Short Communication

Undocumented Patients: The Voiceless and Exploited

"Keep, ancient lands, your storied pomp!" cries she

Published 28 Jan, 2019


Clinical Image

Chemical Meningitis due to Post-Traumatic Rupture of an Intracranial Dermoid Cyst

A 24-year-old woman with a history of polycystic ovarian syndrome presented with acute onset of headaches, neck stiffness, arm paresthesia and attention deficits immediately following a whiplash injury sustained during a motor vehicle collision.

Published 10 Jan, 2019


Case Report

Cardiac Tamponade with Aortic Dissection Relieved by Pericardial Rupture after Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

An 82-year-old woman with DeBakey type II acute aortic dissection who was found unconscious and revived 21 minutes after onset by cardiopulmonary resuscitation was referred to our hospital and underwent emergency ascending aortic replacement.

Published 21 Nov, 2018


Research Article

Biphasic Blood-Brain Barrier Openings after Stroke

Blood Brain Barrier (BBB) dysfunction results in post-stroke brain edema through influx of solutes, immune cells, and blood; however, the time-course of BBB permeability post-stroke remains controversial.

Published 31 Oct, 2018


Case Report

Unusual Presentation of Hereditary Coproporphyria: A Case Report

Hereditary Coproporphyria (HCP) is a rare genetic disease that is characterized by neurological acute attacks after puberty with fatal systemic complications; it is rarely accompanied by cutaneous symptoms.

Published 30 Jul, 2018


Perspective

SAM More Oxygen

This is like the invention of the toothbrush, and as important for good health.

Published 30 Jul, 2018


Perspective

Save your Childhood--It will give you a Good Adulthood-It will make you Crazy if Unnatural

It is not good to be deprived of childhood. Check "Nature and Nature's God": Sexuality is a private body function like toileting and hygiene.

Published 24 Jul, 2018


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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