Perspective

For Brain "Inflammations" Including Concussions?

Stunned and startled by the relief of acute arthritis pain by topical steroids, speculations are offered for any and all disorders possibly related to "inflammatory processes."

Published 19 Jun, 2018


Research Article

Association of Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D in Multiple Sclerosis: A Study from South India

Studies have incriminated vitamin D deficiency to be associated with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). To investigate association between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and MS.

Published 28 Jun, 2018


Research Article

Analysis of 2 Years of Sacroiliacal Joint Fusions, Does the Patient Selection Matter?

Background: Lumbar fusion surgery and multiple operative segments are interdependent risk factors for postoperative Sacroiliac Joint (SIJ) pain.

Published 25 May, 2018


Case Report

Cerebral Air Embolism with Ischemic Cerebrovascular Stroke, Complicated by Central Venous Line

A 79-year old female patient, known with hypertension, diabetes, ischemic heart disease and paroxysmal AF, on regular treatment, admitted to ICU, Bugshan Hospital, Jeddah, KSA, with acute chest infection (bronchopneumonia), dehydration and desaturation, the patient was intubated and ventilated on CPAP mode, then central venous line was inserted for IV fluids and medications including antibiotics, shortly after starting IV medication, the patient became suddenly desaturated, irritable, depressed conscious level and developed repeated generalized seizures and facial myoclonus, neurological assessment at that time revealed GCS: 5/15 (extension to pain), bilaterally irreactive pinpoint pupils, depressed pharyngeal and cough reflexes, bilateral flaccid weakness and equivocal plantar reflexes, the patients was shifted for urgent non contrast CT brain, that showed massive, subcortical, cerebral air embolism (no skull fracture), bilateral PCA territory infarctions and mild sulcal effacement, indicating brain edema (Figure 1A-H), CV catheter was removed directly, leviteracetam 500 mg twice daily were started as antiepileptic, 100% high flow oxygen and general supportive cure.

Published 25 May, 2018


Research Article

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation and Its Effects on Upper Extremity Neurorehabilitative Training in Stroke: A Meta-Analysis

Objectives: To evaluate the efficacy of tDCS as an adjuvant to neuro-rehabilitative training in stroke patients with motor deficits by a meta-analysis and discuss the results critically in the view of the current literature.

Published 25 May, 2018


Research Article

Positive Slow Wave of P3b is Significantly Enhanced in Post TGA Subjects

Modern imaging studies have shown that Transient Global Amnesia (TGA) is associated with structural changes in the hippocampus.

Published 20 Mar, 2018


Clinical Image

Subcortical T2 Hypointensity in the Setting of Diabetic Non-Ketotic Hyperglycemia

A 59-year-old right-handed diabetic man who presented with two days of altered mental status and intermittent right sided shaking.

Published 27 Nov, 2017





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