Dr Naga Kandasamy

King’s College hospital NHS foundation trust

Dr Kandasamy is a consultant diagnostic and interventional neuroradiology consultant at King’s college hospital since 2009. King’s college hospital is a leading tertiary care neurosciences unit and academic health science centre and is also the regional Hyperacute stroke unit and one of the 4 Major trauma centres in London. Dr Kandasamy has extensive experience in stroke imaging and neuro-vascular intervention and lectures widely on the same.

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Stroke – New trends

The results of 5 randomised controlled trials in 2015 showed the efficacy of endovascular treatment over conventional stroke treatment (intravenous thrombolysis) in the management of stroke patients with large vessel occlusion. The current evidence base in the treatment of acute stroke is reviewed with a look into the challenges lying ahead in the implementation of the current evidence.