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ESC Heart & Stroke 2020 Resources

The international conference of the ESC Council on Stroke

24/01/2020 00:00 25/01/2020 00:00 Europe/Paris ESC Heart & Stroke 2020 Resources

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The ESC Heart & Stroke 2020 edition was a very successful one. 

You can now view the recources from the conference dedicated to the interaction of heart & stroke.

Read the article from Markus Schwerzmann, ESC Council on Stroke Communications & Young Community Officer.

Friday 24 January 2020

Welcome by the Chairperson and the Vice-Chairperson of the Council on Stroke (Wolfram Doehner and Jan Kovac)

Plenary session 1 - Hot line clinical trials reflections

Chairpersons: Alison Halliday (United Kingdom) and Natan Bornstein (Israel)

Joint session - ESC Council on Stroke and ESC Council for Cardiology
Practice: stroke work-up

Chairpersons: Marc Ferrini (France) and Marta Rubiera (Spain)

Great debate Pro/Contra I: Tracking arrhythmias
Great debate Pro/Contra I: Looking for the source: the Heart

Lunch Industry Satellite Symposium by Bayer - Optimizing care for patients with AF: Think kidney, protect the brain, it’s the heart of the matter

  • Welcome and introduction (Wolfram Doehner - Germany)
  • Anticoagulation in a patient with AF and co-morbid diabetes and renal function decline: A case-based approach (Craig Coleman - United States and Marcelo Sanmartin Fernandez (Spain)
  • Closing remarks (Wolfram Doehner - Germany)

Keynote lecture - Is there a future for the ESUS concept? (Hans-Christoph Diener - Germany)

Chairpersons: Petr Widimsky (Czech Republic) and Jan Kovac (United Kingdom)

Scientific session 1 - How-to -session: Acute stroke reperfusion

Chairpersons: Peter Vajkoczy (Germany), Christophe Cognard (France) and Dmitry Skrypnik (Russia)

Scientific session 2 - Complex stroke patient management

Chairpersons: Magnus Back (Sweden) and Jean-Claude Barthelemy (France)

Saturday 25 January 2020

Scientific session 3 - Interventions for secondary prevention

Chairperson: Markus Schwerzmann (Switzerland)

Scientific session 4 - Great debate Pro/Contra II : Carotid stenosis challenges

Chairpersons: Wolfram Doehner (Germany), and Dmitry Skrypnik (Russia)


Workshop session: Clinical cases and Guidelines

Plenary Session: Summary and take home

Chairs: W Doehner / P Widimsky

Wrap-up of Workshops (Workshop leaders)

Summary and concluding remarks (W Doehner)