Clinical Update 2017 presentations

Slides and resources for the Heart & Stroke Clinical Update, Dec. 8-9, 2017

The following presentations were provided with the permission of the speakers. The information is intended for the use of healthcare professional delegates attending the conference.

Keynote address

Genetics of Stroke: Getting up Close and Personal (Guillaume Paré MD, MSc, FRCPC)

Plenary: Heart Disease in Special Populations 

Heart Disease, Athletes and the Weekend Warrior (Aaron Baggish MD)

Heart Interventions in Older Patients: Filtering For Frailty (Allen Huang MDCM, FRCPC, FACP, FACP)

Heart Disease and Pregnancy: The Top 3 Things You Need to Know (Samuel Siu MD)

Plenary: Stroke in Women

Hormone Replacement Therapy and Stroke (Cheryl Jaigobin MD, MSc)

Pregnancy and Stroke (Rick Swartz MD, PhD)

Plenary : Therapeutic Update F

New Trials and Controversies in Hypertension ( Eva Lonn MD, MSc, FRCPC)

Optimizing Cholesterol Lowering Therapy in Patients with Statin Muscle Complaints (Robert Rosenson MD, FACC, FACP, FAHA, FESC)


Acute Stroke and Early Management (Jennifer Mandzia MD, PhD, FRCPC)

Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage (Ashkan Shoamanesh MD, FRCPC)

Managing Diabetes in 2017: What to Add, When and Why? (Maria Wolfs MD, MHSc, FRCPC)

Practical Management of NOACs (John Eikelboom MBBS, MSc)

Driving and the Stroke Patient (Catherine Ballyk MD, FRCPC & Elke Hilgendag OT)

Cardiac Rhythm Devices: Pacemakers, ILR ICD, CRT: What's Out There and What Should I Know? (William McIntyre MD, FRCPC)

Indigenous Health and Cultural Safety (Darlene Kitty, MD, CCFP & Sheldon Tobe MD, MScCH (HPTE), FRCPC, FACP, FAS)

Palliative Care for the Heart and Stroke Patient (Jeff Myers MD, MSEd, CCFP (PC))

The 3 Minute Neurological Exam Demystified (W.J. Oczkowski MD, FRCPC)

Keeping Your Patient out of the Hospital by Preventing a Second Stroke (Grant Stotts MD, FRCPC)

Lipids: Looking Forward to 2018 (Robert Hegele MD, FRCPC, FACP, FAHA, FCAHS, FCCS)

Managing Atrial Fibrillation: Beyond Anticoagulation (Peter Leong-Sit MD, MSc, FRCPC, FHRS)

Addressing Challenges in Heart Failure Management (Stuart J. Smith MD, FRCPC & Maureen Leyser RNEC, BScN, MN – NP)

A Case-Based Approach to ECGs (Lorne Gula MD, FRCPC & Damian Redfearn MB, ChB, MRCPI, FRCPC)