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International Stroke Conference 2015
February 10–15, 2015 | Nashville, Tenn.

This is the place to get in-depth analysis of the most exciting developments in stroke research.

SCIENCE NEWS features interviews, PI slides, and exclusive summaries you won't see anywhere else.


Welcome to ISC 2015
Elliott Antman, MD, president of the American Heart Association /American Stroke Association, and Mark Creager, MD, president-elect, welcome attendees and viewers to the International Stroke Conference 2015 in Nashville.


Pre-Conference Highlights
Kyra Becker, MD, program committee chair for International Stroke Conference 2015, and Bruce Ovbiagele, MD, MSC, vice chair, interview Jennifer Cohn, MSN, CNRN and S. Thomas Carmichael, MD, PhD about some of the highlights of the Nursing Symposium and the Pre-Conference respectively.

Selected Science from Wednesday, Feb. 11

Invited Symposium

  • MR CLEAN: High Level Results
  • SWIFT PRIME Results

Selected Science from Thursday, Feb. 12

Late Breaking Science Oral Abstracts

  • Cervical Artery Dissection in Stroke Study (CADISS)
  • Pooled Analysis Of The IMS III And MR CLEAN Trials For Patients With NIHSS Of 20 Or More
  • Mediterranean Diet and Incidence of Stroke in the California Teachers Study
  • Effects of Immediate Blood Pressure Reduction on One Year Mortality and Major Disability in Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke
  • Endovascular Treatment Compared With Medical Treatment in Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke: A meta-analysis of 1561 patients
  • Time To Reperfusion And Effect Of Intra-arterial Treatment In The Mr Clean Trial
  • Efficacy And Safety of Aspirin For Primary Stroke Prevention In Elderly Patients With Vascular Risk Factors: Subanalysis Of Japanese Primary Prevention Project (jppp)
  • Impact of Hemodynamics on Stroke Risk in Symptomatic Vertebrobasilar Disease: Results of the VERiTAS Study
  • Number Needed to Treat to Benefit and Harm for Endovascular Therapy in Acute Ischemic Stroke: Joint Outcome Table Analysis of the MR CLEAN Trial
  • Device Closure In Patent Foramen Ovale And Stroke: A Meta-analysis Of Individual Patient Data From Randomized Trials
  • The Safety and Efficacy of Image- Guided Tran-sulcal Radial Corridors For Hematoma Evacuation: A Multicenter Study
  • Increased P-Wave Terminal Force in Lead V1 Predicts Cryptogenic and Cardioembolic Strokes: The Northern Manhattan Study
  • Vagus Nerve Stimulation Paired with Rehabilitation Improves Upper Limb Recovery after Chronic Ischemic Stroke

Selected Science from Friday, Feb. 13

Late Breaking Science Oral Abstracts

  • ICARE Primary Results: A Phase III Stroke Rehabilitation Trial
  • The Japan Statin Treatment Against Recurrent Stroke (J-STARS): a multicenter, randomized, open-label, parallel-group study
  • Impact Of General Anaesthesia On Treatment Effect In The MR CLEAN Trial

Invited Symposium

  • REVASCAT Results