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Overview

Care of cerebrovascular conditions continues to advance at a rapid pace. The Cleveland Clinic Innovations in Cerebrovascular Care 2019 meeting aims to focus on clinical care and technological advances in the field, as well as provide a multidisciplinary discussion around some of the greatest challenges practitioners from the neurosciences and other fields face in caring for these complex patients.

Who Should Attend?

This educational activity is intended for emergency medicine physicians, neurointensivists, neurointerventionalists, neurologists, neuroradiologists, neurosurgeons, primary care physicians, nurses, physician assistants who treat cerebrovascular patients.

Learning Objectives

After completing this educational activity, participants will be able to do the following:

  • Critically review the clinical innovations in stroke care, including expanded use of mechanical thrombectomy, treatment of cerebral vasculitis, and rehabilitation approaches.
  • Summarize the technical advances in neurologic critical care and define the issues involving ethical use of technologies.
  • Describe the techniques and innovations in endovascular surgery including new devices for aneurysm treatment and minimally invasive therapy for intracerebral hemorrhage.
  • Critically analyze the innovations in imaging technologies, including MRI and 3D images, and describe their use in cerebrovascular care.