January 2018

 

In this Issue

Stroke

The Comprehensive Guide

Issue

MS MINUTE

Got a Minute for MS?

By Daniel Kantor, MD, FAAN, FANA

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

Broadening the Net in Stroke Care

By Waimei Amy Tai, MD

EPILEPSY ESSENTIALS

Anti-Leucine–Rich Glioma-Inactivated 1 Antibody Encephalitis

By Michelle L. Dougherty, MD

FINANCIAL PLANNER

Asset Protection: A Matter of Degree

By David B. Mandell, JD, MBA, and Jason M. O’Dell, MS, CWM

COVER FOCUS

Endovascular Treatment of Stroke

Current Efforts and Considerations

By Paul Singh, MD, MPH

Mechanical Thrombectomy for Acute Ischemic Stroke

Results of the DAWN trial expand the beneficial role of stent retrieval therapy for acute ischemic stroke beyond the conventional time window.

By Ashutosh P. Jadhav, MD, PhD

PFO Closure for Cryptogenic Stroke

Data from three randomized clinical trials offer promising results for the use of patent foramen ovale closure in the treatment of cryptogenic stroke.

By Dominik M. Wiktor, MD, and John D. Carroll, MD

The Approval of PFO Closure in the United States

A look back at the long road to FDA approval and the implications on patient care options going forward.

By Marie-France Poulin, MD, and Clifford J. Kavinsky, MD, PhD

The Evolving Role of Neurologists in PFO Closure

How neurology plays a central role in determining cause and treatment of stroke.

By Scott E. Kasner, MD

Left Atrial Appendage Closure and the Neurologist

What neurologists need to know to ensure optimal patient selection.

By David Z. Rose, MD

Stroke Patient Rehabilitation

A guide to simplify stroke patient dispositions.

By Vivek Sindhi, MD, MBA, John Norbury, MD, Clinton Faulk, MD, Dimtri Avgeropoulos, Ian Lee, MD, and Steven Mandel, MD

Mobile Stroke Units

The Next Frontier in Stroke Treatment

By Claude Nguyen, MD, MEd, and Judy Jia, MD
 

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