F J Carod-Artal

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint ["Top-of-the-basilar" syndrome and Chagas' disease]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurología Hospital Sarah, Brasilia DF, Brasil
    Rev Neurol 35:337-41. 2002
  2. pmc American trypanosomiasis (Chagas' disease): an unrecognised cause of stroke
    F J Carod-Artal
    Neurology Department, Sarah Hospital, SMHS Quadra 501, conjuntoA, Brasilia, Brazil 70330 150
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:516-8. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint [Chagas' disease and ischemic stroke]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Sarah, Brasilia DF, Brazil
    Neurologia 21:135-49. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Chagas cardiomyopathy and ischemic stroke
    Francisco Javier Carod-Artal
    Neurology Department, Sarah Hospital, SMHS, CEP 7330 150, Brasilia DF, Brazil
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 4:119-30. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint [Potentially treatable subacute forms of infection due to the HTLV-1]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Red Sarah de Hospitales del Aparato Locomotor, Hospital Sarah Brasilia DF, Brasilia, Brasil
    Rev Neurol 31:32-5. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint [Cerebellar syndrome and peripheral neuropathy as manifestations of infection by HTLV-1 human T-cell lymphotropic virus]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Red Sarah de Hospitales del Aparato Locomotor, Brasilia DF, Brasil
    Rev Neurol 29:932-5. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint [Ritual use of Anadenanthera seeds among South America natives]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Sarah Centro, Red Sarah Hospitales de Rehabilitacíon, Brasilia DF, Brasil
    Neurologia 22:410-5. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint [Sacred psychoactive seeds and ritual sacrifices in the Moche culture]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Sarah, Brasilia DF, Brasil
    Rev Neurol 44:43-50. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint [Neurological symptoms and disability in HTLV-1 associated myelopathy]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Sarah, Brasilia, Brasil
    Neurologia 23:78-84. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint [Neurological paleopathology in the pre-Columbine cultures of the coast and the Andean plateau (II). The history of cranial trepanations]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Sarah, Brasilia DF, Brazil
    Rev Neurol 38:886-94. 2004

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Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint ["Top-of-the-basilar" syndrome and Chagas' disease]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurología Hospital Sarah, Brasilia DF, Brasil
    Rev Neurol 35:337-41. 2002
    ..Occlusive vascular disease of the rostral portion of the basilar artery or of its emergent branches may cause ischemia and necrosis in different areas of the midbrain, thalamic nuclei, cerebellum and occipital lobe...
  2. pmc American trypanosomiasis (Chagas' disease): an unrecognised cause of stroke
    F J Carod-Artal
    Neurology Department, Sarah Hospital, SMHS Quadra 501, conjuntoA, Brasilia, Brazil 70330 150
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:516-8. 2003
    ..Irreversible damage to the heart can appear 10 to 20 years after chagasic infection. The frequency of cerebrovascular complications in chronic CD is unknown...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Chagas' disease and ischemic stroke]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Sarah, Brasilia DF, Brazil
    Neurologia 21:135-49. 2006
    ..Chagasic cardiomyopathy should be included in the differential diagnosis of the etiology of stroke, being a potential source of cardioembolic stroke...
  4. ncbi request reprint Chagas cardiomyopathy and ischemic stroke
    Francisco Javier Carod-Artal
    Neurology Department, Sarah Hospital, SMHS, CEP 7330 150, Brasilia DF, Brazil
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 4:119-30. 2006
    ..Chagasic cardiomyopathy should be included in the differential diagnosis of the etiology of stroke, being a potential source of cardioembolic stroke...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Potentially treatable subacute forms of infection due to the HTLV-1]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Red Sarah de Hospitales del Aparato Locomotor, Hospital Sarah Brasilia DF, Brasilia, Brasil
    Rev Neurol 31:32-5. 2000
    ..Early diagnosis of HTLV-I infection in unusual syndromes and the use of corticosteroids may help to slow the development of the disease...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Cerebellar syndrome and peripheral neuropathy as manifestations of infection by HTLV-1 human T-cell lymphotropic virus]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Red Sarah de Hospitales del Aparato Locomotor, Brasilia DF, Brasil
    Rev Neurol 29:932-5. 1999
    ..M/TSP is a progressive, chronic myelopathy characterized by spasticity, hypereflexia, muscle weakness and sphincter disorders. Much less frequently it may precede, or give rise to, a cerebellar syndrome with ataxia and intention tremor...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Ritual use of Anadenanthera seeds among South America natives]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Sarah Centro, Red Sarah Hospitales de Rehabilitacíon, Brasilia DF, Brasil
    Neurologia 22:410-5. 2007
    ..Several South-American native societies snuff psychoactive seeds in magic-religious rituals since ancient times...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Sacred psychoactive seeds and ritual sacrifices in the Moche culture]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Sarah, Brasilia DF, Brasil
    Rev Neurol 44:43-50. 2007
    ..We review the archaeological and ethno-historical data concerning Moche sacrifices and we attempt to identify the psychoactive seeds and plants used during such rites...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Neurological symptoms and disability in HTLV-1 associated myelopathy]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Sarah, Brasilia, Brasil
    Neurologia 23:78-84. 2008
    ..Objectives. To describe neurological characteristics and the severity of disability in a sample of patients with TSP/HAM...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Neurological paleopathology in the pre-Columbine cultures of the coast and the Andean plateau (II). The history of cranial trepanations]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Sarah, Brasilia DF, Brazil
    Rev Neurol 38:886-94. 2004
    ..To do so, we conducted a field study involving visits to archaeological remains and anthropological museums on the Andean plateau and the Peruvian coast...
  11. ncbi request reprint Predictive factors of functional gain in long-term stroke survivors admitted to a rehabilitation programme
    F J Carod-Artal
    The Sarah Network of Rehabilitation Hospitals, Neurology Department, Sarah Hospital, Brasilia DF, Brazil
    Brain Inj 19:667-73. 2005
    ..To assess factors that may influence functional gain of patients with chronic sequelae of stroke...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Evidence of facial palsy and facial malformations in pottery from Peruvian Moche and Lambayeque pre-Columbian cultures]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Sarah, Brasilia, Brazil
    Neurologia 21:297-303. 2006
    ..Information about daily life, religion and medicine has been obtained through the study of Moche ceramics found in lords and priests tombs, pyramids and temples...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Thrombophilia and patent foramen ovale in young stroke patients]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Sarah Centro, Red Sarah de Hospitales de Rehabilitacion, Brasilia DF
    Neurologia 21:710-6. 2006
    ..Patent foramen ovale (PFO) is a vascular risk factor in young stroke patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Myelopathy due to Schistosoma mansoni. A description of two cases and review of the literature]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Sarah, Brasilia DF, Brazil
    Rev Neurol 39:137-41. 2004
    ..S. mansoni is endemic in Brazil and is an underdiagnosed cause of transverse myelitis and myeloradiculopathy...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Mescaline and the San Pedro cactus ritual: archaeological and ethnographic evidence in northern Peru]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Sarah, Brasilia DF, Brazil
    Rev Neurol 42:489-98. 2006
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  16. ncbi request reprint [Factors determining hyperhomocysteinemia in the chronic phase of strokes]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Service de Neurologia, Hospital Sarah Centro, Brasilia DF, Brasil
    Rev Neurol 44:513-9. 2007
    ..Several prospective and case-control studies have pointed to an association between hyperhomocysteinemia and ischaemic stroke...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Late onset polyneuropathy due to exposure to organophosphates]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Red Sarah de Hospitales del Aparato Locomotor, Brasilia DF, Brasil
    Rev Neurol 29:123-7. 1999
    ..These neurotoxic features are due to inhibition of the target esterase of this neuropathy. Histopathological studies show axon degeneration of 'dying back' type...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of headaches among the Aborigines of Tierra de Fuego. A comparison with other anthropological studies]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Sarah, Hospital Sarah, Red Sarah de Hospitales de Rehabilitacion, Brasilia DF, Brasil
    Rev Neurol 47:374-9. 2008
    ..SUMMARY INTRODUCTION: Several different indigenous groups (Yamana, Selk'nam, Alacaluf, Haush) used to inhabit the Patagonian region of Tierra de Fuego, but are now extinct...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Nemaline congenital myopathy:clinical features and histopathological findings in nine patients]
    C H Botelho
    Servicio de Neurología Hospital Sarah Red Sarah de Hospitales del aparato Locomontor, Brasilia DF, 70330 901, Brasil
    Rev Neurol 32:309-14. 2001
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  20. ncbi request reprint [Superficial siderosis of the central nervous system: an uncommon cause of spastic paraparesia]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Sarah, Brasilia DF, Brasil
    Rev Neurol 33:548-52. 2001
    ..Histopathologically there is gliosis, neurone loss and demyelination of the CNS...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Tourettism, hemiballism and juvenile Parkinsonism: expanding the clinical spectrum of the neurodegeneration associated to pantothenate kinase deficiency (Hallervorden Spatz syndrome)]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Sarah, Brasilia DF, Brasil
    Rev Neurol 38:327-31. 2004
    ..There are atypical late onset forms with predominance of symptoms of Parkinsonism and dementia, which progress slowly and course somewhat less progressively...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Schwartz-Jampel syndrome: a description of two adult siblings]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Hospital Sarah, Brasilia DF, Brasil
    Rev Neurol 35:131-4. 2002
    ..We report on the clinical, electromyographical and radiological findings of two siblings affected by the disease and who were diagnosed late, in adulthood...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Neurological syndromes linked with the intake of plants and fungi containing a toxic component (I). Neurotoxic syndromes caused by the ingestion of plants, seeds and fruits]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Sarah, Brasilia DF, Brasil
    Rev Neurol 36:860-71. 2003
    ..A wide range of plants, seeds and fruits used for nutritional and medicinal purposes can give rise to neurotoxic symptoms...
  24. ncbi request reprint Cognitive dysfunction and hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism in a Brazilian patient with mitochondrial neurogastrointestinal encephalomyopathy and a novel ECGF1 mutation
    F J Carod-Artal
    Neurology Department, Sarah Hospital, Brasilia DF, Brazil
    Eur J Neurol 14:581-5. 2007
    ..Multiple deletions and the T5814C change were found in mitochondrial DNA. Together with gastrointestinal symptoms, endocrine involvement and memory dysfunction, not reported in MNGIE to date, were the most preeminent features...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Type I neurofibromatosis presenting as a progressive cervical myelopathy. The first case reported in Kaxinawa Indians]
    F J Carod Artal
    , Hospital Sarah, Brasilia DF, Brasil
    Rev Neurol 31:307-10. 2000
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  26. ncbi request reprint [Strokes caused by infection in the tropics]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Sarah, Red Sarah de Hospitales de Rehabilitacion, Brasilia DF, Brasil
    Rev Neurol 44:755-63. 2007
    ..A number of different tropical diseases may appear in Europe in the coming years as a consequence of the demographic change that is being brought about by migratory flows. We review the main infectious causes of strokes in the tropics...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Spastic paraparesis due to long term consumption of wild cassava (Manihot esculenta): a neurotoxic model of motor neuron disease]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Sarah, Brasilia DF, Brasil
    Rev Neurol 29:610-3. 1999
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint [The psychometric properties of the Spanish version of the stroke-adapted 30-item Sickness Impact Profile (SIP30-AI)]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Sarah, Red Sarah de Hospitales de Rehabilitacion, Brasilia DF, Brasil
    Rev Neurol 45:647-54. 2007
    ..To assess the psychometric attributes of the stroke-adapted 30-item version of the Sickness Impact Profile, Spanish version (SA-SIP30), in stroke survivors...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Immunopathogenesis and treatment of the myelopathy associated to the HTLV-I virus]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Sarah, Red Sarah de Hospitales de Rehabilitacion, Brasilia DF, Brazil
    Rev Neurol 48:147-55. 2009
    ..Human T-cell lymphotropic virus type-I (HTLV-I) causes tropical spastic paraparesis/HTLV-I associated myelopathy (TSP/HAM). Immunopathogenesis and available treatments for TSP/HAM are reviewed...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Aetiology of epileptic seizures in a rehabilitation centre]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Sarah, Red Sarah de Hospitales de Rehabilitacion, Brasilia DF, Brasil
    Rev Neurol 49:349-53. 2009
    ..Epileptic seizures are a common complication among patients who are admitted to rehabilitation hospitals. This work examines aspects related to their aetiology and progress...
  31. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of patent foramen ovale in migraine patients with and without aura compared with stroke patients. A transcranial Doppler study
    F J Carod-Artal
    Department of Neurology, The Sarah Network of Rehabilitation Hospitals, Sarah Hospital, Brazilia DF, Brazil
    Cephalalgia 26:934-9. 2006
    ..1% and 25% (P = 0.04). The difference between MA and MoA patients was significant (odds ratio = 2.1). The prevalence of PFO in MA patients is higher than in MoA patients and in young cryptogenic stroke patients...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Post-stroke depression (II): its differential diagnosis, complications and treatment]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Sarah Centro, Brasilia DF, Brazil
    Rev Neurol 42:238-44. 2006
    ..Post-stroke depression (PSD) is the most frequent neuropsychiatric condition after a stroke. We review the differential diagnosis of PSD, PSD complications and the different therapeutic approaches to PSD...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Acute myelopathy in a diver caused by decompression sickness. A case description and a survey of the literature]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Sarah, Brasilia DF, Brasil
    Rev Neurol 36:1040-4. 2003
    ..Neurological complications are its most serious form of expression and include vertigo, headache, stroke and acute myelopathy, among others. DS that affects the spinal cord is infrequent...
  34. ncbi request reprint Chagasic cardiomyopathy is independently associated with ischemic stroke in Chagas disease
    Francisco Javier Carod-Artal
    Department of Neurology, The Sarah Network of Hospitals of Rehabilitation, Sarah Hospital, Brasilia DF, Brazil
    Stroke 36:965-70. 2005
    ..American trypanosomiasis, Chagas disease (CD), is a major public health problem in South America. We sought to evaluate prevalence of vascular risk factors for stroke in patients with stroke caused by CD...
  35. ncbi request reprint [Neurological anthropology among the Kamayura Indians of the Alto Xingu]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Red Sarah de Hospitales del Aparato Locomotor, Hospital Sarah, Brasilia DF, Brasil
    Rev Neurol 32:688-95. 2001
    ..The Kamayura tribe is made up of 300 persons living in the Alto Xingu in Mato Grosso, Brazil. Their traditional system of health care is based on the pajé, a witch doctor who uses plants and prayers for treatment...
  36. ncbi request reprint [Measurement of the quality of life in stroke survivors]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Red Sarah de Hospitales del Aparato Locomotor, Hospital Sarah, Brasilia DF, Brasil
    Rev Neurol 29:447-56. 1999
    ..The aim of this article is to describe methods of evaluation of the quality of life in relation to health after a stroke, methodological considerations and criteria for the use of scales...
  37. ncbi request reprint [Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis. A report of 2 cases]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Programa de Neuroclínica, Hospital Sarah, Red de Hospitales del Aparato Locomotor, Brasilia DF, Brasil
    Rev Neurol 29:510-2. 1999
    ..It is usually associated with low plasma potassium levels and is often precipitated by physical activity or ingestion of carbohydrates...
  38. ncbi request reprint [Specific scales for rating quality of life after stroke]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Red Sarah de Hospitales de Rehabilitacion, Hospital Sarah Centro, Brasilia DF, Brazil
    Rev Neurol 39:1052-62. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to survey the different specific scales used for measuring the quality of life after a stroke and to compare their sensitivity with that of the traditional generic instruments...
  39. ncbi request reprint [Chronic central nervous system histoplasmosis in an immunocompetent patient]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Sarah Centro, Red Sarah de Hospitales de Rehabilitacion, Brasilia, DF, Brazil
    Neurologia 23:263-8. 2008
    ..Disseminated histoplasmosis can occur in cell-mediated immunity disorders and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Isolated central nervous system (CNS) histoplasmosis is uncommon, furthermore in immunocompetent patients...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Post-stroke depression (I). Epidemiology, diagnostic criteria and risk factors]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Sarah Centro, Red Sarah de Hospitales de Rehabilitacion, Brasilia DF, Brazil
    Rev Neurol 42:169-75. 2006
    ..Post-stroke depression (PSD) is the most frequent neuropsychiatric condition after a stroke. We review the diagnostic criteria, differential diagnosis, type of scales applied, the epidemiological studies and associated risk factors in PSD...
  41. ncbi request reprint Ischemic stroke subtypes and thrombophilia in young and elderly Brazilian stroke patients admitted to a rehabilitation hospital
    Francisco Javier Carod-Artal
    Neurology Department, The Sarah Network of Rehabilitation Hospitals, Sarah Hospital, Brasilia, DF, Brazil
    Stroke 36:2012-4. 2005
    ..We sought to examine ischemic stroke subtypes and prevalence of thrombophilia in Brazilian stroke patients...
  42. ncbi request reprint Stroke: a neglected complication of American trypanosomiasis (Chagas' disease)
    Francisco Javier Carod-Artal
    Department of Neurology, The Sarah Network of Rehabilitation Hospitals, Sarah Hospital, SMHS quadra 501 conjunto A, CEP 7330 150, Brasilia DF, Brazil
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 101:1075-80. 2007
    ..Chagasic cardiomyopathy is a neglected, frequently unrecognized, source of cardioembolic stroke in South America. Educational and prevention programs should be performed in order to prevent this complication of the chronic form of CD...