7 - 8 - 9 of December 2016

Advanced Live Interventional Course of Essen

Course Director : Prof. René Chapot

Programme 2015

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Wednesday the 25th of March
08:00 Registration
08:30 Opening ALICE 2015 Dietmar Kühne
08:40 Live Case 1: AVM
10:15 Post-embolization discussion
10:30 Live Case 2: Aneurysm
11:15 Post-embolization discussion
11:30 Which indications to treat AVMs? Jacques Moret
11:45 Treatment strategy: the macrofistula first Naci Kocer
12:00 Treatment strategy: the macrofistula last René Chapot
12:15 Pitfalls in venous approach Charbel Mounayer
12:30 When should surgery be achieved? Naci Kocer
12:45 Which study to be done after ARUBA Jean Raymond
13:00 Discussion
13:15 Lunch
14:00 Live Case 3: Aneurysm
14:45 Post-embolization discussion
15:00 Live Case 4: Dural Fistula
15:45 Post-embolization discussion
Flow Diverters in Aneurysms
16:00 FD in blister like aneurysms Demetrius Lopes
16:15 Long term FU with FDs: delayed complications are rare Edoardo Boccardi
16:30 Long term FU with FDs: delayed complications are underestimated David Fiorella
16:45 FD must not be used in bifurcation aneurysms Naci Kocer
17:00 FD must be used in MCA bifurcation aneurysms Christophe Cognard
17:15 Why to use Braided Stents? Shimon Maimon
17:30 Parent Artery Occlusion: Past or Future? James Byrne
17:45 Discussion
18:00 End of Session
Thursday the 26th of March
08:00 Follow-up of ALICE patients Michael Stauder
08:15 Live Case 5: AVM Venous Approach
09:45 Post-embolization discussion
10:15 Live Case 6: Aneurysm
11:15 Post-embolization discussion
Stents and Aneurysms
11:30 Y stenting in bifurcation aneurysms Demetrius Lopes
11:45 Y stenting should be avoided Michel Piotin
12:00 T or Half T stenting? René Chapot
12:15 Alternative techniques in bifurcation aneurysms Anil Arat
12:30 What's new: Comanecci, Barrel, Eclips, Pconus... Michel Piotin
12:45 Should systematic stenting be achieved in addition to coiling? Jean Raymond
13:00 How to retrieve stents? René Chapot
13:15 Lunch
14:00 Live Case 7: Aneurysm
14:45 Post-embolization discussion
15:00 Live Case 8: Aneurysm
15:45 Post-embolization discussion
Dural Fistulae
16:00 Is there a rationale to occlude a sinus? Uday Limaye
16:15 Why do I prefer to treat a dural fistula with a stent Christophe Cognard
16:30 Why do I prefer to treat a dural fistula with a balloon René Chapot
Bifurcation Aneurysms
16:45 Why do I use the web? Thomas Liebig
17:00 Why do I avoid using the web? Charbel Mounayer
ALICE in shitland
17:15 How to get out of a complication? All referents
18:30 End of Session
Friday the 27th of March
08:00 Live Case 9: AVM
10:00 Post-embolization discussion
10:15 Live Case10: Dural Fistula
11:00 Post-embolization discussion
Fistulae and AVM
11:15 Glue injection under asystolie Hans Henkes
Intracranial stenosis
11:30 Is there a need for dedicated material in intracranial stenosis? Paul Stracke
11:45 MCA and Basilar perforators: Is there a difference? Hannes Nordmeyer
12:00 The nature of reperfusion hemorrhage Hans Henkes
12:15 What we have to know on antiagregants Ludovic Drouet
12:45 Should Clopidogrel be replaced by Ticagrelor? Ana-Paula Narata
12:50 Discussion
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Live case 11: Aneurysm
14:45 Post-embolization discussion
15:00 Live case 12: Intracranial stenosis
15:15 Post-embolization discussion
15:30 Mr Clean: An insider point of view Wim Van Zwam
15:45 Comments on Mr Clean Jens Fiehler
16:00 Which study to be done after Mr Clean? Iris Grunwald
16:15 General Anesthesia should not be discussed Shimon Maimoun
16:30 Rationale to combine IV lysis and thrombectomy Jan Gralla
16:45 Does previous lysis improve the results of mechanical thrombectomy? Alberto Gil
17:00 Thrombectomy: Real life results Ralph Weber
17:15 Thrombectomy: future perspectives René Chapot
17:30 Discussion all panelists
18:00 Closing Session ALICE 2015




Main Topics of ALICE 2016:


How many balloons?
Where and how to place stents?
Are Flow Diverters to be considered in distal bifurcation aneurysms?
How to retrieve stents?
Which place for Web and Medina coils?
Comaneci, an alternative to balloons?

Antiagregants and Anticoagulants

What we know and what we don’t know

AVMs and Dural Fistulae

Pressure Cooker Technique or Double lumen balloon?
Complications in venous approach for AVMs
Onyx, Squid, Phil or glue?
Multiple balloons in venous remodeling

Intracranial Stenosis

Double lumen balloons for intracranial stenosis Which stents to be used?


Thrombectomie with underlying MCA stenosis : which level of antiagregation?
Results of combined thrombectomie and ICA stenting
Is there still a need for IV lysis?
When to achieve distal aspiration?







7 - 8 - 9 of December 2016

Advanced Live Interventional Course of Essen