OUR STROKE PROGRAM


A multidisciplinary team that provides clinical care to stroke patients, while conducting ...

NEWS & PUBLICATIONS

  • Dr. Michel Shamy successfully defended his master’s thesis on “Acute Stroke Decision-Making in Historical & Philosophical Context, 1960-2014” (May 6, 2014)

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  • The Ottawa Stroke Program welcomes Dr. Ghazala Basir as a new clinical and research fellow (August 18, 2014)

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  • Drs. Dowlatshahi, Shamy, and Basir presented research at the Canadian Stroke Congress in Vancouver BC (October 5-7, 2014)

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  • Dr. Shamy’s study on acute stroke decision-making is featured on the front page of the Vancouver Sun (October 7, 2014)

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  • The 2014 World Stroke Conference has accepted research abstracts from Stroke Fellow Dr. Deshpande and Neurology Resident Dr. Van Gaal.  Dr. Dowlatshahi will also present at the conference as an invited speaker.

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  • Dr. Dowlatshahi and team publish their second manuscript from the ongoing OSRICH-1 study in the journal PLoS One: Chakraborty S, Alhazzaa M, Wasserman JK, Sun YY, Stotts G, Hogan MJ, Demchuk A, Aviv RI, and Dowlatshahi D. Dynamic Characterization of the CT Angiographic ‘Spot Sign’. PLoS One. 2014 Mar 3;9(3):e90431.

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  • Dr. Anirudda Deshpande starts Stroke Fellowship with the Ottawa Stroke Program February 1, 2014

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  • Ottawa Stroke Program enrolls their first patient into ESCAPE trial. January 23, 2014. Ottawa initiates their involvement in the the ESCAPE trial examining intra-arterial therapy in selected patients.

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  • Dr. Al-Hazzaa, Stroke Fellow, obtains carotid doppler certification. With training received through his fellowship, Dr. Al-Hazzaa was able to obtain certification in reading carotid and transcranial dopplers. January 19, 2014

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  • Dr. Grant Stotts receives award to analysis the efficacy and safety of a new Neurosciences Acute Care Unit in the Ottawa Hospital. January, 2014

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  • Dr. Dowlatshahi receives Department of Medicine Clinician-Scientist Research Chair Award January, 2014

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  • Dr. Dowlatshahi leads Ottawa Stroke Research Group publication demonstrating that the “spot sign” is consistent with active extravasation by using CT time-resolved imaging Stroke. 2014 Jan;45(1):277-80

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  • Dr. Michel Shamy publishes on the complexities of acute stroke decision-making. Neurology. 2013 Sep 24;81(13):1130-3

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  • Dr. Dylan Blacquiere presents at Canadian Stroke Congress October, 2013. Stroke Fellow Dr. Blacquiere presented on delay factors to stroke clinic at the annual Canadian Stroke Congress

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