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  1. Intravenous thrombolysis is a widely approved treatment method for acute ischemic stroke (AIS). Nevertheless, there is a growing interest in its impact on functional outcomes and Health-related Quality of life...

    Authors: Mihael Emilov Tsalta-Mladenov and Silva Peteva Andonova
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:163
  2. There has been a global increase in the prevalence of common mental disorders (CMD), particularly in conflict hotspots. The limited amount of resources is one of the key barriers to effective treatment within ...

    Authors: Mansour Abdulshafea, Abdul Hakim Rhouma, Nadeem Gire, Ali AlMadhoob, Usman Arshad and Nusrat Husain
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:161
  3. According to the World Health Organisation, as of 2019, globally around 50 million people suffer from dementia, with approximately another 10 million getting added to the list every year, wherein Alzheimer’s d...

    Authors: Jaanaky Vigneswaran, Sivaloganathan Anogh Muthukumar, Mohamed Shafras and Geetika Pant
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:160
  4. Hyperglycemia during acute ischemic stroke is associated with worse outcomes, and this glucose altitude may persist in the initial days. In this study, we investigate the effect of glucose fluctuations in the ...

    Authors: Sibel Ciplak, Ahmet Adiguzel, Unal Ozturk and Yahya Akalin
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:159
  5. The current case report presents acute hemorrhagic necrotizing encephalopathy (AHNE) as an example of a fatal complication, the etiology of which could be coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) with multiple orga...

    Authors: Victor Vladimirovich Ermilov and Nikita Alexeevich Dorofeev
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:158
  6. In sub-Saharan Africa, encephalitis of various etiologies is a major public health problem and Rasmussen syndrome is rarely diagnosed due to under-medicalization. The objective of this study is to describe the...

    Authors: Carlos Othon Guelngar, Touré Mohamed Lamine, Barry Mamadou Ciré, Diakité Mamady, Konaté Mahadi, Djibo Hamani Bachir Abdoul, Sakadi Foksouna, Djibo Hassane Fatimata, Camara Naby, Kassa Dago François, Bah Fatimatou Korka, Camara Doussou, Millimono Victorine, Condé Salematou, Sakho Aminata, Diallo Mohamed Tafsir…
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:157
  7. Traumatic acute subdural haematoma occurs in about 10–20% of patients with severe head injuries. This study aims to investigate the relation between outcome and the age, Glasgow Coma Scale on admission as well...

    Authors: Mohamed A. Ragaee, Radwan Nouby Mahmoud, Mohamed Ahmed Alghriany and Wael M. A. Abd El-Ghani
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:156
  8. Although area postrema syndrome (APS) is one of the core clinical features of neuromyelitis optic spectrum disorder (NMOSD), it is frequently misdiagnosed as gastrointestinal or systemic disorders. In this stu...

    Authors: Eman M. Khedr, Hassan M. Farweez, Noha Abo Elfetoh, Eman R. Badawy, Sara Hassanein, Doaa M. Mahmoud and Ahmed Nasreldein
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:155
  9. Motor neuron disease is a heterogeneous group of progressive neurodegenerative disorders, most common of which is amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). There are many clinical and radiological criteria to diagn...

    Authors: Rana Zakaria Ahmed Mohamed, Haitham Hamdy Salem, Hossam Moussa El-Sayed Sakr, Hossam-Eldin Mahmoud Afifi, Ahmed Mohammed Elsadek and Nagia Aly Fahmy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:154
  10. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is one of the most common neurodegenerative diseases. There is accumulating evidence that link gut microbiota to symptomatology and pathophysiology of PD. The aim of this study was to ...

    Authors: Eman M. Khedr, Anwar M. Ali, Enas Deaf, Hebatallah M. Hassan, Ahmed Alaa and Ayman Gamea
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:153
  11. NeuroAid II (MLC901) is a promising therapy for stroke patients who present outside of therapeutic window for reperfusion therapy. Studies have proven its efficacy in ischemic stroke; however, data of drug saf...

    Authors: Anna Misya’il Abdul Rashid, Mohamad Syafeeq Faeez Md Noh, Abdul Hanif Khan Yusof Khan, Wei Chao Loh, Janudin Baharin, Azliza Ibrahim, Liyana Najwa Inche Mat, Wan Aliaa Wan Sulaiman, Fan Kee Hoo, Fazah Akhtar Hanapiah and Hamidon Basri
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:151
  12. Since the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant changes that impacted because of it, people around the world have been left dealing with its consequences—fear of becoming ill and dying, fear o...

    Authors: Abdulmajeed A. Alkhamees
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:150
  13. Post-stroke cognitive and physical disabilities are common sequelae; however, it seems that the second ischemic stroke carries a higher proportional risk more than expected. In this study, we aimed to study se...

    Authors: Mohammed Ezzat Elwan, Aktham Ismail Al-emam, Ahmed Nabil Munir and Mostafa Saleh Melake
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:149
  14. Stigma among psychiatric patients is pervasive all over the world. Our aim in this study was to investigate risk factors for stigma related to psychiatric disorders and to demonstrate the major consequences of...

    Authors: Taher Abdelraheem Sayed, Magda Mohamed Ali and Saber Hadad
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:148
  15. Despite the high number of patients suffering from the negative impact of diabetic neuropathy (DN) in Ethiopia, evidence regarding the time to DN and its predictors are not well document in Ethiopia. Therefore...

    Authors: Sewnet Adem Kebede, Biruk Shalmeno Tusa, Adisu Birhanu Weldesenbet, Zemenu Tadesse Tessema and Tadesse Awoke Ayele
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:147
  16. Opioid use disorder (OUD) can have negative impact on cognitive functions. This study aims to evaluate the effect of bilateral transcranial direct-current stimulation (tDCS) over the right/left dorsolateral pr...

    Authors: Hossein Mostafavi, Mohsen Dadashi, Alireza Armani Kia, Davod Ahmadi, Reza Pirzeh and Zakaria Eskandari
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:146
  17. Postural instability and balance problems in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) can seriously affect the quality of life and lead to falls with a subsequent increase in the morbidity and mortality. Early i...

    Authors: Hany Mohamed Eldeeb and Heba Samir Abdelraheem
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:145
  18. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is accompanied by substantial systemic dysregulations that comprise systemic inflammation and neurohormonal activation in addition to many neurological involvements...

    Authors: Hossam Abd El Monem Ali and Ahmed Salama Al-Adl
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:144
  19. The aim of this systematic review is to present the existing literature on the clinical motor, and non-motor factors contributing to sit-to-stand transfer in individuals with Parkinson's disease.

    Authors: Charmaine Pearl Da Cunha, Pratiksha Tilak Rao and Suruliraj Karthikbabu
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:143
  20. Neuropathic pain is a common chronic ailment that can be challenging to treat because of the heterogeneity of its etiologies, symptoms, and underlying mechanisms. Drugs to treat neuropathic pain are highly pre...

    Authors: Bahia Chahine and Farah Al Souheil
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:142
  21. 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
  22. Copeptin is a new blood biomarker for acute ischemic stroke which emerged to assist clinicians with decision-making. Serum copeptin can accurately reflect vasopressin concentration, which plays a role in aggra...

    Authors: Mohammed I. Oraby, Rasha H. Soliman, Rehab M. Abd Elkareem and Amna I. Mohammed
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:140
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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

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