Programme 2014

ABC WIN 2014

January 19-24 2014

ABC topic of the Year: THE CORPUS CALLOSUM

Sunday January 19th

Morning Session

08:30 - 12:00

1- Embryology and Phylogenetic evolution of the corpus callosum
Tom NAIDICH - New York, USA

2- Vascular radio anatomy of the corpus callosum
Serge BRACARD – Nancy, France

Break (30 minutes)

3- 3D Surgical anatomy of the vessels of the callosal region
Gilles BRASSIER & Philippe MERCIER – Rennes & Angers, France

4- Functional Anatomy of the corpus callosum
Tarek YOUSRY – London, UK

Afternoon Session

16:00 - 19:30

5- Are aneuryms of the distal anterior cerebral artery specific diseases?

6- Surgical treatment of distal anterior cerebral artery aneurysms

Break (30 minutes)

7- Endovascular treatment of distal anterior cerebral artery aneurysms
Jacques MORET - Paris, France

8- AVMs of the corpus callosum
Anton VALAVANIS – 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)