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Featured Science from Wednesday, Feb. 22

Main Event I: Opening Session
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. - Hall C

Head Position in Stroke Trial: An International Cluster Cross-over Randomized Trial
Craig S Anderson | George Institute of Global Health, Sydney NSW, Australia

RESULTS: Specific head positioning in acute stroke is of questionable value.


Aster Trial: Contact Aspiration versus Stent Retriever Front Line for Recanalisation in Acute Cerebral Infarction
Bertrand Lapergue | Foch Hospital and Versailles Saint Quentin en Yvelines University, Suresnes, France

RESULTS: Stent retriever and contact aspiration demonstrate similar safety and efficacy in acute cerebral infarction


Prospective, Multi-Center Study of Flow Diversion for Small and Medium-Sized Aneurysms: Results of the Premier Trial
Ricardo A Hanel | Baptist Neurological Institute, Jacksonville, FL

RESULTS: Flow diverter technology is safe and effective.

Featured Posters from Wednesday, Feb. 22

Late-Breaking Science Posters I
6:15 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. - Hall E

Association of Baseline ASPECTS and Collateral Score With Outcome Infarct Volume in Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke due to Large Vessel Occlusions
Ivo G. Jansen | Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands

RESULTS: Baseline ASPECTS and collateral status predicted the infarct volume but did not modify the treatment effect.


Influence of Balloon, Conventional, or Distal Catheters on Angiographic and Clinical Outcomes in the STRATIS Registry
Osama O Zaidat | St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo, OH


Primary Outcome Results of the Systematic Evaluation of Patients Treated With Neurothrombectomy Devices for Acute Ischemic Stroke (STRATIS) Registry
Nils H Mueller-Kronast | Delray Medical Center/Tenet South Florida, Delray Beach, FL

Featured Science from Thursday, Feb. 23

Late-Breaking Science Oral Abstracts I
1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. - Grand Ballroom B

Rapid Increase in Endovascular Thrombectomy for Acute Ischemic Stroke in the United States: Data From Get With the Guidelines-Stroke
Eric E Smith | University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada

RESULTS: Randomized controlled trial results and updated guidelines prompted more use of endovascular thrombectomy.


Interhospital Transfer Prior to Thrombectomy is Associated With Delayed Treatment and Worse Outcome in the STRATIS Registry
Michael T Froehler | Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

RESULTS: Strategies to spot large vessel occlusion and use endovascular-capable centers may improve outcomes.

Featured Science from Friday, Feb. 24

Closing Main Event
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Hall C

Randomized Controlled Trial of Early versus Delayed Statin Therapy in Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke
Shinichi Yoshimura | Hyogo College of Medicine, Nisinomiya City, Japan

RESULTS: Stroke disability was not reduced with early statin treatment for acute ischemic stroke.


A Randomized Double-Blind Pilot Study Assessing Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) During Rehabilitation for Improved Upper Limb Motor Function After Stroke
Jesse Dawson | University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom

RESULTS: Vagus Nerve Stimulation is safe and feasible for stroke rehabilitation; arm function improved.

Scientific Sessions 2017

Scientific Sessions: Nov. 11-15
Exhibits: Nov. 12-14
ReSuscitation Science Symposium: Nov. 11-12
Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing Symposium: Nov. 14-15

Anaheim, California
 

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The mission of the Council on Cardiovascular Radiology and Intervention (CVRI) is to provide leadership to the American Heart Association (AHA) and American Stroke Association to reduce death and disability from cardiovascular, peripheral vascular and cerebrovascular diseases, using diagnostic and functional imaging and imaging-directed interventions.

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Deborah Chyun, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN
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