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King Abdulaziz Specialist Hospital Visit, Thursday 3, June, 2004

The group conducted its fifth lecture tour session in King Abdulaziz Specialist Hospital, Taif on the morning of Thursday, June 3, 2004. The session was organized by the hospital and was called the first Taif Stroke Conference. Large number of physicians and care giver were present. The group is very thankful to the Hospital General Manager, Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Zahrani, the Medical Director, Dr. Mohammed Abbas, the head of Medical Education, Dr. Hashim Khotanli, the head of Medicine Department, Dr. Humaid Al-Salmi and Dr. Sameer Momenah, Consultant Neurologist for their excellent organization and hospitality.

The program started with a verse from the holly Quraan, followed with the first session when Dr. Sameer Momenah gave a lecture on stroke definitions, classification and pathopysiology. Then Dr, Khoja gave a lecture on acute ischemic stroke treatment. The second session was on neuroradiology in stroke, carotid endarterectomy and stroke cases, given by Dr. Samieallah Khan (Consultant Radiologist), Dr. Tarik Abdulbari (Consultany Neurosurgeon) and Dr. Khoja.

It is worth mentioning that this scientific activity was the first to be conducted in this newly operating hospital, and it is the group honor to be there in this event.

2008 Saudi Stroke Association

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