General Neurology

admin August 13, 2019

Introduction: One of the most common sleep disorders, insomnia is a significant public health concern. Several psychiatric disorders, such as anxiety disorders and depression, have shown strong relationships with insomnia. However, the clinical impact of the combination of these two conditions on insomnia severity and sleep quality remains unknown.… Read More...

admin August 13, 2019

The increasing incidence of neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases requires increasingly sophis-ticated tools for their diagnosis and monitoring. Clinical assessment takes advantage of objective parameters extracted by electroencephalogram and magnetic resonance imaging among others, to support clinical management of neurological diseases. The complementarity of these two tools can be now emphasized by the possibility of integrating the two technologies in a hybrid solution, al-lowing simultaneous acquisition of the two signals by the novel EEG-fMRI technology.… Read More...

admin August 13, 2019

Context: Accurate discrimination between obstructive and central hypopneas requires quantitative assessments of respiratory effort by oesophageal pressure (OeP) measurements, which preclude widespread implementation in sleep medicine practice. Mandibular Movement (MM) signals are closely associated with diaphragmatic effort during sleep.
Objective: We aimed at reliably detecting obstructive off central hypopneas events using MM statistical characteristics.… Read More...

admin August 13, 2019

Background: Focal brain injury is a leading cause of serious disability significantly worsening patients’ quality of life. Such damage disrupts the existing circuits, leads to motor and cognitive impairments as well as results in a functional asymmetry. To date, there is still no therapy to effectively restore the lost functions.… Read More...

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