Third ESOC conference commences16/05/17Health
Prior to the European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC), representatives from more than 23 countries have met for the third time to exchange experiences in acute stroke care.
ESO-EAST – which is initiated by the European Stroke Organisation (ESO) and implemented in eastern countries through the participation of stroke professionals, professional organisations and local authorities – is the first comprehensive international programme of improving stroke care in Europe.
For the first time, stroke data from the Registry of Stroke Care Quality (RES-Q) has been presented. The RES-Q registry now includes more than 220 hospitals from 25 countries.
Valeria Caso, president of ESO, said: “We have the common goal to improve the quality of the stroke care and implement effective therapies.”
The meeting was attended by Professor Franz Fazekas, president-elect of the European Academy of Neurology (EAN), who underlined the necessity of joint strategy to improve the stroke treatment. Professor Michael Brainin, president-elect of the World Stroke Organization (WSO) also came to support the participants.
PEN will be in attendance at the ESOC17 taking place in Prague, Czech Republic, today and tomorrow (16-17 May).