Clinical Neuroscience - 1968;21(12)

Clinical Neuroscience

DECEMBER 01, 1968

Principal stages in studying the problem of physiological mechanisms of mental activity in man

N. P. Bechtereva, A. Tchernysheva

Much of what happens in the brain during mental activity - especially in the most complex living tissue, the human brain - is still unclear. A major merit of the Pavlovian school is the elucidation of the physiological mechanisms that determine the diverse manifestations of the probable brain anatomofunctional schema of conditioned reflex activity, shedding light on the trait-, environment- and organism-dependent specificities of these mechanisms. An attempt has been made to adapt the... tovább »

Clinical Neuroscience

DECEMBER 01, 1968

[Seduxen treatment in certain neurological diseases (neurosis, pain, muscle spasm)]

LEHOCZKY Tibor

[Seduxen 5 mg tabl., produced by Kőbánya Pharmaceuticals, has been used in clinical therapeutic trials. Out of 100 patients in the ward, 77 were in different groups of neurasthenia, - neurosis, 7 patients were treated for pain caused by organic disease, 16 for muscle spasm and contracture. He discusses the 8 groups of neurasthenia-neurosis listed and finds that the highest improvement rates were in the reactiv and vasovegetative groups, 82.7% in the former and 83.3% in the latter. The... tovább »

Clinical Neuroscience

DECEMBER 01, 1968

[Serum glutamic acid oxaloacetic acid transaminase activity in muscle diseases]

LIPCSEY Attila, SZABADI Elemér, FEKETE Istvánné

[The authors measured GOT enzyme activity in serum from patients with muscle atrophy of various origins (myogenic and neurogenic atrophy) and in serum from individuals with various neurological diseases. Their experience has shown that in myogenic diseases, if the presence of other diseases associated with parenchymal breakdown can be excluded, the measurement of GOT activation can be used to support the myogenic nature of the process.]

Clinical Neuroscience

DECEMBER 01, 1968

[Further studies to detect human-brain corticosteroid fractions]

FAZEKAS I. Gyula, FAZEKAS Attila

[1. Lobar pneumonia, sudden cardiac death from paralysis, sudden cardiac death from paralysis in alcoholic state, self-harm, lightning strike, apoplexy cerebri, carcinosis peritonei, isonicide poisoning, cyanide poisoning, barbiturate poisoning, CO poisoning, Wofatox poisoning, alcohol poisoning+freezing deaths 26-92 years of age from 5 brain areas of 18 people (11 males and 7 females) were extracted 1 1/2-10 h after death, paper chromatographed in Bush 5 system, followed by chromatography in 2... tovább »

Clinical Neuroscience

DECEMBER 01, 1968

[Tuberous sclerosis and Sturge - Weber disease co-incidence]

SZILÁRD János, MÉSZÁROS Endre

[Data from an in vivo 14-year-old female patient with predominant symptoms of tuberous sclerosis and concomitant lesions suggestive of Sturge-Weber disease are presented, along with a family history of multiple neurological lesions and tumour formation. In the context of the co-detection of two very rare conditions, we wished to draw attention to the importance of dealing with neuroectodermal disorders. We also review the literature on the various dysgenetic abnormalities associated with the... tovább »

Clinical Neuroscience

DECEMBER 01, 1968

[Book review]

GOMBI Róza

[The author presents Bechtereva, N. P., Bondarchuk, A. N., Smirnov, B. M. and Trohachev, A. 1.: Physiology and pathophysiology of deep structures of the human brain.]