Weekday Educational Course:
Stroke Imaging
Clinical Intensive Education Option
Organizers: Walter Kucharczyk M.D., F.R.C.P.C., and Pia C. Maly Sundgren M.D., Ph.D.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Wednesday, 5 May 2010
13:30 - 15:30

This two-hour session is a part of the Clinical Intensive Neuro Course and open to all meeting registrants. Physician speakers will cover:
  • The MRI work-up in acute stroke (arterial/venous);
  • Comparing CT to MRI in acute Stroke: large vessels and perfusion;
  • Small vessel disease; and
  • Lesions masquerading as acute stroke.
Upon completion of this course participants should be able to:
  • Describe the basic work-up for patients with suspected stroke;
  • Compare the advantages and pitfalls of CT vs MRI perfusion;
  • Explain relevance of small vessel disease to stroke;
  • Describe common lesions that may masquerade stroke in imaging findings.

13:30 The MRI Work-Up in Acute Stroke (Arterial/Venous) Ramon Gilberto Gonzalez, M.D., Ph.D.
13:55 Comparing CT to MRI in Acute Stroke: Large Vessels & Perfusion Roland Bruening, M.D.
14:20 Small Vessel Disease Mark A. Van Buchem, M.D., Ph.D.
14:55 Lesions Masquerading Acute Stroke Sven W. Ekholm, M.D., Ph.D.
15:20 Meet the Teachers and Discussion  
15:30 Adjournment  


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