Viktor Komárek

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The study provides a review of the basic examination procedures and results of proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy (1H MRS) in patients suffering from mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (MTLE). The source of seizures in MTLE is most often an epileptogenic focus secondary to hippocampal sclerosis. 1H MRS currently plays an important role in the non-invasive(More)
Background and Aims. Deoxyribonuclease I (DNaseI) is an endonuclease that facilitates chromatin breakdown and promotes susceptibility to autoimmune disorders. The aim of current study was to investigate serum DNase I activity in patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). Patients and Methods. A cohort of 110 IBD patients was evaluated, aged 35 ± 12(More)
Friedreich's ataxia (FRDA) and spinocerebellar ataxia type 2 (SCA 2) are among the most commonly diagnosed hereditary ataxias in Czech Republic. Although criteria differentiate the ataxias, disorder onset symptoms may be similar. Our goal was to determine whether and to what degree of validity posturographic examination may be utilized, with the aim of(More)
BACKGROUND A scale for the Assessment and Rating of Ataxia (SARA) was developed for evaluation of autosomal dominant cerebellar ataxias (ADCA) and was also recommended for clinical trials of Friedreich's ataxia patients (FRDA). FRDA, unlike ADCA, is characterized as being a sensory type of ataxia for which the disease-specific Friedreich ataxia rating scale(More)
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