admin November 13, 2018

The reported risk of developing post-encephalitic/encephalopathic epilepsy (PEE) in patients who had acute encephalitis/encephalopathy was 6.8% and 16.4% [1,2]. Previous studies have shown that PEE accounts for 5.5% and 10.4% of patients with intractable epilepsy [3,4]. PEE is recognized as drug-resistant epilepsy, and patients with PEE are often affected by adverse effects related to poly-pharmaceutical therapy.… Read More...

Víctor Antonio Blanco-Palmero, Aurelio Hernández-Laín, David Uriarte-Pérez de Urabayen, Diana Cantero-Montenegro, Montse Olivé, Cristina Domínguez-González November 13, 2018

Autosomal recessive limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2G (LGMD2G) is caused by mutations in TCAP gene, located on chromosome 17q12 [1]. It encodes the sarcomeric protein telethonin, also called titin cap, a Z-disc protein of 19 kDa and 167 aminoacids which is present in skeletal muscle, heart and gastrointestinal smooth muscle [2,3].… Read More...

Isabelle Mourand, Pauline Malissart, Cyril Dargazanli, Erika Nogue, Stephane Bouly, Nicolas Gaillard, Yassine Boukriche, Lucas Corti, Marie-Christine Picot, Olivier Beaufils, Mohamed Chbicheb, Denis Sablot, Alain Bonafe, Vincent Costalat, Caroline Arquizan November 12, 2018

Mechanical thrombectomy (MT) in association with intravenous thrombolysis is recommended for treatment of acute ischemic stroke (AIS), with large vessel occlusion (LVO) in the anterior circulation. Because MT is only available in comprehensive stroke centers (CSC), the challenge of stroke organization is to ensure equitable access to the fastest endovascular suite.… Read More...

Takashi Inoue, Tomohisa Ishida, Tomoo Inoue, Atsushi Saito, Masayuki Ezura, Hiroshi Uenohara, Miki Fujimura, Kenichi Sato, Toshiki Endo, Shunsuke Omodaka, Hidenori Endo, Kuniyasu Niizuma, Teiji Tominaga November 12, 2018

Correct diagnosis of cerebral stroke type, hemorrhagic or ischemic, is essential in the early stage to establish the optimum treatment. The diagnosis is mainly determined based on imaging studies. Other more available diagnostic methods are desirable, such as blood sample examination.… Read More...

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