Genomes and Genes
spinal cord diseases
Summary: Pathologic conditions which feature SPINAL CORD damage or dysfunction, including disorders involving the meninges and perimeningeal spaces surrounding the spinal cord. Traumatic injuries, vascular diseases, infections, and inflammatory/autoimmune processes may affect the spinal cord.
Publications237 found, 100 shown here
- Intramedullary cysticercosis cured with drug treatment. A case reportI Corral
, , Madrid, Spain
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 21:2284-7. 1996..Corticosteroids may be added to the therapeutic regimen because this may reduce the perilesional edema and prevent neurologic deterioration during the course of anthelmintic treatment...
- Japanese Orthopaedic Association Cervical Myelopathy Evaluation Questionnaire (JOACMEQ): Part 2. Endorsement of the alternative itemMitsuru Fukui
Laboratory of Statistics, Osaka City University Faculty of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
J Orthop Sci 12:241-8. 2007....
- Spinal arachnoid pseudocysts in 10 rottweilersK Jurina
Department of Small Animal Medicine, University of Leipzig, An den Tierkliniken 23, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
J Small Anim Pract 45:9-15. 2004..Additional information was obtained using magnetic resonance imaging in five dogs. Five dogs underwent a dorsal laminectomy; in three cases, the pseudocyst was treated by marsupialisation and, in two, by durectomy...
- Fibrocartilaginous embolism of the spinal cord diagnosed by characteristic clinical findings and magnetic resonance imaging in 26 dogsYuya Nakamoto
Kyoto Animal Medical Center, Kuzegun, Kyoto, Japan
J Vet Med Sci 71:171-6. 2009....
- Solis cage (PEEK) for anterior cervical fusion: preliminary radiological results with emphasis on fusion and subsidenceArvind G Kulkarni
Spine Division, Department of Orthopaedics, National University Hospital, 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119074
Spine J 7:205-9. 2007..Recent literature has raised some apprehensions with regard to the usage of cervical cages...
- A novel leukoencephalomyelopathy of Leonberger dogsA Oevermann
Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine, Division of Animal Neurology, Vetsuisse Faculty Bern, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland
J Vet Intern Med 22:467-71. 2008
- Intrathecal synthesis of antibodies to human T lymphotropic virus type I and the presence of IgG oligoclonal bands in the cerebrospinal fluid of patients with endemic tropical spastic paraparesisA Gessain
Laboratory of Epidemiology and Immunovirology of Tumors, Faculty of Medicine Alexis Carrel, Neurological Hospital, Lyon, France
J Infect Dis 157:1226-34. 1988..These data, in association with similar HTLV-I antibody patterns between patients with TSP who were from these three regions, strengthen the probable etiologic role of HTLV-I in the pathogenesis of such chronic neuromyelopathies...
- Does reconstruction of posterior ligamentous complex with extensor musculature decrease axial symptoms after cervical laminoplasty?Munehito Yoshida
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wakayama Medical College, Wakayama, Japan
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:1414-8. 2002..The authors retrospectively determined the prevalence of neck and shoulder symptoms (axial symptoms) after expansive laminoplasty with reattachment of spinous process and extensor musculature in patients with cervical myelopathy...
- A longitudinal study of abnormalities on MRI and disability from multiple sclerosisPeter A Brex
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Research Unit, Institute of Neurology, Queen Sq, London, United Kingdom
N Engl J Med 346:158-64. 2002..We sought to determine the relation between early lesion volume, changes in volume, and long-term disability...
- In vivo expression of the HBZ gene of HTLV-1 correlates with proviral load, inflammatory markers and disease severity in HTLV-1 associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis (HAM/TSP)Mineki Saito
Department of Microbiology, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa 920 0293, Japan
Retrovirology 6:19. 2009..However, there have been no reports on the role of HBZ in patients with HTLV-1 associated inflammatory diseases...
- Intradural spinal arachnoid cysts in adultsMichael Y Wang
Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Southern California, 1200 North State Street, Room 5046, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Surg Neurol 60:49-55; discussion 55-6. 2003..Idiopathic arachnoid cysts are rare lesions not associated with trauma or other inflammatory insults. To date, there have been few large series describing the presentation and management of these lesions...
- Detection of human T-cell lymphoma/leukemia virus type I DNA and antigen in spinal fluid and blood of patients with chronic progressive myelopathyS Bhagavati
Department of Neurology, State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn 11203
N Engl J Med 318:1141-7. 1988..The detection of the DNA and proteins of HTLV-I strengthens the proposition that this virus is involved in the pathogenesis of a subset of cases of chronic progressive myelopathy...
- Results of myelography in seven dogs with myelomalaciaD Lu
Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, The Royal Veterinary College, North Mymms, Hertfordshire, UK
Vet Radiol Ultrasound 43:326-30. 2002..In one dog with focal myelomalacia, the only myelographic sign was spinal cord swelling...
- Severe ataxia, myelopathy, and peripheral neuropathy due to acquired copper deficiency in a patient with history of gastrectomyJeremias C Tan
Gastroenterology, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts 01805, USA
JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 30:446-50. 2006..Acquired copper deficiency in humans has been described, causing a syndrome similar to the subacute combined degeneration of vitamin B(12) deficiency...
- Optimal magnetic resonance imaging of the spineRuth Dennis
Animal Health Trust, Lanwades Park, Kentford, Newmarket, Suffolk, UK
Vet Radiol Ultrasound 52:S72-80. 2011..Spinal MR imaging technique for small animals is reviewed with emphasis on technical aspects including patient positioning, selection of pulse sequences, and image planes...
- Spinal intradural juxtamedullary cysts in the adult: surgical management and outcomeHischam Bassiouni
Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
Neurosurgery 55:1352-9; discussion 1359-60. 2004..We retrospectively analyzed a series of patients harboring this entity with regard to clinical and radiological features, surgical management, and follow-up results...
- CT myelography of the thoraco-lumbar spine in 8 dogs with degenerative myelopathyJeryl C Jones
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061 0442, USA
J Vet Sci 6:341-8. 2005..Some CT myelographic characteristics in DM dogs were similar to those previously reported in humans, dogs and horses with stenotic myelopathy...
- Early neurologic abnormalities associated with human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 1 infection in a cohort of Peruvian childrenEmily A Kendall
Institute for Global Health, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
J Pediatr 155:700-6. 2009....
- Cystic dilation of the ventriculus terminalis in adultsPasqualino Ciappetta
Section of Neurosurgery, Department of Neuroscience, University of Bari Medical School, Bari, Italy
J Neurosurg Spine 8:92-9. 2008..Our data suggest that the site, age, and histological characteristics of the lesion allow us to define VT dilation as a nosological entity distinct from other cystic dilations of the conus medullaris...
- Cervical spondylotic myelopathy: a review of the evidenceEric Klineberg
Adult and Pediatric Spinal Surgery, Department of Orthopaedics, 4860 Y Street, Suite 3800, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
Orthop Clin North Am 41:193-202. 2010..The 4 current controversial topics that surround CSM are: (1) natural history of mild CSM; (2) surgical approach: anterior versus posterior; (3) laminoplasty or laminectomy; and (4) cervical arthroplasty for CSM...
- Copper deficiency myelopathy (human swayback)Neeraj Kumar
Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Mayo Clin Proc 81:1371-84. 2006..This article describes patients with copper deficiency myelopathy seen at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn, and reviews the literature on neurological manifestations of acquired copper deficiency in humans...
- Clinical prognostic indicators of surgical outcome in cervical spondylotic myelopathyLangston T Holly
Division of Neurosurgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, California, USA
J Neurosurg Spine 11:112-8. 2009..The objective of this systematic review was to use evidence-based medicine to assess whether clinical factors predict surgical outcomes in patients undergoing cervical surgery...
- Multilevel oblique corpectomy without fusion in managing cervical myelopathy: long-term outcome and stability evaluation in 268 patientsSalvatore Chibbaro
Department of Neurosurgery, Hopital Lariboisiere, Paris, France
J Neurosurg Spine 10:458-65. 2009..In the present study, the authors' goal was to demonstrate the long-term efficacy and safety of MOC in the treatment of selected cases of spondylotic myelopathy...
- Cystic lesion of the ventriculus terminalis: proposal for a new clinical classificationLeonardo de Moura Batista
Department of Neurosurgery, Eberhard Karls University Hospital, Tubingen, Germany
J Neurosurg Spine 8:163-8. 2008..Treatment for the Type I lesion seems to be best conducted conservatively, whereas Types II and III seem to be best handled surgically...
- Mean displacement map of spine and spinal cord disorders using high b-value q-space imaging-feasibility studyMasaaki Hori
Department of Radiology, University of Yamanashi, Japan
Acta Radiol 52:1155-8. 2011..This technique shows promising results as a tool to provide information complementary to that of other imaging techniques used on biological tissue in vivo...
- Cyst of the medullary conus: malformative persistence of terminal ventricle or compressive dilatation?Paolo Celli
Second Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
Neurosurg Rev 25:103-6. 2002..The authors therefore suggest that in adult patients, a cyst of the conus medullaris is probably an expression of malformative persistence of the fifth ventricle and does not necessarily have a progressive evolution...
- Clinical features and pathomechanisms of syringomyelia associated with spinal arachnoiditisIzumi Koyanagi
Department of Neurosurgery, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo 060 8543, Japan
Surg Neurol 63:350-5; discussion 355-6. 2005....
- Diffusion-weighted imaging, diffusion-tensor imaging, and fiber tractography of the spinal cordMajda M Thurnher
Department of Radiology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 17:225-44. 2009..This article describes some of the applications of DWI and diffusion-tensor imaging in the evaluation of the diseases of the spinal cord...
- Spinal intramedullary abscess with an epidermoid secondary to a dermal sinusPo Cheng Hung
Division of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
Pediatr Neurol 37:144-7. 2007..Prophylactic surgery is indicated to prevent dangerous and recurrent infections of the central nervous system...
- Myelopathy due to copper deficiency following gastrointestinal surgeryNeeraj Kumar
Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
Arch Neurol 60:1782-5. 2003..The neurological consequences of acquired copper deficiency in humans are not well described...
- Results of skip laminectomy-minimum 2-year follow-up study compared with open-door laminoplastyTateru Shiraishi
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Saiseikai Utsunomiya Hospital, Tochigi, Japan
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:2667-72. 2003..Results of skip laminectomy and open-door laminoplasty for cervical spondylotic myelopathy were compared...
- Cervical spondylotic myelopathy: make the difficult diagnosis, then refer for surgeryWilliam E McCormick
Department of Neurosurgery, The Cleveland Clinic, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH 44195, USA
Cleve Clin J Med 70:899-904. 2003..Prompt surgical treatment is key, but the diagnosis can be difficult because the signs and symptoms can vary widely and there are no pathognomonic findings...
- Multivariate analysis of the neurological outcome of surgery for cervical compressive myelopathyKenzo Uchida
Division of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Medicine, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Fukui, 23 Shimoaizuki, Matsuoka, Fukui, 910 1193, Japan
J Orthop Sci 10:564-73. 2005..We examined the results of multivariate analysis and multiple regression analysis of the neurological outcome of patients treated by cervical cord decompression...
- Neurologic complications of gastric bypass surgery for morbid obesityKatalin Juhasz-Pocsine
Department of Neurology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205 7199, USA
Neurology 68:1843-50. 2007..Such procedures are not without complications, and those affecting the nervous system are often disabling and irreversible. We now describe our experience with these complications and review the pertinent literature...
- Long-term follow-up of cervical radiographic sagittal spinal alignment after 1- and 2-level cervical corpectomy for the treatment of spondylosis of the subaxial cervical spine causing radiculomyelopathy or myelopathy: a retrospective studyNorberto Andaluz
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0515, USA
J Neurosurg Spine 16:2-7. 2012..In this retrospective review, long-term radiographic outcomes are reported for 130 patients after 1- or 2-level cervical corpectomy for spondylotic myelopathy or radiculomyelopathy...
- Importance of preserving the C7 spinous process and attached nuchal ligament in French-door laminoplasty to reduce postoperative axial symptomsTatsuto Takeuchi
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kushiro Rosai Hospital, Hokkaido, Japan
Eur Spine J 16:1417-22. 2007..Preservation of the C7 spinous process and the attached nuchal ligamentous structures is important to reduce post-laminoplasty axial symptoms...
- Cervical spondylotic myelopathy: a brief review of its pathophysiology, clinical course, and diagnosisEli M Baron
Department of Neurosurgery, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Neurosurgery 60:S35-41. 2007..Signs and symptoms at presentation, examination findings, differential diagnosis, and diagnostic studies are also discussed...
- Treatment of multilevel cervical spondylotic myeloradiculopathy with posterior decompression and fusion with lateral mass plate fixation and local bone graftRussel C Huang
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA
J Spinal Disord Tech 16:123-9. 2003..A high rate of improvement of myelopathy was observed, neurologic deterioration did not occur, and complication rates were low. Severe myelopathy and myelomalacia on preoperative MRI had no prognostic value...
- Isolated spinal neurocysticercosis with clinical pleomorphismManish K Kasliwal
Department of Neurosurgery, Neurosciences Centre All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Turk Neurosurg 18:294-7. 2008..Spinal neurocysticercosis should be considered in the differential diagnosis in high-risk populations with new symptoms suggestive of a spinal mass lesion...
- Predictive factors for mild forms of spondylotic cervical myelopathy treated conservatively or surgicallyZ Kadanka
Department of Neurology, Medical Faculty, Masaryk University and Universi Hospital Brno, Czech Republic
Eur J Neurol 12:16-24. 2005..Surgery is more suitable for patients with clinically worse status and a lesser transverse area of spinal cord...
- Long-term results over 10 years of anterior corpectomy and fusion for multilevel cervical myelopathyMinoru Ikenaga
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kyoto City Hospital, Kyoto shi, Kyoto, Japan
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1568-74; discussion 1575. 2006..Retrospective long-term outcome analysis over more than 10 years...
- Treatment of intramedullary spinal cysticercosis: report of 2 cases and review of literatureFaiz Uddin Ahmad
Department of Neurosurgery, Neurosciences Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
Surg Neurol 67:74-7; discussion 77. 2007..NCC, Taenia solium involvement in the central nervous system, is one of the most common parasitic diseases. Spinal IMC is one of the rarest forms of NCC...
- Subacute myelo-optico-neuropathy: clioquinol intoxication in humans and animalsJ Tateishi
Department of Neuropathology, Neurological Institute, Kyushu University Graduate School of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan
Neuropathology 20:S20-4. 2000..SMON research in Japan may be worth reviewing for determining the etiology and preventing similar neurotoxic diseases in the future...
- Comparison of the results of laminectomy and open-door laminoplasty for cervical spondylotic myeloradiculopathy and ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligamentN Nakano
Nakano Orthopaedic Hospital, Sapporo, Japan
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 13:792-4. 1988..The percentage improvement in laminectomy was 81.1%, and in laminoplasty was 81.4%. There was no significant difference in the results of these two procedures for the treatment of patients with cervical radiculomyelopathy and OPLL...
- The source of axial pain after cervical laminoplasty-C7 is more crucial than deep extensor musclesNoboru Hosono
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Osaka Kosei Nenkin Hospital, Osaka, Japan
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2985-8. 2007..Prospective study to investigate the incidence of axial pain in the 3 different procedures of laminoplasty...
- Axial symptoms after cervical laminoplasty with C3 laminectomy compared with conventional C3-C7 laminoplasty: a modified laminoplasty preserving the semispinalis cervicis inserted into axisKazunari Takeuchi
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hirosaki University School of Medicine, Hirosaki, Japan
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2544-9. 2005..Results of C4-C7 laminoplasty with C3 laminectomy and C3-C7 laminoplasty were compared...
- Clinical applications of diffusion tensor tractography of the spinal cordMaria Isabel Vargas
Division of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology, Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
Neuroradiology 50:25-9. 2008..This capability of diffusion tensor imaging to reliably display secondary alterations to the white matter tracts caused by the primary lesion has the potential to be of great utility for treatment planning and follow-up...
- Copper deficiency myelopathy produces a clinical picture like subacute combined degenerationNeeraj Kumar
Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
Neurology 63:33-9. 2004..Copper deficiency in ruminants is known to cause an ataxic myelopathy. Copper deficiency as a cause of progressive myelopathy in adults is underrecognized...
- Mutation in the ATP7A gene may not be responsible for hypocupraemia in copper deficiency myelopathyN Kumar
Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Postgrad Med J 82:416. 2006
- Denture cream: an unusual source of excess zinc, leading to hypocupremia and neurologic diseaseS P Nations
Department of Neurology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390 8897, USA
Neurology 71:639-43. 2008..We identified four patients, one previously reported, with various neurologic abnormalities in the setting of hypocupremia and hyperzincemia. Each of these patients wore dentures and used very large amounts of denture cream chronically...
- Intramedullary cervical spinal cord sarcoidosisS Bhagavati
Department of Neurology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
Spinal Cord 47:179-81. 2009..Case report...
- Thalidomide for acute treatment of neurosarcoidosisE R Hammond
Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 5371, USA
Spinal Cord 45:802-3. 2007..Case report...
- Acquired hypocupremia after gastric surgeryNeeraj Kumar
Department of Neuroogy, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:1074-9. 2004..Acquired copper deficiency is not a well-recognized complication of gastric surgery. In Menke's disease a defect in enterocyte transport of absorbed copper results in increased copper content in the duodenal mucosa and hypocupremia...
- Myelopolyneuropathy and pancytopenia due to copper deficiency and high zinc levels of unknown origin: further support for existence of a new zinc overload syndromePeter Hedera
Department of Neurology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Arch Neurol 60:1303-6. 2003..To describe a patient with idiopathic zinc overload without an identifiable source and secondary copper deficiency causing myelopolyneuropathy and pancytopenia...
- A preliminary study of the use of cage and plating for single-segment fusion in degenerative cervical spine diseaseKyung Jin Song
Chonbuk National University Hospital, Chonbuk National University College of Medicine, 634 18, Keumam 2 dong, Jeonju shi, Chonbuk 561 712, South Korea
J Clin Neurosci 13:181-7. 2006....
- Copper deficiency: a rare cause of ataxia following gastric bypass surgeryMichael E Goldberg
Am J Gastroenterol 103:1318-9. 2008
- Management of intramedullary spinal cord abscess: experience with four cases, pathophysiology and outcomesMoh d Al Barbarawi
Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, King Abdullah University Hospital, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
Eur Spine J 18:710-7. 2009....
- Spinal cord sarcoidosis: a diagnostic dilemmaF C Vinas
Halifax Medical Center, Daytona Beach, FL, USA
Neurol Res 23:347-52. 2001..This study reviews the clinical, radiological, and pathological features of the sarcoid compromise of the spinal cord, emphasizing the difficulties commonly encountered in making a diagnosis...
- MR imaging in intramedullary cysticercosisH Parmar
Department of Radiology, King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, India
Neuroradiology 43:961-7. 2001..All cysts were surrounded by oedema. Two of four patients showed residual lesions after 2 months of therapy and 33 % of patients showed concomitant intracranial lesions...
- Preservation of C7 spinous process does not influence the long-term outcome after laminoplasty for cervical spondylotic myelopathyK Higashino
Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, University of Tokushima Graduate School, 23 18 15, Kuramoto, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
Int Orthop 30:362-5. 2006..Preservation of the C7 spinous process does not influence the long-term outcome of CSM after laminoplasty. Although we did not have a comparative group, the procedure described here should be considered as the solution...
- Sarcoidosis presenting as an intramedullary spinal cord lesionF B Maroun
Department of Radiology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Health Sciences Centre, St John's, Canada
Can J Neurol Sci 28:163-6. 2001..RESULTS AND CONCLUSIONS: Fourteen patients have been reported with isolated intramedullary spinal cord sarcoidosis. Current practice supports the role of surgery for biopsy; mainstay of treatment is corticosteroids...
- Intramedullary spinal cysticercosis cured with medical therapy: case report and review of literatureSarbjit Singh Chhiber
Department of Neurosurgery, SKIMS, Soura Srinager J and K 190017, India
Surg Neurol 72:765-8; discussion 768-9. 2009..Spinal intramedullary cysticercosis is a very uncommon manifestation of NCC, which is caused by the larvae of Taenia solium...
- Focal spinal intramedullary cysticercosisRitesh Agrawal
MLN Medical College, Allahabad, India
Acta Biomed 79:39-41. 2008..The authors present a case of focal intramedullary spinal cysticercosis. The authors highlight the strategy for successful treatment of focal lesions in the intramedullary location...
- Diffusion-weighted imaging in noncompressive myelopathies: a 33-patient prospective studyChristophe Marcel
Clinique Neurologique, Hopital Civil, 1 Place de l Hopital, Strasbourg, France
J Neurol 257:1438-45. 2010..Although these results are similar to those described in cerebral explorations, ADC measurements remain technically limited for the moment...
- Line scan diffusion tensor MRI at low magnetic field strength: feasibility study of cervical spondylotic myelopathy in an early clinical stageMasaaki Hori
Department of Radiology, University of Yamanashi, Yamanashi, Japan
J Magn Reson Imaging 23:183-8. 2006..To implement line scan diffusion tensor MR imaging (LSDTI) on a 0.2 Tesla MR imager, and investigate the findings in the spinal cord of patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy in an early clinical stage...
- Copper deficiency myelopathy induced by repetitive parenteral zinc supplementation during chronic hemodialysisOzgur Yaldizli
J Neurol 253:1507-9. 2006
- Spinal cord sarcoidosis: report of seven casesL Varron
Hospices Civils de Lyon, Universite de Lyon 1, Lyon, France
Eur J Neurol 16:289-96. 2009..Spinal cord involvement in sarcoidosis is rare, occurring in <1% of patients with sarcoidosis...
- Intradural extramedullary tuberculoma of the spinal cord: a review of reported casesBernardino Roca
Infectious Disease Division, Department of Medicine, Hospital General of Castellon, Castellon, Spain
J Infect 50:425-31. 2005..To avoid the permanent disability that this condition may provoke, an early diagnosis and prompt treatment is critical...
- Japanese Orthopaedic Association Cervical Myelopathy Evaluation Questionnaire: part 3. Determination of reliabilityMitsuru Fukui
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Tokyo, Japan
J Orthop Sci 12:321-6. 2007..The purpose of this study (the third-round survey A) was to confirm the reproducibility of patient responses to the selected questions...
- An intradural extramedullary tuberculoma of the spinal cord in a non-HIV-infected patient: case report and review of the literatureLan Luo
Department of Internal Medicine, Coastal AHEC, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 2131 South 17th Street, Wilmington, NC 28409, USA
Lung 184:187-93. 2006..An analysis of the cases of intradural extramedullary tuberculomas published since 1984 is performed to highlight the unique characteristics of this rare disease...
- Cervical spondylotic myelopathy: diagnosis and treatmentS E Emery
Department of Orthopaedics, University Hospitals of Cleveland Spine Institute, Case Western Reserve University, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
J Am Acad Orthop Surg 9:376-88. 2001..Perioperative complications can be devastating in this group of high-risk patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy, but careful attention to detail, meticulous technique, and experience can result in excellent outcomes...
- Prevalence of physical signs in cervical myelopathy: a prospective, controlled studyJohn M Rhee
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Emory Spine Center, 59 Executive Park South, Suite 3000, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:890-5. 2009..Prospective case-control study...
- A case of sarcoidosis presenting as a non-specific intramedullary lesionD Caneparo
Section of Neurology, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Eur J Neurol 14:346-9. 2007....
- Intradural extramedullary tuberculoma of the thoracic spine: paradoxical response to antituberculous therapyHirokatsu Takahashi
Department of Neurology, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba
Intern Med 47:797-8. 2008..After the operation, the patient experienced progressive improvement in motor strength. IETSC should be known as rare but possible complication of tuberculous meningitis...
- An outcome measure for patients with cervical myelopathy: Japanese Orthopaedic Association Cervical Myelopathy Evaluation Questionnaire (JOACMEQ): Part 1Mitsuru Fukui
Laboratory of Statistics, Osaka City University Faculty of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
J Orthop Sci 12:227-40. 2007..The purpose of this study was to develop a new outcome measure for patients with cervical myelopathy...
- Japanese Orthopaedic Association Cervical Myelopathy Evaluation Questionnaire (JOACMEQ): part 4. Establishment of equations for severity scores. Subcommittee on low back pain and cervical myelopathy, evaluation of the clinical outcome committee of the JapMitsuru Fukui
Laboratory of Statistics, Osaka City University Faculty of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
J Orthop Sci 13:25-31. 2008....
- JOA back pain evaluation questionnaire: initial reportMitsuru Fukui
J Orthop Sci 12:443-50. 2007..The aim of this study was to identify items to be included in the disease-specific quality of life (QOL) questionnaire for the assessments of patients with lumbar spine disorders...
- HLA haplotype-linked high immune responsiveness against HTLV-I in HTLV-I-associated myelopathy: comparison with adult T-cell leukemia/lymphomaK Usuku
Third Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kagoshima University, Japan
Ann Neurol 23:S143-50. 1988..The high immune response to HTLV-I seems to be an important genetic factor in the development of HAM...
- Myelo-optico-neuropathy in copper deficiency occurring after partial gastrectomy. Do small bowel bacterial overgrowth syndrome and occult zinc ingestion tip the balance?Marco Spinazzi
Second Neurological Unit, Dept of Neurosciences, University of Padova Ospedale S Antonio, Via Facciolati 71, 35100, Padova, Italy
J Neurol 254:1012-7. 2007..Small bowel bacterial overgrowth syndrome should be investigated as a cause of generalized malabsorption and a possible contributing factor to copper deficiency after gastric surgery, as should occult zinc ingestion...
- Copper deficiency myeloneuropathy: a clue to clioquinol-induced subacute myelo-optic neuropathy?Herbert Schaumburg
Neurology 71:622-3. 2008
- Hypocupremia-associated myelopathyJohn W Allred
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, Nashville, TN 37232 2675, USA
J Comput Assist Tomogr 31:157-9. 2007..We present a 45-year-old man with copper deficiency (hypocupremia)-associated myelopathy. Acquired copper deficiency is a recently recognized cause of myelopathy in adults...
- Neck and shoulder pain after laminoplasty. A noticeable complicationN Hosono
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Japan
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 21:1969-73. 1996..CONCLUSIONS: The prevalence and severity of axial symptoms after laminoplasty proved to be higher and more serious than has been believed. Such symptoms should be considered in the evaluation of the outcome of cervical spinal surgery...
- Intramedullary spinal cord abscess suspected of Brucella infectionMehmet Helvaci
Department of Pediatrics, Social Security Tepecik Teaching Hospital, Izmir, Turkey
Pediatr Int 44:446-8. 2002
- Intramedullary inclusion cysts of the cervicothoracic junction. Report of two cases in adults and review of the literatureAlfred T Ogden
Department of Neurological Surgery, Neurological Institute, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
J Neurosurg Spine 7:236-42. 2007..The authors also include a relevant literature discussion regarding the treatment and the embryological origin of these lesions...
- Upper cervical spinal cord cross-sectional area in relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis: application of a new technique for measuring cross-sectional area on magnetic resonance imagesRanbir S Mann
Division of Clinical Neurology, University Hospital, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom
J Magn Reson Imaging 26:61-5. 2007..We hypothesized that a lack of statistical power and/or measurement sensitivity due to partial volume averaging in previous studies contributed to this paradox...
- Demyelinating lesions in the cervical cord in multiple sclerosis 10 years after onset of the disease. Correlation between MRI parameters and clinical courseRobert Bonek
Klinika Neurologii 10 Wojskowego Szpitala Kliniczny z Poliklinika w Bydgoszczy, Bydgoszcz
Neurol Neurochir Pol 41:229-33. 2007..The aim of this study was to estimate the presence, character and location of lesions and cervical cord atrophy in MRI performed 10 years after the onset of MS in relation to the clinical course...
- Intracranial dural arteriovenous fistula associated with progressive cervical myelopathy and normal venous drainage of the thoracolumbar cord: case report and review of the literatureChristof Renner
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Leipzig, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
Surg Neurol 65:506-10. 2006..Because of venous congestion of the cord caused by the DAVF, a delayed drainage or stagnation of contrast material in the artery of Adamkiewicz was considered as a compelling angiographic disorder so far...
- Whipple's disease presenting as an isolated lesion of the cervical spinal cordA Schroter
Department of Neurology, Bayerische Julius Maximilians Universität Würzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
Eur J Neurol 12:276-9. 2005..Clinical and neuroradiological criteria are suggested which may be of help in the early diagnosis of spinal Whipple's disease before confirmation by molecular biology or histology...
- Anterior cervical discectomy and interbody fusion by endoscopic approach: a preliminary reportJiangwei Tan
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Qilu Hospital, Shandong University, Jinan, Shandong, People s Republic of China
J Neurosurg Spine 8:17-21. 2008..The authors report the short-term results of anterior cervical discectomy and interbody fusion performed via an endoscopic approach...
- Venous congestive myelopathy of the cervical spinal cord: an autopsy case showing a rapidly progressive clinical courseAkio Kimura
Department of Neurology and Geriatrics, Gifu University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 Yanagido, Gifu 501 1194, Japan
Neuropathology 27:284-9. 2007..The present autopsy case, with MRI findings, provides further information that might be useful for recognition and diagnosis...
- Holocord intramedullary abscessVishal Kalia
Department of Radiodiagnosis, Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, India
Indian J Pediatr 74:589-91. 2007..A thorough history with precise clinical localization, a high index of suspicion, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of spine and prompt surgical drainage with appropriate antibiotic therapy are key to the eventual outcome and prognosis...
- Open-door laminoplasty for multilevel cervical spondylotic myelopathy: good outcome in 12 patients using suture anchor fixationShih Chieh Yang
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, E Da Hospital and I Shou University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Acta Orthop 79:62-6. 2008..Our early experiences showed, however, that the loosened sutures result in dislodgement and reclosure of the lifted lamina. We present a modified method to ensure secure fixation and prevent restenosis due to hinge closure...
- Surgical outcomes of elderly patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathyLangston T Holly
Division of Neurosurgery, David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Surg Neurol 69:233-40. 2008..The surgical outcomes of this patient population have been understudied; the authors seek to report their clinical results in a series of patients with CSM older than 75 years who underwent surgical treatment...
- Cervical high-intensity intramedullary lesions without spinal cord compression in achondroplasiaJ Marc C van Dijk
Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
J Neurosurg Spine 6:304-8. 2007..Hence, the authors conducted a retrospective study in a consecutive single-center series of patients with achondroplasia to determine the prevalence and imaging features of this entity. They also reviewed the literature...
- Thoracic myelopathy with alkaptonuriaKoji Akeda
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Mie, Japan
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:E62-5. 2008..A case of thoracic myelopathy with alkaptonuria (ochronotic spondyloarthropathy) is presented...
- Modified paramedian transpedicular approach and spinal reconstruction for intradural tumors of the cervical and cervicothoracic spine: clinical experienceFrank L Acosta
Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0112, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E203-10. 2007....
- Cortical reorganization in patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathyLangston T Holly
Division of Neurosurgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
J Neurosurg Spine 6:544-51. 2007....
- Cervicogenic headache. Smith/Robinson approach in bilateral casesJurgen Jansen
Department of Neurosurgery, Georg August Universitat, Gottingen, Germany
Funct Neurol 21:205-10. 2006..The remaining 18 patients were followed up for 2-100 months; the mean duration of improvement was 22.7 months. Bilateral, Smith/Robinson operated CEH patients seemed to fare as well as unilateral ones...
- Thoracic ligament ossification in patients with cervical ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligaments: tandem ossification in the cervical and thoracic spineJeong Yoon Park
Department of Neurosurgery, National Health Insurance Corporation Ilsan Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Gyeonggi Do, Korea
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:E407-10. 2008..A retrospective investigation of patients who underwent decompressive surgery for cervical ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL)...
- Stance ataxia and delayed leg muscle responses to postural perturbations in cervical spondylotic myelopathyAntonio Nardone
Division of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Posture and Movement Laboratory, Scientific Institute of Veruno, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, Via Revislate 13, Italy
J Rehabil Med 40:539-47. 2008..We studied balance control in patients with cervical spondylosis, on the hypothesis that ataxia and changes in postural responses occur concurrently as a consequence of structural problems in the cervical cord...
- [Cervical laminoplasty--review of surgical techniques, indications, methods of efficacy evaluation, and complications]Marek Derenda
Oddział Neurochirurgii i Neurotraumatologii z Pododdziałem Neurospondyliatrii, Wojewódzki Szpital Zespolony, ul Królewiecka 146, 82 300 Elblag
Neurol Neurochir Pol 40:422-32; discussion 433. 2006..Contemporary theories explaining problems connected with the complications are described. The subject is discussed based on a review of literature and own practice...
- MOLECULAR ANALYSIS OF MYOTONIC DYSTROPHYSATYAKAM BHAGWATI; Fiscal Year: 2002..This approach is designed to explore the function of these CTG/CUG repeat binding proteins and their possible role in the pathogenesis of DM. ..
- Modeling fracture prediction in spinal cord injury and diseaseLaura D Carbone; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia due to SPG3A/atlastin mutationJohn Fink; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Quantitative measurement of spinal cord perfusion in humans using MRIHanzhang Lu; Fiscal Year: 2010..Being able to measure blood supply will help physicians with the diagnosis and treatment of several spinal cord diseases, including spinal cord injury, spinal cord ischemia, and spinal tumor.
- Transplantation of glial precursors: Astrocyte replacement in ALSAngelo Lepore; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- A Phase III Trial of Lorenzo's Oil in AdrenomyeloneuropathyGerald Raymond; Fiscal Year: 2009..This would accelerate the evaluation of therapeutic interventions in AMN. These techniques may also be applicable to the study of other spinal cord disorders. ..
- Post-natal neurogenesis in the turtle spinal cordRAUL RUSSO; Fiscal Year: 2009..This knowledge is essential to understand basic neurogenic mechanisms that may remain "dormant" in the mammalian spinal cord but could hopefully be "awakened" to alleviate spinal cord diseases.
- GENES CONTROLLING MOTOR NEURON SPECIFICATIONStefan Thor; Fiscal Year: 2003..In the long term, these studies may provide novel insight into the nature and treatment of spinal cord diseases and injuries in humans...
- MOLECULAR MECHANISMS OF HEXACARBON-INDUCED AXON ATROPHYRICHARD LOPACHIN; Fiscal Year: 2009..Understanding the role and mechanism of axon atrophy in solvent neurotoxicity has broad-based implications for human occupational health and risk assessment. ..
- Hereditary spastic paraplegia linked to chromosomes 8qPeter Hedera; Fiscal Year: 2006..I will characterize the phenotype of transgenic animals. The study of a transgenic animal model will further enhance current state of knowledge about the pathophysiology of HSP and axonal degeneration. ..
- Motor-Functional Neuroanatomy in Cerebral PalsyGeorge Wittenberg; Fiscal Year: 2006..Because the TMS measurements are non-invasive, painless, and relatively rapid, this method has promise for motor general application in understanding, classifying, and treating patients with cerebral palsy. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- fMRI Predictor Model for Stroke Locomotor RehabilitationBruce Dobkin; Fiscal Year: 2008..The study is a step toward using fMRI as a tool to develop theory- and evidencebased practices that lessen disabilities after stroke. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Cancer and Non-cancer Mortality in Meat Workers (1 RO1-OH 008687-01 A1 SOH)Eric Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2008..Infectious disease is a NIOSH priority area. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- ES CELL MYELINATION IN INJURED SPINAL CORDJohn McDonald; Fiscal Year: 2003..The long-term goal of this project is to develop the ES cell system as a research and therapeutic tool aimed at understanding the mechanisms of remyelination ..
- Kinematic Mechanisms of Shoulder Impingement in SCIDeborah Nawoczenski; Fiscal Year: 2003..kinematic patterns can be identified, then interventions can be designed to modify, and more importantly, prevent further progression of these detrimental movement patterns through selective stretching and strengthening exercises ..
- MECHANISM OF OLIGODENDROCYTE DEATH IN SPINAL CORD INJURYJohn McDonald; Fiscal Year: 2002..The ultimate goal of this project is to enhance functional recovery after SCI, by understanding and limiting oligodendrocyte death and demyelination. ..
- Effects of Stress on Pathology of Parkinson's DiseaseGERLINDE METZ; Fiscal Year: 2004..These approaches will provide the opportunity to understand factors involved in the pathology of PD and to develop novel therapeutic strategies for neurodegenerative motor disorders. ..
- 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. ..
- NORMAL TISSUE DOSE VOLUME RESPONSE IN RADIATION THERAPYTimothy Schultheiss; Fiscal Year: 2002..This form of data splitting will be used to determine if the model(s) fit the new data, thereby validating the initial results. ..
- POSSIBLE OF ROLE OF AVIAN RETROVIRUSES IN HUMAN CANCEREric Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2002..The confirmed demonstration of ALSV pro-viral DNA in the genome of exposed tumor samples but not in that of control tumor samples, will provide definitive evidence incriminating ALSV in human carcinogenesis. ..
- Motor Map Plasticity in Constraint Therapy for StrokeGeorge Wittenberg; Fiscal Year: 2005..This could lead to the development of new rehabilitative strategies based on the interaction between therapeutic interventions and the physiology and anatomy of recovery. ..
- Family Studies of Idiopathic Osteoporosis in MenEtah Kurland; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- HIV-sensory neuropathies:risk factors, immunopathologyJustin McArthur; Fiscal Year: 2006..We will extend our studies of the immunopathology of HIV-SN, using our extensive tissue collections to define the relationship of chemokine upregulation to neuropathic pain. ..
- Measurement of Absolute Cerebral Blood Volume using Magnetic Resonance ImagingHanzhang Lu; Fiscal Year: 2008..In this project, a new technique will be developed to measure CBV in human brain using MRI. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Predicting progression of NeuroAIDSJustin McArthur; Fiscal Year: 2007..Abstract Not Provided: ..
- Uropathogen Detection Using DNA BiosensorsBernard Churchill; Fiscal Year: 2006..Specific Aim 4 will involve batch fabrication of the device and clinical examination of the association between urosensor results and clinical correlates of urinary tract infection...
- Gene Expression in Acute and Chronic Neurologic DiseaseDonald Gilden; Fiscal Year: 2008..This concerted effort is focused on prospective studies to delineate the cause, pathogenesis and eventual prevention of viral and demyelinating diseases of the human nervous system. ..