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2021 VIRTUAL HEART + STROKE SYMPOSIUM OCTOBER 25-28 TO PROVIDE STROKE EDUCATION AND MITIGATION PROCEDURES

WHO: St. Clair Health

WHAT: A free symposium to discuss stroke awareness, advanced treatment and new procedures to help mitigate the risk of stroke WHEN: Monday, October 25 through Thursday, October 28

WHERE: This event will be held virtually. To learn more visit: stclair.org/heart-stroke-symposium.

WHAT: World Stroke Day is Friday, October 29 and St. Clair Health will recognize the event by offering a week-long virtual symposium to discuss stroke awareness as well new cardiac procedures available to help mitigate the risk of stroke.

One in four people worldwide will suffer a stroke and it is one of the top five causes of death in the United States. St. Clair Health has initiated a stroke-cardiology treatment consortium to manage atrial fibrillation (AFIB) and patent foramen ovale (PFO), two heart conditions that can cause a stroke.

Scheduled presentations:

Monday, October 25 | 6 PM
Presenter: Dr. Maxim Hammer, St. Clair Health Chief of Neurology
Topic: Stroke Awareness

Tuesday, October 26 | 6 PM
Presenter: Dr. Kyle D. Buchanan, St. Clair Health Interventional Cardiologist o
Topic: Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) Closure

Wednesday, October 27 | 6 PM
Presenter: Dr. Jeffrey C. Liu, St. Clair Health Cardiac Electrophysiologist o
Topic: Watchman Program

Thursday, October 28 | 6 PM
LIVE virtual Q & A session with all three physicians above o
Moderated by Dr. Andy Kiser, Chief of Cardiac Surgery and Director of the Cardiovascular Leadership Group at St. Clair Health.

This live session will take place on Zoom and can be accessed here. Registration is not required to attend. Questions may be submitted in advance by emailing AskTheExpert@stclair.org.

Dick Roberts 
Roberts Communications USA 
412-721-7400
 droberts@robcomusa.com



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