International Journal of

Neurology and NeurotherapyISSN: 2378-3001


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3001/1410097

The Role of Neurostimulation in the Treatment of Epilepsy- A Commentary on the State of Its Use and Its Potential Worldwide

Arun Swaminathan, MD

Article Type: Editorial | First Published: February 22, 2020

Vagal nerve stimulation (VNS) represents the earliest and longest used method of neuromodulation for epilepsy. Implanted and transdermal VNS approaches have both been used and the implanted technique has been proven to be more superior and has become the procedure of choice. VNS implants offer a good treatment option for generalized, multifocal and inoperable epilepsies and are often preferred by patients who wish to have the least invasive option used in them. The VNS also offers relatively goo...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3001/1410096

Complications as Poor Prognostic Factors in Patients with Hemorrhagic Stroke: A Hospital-Based Stroke Registry

Rizaldy Taslim Pinzon and Vincent Ongko Wijaya

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: February 05, 2020

Stroke is one of the most important causes of global morbidity and mortality. In 2013, stroke was ranked second as the most common cause of death, responsible for 6.5 million deaths globally and the third most common cause of disability in the world. According to the latest world health organization (WHO) data published in 2017, stroke was the leading cause of death in Indonesia reached 332,663 or 19.79% of total deaths of the country. Stroke patients commonly experience medical complications su...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3001/1410095

Towards a Biological Definition of Alzheimer Disease

Kurt A Jellinger, MD

Article Type: Commentary | First Published: January 08, 2020

Alzheimer disease (AD), the most common form of dementia, is a heterogenous syndrome with various pathobiologically defined subtypes. The clinical diagnosis of probable AD is enabled by the recent ATN biomarker system, but the definite diagnosis is only possible at post-mortem according to the updated NIA-AA criteria. The recent developments in the clinical and neuropathological diagnosis of AD including its specific subtypes improving the evaluation of AD and its impact on public health are bri...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3001/1410094

Polymyositis in Adamantiades-Behcet's Disease

Carlos Arteaga Rodriguez, MD, MSc, Otto J Hernandez Fustes, MD, MSc, Renato Puppi Munhoz, MD, PhD and Olga Judith Hernandez Fustes, MD, MSc

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: January 04, 2020

Although Adamantiades-Behçet’s disease (ABD) has a worldwide distribution, it is considered rare in the Americas, with a prevalence of 0.12-0.33:100.000 in the United States. The characteristic triad of recurrent oral aphthous lesions, genital ulcers and iridociclitis occurring more often in young adults during their third or fourth decade of life was initially described by Hippocrates but gained it's classic eponym to acknowledge the Greek ophthalmologist from Asia Minor (nowadays part of A...

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