Imaging in Acute Ischemic Stroke

How have new imaging modalities improved diagnosis, workup and management of acute ischemic stroke? Learn more from Dr. Kevin Abrams, medical director of Imaging, Baptist Hospital of Miami.

Target Audience

Adult and Pediatric Neurologists, Neurosurgeons, Stroke Neurologists, Neuroradiologists, Diagnostic Radiologists, Critical Care Physicians, Neurointensivists, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Internal Medicine Physicians, Interventional Neuroradiologists, Family Physicians, General Internists, Rehabilitation and Pain Management Specialists, Clinical Pharmacists, as well as other specialists interested in the field of neuroscience.

Learning Objective

Examine new imaging modalities that are improving the diagnosis, workup and management of acute ischemic stroke. 

Additional information
Bibliography: 
  • Bang, O. Y., Goyal, M., & Liebeskind, D. S. (2015). Collateral circulation in ischemic stroke: assessment tools and therapeutic strategies. Stroke, 46(11), 3302-3309.
  • Alves, H. C., Treurniet, K. M., Dutra, B. G., Jansen, I. G., Boers, A. M., Santos, E. M., ... & van Oostenbrugge, R. J. (2018). Associations Between Collateral Status and Thrombus Characteristics and Their Impact in Anterior Circulation Stroke. Stroke, 49(2), 391-396.
  • Kilburg, C., Scott McNally, J., de Havenon, A., Taussky, P., Kalani, M. S., & Park, M. S. (2017). Advanced imaging in acute ischemic stroke, Neurosurgical Focus FOC, 42(4), E10.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 0.50 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
02/01/2019
Course expires: 
02/01/2021

Kevin Abrams, M.D.
Medical Director of Neuroradiology and Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Baptist, Homestead and South Miami Hospitals
Medical Director of Imaging, Baptist Hospital of Miami
Miami, Florida

PLANNING COMMITTEE 

Kevin Abrams, M.D., indicated that he is a consultant for and shareholder in Keystone Heart.

Guilherme Dabus, M.D., indicated that he is a consultant for Microvention/Terumo, Medtronic, Penumbra and Cerenovus, and on the speakers bureau for Microvention/Terumo, Medtronic and Penumbra. He is a proctor for Medtronic. Dr. Dabus is also a shareholder in Surpass Medical/Stryker, Medina/Medtronic, InNeuro Co and Three Rivers Medical. 

Daniel D’Amour, M.D., Felipe De Los Rios, M.D., Karel Fuentes, M.D., Sergio Gonzalez-Arias, M.D., Ph.D., Kunal Patel, M.S., Amy K. Starosciak, Ph.D., and Jayme Strauss, R.N., MSN, indicated that neither they nor their spouse/partner have relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and they will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in their presentation(s) or discussion(s).

Bruno V. Gallo, M.D., indicated that he is on speakers bureau for Teva Pharmaceuticals and Sunovion Pharmaceuticals. He receives grant support for Medtronic International, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Glaxo-SmithKline and St. Jude Medical, Inc. Dr. Gallo serves as a consultant for Cyberonics, Teva Pharmaceuticals, St. Jude Medical, ONS Inc. and Sugimon LLC. 

Italo Linfante, M.D., indicated that he is a consultant for Medtronic, Stryker and Penumbra. He is a shareholder in InNeuro Co.

Alberto Pinzon-Ardila, M.D., indicated that he is on the speakers bureau for Sunovion Pharmaceuticals and UCB.

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 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 0.50 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
02/01/2019
Course expires: 
02/01/2021
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