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BACKGROUND Palliative techniques such as partial corpus callosotomy (CC) and vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) may be effective for adequate control of seizures in pharmacoresistant patients who are not candidates for resective surgery. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to analyze the efficacy of the combination of these two techniques in patients… (More)
We present the clinical features and radiologic findings of a patient with the so-called occipital condyle syndrome (OCS). This clinical picture is originated by the selective metastasization of one of the condyles of the occipital bone. As it was shown in our case, this syndrome may be the presenting feature of a systemic neoplasm. The occipital condyle… (More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the characteristics of patients on whom long-term Video-EEG monitoring is performed in a specialist centre and to assess its suitability to study refractory epilepsy patients. METHODS A prospective analysis and study of Video-EEG monitoring was performed in a series of 100 refractory epilepsy patients from a single centre. The… (More)
Whole-body vibration (WBV) is being promoted as an efficient complement to resistance training. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of an 8-week program of WBV in combination with resistance training on knee extensors muscular performance. A group of 29 young adults (25 men, 4 women; age 21.8 ± 1.5) performed a WBV plus resistance training… (More)
BACKGROUND Patients with Crohn's disease in whom tumor necrosis factor antagonist therapy fails have limited treatment options, and the benefit of reintroducing the same therapy remains unclear. Here, we report results from PRECiSE 4 (NCT00160706), an open-label extension study of certolizumab pegol in patients who withdrew from the placebo-controlled… (More)
The authors evaluated the type of neurological involvement existing in patients with Behçet's syndrome over a 10 year period. Nine patients presenting several bouts with neurological symptomatology were studied with headache being clinically predominant followed in order of frequency by sensitive and/or motor ictal pictures. Suspected localization was both… (More)
Involuntary mouthing movements indistinguishable from neuroleptic-induced tardive dyskinesia followed stroke in a woman whose computed tomographic (CT) scan showed bilateral thalamo-capsular infarction.