JNS-cover.jpgJournal of Neurological Sciences

Vol 407 | 15 December 2019


Optic neuritis: Both eyes improve after corticotropin

Samuel F. Hunter, Jonathan Calkwood, Daniel Kantor


Review Articles

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Genetic risk of Spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage: Systematic review and future directions

Kolawole Wasiu Wahab, Hemant K. Tiwari, Bruce Ovbiagele, Fred Sarfo, Rufus Akinyemi, Matthew Traylor, Charles Rotimi, Hugh Stephen Markus, Mayowa Owolabi


Basic Research Papers

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Change in visual acuity and retinal structures following Repository Corticotropin Injection (RCI) therapy in patients with acute demyelinating optic neuritis: Improvement in low contrast visual acuity in both affected and contralateral eyes in a single-armed open-label study

Molly Scannell Bryan, Robert C. Sergott

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Altered hypothalamic metabolism in early multiple sclerosis – MR spectroscopy study

Petra Hnilicová, Ema Kantorová, Hubert Poláček, Marián Grendár, Michal Bittšanský, Daniel Čierny, Štefan Sivák, Kamil Zeleňák, Ján Lehotský, Dušan Dobrota, Egon Kurča

Factors associated with stigma in community-dwelling stroke survivors in China: A cross-sectional study

CuiYu Deng, Qi Lu, Lili Yang, Rui Wu, Yi Liu, LiYa Li, Shixiang Chen, Siqi Wei, Yulu Wang, Yaqi Huang, Li Fu, Zhao Yue

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Association between nonalcoholic fatty liver disease with advanced fibrosis and stroke

Neal S. Parikh, Lisa B. VanWagner, Mitchell S.V. Elkind, Jose Gutierrez

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Quantifying iron deposition in the cerebellar subtype of multiple system atrophy and spinocerebellar ataxia type 6 by quantitative susceptibility mapping

Atsuhiko Sugiyama, Noriko Sato, Yukio Kimura, Hiroyuki Fujii, Norihide Maikusa, Yoko Shigemoto, Fumio Suzuki, Emiko Morimoto, Kyosuke Koide, Yuji Takahashi, Hiroshi Matsuda, Satoshi Kuwabara

Clinical characteristics, EEG findings and implications of status epilepticus in patients with brain metastases

Jonah Fox, Shaun Ajinkya, Adam Greenblatt, Peter Houston, Alain Lekoubou, Scott Lindhorst, David Cachia, Adriana Olar, Ekrem Kutluay

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Comparative discontinuation, effectiveness, and switching practices of dimethyl fumarate and fingolimod at 36-month follow-up

Brandi Vollmer, Daniel Ontaneda, Haleigh Harris, Kavita Nair, Robert A. Bermel, John R. Corboy, Robert J. Fox, Timothy Vollmer, Jeffrey A. Cohen, Enrique Alvarez, Carrie M. Hersh

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Hospital admission and prevalence trends of adult myasthenia gravis in Finland in 2004–2014: A retrospective national registry study

Jussi O.T. Sipilä, Merja Soilu-Hänninen, Päivi Rautava, Ville Kytö

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A prediction model of brain edema after endovascular treatment in patients with acute ischemic stroke

Xiangliang Chen, Qing Huang, Qiwen Deng, Rui Shen, Yukai Liu, Min Lu, Hongchao Shi, Junshan Zhou

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Safety and pharmacodynamics of a novel recombinant botulinum toxin E (rBoNT-E): Results of a phase 1 study in healthy male subjects compared with abobotulinumtoxinA (Dysport®)

Laurent Pons, Claire Vilain, Magali Volteau, Philippe Picaut

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Preoperative risks of post-operative myasthenic crisis (POMC): A meta-analysis

Tetsuya Akaishi, Masakatsu Motomura, Hirokazu Shiraishi, Shunsuke Yoshimura, Michiaki Abe, Tadashi Ishii, Masashi Aoki

Factors contributing to delays in the diagnosis of motor neuron disease – A South Australian study

Dale F. Sharrad, David W. Schultz

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Interfacility transfer for mechanical thrombectomy – Direct to neuroangiography or CT angiography first?

Kelley Humbert, Michele Sellers, Elizabeth Neuhaus-Booth, Steven R. Messe, Bryan Pukenas, Brett Cucchiara

Physical activity, sedentary behavior, and restless legs syndrome in persons with multiple sclerosis

Katie L.J. Cederberg, Brenda Jeng, Jeffer E. Sasaki, Tiffany J. Braley, Arthur S. Walters, Robert W. Motl

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Cause of acquired onset of diplopia due to isolated third, fourth, and sixth cranial nerve palsies in patients aged 20 to 50 years in Korea: A high resolution magnetic resonance imaging study

Kyung-Ah Park, Sei Yeul Oh, Ju-Hong Min, Byoung Joon Kim, Yikyung Kim

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Tau progression in single severe frontal traumatic brain injury in human brains

Yasushi Okamura, Ito Kawakami, Katsushige Watanabe, Kenichi Oshima, Kazuhiro Niizato, Kenji Ikeda, Haruhiko Akiyama, Masato Hasegawa

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Involvement of legs and other body parts in patients with restless legs syndrome and its variants

Keisuke Suzuki, Shiho Suzuki, Masayuki Miyamoto, Tomoyuki Miyamoto, Takeo Matsubara, Narihiro Nozawa, Takuo Arikawa, Itsuo Nakajima, Koichi Hirata

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Functional analysis of a double-point mutation in the KCNJ2 gene identified in a family with Andersen-Tawil syndrome

Shinobu Fukumura, Kosuke Yamauchi, Akira Kawanabe, Akiyo Yamamoto, Maki Nakaza, Tomoya Kubota, Shinsuke Kato, Ryogen Sasaki, Yasushi Okamura, Masanori P. Takahashi

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Impaired cerebrovascular reactivity may predict delayed cerebral ischemia after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage

Marianne L. Bøthun, Øystein A. Haaland, Gunnar Moen, Nicola Logallo, Frode Svendsen, Lars Thomassen, Christian A. Helland

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Nasometric Scores in spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy - Effects of palatal lift prosthesis on dysarthria and dysphagia

Seiya Tanaka, Atsushi Hashizume, Yasuhiro Hijikata, Shinichiro Yamada, Daisuke Ito, Atsushi Nakayama, Kenichi Kurita, Hiroaki Yogo, Haruhiko Banno, Keisuke Suzuki, Masahiko Yamamoto, Gen Sobue, Masahisa Katsuno

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Deiodinases, organic anion transporter polypeptide polymorphisms and ischemic stroke outcomes

Saulius Taroza, Daiva Rastenytė, Aurelija Podlipskytė, Vaiva Patamsytė, Narseta Mickuvienė

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Devic's index case: A critical reappraisal – AQP4-IgG-mediated neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder, or rather MOG encephalomyelitis?

S. Jarius, B. Wildemann

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Sensitivity and specificity of cardiac 123I-MIBG scintigraphy for diagnosis of early-phase Parkinson's disease

Miki Kawazoe, Hisatomi Arima, Toshiki Maeda, Masayoshi Tsuji, Takayasu Mishima, Shinsuke Fujioka, Jun Tsugawa, Yoshio Tsuboi

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Long-term efficacy and safety of eculizumab in Japanese patients with generalized myasthenia gravis: A subgroup analysis of the REGAIN open-label extension study

Hiroyuki Murai, Akiyuki Uzawa, Yasushi Suzuki, Tomihiro Imai, Hirokazu Shiraishi, Hidekazu Suzuki, Meinoshin Okumura, Fanny O'Brien, Jing-Jing Wang, Kenji P. Fujita, Kimiaki Utsugisawa, in collaboration with the REGAIN Study Group

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Deep brain stimulation hardware-related complications and their management: A single-center retrospective analysis of 65 patients with various dystonic conditions

Michał Sobstyl, Angelika Stapińska-Syniec, Jakub Giziński, Tomasz Kmieć, Anna Kupryjaniuk

Human leukocyte antigens class II in CIDP spectrum neuropathies

Stefano Cotti Piccinelli, Graziella Carella, Micol Frassi, Filomena Caria, Serena Gallo Cassarino, Enrico Baldelli, Mirella Marini, Angela Tincani, Alessandro Padovani, Massimiliano Filosto


Clinical Short Communications

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Screening for urinary tract colonisation prior to corticosteroid administration in acute multiple sclerosis relapses: Validation of an updated algorithm

Fergus O'Herlihy, Nevin A. John, Vivien Li, Bernadette Porter, Lucy Lyons, Martin Rakusa, Carmel Curtis, Jalesh N. Panicker, Jeremy Chataway

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Additional Queen Square (QS) screening items improve the test accuracy of the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) after acute stroke

Edgar Chan, Eva Garritsen, Samantha Altendorff, David Turner, Robert Simister, David J. Werring, Lisa Cipolotti


Letters to the Editor

Only pathogenic variants in protein-coding mtDNA genes cause Leigh syndrome

Josef Finsterer

Response to "Letter to the editors" in regard to the article 'Genetic heterogeneity of mitochondrial genome in thiamine deficient Leigh syndrome patients'

Shalini Mani

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Paraspinal amyotrophy in DNM-2-related centronuclear myopathy

Kensuke Kakiuchi, Kiichi Unoda, Hideto Nakajima, Ichizo Nishino, Shigeki Arawaka

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More than hemifacial spasm? A case of unilateral facial spasms with systematic review of red flags

Jirada Sringean, Dirk Dressler, Roongroj Bhidayasiri

Nerve transfer as a novel treatment for West Nile virus-associated acute flaccid paralysis

Anson W. Wilks, Wilson Z. Ray, Muhammad T. Al-Lozi, Robert C. Bucelli