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Dr. Antonio Mesa Implements the Vertiflex Procedure for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Are you suffering from Lumbar Spinal Stenosis (LSS)? Do simple activities such as walking or standing become burdensome? Patients have found relief from the revolutionary, minimally invasive Vertiflex procedure performed by Dr. Antonio Mesa. The Vertiflex Procedure is clinically proven to provide effective long-term relief from the pain associated with LSS. The procedure is backed …

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First Choice Neurology Introduces Neuro2Go

First Choice Neurology, the nation’s largest single-specialty private neurology provider, announces the launch of Neuro2Go, an on-demand, face-to-face chat service which offers health consumers everywhere the opportunity to discuss a neurologic concern with a board-certified adult or pediatric neurologist. How is Neuro2Go different from a telehealth appointment? Neuro2Go differs from a traditional office or telehealth …

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Treating Hereditary ATTR Amyloidosis with Polyneuropathy

Reposted from Neurology Advisor – written by Jeffrey A. Allen, M.D. Hereditary transthyretin-related amyloidosis (hATTR) with polyneuropathy is a rare, progressive, fatal disease that has been challenging for neurologists to diagnose and manage, until now. This disease, which often presents first with polyneuropathy, is caused by misfolding of the transthyretin (TTR) proteins produced in the liver due …

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Infusion and Infusion Therapy

Elizabeth Brinegar and Nora Herrera of First Choice Neurology attended the National Infusion Center Association’s Annual Meeting last month in Austin, Texas. The National Infusion Center Association (NICA) is a nonprofit patient advocacy organization to provide a national advocacy voice for non-hospital, non-oncology in-office infusion to improve access to safe, high-quality, cost-effective care. First Choice …

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BAN2401 Phase 3 Clinical Trial Starting April 2019

We are enthusiastic about the results of the BAN2401 phase 2 clinical trial for dementia. The study assessed changes from baseline to 18 months in biomarkers measuring the underlying disease pathophysiology, including changes in amyloid accumulated in the brain as measured by amyloid PET (positron emission tomography). The clinical endpoints of Alzheimer’s Disease Composite Score …

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Dade County Medical Association New Directors

Dade County Medical Association elected two of our physicians from First Choice Neurology to their board.  Congratulations Dr. Antonio Mesa (President-Elect) and Dr. Jorge Marcos (Vice-President) on your installation to the Dade County Medical Association Board of Directors.   About Dade County Medical Association The Dade County Medical Association works hard on behalf of Miami-Dade …

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Jupiter Medical Center New Stroke Program

Jupiter Medical Center Foundation announced today a $5 million gift from an anonymous donor that will help the hospital become a designated Comprehensive Stroke Center. This gift will enable Jupiter Medical Center to provide world-class stroke care close to home when seconds count. Jupiter Medical Center also has recruited Jennifer Buczyner, MD, a board-certified neurologist, as …

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