Programme 2014

ABC WIN 2014


JANUARY 19-24 2014

ABC topic of the Year: THE CORPUS CALLOSUM


Sunday January 19th


     08:30 - 12:00

  • Embryology and Phylogenetic evolution of the corpus callosum


    New York, USA

  • Vascular radio anatomy of the corpus callosum

    Serge BRACARD

    Nancy, France

  • Break (30 minutes)

  • 3D Surgical anatomy of the vessels of the callosal region

    Gilles BRASSIER & Philippe MERCIER

    Rennes & Angers, France

  • Functional Anatomy of the corpus callosum

    Tarek YOUSRY

    London, UK


     16:00 - 19:30

  • Are aneuryms of the distal anterior cerebral artery specific diseases?

    Martin LEHECKA

  • Surgical treatment of distal anterior cerebral artery aneurysms

    Peter VAJKOCZY

  • Break (30 minutes)

  • Endovascular treatment of distal anterior cerebral artery aneurysms

    Jacques MORET

    Paris, France

  • AVMs of the corpus callosum


    Zurich, Switzerland

ABC WIN 2014 Scientific Sessions

We are happy to announce that the topics of the WIN 2014 will be presented in the following order during the week :


  • 1- Miscellaneous
  • 2- Dural & AV fistulas
  • 3- Brain AVMs
  • 4- Aneurysms
  • 5- Stroke


     Morning session

    Moderators: Mario Muto – Jacques Dion


    Application of cone-beam CT for neuro-endovascular therapy
    Matsumaru Y., Sato M., Amano T., (Tokyo, JAPAN)

    Spot Fluoro – A novel innovative approach to reduce the dose in interventional procedures
    Borota L., (Uppsala, SWEDEN); Patz A. (Zoetermeer, NETHERLANDS); Sakaguch T. (Otawara, JAPAN)

    High Resolution intraluminal imaging using an ultrathin scanning fibre endoscope
    Krings T., Mcveigh P., Sacho R., (Toronto, CANADA)

    Neuro-interventional Application of a New Micro Vascular Plug Device.
    Tateshima S., (Los angeles, UNITED STATES); Sakai N., (Kobe, JAPAN); Jankowitz B., (Pittsburgh, UNITED STATES); Ortiz R., (New York, UNITED STATES); Jindal G., (Baltimore, UNITED STATES)

    Mechanical Balloon Thromboembolectomy for the Treatment of Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis (CVST): A Retrospective Analysis of Safety and Efficacy in 87 Consecutive Patients
    Frei D., (Denver, UNITED STATES)

    Pre-operative embolization of glomus tympanicum with ethanol : our experience.
    Vanlangenhove P., Dhondt E., Dik A., Defreyne L., (Ghent, BELGIUM)

    Safety and Efficacy of Image guided Bleomycin Sclerotherapy for Orbital Lymphatic Malformations
    Paramasivam S., Berenstein A., (New York, UNITED STATES); Fay A., (Boston, UNITED STATES)

    A complication to intraarterial chemotherapy of tonsillar squamos carcinoma
    Söderman M., Andersson T., Holmin S., Kuntze söderqvist A., Ohlsson M., Hietala A., (Stockholm, SWEDEN)

    Reconstitution of occluded ICA via Vasa Vasorum in a longstading CCF
    Choi I.S., (Burlington, UNITED STATES)


     Afternoon session

    Moderators: Mats Cronqvist – Massimo Galucci


    2 weird dural arterio-venous fistulas
    Choi I.S., (Burlington, UNITED STATES)

    A very unusual evolution of an intracranial DAVF in an adult patient
    Houdart E., (Paris, FRANCE)

    Falcotentorial junction Dural AVF radioanatomic consideration and endovascular treatment
    Islak C., Kocer N., Kizilkilic O., (Istanbul, TURKEY)

    The arterio-venous dural fistulas of the Foramen Magnum
    Quilici L., (Milan, ITALY)

    Venous characteristics of intracranial DAVF presenting with dementia : about a series of 8 cases
    Houdart E., (Paris, FRANCE)

    Adult type of DAVF in a children – bad progression with appearance of new shunt and bleeding after twice angiographic cure
    Piske R., Baccin C.E., Abud T., Barroso M., (SÃo Paulo, BRAZIL)

    Handling of dural fistulae with enlarged sinus : experience in 3 patients
    Chapot R. (Essen, GERMANY)

    Double lumen balloon for Onyx injection in dural arteries : experience in 15 patients
    Mosimann P., Ferraz F., Stracke P., Chapot R. (Essen, GERMANY)

    Analysis of 24 False Negative Spinal Angiograms Performed in 16 Patients with Vascular Malformations Subsequently Documented by Angiography: What Went Wrong and How to Avoid it.
    Gailloud P., Heck D., Pardo C., (Baltimore, UNITED STATES); Greenberg B., (Dallas, UNITED STATES)

    Cervical paraspinal AVF – failed endovascular treatment?
    Taylor A., Lefeuvre D., (Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA)

    Sacral spinal dural fistulas
    Le Feuvre D., Taylor A., (Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA)


     Morning session

    Moderators: Naci Kocer – Michael Söderman


    ARUBA : a view from an active participant
    Houdart E., (Paris, FRANCE)

    Pressure Cooker Technique : Experience in 61 patients
    Chapot R., Stracke P., Mosimann P., Stauder M., Nordmeyer H., Heddier M., (Essen, GERMANY)

    Transvenous “reverse pressure-cooker technique” for curative embolization for arteriovenous malformations
    Koyanagi M., Stracke P., Pascal M., Heddier M., Nordmeyer H., Stauder M., Schooss P., Chapot R. (Essen, GERMANY)

    From 2D to 3D: Improvements in Brain AVMs Imaging; First Results of a Segmentation Algorithm; Interest of the Convex Spherical Anamorphosis; Usefulness of 3D Autostereoscopy
    Clarençon F., Maizeroi-Eugène F., Bresson D., Sourour N., Di Maria F., Chiras J., (Paris, FRANCE); Maingreaud F., (St Denis, FRANCE); Ayoub D., Salem S., Couquet C., Mounayer C., (Limoges, FRANCE)

    NBCA and the Apollo detachable tip catheter a new paradigm
    Berenstein A (New York, UNITED STATES)

    Minute diffusion abnormalities in neonatal high flow malformations: a predictor of poor outcome?
    Van den berg R., Academic Medical Center Amsterdam, (Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS)

    Embolization of lenticulostriate arteries in deep brain AVMs
    Lopez-Ibor L., Moreu M., (Majadahonda, SPAIN)


     Afternoon session

    Moderators: Allan Taylor – Timo Krings

    Intracranial navigation and AVM embolization with dual lumen balloon catheter
    Leesch W., Sanderson F. (Newport news, UNITED STATES)

    Brain AVM embolization: A never seen complication
    Cognard C., Januel A.C. (Toulouse, FRANCE)

    Onyx embolization of VGAM’s : 2 cases
    Vanlangenhove P., Dhondt E., Dik A., Defreyne L., (Ghent, BELGIUM)

    Resolution of Vein of Galen aneurysmal dilitation with limited arterial Onyx embolization
    Larson T., (Centennial, UNITED STATES)

    Endovascular treatment of Vein of Galen Malformations – Results, Techniques and Evolution. A 20 years Single Center Experience
    Meila D., Brassel F. (Duisburg, GERMANY)

    Long-term Experience with VP-shunting of Hydrocephalus in Children with Vein of Galen Malformation
    Meila D., Brassel F. (Duisburg, GERMANY)

    First experience with a new intermedier catheter in the treatment of an adult v. of Galen malformation
    Gál G. (Odense, DENMARK)


    CFD parameter estimation of hemodynamic treatment clinical results.
    Islak C., Kocer N., Kizilkilic O., Sumbuloglu E., Bozdag E., (Istanbul, TURKEY)

    Regression of unruptured aneurysm after stent-alone treatment: CFD analysis by rapid processing prototype SW
    Suh D.C., Yu H., (Seoul, SOUTH KOREA)

    Variable porosity of the Pipeline device under various conditions of single and multi-device use
    Shapiro M., Becske T., Raz E., Nelson P.K., (New York, UNITED STATES)


     Morning session

    Moderators: Daniel Roy – Philip White

    In vitro Comparison of the Permeability Index between flow diverters and the WEB device
    Costalat V., (Montpellier, FRANCE)

    Affecting flow diverting stents the intra-aneurysmal pressure?
    Groden C., Kerl U. (Mannheim, GERMANY)

    Evolution of stent endothelialization and thrombosis in giant fusiform aneurysms following flow diversion: a histo-pathological study
    Szikora I., Marosfoi M., (Budapest, HUNGARY); Eszter T., Racz G., (Budapesst, HUNGARY)

    Risk of flow diverter treatment of small aneurysms. A subgroup analysis from the INTREPED study
    Szikora I., Gubucz I., Marosfoi M., Berentei Z., Intreped I., (Budapest, HUNGARY)

    Treatment of Giant Intracranial aneurysms with Pipeline: INtrePED results
    Hanel R., Kallmes D. (Jacksonville, UNITED STATES), Szikora I. (Budapest, HUNGARY), Inpreped investigators (Rochester, UNITED STATES)

    Flow diverting stents in the treatment of aneurysms in children. The Great Ormond Street Hospital experience
    Rennie A., Robertson F., Brew S., Roebuck D., Bhate S., Ganesan V., (London, UNITED KINGDOM)

    Flow diversion with adjunctive coiling: introducing the FACE study
    Kulcsar Z., (Zurich, SWITZERLAND)

    LARGE aneurysm trial: Flow diversion versus traditional endovascular coiling therapy
    Turk A. (Charleston, UNITED STATES)

    Flow Diversion for Large and Giant Posterior Circulation Aneurysms
    Siddiqui A., Levy E., Snyder K., Nataranjan S., Ning L., Hopkins L. (Buffalo, UNITED STATES)


     Afternoon session

    Moderators: Tommy Andersson – Istvan Szikora

    Distal aneurysm following placement of pipeline embolization device
    Bohnstedt B., Hsu D., Denardo A., Leipzig T., Scott J., (Indianapolis, UNITED STATES)

    Subacute development of multiple parenchymal lesions in two patients following Pipeline-coil embolization
    Shapiro M., Nelson P.K., Becske T., (New York, UNITED STATES)

    Some interesting results following treatments of intracranial aneurysms with FDs
    Gál G. (Odense, DENMARK)

    Use of the WEB device in acutely ruptured aneurysms: UK experience
    Patankar T., (Leeds, UNITED KINGDOM); Thomas A., (Birmingham, UNITED KINGDOM); Bhattacharya J., Dervin J., (Glasgow, UNITED KINGDOM); Nahser H., (Liverpool, UNITED KINGDOM)

    The Web UK National Audit
    Bhattacharya J., Sellar R., (Glasgow, UNITED KINGDOM); Lamin S., Thomas A., (Birmingham, UNITED KINGDOM); Patanker T., Goddard A., (Leeds, UNITED KINGDOM); Gholkar A., White P., (Newcastle, UNITED KINGDOM)

    Use of WEB device in 42 acute ruptured aneurysms – German experiences
    Berlis A., (Augsburg, GERMANY); Liebig T., (KÖln, GERMANY); Weber W., (Recklinghausen, GERMANY); Klisch J., (Erfurt, GERMANY)

    The new WEB device – experiences of two cases with improved radioopacity
    Berlis A., (Augsburg, GERMANY); Liebig T., (KÖln, GERMANY)

    WEB in complex shape aneurysms – flow disruption and beyond
    Mpotsaris A., Kabbasch C., Henning T., Dorn F., Liebig T., (Köln, GERMANY)

    Safety of WEB Flow Disruption: WEBCAST preliminary results and illustrative cases
    Pierot L., (Reims, FRANCE)

    A serie of interesting consecutive follow-up results withdrawn from our WEB experience: A need to propose a new classification for aneurysm occlusion?..
    Cekirge S., Yavuz K., Saatci I., (Ankara, TURKEY); Geyik S., (Istanbul, TURKEY)

    Endovascular Treatment Results of MCA Bifurcation Aneurysms with Flow Diversion/Modification using PED Device
    Yavuz K., Cekirge S., Saatci I., (Ankara, TURKEY); Geyik S., (Istanbul, TURKEY)

    Acute thrombosis of a pcom aneurysm following cessation of clopidogrel which initially failed to occlude with flow divertor treatment
    Geyik S., (Istanbul, TURKEY); Yavuz K., Cekirge S., Saatci I., (Ankara, TURKEY)

    Mid-term follow-up in wide neck bifurcation aneurysms treated using pCONus, a waffle cone device: The Besançon experience
    Biondi A., Pomero E., Descourvieres F., Lemounaud P., (Besançon, FRANCE)

    Can Enterprise stent work as a flow diverter?
    Nemoto S., (Tokyo, JAPAN)

    LVIS/LVIS Jr. stents in the treatment of wide neck intracranial aneurysms-Polish multicenter registry
    Poncyljusz W., Kojder I., (Szczecin, POLAND); Bilinski P., Jaworski M., (Warsaw, POLAND); Baron J., Zbroszczyk M., (Katowice, POLAND); Bereza S., (Wrocław, POLAND)

    Stent assisted coiling using the Acandis Acclino Stent and short term follow up
    Koerner H., Reith W., (Homburg, GERMANY)

    Hemodynamic effects by stent struts and stent-induced straightening of vessels in stent-assisted coil embolization
    Kono K., Terada T., (Wakayama, JAPAN)


     Morning session

    Moderators: Michel Mawad – Makoto Negoro

    Telescopic stenting: Antegrade or Retrograde?
    Chapot R., Stracke P., (Essen, GERMANY)

    Stent through balloon technique: T and 1/2 T Stenting
    Chapot R., Stracke P., Nordmeyer H., Heddier M., Stauder M., Mosimann P., (Essen, GERMANY)

    A Novel Neck-sealing Balloon Technique for Distal Access Through a Giant Aneurysm
    Kono K., Terada T., (Wakayama, JAPAN)

    Intraaneurysmal Remodeling Technique – Effective Protection Of The Branch Incorporated Into The Body Of The Aneurysm
    Borota L., (Uppsala, SWEDEN)

    Volume coils: technical considerations
    Kulcsar Z., Rüfenacht D., Wanke I., (Zurich, SWITZERLAND)

    Multi-Center Experience with the Penumbra PC 400 Detachable Coil
    Chaudry M.I., Spiotta A., Turner R., Turk A., (Charleston, UNITED STATES); Baxter B., Quarfordt S., Rosen P., (Chattanooga, UNITED STATES); Frei D., (Denver, UNITED STATES); Patel A., Mascitelli J., New York, UNITED STATES)

    Extended experience with Penumbra Coil 400 versus standard coils in the embolization of cerebral aneurysms: a retrospective review
    Patel A., Mascitelli J., Polykarpou M., Patel A., Moyle H., (New York, UNITED STATES)

    The Penumbra Coil 400 System Beyond Intracranial Aneurysms – Initial Experience with 19 Unusual Lesions
    Gailloud P., Wyse E., Radvany M., Monica P., (Baltimore, UNITED STATES)

    Does the occlusion ratio improvement obtained with Penumbra coils PC 400 prevent recurrence onset?
    Berge J., (Bordeaux, FRANCE); Masso Romero J., (San Sebastian, SPAIN)

    A case of memory impairment after aneurysm embolisation
    Söderman M., Andersson T., Holmin S., Kuntze Söderqvist A., Bergdahl J., (Stockholm, SWEDEN)

    Are new techniques risky, or is it the doctor…?
    Brouwer P., Emmer B (Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS)

    Regulation is needed for new implants in aneurysm treatment
    Houdart E., Lariboisière, (Paris, FRANCE)

    Management of Difficult Aneurysms – Help!
    Chong W., Slater L.A., (Clayton, AUSTRALIA)

    A potential manner to get distal access in difficult circumstances of large and giant aneurysm
    Cronqvist M., (Copenhagen, DENMARK)

    Repeated Aneurysm Interventions
    Beneš V., Steklacova A., Charvat F., (Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC)

    Clipping is dead. Long live clipping
    Taylor A., Lefeuvre D., (Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA)


     Afternoon session

    Moderators: Alain Weill – Gerhard Schroth

    Proximal occlusion for ruptured vertebral artery dissecting aneurysm (VADA) involving the origin of posterior inferior cerebellar artery (PICA)
    Hara Y., (Kobe, JAPAN)

    Flow Diverter treatment of intradural vertebral artery dissections: single center experience
    Struffert T., Engelhorn T., Kloska S., Goelitz P., Lang S., Roesch J., Doerfler A., (Erlangen, GERMANY)

    Basilar artery hemorrhagic dissections
    Anxionnat R, Derelle AL, Barbier C, Bracard S., (Nancy, FRANCE)

    Vertebral artery dissection with simultaneous occurrence of ischemia & hemorrhage
    Negoro M., Miyazaki A., Taki H., Shibamoto K., (Ichinomiya-Nagoya, JAPAN)

    High resolution MRI and dissecting aneurysm
    He C. (Beijing, CHINA)

    Synchrotron radiation angiography
    He C. (Beijing, CHINA)

    Initial Experience with p64
    Felber S. (Koblenz, GERMANY)


    Association of smoking with atherosclerotic intracranial stenosis in young adults
    Suh D.C., Kim J.S., (Seoul, SOUTH KOREA)

    Patterns of Endothelial Trauma in Mechanical Thrombectomy for Acute Ischemic Stroke: Lessons from a Live Cell Artificial Vessel System for Penumbra, TREVO and Solitaire FR
    Khalessi A., Teng D., Chien S., (La Jolla, UNITED STATES)

    Can we afford to ignore advances in medical Neuro Simulation?
    Grunwald I.Q., (Chelmsford, UNITED KINGDOM); Schmitt A.J., (London, UNITED KINGDOM)

    The US Multi-center ADAPT Technique Experience
    Turk A., (Charleston, UNITED STATES)

    Prospective stroke thrombectomy experience in a busy US stroke center in 100 consecutive patients in 2013
    Frei D., (Denver, UNITED STATES)


     Morning session

    Moderators: René Van den Berg – Emmanuel Houdart

    Problems and complications from endovascular treatment of acute ischaemic stroke
    Andersson T., (Stockholm, SWEDEN)

    Complications of mechanical thrombectomy for acute ischemic stroke – a retrospective single-center study of 176 consecutive cases
    Behme D., Kowoll A., Mpotsaris A., Weber W., (Recklinghausen, GERMANY)

    The use of stentrievers is not associated with improved outcomes in our intra-arterial thrombectomy cohort
    Birnbaum L., Koebbe C., (San Antonio, UNITED STATES)

    ICA dissection: How to recanalyze?
    Cognard C., Januel A.C. (Toulouse, FRANCE)

    Basilar occlusion : Which vertebral artery should we go through?
    Cognard C., Januel A.C. (Toulouse, FRANCE)

    Dedicated 3-Tesla MRI vessel wall imaging of the intracranial vasculature following stent-retriever mechanical thrombectomy
    Hsieh K.W.V., Gralla J., Zubler C., Mordasini P., Jung S., Schroth G., Kellner-Weldon F., El-Koussy M., (Berne, SWITZERLAND)

    e-ASPECTS For Patient Selection in Stroke Trials
    Schmitt A.J., (London, UNITED KINGDOM); Grunwald I.Q., (Chelmsford, UNITED KINGDOM)

    1224 acute stroke treatment in Italy. A multicenter register
    Bergui M. (Turin, ITALY)

    Which patients benefit from vertebral artery interventions. Update on the VIST trial
    Clifton A., (London, UNITED KINGDOM); Markus H., (Cambridge, UNITED KINGDOM); Kuker W., Rothwell P., (Oxford, UNITED KINGDOM)

    Embolus Retriever With Interlinked Cage (Eric) Device In The Treatment Of Acute Ischemic Stroke: Initial Experience
    Macho-Fernandez J., Blasco J., Lopez-rueda A., San roman L.(Barcelona, SPAIN), Finkenzeller T.(Nuernberg, GERMANY), Reis J.(Lisbon, PORTUGAL), Moreno A. (Murcia, SPAIN)

    Initial single-center experience with the ADAPT Technique for endovascular treatment of acute stroke
    Blanc R., Redjem H., Bartolini B., Pistocchi S., Fahed R., Piotin M. (Paris, France)

    Proximal-to-Distal Approach in the Treatment of Tandem Occlusions Causing an Acute Stroke
    Turk A., Spiotta A., (Charleston, UNITED STATES)

    EmboTrap – early experience with a novel thrombectomy device for acute ischaemic stroke
    Andersson T., Söderman M., (Stockholm, SWEDEN); Liebig T., (Cologne, GERMANY); Holtmannspötter M., (Copenhagen, DENMARK); Mendes Pereira V., (Geneva, SWITZERLAND); Thornton J., (Dublin, IRELAND)

    Initial Clinical Experience of the Penumbra ACE Reperfusion Catheter in Acute Ischemic Stroke Therapy
    Farkas J., Arcot K., Azhar S., Janjua S., (Brooklyn, UNITED STATES)


     Afternoon session

    Moderators: Serge Bracard – Georges Rodesch

    Mechanical thrombectomy with the Penumbra Separator 3D in concert with lesional aspiration – initial experience with 50 cases
    Behme D., Kowoll A., Mpotsaris A., Weber W., (Recklinghausen, GERMANY)

    Penumbra 5MAX-ACE: Initial Experience with Technical Aspects, Clinical Outcomes and Cost Analysis
    Stemer A., Bank W., Armonda R., Liu A.H., Bell R., (Washington, UNITED STATES)

    Iatrogenic fenestration in stroke treatment with combined dissection and distal occlusion – an option?
    Undrén P. (Lund, SWEDEN)

    Thrombectomy through a recanalized cronically occluded vertebral artery
    Söderman M., Andersson T., Holmin S., Kuntze Söderqvist A., Ohlsson M., Sjöstrand C., (Stockholm, SWEDEN)

    A case of hypoperfusion and ischemic retinopathy
    Söderman M., Andersson T., Holmin S., Kuntze Söderqvist A, Ohlsson M., Thoren M., (Stockholm, SWEDEN)

    Update on UK Flow Diverter Registry
    White P., (Newcastle Upon Tyne, UNITED KINGDOM)

    Update on UK Stroke trials
    White P., (Newcastle Upon Tyne, UNITED KINGDOM)

    Intravenous Flat Detector CT angiography in the long term follow-up of intracranial stents: single center experience
    Struffert T., Kloska S., Engelhorn T., Goelitz P., Lang S., Doerfler A., (Erlangen, GERMANY)

    A novel Flat-Detector CT application to perform time resolved perfusion imaging within the angio suite: preliminary results in comparison to conventional CT/MR perfusion imaging
    Struffert T., Engelhorn T., Kloska S., Goelitz P., Lang S., Mennecke A., Doerfler A., (Erlangen, GERMANY); Deuerling-Zheng Y., (Forchheim, GERMANY); Strother C., (Madison, UNITED STATES)

    New Clinical Trial in China about Intracranial Artery Stenting – Design & Progress of CASSISS
    Ling F., Jiao L. (Beijing, CHINA)

    THRACE study. Intermediate results
    Bracard S., Ducrocq X., Guillemin F., Hosseini K. (Nancy, FRANCE); Thrace investigators A. (FRANCE)