Neurology

First patient treated in adolescent epilepsy trial assessing NeuroPace RNS system

May 17, 2022

Since its approval for the treatment of medical refractory epilepsy in 2013, the closed-loop neuromodulation device has had its efficacy and safety confirmed in several pivotal studies and will now be assessed in focal epilepsy in the RESPONSE trial.

Is there room for improvement in neuroimage use in suspected abuse cases in infants?

April 28, 2022

When an infant presents with fractures that suggest possible abuse, but appears to be neurologically fine, clinicians should make sure to rule out occult head injury. A report looks at whether many children’s hospitals are routinely following this guidance.