Tagged: brainstem

Holy osmosis!

Yep, it usually looks as cookie cutter as that. Right smack in the middle of the pons. But not always… Osmotic demyelination syndrome, previously known as central pontine myelinolysis, is a rare but terrifying...

Intro to nystagmus

Nystagmus. The word originates from the Greek for “nodding,” as in “to be sleepy.” But this BrainWaves podcast makes you feel anything but. Led by Dr. Ali Hamedani, also responsible for an earlier and...

Painless Ophthalmoparesis

Well, relatively painless, the learning I mean. In one of my favorite episodes to date, Dr. Ali Hamedani, Section Editor for our Neuro-ophthalmology and neuro-otology section at BrainWaves, discusses the clinical approach to painless...