Experts discuss the diagnosis and treatment of progressive multiple sclerosis.
EP. 1: Clinical Subtypes of MS
A panel of experts led by Bruce Cree, MD, highlight the clinical subtypes of multiple sclerosis including presentation and prevalence.
EP. 2: Diagnosing SPMS
An overview of the criteria used to diagnose relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis when it converts to secondary progressive multiple sclerosis.
EP. 3: Classification and Diagnosis of SPMS
Fred D. Lublin, MD, leads a discussion about the different classifications of secondary progressive multiple sclerosis, including the relationship between disease activity and progression of disease.
EP. 4: Treating PPMS Versus SPMS
A comparison of various factors considered when treating primary progressive multiple sclerosis versus secondary progressive multiple sclerosis.
EP. 5: Siponimod for SPMS Treatment
Robert Fox, MD, discusses the rationale for using siponimod for the treatment of progressive multiple sclerosis as well as the practical implications of the phase 3 EXPAND trial.
EP. 6: MS Treatment: EXPAND Study Versus ASCEND Study
Experts in the field of multiple sclerosis compare the results of the EXPAND study to the results of the ASCEND study.
EP. 7: Progressive MS Treatment: Ocrelizumab
Kristen Krysko, MD, summarizes the results of the phase III ORATORIO trial and discusses the rationale for using ocrelizumab for the treatment of progressive multiple sclerosis.
EP. 8: Patient Selection in MS Treatment
Experts in the field of multiple sclerosis discuss patient selection for drugs based on disease activity.
EP. 9: Nonactive MS: Treatment Therapies
A discussion of how experts treat nonactive multiple sclerosis in terms of trial results or symptom management and how decisions are based on patient age.
EP. 10: Ibudilast for Progressive Treatment
Experts in progressive multiple sclerosis summarize the phase 2 SPRINT-MS trial and the rationale for treating patients with ibudilast.
EP. 11: Monitoring Response in Progressive MS
Experts discuss how they monitor response to multiple sclerosis therapies and disease progression.
EP. 12: Age Considerations: Patients With Nonactive MS Progression
Considerations regarding age in treatment decisions in patients with nonactive multiple sclerosis progression.
EP. 13: Shared Decision-Making and Complementary Therapies in Progressive MS
Joseph R. Berger, MD, elaborates on the importance of shared decision making in the treatment of multiple sclerosis and how it relates to complementary and natural therapies for symptom control.
EP. 14: MS: Nutrition and Managing Cognitive Impairment
The importance of proper nutrition as a therapy for symptom control in multiple sclerosis and some strategies to manage cognitive impairment.
EP. 15: Exercise and MS Fatigue
Considerations regarding the role of exercise and combatting fatigue when treating patients with multiple sclerosis.
EP. 16: Future of MS Management
Kristen Krysko, MD, and Robert Fox, MD, look to the future of multiple sclerosis management.
EP. 17: Advice for Managing MS
Joseph R. Berger, MD, and Fred D. Lublin, MD, offer advice to community physicians and neurologists in managing patients with multiple sclerosis.
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