Carlos Tejero-Juste

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INTRODUCTION Vigabatrin is an effective antiepileptic drug for treatment of partial crises with or without generalization. It acts by increasing GABA levels by irreversible inhibition of the enzyme GABA-transaminase. In recent years there have been several reports published on the appearance of alterations of the visual fields of patients treated with this(More)
OBJECTIVE To review the current treatment and usefulness of lamotrigine in absence seizures. DEVELOPMENT Absence seizures are classified amongst the generalized epilepsies. They are defined as a transient loss of consciousness of sudden onset and recovery characteristically associated with generalized spike-and-wave discharges on the EEG. In recent years,(More)
OBJECTIVE Peripheral facial paralysis is one of the commonest mononeuropathies. The frequency of idiopathic peripheral paralysis or Bell's palsy varies between 62% and 93% of all cases, with an incidence of between 14 and 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants per year. However, in spite of its relative frequency in the population, there is still no definite(More)
INTRODUCTION The term amnesic stroke is used to describe a condition in which the dominant symptom is a relatively persistent acute amnesia of a vascular origin. It may appear in cases of lesions in the posterior cerebral artery (PCA), thalamic arteries and anterior choroidal artery, and clinical reports describing this condition are scarce. CASE REPORT(More)
INTRODUCTION The application of treatments in the acute phase of a stroke makes it necessary to reduce as far as possible the time required for patients to reach hospital. One of the factors associated with delayed care is the population's scant knowledge about the disease. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Our aim is to analyse what the population knows about strokes(More)
AIMS Our aim was to study the relation between non-attendance at neurology units and the delay that exists, as well as the demographic factors that may come to bear on non-attendance. PATIENTS AND METHODS Data on neurology outpatients over the period between November and December 2002 were collected prospectively. Both patients who were referred for(More)
INTRODUCTION In the clinical daily practice, exist multiple situations in which could produce phenomenons of serious hypoxia to encephalic level, normally with important repercussions for the patient. OBJECTIVES Study if after the existence of a situation of serious encephalic hypoxia, any typical pattern in the exploration transcranial Doppler (TCD)(More)
INTRODUCTION The term visual neglect refers to a lack of attention to visual stimuli coming from the contralateral hemifield. The patient does not seek objects in the abnormal field and often only sees half of a paragraph when reading. Although the right inferior parietal lobe is the most frequently damaged region, the same symptomatology can be due to(More)