ACST-2 Collaborators' Meeting 2014

Our Annual Collaborators' Meeting was held at Pembroke College from 18-19th September in Oxford.

Thank you to all who attended the Collaborators' Meeting last week. Please click here to download the new Recruitment 'Tips' document. To view photos from the event please click here

To view the presentations please click on the links below:

Day 1

Alison Halliday: Importance of previous brain infarcts in patients with asymptomatic carotid stenosis and the impact of surgery from the Asymptomatic Carotid Surgery Trial (ACST-1)

Steffi le Conte & Luisa Teixeira: ACST-2: Recruitment update

Lynda Tully & Catilina Nobre: Patient follow-up and streamlining data collection

David Hargroves: How a Stroke Physician can find potentially eligible patients for ACST-2

Gioacchino Coppi & Roberto Moratto: CEA and CAS: A single centre evolution over 20 years

Peter Rothwell: Blood pressure and stroke - presentation not available

Richard Bulbulia: Antithrombotic use and CEA/CAS experience in ACST-2

Slobodan Tanaskovic: Carotid angioplasty and stenting: A safe and effective treatment for recurrent carotid stenosis

Henning Eckstein: SPACE-2: An update

Martin Brown: ECST-2 update

Peter Gillgren & Claes Skioldebrand: The “Swedish Debate”: LA or GA for carotid endarterectomy? What do you think? 

Day 2

Leo Bonati: ICSS long-term results

Doug Turner: CAS in the UK and why we need to do more

László Entz: CEA and CAS:  A single centre comparison over 4 years

Valerio Tolva: Is recent coronary stenting a problem (or an opportunity) for enrolment in ACST-2?

Jenny Donovan: ACST-2 Qualitative Recruitment Investigation: Improving recruitment in the UK and worldwide

Athanasios Giannoukas: Ophthalmic sub-study update

Sarah Lewington: Age and gender specific prevalence of carotid stenosis, AAA, PAD and AF in  Life Line Screening attendees

Leo Bonati: MRI sub-study update &  Carotid Stenosis Trialists‘ Colaboration (CSTC)

Anne Huibers: Mechanism of procedural stroke sub-study