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Managing Deep Brain Stimulation Patients

Michele Tagliati, MD

October 2014—Why expectations need to be monitored as closely as patients.

Lance-Adams Syndrome: A Case Report

Dorota Jasinska And Jerzy Boczon

October 2014—A rare disorder presenting with myoclonus may be misdiagnosed as Parkinson’s disease, dystonia, or chorea.

Video Case Challenge: Weakness and Atrophy of the Right Hand Muscles in a 47-Year-Old Man

Aziz Shaibani, MD, FACP, FAAN

October 2014—A 47-year-old man presents with a 13-year history of weakness and atrophy of the right hand muscles. Thoracic outlet syndrome surgery did not help. CK level and CSF examinatio…

Inpatient Management of Parkinson’s Disease

Michael J. Soileau, MD and Erin E. Furr-stimming, MD

October 2014—As Parkinson’s patients advance through their disease, they are hospitalized more frequently than their age-matched controls.

Video Case Solution: Diagnosis: Myasthenic Neck Extensor Weakness

Aziz Shaibani, MD, FACP, FAAN

September 2014—Last month’s case presented an 83-year-old man with dropped head and chewing difficulty.

Study Shows Promise for LRRK2 Inhibitor Approach to Parkinson’s

Michael J. Fox Foundation Staff

July/August 2014—Research is focusing on the LRRK2 gene as a means of neuroprotection.

In The Pipeline: Crossing the Blood-Brain Barrier to Fight Tumors

Zac Haughn, Senior Associate Editor

July/August 2014—Researchers have for the first time shown that an oncolytic virus, wild-type reovirus, infects and replicates in brain tumors following intravenous administration. Researchers…

Brain Stimulation and Robotics-Assisted Motor Training: Moving Past Brain and Nerve Injury

A Q&A with Dylan Edwards, PhD, PT

June 2014—In part II of this series, a researcher explains how technology is supporting recovery.


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