Tuesday
SESSION 10: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN CAROTID DISEASE AND ITS TREATMENT; DIFFERING VIEWS ON TREATMENT OF ASYMPTOMATIC CAROTID STENOSIS (ACS) AND CAROTID SCREENING
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
Moderators:TBD
SESSION 10 SCHEDULE
7:44 AM - 7:49 AM Update On International Variations In Carotid Stenosis Treatment Within Countries And Between Countries Is Huge Despite All The RCTs On Which They Are Based Being The Same: What Are The Implications
  Presenter(s):Maarit Venermo, MD, PhD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
7:50 AM - 7:55 AM Current Optimal Treatment For Carotid Artery Dissection: When Best Medical Therapy (BMT), When Open Surgery, When Carotid Stenting (CAS) With Proximal Embolic Protection
  Presenter(s):Felice Pecoraro, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
7:56 AM - 8:01 AM Intracranial Imaging For Strokes With A Newly Developed Imaging Platform Using Artificial Intelligence To Integrate All Forms Of Imaging To Facilitate Patient Care: The VIZ.ai System
  Presenter(s):Allan L. Brook, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
8:02 AM - 8:07 AM Value Of Advanced Imaging In The Diagnosis And Treatment Of Near Total Occlusions And String Signs Of The Internal Carotid Artery (ICA): How Are They Best Treated: When Conservatively; When Invasively By CEA; By CAS
  Presenter(s):Christos D. Liapis, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
8:08 AM - 8:13 AM Update On Isolated Carotid Webs As A Cause Of Cryptogenic Stroke: How Best To Diagnose And Treat: How Should Asymptomatic Webs Be Treated
  Presenter(s):W. Charles Sternbergh III, MD / Clayton J. Brinster, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
8:14 AM - 8:20 AM Panel Discussion
8:20 AM - 8:25 AM DEBATE: ALL Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis (ACS) Patients Are Best Treated Medically: Invasive Treatment Causes More Harm Than Good And Should Not Be Reimbursed
  Presenter(s):Anne L. Abbott, MD, PhD, FRACP  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
8:26 AM - 8:31 AM DEBATE: Not So: About 25% Of ACS Patients Can Benefit From CEA Or CAS And Should Be So Treated And Reimbursed Accordingly
  Presenter(s):Bruce A. Perler, MD, MBA  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
8:32 AM - 8:37 AM DEBATE: Both Views Are Wrong: Severe Carotid Stenosis Has Declined As A Cause Of Ischemic Stroke To <1% Per Year: So <5% Of ACS Patients Should Be Treated Invasively
  Presenter(s):Robert W. Chang, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
8:38 AM - 8:43 AM TBD
DIFFERING VIEWS ON CAROTID SCREENING
8:44 AM - 8:49 AM DEBATE: The Case For Widespread Carotid Screening To What End If ACS Should Not Be Treated
  Presenter(s):George S. Lavenson, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
8:50 AM - 8:55 AM DEBATE: The Case Against Carotid Screening: It Leads To Unneeded And Possibly Harmful Treatment
  Presenter(s):Anne L. Abbott, MD, PhD, FRACP  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
8:56 AM - 9:01 AM Screening For ACS And Common Femoral Artery Disease: How Can It Guide Lipid Treatment: How Low Should LDL-Cholesterol (LDL-C) Be Pushed And What Will It Do To Carotid Plaques
  Presenter(s):Stavros K. Kakkos, MD, PhD / Andrew N. Nicolaides, MS, FRCS  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
9:02 AM - 9:07 AM What Are The Effects Of A Minor Stroke With Apparent Full Recovery: Minor Strokes Are By No Means Minor: Why Is This Important In Evaluating The Conclusions Of RCTs
  Presenter(s):Emmanuel M. Houdart, MD  
Location: Grand Ballroom West, 3rd Floor
9:08 AM - 9:15 AM Panel Discussion
9:15 AM - 9:30 AM Break Visit Exhibits And Pavilions (2nd and 3rd Floors)
END OF SESSION 10
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