Is aspirin effective in the prevention of preeclampsia?

Aspirin versus placebo in pregnancies at high risk for preterm preeclampsia. Rolnik DL, Wright D, Poon LC, et al. N Engl J Med 2017; 377:613-622. Abstract BACKGROUND: Preterm preeclampsia is an important cause of maternal and perinatal death and complications. It is uncertain whether the intake of low-dose aspirin during pregnancy reduces the risk of preterm preeclampsia. METHODS: In this multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, we […]

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How effective is brain responsive neurostimulation for intractable epilepsy?

Brain-responsive neurostimulation in patients with medically intractable mesial temporal lobe epilepsy Geller EB, Skarpaas TL, Gross RE, et al. Epilepsia 2017; 58:994-1004. Abstract OBJECTIVE: Evaluate the seizure-reduction response and safety of mesial temporal lobe (MTL) brain-responsive stimulation in adults with medically intractable partial-onset seizures of mesial temporal lobe origin. METHODS: Subjects with mesial temporal lobe […]

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