Neuro News Roundup: Stroke Outcomes
Studies include stroke risk with epilepsy, genetic predisposition for ischemic stroke, and dysphagia screening in stroke patients.
ACC 2017: Late-Breaking Clinical Trials
Research includes safety of digoxin with atrial fibrillation, comparison of cerebral embolic protection devices, and cerebral microbleed triggers.
ACC 2017: CV Risk Factors
Research includes a possible link between Zika & CV issues, CV effects of cannabis use, and neurocognitive impairment with PCSK9 variants.
Intracranial Hemorrhage with SSRI Use
Is selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor use associated with an increased risk of spontaneous intracranial hemorrhage?
Interesting Neuro: Tumor Tx and Stroke Recovery
March news includes possible brain tumor therapies, a study exploring mechanisms underlying demyelination-induced seizures, and VNS post stroke.
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?
Top 10 Neurology Apps
Ten general and disease-specific apps for neurologists include assessment scales, anatomical diagrams, and interactive clinical decision support.
ISC 2017: Vascular Cognitive Impairment
Research included the impact of diet on cognitive decline and the degree of a link between depression & dementia post intracerebral hemorrhage.
Interesting Neuro: Stroke Risks & Treatment
February news includes stroke risk with Alzheimer disease & migraine, neonatal hemorrhagic stroke, and head trauma in sports.
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.