Mar 12, 2018
1. Featured Article: Atrial fibrillation detected after stroke is related to a low risk of ischemic stroke recurrence2. What’s Trending: Evaluation of idiopathic transverse myelitis revealing specific myelopathy diagnosesThis Neurology® Podcast begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the first segment, Dr. Mark McAllister talks with Dr. Luciano Sposato about their paper on the relationship between atrial fibrillation detection and ischemic stroke recurrence. For the “What’s Trending” segment, Dr. Ted Burns speaks with Dr. Mark Keegan and Dr. Nick Zalewski about their paper on idiopathic transverse myelitis and myelopathy diagnoses.DISCLOSURES: Dr. Sposato has received travel or speaker honoraria from Boehringer Ingelheim and Pfizer; serves on the Editorial Board for Neurology; and has received research support from Kathleen & Dr Henry Barnett Research Chair in Stroke Research, Boehringer Ingelheim (salary support for a fellow), Edward and Alma Saraydar Neurosciences Fund, Opportunities Fund of the Academic Health Sciences Centre Alternative Funding Plan of the Academic Medical Organization of Southwestern Ontario, and Boehringer Ingelheim. Dr. Keegan serves on the editorial board for Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders; receives publishing royalties for Common Pitfalls in Multiple Sclerosis and CNS Demyelinating Diseases: Case-Based Learning (Cambridge University Press, 2016); has consulted for Novartis, Bristol Meyers Squibb, and Bionest; and has received research support from Biogen (ARISE study). Dr. Burns is the deputy section editor of the Neurology® podcast; has served on scientific advisory boards for Argenx, UCB, and CSL Behring; has received travel funding/speaker honoraria from Argenx and Alexion; and has received support for consulting activities from UCB Pharma and CSL Behring. Dr. McAllister and Dr. Zalewski report no disclosures.