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September 2017 - July 1959




October 2017, Vol 74, No. 10, Pages 1157-1271

In This Issue of JAMA Neurology


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JAMA Neurol. 2017;74(10):1157. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2016.4019

Longitudinal Care for Young Adults With Stroke

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JAMA Neurol. 2017;74(10):1163-1164. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.1874

This Viewpoint discusses a longitudinal care program designed to explore and address unmet needs of stroke survivors.

Hazards of Neurological NomenclatureObservations From Neurodevelopmental and Neurodegenerative Disorders

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JAMA Neurol. 2017;74(10):1165-1166. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.1747

This Viewpoint argues for renaming diseases in a manner that allows an understanding of their underlying mechanisms.


Apolipoprotein E ε4 and Risk Factors for Alzheimer Disease—Let’s Talk About Sex

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JAMA Neurol. 2017;74(10):1167-1168. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.1470

The Expanding Spectrum of Zika Virus Infections of the Nervous System

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JAMA Neurol. 2017;74(10):1169-1171. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.1471

How to Use Blood Pressure Guidelines for Best Cognitive Outcomes

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JAMA Neurol. 2017;74(10):1172-1173. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.1869

Anticoagulation Timing for Atrial Fibrillation in Acute Ischemic StrokeTime to Reopen Pandora’s Box?

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JAMA Neurol. 2017;74(10):1174-1175. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.1919

Neurological Complications of Immunotherapies—Beware of the Checkpoint Ahead

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JAMA Neurol. 2017;74(10):1176-1177. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.1916
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Apolipoprotein E Genotype and Sex Risk Factors for Alzheimer DiseaseA Meta-analysis

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JAMA Neurol. 2017;74(10):1178-1189. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.2188

This meta-analysis determines how sex and APOE genotype affect the risks for developing mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer disease.

Neurologic Complications Associated With the Zika Virus in Brazilian Adults

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JAMA Neurol. 2017;74(10):1190-1198. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.1703

This cohort study evaluates the rates of acute Zika virus infection among patients hospitalized with Guillain-Barré syndrome, meningoencephalitis, or transverse myelitis.

Association of JNC-8 and SPRINT Systolic Blood Pressure Levels With Cognitive Function and Related Racial Disparity

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JAMA Neurol. 2017;74(10):1199-1205. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.1863

This longitudinal study assesses the long-term outcomes of systolic blood pressure levels recommended by the Eighth Joint National Committee and by the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial and determines if racial differences exist based on long-term cognitive trajectories.

Rivaroxaban vs Warfarin Sodium in the Ultra-Early Period After Atrial Fibrillation–Related Mild Ischemic StrokeA Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Neurol. 2017;74(10):1206-1215. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.2161

This randomized clinical trial examines whether rivaroxaban or warfarin sodium is safer and more effective for preventing early recurrent stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation–related acute ischemic stroke.

Neurological Complications Associated With Anti–Programmed Death 1 (PD-1) Antibodies

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JAMA Neurol. 2017;74(10):1216-1222. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.1912

This cohort study investigates the frequency, clinical spectrum, and optimum treatment approach to neurological complications associated with anti–PD-1 inhibitor use.

Utility of Combining a Simulation-Based Method With a Lecture-Based Method for Fundoscopy Training in Neurology Residency

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JAMA Neurol. 2017;74(10):1223-1227. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.2073

This education research study evaluates the utility of a simulation-based method vs the traditional lecture-based method for assessment and teaching of fundoscopy to neurology residents.

Neurodevelopmental Disorders Caused by De Novo Variants in KCNB1 Genotypes and Phenotypes

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JAMA Neurol. 2017;74(10):1228-1236. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.1714

This study investigates the clinical spectrum associated with KCNB1 variants and the genotype-phenotype correlations.

Association of Sleep-Disordered Breathing With Cognitive Function and Risk of Cognitive ImpairmentA Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA Neurol. 2017;74(10):1237-1245. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.2180

This meta-analysis provides a quantitative synthesis of population-based studies on the relationship between sleep-disordered breathing and risk of cognitive impairment.

Associations Between Midlife Vascular Risk Factors and 25-Year Incident Dementia in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Cohort

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JAMA Neurol. 2017;74(10):1246-1254. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.1658

This study examines Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) cohort participants in midlife and explores associations between midlife vascular risk factors and 25-year dementia incidence in the ARIC Study.


Research Gaps and Controversies in Chronic Traumatic EncephalopathyA Review

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JAMA Neurol. 2017;74(10):1255-1262. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.2396

This review discusses the state of the science of chronic traumatic encephalopathy and raises considerations for researching and interpreting cognitive changes in members of at-risk populations.

JAMA Neurology Clinical Challenge

Multiple Intracranial Parenchymal Lesions Evolving Over a Decade

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JAMA Neurol. 2017;74(10):1263-1264. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.2056

A teenage Chinese girl with intermittent limp and increasing headache was admitted to our the hospital in December 2016. A brain magnetic resonance imaging showed multiple parenchymal lesions, involving the pons, bilateral amygdala, and the left temporal pole. What is your diagnosis?

Research Letter

Noninvasive Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Treatment of Indomethacin-Sensitive Headaches

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JAMA Neurol. 2017;74(10):1266-1267. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.2122

This study examines the effectiveness of transcutaneous stimulation of the vagus nerve for trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias.

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Light Therapy Promoting Dopamine Release by Stimulating Retina in Parkinson Disease

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JAMA Neurol. 2017;74(10):1267-1268. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.1906

Light Therapy Promoting Dopamine Release by Stimulating Retina in Parkinson Disease—Reply

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JAMA Neurol. 2017;74(10):1268-1269. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.1909

Presenting to Primary Stroke Centers or Comprehensive Stroke Centers for Thrombolysis

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JAMA Neurol. 2017;74(10):1269. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.2015

Presenting to Primary Stroke Centers or Comprehensive Stroke Centers for Thrombolysis—Reply

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JAMA Neurol. 2017;74(10):1269-1270. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.2018

Levodopa and Parkinson Disease—Myths Revisited

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JAMA Neurol. 2017;74(10):1270. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.2560

Levodopa and Parkinson Disease—Myths Revisited—Reply

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JAMA Neurol. 2017;74(10):1270-1271. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.2563

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JAMA Neurol. 2017;74(10):1271. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.3044
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JAMA Neurol. 2017;74(10):1160. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2016.4020