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ESOC 2018 – Pathophysiology and Mechanisms

A preclinical study by Anfray et al., University of Caen, investigated the effects of single chain (sc) tPA versus two chain (tc) tPA. These forms are contained at variable rates in commercial tPA. Thrombolytic activity is equivalent but only sc-tPA...

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ESOC 2018: Media Release 18 May 2018

Media Release Gothenburg, 18 May 2018 ESOC 2018 closes with novel research and guidelines to improve stroke care worldwide The final day of the 4th annual European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC) featured new research which identified how to improve...

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ESOC 2018: Rare Causes of Stroke

The Thursday afternoon session “Rare Causes and Stroke“ provided a very intriguing and fascinating overview of several uncommon causes of stroke. Christian Weimar from Germany presented an interested overview on coagulopathies providing clear...

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ESOC 2018: YSPR Interview Maren Ranhoff Hov

Here is the interview with the final presenter at the Young Stroke Physicians and Researchers (YSPR) session at ESOC 2018, Dr Maren Ranhoff Hov. Maren is a training neurologist and researcher in Oslo University Hospital Norway and a former ambulance assistant...

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ESOC 2018: Summer School Reunion

Dr Jatinder Minhas (United Kingdom) attended the European Stroke Summer School 2017 (ESOSS) in Larissa, Greece. We caught up with him at ESOC 2018, nearly a year later and he shared with us how SSS 2017 is still part of his life.  I strongly recommend...

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ESOC 2018: ESO Guidelines Session 2018

by Dr Kailash Krishnan Given trials including DAWN and DEFUSE-3 heralding a new era in acute ischaemic stroke, the updated guideline session this morning generated huge interest. Although assessed as moderate level of evidence, experts strongly...

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ESOC 2018: Imaging

This session covered a number of topics in stroke imaging that ranged from carotid/aortic imaging, young stroke recurrence, CTP thresholds, perviousness and  computerized interpretation using artificial intelligence/machine learning algorithms. Several...

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ESOC 2018 – Controversies in Stroke

By Giuseppe Reale Although the evidence-based medicine and the “cult” of p value have made medical decision-making simpler than before, the all-day real-world is often a grey zone where literature interpretation and personal experience can lead clinicians...

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ESOC 2018: Stroke and Heart Joint ESO – ESC Session

One of the highlights of today’s program was the joint session of ESO and ESC (European Society of Cardiology, European Heart Association).  For the second year this joint session is now included in the ESOC program as a key event of the collaboration...

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