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The Annual Thrombectomy Symposium is a partnership between the Stroke department at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Stryker.

Our event aims to highlight the national perspective and current challenges on delivering a thrombectomy service, bringing together current thrombectomy models and and future directions in this treatment.

This event is aimed at healthcare professionals that work in stroke and intervention neuroradiology.

The following programme may suffer modifications

Programme at a glance

09.30 – 10.00 Registration and refreshments

10:00 – 10.10 Welcome & Introduction

Dr Soma Banerjee

10.10 – 10.50 Thrombectomy: National Perspective

Professor Tony Rudd

10:50 – 11:00 Stroke Association perspective on Thrombectomy in the UK

Georgina Flaxman

11.00 – 11.20 Refreshments

11:20 – 11.50 National Nursing Challenges

Ismalia de Sousa & Dr Gill Cluckie

11.50 –12:10 Patient selection: current practices

Dr Lucio D’Anna & Dr Kyriakos Lobotesis

12.10 – 13.00 KEYNOTE Speech: DAWN TRIAL

Dr Raul Nogueira

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 14.30 Helsinki Thrombectomy model

Professor Atte Meretoja

14.30 – 15.15 Dublin Thrombectomy Model

Dr Barry Moynihan & Roisin Walsh

15.15 – 15.30 Refreshments

15.30 – 15.50 Developing a business case for Thrombectomy: the Imperial Perspective

Amrish Mehta

15.50 – 16.20 Challenges and potential solutions to the delivery of a nationwide 24/7 stroke


Dr Peter Flynn

16.20 – 16.30 Discussion and Closing Remarks

Dr Kyriakos Lobotesis & Dr Soma Banerjee

  • Soma Banerjee

    Soma Banerjee

    Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

    Stroke consultant and Head of Stroke Speciality

  • GC Gill Cluckie

    Gill Cluckie

    St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

    Stroke Nurse Consultant

  • Lucio D'Anna

    Lucio D'Anna

    Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

    Stroke Consultant

  • GF Georgina Flaxman

    Georgina Flaxman

    Stroke Association UK

    Policy Officer

  • PF Peter Flynn

    Peter Flynn

    Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast

    Consultant Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiologist

  • Kyriakos Lobotesis

    Kyriakos Lobotesis

    Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

    Consultant neuroradiologist and Neurointerventional lead

  • Atte Meretoja

    Atte Meretoja

    Helsinki University Hospital

    Associated Professor and Neurocenter Director

  • Barry Moynihan

    Barry Moynihan

    Stroke consultant

    Beaumont Hospital, Dublin

  • Raul Nogueira

    Raul Nogueira

    Grady Memory Hospital, Atland, USA

    Director Neuroendovascular division

  • Tony Rudd

    Tony Rudd

    King's College London; Guy's and St Thomas NHS Trust; NHS England

    Professor of Stroke Medicine, Stroke Consultant and National Clinical Director for Stroke

  • Ismalia de Sousa

    Ismalia de Sousa

    Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

    Clinical nurse specialist in stroke

  • RW Roisin Walsh

    Roisin Walsh

    Beaumont Hospital, Dublin

    Cardiovascular Research Nurse

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