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FDA Grants Premarket Approval for Neurostimulation System for Chronic Back Pain
  • 2020 Drug and Device Approvals
  • implantable neurostimulation system
  • Pain



Galcanezumab Reduces Episodic and Chronic Migraine Pain Burden
  • Galcanezumab
  • Headache
  • Migraine



Eptinezumab Reduced Use of Acute Migraine Treatments and Resolved Medication Overuse Headache
  • Eptinezumab
  • Eptinezumab
  • Headache
  • Medication-overuse headache
  • Migraine



Dihydroergotamine Delivered to Upper Nasal Cavity is Safe and Effective for Acute Migraine Treatment
  • Dihydroergotamine
  • dihydroergotamine mesylate
  • Headache
  • Migraine



Phase 2 Clinical Trial of LSD for Cluster Headaches Initiated 
  • Cluster headache
  • Headache
  • LSD
  • lysergic acid diethylamide
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Teleneurology Billing and Coding

Perspectives on coding evaluation & management during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Brad Klein, MD, MBA, FAAN, FAHS, FAANEM, and Raissa Villanueva MD, MPH, FAAN

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Something can almost always be offered virtually for people with neuro-ophthalmologic conditions.

Melissa W. Ko, MD; Kevin E. Lai, MD; and Devin D. Mackay, MD

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Teleneurology for Primary Headache Disorders

During the COVID-19 public health emergency, remote and in-person care for headache disorders is necessary to reduce patient risk.

Jennifer Robblee, MD, MSc; Amaal J. Starling, MD; Rashmi B. Halker Singh, MD, FAHS, FAAN; and Nina Riggins, MD, PhD

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COVID-19: A Tele- All Exposé

Stephen M. Gollomp, MD, and Paul G. Mathew, MD, DNBPAS, FAAN, FAHS

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Medication-Overuse Headache

Successfully treating medication-overuse headache requires also treating any comorbid conditions or worsening primary headache disorder.

Jessica Ailani, MD, FAHS, FAAN

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Secondary Headaches During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period

A new or markedly different headache in pregnancy or the postpartum period warrants neuroimaging to rule out secondary causes of headache.

Katherine T. Hamilton, MD

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Posttraumatic Headache in Children

Headache is common—although usually transient—in children after traumatic brain injury; therapy includes pharmacologic, behavioral, and educational interventions.

Elizabeth Ackley, MD, and Marcy E. Yonker, MD, FAHS

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Giant Cell Arteritis

Headache occurs in 70% to 80% of people with giant cell arteritis.

Britany Klenofsky, MD, and Huma U. Sheikh, MD

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Cardiac Cephalgia

Some cardiac workup is a necessary part of headache evaluation to assess for secondary headache and potential risks of available headache treatments.

Deena E. Kuruvilla, MD, FAHS

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Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension

Spontaneous intracranial hypotension requires a high index of suspicion because of potentially normal diagnostic test results and refractory symptoms.

Jennifer Robblee, MD, MSc; Karissa A. Secora, PA-C; Lea M. Alhilali, MD; and Kerry L. Knievel, DO

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Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

Treatment of idiopathic intracranial hypertension should be started as soon as diagnosis is confirmed to prevent vision loss.

Karissa N. Arca, MD, and Amaal J. Starling, MD

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