Heart&Stroke Clinical Update 2016
Plenary 1: ATYPICAL PRESENTATIONS
STROKE OR TIA – REAL OR IMITATION
Presented by: Frank L. Silver MD, FRCPC (see below)
Hilton Toronto, December 2016
• To discuss neurological and non-neurological conditions that mimic stroke and TIA.
• To discuss the clinical features that differentiate between stroke and these mimics.
• To provide an approach, including relevant investigations, to assist in determining etiology.
Frank L. Silver MD, FRCPC
Professor of Medicine (Neurology), University of Toronto
Medical Director, Toronto West Stroke Network
Medical Director, Ontario Telestroke Program
Adjunct Scientist, Institute for Clinical Evaluative
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