November/December 2017

 

Issue

SPECIAL REPORT

Multiple Sclerosis—The Truth Lies Within Us

Data presented at the recent ECTRIMS offer fresh insight and potentially new direction into the cause of multiple sclerosis.

By Daniel Kantor, MD

VIDEO CASE CHALLENGE

Continuous Movement of the Toes

By Khizar Malik, MD; Cara Sherrill; and Fabian Rossi, MD

FEATURE ARTICLES

Discontinuing Disease-Modifying Therapy in Multiple Sclerosis: Should You Have an Exit Strategy?

Two experts sound off on the implications of indefinite treatment and whether DMTs should be stopped.

With Robert Naismith, MD and John Corboy, MD

The Prevalence of Migraine and Other Neurological Conditions Among Retired National Football League Players: A Pilot Study

Findings suggest that retired NFL players may be at increased risk for migraine, depression, anxiety, chronic pain, bedwetting, essential tremor, and Parkinson’s disease.

By Randolph W. Evans, MD

COVER FOCUS

Forward Thinking: Advances in Neurology

A review of notable neurological developments in 2017 and a preview of the year ahead.

EXPERT OPINION

Moyamoya: An Update for the Practicing Neurologist

Distinguishing between definite MMD, probable MMD, and MMS may not have significant practical implications.

By Timothy G. White, MD; Julia R. Schneider, BS; Kay O. Kulason, BA; Ralph Rahme, MD; Kevin Kwan, MD; Rafael A. Ortiz, MD; David J. Langer, MD; and Steven Mandel, MD

DEMENTIA INSIGHTS

The Cognitive and Behavioral Consequences of Hearing Loss, Part 2: Evaluation and Treatment

Although unrecognized hearing loss can affect quality of life and play a role in cognitive impairment, it may be reversible and/or treatable.

By Ronald Devere, MD

MOVEMENT DISORDERS FOCUS

Huntington’s Disease: A Therapeutic Update

An expanding research and therapeutic landscape has increased awareness and treatment of Huntington’s disease.

By Leonel Estofan, MD and Jill Giordano Farmer, DO, MPH

@PRACTICALNEURO

From the Editor: New Additions to Practical Neurology® in 2018

Where #Neurology and Culture Intersect

 

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Publisher
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About Practical Neurology

Launched in January 2002, Practical Neurology strives to enhance quality of care and improve the daily operation of neurology practices. Each month, our experts explain the real-world significance of recent advances in neurologic science and offer step-by-step advice on how to overcome the clinical and business challenges neurologists face. Our straightforward, how-to articles give neurologists tools they can put into practice right away.

 
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