Carotid Artery Stenosis: Rates of Surgery
Does clinician reimbursement structure (fee-for-service vs salary-based) affect type of care for patients with carotid artery stenosis?
Epilepsy, Syncope, or Both?
Common presentations between epilepsy and syncope complicate the differential diagnosis, making syncope the most frequent misdiagnosis in epilepsy.
COPD--Impact of Undertreated Symptoms
A new study reports the impact on work productivity and lifestyle of undertreated COPD in the US, Europe, and China.
Treatment Conversion in Advanced Parkinson Disease
Did patients with advanced Parkinson disease switched to extended release carbidopa-levodopa experience clinical benefits?
Epilepsy Risk with Depression
Researchers evaluated several databases to determine whether or not depression has a causative role on epilepsy, or vice versa.
Top 10 Neurology Apps
Ten general and disease-specific apps for neurologists include assessment scales, anatomical diagrams, and interactive clinical decision support.
Updated 2017 GOLD Recommendations for COPD
Important revisions to the GOLD recommendations include a new definition of COPD and refined diagnostic categories.
High Baseline CRP Predicts Mortality in COPD, Study Says
There are no optimal markers to predict mortality in COPD but results of a new study support further investigation of CRP.
Adjunctive Opicapone for Parkinson Disease
A phase 3 trial examined the safety and effectiveness of adjunctive opicapone in patients with Parkinson disease treated with levopoda.
Incident Epilepsy Risk among the Elderly
Stroke is the most common cause of epilepsy in older adults, but there is limited information about rates and risk factors in this population.
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