Two experts address the clinical hallmarks of this chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disorder as well as risk factors and the role of antibody testing and electrodiagnostic tests.Read More
Case Study: Laser Probe Destroys Aggressive Brain Tumor
The NeuroBlate™ laser probe is inserted through a small hole in a patient’s skull, deep into the brain. While it destroys brain tumors with heat, it protects surrounding tissue with cooling.
ECT for Adolescents Doesn’t Deserve Its Bad Rap
Here’s why Cleveland Clinic overlooks the unjust stigma around electroconvulsive therapy and how we use it in selected cases of severe adolescent mood or psychotic disorders.
Epilepsy Surgery in Children with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex: Hope for Seizure Freedom Despite Unique Challenges
For intractable epilepsy in children with this genetic disorder, successful surgery hinges on identifying the culprit tuber and ensuring resection won’t cause new deficits. Here’s why a multispecialty program makes sense.
Finding Success with a Nontraditional Approach to Opiate Dependence
A hybrid approach pairing office-based Suboxone-assisted treatment with variations on traditional inpatient care yields recovery rates from opiate addiction that compare well with top rates in the literature.
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Dearth of Alzheimer Therapies Calls for a ‘Multiple Shots on Goal’ Strategy
A breakthrough in the quest for a disease-modifying AD therapy is long overdue. Cleveland Clinic has developed a large, diverse and multisite clinical trials program in response. Here’s what drives our approach.
Dedicated Cancer Rehabilitation: Lessons in Promoting QOL Throughout the Course of Care
Effective physical rehabilitation for cancer patients tailors therapy to differing needs at each stage of the disease process. Here are tips from Cleveland Clinic’s recent experience.
SEEG-Guided Resection: Another Opportunity for Seizure Freedom in Difficult-to-Localize Pediatric Focal Epilepsy
In highly selected cases, SEEG-guided resection can safely overcome many limits of standard invasive monitoring and yield seizure freedom for children with nonlocalizable refractory focal epilepsy.
Post-Concussion Return to Play in Student Athletes: Guidance to Avoid Cumulative Injuries
Concussed athletes who return to play too soon and sustain a repeat concussion may suffer cumulative effects that prolong recovery and compromise school performance. Here’s advice for avoiding that scenario.
Which Way to Value? Care Paths Transform Delivery by Promoting Consistent, Evidence-Based Management
By integrating evidence-based guidelines into work flows and the EMR, Cleveland Clinic’s care paths are pointing the way from volume-based to value-based care across dozens of neurologic conditions.
Biomechanics of Brain Injury in Boxing: New Study Takes Deepest Look to Date
No research until now has combined imaging, behavioral assessment and impact-dynamic studies to begin to pinpoint the dose of head impact needed to produce acute brain changes linked to neurodegenerative disease.