Science News 2022 - International Stroke Conference

Published: February 09, 2022

Wednesday's Selected Science

RESCUE-Japan LIMIT
Justin Fraser, MD interviews two investigators for RESCUE-Japan LIMIT about the results presented Wednesday in New Orleans.

RESCUE BT Results
Chair of the Stroke Council Sepideh Amin-Hanjani, MD interviews investigator Zhongming Qiu, MD about the results of the RESCUE BT trial.

PREMIERS
Louise McCullough, MD, PhD, FAHA, chair of the Stroke program committee, interviews Souvik Sen, MD.

#ISC22 Program Highlights

Program Chair Louise McCullough, MD, PhD, FAHA and Vice Chair Tudor Jovin, MD, FAHA welcome in-person and virtual attendees to #ISC22 and discuss the opening main event late-breaking science.

See all the Opening Main Event abstracts

Identifying Best Practices to Improve Evaluation and Management of In-Hospital Stroke

Two doctors, wearing protective face masks, talking to senior patient and his wife in ICU. This AHA Science News report on recognizing in-hospital stroke and reducing delays examines optimal treatment and outcomes for patients hospitalized for a different diagnosis, who suffer a stroke before discharge. 

Read the article in Stroke, plus accompanying commentary, Top Things to Know, slide set and news release

Simultaneous Publications

Digital Health in Primordial and Primary Stroke Prevention: A Systematic Review
Valery L. Feigin, et al.

Association Between Systemic Amyloidosis and Intracranial Hemorrhage
Dora Chen, et al.

Carotid Artery Disease Among Broadly Defined Underrepresented Groups: The All of Us Research Program
Guido J Falcone, et al.

Emergency Medical Service Time Intervals for Patients With Suspected Stroke in the United States
Rebecca E. Cash, et al.

Contemporary Trends in the Nationwide Incidence of Primary Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Abdulaziz T. Bako, et al.

Disparities in Internet Use Among US Stroke Survivors: Implications for Telerehabilitation During COVID-19 and Beyond
Cenjing Zhu, et al.

Maximizing Brain Health After Hemorrhagic Stroke: Bugher Foundation Centers of Excellence
Kevin N. Sheth, et al.

Magnitude of Blood Pressure Change After Endovascular Therapy and Outcomes: Insight From the BP-TARGET Trial
Mohammad Andani, et al.

Thursday's Selected Science

Use of Marijuana: Effect on Brain Health

Illustration of a marijuana leaves between two brainsThe use of marijuana in the US has exploded with state-by-state legalization efforts. This Stroke article, along with a commentary and Top Facts to Know, examines the long-term effects on cognitive function and what we already know from former basic and clinical studies.

 

Thursday's Simultaneous Publications

ACTION-CVT: Direct Oral Anticoagulants Versus Warfarin in the Treatment of Cerebral Venous Thrombosis: A Multicenter International Study
Shadi Yaghi, et. al

ACTION-CVT Commentary: Are the Findings ACTIONable?
Johnathon B. Gorman and Thalia S. Field

Friday's Selected Science

Mobile Stroke Unit Science

In this video, Peter Panagos, MD interviews Suja Rajan, MD about the results of this trial evaluating the economics of mobile stroke unit (MSU) care.

Economic Evaluation Of The Benefits Of Stroke Treatment Delivered Using A Mobile Stroke Unit Study
Suja S Rajan | UTHealth School of Public Health, Houston TX

Related:
Mobile Stroke Units Associated With Favorable Clinical Outcome In Large Vessel Occlusion Stroke Patients: BEST-MSU Substudy
Alexandra L Czap | University of Texas at Houston, Houston, TX

#ISC22 Late-Breaking Science Highlights(link opens in new window)

Program Chair Louise McCullough, MD, PhD, FAHA and Vice Chair Tudor Jovin, MD, FAHA review the top late-breaking science presented this week during #ISC22.

Photos from the conference

 Attendees listen to a speaker during the State-of-the-Science Stroke Nursing Symposium on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2020. The symposium is part of the International Stroke Conference 2022 in New Orleans.  Bruce Ovbiagele MD speaks during HEADS-UP Pre-Con: Health Equity and Actionable Disparities in Stroke: Understanding and Problem-solving. The symposium is part of ISC22 in New Orleans, LA.
Attendees listen to a speaker during the State-of-the-Science Stroke Nursing Symposium on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2020. (©AHA/Todd Buchanan) Bruce Ovbiagele MD speaks during HEADS-UP Pre-Con: Health Equity and Actionable Disparities in Stroke: Understanding and Problem-solving. (©AHA/Todd Buchanan)

 


 American Heart Association President Donald Lloyd Jones speaks at the Opening Main Event of the International Stroke Conference 2022 in New Orleans, LA.  Two investigators discuss the science presented during a poster hall session at the International Stroke Conference 2022.
AHA/ASA President Donald Lloyd Jones presents during the Opening Session of ISC, Feb. 9, 2020. (©AHA/Todd Buchanan) Two investigators discuss the science on a poster during one of the poster sessions. (©AHA/Todd Buchanan)

 


 Award winners stand before an audience at the Stroke Council Underrepresented Racial and Ethnic Travel Grant and Bernard J Tyson Career Development Award presentations on Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022.  ISC22 attendees listen to speakers during one of the concurrent sessions.
Award winners stand before an audience at the Stroke Council Underrepresented Racial and Ethnic Travel Grant and Bernard J Tyson Career Development Award presentations. (©AHA/Todd Buchanan) ISC attendees listen to a speaker presentation during a concurrent session. (©AHA/Todd Buchanan)
See more photos from the conference

 

ASA Honors 12 Leading Stroke Scientists

The following people were honored at the International Stroke Conference 2022 meeting in New Orleans: (see news release for biographies):

Moira K. Kapral, M.D., M.S., Toronto - Edgar J. Kenton III Lecture Award.

Gary Rosenberg, M.D., FAHA, Albuquerque, New Mexico - Thomas Willis Lecture Award.

Bradford (Brad) B. Worrall, M.D., M.Sc., Charlottesville, Virginia - Stroke Research Mentoring Award.

Hee-Joon Bae, M.D., Ph.D., FAHA, South Korea - David G. Sherman Lecture Award.

Karen C. Johnston, M.D., M.Sc., Charlottesville, Virginia - William M. Feinberg Award for Excellence in Clinical Stroke.

Julie DiCarlo, B.S., Boston - Stroke Rehabilitation Award.

May Nour, M.D., Los Angeles - Stroke Care in Emergency Medicine Award.

Yejie Shi, M.D., Pittsburgh and Peipei Pan, Ph.D., San Francisco - Robert G. Siekert New Investigator Award (There are 2 winners of the Siekert Award this year.)

Michelle C. Johansen, M.D., Ph.D., Baltimore - Vascular Cognitive Impairment Award.

Julian Acosta, M.D., New Haven, CT - Mordecai Y.T. Globus New Investigator Award. 

Eunsu Park, Ph.D., Houston - Stroke Basic Science Award.