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Nov 21, 2016

1) Emerging temporal trends in tissue plasminogen activator use: Results from the BASIC project2) e-Pearl topic: Transthyretin familial amyloid polyneuropathy3) Topic of the month: How to examine and approach movement disordersThis 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. Kevin Barrett interviews Dr. Lynda Lisabeth about her paper on temporal trends in tissue plasminogen activator administration for acute ischemic stroke. Dr. Ilena George is reading our e-Pearl of the week about transthyretin familial amyloid polyneuropathy. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Jeff Ratliff interviews Dr. Ruth Walker on the topic of chorea.DISCLOSURES: Dr. Barrett serves as Associate Editor for Neurohospitalist; serves as an editorial board member for Neurology®; receives royalties from the publication of the book Stroke and editing the book Neurology in Practice; and receives research support from the NIH.Dr. Lisabeth receives research support from the NIH.Dr. George serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Walker is a consultant for Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc.; assists with Audio-Digest Board Reviews; received funding for travel from Korean Movement Disorders Society and honoraria from Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc.