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Join an ESO Committee

We would like to take the opportunity to remind all ESO members that ESO supports several committees to further its mission. ESO committees are comprised of dedicated ESO members. All members are encouraged to join a committee which aligns with their interests. Members can nominate themselves or someone else for committee membership. There are no […]

Call for members of the ESO Stroke Education Platform Editorial Board

The ESO Education Committee and Young Stroke Physicians Committees are looking for interested and enthusiastic stroke neurologists or physicians, stroke researchers or associated health professionals to become members of the new Editorial Board of the ESO Stroke Education Platform. The ESO Stroke Education Platform is a new ESO initiative to provide a coherent, and ultimately […]

Beat the Clot

What can we learn from histology of brain clots to improve acute phase treatment of ischemic stroke? By Barbara Casolla, MD, PhD, Univ. Lille, Inserm U1171, Degenerative and Vascular Cognitive Disorders, CHU Lille, Department of Neurology, France, Twitter: @BarbaraCasolla Clot histology and behaviour are active areas of research in vascular neurology. In patients with acute […]

Secondary prevention in intracranial stenosis related stroke: a narrow path among evidence

By Giuseppe Reale, MD. Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome. Arterial stenosis due to large artery atherosclerosis (intracranial atherosclerotic arterial stenosis, ICAAS) causes 5–10% of strokes in white, 15–29% of TIA/strokes in black and up to 30–50% of strokes in Asian people1. The proposed underlying mechanisms for ICAAS causing stroke are basically three: 1) […]