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Apr 2, 2012

1) Long term remission in CIDP and 2) Topic of the month: Obesity and the neurology patient. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Filip Eftimov about his paper on long term remission in CIDP. Dr. Chafic Karam is reading our e-Pearl of the week about acute basilar artery occlusion. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Beau Bruce about obesity in Idiopathic intracranial hypertension. Drs. Burns & Kissela with interview others about obesity and the neurology patient. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Burns, Eftimov, Karam, and Bruce.Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..Dr. Eftimov received payment from Sanquin Blood Supply Foundation for a single lecture to nurses providing home-care immunoglobulin therapy.Dr. Karam serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Bruce receives research support as recipientof AAN/AANF Practice Research Fellowship and is funded by NIH grants UL1-RR025008 & KL2-RR025009.