Stroke remains a common cause of death and disability in the very elderly and although there has been remarkable progress in treatment and prognostication of stroke, very little research focused on stroke characteristics in the very old exists. The webinar will focus on the topics below.
Recanalization therapies of acute ischemic stroke in the very elderly: is it safe and effective? (Prof. Janika Kõrv)
Stroke in the very old – underrepresentation of females in clinical trials (Prof. Arijana Lovrencic-Huzjan)
Janika Kõrv (Professor in Clinical Neurology, Department of Neurology and Neurosurger, University of Tartu)
Arijana Lovrencic Huzjan (Professor in Neurology, UHC Sestre milosrdnice, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia)
Prof. Gary Ford (Professor of Stroke Medicine at Oxford University, Consultant Stroke Physician at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)
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