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  1. Recent evidence suggests that the failure of the glymphatic system – the brain’s waste clearance system, which is active during sleep – plays a key role in the pathophysiology of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). Glym...

    Authors: Mariateresa Buongiorno, Esther Granell, Giovanni Caruana, Gemma Sansa, Yolanda Vives-Gilabert, Natalia Cullell, Jessica Molina-Seguin, Marta Almeria, Cristina Artero, Gonzalo Sánchez-Benavides, Nicola J Ray, Sonia A.L. Correa and Jerzy Krupinski
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:417
  2. Idiopathic intracranial hypertension is a disease characterized by increased intracranial cerebrospinal fluid volume and pressure without evidence of other intracranial pathology. Dural sinuses are rigid struc...

    Authors: Roberto De Simone, Mattia Sansone, Francesco Curcio, Cinzia Valeria Russo, Gianluigi Galizia, Angelo Miele, Antonio Stornaiuolo, Andrea Piccolo, Simone Braca and Pasquale Abete
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:416
  3. There is a large population of restless legs syndrome (RLS) patients who are refractory to medication. Whereas experts recommend off-label opioids as an effective long-term treatment for refractory RLS, reduci...

    Authors: Mark J. Buchfuhrer, Asim Roy, Stephanye Rodriguez and Jonathan D. Charlesworth
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:415
  4. Traumatic cervical spinal cord injury (SCI) results in reduced sensorimotor abilities that strongly impact on the achievement of daily living activities involving hand/arm function. Among several technology-ba...

    Authors: Emma Colamarino, Matteo Lorusso, Floriana Pichiorri, Jlenia Toppi, Federica Tamburella, Giada Serratore, Angela Riccio, Francesco Tomaiuolo, Alessandra Bigioni, Federico Giove, Giorgio Scivoletto, Febo Cincotti and Donatella Mattia
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:414
  5. Trimethylamine-N-oxide (TMAO), an intestinal microbiota-derived choline metabolite, has been found to be associated with ischemic stroke (IS) in more and more studies. However, the causal role of TMAO on IS oc...

    Authors: Xinhua Hu, Haiyan Ren and Yuan Cao
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:413
  6. A Phase I study showed that it is feasible to implement a home-based self-management program aimed at increasing physical activity in individuals after stroke with mild walking disability in Brazil. The next s...

    Authors: Maria Tereza Mota Alvarenga, Louise Ada, Elisabeth Preston, Lívia Cristina Guimarães Caetano, Luci Fuscaldi Teixeira-Salmela and Aline A Scianni
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:412
  7. Nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) is a risk factor for stroke. This study was undertaken to determine the influence of NVAF on the mortality and recurrent stroke after a minor stroke event.

    Authors: Chunmiao Duan, Shang Wang, Yunyun Xiong, Hong qiu Gu, Kaixuan Yang, Xing-Quan Zhao, Xia Meng and Yongjun Wang
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:410
  8. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most prevalent disease of the central nervous system that affects the behavioral characteristics and lifestyle of patients. This study aimed to determine the social stigma and it...

    Authors: Nader Sharifi, Vahid Kohpeima Jahromi, Razieh Zahedi, Shabnam Aram and Maryam Ahmadi
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:408
  9. Surgical site infection(SSI)after neurosurgical procedure can be devastating. Delayed hospital stay has been identified as a potentially modifiable driver of SSI in general surgery patients. However, the relat...

    Authors: Lina Yang, Fengqiong Yi, Zhongyu Xiong, Huawen Yang and Yanchao Zeng
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:407
  10. Several studies have shown that stroke mimics occur more often among young patients. Our aims were to identify the common mimics in young patients under the age of 60 years who received thrombolysis, to analyz...

    Authors: Eskil Jacobsen, Nicola Logallo, Christopher Elnan Kvistad, Lars Thomassen and Titto Idicula
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:406
  11. Many studies have shown that coronary angiography (CAG) and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) via distal radial access (DRA) are safe and effective. Safety and efficacy of neuroangiography and neurointe...

    Authors: Jian Wang, Lin Ma, Huaxiu Cai, Huan Zeng, Fang Pei, Jun Cao, Maogang Li and Gang Cao
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:405
  12. There have been very few real-world studies reported in the literature solely focusing on fremanezumab in Asia. This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of fremanezumab in a real-world setting in J...

    Authors: Seiya Ohtani, Narumi Watanabe, Keiko Ihara, Nobuyuki Takahashi, Naoki Miyazaki, Kei Ishizuchi, Ryo Takemura, Satoko Hori, Jin Nakahara and Tsubasa Takizawa
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:404
  13. For patients with Parkinson's disease (PwPD), promotion of habitual physical activity (PA) assists in the prevention of disease progression. Patients' health literacy (HL) is integral for meeting PA standards ...

    Authors: Koichi Nagaki, Takayasu Mishima, Tomoko Ohura, Kanako Kurihara, Shinsuke Fujioka and Yoshio Tsuboi
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:403
  14. Few reports have directly compared the outcomes of patients with acute ischemic stroke (AIS) who are managed in a stroke care unit (SCU) with those who are managed in an intensive care units (ICU). This large ...

    Authors: Masato Kanda, Takanori Sato, Yoichi Yoshida, Hiroyo Kuwabara, Yoshio Kobayashi and Takahiro Inoue
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:402
  15. Symptomatic treatment for Alzheimer's disease (AD) dementia could temporarily slow symptom worsening and improve the quality of life for both AD dementia patients and their caregivers. A comprehensive evaluati...

    Authors: Julia R. DiBello, Yifei Lu, Jina Swartz, Edward A. Bortnichak, Kai-Li Liaw, Wenjun Zhong and Xinyue Liu
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:400
  16. Evidence-based nursing (EBN) intervention is a nursing approach that uses credible scientific research findings as evidence, in conjunction with patient needs, to provide personalized nursing care tailored to ...

    Authors: Feifei Zhou, Xumei Tao, Liping Wang, Bo Shen and Honglian Fang
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:397
  17. Fibromyalgia (FM) is a chronic pain condition that affects millions of people worldwide. Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) is a non-invasive brain stimulation technique that has shown promise as a...

    Authors: Reza Moshfeghinia, Dorsa Shekouh, Sara Mostafavi, Mehrnaz Hosseinzadeh, Amir Reza Bahadori, Saeed Abdollahifard and Ali Razmkon
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:395
  18. Numerous upper airway anatomy characteristics are risk factors for sleep apnea, which affects 26% of older Americans, and more severe sleep apnea is associated with cognitive impairment. This study explores th...

    Authors: Robin M. Nance, Alison E. Fohner, Robyn L. McClelland, Susan Redline, R. Nick Bryan, Annette Fitzpatrick, Mohamad Habes, WT Longstreth, Jr., Richard J. Schwab, Andrew S. Wiemken and Susan R. Heckbert
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:394
  19. Recently, there have been significant advances in the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). Although clinical improvement in patients with SMA after the treatment has been reported, changes in electrophy...

    Authors: Tomoko Mizuno, Tadashi Kanouchi, Yumie Tamura, Ko Hirata, Runa Emoto, Tomonori Suzuki, Kenichi Kashimada and Tomohiro Morio
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:392
  20. Non-contrast Computerised Tomography (NCCT) of brain is the gold standard investigation for diagnosis and management of Traumatic brain injury (TBI). Asymmetrical CT brain images as a result of improper head p...

    Authors: Ajish Sam George, Pragnitha Chitteti, Shalini Nair, Reka Karuppasami and Mathew Joseph
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:391
  21. We proposed to investigate high-dose pharmaceutical-grade biotin in a population of demyelinating neuropathies of different aetiologies, as a proof-of-concept.

    Authors: Alain Créange, Emilie Hutin, Frédéric Sedel, Ludivine Le Vigouroux and Jean-Pascal Lefaucheur
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:389
  22. Multimodal agility-based exercise training (MAT) is a group-based exercise training framework for persons with multiple sclerosis (pwMS) with a potential to impact fatigue and fatigability. In a mixed-methods ...

    Authors: Florian Wolf, Jörn Nielsen, Jochen Saliger, Eva Hennecken, Philipp Kröber, Mareike Eschweiler, Ann-Kristin Folkerts, Hans Karbe and Philipp Zimmer
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:388
  23. Sleep difficulties following a cerebrovascular stroke are an interesting topic in the scientific community. Following a brain ischemic insult, a variety of sleep problems can occur.

    Authors: Jaidaa Mekky, Nadia Hafez, Osama El Kholy, Doaa Elsalamawy and Dina Gaber
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:387
  24. Bickerstaff’s brainstem encephalitis is a rare autoimmune disorder that presents with ataxia, ophthalmoplegia, disturbance of consciousness and quadriplegia. A 45-year-old man with a history of ulcerative coli...

    Authors: Haram Joo, Chung Seok Lee, Sangwon Joe, Jinu Han, Han-Kyeol Kim and Hanna Cho
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:386
  25. Dementia is generally caused by neurodegenerative diseases affecting the brain, which leads to a progressive neurocognitive decline characterized by inability to perform major higher functioning tasks. Fluorod...

    Authors: Hiba Haidar, Rania El Majzoub, Shorouk Hajeer and Linda Abou Abbas
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:385
  26. This study aimed to investigate the differences in the effectiveness of percutaneous radiofrequency thermocoagulation (PRT) and microvascular decompression (MVD) in treating glossopharyngeal neuralgia (GPN).

    Authors: Zeyu Wu, Yongming Zhao, Fan Wu, Yiyue Fan and Ying Yang
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:384
  27. Isolated Prevotella intermedia, a rare gram-negative, rod-shaped, anaerobic bacterium, is rarely detected in clinical practice. It has been associated with infections of the oral cavity and female genital trac...

    Authors: Zhinan Ye, Jinfeng He, Hailong Ji, Hao Xu, Yaping Zhang, Kaiyu Zhou and Hongwei Liu
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:383
  28. Many persons with multiple sclerosis (pwMS) desire to learn how health behaviour changes (e.g., dietary adjustments, physical activity, improvements in stress management) might help them manage their disease. ...

    Authors: Max Kutzinski, Nicole Krause, Karin Riemann-Lorenz, Björn Meyer and Christoph Heesen
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:382
  29. Despite advancements in acute stroke care, acute stroke patients present late for care resulting in high mortality and poor functional outcomes. This study determined the prevalence of pre-hospital delay and a...

    Authors: Keith Twirire Kakame, Jane Nakibuuka, Nelson Mukiza, Irene Andia-Biraro, Mark Kaddumukasa, Chris Burant, Elly Katabira and Martha Sajatovic
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:381
  30. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and CT perfusion may provide diagnostic information for intravenous tissue-type plasminogen activator (IV t-PA) administration in acute ischemic stroke (AIS) patients. We aimed...

    Authors: Cuiting Zhu, Wei Qin, Jihua Xu and Wenli Hu
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:380
  31. Chronic cluster headache (CCH) is a debilitating primary headache disorder. Occipital nerve stimulation (ONS) has shown the potential to reduce attack frequency, but the occipital paresthesia evoked by convent...

    Authors: Ida Stisen Fogh-Andersen, Jens Christian Hedemann Sørensen, Anja Sofie Petersen, Rigmor Højland Jensen and Kaare Meier
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:379
  32. Hearing loss predicts cognitive decline and falls risk. It has been argued that degraded hearing makes listening effortful, causing competition for higher-level cognitive resources needed for secondary cognit...

    Authors: Rachel Downey, Nathan Gagné, Niroshica Mohanathas, Jennifer L. Campos, Kathleen M. Pichora-Fuller, Louis Bherer, Maxime Lussier, Natalie A. Phillips, Walter Wittich, Nancy St-Onge, Jean-Pierre Gagné and Karen Li
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:378
  33. Bacterial meningitis is a serious complication after neurosurgery and has a high mortality rate. Early diagnosis and timely treatment are crucial or will have disastrous consequences. The classic triad of bact...

    Authors: Qin Wang, YongFang Wang, Yan Yang, YanXi Kong and Yuan Peng
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:377
  34. Endovascular recanalization in patients with symptomatic nonacute intracranial large artery occlusion (ILAO) has been reported to be feasible, but technically challenging. This study aimed to determine the pre...

    Authors: Shuo Yan, Hao Feng, Lin Ma, Ji-Chong Xu, Hong-Jie Han, Hong-En Huang, Hua-Qiao Tan and Chun Fang
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:376
  35. Primary intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) accounts for 85% of ICH cases and is associated with high morbidity and mortality rates. Fever can cause secondary injury after ICH; however, relevant studies have report...

    Authors: Wen-Che Tseng, Yi-Hsiang Chiu, Yun-Chang Chen, Hsin-Shui Chen and Ming-Yen Hsiao
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:375
  36. The prognosis of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH) survivors is concerning. The goal of this study was to investigate and demonstrate the relationship between the neutrophil-to-albumin ratio (NAR) and ...

    Authors: Renjie Zhang, Yu Zhang, Zheran Liu, Yiyan Pei, Yan He, Jiayi Yu, Chao You, Lu Ma and Fang Fang
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:374
  37. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the second most common neurodegenerative disorder and, according to the Global Burden of Disease estimates in 2015, was the fastest growing neurological disorder globally with respe...

    Authors: R. Walker, N. Fothergill-Misbah, S. Kariuki, O. Ojo, R. Cilia, M. C. J. Dekker, O. Agabi, A. Akpalu, F. Amod, M. Breckons, M. Cham, S. Del Din, C. Dotchin, S. Guggsa, J. Kwasa, D. Mushi…
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:373
  38. The effectiveness of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) therapy for Parkinson’s disease can be limited by side-effects caused by electrical current spillover into structures adjacent to the target area. The objectiv...

    Authors: Timo R. ten Brinke, Hannah Jergas, Vibuthi Sisodia, Michael T. Barbe, Vincent J. J. Odekerken, Dagmar Verbaan, Joke M. Dijk, Maarten Bot, Martijn Beudel, Pepijn van den Munckhof, P. Rick Schuurman and Rob M. A. de Bie
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:372
  39. Postoperative delirium (POD) is a frequent neurologic dysfunction that often leads to more negative outcomes. Early identification of patients who are vulnerable to POD and early implementation of appropriate ...

    Authors: Bo Dong, Dongdong Yu, Li Jiang, Meinv Liu and Jianli Li
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:371
  40. Stroke is rarely accompanied with peripheral facial paralysis and supranuclear palsy of the hypoglossal nerve. Both sides of the motor cortex innervate the hypoglossal nucleus; therefore, unilateral lesions of...

    Authors: Sangil Park, Su Hyeon Ha, Baeseoup Song, Ho Geol Woo, Sung Hyuk Heo and Dae-il Chang
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:370
  41. For ischaemic stroke patients with gastrointestinal haemorrhage, stopping antiplatelet drugs or reducing the dose of antiplatelet drugs was a conventional clinical therapy method. But not a study to prove whic...

    Authors: Chaohua Cui, Changhong Li, Min Hou, Ping Wang and Zhonghua Huang
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:369
  42. Balance impairments, that lead to falls, are one of the main symptoms of Parkinson’s disease (PD). Telerehabilitation is becoming more common for people with PD; however, balance is particularly challenging to...

    Authors: Carla Silva-Batista, Jennifer L. Wilhelm, Kathleen T. Scanlan, Margaret Stojak, Patricia Carlson-Kuhta, Siting Chen, William Liu, Tomas Nicolás García de la Huerta, Fay B. Horak, Martina Mancini and Laurie A. King
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2023 23:368

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