15th Interdisciplinary Cerebrovascular Symposium

June 6–8, 2018 | Herrenkrug Parkhotel | Magdeburg

Welcome notes


ICS Challenge (MATCH)


Scientific program


Introductory courses
Chairs: MD Oliver Beuing, PhD Philipp Berg (Magdeburg, DE)

09:00–09:45  History of endovascular aneurysm treatment
Prof. Daniel Rüfenacht (Zürich, CH)
09:45–10:30  Basic concepts and applications of MRI for flow imaging
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Oliver Speck (Magdeburg, DE)
10:30–11:00Coffee break
11:00–11:45  Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
PhD Gábor Janiga (Magdeburg, DE)
11:45–12:30 Pathophysiology
MD, PhD Riikka Tulamo (Helsinki, FI)
13:30–13:45Official opening
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jens Strackeljan (Magdeburg, DE)
13:45–15:30Session I – Aneurysm wall
Chairs: MD Philippe Bijlenga (Geneva, CH), PhD Matthew J. Gounis (Worcester, MA/US)
13:45–14:05 Remodeling of the aneurysm wall and risk of rupture
MD, PhD Juhana Frösen (Kuopio, FI)
14:05–14:25 Modelling intracranial aneurysm evolution: critical reflections, future directions
PhD Paul N. Watton (Sheffield, UK)
14:25–14:45 What we have learned from the MR vessel wall imaging of intracranial aneurysms: pearls and pitfalls
MD Charles Christian Matouk (New Haven, CT/US)
14:45–15:05 MRI-QSM as a biomarker for sentinel headache & unstable aneurysms
MD David M. Hasan (Iowa, IA/US)
15:05–15:30 Round table discussion
15:30–16:00Coffee break
16:00–17:30SwissNeuroFoundation – Big data and global projects data sharing challenges
17:30–17:45Coffee break
17:45–19:15Selected presentations
from 19:30Welcome reception with poster presentation (Herrenkrug terrace)
08:00–08:30Welcome coffee

Session II – Hemodynamics
Chairs: Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h.c. Hans Henkes (Stuttgart, DE), PhD Gábor Janiga (Magdeburg, DE)

08:30–08:50 Hostile hemodynamics, wall degeneration, aneurysm evolution, and rupture prediction
PhD Juan Cebral (Fairfax, VA/US)
08:50–09:10 A view – a streamlined clinical platform for intracranial aneurysm management
Nikhil Paliwal (Buffalo, NY/US)
09:10–09:30 Visualization of intraaneurysmal flow: techniques and impact on scientific analysis
Dr.-Ing. Sylvia Saalfeld (Magdeburg, DE)
09:30–09:50 Clinical strategy for aneurysms using CFD
MD, PhD Hiroyuki Takao (Tokyo, JP)
09:50–10:15 Round table discussion
10:15–10:45Coffee break
10:45–12:30Session III – Aneurysm treatment
Chairs: Prof. Pedro Lylyk (Buenos Aires, AR), PhD Juan Cebral (Fairfax, VA/US)
10:45–11:05 Flow diversion: elegant treatment for many intracranial aneurysms
Prof. med. Dr. Dr. h.c. Hans Henkes (Stuttgart, DE)
11:05–11:25 Clinical effect and outcome of patients treated with stent and coils, regarding the stent-induced angle modifications
Prof. Dr. med. Christina Iosif (Brussels, BE)
11:25–11:45 Optical coherence tomography in neurointerventional treatment of aneurysms
PhD Matthew J. Gounis (Worcester, MA/US)
11:45–12:05 Computer modeling of endovascular devices can enable outcome prediction of endovascularly-treated intracranial aneurysms
Nikhil Paliwal (Buffalo, NY/US)
12:05–12:30 Round table discussion
13:30–15:00Multiple Aneurysms AnaTomy CHallenge 2018 (MATCH)
15:00–15:30Coffee break
15:30–17:00Session IV – Future perspectives of aneurysm research and treatment
Chairs: Prof. Dr. med. Martin Skalej (Magdeburg, DE), PhD Matthew J. Gounis (Worcester, MA/US)
15:30–15:50 tba
MD Vitor Mendes Pereira (Toronto, CA)
15:50–16:10 Machine learning approaches for classification of unruptured intracranial aneurysms
PhD Vincent M. Tutino (Buffalo, NY/US)
16:10–16:30 New generation of surface treated FD - early clinical observations and outlook
Prof. Pedro Lylyk (Buenos Aires, AR)
16:30–17:00 Round table discussion
17:00–17:15Coffee break
17:15–18:45Selected presentations
From 20:00Dinner (Festung Mark)
08:00–08:30Welcome coffee
08:30–10:15Session V – Stroke
Chairs: MD Charles Christian Matouk (New Haven, CT/US), MD Vitor Mendes Pereira (Toronto, CA)
08:30–08:50 Recanalisation in acute stroke: strategy and quality-control based on thrombus imaging
Prof. Dr. med. Gerhard Schroth (Bern, CH)
08:50–09:10 tba
MD Oliver Beuing (Magdeburg, DE)
09:10–09:30 tba
Prof. Dr. med. Martin Skalej (Magdeburg, DE)
09:30–09:50 Atherosclerotic changes in intracranial aneurysms
MD Eliisa Ollikainen (Helsinki, FI)
09:50–10:15 Round table discussion
10:15–10:30Coffee break
10:30–12:15Session VI – Physiological effects
Chairs: Prof. Daniel Rüfenacht (Zürich, CH), MD David M. Hasan (Iowa, IA/US)
10:30–10:55 An application of deep learning technique for neurovascular research and future diagnosis
PhD Hitomi Anzai (Sendai, JP)
10:55–11:15 Accuracy of detecting enlargement of aneurysms using different MRI modalities and measurement protocols
MD Daichi Nakagawa (Iowa, IA/US)
11:15–11:35 Thrombosis and haemodynamics computations for flow diversion devices
Prof. Yiannis Ventikos (London, UK)
11:35–11:55 Comparison between CFD and endothelialization in a chamber experiments
PhD Makoto Ohta (Sendai, JP)
11:55–12:15 Round table discussion
12:15–12:30Official closing
PhD Gábor Janiga, MD Oliver Beuing (Magdeburg, DE)