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Focused Ultrasound for Parkinson’s Tremor: An Update

A Q&A with Binit B. Shah, MD

November/December 2013—Data to date suggest that focused ultrasound may provide a non-invasive, non-pharmacologic option to treat the tremor of PD.

Exploring Expanded Labeling for DBS for Parkinson’s

A Q&A With William Marks, MD

November/December 2013—Expanded labeling is based on data showing an improvement in quality of life and longer-term data.

A Closer Look at Parkinson’s Therapies

Zac Haughn, Senior Associate Editor

November/December 2013—An update by Practical Neurology

In the Pipeline: Parkinson’s Management: “Now Breath In…”

Zac Haughn, Senior Associate Editor

July/August 2013—An inhalable form of levodopa aims to assist during “off” periods

The Other Kind of Kicking: RLS in Pregnancy

Zac Haughn, Senior Associate Editor

January/February 2013—Women are much more likely to develop RLS after becoming pregnant. Here, specialists discuss how to manage the condition

Identifying Candidates for Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s Disease

Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, MD

November/December 2012—Appropriate patient selection, pre-operative assessments, and careful patient counseling are all essential components to successful DBS in PD.

New Study Offers Insights on STN vs. GPi Bilateral DBS for Advanced Parkinson’s Disease

A Q&A With Rob M. A. De Bie, MD And Vincent J. J. Odekerken, MD

November/December 2012—The newly published results of the NSTAPS study, a randomised controlled trial, found that STN DBS offered greater improvement in motor symptoms and effects on disability.

Restless Legs Syndrome: An Update

Zac Haughn, Senior Associate Editor

November/December 2012—The past six months have seen new research and new treatment guidelines for RLS. We take a closer look here.


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Launched in 2002, Practical Neurology is a publication uniquely dedicated to presenting current approaches to patient management, synthesis of emerging research and data, and analysis of industry news with a goal to facilitate practical application and improved clinical practice for all neurologists. Our straightforward articles give neurologists tools they can immediately put into practice.