Fidias E Leon-Sarmiento

Summary

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The capsaicin-blink reflex linkage in chronic migraine revisited
    Fidias E Leon-Sarmiento
    Cephalalgia 28:676-7; author reply 677-8. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Abnormal tactile discrimination and somatosensory plasticity in familial primary hyperhidrosis
    Fidias E Leon-Sarmiento
    Unit of Movement Disorders and Neuromagnetism, Section of Neurology, Fundacion Santa Fe, Bogota, Colombia
    Neurosci Lett 441:332-4. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Blink reflex and discomplete facial nerve palsy
    Fidias E Leon-Sarmiento
    Departamento de Medicina Interna y Ciencias Básicas, Unidad de Neurologia, Facultad de Salud, Universidad Industrial de Santander UIS, Bucaramanga, Colombia
    Arch Med Res 33:85-7. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Capsaicin effects on blinking
    Fidias E Leon-Sarmiento
    Instituto de Neurología Clínica y Funcional, Neurociencias Aplicadas and Neurobiología Humana, Facultad de Salud, Universidad de Pamplona, Pamplona, Colombia
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 63:745-7. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint [Colciencias and disdain for Colombian scientists: from the Stone Age to the impact factor]
    Fidias E Leon-Sarmiento
    Neurofisología Clínica, Universidad de Pamplona, Colombia
    Rev Salud Publica (Bogota) 7:227-35. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Visual deprivation effects on human motor cortex excitability
    Fidias E Leon-Sarmiento
    Brain Stimulation Unit, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Neurosci Lett 389:17-20. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint The first sign of Babinski
    Fidias E Leon-Sarmiento
    UIS Bucaramanga, Colombia
    Neurology 59:1067. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint [Neurological effects of American trypanosomyiasis: clinical aspects]
    Fidias E Leon-Sarmiento
    Departamento de Neurología Clinica y Fisiología, Universidad Industrial de Santander, Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia
    Biomedica 23:462-75. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Abnormality of motor cortex excitability in peripherally induced dystonia
    Stephan Bohlhalter
    Human Motor Control Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke NINDS, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 1428, USA
    Mov Disord 22:1186-9. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Trypanosoma cruzi-associated cerebrovascular disease: a case-control study in Eastern Colombia
    Fidias E Leon-Sarmiento
    UIS Santander University School of Medicine, Bucaramanga, Colombia
    J Neurol Sci 217:61-4. 2004

Collaborators

  • Ingrid Garcia
  • Dan Sunnemark
  • M Hallett
  • Carlos V Rizzo-Sierra
  • Stephan Bohlhalter
  • Jose E Parra-Piñeros
  • Gustavo Pradilla A
  • Edgardo A Bayona
  • Vladimir Valderrama
  • Herminia Ramirez-Díaz
  • Jaime Bayona-Prieto
  • Marta E Leon-Sarmiento
  • Nelson Daza
  • Boris E Vesga A

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint The capsaicin-blink reflex linkage in chronic migraine revisited
    Fidias E Leon-Sarmiento
    Cephalalgia 28:676-7; author reply 677-8. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Abnormal tactile discrimination and somatosensory plasticity in familial primary hyperhidrosis
    Fidias E Leon-Sarmiento
    Unit of Movement Disorders and Neuromagnetism, Section of Neurology, Fundacion Santa Fe, Bogota, Colombia
    Neurosci Lett 441:332-4. 2008
    ..These modulatory abnormalities would affect gating processes in the somatosensory cortex which may play a role in maintaining hyperhidrosis...
  3. ncbi request reprint Blink reflex and discomplete facial nerve palsy
    Fidias E Leon-Sarmiento
    Departamento de Medicina Interna y Ciencias Básicas, Unidad de Neurologia, Facultad de Salud, Universidad Industrial de Santander UIS, Bucaramanga, Colombia
    Arch Med Res 33:85-7. 2002
    ..Electrophysiologic findings of the blink reflex in patients with Bell's palsy are usually said to be either prolonged latencies and/or absent early and middle responses of it...
  4. ncbi request reprint Capsaicin effects on blinking
    Fidias E Leon-Sarmiento
    Instituto de Neurología Clínica y Funcional, Neurociencias Aplicadas and Neurobiología Humana, Facultad de Salud, Universidad de Pamplona, Pamplona, Colombia
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 63:745-7. 2005
    ..Deactivation of abnormal A-to-C fibers cross talks at the trigeminal-facial pathways seems to be the most likely mechanism of such improvement...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Colciencias and disdain for Colombian scientists: from the Stone Age to the impact factor]
    Fidias E Leon-Sarmiento
    Neurofisología Clínica, Universidad de Pamplona, Colombia
    Rev Salud Publica (Bogota) 7:227-35. 2005
    ..Scientific papers indexed in qualified databases such as MEDLINE/PubMed must be judged according to law in order to prevent further injuries to the developing Colombian scientific production...
  6. ncbi request reprint Visual deprivation effects on human motor cortex excitability
    Fidias E Leon-Sarmiento
    Brain Stimulation Unit, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Neurosci Lett 389:17-20. 2005
    ..These findings also illustrate an important potential confound in TMS studies of the motor cortex...
  7. ncbi request reprint The first sign of Babinski
    Fidias E Leon-Sarmiento
    UIS Bucaramanga, Colombia
    Neurology 59:1067. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint [Neurological effects of American trypanosomyiasis: clinical aspects]
    Fidias E Leon-Sarmiento
    Departamento de Neurología Clinica y Fisiología, Universidad Industrial de Santander, Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia
    Biomedica 23:462-75. 2003
    ..Neurological lesions must be evaluated carefully, because patients may be misdiagnosed and treated as carriers of 'idiopathic' diseases. Neurological pathologies poses a serious threat in Colombia due to the prevalence of Chagas disease...
  9. ncbi request reprint Abnormality of motor cortex excitability in peripherally induced dystonia
    Stephan Bohlhalter
    Human Motor Control Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke NINDS, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 1428, USA
    Mov Disord 22:1186-9. 2007
    ..The study demonstrates that the paired-pulse technique is a useful tool to assess individual vulnerability, which can be particularly relevant when the causal association between trauma and dystonia is less evident...
  10. ncbi request reprint Trypanosoma cruzi-associated cerebrovascular disease: a case-control study in Eastern Colombia
    Fidias E Leon-Sarmiento
    UIS Santander University School of Medicine, Bucaramanga, Colombia
    J Neurol Sci 217:61-4. 2004
    ..Therefore, we recommend that patients with stroke must be screened for T. cruzi infection if they currently live or have lived in places where this parasite is considered endemic...
  11. ncbi request reprint [National neuroepidemiological study in Colombia (EPINEURO)]
    Gustavo Pradilla A
    Universidad Industrial de Santander, Bucaramanga, Colombia
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 14:104-11. 2003
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  12. ncbi request reprint [Magnetoreception: the angular stone in aerospace orientation, human balance and locomotion]
    Carlos V Rizzo-Sierra
    Unidad de Innovación en Salud y Ciencias de la Vida IESV, Departamento de Física y Geología, Universidad de Pamplona, Pamplona
    Rev Invest Clin 63:509-15. 2011
    ..Likewise, this could be the starting point for application of new human neurorehabilitation procedures, in those magnetoreception-associated neurological disorders that happen in the earth, the sea or the air...
  13. ncbi request reprint Neurophysiology of blepharospasm and multiple system atrophy: clues to its pathophysiology
    Fidias E Leon-Sarmiento
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 11:199-201; author reply 203-4. 2005
  14. ncbi request reprint False-positive human immunodeficiency virus test and Trypanosoma cruzi infection in eastern Colombia
    Jose E Parra-Piñeros
    South Med J 97:423-4. 2004
  15. ncbi request reprint [Concepts, confusions and contradictions on the impact factor in Colombia]
    Fidias E Leon-Sarmiento
    Grupo Mediciencia, Universidad Nacional, Bogota, Colombia
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 81:147-54. 2007
    ..Therefore, an urgent restructuring of the way in which Colombia's scientific production is to be evaluated is thus mandatory before these measures have a negative impact thereon...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Hemiplegia with two Babinski's sign]
    Fidias E Leon-Sarmiento
    Grupo Mediciencia, Universidad Nacional, Bogota, Colombia
    Medicina (B Aires) 67:374-6. 2007
    ..The underdiagnosis of clinical signs like the one described here may lead to erroneous diagnosis that will, ultimately, affect neurorehabilitation measures...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Mycotoxins, myelopathies and much more in, for and from Colombia]
    Fidias E Leon-Sarmiento
    Rev Salud Publica (Bogota) 9:315-6. 2007