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Systemic arterial hypertension and cognition in adults: effects on executive functioning.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 Jun 29. Epub 2020 Jun 29.

Universidade de São Paulo, Department of Neurology, São Paulo SP, Brazil.

Background: Central nervous system changes associated to systemic arterial hypertension (SAH) are progressive and may cause negative effects on cognitive performance. The objective of this study was to investigate the relation between SAH and the components of executive functions (EF), inhibitory control (IC), updating and shifting, comparing a control group (without SAH) to patients with SAH, in two levels of severity.

Methods: The protocol included the following tests to evaluate EF components: T. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282X20200039DOI Listing

STIR and diffusion-weighted MRI in asymptomatic hyperCKemia caused by ANO5-related myopathy.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 Jun 29. Epub 2020 Jun 29.

Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Medicina, Departamento de Neurologia, São Paulo SP, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282X20200037DOI Listing

Panda with "bright eyes": a rare sign in Wilson disease.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 Jun 29. Epub 2020 Jun 29.

Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Neurologicas, Neurogenetics Research Center, Lima, Peru.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282X20200036DOI Listing

Three territory sign in cancer-related acute ischemic stroke.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 Jun 29. Epub 2020 Jun 29.

Hospital Sírio-Libanês, São Paulo SP, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282X20200035DOI Listing

Health-related quality of life in patients with narcolepsy types 1 and 2 from a Sleep Center in Brazil.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 Jun 29. Epub 2020 Jun 29.

Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Departamento de Psicobiologia, São Paulo SP, Brazil.

Introduction: Narcolepsy patients have higher prevalence of comorbidities, such as obesity, depression, and pain. Narcolepsy symptoms and concomitant medical conditions can impact the daily activities of patients. The objective of this study is to describe the quality of life in a sample of patients with narcolepsy, and the influence of the nutritional status in health domains. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282X20200032DOI Listing

Endovascular technique simulator for Neuroradiology learning.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 Jun 29. Epub 2020 Jun 29.

Centro Universitário Christus, Fortaleza CE, Brazil.

Background: Vascular cerebral infarction (or stroke) is recognized as the third leading cause of death worldwide, and acute arterial occlusion comprises the main mechanism underlying ischemic stroke. Cerebrovascular diseases are treated by intracranial endovascular interventions employing minimally invasive intravascular techniques, such as neuroimaging. Conducting practical training in this area is a necessary task since patient safety is a considerably significant factor. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282X20200028DOI Listing

Effects of statin therapy on outcomes of ischemic stroke: a real-world experience in Brazil.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 Jun 29. Epub 2020 Jun 29.

Santa Casa de São Paulo, School of Medical Sciences, Department of Neurology, São Paulo SP, Brazil.

Background: Statin therapy has become one of the most important advances in stroke secondary prevention.

Objective: To provide evidence from real-world data for evaluating detailed associations between secondary prevention of stroke and statin use in Brazil.

Methods: We conducted a prospective cohort study including consecutive patients diagnosed with an ischemic stroke. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282X20200027DOI Listing

Clinical characteristics of children with congenital Zika syndrome: a case series.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 Jun 29. Epub 2020 Jun 29.

Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, Curso de Fisioterapia, Departamento Teorias e Métodos em Fisioterapia e Fonoaudiologia, São Paulo SP, Brazil.

Background: The congenital Zika syndrome involves structural brain changes, including ventriculomegaly, thin cerebral cortices, abnormal gyral pattern, cortical malformations, hypoplasia of the corpus callosum, myelination delay, subcortical diffuse calcifications, brainstem hypoplasia, and microcephaly in newborns.

Objective: This study aimed to describe the clinical characteristics of children with congenital Zika syndrome; to compare the outcomes of infants infected in the first (1T, n=20) and second trimesters of pregnancy (2T, n=11); to investigate correlations between birth weight, birth and follow-up head circumference, birth gestational age, and gross motor scores.

Methods: Participants were evaluated with Alberta Infant Motor Scale (AIMS) and part A of the Gross Motor Function Measure (GMFM-A). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282X20200020DOI Listing

Convulsive syncope: a Stokes-Adams case.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 Jun 29. Epub 2020 Jun 29.

Instituto Nacional de Neurología y Neurocirugía, Departamento de Neurofisiología, México.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282X20200019DOI Listing

Acute ischemic stroke in a patient with COVID-19.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 Jul 1. Epub 2020 Jul 1.

Hospital Geral de Fortaleza, Departamento de Radiologia, Fortaleza CE, Brasil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282X20200057DOI Listing

Management of central nervous system demyelinating diseases during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic: a practical approach.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 Jul 1. Epub 2020 Jul 1.

Universidade de São Paulo, Hospital das Clínicas, School of Medicine, Department of Neurology, São Paulo SP, Brazil.

Background: The novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic poses a potential threat to patients with autoimmune disorders, including multiple sclerosis (MS) and neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD). Such patients are usually treated with immunomodulatory or immunosuppressive agents, which may tamper with the organism's normal response to infections. Currently, no consensus has been reached on how to manage MS and NMOSD patients during the pandemic. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282X20200056DOI Listing

The effect of cognitive task on postural stability in cervical dystonia.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 Jul 1. Epub 2020 Jul 1.

Çukurova University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neurology, Adana, Turkey.

Background: Cervical dystonia (CD) is the most common form of focal dystonia. It is not known exactly whether abnormal head postures in cervical dystonia cause balance problems. Dual-tasking is a common every-day life situation. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282X20200038DOI Listing

Bilateral trochlear nerve palsy due to cerebral vasculitis related to COVID-19 infection.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 Jun;78(6):385-386

Hospital Alemão Oswaldo Cruz, Departamento de Neurorradiologia, São Paulo SP, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282X20200052DOI Listing

Aniridia as a clue for the diagnosis of Gillespie syndrome.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 Jun;78(6):383

Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Departamento de Neurologia, Unidade de Ataxia, São Paulo SP, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282X20200013DOI Listing

Neuroimaging investigation of memory changes in migraine: a systematic review.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 Jun;78(6):370-379

Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Programa de Pós-Graduação em Neuropsiquiatria e Ciências do Comportamento, Recife PE, Brazil.

Background: Individuals with migraine usually complain about lower memory performance. Diagnostic methods such as neuroimaging may help in the understanding of possible morphologic and functional changes related to the memory of those individuals. Therefore, the aim of this review is to analyze the available literature on neuroimaging changes related to memory processing in migraine. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282X20200025DOI Listing

Cognitive assessment in patients with Hepatitis C submitted to treatment with Sofosbuvir and Simeprevir or Daclatasvir.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 Jun;78(6):342-348

Instituto de Infectologia Emilio Ribas, Departamento de Doenças Infecciosas, Grupo de Hepatites, São Paulo SP, Brazil.

Background: Hepatitis C can be defined as an infectious disease that develops an inflammatory activity, which may cause an impairment in the central nervous system, may cause cognitive impairments and symptoms of depression.

Objective: The objective of this study was to verify the cognitive performance of patients with chronic hepatitis C before and after treatment with simeprevir, sofosbuvir, and daclatasvir.

Methods: A prospective study was carried out in three stages: before, right after treatment, and six months after. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282X20200022DOI Listing

Can we offer more for cognitive impairment in patients with chronic hepatitis C?

Authors:
Ugo Nocentini

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 Jun;78(6):319-320

Università di Roma "Tor Vergata", Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche e Medicina Traslazionale, Roma, Italia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282X20200055DOI Listing

Hippocampal sclerosis in paracoccidioidomycosis.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 Jun;78(6):384

Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, Hospital Universitário Cassiano Antônio de Moraes, Departamento de Doenças Infecciosas, Vitória ES, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282X20200015DOI Listing

Decompressive craniectomy versus conservative treatment: limits and possibilities in malignant stroke.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 Jun;78(6):349-355

Hospital Geral de Fortaleza, Serviço de Neurologia, Fortaleza CE, Brazil.

Background: Malignant infarction of the middle cerebral artery (MCA) occurs in a subgroup of patients with ischemic stroke and early decompressive craniectomy (DC) is one of its treatments.

Objective: To investigate the functional outcome of patients with malignant ischemic stroke treated with decompressive craniectomy at a neurological emergency center in Northeastern Brazil.

Methods: Prospective cohort study, in which 25 patients were divided into two groups: those undergoing surgical treatment with DC and those who continued to receive standard conservative treatment (CT). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282X20200006DOI Listing

Cystatin C as a potential biomarker to evaluate migraine.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 Jun;78(6):337-341

Necmettin Erbakan University, Meram Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neurology, Konya, Turkey.

Background: Migraine is a multifactorial neurovascular syndrome and closely associated to inflammation. Cystatin C (Cys C) is a neuroendocrine polypeptide which also plays a role in inflammation. Objective: To investigate the levels of Cys C in migraine patients without aura. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282X20200005DOI Listing

The Orofacial Pain Clinic Questionnaire (EDOF-HC) in the evaluation and diagnosis of orofacial pain.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 Jun;78(6):321-330

Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Medicina, Departamento de Neurologia, Clínica de Dor Orofacial, São Paulo SP, Brazil.

Background: Diagnostic tools are necessary for the anamnesis and examination of orofacial pain, in order to fulfill diagnostic criteria and to screen potential causes of pain.

Objective: To evaluate the Orofacial Pain Clinic Questionnaire (EDOF-HC) in the assessment and diagnosis of orofacial pain.

Methods: Overall, 142 patients were evaluated and classified according to the criteria of the International Headache Society and International Association for the Study of Pain. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282X20200003DOI Listing

Validity and reliability of the 12-item Berg Balance Scale in an Italian population with Parkinson's disease: A cross sectional study.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 Jun 8. Epub 2020 Jun 8.

Unità di Neuroriabilitazione, Dipartimento di Neuroscienze e Neuroriabilitazione, Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesù, Fiumicino RM, Italy.

Background: The Berg Balance Scale is widely used to measure balance ability in clinical practice. Recently, the original version was redefined from 14 into 12 items. Its psychometric properties were investigated for different populations. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282X20200030DOI Listing
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Constipation associated to tension type of headache in women.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 Jun 8. Epub 2020 Jun 8.

Faculty of Medicine, Department Neurology, Non- Communicable Diseases Research Center. Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences, Rafsanjan, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282X20200014DOI Listing

The Xbox/Kinect use in poststroke rehabilitation settings: a systematic review.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 Jun;78(6):361-369

Universidade Federal Fluminense, Programa de Pós-Graduação em Neurociências/Neurologia, Rio de Janeiro RJ, Brasil.

Background: Active games based on virtual reality have been widely used in the rehabilitation of many clinical conditions. However, studies on the use of Xbox/Kinect are rare, and technology application in stroke treatment is not clear yet.

Objective: To verify the outcomes (O) analyzed in randomized controlled trials (C; S) that investigated the use of Xbox/Kinect (I) in patients with stroke (P). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282X20200012DOI Listing

Resveratrol in Alzheimer's disease: a review of pathophysiology and therapeutic potential.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 Jun 8. Epub 2020 Jun 8.

Universidade Salvador, Escola de Ciências da Saúde, Departamento de Nutrição, Salvador BA, Brazil.

Background: Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disorder characterized by progressive and irreversible loss of cognitive function. The presence of senile plaques is one of the pathological markers of the disease and is associated with the onset of neuroinflammatory mechanisms. The exact pathophysiology of AD has not been completely understood, and there are no curative therapies yet. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282X20200010DOI Listing

Assessment of Work Productivity and Activity Impairment (WPAI) questionnaire for migraine with the help of a smartphone app.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 Jun 8. Epub 2020 Jun 8.

Santa Casa de Misericórdia de São Paulo, São Paulo SP, Brazil.

Background: Migraine is a major cause of disability, which affects many areas of life, including productivity at work. Measuring absenteeism and presenteeism resulting from migraine with the use of appropriate tools is essential for better understanding the impact of this disease.

Objective: The aim of the present study was to assess the work impact of migraine using the Brazilian Portuguese version of Work Productivity and Activity Impairment (WPAI) questionnaire. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282X20200004DOI Listing

Rehabilitation for motor functional neurological disorder: a follow-up study of 185 patients.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 Jun;78(6):331-336

SARAH, Departamento de Medicina, Belo Horizonte MG, Brazil.

Background: Motor functional neurological disorder (mFND) is a common and disabling condition. There are no evidence-based guidelines for treatment. Long-term outcome is often poor. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282X20200009DOI Listing

Clinical and molecular correlates of the ASPECTS in the acute phase of stroke.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 05 29;78(5):262-268. Epub 2020 May 29.

Laboratório Interdisciplinar de Investigação Médica, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil.

Background: The Alberta Stroke Program Early CT Score (ASPECTS) scale was developed for monitoring early ischemic changes on CT, being associated with clinical outcomes. The ASPECTS can also associate with peripheral biomarkers that reflect the pathophysiological response of the brain to the ischemic stroke.

Objective: To investigate the association between peripheral biomarkers with the Alberta Stroke Program Early CT Score (ASPECTS) in individuals after ischemic stroke. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282x20200001DOI Listing

Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium in different mitochondrial haplogroups of four genes associated with neuroprotection and neurodegeneration.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 05 29;78(5):269-276. Epub 2020 May 29.

Departamento de Neurologia e Neurocirurgia, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

Background: Malfunctioning or damaged mitochondria result in altered energy metabolism, redox equilibrium, and cellular dynamics and is a central point in the pathogenesis of neurological disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Therefore, it is of utmost importance to identify mitochondrial genetic susceptibility markers for neurodegenerative diseases. Potential markers include the respiratory chain enzymes Riboflavin kinase (RFK), Flavin adenine dinucleotide synthetase (FAD), Succinate dehydrogenase B subunit (SDHB), and Cytochrome C1 (CYC1). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282x20200002DOI Listing

Cerebral amyloid angiopathy: a cross-sectional study in a single center in Northeastern Brazil.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 05 29;78(5):277-281. Epub 2020 May 29.

Neurology Department, Universidade Federal do Piauí, Teresina, Piauí, Brazil.

Background: Cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) is a cerebrovascular disorder caused by progressive deposition of β-amyloid peptides in the walls of small and medium-sized cortical and leptomeningeal vessels. Until today, the prevalence of CAA is unknown in our region.

Objective: This study aims to analyze the prevalence of this entity in a specific elderly population in a tertiary hospital in Northeastern Brazil. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282x20200007DOI Listing

Neurological complications in patients with SARS-CoV-2 infection: a systematic review.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 05 1;78(5):290-300. Epub 2020 Jun 1.

Internal Medicine Department, Hospital de Clínicas, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Curitiba, PR, Brazil.

Background: As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds worldwide, different forms of reports have described its neurologic manifestations.

Objective: To review the literature on neurological complications of SARS-CoV-2 infection.

Methods: Literature search performed following systematic reviews guidelines, using specific keywords based on the COVID-19 neurological complications described up to May 10th, 2020. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282x20200051DOI Listing

Neurological diseases in Peru: a systematic analysis of the global burden disease study.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 05 1;78(5):282-289. Epub 2020 Jun 1.

Universidad Nacional Federico Villarreal, Facultad de Medicina Hipólito Unanue, Lima, Perú.

Background: Disease burden indicators assess the impact of disease on a population. They integrate mortality and disability in a single indicator. This allows setting priorities for health services and focusing resources. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282x20200018DOI Listing

Seizures in patients with respiratory disease - a retrospective single center study.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 05 1;78(5):247-254. Epub 2020 Jun 1.

Department of Neurology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.

Objective: Seizures are a neurological condition commonly experienced during the follow-up period after systemic or metabolic disorders. The aim of the present study was to determine the etiological factors of seizures in patients at a tertiary care chest clinic.

Methods: We reviewed all neurology consultations that were requested due to seizures in inpatient clinics in a tertiary care hospital specializing in respiratory disorders between January 2011 and January 2018 were retrospectively reviewed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282x20190196DOI Listing

Increased serum interleukin-9 and interleukin-1β are associated with depression in type 2 diabetes patients.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 05 1;78(5):255-261. Epub 2020 Jun 1.

Centre for Translational and Clinical Research, School of Chemical and Life Sciences, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, India.

Background: Co-morbid diabetes and depression are prevalent chronic conditions negatively affecting quality of life (QoL). Inflammation has been considered as an integral mechanism in patients with both diabetes and depression.

Objective: The aim of the present study was to investigate depression and its association with interleukins (IL)-1β and IL-9 in type 2 diabetic patients (T2DM) and controls. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282x20190177DOI Listing

Duchenne muscular dystrophy requires treatment also of cardiac, respiratory, cerebral, and orthopedic compromise.

Authors:
Josef Finsterer

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 05 1;78(5):313-314. Epub 2020 Jun 1.

Messerli Institute, Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282x20190174DOI Listing

Biomarkers and aspects in acute stroke.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 05 1;78(5):245-246. Epub 2020 Jun 1.

Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte, Hospital Santa Maria, Departamento de Neurociências e Saúde Mental, Serviço de Neurologia, Lisboa, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282x20200050DOI Listing

Reply.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 05 29;78(5):315. Epub 2020 May 29.

Serviço de Doenças Neuromusculares, Hospital de Clínicas, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Curitiba, PR, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282x20200029DOI Listing

Transaxonal degenerations of cerebellar connections: the value of anatomical knowledge.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 05 1;78(5):301-306. Epub 2020 Jun 1.

Departamento de Radiologia, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brazil.

Transaxonal degenerations result from neuronal death or the interruption of synaptic connections among neuronal structures. These degenerations are not common but may be recognized by conventional magnetic resonance imaging.

Objective: The learning objectives of this review include recognition of the imaging characteristics of transaxonal degenerations involving cerebellar connections, the identification of potential encephalic lesions that can lead to these degenerations and correlation of the clinical manifestations with imaging findings that reflect this involvement. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282x20200021DOI Listing

In memoriam Dr. Ângelo Machado.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 05 1;78(5):316-317. Epub 2020 Jun 1.

Internal Medicine Department, Medical School, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282x20200049DOI Listing

Predictors of hemorrhagic transformation after acute ischemic stroke based on the experts' opinion.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 May 11. Epub 2020 May 11.

Vascular Neurology Department, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

Background: Hemorrhagic transformation (HT) is a common complication after ischemic stroke. It may be associated to poor outcomes. Some predictors of HT have been previously identified, but there remain controversies. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282x20200008DOI Listing

Presence of generalized periodic discharges and hospital mortality.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 Jun;78(6):356-360

Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná, Hospital Universitário Cajuru, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil.

Background: Generalized periodic discharges (GPDs) are rare patterns that can be found in long-term electroencephalographic monitoring in critical patients. These patterns have been correlated with non-seizure crisis and non-convulsive status epilepticus, associated with poor prognosis.

Objective: To compare the outcome between patients who developed GPDs and patients with other abnormalities in long-term electroencephalographic monitoring. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282x20200026DOI Listing

Clinically significant differences: what to choose?

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 Jun;78(6):387-388

Universidade Federal da Paraíba, Departamento de Medicina, João Pessoa PB, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282x20200011DOI Listing

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Cognitive performance in chronic migraine.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 Mar 27;78(3):131-132. Epub 2020 Apr 27.

Faculty of Medicine, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal.

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Neurology, psychiatry and the chess game: a narrative review.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 Mar 27;78(3):169-175. Epub 2020 Apr 27.

Departamento de Medicina Interna, Hospital de Clínicas, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Curitiba, PR, Brazil.

The chess game comprises different domains of cognitive function, demands great concentration and attention and is present in many cultures as an instrument of literacy, learning and entertainment. Over the years, many effects of the game on the brain have been studied. Seen that, we reviewed the current literature to analyze the influence of chess on cognitive performance, decision-making process, linking to historical neurological and psychiatric disorders as we describe different diseases related to renowned chess players throughout history, discussing the influences of chess on the brain and behavior. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282x20190187DOI Listing

Predicting levodopa-induced dyskinesia.

Authors:
Peter Kempster

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 Apr;78(4):185-186

Monash Medical Centre, Neurosciences Department, Clayton, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282X20200023DOI Listing

Post-dural puncture headache incidence after cerebrospinal fluid aspiration. A prospective observational study.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 Apr;78(4):187-192

Instituto de Neurologia de Curitiba (INC), Departamento de Neurologia, Curitiba PR, Brazil.

Background: Post-dural puncture headache (PDPH) is an iatrogenic condition following lumbar puncture (LP). Incidence is variable and often associated with young females. Technical features of the procedure (i. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282X20190197DOI Listing

Adding pieces to the Alice in wonderland syndrome puzzle: a comment to the paper by Brooks and colleagues.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2020 Apr;78(4):242-243

Sapienza Università di Roma, Dipartimento di Neuroscienze Umane, Roma, Italia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282X20190194DOI Listing