2012

2012 Canadian Stroke Congress recap video

  • Written by csnstaffer
  • October 17, 2012 at 3:22 pm

The 2012 Canadian Stroke Congress was a huge success. Over four days more than 1,100 delegates gathered together to learn about the newest innovations in stroke research and care. Thank you to all who participated and continue to make the Canadian Stroke Congress the go-to stroke meeting in Canada. We  hope to see everyone next year [...]

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Highlights for October 2: Canadian Stroke Congress

  • Written by Lori
  • October 2, 2012 at 10:01 am

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 12:01 AM EST, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2012 Highlights for October 2: Canadian Stroke Congress To read the full releases, visit: www.strokecongress.ca/2012/media CALGARY – Research from the Canadian Stroke Congress for release October 2 includes: Sleep apnea plays dual role in stroke Improvements to the diagnosis and screening of sleep apnea are critical [...]

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Stroke recovery and treatment studies win top honors at Canadian Stroke Congress

  • Written by Lori
  • October 2, 2012 at 10:00 am

For Immediate release: Tuesday, October 2, 2012 10 am EST CALGARY — Two outstanding studies – one measuring the ability of the brain to recover from stroke and the other a tool to predict clinical outcomes after stroke – were honoured for their innovation and impact at the 2012 Canadian Stroke Congress. Researcher Thomas Harrison [...]

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Smoking clouds the brain after stroke

  • Written by Lori
  • October 2, 2012 at 12:08 am

For Immediate release: Tuesday, October 2, 2012 12:01 a.m EST Memory, thinking, decision-making affected by tobacco use Calgary- – A study of stroke patients from Southern Ontario found those who smoke have more difficulty with problem-solving and decision-making than non-smokers. The study, presented today at the Canadian Stroke Congress, tested mental abilities of 76 patients, [...]

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Provincial effort to improve stroke care in Alberta is “paying off”

  • Written by Lori
  • October 2, 2012 at 12:06 am

For Immediate release: Tuesday, October 2, 2012 12:01 am EST More brain scans, more stroke unit care, more action to reduce complications, study finds CALGARY — Stroke care has improved considerably in Alberta following the implementation of the Alberta Provincial Stroke Strategy (APSS), leading to more targeted patient care and fewer health complications, according to [...]

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Calgary stroke support programs help navigate life after stroke

  • Written by Lori
  • October 2, 2012 at 12:04 am

For Immediate release: Tuesday, October 2, 2012 12:01 a.m EST CALGARY– It takes one to know one, especially when it comes to stroke recovery, according to two new Calgary programs providing support and resources to 1,200 stroke patients. The In-Patient Support Program in Recovery from Stroke (I.N.S.P.I.R.E.S) is a peer-to-peer support program connecting people affected [...]

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Expand telestroke in all provinces to save lives, reduce disability

  • Written by Lori
  • October 2, 2012 at 12:02 am

For Immediate release: Tuesday, October 2, 2012 12:01 a.m EST Available technology will provide optimal care to more Canadians CALGARY – Widespread use of telestroke — two-way audiovisual linkups between neurologists in stroke centres and emergency rooms in underserved and rural areas — would save lives, reduce disability and cut health-care costs in all parts [...]

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Sleep apnea plays dual role in stroke

  • Written by Lori
  • October 2, 2012 at 12:01 am

For Immediate release: Tuesday, October 2, 2012 12:01 a.m EST Stroke guidelines urge better screening, treatment Calgary – Improvements to the diagnosis and screening of sleep apnea are critical to stroke prevention, according to new stroke care guidelines released today at the Canadian Stroke Congress. Obstructive sleep apnea, a disorder where the flow of air [...]

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2012 Congress Abstracts Available Online

  • Written by Lori
  • October 1, 2012 at 11:30 pm

Abstracts from the Canadian Stroke Congress to be published in the journal Stroke are now available to view online. Download the abstracts here.

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Highlights for October 1: Canadian Stroke Congress

  • Written by Lori
  • October 1, 2012 at 10:01 am

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 12:01 AM EST, MONDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2012 Highlights for October 1: Canadian Stroke Congress CALGARY – Research from the Canadian Stroke Congress for release October 1 includes: Hidden stroke impairment isolates thousands Most people are completely unaware of one of stroke’s most common, debilitating but invisible impairments, according to the first awareness [...]

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  • Thank you!

     

    • CSN
    • HSFC
    • csc
    • Bayer
    • Boehringer_Ingelheim
    • BMSPfizer
  • Key Dates

     

    February 13, 2012
    Abstract submission opens
    March 12, 2012
    Preliminary program available online
    April 16, 2012
    Abstract submission closes
    June 1, 2012
    Registration and accommodation opens
    June 15, 2012
    Late breaking and featured clinical trials submission opens
    July 15, 2012
    Late breaking and featured clinical trials submission deadline
    August 3, 2012
    Early bird registration closes
    September 24, 2012
    Online registration closes