Lip, G.,et al.
Nov 27th, 2018 - The risk of stroke is heterogeneous across different groups of patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), being dependent on the presence of various stroke risk factors. We provide recommendations for antithrombotic treatment based on net clinical benefit for patients with AF at varying levels of stroke risk and in a number of common clinical scenarios.
Biermann, J.,et al
Jan 31st, 2017 - The NCCN Guidelines for Bone Cancer provide interdisciplinary recommendations for treating chordoma, chondrosarcoma, giant cell tumor of bone, Ewing sarcoma, and osteosarcoma. These NCCN Guidelines Insights summarize the NCCN Bone Cancer Panel's guideline recommendations for treating Ewing sarcoma.
The National Craniofacial Association
Feb 11th, 2016 - Description of Hydrocephalus aimed at helping parents understand the condition and the treatment that may be required. Provides list of additional resources.
D. Scott Kreiner
Dec 31st, 2013 - The objective of the North American Spine Society (NASS) Clinical Guideline for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Lumbar Disc Herniation with Radiculopathy is to provide evidence-based recommendations to address key clinical questions surrounding the diagnosis and treatment of lumbar disc herniation with radiculopathy. The guideline is intended to reflect contemporary treatment concepts for sympto.
Thorax Shovlin CL, Condliffe R et. al.
Nov 16th, 2017 - Pulmonary arteriovenous malformations (PAVMs) are structurally abnormal vascular communications that provide a continuous right-to-left shunt between pulmonary arteries and veins. Their importance stems from the risks they pose (>1 in 4 patients will have a paradoxical embolic stroke, abscess or myocardial infarction while life-threatening haemorrhage affects 1 in 100 women in pregnancy), oppor...
European Journal of Neurology; Ferro JM, Bousser MG et. al.
Aug 23rd, 2017 - Current guidelines on cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) diagnosis and management were issued by the European Federation of Neurological Societies in 2010. We aimed to update the previous European Federation of Neurological Societies guidelines using a clearer and evidence-based methodology. We followed the Grading of Recommendations, Assessment, Development and Evaluation system, formulating rel...
Access product information about the Pipeline Flex embolization device, which redefines treatment for large or giant wide-necked aneurysms by diverting flow away from the aneurysm neck and by reconstructing the parent artery and restoring its natural course.
Journal of Neurosurgery. Pediatrics; Flannery AM, Duhaime AC et. al.
May 19th, 2015 - This systematic review was undertaken to answer the following question: Do technical adjuvants such as ventricular endoscopic placement, computer-assisted electromagnetic guidance, or ultrasound guidance improve ventricular shunt function and survival? The US National Library of Medicine PubMed/MEDLINE database and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews were queried using MeSH headings and...
Journal of Neurosurgery. Pediatrics; Klimo P, Van Poppel M et. al.
May 19th, 2015 - The objective of this systematic review and meta-analysis was twofold: to answer the question "What is the evidence for the effectiveness of prophylactic intravenous antibiotics for infection prevention in shunt surgery?" and to make treatment recommendations based on the available evidence. The US National Library of Medicine PubMed/MEDLINE database and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Revi...
Journal of Neurosurgery. Pediatrics; Klimo P, Thompson CJ et. al.
May 19th, 2015 - The objective of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to answer the following question: Are antibiotic-impregnated shunts (AISs) superior to standard shunts (SSs) at reducing the risk of shunt infection in pediatric patients with hydrocephalus? Both the US National Library of Medicine PubMed/MEDLINE database and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews were queried using MeSH heading...
Journal of Neurosurgery. Pediatrics; Mazzola CA, Choudhri AF et. al.
May 19th, 2015 - The objective of this systematic review and analysis was to answer the following question: What are the optimal treatment strategies for posthemorrhagic hydrocephalus (PHH) in premature infants? Both the US National Library of Medicine and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews were queried using MeSH headings and key words relevant to PHH. Two hundred thirteen abstracts were reviewed, aft...
Journal of Neurosurgery. Pediatrics; Nikas DC, Post AF et. al.
May 19th, 2015 - The objective of this systematic review is to answer the following question: Does ventricle size after treatment have a predictive value in determining the effectiveness of surgical intervention in pediatric hydrocephalus? The US National Library of Medicine PubMed/MEDLINE database and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews were searched using MeSH headings and key words relevant to change...
Journal of Neurosurgery. Pediatrics; Baird LC, Mazzola CA et. al.
May 19th, 2015 - The objective of this systematic review was to examine the existing literature to compare differing shunt components used to treat hydrocephalus in children, find whether there is a superior shunt design for the treatment of pediatric hydrocephalus, and make evidence-based recommendations for the selection of shunt implants when placing shunts. Both the US National Library of Medicine PubMed/ME...
Journal of Neurosurgery. Pediatrics; Limbrick DD, Baird LC et. al.
May 19th, 2015 - The objective of this systematic review was to examine the existing literature comparing CSF shunts and endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) for the treatment of pediatric hydrocephalus and to make evidence-based recommendations regarding the selection of surgical technique for this condition. Both the US National Library of Medicine and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews were querie...
Journal of Clinical Densitometry : the Official Journal of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry; Bishop N, Arundel P et. al.
Mar 18th, 2014 - The ISCD 2007 Pediatric Official Positions define osteoporosis in children on the basis of fracture history and low bone density, adjusted as appropriate for age, gender, and body size. The task force on fracture prediction and osteoporosis definition has reviewed these positions and suggests modifications with respect to vertebral fracture and the definition of a significant fracture history a...
European Journal of Neurology; Sorbi S, Hort J et. al.
Aug 15th, 2012 - The last version of the EFNS dementia guidelines is from 2007. In 2010, the revised guidelines for Alzheimer's disease (AD) were published. The current guidelines involve the revision of the dementia syndromes outside of AD, notably vascular cognitive impairment, frontotemporal lobar degeneration, dementia with Lewy bodies, corticobasal syndrome, progressive supranuclear palsy, Parkinson's dise...
Diabetes/metabolism Research and Reviews; Bernardi L, Spallone V et. al.
Jun 22nd, 2011 - This consensus document provides evidence-based guidelines regarding the evaluation of diabetic cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy (CAN) for human research studies; the guidelines are the result of the work of the CAN Subcommittee of the Toronto Diabetic Neuropathy Expert Group. The subcommittee critically reviewed the limitations and strengths of the available diagnostic approaches for CAN an...
Diabetes/metabolism Research and Reviews; Spallone V, Ziegler D et. al.
Jun 22nd, 2011 - The Cardiovascular Autonomic Neuropathy (CAN) Subcommittee of the Toronto Consensus Panel on Diabetic Neuropathy worked to update CAN guidelines, with regard to epidemiology, clinical impact, diagnosis, usefulness of CAN testing, and management. CAN is the impairment of cardiovascular autonomic control in the setting of diabetes after exclusion of other causes. The prevalence of confirmed CAN i...
Stroke Saposnik G, Barinagarrementeria F et. al.
Feb 4th, 2011 - The purpose of this statement is to provide an overview of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis and to provide recommendations for its diagnosis, management, and treatment. The intended audience is physicians and other healthcare providers who are responsible for the diagnosis and management of patients with cerebral venous sinus thrombosis. Members of the panel were appointed by the American Heart...
European Journal of Neurology; Titulaer MJ, Soffietti R et. al.
Sep 30th, 2010 - paraneoplastic neurological syndromes (PNS) almost invariably predate detection of the malignancy. Screening for tumours is important in PNS as the tumour directly affects prognosis and treatment and should be performed as soon as possible. an overview of the screening of tumours related to classical PNS is given. Small cell lung cancer, thymoma, breast cancer, ovarian carcinoma and teratoma an...
Journal of Medical Genetics; Faughnan ME, Palda VA et. al.
Jun 25th, 2009 - HHT is an autosomal dominant disease with an estimated prevalence of at least 1/5000 which can frequently be complicated by the presence of clinically significant arteriovenous malformations in the brain, lung, gastrointestinal tract and liver. HHT is under-diagnosed and families may be unaware of the available screening and treatment, leading to unnecessary stroke and life-threatening hemorrha...
FASEB J; Manville RW, et al
Sep 30th, 2019 - Herbs have a long history of use as folk medicine anticonvulsants, yet the underlying mechanisms often remain unknown. Neuronal voltage-gated potassium channel subfamily Q (KCNQ) dysfunction can cause severe epileptic encephalopathies that are resistant to modern anticonvulsants. Here we report that cilantro (Coriandrum sativum), a widely used culinary herb that also exhibits antiepileptic and ...
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; Roth CJ, Angevine PD et. al.
Dec 14th, 2015 - Patients presenting with myelopathic symptoms may have a number of causative intradural and extradural etiologies, including disc degenerative diseases, spinal masses, infectious or inflammatory processes, vascular compromise, and vertebral fracture. Patients may present acutely or insidiously and may progress toward long-term paralysis if not treated promptly and effectively. Noncontrast CT is...
Journal of Neurosurgery. Pediatrics; Tamber MS, Klimo P et. al.
May 19th, 2015 - The objective of this systematic review was to answer the following question: What is the optimal treatment strategy for CSF shunt infection in pediatric patients with hydrocephalus? The US National Library of Medicine and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews were queried using MeSH headings and key words relevant to the objective of this systematic review. Abstracts were reviewed, after...
Journal of Neurosurgery. Pediatrics; Kemp J, Flannery AM et. al.
May 19th, 2015 - The objective of this guideline was to answer the following question: Do the entry point and position of the ventricular catheter have an effect on shunt function and survival? Both the US National Library of Medicine/MEDLINE database and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews were queried using MeSH headings and key words specifically chosen to identify published articles detailing the us...
Maturitas Triantafyllopoulos IK, Lambropoulou-Adamidou K et. al.
Mar 31st, 2014 - Osteoporotic vertebral fractures are associated with significant morbidity, excess mortality as well as health and social service expenditure. Additionally, women with a prevalent osteoporotic vertebral fracture have a high risk of experiencing a further one within one year. It is therefore important for the physician to use a diagnostic and therapeutic algorithm for early detection and effecti...
Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network : JNCCN; Biermann JS, Adkins DR et. al.
Jun 7th, 2013 - Primary bone cancers are extremely rare neoplasms, accounting for fewer than 0.2% of all cancers. The evaluation and treatment of patients with bone cancers requires a multidisciplinary team of physicians, including musculoskeletal, medical, and radiation oncologists, and surgeons and radiologists with demonstrated expertise in the management of these tumors. Long-term surveillance and follow-u...
Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery; Meyers PM, Schumacher HC et. al.
Oct 12th, 2011 - The goal of this article is to provide consensus recommendations for reporting standards, terminology, and written definitions when reporting on the radiological evaluation and endovascular treatment of intracranial, cerebral aneurysms. These criteria can be used to design clinical trials, to provide uniformity of definitions for appropriate selection and stratification of patients, and to allo...
Neurosurgery Aoun SG, Rahme RJ et. al.
Jul 27th, 2011 - New guidelines for the management of cerebral venous thrombosis.|2011|Aoun SG,Rahme RJ,Batjer HH,Bendok BR,|therapeutic use,diagnosis,therapy,diagnosis,therapy,
Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology : JVIR; Meyers PM, Schumacher HC et. al.
Jul 8th, 2009 - The goal of this article is to provide consensus recommendations for reporting standards, terminology, and written definitions when reporting on the radiological evaluation and endovascular treatment of intracranial, cerebral aneurysms. These criteria can be used to design clinical trials, to provide uniformity of definitions for appropriate selection and stratification of patients, and to allo...
Journal of Clinical Densitometry : the Official Journal of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry; Schousboe JT, Vokes T et. al.
Apr 29th, 2008 - Vertebral fracture assessment (VFA) is an established, low radiation method for detection of prevalent vertebral fractures. Vertebral fractures are usually not recognized clinically at the time of their occurrence, but their presence indicates a substantial risk for subsequent fractures independent of bone mineral density. Significant evidence supporting VFA use for many post-menopausal women a...