This lecture series is designed to cover a one year cycle. The main discipline of diagnostic radiology and to afford specialists specific updates on current practice guidelines within the radiology subspecialties. Membership must be obtained to attend meetings and to receive Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits. To become a member of the Long Island Radiological Society ("LIRS"), please visit Website: http://liradsoc.org/
Dates and Times
Start: 3/12/2019 7:00 PM
End: 3/12/2019 8:00 PM
1. (a) Discuss basics of stroke differential diagnosis that are essential to the emergency radiologist.
(b) Direct added attention to important pearls and pitfalls of image interpretation in acute stroke patients.
2. (a) Discuss role of non-contrast head CT (NCCT), CT angiography (CTA) of the head & neck, and diffusion-weighted MRI, in the diagnosis and treatment of acute ischemic stroke.
(b) Describe the potential added value versus limitations of CT perfusion imaging in patient selection for endovascular stroke therapy.
3. (a) Review the recent DAWN and DEFUSE 3 trial results supporting endocascular stroke treatment up to 24-hrs post ictus …
(b) … as well as the four positive randomized trials also published in the NEJM in early 2015, which showed that endovascular stroke treatment is effective using stent-retriever catheters, when patients are selected based on CTA demonstrated MCA and/or ICA occlusion.
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The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.