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WSA Webinar - Evidence Based Stroke Medicine

- Stroke Unit: not just reperfusion (Christine Roffe)
- New possibilities in reperfusion (Danilo Toni)
- Is there an aneurysm? (Gabriel Rinkel)
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Christine Roffe (Speaker)
Stroke Physician @Royal Stoke University Hospital and Keele University
Christine Roffe is a stroke physician at the Royal Stoke University Hospital and Professor of Stroke Medicine at Keele University. She leads the National Institute for Health Research Hyperacute Stroke Research Centre Oversight Group. Her key research interests are acute and hyperacute interventions for stroke and the prevention of stroke complications, such as hypoxia and pneumonia. She is the chief investigator for the Metoclopramide and for the Prevention of Pneumonia (MAPS-2) trial and collaborator in several multicentre stroke studies. She is director for the Stoke Stroke School and the Keele Stroke Masters course.
Danilo Toni (Speaker)
Director @Emergency Department Stroke Unit – University La Sapienza Rome
Danilo Toni is an Associate Professor of Neurology and Director of the Emergency Department Stroke Unit, Department of Human Neurosciences in University Rome Sapienza. Since 1985 he has been involved in study design, quality control, data analysis, steering committee and national coordination of many therapeutic international trials and registries (ECASS, ECASS II, ECASS III, ECASS IV, TESPI SITS-MOST, RE-SPECT ESUS, RE-SPECT CVT, NAVIGATE ESUS, SAFFO, OPTION). He is National Coordinator for Italy and member of the Steering Committee of the SITS-ISTR. He is Past President of the Italian Stroke association, and fellow of National and International scientific Societies as the Worls Stroke Organisation, the European Stroke Organisation, the European Academy of Neurology and the Italian Society of Neurology. He is co-authors of the ESO stroke treatment guidelines and chairman of the guideline of the Italian Stroke Association on reperfusion treatments in acute ischemic stroke.
Gabriel Rinkel (Speaker)
Professor of Neurology & Medical Chair @Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery of the University Medical Centre, Utrecht, the Netherlands
Dr Rinkel is Professor of Neurology and medical chair of the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery of the University Medical Centre, Utrecht, the Netherlands. He has published more than 350 papers of subarachnoid haemorrhage and intracranial aneurysms in international peer reviewed journals and has given invited lectures on these topics at more than 30 universities in 4 continents, and at international conferences such as the World Congress of Neurology, the European Neurological Society, the World Stroke Congress, the International Stroke Congress and the European Stroke Congress.