5 key facts about the association between cerebral microbleeds and risk of future intracerebral hemorrhage in patients with afib who take oral anticoagulants after ischemic stroke.
Andrew N. Wilner, MD
Dr. Wilner discusses 5 key points from a recent study on thrombectomy 6 to 16 hours after stroke.
In this 6-minute video presentation, Dr. Andrew Wilner describes the epidemiology and pathophysiology of carbon monoxide poisoning and reviews the implications of a recently published observational study.
Although rare, new onset refractory status epilepticus can be life threatening if not identified quickly.
Intravenous alteplase (tPA) is the standard of care for acute ischemic stroke, if it can be given within 3-4.5 hours after stroke onset. Dr. Wilner reviews some important facts about intracranial hemorrhage after the use of intravenous alterpase.
Marijuana has been employed since ancient times for the treatment of epilepsy. However, rigorous scientific data supporting its efficacy has been essentially nonexistent until recently.
A new study makes the case for alternatives to opioids in the treatment of migraine.
Causes of concussion include direct trauma, rapid acceleration-deceleration, and blast injury. Dr. Wilner discusses recent literature.
Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease should be considered in the setting of a rapidly progressive dementia with psychiatric symptoms, ataxia, mutism, myoclonus, and pyramidal or extrapyramidal signs.
Key details about an option for the treatment of drug-resistant epilepsy in patients who are not surgical candidates.