Tag: imaging (magnetic resonance)

Neurology

Minor Stroke, TIA Diagnosis More Often Missed in Women

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Despite presenting with similar symptoms, women were less likely to be diagnosed with an ischemic cerebrovascular event, but 90-day recurrent stroke rates were similar for...
Neurology

Novel Program Trains Nurse Practitioners to Manage Pain Patients

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In a unique educational program, nurse practitioners learned how to examine patients with shoulder and knee pain and how to determine which patients require specialist...
Neurology

Key Clinical Features of Acute Flaccid Myelitis Identified

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The current CDC definition of acute flaccid myelitis may include several other diagnoses and may impede quick identification of this emerging threat to pediatric patients....
Neurology

How Have the 2017 McDonald Criteria Affected MS Diagnoses?

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The 2017 revisions to the McDonald criteria: Dr Stephen Krieger discusses new research related to MS diagnosis and lesion location. Medscape Neurology Source link...
Neurology

Double the Risk for Neurotoxicity for Hispanic Kids From ALL Rx

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Minority children, notably Hispanics, are more susceptible to developing methotrexate-induced neurotoxicity than non-Hispanic children during treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Medscape Medical News Source...
Neurology

Novel Multiple Sclerosis Subtype Identified

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A novel subtype of multiple sclerosis marked by demyelination of the spinal cord and cerebral cortex but not of cerebral white matter has been identified....
Neurology

Headache MRI: What to Do With Incidental Findings

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Dr Randolph Evans reviews the prevalence and types of significant incidental findings on brain MRI for headaches. American Headache Society and Medscape Source link...
Neurology

Updated Diagnostic Criteria for MS an 'Enormous Jump' Forward

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Researchers followed 229 people with clinically isolated syndrome to compare the 2010 and 2017 McDonald criteria for predicting progression to multiple sclerosis over time. Medscape...
Neurology

Wireless Upgrade to Abbott's DBS System Makes It MRI-Compatible

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The FDA has cleared a wireless software upgrade for all currently implanted Infinity DBS systems for Parkinson’s and essential tremor that delivers MRI-conditional labeling. FDA...

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