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Joint session of the Council on Stroke with the European Stroke Organisation (ESO) @ ESC Congress 2019

A joint session of the Council on Stroke with the ESO was held at this year’s ESC Annual Congress in Paris.

The session was well attended and the vivid discussion of each presentation showed the strong interest among cardiologists in all topics related to stroke. The program of this session included:

  • Acute management of myocardial infarction and stroke – point in common and differences. Marc RIBO (Barcelona, Spain)
  • Hypertension in acute stroke and in stroke prevention – Thomas KAHAN (Stockholm, Sweden)
  • More than atrial fibrillation - Atrial cardiopathy as an emerging risk factor. Marta RUBIERA (Barcelona, Spain)
  • Cardiac rhythm monitoring after stroke: current standards - Robert HATALA (Bratislava, Slovakia)

This session was embedded in the stroke track of the ESC Conference that also covered with symposia, case based sessions, abstract sessions and moderated posters a wide range of topics of prevention, diagnostics, treatment and secondary prevention of stroke.

Aacess the slides online on ESC 365.

A more comprehensive program on stroke and all topics relating to cardiovascular interactions with stroke will be presented during the interdisciplinary Conference ESC Heart & Stroke in January 2020 in Barcelona.