Course Chairs

Laura E. Heitsch, MD
Joshua W. Osbun, MD


CME Provided By

Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education

Course Co-Chair

Jin-Moo Lee, MD, PhD

Agenda

7:30am Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks – Drs. Osbun and Heitsch
 

SESSION I:  THE EXTENDED TIME WINDOW FOR THROMBECTOMY
Moderator:  Dr. Jin-Moo Lee

8:10 Overview of the DAWN/DEFUSE-3 trials – Dr. Laura Heitsch
8:35 Experiences with the DAWN trial and Creating a Large Regional Stroke System – Dr. Tudor Jovin
9:35 The Washington University Approach to Interventional Stroke – Dr. Akash Kangsagra
10:00 Thrombectomy Capable Centers and Potential Implications – Dr. Jeffrey Siegler
10:25 Panel Discussion with Question and Answer  
10:40 Refreshment Break & Visit Exhibits
 

SESSION II:  SUBARACHNOID HEMORRHAGE & ANEURYSM TREATMENT

11:00 Stabilizing the SAH Patient Prior to Transfer – Dr. Salah Keyrouz
11:25 Update on New Technology in Neurointervention – Dr. Joshua Osbun
11:50

Management of Unruptured Brain Aneurysms - Dr. Akash Kansagra

12:15 Panel Discussion with Question and Answer  
12:30 Lunch Buffet Available – optional “Lunch with Faculty”
 

SESSIONS III & IV:  BREAK OUT TOPICS (pick 2 to attend – each session will be 25 minutes long)

1:30

“Dizzy Plus – When to Consider a Posterior Stroke” – Dr. Van Stavern
“Practical Tutorial in RAPID and Selecting Potential Cases” – Dr. Manu Goyal
“Pediatric Stroke”– Dr. Kristin Guilliams

 

SESSION IV:  STROKE PREVENTION: MEDICAL MANAGEMENT AND PROCEDURES

2:30 Afternoon Welcome
2:40 PFO Closure: When to Do It – Dr. Andria Ford
3:05 Loop Recorders for Atrial Fibrillation Detection – Dr. Phillip Cuculich
3:30 Treatment of Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis – Dr. Jeffrey Jim
3:55 Panel Discussion with Question and Answer  
4:10 Refreshment Break & Visit Exhibits
 

SESSION V:     UPDATES FROM THE INTERNATIONAL STROKE CONFERENCE

4:30 Results of the PRISMS trial – Dr. David Carpenter
4:42 Results of the Extend IA TNK trial – Dr. Laura E. Heitsch
4:54 Highlights of the Updates to the AHA/ASA tPA Guidelines – Dr. Jin-Moo Lee  
5:06 Panel Discussion with Question and Answer
5:20 Adjourn