Jul 8, 2013
1) Surveillance neuroimaging and neurologic examinations affecting care for intracerebral hemorrhage and 2) Topic of the month: AAN Plenary Sessions. 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. Mike Brogan interviews Dr. Matthew Maas about his paper on surveillance neuroimaging and neurologic examinations affecting care for intracerebral hemorrhage. Dr. Roy Strowd is reading our e-Pearl of the week about dopamine dysregulation syndrome in Parkinson disease. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Drs. Stephen Reich and C. Warren Olanow on levodopa being initiated at time of diagnosis of movement disorders. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Maas, Strowd, Espay, Olanow and Reich.Dr. Maas receives research support from the NIH.Dr. Strowd serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Espay is supported by the K23 career development award (NIMH, 1K23MH092735); has received grant support from CleveMed/Great Lakes Neurotechnologies, Davis Phinney Foundation, and Michael J Fox Foundation; is a consultant for Chelsea Therapeutics; serves on the scientific advisory boards for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Abbott (now Abbie), Chelsea Therapeutics, TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, Impax Pharmaceuticals, Merz Pharmaceuticals, LLC, Solstice Neurosciences, and Eli Lilly and Company, USWorldMeds; serves as Assistant Editor of Movement Disorders and on the editorial boards of The European Neurological Journal and Frontiers in Movement Disorders; serves on the speakers' bureaus of Novartis, UCB, TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, American Academy of Neurology, Movement Disorder Society and receives royalties from Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins and Cambridge University Press.Dr. Olanow serves as Chief Editor for Movement Disorders; serves on the scientific advisory board for Michael J. Fox Foundation, TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, Ceregene; is a consultant for TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, Lundbeck, Inc., Novartis, Impax Pharmaceuticals, Ceregene, Orion; holds stock options in Ceregene and Clintrex, receives research support from Ceregene and participated in legal proceedings involving welding defense.Dr. Reich receives royalties from the publication of the book Movement Disorders: 100 Instructive Cases; receives research support from Chiltern, Synosia pharmaceuticals, Phytopharm and the NIH.