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Nov 28, 2011

1) Respective epilepsy surgery and 2) Topic of the month: Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. 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. Howard Goodkin interviews Dr. Hamada Hamid about his paper on respective epilepsy surgery. In the next segment, Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Post-measles central nervous system syndromes. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Eelco Wijdicks about renal insufficiency with final comments on the monthly topic: hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. In concluding, there is a brief statement where to find other up-to date patient information and current Patient Page. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Goodkin, Hamid, Fugate, Burns and Wijdicks.Dr. Goodkin serves on the scientific board for Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance and CURE; serves on the editorial board for Neurology and Surgical Neurology International; receives royalties from the publication of the book The choking game and other strangulation activities in children and adolescents; and is funded by NIH grants [R01 NS067439 PI and R01 NS48413 PI].Dr. Hamid serves as Managing Editor of the Journal of Muslim Mental Health and receives research support from the National EpiFellows Foundation and the Epilepsy Foundation. Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. 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. Wijdicks serves as Editor-in-Chief for Neurocritical Care; and receives royalties for books published by Oxford University Press.