Registration and Breakfast
07:00 - 08:00
Michael Waters, MD
Director of Neurovascular Division, Director of Stroke Program, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ
08:00 – 08:15 Welcome by Arizona Stroke Conference Course Director
Philip Gorelick M.D., MPH
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Adjunct Professor, Vascular Neurology and Neurocritical Care
08:15 – 09:00
'‘Controversies in Stroke Prevention and Risk Factor Management’
Mohammad El-Ghanem, M.D.
Neuroendovascular Surgery and Vascular Neurology, Banner University Medical Center, Tucson, AZ
09:00 - 09:45
‘Evolution and updates of Neuro-endovascular Treatments’’
Amrou Sarraj, M.D.
Neurology, Phychiatry and Vascular Neurology, Assistant Professor at McGovern Medical, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX
09:45 - 10:30
‘Patient Access to Thrombectomy’
Question & Answer
10:30 - 10:45
10:45 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:30
'‘Endovascular Thrombectomy for AIS: Imaging and Expanding the Treatment Limits’
David Alexander M.D.
Professor, Department of Neurology, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
11:30 - 12:15
‘Post – Acute Care of the Stroke Patient’
12:15 - 12:30
Lunch / Exhibits
12:30 - 13:30
The Tucson Stroke Leadership Group welcomes you
to our collaborative and informative site.
David Liebeskind, M.D., FAAN, FAHA, FANA, FSVIN, FWSO
Professor of Neurology; Director, Neurovascular Imaging Research Core; Director, UCLA Comprehensive Stroke Center, Los Angeles, CA.
13:30 - 14:15
‘Practicing with Precision: Use of Imaging to Tailor Acute Stroke Treatment’
M. Edip Gurol, M.D., M.Sc
Vascular Neurologist; Director, High Hemorrhage Risk Stroke Prevention Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
14:15 - 15:00
‘Selecting the Optimal Stroke Prevention Approach for the NVAF Patient: OAC -vs- LAAC’’
Question and Answer
15:00 - 15:15
15:15 - 15:30
Scott Steven Berman, M.D.
Vascular Surgery, Tucson Vascular Specialist, Tucson, AZ
15:30 - 16:00
‘The Emerging Role of Hybrid Approaches to Cervical Carotid Artery Occlusion in the Management of Acute Stroke’
Anne W. Alexandrov, Ph.D, AGACNP-BC, ANVP-BC, NVRN-BC, CCRN, FAAN
Professor of Neurology & Nursing, University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Chief Nurse Practitioner UTHSC Mobile Stroke Unit, Professor and NET SMART Program Director
16:00 - 16:30
"Management of Hypertension in Acute Stroke"
Q & A / Adjourn
16:30 - 16:45
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