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  1. Reliable and acceptable biomarkers are needed to anticipate the outcome and cognitive impairment following ischemic stroke. The goal of this research is to examine the association of ASPECTS with cognitive dec...

    Authors: Ahmed Esmael, Mohammed Elsherief, Ahmed Abdel Khalek Abdel Razek, Nehal Tharwat Mohammed El-Sayed, Mohammed Abd Elsalam, Mohamed E. Flifel and Saad Shawki
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:141
  2. Health care workers caring for patients with COVID-19 pandemic are prone to extraordinary stressors and psychological problems. The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence and risk factors of major de...

    Authors: Hayam Mohamed Elgohary, Mohammad Gamal Sehlo, Medhat Mohamed Bassiony, Usama Mahmoud Youssef, Dina Sameh Elrafey and Shimaa Ibrahim Amin
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:139
  3. Central nervous system affection in rheumatoid arthritis is rare. The most frequently encountered neurological complications with rheumatoid arthritis are peripheral neuropathy and atlantoaxial subluxation wit...

    Authors: Ayman Hassan El-Sudany, Salah Hussein El-Halawany, Shady S. Georgy, Amr S. Zaki, Rady Y. Bedros, Mostafa Hashim Mostafa and Ahmed El-Bassiouny
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:138
  4. Carpal tunnel syndrome is the commonest entrapment neuropathy. The cut-off point of cross-sectional area to diagnose carpal tunnel syndrome may vary among populations. The objective of this study was to determ...

    Authors: Ahmed ElSadek, Mai Fathy and Amr AbdElMoneim
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:137
  5. Symptomatic chronic subdural hematomas (CSDH) remain one of the most encountered forms of intracranial hemorrhages particularly in the elder patients, yet fortunately implies a good surgical prognosis. Burr ho...

    Authors: Omar El Farouk Ahmed, Ahmad El Sawy and Shafik El Molla
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:136
  6. Psychomotor slowing is more commonly reported in children with epilepsy (CWE) compared to healthy controls. The effect of anti-epileptic drug (AED) treatment on psychomotor abilities of CWE remains controversi...

    Authors: Paul Ehiabhi Ikhurionan, Olusola Peter Okunola, Blessing Imuetinyan Abhulimhen-Iyoha and Gabriel Egberue Ofovwe
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:135
  7. The pathophysiological mechanisms underlying multiple sclerosis include both inflammatory and degenerative processes. We aimed to study and compare markers of neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration in patient...

    Authors: Nervana Mohamed El Fayomy, Hanan Helmy Mohamed, Manal Mohamed Kamal, Aya Hamid Alsayyad, Enas Hamid Alsayyad and Reham Mohamed Shamloul
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:134
  8. There are several studies that have discussed the efficacy of telemedicine with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients; however, this approach is still preliminary in Egypt and in North Africa. The objec...

    Authors: Hebatallah R. Rashed
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:80
  9. Ischemic stroke (IS) constitutes a relevant health concern recently in younger population causing permanent cognitive and function-limiting disability and ranks as the 3rd cause of death in Egypt after cardiac...

    Authors: Hebat-Allah Hassan Nashaat, Alaa El-Din Saad Abdelhamid, Amal Sayed Ahmed, Ahmed Osama Hosny, Mohamed A. Saad, Mohammed El Samahy and Amany Moustafa Hassan
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:133
  10. Sinus venous thrombosis (SVT) is an increasingly recognised complication of not only SARS-CoV-2 infections, but also of SARS-CoV-2 vaccinations. SVT is attributed to hypercoagulability, a common complication o...

    Authors: Sinda Zarrouk and Josef Finsterer
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:132
  11. This study aimed to test the changes in the conduction properties of peripheral nerves in patients with primary fibromyalgia (FM). Thirty patients with FM and sixteen healthy controls participated in this stud...

    Authors: Mohamed N. Thabit, Mostafa Abdelmomen, Esam Aboelfadl and Saber Hadad
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:131
  12. Pregnancy is a recent growing issue in multiple sclerosis (MS) and the update in the diagnostic criteria of MS and introduction of many disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) may cause changes in the relationship ...

    Authors: Ali Mahmoud Ahmed, Mohamed Al-Bahay M. G. Reda and Ahmed Hassan Elsheshiny
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:130
  13. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a reasonably common disorder among working individuals. It may also be a cause of functional impairment. The aim of the study was to screen for the presence of carpal tunnel syndrome ...

    Authors: Mai Fathy, Ahmed ElSadek, Eman Hamid and Amr AbdElMoneim
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:129
  14. Limited data are available on the frequency of carotid artery disease among cerebrovascular ischemic stroke (CVS) patients in south Egypt. The aim of the present study is to determine the prevalence and risk f...

    Authors: Eman Khedr, Abeer A. Tony, Mohamed Habeel and Ahmed Nasreldein
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:128
  15. About 40–70% of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) develop cognitive impairment (CI) throughout their life. We aim to study the influence of MS on cognitive changes. This is a case–control study of fifty pa...

    Authors: Tara A. Al-Falaki, Farqad B. Hamdan and Nawfal M. Sheaheed
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:127
  16. Brain tumors represent group of neoplasms originating from intracranial tissues and the meninges. The aim of this study was to determine the epidemiological profile of brain tumors seen in a referral health ce...

    Authors: Mathieu Motah, Daniel Gams Massi, Fabien Fouda Bekolo, Nkemontoh Akweseh Nju, Aurélien Ndoumbe, Mireille Moumi, Anne Sango, Paul Shu and Victor Eyenga
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:126
  17. Painful diabetic neuropathy is one of the most common complications of type 2 diabetes mellitus, with approximately 30–50% of people will experience diabetic neuropathy. Chronic hyperglycemia will cause an inf...

    Authors: Kelvin Yuwanda, I Putu Eka Widyadharma, Dewa Putu Gde Purwa Samatra, I Made Oka Adnyana, Anna Marita Gelgel and I Komang Arimbawa
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:125
  18. Electrophysiological techniques have been used for discriminating myoclonus from other hyperkinetic movement disorders and for classifying the myoclonus subtype. This study was carried out on patients with dif...

    Authors: Mohammad Abu-Hegazy, Azza Elmoungi, Eman Eltantawi and Ahmed Esmael
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:124
  19. The widespread pandemic of COVID-19 virus carries not only physical hazards, but also major psychological effects especially among medical students. The aim was to investigate the psychological effects of COVI...

    Authors: Mohamed R. Soltan, Shaimaa S. Soliman and Mariam E. Dawoud
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:123
  20. The COVID-19 pandemic has produced a myriad of challenges, including identifying and treating neurological sequelae.

    Authors: Christopher J. Peterson, Ashish Sarangi and Fariha Bangash
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:122
  21. Multiple sclerosis is an insidious, disabling, both physically and mentally, demyelinating disease of the central nervous system. This work aims to evaluate relationships between cognitive impairment in separa...

    Authors: Oksana O. Kopchak and Tetiana A. Odintsova
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:119
  22. Migraine is a common and debilitating disorder however there is a wide gap in its diagnosis and management. Many migraine patients present to non-neurologists, so it is of utmost importance that non neurologis...

    Authors: Mai Fathy, Ahmed ElSadek, Sherien Farag, Shahinaz Helmy and Amr AbdElMoneim
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:118
  23. Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a metabolic disease which is complicated by occurrence of diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN). Vitamin D deficiency contributes to the etiology and progression of type 2 DM and devel...

    Authors: Mohammad H. Assy, Nashwa A. Draz, Sabah E. Fathy and Mohammad G. Hamed
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:117
  24. Although migraine phenotype has been widely described, the explanation of migraine pathophysiology still has a gap that might be partly bridged by neuroimaging investigations. The aim of the study is to assess...

    Authors: Laila Elmously Naguib, Ghada Saed Abdel Azim and Mohammed Abdelrazek Abdellatif
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:116
  25. Obesity is a major health problem that affects different vascular systems, including cerebrovascular circulation. Carotid duplex is the best screening tool for early diagnosis of cerebrovascular changes in rel...

    Authors: Tarek A. Rageh, Mostafa Ghazally and Khaled O. Mohamed
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:115
  26. The role of adipokines such as leptin and adiponectin in regulating the immunity has been documented, however data concerning their consequence on multiple sclerosis (MS) Egyptian patients are deficient. The a...

    Authors: Rasha M. Fahmi, Amr E. Kamel, Dorreya A. Elsayed, Amal A. Zidan and Noha T. Sarhan
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:114
  27. Neurological involvements of COVID-19 are one of the most reported manifestations of this infection. This study aims to systematically review the previous systematic reviews which addressed the neurological ma...

    Authors: Samad Shams Vahdati, Alireza Ala, Dara Rahmanpour, Elyar Sadeghi-Hokmabadi and Fateme Tahmasbi
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:113
  28. Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) commonly affects individuals aged more than 50 years and is mostly primary owing to trigeminal nerve neurovascular compression. We report a case of secondary TN attributed to a giant ...

    Authors: Fadhilah Hani Ishak, Abdul Hanif Khan Yusof Khan, Mohd Naim Mohd Yaakob, Mohd Fandi Al Khafiz Kamis, Anna Misyail Abdul Rashid, Wei Chao Loh, Janudin Baharin, Azliza Ibrahim, Liyana Najwa Inche Mat, Wan Aliaa Wan Sulaiman, Fan Kee Hoo and Hamidon Basri
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:112
  29. Hepatocyte growth factor (HGF) has an obvious pathological role in atherosclerosis and plaque instability leading to an acute ischemic stroke; however, its beneficial role in stroke recovery is still restricte...

    Authors: Ibraheim Al-Ahmar, Noha Mohamed and Hosna Elshony
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:111
  30. Substance use disorders (SUD) are considered as serious mental illnesses, with variability of age of onset, duration of illness, and type of used substance among patients. The effect of type and number of subs...

    Authors: Maha Ali Hassan, Mohamed Ayman Abdelhameed, Mostafa Mahmoud Abd El-Naem and Mohamed Helmy Abdelhafeez
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:110
  31. The coronavirus disease due to SARS COVID-2 emerged from Wuhan city in China in December 2019 and rapidly spread to more than 200 countries all over the world as a global health pandemic. Its primary presentat...

    Authors: Ghada Saed Abdel Azim and Marwa Abdellah Osman
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:109
  32. MR imaging plays a significant role in detection and characterization of different brain diseases. The role of the post-contrast T1-weighted image magnetic resonance imaging (T1W MRI) sequence has been widely ...

    Authors: Wessam Mustafa, Sherif Ali, Nadia Elgendy, Samer Salama, Lamiaa El Sorogy and Mohamed Mohsen
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:108
  33. Cotard’s syndrome (CS) is a neuropsychiatric condition marked by nihilistic delusional(s). Due to its rarity, misdiagnosis of the syndrome often occurs. The current case study is of a Malaysian woman who was m...

    Authors: Natasha Subhas, Khin Ohnmar Naing, Chaw Su, Jiann Lin Loo, Aishah Farhana Shahbudin, Vevehkanandar Sivasubramaniam and Reenisha Thyagarajan
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:107
  34. Anxiety and depression in hospitalized COVID-19 patients in Thailand during the first wave of the pandemic were investigated. Thai version of Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) was chosen as an instr...

    Authors: Wajana Thaweerat, Wannarat Amornnimit Pongpirul and Wisit Prasithsirikul
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:106
  35. Coronaphobia refers to intensified and persistent fears of contracting COVID-19 virus infection. This study aimed to evaluate the newly termed phenomenon, coronaphobia, and address its associated correlates am...

    Authors: Mohamed Abdelghani, Mervat S. Hassan, Hayam M. Elgohary and Eman Fouad
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:105
  36. The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on health services offered to patients with non-communicable diseases, including chronic neurological illnesses, are diverse and universal. We used a self-reported question...

    Authors: Mohammad Athamneh, Qais Sa’di, Belal Aldabbour, Yousef Khader and Waleed Batayha
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:104
  37. Accumulating data have suggested that vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene is a pretender gene for vulnerability to Parkinson disease (PD). This study aimed to assess the relationship of VDR gene polymorphisms (FokI ...

    Authors: Ebtesam Mohamed Fahmy, Mohamed Elsayed Elawady, Sahar Sharaf, Sarah Heneidy and Rania Shehata Ismail
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:102
  38. Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with its high prevalence is a growing area of concern and research, whereas exact underlying pathophysiology remains unknown. Behavioral therapy and multiple med...

    Authors: Mazlum Çöpür and Sidar Çöpür
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:101
  39. Temporal lobe epilepsy is the most common type of focal onset seizure. Focal onset seizure with impaired awareness, previously known as complex partial seizure (CPS), account for 18–40% of all seizure types. H...

    Authors: Aleena Elizabeth Andrews, Naufal Perumpalath, Juvaina Puthiyakam and Andrews Mekkattukunnel
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:99
  40. Retraction is necessary to access deep areas in the brain and skull base, but prolonged and forceful use of fixed retraction might be injurious. Several techniques were developed, in the concept of minimally i...

    Authors: Wael Mohamed Nazim and Mohamed Abdelrahman Elborady
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:98
  41. To compare the frequency and pattern of cognitive impairment in neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) and multiple sclerosis (MS) patients.

    Authors: Swati Kumar, Goutam Gangopadhyay, Atanu Biswas, Souvik Dubey, Alak Pandit, Shambaditya Das and Biman Kanti Ray
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:97
  42. There is an evolving concern in the management of brain tumors in the elderly. The number of elderly people (aged 65 years or more) increases progressively, and there is a considerable percent of brain tumors ...

    Authors: Mostafa F. Tantawy and Wael M. Nazim
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:96
  43. New-onset seizure (NOS) is defined as the first seizure within a 24-h period ever experienced by the patient. A first-ever seizure can be the first manifestation of epilepsy. Or it may be a symptom of a brain ...

    Authors: Mahmoud Hemeida Mahmoud, Eman Mahmoud Awad, Ahmed Khalil Mohamed and Mohamed Ahmed Shafik
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:95
  44. Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative brain disease related to the accumulation of an abnormally aggregated alpha-synuclein protein. A hypothesis was presumed that this protein will be transported retrogradely...

    Authors: Said Salah Dahbour, Aseel Subuh, Rama Haddad, Tulay Al-Samardali and Aladdin Dahbour
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:94
  45. Peripheral neuropathy is an underestimated problem of compensated liver cirrhosis despite its negative effect on quality of life. The aim was to assess the role of meticulous electrophysiological screening (ne...

    Authors: Mostafa M. Elkholy and Ragaey A. Eid
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:93
  46. Meningiomas are one of the most common tumors of the brain and central nervous system. The key role of endocan in predicting tumor growth and prognosis has been shown for several types of cancers; however, thi...

    Authors: Mohammad Javad Fattahi, Fatemeh Sedaghat, Mahyar Malekzadeh, Amir Ali Nejat, Maryam Poostkar, Yousef Saberi, Mousa Taghipour and Abbas Ghaderi
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:92

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