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  1. Meningiomas are the most common benign intracranial tumors, and commonly comprise high-vascularizing but slow-growing tumors. On the other hand, meningiomas arising from the ventricular system are of rare occu...

    Authors: Koichiro Sumi, Takeshi Suma, Reona Yoshida, Ryuta Kajimoto, Masato Kobayashi, Takamichi Katsuhara, Koki Hirayama, Xiaoyan Tang, Naoki Otani and Atsuo Yoshino

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:25

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  2. Stroke is a major health problem around the world. Several studies have examine the influence of ambient temperature on incidence of stoke, but they reported different results for different types of stroke and...

    Authors: Mirjam Ravljen, Fajko Bajrović and Damjan Vavpotič

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:23

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  3. Increasing evidences have showed that neuroimaging markers of SVD can predict the short-term outcome of acute ischemic stroke (AIS). It is unclear that whether neuroimaging markers of SVD are also associated w...

    Authors: Xuemei Chen, Lin Wang, Junying Jiang, Yuanyuan Gao, Rui Zhang, Xiaoyuan Zhao, Tingwen Shen, Qi Dai and Junrong Li

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:21

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  4. The prevalence of carotid artery stenosis (CAS) in acute ischaemic stroke (AIS) patients is historically reported at 15–20%, but an up-to-date estimate is lacking. We hypothesise it is lower than historically ...

    Authors: Twan J van Velzen, Laurien S Kuhrij, Willeke F Westendorp, Diederik van de Beek and Paul J Nederkoorn

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:20

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  5. Residual motor deficits of the upper limb in patients with chronic stroke are common and have a negative impact on autonomy, participation and quality of life. Music-Supported Therapy (MST) is an effective int...

    Authors: Jennifer Grau-Sánchez, Emma Segura, David Sanchez-Pinsach, Preeti Raghavan, Thomas F. Münte, Anna Marie Palumbo, Alan Turry, Esther Duarte, Teppo Särkämö, Jesus Cerquides, Josep Lluis Arcos and Antoni Rodríguez-Fornells

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:19

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  6. Dorsolateral medullary infarction is a typical cerebral infarction which is characterized by Wallenberg’s syndrome. Neurotrophic keratopathy is an uncommon consequence of dorsolateral medullary infarction. At ...

    Authors: Jing Wang, Pei Liu, Zhongzhong Liu, Ye Tian, Guilian Zhang, Jun Guo, Li Li, Zhiqin Liu, Zucheng Han, Wenjuan Lin, Xuemei Lin, Qingli Lu, Yan Liu, Qiaoqiao Chang and Songdi Wu

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:18

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  7. Glucocerebrosidase (GBA) heterozygous variants are the most important genetic risk factor for the development of alpha-synucleinopathies (i.e., Parkinson’s disease and Dementia with Lewy Bodies). Herein, we repor...

    Authors: Marina Picillo, Sara Scannapieco, Alessandro Iavarone, Monia Ginevrino, Enza Maria Valente and Paolo Barone

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:17

    Content type: Case report

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  8. Parkinson’s disease (PD), frequently accompanied by cognitive impairments, is associated with systemic oxidative stress and abnormal structural changes on brain images. We aimed to identify the correlation bet...

    Authors: Ta-Chih Chang, Yi-Cun Chen, Yu-Chi Huang, Wei-Che Lin and Cheng-Hsien Lu

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:16

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Vascular Parkinsonism(VaP) is defined as parkinsonism resulting from cerebral vascular disease(CVD), with presence of variable motor and non-motor signs that are corroborated by clinical, anatomic or imaging f...

    Authors: Shouzi Zhang, Yuanyuan Wang, Lixin Liu, Li Zhang, Li Ma, Haiyan Wu, Xuelin He, Mingwei Zhu, Luning Wang and Fan Mei

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:15

    Content type: Case report

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  10. Adenomyosis, a benign gynecological disease, causes cerebral infarction. Similar to Trousseau’s syndrome, it elevates cancer antigen 125 (CA125) and D-dimer levels; causes hypercoagulability; and results in ce...

    Authors: Ryo Aiura, Sadayoshi Nakayama, Hroo Yamaga, Yu Kato and Hirotake Fujishima

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:14

    Content type: Case report

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  11. Dystrophinopathies are the most common type of inherited muscular diseases. Muscle biopsy and genetic tests are effective to diagnose the disease but cost much more than primary hospitals can reach. The more a...

    Authors: Mei Yang, Yiming Zheng, Zhiying Xie, Zhaoxia Wang, Jiangxi Xiao, Jue Zhang and Yun Yuan

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:13

    Content type: Research article

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  12. SPG11 mutation-related autosomal recessive hereditary spastic paraplegia with thin corpus callosum (HSP-TCC) is the most common cause in complicated forms of HSP, usually presenting comprehensive mental retardati...

    Authors: Chuan Li, Qi Yan, Feng-ju Duan, Chao Zhao, Zhuo Zhang, Ying Du and Wei Zhang

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:12

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  13. The status of research and scientific outputs with regards to bacterial central nervous system (CNS) infection in southeast Asia (SEA) is unknown. This study aimed to analyze and compare bacterial CNS infectio...

    Authors: Francis Gerwin U. Jalipa, Marie Charmaine C. Sy, Adrian I. Espiritu and Roland Dominic G. Jamora

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:11

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  14. Currently, myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein (MOG)-IgG-associated encephalomyelitis (MOG-EM) is regarded as an independent inflammatory demyelinating disease. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) abnormalities o...

    Authors: Weibing Shen, Yaner Zhang, Chenguang Zhou and Yaoyao Shen

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:10

    Content type: Case report

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  15. Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is associated with a high incidence of thrombotic events, either arterial thrombosis or venous thrombosis. However, APS-related non-thrombotic venous stenosis is rarely reported.

    Authors: Si-ying Song, Gary Rajah, Yu-chuan Ding, Xun-ming Ji and Ran Meng

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:9

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  16. Some epidemiologic studies have reported a sharp increase in multiple sclerosis (MS) incidence in different provinces in Iran. This report aimed to investigate more closely the increasing trend of MS incidence...

    Authors: Ali Hosseinzadeh, Behnaz Sedighi, Jamshid Kermanchi, Mohammad Heidari and Ali Akbar Haghdoost

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:7

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  17. Unplanned readmission is one of many measures of the quality of care of pediatric patients with neurological conditions. In this multicenter study, we searched for novel risk factors of readmission of patients...

    Authors: Ryan O’Connell, William Feaster, Vera Wang, Sharief Taraman and Louis Ehwerhemuepha

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:5

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  18. Stroke in adults aged between 18 and 64 years old is increasing significantly worldwide. Studies have reported that this group of young stroke survivors encounters enormous difficulties reintegrating into thei...

    Authors: Suzanne Hoi Shan Lo, Janita Pak Chun Chau, Kai Chow Choi, Edward Wai Ching Shum, Jonas Hon Ming Yeung and Siu Hung Li

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:3

    Content type: Study protocol

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  19. Migraine is a prevalent and disabling headache disorder that affects more than 1.04 billion individuals world-wide. It can result in reduction in quality of life, increased disability, and high socio-economic ...

    Authors: Philippe Ryvlin, Kirill Skorobogatykh, Andrea Negro, Rainel Sanchez- De La Rosa, Heike Israel-Willner, Christina Sundal, E. Anne MacGregor and Angel L. Guerrero

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:1

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  20. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Xianyue Liu, Ke Han, Mingyi Hu, Huanquan Liao and Qinghua Hou

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:449

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Neurology 2020 20:423

  21. This article has been retracted. Please see the Retraction Notice for more detail: https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.1186/s12883-020-02027-1.

    Authors: Dan Lu, Yuan Wang, Tianzhi Zhao, Bolin Liu, Lin Ye, Lanfu Zhao, Binfang Zhao, Mingjuan Li, Lin Ma, Zhengmin Li, Jiangtao Niu, Wenhai Lv, Yufu Zhang, Tao Zheng, Yafei Xue, Lei Chen…

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:448

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    The original article was published in BMC Neurology 2020 20:150

  22. This article has been retracted. Please see the Retraction Notice for more detail: https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.1186/s12883-020-02025-3

    Authors: Christessa Emille Que Albay, Frederick Gavril D. Leyson and Federick C. Cheng

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:447

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    The original article was published in BMC Neurology 2020 20:224

  23. Personalized ENCALS survival prediction model reliably estimates the personalized prognosis of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Concerns were raised on discussing personalized prognosis without causin...

    Authors: Remko M. van Eenennaam, Willeke J. Kruithof, Michael A. van Es, Esther T. Kruitwagen-van Reenen, Henk-Jan Westeneng, Johanna M. A. Visser-Meily, Leonard H. van den Berg and Anita Beelen

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:446

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  24. Cervicocerebral artery dissection is an important cause of ischemic stroke in young and middle-aged individuals. However, very few studies have compared the differential features between internal carotid arter...

    Authors: Yongjun Wu, Hongbin Chen, Shihui Xing, Shuangquan Tan, Xinran Chen, Yan Tan, Jinsheng Zeng and Jian Zhang

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:445

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  25. Glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) autoimmune astrocytopathy is characterized by GFAP autoantibody positive encephalitis, meningoencephalitis or meningoencephalomyelitis. The initial clinical presentation ...

    Authors: Han Wang, Jerome H. Chin, Bo-yan Fang, Xi Chen, Ai-lin Zhao, Hai-tao Ren and Hong-zhi Guan

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:443

    Content type: Case report

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  26. Although a central role of the thalamus for sleep regulation is undisputed, the exact localization of the crucial structures within the thalamus remains controversial.

    Authors: Peter Nørregaard Hansen, Thomas Krøigård, Nina Nguyen, Rune Vestergaard Frandsen, Poul Jørgen Jennum and Christoph P. Beier

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:442

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  27. Reducing prehospital delay plays an important role in increasing the thrombolysis rate in patients with stroke. Several studies have identified predictors for presentation ≤4.5 h, but few compared these predic...

    Authors: Matthias N. Ungerer, Loraine Busetto, Nima H. Begli, Katharina Riehle, Jens Regula and Christoph Gumbinger

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:441

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  28. Neuroinflammation plays an important role in the pathogenesis of acute ischemic stroke (AIS) and peripheral leukocyte counts have proved to be independent predictors of stroke severity and outcomes. Clinical s...

    Authors: Gabor Tarkanyi, Zsofia Nozomi Karadi, Zsofia Szabo, Istvan Szegedi, Laszlo Csiba and Laszlo Szapary

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:440

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  29. Nine oral disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) have been approved for the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS) in the United States. Few studies have examined self-reported quality of life (QoL) and functional s...

    Authors: Tamela Stuchiner, Lindsay Lucas, Elizabeth Baraban, Kateri J. Spinelli, Chiayi Chen, Alden Smith, Lobat Hashemi and Stanley Cohan

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:439

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  30. Status epilepticus (SE) is a common neurological emergency condition that especially affects the elderly and old population. Older people with SE frequently have non-convulsive SE (NCSE) and are also at specia...

    Authors: Annekatrin Müller, Anett Schmiedeknecht, Meinhard Mende, Carolin Awissus, Felix Rosenow, Hajo Hamer and Joseph Classen

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:438

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  31. A recent nurse-led proactive care management intervention, Care Coordination for Health Promotion and Activities in Parkinson Disease (CHAPS), improved care quality when compared to usual care in a randomized ...

    Authors: Karen I. Connor, Hilary C. Siebens, Brian S. Mittman, Donna K. McNeese-Smith, David A. Ganz, Frances Barry, Lisa K. Edwards, Michael G. McGowan, Eric M. Cheng and Barbara G. Vickrey

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:437

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  32. Bow Hunter’s Syndrome (BHS) is known as one of cervical diseases which causes vertigo, but the details of its vertigo, especially nystagmus and eye movement, are still incompletely understood. This time, we re...

    Authors: Yasuyuki Nomura, Teruo Toi, Yasuo Ogawa, Takeshi Oshima and Yuichiro Saito

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:435

    Content type: Case report

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  33. A large-bore aspiration catheter can be employed for recanalization of acute basilar artery occlusion. Here we compare the results of mechanical thrombectomy using a stent retriever (SR) and manual aspiration ...

    Authors: Jin Wook Choi, Miran Han, Jung Hyun Park and Woo Sang Jung

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:434

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  34. Difficult procedures of severe rigid spinal deformity increase the risk of intraoperative neurological injury. Here, we aimed to investigate the preoperative and intraoperative risk factors for postoperative n...

    Authors: Jian Chen, Xie-xiang Shao, Wen-yuan Sui, Jing-fan Yang, Yao-long Deng, Jing Xu, Zi-fang Huang and Jun-lin Yang

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:433

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  35. Parkinsonian variant of multiple system atrophy is a neurodegenerative disorder frequently misdiagnosed as Parkinson’s disease. No early imaging biomarkers currently differentiate these disorders.

    Authors: Rita Moiron Simões, Ana Castro Caldas, Joana Grilo, Daisy Correia, Carla Guerreiro, Patrícia Pita Lobo, Anabela Valadas, Marguerita Fabbri, Leonor Correia Guedes, Miguel Coelho, Mario Miguel Rosa, Joaquim J. Ferreira and Sofia Reimão

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:432

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  36. Symptoms arising from vestibular system dysfunction are observed in 49–59% of people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Symptoms may include vertigo, dizziness and/or imbalance. These impact on functional ability, ...

    Authors: J. Marsden, M. Pavlou, R. Dennett, A. Gibbon, R. Knight-Lozano, L. Jeu, C. Flavell, J. Freeman, D. E. Bamiou, C. Harris, A. Hawton, E. Goodwin, B. Jones and S. Creanor

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:430

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  37. Detecting and treating neuropsychological deficits after aneurysmatic subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH) play a key role in regaining independence; however, detecting deficits relevant to social and professional r...

    Authors: Johannes Walter, Martin Grutza, Lidia Vogt, Andreas Unterberg and Klaus Zweckberger

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:429

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  38. A reliable scoring tool to detect the risk of intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) after intravenous thrombolysis for ischemic stroke is warranted. The present study was designed to develop and validate a new nomogr...

    Authors: Yaya Wu, Hui Chen, Xueyun Liu, Xiuying Cai, Yan Kong, Hui Wang, Yun Zhou, Juehua Zhu, Lulu Zhang, Qi Fang and Tan Li

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:426

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