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BrainWaves: A Neurology Podcast

Apr 2, 2020

Perfusion imaging employs concepts that date back to the early 1830s, and it leverages hardware and software that emerged around the same time at multidetector helical CT scans. But it has only become popular in recent years for thrombectomy decision-making.

If I'm being honest, I often never use it for this purpose....


Mar 29, 2020

Imagine what it would have been like, to have lived in 1918. Spanish influenza killed approximately 3% of the world’s population. Other than the world war, international travel was fairly limited. There was no social media. No flu vaccine. No mechanical ventilators. No World Health Organization.

A century later,...


Mar 19, 2020

They say the eyes are the window to the soul. Well, maybe. They also happen to be the first organ we (perhaps, unknowingly) examine whenever we encounter a patient. This week on the program, we build on the prior episode about anisocoria (featuring Dr. Ali Hamedani, episode 74) and discuss the examination of the pupil,...


Mar 5, 2020

Generalized weakness is a common complaint. Much of the time, we as neurologists don’t even see these patients in the hospital or the clinic. But more often than not, “generalized” weakness may be the only way a patient describes difficulty brushing their hair or climbing stairs. In these situations, it’s not...


Feb 27, 2020

This week on BrainWaves, we're revisiting the 2017 episode on recurrent meningitis featuring Dr. Jon Rosenberg (New York Presbyterian-Columbia). While we may not have made much headway in the treatment of these patients since the original show came out, we have made some progress in the neurodiagnostics.

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