ICCA STROKE 2018

ICCA Stroke 2018 Scientific Program

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Friday, April 20th, 2018


07:00 – 08:00

Registration & Breakfast

08:00 – 10:40

Carotid Stenting: update on clinical trials and how to do it
Moderator: Iris Grunwald, MD / Adam Kobayashi, MD
Panelist: Klaus Mathias, MD / Piotr Musialek, MD / Shailesh B Gaikwad, MD

Update on carotid stent trials - New evidence
Speaker: Stefan Bertog, MD

How to gain access to the carotids - My 8 most important tips and tricks
Speaker: Klaus Mathias, MD

Simulator demonstration on how to gain access
Speaker: Iris Grunwald, MD

Does the wire matter? - Which wires to use to bring the sheath up?
Speaker: Klaus Mathias, MD

Simulator demonstration: a difficult arch
Speaker: Iris Grunwald, MD

Does the stent matter? - Types of stents, closed cell vs. open cell, tapered vs non tapered, mesh stents
Speaker: Johann Kulikovski, MD

Simulator demonstration how to implant a stent
Speaker: Iris Grunwald, MD

Does the filter matter? - Which filters are available? How to use them
Speaker: Stefan Bertog, MD

Simulator case using distal protection
Speaker: Klaus Mathias, MD

Proximal protection - Concept, advantages and limitations, tips and tricks
Speaker: Bernhard Reimers, MD

Simulator case using proximal protection: the MoMA Device
Speaker: Iris Grunwald, MD

What monitoring and which drugs do I have to have available? - Pre- and post procedural management, heparin, heparin reversal, vasovagal reaction
Speaker: Shailesh B Gaikwad, MD

Carotid and vertebral stenting in acute stroke
Speaker: Naveed Akhtar, MD

A case of acute stroke due to high grade carotid stenosis
Speaker: Martijn Meuwissen, MD

10:40 – 11:10

Coffee & Tea Break

11:10 – 11:55

Double filtration for embolic protection - Supported by an unrestricted grant from Contego Medical
Moderator: Horst Sievert, MD
Panelist: Sasko Kedev, MD / Ivo Petrov, MD

Clinical, MRI, and histopathological data support double filtration during CAS using the Paladin IEP System
Speaker: Horst Sievert, MD

The next evolution in CAS - Initial experience with the novel Neuroguard IEP 3-in-1 Carotid Stenting System with integrated embolic protection and post-dilation balloon
Speaker: Sasko Kedev, MD

Real world case studies with the Paladin and NeuroGuard IEP Systems during carotid stenting
Speaker: Ivo Petrov, MD

11:55 – 12:45

How to manage complications during carotid stenting
Moderator: Klaus Mathias, MD / Kenneth Snyder, MD
Panelist: Piotr Odrowąż-Pieniążek, MD / Roberto Nerla, MD

Extracranial complications and how to manage them - Dissection, clot, spasm, perforation, ...
Speaker: Kenneth Snyder, MD

Intracranial complications during carotid artery stenting - How to rescue
Speaker: Piotr Odrowąż-Pieniążek, MD

A case of distal embolism during carotid stenting
Speaker: Roberto Nerla, MD

How to prevent hyperperfusion syndrome and intracranial bleeding after carotid stenting - Patient selection, procedural aspects and post-procedural care
Speaker: Piotr Odrowąż-Pieniążek, MD

12:55 – 13:55

Lunch Symposium: CGuard MicroNet™ Embolic Prevention System – a Paradigm Shift in Carotid Stenting - Supported by an unrestricted grant from InspireMD
Moderator: Horst Sievert, MD
Panelist: Piotr Musialek, MD / Antonio Micari, MD / Carlo Cernetti, MD / Waclaw Kuczmik, MD

Background of mesh-stents: CGuard EPS - An innovative concept
Speaker: Horst Sievert, MD

Internal carotid atherosclerosis - Do mesh-stents improve outcomes: my experience with CGuard EPS
Speaker: Antonio Micari, MD

CGuard EPS clinical program
Speaker: Piotr Musialek, MD

The role of CGuard EPS MicroNet™ carotid stent in CAS neuroprotection
Speaker: Carlo Cernetti, MD

CGuard's EPS position in expanding the endovascular route of carotid revascularization: surgeon's viewpoint
Speaker: Waclaw Kuczmik, MD

CGuard EPS: a game-changer in carotid revascularization to prevent strokes
Speaker: Panel discussion

Take-home Message
Speaker: Horst Sievert, MD

13:55 – 14:55

Acute stroke interventions: background and trial results
Moderator: Kenneth Snyder, MD / Adam Kobayashi, MD
Panelist: L. Nelson Hopkins, MD / Anna Podlasek, MD

Extracardiac causes of large vessel occlusions and its pathology
Speaker: Kenneth Snyder, MD

Where are we now with thrombectomy? - The thrombectomy journey and demand today
Speaker: L. Nelson Hopkins, MD

Metaanalysis of randomized trials - The latest analysis of the HERMES study
Speaker: Anna Podlasek, MD

Impact on the real life: the DAWN study
Speaker: Kenneth Snyder, MD

14:55 – 16:05

Setting up a stroke service and training - Part I
Moderator: L. Nelson Hopkins, MD / Panagiotis Papanagiotou, MD
Panelist: Ian Ewart, MD / Peter Lanzer, MD / Adam Kobayashi, MD

Who should do what?
Speaker: Panagiotis Papanagiotou, MD

Working hand in hand: simulation training allows set up of a joint interventional stroke service
Speaker: Iris Grunwald, MD

The one stop shop - Imaging in the Cathlab
Speaker: Ian Ewart, MD

Can neurologists do acute stroke interventions?
Speaker: Adam Kobayashi, MD

What kind of training do neurologist need so that they can perform acute stroke interventions – The experience in Turkey
Speaker: Atilla Ozcan Ozdemir, MD

Can cardiologists do acute stroke interventions?
Speaker: Mark Abelson, MD

16:05 – 16:35

Coffee & Tea Break

16:35 – 18:05

Setting up a stroke service and training – Part II
Moderator: L. Nelson Hopkins, MD / Tadeusz J. Popiela, MD
Panelist: Iris Grunwald, MD / Omer Goktekin, MD / Adnan Siddiqui, MD / Umair Rashid Chaudhry , MD / Dmitry Skrypnik, MD / Alexander Drofa, MD / Konstantin Babichev, MD

How we built our program in Krakow
Speaker: Tadeusz J. Popiela, MD

The Homburg stroke program
Speaker: Klaus Fassbender, MD

How we treat acute stroke in Pakistan
Speaker: Umair Rashid Chaudhry , MD

Our acute stroke program in Turkey
Speaker: Omer Goktekin, MD / Atilla Ozcan Ozdemir, MD

Development of acute stroke treatment program in Moscow
Speaker: Dmitry Skrypnik, MD

Analysis of angiographic results of endovascular thrombectomy in cardiology clinics in St. Petersburg
Speaker: Konstantin Babichev, MD

Our acute stroke program in North Dakota
Speaker: Alexander Drofa, MD

The stroke training program in Buffalo - Who can be trained and how?
Speaker: Adnan Siddiqui, MD

"Our leadership saw the need to accommodate the demand for stroke care and our success with interventional cardiologist taking stroke call and helped us make this program more formal" - "We now are expanding this program to outside candidates"
Speaker: Alexander Drofa, MD

Postprocedural stroke management
Speaker: Klaus Fassbender, MD

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Saturday, April 21st, 2018


07:00 – 08:00

Moderated e-poster session
Moderator: Naveed Akhtar, MD / Annie Chakrabarti , MD

Successful carotid thrombus aspiration, middle cerebral mechanical thrombectomy and axillary artery clot disruption attempt in a patient with acute ischemic stroke and critical upper limb ischemia
Speaker: Anton Khilchuk, MD

Basilar artery perforation
Speaker: Andrius Berukstis, MD

A hybrid technique for treatment of patients with a symptomatic carotid tandem lesion; results of 16 cases
Speaker: Armelle Meershoek, MD

Meta-analysis of the effect of stent design on clinical and radiological outcomes of carotid artery stenting
Speaker: Evelien de Vries, MD

The significance of embolic protective device(EPD) for protection of large embolic following carotid artery stenting(CAS)
Speaker: Jin Hwan Cheong, MD

Basilar artery thrombectomy
Speaker: Marius Kurminas, MD

An unusual case of intracerebral embolic stroke- solving the mystery
Speaker: Saya Abdullah, MD

Radiation doses in acute stroke ct procedures in saudi arabia
Speaker: Ebagir Manssor, MD

"Deep-loop" technique for stenting of LICA using transbrachial approach. Single center experience
Speaker: Zoran Stankov, MD

A comprehensive stroke center five years' experience
Speaker: Barlomiej Lasocha, MD

Unstable carotid plaques in patients with myocardial infarction: morphological aspects and clinical implications of systemic vulnerability
Speaker: Lyudmila Slatova, MD

A rare presentation of Horner's syndrome
Speaker: Hafsana Siddique, MD

08:00 – 09:30

More about pathogenesis of embolic stroke, the basics of acute stroke interventions and patient selection
Moderator: Mark Abelson, MD / Kenneth Snyder, MD
Panelist: Panagiotis Papanagiotou, MD / Naveed Akhtar, MD / Tadeusz J. Popiela, MD

Cardiac causes of large vessel occlusion and its pathology
Speaker: Martijn Meuwissen, MD

Intracranial anatomy - What you really need to know for stroke intervention
Speaker: Maria Politi, MD

Who benefits from acute stroke intervention? - And who does not?
Speaker: Annie Chakrabarti , MD

How we select patients using automated image analysis
Speaker: Paul Guyler, MD

Experience with time unknown and wake up strokes
Speaker: Naveed Akhtar, MD

Thrombectomy performed in an extended time window
Speaker: Tadeusz J. Popiela, MD

How reliable are CT and MRI?
Speaker: Mark Abelson, MD

To treat or not to treat - Case examples
Speaker: Panagiotis Papanagiotou, MD

09:30 – 10:40

How to do acute stroke interventions - Part I
Moderator: L. Nelson Hopkins, MD / Jadun Changez, MD
Panelist: Panagiotis Papanagiotou, MD / Shailesh B Gaikwad, MD / Tadeusz J. Popiela, MD

Clinical case of acute stroke treatment
Speaker: Prokhor Pavlov, MD

When anesthesia, when better not?
Speaker: Ian Ewart, MD

How to get access to the intracranial circulation - From the aortic arch to the distal ICA and the basilar artery – Tips and tricks
Speaker: Kenneth Snyder, MD

Aspiration technique - My 8 most important tips and tricks
Speaker: Panagiotis Papanagiotou, MD

Stentriever - My 8 most important tips and tricks
Speaker: Jadun Changez, MD

Endovascular treatment of acute ischemic stroke in the posterior circulation
Speaker: Tadeusz J. Popiela, MD

Posterior circulation stroke intervention - Case examples
Speaker: Naveed Akhtar, MD

10:40 – 23:10

Coffee & Tea Break

11:10 – 12:20

How to do acute stroke interventions - Part II
Moderator: L. Nelson Hopkins, MD / Jadun Changez, MD
Panelist: Panagiotis Papanagiotou, MD / Shailesh B Gaikwad, MD / Tadeusz J. Popiela, MD

How to deal with carotid dissections
Speaker: Shailesh B Gaikwad, MD

Vertebral dissections and challenges in their management
Speaker: Naveed Akhtar, MD

Tandem Occlusion – How should we treat them
Speaker: Maria Politi, MD

Stent graft in petrous/cavernous carotid region for treatment of vascular lesions - Case series
Speaker: Shailesh B Gaikwad, MD

Intracranial ICA stenosis
Speaker: Panagiotis Papanagiotou, MD

Sinus and venous occlusion
Speaker: Shailesh B Gaikwad, MD

12:20 – 13:20

How to do acute stroke interventions - Part III
Moderator: L. Nelson Hopkins, MD / Klaus Fassbender, MD
Panelist: Iris Grunwald, MD / Shailesh B Gaikwad, MD

How can WIST help?
Speaker: Iris Grunwald, MD

Simulator case 1
Speaker: Iris Grunwald, MD

Simulator case 2
Speaker: Panagiotis Papanagiotou, MD

13:30 – 14:30

Lunch session: interactive training session on the ASPECTS score - Supported by an unrestricted grant from Brainomix

The ASPECTS score and e-ASPECTS software – Step by step
Speaker: Iris Grunwald, MD

Interactive training session on the simulator: Automated patient selection using ASPECTS scoring, infact volume and more

Interactive training session on ASPECTS scoring – When certain percentage passed it can be used for credentialing
Speaker: Iris Grunwald, MD

14:30 – 15:30

Challenging cases
Moderator: L. Nelson Hopkins, MD / Mark Abelson, MD
Panelist: Iris Grunwald, MD / Alexander Drofa, MD / Jadun Changez, MD

Case 1
Speaker: Mark Abelson, MD

Case 2
Speaker: Kolja Sievert

Case 3
Speaker: Horst Sievert, MD

Case 4
Speaker: Sinan Varol, MD

15:30 – 16:10

Cases I should not have attempted
Moderator: Klaus Mathias, MD / Panagiotis Papanagiotou, MD
Panelist: Mark Abelson, MD / Adnan Siddiqui, MD / Naveed Akhtar, MD

Case 1
Speaker: Panagiotis Papanagiotou, MD

Case 2
Speaker: Adnan Siddiqui, MD

16:10 – 16:40

Written knowledge test
Moderator: Iris Grunwald, MD

16:40 – 17:00

Exam results and closing remarks
Moderator: Iris Grunwald, MD

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