Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience

Providing evidence-based information in a practical, easy-to-read format for practicing clinicians, investigators, industry scientists, and other entities involved in the field of neuroscience

VOLUME 16, ISSUE 11–12, NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2019

Editorial Message and Issue Highlights–Vol. 16, No. 11–12, November-December 2019

Editorial Message and Issue Highlights–Vol. 16, No. 11–12, November-December 2019

Dear Colleagues: Welcome to the November–December 2019 edition of Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience (ICNS). The issue begins with a case report by Diaz et al titled, “Use of Noninvasive Ventilation with Volume-assured Pressure Support for Treatment-refractory Myasthenia Gravis.” The authors share that a stepwise approach to therapy and use of immunosuppressive agents have led to […]

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Use of Noninvasive Ventilation with Volume-assured Pressure Support for Treatment-refractory Myasthenia Gravis

Use of Noninvasive Ventilation with Volume-assured Pressure Support for Treatment-refractory Myasthenia Gravis

by MONTSERRAT DIAZ-ABAD, MD; NEVINS TODD, MD; LINDSAY ZILLIOX, MD; ANA SANCHEZ, MD; and CHARLENE HAFER-MACHO, MD Dr. Diaz-Abad and Dr. Todd are with the Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. Drs. Zilliox, Sanchez, and Hafer-Macko are with the Department of Neurology, University of Maryland School of Medicine in […]

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Dismantling Fears Associated with Intellectual Disability Psychotherapy: An Evidence-based Practice

Dismantling Fears Associated with Intellectual Disability Psychotherapy: An Evidence-based Practice

by Jessica A. Porcelan, MD; Katherine E. Caujolle-Alls, MD; and Julie P. Gentile, MD Drs. Porcelan, Caujolle-Alls, and Gentile are with the Department of Psychiatry at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Department editor Allison […]

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EARLY RELEASE ARTICLES

Letter to the Editor: Role of Horse-assisted Therapy in the Rehabilitation Field: Past, Present, and Future Perspectives

Letter to the Editor: Role of Horse-assisted Therapy in the Rehabilitation Field: Past, Present, and Future Perspectives

Dear Editor: Central and peripheral nervous system lesions might induce paralysis, weakness, and/or loss of dexterity, which are the main target of rehabilitative interventions.1 In fact, a specific training with intensive practice on actions in an appropriate context is mandatory to regain specific skills. Further, to reduce disability and improve quality of life in patients […]

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Donkey Therapy and Hippotherapy: Two Faces of the Same Coin?

Donkey Therapy and Hippotherapy: Two Faces of the Same Coin?

by Simona Portaro, MD, PhD; Giuseppa Maresca, PsyD; Antonio Raffa, MSc; Gaetano Gemelli; Barbara Aliberti; and Rocco Salvatore Calabrò, MD, PhD Dr. Portaro, Dr. Maresca, Mr. Raffa, and Dr. Calabrò are with IRCCS Centro Neurolesi “Bonino Pulejo” in Messina, Italy. Mr. Gemelli and Ms. Aliberti are with THES ASD in Milazzo, ME, Italy. FUNDING: No […]

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Subependymal Giant-cell Astrocytoma Masquerading as Restrictive Eating Disorder and Depression in an Adolescent

Subependymal Giant-cell Astrocytoma Masquerading as Restrictive Eating Disorder and Depression in an Adolescent

by Alicia Barnes, DO, MPH; Maggie M. Wang, BS; Jordan Feltes, BS; Je Ko, MD, PhD; and Miguel A. Guzman, MD Drs. Barnes and Ko are with the Department of Psychiatry, Saint Louis University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. Ms. Wang and Feltes are with the Saint Louis University School of Medicine in […]

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SPECIAL ISSUES AND SUPPLEMENTS

CNS Summit 2019 Abstracts of Poster Presentations

CNS Summit 2019 Abstracts of Poster Presentations

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CNS Summit 2018 Abstracts of Poster Presentations

CNS Summit 2018 Abstracts of Poster Presentations

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The 30th Anniversary of PANSS Special Edition

The 30th Anniversary of PANSS Special Edition

[See sliding content bar above or scroll to bottom of page for complete list of articles included in this special edition of ICNS] Dear Colleagues: Thirty years ago, the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) was developed and published by Stanley Kay, Abraham Fiszbein, and Lewis Opler to identify the presence and severity of psychopathology […]

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November-December 2019 Digital Edition

November-December 2019 Digital Edition

| November 1, 2019

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Improving Depression Management in Patients with Medical Illness Using Collaborative Care: Linking Treatment from the Inpatient to the Outpatient Setting

Improving Depression Management in Patients with Medical Illness Using Collaborative Care: Linking Treatment from the Inpatient to the Outpatient Setting

| November 1, 2019

by Gabriel Edwards, MD, MPH; Teryl Nuckols, MD, MSHS; Nathalie Herrera, MD; Itai Danovitch, MD, MBA; and Waguih William IsHak, MD, FAPA Drs. Edwards, Herrera, Danovitch, and IsHak are with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. Dr. Nuckols is with the Division of General Internal Medicine, Cedars-Sinai […]

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A Look at Genetic Linkage between Clozapine-induced Agranulocytosis, Malignant Hyperthermia, Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome, and Statin-induced Myopathy

A Look at Genetic Linkage between Clozapine-induced Agranulocytosis, Malignant Hyperthermia, Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome, and Statin-induced Myopathy

| November 1, 2019

by Nitin Pothen, MD; Shveta Kansal, MD; Theodor Rais, MD; Stacy Doumas, MD; and Ramon Solhkhah, MD Dr. Pothen and Dr. Kansal are with Ocean Medical Center, Hackensack Meridian Health in Brick, New Jersey. Dr. Rias is with Firelands Regional Health System-Sandusky in Sandusky, Ohio, and Mercy Health-St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio. Dr. […]

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