CME Webcast Discusses Stroke Update

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 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.

View a video introduction of this webcast

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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