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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. New onset seizure (NOS) is defined as the first seizure within a 24-h period ever experienced by the patient. Cluster seizures (CS) or status epilepticus (SE) can be the first manifestation of epilepsy or it m...

    Authors: Mahmoud Hemeida Mahmoud, Eman Mahmoud Awad, Ahmed Khalil Mohamed and Mohamed Ahmed Shafik
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:91
  18. Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is a neurological disorder of unknown etiology and ambiguous pathophysiology due to cerebrospinal fluid dysregulation. This study is designed to evaluate the role of ...

    Authors: Ali Ahmed Abou Elmaaty, Carmen Ali Zarad, Tamer Ibrahim Belal and Tamer Sabry Elserafy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:89
  19. Depression is common in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and is an unmeasured risk factor, yet its symptoms can be neglected in standard disease evaluations. The purpose of this study was to assess the frequ...

    Authors: Eman M. Khedr, Rania M. Gamal, Sounia M. Rashad, Mary Yacoub and Gellan K. Ahmed
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:88
  20. Parkinson’s disease is one of the neurodegenerative disorders that is caused by genetic and environmental factors or interaction between them. Solute carrier family 41 member 1 within the PARK16 locus has been...

    Authors: Hamdy N. El-Tallawy, Tahia H. Saleem, Wafaa M. Farghaly, Heba Mohamed Saad Eldien, Ashraf Khodaery, Sherif A. Sayed, Ahmed A. Helaly and Hassan Mohammed Elnady
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:87
  21. There are several surgical strategies involved in the treatment of patients with tentorial meningioma, and choosing the most appropriate one is not straight forward. Our study aims to illustrate our experience...

    Authors: Hussein Mohammed Soffar, Mohamed Mohsen El Shimy, Hieder Al-Shami and Ahmed M. Salah
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:86
  22. Idiopathic intracranial hypertension is a rare neurological disorder of unknown etiology. It is characterized by symptoms and signs of raise intra cranial pressure, normal brain neuroimaging, and high opening ...

    Authors: Mumen Abdalazim Dafallah, Elsanosi Habour, Esraa Ahmed Ragab, Zahraa Mamoun Shouk and Mohammed Izzadden
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:85
  23. Disturbances in structural and synaptic plasticity have been linked to depression and suicidal ideation. One of the major neurotrophic factors, the brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), is involved in the ...

    Authors: Amira Mohamed Yousef, Ghada Mohamed Salah El-Deen, Abdallah Saad Ibrahim and Amany Elshabrawy Mohamed
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:84
  24. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has started in December 2019 and still ongoing. The disease has been expanding rapidly with a high variety of phenotypes from asymptomatic, mild respiratory tract i...

    Authors: Prysta Aderlia Sitanggang, Kumara Tini, Ni Made Susilawathi, Ida Ayu Sri Wijayanti, Putu Utami Dewi and Dewa Putu Gde Purwa Samatra
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:83
  25. Nonsyndromic anterior plagiocephaly is one of the most common types of craniosynostosis. Different surgical techniques to correct this deformity have been developed with dissatisfaction among many surgeons. In...

    Authors: Mohamed Reda Rady, Mamdouh Abo Elhassan and Omar Youssef
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:82
  26. Despite the recent advances in skull base surgery, microsurgical techniques, and neuroimaging, yet surgical resection of clinoidal meningiomas is still a major challenge. In this study, we present our institut...

    Authors: K. El-Bahy, Ashraf M. Ibrahim, Ibrahim Abdelmohsen and Hatem A. Sabry
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:81
  27. The use of a distal cerebral protection device during extracranial carotid artery stenting is still a matter of debate. The aim of this work was to evaluate the safety of performing carotid artery stenting pro...

    Authors: Ayman H. El-Sudany, Shady S. Georgy, Amr S. Zaki, Rady Y. Bedros and Ahmed El-Bassiouny
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:79
  28. Surgery of the brain tumors near eloquent areas carries the risk of either disabling neurological deficit or inadequate resection with bad prognosis in both situations. Awake surgery is the gold standard proce...

    Authors: Esam Abdelhameed, Mohamed Shebl Abdelghany, Hazem Abdelkhalek and Hytham Ibrahim Shokry Elatrozy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:78
  29. Neuropsychiatric systemic lupus erythematosus (NPSLE) is well known for its varying presentations and poor outcomes, but little is evident about its distribution and characteristics among the Bangladeshi popul...

    Authors: Fahima Hossain, Mohammad Delwer Hossain Hawlader, Dipak Kumar Mitra, Mohammad Hayatun Nabi and Md. Mujibur Rahman
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:77
  30. Central nervous system involvement is rarely described in eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA) and occurs in 5–9% of patients. Among central nervous system manifestations, cerebral infarctions ...

    Authors: Mirjana Arsenijević, Nikola Ivančević, Dejana Jovanović, Milan Radović and Ivana Berisavac
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:76
  31. Cerebral stroke is a major source of mortality and morbidity. Duplex ultrasonography is used to evaluate carotid and cerebral arteries. The objectives of this work are to study the correlation between carotid ...

    Authors: Mohamed El-Sayed El-khatib and Shereen Ahmed El Ahwal
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:75
  32. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is associated with significant systemic abnormalities which includes systemic inflammation and neurohormonal activation that are considered the main mechanisms of the path...

    Authors: Hossam Abd El Monem Ali and Ahmed Salama Al-Adl
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:74
  33. Intravenous thrombolysis (IVT) with alteplase is the first-line therapy for acute ischemic anterior and posterior circulation strokes (ACS and PCS).

    Authors: Nourhan Abdelmohsen Taha, Hala El Khawas, Mohamed Amir Tork and Tamer M. Roushdy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:73
  34. Lateral medullary syndrome causing Ondine’s curse is a rare yet fatal brainstem infarction. Any patient presenting with lateral medulla infarction ought to be well observed and a polysomnography must be ordere...

    Authors: Hany Aref, Tamer Roushdy, Amr Zaki and Nevine El Nahas
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:72
  35. There is increasing concern about the level of violence and people with schizophrenia. However, research about violence in correlation with schizophrenia mostly focuses on patients as offenders rather than vic...

    Authors: Iyus Yosep, Henny Suzana Mediani, Linlin Lindayani and Aat Sriati
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:71
  36. Omentin-1 is a novel adipocytokine that is related to atherosclerosis-based ischaemic cardiovascular disease and stroke. Previous studies have linked its lower levels with poor stroke outcomes. We aimed to ass...

    Authors: Elham Nasif, Osama A. Ragab, Mahmoud E. Elhassanien and Ayman M. Al-Malt
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:70
  37. Recessive homozygous haplotype (rHH) mapping is a reliable tool for identifying recessive genes by detecting homozygous segments of identical haplotype structures. These are shared at a higher frequency amongs...

    Authors: Swati Agarwala and Nallur B. Ramachandra
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:69
  38. The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically affected everyone in a hit or miss manner. Since it began, evidence of the neuro-invasive potential of the virus has been intensifying significantly. Several pathways have...

    Authors: Nikita Mohan, Muhammad Ali Fayyaz, Christopher del Rio, Navpreet Kaur Rajinder Singh Khurana, Sampada Sandip Vaidya, Esteban Salazar, John Joyce and Amrat Ayaz Ali
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:68
  39. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). Initially, COVID-19 is a disease that attacks the respiratory tract, but now the clinica...

    Authors: Aditya Kurnianto, Dodik Tugasworo, Yovita Andhitara, Retnaningsih, Rahmi Ardhini and Jethro Budiman
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:67
  40. Assessment of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients during the era of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic was confronted with the overwhelmed healthcare facilities in Egypt and fear of the patients to ...

    Authors: Mohamed A. Abdel Hafeez, Dina A. Zamzam, Mahmoud S. Swelam, Alaa Abo Steit, Janet Masoud, Azza Abdel Nasser, Ahmed Hazzou, Eman Hamid, Hany Aref, Magd F. Zakaria and Mohamed M. Fouad
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:66
  41. Immunomodulation, including IVIG and plasma exchange, is useful for a crisis or severe exacerbation. Plasma exchange may be slightly faster and more effective in a myasthenic crisis than IVIG. The aim of the c...

    Authors: Ibraheim Al-Ahmer and Hosna Elshony
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:65
  42. The objective of this study is to assess the prevalence of major psychiatric disorders and to plot some characteristics of the schizophrenic sub-population in the study area.

    Authors: El Hassan Ouanouche, Hasnae Lamine, Asmae Tliji, Hajar Hourmattallah, Ali Ouichou, Aboubaker El Hessni and Abdelhalim Mesfioui
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:64
  43. Severe acute respiratory syndrome corona virus 2 hit strongly and hardly the entire globe for more than 1 year with a morbidity exceeding 139 million and a mortality approaching 3 million worldwide since its e...

    Authors: Tamer Roushdy and Eman Hamid
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:63
  44. A large proportion of painful diabetic neuropathy cases either do not respond or are intolerant to the currently available oral and physical therapies. There is encouraging evidence from a small number of stud...

    Authors: Shahinaz Helmy, Tamer Emara and Amr Abdel Menem
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:62
  45. Stigma has been noticed towards patients with COVID-19 in several regions of the world. This social discrimination has contributed to delay in diagnosis and treatment. Also, it may increase the suffering of th...

    Authors: Hayam Mohammed Elgohari, Medhat Mohamed Bassiony, Mohammad Gamal Sehlo, Usama Mahmoud Youssef, Heba Mohamed Ali, Islam Shahin, Dina Sameh Elrafey and Rehab Saeed Mahdy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:61
  46. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative condition that has been reported following viral infections in rare occasions. Several neurological complications have emerged in association with coronavirus di...

    Authors: Walaa A. Kamel, Ismail Ibrahim Ismail, Mohamed Ibrahim and Jasem Y. Al-Hashel
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:60
  47. Cerebral palsy (CP) has been identified as one of the most important and common causes of childhood disabilities worldwide and is often accompanied by multiple comorbidities. CP is defined as a group of disord...

    Authors: Dina Salama Abd Elmagid and Hend Magdy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2021 57:13

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