JNS-cover.jpgJournal of Neurological Sciences

Vol. 343 | No. 1-2 | August 15, 2014 | Pages 1-248


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IL1-β expression in multiple sclerosis

19 May 2014

Interleukin-1β (IL-1β) is a potent pro-inflammatory cytokine with pleiotropic effects on the immune response in a number of immune-mediated diseases such as of multiple sclerosis (MS). As a significan...

Amir Hadi Maghzi, Alireza Minagar 1

The Babinski sign

23 May 2014

In this issue the accuracy of the iconic Babinski sign in the identification of pyramidal tract dysfunction has been re-evaluated. Less than a decade ago the question was posed by Miller & Johnson...

Austin J. Sumner 2


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The safety of exercise training in multiple sclerosis: A systematic review

19 May 2014

Abstract: There are many reviews documenting the benefits of exercise training among persons with multiple sclerosis (MS). To date, we are unaware of a review that summarizes the risks of relapse and ...

Lara A. Pilutti, Matthew E. Platta, Robert W. Motl, Amy E. Latimer-Cheung 3-7

Predictive markers of disease evolution after a CIS in everyday practice

21 May 2014

Abstract: Clinically isolated syndromes (CIS) indicate the possibility of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) over time in approximately 20–85% of the cases. Thus, accurately identifying which patients...

Georgina Arrambide, Jaume Sastre-Garriga 8-14

Quantitative assessment of CYP2D6 polymorphisms and risk of Alzheimer's disease: A meta-analysis

28 May 2014

Abstract: Background: CYP2D6 gene encoding CYP2D6 enzyme belonging to the cytochrome P450 system has aroused long attention being a candidate gene for Alzheimer's disease (AD), but the results remain ...

Yu Lu, Xue Qin, Shan Li, Xiaolian Zhang, Yu He, Qiliu Peng, Yan Deng, Jian Wang, Li Xie, Taijie Li, Zhiyu Zeng 15-22

Epilepsy and its main psychiatric comorbidities in adults and children

02 June 2014

Abstract: Psychiatric disorders seem to be more frequent in patients with epilepsy (PWE) than the general population. Although researchers have documented a strong association between epilepsy and psy...

Alberto Verrotti, Danilo Carrozzino, Maddalena Milioni, Maria Minna, Mario Fulcheri 23-29

Original Articles

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Prevalence of genetic polymorphisms of CYP2C9 and VKORC1 — Implications for warfarin management and outcome in Croatian patients with acute stroke

06 May 2014

Abstract: Background: Data on the prevalence of CYP2C9 and VKORC1 genes and their influence on anticoagulant effect and warfarin dose in stroke patients are scarce. The aim of this study was to determ...

Svjetlana Šupe, Nada Božina, Vesna Matijević, Antonela Bazina, Antonija Mišmaš, Josip Ljevak, Domagoj Alvir, Mario Habek, Zdravka Poljaković 30-35

Clinical characteristics of Parkinson's disease patients in Greece: A multicenter, nation-wide, cross-sectional study

12 May 2014

Abstract: Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative disease, with a constantly increasing prevalence and a high global financial impact arising from direct and indirect costs. Large-scale, observatio...

Spiridon Konitsiotis, Sevasti Bostantjopoulou, Maria Chondrogiorgi, Zoe Katsarou, Georgios Tagaris, Ioannis Mavromatis, Evangelia E. Ntzani, Georgios Mentenopoulos, members of the Greek Parkinson Study Group 36-40

The analysis of correlation between IL-1B gene expression and genotyping in multiple sclerosis patients

19 May 2014

Abstract: IL-1B is released by monocytes, astrocytes and brain endothelial cells and seems to be involved in inflammatory reactions of the central nervous system (CNS) in multiple sclerosis (MS). This...

Masoumeh Heidary, Nahid Rakhshi, Majid Pahlevan Kakhki, Mehrdad Behmanesh, Mohammad Hossein Sanati, Nima Sanadgol, Hossein Kamaladini, Abbas Nikravesh 41-45

Primary natural killer/T-cell lymphoma presenting as leptomeningeal disease

19 May 2014

Abstract: Introduction: Primary central nervous system natural killer/T-cell lymphoma (primary-CNS-NK/TCL) is a rare non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. To our knowledge, only five patients have been described pr...

Bing Liao, Carlos Kamiya-Matsuoka, Yun Gong, Merry Chen, Brian A. Wolf, Nathan H. Fowler 46-50

Brainstem and spinal reflex studies in patients with primary progressive freezing of gait

19 May 2014

Abstract: Our aim was to investigate the extent and pattern of involved pathways using brainstem and spinal reflexes by comparing primary progressive freezing of gait (PPFOG) progressive supranuclear ...

Meral E. Kızıltan, Aysegul Gunduz, Gunes Kızıltan, Anıl Tekeoğlu, Melis Sohtaoğlu 51-55

Genetic variations of MMP9 gene and intracerebral hemorrhage outcome: A cohort study in Chinese Han population

22 May 2014

Abstract: Objective: To investigate the association between genetic variations of matrix metalloproteinase 9 (MMP9) gene and intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) outcome in Chinese Han population. Methods: ...

Jie Yang, Sen Lin, Junshan Zhou, Bo Wu, Wei Dong, Hisatomi Arima, Hua Liu, Jing Zhang, Jie Li, Ming Liu, for the Chengdu Stroke Registry and Nanjing First Hospital Stroke Registry investigators 56-59

Safety evaluation of high-dose BCNU-loaded biodegradable implants in Chinese patients with recurrent malignant gliomas

19 May 2014

Abstract: Objectives: Malignant gliomas are common primary brain tumors with dismal prognosis. The blood–brain barrier and unacceptable systemic toxicity limit the employment of chemotherapeutic agent...

Ke Sai, Ming-gu Zhong, Jian Wang, Yin-sheng Chen, Yong-gao Mou, Chao Ke, Xiang-heng Zhang, Qun-ying Yang, Fu-hua Lin, Cheng-cheng Guo, Zheng-he Chen, Jing Zeng, Yan-chun Lv, Xiang Li, Wen-chang Gao, Zhong-ping Chen 60-65

Accuracy of the Babinski sign in the identification of pyramidal tract dysfunction

22 May 2014

Abstract: Background: The extensor plantar response described by Joseph Babinski (1896) indicates pyramidal tract dysfunction (PTD) but has significant inter-observer variability and inconsistent accu...

Sandra Patricia Isaza Jaramillo, Carlos Santiago Uribe Uribe, Francisco A. García Jimenez, William Cornejo-Ochoa, Juan Felipe Álvarez Restrepo, Gustavo C. Román 66-68

The inhibition of Rho kinase blocks cell migration and accumulation possibly by challenging inflammatory cytokines and chemokines on astrocytes

28 May 2014

Abstract: Multiple sclerosis (MS) and its animal model, experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE), are autoimmune diseases characterized by the immune-mediated demyelination and neurodegeneratio...

Min-Fang Guo, Jian Meng, Yan-Hua Li, Jie-Zhong Yu, Chun-Yun Liu, Ling Feng, Wan-Fang Yang, Jun-Lian Li, Qian-Jin Feng, Bao-Guo Xiao, Cun-Gen Ma 69-75

The impact of cerebellar disorders on musical ability

28 May 2014

Abstract: Background: The cerebellum contributes not only to motor coordination but also to cognitive processing. Emphasizing the cerebro–cerebellar connectivity, present literature declares a decisiv...

Bernadette Tölgyesi, Stefan Evers 76-81

Clinical and serological study of myasthenia gravis using both radioimmunoprecipitation and cell-based assays in a South Asian population

28 May 2014

Abstract: Background: Identification of autoantibodies has defined distinct clinico-immuno-pathological subtypes of myasthenia gravis (MG) such as AChR-antibody-positive-MG and MuSK-antibody-positive-...

Thashi Chang, Maria Isabel Leite, Sunethra Senanayake, Padma S. Gunaratne, Ranjanie Gamage, M.T.M. Riffsy, Leslie W. Jacobson, Madura Adhikari, Sanja Perera, Angela Vincent 82-87

Rhinorrhea in Parkinson's disease: A consecutive multicenter study in Japan

28 May 2014

Abstract: Recent reports suggest that rhinorrhea, defined as the presence of a runny nose unrelated to respiratory infections, allergies, or sinus problems, occurs more frequently among patients with ...

Osamu Kano, Masayuki Yoshioka, Hiroshi Nagayama, Shinsuke Hamada, Tetsuya Maeda, Takafumi Hasegawa, Taro Kadowaki, Renpei Sengoku, Hiroo Terashi, Taku Hatano, Nobuatsu Nomoto, Manabu Inoue, Hideki Shimura, Tatsuya Takahashi, Tsuyoshi Uchiyama, Hirohisa Watanabe, Satoshi Kaneko, Tetsuya Takahashi, Yasuhiko Baba, Shin-ichiro Kubo, Young Japanese Expert Group for Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders: YJ-EXPANDS 88-90

How reliable is the classification of cognitive impairment across different criteria in early and late stages of multiple sclerosis?

29 May 2014

Abstract: Background: Prevalence rates of cognitive impairment (CI) in multiple sclerosis (MS) vary between 40% and 80%. Differences in classification criteria for CI may explain this variance. Object...

Martin Fischer, Annett Kunkel, Peter Bublak, Jürgen H. Faiss, Frank Hoffmann, Michael Sailer, Matthias Schwab, Uwe K. Zettl, Wolfgang Köhler 91-99

Gray matter volume in relation to cardio-vascular stiffness

02 June 2014

Abstract: Background: Hemodynamic disturbances are associated with aging as well as the chronic process of left ventricular and arterial stiffening. This process can influence gray matter volume and t...

K. Katulska, M. Wykrętowicz, A. Minczykowski, T. Krauze, A. Milewska, J. Piskorski, R. Marciniak, M. Stajgis, H. Wysocki, P. Guzik, A. Wykrętowicz 100-104

The King–Devick (K–D) test of rapid eye movements: A bedside correlate of disability and quality of life in MS

02 June 2014

Abstract: Objective: We investigated the King–Devick (K–D) test of rapid number naming as a visual performance measure in a cohort of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). Methods: In this cross-sect...

Stephen Moster, James A. Wilson, Steven L. Galetta, Laura J. Balcer 105-109

Clinical features and disability progression in multiple sclerosis in Tunisia: Do we really have a more aggressive disease course?

02 June 2014

Abstract: Background: Few epidemiological data are available on multiple sclerosis (MS) patients in North Africa (NA). Studies of immigrants from NA showed a more aggressive course compared to Europea...

Youssef Sidhom, Mariem Damak, Anis Riahi, Yosr Hizem, Ridha Mrissa, Chokri Mhiri, Riadh Gouider 110-114

Edaravone protected PC12 cells against MPP(+)-cytoxicity via inhibiting oxidative stress and up-regulating heme oxygenase-1 expression

02 June 2014

Abstract: Oxidative stress is involved in the pathogenesis of Parkinson's disease (PD). Edaravone has been shown to have a neuroprotective effect. In the present work, we investigated the effect of ed...

Baohua Cheng, Yunliang Guo, Chuangang Li, Bingyuan Ji, Yanyou Pan, Jing Chen, Bo Bai 115-119

Tau protein, beta-amyloid 1–42 and clusterin CSF levels in the differential diagnosis of Parkinsonian syndrome with dementia

02 June 2014

Abstract: Background: Parkinson's disease (PD), PD with dementia (PDD) and Lewy body dementia (DLB) are synucleinopathies. PDD and DLB are sometimes considered a transition between PD and Alzheimer de...

Hana Přikrylová Vranová, Eva Hényková, Michaela Kaiserová, Kateřina Menšíková, Miroslav Vaštík, Jan Mareš, Petr Hluštík, Jana Zapletalová, Miroslav Strnad, David Stejskal, Petr Kaňovský 120-124

Psychological distress after subarachnoid hemorrhage: Patient support groups can help us better detect it

02 June 2014

Abstract: Introduction: One-quarter of subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) survivors develop psychological distress. This impedes recovery. Limitations to existing care pathways mean that distress often goe...

Adam J. Noble, Thomas Schenk 125-131

Antisecretory factor (AF) exerts no effects on intracranial pressure (ICP) waves and ICP in patients with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus and idiopathic intracranial hypertension

02 June 2014

Abstract: Background: Antisecretory factor (AF) and derivates thereof counteract brain edema and inflammation, and normalize ICP dynamics. The aim of the present study was to assess whether AF normali...

Per Kristian Eide, Vigdis Andersen Eidsvaag, Hans-Arne Hansson 132-137

Myelin paucity of the superior cerebellar peduncle in individuals with Friedreich ataxia: an MRI magnetization transfer imaging study

02 June 2014

Abstract: The dentate nucleus (DN) is the major relay station for neural connection between the cerebellum and cerebrum via the thalamus, and is a significant component of the neuropathological profil...

Louise A. Corben, Saman R. Kashuk, Hamed Akhlaghi, Sharna Jamadar, Martin B. Delatycki, Joanne Fielding, Beth Johnson, Nellie Georgiou-Karistianis, Gary F. Egan 138-143

Neurolymphomatosis: A case series of clinical manifestations, treatments, and outcomes

03 June 2014

Abstract: Background: Neurolymphomatosis (NL) is a rare clinical entity characterized by infiltration of malignant lymphocytes into the peripheral nervous system. We analyzed the clinicoradiological f...

Carlos Kamiya-Matsuoka, Sheetal Shroff, Kasey Gildersleeve, Bahram Hormozdi, John T. Manning, Karin H. Woodman 144-148

Sudden death in Parkinson's disease: A retrospective autopsy study

02 June 2014

Abstract: The aim of this paper is to reveal the causes of death and to verify sudden death of Parkinson's disease (PD) in an autopsy study. We reviewed the clinical data and the causes of death in 16...

Hideyuki Matsumoto, Renpei Sengoku, Yuko Saito, Yukio Kakuta, Shigeo Murayama, Ichiro Imafuku 149-152

Pharyngeal mis-sequencing in dysphagia: Characteristics, rehabilitative response, and etiological speculation

09 June 2014

Abstract: Objective: Clinical data are submitted as documentation of a pathophysiologic feature of dysphagia termed pharyngeal mis-sequencing and to encourage clinicians and researchers to adopt more ...

Maggie-Lee Huckabee, Kristin Lamvik, Richard Jones 153-158

Different patterns of brain activation in normal aging and Alzheimer's disease from cognitional sight: meta analysis using activation likelihood estimation

09 June 2014

Abstract: Alzheimer disease (AD) is a chronic neurological disease, frequently affecting cognitional functions. Recently, a large body of neuro-imaging studies have aimed at finding reliable biomarker...

Saeed Sadigh-Eteghad, Alireza Majdi, Mehdi Farhoudi, Mahnaz Talebi, Javad Mahmoudi 159-166

A wide spectrum of variably periictal MRI abnormalities induced by a single or a cluster of seizures

13 June 2014

Abstract: Background: Although predominantly reported in patients with status epilepticus, periictal MRI abnormalities have been reported in patients with a single or a cluster of seizures. Clinicians...

Tao Xiang, Guoliang Li, Yingfang Liang, Jinxia Zhou 167-172

Delayed diagnosis in ALS: The problem continues

16 June 2014

Abstract: We studied the limitations to early diagnosis in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The diagnostic process was assessed in 120 consecutive patients, including onset, interval to diagnosis,...

Hipolito Nzwalo, Daisy de Abreu, Michael Swash, Susana Pinto, Mamede de Carvalho 173-175

Short Communications

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Underestimation of cognitive impairments by the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) in an acute stroke unit population

16 May 2014

Abstract: Background and purpose: The Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) is an increasingly popular clinical screening tool for detecting cognitive impairment in stroke, but few studies have directl...

Edgar Chan, Sabah Khan, Rupert Oliver, Sumanjit K. Gill, David J. Werring, Lisa Cipolotti 176-179

Glycine receptor antibodies in a boy with focal epilepsy and episodic behavioral disorder

19 May 2014

Abstract: A wide range of clinical presentations including neuromuscular disorders and autoimmune encephalopathies is being recognized to be associated with various autoantibodies. Glycine receptor (G...

Eva Wuerfel, Christian G. Bien, Angela Vincent, Mark Woodhall, Knut Brockmann 180-182

A novel LITAF/SIMPLE mutation within a family with a demyelinating form of Charcot–Marie–Tooth disease

23 May 2014

Abstract: Charcot–Marie–Tooth disease type 1 (CMT1) is a common disorder of the peripheral nervous system. The underlying genetic cause is highly heterogeneous, and mutations in SIMPLE (small integral...

Paola Ciotti, Marco Luigetti, Alessandro Geroldi, Simona Capponi, Ilaria Pezzini, Rossella Gulli, Costanza Pazzaglia, Luca Padua, Roberto Massa, Paola Mandich, Emilia Bellone 183-186

Paraneoplastic downbeat nystagmus associated with cerebellar hypermetabolism especially in the nodulus

02 June 2014

Abstract: A 52-year-old man with vertigo and imbalance for two weeks showed spontaneous downbeat (DBN), horizontal gaze-evoked, and positional apogeotropic nystagmus along with severe limb and truncal...

Seo Young Choi, Seong-Ho Park, Hyo-Jung Kim, Ji-Soo Kim 187-191

Immunotherapy-responsive limbic encephalitis with antibodies to glutamic acid decarboxylase

28 May 2014

Abstract: Glutamic acid decarboxylase (GAD) has been recently identified as a target of humoral autoimmunity in a small subgroup of patients with non-paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis (NPLE). We pres...

Ioannis Markakis, Harry Alexopoulos, Cornelia Poulopoulou, Sofia Akrivou, Athanasios Papathanasiou, Vassiliki Katsiva, Georgios Lyrakos, Georgios Gekas, Marinos C. Dalakas 192-194

Biopsy-negative, varicella zoster virus (VZV)-positive giant cell arteritis, zoster, VZV encephalitis and ischemic optic neuropathy, all in one

28 May 2014

Abstract: A 72-year-old man developed clinical features of giant cell arteritis (GCA) and ipsilateral ophthalmic-distribution zoster, followed within 2weeks by VZV encephalitis and 2months later by is...

Tiago Teodoro, Maria A. Nagel, Ruth Geraldes, Teresa White, Ravi Mahalingam, Paulo Batista, Mary Wellish, Jose Pimentel, Nelly Khmeleva, Anna Heintzman, Luísa Albuquerque, Philip J. Boyer, Alexander Choe, Rita Peralta, Don Gilden 195-197

Natural course of LGI1 encephalitis: 3–5years of follow-up without immunotherapy

02 June 2014

Abstract: Antibodies against LGI1 (leucin-rich glioma-inactivated 1 protein) are associated with limbic encephalitis (LE), which is characterized by a favorable outcome following immunotherapy. Here, ...

Monika Szots, Annamaria Marton, Ferenc Kover, Tunde Kiss, Timea Berki, Ferenc Nagy, Zsolt Illes 198-202

Sixth nerve palsy associated with obstruction in Dorello's canal, accompanied by nodular type muscular sarcoidosis

02 June 2014

Abstract: A 52-year-old Japanese woman complaining of horizontal double vision for 10days was admitted to our hospital. Neurological examination revealed left abducent nerve palsy and muscle swelling ...

Ayako Shioya, Hiroshi Takuma, Masanari Shiigai, Akiko Ishii, Akira Tamaoka 203-205

A case of adult-onset reducing body myopathy presenting a novel clinical feature, asymmetrical involvement of the sternocleidomastoid and trapezius muscles

02 June 2014

Abstract: We herein report a 32-year-old woman with adult-onset reducing body myopathy (RBM) who had a mutation in the four-and-a-half LIM domain 1 gene (FHL1) and showed a marked asymmetrical involve...

Takayuki Fujii, Shintaro Hayashi, Nobutoshi Kawamura, Masa-aki Higuchi, Jun Tsugawa, Yasumasa Ohyagi, Yukiko K. Hayashi, Ichizo Nishino, Jun-ichi Kira 206-210

Two cases of dural arteriovenous fistula presenting with parkinsonism and progressive cognitive dysfunction

02 June 2014

Abstract: Dural arteriovenous fistula (DAVF) is a rare type of cerebral arteriovenous malformation. The occurrence of parkinsonism together with progressive cognitive dysfunction caused by DAVF has be...

Yong Luo, Jun Qi, Zhidong Cen, Haitao Hu, Biao Jiang, Wei Luo 211-214

Postencephalitic parkinsonism: Interesting clinico-imaging correlation

09 June 2014

Abstract: Importance: Post-encephalitic parkinsonism (PEP) is believed to be caused by a viral illness which causes degeneration of the nerve cells in the substantia nigra, resulting in clinical parki...

Biplab Das, Sudheer Chakravarthi, Manoj Kumar Goyal, Manish Modi, Sameer Vyas, Vivek Lal, Sudesh Prabhakar, Chirag Ahuja 215-217

A novel KIF5A mutation in an Italian family marked by spastic paraparesis and congenital deafness

09 June 2014

Abstract: Hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP) includes a group of diseases characterized by progressive spastic weakness of the lower limbs (pure forms) with possible additional signs (complicated for...

M. Muglia, L. Citrigno, E. D'Errico, A. Magariello, E. Distaso, A.A. Gasparro, A. Scarafino, A. Patitucci, F.L. Conforti, R. Mazzei, R. Cortese, R. Tortelli, I. L. Simone 218-220

Guillain–Barré syndrome in Arab countries: A systematic review

09 June 2014

Abstract: Systematic review of the frequency and clinical pattern of Guillain–Barré syndrome (GBS) in Arab countries was initiated by a keyword search of PubMed, Medline and Embase and examination of ...

Hani T.S. Benamer, Amin Bredan 221-223

CLIPPERS among patients diagnosed with non-specific CNS neuroinflammatory diseases

13 June 2014

Abstract: Chronic Lymphocytic Inflammation with Pontine Perivascular Enhancement Responsive to Steroids (CLIPPERS) is an inflammatory CNS disorder characterized by 1) subacute onset of cerebellar and ...

B.M. Kerrn-Jespersen, M. Lindelof, Zsolt Illes, Morten Blaabjerg, E.L. Lund, C. Klausen, I. Christiansen, F. Sellebjerg, D. Kondziella 224-227

Letters to the Editor

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Parkinsonism in early Creutzfeldt–Jacob disease: Possible pre- and post-synaptic mechanism

23 May 2014

Sporadic Creutzfeldt–Jacob disease (sCJD) is a rare, rapidly progressive neurodegenerative disease . Atypical parkinsonism may occur as an initial presentation, although extrapyramidal syndrome is a c...

Young Eun Kim, Jong-Min Kim, Han-Yeong Jeong, Seok Jin Choi, Ho-Young Lee, Sang Eun Kim 228-229

Demyelinating disease and psoriasis: Interferon versus dimethyl fumarate

28 May 2014

Lynn G. Howard, Roberto Bomprezzi 230-231

Comment RE: Journal of the Neurological Sciences 260 (2007) 132–138, PMID 17540407

28 May 2014

I would like to draw your attention to an article published in your journal . The authors have reported an important finding related to behavioral and psychotic symptoms of dementia in patients with A...

Sanjeev Kumar 232
A decrease in N-acetylaspartate and an increase in myoinositol in the anterior cingulate gyrus are associated with behavioral and psychological symptoms in Alzheimer's disease

28 May 2014

We have compared the original table and submitted table. We conclude again that patients with delusions have decreased NAA/Cr and increased mI/Cr ratios compared than those without delusions. However,...

Hideto Shinno, Takuji Inagaki, Tsuyoshi Miyaoka, Shihoh Okazaki, Tetsuya Kawamukai, Etsuko Utani, Yasushi Inami, Jun Horiguchi 233-234
Central pontine myelinolysis without electrolyte disorder, alcoholism or denutrition

02 June 2014

We present the case of a 45year-old woman, with a medical history of carcinoma of the cervix, thyroid nodules, renal angiomyolipoma, lumbago, anxiety and depression, and presenting a homozygous alpha-...

Anne Landais 235-236
Usefulness of the modified F-ratio for assessmentsof proximal conduction in chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy superimposed onCharcot Marie–Tooth disease type 1A

02 June 2014

Kodai Kume, Kazushi Deguchi, Kazuyo Ikeda, Tadayuki Takata, Yohei Kokudo, Masaki Kamada, Masago Tsukaguchi, Tetsuo Touge, Tsutomu Masaki 237-239

Effect of bioactive coils on endovascular treatment outcomes for intracranial aneurysms

02 June 2014

We have read, with interest, a recently published article in the Journal of the Neurological Sciences by Girdhar et al. titled 'In-vitro thrombogenicity assessment of polymer filament modified and nat...

Dale Ding, Robert M. Starke 240-241

Severe memory impairment following acute morphine intoxication

09 June 2014

Anne Landais 242-244

Paraneoplastic Isaac's syndrome associated with thymoma and anti-neuronal nuclear antibodies 1

13 June 2014

A 59-year old man presented with gradually progressive muscle stiffness, widespread muscle twitching, cramps, hyperhidrosis and substantial weight loss over the past six months. Clinical examination d...

Georgios Tsivgoulis, Dimitrios Mikroulis, Aristeidis H. Katsanos, Konstantinos Vadikolias, Ioannis Heliopoulos, Elefterios Stamboulis, Charitomeni Piperidou 245-246

Book Reviews

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Book review

09 June 2014

Modern technological advances have expanded our ability to analyze and, thereby, understand the human nervous system and how it functions. In turn, the genre of neuroscience has developed rapidly to a...

Antonio J. Carvalho, Jack W. Tsao 247-248

Book review

13 June 2014

New cellular imaging techniques have vastly improved neuroscience research. Editor Floris Wouterlood and other contributors do well to capture this technological growth in Cellular Imaging Techniques ...

Kayla A. McFarland, Jack W. Tsao 248