Modifying the Course of Multiple Sclerosis in New Ways - Episode 18
The MD Magazine Peer Exchange "Modifying the Course of Multiple Sclerosis in New Ways: The Latest Advances in Treatment" features a distinguished panel of physician experts discussing key topics in multiple sclerosis (MS) research and management, including the latest insights into MS pathophysiology, new medication options and their application in clinical practice, and more.
This Peer Exchange is moderated by Paul Doghramji, MD, who is a family physician at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center in Pottstown, PA, and medical director of Health Services at Ursinus College, in Collegeville, PA.
The panelists are:
When prompted for their closing thoughts, Coyle mentioned the “window of opportunity concept” of early treatment first, along with the importance of “a wellness, health maintenance, vascular risk factor program to really improve CNS function.” Dhib-Jalbut chose to “emphasize the role of the MRI now in managing the disease,” specifically at least the 1.5 Tesla MRI from a good facility. Lublin said, “there’s always something we can do, from the very early patient we’re starting on disease-modifying therapy to the patient with severe disease where we can manage their various symptoms to make their lives better.”