Sunday, March 28, 2010

AAN quick hits 2010 novel uses of medication

pseudoatrophy MRI in MS helped with lamotrigine

cerebellar ataxia benefitted with varenicycline

frataxin level in FA helped with single dose erythropoetin

cell death in SCA type 3 (Machado-Joseph disease) helped by Lithium

improved ataxia and tremulousness with levodopa treatment for Angelman's disease

improved hypoxic damage with SSRI's in medically refractory partial epilepsy

CIS conversion to CDMS reduced by atorvastatin 80 mg

SUNCT/SUNA response to occipital nerve stimulator

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