Embolic stroke and cardiovascular interventions

Learning Objectives

  • To understand the frequency, timing and predictors of embolic stroke in patients undergoing cardiovascular interventions
  • To be familiar with the acute management of embolic stroke after cardiovascular interventions
  • To know strategies to prevent embolic stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation and patent foramen ovale

Presentations available when logged in:

  • Acute management of patients with embolic stroke during cardiovascular interventions
  • Timing, predictors and outcome of embolic stroke after cardiovascular interventions
  • Percutaneous patent foramen ovale closure for secondary prevention of embolic stroke among patients with patent foramen ovale
  • Introduction and objectives
  • Role of embolic protection devices to prevent stroke during cardiovascular interventions
  • Type and duration of antithrombotic therapy after device implantation in patients with atrial fibrillation
  • Role of left atrial appendage occlusion in patients with atrial fibrillation