Neema Kasravi

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CMAJ • JUNE 15, 2010 • 182(9) © 2010 Canadian Medical Association or its licensors E373 A61-year-old right-handed man presented with a twoday history of a new headache that had developed gradually several hours after he dived into a lake. The headache, which encompassed the entire left side of the head, had a maximal intensity of 10 out of 10 and was(More)
Lingual movement disorders are a rare but serious manifestation of neurologic disease, which have the potential to cause significant morbidity. Traditionally, these disorders were treated with pharmacotherapy achieving only limited results. Several case series have demonstrated the effectiveness of Botulinum toxin injection for the management of focal(More)
Sleepiness is often neurophysiologically assessed using the multiple sleep latency test (MSLT) or the maintenance of wakefulness test (MWT). We examined the frequency of incidental intersession napping during MSLT and MWT testing to see if there was a relationship between intersession napping, mean sleep latency and subjective sleepiness on the Epworth(More)
The synthesis of a variety of alkylidene benzoxacycles via a domino palladium-catalyzed ortho-alkylation/intramolecular Heck reaction is described. Under the optimized conditions [Pd(OAc)2 (10 mol %), P(2-Furyl)3 (20 mol %), norbornene (4 equiv), Cs2CO3 (2 equiv), CH3CN, 80 degrees C], aryl iodides with oxygen-tethered Heck acceptors are coupled with alkyl(More)
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