Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) with a closed-loop system that uses recorded evoked compound action potentials (ECAPs) is superior to a fixed-output, open-loop system for patients with chronic back and leg pain.
Common comorbidities in OSA such as cardiovascular disease and metabolic abnormalities, may confer a higher risk for the development of mental and cognitive impairment in patients with OSA compared with the general population.
Investigators examine the role of miRNAs in migraine, including understanding its pathogenesis, the population at risk, diagnosis, patient stratification, chronification risk factors, response to treatments, and miRNA-based therapeutic options.
The Science of Cannabis Symposium welcomed both clinicians and legal experts and aimed to provide medical and legal education for healthcare providers who are considering the use of cannabis in their medical practice.
Interventional pain modalities provide alternative analgesia in patients who are intolerant of pharmacologic agents, have comorbidities that require multiple medications, or have pain refractory to oral medications.
Rates of HIV-associated dementia have decreased from approximately 50% in the pre-cART era to 2% currently. However, roughly 50% of patients treated with cART have the milder forms of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder (HAND).
Emerging findings suggest that cervical noninvasive vagus nerve stimulation using the gammaCore device may represent an option with efficacy comparable to that of surgically implanted cervical vagus nerve stimulation, with a lower risk for side effects.
Delirium is highly prevalent in critical care, especially among elderly patients and individuals with dementia. Although rates vary widely across studies, findings suggest delirium affects more than 15% of hospitalized patients. For additional discussion regarding this topic, Neurology Advisor interviewed Leopoldo Pozuelo, MD, MBA, FACP, FACLP, clinical vice chair of psychiatry and psychology at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio.
AAN has issued a practice guideline update for vaccine-preventable infections and immunizations for individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS). A subcommittee of the AAN — tasked with developing, disseminating and implementing these guidelines — found improvements and additions to the recommendations previously issued in 2002.
Two similarly controlled landmark trials provide conflicting results regarding the clinical guidelines for management of acute hypertension in individuals with intracerebral hemorrhage. However, focusing exclusively on blood pressure targets may obscure a critical finding.