International Journal of

Neurology and NeurotherapyISSN: 2378-3001

Early Online

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3001/1410118

Pediatric Organ Donation Following Neurological Determination of Death: A Perspective and Review of Current Guidelines

Jeff F Zhang BS

Article Type: Patient Care | First Published: July 07, 2022

Organ donation in pediatric patients following brain death is a difficult process, fraught with both emotional and logistical challenges. However, due to the relative infrequency in which pediatric brain death occurs, the possibility for organ donation from this patient population can be of extraordinary benefit and lifesaving for other pediatric patients suffering from organ failure....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3001/1410117

Increased Cases of Acute Polyneuropathy in COVID-19 Pandemic: What Awaits Neurologists?

Sinan ELİAÇIK and Özlem AKDOĞAN

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: March 19, 2022

Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection 2019 (Covid-19) primarily affects the respiratory system but central and peripheral neurological manifestations have been increasingly recognized and reported. The study consisted of patients with acute polyneuropathy that developed after the Covid-19 infection. All patients were confirmed serologically for PCR positivity and typical ground glass appearance in thorax tomography in case of respiratory involvement. In 16 patients, polyneuro...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3001/1410116

Clinical Characteristics, Predictors of Outcome of Patients Admitted with Intracerebral Hemorrhage to Benghazi Medical Center, Benghazi -Libya

Sami A Lawgaly, Ashraf M Rajab and Anwaar M Bennour

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: January 27, 2022

Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) is a subtype of acute stroke and one of the leading causes of death and a major cause of morbidity worldwide. The incidence of ICH varies cross countries and ethnic groups. To study the prevalence, clinical characteristics, risk factors and outcomes of patients with ICH. Also, to evaluate clinical features that can be used as prognostic predictors of mortality in those patients. Design & setting: an observational descriptive study at Benghazi Medical Center (BMC)...

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