European Stroke Organisation and World Stroke Organization Conference ESO-WSO 2020

May 12-15, 2020

Austria Center Vienna

Bruno-Kreisky-Platz 1

1220 Vienna, Austria

The world’s largest and most important congress on the subject of stroke will take place in Austria’s capital from May 12 to 15. For the first time, the European Stroke Organisation (ESO) and the World Stroke Organization (WSO) are jointly organizing this expert conference. Around 6,500 participants are expected, including leading stroke specialists from all over the world. More than 3,000 abstracts have been submitted.

In addition to the initial presentation of large clinical studies, important current topics such as the increasing significance of thrombectomy will be discussed. Another major focus is stroke prevention, which is a global challenge.

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If you have not yet put a placeholder in your diary for this important event, we encourage you to do so.

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Press contact
Urban & Schenk medical media consulting
Barbara Urban: +43 664/41 69 4 59,
Harald Schenk: +43 664/160 75 99,

Yours sincerely,

Prof. Jesse Dawson (ESO)                                    Prof. Michael Brainin (WSO)
Co-Chair of the Conference Planning Group       Co-Chair of the Conference Planning Group

Dr. Mira Katan, Prof. Patrik Michel, Prof. Stefan Kiechl, Dr. Vasantha Padma,
Dr. Diana Aquiar de Sousa, Dr. Yvonne Chun (PR Committee / Press Liaison)

Barbara Urban, Harald Schenk (PR Liaison)