October 2011




Shocking Seizures: What to Know About VNS

A specialist weighs in on when to consider vagus nerve stimulation and the latest research in neurostimulation for epilepsy patients

By Zac Haughn; A Q&A with David Spencer, MD

Recent Advances in the Medical Treatment of Epilepsy

From agents in early clinical trials to relatively recent approvals, multiple treatments may improve the care of common and rare forms of epilepsy.

By Emma Williams, PhD

Sports Concussion and the Clinical Neurologist, Part I

Neurologists, who increasingly will confront patients diagnosed with sports concussion, must be adept at identifying and managing the condition. Part I of a series reviews epidemiology, definition, mechanism, and clinical manifestations.

By Francis X. Conidi, DO, MS


In The News

Neurology Q&A

Optical Coherence Tomography in Neurology - Where Are We?

By Ari Green, MD

Dementia Insights

Multiple White Matter Hyperintense Lesions

By Ronald Devere, MD

Expert Opinion

Central Diabetes Insipidus: A Case Study

By Ivica Boban, MD, Jeffrey Miller, MD, and Steven Mandel, MD

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