Thursday, May 15, 2014

7:30 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8 a.m.

Keynote: Current Progress with Sonothrombolysis: CLOTBUSTER Trial
Andrei V. Alexandrov, M.D.
Moderator: William H. Likosky, M.D.

Moderated by Yince Loh, M.D.

8:45 a.m.

New Research on the Horizon for Cerebrovascular Treatments
David W. Newell, M.D.

9:30 a.m.

What’s New in Atrial Fibrillation
Eric J. Lehr, M.D., Ph.D.

10:15 a.m.


Moderated by William H. Likosky, M.D.

10:30 a.m.

Improving Patient Selection for Thrombectomy in the post-RCT Era
Yince Loh, M.D.

11 a.m.

Intracerebral Hemorrhage: New Guidelines and Research
Stephen J. Monteith, M.D.

11:45 a.m.

Emergency Reversal of Anticoagulants and Transfusion Management in Acute Hemorrhage
Lori B. Heller, M.D.

12:15 p.m.

Stroke Risk Reduction in Atrial Fibrillation: Novel Pharmacologic and Procedural Treatments
Ted J. Lowenkopf, M.D.

12:45 p.m.


Neurointensive Care
Moderated by Arthur M. Lam, M.D.

1:30 p.m.

Transcranial Doppler (TCD) in Neurocritical Care: Subarachnoid Hemorrhage and Stroke
Andrei V. Alexandrov, M.D.

2:15 p.m.

Pro: Therapeutic Hypothermia for the Prevention of Secondary Brain Injury
Alan J. Velander, M.D.


Con: Therapeutic Hypothermia as an Adjunct for the Prevention of Secondary Brain Injury
Steven A. Deem, M.D.

3:15 p.m.


3:30 p.m.

Decision Making for Aneurysm Treatment
Johnny B. Delashaw, M.D./Robert H. Rosenwasser, M.D.
Moderator: David W. Newell, M.D.

3:50 p.m.

Treatment of Carotid Stenosis
Panel: Robert M. Bersin, M.D., Johnny B. Delashaw, M.D., Kaj H. Johansen, M.D., Stephen J. Monteith, M.D., Robert H. Rosenwasser, M.D.,
Moderators: William H. Likosky, M.D./David W. Newell, M.D.

Honored Guest Lecture
Moderated by David W. Newell, M.D.

4:10 p.m.

Introduction of Honored Guest Lecturer: Robert H. Rosenwasser, M.D.
David W. Newell, M.D.

4:15 p.m.

Treatment of AVM's : Will ARUBA Change Decision Making?
Robert H. Rosenwasser, M.D.

4:45 p.m.


Merrill P. Spencer, M.D. Endowed Lectureship
Moderated by David W. Newell, M.D.

5 p.m.

Reception in Honor of Robert H.  Rosenwasser, M.D.

5:55 p.m.

Introduction of Merrill P. Spencer, M.D. Lecturer, Robert H. Rosenwasser, M.D.
David W. Newell, M.D.

6 p.m.

Surgical and Endovascular Treatment for Aneurysms
Robert H. Rosenwasser, M.D.

7 p.m.


Friday, May 16, 2014

7:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

Moderated by Bart P. Keogh, M.D., Ph.D.

8 a.m.

Advanced Imaging in Stroke: MR Diffusion-Perfusion Mismatch
Daniel Susanto, M.D. and Brendan J. McCullough, M.D., Ph.D.

8:40 a.m.

Imaging of Collaterals: Subtle Impact
David Liebeskind, M.D.

Moderated by William Likosky, M.D.

9:10 a.m.

Telehealth 2014
Todd J. Czartoski, M.D.


Participants will rotate through 6, 35-minute lab stations from 10 a.m. through 2:30 p.m., with a break for lunch from 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.

10 a.m.-
2:30 p.m.


The Aortic Arch: An Often Overlooked Culprit in Stroke
Madeleine C. Geraghty, M.D.


Image Guided Navigation for Neurosurgical Interventions
Esther J. Kim, M.D. and Wendy W. Chang, M.D.


Anatomy of the Valves and the Appendage: An Odyssey of the Left Heart
Eric J. Lehr, M.D., Ph.D.


Endovascular Therapies for Cerebrovascular Disease
Stephen J. Monteith, M.D. and Justin G. Santarelli, M.D.


3-D Surgical Microscope
David W. Newell, M.D.


Carotid Endarterectomy
Sarah J. Fouke, M.D. and Elizabeth J. Fontana, M.D.

2:45 p.m.


Optional Lab Alternatives to visit (10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.)

Lab Alternative 1

Transcranial Doppler and Imaging

Lab Alternative 2

Carotid - Vertebral Ultrasound

Description & Objectives
CME Credit
Registration Fees

Online registration is closed.
Walk-in registration will be available at the conference.


Date and Time:
May 15, 2014
8 a.m.- 7 p.m.

May 16, 2014
8 a.m.-2:45 p.m.
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