Acute Ischemic Stroke: Imaging and Intervention

Acute ischemic stroke is the fifth-leading cause of death, and remains the leading cause of disability in the U.S. About 50% of patients who suffer a stroke will not regain functional independence. Dr. Guilherme Dabus presents Acute Ischemic Stroke: Imaging and Intervention.

Target Audience

Cardiologists, Interventional Cardiologists, Interventional Radiologists, Neurologists, Internists, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Family Physicians, Hospitalists, Nurse Practitioners and all other interested healthcare providers.

Learning Objective:

  • Effectively identify patients who would benefit from endovascular treatment of acute stroke due to large vessel occlusions and identify appropriate treatment.
Additional information
  • Gandhi, C. D., Al Mufti, F., Singh, I. P., Abruzzo, T., Albani, B., Ansari, S. A., ... & Caplan, J. M. (2018). Neuroendovascular management of emergent large vessel occlusion: update on the technical aspects and standards of practice by the Standards and Guidelines Committee of the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery. Journal of neurointerventional surgery, neurintsurg-2017.
  • Nogueira, R. G., Jadhav, A. P., Haussen, D. C., Bonafe, A., Budzik, R. F., Bhuva, P., ... & Sila, C. A. (2018). Thrombectomy 6 to 24 hours after stroke with a mismatch between deficit and infarct. New England Journal of Medicine, 378(1), 11-21.
Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
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Guilherme Dabus, M.D., FAHA
Director, Neurointerventional Surgery Fellowship Program
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute and Baptist Neuroscience Center
Clinical Professor
Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

Guilherme Dabus, M.D., FAHA, is a consultant for Microvention, Medtronic, Penumbra, Codman Cerenovus and InNueroCo. He is a member of the speakers bureau for Microvention, Medtronic and Penumbra. He is a shareholder for Surpass/Stryker, Medina/Medtronic, InNeuroCo, Three Rivers Medical, eLum and Cleerly. He has indicated that he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
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