Why Is the Extended Window Controversial and What Happened With the FDA?

September 7, 2021

Ever wonder why the FDA didn't approve the extended time window for tPA after ECASS3? Listen here to understand the discussion.

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The Clock Is Dead - The Reign of Tissue Imaging

August 17, 2021
Mismatch is your friend if you want to treat acute stroke patients beyond 3 hrs. While the clock was once the king, tissue imaging may now define what brain is salvageable and what has been lost. Listen here and see if you agree that the clock is dead in stroke.
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How Do I Identify Patients at Risk for a Secondary Event Following an Initial Acute Ischemic Stroke?

August 3, 2021
Identification of patients at high risk for secondary ischemic event, after initial event or post TIA...is minimal tissue damage really that big of a deal related to secondary stroke? Drs. Galen Henderson of Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Jordan Bonomo of the University of Cincinnati discuss key perspectives from a neurocritical, emergency medicine, and stroke perspective related to this important area of medicine.
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What Is the Clinical Impact of the Genetic Polymorphism Observed with the Effectiveness of some P2Y12 Inhibitors?

August 3, 2021
The association of genetic polymorphisms and P2Y12 inhibitors in regards to efficacy for patients with ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) remains controversial. Drs. Deepak Bhatt of Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Natalie Kreitzer of the University of Cincinnati discuss key perspectives from a neurocritical, emergency medicine, and stroke perspective related to this important area of medicine.
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CT Angiography - What Should the Rest of Us Know?

June 8, 2021
CT Angiography of the head and neck has become a standard in the Emergency Department as part of the initial workup of a patient with a suspected stroke, but they are challenging to interpret.
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