September/October 2012




Cover Focus

Research Highlights: Opportunities for Stroke Detection and Prevention

New findings may help identify patients at highest risk for stroke and help others reduce their risk.

A Matter of Time: An Update on Interventional Stroke Research

New advancements suggest enhanced opportunities to improve outcomes and save lives. Experts weigh in.

By Zac Haughn, Senior Associate Editor

Microwave Radiometry: Potential for Non-invasive Detection of Carotid Artery Disease

MR is proposed as a safe, convenient, non-invasive method to detect natural electromagnetic radiation from internal tissues, indicating plaque inflammation with potential prognostic clinical implications.

By Q&A with Professor Elias Siores

Feature Story

Update on Refractory Status Epilepticus

The first priority for the consulting neurologist is confirming the diagnosis. Treating any underlying disease does far more to improve outcome than mere suppression of seizures. Treatment options exist for prolonged SE, but clinicians must be realistic with families.

By Giridhar P Kalamangalam, MD, DPhil, FRCP

Expert Opinion

Isolated Radial Nerve Palsy Secondary to Influenza Vaccination: A Case Report with Imaging Correlation

This report presents the first case of an injection injury to the radial nerve caused by inappropriately placed intramuscular Influenza vaccination, documented with advanced imaging.

By Pedro K. Beredjiklian, MD; Levon N. Nazarian, MD; Michael J. Bercik, MD; Matthew Gorski, 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.