Valbona Govori

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Brain tumors are a common cause of epilepsy. Tumor type and location are determining factors that significantly influence seizure frequency. The aim of this study was to analyze clinical data of patients diagnosed with brain tumors and epilepsy. Data for this study were obtained from patient medical records over a 6-year period (2000-2005). Patient history(More)
INTRODUCTION Sturge-Weber syndrome sometimes referred to as encephalotrigeminal angiomatosis, is a rare congenital neurological and skin disorder. CASE PRESENTATION This is case report of a 18-year-old mentally disabled boy, with long-standing seizures, with a port-wine nevi on the left side of the face along the distribution of trigeminal nerve.(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Chronic low back pain (LBP) is a major public health problem in industrialized countries and is one of the most common reasons for seeking healthcare. Although the McKenzie therapy is widely used for the treatment of low back pain, there is evidence for no improvement with exercise in short-, intermediate-, or long-term outcomes of(More)
Neuropathic pain refers to pain that originates from pathology of the nervous system. Common causes of neuropathic pain are diabetes mellitus, reactivation of herpes zoster, nerve compression or radiculopathy, alcohol, chemotherapy or abuse of some drugs, and trigeminal neuralgia. Specific symptoms of neuropathic pain are mechanical allodynia and cold(More)
INTRODUCTION Diabetic retinopathy-(DR) presents the most aggressive form of the retinopathy that has progressive movement and often it ends with optic-atrophic blindness end includes heavy complications unless carried out by laser pan-retinal-photocoagulation. PURPOSE OF THE STUDY The aim of this study was analyzing the diabetic retinopathy and impact of(More)
AIM The present study aimed to evaluate the effects of gene variants in key genes influencing pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic of carbamazepine (CBZ) on the response in patients with epilepsy. MATERIALS & METHODS Five SNPs in two candidate genes influencing CBZ transport and metabolism, namely ABCB1 or EPHX1, and CBZ response SCN1A (sodium channel)(More)
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