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Association between cyclooxygenase gene rs20417 polymorphism and aspirin resistance: a meta-analysis [2019] - 995KB
by Chuxin Huang, Hainan Zhang, Jun Liu, Wei Lu
Background: Although the association of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of cyclooxygenase (COX) genes and the risk of aspirin resistance (AR) has been extensively studied, the results remain co...

The effects of a short ankle-foot orthosis on gait in patients with post-stroke hemiplegia [2019] - 435KB
by Min Cheol Chang, Min Ho Chun
Objective: We evaluated the effects of a short ankle-foot orthosis (AFO) in patients with post-stroke hemiplegia by comparing its effectiveness to that of a conventional solid plastic AFO. The calf sh...

Epilepsy research output in Southeast Asian countries: A systematic review [2019] - 970KB
by Minh-An Thuy Le, Desin Pambudi Sejahtera, Kheng-Seang Lim, Siew-Tim Lai, Chong-Tin Tan
Objective: Epilepsy is understudied in Southeast Asian (SEA) countries. This systematic review aimed to determine the number of epilepsy publications performed in SEA and identify factors associated w...

Incidence of seizures due to degenerative phase of neurocysticercosis: A study in a cohort of primary school children in south India [2019] - 332KB
by Shyam K Jaiswal, Jagarlapudi MK Murthy, Mreddy Padmanabh Reddy, Surampudi Srikrishna
Objective: To study the incidence of seizures due to degenerative phase of neurocysticercosis (NCC) in a cohort of primary school children in south India. Methods: The study cohort included 7,408 (age...

Long-term safety and efficacy of onabotulinumtoxinA for the prevention of chronic migraine in a South Korean population: COMPEL study [2019] - 588KB
by Byung-Kun Kim, Min Kyung Chu, Aubrey Manack Adams, Andrew M Blumenfeld
The international, multicenter Chronic Migraine OnabotulinumtoxinA Prolonged Efficacy Open Label (COMPEL) study evaluated long-term safety and efficacy of onabotulinumtoxinA in individuals with chroni...

Early-onset dementia in Chinese: Demographic and etiologic characteristics [2019] - 877KB
by Lisa Wing Chi Au, Adrian Wong, Jill Abrigo, Yuet Ping Yuen, Eric Yim Lung Leung, Vincent Chung Tong Mok
Objective: Data on early-onset dementia in Chinese is limited. This study aimed to report the diagnostic profiles and characteristics of patients with early-onset dementia in a university-affiliated c...

Accompaniment of multiple sclerosis with varicella zoster virus; a systematic review and individual participant data meta-analysis [2019] - 629KB
by Mojtaba Khaksarian, Faezeh Masoumi, Mahdie Ahmadi, Seyyed Amir Yasin Ahmadi, Morovat Taherikalani
Numerous studies and meta-analyses have been conducted on the role of infectious agents in susceptibility to multiple sclerosis (MS). In this study we aimed to investigate the role of varicella zoster...

Encephalomyelitis as the first manifestation of scrub typhus [2019] - 985KB
by Chen Wang, Naian Xiao, Yihong Zhan, Qilin Ma
Scrub typhus is a zoonotic disease caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi. We report here a middle-aged man with 3 days history of mild fever, dysphagia, and anarthria. On examination, he had nystagmus, qua...

Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis: Hyper acute variant [2019] - 1,130KB
by Anupriya Arthur, Rohith Ninan Benjamin, Prabakhar Appaswamy Thirumal, Pavitra Mannam, Sanjith Aaron
Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) usually presents insidiously. Acute presentations with a fulminant course can occur. However hyper acute presentations with a non-progressive course have not...

Third nerve palsy as an isolated manifestation of herpes simplex virus type 2 meningitis in a patient with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia [2019] - 461KB
by Fatemeh Rezania, Nirosen Vijiaratnam, Victor Chong
Isolated third nerve palsy as the sole manifestation of meningitis is rare. We describe a patient with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia who developed third nerve palsy due to HSV2 meningitis. HSV2 PCR wa...


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