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International Stroke Conference
February 11-14, 2014 | San Diego, Calif.

ISC 2014: What We Learned

Mariell Jessup, MD, President of the American Heart Association, interviews Steve Greenberg, MD, PhD, Program Committee Chair of ISC 2014, and Joe Broderick, MD, Stroke Council Chair about what they learned at the meeting this week in San Diego.

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Wednesday, February 12

Wednesday's Featured Late Breaking Oral Abstracts

  • The Urico-ictus Study: A Randomized Trial of Efficacy and Safety of Uric Acid Administration in Acute Stroke
     
  • Impact of Treatment Delay, Age and Stroke Severity on the Effects of Intravenous Thrombolysis With Alteplase in Acute Ischemic Stroke: An Individual-patient-data Meta-analysis

Thursday, February 13

Thursday's Featured Invited Symposium

  • The Field Administration of Stroke Therapy - Magnesium (FAST-MAG) Phase 3 Trial: Primary Results

Thursday's Featured Late Breaking Oral Abstracts

  • Blood Pressure Variability in INTERACT2: An Important Determinant of Outcome Following Acute Intracerebral Haemorrhage
     
  • Effect of Chronic Blood Pressure Lowering on Cognition in Patients with Recent Lacunar Stroke. The Secondary Prevention of Small Subcortical Strokes (SPS3) Trial
     
  • Genomewide Association Study of Intracranial Aneurysm Identifies a New Association on Chromosome 7
     
  • Safety Endpoints and Thromboembolic Events for the First 250 Patients Enrolled in the Clot Lysis: Evaluation of Accelerated Resolution of Intraventricular Hemorrhage Trial (CLEAR III)
     
  • Clopidogrel With Aspirin in Acute Minor Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack and Intracranial Artery Stenosis: Subgroup-analysis of Chance
     
  • Dabigatran Provides Marked Protection from Hypertension-Carotid Artery Stenosis-Induced Vascular Cognitive Impairment
     
  • Intravenous Thrombolysis or Endovascular Therapy for Acute Ischemic Stroke Associated With Cervical Internal Carotid Artery Occlusion: The ICARO-3 Study

Friday, February 14

Friday's Featured Late Breaking Oral Abstracts

  • Transcranial Doppler is Superior to Echocardiography for Detection of Patent Foramen Ovale
     
  • Cryptogenic Stroke and Underlying Atrial Fibrillation (CRYSTAL AF)
     
  • Improving Door-to-Needle Times in Acute Ischemic Stroke: Principal Results from the Target: Stroke Initiative

Friday's Invited Symposium: The Next Big Thing in Stroke

  • Stroke or Logan’s Run: Defining Our Fate
     
  • You Can See A Lot Just By Looking: Accurate Diagnosis Of Stroke
     
  • Pathei mathos: The Suffered is the Learned in Neural Repair after Stroke
     
  • Tempus Cerebrum Est: Treating Acute Stroke in the First Minutes After Onset
     
  • Of Small Vessels and Big Consequences
     
  • 'Thus Bad Begins and Worse Remains Behind': Complications after Stroke
     
  • Genomics in Stroke - Fact or Fiction?
     
  • Learning from the Polar Vortex: Stroke in Asia and the Developing World
     
  • Restoring Function with Neurotechnology
     
  • The StrokeNetwork: Big, Bold and Bodacious!