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Innovations in Cerebrovascular Care 2021


Care of cerebrovascular conditions continues to advance at a rapid pace. The Cleveland Clinic Innovations in Cerebrovascular Care 2021 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:

  • Review the evidence on use of mobile stroke units, first-pass success in thrombectomy, and tenecteplase vs alteplase to improve ischemic stroke outcomes.
  • Discuss the clinical implications of new therapeutic strategies in neurologic critical care as they relate to multimodal monitoring, cerebral oximetry, cortical spreading depolarization, and near-infrared monitoring techniques.
  • Summarize developments in treatment of patients with hemorrhagic stroke, especially as they apply to critical care.
  • Describe the innovations in cerebral aneurysm management and analyze their application to clinical care.
  • Discuss how technological advances and COVID-19 are affecting strategies for cerebrovascular care.