0
We're unable to sign you in at this time. Please try again in a few minutes.
Retry
We were able to sign you in, but your subscription(s) could not be found. Please try again in a few minutes.
Retry
There may be a problem with your account. Please contact the AMA Service Center to resolve this issue.
Contact the AMA Service Center:
Telephone: 1 (800) 262-2350 or 1 (312) 670-7827  *   Email: subscriptions@jamanetwork.com
Error Message ......
Comment & Response |

Diagnosing Traumatic Encephalopathy Syndrome ONLINE FIRST

Uzma Samadani, MD, PhD1; Molly Hubbard, MD1
[+] Author Affiliations
1Neurosurgery, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
JAMA Neurol. Published online September 19, 2016. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2016.2802
Text Size: A A A
Published online

Extract

To the Editor We agree with Reams and colleagues’ review1 finding that because mislocalized phosphorylated tau is neither pathognomic nor causative for clinical neurodegenerative disease, efforts focusing on identification of chronic traumatic encephalopathy in living people are not clinically useful. Chronic traumatic encephalopathy is present in equal incidence in normal healthy elderly individuals as in people with neurodegenerative disease.2 It is a pathologic finding with no clinical correlate.3,4

Topics

Sign in

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal
• Rent this article ?

First Page Preview

View Large
First page PDF preview

Figures

Tables

References

Correspondence

September 19, 2016
Nicole Reams, MD; Matthew L. Lorincz, MD, PhD; Jeffrey S. Kutcher, MD
1Department of Neurology, NorthShore University Health System, Glenview, Illinois
2Department of Neurology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
3The Sports Neurology Clinic at the CORE Institute, Brighton, Michigan
JAMA Neurol. Published online September 19, 2016.;():. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2016.3423.
CME
Also Meets CME requirements for:
Browse CME for all U.S. States
Accreditation Information
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Note: You must get at least of the answers correct to pass this quiz.
Please click the checkbox indicating that you have read the full article in order to submit your answers.
Your answers have been saved for later.
You have not filled in all the answers to complete this quiz
The following questions were not answered:
Sorry, you have unsuccessfully completed this CME quiz with a score of
The following questions were not answered correctly:
Commitment to Change (optional):
Indicate what change(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Your quiz results:
The filled radio buttons indicate your responses. The preferred responses are highlighted
For CME Course: A Proposed Model for Initial Assessment and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Indicate what changes(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.

Multimedia

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

85 Views
0 Citations
×

Sign in

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal
• Rent this article ?

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.

See Also...
Jobs
brightcove.createExperiences();