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BACKGROUND This article summarizes the 2012 European Renal Association-European Dialysis and Transplant Association Registry Annual Report (available at www.era-edta-reg.org) with a specific focus on older patients (defined as ≥65 years). METHODS Data provided by 45 national or regional renal registries in 30 countries in Europe and bordering the(More)
We report the case of a patient diagnosed as having cluster-tic syndrome as the initial manifestation of multiple sclerosis (MS). The patient's headache bouts improved after treatment with antiepileptic drugs, steroids, and beta-interferon. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans showed a pontine demyelinating lesion involving the area of the trigeminal root(More)
BACKGROUND This article provides a summary of the 2013 European Renal Association-European Dialysis and Transplant Association (ERA-EDTA) Registry Annual Report (available at http://www.era-edta-reg.org), with a focus on patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) as the cause of end-stage renal disease (ESRD). METHODS In 2015, the ERA-EDTA Registry received(More)
Around a quarter of Friedreich ataxia (FA) patients, despite being homozygous for GAA expansion within the FRDA gene, show atypical presentations. Our aim is to describe the case of three brothers with long-term follow-up suffering from late onset FA manifested with spastic ataxia. The three patients belong to a family with occipital dysplasia (OD) and(More)
We report on the clinical, electrophysiological, and lower-limb musculature MRI findings in a severe demyelinating Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) patient with follow-up over 6 months. After 3 weeks of tetraplegia and mechanical ventilation, there was progressive improvement until almost complete recovery. On day 4 after onset, electrophysiological study(More)
INTRODUCTION Electrophysiological study has been for long time the elected approach for the diagnosis and clinical evaluation of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). More recently, echography and other imaging techniques have been introduced in current medicine for their potential in the anatomical evaluation of the neural compression. To asses the usefulness of(More)
Somatosensory evoked potentials elicited by trigeminal nerve stimulation (TSEPs) allow the study of the trigeminal system, its peripheral to its central portion. As a routine clinical testing procedure, however, this method has not yet received greater attention and still has to wait to become a part of the diagnostic workup in multiple sclerosis (MS). A(More)