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Seizure type Clinical features Generalized Immediate loss of consciousness +/- generalized convulsions without localization Structural lesion less common Partial Simple Focal onset mapping to anatomic area Can secondarily generalize Underlying lesion more common Complex Partial seizure with loss of consciousness Can secondarily generalize Temporal lobe most common, but can also arise from any neocortical area Table 2.
Alzheimer disease neuropathologic change can be semiquantitated with Bielschowsky or Gallyas silver or thioflavin-S fluorescent stains of hippocampus and neocortical sections, and the degree of ADNC reported.
Jn, Yang Sn and Hsiehwy, 1998:Free radicals are involved in methylmethacrylate induced neurotoxicity in human primary neocortical cell cultures.
PARIS - A panel of blood-based biomarkers for neocortical amyloid burden - a known predictor of progression to Alzheimer's disease - shows promise as an effective and economical screening test for early identification of individuals at risk for _the disease, according to findings from an Australian study highlighted at the meeting.
Measurements of the neocortical gray and white matter, frontal lobe gray and white matter and the hippocampus were performed.
5,6) Using this protocol, the number of senile/neuritic plaques is assessed semiquantitatively in neocortical regions where they are most dense as none, sparse (less than 2 per 100X light microscopic field), moderate (approximately 6), or frequent (more than 30).
Rat basal forebrain cholinergic lesion affects neuronal nitric oxide synthase activity in hippocampal and neocortical target regions.
32 g/dl) did not affect NMDA receptor--mediated currents in another neuronal population that was shown to be particularly sensitive to ethanol-induced cell death: neocortical layer II/III neurons from neonatal rats (Sanderson et al.
Modulating emotional responses: effects of a neocortical network on the limbic system.
This means that the brain sorts out the currently irrelevant memories before they are consciously recognized and leaves them out of the processing stage characterized by widespread neocortical synchronization.
Jaak Panksepp and colleagues argue that the pain system is closely related to the affective system, which is encoded by phylogenetically older brain structures, in contrast to neurological processes dependent on neocortical activation.