INTERNATIONAL STROKE CONFERENCE 2017 Post

  • Lying flat, sitting up similar for mild and moderate stroke recoveryHead position doesn’t matter when patients are recovering from a mild to moderate stroke. The first head-to-head trial of lying flat versus sitting up showed no statistically or clinically significant differences in death or disability 90 days after admission between the two positions. READ MORE
  • Triple antiplatelet therapy no better than guideline for stroke, TIATriple antiplatelet therapy with aspirin, clopidogrel and dipyridamole is not superior to guideline-based agent treatment with aspirin + dipyridamole or clopidogrel alone for preventing recurrent strokes. Late-breaking results of the TARDIS (Triple Antiplatelets for Reducing Dependency in Ischemic Stroke) trial were announced during the Main Event at ISC 2017 in Houston. READ MORE
  • Expand your learning, earn CME with Stroke OnDemand™Experience the in-depth educational programming of ISC 2017 and earn CME, thanks to the new and improved Stroke OnDemand™ program. Stroke OnDemand provides access to more than 150 hours of presentations from the conference through downloadable PDFs of presenter slides and accompanying audio files in an MP3 format. READ MORE
  • Thank you to ISC 2017 supportersThe American Heart Association/American Stroke Association would like to thank the International Stroke Conference 2017 supporters. READ MORE
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