Ling-Yan Mao

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Interleukin 17A (IL-17A) is implicated in the pathogenesis of several neuroimmunologic diseases. We aimed to evaluate the relationship between IL-17A and seizure severity in patients with epilepsy. Seventy patients with probable symptomatic epilepsy and 68 healthy controls were included. Interictal serum IL-17A and related cytokine (IL-23, IL-6, IL-1β,(More)
PURPOSE We sought to investigate the relationship between interictal personality changes and white matter abnormalities in epilepsy patients. METHODS A total of 65 individuals with epilepsy and 40 demographically matched controls were evaluated by Eysenck Personality Questionnaire (EPQ) and diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) on 3T. Fractional anisotropy (FA)(More)
PURPOSE Our study aimed to investigate whether the glutamatergic system in the hippocampus is correlated with depressive symptoms in patients with epilepsy. METHODS Fifty patients with epilepsy were recruited and divided into three groups on the basis of their Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HAMD) scores. Single-voxel proton magnetic resonance(More)
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