Monday 6 May 2019


8:30 – 9:00 Registration

09:00 – 10.300 h SESSION – I. TOPIC: Introduction and how do I do it? Tips and trips for optimal mechanical thrombectomy:

Stent Retriever
Aurelio Vega
Raphaël Blanc
Cost-effectiveness analysis of mechanical thrombectomy. How much money do we save every time we do a thrombectomy?
Manuel Moreu
Complex stroke treatment: Access techniques and treatment strategies.
Victor Mendes
Discuss / Representative cases

10.30 – 11.00 h Coffee Break

11.:00 – 12.30 h SESSION – II. TOPICS: Dilemmas I

Ballon guide catheter: personal experience.
Jordi Blasco.
Balloon guide catheter pros and cons.
Alain Bonafe.
Adapt Vs Solumbra Vs Balloon guide catheter.
Yasha Kayan
Behavioral evaluation between different Thrombectomy systems: personal experience
Antonio Romance
Discuss / Representative cases

12.:30 – 14.00 h SESSION – III. TOPIC: Dilemas I

LVO with low ASPECT score .It is an indication for thrombectomy. It is not an indication for thrombectomy.
Hugo Cuellar
Is IVT still needed? Tpa versus no tpa in LVO.
Juan Cirio / Pedro Lylyk
Should we go straight to the angio suite?.
Vitor Mendes
Discuss and Real Life Cases

16:00 – 17:00 h SESSION – IV. TOPIC: Symposiums I 

Symposium Cerenovus
ARISE2 Clinical outcome and Embotrap experience.
A.P. Narata
Significance of Clot Poperties in Mechanical Thrombectomy.
Rita Domingues
Symposium Stryker
TREVO 2000 results and analysis of subgroups
JL Caniego
Symposium Penumbra
Improved recanalization efficiency with the newest generation aspiration technology.
Donald Frei

17:00 – 18:00 h SESSION – V: TOPICS: Dilemmas II

Tandem occlusion: proximal to distal or distal to proximal?. Should we stent or not?.
Andrés Gonzalez-Mandly
Stenting in AIS patients with tandem lesions: Predictors of stent occlusion and its impact in clinical outcome.
Juan Macho
Discuss and Real Life Cases.
José Maria Mondenesi Freitas/ Hugo Cuellar

18:00 – 19:30 h SESSION – VI: TOPIC “Acute Stroke Interventión Challeging cases I”

Demetrius Lopes, ,Raphäel Blanc Ricardo Hanel, Manel Pumar, Joao Reis…



Tuesday 7 May 2019


8:00 – 09.30 h. SESSION – VII: TOPIC: Imaging

Symposium Medtronic:
Use of automated CT Perfusion Software RAPID for acute Stroke integration.
Alejandro Tomasello

Advanced neuroimaging pros and cons.
Alain Bonafé

Democratising stroke care: Using artificial intelligence to get more out of simple imaging with the e-STROKE SUITE
George Harstons

Stroke Imaging in the angioroom
Vitor Mendes

09.30 – 10.30 h SESSION – VIII:  Dilemmas III

Failure of thrombectomy: how far to go? when to stop? What is the chance to recanalized if we persist?
Joao Reis
Should a stent be deployed when the vessel closes down after mechanical thrombectomy?
Hugo Cuellar
R4Q Revascularization Catheter for Ischemic Stroke
Ricardo Hanel

10.30 – 11.00 h Coffee Break

11.00 – 12.30 h SESSION – IX: TOPICS: The experts´point of view.

Endovascular thrombectomy in patients with wake-up stroke or unknown symptom onset. 
Raphaël Blanc
Distal Vessel Occlusions When to Consider Endovascular treatment.
Pedro Vega
Mechanical thrombectomy of posterior territory.
Alejandro Tomaselo
Endovascular Recanalization of Symptomatic Intracranial Arterial Stenosis.
Ricardo Hanel.
Discuss and representative cases
Pedro Lylyk, Vitor Mendes, Leopoldo Guimaraens

12.30 – 14.00h SESSION – X: TOPIC: Actualization in endovascular treatment of Stroke

Tiger-triever. The first controllable Thrombectomy device
Eitan Abergel
Complex stroke treatment: Access techniques and treatment strategies.
Victor Mendes
Drug Eluting balloons for the treatment of symptomatic intracranial atherosclerosis: Initial experience with Elutax 3 Neuro
Antonio Moreno
Drug manipulations in tandem occlusions
José Maria Mondenesi
Neuroprotection, Celular Therapy and Tissue Regeneration in the Era of Thrombectomy.
Eduardo Raupp
Discuss and representative cases
Alberto Gil García

16.00 – 18.00 h SESSION – XI: TOPIC: General Experiences:

Management of carotid dissection in acute stroke.
Javier Masso
Communications tools to improve stroke work.
Demetrius Lopes
Representative cases.
Federico Ballenilla / Miguel Castaño

18.00 – 19.30 h SESSION – XII: TOPIC “Acute Stroke Interventión Challeging cases II”

Antonio Moreno / Luis López-Ibor / Gelson Kope / Sonia Mosteiro / Victor Vazquez-Añón

All sessions will have a simultaneous translation service.