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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Challenges in Endovascular Therapy for Acute Stroke- What Should the Rest of Us Know?

May 11, 2021
Endovascular treatment of acute stroke is intimidating to many providers. Dr. Grossman takes this opportunity to share his expertise and help the rest of us understand what neurointervention can do for acute stroke patients and what the future of endovascular stroke care holds.
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What Was Missing From the NINDS Trial?

December 4, 2020
The NINDS trial was the seminal study of IV-tPA in the treatment of acute stroke. Yet controversy still exists around the trial methodology and the interpretation of the data. Was anything missing from NINDS? Does it still resonate nearly 25 years later?
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Assessing the ED Stroke Patient for Disability - What Are the Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them?

December 2, 2020
The NIH Stroke Scale is beneficial when used correctly but is has its limitations. Relying entirely on the NIHSS will miss significant disability in a number of patients. Acute stroke care demands more than just an NIHSS assessment.
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