HMRI Open Day Stroke Lecture 2013

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HMRI Open Day Stroke Lecture 2013

  1. 1. • 50,000 strokes – ¼ under age 55 • 10,000 dead – No. 3 • 20,000 disabled – No. 1
  2. 2. Imaging the Penumbra
  3. 3. No penumbra = no benefit likely
  4. 4. Translation – animal to human
  5. 5. Imaging the vessels
  6. 6. Better clot busting drugs • TNK • DSP
  7. 7. Better access to proven therapies
  8. 8. Number needed to transport = 2.5

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