Thank you for your participation at the SVIN 2020 Annual Meeting! In an effort to obtain Maintenance of Certification (MOC) self-assessment credits, we are required to send a pre-meeting and post-meeting test to evaluate change in knowledge. Please take the test below after the Annual Meeting.

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* 1. Are you a SVIN Member?

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* 2. Your Name (for administrative purposes only):

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* 3. Regarding early ischemic change (EIC) on non-contrast CT, which of the following is false?

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* 4. Regarding predictors of response to thrombectomy which of the following is false?

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* 5. Which of the following is true?

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* 6. True or false: Currently, there is no definitive non invasive imaging criteria for diagnosing intracranial atherosclerosis in patients presenting with large vessel occlusion and acute ischemic stroke.

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* 7. Which non invasive imaging modality has the highest negative and positive predictive value in diagnosing atherosclerotic occlusion?

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* 8. True or false: In the absence of a definitive diagnosis of atherosclerotic etiology, all acute large vessel occlusions (LVOs) are treated as embolic LVOs and undergo mechanical thrombectomy.  

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* 9. The increasing number of treated unruptured aneurysms has reduced the incidence of subarachnoid hemorrhage in the United States.

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* 10. What radiographic characteristics influence the risk of unruptured aneurysm rupture?

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* 11. List some examples of new technology assisting in the selection of "at risk" unruptured aneurysms.

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* 12. Artificial Intelligence is the same as computer aided detection

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* 13. AI algorithms for aneurysm detection generally have a high sensitivity and low specificity

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* 14. Which imaging modality is most commonly used for aneurysm detection on currently available AI algorithms?

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* 15. What is the most appropriate medicine combination after radial access is obtained:

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* 16. What is the most difficult vessel to catheterize from the right radial approach?

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* 17. Among the options below, which is the most likely indicator of hospital readmissions within 7 days of discharge?

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* 18. Stroke systems of care should include follow-up with specialized services when needed and primary care provider arranged at discharge.

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* 19. Center for Medicare/Medicaid Services (CMS) does not have an option for billing for transitional care services after discharge.

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* 20. Biomarkers reflecting which of the following mechanisms are associated with risk of stroke in patients with intracranial atherosclerosis?

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* 21. Which of the following neuroimaging techniques can be used to determine intracranial arterial intraplaque composition?

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* 22. Biomarkers of intracranial atherosclerosis may be used for which of the following purposes?

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* 23. The transracial approach is associated with lower access site complications as compared to the transfemoral

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* 24. Stroke intervention should be the first procedure to do through TRA when you start converting your practice

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* 25. What is in the radial cocktail?

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* 26. Which of the following statements concerning ballon assisted coiling is correct?

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* 27. Which of the following statements concerning balloon assisted coiling is correct?

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* 28. Which of the following statements concerning ballon assisted coiling is correct?

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* 29. In the FAST MAG Trial, the average time from stroke onset to treatment in the ambulance was:

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* 30. In the just starting FASTEST Trial of recombinant Factor VIIa for ICH, study medication must be started within:

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* 31. Intravenous thrombolysis beyond 4.5 hours after the last known well time in patients who have perfusion mismatch:

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* 32. FLAIR-diffusion MRI mismatch identifies patients:

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* 33. Compared with IV alteplase, IV tenecteplase:

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* 34. What is your standard sheath size for radial access when performing a diagnostic angiogram?

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* 35. Which catheter is the easiest to use for radial diagnostic angiogram?

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* 36. Which of the following is not part of the radial cocktail infused in the short sheath after insertion?

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* 37. Which of the following is true of aerosol spread in the absence of invasive ventilation?

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* 38. Which of the following is NOT an advantage of choosing sedation as the default for LVO?

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* 39. For a potential COVID patient, which of the following situations is most suitable for intervention under sedation?

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* 40. Why do I prefer pipeline chrome-cobalt braid as a flow diverter stent for the endovascular treatment of bifurication aneurysms with an integrated bifurcation branch

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* 41. What is my preferred flow diverter for very distal M2-M4, P2_P4, and A2-A4 aneurysms

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* 42. Why do I prefer flow diverter with no distal wire as in Fred Jr

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* 43. Which of the following agents requires conversion in the liver to become active?

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* 44. An 85-year-old women presents with a left hemiparesis and neglect (NIHSS score = 5) 8 hours after symptom onset.  She has no cardiac source identified and declines thrombolysis and interventional treatment.  Which of the following is the most appropriate treatment?

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* 45. Which of the following is the most appropriate treatment duration for dual antiplatelet therapy after acute ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack?

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* 46. By what proportion has the ipsilateral stroke rate fallen with medical intervention alone since the ACAS randomised trial was done?

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* 47. What maximum proportion of generally fit persons with 60-99% asymptomatic carotid stenosis could now possibly benefit from a carotid procedure with respect to reducing their lifetime ipsilateral stroke risk (assuming the procedural risk is always zero)?

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* 48. Which is the preferred treatment option in patients with basilar artery occlusion and a moderate or severe deficit (NIHSS≥10)?

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* 49. Which is the preferred treatment option in patients with basilar artery occlusion and a minor deficit (NIHSS<10)?

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* 50. EVT is as effective in acute ischemic stroke due to posterior circulation LVO as it is in the anterior circulation.

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* 51. What percentage of patients with 70% asymptomatic carotid stenosis have a higher risk with intervention (endarterectomy or stenting) than with intensive medical therapy?

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* 52. What features indicating higher risk with medical therapy would justify intervention in asymptomatic carotid stenosis?

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* 53. What percent of patients would have a stroke at the time of a carotid occlusion?

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* 54. What medication has been proven to improve outcome after aSAH?

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* 55. What is a plausible mechanism of action of this drug?

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* 56. Is the fight against vasospasm a never ending battle with no sign of progress?

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