A Fully Virtual Experience
This three-day virtual conference features more than 1,300 compelling presentations in 17 categories that emphasize basic, clinical and translational sciences as they evolve toward a better understanding of stroke pathophysiology with the goal of developing more effective therapies.
Daily News from ISC 2021
- Non-O blood type may increase stroke risk among women who smoke, take oral contraceptives – Presentation P620
- Depression risk higher after stroke vs. heart attack and female vs. male stroke survivors – Presentations 22 and 21
- Neuroprotectant delivered to brain in nanoparticles may improve stroke treatment, outcomes – Presentation 65
- More heart infections and strokes in the U.S. linked to national opioid epidemic – Presentation P658
- Risk of dementia rises significantly with severity and number of strokes – Presentation 7 – Spanish release
- “Silent” heart attacks may increase risk of stroke – Presentation 58
- Even short delays in the ER may reduce the lifespan of stroke survivors – Presentation 17
- Stroke survivors may have higher suicide risk – Presentation P237 – Spanish release
- Structural racism: Communities with higher redlining scores had higher rates of stroke – Presentation P873
- African American women experience higher risk of pregnancy-related stroke, death – Presentation P869
- Differences found in stroke severity and post-stroke care among Black and Hispanic women – Presentation 51 – Spanish release
- Retinal damage may signal higher risk of stroke, dementia and early death – Presentation 8 – Spanish release
- Adding triglyceride-lowering Omega-3 based medication to statins may lower stroke risk – Presentation 57
- Long-term stroke death rates are higher among Black Medicare patients – Presentation P655
- Life-saving role of mobile stroke units at risk due to reimbursement limitations – Presentation MP19
- Immediate angiography may reduce stroke treatment time, improve recovery, lower disability - Late-Breaking Science Presentation LB 1
- Mobile stroke units improve outcomes and reduce disability among stroke patients - Late-Breaking Science Presentation LB 2
- More stroke patients receiving mechanical clot removal, yet racial disparities persist - Late-Breaking Science Presentation LB 9
- Stroke risk higher than expected among COVID-19 patients – Late-Breaking Science News Release Presentation LB 12
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