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BrainWaves: A Neurology Podcast

Aug 31, 2017

The asymmetric pupil can be subtle or disturbing, straightforward or perplexing, or even normal or abnormal. But by integrating your eye exam with the neuro exam, you can figure it out. Even if its the eye exam in a dog.

Produced by James E. Siegler. Music by Komiku, Lee Rosevere, and Milton Arias. Voiceover by Erika...


Aug 24, 2017

Fainting spells are surprisingly common. Even among United States Marines. This week we explore the mechanisms underlying loss of consciousness in your every day patient. And your every day soldier.

Produced by James E. Siegler. Music by Jason Shaw, Andy Cohen, Kai Engel, and Josh Woodward. BrainWaves' podcasts and...


Aug 17, 2017

This week's clinical case features Dr. Megha Dhamne, a neuromuscular fellow from the Cleveland Clinic. Two weeks ago, she reviewed some of the antibodies associated with autoimmune myositis. But what happens when you suspect an autoimmune myositis, and antibody testing is negative?

Produced by James E. Siegler. Music by...


Aug 10, 2017

Spinal cord injury can be a devastating problem for patients. There is often significant weakness, loss of sensation and coordination, and some patients may never walk again. Almost everyone knows this. But what about other the other functions of the cord that we don't often talk about? In this week's episode, we review...


Aug 7, 2017

Progressive weakness can be terrifying for patients. And even more terrifying for clinicians can be the vast number of potential causes to consider. Among them are disorders of muscle inflammation. In this week's episode of the Quanta series, Dr. Megha Dhamne reviews the clinically relevant antibodies and associated...