Aug 30, 2018
The sudden onset of vertigo can turn your world upside down.
Literally. "I felt like I was going to die," Mike said, as it was
happening to him. This week on the show, a patient (and a
neurologist) recounts his experience with an acute neurologic
syndrome, and its long-term consequences.
Produced by James E. Siegler and Michael Rubenstein. Music by
Axletree, Chris Zabriskie, Heftone Banjo Orchestra, and Lee
Rosevere. Sound effects by Mike Koenig, Daniel Simion. Voiceover by
Dr. Ali Hamedani. BrainWaves' podcasts and online content are
intended for medical education only and should not be used for
clinical decision making.
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HINTS to diagnose stroke in the acute vestibular syndrome:
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MRI diffusion-weighted imaging. Stroke; a journal of cerebral
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