Diaphragm Pacing for ALS Patients
In a study presented at the AAN annual 2013 meeting last March, researchers reported that three preoperative tests combined with clinical judgment are helpful in predicting diaphragm excitability in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients. In a video interview, Neurology Today’s Editor-in-Chief Steven P. Ringel, MD, and Associate Editor Robert Holloway, MD, discuss the implications of these findings for ALS experts and patients.
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