Transcranial Doppler is a critical part of the diagnostic workup for a wide range of diseases affecting cerebral blood flow, including stroke. In this webinar you will learn the techniques to interpret and analyze TCD waveforms to effectively assess and treat patients with suspected neurological conditions.
Duration: 1 hour
Dr. Demchuk is a professor in the departments of Clinical Neurosciences (Deputy Head) and Radiology at The Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary. He is Director of the Calgary Stroke Program, Chair of the Board of Directors for the Canadian Stroke Consortium (Canada’s professional organization for stroke physicians), and co-lead of the leadership council for the Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery. His research focus is on reperfusion treatments, clinical trials, and stroke imaging. He has helped evolve stroke imaging to better select patients for treatment using tools such as ASPECTS, Clot Burden Score, pc-ASPECTS, and spot sign.
Dr. Robert Hamilton is the co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer at NovaSignal. He is an accomplished entrepreneur, engineer, and clinical researcher with extensive experience in cerebral blood flow, traumatic brain injury, stroke, and other neurological disorders. During his tenure at the company, Robert has acted as principal investigator on federal grants and contracts totaling more than $25M from the Department of Defense, National Institutes of Health, and the National Science Foundation. He has achieved over 140 citations of his work in peer-reviewed publications and conferences, and holds over 50 patent assets related to the core technology developed during his PhD studies.