Science News for International Stroke Conference 2021

#ISC21 Science News coverage brings you results and insights into this year's Tier 1 late-breaking cardiovascular science trials presented at International Stroke Conference 2021. Find at-a-glance data summaries, exclusive interviews, simultaneous publications, and more – all in one place.

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Wednesday's Selected Science

ANGIO-CAT

Evaluation Of Direct Transfer To Angiography Suite Vs. Computed Tomography Suite In Endovascular Treatment Of Stroke: ANGIO-CAT Randomized Clinical Trial
Manuel Requena | Vall d'Hebron Hospital, Barcelona, Spain

ANGIO-CAT Results

Johanna Fifi, MD interviews Manuel Requena, MD, PhD and Marc Ribo, MD, PhD, co-investigators of ANGIO-CAT, about their findings.

BEST-MSU

Benefits Of Stroke Treatment Delivered By A Mobile Stroke Unit Compared To Standard Management By Emergency Medical Services (BEST-MSU Study)
James Grotta | Memorial Hermann Hospital TMC, Houston, TX

BEST-MSU Results

Pooja Khatri, MD, MSc interviews investigator James Grotta, MD about the results of the BEST-MSU trial.

 


Presidential Address

Mitchell S.V. Elkind, MD, MS, President, American Heart Association, American Stroke Association

Working Towards Achieving Cerebrovascular Health Equity

Mitch Elkind, MD, MS, FAHA, president of the American Heart, American Stroke Association, Louise McCullough, MD, PhD, chair of the International Stroke Conference (ISC) 2021, Bruce Ovbiagele, MD, MSc, MAS, MBA, past chair of ISC, and Olajide Williams, MD review some of the challenges and opportunities discussed in the session, "Racing to Greater Life Expectancy by 2030: Is Racism a Tangible Target to Achieve Cerebrovascular Health Equity."

#ISC21​ Daily Recap Day One

Mitch Elkind, MD, MS, FAHA, president of the American Heart, American Stroke Association, Louise McCullough, MD, PhD, chair of the International Stroke Conference (ISC) 2021, Tudor Jovin, MD, vice chair, ISC 2021, and Bruce Ovbiagele, MD, MSc, MAS, MBA, past chair of ISC, review the day's top science, which included ANGIO-CAT and BEST-MSU and two sessions on improving health inequities.

ICYMI: Updates to 2009 Comprehensive Nursing Care Scientific Statement on Acute Ischemic Stroke

Asian nurse taking care of mature male patient sitting on wheelchair in hospital. Young woman and old man wearing surgical face mask for protection of COVID-19 pandemic.Last week, the AHA released an update to the 2009 Comprehensive Overview of Nursing and Interdisciplinary Care of the Acute Ischemic Stroke patient, a seminal paper for nursing care of stroke patients.

Science News – Care of the Patient With Acute Ischemic Stroke: Update to the 2009 Comprehensive Nursing Care Scientific Statement

  • Links to 3 papers in Stroke
    • Prehospital and Acute Phase of Care
    • Endovascular/ICU-Postinterventional Therapy
    • Posthyperacute and Prehospital Discharge
  • Top Things To Know
  • Three Commentaries
  • Recommended Reading and Related Resources

Thursday's Selected Science

MR CLEAN-NO IV

Intravenous Thrombolysis Followed By Endovascular Thrombectomy Versus Direct Endovascular Thrombectomy: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Yvo Roos | Amsterdam UMC, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

MR CLEAN-NO IV Results

Sandra Narayanan, MD interviews investigator Yvo Roos, MD, PhD about the results of MR CLEAN-NO IV.

SHRINE

Systemic THrombolysis Randomization IN Endovascular Stroke Therapy (SHRINE) Collaboration
Raul Nogueira | Emory University, Atlanta, GA

SHRINE Results

Lauren H. Sansing, MD, MS, FAHA interviews investigator Raoul Gomes Nogueira, MD about the results of the SHRINE study.

#ISC21​ Daily Recap Day Two

Mitch Elkind, MD, MS, FAHA, president of the American Heart, American Stroke Association, Louise McCullough, MD, PhD, chair of the International Stroke Conference (ISC) 2021, Tudor Jovin, MD, vice chair, ISC 2021, and Peter Panagos, chair of the Stroke Council, review Thursday's late-breaking science.

Friday's Selected Science

AURORA

Thrombectomy For Anterior Circulation Stroke Beyond 6 Hours From Time Last Known Well: Final Results Of the Aurora (analysis Of Pooled Data From Randomized Studies Of Thrombectomy More Than 6 Hours After Last Known Well ) Collaboration
Tudor G. Jovin | Cooper Neurological Institute, Camden, NJ

AURORA Results

Sepideh Amin-Hanjani, MD, FAHA interviews investigator Tudor Jovin, MD about the results of AURORA.

EVT Trends from Get With The Guidelines-Stroke

National Temporal Trends In Endovascular Therapy (EVT) Utilization And Outcomes According To Race And Ethnicity: Findings From Get With The Guidelines (GWTG)-Stroke
Faheem Sheriff | Texas Tech University Health Science Center

National EVT Trends from Get With The Guidelines: Stroke

Faheem Sheriff, MD details recent findings from the Get With The Guidelines Registry from his presentation "National Temporal Trends In Endovascular Therapy (EVT) Utilization And Outcomes According To Race And Ethnicity: Findings From Get With The Guidelines (GWTG)-stroke."

COVID-19 Science at #ISC21

Mitch Elkind, MD, MS, FAHA, president of the American Heart, American Stroke Association, Louise McCullough, MD, PhD, chair of the International Stroke Conference (ISC) 2021, Tudor Jovin, MD, vice chair, ISC 2021, and Peter Panagos, chair of the Stroke Council, review the COVID-19 and stroke science presented at the meeting this year and reflect on the impact of the pandemic on the meeting this year.

#ISC21​ Daily Recap Day Three

Mitch Elkind, MD, MS, FAHA, president of the American Heart, American Stroke Association, Louise McCullough, MD, PhD, FAHA, chair of the International Stroke Conference (ISC) 2021, Tudor Jovin, MD, FAHA, vice chair, ISC 2021, and Peter Panagos, MD, FAHA, chair of the Stroke Council, review the day's top science and reflect on the challenges of the past year.