Stroke Rounds: Thrombolysis in Acute Ischaemic Stroke Beyond 3 Hours and Age 80

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The Southwestern Ontario Stroke Network (SWOSN) and London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) would like invite you to attend the following stroke education:

Stroke Rounds: Thrombolysis in Acute Ischaemic Stroke Beyond 3 Hours and Age 80

Presented by:  Professor Joanna Wardlaw, Edinburgh University
Date:  Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Time:  0800-0900

Topic:  

  • Thrombolysis in Acute Ischaemic Stroke Beyond 3 Hours and Age 80

Presenter:  

  • Professor Joanna Wardlaw, Edinburgh University
  • As Chief Investigator for Neuroradiology in the Third International Stroke (IST-3) Collaborative Group, Professor Wardlaw has extensive research expertise in intravenous thrombolysis outside the initial age and time limits labeled in the first approval of rt-PA.

Objectives:

  • To discuss evidence for efficacy of intravenous thrombolysis for acute ischemic stroke in the 3-4.5 hour window and in the very elderly.
  • To discuss concerns about utilization of intravenous thrombolysis in the 3-4.5 hour window and the very elderly in Emergency Departments and Stroke Centres in the Southwestern Ontario region and across the Province.

Target audience:

  • Physicians and other health care professionals with interest in acute stroke care.

*This educational lecture is made possible with the support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation (HSF) as part of the HSF H.J.M. Barnett Lectureship and Visiting Professorship.

Videoconference Event ID#:  47029679
HOST SYSTEM: LHSC – University Hospital, LON_LHSC_0383_UH_08

Webcast:  Live & Archived.
In-person Viewing:  Room A7-211, University Hospital, LHSC.

Please see the event flyer or the SWOSN website (www.swostroke.ca) ‘Education & Events’ calendar for further details.