Neurology® Podcast

The Neurology Podcast provides practical information for neurologists and clinicians to practice the best possible medicine for patients. Examining methods and findings in peer-reviewed journals, the show provides insights that impact clinical practice and patient care. Each week listeners may earn CME credits by completing online quizzes at neurology.org. From the journal Neurology and the American Academy of Neurology, providing education and expert analysis since 2007.

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Neuromyelitis Optica Treatment (Neurology Recall 2020)


In this replay of previous episodes, we features discussions on the treatment of neuromyelitis optica. We begin with Dr. Ted Burns' interview of Dr. Stacey Clardy from Dec. 2019 on treatment and prevention of disease activity. From October 2019, Dr. Stacey Clardy talks with Dr. Sean Pittock on eculizumab in aquaporin-4–positive neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder. The 3rd segment is from Nov. 2019 and features Dr. Clardy's talk with Dr. Silvia Tenembaum about prognostic indicators of improvement with therapeutic plasma exchange in pediatric demyelination. Next, there's Stacey Clardy's talk with Dr. Richard Burt on autologous, nonmyeloablative hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation for neuromyelitis optica. Finally, Dr. Jeff Ratliff talks with Dr. Maureen Mealy, from May 2020, about scrambler therapy for NMO-related pain. 


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 2020-05-30  1h6m