Increased risk of hip fractures in patients with dementia: a nationwide population-based study
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NeurologiaBackground:Dementia has been associated with an increased risk of hip fracture. However, little research has been conducted on the impact of dementia on wrist or vertebral fracture development. The aim of this study was to investigate whether dement ... ...
Glycated hemoglobin independently or in combination with fasting plasma glucose versus oral glucose tolerance test to detect abnormal glycometabolism in acute ischemic stroke: a Chinese cross-sectiona
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NeurologiaBackground:The investigation of glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) as a diagnostic tool for abnormal glycometabolism is lack in acute ischemic stroke patients in China and worldwide. This paper was aimed to determine whether HbA1c, fasting plasma glucose ( ... ...
Post-carotid stenting reperfusion injury with blood¿brain barrier disruption on gadolinium-enhanced FLAIR MRI
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NeurologiaBackground:Following carotid revascularization, an abrupt increase in cerebral blood flow may disrupt the blood?brain barrier, resulting in reperfusion injury. This damage to the blood?brain barrier may be reflected by subarachnoid enhancement on FL ... ...
Response to cholinesterase inhibitors affects lifespan in Alzheimer¿s disease
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NeurologiaBackground:A varying response to cholinesterase inhibitor (ChEI) treatment has been reported among patients with Alzheimer?s disease (AD). Whether the individual-specific response, specific ChEI agent or dose affects mortality is unclear. We aimed t ... ...
The brief international cognitive assessment for multiple sclerosis (BICAMS): normative values with gender, age and education corrections in the Italian population
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NeurologiaBackground:BICAMS (Brief International Cognitive Assessment for Multiple Sclerosis) has been recently developed as brief, practical and universal assessment tool for cognitive impairment in MS subjects. It includes the Symbol Digit Modalities Test ( ... ...
Effects of intravenous infusion of hydrogen-rich fluid combined with intra-cisternal infusion of magnesium sulfate in severe aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: study protocol for a randomized control
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NeurologiaBackground:The failures of recent studies intended to prevent cerebral vasospasm have moved the focus of research into delayed cerebral ischemia away from cerebral artery constriction towards other mechanisms. Recent accumulating evidence has sugges ... ...
Symptomatic aggravation after corticosteroid pulse therapy in definite sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease with the feature of Hashimoto¿s encephalopathy
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NeurologiaBackground:Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and Hashimoto?s encephalopathy often show similar clinical presentation. Among Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease mimics, Hashimoto?s encephalopathy is particularly important as it is treatable with corticosteroids. Thus, ... ...
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