Mar 27, 2017
1) Early Decompressive Craniectomy for Malignant Cerebral Infarction: Meta-analysis and Clinical Decision Algorithm2) What's Trending: Update on the Resident and Fellows section 3) Topic of the Month: Brain tumors - gliomasThis podcast begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the March 28, 2017 issue of Neurology. In the first segment, Dr. Bryan Eckerle talks with Dr. Bradley Molyneaux and Dr. Christopher Streib about their Neurology® Clinical Practice paper on early decompressive craniectomy for malignant cerebral infarction. Dr. Ted Burns talks with Dr. Roy Strowd about recent updates regarding the Neurology® Resident & Fellows section for our “What's Trending” feature of the week. In the next part of the podcast, Dr. Kait Nevel focuses her interview with Dr. David Schiff on gliomas. Disclosures can be found at Neurology.org. DISCLOSURES:Dr. Molyneaux has received research support from Remedy Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Dr. Streib has served on the Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI) Stroke Guidelines Committee (no reimbursement).Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; and has received research support for consulting activities with UCB, CSL Behring, Walgreens and Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Dr. Strowd serves on the editorial board of Neurology (Resident & Fellow section); and has received research support from the Wake Forest School of Medicine Center for Translational Sciences Award, the KL2 Career Development Award, and the American Academy of Neurology.Dr. Schiff has served on the scientific advisory boards of Genetech, Celldex, Orbus, and Vascular Biogenics Oxigene; has received travel funding/speaker honoraria from Merck; serves on the editorial boards of Neurology, Neurosurgery, Neuro-Oncology, and Lancet Neurology; receives publishing royalties from UpToDate, and has been a consultant for Cavion.All other participants report no disclosures.