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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Neurology\Neurosurgery
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Neurology\Neurosurgery. NEJM (http://www.nejm.org) is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Thrombectomy for Stroke at 6 to 16 Hours with Selection by Perfusion Imaging
01/01/70 - Endovascular thrombectomy has been shown to be effective for the treatment of acute ischemic stroke in patients with occlusion of the first segment of the middle cerebral artery or occlusion of the internal carotid artery if treatment is initiated within 6 hours. The results of the recently…

Controlling the Swing of the Opioid Pendulum
01/01/70 - Mr. P. is a 34-year-old man who sees his primary care physician regularly for chronic spine pain. Several years ago, he had a motorcycle accident that left him with a ruptured spleen, a shattered pelvis, and multiple thoracic vertebral fractures. After a prolonged hospital and rehab course, he was…

Placing a Lumbar Epidural Catheter
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Case 5-2018: A 63-Year-Old Man with Confusion after Stem-Cell Transplantation
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Joshua A. Cohen (Medicine): A 63-year-old man was admitted to this hospital with confusion and weakness 5 months after he had undergone allogeneic stem-cell transplantation for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). The patient had been generally well until 2 years before…

Nusinersen versus Sham Control in Later-Onset Spinal Muscular Atrophy
01/01/70 - Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is an autosomal recessive neuromuscular disorder that is characterized by atrophy and weakness of the skeletal muscles of the limbs and trunk and of the bulbar and respiratory muscles. It is caused by homozygous deletions or loss-of-function mutations in the gene…

Case 4-2018: A Newborn with Thrombocytopenia, Cataracts, and Hepatosplenomegaly
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Madeleine I. Matthiesen (Medicine and Pediatrics): A newborn boy was transferred to the neonatal intensive care unit (ICU) of this hospital because of thrombocytopenia and abnormal results on an eye examination for red reflex and on a hearing screening. The patient was…

Mogamulizumab (Anti-CCR4) in HTLV-1?Associated Myelopathy
01/01/70 - Human T-lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1) infects millions of persons worldwide and is the cause of adult T-cell leukemia?lymphoma (ATLL) and HTLV-1?associated myelopathy?tropical spastic paraparesis (HAM?TSP). The extent of infection, as indicated by the proviral load, is well correlated both…

Trial of Solanezumab for Mild Dementia Due to Alzheimer?s Disease
01/01/70 - The neuropathological hallmarks of Alzheimer?s disease include extracellular plaques containing amyloid beta (A?) and intracellular neurofibrillary tangles containing hyperphosphorylated tau protein, along with synaptic and neuronal losses. The A? hypothesis of the mechanism of Alzheimer?s disease…

Creutzfeldt?Jakob Disease
01/01/70 - A 54-year-old man presented to the emergency department with a 3-week history of cognitive deterioration and functional decline. He was disoriented, inattentive, and disinhibited. Neurologic examination revealed horizontal gaze-evoked nystagmus, hyperreflexia on the left side, startle myoclonus,…

Amyloid-Beta Solubility in the Treatment of Alzheimer?s Disease
01/01/70 - There is general agreement that Alzheimer?s disease will become a crisis by the middle of the century. The Alzheimer?s Association estimates that 5 million Americans currently have Alzheimer?s disease and that their loved ones devote nearly 18 billion hours annually toward their care. If…

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