Identify ischemic risks in stroke, TIA patients in latest Curbsiders podcast

Chris Favilla, MD, a stroke neurologist at the University of Pennsylvania, walks listeners through the inner workings of the brain.


In the latest podcast episode from The Curbsiders, Chris Favilla, MD, a stroke neurologist at the University of Pennsylvania, walks listeners through the inner workings of the brain to identify ischemic risks in patients who have had a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) and help prevent recurrences.

The episode also includes a discussion on factors that make a TIA high risk; imaging studies to order; dosing of aspirin, dual antiplatelets, and direct-acting oral anticoagulants; and more.

The Curbsiders, a podcast hosted by internists focusing on internal medicine-related topics, offers CME credit and MOC points to ACP members and is available on the ACP podcast landing page.