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Advances in Stroke Treatment and Prevention

Andrew Huffer, MD

Assistant Professor

Department of Neurology
University of Washington

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]

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which touches the shared waters of all tribes and bands within the Suquamish, Tulalip and Muckleshoot nations.

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