Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis: How to Treat?
In this Medical News Minute, Dr Bobby Lazzara examines carotid-artery stenting vs. carotid endarterectomy to treat asymptomatic carotid stenosis.
Neuro News Roundup: Consequences of Neuro Conditions
Neurologic conditions, such as epilepsy, migraine, and stroke, often have real-world consequences, such as those described in three new studies.
Carotid Endarterectomy vs Carotid Stenting
A retrospective cohort study of Medicare patients sought to determine if carotid endarterectomy or carotid stenting provided better outcomes.
Interesting Neuro: Alzheimer & Parkinson insights
Our May news includes memory replay disruption in Alzheimer disease, impulse control disorder in Parkinson disease, and return to play in TBI.
Virtual Reality in Neurology
With the help of virtual reality, treatment of psychiatric and neurological conditions may evolve beyond traditional approaches.
Statins After Ischemic Stroke
Statins before and after an ischemic stroke may improve functional outcomes and survival, but the association is not exactly straightforward.
Can Stroke Initiate New Neurological Repair Mechanisms?
New research in a mouse model could have implications for recovery of function in individuals who have suffered more than one stroke.
Emerging Tech for Patients with Neurological Conditions
Technology that is efficient yet lacking side effects, personalized, and nonintrusive may be closer than we think for many of our neurology patients.
Biodegradable, Implantable Brain Sensor
A self-degrading implantable device for the brain may potentially ease some of the challenges of managing TBIs and other neurological emergencies.
Executive Disorders and Stroke
The GREFEX study compares the diagnostic accuracy of shortened vs. full battery tests for executive disorders in stroke.