Programme Overview

Programme Overview

ESOC 2019 will see presentations of major clinical trials, state-of-the-art presentations by renowned clinicians and researchers, and updates on the latest guidelines. The programme has a range of different educational and scientific sessions which will address all your learning needs as a professional in the Stroke field.

To learn more about what to expect in Milan, have a look at the Programme Overview below.

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General Interest Sessions

Official Welcome & Large Clinical Trials
Presidential Symposium Awards & Trials
Large Clinical Trials 2
PI Live


Cerebral Small Vessel Disease
Controversies in Stroke I
Controversies in Stroke II
Embolic Causes of Stroke
Endovascular Stroke treatment
ESO Guidelines
Experimental Stroke – Focus on Novel Therapies 
Extracranial and Intracranial Large Vessel Disease
Future Directions on Thrombolysis 
Global Perspectives on Stroke 
Hypertension and Stroke 
Imaging in Acute Stroke
Implementation of Stroke Care Across Europe
Intracerebral Haemorrhage I
Intracerebral Haemorrhage II
Lipid Management in Primary and Secondary Stroke Prevention
Neuroregeneration and Recovery 
New Perspective on Neurovascular Ultrasound
Pre-Hospital Stroke Care – The Golden Period?
Rare Causes of Ischaemic Stroke
Stroke & Heart
Stroke Genetics & Omics / Biomarkers 
Stroke in Asia 
Stroke in the Young
Stroke Mimics and Related Neurological Conditions
Subarachnoid Haemorrhage
Transient Ischaemic Attacks
Vascular Cognitive Impairment – From Bench to Bedside
Women and Stroke
Young Stroke Physicians and Researchers: Research Design Workshop for Studies in Development


Fundamentals of Stroke Care 1
Fundamentals of Stroke Care 2
Improving Carer Support and Care
Post Stroke Dysphagia - What's New?
Robotics in Rehabilitation

Teaching Courses* 

Acute Ischaemic Stroke Care beyond Reperfusion
Biomarkers and Stroke
Current Challenges in Intravenous Thrombolysis (IVT) for Acute Ischaemic Stroke (AIS)
ESO Stroke Unit Certification
How to Develop a Successful Clinical Trial in Stroke (in collaboration with the ESO Trials Committee)
Impact of Cerebral Microbleeds (CMB) on Stroke Management
Master Class in Mechanical Thrombectomy in Acute Stroke-Tasks of a Team
Master Class on Challenging Scenarios
Monogenic Stroke for Beginners
Neurorehabilitation after Stroke
Non-Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Haemorrhage (SAH)
Occult Atrial Fibrillation (AF) in Cryptogenic Stroke 
Spinal Cord Ischaemia
Stroke in the Very Old
Stroke Mimics


Hands-On Workshop on Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
Simulation Workshop: Acute stroke Care Pathways
Workshop on Neuroimaging

*Pre-registration required

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