Stroke Spotlight: Hypercoagulable States in Ischemic Stroke
An illustrative case and discussion.
Swarna Rajagopalan, MD
Neuromuscular Notes: Rhabdomyolysis
A practical approach to diagnosis and management.
Farah El-Sadi, MD; and Aaron Izenberg, MD, FRCPC
The New CPT Codes for Video-EEG
A guide to understanding the new CPT codes for billing of video-EEG monitoring that will be effective in January 2020.
Marc Nuwer, MD, PhD
The First Seizure
Seizures need to be distinguished from other common differential diagnoses, and seizure type must be determined because it dictates management and counseling.
Christine Hung, MD
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The Evolution of Seizure to Epilepsy
Although there may be far to go, we have come a long way from equating seizures with demonic possession and have more tools to address seizures and epilepsy.
Inna Keselman, MD, PhD
Special Report: Neuro-oncology
Part 1. Epidemiology, clinical evaluation, and diagnosis
Brian J. Williams, MD
Case Report: Complete Spinal Cord Injury
Emergency surgical cord decompression before functional paralysis can preserve function after spinal cord injury.
Reginald Lafleur, MD; Melissa Lafleur, MD; Steven Mandel, MD; and Jason A. Ellis, MD
Case Report: Hemichorea in a Woman With Diabetes
Nonketotic hyperglycemic hemiballism-hemichorea can present radiographically before clinical symptoms are seen.
Erin Fiedler, DO; and José Biller, MD, FAAN, FACP, FAHA
Challenge Case Report: Subacute Cognitive Decline
Margaret Yu, MD; Christian Sikorski, MD; Craig M. Horbinski, MD; and Rimas V. Lukas, MD
Neuromuscular Notes: Hereditary Neuropathy
It is becoming increasingly important to establish a molecular genetic diagnosis.
Trisha Multhaupt-Buell, MS, CGC; and Reza Sadjadi, MD
Imaging in Parkinson’s Disease
Imaging studies can differentiate Parkinson’s from other causes of parkinsonism.
Catherine L. Gallagher, MD
Early Clinically Unsuspected Alzheimer’s Disease
Biomarkers can be important tools for diagnosis.
Georgette A. Khoury, MSN, APRN-BC; and Ira J. Goodman, MD
Genomics to Gene Therapy in Neurology
Recent advances in neurogenomics are changing how we practice neurology.
William Renthal, MD, PhD
Utility of Skin Biopsy in Neuromuscular Disease
Intraepidermal nerve fiber density finding can help diagnose small fiber neuropathy.
David S. Saperstein, MD
Evaluation for elevated creatine kinase is a required skill for neurologists.
Nicholas J. Silvestri, MD; and Gil I. Wolfe, MD
Genetic Testing in Neuromuscular Disorders
Understanding ordering and interpretation of genetic tests is paramount for clinical management.
James P. Orengo, MD, PhD; and David R. Murdock, MD
Disclosing Risk Factors to Individuals Without Cognitive Impairment
Negative consequences of risk factor disclosure are likely to be most severe among people who are inadequately prepared to receive the information.
Joshua D. Grill, PhD
Alzheimer’s Disease Biomarkers
Amyloid, tau, neurodegeneration (ATN)—where do we go from here?
Serge Gauthier, CM, CQ, MD, FRCPC; and Pedro Rosa-Neto, MD, PhD
Brain Imaging in Differential Diagnosis of Dementia
Imaging biomarkers hold the promise of earlier diagnosis that may lead to more effective treatment.
Mathew R. Ayers, DO; Diana Svaldi, PhD; and Liana G. Apostolova, MD, MS