March/April 2011




PFO in Cryptogenic Stroke Patients

The lead investigator from the REDUCE trial discusses his perspective on how these patients should be approached.

A Q&A with Scott Kasner, MD

Neurotoxin Therapy: A Closer Look at the Four Options

The field of neurotoxins has grown recently, but how do the agents compare? Here’s a closer look at the therapies available on the US market.

By Stephen Gollomp, MD

Viewpoints: Migraine: From Maimonides to Weisel

Ancient scholars and contemporary authors can provide insights on the experiences of patients with migraine and our treatment of them.

By Randolph W. Evans, MD


In The News

Editor’s Message

By Paul Winnington, Editorial Director

Diagnostic Q&A: Optical Coherence Tomography and Multiple Sclerosis

New findings suggest a novel in-office imaging technique can help identify MS patients who are likely to have increased disease severity. An investigator explains.

A Q&A with Shiv Saidha, MBBCh, MRCPI

Expert Opinion: Ultrasonographic Evaluation of Entrapment Neuropathies in the Upper Limb

Painless and low-cost, neuromuscular ultrasound can be an important adjuvant to clinical and electrodiagnostic findings in the evaluation of peripheral neuropathies.

By John W. Norbury, MD, Michael S. Cartwright, MD, Francis O. Walker, MD, Carolina Gutierrez MD, Daniel P. Moore MD, and Steven Mandel MD

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Launched in 2002, Practical Neurology is a publication uniquely dedicated to presenting current approaches to patient management, synthesis of emerging research and data, and analysis of industry news with a goal to facilitate practical application and improved clinical practice for all neurologists. Our straightforward articles give neurologists tools they can immediately put into practice.