Neurology: Volume 92, Number 10, March 5, 2019 Exam #2 - Iron deposition in periaqueductal gray matter as a potential biomarker for chronic migraine
About this course
- Released: 3/5/2019
- Expires: 3/5/2022
IRON DEPOSITION IN PERIAQUEDUCTAL GRAY MATTER AS A POTENTIAL BIOMARKER FOR CHRONIC MIGRAINE
Upon completion of the article by Dominguez et al, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss in what regions (red nucleus [RN] and periaqueductal gray [PAG]) were iron grounds greater in chronic migraine (CM) and episodic migraine (EM) subjects included in this study
- State which clinical headache variable was positively correlated with iron volumes in the RN in this study
- Discuss for which pathologic process was increased plasma levels of biomarkers associated with increased volume of iron deposits in the RN and PAG in this study
The article by Domnguez et al covers the following core competency:
- Medical Knowledge
Refer to listing above the references in each article.
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MISSION STATEMENT/PROGRAM OBJECTIVES
After evaluating a specific article published in Neurology, participants in the CME activity should be able to demonstrate an increase in, or affirmation of, their knowledge of clinical medicine. Participants should be able to evaluate the appropriateness of the clinical information as it applies to the provision of patient care.
This program is designed for physicians who are involved in providing patient care and who wish to advance their current knowledge of clinical medicine.
AMA CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
The American Academy of Neurology Institute designates this journal-based-CME activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
James WM Owens Jr. MD, PhD receives royalties from UpToDate, Waltham, MA; grant support from NIH (PI, K08NS054882); and a stipend in his editorial capacity for Neurology. Adam Kelly, MD, has served as a guest editor of Continuum (April 2014) and receives a stipend in his editorial capacity for Neurology.
This CME program receives no commercial support.