A D Korczyn

Summary

Affiliation: Tel Aviv University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dosing with ropinirole in a clinical setting
    A D Korczyn
    Sieratzki Chair of Neurology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Acta Neurol Scand 106:200-4. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint A 3-year randomized trial of ropinirole and bromocriptine in early Parkinson's disease. The 053 Study Group
    A D Korczyn
    Department of Neurology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Neurology 53:364-70. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Prion diseases
    A D Korczyn
    Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Curr Opin Neurol 10:273-81. 1997
  4. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for dementia, depression and psychosis in long-standing Parkinson's disease
    N Giladi
    Department of Neurology, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Neural Transm 107:59-71. 2000
  5. doi request reprint Subjective memory complaints in elders: depression, anxiety, or cognitive decline?
    Y Balash
    Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Acta Neurol Scand 127:344-50. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Freezing of gait in patients with advanced Parkinson's disease
    N Giladi
    Department of Neurology, Tel-Aviv Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
    J Neural Transm 108:53-61. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics of neuroleptic-induced parkinsonism
    S Hassin-Baer
    Department of Neurology, Tel-Aviv Medical Center, Israel
    J Neural Transm 108:1299-308. 2001
  8. doi request reprint The role of apolipoprotein E polymorphisms in levodopa-induced dyskinesia
    I Molchadski
    Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Acta Neurol Scand 123:117-21. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Cognitive assessment in proximity to acute ischemic stroke/transient ischemic attack: comparison of the montreal cognitive assessment test and mindstreams computerized cognitive assessment battery
    L Shopin
    Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 36:36-42. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Vasomotor reactivity as a predictor for syncope in patients with orthostatism
    A Y Gur
    The Department of Neurology, Barzilai Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Acta Neurol Scand 126:32-6. 2012

Detail Information

Publications69

  1. ncbi request reprint Dosing with ropinirole in a clinical setting
    A D Korczyn
    Sieratzki Chair of Neurology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Acta Neurol Scand 106:200-4. 2002
    ..To determine the optimal dose of ropinirole (ReQuip) for treatment of early Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  2. ncbi request reprint A 3-year randomized trial of ropinirole and bromocriptine in early Parkinson's disease. The 053 Study Group
    A D Korczyn
    Department of Neurology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Neurology 53:364-70. 1999
    ..To compare the long-term efficacy and safety of ropinirole with bromocriptine over 3 years in patients with early PD with limited or no previous dopaminergic therapy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prion diseases
    A D Korczyn
    Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Curr Opin Neurol 10:273-81. 1997
    ..The mechanisms underlying the evolution of the disease, as well as the species barrier are better understood...
  4. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for dementia, depression and psychosis in long-standing Parkinson's disease
    N Giladi
    Department of Neurology, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Neural Transm 107:59-71. 2000
    ..To study the relationships between clinical features of Parkinson's disease (PD) and the development of dementia, depression or psychosis in patients with long-standing disease...
  5. doi request reprint Subjective memory complaints in elders: depression, anxiety, or cognitive decline?
    Y Balash
    Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Acta Neurol Scand 127:344-50. 2013
    ..To study the association of subjective memory complaints (SMC) with affective state and cognitive performance in elders...
  6. ncbi request reprint Freezing of gait in patients with advanced Parkinson's disease
    N Giladi
    Department of Neurology, Tel-Aviv Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
    J Neural Transm 108:53-61. 2001
    ..002), early morning foot dystonia (p < 0.003) and significant postural instability (p < 0.0005). CONCLUSION: FOG is a common symptom in advanced PD. It is mainly related to disease progression and levodopa treatment...
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics of neuroleptic-induced parkinsonism
    S Hassin-Baer
    Department of Neurology, Tel-Aviv Medical Center, Israel
    J Neural Transm 108:1299-308. 2001
    ..NIP develops unrelated to duration of neuroleptic treatment or age of the patient, suggesting an individual predisposition to blockage of the dopaminergic receptors...
  8. doi request reprint The role of apolipoprotein E polymorphisms in levodopa-induced dyskinesia
    I Molchadski
    Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Acta Neurol Scand 123:117-21. 2011
    ..To determine the relationship between apolipoprotein E (APOE) polymorphisms to the time to appearance of levodopa-induced dyskinesia (LID) in patients with Parkinson's disease...
  9. doi request reprint Cognitive assessment in proximity to acute ischemic stroke/transient ischemic attack: comparison of the montreal cognitive assessment test and mindstreams computerized cognitive assessment battery
    L Shopin
    Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 36:36-42. 2013
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Vasomotor reactivity as a predictor for syncope in patients with orthostatism
    A Y Gur
    The Department of Neurology, Barzilai Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Acta Neurol Scand 126:32-6. 2012
    ..Cerebral autoregulation status can be determined by assessing cerebral vasomotor reactivity (VMR). We assessed and compared VMR in patients with OH with and without syncope...
  11. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Alzheimer's type dementia in an elderly Arab population
    A Bowirrat
    Department of Neurology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Eur J Neurol 8:119-23. 2001
    ..While the results support a protective effect of schooling against the development of dementia, other factors (e.g. genetic) must be sought to explain this high frequency...
  12. doi request reprint Cerebral vasomotor reactivity and dementia after ischemic stroke
    Alexander Y Gur
    Stroke Unit, Department of Neurology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center and the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Acta Neurol Scand 122:383-8. 2010
    ..We compared cerebral vasomotor reactivity (VMR) assessed in the acute phase of ischemic stroke (IS) in patients with and without PSD. VMR was also assessed and compared in demented and non-demented patients in the late phase of IS...
  13. ncbi request reprint The value of muscle exercise in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    V E Drory
    ALS Clinic, Department of Neurology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Neurol Sci 191:133-7. 2001
    ..Our results show that a regular moderate physical exercise program has a short-lived positive effect on disability in ALS patients and should be recommended...
  14. ncbi request reprint Physically traumatic events in patients with epilepsy compared with non-epileptic subjects
    M Y Neufeld
    EEG and Epilepsy Unit, Department of Neurology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, 6 Weizmann St, Tel Aviv 64239, Israel
    Seizure 9:595-7. 2000
    ..We conclude that physically traumatic events not related to seizures are fewer among patients with epilepsy with and without seizures compared with controls, probably because of increased cautiousness...
  15. ncbi request reprint The diagnostic aid of routine EEG findings in patients presenting with a presumed first-ever unprovoked seizure
    M Y Neufeld
    EEG and Epilepsy Unit, Department of Neurology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, 6 Weizmann St, 6439, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Epilepsy Res 42:197-202. 2000
    ..The EEG is particularly helpful in supporting the epileptic nature of the event in younger patients and in those with seizures of unknown origin...
  16. ncbi request reprint EEG changes during long-term treatment with donepezil in Alzheimer's disease patients
    E A Kogan
    EEG and Epilepsy Unit, Department of Neurology, Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israel
    J Neural Transm 108:1167-73. 2001
    ..The differences in qEEG in patients with different stages of dementia under donepezil treatment may be related to different compensatory capacities due to structural and functional brain disturbances...
  17. ncbi request reprint Neuronal-binding antibodies from patients with antiphospholipid syndrome induce cognitive deficits following intrathecal passive transfer
    Y Shoenfeld
    Department of Medicine B and Research Center for Autoimmune Diseases, Sheba MedicalCenter, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Lupus 12:436-42. 2003
    ..These results support the hypothesis that aPL that gain access to the central nervous system may play a direct role in the pathogenesis of neurological manifestations of APS...
  18. ncbi request reprint High b value q-space-analyzed diffusion MRI in vascular dementia: a preliminary study
    Y Assaf
    Wohl Institute for Advanced Imaging, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv 64239, Israel
    J Neurol Sci 203:235-9. 2002
    ..This technique, therefore, might serve as a better indication for the extensive nerve fiber loss in the white matter that is caused by vascular disease...
  19. pmc Antiphospholipid antibodies bind ATP: a putative mechanism for the pathogenesis of neuronal dysfunction
    J Chapman
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv 69978, Israel
    Clin Dev Immunol 12:175-80. 2005
    ..We conclude that aPL IgG bind ATP, probably through beta32-GPI. This binding could interfere with the normal extracellular function of ATP and similar neurotransmitters...
  20. ncbi request reprint Sound lateralization and interaural discrimination. Effects of brainstem infarcts and multiple sclerosis lesions
    M Furst
    Department of Electrical Engineering Systems, Faculty of Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Hear Res 143:29-42. 2000
    ..These results suggest that neural processing of binaural stimuli is multilevel and begins with independent interaural time and level analyzers in the caudal pons...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cold pressor test in tetraplegia and paraplegia suggests an independent role of the thoracic spinal cord in the hemodynamic responses to cold
    A Catz
    The Spinal Department, Loewenstein Rehabilitation Hospital, Raanana, Israel
    Spinal Cord 46:33-8. 2008
    ..Cold application to the hand (CAH) is associated in healthy people with increase in heart rate (HR) and blood pressure (BP)...
  22. ncbi request reprint A novel mutation of presenilin 1 in familial Alzheimer's disease in Israel detected by denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis
    H Reznik-Wolf
    Oncogenetics Unit, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Hum Genet 98:700-2. 1996
    ..These results also demonstrate that DGGE can be used effectively to screen for mutations within this gene...
  23. doi request reprint Microembolism, silent brain infarcts and dementia
    I Goldberg
    Department of Neurology, Hadassah Medical Center and Faculty of Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    J Neurol Sci 322:250-3. 2012
    ..The role of transcranial Doppler as an objective tool for detecting and quantifying microemboli is discussed in light of recent clinical evidence...
  24. ncbi request reprint EEG and topographic frequency analysis in common and classic migraine
    M Y Neufeld
    Department of Neurology, Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
    Headache 31:232-6. 1991
    ..They may suggest some difference in the posterior background activity in the EEG in migraine patients as compared to the controls, but are not useful in differentiating migraine from non-migraine patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Postmeningitis headache
    M Y Neufeld
    Department of Neurology, Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Headache 39:132-4. 1999
    ..We conclude that there is an association between meningitis, either bacterial or aseptic, and subsequent persistent recurrent migrainous or nonmigrainous headache...
  26. ncbi request reprint Recruitment rate to drug trials for dementia of the Alzheimer type
    T A Treves
    Department of Neurology, Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 14:209-11. 2000
    ..Further, the high selection may limit the generalizability of the results of such studies...
  27. ncbi request reprint Serial EEG recordings following intrathecal metrizamide administration
    V E Drory
    Department of Neurology, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Israel
    Clin Electroencephalogr 20:202-8. 1989
    ..The causes inducing these time-related disturbances are discussed, as compared to pharmacokinetics of intrathecally administered metrizamide...
  28. ncbi request reprint Muscarinic M(1) agonists in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease
    A D Korczyn
    Sieratzki Chair of Neurology, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv 69978, Israel
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 9:2259-67. 2000
    ..Several reasons might account for this failure, which are discussed, as well as the prospects for the future...
  29. ncbi request reprint R-R interval variation in Parkinson's disease and multiple system atrophy
    T Yu Gurevich
    Department of Neurology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Acta Neurol Scand 109:276-9. 2004
    ..To investigate whether the cardiac R-R interval variation (RRIV) is of value in differentiating patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) from multiple system atrophy (MSA)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Behavioral and cognitive deficits occur only after prolonged exposure of mice to antiphospholipid antibodies
    S Shrot
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Lupus 11:736-43. 2002
    ..The mechanism involved in these CNS manifestations remains to be elucidated...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effects of rivastigmine on the quantitative EEG in demented Parkinsonian patients
    N Fogelson
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Acta Neurol Scand 107:252-5. 2003
    ..Quantitative electroencephalogram (qEEG) can be used to measure the effects of drugs on the brain. We studied the effects of rivastigmine on the qEEG in Parkinson's disease (PD) patients with dementia...
  32. ncbi request reprint Naproxen sodium versus ergotamine tartrate in the treatment of acute migraine attacks
    T A Treves
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Headache 32:280-2. 1992
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Antiparkinsonian medication is not a risk factor for the development of hallucinations in Parkinson's disease
    D Merims
    Movement Disorders Unit, Department of Neurology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Neural Transm 111:1447-53. 2004
    ..Accumulating evidence suggests the existence of other risk factors for psychosis in PD. Aims. To evaluate the contribution of the drug profile of patients with PD to emergence of hallucinations...
  34. ncbi request reprint Dementia in Parkinson's disease
    A D Korczyn
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University Medical School, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    J Neurol 248:III1-4. 2001
    ..We have treated several patients with the cholinesterase inhibitor rivastigmine which produced gratifying results. Future studies should define the exact role of this agent in the treatment of the dementia of PD...
  35. ncbi request reprint Fasting headache, weight loss, and dehydration
    A Mosek
    Department of Neurology, Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Headache 39:225-7. 1999
    ..This small difference was not statistically significant. We conclude that dehydration, as reflected by acute weight loss, is an unlikely cause of headache during a single day of fasting. The mechanism of fasting headache remains unclear...
  36. ncbi request reprint Rotigotine transdermal system for perioperative administration
    A D Korczyn
    Tel Aviv University Medical School, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    J Neural Transm 114:219-21. 2007
    ..Perioperative administration of rotigotine appeared to be feasible and efficacious. No safety issues emerged from these observations...
  37. ncbi request reprint Rivastigmine (Exelon) for dementia in patients with Parkinson's disease
    N Giladi
    Department of Neurology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israel
    Acta Neurol Scand 108:368-73. 2003
    ..To study the efficacy of cholinesterase inhibitors in the treatment of dementia in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  38. doi request reprint Modeling the dementia epidemic
    T A Treves
    Memory Disorders Clinic, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
    CNS Neurosci Ther 18:175-81. 2012
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Quantitative measurements of mouse brain thrombin-like and thrombin inhibition activities
    O Beilin
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978 Israel
    Neuroreport 12:2347-51. 2001
    ..2 mU thrombin/mg brain tissue. The present study offers a simple and reliable method for measuring total thrombin inhibitory activity in brain...
  40. pmc Quantitative anal sphincter EMG in multisystem atrophy and 100 controls
    R Gilad
    Department of Neurology, Wolfson Medical Center, Holon 58100, Israel
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 71:596-9. 2001
    ..To evaluate data of quantitative anal sphincter EMG in normal controls and to compare them with patients with multiple system atrophy (MSA)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Incidence of dementia in patients with subjective memory complaints
    T A Treves
    Department of Neurology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva 49100, Israel
    Int Psychogeriatr 17:265-73. 2005
    ..The risk of developing dementia by elderly patients with only subjective memory complaints (SMC) is unclear. Our objective was to assess the prognosis of such patients regarding subsequent development of dementia...
  42. ncbi request reprint Autonomic dysfunction in experimental autoimmune neuritis: heart rate
    N Wang
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Neurol Sci 184:183-8. 2001
    ..m.) and 10 tachycardia (>400 b.p.m.) (P<0.01, F-test). sHR in EAN rats was significantly lower (P<0.01), suggesting sympathetic system impairment. These findings may serve as a basis for testing treatments of ANS dysfunction in EAN...
  43. ncbi request reprint The assessment of radiating low back pain by thermal sensory testing
    A Mosek
    Pain Control Unit, Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Eur J Pain 5:347-51. 2001
    ..Thermal testing should be considered among the testing modalities that are capable of demonstrating objective findings in patients with radiating low back pain...
  44. ncbi request reprint Possible remote functional reorganization in left temporal lobe epilepsy
    S Kipervasser
    EEG and Epilepsy Unit, Department of Neurology, Wohl Institute for Advanced Imaging, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Acta Neurol Scand 117:324-31. 2008
    ..To provide functional magnetic resonance imaging-based insight into the impact of left temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) on language-related functional re-organization...
  45. ncbi request reprint Oculopharyngeal MD among Bukhara Jews is due to a founder (GCG)9 mutation in the PABP2 gene
    S C Blumen
    Department of Neurology, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel
    Neurology 55:1267-70. 2000
    ..To determine whether all cases of oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy (OPMD) among Bukhara Jews share the same founder mutation...
  46. ncbi request reprint Hyperactivity in a mouse model of the antiphospholipid syndrome
    A Katzav
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Lupus 10:496-9. 2001
    ..023) and higher number of stairs climbed (P < 0.019) by the mice in 3 min. This simple test demonstrated that experimental APS animals are significantly hyperactive and may serve as a marker for CNS involvement in this model...
  47. pmc Evoked potential studies in the antiphospholipid syndrome: differential diagnosis from multiple sclerosis
    D Paran
    Department of Rheumatology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Centre, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Ann Rheum Dis 65:525-8. 2006
    ..The CNS manifestations of the antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) can mimic multiple sclerosis both clinically and radiologically...
  48. ncbi request reprint Plasma homocysteine, vitamin B12 and folate in Alzheimer's patients and healthy Arabs in Israel
    E H Mizrahi
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, affiliated to the Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Neurol Sci 227:109-13. 2004
    ..There was not a significant association between plasma tHcy, B12 and folate levels in controls or AD patients. High levels of tHcy may suggest the need for folate and vitamin B12 supplementation in this population...
  49. ncbi request reprint Parkin mutation associated parkinsonism and cognitive decline, comparison to early onset Parkinson's disease
    B R Benbunan
    Movement Disorders Unit, Department of Neurology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Neural Transm 111:47-57. 2004
    ..Patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) have cognitive changes resulting, presumably, from a progressive disruption of the functional integrity of frontostriatal circuitry...
  50. ncbi request reprint Quality of sexual life in Parkinson's disease
    O Moore
    The Movement Disorders Unit, Department of Neurology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, 6 Weizmann Street, 64239 Tel Aviv, Israel
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 8:243-6. 2002
    ..The correlation between the PDQ-39 and GSL (r=-0.334) improved by adding the QoSL-Q, as a 9th dimension to the PDQ-39 (r=-0.405). The QoSL-Q is a reliable tool assessed a unique and important dimension not evaluated by the PDQ-39...
  51. ncbi request reprint APOE genotype is a major predictor of long-term progression of disability in MS
    J Chapman
    Department of Neurology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Israel
    Neurology 56:312-6. 2001
    ..In this study, these findings are substantiated and extended in a much larger group of patients followed for up to 40 years...
  52. ncbi request reprint High b-value q-space analyzed diffusion-weighted MRI: application to multiple sclerosis
    Y Assaf
    School of Chemistry, Raymond and Beverly Sackler Faculty of Exact Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Magn Reson Med 47:115-26. 2002
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Cortical lesions associated with transient neurological symptoms - not always a matter of cause and effect
    S Kipervasser
    EEG and Epilepsy Unit, Department of Neurology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Eur J Neurol 10:721-5. 2003
    ..Therefore, even in the presence of a confirmed brain lesion, the presenting paroxysmal events may be of a non-organic origin and should not necessarily be assumed to be caused by the concomitantly existing structural abnormality...
  54. pmc Treatment of MRL/lpr mice, a genetic autoimmune model, with the Ras inhibitor, farnesylthiosalicylate (FTS)
    A Katzav
    Department of Physiology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Clin Exp Immunol 126:570-7. 2001
    ..These findings indicate that modulation of Ras activation has a significant impact on the MRL/lpr model and may represent a new therapeutic approach for the treatment of systemic autoimmune diseases such as SLE and APS...
  55. ncbi request reprint Unverricht-Lundborg disease in a five-generation Arab family: instability of dodecamer repeats
    A Mazarib
    Department of Neurology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israel
    Neurology 57:1050-4. 2001
    ..ULD is caused by mutations in the cystatin B (CSTB) gene; the most common mutation is expansion of a dodecamer repeat near the promoter. The authors studied a five-generation Arab family with ULD lacking photosensitivity...
  56. ncbi request reprint Stroke in hospitalized patients: are there special risk factors?
    L Nadav
    Internal Medicine Department H, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Cerebrovasc Dis 13:127-31. 2002
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate the potential risk factors associated with stroke, which occurred in patients hospitalized for other illnesses...
  57. ncbi request reprint Modified cold pressor test by cold application to the foot after spinal cord injury: suggestion of hemodynamic control by the spinal cord
    A Catz
    Loewenstein Rehabilitation Hospital, Raanana, Israel
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 86:875-82. 2007
    ..Study hemodynamic responses to cold application to the foot (CAF) to explore the autonomic cardiovascular control by the spinal cord...
  58. ncbi request reprint Galantamine treatment of vascular dementia: a randomized trial
    A P Auchus
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Department of Neurology, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Neurology 69:448-58. 2007
    ..To evaluate efficacy and safety of galantamine for patients with vascular dementia (VaD)...
  59. ncbi request reprint A six-month multicentre, double-blind, bromocriptine-controlled study of the safety and efficacy of ropinirole in the treatment of patients with Parkinson's disease not optimally controlled by L-dopa
    E R Brunt
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Neural Transm 109:489-502. 2002
    ..To compare the safety and efficacy of ropinirole and bromocriptine as adjunct therapy in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) not optimally controlled by L-dopa...
  60. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic effects of liquid food ingestion in mid-thoracic paraplegia: is supine postprandial hypotension related to thoracic spinal cord damage?
    A Catz
    Department IV, Spinal Rehabilitation, Loewenstein Rehabilitation Hospital, 278 Achuza Street, Raanana 43100, Israel
    Spinal Cord 45:96-103. 2007
    ..Postprandial hypotension (PPH) appears in various conditions with autonomic failure and was symptomatic in a patient with thoracic paraplegia, but was not remarkable in patients with tetraplegia...
  61. ncbi request reprint Dihydroergotamine nasal spray in the treatment of acute migraine
    T A Treves
    Tel Aviv Souraski Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Headache 38:614-7. 1998
    ..The tolerability of the drug was assessed as good by 94% of the patients. CONCLUSION: These findings suggest that DHE nasal spray is well tolerated and has dose-dependent efficacy in migraine...
  62. ncbi request reprint The oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy locus maps to the region of the cardiac alpha and beta myosin heavy chain genes on chromosome 14q11.2-q13
    B Brais
    Centre for Research in Neurosciences, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Hum Mol Genet 4:429-34. 1995
    ..The regional localization for the OPMD locus raises the intriguing possibility that either the cardiac alpha or beta myosin heavy chain genes may play a role in this disease...
  63. ncbi request reprint Short GCG expansions in the PABP2 gene cause oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy
    B Brais
    Centre for Research in Neurosciences, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, Quebec, Canada
    Nat Genet 18:164-7. 1998
    ..Pathological expansions of the polyalanine tract may cause mutated PABP2 oligomers to accumulate as filament inclusions in nuclei...
  64. ncbi request reprint LGI1 mutations in temporal lobe epilepsies
    S F Berkovic
    Epilepsy Research Institute and Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Neurology 62:1115-9. 2004
    ..The authors aimed to determine the spectrum of TLE phenotypes with LGI1 mutations, to study the frequency of mutations in ADPEAF, and to examine the role of LGI1 paralogs in ADPEAF without LGI1 mutations...
  65. ncbi request reprint Apolipoprotein epsilon4 advances appearance of psychosis in patients with Parkinson's disease
    B Feldman
    Be er Yakov Mental Health Center, Be er Yakov, Israel
    Acta Neurol Scand 113:14-7. 2006
    ..Psychosis is one of the most serious complications of advanced parkinsonism, but many patients are spared. The genetic factors predisposing to psychosis are unclear...
  66. ncbi request reprint Antibodies to brain antigens following stroke
    N M Bornstein
    Stroke Unit, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israel
    Neurology 56:529-30. 2001
    ..The mean levels of anti-NF antibodies were elevated compared with baseline at 1, 3, and 6, months (p = 0.012, 0.002, and 0.003 by paired t-test). Anti-CL levels did not change significantly...
  67. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for Alzheimer's disease in Russia: a case-control study
    A V Suhanov
    Institute of Internal Medicine Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia
    Eur J Neurol 13:990-5. 2006
    ..These findings have implications for developing preventive strategies of AD...
  68. ncbi request reprint A conscientious hypertensive who had seizures after a trek
    R Biswas
    Int J Clin Pract 57:449-50. 2003
  69. ncbi request reprint Mental and motor switching in Parkinson's disease
    R Inzelberg
    Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
    J Mot Behav 33:377-85. 2001
    ..There were no significant correlations between the two types of pathology in individual patients. Mental and motor switching deteriorate in PD patients, but the deficits are not necessarily of parallel severity...