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Teaching Courses


WSO Teaching Courses 2017 


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WSO Teaching Courses – 6th World Stroke Congress, Vienna, 2008

WSO Teaching Courses

Teaching course 1 Pre-Hospital and Emergency Management of Stroke Patients
H.M. Dewey Involving the ambulance in improving hospital arriving times
H.J. Baezner How should patients be examined clinically?
R. Kern Improving emergency management of patients with acute stroke - Part 1
R. Kern Improving emergency management of patients with acute stroke - Part 2
H.A. Rowley Emergency Stroke Imaging
R.J. Adams Telemedicine for Acute Stroke Evaluation
Teaching course 2 Acute Stroke Treatment Interventions
M. Kaste Thrombolysis
Y.P. Gobin New devices for acute stroke
S. Schwab Hemicraniectomy for ischaemic stroke
F.T. Aichner Antiplatelets in acute stroke
A.D. Mendelow Surgical Treatment of Intracerebral Haemorrhage
S.M. Davis Medical therapies for intracerebral haemorrhage
Teaching course 3 Clinical Trial Methodology and Statistics
M. Fisher Acute Stroke Therapy Trials - Basic Concepts And Future Directions
R.L. Sacco How to Design a Secondary Stroke Prevention Trial
G. Howard Sample Size…How to do it
S. Warach The use of imaging in acute stroke trias
K.R. Lees Outcome Assessment
M. Fisher Drug/Device Approval
Teaching course 4 Clinical Stroke Subtypes and Syndromes
J. Lodder Lacunar syndromes
M.G. Bousser Stroke in women
J.S. Kim Brainstem strokes syndromes
S. Kiechl Carotid and Vertebral Artery Dissection
J. Stam Diagnosis and Treatment of Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis
G.J.E. Rinkel Subarachnoid Haemorrhage
Teaching course 5 Ultrasound Vascular And Brain Imaging
A. Alexandrov Transcranial Doppler: Uses and Abuses
M.G. Hennerici Duplex Ultrasound of Carotid Arteries: Limitations and Uses
A. Alexandrov Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound: Areas of Present Applications
S. Meairs New technologies of ultrasound
Teaching course 6 Rehabilitation and Nursing in Acute Stroke Recovery
H.M. Dewey Evidence for the efficacy of stroke rehabilitation
M. Nilsson Brain Plasticity: How it works
C. Weiller From brain network to neurorehabilitation
L. Csiba Stroke units: How do they enhance stroke recovery?
K. Matz Monitoring and electrophysiological interventions
Teaching course 7 The Dementias
J.-M. Orgogozo Diagnosis of Dementia, Vascular Dementia (VaD) and Dementia with Cerebrovascular Disease
H. Foerstl Vascular Risk Factors for AD
V. Hachinski Identifying the Vascular Component of Cognitive Impairment
R. Schmidt Imaging Advances in Dementia
F. Fazekas for P. Gorelick How to Treat Patients With Dementia
M. Dichgans Controversy in Dementia
Teaching course 8 TIA in clinical practice
P. Sandercock Transient Ischaemic Attacks (TIA): Definition and Differantial Diagnosis
N.G. Wahlgren Different types of TIA
P. Amarenco TIA Clinic: Set-up and Management
A. Buchan How to use imaging to enhance TIA Management
P.M. Rothwell Risk of Stroke after TIA or Minor Stroke
P.M. Rothwell What interventions are available for TIA and when to use them