Integration of diagnosis and therapeutics in the practice of neurology

Introduction
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By K K Jain MD

Key points

  • New molecular diagnostics are an important addition to clinical and classical diagnostic procedures in neurology.
  • Molecular diagnostics and biomarkers are contributing to the safer and more effective use of therapeutics.
  • There is a trend for the combination of diagnostics with therapeutics in some disorders, including those affecting the nervous system.
  • The advantages of this combination override some of the limitations and will be an important part of personalized neurology.