Aster Trial: Contact Aspiration versus Stent Retriever Front Line for Recanalisation in Acute Cerebral Infarction Bertrand Lapergue | Foch Hospital and Versailles Saint Quentin en Yvelines University, Suresnes, France
RESULTS: Stent retriever and contact aspiration demonstrate similar safety and efficacy in acute cerebral infarction
Thursday Main Event 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. - Hall C
Intensive Versus Guideline Antiplatelet Therapy For Preventing Recurrence In Patients With Acute Ischaemic Stroke Or TIA: Main Results From The Triple Antiplatelets For Reducing Dependency In Ischaemic Stroke (TARDIS) Trial Philip M Bath | University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom
RESULTS: Neutral results: stroke recurrence was not lower; bleeding increased with intensive antiplatelet therapy.
Second Generation Hydrogel-coated Coils for the Endovascular Treatment of Intracranial Aneurysms: Final Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial Christian Taschner | University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
RESULTS: Compared to standard platinum coils, there were fewer adverse events at 18 months with the hydrogel-coated coils.
Safety and Feasibility of Combination of Ticagrelor and Aspirin in Patients With Minor Stroke or TIA :Interim Analyses of the Platelet Reactivity in Acute Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack (PRINCE) Trial Yilong Wang | Capital Medical University, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Beijing, China
RESULTS: Adverse events led to more medication discontinuation in the ticagrelor arm compared to the clopidogrel arm.
Closing Main Event 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Hall C
Randomized Trial of Hemostatic Therapy for 'Spot Sign' Positive Intracerebral Hemorrhage: Primary Results From the SPOTLIGHT/STOP-IT Study Collaboration David J. Gladstone | University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
RESULTS: Emergency CT angiography has prognostic value in acute intracerebral hemorrhage, but treatment with rFVIIa did not improve outcomes.
A Randomized Double-Blind Pilot Study Assessing Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) During Rehabilitation for Improved Upper Limb Motor Function After Stroke Jesse Dawson | University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
RESULTS: Vagus Nerve Stimulation is safe and feasible for stroke rehabilitation; arm function improved.