The search for new methods and drugs to struggle with cerebral stroke and its complications

The scientific-practical conference “Opportunities and Achievements of Modern Pharmacotherapy in the Practice of a Neurologist” held in Kharkov on March 14-15, 2019. It was organized by Association of Neurologists, Psychiatrists and Narcologists of Ukraine, Institute of Neurology, Psychiatry and Narcology of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, Kharkiv National University named after V.N. Karazin.

The event was devoted to innovative methods of diagnosis, treatment and prevention of pathologies of central nervous system. Stroke remains a major central nervous system disease due to high prevalence, disability and mortality. You will find an overview of some of the reports voiced at the conference.

Key words: acute ischemic stroke, hemorrhagic transformation, chronic cerebral ischemia, edaravone, Xavron, Neurocitin, Latren.