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  1. Unplanned readmission is one of many measures of the quality of care of pediatric patients with neurological conditions. In this multicenter study, we searched for novel risk factors of readmission of patients...

    Authors: Ryan O’Connell, William Feaster, Vera Wang, Sharief Taraman and Louis Ehwerhemuepha

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:5

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Stroke in adults aged between 18 and 64 years old is increasing significantly worldwide. Studies have reported that this group of young stroke survivors encounters enormous difficulties reintegrating into thei...

    Authors: Suzanne Hoi Shan Lo, Janita Pak Chun Chau, Kai Chow Choi, Edward Wai Ching Shum, Jonas Hon Ming Yeung and Siu Hung Li

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:3

    Content type: Study protocol

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  3. Migraine is a prevalent and disabling headache disorder that affects more than 1.04 billion individuals world-wide. It can result in reduction in quality of life, increased disability, and high socio-economic ...

    Authors: Philippe Ryvlin, Kirill Skorobogatykh, Andrea Negro, Rainel Sanchez-De La Rosa, Heike Israel-Willner, Christina Sundal, E. Anne MacGregor and Angel L. Guerrero

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:1

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  4. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Xianyue Liu, Ke Han, Mingyi Hu, Huanquan Liao and Qinghua Hou

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:449

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Neurology 2020 20:423

  5. This article has been retracted. Please see the Retraction Notice for more detail: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12883-020-02027-1.

    Authors: Dan Lu, Yuan Wang, Tianzhi Zhao, Bolin Liu, Lin Ye, Lanfu Zhao, Binfang Zhao, Mingjuan Li, Lin Ma, Zhengmin Li, Jiangtao Niu, Wenhai Lv, Yufu Zhang, Tao Zheng, Yafei Xue, Lei Chen…

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:448

    Content type: Retraction Note

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    The original article was published in BMC Neurology 2020 20:150

  6. This article has been retracted. Please see the Retraction Notice for more detail: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12883-020-02025-3

    Authors: Christessa Emille Que Albay, Frederick Gavril D. Leyson and Federick C. Cheng

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:447

    Content type: Retraction Note

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    The original article was published in BMC Neurology 2020 20:224

  7. Personalized ENCALS survival prediction model reliably estimates the personalized prognosis of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Concerns were raised on discussing personalized prognosis without causin...

    Authors: Remko M. van Eenennaam, Willeke J. Kruithof, Michael A. van Es, Esther T. Kruitwagen-van Reenen, Henk-Jan Westeneng, Johanna M. A. Visser-Meily, Leonard H. van den Berg and Anita Beelen

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:446

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Cervicocerebral artery dissection is an important cause of ischemic stroke in young and middle-aged individuals. However, very few studies have compared the differential features between internal carotid arter...

    Authors: Yongjun Wu, Hongbin Chen, Shihui Xing, Shuangquan Tan, Xinran Chen, Yan Tan, Jinsheng Zeng and Jian Zhang

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:445

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) autoimmune astrocytopathy is characterized by GFAP autoantibody positive encephalitis, meningoencephalitis or meningoencephalomyelitis. The initial clinical presentation ...

    Authors: Han Wang, Jerome H. Chin, Bo-yan Fang, Xi Chen, Ai-lin Zhao, Hai-tao Ren and Hong-zhi Guan

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:443

    Content type: Case report

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  10. Although a central role of the thalamus for sleep regulation is undisputed, the exact localization of the crucial structures within the thalamus remains controversial.

    Authors: Peter Nørregaard Hansen, Thomas Krøigård, Nina Nguyen, Rune Vestergaard Frandsen, Poul Jørgen Jennum and Christoph P. Beier

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:442

    Content type: Case report

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  11. Reducing prehospital delay plays an important role in increasing the thrombolysis rate in patients with stroke. Several studies have identified predictors for presentation ≤4.5 h, but few compared these predic...

    Authors: Matthias N. Ungerer, Loraine Busetto, Nima H. Begli, Katharina Riehle, Jens Regula and Christoph Gumbinger

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:441

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  12. Neuroinflammation plays an important role in the pathogenesis of acute ischemic stroke (AIS) and peripheral leukocyte counts have proved to be independent predictors of stroke severity and outcomes. Clinical s...

    Authors: Gabor Tarkanyi, Zsofia Nozomi Karadi, Zsofia Szabo, Istvan Szegedi, Laszlo Csiba and Laszlo Szapary

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:440

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  13. Nine oral disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) have been approved for the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS) in the United States. Few studies have examined self-reported quality of life (QoL) and functional s...

    Authors: Tamela Stuchiner, Lindsay Lucas, Elizabeth Baraban, Kateri J. Spinelli, Chiayi Chen, Alden Smith, Lobat Hashemi and Stanley Cohan

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:439

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  14. Status epilepticus (SE) is a common neurological emergency condition that especially affects the elderly and old population. Older people with SE frequently have non-convulsive SE (NCSE) and are also at specia...

    Authors: Annekatrin Müller, Anett Schmiedeknecht, Meinhard Mende, Carolin Awissus, Felix Rosenow, Hajo Hamer and Joseph Classen

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:438

    Content type: Study protocol

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  15. A recent nurse-led proactive care management intervention, Care Coordination for Health Promotion and Activities in Parkinson Disease (CHAPS), improved care quality when compared to usual care in a randomized ...

    Authors: Karen I. Connor, Hilary C. Siebens, Brian S. Mittman, Donna K. McNeese-Smith, David A. Ganz, Frances Barry, Lisa K. Edwards, Michael G. McGowan, Eric M. Cheng and Barbara G. Vickrey

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:437

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Bow Hunter’s Syndrome (BHS) is known as one of cervical diseases which causes vertigo, but the details of its vertigo, especially nystagmus and eye movement, are still incompletely understood. This time, we re...

    Authors: Yasuyuki Nomura, Teruo Toi, Yasuo Ogawa, Takeshi Oshima and Yuichiro Saito

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:435

    Content type: Case report

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  17. A large-bore aspiration catheter can be employed for recanalization of acute basilar artery occlusion. Here we compare the results of mechanical thrombectomy using a stent retriever (SR) and manual aspiration ...

    Authors: Jin Wook Choi, Miran Han, Jung Hyun Park and Woo Sang Jung

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:434

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Difficult procedures of severe rigid spinal deformity increase the risk of intraoperative neurological injury. Here, we aimed to investigate the preoperative and intraoperative risk factors for postoperative n...

    Authors: Jian Chen, Xie-xiang Shao, Wen-yuan Sui, Jing-fan Yang, Yao-long Deng, Jing Xu, Zi-fang Huang and Jun-lin Yang

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:433

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Parkinsonian variant of multiple system atrophy is a neurodegenerative disorder frequently misdiagnosed as Parkinson’s disease. No early imaging biomarkers currently differentiate these disorders.

    Authors: Rita Moiron Simões, Ana Castro Caldas, Joana Grilo, Daisy Correia, Carla Guerreiro, Patrícia Pita Lobo, Anabela Valadas, Marguerita Fabbri, Leonor Correia Guedes, Miguel Coelho, Mario Miguel Rosa, Joaquim J. Ferreira and Sofia Reimão

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:432

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  20. Symptoms arising from vestibular system dysfunction are observed in 49–59% of people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Symptoms may include vertigo, dizziness and/or imbalance. These impact on functional ability, ...

    Authors: J. Marsden, M. Pavlou, R. Dennett, A. Gibbon, R. Knight-Lozano, L. Jeu, C. Flavell, J. Freeman, D. E. Bamiou, C. Harris, A. Hawton, E. Goodwin, B. Jones and S. Creanor

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:430

    Content type: Study protocol

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  21. Detecting and treating neuropsychological deficits after aneurysmatic subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH) play a key role in regaining independence; however, detecting deficits relevant to social and professional r...

    Authors: Johannes Walter, Martin Grutza, Lidia Vogt, Andreas Unterberg and Klaus Zweckberger

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:429

    Content type: Research article

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  22. A reliable scoring tool to detect the risk of intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) after intravenous thrombolysis for ischemic stroke is warranted. The present study was designed to develop and validate a new nomogr...

    Authors: Yaya Wu, Hui Chen, Xueyun Liu, Xiuying Cai, Yan Kong, Hui Wang, Yun Zhou, Juehua Zhu, Lulu Zhang, Qi Fang and Tan Li

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:426

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  23. Globally, rates of ischemic stroke (IS) have been rising among young adults. This study was designed to identify risk factors associated with IS incidence in young adults unaffected by hypertension or diabetes.

    Authors: Nan Zhang, Lin Zhang, Qiu Wang, Jingwei Zhao, Jia Liu and Guang Wang

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:424

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  24. Transient ischemic attack (TIA) is a brief episode of cerebral ischemia. However, if a symptom is not presented as drop attack or hemiplegia, and alarming to the patient and the physician, how short of a sympt...

    Authors: Xianyue Liu, Ke Han, Mingyi Hu, Huanquan Liao and Qinghua Hou

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:423

    Content type: Case report

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Neurology 2020 20:449

  25. Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor encephalitis is a severe autoimmune encephalitis mediated by anti-NMDA receptor antibodies. Brain MRI manifestations vary and are non-specific. If there are any lesion...

    Authors: Rupan Gao, Xiang Zhang, Abhijeet Kumar Bhekharee and Yue Zhang

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:421

    Content type: Case report

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  26. Parkinson’s disease is the second most common long-term chronic, progressive, neurodegenerative disease, affecting more than 10 million people worldwide. There has been a rising interest in wearable devices fo...

    Authors: Ghayth AlMahadin, Ahmad Lotfi, Eva Zysk, Francesco Luke Siena, Marie Mc Carthy and Philip Breedon

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:419

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Our objective was to find which additional factors can influence the favorable result in stroke patients after receiving fibrinolytic and/or endovascular treatment, quantified as a more than 30% improvement of...

    Authors: Raluca Tudor, Gheorghe Iovanescu, Daniela Reisz, Amalia Cornea, Cristina Potre-Oncu, Adrian Tutelca and Mihaela Simu

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:417

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  28. Apathy is one of the most common symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), however, correlations of apathy with demographic variables, cognitive functions, neuropsychiatric symptoms, activity of daily living and o...

    Authors: Shu-yang Yu, Teng-hong Lian, Peng Guo, Li-xia Li, Du-yu Ding, Dan-ning Li, Li Liu, Hui Zhao, Yang Hu, Li-jun Zuo, Jun-hua Gao, Qiu-jin Yu, Zhao Jin, Rui-dan Wang, Rong-yan Zhu, Xiao-min Wang…

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:416

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  29. Germinomas (IG) account for up to 50% of all intracranial germ cell tumours. These tumours are reputed to be more prevalent in Oriental populations in comparison to Western cohorts. Biological characteristics ...

    Authors: Sharon Yin Yee Low, He Cheng, Ruiyang Zou, Lee Ping Ng, Chik Hong Kuick, Nurfarhanah Bte Syed Sulaiman, Kenneth Tou En Chang, David Chyi Yeu Low, Lihan Zhou and Wan Tew Seow

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:415

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  30. Acute ischemic stroke (AIS) is one of the leading causes of mortality and long-term disability worldwide. Our study aims to clarify the role of low-density lipoproteins (LDL) subclasses in the occurrence of AI...

    Authors: Ruisheng Duan, Wenjun Xue, Kunpeng Wang, Nan Yin, Hongyu Hao, Hongshan Chu, Lijun Wang, Peng Meng and Le Diao

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:414

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  31. Incomplete aneurysmal occlusion is a common feature of immediate posttreatment angiography. The safety and outcomes of acutely ruptured intracranial aneurysms (RIAs) with incomplete occlusion after stent-assis...

    Authors: Jianhe Yue, Yuan Xie, Xiaolin Zhang, Yongxiang Jiang, Weifu Chen, Ying Ma and Yuan Cheng

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:412

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  32. Chronic subdural hematoma (CSDH) is fundamentally treatable with about a 2–31% recurrence rate. Recently, there has been renewed interest in the association between Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN) and intracranial l...

    Authors: Ning Wang, Jiangnan Hu, Anthony Oppong-Gyebi, Xuanhao Zhu, Yihao Li, Jianjing Yang, Linhui Ruan, Qichuan Zhuge and Sheng Ye

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:411

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  33. Postural balance is an important rehabilitation outcome, and screening stroke patients for confidence in postural balance during rehabilitation and before hospital discharge is recommended. Early supported dis...

    Authors: Lena Rafsten, Anna Danielsson and Katharina S. Sunnerhagen

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:410

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  34. Wallerian degeneration (WD) can occur in different projecting systems, such as corticospinal tract, dentate-rubro-olivary pathway, and corticopontocerebellar tract. However, the co-occurrence of hypertrophic o...

    Authors: Bing Bao, Xiangbin Wu, Zhongbin Xia and Yaoyao Shen

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:409

    Content type: Case report

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  35. Mutations in TGM6 gene, encoding for transglutaminase 6 (TG6), have been implicated in the pathogenesis of spinocerebellar ataxia type 35 (SCA35), a rare autosomal dominant disease marked by cerebellar degenerati...

    Authors: Arianna Manini, Tommaso Bocci, Alice Migazzi, Edoardo Monfrini, Dario Ronchi, Giulia Franco, Anna De Rosa, Ferdinando Sartucci, Alberto Priori, Stefania Corti, Giacomo Pietro Comi, Nereo Bresolin, Manuela Basso and Alessio Di Fonzo

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:408

    Content type: Case report

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  36. Essential thrombocythemia (ET) is a myeloproliferative neoplasm characterized by elevated and dysfunctional platelets. ET can result in systemic thrombotic and hemorrhagic complications, and it’s a rare cause ...

    Authors: Jian Xie, Leiyu Geng, Baoyu Yuan, Yijing Guo and Zhijun Zhang

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:407

    Content type: Case report

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  37. Oral and pharyngeal swallowing dysfunction are common complications in acute stroke patients. This primary aim of this study was to determine whether oral neuromuscular training improves swallowing function in...

    Authors: Patricia Hägglund, Mary Hägg, Eva Levring Jäghagen, Bengt Larsson and Per Wester

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:405

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Despite rapid developments in devices used to treat arteriovenous malformation (AVM), a randomised trial of Unruptured Brain Arteriovenous malformations published in 2014 recommended conservative treatment for...

    Authors: Katsuya Komatsu, Yasushi Takagi, Akira Ishii, Takayuki Kikuchi, Yukihiro Yamao, Kazumichi Yoshida and Susumu Miyamoto

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:404

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