Author Archives: Kevin

Do patients with early Parkinson’s Disease benefit from neurostimulation?

Presenter: Spencer K. Hutto, M.D. Link to Presentation: Journal Club August 2016 Clinical Question:  Do patients with early Parkinson’s Disease benefit from neurostimulation? Journal Club Article:  Schuepbach WM et al.  Neurostimulation for Parkinson’s disease with early motor complications.  New England J … Continue reading

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Is there an association between previous migraine and cryptogenic TIA or ischemic stroke in older patients?

Presenter: Sammy Ming Hin Lee, MD, PhD Link to Presentation: Journal Club 28 June 2016 Clinical Question:  Is there an association between previous migraine and cryptogenic TIA or ischemic stroke in older patients? Journal Club Article:  Li, L. et al.  Age-specific … Continue reading

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Can sudden unexpected death in epilepsy be prevented?

Presenter:  Adam Dickey, MD, PhD, PGY2 Neurology Link to Presentation:  Journal Club June 2016 Clinical Question: Do patients with refractory epilepsy show a lower incidence of SUDEP when receiving anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs) at efficacious doses than in those receiving placebo? Journal Club Article: … Continue reading

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Does pioglitazone reduce the rates of stroke and myocardial infarction after ischemic stroke or TIA in select patients?

Presenter: Angela Aziz Donnelly, MD Link to PowerPoint Presentation:  Journal Club Apr 2016 Clinical Question: Does pioglitazone reduce the rates of stroke and myocardial infarction after ischemic stroke or TIA in select patients? Journal Club Article: Kernan WN et al.  Pioglitazone After … Continue reading

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Do the results of ictal SPECT add value beyond what is already learned by ictal scalp EEG and MRI?

Presenter: Aliza Sharon Kumpinsky, M.D. Link to PowerPoint Presentation:  SPECT 3.3 edited Clinical Question: Do the results of ictal SPECT add value beyond what is already learned by ictal scalp EEG and MRI?   Will it change management? Journal Club … Continue reading

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What are the neurological effects of levetiracetam as compared to carbamazepine in children with focal epilepsy?

Presenter: Rebecca Repasky Luke, M.D. Link to PowerPoint Presentation: Journal Club Feb 2016 Clinical Question: What are the neurological effects of levetiracetam as compared to carbamazepine in children with focal epilepsy? Journal Club Article: Jung da E, et al.  Neuropsychological effects … Continue reading

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Does endovascular intervention combined with medical management improve outcomes of patients with acute ischemic stroke?

Presenter: Erica Jones, M.D., M.P.H. Link to PowerPoint Presentation: Journal Club Clinical Question: Does endovascular intervention combined with medical management, including IV tissue plasminogen activator, improve outcomes of patients with acute ischemic stroke? Journal Club Article:  Chen CJ, Ding D, Starke RM, … Continue reading

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