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Advances in Stroke Treatment and Prevention

Andrew Huffer, MD

Assistant Professor

Department of Neurology
UW School of Medicine

Learning Objectives

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Describe evidence supporting the use of thrombectomy for large vessel occlusion in acute ischemic stroke.
  • Explain the elements of a thorough diagnostic evaluation following acute ischemic stroke.
  • Identify best practices in stroke prevention, including evaluation of maximal medical therapy versus interventional approaches.

[From the Winter 2018 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]