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Radcliffe Cardiology Academy are pleased to announce an upcoming webinar to be broadcast on Thursday 2nd April 2015 at 2pm GMT (3pm CET, 9am EST, 6am PST).

The presentation to be covered is 'Anticoagulation for stroke prevention' presented by Dr. Amit Mistri, Consultant Physician in Stroke Medicine, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, UK.

This free-to-attend interactive webinar is targeted at cardiologists, stroke physicians and primary care physicians, but is also open to other cardiologists wishing to update their scientific knowledge on the topic.

AER Webinar - Anticoagulation for stroke prevention
Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology Review (AER) Dr. Amit Mistri Presented by
Dr. Amit Mistri
Consultant Physician in Stroke Medicine
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, UK
Thursday 2nd April 2015, 2pm GMT
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AER Webinar - Anticoagulation for stroke prevention EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

This webinar is to inform and educate cardiologists on:

  • The characteristics of AF-associated stroke
  • The missed opportunity for 7000 people every year whose stroke could have been prevented by anticoagulation
  • The Oral Direct Inhibitors (ODI), which afford alternatives to warfarin
  • The myths and realities about ODI

OVERVIEW

Cardioembolic stroke is a devastating condition, with high mortality and a high rate of disability amongst survivors. Anticoagulation, a highly effective preventive intervention is under-utilised, leading to an estimated 7000 preventable strokes in the UK annually.
There is a drive to increase screening for AF in primary care, which should be supplemented by response to identified AF in hospitalised patients. Newer licensed options for anticoagulation have practical advantages over warfarin, which may allow an increase in the rate and consistency of anticoagulation, and consequently lower stroke rates.
We will discuss the developing recent evidence regarding the newer agents, their benefits and limitations, leading on to, I hope, a lively debate.

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Liam O'Neill
Publishing Director
Radcliffe Cardiology



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Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology Review (AER) is a tri-annual journal aimed at assisting time-pressured general and specialist cardiologists to stay abreast of key advances and opinion in the arrhythmia and electrophysiology sphere. AER provides comprehensive update on a range of pertinent issues to support physicians in continuously developing their knowledge and effectiveness in day-to-day clinical practice. For free access to the journal, please visit www.aerjournal.com

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