Scientific programme 2015

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  

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.