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Acute steroid responsive small‐fiber sensory neuropathy: a new entity?
Abstract  Small‐fiber neuropathy is often idiopathic and commonly follows a chronic course. Treatment is often effective in treating the core symptom of pain, but it has no effect on the pathologicExpand
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Treatment of status epilepticus and acute repetitive seizures with i.v. valproic acid vs phenytoin
Objective –  To evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of the treatment with valproic acid (VPA) in patients with status epilepticus (SE) or acute repetitive seizures (ARS) comparing it withExpand
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Trained Memory of Human Uterine NK Cells Enhances Their Function in Subsequent Pregnancies
SUMMARY Natural killer cells (NKs) are abundant in the human decidua, regulating trophoblast invasion and angiogenesis. Several diseases of poor placental development are associated with firstExpand
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Characterizing absolute lymphocyte count profiles in dimethyl fumarate–treated patients with MS
Background:Delayed-release dimethyl fumarate (DMF), indicated for the treatment of patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS), is a disease-modifying therapy with potentialExpand
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Inhibitory NK Receptor Recognition of HLA-G: Regulation by Contact Residues and by Cell Specific Expression at the Fetal-Maternal Interface
The non-classical HLA-G protein is distinguished from the classical MHC class I molecules by its expression pattern, low polymorphism and its ability to form complexes on the cell surface. TheExpand
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Tonic-clonic seizures in patients taking sildenafil
Sildenafil citrate (Viagra) is a specific phosphodiesterase type V inhibitor with a selective inhibitory effect on cyclic guanosine monophosphate (cGMP). Its enhancement of nitric oxide release leadsExpand
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Diagnosing brain death using the transcranial Doppler with a transorbital approach.
BACKGROUND Transcranial Doppler is a sensitive instrument for the diagnosis of brain death. The guidelines for the determination of brain death include the demonstration of specific blood flowExpand
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Chronic non-paroxysmal neuropathic pain — Novel phenotype of mutation in the sodium channel SCN9A gene
BACKGROUND Gain-of-function mutations in the SCN9A gene (encoding to NaV1.7 voltage-gated sodium channel) cause two rare paroxysmal pain disorders: inherited erythromelalgia (IEM) and paroxysmalExpand
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Are post intracerebral hemorrhage seizures prevented by anti-epileptic treatment?
Prophylactic antiepileptic treatment in patients with non-traumatic, non-aneurysmatic spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage (SICH) is controversial. The purpose of our study was to assess theExpand
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Modeling of Human Cytomegalovirus Maternal-Fetal Transmission in a Novel Decidual Organ Culture
ABSTRACT Human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) is the leading cause of congenital infection, associated with severe birth defects and intrauterine growth retardation. The mechanism of HCMV transmission viaExpand
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