CME Webcast Discusses Stroke Update. There have been remarkable advances in our understanding of stroke and how to best treat it, especially with fibrinolytics such as t-PA. Here today to update us on the treatment of stroke is Ohio State University Associate Professor of Neurology, Dr. Vivien Lee and OSU Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Dr. Ciaran Powers.
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What you’ll learn in this webcast
As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: UNDERSTAND the evidence behind IVtPA for acute ischemic stroke treatment; and DESCRIBE the evidence behind mechanical thrombectomy for acute ischemic stroke treatment.
You’ll also learn about the following:
- Catheter-based intervention in acute stroke
- Choosing the right brain imaging test
- Time goals for treatment of acute stroke
- Blood pressure management in acute stroke
- NIH Stroke Score
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