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Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte ratio may have a role in the differential diagnosis of ischemic stroke [2020] - 349KB
by Halil Onder, Mustafa Cankurtaran, Ozge Ozyurek, Guven Arslan
There is increasing evidence that inflammation is involved in the mechanisms of acute ischemic stroke. The utility of neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) has recently been reported to help in the pro...

Malignant middle cerebral artery stroke management in developing world-outcome predictors [2020] - 332KB
by Kuldeep Shetty, Sapna Erat Sreedharan, Jayanand Sudheer, Mathew Abraham, P S Sarma, P N Sylaja
Background & Objectives: Malignant middle cerebral artery (MCA) stroke constituting 5% of all strokes carries a high mortality across the world. We aimed to study predictors of malignant MCA stroke ou...

Artificial neural network-based analysis of the safety and efficacy of thrombolysis for ischemic stroke in older adults in Taiwan [2020] - 907KB
by Chen-Chih Chung, You-Chia Chen, Chien-Tai Hong, Nai-Fang Chi, Chaur-Jong Hu, Han-Hwa Hu, Lung Chan, Hung-Wen Chiu
Background: The risk and benefit of tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) for aged>80 years with acute ischemic stroke (AIS) are controversial. In this study, we investigated the safety and efficacy of t...

Readmission rate and related risk factors of ischemic stroke patients after 3 months of discharge in Southwest China [2020] - 325KB
by Lihong Zhao, Xiaohui Miao, Shuangyan Tu, Muke Zhou, Li He, Rong Yang
Background: Readmission after stroke is common, but limited data is available in West China. This study aimed to assess the frequencies and influencing factors of unplanned readmissions within 3 month...

Cerebral venous thrombosis in multi-ethnic patients from Malaysia [2020] - 723KB
by Mei-Ling Sharon TAI, Khairul Azmi Abdul KADIR, Chong Tin TAN, Kay Sin TAN
Background & Objectives: The literature on cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) in South East Asia is limited. The objectives were to evaluate the clinical profile, predisposing factors and clinical outco...

Application of the calculated electrophysiological parameters in early diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome [2020] - 421KB
by Jin-Hua Zhang, Baoyu Yuan, Fu-Ling Yan
Objective: To investigate the application of the calculated electrophysiological parameters in early diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). Methods: 44 patients (60 hands) with a diagnosis of CTS ...

Reliability and validity of floor transfer test in subjects with idiopathic Parkinson’s disease [2020] - 295KB
by Abdul Basit, Majumi M Noohu, Fayaz R Khan, Mohamed Faisal Chevidikunnan
Objective: To determine the validity and reliability of the floor transfer test (FTT) in people with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Methods: The sample was 25 subjects with PD. The concurrent and converg...

Complementary and alternative medicine for migraine and tension-type headache among the Malaysians [2020] - 458KB
by Mei-Ling Sharon TAI, Jun Fai YAP, Han Lim CHIN, Chong Tin TAN, Cheng Beh GOH
Background: The literature on complementary and alternative (CAM) therapies in South East Asia is limited. The objective of the study was to evaluate the frequencies of CAM therapies in the Malaysian ...

Quality of Life and its associated factors among caregivers of patients with dementia – A cross- sectional study in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia [2020] - 300KB
by Ivan JS Vun, W L Cheah, H Helmy
Background: This study aimed to determine the quality of life and its associated factors among caregivers of patients with dementia in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. Methods: This cross-sectional study w...

Treatment patterns of patients with multiple sclerosis in Guangzhou, China [2020] - 533KB
by Rui Li, Jingqi Wang, Jing Li, Yuge Wang, Haotian Wu, Ping Fan, Alexander Y Lau, Allan G Kermode, Wei Qiu
Background & Objective: Disease-modifying treatments (DMTs) for multiple sclerosis (MS) are widely used in Western countries. In China, however, the current treatment patterns of MS patients are not w...


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