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Neuropathologic Findings in a Patient With Juvenile-Onset Levodopa-Responsive Parkinsonism Due to ATP13A2 Mutation
NEUROLOGY, v.97, n.16, p.763-766, 2021
Objective To describe the postmortem neuropathologic findings of a patient with Kufor Rakeb syndrome (KRS) due to ATP13A2 mutation. KRS is characterized by juvenile-onset levodopa-responsive parkinsonism associated with pyramidal signs, supranuclear gaze palsy, and cognitive impairment. Methods A...
Losartan and Traumatic Brain Injury: Why Is a Retrospective Study Urgent?
WORLD NEUROSURGERY, v.154, p.167-168, 2021
Improvement of Non-motor Symptoms and Quality of Life After Deep Brain Stimulation for Refractory Dystonia: A 1-Year Follow-Up
FRONTIERS IN NEUROLOGY, v.12, article ID 717239, 7p, 2021
Introduction: Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a treatment option for refractory dystonia's motor symptoms, while its non-motor symptoms (NMS) have been less systematically assessed. We aimed to describe the effects of DBS on NMS in refractory generalized inherited/idiopathic dystonia prospectivel...
The nerve to the levator scapulae muscle as donor in brachial plexus surgery: an anatomical study and case series
JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY, v.135, n.4, p.1223-1230, 2021
OBJECTIVE Nerve transfers are commonly used in treating complete injuries of the brachial plexus, but donor nerves are limited and preferentially directed toward the recovery of elbow flexion and shoulder abduction. The aims of this study were to characterize the anatomical parameters for identif...
Spontaneous ARIA-like Events in Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy-Related Inflammation A Multicenter Prospective Longitudinal Cohort Study
NEUROLOGY, v.97, n.18, p.E1809-E1822, 2021
Background and Objectives The goal of this work was to investigate the natural history and outcomes after treatment for spontaneous amyloid-related imaging abnormalities (ARIA)-like in cerebral amyloid angiopathy-related inflammation (CAA-ri). Methods This was a multicenter, hospital-based, longi...
Behavioral and Neural Correlates of Cognitive Training and Transfer Effects in Stroke Patients (vol 11, 1048, 2020)
FRONTIERS IN NEUROLOGY, v.12, article ID 785008, 1p, 2021
Directional Deep Brain Stimulation of the Posteromedial Hypothalamus for Refractory Intermittent Explosive Disorder: A Case Series Using a Novel Neurostimulation Device and Intraoperative Microdialysis
WORLD NEUROSURGERY, v.155, p.E19-E33, 2021
BACKGROUND: Intermittent explosive disorder (IED) is a psychiatric disorder characterized by recurrent outbursts of aggressive behavior. Deep brain stimulation (DBS) in the posteromedial nucleus of the hypothalamus (pHyp) is an alternative therapy for extreme cases and shows promising results. In...
The chromatin remodeler complex ATRX-DAXX-H3.3 and telomere length in meningiomas
CLINICAL NEUROLOGY AND NEUROSURGERY, v.210, article ID 106962, 7p, 2021
ATRX-DAXX-H3.3 chromatin remodeler complex is a well known epigenetic factor responsible for the heterochromatin maintenance and control. ATRX is an important nucleosome controller, especially in tandem repeat regions, and DAXX is a multi-function protein with particular role in histone H3.3 depo...
Superficial-Temporal-Artery-To-Middle-Cerebral-Artery Bypass in Cerebrovascular Occlusive Disease and Hemodynamic-Related Ischemia: Illustrative Case and Literature Review
BRAZILIAN NEUROSURGERY-ARQUIVOS BRASILEIROS DE NEUROCIRURGIA, v.40, n.2, p.E130-E136, 2021
Stroke is the third most common cause of death worldwide. About 10% to 15% of strokes related to the territory of the carotid artery are associated with its complete occlusion. There is an important subgroup of patients with cerebrovascular occlusive diseases who might benefit from an external-ca...
Co-Occurrence of Pineal-Region and Pituitary-Stalk Hemangioblastomas in a Patient Presenting with Von Hippel-Lindau Disease - A Case Report
BRAZILIAN NEUROSURGERY-ARQUIVOS BRASILEIROS DE NEUROCIRURGIA, v.40, n.2, p.E190-E194, 2021
Introduction Hemangioblastomas of the pineal region or pituitary stalk are extremely rare. Only two cases of hemangioblastomas involving the pineal region have been reported, and four involving the pituitary stalk. The purpose of the present manuscript is to describe an unusual case of supposed h...