Important informations

14th Congress of the World Federation

of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology

Monday 16 – Thursday 19 October 2017 Budapest, Hungary

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Scientific program

The congress will strongly focus on multidisciplinary contribution to the treatment of neurovascular and spinal disease.

Topics will include:

Preliminary program

Monday, 16th of October, STROKE

07:15 – 08:00 Breakfast Seminars:

Back to the basics: Stroke 

Chairperson: Daniel Bereczki, Neurology, EU (HU)

 

Epidemiology
Csaba Ovary, Neurology, EU (HU)

Stroke imaging
Rüdiger von Kummer, INR, EU

07:15 – 08:00 Back to the basics: Thrombosis and antithrombotic treatment

Chairperson: Laszlo Szapary, Neurology, EU (HU)

 

Clotting mechanisms related to embolic stroke
Krasimir Kolev, PhD, EU (HU)

Clinical pharmacology of antithrombotic drugs
Lucie Thibault, Pharm.D. US

07:15 – 08:00 Back to the basics: How to improve the efficacy of science? Fertilizing the field of research by clinician-scientist collaboration                        

Chairpersons: György Paál, PhD, EU (HU), Juhana Frösen

 

Over 10 years of collaboration in aneurysms research

Gábor Janiga, ING,  (EU)

15 years of translational aneurysm research – lesson learned and caveats to be avoided

Juhana Frösen, Neurosurgeon, (EU)

Interdisciplinarity at its best: how inanimate flow simulations are filled with life by MDs

György Paál, PhD, EU (HU)

07:15 – 08:00 Industry: new technology, treatment
08:30 – 13:00 Symposium for nurses, technicians and radiographers in cooperation with ESMINT
08:15 – 10:15 Plenary Session 1: Stroke: What haven’t been learned from the RCT-s

Chairperson:  Patrick Brouwer, INR, EU

Moderators:   Rafael Rodriguez Mercado, Rüdiger von Kummer

08:15 – 08:20 How would you do this case? Demonstrative case presentation & Audience poll
08:20 – 08:35 Pre-thrombectomy imaging
Mayank Goyal, INR, Canada
08:35 – 08:50 Is IVT still needed?
Marc Ribo, Neurol, Italy
08:50 – 09:05 Expanding time window & wake up stroke
Tudor Jovin, Neurol, US
09:05 – 09:20 Alternate thrombectomy techniques: Retrieval versus aspiration
Aquila Turk, INR, US
09:20 – 09:35 Thrombectomy in posterior circulation stroke
J.C. Gerber, NR, EU
09:35 – 09:45 Sedation versus general anaesthesia
Markus Möhlenbruch, Neurorad, Germany
09:45 – 10:00 Periprocedural antithrombotic treatment
Lucie Thibault, Pharm.D, US
10:00 – 10:10 Panel discussion
10:10 – 10:15 Audience poll how would you treat this case(s) now?
10:15 – 10:30 Opening ceremony
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 12:15 Plenary Session 2: Stroke: Where are we going? Ongoing research
Chairperson: Jan Gralla, INR, Europe
Moderators:  Orlando Diaz, INR, US, Akira Ishii, INR, Japan
11:00 – 11:15 Progress of the  international clot research project
Simon De Meyer, PhD, Biochemistry, (EU)
11:15 – 11:30 New recanalization techniques
Matthew Gounis, PhD,  Bioengineering, US
11:30 – 11:45 Neuroprotective bridging and endovascular treatment beyond recanalization: hyperoxygenation and intra-arterial cooling
Sven Poli, Neurology, EU
11:45 – 12:00 Tissue regeneration: intra-arterial stem cell infusion
Éva Mezey, PhD, US
12:00 – 12:15 Panel discussion
12:15 – 13:15 Industry symposia
13:15 – 14:00 Lunch break & Poster session

Moderators: László SólymosiGustavo Foa INR, South America

14:00 – 15:45 Parallel abstract session
15:45 – 16:00 Parallel industry symposia
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break
16:30 – 18:30 Parallel abstract session
19:30 Welcome reception

Tuesday, 17th of October, STROKE & SPINE

07:15 – 08:00 Breakfast Seminar – Back to the basics: Spine
Chairperson: Peter Banczerowski, Neurosur, EU (HUN)Pathomechamisms of spinal pain
Kieran Murphy, INR, Canada
Percutaneous spinal procedures
Giuseppe Bonaldi, INR, EU
07:15 – 08:00 Breakfast Seminar – Back to the basics: Non-atherosclerotic cerebral vascular disease
Chairperson: Peter Varallyay, NR, EU (HUN)Vasculitis: pathology and imaging
David Mikulis, NR, Canada
Childhood stroke
Gabrielle DeVeber, Neurol, USA
07:15 – 08:00 Breakfast Seminar – Interventional treatment of large vessel occlusion stroke

Chairperson: Peter Barsi NR, EU

 

Patient selection by advanced imaging

Karl Lovblad, CH

Device selection
Paolo Machi

07:15 – 08:00 Industry
08:00 – 10:25 Plenary session 3: stroke care organization
Chairperson: Jens Fiehler, INR, EU
Moderators: Marc Ribo, Neurology, EU, Italo Linfante, Neurology, US
08:00 – 08:30 Debate: Stroke care models
08:00 – 08:10 Drip & ship or mother ship
Sonia Abilleira, Neurology, EU
08:10 – 08:20 Ship the patient or the doctor?
Johanna Fifi, Neurology, US
08:20 – 08:30 Impact of different models on treatment efficacy
Winston Chong, INR, Australia
08:30 – 08:45 Stroke care in Europe: results of the EAEST stroke survey (ESMINT-ESO-SAFE)

Urs Fischer, Neurology, EU

08:45 – 08:55 Stroke care in North America

Raul Nogueirea, INR, US

08:55 – 09:05 Stroke care in Japan

Nobuyuki Sakai, Neurosurgery, Japan

09:05 – 09:15 Stroke care in South-East Asia
Wickly Lee, INR, Singapore
09:15 – 09:25 Stroke care in China
Ling Feng, Neurosurgery, China
09:25 – 09:35 Stroke care in South America
Lautaro Badilla, INR, South America
09:35 – 09:45 Stroke care in Africa
Allan Taylor, INR, South Africa
09:45 – 09:55 Stroke care in Australia
Peter Mitchell, INR, Australia
09:55 – 10:00 Panel discussion
10:00 – 10:20 Debate: who should run the show?
10:00 – 10:10 Do you need help? Train the cardiologist
Adnan Siddiqui, Neurosurgeons, US
10:10 – 10:20 Do you need help? Train more neurointerventionists
Shelley Renowden, INR, Europe
10:20 – 10:25 Panel discussion
10:25 – 10:55 Coffee break
10:55 – 12:15 Plenary Session 4: non-embolic stroke
Chairperson: Martin Bendzus INR, EU
Moderators:  Dae Chul Suh, INR, Korea – Francis Hui Kim Hoong, INR, Asia
10:55 – 11:00 How would you do this case? case presentation & Audience poll
11:00 – 11:40 Revisiting intracranial stenting

11:00 – 11:15 Intracranial stenting in Europe
René Chapot, INR

11:15 – 11:30 Intracranial stenting in Asia
Jiao Liqun, INR, China

11:30 – 11:40 Panel discussion

11:40 – 12:15 Sinus disease
11:40 – 11:55 Sinus thrombosis: the role of endovascular treatment
TBD
11:55 – 12:10 Sinus stenosis: should it be treated endovascularly?
Fergus Robertson, INR, UK
12:10 – 12:15 Panel discussion
12:15 – 13:15 Industry symposia
13:15 – 14:00 Lunch break & Poster session

Moderators: Wickly Lee, INR, Asia, Lautaro Badilla, INR, South America

14:00 – 15:45 Parallel abstract session
15:45 – 16:00 Parallel Industry symposia
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break
16:30 – 18:00 Parallel Plenary session 5/A: Minimally invasive spine treatment
Chairperson: Mario Muto, INR, Italy
Moderators: Giuseppe Bonaldi, INR, EU, Umair Chaudhry, INR, Pakistan ASIA
16:30 – 16:50 Debate: Vertebroplasty versus vertebral augmentation in porotic disease
16:30 – 16:40 Pro Vertebroplasty
Mary Lee Jensen, INR, US
16:40 – 16:50 Pro augmentation
Mario Muto, INR, EU
16:50 – 17:00 Panel discussion
17:00 – 17:15 Image guided spinal surgery
Luigi Manfre, INR, EU
17:15 – 17:30 Percutaneous treatment of spine metastasis
Allan Brook, INR, US
17:30 – 17:45 Percutaneous pain procedures
Kieran Murphy, INR, Canada
17:45 – 18:00 Panel discussion
16:30 – 18:00 Parallel Plenary session 5/B:
Pediatric neurointerventions  – Acute Stroke in Children
Chairperson: Darren Orbach, INR, US
Moderators: Georges Rodesch INR, EU, László Bognár, Neurosur, EU
16:30 – 16:35 Flaming the problem

Darren Orbach (Boston Children’s)

16:35 – 17.05 Large Vessel Occlusion in Children: Natural History and Neurological Overview, Risk vs Benefit,

Gabrielle DeVeber (NEUR, Canada)

17:05 – 17:25 Imaging Protocols and Age Considerations for Acute Stroke in Children

Todd Abruzzo (Cincinnati Children’s)

17:25 – 17:45 Technique, echnical Approaches, and Judgement in Acute Stroke in Children

Timo Krings (Toronto Sick Kids)

17:45 – 18:00 Panel discussion
18:00 – 19:00 WFITN General Assembly

Wednesday, 18th of October, AVM AND MISCELLANEOUS

07:15 – 08:00 Back to the basics: AVM
Chairperson: Pál Barzó, Neurosur, EU 

Evolution of AVM
Hong Qi Zhang, Neurosurgary, China
Principles of AVM surgery
Robert Reisch, Neurosurgary, EU

07:15 – 08:00 Back to the basics: DAVF

Chairman: Zsolt Berentei, HU

 

Evolution of DAVF
Insup Choi, US

Endovascular treatment of DAVF
René Chapot, EU

07:15 – 08:00 Back to the basics: The aneurysm wall 

Chairperson: Andras Buki, Neurosur, EU

 

Biology, histology of aneurysm wall
Juhana Frösen, Neurosurgery, EU

Imaging of the aneurysm wall
Timo Krings, Canada

07:15 – 08:00 Back to the basics: Vasospasm
Chairperson: Ferenc Kövér, INR, EU
Pathophysiology and non-endovascular treatment of vasospasm
Peter Vajkóczy, Neurosurgary, EU
Endovascular Treatment options
Thomas Liebig, INR EU
07:15 – 08:00 Industry
08:00 – 08:45 Plenary Session 6: AVM research
Chairperson: Luis Lemme-Phlagos INR, South America
Moderators: Timo Krings INR, Canada, Michihiro Tanaka, Japan
Panelists: Insup Choi INR, US, Sirinthara Pongpech, INR, Thailand
08:00 – 08:15 Latest results in AVM pathogenesis research

Brain AVM: animal models, pathogenesis and new therapeutic options
Hua Su, PhD, US

08:15 – 08:30 Latest results in DAVF pathogenesis research
Paul Bhogal, EU
08:30 – 08:35 Panel discussion
08:30 – 10:00 Symposium for nurses, technicians and radiographers in cooperation with ESMINT
08:35 – 10:15 Plenary session 7: AVM embolization: what is the aim?
Chairman:    Laurent Spelle, INR, EU
Moderators: Ronie Piske, INR, South America, Peter Rivera Neurosurg, Philippines, Asia
Panelists: Jaques Moret, Alex Berenstein, 
08:35 – 08:40 Demonstrative case presentation and audience polling
08:40 – 08:55 Embolization should aim complete occlusion by using transarterial-transvenous approach
Istvan Hudak, INR, EU (HUN)
08:55 – 09:10 Embolization should aim complete occlusion by using transarterial approach
Naci Kocer, INR, Turkey
09:10 – 09:25 Embolization should be used as a complementary method to surgery
Edoardo Boccardi, INR, EU
09:25 – 09:40 Most AVM-s should be treated by microsurgery
Peter Vajkoczy, Neurosurgeon, EU
09:40 – 09:55 Non-surgical AVM-s should be treated by radiosurgery without embolization
Matthias Radatz, Neurosurgeon, EU
09:55 – 10:05 The European AVM treatment consensus proposal
Marco Cenzato, Neurosurgeon, EU
10:05 – 10:15 Panel discussion & Audience polling
10:15 – 10:45 Coffee break
10:45 – 12:45 Hands on for nurses, technicians and radiographers in cooperation with ESMINT
10:45 – 11:15 Plenary session 8: The Pierre Lasjaunias Memorial Lecture

Chairperson: Sirinthara Pongpech, INR, Thailand

Moderators: Luc Picard, INR, EU, Michael Söderman, INR, EU

Low magnetic field MRI imaging of cerebral vascular disease
Gary Green, UK
11:15 – 12:15 Plenary session 9: The human factor in the angiosuite: mental health and industry-physician interactions

Chairman: Michael Söderman (INR, EU)

Moderators: Michel Mawad, INR, James Byrne, INR, EU

11:15 – 11:35 Mental health in the angiography suit
George Purebl, behavioral scientist, EU (HU)
11:35 – 12:05 Partners or customers: physician – industry interaction

11:35 – 11:50 Industry: Matt Fitz, Microvention

11:50 – 12:05 Medicine : Patrick Brouwer, INR, EU

12:05 – 12:15 Panel discussion
12:15 – 13:15 Industry symposia
13:15 – 14:00 Lunch break & Poster session

Moderators: Winston Lim, INR, Asia, Tommy Andersson, INR, EU

14:00 – 16:00 Parallel abstract sessions
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break
16:30 – 16:50 Plenary session 10: Best papers session

Chairperson: Michael Söderman

Moderators: Luis Lemme-Phlagos, Allan Taylor

16:50 – 17:30 Plenary session 11: Expanding the horizon: neurointerventional oncology

Chairperson: Alessandra Biondi, INR, EU

Moderators: Pascal Mosiman, INR, EU, Allan Taylor

16:50 – 17:05 Retinoblastoma chemotherapy
Pierre Gobin (INR, US)
17:05 – 17:20 Intra-arterial chemotherapy for brain tumors: is there an indication?

Csanad Varallyay (NR, US)

17:20 – 17:30 Discussion
17:30 – 18:45 Parallel abstract session
20:00 Congress dinner  (optional)

Thursday, 19th of October, ANEURYSMS

08:30 – 10:00 Parallel abstract session
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee break
10:30 – 11:15 Plenary session 12: Aneurysm biology

Chairman: Miklós Marosfői

Moderators: Todd Abruzzo, INR, USA, Jorge Santos, INR, South America, Mexico

10:30 – 10:45 Mechanisms of aneurysm thrombosis

Jean-Baptiste Michel, Pathologist, EU

10:45 – 11:00 Aneurysm wall biology

Juhana Frösen, Neurosurg, EU

11:00 – 11:15 Panel discussion
11:15 – 12:15 Plenary session 13: Predicting aneurysm treatment results by simulation

Chairman: TBD

Moderators: Gabor Janiga, PhD, Europe, Akira Ishii, Neurosur, Japan

11:15 – 11:30 Flow simulation: is it clinically relevant?
Matthew Gounis, PhD, US
11:30 – 11:45 Flow simulation: have we learned anything new recently?
Gabor Zavodszky, PhD, EU
11:45 – 12:00 How to validate simulation results
Kristian Valen-Sendstad, PhD, EU
12:00 – 12:15 Panel discussion
12:15 – 13:15 Industry symposia
13:15 – 14:00 Lunch break & Poster session

Chairman: Maciek Szainer, INR, EU

Moderator: Winston Lim, INR, Asia, Eu

14:00 – 15:45 Plenary Session 14: Aneurysm: Value of different treatment modalities

Chairman: James Bryne, INR, EU

Moderators: Kim Nelson, INR, US, Winston Chong INR, Australia

Panelists: Laurent Pierot INR, EU,  Adnan Siddiqui, Neurosur-INR, US

14:00 – 14:05 Demonstrative case presentation and audience polling
14:05 – 14:20 Shall we plug the whole? (Is aneurysm packing still needed?)
René Chapot, INR, EU
14:20 – 15:30 Shall we fly with the flow?
14:20 – 14:50 Have we improved flow diversion over the past decade?  Debate

14:20 – 14:35 – YES – Ajay K. Wakhloo, INR, US

14:35 – 14:50 – NO – Tommy Andersson, INR, EU

14:50 – 15:20 Intrasaccular flow modification: does it work? Debate

14:50 – 15:05 – YES – Adam Arthur, NEurosur, US

15:05 – 15:20 – NO – Christoph Cognard, INR, EU

15:20 – 15:30 Panel discussion and audience polling
15:30 – 15:45 Vasospasm: any improvement in the past years?
Thomas Liebig INR, EU
15:45 – 16:00 Adjourn & Closing Ceremony