MSC Intensive Stroke Masterclass 2019


MSC Intensive Stroke Masterclass 2019
Date and Time
7th - 8th Sept 2019
Location
Hospital Pengajar Universiti Putra Malaysia (HPUPM)
Ticket
Local: RM350.00
Oversea: USD150.00
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Speakers
Dr. Elizabeth Pepper
Dr. Elizabeth Pepper

Dr Elizabeth Pepper is a neurologist with clinical interest in the areas of stroke, movement disorders and general neurology, as well as having an interest in general medicine. She works in Newcastle NSW at John Hunter Hospital and the Calvary Mater Newcastle (CMN), a university teaching hospital with a focus on general medicine and cancer care. She is the director of the stroke unit at the CMN, where she is the local principal investigator for multicentre stroke secondary prevention trials, and is a member of the stroke society of Australasia and the Australasian Stroke Trialists Network. Her research experience also includes work as an associate investigator in several stroke imaging trials with Professor Mark Parsons.

Professor Bernard Yan
Professor Bernard Yan

Professor Bernard Yan is both Neurologist and Endovascular Neurointerventionist in Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia. His clinical expertise is in stroke intervention and aneurysms. He has published over 180 academic papers in peer-reviewed medical journals (SCI) achieving an h-index of 32 with > 7000 citations. He is the principal investigator of several international studies in cerebrovascular disease, and involved in the development of portable mobile wireless sensors for the intensive monitoring of patients with neurological disease. He is also the co-inventor and holder of patent of the Neuroglide micronavigational system.

Professor Henry Ma
Professor Henry Ma

Professor Henry Ma is the Director of the Neurology Department and Head of Stroke Unit at Monash Health. He is a Clinical Adjunct Associate Professor at the Department of Medicine (Southern Clinical School) of Monash University. His PhD is on "Imaging the Penumbra in Acute Stroke" at the University of Melbourne. His special research interests are in the imaging of the ischaemic penumbra and acute stroke clinical trials. He has published many papers on these topics and has recently completed and presented the result of the EXTEND clinical trial, a multicentred thrombolysis trial in extended time window in acute ischemic stroke. He has also commenced the first amniotic epithelial stem cell for acute ischemic stroke trial in Australia (I-ACT). He is currently the Co-Chair of Australasia Stroke Trial Network. He and Professor Mark Parsons have recently won the bid to host the 2021 Joint Asia Pacific Stroke Organisation / Stroke Society of Australasia scientific Conference in Melbourne. He also has extensive research collaboration in Asia pacific region.

A/Prof. Andrew Wong
A/Prof. Andrew Wong

A/Prof. Andrew Wong is the current Chair of the Curriculum Development Committee of the Australasian Stroke Academy, effective as of May 2016 to present. He is a Neurologist and Stroke Physician working in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. He is the director of Neurology and Stroke at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital. His clinical and research interests are focussed on stroke, which was the subject of his PhD. He is also actively involved in education; apart from presenting at local and national meetings, he organises various educational events for Queensland neurology registrars and consultants.

A/Prof. Andrew Lee
A/Prof. Andrew Lee

A/Prof. Andrew Lee is a stroke trained neurologist and is currently the Regional Director of Stroke Medicine, Adelaide Health Service, Southern Cluster based at Flinders Medical Centre. He completed his medical training at the University of Adelaide, and both an Internal Medicine and Neurology residency at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. He continued on to a Stroke Research Fellowship in the Department of Cerebrovascular Neurology, at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Hospital under the mentorship of Professor Argye Hillis. He has authored more than 20 articles on stroke related topics and has an interest in retinovascular disorders as well as perfusing imaging and amyloid angiopathy. He is the current chair of the Australian Stroke Unit Network and chairs the education and workforce committee of the Australian Stroke Coalition.

Dr. Ben Clissold
Dr. Ben Clissold

Dr Ben Clissold is a stroke neurologist at Monash Health and Barwon Health in Victoria, Australia. He is a graduate of Monash University and has completed his doctoral research in relation to patterns of stroke admissions to Victorian Hospitals using data linkage methods. His current clinical roles include as the head of inpatient services for neurology at Barwon Health in Victoria, one of Australia?s largest regional health services. He works in both rural and metropolitan acute stroke services at both Monash Health and Barwon Health, and is involved in providing acute intravenous thrombolysis and endovascular clot retrieval. He is a member of the Victorian Stroke Clinical Network, and is actively involved in clinical trial work including the current EXTEND IV and TASTE thrombolysis trials. He also has ongoing research interests in data pattern recognition and cardiac risk factors for acute stroke and holds honorary fellow / lecturer positions at Monash and Deakin Universities. He recently joined the Victorian Stroke Telemedicine Service.

Professor Chris Levi
Professor Chris Levi

Professor Chris Levi is the Director of Clinical Research and Translation - Research Innovation and Partnerships and Co-Director of Acute Stroke Services at John Hunter Hospital, Hunter New England Local Health District. He has a clinical and research passion for improving outcomes of patients who are affected by stroke and Transient Ischemic Attacks (TIA). He is a highly respected clinician researcher with >250 peer-reviewed publications and over 160 invited talks and sessions chaired at major national and international meetings, as well as extensive experience serving on steering committees of major clinical trials. His strong international reputation is supported by publications in preeminent journals such as Nature Genetics, New England Journal of Medicine, and Lancet.

Programme
Title Content Moderator
DAY ONE 7th September 2019
0815 - 0830 Welcome and registration Hamidon Basri
0830 – 0900
Acute stroke Assessment
Code Stroke protocols, clinical assessment, TIA and stroke mimics, work flow design and stroke team

Dr Elizabeth Pepper
Hamidon Basri/ Benjamin Clissold
0900 – 0930
CT Brain : NCCT and post contrast CT
ASPECTS, post-contrast CT, SAH, pit falls, fine slice CT, oedema and what it means, hyperdense arterial signs, posterior circulation stroke

Dr Benjamin Clissold
Hamidon Basri/ Benjamin Clissold
0930 – 1000
CT Perfusion
Basic Theory, the penumbra and prediction of outcome, clinical application, mimics and its future (telemedicine and CTP)

Professor Henry Ma
Hamidon Basri/ Benjamin Clissold
1000 – 1030
Stroke service paradigms : hub and spoke versus mothership (Australia)
Hub and spoke model in Victoria, Australia, CT ambulance (+ discussion about local setup)

Dr Benjamin Clissold
Hamidon Basri/ Benjamin Clissold
1030 - 1100 Morning tea
1100 – 1130
MRI in acute stroke management
Acute MRI (DWI/ADC), Mismatch (DWI, PWI, DWI/FLAIR, DWI/clinical), FLAIR application, MRA, SWI, mimics, pit falls, tPA and MRI

Professor Henry Ma
Wan Asyraf/ Henry Ma
1130 – 1200
Thrombolysis: current practice and the future
Clinical application, risk/benefit assessment, time window and TNK, trial evidence

Dr Elizabeth Pepper
Wan Asyraf/ Henry Ma
1200 – 1245
Thrombolysis - real world cases/ breakout session
Australian and Malaysian team Wan Asyraf/ Henry Ma
1245 - 1330 Lunch break
1330 – 1400
ECR
Overview of ECR evidence and up to date data

Professor Bernard Yan
1400 – 1445
ECR - real world cases/breakout session
ECR cases demonstrating how to apply ECR properly, assessment, service delivery and transfer issues, anaesthetics, complications

Australian (BY) and Malaysian team
1445 – 1530
CT Angiogram
Vascular anatomy, occlusion classification, utility for ECR, collateral circulation, Other: aneurysms, moyamoya, AVM, AVF, spot sign

Professor Bernard Yan
Tan Wee Yong/Andrew Lee
1530 – 1600
Intracranial Haemorrhage
ICH cases including images, amyloid angiopathy, microbleeds, evidence for surgical intervention, SPOT sign, current trials

Professor Chris Levi
Tan Wee Yong/Andrew Lee
1600 – 1630
Secondary Stroke prevention: Anti-thrombotics and blood pressure control
Anti-platelets, anti hypertensives, new trial evidence, ATTUNE

Associate Professor Andrew Lee
Tan Wee Yong/Andrew Lee
1630 – 1700
NOACs in clinical practice
NOAC in different situations especially post-haemorrhage, use of reversal agent, assessment and levels pre-thrombolysis, perioperative period, microbleeds and NOACs

Associate Professor Andrew Wong
Tan Wee Yong/Andrew Lee
DAY 2 8th September 2019
0830 – 0900
Recent stroke trials from ISC and ESOC 2019
Update recent trial results

Professor Henry Ma
Irene/Andrew Wong
0900 – 0930
Paediatric Stroke
Epidemiology, differences in aetiology, imaging and treatment

Malaysian speaker – Dr Teh Chee Ming
Irene/Andrew Wong
0930 – 1000
Hemicraniectomy and large stroke
Evidence and outcomes Hemicraniectomy and large stroke

Malaysian speaker – Assoc. Prof. Jegan Thanabalan
Irene/Andrew Wong
1000 - 1030 Morning tea
1030 – 1100
Secondary Stroke Prevention: Lipid management, PFO and others
New lipid lowering agents and evidence, PFO and the recent trials

Associate Professor Andrew Wong
Irene/Andrew Wong
1100 – 1130
Stroke and Pregnancy
Stroke during pregnancy, mode of delivery, post-partum, breast feeding, conception, IVF, prevention during next pregnancy and peri-partum management

Associate Professor Andrew Lee
Irene/Andrew Wong
1130-1200 Lunch Synposium (Bayer)
Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: A focus on prior stroke patient

Associate Professor Dr Hoo Fan Kee

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