Webinar on guidelines for screening for AF in cryptogenic stroke, 26 January, 18.30 CET

Webinar on guidelines for screening for AF in cryptogenic stroke, 26 January, 18.30 CET

Join the webinar on 26 January for the latest guidelines on screening for Atrial Fibrillation in strokes without a known cause.
Speakers are:
  • Dr Johannes Sebastian Mutzenbach – Neurology-led management of cryptogenic stroke patients: from theory to practice
  • Professor Georgios Tsivgoulis – International Guidelines for AF detection in Cryptogenic Stroke, a comprehensive overview
  • Dr Jorge Toquero – Cardiology perspective about practical implementation of post Stroke screening

Register at https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_aNOUq-KGQX6z6RLfkZ00hg

 

Speakers confirmed for the European Life After Stroke Forum, 10 March, Barcelona

Speakers confirmed for the European Life After Stroke Forum, 10 March, Barcelona

Speakers for the first plenary session are confirmed for the European Life After Stroke Forum on 10 March, Barcelona, Spain.

The presentations for this session are:

A life saved is a life worth living report launch, Professor Charles Wolfe, King’s College London, England.

Professor Wolfe will cover:

  • The launch of a new SAFE research report on the unmet needs of stroke survivors and carers
  • A review of key findings
  • Recommendations for future action and research.

Europe: how are you responding to life after stroke? Professor Peter Kelly, European Stroke Organisation President, Ireland.

Professor Kelly will cover:

  • A response to the report, A life saved is a life worth living
  • How we make life after stroke a political priority
  • How we can use the Stroke Action Plan for Europe

Life after stroke services (ABRIC) in Catalonia, Mercè Ayesta, Fundació Ictus and Gloria Bou, stroke survivor, Barcelona, Spain.

This session will cover:

  • An overview of the life after stroke (ABRIC) project in Catalonia
  • Outcomes after the first year
  • A stroke survivor experience of using the service

More details on the programme at http://bit.ly/3GeAgvr

Book your place by 31 January 2023 for early bird rates http://bit.ly/3UDIuli

Speakers announced for the European Life After Stroke Forum 10 March 2023

Speakers announced for the European Life After Stroke Forum 10 March 2023

Speakers for the plenary session on secondary prevention after stroke are confirmed for the European Life After Stroke Forum on 10 March, Barcelona, Spain.

This session will address some of the challenges and solutions around secondary prevention after stroke. It will present up to date knowledge and evidence around medicines, nutrition and gadgets.

Key speakers include:

  • Professor Ronan Collins, Tallaght University Hospital and Peamount Hospitals Dublin, Ireland – Medical secondary prevention post stroke
  • Dr Jo Kwan, Charing Cross Hospital, Imperial College London, England – Nutrition post stroke
  • Dr Liam Healy, Cork University Hospital, Ireland – Evidence behind wearable technology post stroke

More details on the programme at  bit.ly/3GeAgvr

Book your place by 31 January 2023 for early bird rates bit.ly/3UDIuli

Abstract submission deadline extended for the European Life After Stroke Forum

Abstract submission deadline extended for the European Life After Stroke Forum

Interested in presenting a 10-minute oral presentation or a poster presentation at the European Life After Stroke Forum on 10 March in Barcelona?

The deadline for submitting abstracts for the Forum has been extended to 24.00 CET Monday 16 January.

We are looking for applications in two areas:

  • Scientific applications – for completed or ongoing trials and studies in the broad area of life after stroke
  • Grab and Steal – to share experiences of service developments in life after stroke where these original ideas and innovative practices could be used by others.

Find out how to submit an abstract at bit.ly/3X0Je5x

Early bird rate for the European Life After Stroke Forum extended to 31 January

Early bird rate for the European Life After Stroke Forum extended to 31 January

We have extended the deadline for the early bird rates for our first European Life After Stroke Forum on 10 March 2023 in Barcelona to 31 January 2023.  

About the Forum

The Forum is the place to find the latest evidence and research in this neglected area of stroke care.

Our goal is to build the life after stroke healthcare, research and patient community, stimulate debate and build our collective knowledge in life after stroke.

Programme overview

Our forum programme covers a range of topical issues in life after stroke and will include keynote presentations by eminent speakers supplemented by contributed talks parallel and poster sessions.

See our programme at bit.ly/3GeAgvr

Registration

Book your place here bit.ly/3UDIuli