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  1. Active Rehabilitation (AR) is a community peer-based concept for people with spinal cord injury (SCI) that is primarily delivered through brief residential training programmes. Despite a plethora of positive a...

    Authors: Anestis Divanoglou, Tomasz Tasiemski and Sophie Jörgensen

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:14

    Content type: Study protocol

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  2. Transverse myelitis (TM) is due to inflammatory spinal cord injury with bilateral neurologic involvement, which is sensory, motor, or autonomic in nature. It may be associated with autoimmune disease, vaccinat...

    Authors: Fangfang Qu, Zhenzhen Qu, Yingqian Lv, Bo Song and Bailin Wu

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:13

    Content type: Case report

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  3. Hypertrophic pachymeningitis (HP) is a rare disorder that involves localized or diffuse thickening of the dura mater. HP is associated with various inflammatory, infectious, and malignant diseases, such as rhe...

    Authors: Eiichiro Amano, Keisuke Uchida, Tasuku Ishihara, Shinichi Otsu, Akira Machida and Yoshinobu Eishi

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:11

    Content type: Case report

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  4. We investigated the potential associations between cerebro-spinal fluid (CSF) levels of phosphorylated tau (P-tau) and total tau (T-tau) with short-term response to cholinesterase inhibitor (ChEI) treatment, l...

    Authors: Carina Wattmo, Kaj Blennow and Oskar Hansson

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:10

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  5. Venous sinus stenosis (VSS) is a type of cerebral venous vascular disease. Cerebral autoregulation is an indicator of cerebral arterial function. The cerebral circulatory system is composed of the venous syste...

    Authors: Meiyan Jia, Zhen-Ni Guo, Hang Jin, Xiuli Yan, Mingchao Shi, Xin Sun, Hongyin Ma, Shan Lv and Yi Yang

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:9

    Content type: Case report

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  6. According to the new WHO classification from 2016, molecular profiles have shown to provide reliable information about prognosis and treatment response. The purpose of our study is to evaluate the diagnostic p...

    Authors: Maike Kern, Timo Alexander Auer, Thomas Picht, Martin Misch and Edzard Wiener

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:8

    Content type: Research article

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  7. In elderly patients (≥65 years of age) with epilepsy who take medications for comorbid conditions, some antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) may alter the metabolism of other treatments and increase the risk of adverse ...

    Authors: Simon Borghs, Laura Byram, Jane Chan, Peter Dedeken, John Logan, Victor Kiri, Matthias Noack-Rink, Philip N. Patsalos and Solène Thieffry

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:7

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  8. The traditional approaches for diagnosing catheter-related bloodstream infection(CRBSI) is time consuming, which could not meet the clinical requirement. Our aim was to investigate the value of serum procalcit...

    Authors: Yicheng Xu, Ruiwei Chen, Wei Qin, Peifu Wang, Peiyao Li, Wenli Hu and Jichen Du

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:6

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Stroke and its risk factors epidemiological survey can help identify individuals at higher risk and therefore promote stroke prevention strategies. The aim of this study was to estimate the current prevalence ...

    Authors: Xingyang Yi, Hua Luo, Ju Zhou, Ming Yu, Xiaorong Chen, Lili Tan, Wei Wei and Jie Li

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:5

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Stroke is one of the most common cause of disability worldwide. Pain is common in both stroke survivors and in the general population. Consequences of post-stroke pain (PSP) include reduced quality of life and...

    Authors: Emma Westerlind, Ramanjit Singh, Hanna C. Persson and Katharina S. Sunnerhagen

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:4

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  11. Spastic paraplegia type 11 (SPG11) mutations are the most frequent cause of autosomal recessive hereditary spastic paraplegia (ARHSP). We are aiming to identify the causative mutations in SPG11 among families ref...

    Authors: Xueping Chen, Jiao Liu, Qian-Qian Wei, Ru Wei Ou, Bei Cao, Xiaoqin Yuan, Yanbing Hou, Lingyu Zhang and Huifang Shang

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:2

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  12. Occurrence of basal ganglia involvement in neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders (NMOSD) has rarely been reported and none documented pathologically.

    Authors: Shinji Ohara, Taka-aki Miyahira, Kenya Oguchi, Yo-ichi Takei, Fumihiro Yanagimura, Izumi Kawachi, Kiyomitsu Oyanagi and Akiyoshi Kakita

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2019 19:351

    Content type: Case report

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  13. Charles Bonnet syndrome is characterized by simple or complex visual hallucinations (VH) due to damage along the visual pathways. We report a functional MRI study of brain correlates of VH in the context of a ...

    Authors: V. Vacchiano, C. Tonon, M. Mitolo, S. Evangelisti, M. Carbonelli, R. Liguori, R. Lodi, V. Carelli and C. La Morgia

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2019 19:350

    Content type: Case report

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  14. The aim of this systematic review is to determine the epidemiological and etiological profiles, the influential factors of the prehospital delay, thrombolysis management, the acute and 3-month mortality rate a...

    Authors: Ahmed Kharbach, Majdouline Obtel, Laila Lahlou, Jehanne Aasfara, Nour Mekaoui and Rachid Razine

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2019 19:349

    Content type: Review

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  15. Large hemispheric infarction (LHI) is a severe form of stroke with high mortality and disability rates. The purpose of this study was to explore predictive indicators of the in-hospital mortality of LHI patien...

    Authors: Wenzhe Sun, Guo Li, Ziqiang Liu, Jinfeng Miao, Zhaoxia Yang, Qiao Zhou, Run Liu, Suiqiang Zhu and Zhou Zhu

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2019 19:347

    Content type: Research article

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  16. A fraction of patients with penetrating artery infarction (PAI) experience progressive motor deficit deterioration (PMD). We sought to investigate the role of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) at ad...

    Authors: Pengyu Gong, Yukai Liu, Ting Huang, Wenxiu Chen, Teng Jiang, Yachi Gong, Min Lu, Meng Wang, Yingdong Zhang, Xiaohao Zhang, Qiwen Deng and Junshan Zhou

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2019 19:346

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  17. Hyperprolinemia type 2 (HPII) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder of the proline metabolism, that affects the ALDH4A1 gene. So far only four different pathogenic mutations are known. The manifestation is mostl...

    Authors: Jeremias Motte, Anna Lena Fisse, Thomas Grüter, Ruth Schneider, Thomas Breuer, Thomas Lücke, Stefan Krueger, Huu Phuc Nguyen, Ralf Gold, Ilya Ayzenberg and Gisa Ellrichmann

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2019 19:345

    Content type: Case report

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  18. To systematically review and analyse the effects of Action Observation Training on adults and children with brain damage.

    Authors: Bianca Buchignani, Elena Beani, Valerie Pomeroy, Oriana Iacono, Elisa Sicola, Silvia Perazza, Eleonora Bieber, Hilde Feys, Katrijn Klingels, Giovanni Cioni and Giuseppina Sgandurra

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2019 19:344

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  19. Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) are associated with divergent differences in grey matter volume, white matter diffusion, and functional connectivity. However, it is unknown at what d...

    Authors: Rogier A. Feis, Mark J. R. J. Bouts, Elise G. P. Dopper, Nicola Filippini, Verena Heise, Aaron J. Trachtenberg, John C. van Swieten, Mark A. van Buchem, Jeroen van der Grond, Clare E. Mackay and Serge A. R. B. Rombouts

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2019 19:343

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  20. Admission hyperglycemia (HG) has been associated with worse outcomes among acute stroke patients. A better understanding and awareness of the potentially adverse influence of hyperglycemia on the clinical outc...

    Authors: Yared Zenebe Zewde, Abenet Tafesse Mengesha, Yeweynhareg Feleke Gebreyes and Halvor Naess

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2019 19:342

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  21. The Symbol Digit Modalities Test (SDMT) is regarded as the cognitive test of choice for people with MS (pwMS). While deficits are linked to impaired processing speed, the mechanisms by which they arise are unc...

    Authors: Bennis Pavisian, Viral P. Patel and Anthony Feinstein

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2019 19:340

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  22. The association between the Vitamin D Receptor (VDR) gene polymorphism and the risk of Multiple sclerosis (MS) has been evaluated in several researches. However, the findings were inconsistent and inconclusive. T...

    Authors: Danyal Imani, Bahman Razi, Morteza Motallebnezhad and Ramazan Rezaei

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2019 19:339

    Content type: Research article

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  23. Early consultation is important to delay the onset of dementia. The present study aimed to explore the reasons for delaying a consultation of dementia while focusing on the differences in the perception of cog...

    Authors: Nobue Nakahori, Michikazu Sekine, Masaaki Yamada, Takashi Tatsuse, Hideki Kido and Michio Suzuki

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2019 19:338

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported a mistake regarding the year found in the paragraph of the Background section.

    Authors: Brandon Brown, Jamie L. Weiss, Scott Kolodny, Xiangyi Meng, Ian M. Williams and John A. Osborne

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2019 19:336

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    The original article was published in BMC Neurology 2019 19:287

  25. Myasthenia gravis is a chronic, autoimmune, neuromuscular junction disorder characterized by skeletal muscle weakness. Current therapies for myasthenia gravis are associated with significant side effects. The ...

    Authors: Elizabeth Dansie Bacci, Karin S. Coyne, Jiat-Ling Poon, Linda Harris and Audra N. Boscoe

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2019 19:335

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  26. The narcolepsy severity scale (NSS) was developed to measure the severity and consequences of symptoms in patients with narcolepsy. The scale has been validated in France, though no other studies have further ...

    Authors: Hui Ouyang, Fang Han, Qiwen Zheng and Jun Zhang

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2019 19:334

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  27. The elongation of the styloid process is historically associated with two variants of the Eagle syndrome. The classic one, mainly characterized by pain and dysphagia, and the carotid variant characterized by p...

    Authors: Paolo Zamboni, Alba Scerrati, Erica Menegatti, Roberto Galeotti, Marcello Lapparelli, Luca Traina, Mirko Tessari, Andrea Ciorba, Pasquale De Bonis and Stefano Pelucchi

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2019 19:333

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  28. Hospital-acquired infection (HAI) is a serious complication of neurosurgery. In recent years, the medical body has paid increasing attention to this issue.

    Authors: Jun Wang, Yuanyuan Ji, Lidan Jiang, Xia Zhao, Shaochen Guan, Piao Yang, Jie Yu, Yunyun Liu and Hongqi Zhang

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2019 19:332

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  29. Meningeal carcinomatosis (MC) is the most severe form of brain metastasis and causes significant morbidity and mortality. Currently, the diagnosis of MC is routinely confirmed on the basis of clinical manifest...

    Authors: Yue Zhao, Jun-Ying He, Yue-Li Zou, Xiao-Su Guo, Jun-Zhao Cui, Li Guo and Hui Bu

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2019 19:331

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  30. Multiple acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency (MADD) is a riboflavin-responsive lipid-storage myopathy caused by mutations in the EFTA, EFTB or ETFDH genes. We report a Chinese family of Southern Min origin with ...

    Authors: Wei Chen, Youqiao Zhang, Yifeng Ni, Shaoyu Cai, Xin Zheng, Frank L. Mastaglia and Jingshan Wu

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2019 19:330

    Content type: Case report

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  31. To investigate whether the serum free thyroxine (FT4) level is a prognostic factor for the first-attack neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders (NMOSD).

    Authors: Qianyi He, Lifeng Li, Yanfei Li, Yanhui Lu, Kaimin Wu, Ruiyi Zhang, Junfang Teng, Jie Zhao and Yanjie Jia

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2019 19:329

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  32. Spontaneous conus medullaris infarction is a rare disease. We describe two patients with spontaneous conus medullaris infarction presenting as acute cauda equina syndrome and their unique electromyography (EMG...

    Authors: Yi-Ching Weng, Shy-Chyi Chin, Yah-Yuan Wu and Hung-Chou Kuo

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2019 19:328

    Content type: Case report

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  33. The Editor and Publisher have retracted this article [1]. This article was published as the result of a technical error which resulted in two versions [1, 2] of the same article being published. [2] is the fin...

    Authors: Ginenus Fekadu, Legese Chelkeba and Ayantu Kebede

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2019 19:327

    Content type: Retraction Note

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    The original article was published in BMC Neurology 2019 19:183

  34. Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) carries a high risk of progression to Alzheimer’s disease (AD) dementia. Previous clinical trials testing whether cholinesterase inhibitors can slow the rate of progression from...

    Authors: Joy L. Taylor, Benjamin C. Hambro, Nicole D. Strossman, Priyanka Bhatt, Beatriz Hernandez, J. Wesson Ashford, Jauhtai Joseph Cheng, Michael Iv, Maheen M. Adamson, Laura C. Lazzeroni and Margaret Windy McNerney

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2019 19:326

    Content type: Study protocol

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  35. The X-linked form of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1 (CMTX1) is an inherited peripheral neuropathy that arises in patients with mutations in the gap-junction beta-1 gene (GJB1).

    Authors: Youlong Liang, Jingli Liu, Daobin Cheng, Yu Wu, Liuhong Mo and Wen Huang

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2019 19:325

    Content type: Case report

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  36. In this study, we aimed to understand the trends in total and itemized medical expenses, especially of disease-modifying therapy (DMT), for multiple sclerosis (MS) in Japan through an analysis of health insura...

    Authors: Izumi Kawachi, Shuichi Okamoto, Mariko Sakamoto, Hiroyuki Ohta, Yusuke Nakamura, Kosuke Iwasaki, Manami Yoshida, Shinzo Hiroi and Mieko Ogino

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2019 19:324

    Content type: Research article

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  37. In recent years, the role of neuroinflammation and oxidative stress in migraine pathogenesis has achieved considerable interest; however, to date findings are equivocal. Thus, the objective of this study was t...

    Authors: Mansoureh Togha, Soodeh Razeghi Jahromi, Zeinab Ghorbani, Amir Ghaemi and Pegah Rafiee

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2019 19:323

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Hereditary spastic paraplegia is a large group of degenerative, neurological disorders characterized by progressive lower limb spasticity and weakness. The disease was investigated precisely but still clinicia...

    Authors: Aleksandra Klimkowicz-Mrowiec, Anna Dziubek, Malgorzata Sado, Marek Karpiński and Agnieszka Gorzkowska

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2019 19:322

    Content type: Case report

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  39. Spinal cord infarction (SCI) is rarely caused by vertebral artery dissection (VAD), which is an important cause of posterior circulation stroke in young and middle-aged patients. We report the case of a middle...

    Authors: Yang-Yang Meng, Le Dou, Chun-Mei Wang, De-Zheng Kong, Ying Wei, Li-Shan Wu, Yi Yang and Hong-Wei Zhou

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2019 19:321

    Content type: Case report

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  40. X-linked agammaglobulinaemia (XLA) is a rare inherited primary immunodeficiency disease characterized by the B cell developmental defect, caused by mutations in the gene coding for Bruton’s tyrosine kinase (BT...

    Authors: Ya-Ni Zhang, Yuan-Yuan Gao, Si-Da Yang, Bin-Bin Cao, Ke-Lu Zheng, Ping Wei, Lian-Feng Chen and Wen-Xiong Chen

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2019 19:320

    Content type: Case report

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  41. Authors: Priscila Mara Lorencini Selingardi, Antonia Lilian de Lima Rodrigues, Valquíria Aparecida da Silva, Diego Toledo Reis Mendes Fernandes, Jefferson Rosí Jr, Marco Antônio Marcolin, Lin T. Yeng, André R. Brunoni, Manoel J. Teixeira, Ricardo Galhardoni and Daniel Ciampi de Andrade

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2019 19:319

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  42. Huntington’s disease (HD) is a rare, genetic, neurodegenerative and ultimately fatal disease with no cure or progression-delaying treatment currently available. HD is characterized by a triad of cognitive, beh...

    Authors: Christoph Ohlmeier, Kai-Uwe Saum, Wolfgang Galetzka, Dominik Beier and Holger Gothe

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2019 19:318

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  43. Cerebral palsy (CP) is considered as the main cause of severe physical impairment and malnutrition in children. This cross-sectional study intended to survey the nutritional status of children cerebral palsy i...

    Authors: Abdul Rahman Almuneef, Ali Almajwal, Iftikhar Alam, Mahmoud Abulmeaty, Bader Al Bader, Mohamed Farouq Badr, May Almuammar and Suhail Razak

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2019 19:317

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  44. Huntington’s disease (HD) is a progressive, neurological disorder that results in both cognitive and physical impairments. These impairments affect an individual’s gait and, as the disease progresses, it signi...

    Authors: Helia Mahzoun Alzakerin, Yannis Halkiadakis and Kristin D. Morgan

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2019 19:316

    Content type: Research article

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