Journal of Neurology Research

Ali Seifi, MD, FACP, FNCS, Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Medical Director, Neuro Critical Care, University of Texas Health at San Antonio, USA

Frequency: Bimonthly
Journal Access: Open Access
ISSN-print: 1923-2845
ISSN-online: 1923-2853
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  • A Pilot Clinical Trial of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Mild Cognitive Impairment

    Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is defined as a progressive memory dysfunction. There are controversies with regards to whether repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) could improve the condition. In a randomized, self-control, crossover clinical trial, effect of rTMS on cognitive performance in patients with MCI was assessed.

  • The Neurologic Manifestations of Coronavirus Disease 2019

    The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an ongoing global pandemic that has so far affected 216 countries and more than 5 million individuals worldwide. The infection is caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). While pulmonary manifestations are the most common, neurological features are increasingly being recognized...

  • Biomechanical Motion Analysis of Cervical and Thoracolumbar Spine During Ambulance Transport: A Healthy Volunteer Study

    Recent evidence suggests that long spine board (LSB) may do little to manage spinal motion, and pose increased risk. This project sought to measure cervical and thoracolumbar motion during ambulance transport.

  • Electroencephalography During the Acute Phase Of Encephalitis: A Brief Review

    Electroencephalography (EEG) remains an important complementary tool to diagnose neurologic diseases, including encephalitis. The objectives of this short review are to show the electroencephalographic findings in different types of encephalitis and to highlight the changing outlines during and after the specific treatment.

  • Clinical Features of Diffuse Leptomeningeal Glioneuronal Tumor With the First Symptom of Headache and Decreased Vision Misdiagnosed as Venous Sinus Thrombosis

    Meningeal carcinoma has a variety of clinical manifestations and a high mortality and disability rate. Among them, cranial hypertension is one of the important causes of death, which is easy to be missed or misdiagnosed.







Large Vessel Strokes: Is Bridging With Intravenous Thrombolysis Still Beneficial in the Era of Endovascular Treatment?
The year 2020 marks the silver jubilee of the landmark National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) trial which made intravenous tissue plasminogen activator (IV tPA) the only Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved treatment for acute ischemic stroke (AIS) management thus far.
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Association Between Trauma Center Designation and Spinal Cord Injury Admission in the USA

After spinal cord injury (SCI), patients are seen in either trauma center emergency departments (EDs) or non-trauma center EDs, and then selectively admitted for hospitalization. The association between SCI and admission to designated trauma centers is currently unknown. Read the Full Text

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Recombinant Tissue Plasminogen Activator Use in an Acute Stroke Patient With Tuberous Sclerosis
Tuberous sclerosis (TS) is an autosomal dominant disease known for over a century and recognized by characteristic hamartomatous lesions involving any organ. In this report, we are presenting a patient with TS who presented with acute embolic stroke and received tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) and had a mechanical thrombectomy (MT). Full Text


Current Issue


Vol. 10, No. 5, Oct 2020

Table of Contents


Large Vessel Strokes: Is Bridging With Intravenous Thrombolysis Still Beneficial in the Era of Endovascular Treatment? Abstract HTML PDF
Harshit Shah, Shruti Dighe, Ashkan Mowla 147-149


The Effect of Edaravone on Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Abstract HTML PDF Suppl1
Brandon Nightingale 150-159
Implications of COVID-19 in Neurological Disorders Abstract HTML PDF
Satish Gaddam 160-163
Neurologic Compromise in COVID-19: A Literature Review Abstract HTML PDF
Leonardo Jardim Vaz de Mello, Emylle Guimaraes Silva, Gabriel Oliveira Correa Rabelo, Mariana Evaristo Leite, Nathalia Ramos Vieira, Maryam Bahadori, Ali Seifi, Daniel Agustin Godoy 164-172
Approach to Brain Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Non-Radiologists Abstract HTML PDF
Amir Taree, Vahid Eslami, Sahra Emamzadehfard 173-176

Original Article

Impact of Cervical Collar and Patient Position on the Cerebral Blood Flow Abstract HTML PDF Suppl1 Suppl2
David Wampler, Brian Eastridge, Rena Summers, Preston Love, Anand Dharia, Ali Seifi 177-182
What Antipsychotic Medications and Risk Factors Are Associated With More Relapses in Chronic Schizophrenia Patients? Abstract HTML PDF
Arash Mowla, Vahidreza Zarei, Azadeh Pani 183-187
A Pilot Clinical Trial of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Mild Cognitive Impairment Abstract HTML PDF
Sara Esmaeili, Mohammad Hossein Abbasi, Ensieh Malekdar, Mohammad Taghi Joghataei, Masoud Mehrpour 188-192
Association Between Trauma Center Designation and Spinal Cord Injury Admission in the USA Abstract HTML PDF
Ross-Jordon S. Elliott, Anand Dharia, Ali Seifi 193-198

Case Report

Brain Abscess in a Patient With Radiotherapy-Treated Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma: A Misdiagnosis Case Report and Review of the Literature Abstract HTML PDF
Christopher Macko, Sophia Ahmed, Ali Seifi 199-202

Letter to the Editor

COVID-19-Related Acute Ischemic Stroke in Young Adults: What Is the Optimal Antithrombotic Regimen for Secondary Prevention? Abstract HTML PDF
Fahimeh Vahabizad, Maryam Sharifian Dorche, Pegah Mohammadi, Kasra Khatibi, Ashkan Mowla 203-206

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