J M Hourihane

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This article reviews both the commonly used functional outcome scales and the detailed neurologic deficit scales that are currently employed in stroke therapeutic efficacy trials. Both types of scales have their apparent advantages, with the neurologic scales being able to detect smaller changes in the patient's neurologic function, whereas the functional(More)
The factor V Leiden mutation is a specific point mutation in the gene coding for factor V. It renders activated factor V resistant to degradation by activated protein C (APC). This hereditary resistance to APC (HRAPC) is a known risk factor for systemic venous thrombosis. We present a case of homozygous HRAPC presenting as cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT).(More)
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