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Patterns of tau pathology identified with 18 F-MK-6240 PET imaging.
https://doi.org/10.1002/alz.12384
Alzheimer's & Dementia : the Journal of the Alzheimer's A... Kreisl WC, Lao PJ et. al.

May 31st, 2021 - Positron emission tomography (PET) imaging for neurofibrillary tau allows investigation of the in vivo spatiotemporal progression of Alzheimer's disease (AD) pathology. We evaluated the suitability of 18 F-MK-6240 in a clinical sample and determin...

Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension.
https://doi.org/10.1212/CON.0000000000000979 10.1111/head.12149 10.1001/jama.295.19.2286 10.1111/head.13328 10.1177/0333102417738202 10.4065/74.11.1113 10.1212/01.wnl.0000049933.51044.81 10.1177/0333102415623071 10.3174/ajnr.A4706 10.1212/WNL.0000000000002986 10.1001/archneur.60.12.1713 10.1111/j.1468-2982.2003.00824.x 10.1007/s10072-008-0914-5 10.1111/j.1468-2982.2006.01249.x 10.1111/j.1526-4610.2008.01251.x 10.1177/0333102415585095 10.1093/qjmed/hcaa012 10.1007/s11916-001-0045-7 10.1016/j.otohns.2005.03.087 10.1097/MAO.0b013e318254ed98 10.1093/brain/aww328 10.1046/j.1468-2982.2002.00400.x 10.1212/01.wnl.0000085868.37963.7d 10.1111/j.1526-4610.2007.00982.x 10.1007/s00415-011-6181-z 10.1186/s13104-015-1068-1 10.1111/j.1526-4610.2010.01812.x 10.1007/s10194-011-0345-1 10.1007/s10194-010-0262-8 10.1227/01.NEU.0000219843.34356.EE 10.3171/jns.2003.98.4.0903 10.1212/WNL.0b013e3182166e42 10.1212/wnl.59.5.787 10.1001/archneur.56.7.869 10.1212/01.wnl.0000240059.96502.bf 10.1212/WNL.0b013e3182166e6f 10.3171/jns.2002.96.3.0483 10.1177/0333102410394676 10.1007/s10194-008-0017-y 10.1111/j.1526-4610.2006.00635.x 10.3171/jns.1998.88.2.0243 10.1111/j.1468-2982.2007.01376.x 10.3174/ajnr.A3359 10.1016/j.jocn.2014.12.010 10.4103/2152-7806.109456 10.1212/WNL.0000000000003122 10.1212/WNL.0000000000000639 10.1212/wnl.51.3.786 10.1177/0333102418804161 10.1212/wnl.56.12.1746 10.1177/0333102420950385 10.1148/rg.272065155 10.1111/j.1468-2982.2007.01498.x 10.2214/AJR.16.16381 10.3174/ajnr.A0621 10.1001/jamaneurol.2018.4921 10.1212/01.wnl.0000092022.95447.93 10.1093/brain/awm101 10.1111/j.1526-4610.2010.01701.x 10.2214/AJR.15.14884 10.3174/ajnr.A2849 10.1227/01.NEU.0000204712.16099.FB 10.3174/ajnr.A1277 10.2214/AJR.09.3289 10.1093/brain/awv016 10.1212/WNL.0b013e3181c3fd99 10.3171/jns.2004.100.4.0639 10.1093/bja/71.2.182 10.3174/ajnr.A3975 10.3174/ajnr.A1294 10.1111/head.12421 10.1016/j.radcr.2018.05.014 10.1111/j.1468-2982.2007.01437.x 10.1080/10790268.2017.1314901 10.1016/j.mehy.2011.02.028 10.1016/j.jns.2011.07.034 10.1136/practneurol-2015-001169 10.1227/01.neu.0000163093.38616.35 10.1186/1471-2202-10-110 10.4097/kjae.2017.70.2.136 10.1213/00000539-199002000-00009 10.1212/WNL.0000000000005351 10.1016/j.jclinane.2014.03.006 10.1111/j.1533-2500.2006.00068.x 10.12669/pjms.311.5759 10.5114/pjr.2018.76380 10.1016/j.aat.2014.07.001 10.1111/j.1468-1331.2009.02913.x 10.1212/wnl.57.10.1921 10.1212/WNL.0b013e318212ab43 10.1136/rapm-2018-100158 10.1016/j.inat.2017.08.009
Continuum (Minneapolis, Minn.); Wang SJ

May 28th, 2021 - Spontaneous intracranial hypotension is a disorder caused by spinal CSF leakage. This article reviews the clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of spontaneous intracranial hypotension. The hallmark symptom of spontaneous intracranial hyp...

State-of-the-art of lumbar puncture and its place in the journey of patients with Alzhe...
https://doi.org/10.1002/alz.12372
Alzheimer's & Dementia : the Journal of the Alzheimer's A... Hampel H, Shaw LM et. al.

May 27th, 2021 - Recent advances in developing disease-modifying therapies (DMT) for Alzheimer's disease (AD), and the recognition that AD pathophysiology emerges decades before clinical symptoms, necessitate a paradigm shift of health-care systems toward biomarke...

Bilateral peripheral facial paralysis during pregnancy: a presentation of acute HIV ser...
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2021-242150
BMJ Case Reports; Ladzinski AT, George NB et. al.

May 26th, 2021 - A G7P5A1 woman in her 40s presented to the emergency department at 37 weeks 3 days' estimated gestational age (EGA) with headache, lip tingling and several days of difficulty speaking. Physical examination demonstrated bilateral facial weakness in...

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Guidelines  4 results

Critical Issues in the Evaluation and Management of Adult Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department With Acute Headache
https://www.acep.org/globalassets/sites/acep/media/clinical-policies/cp-headache.pdf

Jun 25th, 2019 - This clinical policy from the American College of Emergency Physicians addressed key issues in the evaluation and management of adult patients presenting to the emergency department with acute headache. A writing subcommittee conducted a systemat...

Atraumatic (pencil-point) versus conventional needles for lumbar puncture: a clinical p...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6364256
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Rochwerg B, Almenawer SA et. al.

May 23rd, 2018 - Atraumatic (pencil-point) versus conventional needles for lumbar puncture: a clinical practice guideline.|2018|Rochwerg B,Almenawer SA,Siemieniuk RAC,Vandvik PO,Agoritsas T,|economics,economics,prevention & control,adverse effects,instrumentation,

Aseptic and Bacterial Meningitis: Evaluation, Treatment, and Prevention
https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0901/p314.html
American Family Physician;

Aug 31st, 2017 - The etiologies of meningitis range in severity from benign and self-limited to life-threatening with potentially severe morbidity. Bacterial meningitis is a medical emergency that requires prompt recognition and treatment. Mortality remains high d...

Differential Diagnosis of Meningococcal Meningitis Based on Common Clinical and Laboratory Findings: Are There Criterion Standards?
https://journals.lww.com/infectdis/Abstract/2010/07000/Differential_Diagnosis_of_Meningococcal_Meningitis.9.aspx
Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice; Fretzayas,A.,et al

Jul 1st, 2010 - Background: The prompt diagnosis of meningitis is essential for a good outcome. Aim: This study was designed to differentiate children with meningococcal meningitis, aseptic meningitis, and no meningitis. Patients and Methods: A total of 150 chi...

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Drugs  5 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  3,385 results

Patterns of tau pathology identified with 18 F-MK-6240 PET imaging.
https://doi.org/10.1002/alz.12384
Alzheimer's & Dementia : the Journal of the Alzheimer's A... Kreisl WC, Lao PJ et. al.

May 31st, 2021 - Positron emission tomography (PET) imaging for neurofibrillary tau allows investigation of the in vivo spatiotemporal progression of Alzheimer's disease (AD) pathology. We evaluated the suitability of 18 F-MK-6240 in a clinical sample and determin...

Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension.
https://doi.org/10.1212/CON.0000000000000979 10.1111/head.12149 10.1001/jama.295.19.2286 10.1111/head.13328 10.1177/0333102417738202 10.4065/74.11.1113 10.1212/01.wnl.0000049933.51044.81 10.1177/0333102415623071 10.3174/ajnr.A4706 10.1212/WNL.0000000000002986 10.1001/archneur.60.12.1713 10.1111/j.1468-2982.2003.00824.x 10.1007/s10072-008-0914-5 10.1111/j.1468-2982.2006.01249.x 10.1111/j.1526-4610.2008.01251.x 10.1177/0333102415585095 10.1093/qjmed/hcaa012 10.1007/s11916-001-0045-7 10.1016/j.otohns.2005.03.087 10.1097/MAO.0b013e318254ed98 10.1093/brain/aww328 10.1046/j.1468-2982.2002.00400.x 10.1212/01.wnl.0000085868.37963.7d 10.1111/j.1526-4610.2007.00982.x 10.1007/s00415-011-6181-z 10.1186/s13104-015-1068-1 10.1111/j.1526-4610.2010.01812.x 10.1007/s10194-011-0345-1 10.1007/s10194-010-0262-8 10.1227/01.NEU.0000219843.34356.EE 10.3171/jns.2003.98.4.0903 10.1212/WNL.0b013e3182166e42 10.1212/wnl.59.5.787 10.1001/archneur.56.7.869 10.1212/01.wnl.0000240059.96502.bf 10.1212/WNL.0b013e3182166e6f 10.3171/jns.2002.96.3.0483 10.1177/0333102410394676 10.1007/s10194-008-0017-y 10.1111/j.1526-4610.2006.00635.x 10.3171/jns.1998.88.2.0243 10.1111/j.1468-2982.2007.01376.x 10.3174/ajnr.A3359 10.1016/j.jocn.2014.12.010 10.4103/2152-7806.109456 10.1212/WNL.0000000000003122 10.1212/WNL.0000000000000639 10.1212/wnl.51.3.786 10.1177/0333102418804161 10.1212/wnl.56.12.1746 10.1177/0333102420950385 10.1148/rg.272065155 10.1111/j.1468-2982.2007.01498.x 10.2214/AJR.16.16381 10.3174/ajnr.A0621 10.1001/jamaneurol.2018.4921 10.1212/01.wnl.0000092022.95447.93 10.1093/brain/awm101 10.1111/j.1526-4610.2010.01701.x 10.2214/AJR.15.14884 10.3174/ajnr.A2849 10.1227/01.NEU.0000204712.16099.FB 10.3174/ajnr.A1277 10.2214/AJR.09.3289 10.1093/brain/awv016 10.1212/WNL.0b013e3181c3fd99 10.3171/jns.2004.100.4.0639 10.1093/bja/71.2.182 10.3174/ajnr.A3975 10.3174/ajnr.A1294 10.1111/head.12421 10.1016/j.radcr.2018.05.014 10.1111/j.1468-2982.2007.01437.x 10.1080/10790268.2017.1314901 10.1016/j.mehy.2011.02.028 10.1016/j.jns.2011.07.034 10.1136/practneurol-2015-001169 10.1227/01.neu.0000163093.38616.35 10.1186/1471-2202-10-110 10.4097/kjae.2017.70.2.136 10.1213/00000539-199002000-00009 10.1212/WNL.0000000000005351 10.1016/j.jclinane.2014.03.006 10.1111/j.1533-2500.2006.00068.x 10.12669/pjms.311.5759 10.5114/pjr.2018.76380 10.1016/j.aat.2014.07.001 10.1111/j.1468-1331.2009.02913.x 10.1212/wnl.57.10.1921 10.1212/WNL.0b013e318212ab43 10.1136/rapm-2018-100158 10.1016/j.inat.2017.08.009
Continuum (Minneapolis, Minn.); Wang SJ

May 28th, 2021 - Spontaneous intracranial hypotension is a disorder caused by spinal CSF leakage. This article reviews the clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of spontaneous intracranial hypotension. The hallmark symptom of spontaneous intracranial hyp...

State-of-the-art of lumbar puncture and its place in the journey of patients with Alzhe...
https://doi.org/10.1002/alz.12372
Alzheimer's & Dementia : the Journal of the Alzheimer's A... Hampel H, Shaw LM et. al.

May 27th, 2021 - Recent advances in developing disease-modifying therapies (DMT) for Alzheimer's disease (AD), and the recognition that AD pathophysiology emerges decades before clinical symptoms, necessitate a paradigm shift of health-care systems toward biomarke...

Bilateral peripheral facial paralysis during pregnancy: a presentation of acute HIV ser...
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2021-242150
BMJ Case Reports; Ladzinski AT, George NB et. al.

May 26th, 2021 - A G7P5A1 woman in her 40s presented to the emergency department at 37 weeks 3 days' estimated gestational age (EGA) with headache, lip tingling and several days of difficulty speaking. Physical examination demonstrated bilateral facial weakness in...

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News  151 results

Is Tau Blood Testing a Game Changer for Diagnosing Alzheimer's?
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/936494

Sep 28th, 2020 - This transcript has been edited for clarity. Adam L. Boxer, MD, PhD: This recent study led by Oskar Hansson in Sweden used a new blood test that measures the levels of a protein called phosphorylated tau 217 (P-tau217) in plasma. Samuel E. Gandy, ...

Physician Botches Pediatric Lumbar Puncture, Family Collects; More
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/925589

Feb 23rd, 2020 - The family of a child who was partially paralyzed after receiving treatment at a hospital in the state of Washington will receive a $10 million settlement, the News Tribune reports. A few months after she was born, the child of Chante Ramirez — id...

Negligent use of steroids
https://www.mdedge.com/node/213956/path_term/51944/page/0/2?channel=83

Dec 10th, 2019 - The patient developed neurologic symptoms, and lumbar puncture yielded green pus caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. He went on to develop arachnoiditis, which left him with impotence, incontinence, and excruciating pain.

Simple Blood Test Highly Accurate in Detecting Alzheimer's Biomarker
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/919900

Oct 14th, 2019 - ST. LOUIS — A highly accurate blood test detects amyloid, a key biomarker of Alzheimer's disease (AD), potentially eliminating the need for a lumbar puncture, new research suggests. The study shows "that plasma Aβ42/Aβ40 accurately identifies indi...

Simple Blood Test Highly Accurate in Detecting Alzheimer's Biomarker
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/919900

Oct 14th, 2019 - ST. LOUIS — A highly accurate blood test detects amyloid, a key biomarker of Alzheimer's disease (AD), potentially eliminating the need for a lumbar puncture, new research suggests. The study shows "that plasma Aβ42/Aβ40 accurately identifies indi...

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Patient Education  51 results see all →