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BrainWaves: A Neurology Podcast

May 16, 2019

It would be an understatement to say that endovascular thrombectomy has revolutionized acute stroke management. As of 2018, the American Heart Association recommends treatment up to 24 hours after time last seen normal for select patients. This week on the BrainWaves podcast, Dr. Tudor Jovin--PI for the DAWN...


May 2, 2019

Although he may never have attended university, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) was a true scholar of the Renaissance. His contributions to civil and mechanical engineering, the creative arts, and natural philosophy are nothing short of extraordinary. Less well popularized--although of equal importance--were...


Apr 25, 2019

For patients who survive cardiopulmonary arrest, but do not wake up, neurologists are called to the bedside to prognosticate. And the question of 'How much will this patient recover?' is not unlike 'What is the benefit of aggressive therapy to await possible recovery?' In that way, you might consider neurologists to be...


Apr 18, 2019

In medicine, less is more.

Sometimes.

In this week's program, Dr. Igor Rybinnik of the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School shares what he's learned when it comes to overtreating patients.

IF YOU'RE TAKING YOUR NEUROLOGY BOARDS, and not sure how to prepare, check out the 2019 Penn Neurology Board Review Course


Apr 11, 2019

When it comes to managing patients with epilepsy, there isn't a one-size-fits-all approach. And it would be wrong to assume you could treat a woman the same way you would treat a man. There are a number of special considerations to keep in mind--especially birth control and pregnancy. Not to mention the increase risk of...