Advances in Stroke Treatment and Prevention
Andrew Huffer, MD
Department of Neurology
University of Washington
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]