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Prof. John Thornton to Speak at Imaging in Dublin 2022

Updated: Jan 26, 2022


PROF. JOHN THORNTON MB Bch BAO FRCSI FRCR FFRRCSI Prof. John Thornton is a Consultant Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiologist in Beaumont Hospital, Dublin. He completed medical training in University Hospital Dublin. He obtained surgical fellowship with Royal College of Surgeons Ireland. His radiology training was also through Royal College of Surgeons Ireland. He completed training in Neuroradiology in University of Illinois at Chicago and Northwestern University in Chicago. He has a special interest in neurovascular imaging and endovascular intervention for cerebral aneurysms, AVMs, vascular stenosis and acute ischaemic stroke. He has ongoing participation in clinical research and was the Co-Principal Investigator for the ESCAPE (Endovascular Treatment for Small Core and Anterior Circulation Proximal occlusion with Emphasis on minimizing CT to recanalization times) trial in Ireland. He recently co-authored several papers on aspects of endovascular treatment of acute stroke. He is currently Director of the National Thrombectomy Service, Joint Clinical Lead for Stroke in Beaumont Hospital and Head of Governance Group. He has led the development of emergency endovascular treatment of stroke in Ireland, establishing a nationwide network and works to promote the development with the Health Service Executive/Department of Health. He leads on the National Quality Improvement Programme involving hospitals admitting acute stroke patients throughout Ireland aiming to improve hyper-acute stroke care. This includes the introduction of many interventions to improve efficiency.

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