Increasing Diagnostic Yield in Hereditary Peripheral Neuropathy [Archived Webinar]

This presentation, recorded on August 9, 2017, offers an educational overview of the large category of peripheral neuropathies, with a focus on identifying hereditary neuropathies. Various testing platforms and their strengths and weaknesses will be discussed in diagnosing affected patients. Cases will be used to illustrate the points.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss next-generation sequencing technology.
  • Recognize strengths and weaknesses of various platforms.
  • Commit to becoming a critical user of this technology in routine clinical practice.

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Presenter

Dr. Christopher Klein, M.D.

Christopher Klein, M.D.
Consultant, Neurology
Professor of Neurology, College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

 

Intended Audience

This webinar is designed for any provider who sees patients with a neurologic disease (e.g., neurologists; psychiatrists; and primary care physicians, including internists and family care practitioners) as well as pathologists, laboratory directors, and laboratory sendout coordinators.

Mayo Medical Laboratories is not an applicable manufacturer or applicable group purchasing organization (GPO). (GPOs, per the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and this program, do not trigger any reporting requirements pursuant to Open Payments [Sunshine Act] legislation.)

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