Tag: cerebral spinal fluid (CSF)

1. Flortaucipir-PET and CSF modalities for assessing tau pathology not only differ in results in early Alzheimer’s dementia (AD) but suprathreshold CSF P-tau may be indicative of early AD that is unrecognizable via cognitive testing. 2. CSF P-tau may provide evidence of disease progression that early fortaucipir-PET cannot sufficiently detect. Evidence...
Electronic Cigarette and JUUL Use Among Adolescents and Young Adults 1. The use of electronic cigarettes is highly prevalent among adolescents and young adults through the advent of JUUL, which has unique implications for this young and susceptible age group. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Adverse effects of nicotine on overall health,...
Human prion disease, also known as Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD), is a neurodegenerative disease caused by abnormally folded prion proteins. The progression of CJD is rapid, with time from diagnosis to death being approximately 4 to 6 months. Currently, there is a need to more accurately predict disease duration in...
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis versus Multifocal Motor Neuropathy: Utility of MR Neurography Both multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) affect the peripheral nervous system and present with palsies. Differentiating between these two diseases is important from a prognostic perspective, as MMN should be treated as early as possible...