3rd ESMINT Teaching Course 2010

The 3rd ESMINT Teaching Course of the European Society of Minimally Invasive Neurological Therapy took place in Barcelona, Spain in December 5-10, 2010.

EACCME accreditation granted EACCME-4565-G:
The ESMINT Teaching Course 2010 in Barcelona was granted
30 European CME credits (ECMEC) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME).

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Course Organizers

Prof. Dr. med. Isabel Wanke
Prof. Dr. med. Daniel Rüfenacht


Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Center for Computational Imaging & Simulation Technologies in Biomedicine
Roc Boronat 138
E08018 Barcelona - Spain

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The 3rd ESMINT Teaching Course was supported by ev3, BALT, Bayer Schering, Boston Scientific, MicroVention, Micrus, Penumbra and Philips.

Scientific Program

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Martin Brown, UK
Evolution and current results of acute stroke treatment
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Michael Forsting, Germany
Brain imaging versus vascular imaging in acute stroke

Andy Molyneux, United Kingdom
The treatment of unruptured cerebral aneurysms

Jacques Moret, France
Evolution of aneurysm treatment



Edouardo Boccardi, Italy
Practical aspects in aneurysm coiling

James Byrne, United Kingdom
Endovasular treatment of aneurysms at specific locations

René Chapot, Germany
Indications, non-indications, benefits and complications of stenting/FD in aneurysms

Christophe Cognard, France
Natural history and treatment of unruptured aneurysms

Afshin Gangi, France
Management of aggressive vertebral hemangiomas

Andreas Gruber, Austria
Vasospasm: what to do and when?

Emanuela Keller, Switzerland
Subarchnoid hemorrhage: management of complications

Michael Mull, Germany
Spinal vascular anatomy: clinical aspects and imaging

Daniel Rüfenacht, Switzerland
Diagnostic imaging and image guided minimally invasive treatment

Uli Sure, Germany
Spinal vascular lesions and current indications for surgery

Istvan Szikora, Hungary
Treatment of fusiform and very large aneurysms

Peter Vajkoczy, Germany
Extra-intracranial bypass surgery in the treatment of complex aneurysms


Ralf Baumgartner, Switzerland
Carotid stenosis and transient ischemic attack: assessment and treatment

Arnd Dörfler, Germany
Intracranial stenosis and chronic ischemia: assessment and treatment

Herbert Frank, Austria
The role of cardiac assessment in acute stroke

Peter U. Heuschmann, Germany
Stroke - epidemiology, pathophysiology and clinical course

Olav Jansen, Germany
Carotid stenosis: CAS versus CEA

Oliver Kastrup, Germany
Venous infarction and cerebral venous thrombosis/dural sinus thrombosis

Thomas Liebig, Germany
Technical aspects of mechanical recanalization in acute stroke: An overview

Francis Turjman, France
Dissection of supra aortic and intracranial vessels: diagnosis and therapeutic management