Category: Neurology

NEJM –  A Longer Window for Thrombolysis Following Stroke 0

NEJM – A Longer Window for Thrombolysis Following Stroke

The time to initiate intravenous thrombolysis for acute ischemic stroke is generally limited to within 4.5 hours after the onset of symptoms. Some trials have suggested that the treatment window may be extended in...

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Intensive blood pressure reduction with intravenous thrombolysis therapy for acute ischaemic stroke (ENCHANTED): an international, randomised, open-label, blinded-endpoint, phase 3 trial

Intensive blood pressure reduction with intravenous thrombolysis therapy for acute ischaemic stroke (ENCHANTED): an international, randomised, open-label, blinded-endpoint, phase 3 trial Prof Craig S Anderson, PhD  * Yining Huang, MD * Prof Richard I Lindley, MD ...

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Cognition and dementia in older patients with epilepsy.

Brain. 2018 Jun 1;141(6):1592-1608. doi: 10.1093/brain/awy022. Cognition and dementia in older patients with epilepsy. Sen A1, Capelli V1, Husain M1,2. Author information Abstract With advances in healthcare and an ageing population, the number of older adults with epilepsy is set to rise substantially across the world. In developed...

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NEJM – Antibody-Mediated Encephalitis

Josep Dalmau, M.D., Ph.D., and Francesc Graus, M.D., Ph.D. March 1, 2018 N Engl J Med 2018; 378:840-851 – DOI: 10.1056/NEJMra1708712 Antibody-mediated encephalitides constitute a group of inflammatory brain diseases that are characterized by prominent neuropsychiatric...