Watch a series of webinars that focus on stroke risk reduction and PFO closure. The series includes AAN guidelines recommending PFO closure presented by Dr. Jeffrey Saver, the importance of establishing a strong Brain Heart team including Neurologists and Interventional Cardiologists presented by Dr. Karen Orjuela and Dr. Nicole Gonzales, and individualizing PFO stroke prevention when “the clot thickens” in the age of COVID-19, presented by Dr. MingMing Ning.
Jeffrey Saver, MD
Professor and Associate Vice-Chair of Neurology, UCLA
Director of the UCLA Comprehensive Stroke Center
Los Angeles, CA
Dr. Saver covers the recent practice advisory update published by the American Academy of Neurology on secondary stroke prevention and its recommendation of PFO Closure over medical management alone for the appropriately selected patients.
Nicole Gonzales, MD
Professor of Neurology
UT Health – The University of Texas
Health Science Center of Houston
Karen Orjuela, MD
Assistant Professor, Neurology
Associate Program Director, Neurohospitalist Fellowship
University of Colorado
The webinar features two vascular neurologists at different institutions sharing their approach to collaborating with cardiology to prevent a recurrent stroke in patients with a patent foramen ovale (PFO).
Dr. MingMing Ning
Co-Director, Cardio-Neurology Division
Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
Dr. Ning shares her approach to personalizing treatment for stroke patients using PFO specific risk factors and provides an update in the age of COVID-19.
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