Stroke special feature

World Stroke Day



On the occasion of World Stroke Day, LINNC online offers you a special feature dedicated to stroke including new interviews and highlights to make a world tour of current stroke situation and explore the remaining challenges for our scientific community!


Get ready to spread the word about World Stroke Day on October 29 and meanwhile dive into this special feature!



World stroke day organization, president-elect interview

Through the example of Brazil, Prof. Sheila Martins demonstrates that middle and low-income countries can develop stroke systems of care and explains how the World Stroke Organization can actively participate in this.

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MT2020+ mission thrombectomy, chair interview

How to develop access to mechanical thrombectomy around the world? How important is local advocacy on stroke issues? How to provide better stroke care? Here are some of the issues covered in this interview with Dr. Dileep R. Yavagal.

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First stroke center and program in Ethiopia

Dr. Wondwossen Gebreamanuel Tekle has developed Ethiopia’s first neuro-interventional/stroke program & first biplane cath lab suite. Dive now into this inspiring interview and find out how he accomplished this outstanding challenge and which cases have already been processed!

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Stroke management in South America

Dr. Rodrigo Rivera shares the specificities of stroke management in South America. What kind of issues do these countries have to face? What are the means deployed? Find out Dr. Rivera's analysis of all these topics and many others in this interview.

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Treatment of a very unusual stroke case

Watch how Dr. Vladimir Kalousek treated a patient with an occluded one arm of basilar fenestration from which AICa originates, manifesting in form of ipsilateral deafness.

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