- Factor structure of the Neurological Evaluation Scale in a predominantly African American sample of patients with schizophrenia, unaffected relatives, and non-psychiatric controls
Michael T Compton
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, 49 Jesse Hill Jr Drive, S E, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
Schizophr Res 84:365-77. 2006
..This study aimed to identify latent factors of the most widely used scale to measure neurological soft signs, the Neurological Evaluation Scale (NES), in a sample of schizophrenia patients, their relatives, and non-psychiatric controls...
- 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 Rehabilitation
J 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...
- Neurodevelopmental and functional outcomes of extremely low birth weight infants in the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network, 1993-1994
B R Vohr
Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02905, USA
Pediatrics 105:1216-26. 2000
- The modified bradykinesia rating scale for Parkinson's disease: reliability and comparison with kinematic measures
Dustin A Heldman
Division of Movement Disorders, Cleveland Medical Devices, Inc, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Mov Disord 26:1859-63. 2011
..Kinematic sensors can accurately quantify speed, amplitude, and rhythm to aid in the development and evaluation of novel therapies in Parkinson's disease...
- Neonatal brain structure on MRI and diffusion tensor imaging, sex, and neurodevelopment in very-low-birthweight preterm children
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
Dev Med Child Neurol 51:526-35. 2009
..Results indicate that the higher incidence of abnormal neurodevelopment in preterm males relates to greater incidence and severity of brain abnormalities, including reduced PLIC and splenium development...
- Does the National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale favor left hemisphere strokes? NINDS t-PA Stroke Study Group
Department of Neurology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45220, USA
Stroke 30:2355-9. 1999
..Of 42 possible points, 7 points are directly related to measurement of language compared with only 2 points related to neglect...
- Möbius syndrome redefined: a syndrome of rhombencephalic maldevelopment
Harriette T F M Verzijl
Department of Neurology, University Medical Center Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Neurology 61:327-33. 2003
..To investigate the variable clinical picture of Möbius syndrome (MIM no. 157900) and to further understand the pathogenesis of the disorder...
- Agreement between ambulance paramedic- and physician-recorded neurological signs with Face Arm Speech Test (FAST) in acute stroke patients
A Mohd Nor
The Freeman Hospital Stroke Service, Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospital, Dorset, UK
Stroke 35:1355-9. 2004
- The prevalence, predictors, and consequences of peripheral sensory neuropathy in older patients
James W Mold
Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City 73104, USA
J Am Board Fam Pract 17:309-18. 2004
..The prevalence, predictors, and consequences of peripheral neuropathy in the elderly have not been well defined...
- Amplitude-integrated electroencephalography coupled with an early neurologic examination enhances prediction of term infants at risk for persistent encephalopathy
Lina F Shalak
Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75390 9063, USA
Pediatrics 111:351-7. 2003
The objectives of this study were to determine, first, whether an early neurologic examination could predict a persistent abnormal neonatal neurologic state comparable to the amplitude-integrated electroencephalography (a-EEG) and, second,..
- Preparing for preventive clinical trials: the Predict-HD study
Jane S Paulsen
Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242 1000, USA
Arch Neurol 63:883-90. 2006
..The optimal design and outcome measures for preventive clinical trials in neurodegenerative diseases are unknown...
- Does clinical rapid eye movement behavior disorder predict worse outcomes in Parkinson's disease?
Unité des pathologies du sommeil, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris APHP, Paris, France
J Neurol 257:1154-9. 2010
..The fluctuation and disappearance of clinical RBD in some patients may be due to functional abnormalities rather than lesions...
- Symptom scoring systems to diagnose distal polyneuropathy in diabetes: the Diabetic Neuropathy Symptom score
J W G Meijer
Rehabilitation CentreTolbrug Jeroen Bosch Hospital, Den Bosch, The Netherlands
Diabet Med 19:962-5. 2002
..We validated a new four-item Diabetic Neuropathy Symptom (DNS) score for diagnosing distal diabetic polyneuropathy...
- Common interlimb asymmetries and neurogenic responses during upper limb neurodynamic testing: implications for test interpretation
Benjamin S Boyd
Department of Physical Therapy, Samuel Merritt University, Oakland, California, USA
J Hand Ther 25:56-63; quiz 64. 2012
..Clinical measurement pilot study...
- The quality of preterm infants' spontaneous movements: an early indicator of intelligence and behaviour at school age
Phillipa R Butcher
Clinical and Developmental NeuroPsychology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:920-30. 2009
..This study investigated whether early spontaneous movements also have predictive value for the intellectual and behavioural problems that children born very preterm often experience...
- Early systemic hypotension and vasopressor support in low birth weight infants: impact on neurodevelopment
La Paz University Hospital, Department of Neonatology, Paseo de Castellana 261, E 28046 Madrid, Spain
Pediatrics 123:1369-76. 2009
..However, there has been no prospective information on cardiovascular support for hypotension and morbidity...
- Natural history of denervation in SMA: relation to age, SMN2 copy number, and function
Kathryn J Swoboda
Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
Ann Neurol 57:704-12. 2005
..These data highlight the potential value of such measures in increasing our understanding of pathophysiological factors involved in denervation in SMA...
- Carpal tunnel syndrome with normal nerve conduction studies
John C Witt
Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
Muscle Nerve 29:515-22. 2004
..We concluded that NCS provide independent information in the evaluation of suspected CTS, especially when fewer clinical criteria are present, but that NCS are not helpful in predicting the outcome of nonsurgical management...
- Test-retest reliability of the unified Parkinson's disease rating scale in patients with early Parkinson's disease: results from a multicenter clinical trial
Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Mov Disord 17:758-63. 2002
..The findings are in agreement with previous reports on interrater reliability...
- Prevalence of movement disorders in men and women aged 50-89 years (Bruneck Study cohort): a population-based study
Gregor K Wenning
Department of Neurology, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
Lancet Neurol 4:815-20. 2005
..We sought to assess the prevalence of all common categories of movement disorders in a population, accounting for sex differences and age trends...
- The qualitative assessment of general movements in preterm, term and young infants--review of the methodology
Department of Physiology, Karl Franzens University, Graz, Austria
Early Hum Dev 50:47-60. 1997
..This phenomenon is explained by spontaneous recovery of early dysfunction. In contrast, consistent abnormalities of general movements are linked to neurological deficits found at the 2 year follow-up...
- Neurodevelopmental outcome of infants treated with head cooling and mild hypothermia after perinatal asphyxia
M R Battin
Newborn Service, National Women s Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
Pediatrics 107:480-4. 2001
..To determine the neurodevelopmental outcome of infants treated with head cooling with systemic hypothermia after hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy...
- A comparison of psychometric properties of the smart balance master system and the postural assessment scale for stroke in people who have had mild stroke
Chi Wen Chien
School of Occupational Therapy, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, and Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:374-80. 2007
- Are neurologic examination abnormalities heritable? A preliminary study
R D Sanders
Dayton VA, Dayton, OH, USA
Schizophr Res 86:172-80. 2006
b>Neurologic examination abnormalities (NEA) are more prevalent among patients with schizophrenia as well as their unaffected relatives when compared with healthy controls, suggesting that NEA may be endophenotypes for schizophrenia...
- Diagnostic value of history and physical examination in patients suspected of lumbosacral nerve root compression
P C A J Vroomen
Department of Neurology, Maastricht University Hospital, Maastricht, The Netherlands
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 72:630-4. 2002
..To evaluate patient characteristics, symptoms, and examination findings in the clinical diagnosis of lumbosacral nerve root compression causing sciatica...
- Diffusion abnormalities in the primary sensorimotor pathways in writer's cramp
Department of Neuroradiology, Centre Hospitalier Régional Universitaire Roger Salengro, Lille, France
Arch Neurol 66:502-8. 2009
..Recent studies have shown structural changes in these regions in writer's cramp...
- Impaired eye movements in post-concussion syndrome indicate suboptimal brain function beyond the influence of depression, malingering or intellectual ability
Marcus H Heitger
Van der Veer Institute for Parkinson s and Brain Research, 66 Stewart Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Brain 132:2850-70. 2009
..Measurement of oculomotor function may be of value in PCS cases with a high symptom load but an otherwise unremarkable assessment profile. Routine oculomotor testing should be feasible in centres with existing access to this technology...
- Testing forelimb placing "across the midline" reveals distinct, lesion-dependent patterns of recovery in rats
Martin T Woodlee
Institute for Neuroscience, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
Exp Neurol 191:310-7. 2005
..Unlike other tests, cross-midline placing methods can readily distinguish between severe stroke and severe parkinsonism in rats...
- The neurologic examination and neurodiagnostic techniques for reptiles
Christopher 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
This article will focus on specifics of performing the neurologic examination and neurodiagnostic testing in reptiles, and how these examinations differ from those performed in more conventional species...
- Monotonicity of nerve tests in diabetes: subclinical nerve dysfunction precedes diagnosis of polyneuropathy
Peter 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?..
- Atypical progressive supranuclear palsy underlying progressive apraxia of speech and nonfluent aphasia
K A Josephs
Department of Neurology, Division of Behavioural Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Neurocase 11:283-96. 2005
..These cases demonstrate that atypical PSP can present as AOS and PNFA without the classic features of PSP...
- Comparison of 12, 24 and 48 h of systemic hypothermia on outcome after permanent focal ischemia in rat
Darren L Clark
Center for Neuroscience, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Exp Neurol 212:386-92. 2008
..4% in rats cooled for one day), but for this there were no significant duration effects. In summary, prolonged hypothermia treatment provides superior protection overall, but this is not explained by reductions in edema...
- Growth and neurodevelopmental outcomes after early low-dose hydrocortisone treatment in extremely low birth weight infants
Kristi L Watterberg
Department of Pediatrics Neonatology, MSC10 5590, 1 University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
Pediatrics 120:40-8. 2007
..Mortality and bronchopulmonary dysplasia were decreased in the hydrocortisone-treated patients exposed to chorioamnionitis. We now report outcomes at 18 to 22 months' corrected age...
- Comparative study of the cutaneous sensation of leprosy-suspected lesions using Semmes-Weinstein monofilaments and quantitative thermal testing
Manoel F Villarroel
Programa de Pós Graduação em Ciências da Saúde Infectologia e Medicina Tropical, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
Lepr Rev 78:102-9. 2007
..Despite a higher sensitivity to thermal tests, the SWM has adequate validity as a screening tool in the diagnosis of cutaneous forms of leprosy and in the selection of patients who should be submitted to a more detailed examination...
- Progression of putaminal degeneration in multiple system atrophy: a serial diffusion MR study
Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
Neuroimage 31:240-5. 2006
- Disparities in the prevalence of cognitive delay: how early do they appear?
Marianne M Hillemeier
Department of Health Policy and Administration, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 23:186-98. 2009
..Further investigation of processes whereby social disadvantage adversely affects development prior to 24 months is needed...
- Neurologic examination in infants with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy at age 9 to 14 months: use of optimality scores and correlation with magnetic resonance imaging findings
Department of Paediatrics, Hammersmith Hospital, London, United Kingdom
J Pediatr 138:332-7. 2001
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate whether a structured and scorable neurologic examination (The Hammersmith Infant Neurological Examination) correlates with early magnetic resonance imaging findings in a group of infants with hypoxic-ischemic ..
- A 3-year prospective study of neurological soft signs in first-episode schizophrenia
Eric Yu Hai Chen
Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
Schizophr Res 75:45-54. 2005
..A higher level of neurological soft signs is related to a lower educational level and an older age at onset, but the level of neurological soft signs does not predict the outcome in terms of relapse or occupational functioning...
- Detection of small-fiber neuropathy by sudomotor testing
Victoria A Low
Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Guggenheim 811, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
Muscle Nerve 34:57-61. 2006
..Sudomotor examination is thus a highly sensitive detection tool in DSFN. Autonomic involvement is mainly distal, and additionally may involve adrenergic and the long cardiovagal fibers...
- Neurological signs and psychomotor performance in patients with schizophrenia, their relatives and healthy controls
Department of Psychiatry, Karolinska Institute, Danderyd s Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
Psychiatry Res 86:113-29. 1999
..These findings indicate that neurological aberrations are present at the onset of illness and that hereditary factors are associated with motor laterality...
- Should the Babinski sign be part of the routine neurologic examination?
Timothy M Miller
Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
Neurology 65:1165-8. 2005
..sign of upper motor neuron dysfunction that is widely considered an essential element of a complete neurologic examination. Little is known about reliability and validity of this sign...
- Accuracy of acute levodopa challenge for clinical prediction of sustained long-term levodopa response as a major criterion for idiopathic Parkinson's disease diagnosis
Movement Disorders Section, Raul Carrea Institute for Neurological Research FLENI, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Mov Disord 17:795-8. 2002
..5% in Group III. The positive result of initial acute L-dopa challenge predicts chronic L-dopa responsiveness as major criterion of PD in all patients with UPDRS motor scores lower than 10...
- Neurological impairment in rats after transient middle cerebral artery occlusion: a comparative study under various treatment paradigms
Department of Neurosurgery, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, Klinikum Grosshadern, Marchioninistr 15, 81377, Munich, Germany
Brain Res 863:94-105. 2000
..The functional impairment from focal brain ischemia and its subsequent recovery could provide valuable information for future studies evaluating the neuroprotective potential of novel agents and procedures...
- Diagnosing carpal tunnel syndrome--clinical criteria and ancillary tests
Einar P Wilder-Smith
Neurophysiological Section, National University Hospital, Singapore
Nat Clin Pract Neurol 2:366-74. 2006
..Supplementary tests of small nerve fiber function and measurement of intracarpal pressure might, in the future, improve early recognition of CTS, especially in the absence of well-defined symptoms...
- Can the frontal assessment battery (FAB) differentiate bradykinetic rigid syndromes? Relation of the FAB to formal neuropsychological testing
D C Paviour
The Sara Koe PSP Research Centre, Institute of Neurology, London, UK
Neurocase 11:274-82. 2005
..These results suggest that the FAB is a valid and easily applicable bedside test to discriminate executive dysfunction in these three frequently confused bradykinetic rigid syndromes...
- Neurological manifestations of Hansen's disease and their management
Department of Neurosurgery, K S Hegde Medical Academy, Deralakatte 575018, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Clin Neurol Neurosurg 107:445-54. 2005
..In this article we review the literature and discuss the pathology, clinical features, diagnosis and management of neurological manifestations of leprosy...
- H-reflex latency and nerve root tension sign correlation in fluoroscopically guided, contrast-confirmed, translaminar lumbar epidural steroid-bupivacaine injections
Michael F Stretanski
Surgical Neurology of North Central Ohio, Mansfield, OH, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:1479-82. 2004
- Neurological abnormalities in cognitively impaired but not demented elderly
Third Department of Internal Medicine, Oita Medical University, Japan
Acta Neurol Scand 102:292-8. 2000
..We determined the prevalence and clinical characteristics of elderly people with cognitively impaired but not demented (CIND) in the community...
- Does a detailed assessment of poor repertoire general movements help to identify those infants who will develop normally?
Institute of Physiology, Developmental Physiology and Developmental Neurology, Center for Physiological Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Harrachgasse 21 5, A 8010 Graz, Austria
Early Hum Dev 82:53-9. 2006
..Poor repertoire GMs are the most frequently observed abnormal GMs during the preterm, term and early postterm period. However, their predictive value for the neurological outcome is low...
- The role of spontaneous general movement assessment in the neurological outcome of cerebral lesions in preterm infants
Juliana M Garcia
Department of Neurology and Pediatrics, Hospital das Clinicas, School of Medicine, Universidade de Sao Paulo USP, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
J Pediatr (Rio J) 80:296-304. 2004
..To study the relationship among the quality, type, and trajectory of general movements in preterm infants and neonatal cranial ultrasonography findings and neurological outcome...
- The six spot step test: a new measurement for walking ability in multiple sclerosis
M M Nieuwenhuis
Department of Neurology, Copenhagen MS Research Centre, Copenhagen University Hospital Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
Mult Scler 12:495-500. 2006
..For this purpose, we developed the Six Spot Step Test (SSST), which besides speed includes co-ordination and balance, to be a lower limb counterpart to the 9-Hole Peg Test (9HPT)...
- Gait dynamics in Parkinson's disease: relationship to Parkinsonian features, falls and response to levodopa
Joanna D Schaafsma
Movement Disorders Unit, Department of Neurology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, 6 Weizmann Street, Tel Aviv 64239, Israel
J Neurol Sci 212:47-53. 2003
- Somatosensory stimulation enhances the effects of training functional hand tasks in patients with chronic stroke
Human Cortical Physiology Section and Stroke Neurorehabilitation Clinic, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:1369-76. 2007
..To test the hypothesis that somatosensory stimulation would enhance the effects of training functional hand tasks immediately after practice and 1 day later in chronic subcortical stroke patients...
- Neurological soft signs in patients with schizophrenia and their unaffected siblings: frequency and correlates in two ethnic and socioeconomic distinct populations
Research Laboratory Vulnerability to Psychotic Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Monastir, 5000, Monastir, Tunisia
Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 259:218-26. 2009
..These studies provide a confirmation in two distinct samples of the high prevalence of NSS in patients with schizophrenia, and in their biological relatives, independently of their respective ethnic and socioeconomic origins...
- Pathophysiology of headache associated with cough in patients with Chiari I malformation
Charles A Sansur
Surgical Neurology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1414, USA
J Neurosurg 98:453-8. 2003
..In addition, the authors evaluated the use of intrathecal pressure during cough as a means of assessing obstruction to the free flow of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) at the craniocervical junction...
- Orofacial apraxia in corticobasal degeneration, progressive supranuclear palsy, multiple system atrophy and Parkinson's disease
Service de Neurologie et Pathologie du Mouvement, EA 2683 Clinique Neurologique, CHU de Lille, 59037, Lille Cedex, France
J Neurol 251:1317-23. 2004
- Sensory testing of inferior alveolar nerve injuries: a review of methods used in prospective studies
Lucas J Poort
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
J Oral Maxillofac Surg 67:292-300. 2009
..So far there is no consensus for evaluating IAN injury. This study aimed to identify a testing method suitable for daily clinical practice which allows us to identify nerve injury, grade its severity, and monitor its recovery...
- Parry-Romberg syndrome with a clinically silent white matter lesion
Department of Pediatrics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Aichi, Japan
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 27:1729-31. 2006
..Pyramidal tracts and optic radiations were preserved on diffusion tensor tractography. We will correlate these neuroimaging findings with normal psychomotor development in our patient...
- Prevalence and severity of gait disorders in Alzheimer's and non-Alzheimer's dementias
Louise M Allan
Institute for Aging and Health, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1681-7. 2005
- Diagnostic accuracy of the vegetative and minimally conscious state: clinical consensus versus standardized neurobehavioral assessment
Coma Science Group, Cyclotron Research Center, University of Liege, Belgium
BMC Neurol 9:35. 2009
..In this study, we compared consensus-based diagnoses of VS and MCS to those based on a well-established standardized neurobehavioral rating scale, the JFK Coma Recovery Scale-Revised (CRS-R)...
- Using videotaped vignettes to teach medical students to perform the neurologic examination
Erle C H Lim
J Gen Intern Med 21:101. 2006
- Comparisons of patient self-report, neurologic examination, and functional impairment in MS
E L Hoogervorst
Department of Neurology, Academic Hospital, Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Neurology 56:934-7. 2001
..Guy's Neurologic Disability Scale (GNDS), based on patient self-report, with both neurologist rating of neurologic examination abnormalities using the Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS) and observations of functional impairment ..
- Neurophysiologic and quantitative sensory testing in the diagnosis of trigeminal neuropathy and neuropathic pain
Satu K Jääskeläinen
Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Turku University Hospital, P O Box 52, FIN 20521 Turku, Finland
Pain 117:349-57. 2005
..012). Neurophysiologic tests and thermal QST provide sensitive tools for accurate diagnosis of trigeminal neuropathy and study of pathophysiological features characteristic to human neuropathic pain...
- Overview on tools and methods to assess neuropathic trigeminal pain
Department of Clinical Oral Physiology, Royal Dental College, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
J Orofac Pain 18:332-8. 2004
..There is also a need for common guidelines on classification, diagnostic procedures, and management. This will require concerted international, interdisciplinary action...
- Bilateral coordination of gait and Parkinson's disease: the effects of dual tasking
Laboratory for Gait and Neurodynamics, Movement Disorders Unit, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, 6 Weizmann St, Tel Aviv, 64239, Israel
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 80:347-50. 2009
..The present findings suggest that in patients with PD, cognitive resources are used in order to maintain consistent and accurate alternations in left-right stepping...
- Diagnostic accuracy of the neurological upper limb examination I: inter-rater reproducibility of selected findings and patterns
Jorgen R Jepsen
Department of Occupational Medicine, Sydvestjysk Sygehus, Østergade 81 83, DK 6700 Esbjerg, Denmark
BMC Neurol 6:8. 2006
..The reproducibility of this part of the neurological examination has never been reported...
- Gait asymmetry in patients with Parkinson's disease and elderly fallers: when does the bilateral coordination of gait require attention?
Movement Disorders Unit, Neurology Department, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, 6 Weizman Street, Tel Aviv 64239, Israel
Exp Brain Res 177:336-46. 2007
..In contrast, however, when gait becomes impaired and less automatic, GA apparently relies on cognitive input and attention...
- Frontal release signs among patients with schizophrenia, their first-degree biological relatives, and non-psychiatric controls
Megan K Gabalda
Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
Schizophr Res 106:275-80. 2008
- Neurological soft signs in schizophrenia: a meta-analysis
Raymond C K Chan
Key Laboratory of Mental Health, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 4A Datun Road, Beijing 100101, China
Schizophr Bull 36:1089-104. 2010
..A systematic search was conducted for published articles reporting NSS and related data using standard measures in schizophrenia and healthy comparison groups...
- Quantitative sensory testing in measurement of neuropathic pain phenomena and other sensory abnormalities
Miroslav Misha Backonja
Department of Neurology, University of Wisconsin Madison, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
Clin J Pain 25:641-7. 2009
..Together with the companion manuscript, this review provides definitions that should help further the use of QST as a diagnostic tool as well...
- The effects of occupational exposure to chlorpyrifos on the neurologic examination of central nervous system function: a prospective cohort study
James W Albers
Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Health Systems, Ann Arbor 48109 0032, USA
J Occup Environ Med 46:367-78. 2004
- Surgical risk factors and maxillary nerve function after Le Fort I osteotomy
Torben H Thygesen
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Aarhus University Hospital, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
J Oral Maxillofac Surg 67:528-36. 2009
..The aim of this study was to describe prospectively the overall postoperative changes in maxillary nerve function after LFO, and to correlate these changes with a number of possible intraoperative risk factors...
- Use of the GMFCS in infants with CP: the need for reclassification at age 2 years or older
Jan Willem Gorter
CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Dev Med Child Neurol 51:46-52. 2009
..In conclusion, children can be classified by the GMFCS early on, but there is a need for reclassification at age 2 or older as more clinical information becomes available...
- How to detect a sensory abnormality
Rolf Detlef Treede
Eur J Pain 12:395-6. 2008
- Diagnostic accuracy of the neurological upper limb examination II: relation to symptoms of patterns of findings
Jørgen R Jepsen
Department of Occupational Medicine, Sydvestjysk Sygehus, Østergade 81 83, DK 6700 Esbjerg, Denmark
BMC Neurol 6:10. 2006
..This further study aimed at approaching the diagnostic accuracy of the examination...
- Application of a scorable neurological examination to near-term infants: longitudinal data
D M M Romeo
Department of Paediatrics, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
Neuropediatrics 38:233-8. 2007
..Our results, providing longitudinal data in near-term infants without brain lesions, can be used as a reference in both clinical and research setting to monitor early neurological signs in those children...
- Parkinson's disease: clinical features and diagnosis
Department of Neurology, Parkinson s Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic, Baylor College of Medicine, 6550 Fannin, Suite 1801, Houston, Texas 77030 3498, USA
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 79:368-76. 2008
..This review describes the clinical characteristics of PD with emphasis on those features that differentiate the disease from other parkinsonian disorders...
- Neurologic examination abnormalities in children with bipolar disorder or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
Daniel P Dickstein
National Institute of Mental Health, Pediatrics and Developmental Neuropsychiatry Branch, 10 Center Drive MSC 1255, Building 10 Room 4N208, Bethesda MD 20892 1255, USA
Biol Psychiatry 58:517-24. 2005
..To move beyond diagnosis toward unique pathophysiology, we evaluated both ADHD and BPD children for neurologic examination abnormalities (NEAs) in comparison with normal control (NC) children.
- MEK1/2 inhibition attenuates vascular ETA and ETB receptor alterations after cerebral ischaemia
Division of Experimental Vascular Research, Department of Clinical Sciences in Lund, BMC A13, Lund University, Lund, 221 84 Sweden
Exp Brain Res 178:470-6. 2007
..The vascular effects of U0126 provide new perspective on possible mechanisms of actions of MAPK inhibition in cerebral ischaemia...
- Assessment of trigeminal nerve functions by quantitative sensory testing in patients and healthy volunteers
Sareh Said Yekta
Department of Conservative Dentistry, Periodontology and Preventive Dentistry, Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
J Oral Maxillofac Surg 68:2437-51. 2010
..Orofacial sensory dysfunction plays an important role in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Quantitative sensory testing (QST) is a psychophysical approach to evaluate thermal and mechanical somatosensation...
- EFNS guidelines on neuropathic pain assessment
EFNS Panel on Neuropathic Pain Department of Neurological Sciences, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
Eur J Neurol 11:153-62. 2004
..A laboratory measure of pain that by-passes the subjective report, and thus cognitive influences, is a hopeful aim for the future...
- The Neuropad test: a visual indicator test for human diabetic neuropathy
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Core Technology Facility, University of Manchester, 46 Grafton Street, Manchester M13 9NT, UK
Diabetologia 51:1046-50. 2008
..It uses a colour change to define the integrity of skin sympathetic cholinergic innervation. We compared the results of Neuropad assessment in the foot with established measures of somatic and autonomic neuropathy...
- The avian neurologic examination and ancillary neurodiagnostic techniques: a review update
Tracy 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
..muscle and nerve histology, and electrodiagnostics, are tools to confirm and clarify conclusions from the neurologic examination and to identify the cause of disease...
- Validation and factorial structure of a standardized neurological examination assessing neurological soft signs in schizophrenia
M O Krebs
Laboratoire de Psychiatrie Biologique Université Paris V, Service Hospitalo Universitaire de Santé Mentale et Thérapeutique, Centre Hospitalier Sainte Anne, Paris, France
Schizophr Res 45:245-60. 2000
..This scale thus confirmed a factorial structure in agreement with the conceptual areas of interest explored by NSS and should be a useful tool for assessment of the different dimensions of neurological dysfunction in schizophrenia...
- The quality of the early motor repertoire in preterm infants predicts minor neurologic dysfunction at school age
Janneke L M Bruggink
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Beatrix Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
J Pediatr 153:32-9. 2008
..Its predictive power for minor neurologic dysfunction (MND) is unclear. This study aimed to investigate the predictive value of the quality of the early motor repertoire for the development of MND at school age...
- Signs and symptoms versus nerve conduction studies to diagnose diabetic sensorimotor polyneuropathy: Cl vs. NPhys trial
Peter J Dyck
Peripheral Neuropathy Research Laboratory, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
Muscle Nerve 42:157-64. 2010
..Study physician dx from signs and symptoms were excessively variable, often overestimating DSPN. Specific approaches to improving clinical proficiency should be tested...
- A systematic review of the clinimetric properties of neuromotor assessments for preterm infants during the first year of life
Alicia J Spittle
Victorian Infant Brain Studies, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Parkville, Melbourne, Australia
Dev Med Child Neurol 50:254-66. 2008
..85). Selection of motor assessment tools during the first year of life for infants born preterm will depend on the intended purpose of their use for discrimination, prediction, and/or evaluation...
- Predictive value of an early amplitude integrated electroencephalogram and neurologic examination
Department of Pediatrics, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Pediatrics 128:e112-20. 2011
..To examine the predictive validity of the amplitude integrated electroencephalogram (aEEG) and stage of encephalopathy among infants with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) eligible for therapeutic whole-body hypothermia...
- Acupuncture for chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN): a pilot study using neurography
HanseMerkur Centre for TCM at the University Medical Center, UKE Campus, House O55, Martinistrasse 52, 20246, Hamburg, Germany
Acupunct Med 30:4-7. 2012
..Specific and effective curative treatments are lacking...
- Neurological soft signs as candidate endophenotypes for schizophrenia: a shooting star or a Northern star?
Raymond C K Chan
Neuropsychology and Applied Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Neurosci Biobehav Rev 32:957-71. 2008
..Finally, we recommend areas in which additional research should be done to further elucidate the potential use of neurological soft signs for schizophrenia research...
- Prechtl's assessment of general movements: a diagnostic tool for the functional assessment of the young nervous system
Institute of Physiology, Center for Physiological Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 11:61-7. 2005
..g., magnetic resonance imaging, brain ultrasound, and traditional neurological examination...
- Correlation of quantitative sensorimotor tractography with clinical grade of cerebral palsy
Department of Radiodiagnosis, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, 226014, India
Neuroradiology 52:759-65. 2010
- Early neurologic assessment in preterm-infants: integration of traditional neurologic examination and observation of general movements
Domenico Marco Maurizio Romeo
Division of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Department of Paediatrics, University of Catania, Italy
Eur J Paediatr Neurol 12:183-9. 2008
..benefit in terms of prognostic accuracy of an integrated application of a traditional scorable method of neurologic examination and the Prechtl's method of qualitative assessment of general movements (GMs) in a large population of 903 ..
- Postural instability and fall risk in Parkinson's disease: impaired dual tasking, pacing, and bilateral coordination of gait during the "ON" medication state
Laboratory for Gait and Neurodynamics, Movement Disorders Unit, Department of Neurology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, 64239, Tel Aviv, Israel
Exp Brain Res 210:529-38. 2011
..These cognitive and motor deficits may increase the likelihood of loss of balance during everyday attention-demanding tasks among patients with PD...
- Impaired warm and cold perception thresholds in leprosy skin lesions
Manoel F Villarroel
Programa de Pós Graduação em Ciências da Saúde Infectologia e Medicina Tropical, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
Lepr Rev 78:110-21. 2007
- Progressive apraxia of speech presenting as isolated disorder of speech articulation and prosody: a case report
Unit of Neurology, Regina Apostolorum Hospital, Rome, Italy
Neurocase 14:162-8. 2008
..Our findings highlight the importance of the left hemisphere in speech articulatory deficits and suggest that the left superior frontal gyrus plays a crucial role in specific articulatory processes...
- Syndromes of nonfluent primary progressive aphasia: a clinical and neurolinguistic analysis
Jonathan D Rohrer
Dementia Research Centre, Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG, UK
Neurology 75:603-10. 2010
..Despite recent work, the nosology of nonfluent primary progressive aphasia (PPA) remains unresolved...
- Agreement and correlation between the straight leg raise and slump tests in subjects with leg pain
School of Physiotherapy, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
J Manipulative Physiol Ther 32:184-92. 2009
..The aim of this study was to determine agreement and correlation between the SLR and slump tests in a population presenting with back and leg pain...
- The Groningen ART cohort study: the effects of ovarian hyperstimulation and the IVF laboratory procedures on neurological condition at 2 years
Division of Developmental Neurology CA 85, Department of Paediatrics, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9713 GZ Groningen, The Netherlands
Hum Reprod 26:703-12. 2011
..Our aim was to evaluate the effects of ovarian hyperstimulation, IVF laboratory procedures and a history of subfertility on neurological condition at 2 years...
- Headache in Cerebral Venous Thrombosis: incidence, pattern and location in 200 consecutive patients
Department of Medicine Neurology, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
J Headache Pain 11:137-9. 2010
..05). There was no association between lateralization of pain and site of thrombosis (P = 0.66)...
- The utility of median somatosensory evoked potentials in anoxic-ischemic coma
Ted L Rothstein
Department of Neurology, Rm 7 402, George Washington University, 2150 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Rev Neurosci 20:221-33. 2009
..Greater use of SSEP in anoxic-ischemic coma would identify those patients unlikely to recover and would avoid costly medical care that is to no avail...