General Neurology

admin April 16, 2019

Anxiety and Levodopa Equivalent Daily Dose Are Potential Predictors of Sleep Quality in Patients With Parkinson Disease in Taiwan

  • 1Department of Neurology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkuo Medical Center and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
  • 2Department of Nursing, Chang Gung University of Science and Technology, Taoyuan, Taiwan
  • 3Department of Nursing, Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan

Background and Purpose: Non-motor symptoms of Parkinson disease (PD) have a strong negative impact on the health-related quality of life (QoL) of patients with PD.

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admin April 16, 2019

The Effects of Intelectin-1 on Antioxidant and Angiogenesis in HUVECs Exposed to Oxygen Glucose Deprivation

Naibing Gu1,2, Jun Wang2, Zhengli Di2*, Zhiqin Liu2, Xiaotao Jia2, Yu’e Yan2, Xiaoshan Chen2, Quanzeng Zhang2 and Yihua Qian1*
  • 1Department of Human Anatomy, Histology and Embryology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Xi’an Jiaotong University Health Science Center, Xi’an, China
  • 2Department of Neurology, Xi’an Central Hospital, Xi’an Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Xi’an, China

Objective: Ischemic stroke leads to cellular death and tissue damage by depriving the areas of glucose and oxygen supplies.

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admin April 16, 2019

The Blood-Brain Barrier Breakdown During Acute Phase of the Pilocarpine Model of Epilepsy Is Dynamic and Time-Dependent

Natália Ferreira Mendes1, Aline Priscila Pansani2, Elis Regina Ferreira Carmanhães1, Poliana Tange1, Juliana Vieira Meireles1, Mayara Ochikubo1, Jair Ribeiro Chagas3, Alexandre Valotta da Silva1, Glaucia Monteiro de Castro1 and Luciana Le Sueur-Maluf1*
  • 1Departamento de Biociências, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Santos, Brazil
  • 2Departmento de Neurologia e Neurocirurgia, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
  • 3Departmento de Psicobiologia, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

The maintenance of blood-brain barrier (BBB) integrity is essential for providing a suitable environment for nervous tissue function.

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admin April 16, 2019

Motor Abilities in Adolescents Born Preterm Are Associated With Microstructure of the Corpus Callosum

Samuel Groeschel1, Linda Holmström2, Gemma Northam3, J-Donald Tournier4, Torsten Baldeweg3, Beatrice Latal5, Jon Caflisch5 and Brigitte Vollmer2,6*
  • 1Department of Child Neurology, Children’s Hospital, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany
  • 2Neuropaediatric Research Unit, Department of Women’s and Children’s Health, Karolinska Institutet Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 3Developmental Neurosciences Programme, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom
  • 4Division of Imaging Sciences and Biomedical Engineering, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Centre for the Developing Brain, King’s College London, London, United Kingdom
  • 5Child Development Center and Children’s Research Centre, University Children’s Hospital Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 6Clinical Neurosciences, Clinical and Experimental Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom

Background: Preterm birth is associated with increased risk of neuromotor impairment.

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admin April 16, 2019

Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis Is Associated With Circadian and Other Variability in Embolus Detection

Anne L. Abbott1,2*, Julia Merican3, Dora C. Pearce4,5, Ana Juric6, Christopher Worsnop7, Emma Foster1,8,9 and Brian Chambers10,11
  • 1Central Clinical School, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  • 2Neurology Network, Knox Private Hospital, Wantirna, VIC, Australia
  • 3Neurology and Neurosurgery Centre, Princecourt Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • 4Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  • 5School of Science, Engineering and Information Technology, Federation University, Ballarart, VIC, Australia
  • 6Independent Researcher, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  • 7Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Austin Health, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  • 8Neurology Department, Alfred Health, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  • 9Neurology Department, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  • 10Department of Neurology, Austin Health, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  • 11Faculty of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Background and Purpose: Variability in transcranial Doppler (TCD) detection of embolic signals (ES) is important for risk stratification.

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admin April 13, 2019

Potential Utility of 123I-MIBG Scintigraphy as a Predictor of Falls in Parkinson’s Disease

Nagahisa Murakami1, Wataru Sako1*, Shotaro Haji1, Takahiro Furukawa1, Yoichi Otomi2, Hideki Otsuka3, Yuishin Izumi1, Masafumi Harada2 and Ryuji Kaji1
  • 1Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Tokushima University Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan
  • 2Department of Radiology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Tokushima University Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan
  • 3Department of Medical Imaging/Nuclear Medicine, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Tokushima University Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan

Background: Falls are associated with poor prognosis in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD).

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admin April 13, 2019

A Novel RNF139 Mutation in Hemangioblastomas: Case Report

Ping Yang1, Liang Li2, Wei Zhang3, Bo Liu1, Ling Li1, Hongxing Huang1, Kun Liu1, Hua Liu1, Huiyong Huang2, Feng Li2,4* and Shucheng Zou1*
  • 1Department of Neurosurgery, Hunan Brain Hospital, Clinical Medical School, Hunan University of Chinese Medicine, Changsha, China
  • 2Provincial Key Laboratory of TCM Diagnostics, Hunan University of Chinese Medicine, Changsha, China
  • 3The Discipline of Chinese and Western Integrative Medicine, Hunan University of Chinese Medicine, Changsha, China
  • 4School of Dentistry, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Hemangioblastomas (HBs) are classified as grade I tumors with uncertain origin according to the World Health Organization’s classification system.

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