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  1. Post spinal surgery infection is not uncommon. It is considered as one of the most annoying complication following surgery on the spine. The major burdens of post spinal surgery infection are time and money co...

    Authors: Mohamed A. Eshra
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:9
  2. The term minimal hepatic encephalopathy (MHE) is defined as encephalopathy that does not lead to clinically overt cognitive dysfunction but can have an impact on quality of life, risk of involvement in road tr...

    Authors: Mohammad Mohai El-Din Awad, Abd-El Raouf Mohamed El-Deib, Fadia Mostafa Attia, Mohamed Negm, Mohamed Hassan Mohamed Soliman and Wafaa Hassan Omar
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:8
  3. Cerebrovascular diseases are well known all over the world to be among the top list of the causes of death. One third of ischemic stroke could be regarded to plaque rupture and embolization. The actual mechani...

    Authors: Ahmed Osama, Yossri Ashour, Reda Abd El-Razek and Dina Monir
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:6
  4. Cerebrovascular event peaks occur in the morning (≈ 9:00 am) with another one peak in the evening (≈ 8:00 pm) and a trough at night. Knowledge about circadian influences on mechanisms involved in cerebrovascul...

    Authors: Shereen A. Al-Ahwal, Osama A. Ragab, Ashraf A. Abo Elsafa and Azza A. Ghali
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:5
  5. Activation of the platelet plays an important role in the process of atherosclerosis. Mean platelet volume (MPV) is significantly associated with the poor outcome of acute ischemic stroke while the results of ...

    Authors: Al-Amir Bassiouny Mohamed, Hassan Mohamed Elnady, Hazem Kamal Alhewaig, Hesham Moslem Hefny and Ashraf Khodery
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:4
  6. Vasospasm of the cerebral blood vessels is a common complication of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH) which results in delayed cerebral ischemia (DCI) and worsening of the outcome.

    Authors: Hassan Gamal Eldeen Nassar, Azza Abbas Ghali, Wafik Said Bahnasy and Mostafa Mohamed Elawady
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:3
  7. Brain perfusion is most likely to be impaired in border zone regions, and clearance of emboli will be most impaired in these regions of least blood flow. Severe occlusive disease of the internal carotid artery...

    Authors: Ahmed ElSadek, Ahmed Gaber, Hossam Afifi, Sherin Farag and Nouran Salaheldien
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:2
  8. Photostimulation using low-power laser had been used for nervous repair with interesting results. This study aimed to evaluate the influence of 20 mW low-power He-Ne laser on the regeneration of a peripheral s...

    Authors: Ahmed Majeed Al-Shammari, Yahya Syhood and Ahmed S. Al-Khafaji
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:1
  9. Chronic pain has a negative impact on quality of life and psychological well-being. The objectives of this study are to investigate the psychological status and quality of life in backache patients before and ...

    Authors: Amr Said Shalaby, Dina Rifaat el-sharaki and Gelan Mahmoud Salem
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:44
  10. Cognitive dysfunction in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection may appear long before the development of severe liver cirrhosis. These alterations are not ascribed to hepatic encephalopathy; ...

    Authors: Ahmed Abo Hagar, Youssri Ashour, Mohamed Negm, Mohamed Abdelfatah, Khaled A. Gad and Ehab Hashish
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:43
  11. Cerebrovascular ischemic stroke is highly prevalent in the general population and is considered one of the frequent causes of mortality and disability. Insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) is recognized as an ...

    Authors: Hala Shaheen, Sayed Sobhy, Sherine El Mously, Manal Niazi and Mohammed Gomaa
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:42
  12. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune demyelinating disorder. The etiology of MS remains unknown exactly. Helicobacter pylori heat shock proteins were suggested as a potential trigger of immune system causing ...

    Authors: Steven Emil Gerges, Taha Kamel Alosh, Salma Hamed Khalil and Mona Mokhtar Waheed El Din
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:41
  13. Central post-stroke pain (CPSP) is an under-recognized complication of stroke although it can lead to deterioration in quality of life and impairment in activities of daily living. Its estimated prevalence var...

    Authors: Ahmed Osama, Ahmed Abo Hagar, Saly Elkholy, Mohamed Negm, Reda Abd El-Razek and Marwa Orabi
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:40
  14. Ubiquinone has antioxidant properties and has been linked to cognitive performance in some neuropsychiatric disorders. Its role in specific learning disorder manifestations has not been previously investigated...

    Authors: Ehab Ragaa Abdelraouf, Ayman Kilany, Adel F. Hashish, Ola Hosny Gebril, Suzette Ibrahim Helal, Haytham Mohamad Hasan and Neveen Hassan Nashaat
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:39
  15. Sympathetic skin response (SSR) is a technique to assess the sympathetic cholinergic pathways. Sympathetic dysfunction may participate in the development of pain, which is the major complaint in patients with ...

    Authors: Reda Badry, Rania M. Gamal, Manal M. Hassanien, Mohamed Abd El Hamed, Nevin Hammam and Bastawy M. El Fawal
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:38
  16. Carnitine deficiency is relatively common in epileptic patients. The risk factors reported include the combination of valproic acid with other antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), young age, multiple neurologic disabil...

    Authors: Sherine El Mously, Hadeer Abdel Ghaffar, Remon Magdy, Somaia Hamza and Mohamed Mansour
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:37
  17. Some clinical studies demonstrated a significant association between vitamin D deficiency and diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN).

    Authors: Seham E. Abdelsadek, Entesar O. El Saghier and Sabah I. Abdel Raheem
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:36
  18. Chronic infection by hepatitis C virus causes impairment in neurocognitive function in up to 50% of patients which may not be detected by clinical tests.

    Authors: Hanaa Khalaf Fath-Elbab, Elham Ahmed, Dina Fathy Mansour and Wail Talaat Soliman
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:35
  19. Cognitive impairment after stroke is common and can cause disability with major impacts on quality of life and independence. Transcranial direct current stimulation may represent a promising tool for reconstit...

    Authors: Hussien Ahmed Shaker, Salah Abd Elmonem Sawan, Ebtesam Mohamed Fahmy, Rania Shehata Ismail and Shymaa Abd Elhamid Abd Elrahman
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:32
  20. Chronic shoulder pain following cerebrovascular stroke (CVS) is a major problem that persists after maximum recovery of motor functions. Such pain has been attributed to altered shoulder joint kinematics causi...

    Authors: Moshera Hassan Darwish, Sandra Ahmed, Ahmed Abdelalim and Abdelaziz Abdelaziz Elsherif
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:31
  21. Sexual dimorphism shown in multiple sclerosis suggests an interaction between immune system and sex hormones. The objective of this study is to determine the hormonal profile and serum cytokine levels in Egypt...

    Authors: Forayssa M. Talaat, Noha T. Abokrysha, Dalia M. Labib, Engy El Khateeb and Ghada Hatem Abd El Aziz
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:30
  22. Selective involvement of certain muscles is an indicator for muscle diseases and helps to direct the diagnosis, but in some cases, it cannot be detected clinically; hence, the roles of muscle MRI and ultrasoun...

    Authors: Hanan Helmy, Ahmed Aboumousa, Asmaa Abdelmagied, Aya Alsayyad and Sandra Ahmed Nasr
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:29
  23. Parkinsonism (PD) is a common neurodegenerative disorders into which dysphagia occurs mainly in the late stage and to a lesser extent in an early stage. Diagnosis of dysphagia particularly in early idiopathic ...

    Authors: Al-Amir Bassiouny Mohamed, Gharib Fawi Mohamed, Hassan Mohamed Elnady, Mohamed Abdelmoneim Sayed, Ahmed Mamdouh Imam, Megahed Mohamed Hassan and Sherihan Rezk Ahmed
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:28
  24. Platelets have a vital role in antimicrobial host defenses. The objective of this study was to evaluate if increased mean platelet volume to platelet count (MPV/PC) ratio in acute ischemic stroke patients comp...

    Authors: Rania S. Nageeb, Mohammed M. N. Abozaid, Ghada S. Nageeb and Alaa A. Omran
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:27
  25. Stroke is the third leading cause of death and leading cause of adult disability worldwide. Long-term disability is a significant problem among survivors; post-stroke inflammation is well known to contribute t...

    Authors: Hala A. Shaheen, Lamiaa I. Daker, Mohammed M. Abbass and Asmaa A. Abd El Fattah
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:26
  26. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic demyelinating central nervous system (CNS) disease. Changes in insulin growth factor 1 (IGF-1) input to the brain can affect survival of myelin and CNS cells. The study aim...

    Authors: Rania S. Nageeb, Noha A. Hashim and Amal Fawzy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:25
  27. Migraine is a common disorder in general population. Presence of white matter hyperintensities (WMHs) in brain MRI of migraine patients was not studied clearly. Detection of the prevalence of white matter hype...

    Authors: Mohamed Negm, Ahmed Mohamed Housseini, Mohamed Abdelfatah and Alshimaa Asran
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:24
  28. Disordered sleep breathing is a common complication of diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) manifested by excessive daytime sleepiness, morning headache, morning dizziness, cognitive decline, and mood changes.

    Authors: Wafik Said Bahnasy, Yasser Abo Elfotoh El-Heneedy, Ehab Ahmed Shawky El-Seidy, Nema Ata Allah Labib and Ibrahim Salah Eldeen Ibrahim
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:23
  29. Clinically isolated syndrome (CIS) is the first neurologic episode of multiple sclerosis (MS). Clinical presentation, neurophysiological studies, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are used to predict risk o...

    Authors: Hala A. Shaheen, Sayed S. Sayed, Lamiaa I. Daker and Mohamed A. Taha
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:21
  30. Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a heterogenous disorder in which a proportion of patients follow stationary or regressive courses while others undergo clinical progression to dementia.

    Authors: Wafik Said Bahnasy, Yasser Abo Elfotoh El-Heneedy, Osama Abd Allah Ragab, Marwa Yassin Badr, Mohammad Abdel-Hakeem Seleem, Reham Abdel Rahman Amer, Rasha Ahmed El-Shafey and Mona Ahmed Kotait
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:20
  31. Nocturnal enuresis (NE) is a very common chronic pediatric problem with bad psychological consequences.

    Authors: Wafik Said Bahnasy, Yasser Abo Elfotoh El-Heneedy, Ehab Ahmed Shawky El-Seidy, Ibrahim Salah Eldeen Ibrahim, Mohammad Abdel-Hakeem Seleem and Amira Youssef Ahmed
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:19
  32. The early hours after an acute stroke are crucial; early accurate prediction of outcome in stroke patients can help health system providers and families to choose appropriate lines of management and plan for t...

    Authors: Saher S. Hashem, Sadek M. Helmy, Nervana M. El-Fayomy, Mohammed I. Oraby, Mohammed Menshawy, Nermin A. Dawood and Heba S. Hashem
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:18
  33. Insomnia is a common problem that affects approximately 50% of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), who suffer from sleep disturbances. In general, persons with insomnia are at a higher risk of developing de...

    Authors: A. A. Alhazzani, A. Alshahrani, M. Alqahtani, R. Alamri, R. Alqahtani, M. Alqahtani and M. Alahmarii
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:17
  34. Cognitive decline could start or get worse among elderly patients with diabetes mellitus more than elderly without diabetes mellitus. So, those diabetic elderly patients have more risk to develop Alzheimer’s d...

    Authors: Ahmed Abo hagar, Yossri Ashour, Reda Abd El-Razek, Mohamed Elsamahy and Osama Shehab
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:15
  35. Multiple sclerosis (MS) and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) are chronic autoimmune mediated diseases with strong genetic and environmental components. The aim of this study is to evaluate the association of...

    Authors: Rania S. Nageeb, Alaa A. Omran, Ghada S. Nageeb, Manal A. Yousef, Yassir A. A. Mohammad and Amal Fawzy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:16
  36. Meningeal melanocytoma is considered a rare lesion arising from leptomeningeal melanocytes. Nearly two thirds of meningeal melanocytomas were reported in the intracranial compartment and the remaining one thir...

    Authors: Ahmed M. Salah El-Din, Hashem M. Aboul-Ela, Mohamed F. Alsawy, Ahmed Koheil and Ahmed H. Ashry
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:13
  37. Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the most common entrapment neuropathy of the upper extremity. The aim of this study is to evaluate the body mass index (BMI) and vitamin D levels in CTS patients.

    Authors: Rania S. Nageeb, Nahed Shehta, Ghada S. Nageeb and Alaa A. Omran
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:14
  38. Embolization for cerebral arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) has evolved in the last decade with evolution in both equipment and material. Embolization targets have expanded to include angiographic cure.

    Authors: Mohamed K Elewa
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:12
  39. Acute hydrocephalus can cause neurological deterioration after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH). Predicting which patient would require shunting is challenging.

    Authors: Hashem M. Aboul-Ela, Ahmed M. Salah El-Din, Ahmed A. Zaater, Mohamed Shehab and Ossama A. El Shahawy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:11
  40. An association between antiepileptic drugs, low bone mineral density (BMD), fractures, and abnormalities in bone metabolism has been suggested for a longer period, although conclusive evidence has not been rep...

    Authors: Ebtesam Mohamed Fahmy, Laila Ahmed Rashed, Rania Shehata Ismail, Hanan Helmy and Doaa Atef Mekkawy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:10
  41. Incidence of parasagittal meningioma varies in literature; it ranges from 16.8% to 25.6% of intracranial meningioma. Parafalcine meningioma accounts for about 8.5% of intracranial meningioma. Based on their re...

    Authors: Ashraf Ahmad Elzarief and Mohamed Fouad Ibrahim
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:9
  42. Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is a disorder with increased intracranial pressure of obscure cause. Patients with IIH may suffer from difficulty in thinking or concentrating. This work aimed at hig...

    Authors: Iman A. Elbanhawy, Gihan M. Ramzy, Mye A. Basheer and Diana M. Khedr
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:7
  43. The sensori-motor manifestations of Guillain Barré Syndrome (GBS) are usually severe enough to mask the psychiatric and sleep problems which are in need for more attention for better functional outcome.

    Authors: Wafik Said Bahnasy, Yasser Abo Elfotoh El-Heneedy, Ahmed Mohamed El-Shamy, Marwa Yassin Badr, Reham Ahmed Amer and Ibrahim Salah Eldeen Ibrahim
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:5
  44. Guillain-Barre' syndrome (GBS) is a serious autoimmune disorder in which the immune system attacks healthy nerve cells of the peripheral nervous system causing polyradiculoneuropathy which leads to weakness, n...

    Authors: Yosria A. Altaweel, Sawsan Abdelaziz, Hala A. Fathy and Shimaa AbdelBadea
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:4
  45. Conventional motor nerve conduction studies are usually normal in early and mild carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). Single-fiber electromyography (SFEMG) measures the mean consecutive difference (MCD) as an express...

    Authors: Aliaa A. Tawfeek, Amani M. Nawito, Radwa M. Azmy, Amr Hassan, Lamia M. Afifi and Saly H. Elkholy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2018 54:2

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