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Automated Pupillometry for Assessment of Treatment Success in Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus.

Neurocrit Care 2021 Jul 30. Epub 2021 Jul 30.

Department of Neurology, Klinikum Kassel, Kassel, Germany.

Background: Altered pupillary function may reflect nonconvulsive status epilepticus (NCSE). Neurological pupil index (NPi) assessed by automated pupillometry is a surrogate marker of global pupillary function. We aimed to assess NPi changes in relation to NCSE treatment response. Read More

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Comparison of the effect of electromyogram activity during emergence on anesthetic depth monitoring between phase lag entropy and bispectral index: a prospective observational study.

Ann Palliat Med 2021 Jul 14. Epub 2021 Jul 14.

Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, Pusan National University Yangsan Hospital, Yangsan, Republic of Korea.

Background: The bispectral index (BIS) is the most widely used algorithm for measuring anesthetic depth. The BIS has been demonstrated as inaccurate when neuromuscular blocking drugs (NMBDs) are used. Compared with BIS, phase lag entropy (PLE), which measures the anesthetic depth based on a 4-channel EEG signal, is less affected by EMG. Read More

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Management of arch aneurysms with a single-branch thoracic endograft in zone 0.

JTCVS Tech 2021 Jun 16;7:1-6. Epub 2021 Jan 16.

Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center, Ann Arbor, Mich.

Background: We present preliminary data from a patient cohort undergoing thoracic endovascular aortic repair for Ishimaru zone 0 and 1 using a novel branched arch endograft.

Methods: This US multicenter early feasibility investigational device exemption clinical trial treated 9 patients with a mean age 72.8 ± 8. Read More

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A Rare Cause of Autistic Regression in a Boy with Down Syndrome: Hashimoto Encephalopathy.

J Pediatr Neurosci 2021 Jan-Mar;16(1):65-68. Epub 2021 Jun 25.

Pediatric Neurology Clinic, Istanbul, Turkey.

Background: Hashimoto encephalopathy (HE) is a rare condition associated with autoimmune thyroid disease. We aimed to report the youngest patient with Down syndrome and HE with an unusual presentation.

Case Report: Six years and six months old boy with Down syndrome admitted due to loss of speech. Read More

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Neural attentional-filter mechanisms of listening success in middle-aged and older individuals.

Nat Commun 2021 07 26;12(1):4533. Epub 2021 Jul 26.

Department of Psychology, University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany.

Successful listening crucially depends on intact attentional filters that separate relevant from irrelevant information. Research into their neurobiological implementation has focused on two potential auditory filter strategies: the lateralization of alpha power and selective neural speech tracking. However, the functional interplay of the two neural filter strategies and their potency to index listening success in an ageing population remains unclear. Read More

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Reduced readiness potential and post-movement beta synchronization reflect self-disorders in early course schizophrenia.

Sci Rep 2021 Jul 22;11(1):15044. Epub 2021 Jul 22.

Department of Health Sciences, University of Milan, Ospedale San Paolo, Blocco A, Piano 9. Via Antonio di Rudinì, 8, 20142, Milan, MI, Italy.

Disturbances of conscious awareness, or self-disorders, are a defining feature of schizophrenia. These include symptoms such as delusions of control, i.e. Read More

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Morphine and fentanyl exposure during therapeutic hypothermia does not impair neurodevelopment.

EClinicalMedicine 2021 Jun 5;36:100892. Epub 2021 Jun 5.

Division of Physiology, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway.

Background: Hypothermia-treated and intubated infants with moderate or severe hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) usually receive morphine for sedation and analgesia (SA) during therapeutic hypothermia (TH) and endotracheal ventilation. Altered drug pharmacokinetics in this population increases the risk of drug accumulation. Opioids are neurotoxic in preterm infants. Read More

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MRI combined with early clinical variables are excellent outcome predictors for newborn infants undergoing therapeutic hypothermia after perinatal asphyxia.

EClinicalMedicine 2021 Jun 17;36:100885. Epub 2021 May 17.

Neonatal Neuroscience, Translational Health Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom.

Background: Binary prediction-models for outcome [death, cognition, presence and severity of cerebral palsy (CP)], using MRI and early clinical data applicable for individual outcome prediction have not been developed.

Methods: From Dec 1 2006 until Dec 31 2013, we recruited 178 infants into a population-based cohort with moderate or severe hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy (HIE) including postnatal collapse (PNC,  = 12) and additional diagnoses ( = 12) using CoolCap/TOBY-trial entry-criteria including depressed amplitude-integrated EEG (aEEG). Early clinical/biochemical variables and MRI scans (median day 8) were obtained in 168 infants. Read More

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Electrophysiological Proxy of Cognitive Reserve Index.

Front Hum Neurosci 2021 8;15:690856. Epub 2021 Jul 8.

Laboratory for Neuro- and Psychophysiology, Department of Neurosciences, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.

Cognitive reserve (CR) postulates that individual differences in task performance can be attributed to differences in the brain's ability to recruit additional networks or adopt alternative cognitive strategies. Variables that are descriptive of lifetime experience such as socioeconomic status, educational attainment, and leisure activity are common proxies of CR. CR is mostly studied using neuroimaging techniques such as functional MRI (fMRI) in which case individuals with a higher CR were observed to activate a smaller brain network compared to individuals with a lower CR, when performing a task equally effectively (higher efficiency), and electroencephalography (EEG) where a particular EEG component (P300) that reflects the attention and working memory load, has been targeted. Read More

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Paroxysmal sympathetic hyperactivity and the later development of epilepsy in a chemotherapy-associated brain damage.

Brain Dev 2021 Jul 20. Epub 2021 Jul 20.

Department of Pediatrics, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.

Background: Chemotherapy in childhood leukemia potentially induces brain lesions and neurological sequelae. Paroxysmal sympathetic hyperactivity (PSH) is known as a treatment-associated complication; however, the full clinical spectra of PSH remain to be elusive.

Case Report: A 5-year-old girl was diagnosed of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) M5. Read More

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Pediatric stereo-electroencephalography: effects of robot assistance and other variables on seizure outcome and complications.

J Neurosurg Pediatr 2021 Jul 23:1-12. Epub 2021 Jul 23.

Departments of1Neurosurgery.

Objective: The safety of stereo-electroencephalography (SEEG) has been investigated; however, most studies have not differentiated pediatric and adult populations, which have different anatomy and physiology. The purpose of this study was to assess SEEG safety in the pediatric setting, focusing on surgical complications and the identification of patient and surgical risk factors, if any. The authors also aimed to determine whether robot assistance in SEEG was associated with a change in practice, surgical parameters, and clinical outcomes. Read More

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Modulation of Frontal Oscillatory Power during Blink Suppression in Children: Effects of Premonitory Urge and Reward.

Cereb Cortex Commun 2020 6;1(1):tgaa046. Epub 2020 Aug 6.

Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA.

There is a dearth of studies examining the underlying mechanisms of blink suppression and the effects of urge and reward, particularly those measuring subsecond electroencephalogram (EEG) brain dynamics. To address these issues, we designed an EEG study to ask 3 questions: 1) How does urge develop? 2) What are EEG-correlates of blink suppression? 3) How does reward change brain dynamics related to urge suppression? This study examined healthy children ( = 26, age 8-12 years) during blink suppression under 3 conditions: blink freely (i.e. Read More

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Relationship between the Spectral Power Density of Sleep Electroencephalography and Psychiatric Symptoms in Patients with Breathing-related Sleep Disorder.

Clin Psychopharmacol Neurosci 2021 Aug;19(3):521-529

Department of Psychiatry, Gachon University Gil Medical Center, Gachon University College of Medicine, Incheon, Korea.

Objective: Patients with breathing-related sleep disorder (BRSD) often complain of psychiatric symptoms such as depression in addition to snoring, excessive sleepiness, and disturbed sleep. However, the relationship between psychiatric symptoms and severity of sleep apnea in BRSD is controversial. We conducted this study to investigate the relationship between psychiatric symptoms and sleep electroencephalography (EEG) findings in BRSD patients using spectral analysis. Read More

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Efficacy and tolerability of Melatonin vs Triclofos to achieve sleep for pediatric electroencephalography: A single blinded randomized controlled trial.

Eur J Paediatr Neurol 2021 Jul 7;34:14-20. Epub 2021 Jul 7.

Department of Pediatrics, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University Medical College, Pune, India. Electronic address:

Purpose: To compare Melatonin with Triclofos for efficacy (proportion of successful EEG, need of augmentation, sleep onset latency (SOL), yield of discharges, duration of sleep, presence and grade of artifacts) and tolerability (adverse effect profile).

Methods: A randomized trial was performed (block randomization). All children were advised regarding sleep deprivation, EEG technician administered the drug. Read More

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Using different methods for calculating frontal alpha asymmetry to study its development from infancy to 3 years of age in a large longitudinal sample.

Dev Psychobiol 2021 Jul 22. Epub 2021 Jul 22.

Laboratories of Cognitive Neuroscience, Division of Developmental Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Frontal electroencephalography (EEG) alpha asymmetry (FAA), defined as the difference in frontal alpha power observed over the right and left frontal scalp regions, has been widely used in developmental research as a measure of multiple aspects of child behavior, such as temperament. Studies have used different equations to calculate FAA, which renders comparison of results across studies challenging. Furthermore, few studies have examined FAA's longitudinal stability across infancy and early childhood, which is a desirable feature of a temperament measure. Read More

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Recognition of seizure semiology and semiquantitative FDG-PET analysis of anti-LGI1 encephalitis.

CNS Neurosci Ther 2021 Jul 22. Epub 2021 Jul 22.

Department of Neurology, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, China National Clinical Research Center for Neurological Diseases, Beijing, China.

Aims: Anti-leucine-rich glioma-inactivated 1 (LGI1) autoimmune encephalitis (AE) is characterized by complex manifestations of seizures. Here, we report a new seizure semiology, attempt to classify the disease by semiology type, and explore the metabolic pattern of each group.

Methods: Anti-LGI1 AE patients were retrospectively screened between May 2014 and September 2019 in our tertiary epilepsy center. Read More

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Experimental Protocol to Assess Neuromuscular Plasticity Induced by an Exoskeleton Training Session.

Methods Protoc 2021 Jul 13;4(3). Epub 2021 Jul 13.

Department of Neurosciences, Section of Rehabilitation, University of Padova, via Belzoni, 160, 35121 Padova, Italy.

Exoskeleton gait rehabilitation is an emerging area of research, with potential applications in the elderly and in people with central nervous system lesions, e.g., stroke, traumatic brain/spinal cord injury. Read More

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Electroencephalography Patterns of Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis.

Cureus 2021 Jun 17;13(6):e15728. Epub 2021 Jun 17.

Internal Medicine, Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar, PAK.

Introduction And Background: This article explores the electroencephalography (EEG) pattern in patients of suspected subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) visiting Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar. Pakistan has a huge deficit of research culture, and limited studies are done on this topic. This study concluded that a typical pattern is the most common EEG pattern, although atypical and normal EEG patterns were also observed. Read More

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MEG detection of high frequency oscillations and intracranial-EEG validation in pediatric epilepsy surgery.

Clin Neurophysiol 2021 Jun 20;132(9):2136-2145. Epub 2021 Jun 20.

Aston Institute of Health and Neurodevelopment, College of Health and Life Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, UK; Children's Epilepsy Surgery Program, The Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK.

Objective: To assess the feasibility of automatically detecting high frequency oscillations (HFOs) in magnetoencephalography (MEG) recordings in a group of ten paediatric epilepsy surgery patients who had undergone intracranial electroencephalography (iEEG).

Methods: A beamforming source-analysis method was used to construct virtual sensors and an automatic algorithm was applied to detect HFOs (80-250 Hz). We evaluated the concordance of MEG findings with the sources of iEEG HFOs, the clinically defined seizure onset zone (SOZ), the location of resected brain structures, and with post-operative outcome. Read More

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Abnormal resting-state EEG power and impaired inhibition control in young smokers.

Neurosci Lett 2021 Jul 17;761:136120. Epub 2021 Jul 17.

Inner Mongolia Key Laboratory of Pattern Recognition and Intelligent Image Processing, School of Information Engineering, Inner Mongolia University of Science and Technology, Baotou, Inner Mongolia 014010, China. Electronic address:

Exposure to nicotine during adolescence may cause neurophysiological changes and increase the risks of developing nicotine dependence; it can even lead to lifelong smoking. The intake of nicotine may also lead to abnormal patterns of oscillatory brain activity and inhibition control deficits. However, little is known about the specific relationship between oscillatory brain activity during the resting state and inhibition control capacity in young smokers. Read More

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Neural Dynamics for Facilitating ADHD Diagnosis in Preschoolers: Central and Parietal Delta Synchronization in the Kiddie Continuous Performance Test.

IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 2021 Jul 19;PP. Epub 2021 Jul 19.

The present study aimed to characterize children at risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) during preschool age and provide early intervention. The continuous performance test (CPT) and electroencephalography (EEG) can contribute additional valuable information to facilitate diagnosis. This study measured brain dynamics at slow and fast task rates in the CPT using a wireless wearable EEG and identified correlations between the EEG and CPT data in preschool children with ADHD. Read More

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Spindle-AI: Sleep spindle number and duration estimation in infant EEG.

IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 2021 Jul 19;PP. Epub 2021 Jul 19.

Objective: Sleep spindle features show developmental changes during infancy and have the potential to provide an early biomarker for abnormal brain maturation. Manual identification of sleep spindles in the electroencephalogram (EEG) is time-consuming and typically requires highly-trained experts. Automated detection of sleep spindles would greatly facilitate this analysis. Read More

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Feasibility of Repeated Assessment of Cognitive Function in Older Adults Using a Wireless, Mobile, Dry-EEG Headset and Tablet-Based Games.

Front Psychiatry 2021 25;12:574482. Epub 2021 Jun 25.

Cumulus Neuroscience Ltd, Belfast, United Kingdom.

Access to affordable, objective and scalable biomarkers of brain function is needed to transform the healthcare burden of neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative disease. Electroencephalography (EEG) recordings, both resting and in combination with targeted cognitive tasks, have demonstrated utility in tracking disease state and therapy response in a range of conditions from schizophrenia to Alzheimer's disease. But conventional methods of recording this data involve burdensome clinic visits, and behavioural tasks that are not effective in frequent repeated use. Read More

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Connectivity Measures Differentiate Cortical and Subcortical Sub-Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients.

Front Hum Neurosci 2021 1;15:669915. Epub 2021 Jul 1.

Unit of Neurorehabilitation, Department of Medical Specialties, University Hospital of Pisa, Pisa, Italy.

Brain lesions caused by cerebral ischemia lead to network disturbances in both hemispheres, causing a subsequent reorganization of functional connectivity both locally and remotely with respect to the injury. Quantitative electroencephalography (qEEG) methods have long been used for exploring brain electrical activity and functional connectivity modifications after stroke. However, results obtained so far are not univocal. Read More

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Accurate assessment of low-function autistic children based on EEG feature fusion.

J Clin Neurosci 2021 Aug 23;90:351-358. Epub 2021 Jun 23.

State Key Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China. Electronic address:

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a very serious neurodevelopmental disorder and diagnosis mainly depends on the clinical scale, which has a certain degree of subjectivity. It is necessary to make accurate evaluation by objective indicators. In this study, we enrolled 96 children aged from 3 to 6 years: 48 low-function autistic children (38 males and 10 females; mean±SD age: 4. Read More

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Autoimmune encephalitis in a tertiary hospital in the Philippines.

J Clin Neurosci 2021 Aug 10;90:191-198. Epub 2021 Jun 10.

Division of Adult Neurology, Department of Neurosciences, College of Medicine and Philippine General Hospital, University of the Philippines Manila, Manila, Philippines.

Background: Autoimmune encephalitis (AE) is an emerging disorder in adults and children. Due to its potentially reversible nature, prompt recognition and intervention are of utmost importance.

Objective: To describe the clinical and paraclinical features, as well as treatment outcomes of patients with AE admitted in a Philippine tertiary hospital. Read More

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Phenotype of heterozygous variants of dehydrodolichol diphosphate synthase.

Dev Med Child Neurol 2021 Jul 18. Epub 2021 Jul 18.

Department of Pediatrics, Peking University First Hospital, Beijing, China.

Aim: To further identify and broaden the phenotypic characteristics and genotype spectrum of the dehydrodolichol diphosphate synthase (DHDDS) gene.

Method: Pathogenic variants of DHDDS were identified by whole-exome sequencing; clinical data of 10 patients (six males, four females; age range 2-14y; mean age 5y 9mo, SD 3y 3mo) were collected and analysed.

Results: All patients had seizures, and myoclonic seizures could be seen in eight patients, with myoclonic status epilepticus in three. Read More

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Risk factors of epilepsy in children with complex febrile seizures; A Retrospective cohort study.

Pediatr Int 2021 Jul 17. Epub 2021 Jul 17.

Neurology Division, Pediatric Department, Chiang Mai University Hospital, Chiang Mai University, Faculty of Medicine.

Background: Febrile seizures are the most common seizures in children. Children with complex febrile seizures have a higher risk of subsequent epilepsy compared with children with simple febrile seizures. Multiple risks factors of epilepsy including focal status epilepticus, family history of epilepsy, neurodevelopmental abnormalities and abnormal EEG findings have been found with inconsistent results. Read More

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An ERG and OCT study of neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis CLN2 Battens retinopathy.

Eye (Lond) 2021 Jul 16. Epub 2021 Jul 16.

Genetics and Genomic Medicine, Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, UK.

Background: Late infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis (CLN2 Batten disease) is a rare, progressive neurodegenerative disease of childhood. The natural history of motor and language regression is used to monitor the efficacy of CNS treatments. Less is known about CLN2 retinopathy. Read More

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A systematic review and meta-analysis of the cyclic alternating pattern across the lifespan.

Sleep Med 2021 Jun 26;85:25-37. Epub 2021 Jun 26.

PPGNEURO, Gaffree and Guinle University Hospital / Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Background: Cyclic alternating pattern (CAP) is the electroencephalogram (EEG) pattern described as a marker of sleep instability and assessed by NREM transient episodes in sleep EEG. It has been associated with brain maturation. The aim of this review was to evaluate the normative data of CAP parameters according to the aging process in healthy subjects through a systematic review and meta-analysis. Read More

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