50 Studies Every Neurologist Should Know

50 Studies Every Neurologist Should Know

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ISBN-13: 9780199377527
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 05/11/2016
Series: Fifty Studies Every Doctor Should Know Series
Pages: 376
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

David Y. Hwang is the Assistant Professor of Neurology in the Division of Neurocritical Care and Emergency Neurology at Yale University School of Medicine which is located in New Haven, Connecticut.
David M. Greer is the The Zimmerman and Spinelli Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Neurology at Yale University School of Medicine which is located in New Haven, Connecticut.

Table of Contents

Section I: Behavioral Neurology
1. Cholinesterase Inhibitors for Alzheimer's Disease
2. Memantine for Alzheimer's Disease

Section II: Epilepsy
3. Lorazepam for Generalized Status Epilepticus
4. Lamotrigine for Partial Epilepsy: Arm A of the SANAD Trial
5. Valproate for Generalized and Unclassifiable Epilepsy: Arm B of the SANAD Trial

Section III: Headache
6. Sumatriptan for Acute Migraine

Section IV: Neuroinfectious Disease
7. Steroids for Bell's Palsy
8. Steroids for Acute Bacterial Meningitis

Section V: Movement Disorders
9. Levadopa for Parkinson's Disease
10. Deep-Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's Disease

Section VI: Multiple Sclerosis
11. Oral vs. IV Steroids for Acute Relapses of Multiple Sclerosis
12. Interferon Beta-1a for a First Demyelinating Event: The CHAMPS Trial
13. Glatiramer Acetate for Clinically Isolated Syndrome: The PreCISe Trial
14. Natalizumab for Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis: The SENTINEL Trial
15. Fingolimod for Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis: The TRANSFORMS Trial
16. Oral BG-12 for Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis, Part I: The DEFINE Trial17. Oral BG-12 for Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis, Part II: The CONFIRM Trial

Section VII: Neurocritical Care
18. Therapeutic Hypothermia for Cardiac Arrest, Part I: The HACA Trial
19. Therapeutic Hypothermia for Cardiac Arrest, Part II: The Australian Trial
20. Decompressive Craniectomy for Diffuse Traumatic Brain Injury: The DECRA Trial
21. Nimodipine for Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Section VIII: Neuromuscular Disease
22. IVIG vs. Plasma Exchange for Guillain-Barre Syndrome
23. IVIG vs. Plasma Exchange for Myasthenia Gravis
24. Riluzole for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Section IX: Neuro-Oncology
25. Radiotherapy Plus Temozolomide for Glioblastoma
26. Methylated MGMT Gene Promoter and Response to Temozolomide for Glioblastoma

Section X: Neuro-Ophthalmology
27. Steroids for Acute Optic Neuritis: The Optic Neuritis Treatment Trial

Section XI: Neuro-Otology
28. The Epley Maneuver for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

Section XII: Sleep
29. Modafinil for Narcolepsy
30. Continuous Dopamine Agonist for Restless Legs Syndrome

Section XIII: Spine Disorders
31. Early Surgery for Sciatica
32. Surgery for Lumbar Degenerative Spondylolisthesis: The SPORT Trial
33. Steroids vs. No Steroids for Acute Spinal Cord Injury: The NASCIS II Trial

Section XIV: Vascular Neurology
34. IV Thrombolysis 3 Hours After an Acute Ischemic Stroke: The NINDS Trial
35. IV Thrombolysis 3 to 4.5 Hours After an Acute Ischemic Stroke: The ECASS III Trial
36. Endovascular Therapy for Acute Ischemic Stroke, Part I (Intra-arterial Thrombolysis): The PROACT II Trial
37. Endovascular Therapy for Acute Ischemic Stroke, Part II (After IV Thrombolysis): The IMS III Trial
38. Endovascular Therapy for Acute Ischemic Stroke, Part III (Using Neuroimaging to Select Patients): The MR RESCUE Trial
39. Endovascular Therapy for Acute Ischemic Stroke, Part IV (Clinical Trial Success): The MR CLEAN Trial
40. Carotid Endarterectomy for Symptomatic High-Grade Carotid Stenosis: The NASCET Trial, Part I
41. Carotid Endarterectomy for Symptomatic Moderate Carotid Stenosis: The NASCET Trial, Part II
42. Carotid Endarterectomy for Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis: The ACAS Trial
43. Early Aspirin for Acute Ischemic Stroke: The CAST Trial
44. Aspirin vs. Heparin for Acute Ischemic Stroke: The IST Trial
45. Dipyridamole and Asprin for Secondary Stroke Prevention: The ESPS-2 Trial
46. High-Dose Atorvastatin After Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack: The SPARCL Trial
47. Adjusted-Dose Warfarin for Stroke Prevention in High-Risk Atrial Fibrillation Patients: The SPAF III Trial
48. Dabigatran for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation Patients: The RE-LY Trial
49. Apixaban for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation Patients: The ARISTOTLE Trial
50. Rivaroxaban for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation Patients: The ROCKET AF Trial

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