7th World Stroke Congress, Seol ,Korea, October 13-16, 2010
The 7th World Stroke Congress, organized by the World Stroke Organization (WSO), is a landmark event attended biennially by leading medical professionals interested in finding global strategies to combat the second most common cause of death worldwide.
The WSO Seoul 2010 Congress will facilitate the dissemination and discussion of all aspects of stroke and provide a platform for experts to present the latest research.
In the first teaching course of the congress, James Grotta from USA is giving an overview about the recent and the ongoing acute stroke trials. In the same session there are presentations related to the subjects of how to organise acute stroke unit care and thrombolysis in country of low resources in addition to the subject of CT technologies in acute stroke.
There are other teaching sessions and hundreds of papers and research posters which are going to be presented and discussed in the congress. Some of the themes of the meeting are specifically focusing on issues like: clinical stroke syndromes, venous thrombosis syndrome, evidenced- based rehabilitation following stroke, alternative medicine in stroke management, subcortical stroke, intracerebral haemorrhage and advances in Neuroimaging.
The organisers of the session of stroke rehabilitation are planning to discuss the usage of virtual reality as an intervention tool in addition to the subject of computer games and rehabilitation.