Innovation: Cutting-edge Imaging to Improve Pediatric Stroke Care


The incidence of pediatric stroke is steadily increasing, with most recent rates up to 13 per 100,000 children per year – similar to that of childhood brain tumors. Stroke is one of the leading causes of death in children, and 20 percent of children who have had a stroke will have a recurrence. The Cook … Continue reading Innovation: Cutting-edge Imaging to Improve Pediatric Stroke Care

Chiari I Malformations – Primary Steps for Primary Care


Anxiety related to unexpected abnormal findings disclosed by imaging studies obtained during workup of headache or trauma is a frequent reason for referral to neurosurgery. A frequent incidental imaging finding is a Chiari I malformation, i.e., the presence of low-lying cerebellar tonsils, usually unaccompanied by other significant imaging findings. While the estimated prevalence of Chiari malformations is … Continue reading Chiari I Malformations – Primary Steps for Primary Care