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Overview of Adult Onset Cerebellar Ataxia

Pravin Khemani, MD

March/April 2013—The ataxias are clinically heterogenous disorders caused by pathological processes affecting the cerebellum and cerebellar pathways resulting in impaired coordination. The cer…

Dementia Insights: Cognitive Impairment In Primary Psychiatric Disorders: Role In The Diagnosis Of Cognitive Disorders In Clinical Neurology

Ronald Devere, MD

January/February 2013—How does the presence of an ongoing primary psychiatric disorder with or without pharmacotherapy play a role in our aging population who present to the neurologist with symptoms of memory loss and cognitive decline?

Dementia Insights

Ronald Devere, MD, FAAN

July/August 2012—Cognitive Complications of Elective Surgery and Anesthesia

Research Update:
Recent Findings Suggest New Directions for AD Diagnosis, Management

March/April 2012—Neoprobe Licenses Imaging Agent for Amyloid Detection Neoprobe Corporation has in-licensed the worldwide exclusive rights from AstraZeneca to the late-stage radiopharmaceut…

A Comprehensive Approach to Managing Dementia Patients: Considering the Caregivers

March/April 2012—A Q&A with Richard Isaacson, MD

New Diagnostic Tool Approved for Evaluation of Dementia Patients

Zac Haughn, Senior Associate Editor

March/April 2012—Amyvid, which indicates levels of beta-amyloid plaques in the brain, can help guide the diagnosis of dementia.

Dementia Insights: Toward New Clinical Criteria for Alzheimers Disease and Mild Cognitive Impairment

Ronald Devere, MD

September/October 2010—One development from this summer’s International Conference on Alzheimers Disease is progress toward new criteria for Alzheimers and MCI.

Diagnosing And Treating Co-Morbid Sleep Apnea In Neurological Disorders

Erik K. St. Louis, MD

July/August 2010—Since neurologists are frequently principal care providers for many neurological patients, it is crucial for neurology physicians to be familiar with the identification of sleep apnea. First of a two part series.


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