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The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Neurology\Neurosurgery. NEJM ( 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.

Somatic Activating KRAS Mutations in Arteriovenous Malformations of the Brain
01/01/70 - Arteriovenous malformations of the brain are high-flow vascular malformations that occur in approximately 15 per 100,000 persons and cause hemorrhagic stroke in children. They are tortuous, morphologically abnormal vascular channels between arteries and veins that lack an intervening capillary…

Case 2-2018: A 41-Year-Old Woman with Vision Disturbances and Headache
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. John H. Stone: A 41-year-old woman was evaluated in the rheumatology clinic of this hospital because of headaches and a 6-week history of intermittent, transient vision loss. Four years before the current presentation, a skin eruption on the right foot and a lesion on the…

In the Balance
01/01/70 - A 71-year-old man presented to the emergency department with a 3-day history of changes in mental status. His partner noted that the patient had become more irritable than usual and was behaving as if other people were in the room with him when no one else was present. The patient had also had…

Butterfly Glioma
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Multiple Sclerosis
01/01/70 - Multiple sclerosis is the most prevalent chronic inflammatory disease of the central nervous system (CNS), affecting more than 2 million people worldwide (at least 400,000 in the United States), and it is currently incurable. It is punctuated by fully or partially reversible episodes of neurologic…

Thrombectomy 6 to 24 Hours after Stroke with a Mismatch between Deficit and Infarct
01/01/70 - Previous randomized trials that involved patients with acute stroke showed that endovascular thrombectomy had a clinical benefit when it was performed within 6 hours after the onset of stroke symptoms and that the benefit diminished as the interval between the time that the patient was last known…

Trial of Contralateral Seventh Cervical Nerve Transfer for Spastic Arm Paralysis
01/01/70 - Spastic limb paralysis due to injury to a cerebral hemisphere from stroke, traumatic brain injury, or cerebral palsy is a cause of long-term disability. It is estimated that 30 to 60% of stroke survivors are unable to use their paralyzed hand. The spastic arm posture impairs activities of daily…

A New DAWN for Imaging-Based Selection in the Treatment of Acute Stroke
01/01/70 - Two years ago, the publication of the MR CLEAN trial (Multicenter Randomized Clinical Trial of Endovascular Treatment for Acute Ischemic Stroke in the Netherlands), which investigated endovascular mechanical thrombectomy for the treatment of acute ischemic stroke, was called "a first step in the…

Rewiring to Regain Function in Patients with Spastic Hemiplegia
01/01/70 - Spastic hemiplegia results from several relatively common disorders, including stroke, traumatic brain injury, and cerebral palsy. Frequently, upper-limb function is impaired. In this issue of the Journal, Zheng et al. report a new approach to the treatment of this condition: the use of a…

Case 40-2017: A 32-Year-Old Woman with Headache, Abdominal Pain, Anemia, and Thrombocytopenia
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Emer McGrath (Neurology): A 32-year-old woman was admitted to this hospital in the fall because of severe headache and loss of peripheral vision. The patient had been in her usual state of health until 4 weeks before admission to this hospital, when she underwent elective…

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