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  1. Studies report rates of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) in spinal cord injury (SCI) range between 10 and 60%. This broad estimate of MCI in SCI is most likely a result of: (i) inconsistent operationalization o...

    Authors: Danielle Sandalic, Ashley Craig, Mohit Arora, Ilaria Pozzato, Grahame Simpson, Bamini Gopinath, Jasbeer Kaur, Sachin Shetty, Gerard Weber, Ian Cameron, Yvonne Tran and James Middleton

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:341

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  2. Various wearable devices for objectively evaluating motor symptoms of patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) have been developed. Importantly, previous studies have suggested protective effects of physical act...

    Authors: Hiroto Ito, Daichi Yokoi, Rei Kobayashi, Hisashi Okada, Yasukazu Kajita and Satoshi Okuda

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:340

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  3. Complement C4A or C4B deficiency has never been reported in autoantibody-associated encephalitides patient. Here we present a case of anti-N-methyl- D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor encephalitis associated with homozy...

    Authors: Gilbert T. Chua, Danlei Zhou, Alvin Chi Chung Ho, Sophelia Hoi Shan Chan, Chack Yung Yu and Yu Lung Lau

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:339

    Content type: Case report

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  4. The progressive neurodegenerative disorder Parkinson disease (PD) is well-established as the second most common neurodegenerative disease. Associations between the sequential risk of PD and gout have been addr...

    Authors: Li-Yu Hu, Albert C. Yang, Shyh-Chyang Lee, Zi-Hong You, Shih-Jen Tsai, Chang-Kuo Hu and Cheng-Che Shen

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:338

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  5. Cognitive decline and dementia are common in Parkinson’s disease (PD). Cognitive deficits have been linked to the depletion of dopamine in the nigrostriatal pathway, but pharmacological treatments for PD have ...

    Authors: Magdalena Eriksson Domellöf, Lois Walton, Carl-Johan Boraxbekk, David Bäckström, Maria Josefsson, Lars Forsgren and Anna Stigsdotter Neely

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:337

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  6. N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (NMDAR) and leucine-rich glioma-inactivated 1 (LGI1) antibodies define the most prevalently recognized autoimmune encephalitis syndromes, while the simultaneous occurrence of both...

    Authors: Tuo Ji, Zhi Huang, Yajun Lian, Chengze Wang, Qiaoman Zhang and Jinghong Li

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:336

    Content type: Case report

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  7. Carotid occlusive disease is a type of progressive disease resulting in ischemic stroke. Extracranial-intracranial bypass surgery represents a valid therapeutic option when medical treatment does not make effe...

    Authors: Yin Li, Yu-yu Wei, Yang Cao, Xiao-yang Lu, Yuan Yao and Lin Wang

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:335

    Content type: Case report

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  8. Common carotid artery occlusive disease (CCAOD) could form internal carotid artery steal pathways. Based on the diagnostic results of digital subtraction angiography (DSA), head and neck computed tomography an...

    Authors: Dongxu Wang, Zheng Li, Xiaoyang Zheng, Houyi Cong, Tianyu Zhang, Zhenghua Wang, Yuguang Wang and Jun He

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:334

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  9. It is unknown whether microangiopathic ischemic strokes outside the visual pathway go along with subclinical changes of the retinal structure or the visual system. The objectives of this prospective non-interv...

    Authors: John-Ih Lee, Lena Gemerzki, Margit Weise, Laura Boerker, Jonas Graf, Lea Jansen, Rainer Guthoff, Orhan Aktas, Michael Gliem, Sebastian Jander, Hans-Peter Hartung and Philipp Albrecht

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:333

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  10. Susac syndrome (SuS) is a rare condition characterized by a clinical triad of sensorineural hearing loss, branch artery occlusion and encephalopathy. This study reports an increased incidence of SuS in Israel....

    Authors: A. Wilf-Yarkoni, O. Elkayam, O. Aizenstein, Y. Oron, V. Furer, D. Zur, M. Goldstein, D. Barequet, H. Hallevi, A. Karni, Z. Habot-Wilner and K. Regev

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:332

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  11. Susceptibility weighted imaging (SWI) provides an approximate assessment of tissue perfusion and shows prominent hypointense cortical veins in the ischemic territory because of the increased concentration of d...

    Authors: Wei Li, Wei-Min Xiao, Gen-Pei Luo, Yong-Lin Liu, Jian-Feng Qu, Xue-Wen Fang, Fang Wang and Yang-Kun Chen

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:331

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  12. Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a rare neurological condition with many associated risk factors. The presentation varies and consists of seizures, impaired visual acuity or visual field ...

    Authors: Elad Barber, Rijini Nugzar, Vitaly Finkelshtein, Alexander Puzhevsky and Tally Levy

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:330

    Content type: Case report

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  13. Primary familial brain calcification (PFBC) is a rare inherited disease characterized by multiple calcified foci in the brain parenchyma. MYORG is the first gene found to be associated with autosomal recessive PF...

    Authors: Shih-Ying Chen, Wei-Che Lin, Yung-Yee Chang, Tsu-Kung Lin and Min-Yu Lan

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:329

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  14. Infections could increase the risk of poor outcome in patients with acute ischemic stroke (AIS). The peripheral neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) is an important indicator of inflammation. The purpose of ou...

    Authors: Lanying He, Jian Wang, Feng Wang, Lili Zhang, Lijuan Zhang and Wang Zhao

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:328

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  15. Mutations in RAB39B at Xq28 causes a rare form of X-linked intellectual disability (ID) and Parkinson’s disease. Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is caused by heterozygous mutations in NF1 occurring de novo in abou...

    Authors: Claudia Santoro, Teresa Giugliano, Pia Bernardo, Federica Palladino, Annalaura Torella, Francesca del Vecchio Blanco, Maria Elena Onore, Marco Carotenuto, Vincenzo Nigro and Giulio Piluso

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:327

    Content type: Case report

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  16. Mechanical thrombectomy was approved by NICE as a treatment for stroke in 2016. However, most of the evidence is from studies conducted during working hours. Only few centres in the UK perform thrombectomies o...

    Authors: Jake Weddell, Emma Parr, Stacey Knight, Girish Muddegowda, Indira Natarajan, Jayan Chembala, Phillip Ferdinand, Nasar Ahmad, Zoltan Pencz, Saad Rana, Anushka Warusevitane, Changez Jadun, Sanjeev Nayak, Zafar Hashim, Albin Augustine, Julius Sim…

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:326

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  17. Disease severity is tremendously variable in tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC). In contrast with the detailed guidelines available for TSC diagnosis and management, clinical practice lacks adequate tools to eva...

    Authors: Valérie Mongrain, Nicolaas H. van Doesburg, Françoise Rypens, Catherine Fallet-Bianco, Justine Maassen, Julien Dufort-Gervais, Lucie Côté and Philippe Major

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:324

    Content type: Case report

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  18. Listeria monocytogenes is an opportunistic pathogen of the central nervous system commonly associated with impaired cell-mediated immunity. We hereby present a case of adult neurolisteriosis where the only immuno...

    Authors: Kostas Patas, Theodoros Mavridis, Katerina Psarra, Vassilis E. Papadopoulos, Georgia Mandilara, Alexandra Tsirogianni, Sophia Vassilopoulou and Stylianos Chatzipanagiotou

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:323

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  19. Cognitive impairment in adult moyamoya disease (MMD) is thought to be the result of ischemic stroke; however, the presence and extent of cognitive decline in asymptomatic patients is unclear.

    Authors: Shihao He, Ran Duan, Ziqi Liu, Xun Ye, Li Yuan, Tian Li, Cunxin Tan, Junshi Shao, Shusen Qin and Rong Wang

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:322

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  20. Anterior spinal cord herniation (aSCH) is a rare cause of myelopathy which may present as pure motor syndrome and mimic other degenerative diseases of the spinal cord. In slowly progressive cases, diagnosis ma...

    Authors: Martin Regensburger, Johannes C. M. Schlachetzki, Jörg Klekamp, Arnd Doerfler and Jürgen Winkler

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:321

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  21. Thalamic blood supply consists of four major vascular territories. Out of them paramedian arteries supply ipsilateral paramedian thalami and occasionally rostral mid brain. Rarely both paramedian arteries aris...

    Authors: K. M. I. U. Ranasinghe, H. M. M. T. B. Herath, D. Dissanayake and M. Seneviratne

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:320

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  22. Myasthenia gravis (MG) is an autoimmune disease caused by antibodies that block or destroy nicotinic acetylcholine receptors at the neuromuscular junction. Most of MG patients need immunosuppression agents in ...

    Authors: Masaru Yanagihashi, Ryuichi Okamoto, Harumi Morioka, Masahiro Sawada, Shingo Matsumoto, Takanori Ikeda and Osamu Kano

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:319

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  23. Current guidelines recommend measurement of troponin in acute ischemic stroke (AIS) patients. In AIS patients, troponin elevation is associated with increased mortality and worse outcome. However, uncertainty ...

    Authors: Christian H. Nolte, Regina von Rennenberg, Simon Litmeier, Jan F. Scheitz, David M. Leistner, Stephan Blankenberg, Martin Dichgans, Hugo Katus, Gabor C. Petzold, Burkert Pieske, Vera Regitz-Zagrosek, Karl Wegscheider, Andreas M. Zeiher, Ulf Landmesser and Matthias Endres

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:318

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  24. The ventricular system plays a vital role in blood-cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) exchange and interstitial fluid-CSF drainage pathways. CSF is formed in the specialized secretory tissue called the choroid plexus, ...

    Authors: Andrew Pearson, Rosa Ajoy, Gogce Crynen, Jon M. Reed, Moustafa Algamal, Michael Mullan, Dushyant Purohit, Fiona Crawford and Joseph O. Ojo

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:317

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT), also known as Rendu-Osler-Weber syndrome, is a rare disorder characterized by recurrent epistaxis, telangiectasias and systemic arteriovenous malformations (AVMs). ...

    Authors: Davide Villa, Claudia Cinnante, Gloria Valcamonica, Giulia Manenti, Silvia Lanfranconi, Annalisa Colombi, Isabella Ghione, Maria Cristina Saetti, Mario D’Amico, Sara Bonato, Nereo Bresolin, Giacomo Pietro Comi and Dario Ronchi

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:316

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  26. Acute neck pain (ANP) has recently been demonstrated to be a predictor of persistent posttraumatic complaints after mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). The aim of this study was to determine specific character...

    Authors: Sophie M. Coffeng, Bram Jacobs, Myrthe E. de Koning, Gerard Hageman, Gerwin Roks and Joukje van der Naalt

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:315

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  27. Kartagener syndrome is an autosomal recessive inherited disorder of primary ciliary dyskinesia. Moyamoya syndrome refers to a moyamoya angiopathy associated with other neurological and/or extra-neurological sy...

    Authors: Lili Zhang, Xungang Feng, Junhu Zhang, Yanlei Hao and Yuzhong Wang

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:314

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  28. Stroke increases the risk of cognitive impairment even several years after the stroke event. The exact mechanisms of post-stroke cognitive decline are unclear, but the immunological response to stroke might pl...

    Authors: Lauren L. Drag, Michael Mlynash, Huda Nassar, Elizabeth Osborn, Da E. Kim, Martin S. Angst, Nima Aghaeepour, Marion Buckwalter and Maarten G. Lansberg

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:313

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  29. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) created a new reimbursement model “Bundled Payment for Care Improvement (BPCI)” which reimburses providers a predetermined payment in advance to cover all p...

    Authors: Zaid Aljuboori, Beatrice Ugiliweneza, Dengzhi Wang, Norberto Andaluz, Maxwell Boakye and Brian Williams

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:312

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  30. Prefrontal repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation is an established add-on treatment for major depressive disorder and is increasingly feasible with protocols of short duration, such as intermittent thet...

    Authors: Erika Malm, Wiebke Struckmann, Jonas Persson and Robert Bodén

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:311

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  31. Age is associated with the prognosis of glioma patients, but there is no uniform standard of age-group classification to evaluate the prognosis of glioma patients. In this study, we aimed to establish an age g...

    Authors: Zhiying Lin, Runwei Yang, Kaishu Li, Guozhong Yi, Zhiyong Li, Jinglin Guo, Zhou Zhang, Peng Junxiang, Yawei Liu, Songtao Qi and Guanglong Huang

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:310

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  32. The morbidity and mortality of stroke is disproportionately high in developing countries owing to the poor health care system and poor neurologic interventions. Though a number of studies were conducted to est...

    Authors: Muluneh Alene, Moges Agazhe Assemie, Leltework Yismaw and Daniel Bekele Ketema

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:309

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  33. Interleukin 36 (IL-36), as a gradually recognized cytokine, is involved in the occurrence and evolution of autoimmune diseases. Nevertheless, the relationship between myasthenia gravis (MG) and IL-36 is rarely...

    Authors: Qiu-Xia Zhang, Yue Li, Shu-Min Jiang, Lin-Jie Zhang, Ming Yi, Jing Wang, Yuan Qi, Li Yang and Chun-Sheng Yang

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:307

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  34. Parkinson’s disease (PD) causes motor and nonmotor disorders in patients. Unlike aerobic training, potential adaptations from the practice of dance are less understood in PD, particularly compared with better ...

    Authors: Marcela dos Santos Delabary, Elren Passos Monteiro, Rebeca Gimenes Donida, Mariana Wolffenbuttel, Leonardo Alexandre Peyré-Tartaruga and Aline Nogueira Haas

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:305

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  35. The present study aims to evaluate the performance and the clinical applicability of the Recognition of Stroke in the Emergency Department (ROSIER) scale via systematic review and meta-analysis.

    Authors: Fei Han, Chao Zuo and Guodong Zheng

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:304

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  36. Perioperative cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leakage is a major complication of pituitary adenomas transsphenoidal surgery. Lumbar drainage (LD) is a common method of treating CSF leakage. But whether intraoperativ...

    Authors: Jiahe Tan, Rui Song, Renzheng Huan, Ning Huang and Jin Chen

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:303

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  37. Ischemic Moyamoya disease is one of the important causes of stroke, which leads to severe impairment in cognitive functions. This cognitive impairment occurs prior to stroke. However, the cognitive functions t...

    Authors: Ziqi Liu, Shihao He, Zongsheng Xu, Ran Duan, Li Yuan, Chu Xiao, Zhe Yi and Rong Wang

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:302

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  38. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), as a type of behavioral therapy, attempts to respond to changes in people’s performance and their relationship to events. ACT can affect sleep quality by providing tech...

    Authors: Nader Salari, Habibolah Khazaie, Amin Hosseinian-Far, Behnam Khaledi-Paveh, Hooman Ghasemi, Masoud Mohammadi and Shamarina Shohaimi

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:300

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  39. With the growing awareness of restless legs syndrome (RLS), sensory disorders similar to RLS but initially confined to the arms, abdomen, and perineum have been reported. One of them is restless abdomen, which...

    Authors: Xi-Xi Wang, Xiao-Ying Zhu, Zan Wang, Jian-Wei Dong, William G. Ondo and Yun-Cheng Wu

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:298

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  40. PDSAFE is an individually-tailored, physiotherapist-delivered, balance, strength and strategy training programme aimed at preventing falls among people with Parkinson’s. We evaluated the cost-effectiveness of ...

    Authors: Yiqiao Xin, Ann Ashburn, Ruth M. Pickering, Kim Chivers Seymour, Sophia Hulbert, Carolyn Fitton, Dorit Kunkel, Ioana Marian, Helen C. Roberts, Sarah E. Lamb, Victoria A. Goodwin, Lynn Rochester and Emma McIntosh

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:295

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  41. The evidence on the efficacy of adipose derived stem cells (ADSCs) in the treatment of stroke is controversial. Therefore, the aim of present systematic review and meta-analysis is to evaluate the efficacy of ...

    Authors: Mahmoud Yousefifard, Jebreil Shamseddin, Asrin Babahajian and Arash Sarveazad

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:294

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  42. New evidence on the efficacy and safety of dual antiplatelet therapy for secondary stroke prevention have been realized in the recent years. An updated meta analysis was done to determine the effect of the var...

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

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:224

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