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Neurology & Neurologic Surgery

5th Annual Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Review

Thursday, September 26

  Session: Fundamentals of Stroke
7:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:45 a.m. Welcome and Pre-test
James F. Meschia, M.D.
8:00 a.m. Epidemiology of Stroke*
Kevin M. Barrett, M.D., MSc
8:30 a.m. Vascular Anatomy *
Kelly D. Flemming, M.D.
9:00 a.m. Stroke Pathophysiology*
W. David Freeman, M.D.
9:30 a.m. Neuroimaging of Acute Stroke — CT, CT Angio — Perfusion, MRI Diffusion — Perfusion*
E. Paul Lindell, M.D.
9:50 a.m. Q&A
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Intracerebral Hemorrhage — Update in Management*
Maria I. Aguilar, M.D.
11:00 a.m. Cavernous Malformations*
Kelly D. Flemming, M.D.
11:30 a.m. Fundamentals of Clinical Trial Design
James F. Meschia, M.D.
11:45 a.m. Lunch Provided
1:00 p.m. Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA): Diagnosis and Management*
Kevin M. Barrett, M.D., MSc
1:30 p.m. Diagnostic Mechanistic Workup of Stroke & Treatment*
Kelly D. Flemming, M.D.
2:00 p.m. Newer Anticoagulants — Dabigatran, Rivaroxaban, and Apixiban for Secondary Stroke Prevention for Atrial Fibrillation*
George W. Petty, M.D.
2:30 p.m. Carotid Endarterectomy versus Stenting for Stroke — Results from CREST Study*
Albert G. Hakaim, M.D.
3:00 p.m. Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Stroke*
Keynote Speaker: Abba C. Zubair, M.D., Ph.D.
4:00 p.m. Reception on the Lawn and Challenging Stroke Cases
(Poster presentations are in the Salon Foyer outside of the Lecture Hall)*
5:30 p.m. Adjourn

* Represents talks that are applicable for nurses that are preparing for the Stroke Nursing Review.