Grand Rounds: Acute Stroke Neuroimaging - Internal TS Lecture

Recognition of a large vessel occlusion using CT angiography has become essential in identifying patients for endovascular thrombectomy.  Techniques such as imaging collaterals on CT angiography or measuring blood flow to predict tissue fate using CT perfusion have become useful tools in selecting patients for acute stroke therapy.  Neurologists' level of comfort in interpretation of advanced imaging varies.  The goal of this presentation is to improve interpretation of CT head (including ASPECTs score), CT angiography of the head and neck and CT perfusion, and to improve timely stroke triaging. 

Target Audience

Neurologists

Learning Objectives

Learners will be able to

  • review CT angiography and identify large vessel occlusion
  • interpret CTP, especially pneumbra versus core infarct
  • interpret ASPECTs scoring of CT head
Course summary
Course opens: 
10/06/2021
Course expires: 
08/14/2022
Rating: 
0
Peer reviewer(s)

Vahid Behravan, M.D.

has a financial relationship (Employment) with Johnson&Johnson;.
Speaker(s)

Mariecken Fowler, M.D.

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Please login or register to take this course.