Scientific Program
Wednesday, 7th of September 2022
Pre-Symposium Course
10:00 - 11:00Live surgery - Online*
Prof. Dr. Bin Xu - MoyaMoya Live Surgery
11:00 - 11:15Break
11:15 - 12:15Live Video Transmission from Transilvania Hospital
Endovascular Workshop - Stryker Neurovascular -Online*
Dr. Nicolaie Dobrin - Strategies and difficulties in neurovascular pathology, when to choose, what to choose, microsurgical versus endovascular, versus combined, multidisciplinary approach
15:00VR Anatomy Course - Goina Amphitheater, 23, Ghe. Marinescu street
Prof. Dr. Ihsan Solaroğlu, Assoc. Prof. Oğuz Baran, Assist. Prof. Göktuğ Akyoldaş
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Thursday, 8th of September 2022
08:30 - 09:00Opening Ceremony
09:00 - 11:00Plenary Session - ANEURYSMS
Chairs: Prof. Dr. Waleed Abbas, Prof. Dr Abdessamad El Azhari
09:00 - 09:20Complex aneurysm surgery
Prof. Dr. Abdessamad El Azhari
09:20 - 09.40Tips and tricks in ruptured aneurysm surgery
Prof. Dr. Waleed Abbas
09:40 - 10:00Current status in intracranial aneurysms - past, present and future in Romania (Clipping vs. Coils)
Prof. Dr. Alexandru Vlad Ciurea
10:00 - 10:20Which aneurysms are indicated for clipping today
Prof. Dr. Martin Sames
10:20 - 10:40Bilateral multiple aneurysms treated by unilateral approach
Prof. Dr. Juan Luis Gómez Amador
10:40 - 11:00Clip reconstruction of Complex aneurysms
Prof. Dr. Ioan Stefan Florian
11:00 - 11:20Coffee Break
11:20 - 13:00Main Session - Management and decision making in cerebrovascular pathology
Chairs: Prof. Dr. Abdesasamad El Ouahabi, Prof. Dr. Mohammed Yassaad Oudrhiri
11:20 - 11:40Microsurgical clipping of carotid-ophthalmic aneurysms through minipterional approach with extradural resection of the anterior clinoid process
Prof. Dr. Albert Sufianov
11:40- 12:00Decision making in management of ruptured intracranial aneurysms
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mahjouba Boutarbouch
12:00 - 12:20Place and indications of microsurgical clipping in the current management of ruptured aneurysms
Prof. Dr. Abdessamad El Ouahabi
12:20 - 12:40Endoscopic evacuation of intracerebral and intraventricular hematomas; rationale, techniques and results
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohammed Yassaad Oudrhiri
12:40 - 13:00Management of vasospasm in patients after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
Assoc. Prof. Ales Hejčl
13:00 - 14:00Lunch
14:00 - 16:00Special Lectures
Chairs: Prof. Dr. Volker Homberg, Prof. Dr. Dafin Muresanu
14:00 - 14:30Strategies in brain recovery after stroke
Prof. Dr. Dafin Fior Muresanu
14:30 - 15:00 New technologies in neurorehabilitation
Prof. Dr. Volker Homberg
15:00 - 15:30The pivotal role of motivation in the rehabilitation of cerebrovascular diseases
Dr. Dana Boering
15:30 - 16:00Secondary stroke prevention
Prof. Dr. Natan Bornstein
16:00 - 16:20Coffee Break
16:20 - 18:20Main Session - Aneurysms + AVMs
Chairs: Prof. Dr. Marcus Czabanka, Prof. Dr. Alexandru Vlad Ciurea
16:20 - 16:40Predictive Outcome Factors (Open Microsurgery) in intracranial aneurysms. An experience of 1092 cases
Prof. Dr. Alexandru Vlad Ciurea
16:40 - 17:00Aneurysm treatment using rapid ventricular pacing especially in the context of giant and thrombosed complex aneurysms
Prof. Dr. Marcus Czabanka
17:00 - 17:20Microsurgical treatment of aneurysms of the anterior circulation
Prof. Dr. Marcus Czabanka
17:20 - 17:40Combined therapy for distal cerebellar aneurysms
Assoc. Prof. Miroslav Vaverka
17:40 - 18:00Management of Cirsoid Aneurysms of the Scalp (ONLINE)
Dr. Benedicto Oscar Colli 
20:00Welcome Cocktail, Chios Restaurant, "Simion Barnutiu" Central Park
11:20 - 13:00Varia Session
Chairs: Prof. Dr. Rotim Kresimir,Prof. Dr. Tomislav Sajko
11:20 - 11:40Evolution of AVM embolization and complications (ONLINE)
Dr. Mohammad Aziz-Sultan
11:40- 12:00Circle of Willis: Functional Anatomy
Prof. Dr. Tomislav Sajko
12:00 - 12:20Hybrid microsurgical and endovascular approach in treatment of multiple cerebral aneurysms
Prof. Dr. Kresimir Rotim
12:20 - 12:35Surgical vs Endovascular Treatment of Chronic Subdural Hematoma
Dr. Domagoj Gajski
12:35 - 12:50Algorythm of treatment of unruptured AVMs (ONLINE)
Prof. Dr. Gianpiero Tamburrini
12:50 - 13:00Moyamoya disease (ONLINE)
Prof. Dr. Gianpiero Tamburrini
13:00 - 14:00Lunch
16:20 - 18:00Carotid Stenosis
Chairs: Prof. Dr. Martin Sames, Prof. Dr. David Netuka
16:20 - 16:40Management of carotid restenosis after stenting
Dr. Tomas Hrbac
16:40 - 17:00Timing CEA after i.v. thrombolysis and mechanical thrombectomy
Prof. Dr. Martin Sames
17:00 - 17:20Emergency carotid endarterectomy for symptomatic carotid stenosis
Dr. Ales Hejčl
17:20 - 17:40Advances in carotid surgery (ONLINE)
Prof. Dr. David Netuka
17:40 - 18:00Microsurgical decompression of symptomatic right vertebral artery stenosis
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Adrian Bodiu
20:00Welcome Cocktail, Chios Restaurant, "Simion Barnutiu" Central Park
11:20 - 13:00Neurointensive Care of Stroke
Chairs: Dr. Loredana Luca, Dr. Vlad Hartie
11:20 - 11:40Sepsis in Neuro-ICU
Dr. Luca Loredana
11:40- 12:00Therapeutic management in patients with intracranial hypertension
Dr. Luca Loredana
12:00 - 12:20Management of Stroke in the ICU
Dr. Prie Adrian
12:20 - 12:40The Management of Ruptured Intracranial Aneurysms - A Neurointensivist's Perspective
Dr. Vlad Hartie
13:00 - 14:00Lunch
20:00 Welcome Cocktail, Chios Restaurant, "Simion Barnutiu" Central Park
Friday, 9th of September 2022
08:30 - 10:45Main Session - Cavernomas
Chairs: Prof. Dr. Talat Kiriş, Dr. Jiří Fiedler
08:30 - 08:55Brainstem Cavernomas
Prof. Dr. Talat Kiriş
08:55 - 09:20Management of brainstem cavernomas
Prof. Dr. Ioan Stefan Florian
09:20 - 09.45Brain stem cavernomas (ONLINE)
Prof. Dr. Dwarakanath Srinivas
09:45 - 10:10EMIAS Trial - Emergent Microsurgical Intervention in Acute Stroke. Prospective bi-center case-control study
Dr. Jiří Fiedler
10:10 - 10:35Deep seated Cavernous angiomas (ONLINE)
Dr. Chandrashekhar Deopujari 
10:45 - 11:00Coffee Break
11:00 - 13:00Plenary Session - AVMs
Chairs: Prof. Dr. Martin Smrčka, Prof. Dr. Adyl Melhaoui
11:00 - 11:20Surgical management of cerebral AVMs
Prof. Dr. Martin Smrčka
11:20 - 11:40The evidence behind AVM treatment- don't believe everything you read
Dr. Victor Volovici
11:40- 12:00Spinal dural AV fistulas: why surgery is better than embolization?
Prof. Dr. Miroslav Vukic
12:00 - 12:20Surgical treatment of brain AVM’s
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Adrian Balasa
12:20 - 12:40Surgery for large arteriovenous malformation
Assist. Prof. Dr. Abhidha Shah
12:40 - 13:00 Rebleeding rate after Gamma Knife radiosurgery for brain AVM
Prof. Dr. Adyl Melhaoui
13:00 - 14:00Lunch
14:00 - 16:00Special Lectures
Chairs: Prof. Dr. Ekkehard Kasper, Dr. Victor Volovici
14:00 - 14:30CNS Hemangioblastomas: personal experiences and review (ONLINE)
Prof. Dr. Kenan Arnautovic
14:30 - 15:00Complex Aneurysms: Microsurgery is here to stay (ONLINE)
Prof. Dr. Basant Kumar Misra
15:00 - 15:30Management of cerebrovascular disease during pregnancy
Prof. Dr. Ekkehard Kasper
15:30 - 16:00 Tailored surgical treatment for Moyamoya (ONLINE)
Prof. Dr. Bin Xu
16:00 - 16:20Coffee Break
16:20 - 18:00Endovascular
Chairs: Dr. Nicolaie Dobrin, Prof. Dr. Erhan Turkoglu
16:20 - 16:40The Endovascular treatment of a hemoragic pial fistula at an 1 years old patient
Dr. Nicolaie Dobrin
16:40 - 17:00Posterior circulation aneurysms, technical aspects of endovascular treatment
Dr. Nicolaie Dobrin
17:00 - 17:20Hybrid (embolization and microneurosurgery) treatment in posterior fossa AVM
Prof. Dr. Erhan Turkoglu
17:20 - 17:40Carotid ophthalmic aneurysms endovascular treatment in 2022 from coils to flow diverter era: what is the current practice in Romania versus France?
Dr. Cristian Mihalea
17:40 - 18:00Endovascular evaluation and treatment in spinal arteriovenous malformation and dural fistulas
Dr. Vlad Vunvulea
18:00 - 18:15Recurrence leading to retreatment in the long-term follow-up after Endovascular Treatment of Carotid (ONLINE)
Dr. Nourou Dine Adeniran Bankole
20:00Gala Dinner, Students' Culture House, 1-3, Lucian Blaga Square, Cluj-Napoca
08:30 - 10:45 Acute Stroke
Chairs: Assist. Prof. Dr. Adina Stan, Prof. Dr. Cristina Tiu
08:30 - 08:50Building an acute stroke network in Romania- a link of the stroke survival chain
Prof. Dr. Cristina Tiu
08:50 - 09:10Pre-Hospital Delay in Acute Ischemic Stroke Care- causes and consequences
Lecturer Elena Terecoasa
09:10 - 09:30PFO, the rabbit hole
Dr. Raluca Badea
09:30 - 09:50Paving the way to a successful neurorehabilitation after an acute ischaemic stroke
Assist. Prof. Dr. Adina Stan
09:50 - 10:10Endovascular treatment in ischemic stroke
Dr. Tokes Botond
10:10 - 10:30State-of the art imaging in stroke diagnosis (ONLINE)
Prof. Dr. Ioana Gheonea
10:30 - 10:45Microsurgical Management Alternatives in Acute Cerebral Ischaemia: Beyond Decompressive Craniectomy (ONLINE)
Prof. Dr. Jorge Mura
10:45 - 11:00Coffee Break
13:00 - 14:00Lunch
14:00 - 16:00Special Lectures
Chairs: Prof. Dr. Natan Bornstein, Dr. Russell Andrews
14:00 - 14:30WFNR perspectives on Neurorehabilitation challenges in the „digital“ era
Prof. Dr. Volker Homberg
14:30 - 15:00Novel and non-invasive brain-computer interface-based stimulation device using frequency tuned electromagnetic fields to significantly reduce disability following sub-acute ischemic stroke
Prof. Dr. Natan Bornstein
15:00 - 15:30Vagus nerve stimulation for post-stroke motor recovery
Prof. Dr. Jesse Dowson
15:30 - 16:00 Nanotechnology for neurorepair - ESP following stroke
Dr. Russell Andrews
16:00 - 16:20Coffee Break
16:20 - 17:45Varia Session
Chairs: Prof. Dr. Lukas Rasulic, Dr. Harjinder Singh Bhatoe
16:20 - 16:35Surgery for brain arteriovenous malformations: best option in resource challenged societies
Dr. Harjinder Singh Bhatoe
16:35 - 16:55Ophtalmic Artery Aneurysms
Assoc. Prof. Corneliu Toader, Prof. Dr. Alexandru Vlad Ciurea
16:55 - 17:15Nerve and Vascular repair
Prof. Dr. Lukas Rasulic
17:15 - 17:30A Potential Complication of Neurosurgery: Remote Cerebellar Hemorrhage
Dr. Serdar Onur Aydin
17:30 - 17:50Management of Intracranial Dural Arterious Venous Fistulas (ONLINE)
Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Lanzino
20:00Gala Dinner, Students' Culture House, 1-3, Lucian Blaga Square, Cluj-Napoca
08:30 - 09:30Cerebrovascular disease at the pediatric age
Chairs: Prof. Dr. Marcus Czabanka, Dr. Alexandru Szathmari
08:30 - 08:45Aneurysm treatment in pediatric patients
Prof. Dr. Marcus Czabanka
08:45 - 09:00Management of ruptured AVMs in children
Dr. Alexandru Szathmari
09:00 - 09:15Brain cavernomas in pediatric age group
Dr. Alexandru Szathmari
09:15 - 09:30Our experience with cerebral vascular malformations in children
Dr. Dan Aurel Nica
09:30 - 10:45Cerebral Revascularization
Chairs: Prof. Dr. Vladimir Priban, Prof. Dr. Martin Sames
09:30 - 09:50Bypass techniques for cerebral revascularization
Prof. Dr. Vladimír Priban
09:50 - 10:10Indication for cerebral revascularization in hemodynamic ischemia
Prof. Dr. Martin Sames
10:10 - 10:30Tailored EC-IC Revascularization Surgery (ONLINE)
Dr. Mohamed Helmy Selim
10:30 - 10:45EC-IC bypass for nasopharyngeal cancer (ONLINE)
Prof. Dr. Bin Xu
10:45 - 11:00Coffee Break
15:00 - 17:00EMN SESSION
Chairs: Prof. Dr Steudel Ingo Wolf, Prof. Dr. Jacek Szczygielski
15:00 - 15:20Concept and Realization of a National Brain Injury Data Bank
Dr. Steudel Ingo Wolf
15:20 - 15:40Cutting your nerve changes your brain
Prof. Dr. Lukas Rasulic
15:40 - 16:00Pediatric-Trauma-Neuro-Critical Care (PTNCC) Department: Dream or Reality
Prof. Dr. Alexandru Vlad Ciurea
16:00 - 16:20Apocalypse now – in our heads. How present-day pandemics are affecting the structure and function of human brain?
Prof. Dr. Jacek Szczygielski
16:20 - 16:40Too intensive care in severe TBI
Prof. Dr. Ioan Stefan Florian
20:00Gala Dinner, Students' Culture House, 1-3, Lucian Blaga Square, Cluj-Napoca
Saturday, 10th of September 2022
09:00 - 11:00Plenary Session - STROKE
Chairs: Prof. Dr. Dafin Fior Muresanu, Prof. Dr. Marc Fisher
09:00 - 09:20Stroke “ un certain regard”
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Adrian Balasa
09:20 - 09:40WSO Mission and Vision
Prof. Dr. Marc Fisher
09:40 - 10:00New treatments in cerebrovascular diseases
Prof. Dr. Marc Fisher
10:00 - 10:20Neurotrophic factors effective restorative and neurovascular protective therapy for stroke and traumatic brain injury
Prof. Dr. Michael Chopp
10:20 - 10:40Microcirculation and Stroke
Prof. Dr. Dafin Fior Muresanu
10:40 - 11:00Management of Complex MCA aneurysms (ONLINE)
Prof. Dr. Dwarakanath Srinivas
11:00 - 11:20Coffee break
11:20 - 13:00Special Lectures
Chairs: Prof. Dr. Ihsan Solaroglu, Prof. Dr. Abdeslam El Khamlichi
11:20 - 11:45MultIdıscıplınary team approach ın the management of neurovascular pathologıes
Prof. Dr. Ihsan Solaroglu
11:45 - 12:10Evolution of stroke care and future solutions (ONLINE)
Assoc. Prof. Mohammad Aziz-Sultan
12:10 - 12:35Evolution of intracranial aneurysm management in Morocco and its regional impact
Prof. Dr. Abdeslam El Khamlichi
12:35 - 13:00MIPLATTA: A Minimally Invasive Alternative in Posterior Circulation Lesions (ONLINE)
Prof. Dr. Jorge Mura
13:00 - 14:00Lunch
14:00 - 16:00Varia Session - Techniques and approaches in cerebrovascular disease
Chairs: Prof. Dr. Sandeep Mohindra, Prof. Dr. Ioan Stefan Florian
14:00 - 14:20Anterior communicating artery complex, surgical anatomy, imaging, and implications in surgical and endovascular treatment
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mahjouba Boutarbouch
14:20- 14:40Paraclinoidal Aneurysms - management paradigms
Prof. Dr. Sandeep Mohindra
14:40 - 15:00FoRCaSco: A New Grading System for Cerebral and Cerebellar Cavernomas
Prof. Dr. Marco Maria Fontanella
15:00 - 15:20 Management of incidental unruptured intracranial aneurysms (UIAs)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sajjad Muhammad
15:20 - 15:40Advanced techniques for paraclinoid aneurysms
Dr. Victor Volovici
15:40 - 16:00Complications in AVM surgery
Prof. Dr. Ioan Stefan Florian
16:00 - 16:30Closing Ceremony
09:00 - 10:15Education and future perspectives
Chairs: Prof. Dr. Oliver Mueller, Dr. Victor Volovici
09:00 - 09:15Application of the 3D4K orbital-camera system in neurovascular operations - direct comparison to the conventional OPMI
Prof. Dr. Oliver Mueller 
09:15 - 09:30CEA vs CAS for carotid artery stenosis (ONLINE)
Prof. Dr. Dwarakanath Srinivas
09:30 - 09:45 Microsurgical training from lab to the OR
Dr. Victor Volovici
09:45 - 10:00Review of Cerebrospinal Fluid Physiology and Dynamics: a Call for Medical Education Reform
Dr. Miroslav Vukic
10:00 - 10:15Complication avoidance: preserving the petrosal vein during microvascular decompression for trigeminal neuralgia
Dr. Harjinder Singh Bhatoe
10:15 - 11:05Young Neurosurgeon's Corner
Chairs: Prof. Dr. Miroslav Vukic, Dr. Victor Volovici
10:15 - 10:25Sex differences in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
Dr. Imen Mechri
10:25 - 10:35Microsurgical thrombectomy after large vessel occlusion
Dr. Amata Gautam
10:35 - 10:45Intracranial AVM or Angiomatous Meningioma? Outlining the Differences on Imaging Studies for an Accurate Diagnosis
Dr. Adina Bogdan
10:45 - 10:55Admission emergency department point-of-care biomarkers for prediction of early mortality in ischemic stroke patients
Stud. Oana Cezara Cordiș
10:55 - 11:05Microsurgical Management of Paraclinoid Internal Carotid Artery Aneurysms – Factors Predicting Visual Outcomes And Complications
Dr. Gaurav Tyagi
16:00 - 16:30Closing Ceremony
09:00 - 11:00Neurointerventional Radiology in Romania - Future directions
16:00 - 16:30Closing Ceremony

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