hand function. Task-oriented training focuses on functional tasks, while joint mobilization technique aims to restore the accessory movements ...

    Authors: Asmaa Sabbah, Sherine El Mously, Hanan Helmy Mohamed Elgendy, Mona Adel Abd Eltawab Farag and Abeer Abo Bakr Elwishy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:38
  21. Recently, an exceptional increase was witnessed in cell phone users. The brain has greater exposure to the electromagnetic field (EMF) created during mobile phone use than the rest of the body, which may impai...

    Authors: Radwa Azmy, Reham Shamloul, Noha Abdalla Farag Elsawy, Saly Elkholy and Eman Maher
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:36
  22. Nearly one-third of epilepsy patients are refractory/resistant to medical treatment. Developments made in surgical techniques have significantly increased the effectiveness and safety of these techniques, as s...

    Authors: Maryam Joudi Mashhad, Hadi Harati, Fateme Parooie and Morteza Salarzaei
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:35
  23. Epilepsy is a neurological disorder characterized by convulsions. Identification of biological pathways underlying epilepsy and novel genes may shed light on the pathogenesis of epilepsy as well as new targets...

    Authors: Necla Benlier, Gokhan Ozer and Nuri Orhan
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:34
  24. High-resolution ultrasonography (US) is a non-invasive, readily applicable imaging modality capable of depicting real-time static and dynamic information concerning the peripheral nerves and their surrounding ...

    Authors: Neveen Mohamed Elfayoumy, Hanan Helmy Elgendy, Marwa Saad Afify Saad and Amira A. Labib
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:33
  25. Though both anterior and posterior approach are used for the management of multilevel cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM), the choice between both approaches remains to be of considerable debate.

    Authors: Omar El Farouk Ahmed and Ahmed Galal
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:32
  26. Horner’s syndrome (HS) is characterized by unilateral ptosis, ipsilateral miosis with normally reactive pupil, and in some cases, ipsilateral facial anhidrosis.

    Authors: Jamir Pitton Rissardo, Ana Letícia Fornari Caprara, Juliana Oliveira Freitas Silveira and Paulo Gilberto Medeiros Jauris
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:30
  27. Lumbar interbody fusion procedure is a recognized surgical technique in management of a variety of lumbar pathologies including recurrent lumbar disc prolapse. Interbody fusion augmented by pedicle screw fixat...

    Authors: Omar El Farouk Ahmed, Sherif H. Morad and Ahmed S. Abdelbar
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:28
  28. Aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH) can have serious consequences related to vasospasm and delayed cerebral ischemia (DCI). Serum biomarkers have emerged as a promising assessment tool to facilitate earl...

    Authors: Maged Mohammad Abdelnaseer, Ahmed Abdelkader Nemr, Sandra Mohammad Ahmed, Alshaimaa M. Aboul fotouh, Amro Mohammad Ahmed Soliman, Ahmed Abdullah El-Fiki and Safinaz Hassan Osman
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:27
  29. Although anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) is considered a gold standard approach for surgical management of cervical disc herniation syndromes, the use of dynamic cervical implant (DCI) provided ...

    Authors: Omar El Farouk Ahmed and Ahmed Galal
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:26
  30. One of the most prevalent sleep disorders is obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Patients with OSA have increased risk of car and work place accidents which may be attributed to cognitive impairment due to poor sle...

    Authors: Mona M. Nada, Eman A. Maher, Mye A. Basheer and Leqaa A. El-Mekkawy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:25
  31. We report an unusual manifestation of anti-GAD-associated limbic encephalitis in a 59-year-old man following pacemaker insertion for cardiac pauses. Clinically, the association of anti-GAD antibody with limbic...

    Authors: Salman Mansoor and Kevin Murphy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:23
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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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