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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. The National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) has been found to be biased toward the left hemispheric and motoric functions providing minimal assessment to the right hemispheric language and cognitive...

    Authors: Hani M. Zakieldine, Mohamed A. Turk, Rana F. Hashem and Mohamed A. Shafik
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:8
  28. Dementia and cognitive impairment are becoming increasingly a major health problem, pronounced by increased life expectancy. Cerebral small vessel disease (cSVD) is among the major causes of cognitive deterior...

    Authors: Kholoud Mahmoud Abdullah, Hany Mahmoud Zakieldin, Iman Mohamed Bayomy, Maryse Youssef Awadallah and Mona Mokhtar Wahid El Din
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:7
  29. Sleep disorders and epilepsy commonly exist and affect each other. Patients with epilepsy often complain of poor sleep and on the other hand, poor sleep makes epilepsy control difficult.

    Authors: Mohamed A. Tork, Hebatallah R. Rashed, Lobna Elnabil, Nahed Salah-Eldin, Naglaa Elkhayat, Ayman A. Abdelhady, M. Ossama Abdulghani and Khaled O. Abdulghani
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:5
  30. Back pain is a frequent complaint among the individuals in the society. It significantly affects the daily activities and the social and psychological life aspects leading to an economic health burden. Epiduro...

    Authors: Mert Akbas, Huseyin Babun, Haitham Hamdy Salem, Tamer Hussien Emara, Shereen Elmosly, Emel Gunduz, Bilge Karsli and Fatih Asik
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 56:4
  31. The crude prevalence rate of stroke in Qena, Egypt, is high (922/100,000). For the first time, we estimate the frequency of aphasia following the first-ever ischemic stroke and its relationship to the site of ...

    Authors: Eman M. Khedr, Mohamed A. Abbass, Radwa K. Soliman, Ahmed F. Zaki, Aymen Gamea, Noha Abo El-Fetoh and Mahmoud A. Abdel-Aaal
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 56:2
  32. Oxidative stress plays a crucial role in the pathophysiology of acute ischemic stroke. Thioredoxin exists and released from cells during inflammation and oxidative stress and was recognized as an oxidative-str...

    Authors: Mohammed I. Oraby and Radwa A. Rabie
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 56:1
  33. Stroke results in an impaired sit to stand (STS) task. Pelvic movements are essential in daily living activities. Few studies investigated the effect of spine and pelvis separately on functional activities in ...

    Authors: Moshera Hassan Darwish, Sandra Ahmed, Manar El-sayed Ismail and Heba Ahmed Khalifa
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:89
  34. Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is a neurological disorder of unknown pathophysiology with many proposed theories that involve CSF dynamics but recently, involvement of inflammatory and autoimmune p...

    Authors: Mohamed S. El-Tamawy, Maha A. Zaki, Laila A. Rashed, Eman H. Esmail, Shaimaa Shaheen Mohamed and Wesam Osama
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:88
  35. Cerebrovascular accidents and cognitive impairment is a frequent complication of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) on regular hemodialysis (HD).

    Authors: Maha Abdelmoneim Behairy, Ahmed ElSadek, Mahmoud Sadek and Abdelbassit El Shaarawy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:87
  36. Stroke is a medical emergency and considered the 2nd leading cause of mortality worldwide. High morbidity and mortality of stroke are due to some complications like cerebral edema, infection, and associated he...

    Authors: Bastawy M. El-Fawal, Reda Badry, Wael A. Abbas and Ahmed K. Ibrahim
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:86
  37. Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is a multisystem genetic disorder with autosomal dominant inheritance which predisposes the affected individuals to increased risk of developing certain benign and malignant cent...

    Authors: Nima Derakhshan, Nazanin Azadeh, Arash Saffarian, Mousa Taghipour, Keyvan Eghbal and Amirreza Dehghanian
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:85
  38. Failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS) is a common problem affecting 20–40% of cases undergoing spine surgeries. Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) has been shown to be an efficient and relatively safe treatment in ma...

    Authors: Mert Akbas, Haitham Hamdy Salem, Tamer Hussien Emara, Bora Dinc and Bilge Karsli
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:84
  39. The occurrence of both Guillain-Barré syndrome(GBS) and myasthenia gravis (MG) in the same individual is rare. The underlying pathophysiology was assumed to be autoimmune humoral mechanisms and molecular mimic...

    Authors: Madhavi Karri, Balakrishnan Ramasamy and Santhosh Perumal
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:83
  40. Several neuropeptides have concerned with epilepsy pathogenesis; ghrelin showed an anticonvulsant effect. There is a potential relation between its level and antiepileptic drug (AEDs) response.

    Authors: Wafaa S. Mohamed, Rania S. Nageeb and Hanaa H. Elsaid
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:82
  41. Treatment of odontoid fractures with odontoid screws is an established method for fusion. However, it is facilitated by using advanced equipment in the operating theatre not always available as in developing c...

    Authors: Ahmed Hamdy Ashry and Hashem Mohamed Aboul-Ela
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:81
  42. Vitamin D deficiency has been proposed as a risk factors of cerebrovascular stroke.

    Authors: Fayrouz O. Selim, Rasha M. Fahmi, Ayman E. Ali, Nermin Raafat and Ahmed F. Elsaid
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:80
  43. Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP) is an acquired autoimmune disease of the peripheral nervous system. Its clinical presentation and excellent response to steroids is a hallmark t...

    Authors: Madhavi Karri and Balakrishnan Ramasamy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2019 55:79

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