ICCA STROKE 2020

ICCA Stroke 2020 Scientific Program

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Session 1- Carotid stenting

The current status of carotid stenting: guidelines and clinical practice

Asymptomatic carotid stenosis - why so much controversy for intervention on the carotid arteries?

Pre-procedural imaging of the carotid artery

How to do carotid stenting – tips and tricks based on more than 40 years of experience

Advanced techniques of radial access for carotid stenting

Update on integrated protection in CAS with Neuroguard

Carotid stenting with MER stent - 30 days & 24 months follow-up

MESH stents – advantages and limitations

Five years of experience with recanalization and stenting of total/subtotal carotid stenosis

May OCT control improve the results of carotid stenting?



Session 2- Vertebral stenting

How to do vertebral stenting: tips and tricks, case examples

Vertebral stenting in more than 500 cases



Session 3- Complications of carotid and vertebral stenting



Session 4- Imaging for the stroke interventionist

What you really need and what is nice to have

CT training

Automatic imagine analysis and artificial intelligence in stroke detection: which systems are available, how good are they, how to implement them



Session 5- Acute stroke interventions: background and trial results

The evidence for acute stroke interventions – all randomized trials in 10 min

Time is brain – what does this really mean? How much time do we have? Does every minute count?

What is in the guidelines? What is the reality?

Impact of delays in transfer to comprehensive stroke centers on outcomes

When is tPA or other lytic still helpful?

Mechanical thrombectomy in nonagenarians



Session 6- Building an interventional stroke service

Similarities and differences of treatment for acute stroke and acute myocardial infarction

How to build the world best acute stroke program

Training EMT’s and ER docs in recognition

Artificial intelligence in acute stroke treatment


General anesthesia? Yes, no, sometimes – Expert case based discussion

  • A UK patient with need for general anesthesia
  • An American stroke patient managed without general anesthesia

  • Training the interventionalists

  • According to interventional neuroradiology societies recommendations
  • The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) perspective
  • The WIST concept

  • A look at the impact of ICCA in the countries where it was held


    The global picture – lessons learned

  • What do you know about North- Dakota? Problems and solutions
  • How is it going in Poland?
  • A cardiologist in Greece
  • The Frankfurt experience
  • This is what we do in Istanbul
  • Buenos Aires
  • A stroke center in Tanzania?
  • The Moskov program
  • Other examples around the world

  • What if something does not work: CT broken down, anesthesia busy with another emergency, neurologist not available, bi-plane or DSA does not work, etc. – Stop and conservative management or proceed with intervention?

    Perioperative neurocritical care in endovascular acute stroke treatment



    Session 7-How to do acute stroke interventions

    Prehospital stroke management

    Peri-interventional stroke management

    What you should tell your anesthesiologist

    What you really should know about the anatomy

    Acute stroke intervention step by step – A simulator case

    My 5 most important tips and trips in achieving first pass thrombectomy

    When and how to deal with M3 occlusions

    Endovascular treatment of acute intracranial stenosis in acute stroke - with only angioplasty with drug eluting balloon

    Acute tandem occlusions (cervical/cerebral, cervical/cervical, cerebral/cerebral) – case examples

    How to deal with acute carotid dissection as cause of acute stroke

    How to treat basilar stroke case based lecture

    Transradial and transbrachial ischemic stroke treatment - tips and tricks, why we should not afraid of arm access in acute situation

    Direct carotid access for acute stroke interventions



    Session 8- Case examples – anterior strokes



    Session 9- Case examples – posterior strokes



    Session 10: Learning from complications during acute stroke intervention and carotid stenting