Niva Shah

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To clarify the diverse published results of cranial electrostimulation (CES) efficacy, we conducted an extensive literature review that identified 18 of the most carefully conducted randomized controlled trials of CES versus sham treatment. For the 14 trials that had sufficient data, we used the techniques of meta-analysis to pool the published results of(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy of biofeedback therapy in poststroke rehabilitation. DESIGN A meta-analysis of the reported randomized control trials of biofeedback therapy in poststroke rehabilitation was performed. Data were analyzed using the effect size method and pooled using the Der Simonian-Laird Random Effects Model. Study quality was assessed(More)
The medial septum and diagonal band (MSDB) region of the brain has been shown to play a critical role in the cognitive deficits associated with Alzheimer's disease, anxiety disorders, and normal aging. The MSDB is known to be a direct source of the neurotransmitters acetylcholine, γ-aminobutyric acid, and glutamate for the hippocampus, a brain structure(More)
Peritoneal lipomatosis is a rare disease in childhood with only two cases previously described in children. We report a further case of a 12-year-old boy diagnosed with peritoneal lipomatosis. His main symptoms were abdominal pain, alternating bowel habit, abdominal distension, and melaena. His diagnostic work up included an abdominal MRI, wireless capsule(More)
Age-specific (< 50, 50-69 years) 10-year survival proportions in four European trials for node-negative, Stage I and II breast cancer patients differ significantly. These patients, identified as having the same stage as localized-breast cancer patients in the End Results Registry of the U.S. National Cancer Institute, had pooled survival proportions for the(More)
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