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Sessions - Karolinska Stroke Update Meeting

Stockholm, Sweden, 13-11-10

Session 1: Carotid endarterectomy vs angioplasty (Stockholm, Sweden, 14-11-10)

Hill, Michael (CDN)

Carotid Stenting is as safe and as effective as carotid surgery in patients at risk for stroke - results from the Carotid Revascularization Endarterectomy vs Stenting Trial (CREST)

Bonati, Leo (UK)

Carotid endarterectomy should remain the treatment of choice for patients suitable for surgery, except in younger patients: results from the Carotid Stenting Trialists Collaboration

Rothwell, Peter M. (UK)

What is the overall impression of carotid endarterectomy vs stenting trials?

Mas, J.-L. (FR)

Presentation of draft statement

Special lecture: Stroke management - are we successful enough? (Stockholm, Sweden, 14-11-10)

Yamaguchi, T. (JP)

Special lecture: Stroke management - are we successful enough?

Session 2: Cerebral artery dissection (Stockholm, Sweden, 14-11-10)

Bousser, Marie-Germaine (F)

Management of extracranial artery dissections

Luijckx, Gert-Jan (NL)

Management of intracranial artery dissections

De Keyser, Jaques (B)

Presentation of draft statement

Session 3: Subarachnoid haemorrhage and aneurysms -
new guidelines (Stockholm, Sweden, 14-11-10)

Stapf, C. (F)

Primary prevention: Intervention for unruptured aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations

Vatter, Hartmut (D)

Secondary prevention: Neurosurgery for ruptured aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations

Rinkel, G (NL) / Steiner, T (D) / Mazya, M (S)

Presentation of draft statement, including a short statement on the current status of guidelines on SAH

Session 4: Prevention of stroke in atrial fibrillation (Stockholm, Sweden, 14-11-10)

Leys, D. (FR)

Warfarin may still be the better alternative

Ford, G. (UK)

Presentation of draft statement

Update Committe: HC Diener, G Ford, D Leys, B Norrving Secretary: M von Euler

Secondery Stroke Prevention in Patients with TIA or Ischemic Stroke and AF

SITS investigators open session (Stockholm, Sweden, 14-11-10)

Wahlgren, N. (S)

SITS as a global tool for stroke quality development and research - the new database

Soinne, Lauri (FIN)

Helsinki, world leading stroke centre in SITS: The pathway to minimal treatment delays

Ford, G. (UK)

UK, successful nation in SITS

Mikulik, Robert (CZ)

Czech Republic, successful nation in SITS: Finding the optimal organisation for thrombolysis

Session 5: Reperfusion therapy - intravenous thrombolysis (Stockholm, Sweden, 15-11-10)

Roine, R. (FIN)

Extension of the time window for intravenous thrombolysis to 4.5 h, update on efficacy and safety based on pooled RCT and SITS data

Sobesky, J. (D)

Extension of thrombolysis beyond a time window of 4.5 h: the role of multimodal imaging

Mazya, Michael (S)

Intracerebral haemorrhage after thrombolysis - prediction and outcome

Kaste, M (FIN) / Kostulas, N (S)

Presentation of draft statement

Special lecture: Intravenous thrombolysis -

a dynamic report from SITS 2003-2010 (Stockholm, Sweden, 15-11-10)

Wahlgren, N. (S)

Special lecture: Intravenous thrombolysis - a dynamic report from SITS 2003-2010

Session 6: Reperfusion therapy - thrombectomy (Stockholm, Sweden, 15-11-10)

Schellinger, P. (GER)

Thrombectomy is not evidence-based treatment

Ringleb, P. (D)

Presentation of draft statement

Murray, V.

IST-3, an update

Special lecture: Implementation of stroke programmes and
guidelines in clinical practice -
lessons learned from stroke registers (Stockholm, Sweden, 15-11-10)

Norrving, Bo (S)

Special lecture: Implementation of stroke programmes and guidelines in clinical practice - lessons learned from stroke registers

Session 7: Reperfusion therapy: Sonothrombolysis (Stockholm, Sweden, 15-11-10)

Mikulik, Robert (CZ)

Sonothrombolysis: current evidence and future perspectives

Sonothrombolysis, what can we hope for?

Russel, D (N) / Moreira, T (S)

Presentation of draft statement

Session 8: Management of intracerebral haemorrhage (Stockholm, Sweden, 15-11-10)

Steiner, Thorsten (D)

Overview of intracerebral haemorrhage

Cordonnier, C. (FR)

Imaging in ICH

Hanley, Daniel F. (US)

Status of surgical treatment of intracerebral haemorrhage

Overgaard, Karsten (DK)

Status of pharmacological haemostasis in intracerebral haemorrhage

Stapf, C. (F)

Blood pressure management in intracerebral haemorrhage

Petersson, Jesper (S)

Neuroprotection in intracerebral haemorrhage

Steiner, T (D) / Mazya, M (S)

Presentation of draft statement