ESMINT Webinar

About the ESMINT Webinars

The recording of the ESMINT Webinar 11 "Liquid Embolic Agents in fistulous lesions: when and why I choose what" by Patrick Brouwer, MD is available:

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ESMINT is broadcasting live webinars on endovascular therapies. Be ready for ESMINT's webinars to follow a 30 - 60 minutes session provided by a top expert in neurovascular therapies. 

The webinar will consist of a 20 minutes talk followed by a live interactive discussion. The topics will systematically cover the actual questions in acute ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke therapies.

The participation at the webinar is free of charge for ESMINT members who are also able to view the recorded webinars afterwards. The registration fee for non-members is 50 EUR (no VAT).

ESMINT Webinar 12

Date: January 29, 2018 | 17:30h
Topic: Dural arteriovenous fistulas (DAVF)
Speaker: Christophe Cognard, MD

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ESMINT Webinar 11

Date: December 18, 2017 | 17:30h
Topic: Liquid Embolic Agents in fistulous lesions: when and why I choose what
Speaker: Patrick Brouwer, MD

Watch the recording of the ESMINT Webinar 11 (for ESMINT members only)

Webinar summary

This webinar was about the various liquid embolic agents that we can use in the treatment of fistulous lesions in general, but more specific of AVM's. Since the choices are highly personal, I tried to give an overview of the agents (nBCA/histoacryl, Glubran, Onyx, Squid and Phil) and gave a case based illustration of when I choose which. The most important message you got from this webinar is that the choice for any material, or device for that matter, is not only dependent on the properties of the material but more so on the experience of the operator and her/his position in the learning curve with the material.

Patrick Brouwer, MD

Patrick Brouwer worked at Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden the Netherlands from 2001 to 2014. At various timepoints he held his position as neurointerventionalist simultaneously at Amsterdam Free University, Erasmus MC Rotterdam and MCH The Hague. Since September 2014 he works at the Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden and is the current General Secretary of the European Society of Minimally Invasive Neurological Therapies (ESMINT) and member at large of the board of the World Federation for Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology (WFITN).

Organisational matters

The places in the live webinar room are limited and are on a first come, first serve basis. Please make sure to arrive in the room around 5 minutes in advance.

If you attend an ESMINT webinar the first time, please read the Webinar Access Information in order to be able to join the meeting.

Previous webinars:

AVM Webinars

ESMINT Webinar 10: Microsurgery of AVM and the surgeon’s perspective on preoperative embolization

Date: November 20, 2017 | 17:30h
Topic: Microsurgery of AVM and the surgeon’s perspective on preoperative embolization
Speaker: Prof. Karl Schaller, Switzerland

Watch the recording of the ESMINT Webinar 10 by Prof. Karl Schaller (for ESMINT members only)

More information about the topic of the webinar:

The educational content will include a short review of the epidemiology and of the evaluation of the surgical risk of cerebral AVM. Furthermore, results from recent microsurgical series will be highlighted in the light of other treatment modalities and observation. From the perspective of a surgeon, who happens to be a strong believer in joint management of this pathology, particular focus will be attributed to profound analysis of angio-architectural AVM features and to patient selection for presurgical embolization. Recent tools and developments on the surgical side will be outlined as well.

More information about Prof. Karl Schaller:

Karl Schaller is Professor and chairman of the department of neurosurgery at the Geneva University Medical Center and Faculty of Medicine since 2007. He received his pregraduate training at the University of Tübingen, Germany, and pursued his post-graduate career in academic neurosurgery in Duisburg and in Bonn, Germany. His main surgical and research interests concern neurovascular surgery, the treatment of epilepsy, and surgery of brain tumors. He receives funding for the development of intra-operative monitoring and imaging technology, and for clinical neurovascular research. Currently, he is serving on the editorial or advisory board of several neurosurgical and neurological journals, e.g. Acta Neurochirurgica, Neurochirurgie, Neurosurgical Review, Neurosurgery, World Neurosurgery, and others. Until recently he chaired the Training committee of the EANS, and currently he is president-elect of the EANS and president of the Swiss Federation of Clinical Neuro-Societies. He is a co-founder of the SFITS (Swiss Foundation for Innovation and Training in Surgery), a dedicated institute for surgical technology and training, which opened its doors in fall 2017.

ESMINT Webinar 9: Analysis and EVT of AV-shunt lesions in the spinal canal - Part II

Date: November 6, 2017 | 17:30h
Topic: Analysis and EVT of AV-shunt lesions in the spinal canal - Part II
Speaker: Prof. Daniel Rüfenacht and Prof. Isabel Wanke, Switzerland

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Please download the Spinal Angiography Reporting Cartoon.

ESMINT Webinar 8

Date: October 9, 2017
Topic: Analysis and EVT of AV-shunt lesions in the spinal canal - Part I
Speaker: Prof. Daniel Rüfenacht and Prof. Isabel Wanke, Switzerland

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ESMINT Webinar 7

Date: September 25, 2017 | 17:30h
Topic: Unruptured AVM: How to approach, when to treat and when not to?
Speaker: Prof. Laurent Spelle, France

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Stroke Webinars

ESMINT Webinar 6

Date: July 3, 2017 | 17:30h
Topic: Tandem occlusions: To stent or not to stent
Speaker: Prof. Thomas Liebig, Germany

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ESMINT Webinar 5

Date: June 12, 2017 | 17:30h
Topic: Stroke: Complications and their treatment
Speaker: Prof. Jan Gralla, Switzerland

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ESMINT Webinar 4

Date: May 8, 2017 | 17:30h
Topic: How to approach a cervical dissection in acute stroke
Speaker: Dr. Paolo Machi, Geneva, Switzerland

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ESMINT Webinar 3

Date: April 24, 2017 | 17:30h
Topic: Clot and technique: how to optimize mechanical thrombectomy
Speaker: Prof. Tommy Andersson, Stockholm

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ESMINT Webinar 2

Date: March 27, 2017 | 17:30h
Topic: Imaging based patient selection for acute stroke treatment
Speaker: Prof. Jens Fiehler, Germany

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Introductory webinar

ESMINT Webinar 1

Date: March 6, 2017 | 17:30h
Speaker: Prof. Edoardo Boccardi, Italy
Topic: Flow diverters for aneurysms with branch from the sac

Watch the recording of the ESMINT Webinar 1 (for ESMINT members only).