Afternoon News from the International Stroke Conference

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the American Stroke Association:


News Releases and News Tips:

Released Previously:

Supporting Multimedia Materials at ISC 2011 Multimedia:

  • Downloadable audio or video interview clips with AHA/ASA experts offering perspective on the news releases.
  • Video clips with researchers (if available) are added after embargo.
  • Animation, images and video footage

Coming up Thursday, February 10, 2011:

  • News Conference - Featured News of the Day - 8 a.m. PT/11 a.m. ET

Live streaming and on demand at

Four presentations featured:

  • Abstract 212 – Medicare Part D and medication compliance
  • Abstract LB4 - Robot therapy
  • Abstract 216 - MRI and unclear-onset stroke
  • Abstract 127 - Final data on experimental agent vs. aspirin at preventing stroke in some atrial fibrillation patients

Additional Resources:

SOURCE American Stroke Association