Mini PONS: Updates in the Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke

The NCS Podcast Series is partnering with the highly successful Pharmacotherapy of Neurocritical Care Series (PONS) to cover pertinent pharmacological topics presented by experts in the field of neurocritical care.

Mini PONS: Updates in the Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke

Acute ischemic stroke is a major burden for healthcare providers around the globe. This presentation will explore recent updates in the medical literature related to acute ischemic stroke in a dialogue format. Specifically, the speakers will review the place of tenecteplase as a choice of fibrinolytic for stroke including current efficacy and safety data. In addition, the management of hemorrhagic conversion and selection of antiplatelet medications for secondary prevention of stroke will be reviewed.

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The NCS Podcast is the official podcast of the Neurocritical Care Society. Our senior producer is Bonnie Rossow. Our host is Fawaz Almufti, and our production staff includes Tareq Saad Almaghrabi, Andrew Bauerschmidt, Leonid Groysman, Atul Kalanuria, Lauren Koffman, Kassi Kronfeld, Holly Ledyard, Lindsay Marchetti, Alexandra Reynolds, Lucia Rivera Lara, Jon Rosenberg, Jason Siegel, Zachary Threlkeld, Teddy Youn, and Chris Zammit. Our administrative staff includes Bonnie Rossow. Music by Mohan Kottapally.