Non-Oral Drug Delivery Strategies: From Early Diagnosis to Advanced Treatments

Non-Oral Drug Delivery Strategies: From Early Diagnosis to Advanced Treatments

August 6, 2015 at 9:03 AM 0 comments

Summary of presentations from the Britannia-sponsored symposium held at the 1st Congress of the European Academy of Neurology (EAN), Berlin, Germany, on 21st June Chairpersons: Claudia Trenkwalder,1 Werner Poewe2 Speakers: Werner Poewe,2 Fabrizio Stocchi,3 Stuart H. Isaacson4 1. University Medical Centre of Göttingen, Göttingen; and Paracelsus Elena Klinik, Center ofRead More

Hypothalamic–Pituitary Alterations in Patients With Neurosarcoidosis

Hypothalamic–Pituitary Alterations in Patients With Neurosarcoidosis

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Julie Martin-Grace,1 Giovanni Murialdo,2 *Gianluca Tamagno3 1. Acute Medical Unit, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland 2. Department of Internal Medicine, San Martino Hospital – University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy 3. Department of Endocrinology/Diabetes, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital – University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland *Correspondence to gianlucatamagno@tiscali.it Disclosure: The authorsRead More

Management of Malignant Middle Cerebral Artery Infarction

Management of Malignant Middle Cerebral Artery Infarction

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*Jennifer C. V. Gwyn, Tonny Veenith Intensive Care, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK *Correspondence to jennifergwyn@doctors.org.uk Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 02.03.15 Accepted: 05.05.15 Citation: EMJ Neurol. 2015;3[1]:57-62. Abstract Malignant middle cerebral artery (MCA) infarcts occur in a small subset of patients with ischaemic strokesRead More

Clinical Relevance of Cerebral Autoregulation Following Spontaneous Intracerebral Haemorrhage

Clinical Relevance of Cerebral Autoregulation Following Spontaneous Intracerebral Haemorrhage

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*Gustavo Cartaxo Patriota,1 Almir Ferreira de Andrade,2 Alessandro Rodrigo Belon,1 Edson Bor-Seng-Shu,2 Wellingson Silva Paiva,1,2 Manoel Jacobsen Teixeira2 1. Experimental Surgery Laboratory, University of São Paulo Medical School, São Paulo, Brazil 2. Division of Neurological Surgery, University of São Paulo Medical School, São Paulo, Brazil *Correspondence to patriotamed@gmail.com.br Disclosure: TheRead More

Automated Quantification of Stroke  Damage on Brain Computed Tomography  Scans: e-ASPECTS

Automated Quantification of Stroke Damage on Brain Computed Tomography Scans: e-ASPECTS

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James Hampton-Till,1 Michael Harrison,1 Anna Luisa Kühn,2 Oliver Anderson,1 Devesh Sinha,3 Sharon Tysoe,3 Eric Greveson,4 Michalis Papadakis,4 *Iris Q. Grunwald1,3,4 1. Anglia Ruskin Clinical Trials Unit, Postgraduate Medical Institute, Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford, UK 2. Department of Radiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA 3. Southend University Hospital,Read More

Reperfusion Strategies for Acute Ischaemic Stroke From Past to Present: An Overview Towards Future Perspectives

Reperfusion Strategies for Acute Ischaemic Stroke From Past to Present: An Overview Towards Future Perspectives

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*Isabella Canavero,1 Anna Cavallini,1 Federica Denaro,1 Giuseppe Micieli2 1. Division of Cerebrovascular Diseases and Stroke Unit, Department of Emergency Neurology, C. Mondino National Institute of Neurology Foundation, IRCCS, Pavia, Italy 2. Department of Emergency Neurology, C. Mondino National Institute of Neurology Foundation, IRCCS, Pavia, Italy *Correspondence to isabellacanavero@libero.it Disclosure: TheRead More

Update on Alzheimer’s Disease

Update on Alzheimer’s Disease

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*Kurt A. Jellinger Institute of Clinical Neurobiology, Vienna, Austria *Correspondence to kurt.jellinger@univie.ac.at Disclosure: The author has declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 17.12.14 Accepted: 13.02.15 Citation: EMJ Neurol. 2015;3[1]:82-90. Abstract With the disproportionate growth of the elderly population, Alzheimer’s disease (AD), as the most common cause of dementia, has becomeRead More

Treatment of Status Epilepticus – A Narrative Review of the Evidence so Far and a Proposal for the Design of Retrospective Studies

Treatment of Status Epilepticus – A Narrative Review of the Evidence so Far and a Proposal for the Design of Retrospective Studies

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*Johannes Rösche, Juliane Redecker Klinik für Neurologie und Poliklinik, Universitätsmedizin Rostock, Rostock, Germany *Correspondence to johannes.roesche@med.uni-rostock.de Disclosure: Dr Rösche received speaker’s honoraria from Eisai and UCB, served as medical advisor for Eisai, received travel grants from Eisai and UCB, and received financial support for an investigator-initiated trial from Pfizer. TheRead More

Status Epilepticus in Critically Ill Patients

Status Epilepticus in Critically Ill Patients

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*Monica Rocco, Cristina Caputo, Alessandra Fegiz, Luigi Maggi, Roberto Alberto De Blasi Department of Medicine, Surgery and Translation Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy *Correspondence to monica.rocco@uniroma1.it Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 09.02.15 Accepted: 08.04.15 Citation: EMJ Neurol. 2015;3[1]:96-106. Abstract Status epilepticus (SE) isRead More

Sialorrhoea: How to Manage a Frequent Complication of Motor Neuron Disease

Sialorrhoea: How to Manage a Frequent Complication of Motor Neuron Disease

August 6, 2015 at 8:58 AM 0 comments

Andrea Pellegrini,1 Christian Lunetta,2 Carlo Ferrarese,1,3 *Lucio Tremolizzo,1,3 1. ALS Clinic, Neurology Unit, San Gerardo Hospital, Monza, Italy 2. NEuroMuscular Omnicentre (NEMO), Fondazione Serena Onlus, Milan, Italy 3. DCMT and Neuro-MI, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy *Correspondence to lucio.tremolizzo@unimib.it Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 06.02.15Read More