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Highlights from the ESC Heart & Stroke Conference

ESC Council on Stroke webinar

14/10/2020 18:00 14/10/2020 19:00 Europe/Paris Highlights from the ESC Heart & Stroke Conference

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Stroke Prevention
ESC Councils

Focus on


There is currently significant deficiency of preventive therapies and interventional therapies for stroke in Europe, with substantial geographical variations (for example in mechanical thrombectomy), despite the strength of evidence showing the need for these therapies. Comprehensive highlights from the conference should help to stimulate further improvement in this area.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn the principles of the stroke multidisciplinary team in order to organise stroke network
  • Receive up-to-date evidence from stroke trials (MT)
  • Receive up-to-date evidence from stroke pharmacotherapy
  • Get familiar with the ESC Council on Stroke

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lukiyanov-mikhail-1-2020.jpgAssistant Professor Mikhail Lukiyanov
National Medical Research Center for Therapy and Preventive Medicine
Clinical Cardiology Department
Moscow, Russia 

ThomasKahan.jpgProfessor Thomas Kahan, FESC
Karolinska Institutet
Department of Clinical Sciences
Stockholm, Sweden


Jan Kovac_2018.PNGProfessor Jan Kovac, FESC
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Cardiology Division
Leicester, UK


Session information

This webinar is designed for general physicians and cardiologists who cater for patients with cardiovascular comorbidities (atrial fibrillation and coronary artery disease) requiring anticoagulation with antiplatelet therapies, and those wishing to update their scientific knowledge on the topic.

During the webinar, you will be encouraged to send your questions by chat and interact with our key opinion leaders who will provide live feedback.

Technical settings

The webinar is available on PC and tablets. The use of a smartphone is not recommended.

To answer the MCQs during the live event, you must allow pop-up windows on your device.

A high-speed Internet connection is required (minimum 2 Mbps).