neurological diagnostic techniques
Summary: Methods and procedures for the diagnosis of diseases of the nervous system, central and peripheral, or demonstration of neurologic function or dysfunction.
Publications194 found, 100 shown here
- Painful sensory neuropathy: prospective evaluation using skin biopsyM I Periquet
Department of Neurology, The Ohio State University, Columbus 43210, USA
Neurology 53:1641-7. 1999..have a peripheral neuropathy? 2) What is the role of skin biopsy in establishing a diagnosis of neuropathy? 3) What conditions are associated with the neuropathy? and 4) What laboratory studies are useful in this patient population?..
- Why headache treatment failsR B Lipton
Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY10461, USA
Neurology 60:1064-70. 2003..Persistence in treating these patients can be very rewarding. The authors provide a checklist intended to facilitate the management of refractory patients...
- The diagnostic workup of patients with neuropathic painSteven H Horowitz
University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 05405, and Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Med Clin North Am 91:21-30. 2007..Thus, symptom assessment remains indispensable in the evaluation of neuropathic pain, ancillary testing notwithstanding..
- Usefulness and limitations of quantitative sensory testing: clinical and research application in neuropathic pain statesPer Hansson
Dept of Neurosurgery, Pain Center, Karolinska University Hospital, 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
Pain 129:256-9. 2007
- Quantitative sensory testing: report of the Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee of the American Academy of NeurologyM E Shy
Department of Neurology and Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, USA
Neurology 60:898-904. 2003..This assessment evaluates the clinical utility, efficacy, and safety of quantitative sensory testing (QST)...
- Trigeminal small-fibre function assessed with contact heat evoked potentials in humansA Truini
Department of Neurological Sciences, La Sapienza University, Viale Università 30, 00185 Rome, Italy
Pain 132:102-7. 2007..Contact heat stimulation, as well as laser stimulation, easily yields large-amplitude brain potentials and nociceptive reflexes, both related to the Adelta input. However CHEPs are not suitable for C-fibres potentials recording...
- The LDIflare: a novel test of C-fiber function demonstrates early neuropathy in type 2 diabetesSinghan T M Krishnan
FRCP, The Ipswich Diabetes Centre, Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, Heath Road, Ipswich, UK
Diabetes Care 27:2930-5. 2004..The aim of this study was to evaluate a novel method for assessing the axon reflex and to determine its value in detecting neuropathy in type 2 diabetes...
- Wartenberg pendulum test: objective quantification of muscle tone in children with spastic diplegia undergoing selective dorsal rhizotomyEva Nordmark
Department of Physical Therapy, Institute of Musculoskeletal Disorders, Lund University, Sweden
Dev Med Child Neurol 44:26-33. 2002..Swing time was the most reliable and sensitive variable; it showed a weak correlation with measurements for gross motor function...
- Distal symmetric polyneuropathy: a definition for clinical research: report of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and the American Academy of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationJ D England
Neurology 64:199-207. 2005..The inclusion of this formalized case definition in clinical and epidemiologic research studies will ensure greater consistency of case selection...
- Connecting impairment, disability, and handicap in immune mediated polyneuropathiesI S J Merkies
Department of Neurology, Daniel den Hoed Cancer Centre, University Hospital Rotterdam Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:99-104. 2003..However, the ICIDH has been criticised on the grounds that it only represents a general, non-specific relation between its entities...
- Reliability and diagnostic accuracy of the clinical examination and patient self-report measures for cervical radiculopathyRobert S Wainner
U S Army Baylor Graduate Program in Physical Therapy, Fort Sam, Houston, Texas, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:52-62. 2003..A blinded, prospective diagnostic test study was conducted...
- NC-stat as a screening tool for carpal tunnel syndromeJ Thomas Megerian
J Occup Environ Med 48:755-6; author reply 757-8. 2006
- A diagnostic support tool for lumbar spinal stenosis: a self-administered, self-reported history questionnaireShin ichi Konno
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima City, Fukushima, Japan
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:102. 2007..The aim of the present study was to use this tool to assess the diagnostic value of the history of the patient for categorization of LSS...
- Effects of prolonged wrist flexion on transmission of sensory information in carpal tunnel syndromeRichard F Sesek
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
J Pain 8:137-51. 2007....
- Cognitive assessment for cliniciansC M Kipps
MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge CB2 2EF, UK
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 76:i22-30. 2005
- Diabetic neuropathy: a review emphasizing diagnostic methodsBruce A Perkins
EN 11 209, TGH, University Health Network, University of Toronto, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C4
Clin Neurophysiol 114:1167-75. 2003..Novel investigative techniques are highly promising, but their usefulness in the clinic setting remains limited at this time. This article presents an overview of diagnostic methods for DSP...
- Segmental study of the median nerve versus comparative tests in the diagnosis of mild carpal tunnel syndromeJau Jiuan Sheu
Department of Neurology, Taipei Medical University Hospital, 252 Wu Hsing Street, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
Clin Neurophysiol 117:1249-55. 2006..The aims of this study were to analyze normative data of nerve conduction studies (NCS) by optimal transformations, and compare the utility of electrodiagnostic tests in detecting mild carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)...
- [Practical exercises on diagnostic test interpretation]A Perez Sempere
Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Vega Baja Orihuela, Alicante, Spain
Neurologia 18:46-52. 2003..The last example explains the use of ROC curves in the diagnosis of demyelinating disease with CSF-IgG index...
- The avian neurologic examination and ancillary neurodiagnostic techniques: a review updateTracy L Clippinger
Department of Veterinary Services, Zoological Society of San Diego San Diego Zoo, 1354 Old Globe Way, San Diego, CA 92101 1635, USA
Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract 10:803-36, vi. 2007..Once the disease location and pathologic process have been identified, appropriate treatment and prognosis may be provided...
- The neurological examination and lesion localization in the companion rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus)Karen M Vernau
Department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract 10:731-58, v. 2007..This article presents the neurological examination of the rabbit, followed by a practical guide to lesion localization in this species...
- [All that neurologist would like to know about sensitivity, specificity and predictive values]A Gomez de la Camara
Unidad de Epidemilogía Clínica, Unidad de Investigación Hospital Doce de Octubre, Insalud Area 11, Madrid, Spain
Neurologia 18:11-8. 2003..Decision making with the information provided by the test implies to consider the consequences of the false result...
- Optimal distance for segmental nerve conduction studies revisitedMark E Landau
Department of Neurology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Ave, Washington, DC 20307, USA
Muscle Nerve 27:367-9. 2003..With advances in electrodiagnostic equipment, NCV can reasonably be calculated at distances less than 10 cm, perhaps as low as 5-6 cm...
- J.-M. Charcot and simulated neurologic disease: attitudes and diagnostic strategiesChristopher G Goetz
Department of Neurological Sciences, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Neurology 69:103-9. 2007..Neurologists have long wrestled with the diagnosis of elaborated or feigned disease. Studies have not focused on early techniques utilized to diagnose malingering...
- Monotonicity of nerve tests in diabetes: subclinical nerve dysfunction precedes diagnosis of polyneuropathyPeter J Dyck
Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First St SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
Diabetes Care 28:2192-200. 2005..The objective of this study was to test whether monotone worsening of nerve function, attributable to diabetes, can be demonstrated before criteria for diabetic sensorimotor polyneuropathy (DSPN) have been met. Which nerve tests are best?..
- Assessment of medical student clinical competencies in the neurology clinicLarry E Davis
Neurology Service, New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
Neurology 68:597-9. 2007..This form improved student clinical competency assessment and enhanced teaching in clinics...
- Apparent weakness of ulnar-innervated muscles in radial palsyMenachem Sadeh
Department of Neurology, Edith Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
Neurology 62:1424-5. 2004..This apparent weakness may be due to their unopposed traction on the extensor expansion by the paralyzed extensor digitorum...
- Intraoperative electromyographyNeil R Holland
J Clin Neurophysiol 19:444-53. 2002..The author reviews these basic electrophysiologic techniques, how they are applied to specific surgical situations, and their limitations...
- New criteria for early electrodiagnosis of acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathyAmer Al-Shekhlee
Department of Neurology, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 5040, USA
Muscle Nerve 32:66-72. 2005..9). We conclude that a new criterion with graded certainty is of higher specificity in the majority of patients with early AIDP...
- Clinical and electrodiagnostic testing of carpal tunnel syndrome: a narrative reviewJoy C MacDermid
School of Rehabilitation Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 34:565-88. 2004..The pathophysiologic changes occurring with different stages of nerve compression must be considered when interpreting diagnostic test results and predicting response to physical therapy management...
- NC-stat as a screening tool for carpal tunnel syndrome in industrial workersRichard T Katz
Neurology Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
J Occup Environ Med 48:414-8. 2006..The initial purpose of this study was to establish a normal data set for median nerve studies in industrial workers using NC-stat technology...
- [Rapid test performance characteristics evaluation]A Martinot
Service de Pediatrie Generale, urgences et maladies infectieuses, Clinique de pédiatrie et pôle de l urgence, CHRU de Lille, Hopital Jeanne de Flandre, avenue E Avinee, 59037 Lille Cedex, France
Arch Pediatr 14:524-6. 2007
- Comparison of motor conduction techniques in the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndromeMing Hong Chang
Section of Neurology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, No 160 Chung Kang Road, Section 3, Taichung, Taiwan 40705
Neurology 58:1603-7. 2002..To compare the sensitivities of motor wrist-to-palm (W-P) conduction velocity and two median-ulnar motor latency differences with that of sensory W-P conduction velocity in the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)...
- The use of diagnostic ultrasound in carpal tunnel syndromeEthan R Wiesler
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
J Hand Surg Am 31:726-32. 2006....
- A new motor performance test in a prospective study on children with suspected myopathyWilleke A van den Beld
Interdisciplinary Child Neurology Centre and Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University Medical Centre Nijmegen St Radboud, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Dev Med Child Neurol 48:739-43. 2006..This non-invasive and child-friendly motor performance test can improve diagnostic procedure and, therefore, spare more children from unnecessary muscle biopsy...
- Alzheimer's disease and frontal variant of frontotemporal dementia-- a very brief battery for cognitive and behavioural distinctionRoberta Perri
Fondazione IRCCS Santa Lucia, Via Ardeatina, 306, 00179 Roma, Italy
J Neurol 252:1238-44. 2005..The present results emphasise the importance of rating both cognitive and behavioural clinical features of the two syndromes as objectively as possible to improve differential diagnostic accuracy...
- Emerging neurotechnologies for lie-detection: promises and perilsPaul Root Wolpe
University of Pennsylvania, USA
Am J Bioeth 5:39-49. 2005..Premature application of these technologies outside of research settings should be resisted, and the social conversation about the appropriate parameters of its civil, forensic, and security use should begin...
- The role of neuroimaging in dementiaC DeCarli
Department of Neurology, University of California, Davis, California, USA
Clin Geriatr Med 17:255-79. 2001..This article reviews the basic concepts of brain imaging and clinical application. It concludes with a brief discussion of future directions in neuroimaging for the diagnosis and longitudinal follow-up of Alzheimer's disease...
- The sensitivity and specificity of functional capacity evaluations in determining maximal effort: a randomized trialMark Lemstra
Applied Research Psychiatry, College of Medicine, Royal University Hospital, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:953-9. 2004..Randomized trial...
- Quantitative assessment of diabetic peripheral neuropathy with use of the clanging tuning fork testDavid S Oyer
Department of Clinical Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Endocr Pract 13:5-10. 2007..07 (10 g) Semmes-Weinstein monofilament test...
- Reliability and validity of the Canadian Neurological Scale in retrospective assessment of initial stroke severityKnut Stavem
Department of Medicine, Akershus University Hospital, Nordbyhagen, Norway
Cerebrovasc Dis 16:286-91. 2003..We wanted to assess the reliability and validity of the retrospective use of the Canadian Neurological Scale (CNS)...
- Evaluation of a clinical screening tool for HIV-associated sensory neuropathiesCatherine L Cherry
Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Australia
Neurology 65:1778-81. 2005..To evaluate the performance characteristics of a brief clinical neuropathy screening tool for use in sensory neuropathies complicating HIV infection...
- Ultrasound imaging in the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome and its relevance to clinical evaluationNurdan Kotevoglu
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Sisli Etfal Teaching Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
Joint Bone Spine 72:142-5. 2005..In this study we looked for the diagnostic role of ultrasound in the carpal tunnel syndrome and its correlation with some clinical tests as Phalen and Tinnel sign...
- Lack of utility of Semmes-Weinstein monofilament testing in suspected carpal tunnel syndromeKeith J Pagel
Rehabilitation Medicine Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, Oregon 97207, USA
Am J Phys Med Rehabil 81:597-600. 2002..To investigate the value of Semmes-Weinstein monofilament (SWM) testing in patients with electrodiagnostically confirmed carpal tunnel syndrome in a group of patients with symptoms compatible with carpal tunnel syndrome...
- The role of neuro-electrophysiological diagnostic tests in clinical medicineS O Mbuya
Department of Clinical Pharmacology, College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi, Kenya
East Afr Med J 83:52-60. 2006..To summarise and discuss the role of neuro-electrophysiological diagnostic tests in clinical medicine...
- [The role of electrodiagnostic studies in the diagnosis of hypotonia in infancy]F Renault
Unité de Neurophysiologie Clinique, Hopital d Enfants Armand Trousseau, Paris 12, France
Rev Med Liege 59:190-7. 2004..Benign congenital hypotonia is a quite rare condition that is diagnosed retrospectively, when hypotonia is strictly isolated and recovers completely before 2 years of age...
- Talking the talk on walking the walk: a 12-item generic walking scale suitable for neurological conditions?A Holland
Neurorehabilitation Group, Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG, UK
J Neurol 253:1594-602. 2006....
- Isolated use of vibration perception thresholds and semmes-weinstein monofilament in diagnosing diabetic polyneuropathy: "the North Catalonia diabetes study"Jeroni Jurado
Primary Care, Catalan Health Institute, Olot Girona, Spain
Nurs Clin North Am 42:59-66. 2007..MF, by MDNS criteria, was more sensitive and specific, and showed more accurate positive and negative predictive values. The predicted probability of DPN diagnosis was higher with a tuning fork evaluation...
- Diagnostic techniques and clinicopathologic findings in ruminant neurologic diseasePhilip R Scott
Division of Veterinary Clinical Studies, Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract 20:215-30, v. 2004..Familiarity with the technique aids high extradural injection of lidocaine or xylazine, which has many applications in farm practice. There are few indications for cisternal CSF collection in food animals...
- The neurologic examination and neurodiagnostic techniques for reptilesChristopher L Mariani
Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, 4700 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27606 1428, USA
Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract 10:855-91, vii. 2007..Physical examination and history are discussed, as well as invasive and noninvasive testing modalities...
- Magnetic resonance spectroscopy in pediatric neurologySheffali Gulati
Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Indian J Pediatr 70:317-25. 2003..Few representative case studies among different disease groups have also been detailed...
- Principles of neurological imaging of exotic animal speciesMarguerite F Knipe
Department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, 2122 Tupper Hall, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract 10:893-907, vii. 2007..This article discusses the basic imaging principles of radiology, myelography, CT, and MRI of the nervous system of companion exotic animals to aid exotic animal clinicians in selecting imaging modalities and interpreting the results...
- Clinical neurology of ferretsOrlando Diaz-Figueroa
Lake Howell Animal Clinic, 856 Lake Howell Rd, Maitland, FL 32751, USA
Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract 10:759-73, v-vi. 2007..Recent advances in ferret medicine and veterinary neurology offer new capabilities to investigate and treat neurological disease in ferrets...
- The role of neuroimaging studies in normal-pressure glaucomaChristopher A Girkin
J Glaucoma 11:277-8. 2002
- Identifying children with neurological impairment and disability in resource-poor countriesV Mung'ala-Odera
Center for Geographic Medicine Coast, Kenya Medical Research Institute, P O 428 Kilifi, Kenya
Child Care Health Dev 33:249-56. 2007..In RPCs, the most appropriate method should be inexpensive, simple, rapid and accurate. This article reviews methods used to identify children with NI and disability in RPCs, evaluating their effectiveness and suitability...
- Imaging or imagining? A neuroethics challenge informed by geneticsJudy Illes
Stanford University, USA
Am J Bioeth 5:5-18. 2005..Indeed, ethical interpretation of such findings will necessitate not only traditional bioethical input but also a wider perspective on the construction of scientific knowledge...
- [What happens in the brain of my patients? Neuroimaging and neurogenetics as ethical challenges in medicine]M Synofzik
Abteilung für Kognitive Neurologie, Hertie Institut für Klinische Hirnforschung, Tubingen
Dtsch Med Wochenschr 132:2646-9. 2007....
- [Ethical issues of diagnostic tests in neurology]P Guerrero
Seccion de Neurologia, Hospital General de Segovia, Segovia
Neurologia 18:19-28. 2003..Diagnostic necessities and knowledge of efficiency of tests must be defined in order to make beneficent and just diagnostic decisions...
- Neurology 2004Robert C Griggs
Neurology 62:4-5. 2004
- F wave study in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: assessment of balance between upper and lower motor neuron involvementAndreas A Argyriou
EMG Laboratory, Department of Neurology, The University of Patras Medical School, P O Box 1045, 26504 Rion Patras, Greece
Clin Neurophysiol 117:1260-5. 2006..Furthermore, an interpretation of these F wave abnormalities in the context of upper (UMN) and lower motor neuron (LMN) dysfunction was attempted...
- [Electrodiagnosis of neuropathy and myopathy in rheumatoid arthritis]Kimitaka Hase
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine
Nihon Rinsho 63:379-85. 2005
- Nerve conduction and excitability studies in peripheral nerve disordersChristian Krarup
Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Rigshospitalet and the Institute of Neuroscience and Pharmacology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Curr Opin Neurol 22:460-6. 2009..Nerve excitability studies are relatively novel but are acquiring an increasingly important role in the study of peripheral nerves...
- Can we scan for truth in a society of liars?Tom Buller
University of Alaska Anchorage, USA
Am J Bioeth 5:58-60; discussion W5. 2005
- The medial antebrachial cutaneous nerve: antidromic and orthodromic conduction studiesPaul Seror
Laboratory of Electromyography, 146 Avenue Ledru Rollin, 75011 Paris, France
Muscle Nerve 26:421-3. 2002..With both techniques, no SAP amplitude was lower than 6 microV. The lower limits of normal of the interside amplitude ratio were 1.66 when both techniques were used and 2.0 when only one was used...
- Validation of a novel screening device (NeuroQuick) for quantitative assessment of small nerve fiber dysfunction as an early feature of diabetic polyneuropathyDan Ziegler
Deutsche Diabetes Klinik, Deutsches Diabetes Zentrum, Leibniz Zentrum an der Heinrich Heine Universität, Auf m Hennekamp 65, 40225 Dusseldorf, Germany
Diabetes Care 28:1169-74. 2005..To validate a handheld screening device (NeuroQuick) for an early detection of diabetic distal symmetric polyneuropathy (DSP) by quantitative testing of cold sensation based on the wind chill factor (NeuroQuick threshold [NQT])...
- Clinical electromyography and electrodiagnosis course at Keio University Hospital--a 7-year experienceMeigen Liu
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
Keio J Med 54:193-6. 2005..A follow-up system for the course graduates is planned to support their EMG-EDX practice...
- Measuring the impact of MS on walking ability: the 12-Item MS Walking Scale (MSWS-12)J C Hobart
Institute of Neurology, University College London, UK
Neurology 60:31-6. 2003..To develop a patient-based measure of walking ability in MS...
- The acute phase reactant, fibrinogen, as a guide to plasma exchange therapy for acute Guillain-Barré syndromeRashmi Sanjay
Department of Medicine, Hematology and Transfusion Medicine Section, Caritas St Elizabeth s Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA
J Clin Apher 21:105-10. 2006..Therapeutic plasma exchange need not be extended when plasma fibrinogen remains > or =30% below its level at presentation by the time of the final planned plasma exchange procedure...
- The effect of footwear and sports-surface on dynamic neurological screening for sport-related concussionAnthony G Schneiders
Centre for Physiotherapy Research, University of Otago, New Zealand
J Sci Med Sport 13:382-6. 2010..These findings suggest that clinicians should standardise footwear and the testing surface at baseline in order to accurately assess motor performance tests when SRC is suspected...
- [Neurological recovery after cervical cord decompression for canal stenosis myelopathy]H Pascal-Moussellard
Service d Orthopedie, CHU Pitie Salpetriere, 47, Boulevard de l Hopital, 75651 Paris Cedex 13
Rev Chir Orthop Reparatrice Appar Mot 91:607-14. 2005..Results of surgical decompression are generally good but the pattern of neurological recovery has not been studied. We followed a cohort of patients who underwent cervical cord decompression to study the course of neurological recovery...
- Tactile temporal thresholds detect relapse-related changes in multiple sclerosis: a preliminary studyL N Brown
Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Mult Scler 11:725-7. 2005..Thus, tactile temporal thresholds may be a useful outcome measure in MS. Our objective was to assess whether tactile temporal thresholds reflect change during a MS relapse...
- Endogenous fluorescence imaging of somatosensory cortical activities after discrimination learning in ratsKatsuei Shibuki
Department of Neurophysiology, Brain Research Institute, Niigata University, 1 Asahi machi, Niigata 951 8585, Japan
Neuroimage 30:735-44. 2006..The present results indicate the usefulness of flavoprotein fluorescence imaging for investigating somatosensory cortical plasticity after learning...
- EFNS guidelines on the use of skin biopsy in the diagnosis of peripheral neuropathyG Lauria
Immunology and Muscular Pathology Unit, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, National Neurological Institute Carlo Besta, Milan, Italy
Eur J Neurol 12:747-58. 2005..Training in an established cutaneous nerve laboratory is recommended before using skin biopsy as a diagnostic tool in peripheral neuropathies. Quality control at all levels is mandatory...
- Tripod signJ C Suvarna
Department of Pediatrics, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, India
J Postgrad Med 55:211-3. 2009..Since elicitation of the sign requires voluntary sitting up, it is of limited use in patients with marked altered sensorium and young infants...
- Prevalence of hyperesthesia detected by current perception threshold test in subjects with glucose metabolic impairments in a communityKiyoshi Takekuma
Department of Public Health, Nagoya City University Medical School, Nagoya
Intern Med 41:1124-9. 2002....
- Autonomic nervous system testing may not distinguish multiple system atrophy from Parkinson's diseaseD E Riley
Department of Neurology, University Hospitals of Cleveland and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 1100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:56-60. 2003....
- [Assessment of dysarthria and dysphagia in ALS patients]D Robert
Fédération ORL, CHU La Timone, 264, rue Saint Pierre, 13385 Marseille Cedex 5
Rev Neurol (Paris) 162:445-53. 2006....
- The scale for contraversive pushing: A reliability and validity studyMarco Baccini
Department of Geriatric Rehabilitation, Florence, Italy
Neurorehabil Neural Repair 20:468-72. 2006..Pushing toward the hemiplegic side can interfere with mobility training after stroke. This study estimated the internal consistency, interrater reliability, and validity of the Scale for Contraversive Pushing (SCP)...
- Optical induction of synaptic plasticity using a light-sensitive channelYan Ping Zhang
Friedrich Miescher Institute, Novartis Research Foundation, Maulbeerstr 66, WRO 1066 4 04, CH 4058 Basel, Switzerland
Nat Methods 4:139-41. 2007..Pairing of light stimulation with postsynaptic depolarization induced long-term potentiation, making this technique ideal for genetic and pharmacological dissection of synaptic plasticity...
- Ethical issues in neuroscienceThomas Fuchs
Psychiatric Department, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
Curr Opin Psychiatry 19:600-7. 2006..The study gives an overview of ethical questions raised by the progress of neuroscience in identifying and intervening in neural correlates of the mind...
- Functional symptoms and signs in neurology: assessment and diagnosisJ Stone
Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Western General Hospital, Crewe Road, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, UK
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 76:i2-12. 2005
- Motor unit number estimation in human neurological diseases and animal modelsJ M Shefner
Department of Neurology, SUNY Upstate Medical University, 750 East Adams Street, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA
Clin Neurophysiol 112:955-64. 2001..Despite the lack of a perfect method for performing MUNE, it has great clinical value in the assessment of progressive motor axon loss. Further refinements in the method will likely increase its utility in the future...
- Update on concussion: here's what the experts sayShawn M Ferullo
Department of Family Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
J Fam Pract 59:428-33. 2010..Recommend up-to-date protective equipment for athletes. Recent improvements, especially in football, have been shown to help decrease the incidence of concussion...
- [The methodology for assessment of the alpha-adrenergic sensitivity by the results of clopheline instillation into conjunctival sac in healthy subjects]Iu S Kokarev
Fiziol Cheloveka 28:99-107. 2002
- Can cerebrospinal fluid uric acid levels differentiate intraventricular hemorrhage from traumatic tap?Didem Aliefendioglu
Neonatology Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Kirikkale University Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
Biol Neonate 90:268-72. 2006..To measure blood and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) uric acid (UA) levels of neonates with intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH), and to examine whether or not UA can be used to differentiate traumatic tap from IVH...
- Communication neuroscience as a tool for health psychologistsEmily B Falk
Department of Communication Studies, Institute for Social Research, Research Center for Group Dynamics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48016 1248, USA
Health Psychol 29:355-7. 2010..As such, this study illustrates one benefit of combining the tools of neuroscience with more familiar methods in health psychology...
- Stroke-unit care for patients with acute strokeSimona Sacco
Lancet 369:1255; author reply 1255-6. 2007
- Shortening the NIH Stroke scale for use in the prehospital settingDavid L Tirschwell
Department of Neurology, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle
Stroke 33:2801-6. 2002..The goal of this study was to identify a subset of the 15 items in the National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS-15) that measures stroke severity and predicts outcomes...
- Optimisation of a post-processing method to remove the pulse artifact from EEG data recorded during fMRI: an application to P300 recordings during e-fMRIH Otzenberger
UMR 7004 Laboratoire de Neuroimagerie in vivo, Universite Louis Pasteur, Centre National de Recherche Scientifique, IFR 37 de Neurosciences, 4 rue Kirschleger, 67085 Strasbourg Cedex, France
Neurosci Res 57:230-9. 2007..3-9.09 microV) in centro-parietal and prefrontal areas. The improvement of the processing of EEG data acquired simultaneously with fMRI data provides a new tool and casts perspectives to study the functional organisation of the brain...
- Histological validation of ultrasound-guided neurography in early nerve regenerationJohan W van Neck
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Room Ee15 91, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, P O Box 2040, Rotterdam 3000, The Netherlands
Muscle Nerve 40:967-75. 2009..Our results suggest that, following a similar validation study in humans, ultrasound-guided near-nerve neurography may be clinically useful when early evaluation of nerve activity is needed...
- [Congenital myasthenic syndromes: phenotypic expression and pathophysiological characterisation]F Andreux
INSERM 582 et Institut de Myologie, Hopital de la Pitie Salpetriere
Rev Neurol (Paris) 160:163-76. 2004..Specific therapies for slow channel CMS are quinidine and fluoxetine that normalize the prolonged opening episodes. Clinical benefits derived from the full characterisation of each case include genetic counselling and specific therapy...
- Minimally obtrusive wearable device for continuous interactive cognitive and neurological assessmentAntoni Ivorra
Department of Bioengineering, University of California at Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Physiol Meas 29:543-54. 2008..The ability to assess cognitive capabilities of individuals continuously during everyday activities could have far-reaching implications for diagnostics and treatment of many different neurological conditions...
- Learning disabilities: definitions, epidemiology, diagnosis, and intervention strategiesLieven Lagae
Department of Pediatric Neurology, University of Leuven Medical School, University Hospitals KULeuven, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
Pediatr Clin North Am 55:1259-68, vii. 2008..The role of the medical professional is important to guide parents in the diagnostic and therapeutic process...
- [Thrombolysis of acute ischemic cerebral vascular accident: roles of the physician and the peripheral hospital]Philippe Meyer
Departement de Medecine, CHUV
Rev Med Suisse Romande 123:205-10. 2003....
- [Diagnostic reasoning in neurology. An analysis of the more frequent errors]J Diaz Guzman
Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Universitario Doce de Octubre, Madrid, Spain
Neurologia 18:3-10. 2003....
- Different odor tests contribute differently to the evaluation of olfactory lossJorn Lotsch
Pharmazentrum frankfurt ZAFES, Institute of Clinical Pharmacology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Theodor Stern Kai 7, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Chem Senses 33:17-21. 2008..In conclusion, combined testing of several components of olfaction, especially including assessment of thresholds, provides the most significant approach to the diagnosis of smell loss...
- Newborn neurologic examinationMichele Yang
Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2524, USA
Neurology 62:E15-7. 2004
- Soul-making in neuroimaging?Kevin Chien Chang Wu
National Taiwan University College of Medicine, 2F Medical Humanity Building, Taipei, Taiwan
Am J Bioeth 8:21-2. 2008
- [Neuropathy diagnosis strategy]Joana Guimarães
Serviços de Neurologia e de Neurofisiolgia, Hospital de Sao Joao, Porto
Acta Med Port 21:83-8. 2008..The clinical investigation and electrophysiologic study are fundamental in the investigation study of a neuropathy. The authors present a schematic revision work of the principals aspects of neuropathy clinical and study...
- Intracerebral hemorrhage: effects of aging on brain edema and neurological deficitsYe Gong
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0532, USA
Stroke 35:2571-5. 2004..Age is an important factor in other forms of brain injury, affecting microglia and astrocyte reactions and plasticity. Therefore, the present study investigated the effects of aging on brain injury after ICH...
- Tourette's syndromeChristopher Kenney
Department of Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Am Fam Physician 77:651-8. 2008..Appropriate diagnosis and treatment can substantially improve quality of life and psychosocial functioning in affected children...
- Change in perfusion in acute nondominant hemisphere stroke may be better estimated by tests of hemispatial neglect than by the National Institutes of Health Stroke ScaleArgye E Hillis
Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Meyer 5 185, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
Stroke 34:2392-6. 2003..We conducted 2 studies to determine whether tests of hemispatial neglect provide a better measure of hypoperfusion and reperfusion than NIHSS in nondominant hemisphere stroke...
- SEMANTIC AND VISUAL COGNITION IN ALZHEIMERS DISEASEMartha Farah; Fiscal Year: 2001..In addition, new predictions of the computational hypotheses have been derived and will form the basis of further empirical tests with human subjects. ..
- Peripheral Nerve IschemiaPhillip Low; Fiscal Year: 2004..We will then define the therapeutic windows and evaluate the mechanisms of production of hypothermic and antioxidant neuroprotection (Specific aim number 2) from reperfusion injury. ..
- Poverty and the Brain: A Cognitive Neuroscience AnalysisMartha Farah; Fiscal Year: 2007..Neurocognitive systems mediating resilience and successful adolescence will also be sought. ..
- NORMING A DIAGNOSTIC MOTOR SCALE FOR INFANTSSuzann Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2002..Following completion of this project, the TIMP will be available for use by therapists to diagnosis motor developmental delay in infants from 34 weeks PCA to 4 months past term. ..
- The utility of rTMS to enhance hand function in strokeGwyn Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2007..This will be applicable to a large population of US adults with deficits in hand function resulting from stroke. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- MULTICENTER NETWORK OF NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNITST O SHEA; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Genetic and Environmental Risk Factors for PSPIrene Litvan; Fiscal Year: 2010..The use of the NINDS cell repository for genetic banking will also allow DNA sample sharing with other investigators. ..
- DIABETIC AUTONOMIC NEUROPATHYPhillip Low; Fiscal Year: 2001..abstract_text> ..
- Biomarkers in Aging, MCI and Alzheimer's DiseaseDouglas Galasko; Fiscal Year: 2007..Banked CSF and plasma will be available for further research into novel biomarkers, including broad-based proteomic studies. ..
- 5-Year Survival Following Injury in Geriatric PatientsLaura Criddle; Fiscal Year: 2006..Contribution: This foundational study will provide basic information about the survival patterns of injured elders as a basis for the development of interventions to improve geriatric survival. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Phase II Therapeutic Trial of Mexiletine Richard J Barohn; Fiscal Year: 2010..These secondary measures will be quantified by lndividual Neuromuscular Quality of Life (INQOL), SF-36 (adults), SF-10 (children), grip myotonia, physical exam, and electrophysiological testing, respectively. ..
- RUPP-PI Program at Yale UniversityLawrence Scahill; Fiscal Year: 2006..Furthermore, this five-site network has established reliability on several measures that are relevant to the conduct of clinical trials in children with PDD. ..
- Bilateral activation in upper-limb stroke rehabilitationGwyn Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- AGE RELATED NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES IN MICRONESIADouglas Galasko; Fiscal Year: 2006..Subproject by Lee: 'PHF-tau in neurodegenerative diseases of Guam' will assess oxidative markers related to brain lesions in ALS, PDC and dementia. ..
- Behavior Therapy for Adults with Tourette SyndromeLawrence Scahill; Fiscal Year: 2009..The Informatics group at Yale University will provide data management services. ..
- Second International Brainstorming Meeting on Parkinson Disease: NosologyIrene Litvan; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- AMPHETAMINE ENHANCED STROKE RECOVERY--BURKE SRCI GROUPLarry Goldstein; Fiscal Year: 2002..However the treatment duration will be increased to a total of 10 sessions. ..
- Data Communication with Implantable Micro DevicesMingui Sun; Fiscal Year: 2002..We will implant this device within the brain of laboratory dogs and evaluate its performance. ..
- NMR STUDIES OF THE MECHANISMS OF ACTION OF TRP REPRESSOROleg Jardetzky; Fiscal Year: 2002..Correlation of the findings should allow an understanding of the signaling code and the design of the regulatory apparatus. ..
- Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and NeuromodulationJau Shin Lou; Fiscal Year: 2003..The results will provide us with vital information that will allow us to further develop rTMS as a noninvasive therapeutic modality for PD. ..
- Use of Albuterol in Spinal Cord InjuryRichard Zeman; Fiscal Year: 2002..PROPOSED COMMERCIAL APPLICATION: Use of beta 2-agonists like albuterol alone or together with x-irradiation maybe useful therapies for spinal cord injuries. ..
- Mechanisms of Spinal Cord InjuryRichard Zeman; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- DIABETIC NEUROPATHY STUDYPETER DYCK; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Use of Tempol for Spinal Cord InjuryRichard Zeman; Fiscal Year: 2004..Optimization of tempol treatment may lead to a therapeutic modality for SCI. ..
- 11th International Myasthenia Gravis MeetingRICHARD BAROHN; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Normal Impulsivity: A Cognitive Neuroscience AnalysisMartha Farah; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- International Conference on the Non-Dystrophic MyotoniasRICHARD BAROHN; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Use of Clenbuterol for Enhancement of Stem Cell TherapyRichard Zeman; Fiscal Year: 2002..The method will be patented, licensed and marketed as a new therapy. ..
- MIDCAREER INVESTIGATOR AWARD IN CEREBROVASCULAR RESEARCHLarry Goldstein; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Online MRI Positioning and Real-Time Motion CorrectionAndre van der Kouwe; Fiscal Year: 2004..The technology will be evaluated in a group of healthy volunteers. ..
- Multiple Factors Affecting Placebo Response in PDChristopher Goetz; Fiscal Year: 2004..Defining these determinant influences will help enhance placebo responses in clinical practice and control them in clinical trials. ..
- Anger Control Training for Youth with Tourette SyndromeLarry Scahill; Fiscal Year: 2005..This design will permit demonstration of a clinically relevant effect size for anger control training in adolescents with TS. ..