Myoclonus

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Myoclonus

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Myoclonus" returned 378 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Effects of transcutaneous acupoint electrical stimulation combined with low-dose sufentanil pretreatment on the incidence and severity of etomidate-induced myoclonus: A randomized controlled trial.
 

Author(s): Ya Lv, Haijuan He, Junjie Xie, WenJun Jin, CanJi Shou, Yuanyuan Pan, Leilei Wang, Yunchang Mo, Qinxue Dai, Wujun Geng, Junlu Wang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Jun;97(23):e10969.

 

Myoclonus is an undesirable phenomenon that occurs after induction of general anesthesia using etomidate. Opioids such as sufentanil are considered effective pretreatment drugs for myoclonus inhibition, although high doses are required. Transcutaneous acupoint electrical stimulation ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Unexpected Falls During Clozapine Treatment Explained by Myoclonus.
 

Author(s): Betsy McCollum, Jaqueline Barclay, Jose de Leon

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Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Hypothyroidism-induced Reversible Encephalopathy as a Cause of Aggravation of Parkinsonism and Myoclonus in Parkinson's Disease.
 

Author(s): Gwanhee Ehm, Han-Joon Kim, Beomseok Jeon

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Myoclonus and encephalopathy are unusual in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD).

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Myoclonus" returned 21 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Excessive Fragmentary Myoclonus: What Do We Know?
 

Author(s): Jiří Nepožitek, Karel Šonka

Journal: Prague Med Rep. ;118(1):5-13.

 

Excessive fragmentary myoclonus (EFM) is a polysomnographic finding registered by the surface electromyography (EMG) and characterized as a result of the muscle activity consisting of sudden, isolated, arrhythmic, asynchronous and asymmetric brief twitches. The EMG potentials are ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Effect of dexmedetomidine in preventing etomidate-induced myoclonus: a meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Xueke Du, Chengmao Zhou, Linghui Pan, Changlong Li

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To investigate the effect of dexmedetomidine in the prevention of etomidate-induced myoclonus.

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The clinical heterogeneity of drug-induced myoclonus: an illustrated review.
 

Author(s): Sabine Janssen, Bastiaan R Bloem, Bart P van de Warrenburg

Journal: J. Neurol.. 2017 Aug;264(8):1559-1566.

 

A wide variety of drugs can cause myoclonus. To illustrate this, we first discuss two personally observed cases, one presenting with generalized, but facial-predominant, myoclonus that was induced by amantadine; and the other presenting with propriospinal myoclonus triggered by an ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Nervous System Degeneration in Glycosphingolipid Storage Disorders
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Neurological Regression; Myoclonus; Cherry Red Spot; Brain Atrophy

 

Last Updated: 12 Sep 2018

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Stem Cell Transplantation for Stiff Person Syndrome (SPS)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Stiff-Person Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 27 Mar 2018

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