Episode: Dr. Dileep Yavagal: On Ruling Out Subarachnoid Hemorrhage in Acute Headache Patients


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Dr. Dileep Yavagal: On Ruling Out Subarachnoid Hemorrhage in Acute Headache Patients
In a new study published in the Sept. 25 online issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, Jeffrey J. Perry, MD, from the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, and colleagues found six high-risk clinical factors which resulted in a 100-percent sensitivity rate for ruling out subarachnoid hemorrhage in patients who presented with acute headache in the emergency department. In this podcast, Dileep Yavagal, MD, associate professor in the department of neurology & neurosurgery at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, spoke about the significance of these findings and their potential clinical implications. For the full text version of this article, see the Nov. 7 issue of Neurology Today.

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