Medical News

FDA Approval of PFO Occlusion Device to Prevent Recurrent Stroke

The Amplatzer device received approval, but cautious use is advised.

Guideline Watch

New Guidelines for Evaluation and Treatment of Unruptured Aneurysms

An update from 2000 includes evidence on coiling versus clipping.

Updated Guidelines for Treating Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage

These AHA/ASA guidelines emphasize the importance of early, aggressive treatment in saving lives when ICH occurs.

In Practice

Deep Brain Stimulation Targeting in Neurosurgery, Part I of III Free

In Practice blogger Bianca Belcher, MPH, PA-C, presents the first of a three-part series to increase knowledge of deep brain stimulation (DBS) targeting.