Clinical Neuroscience - 1997;50(03-04)

Clinical Neuroscience

MARCH 20, 1997

[Progressive myoclonus epilepsy - A review and case histories]

JANSZKY József, HALÁSZ Péter, PERÉNYI József, SISKA Éva, RÁSONYI György

[Progressive myoclonus epilepsy (PME) syndrome is a heterogeneous entity underlain by rare genetic diseases. The most frequent origins of progressive myoclonus epilepsy are: Unverricht-Lundborg disease, Lafora's disease, ceroid lipofuscinosis, MERRF (myoclonus epilepsy with ragged red fibers) and sialidosis. Action myoclonic jerks, epileptic seizures, mental deterioration, neurological impairments are the four main symptoms of PME syndrome. Nowadays in more and more cases a causal diagnosis is... tovább »

Clinical Neuroscience

MARCH 20, 1997

[Moyamoya disease with partial epilepsy and cerebral infarct in early childhood]

NEMES András, LAZÁNYI Zoltán, NAGY István

[An 8-month-old infant with initial partial epileptic seizure is described in whose case moyamoya disease and a form of infarct were established. In connection with the case the possible reasons for the pathological picture, clinical characteristics and diagnosis are detailed. Attention is called to the fact that stroke can be considered as a possible etiological factor while clarifying the etiology of a partial epileptic seizure in infancy.]

Clinical Neuroscience

MARCH 20, 1997

[Recent data for the pathobiochemistry of tension-type headache]

TAJTI János, SZOK Délia, VÉCSEI László

[The most prevalent of the independent headache disorders (30%) is tension-type headache (other types: migraine 4-10%, cluster 0.04-2.4%). These patients represent 50-90% of the patients in the "Headache Outpatient Clinics". This justifies a review of the latest biochemical data aimed at elucidating the pathomechanism of the disease. According to the criteria of the International Headache Society (IHS), two main forms of tension-type headache are distinguished. Tension-type episodic headache:... tovább »

Clinical Neuroscience

MARCH 20, 1997

[Hungarian Society of Neurologists and Mental Physicians SZOTE neurological clinical round table]

[Multiple sclerosis. A review of the patient records of the Multiple Sclerosis Outpatient Clinic of the Department of Neurology, SZOTE. Tolperisone in the management of multiple sclerosis symptoms. Use of megadose steroid therapy in relapsing multiple sclerosis. Experience with beta-interferon treatment. CSF protein analysis in multiple sclerosis. Some redox systems in human cerebrospinal fluid.]

Clinical Neuroscience

MARCH 20, 1997

[Hungarian Society of EEG and Clinical Neurophysiology Electroencephalograph and Electrodiagnostics (clinical neurologist)]

[The board of the Hungarian Society of EEG and Clinical Neurophysiology considered the situation and quality of EEG, EP, EMG and ENG testing and interpretation in Hungary to be very uneven and inadequate overall. Although modern, expensive equipment has been purchased in many places, they are unable to exploit its potential due to a lack of knowledge. The national standard of detection is below the minimum expected that is necessary today. The main reason for this shortfall is therefore not the... tovább »

Clinical Neuroscience

MARCH 20, 1997

[Impact of the Operation of the Imaging Diagnostic Center of the Hungarian Society of Neurosurgeons on Inpatient and Outpatient Neurosurgery]

RIDEG Lászlóné, DÓCZI Tamás, KÖVÉR Ferenc, VADON Gábor

[One of the main tasks of health care management is to improve economic efficiency. To achieve this, it is essential, among other things, to assess the capacity of institutions, examine their utilisation, analyse their development potential and the factors that play a role in this. This analysis is complex, both because of the complexity of the circumstances and because of the diversity of interests involved, and strategic conclusions can only be drawn from an analysis of the function of a... tovább »

Clinical Neuroscience

MARCH 20, 1997

[Reoperation of recurrent supratentorial lobar gliomas (astrocytoma, glioblastoma)]

ÁFRA Dénes, SIPOS László

[Hundred-nine patients with recurrent supratentorial gliomas were reoperated during the last 15 years at the National Institute of Neurosurgery, Budapest. The patients were grouped according to the WHO classification based on the first histology. Fifty patients with low grade (A 2), 30 with anaplastic astrocytoma (A 3) and 29 with glioblastoma multiforme (GM) were reoperated on. Nine patients with low grade astrocytoma were irradiated following the first operation. They survived 5 to 14 months... tovább »

Clinical Neuroscience

MARCH 20, 1997

[Comparative human immunohistochemical investigations of peptidergic innervation of embryonal and adult cerebral blood vessels]

BÜKI András, DÓCZI Tamás, HORVÁTH Zoltán, FÜRTÖS András

[Peptidergic fibres innervating human embryonic and adult cerebral blood vessels were screened for calcitonine gene-related peptide, neuropeptide-Y and substance-P immunopositive fibres, the mediaadventitia border displayed a network-like fibre arrange ment. There was no significant difference either in the distribution of the individual peptidergic fibres or in the age-dependent appearance of peptidergic networks. On the basis of these results it seems to be unlikely that the different... tovább »

Clinical Neuroscience

MARCH 20, 1997

[Statistical evaluation and pathological significance of the incidence of corpus amylaceum]

LEEL-ŐSSY Lóránt

[Objective: Semiquantitative evaluation of the corpus amylaceum (polyglucosan body) was carried out by a method reported before on a 1407 autopsy - partly biopsy - material. Design: The present report contains the data of the occurrence of corpus amylaceum in different disease groups demonstrated in tables expressed in numbers and percentage evaluated by homogenity examination. Setting: The manifold neuropathological examination enabled the reaching of some implications of clinical significance... tovább »