Advanced Live Interventional
Course of Essen

ALICE will take place November 22-24th 2023

Course Director : Prof. René CHAPOT

Scientific programme 2023

 Updated on 17 November
November 22nd, 2023
07:30 Registration  
08:00 Opening ALICE  
08:15 Live Case 1: AVM Moderation: Dodi Boccardi, Vincent Costalat, Eytan Raz, Michel Piotin, Markus Holtmanspötter, Mani Puthuran
09:30 Post-embolization discussion
09:45 Live Case 2 from Santander: AVM
11:00 Post-embolization discussion
11:15 Coffee break  
11:30 Live Case 3 from Essen: Aneurysm

Moderation: Gyula Gal, Tudor Jovin, Naci Kocer, Markus Möhlenbruch, Ahmed El Serwi, Adnan Siddiqui

12:15 Post-embolization discussion
12:30 Live Case 4 from Essen: Aneurysm
13:15 Post-embolization discussion
13:30 Lunch  
14:00 Live Case 5 from Santander: Aneurysm Moderation: Dodi Boccardi, Vincent Costalat, Orlando Diaz, Omer Eker, Hannes Normeyer, Tomoyoshi Shigematsu
14:45 Post-embolization discussion
 15:00 Acute Stroke
Large Core Infarction
15:00 Important messages from last studies Wim van Zwam
15:10 Why did thrombectomy work? Tudor Jovin
15:15 Do we need to treat all patients now? Jens Fiehler
15:20 Consequences of Large Core Trials : Round Table Discussion coordinated by Jens Fiehler and Tudor Jovin Vincent Costalat, Jens Fiehler, Jan Gralla, Tudor Jovin, Michel Piotin, Adnan Siddiqui, Paul Stracke, Wim van Zwam
16:00 Coffee break  
  Thrombectomy & stenting: Technical Aspects  
16:30 The role of BGC in MT Paul Stracke
16:40 Value of Cone Beam CT for residual clots Sara Pilgram Pastor
16:50 MT with or without IV Lysis Jan Gralla
17:00 Recanalization of ICA occlusion Vincent Costalat
17:10 FFR guided ICAD treatment Adnan Siddiqui
17:20 Acute stenting in MeVO Ahmed Ayad
17:30 Which role for IV lysis, BGC & Stenting: Round Table Discussion coordinated by Adnan Siddiqui and Wim van Zwam Vincent Costalat, Jens Fiehler, Jan Gralla, Tudor Jovin, Michel Piotin, Adnan Siddiqui, Paul Stracke, Wim van Zwam
18:00 Stenting in acute stroke: Which antiplatelets?  
18:00 Lessons from ETIS: occlusion rate of stents in the french registry Michel Piotin
18:10 Which medication after stenting: the New Jersey experience Tudor Jovim
18:20 APT for extracranial stents: the Krupp experience Marta Wallocha
18:25 APT for intracranial stents: the Krupp experience Batuhan Kara
18:30 Round Table Discussion coordinated by Jan Gralla and Michel Piotin Vincent Costalat, Jens Fiehler, Jan Gralla, Tudor Jovin, Michel Piotin, Adnan Siddiqui, Paul Stracke, Marta Wallocha, Wim van Zwam
19:00 End of Session  
November 23rd, 2023
8:00 Follow-up of ALICE patients 2022 Mohamed Elsharkawy
8:15 Live Case 6 from Essen: AVM Moderation: Dodi Boccardi, Gyula Gal, Alberto Gil, Naci Kocer, Markus Möhlenbruch, Eytan Raz
09:45 Post-embolization discussion
10:00 Coffee break  
10:15 Live Case 7 from Limoges:AVM Moderation: Orlando Diaz, Markus Holtmanspöter, Hannes Normeyer, Tomoyoshi Shigematsu, Mani Puthuran, Paul Stracke
11:45 Post-embolization discussion
12:00 Live Case 8 from Essen: Aneurysm
12:15 Post-embolization discussion
12:30 Jean-Jacques Merland Lecture : Recent Advances in Brain AVMs Bengt Karlsson
13:00 Lunch  
13:30 Live Case 9 from Essen: Dural Fistula Moderation: Dodi Boccardi, Omer Eker, Michel Piotin, Eytan Raz, Ahmed El Serwi
14:00 Post-embolization discussion
14:15 Live Case 10 from Limoges: AVM
14:45 Post-embolization discussion
  AVM & Dural Fistulae  
15:00 AVM: Results of gamma knife Bengt Karlsson
15:15 Anterior condyle venous confluent vascular diseases Orlando Diaz
15:30 Embolization of meningiomas: old fashioned or to be developed? Markus Holtmanspötter
15:45 Enlarged indications of sinus stenting René Chapot
16:00 Stents to treat or to promote Dural Fistulae Elif Yamac
16:10 Coffee break  
16:30 Transvenous Embolization: What's new? 6D imaging & Arterial protection René Chapot
16:45 Experience with Obtura, a new liquid embolic agent Juan Carlos Libre & Alberto Gil
  ALICE in trouble Moderation: Dodi Boccardi, Tufail Patankar, Uday Limaye, Paul Stracke
17:00   Dodi Boccardi
17:10   Orlando Diaz
17:20   Alberto Gil
17:30   Eytan Raz
17:40   Naci Kocer
17:50   Markus Möhlenbruch
18:00   Tomoyoshi Shigematsu
18:10   Michel Piotin
18:20   Fabian Arnberg
18:30   Omer Eker
18:40   Ahmed El Serwi
18:50   Mani Puthuran
  End of Session  
November 24th, 2023
08:00 Live Case 11: Dural Fistula Essen Moderation: Alberto Gil, Charbel Mounayer, Paul Stracke, Mani Puthuran, Omer Eker, Eytan Raz
09:45 Post-embolization discussion
10:00 Live Case 12 : Aneurysm Leeds
10:15 Post-embolization discussion
10:30 Live Case 13 : Paraganglioma Essen
10:45 Post-embolization discussion
11:00 Coffee break  
11:15 Live Case 14 : Aneurysm Essen Moderation: Gyula Gal, Markus Holtmannspöter, Naci Kocer, Tomoyoshi Shigematsu, Markus Möhlenbruch, Orlando Diaz
11:30 Post-embolization discussion
12:45 Live Case 15 : Aneurysm Leeds
13:00 Post-embolization discussion
13:15 Lunch  
13:45 Aneurysm  
13:45 Giant Aneurysms Naci Kocer
14:00 Parent Vessel Occlusion: The ultimate Sacrifice? Fabian Arnberg
14:15 Long term results after by pass Guglielmo Pero
14:30 Surface Treatment for flow diverters: where are we in 2023 from a clinical point of view? Omer Eker
14:45 Current antiplatelet regimen Markus Möhlenbruch
15:00 Dilemnas and lessons learnt from complex aneurysms Uday Limaye
15:15 Half T stenting in SCA Aneurysms Ahmed Ayad
15:30 Role of robotics Kamil Zelenak
15:45 Onyx Sandwich Technique after failure of FD René Chapot
16:00 END of ALICE 2023  

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.