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STRUCTURAL INTERVENTIONS - STROKE RISK REDUCTION, PFO CLOSURE
Watch webinars that focus on stroke risk reduction, including a series of webinars focusing on the importance of PFO Closure.
Stroke Prevention in PFO Patients: Heart-Brain Ways of Working
Heart and Brain Clinic Teams: Shaping New Clinical Practices in China
Zening Jin, MD, PhD
Wanliang Du, MD
Physicians from Beijing Tiantan Hospital, China share how the formation of a Heart-Brain multidisciplinary team has created better collaboration between cardiology and neurology to treat stroke patients. Learnings from their experience in implementing the Heart-Brain Team program, as well as best practices for patient consultation for PFO closure are highlighted in the webinar.
Heart and Brain Clinic Teams: Shaping New Clinical Practices in Japan
Kazunori Toyoda, MD, PhD
Masashi Amano, MD
Masayuki Shiozawa, MD
Kenji Moriuchi, MD
Physicians from the National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center (NCVC) in Osaka, Japan share how the formation of a multidisciplinary unit has helped to better address stroke patients’ needs and concerns, improving patient care. The webinar utilizes two case studies to illustrate how shared decision making about PFO closure through the heart-brain team works at NCVC.
PFO – Meet the Expert
Kazunori Toyoda, MD, PhD
Nicole R. Gonzales, MD
This webinar presents the neurologist’s view on incorporating PFO screening from non-standard to standard practice and highlights the benefits of the collaboration between neurologists and cardiologists to set up a Heart-Brain clinic to treat stroke patients.
STRATEGIES IN STROKE PREVENTION FOR PATIENTS WITH A PFO
David Tirschwell, MD
Professor of Neurology
UW Medicine Comprehensive Stroke Center At Harborview Medical Center – Seattle
Karen Orjuela, MD
Assistant Professor, University of Colorado
Vascular Neurologist, Anschultz Medical Center
Nicole Gonzales, MD
Visiting Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Colorado
Anschultz Medical Campus
The AAN guidelines recommend PFO closure in appropriate patients to prevent recurrent stroke. During this 1-hour session, you will hear from three vascular neurology experts who share their strategies for putting the guidelines into practice in a way that is cohesive and efficient.
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