Plenary - 6

Wednesday November 28, 2018 from 13:00 to 16:30

Room: Salle de Bal de Montréal

PL-6.5 Get with the guidelines: Stroke prevention 2018

Theodore Wein, Canada

Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology & Neurosurgery
McGill University

Overview

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The Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations for stroke prevention were updated at the end of 2017. Participants will receive a comprehensive review of these new guidelines through interactive case presentations. Come test your knowledge!

Objectives

As a result of attending this session, participants will be able to:

  • realise the time frame that investigations should be done following minor stroke or TIA
  • understand the role of dual antiplatelets following minor stroke or TIA
  • be aware of the criteria required for Patent Foramen Ovale closure
  • effectively manage lipids in the setting of ischemic stroke.
  • understand the effect of delay to Cartoid endarterectomy and its clinical implications

Presentations by Theodore Wein

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