Mohamed Abdulazim Mohamed Aly

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BACKGROUND Although spinal cord stimulation (SCS) has been shown to be effective for treating neuropathic pain of peripheral origin, its effectiveness for central poststroke pain (CPSP) is not well established. OBJECTIVE We report our experience with SCS in 30 consecutive patients with intractable CPSP. METHODS All patients underwent a percutaneous SCS(More)
Patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) reportedly show deficits in sensory processing in addition to motor symptoms. However, little is known about the effects of bilateral deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus (STN-DBS) on temperature sensation as measured by quantitative sensory testing (QST). This study was designed to quantitatively evaluate(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS This paper describes the use of deep brain stimulation (DBS) of the globus pallidus internus (GPi) in the treatment of secondary dystonia caused by expisodic ataxia type 2 (EA2). METHODS We present the case of a patient with EA2, an autosomal dominant condition, who developed late-onset cervical and right upper limb segmental dystonia. The(More)
OBJECTIVE Epilepsy surgery is of known benefit for drug-resistant temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE); however, a certain number of patients suffer significant decline in verbal memory after hippocampectomy. To prevent this disabling complication, a reliable test for predicting postoperative memory decline is greatly desired. Therefore, the authors assessed the(More)
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