Predictive Value of MRI for Clinical Outcomes

Predictive Value of MRI for Clinical Outcomes

February 10, 2015 at 10:01 AM 0 comments

Summary of presentations from the Genzyme-supported satellite symposium, held at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the European Charcot Foundation, Baveno, Italy, on 20th-22nd November 2014 Chairperson: Massimo Filippi1 Speakers: Maria Pia Sormani,2 Andrew Chan,3 Hans-Peter Hartung4 1. Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy 2. University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy 3.Read More

New Approaches to Meet Patients’ Needs in Clinical Practice

New Approaches to Meet Patients’ Needs in Clinical Practice

December 9, 2014 at 9:54 AM 0 comments

Summary of Presentations from The Menarini Group-Supported Satellite Symposium, held at the 4th EHMTIC, Copenhagen, Denmark, on 19th September 2014 Chairpersons: E. Anne MacGregor,1 Stefan Evers2 Speakers: Carlo Lisotto,3 E. Anne MacGregor, Stefan Evers 1. Barts Sexual Health Centre, St Bartholomew’s Hospital and Centre for Neuroscience and Trauma, Blizard InstituteRead More

Apomorphine Penject – Emerging Evidence and Treatment Strategies for Delayed on and off Periods in Parkinson’s disease

Apomorphine Penject – Emerging Evidence and Treatment Strategies for Delayed on and off Periods in Parkinson’s disease

July 14, 2014 at 10:34 AM 0 comments

Summary of Presentations from the Britannia-sponsored Symposium, held at the Joint Congress of European Neurology (EFNS–ENS), Istanbul, Turkey, on 1st June 2014 Chairperson: Olivier Rascol1 Speakers:  Fabrizio Stocchi,2 Stuart Isaacson,3 William Ondo4 1. Professor, Toulouse University Hospital Clinical Investigation Centre, Toulouse, France 2. Professor, Institute of Research and Medical Care,Read More

The Evolving Ms Landscape: Challenges and Opportunities

The Evolving Ms Landscape: Challenges and Opportunities

July 14, 2014 at 10:30 AM 0 comments

Summary of Presentations from the Genzyme-Sponsored Symposium, held at the Joint Congress of European Neurology (EFNS-ENS), Istanbul, Turkey, on 2nd June 2014 Chairperson: Mefkûre Eraksoy1 Speakers: Mefkûre Eraksoy,1 Matthias Mäurer,2 Alastair Compston3 1. Department of Neurology, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine and University of Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey 2. Department of Neurology,Read More

Paradigms: A New Initiative to Cut Through the Noise on Multiple Sclerosis a Conversation with Dr Andreas Lysandropoulos

Paradigms: A New Initiative to Cut Through the Noise on Multiple Sclerosis a Conversation with Dr Andreas Lysandropoulos

July 14, 2014 at 10:25 AM 0 comments

Interview of Andreas Lysandropoulos1 by Caroline Charles2 1. University Hospital Erasme, Brussels, Belgium 2. Scilink Medical Writing Disclosure: The project is sponsored by Genzyme EMEA for logistic and organisational purposes. Received: 23.04.14 Accepted: 22.05.14 Citation: EMJ Neurol. 2014;1:44-48.

Neuroimaging of Acute Ischaemic Stroke: Current Challenges

Neuroimaging of Acute Ischaemic Stroke: Current Challenges

July 14, 2014 at 10:22 AM 0 comments

*Susanne Wegener Department of Neurology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland *Correspondence to Susanne.Wegener@usz.ch Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Received: 31.03.14 Accepted: 02.05.14 Citation: EMJ Neurol. 2014;1:49-52. Abstract Over the last decade, neuroimaging methods have been refined to improve clinical decisions regarding acute stroke treatment. Computed tomography and magnetic resonanceRead More

Depression and Psychological Distress as Risk Factors for Stroke and Worse Stroke Recovery: Clinical Implications and Therapeutic Options

Depression and Psychological Distress as Risk Factors for Stroke and Worse Stroke Recovery: Clinical Implications and Therapeutic Options

July 14, 2014 at 10:20 AM 0 comments

*Kerstin Sander,1,2 Dirk Sander2,3 1. Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Schön Klinik Berchtesgadener Land, Bavaria, Germany 2. Department of Neurology, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany 3. Department of Neurology, Benedictus Hospital, Tutzing, Germany *Correspondence to Ksander1@mac.com Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Received: 07.02.14 Accepted: 09.05.14 Citation: EMJ Neurol. 2014;1:53-58.Read More

Imaging and Treatment Decisions in Seizures and Epilepsy

Imaging and Treatment Decisions in Seizures and Epilepsy

July 14, 2014 at 10:17 AM 0 comments

*Tim J. von Oertzen Wagner-Jauregg Neuroscience Centre, Linz, Austria *Correspondence to neurologiesekr.wj@gespag.at Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Received: 10.03.14 Accepted: 29.04.14 Citation: EMJ Neurol. 2014;1:59-64. Abstract It has been clearly shown that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is the preferred modality of structural imaging for both new onset seizures andRead More

A Scarlet Enemy of the Brain – A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management of Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy

A Scarlet Enemy of the Brain – A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management of Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy

July 14, 2014 at 10:15 AM 0 comments

*Sue Yin Lim, Amlyn Evans, Tatiana Mihalova Department of Clinical Neurology, Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK *Correspondence to sue_yin23@yahoo.com Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Received: 19.03.14 Accepted: 22.04.14 Citation: EMJ Neurol. 2014;1:65-71. Abstract We present two cases of elderly patients admitted with neurological dysfunction due to isolated focal corticalRead More

Encephalopathy Associated With Autoimmune Thyroid Disease

Encephalopathy Associated With Autoimmune Thyroid Disease

July 14, 2014 at 10:13 AM 0 comments

Ali A. Raouf, *Gianluca Tamagno Department of General Internal Medicine, St. Columcille’s Hospital, Loughlinstown, Co. Dublin, Ireland *Correspondence to gianlucatamagno@tiscali.it Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Received: 25.03.14 Accepted: 17.05.14 Citation: EMJ Neurol. 2014;1:72-77. Abstract Autoimmune thyroid diseases (ATDs) are immune-endocrine disorders affecting the thyroid gland and, eventually, also aRead More