AAN 2017 Coverage

AAN 2017 Coverage Telestroke Treatment With IV tPA: How Long Is the Window of Opportunity?

Telestroke Treatment With IV tPA: How Long Is the Window of Opportunity?

There is little data to support telestroke for IV thrombolysis administration in the extended time window of 3 to 4.5 hours after stroke onset.

AAN 2017 Coverage Monthly Migraine Days Reduced With CGRP Antagonist Erenumab

Monthly Migraine Days Reduced With CGRP Antagonist Erenumab

Treatment with the monoclonal antibody erenumab reduced the number of monthly migraine days experienced in patients with episodic migraine.

AAN 2017 Coverage In Ischemic Stroke, Pulse Pressure Predicts Long-Term Risk of Recurrence

In Ischemic Stroke, Pulse Pressure Predicts Long-Term Risk of Recurrence

Pulse pressure was associated with the risk for ischemic stroke in first-ever ischemic stroke patients old than 60 years.

AAN 2017 Coverage Drop Seizure Frequency in Lennox-Gastaut Decreased With Cannabidiol

Drop Seizure Frequency in Lennox-Gastaut Decreased With Cannabidiol

Results from 2 phase 3 clinical trials demonstrated efficacy of adjunctive cannabidiol for the treatment of drop seizures in Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

AAN 2017 Coverage Headache May Indicate PTSD Severity

Headache May Indicate PTSD Severity

Posttraumatic stress disorder is associated with a high incidence of chronic pain; what role headache plays in that relationship is not well known.

AAN 2017 Coverage Intracerebral Hemorrhage Outcomes Improved With Anticoagulants

Intracerebral Hemorrhage Outcomes Improved With Anticoagulants

Resumption of oral anticoagulants after intracerebral hemorrhage was found to improve outcomes at 1 year.

AAN 2017 Coverage β-Amyloid Accumulation Linked to Excessive Daytime Sleepiness

β-Amyloid Accumulation Linked to Excessive Daytime Sleepiness

Non-demented elderly patients experiencing excessive daytime sleepiness may be at increased risk for β-amyloid accumulation.

AAN 2017 Coverage Stroke During, After Pregnancy Linked to Preeclampsia

Stroke During, After Pregnancy Linked to Preeclampsia

Mortality among women with preeclampsia and pregnancy-associated stroke was significantly higher than in controls.

AAN 2017 Coverage New Guideline Tackles Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy

New Guideline Tackles Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy

A newly published guideline shines light on sudden unexpected death in epilepsy and how clinicians can help prevent it.

AAN 2017 Coverage History of Migraine Yields Higher Risk for Hypertension in Women

History of Migraine Yields Higher Risk for Hypertension in Women

Women with a history of migraine are at increased risk for developing hypertension.

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