Scientific programme 2013

Wednesday the 4th of December
08:00 Registration  
08:30 Opening ALICE  
08:40 Introduction Dietmar Kühne
08:45 Live Case 1 Aneurysm:  
10:15 Post-embolization discussion  
10:30 Live Case 2 Aneurysm:  
11:45 Post-embolization discussion  
12:00 Stents, heaven or hell? Michel Piotin
12:15 Experience with LVIS Junior David Fiorella
12:30 Experience with Baby Leo Shimon Maimon
12:45 The alphabet of stents and balloons René Chapot
13:00 Lunch  
14:00 Live Case 3: AVM  
15:15 Post-embolization discussion  
15:30 Live Case 4 Aneurysm:  
16:15 Post-embolization discussion  
  Flow Diverters  
16:30 When to use FDs ? Christophe Cognard
16:45 When not to use FDs ? Edoardo Boccardi
17:00 Telescopic stenting : antegrade or retrograde René Chapot
17:15 Follow-up of FD : when and how ? Isabel Wanke
17:30 Guess the outcome Paul Stracke
17:45 Controversial debate  
18:00 End of session  
Thursday the 5th of December
08:30 Follow-up of ALICE patients Hannes Nordmeyer
08:45 Live Case 5 : AVM  
10:00 Post-embolization discussion  
10:15 Live Case 6: Aneurysm  
11:30 Post-embolization discussion  
11:45 ARUBA : critical analysis from an insider Emmanuel Houdart
12:15 Standard and reverse Pressure Cooker Technique René Chapot
12:30 DAC : why to use it ? David Fiorella
12:45 DAC : why not to use it ? Edoardo Boccardi
13:00 Lunch  
14:00 Live Case 7: Aneurysm  
15:00 Post-embolization discussion  
15:15 Latex and silicone free treatment of aneurysms Hans Henkes
15:30 Disrupt instead of divert ? Thomas Liebig
15:45 Are flow disrupters better than latex balloons? James Byrne
16:00 Antiagregants for dummies Ludovic Drouet
16:30 Case analysis : which antiagregation? Christophe Cognard
16:45 "ALICE in trouble": How to get out of a complication ? All referents
18:00 End of session  
Friday the 6th of december
08:30 How to get rid of a loop in an aneurysm? Nader Sourour
08:40 How strong must the therapist’s heart be? Patrick Brouwer
08:45 Live Case 8: Dural fistula  
10:15 Post-embolization discussion  
10:30 Live Case 9: Aneurysm  
11:45 Post-embolization discussion  
12:00 Stop intracranial PTA after Sammpris? David Fiorella
12:20 Intracranial PTA : stent or DEB? Hans Henkes
12:40 New trends in DAVF René Chapot
13:00 Lunch  
14:00 Live Case 10: Aneurysm  
14:45 Post-embolization discussion  
15:00 Controversies on stroke studies Arndt Dörfler
15:15 Why will current studies on thrombectomy fail? Christophe Cognard
15:30 Which study for thrombectomies? Iris Grünwald
15:45 Thrombectomy : tips and tricks Wiebke Kurre
16:00 Efficiency of Venous Lysis based on angiography Johannes Trenkler
16:15 Bridging: diplomatic issue or real advantage? Hans Henkes
16:30 When to treat, when not to treat? Thomas Liebig
16:45 Selected cases: which treatment? Paul Stracke
17:00 Thrombectomy: take home message René Chapot
17:15 Discussion : all panelists  
17:30 Closing Session ALICE 2013  

How to find the venue?

Theater und Philharmonie Essen GmbH (TUP)
RWE Pavillon

Huyssenallee 53
45128 Essen



The venue with a special flair: The Philharmonie Essen in the historic Saalbau Essen is embedded in the ensemble of the city garden and the Aalto Theatre, right in the center of the city. By exceptional central location, the versatile space on offer and the first-class hotels in the immediate vicinity, the Philharmonie Essen is the ideal place for your event in a unique atmosphere.

The Rhein-Ruhr-Airport Düsseldorf International is only 20 minutes drive by taxi.

Congress Organization


cme4u GmbH

Denise Thom

Röntgenstrasse 7-9,
60388 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Phone +49 (0)6109 6960760
Fax +49 (0) 6109–6960769

CME Credits

Please keep in mind that due to rules and regulations we can provide your CME credits and certificate only if you have filled in the evaluation form which you can request by email from the congress organization, Denise Thom

The certificate of attendance will be sent by email to you.