July/August 2016

 

In this Issue

Catching Up to the Future

Following Years of Anticipation, the Alzheimer's Treatment Spectrum is Poised for Major Advances

Issue

A Primer in Neuropsychological Assessment for Dementia

Neuropsychological assessments can be extremely useful in the detection, diagnosis, and management of dementia syndromes.

By Katya Rascovsky, PhD

Busy Alzheimer’s Pipeline Offers Hope for Significant Treatment Advances

One expert explains why Alzheimer’s research and therapeutics are poised for major gains over the next decade.

With Howard Fillit, MD

FEATURE ARTICLE

Uncertainties About Cardiac Monitoring After Cryptogenic Stroke

Despite a bevy of options to manage atrial fibrillation, many questions remain unanswered regarding the utility of monitoring and anticoagulation.

By Cen Zhang, MD and Scott E. Kasner, MD

CASE REPORT

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis with Atrophy of the Amygdala

Early and pronounced involvement of the amygdala is known to be characteristic for the behavioral variant of frontotemporal dementia, but it may also occur in ALS.

By Felix Geser, MD, PhD, Leo Hermle, MD, Patrick J. Egan, MD, Johannes Brettschneider, MD, and Tibor C. G. Mitrovics, MD

VIDEO CASE SOLUTION

Diabetic Amyotrophy

By Aziz Shaibani, MD, FACP, FAAN, FANA

FINANCIAL PLANNER

Doctors Betrayed By Traditional Financial Strategies, Part 2 of 2

By David B. Mandell, JD, MBS and Michael Lewellen, CFP®

EPILEPSY ESSENTIALS

Exploring the Use of Cannabidiol in Epilepsy Management

Existing literature is compelling enough to warrant further studies to determine the safety, efficacy, and benefits of cannabinoids.

By Abhinav Ohri, MD and Michelle Dougherty, MD
 

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