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  • The YCC is proud to announce the topic of their 26th annual symposium:

    « Stroke: right from the heart »

    New strategies in the management of cardio-embolic stroke


    The symposium will take place on Saturday 21st of October 2017 at the Van der Valk Hotel in Diegem (Brussels).

    State-of-the-art lectures will be given by Prof. Dr. Mikael Mazighi (Hôpital Lariboisière, Paris, FR) and Dr. Martin Swaans (St. Antonius, Utrecht, NL).


    Free registration will be open starting end of June on www.ycc.be

    Prof. Dr. Mikael Mazighi is neurologist specialized in the acute and interventional treatment of stroke. He is highly active in the field, and co-author of numerous publications in high-impact journals. He will cover the latest trends in acute and long-term treatment of patients with stroke.

    Dr. Martin Swaans is cardiologist specialized in cardiac imaging and transcatheter interventions for structural heart disease. Specifically for stroke prevention, he has experience in left atrial appendage closure, and will focus his talk on diagnosing and treating cardio-embolic causes of stroke.