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May 14, 2019: Serum neurofilament light chain for prognosis of outcome after cardiac arrest

5/14/2019
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In this month's installment of the NCS Podcast, Dr. Ramani Balu interviews Dr. Marion Moseby-Knappe on their recent investigation involving biomarkers for neurologic prognosis following cardiac arrest. The NCS Podcast is the official podcast of the Neurocritical Care Society. Our senior producer is Jim Siegler. Our host is Fawaz Almufti, and our production staff includes Ramani Balu, Michael Brogan, Joshua Levine, Sarah Stern-Nezer, Benjamin Miller, Starane Shepherd, and Chris Zammit. Our...

Duration:00:19:28

Apr 14, 2019: Seizure occurrence with treatment modality in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage

4/14/2019
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This month on the NCS Podcast, Dr. Sara Stern-Nezer interviews Dr. Baxter Allen about his recently published investigation exploring the risk of seizures following clipping or endovascular coiling of ruptured intracranial aneurysms. The NCS Podcast is the official podcast of the Neurocritical Care Society. Our senior producer is Jim Siegler. Our host is Fawaz Almufti, and our production staff includes Michael Brogan, Starane Shepherd, Benjamin Miller, Chris Zammit, and Ramani Balu. Our...

Duration:00:17:01

News Flash: Bicarb or acetylcysteine to PRESERVE kidney function following angiography

4/1/2019
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In our second News Flash, Dr. Stern-Nezer summarizes the results and the implications of the recently published PRESERVE trial, which tested the hypothesis that sodium bicarbonate or acetylcysteine could prevent contrast-associated nephropathy. The NCS Podcast is the official podcast of the Neurocritical Care Society. The senior producer for the News Flash series is Sara Stern-Nezer. Our editor is Jim Siegler. Our production staff includes Fawaz Almufti, Michael Brogan, Starane Shepherd,...

Duration:00:03:46

Mar 14, 2019: Continuous assessment of “optimal” cerebral perfusion pressure in traumatic brain injury

3/14/2019
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Current guidelines recommend that cerebral perfusion pressure be maintained between 60 and 70 mmHg in patients with severe TBI, but evidence is lacking. This month on the NCS podcast, Dr. Brogan interviews Dr. Andreas Kramer regarding his retrospective cohort study which attempts to better elucidate optimal cerebral perfusion parameters. The NCS Podcast is the official podcast of the Neurocritical Care Society. Our senior producer is Jim Siegler. Our production staff includes Fawaz...

Duration:00:14:21

Introducing News Flash, and the results of the ANNEXA-4 trial

3/1/2019
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We interrupt your regularly scheduled programming of the NCS Podcast to give you concise, high-yield reviews of pivotal articles published in the field of neurocritical care. These 'News Flash' segments are brought to you by our producer, Dr. Sara Stern-Nezer, Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of California Irvine. In the first of our monthly News Flash segments, Dr. Stern-Nezer summarizes the key findings of the 2016 ANNEXA-4 trial results and the implications for...

Duration:00:05:00

Feb 14, 2019: Successful anesthetic wean following super-refractory status epilepticus despite emergence of ictal-interictal EEG patterns

2/14/2019
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Following refractory status epilepticus, the ictal-interictal EEG continuum can be as puzzling to intensivists as it can be to world-renowned epileptologists. Should you re-challenge with aggressive intravenous anesthetics? Or attempt to de-escalate therapy? This week on the NCS podcast, Dr. Starane Shepherd interviews Dr. Alvin Das on his recently published case series in Neurocritical Care that seeks to answer these questions. The NCS Podcast is the official podcast of the Neurocritical...

Duration:00:15:49

Jan 14, 2019: Tenecteplase versus alteplase before thrombectomy in acute ischemic stroke

1/14/2019
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The EXTEND-IA TNK trial showed that for acute ischemic stroke, intravenous tenecteplase was as effective as alteplase for achieving good functional outcomes in acute ischemic stroke due to large vessel occlusion--and it may even be superior to alteplase. Dr. Mike Brogan interviews Dr. Bruce Campbell about the results of this pivotal trial. The NCS Podcast is the official podcast of the Neurocritical Care Society. Our senior producer is Jim Siegler. Our production staff includes Fawaz...

Duration:00:13:13

Dec 14, 2018: Single burr hole technique for intracranial monitoring in severe TBI

12/14/2018
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This week on the NCS podcast, Dr. Ramani Balu interviews Dr. Brandon Foreman about his recently published observational cohort study on multimodality monitoring in severe TBI. Together, they discuss the practical aspects (and limitations) of this increasingly popular tool in neurocritical care. The NCS Podcast is the official podcast of the Neurocritical Care Society. Our senior producer is Jim Siegler. Our production staff includes Fawaz Almufti, Becca Stickney, Michael Brogan, Starane...

Duration:00:26:37

Nov 14, 2018: Early hyperoxia in patients with traumatic brain injury

11/14/2018
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Hypoxemia in ICU patients has long been associated with poor clinical outcomes, but data pertaining to the prognosis with hyperoxia are lacking. This week on the NCS podcast, Dr. Levine interviews Dr. Andrew Udy on his multicenter retrospective cohort study that sought to clarify this relationsnhip. The NCS Podcast is the official podcast of the Neurocritical Care Society. Our senior producer is Jim Siegler. Our production staff includes Joshua Levine, Becca Stickney, Michael Brogan,...

Duration:00:12:53

Oct 14, 2018: Ten false beliefs in neurocritical care

10/14/2018
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A wise man once said, "traditions are often mistakes made more than once." To correct some of these traditions, Dr. Geert Meyfroidt shares his experience with Dr. Fawaz Almufti by describing 10 of the most important misunderstandings in neurocritical care. The NCS Podcast is the official podcast of the Neurocritical Care Society. Our senior producer is Jim Siegler. Our production staff includes Joshua Levine, Becca Stickney, Michael Brogan, Starane Shepherd, Benjamin Miller, and Ramani...

Duration:00:20:34

Sept 14, 2018: Acute organ dysfunction and long-term survival in sepsis

9/14/2018
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This month on the NCS podcast, Dr. Shepherd interviews Dr. Liu on his recent multi-center study on survival after sepsis with multi-organ dysfunction. The NCS Podcast is the official podcast of the Neurocritical Care Society. Our senior producer is Jim Siegler. Our production staff includes Joshua Levine, Becca Stickney, Michael Brogan, Starane Shepherd, Benjamin Miller, and Ramani Balu. Music by Lee Rosevere. Schuler A, Wulf DA, Lu Y, et al. The Impact of Acute Organ Dysfunction on...

Duration:00:21:07

Aug 14, 2018: Epileptiform activity following TBI predicts later epilepsy

8/14/2018
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This month, Dr. Ramani Balu interviews Dr. Jennifer Kim on her research into the EEG biomarkers of post-traumatic epilepsy. The NCS Podcast is the official podcast of the Neurocritical Care Society. Our senior producer is Jim Siegler. Our production staff includes Joshua Levine, Becca Stickney, Michael Brogan, Starane Shepherd, Benjamin Miller, and Ramani Balu. Music by Lee Rosevere. Kim JA, Boyle EJ, Wu AC, Cole AJ, Staley KJ, Zafar S, Cash SS and Westover MB. Epileptiform activity in...

Duration:00:22:13

July 14, 2018: Fluid therapy in neurointensive care patients

7/14/2018
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Dr. Mike Brogan interviews Dr. Mauro Oddo on the most recent ESICM practice guidelines on general fluid resuscitation management, hyperosmolar therapies, and the use of fluids in treating delayed cerebral ischemia for neurointensive care patients. The NCS Podcast is the official podcast of the Neurocritical Care Society. Our senior producer is Jim Siegler. Our production staff includes Joshua Levine, Becca Stickney, Michael Brogan, Starane Shepherd, Benjamin Miller, and Ramani Balu. Music...

Duration:00:17:16

June 14, 2018: Lack of early improvement in acute ICH predicts poor outcome--Results from VISTA and PREDICT

6/14/2018
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It is unclear what threshold for early neurologic deterioration or improvement following intracerebral hemorrhage may predict long-term outcomes for these patients. Using data from the PREDICT and VISTA cohorts, Dr. Yogendrakumar and his team sought to evaluate what change in NIHSS is sufficient to predict long-term disability in patients with ICH. Drs. Yogendrakumar and Dowlatshahi discuss the results of their investigation with Dr. Siegler in this week's episode of the NCS podcast. The...

Duration:00:29:14

May 14, 2018: Brain oxygen optimization in severe traumatic brain injury--A Phase II trial

5/14/2018
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Multimodality monitoring is increasingly used in the neurocritical care setting. However, the safety and efficacy of certain methods for invasive neurodiagnostic surveillance have not been definitively established. Dr. Michael Brogan discusses how this paradigm is shifting with Dr. David Okonkwo given the recent results of the BOOST-2 randomized clinical trial. The NCS Podcast is the official podcast of the Neurocritical Care Society. Our senior producer is Jim Siegler. Our production...

Duration:00:19:26

Apr 14, 2018: Early prediction of coma recovery after cardiac arrest with blinded pupillometry

4/14/2018
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Multi-modal evaluations in post-cardiac arrest patients are commonly used in neurologic prognostication. Less invasive and less costly methods for prognostication, such as quantitative pupillometry, may be just as effective. In this week's installment, Dr. Mauro Oddo shares his center's experience using this simple tool with Dr. Ramani Balu. The NCS Podcast is the official podcast of the Neurocritical Care Society. Our senior producer is Jim Siegler. Our production staff includes Joshua...

Duration:00:34:56

Mar 5, 2018: Clevidipine versus nicardipine for acute blood pressure reduction in a neuroscience intensive care population

3/5/2018
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Dr. Brogan interviews Dr. Kurczewski in this month's program on her recent study comparing the efficacy of clevidipine versus nicardipine in a neurointensive care population. The NCS Podcast is the official podcast of the Neurocritical Care Society. Our senior producer is Jim Siegler. Our production staff includes Joshua Levine, Becca Stickney, Michael Brogan, Starane Shepherd, Benjamin Miller, and Ramani Balu. Music by Lee Rosevere. Finger JR, Kurczewski LM and Brophy GM. Clevidipine...

Duration:00:09:58

Feb 14, 2018: Revisiting grade 3 diffuse axonal injury

2/14/2018
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Prognostic biomarkers following traumatic brain injury can be limited, but much can be gleaned from certain neuroimaging features. This week, Dr. Ramani Balu interviews Dr. Saef Izzy on what can be inferred from the burden and location of traumatic microhemorrhages in patients after TBI. The NCS Podcast is the official podcast of the Neurocritical Care Society. Our senior producer is Jim Siegler. Our production staff includes Joshua Levine, Becca Stickney, Michael Brogan, Starane...

Duration:00:28:41

Jan 8, 2018: Prognosticating intracerebral hemorrhage outcomes

1/8/2018
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A number of risk factors and clinical tools have been described in the literature that can accurately prognosticate outcome following intracerebral hemorrhage. But what do physicians and nurses rely on the most? Dr. David Hwang shares his experience with Dr. Starane Shepherd about which clinical and radiographic factors play a critical role in outcome prediction after ICH. The NCS Podcast is the official podcast of the Neurocritical Care Society. Our senior producer is Jim Siegler. Our...

Duration:00:10:03

Dec 14, 2017: Preventing Early Bouncebacks to the Neurointensive Care Unit

12/14/2017
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Dr. Jim Siegler interviews Dr. David Coughlin about his successful quality improvement pilot study aimed at preventing early NICU readmissions ("bouncebacks") when patients are transferred to lower levels of service. The NCS Podcast is the official podcast of the Neurocritical Care Society. Our senior producer is Jim Siegler. Our production staff includes Joshua Levine, Becca Stickney, Michael Brogan, Starane Shepherd, Benjamin Miller, and Ramani Balu. Music by Lee Rosevere. Coughlin DG,...

Duration:00:27:28