Can anticoagulation harm patients with atrial fibrillation who are on dialysis? Results from a meta-analysis may surprise you.
Vertebral Artery Stenosis: Medical or Surgical Tx?
A meta-analysis compared medical therapy with medical therapy plus angioplasty for the treatment of symptomatic vertebral artery stenosis.
Neurological Disorders: Language & Behavior Issues
Studies discussed include neuropsychiatric symptoms leading to mild cognitive impairment and gesture comprehension and language in children with autism.
Endovascular Therapy: Every Minute Counts
To estimate just how much treatment delays impact the effectiveness of endovascular therapy, researchers constructed a model using data from various sources.
Interesting Neuro: Stroke Warning & Cluster Headache
May news includes ground-breaking FDA approvals, predictions of Alzheimer disease, and a possible biomarker for mild traumatic brain injury.
Neuro News Roundup: Migraine & MS Risks
Research includes impact of body weight on migraine risk, effect of sleep on MS relapse, and side effects of statins in stroke survivors.
5 New Neurology Technologies
From the first hand-held vagus nerve stimulator for episodic cluster headache to a TMS therapy system for depression, we highlight 5 new technologies.
Cannabis, Stroke, and Heart Failure
An abstract presented at ACC 2017 explored the cardiovascular effects of cannabis use.
Intracranial Hemorrhage with SSRI Use
Is selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor use associated with an increased risk of spontaneous intracranial hemorrhage?
Ischemic Stroke & Thrombectomy: Time to Treat
What is the ideal time frame in which to perform endovascular thrombectomy after large-vessel ischemic stroke?
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