​​​​​​International Stroke Conference

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Peer-reviewed by the Neurology Today Editors
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From left to right: Editor-in-Chief Steven P. Ringel, MD, FAAN, professor and director of the neuromuscular division, University of Colorado School of Medicine; Associate Editor Orly Avitzur, MD, FAAN, clinical assistant professor of neurology, New York Medical College; Associate Editor Robert G. Holloway Jr., MD, MPH, FAAN, professor and chair of neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center; Associate Editor Kenneth L. Tyler, MD, FAAN, Reuler-Lewin family professor and chair of neurology, University of Colorado; and James C. Grotta, MD, FAAN, director of stroke research and the mobile stroke program, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center.

Hot Off the Press from the 2017 International Stroke Conference:

February 28—PFO Closure Device Found to Reduce Risk of Recurrent Stroke

February 28—Vagus Nerve Stimulation Falls Short in Stroke Rehabilitation​

February 28—New Coils May Work Better in Intracranial Aneurysms

February 28—Spot Sign Driven Treatment Ineffective in Brain Bleeds​​

​February 27—Adding Third Antiplatelet Did Not Prevent Strokes and Increased Bleeding Risks

​​February 27—Monoclonal Antibody Fails to Help Walking After Stroke

​​February 27—Direct Aspiration Found to Be as Effective as Stent Retriever for Recanalization of Head Clots

​​February 27—Head Position, Whether Flat or Upright, Does Not Impact Stroke Recovery​​

Click here for reports from the 2016 International Stroke Conference​.