The 16th Summer Intensive Course & the EACON 2018

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Neurointervention. 2018;13(2):71-72
Publication date (electronic) : 2018 August 31
doi : https://doi.org/10.5469/neuroint.2018.01090
1Department of Radiology, Korea University Guro Hospital, Seoul, Korea
2Department of Radiology, Severance Hospital, Seoul, Korea
Correspondence to: Sangil Suh, MD Department of Radiology, Korea University Guro Hospital, 148 Gurodong-ro, Guro-gu, Seoul 08308, Korea Tel: +82-2-2626-1339 Fax: +82-2-863-9282 E-mail: sangil.suh@gmail.com

The 16th Summer Intensive Course of the Korean Society of Interventional Neuroradiology was held at Busan Lotte Hotel on August 24 (Friday), 2018 (Fig. 1). The total number of participants was 461 in the conference which was also open for foreign doctors to join the East Asian Conference of Neurointervention on the next day. There were 373 Koreans and 88 foreigners who attended from 12 different countries (China, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, USA, and Vietnam). The program featured scientific sessions dedicated to advances in neurointervention and difficult case discussions (Fig. 2). Some of the main program was as below.

Fig. 1.

A photo of executive committee members, guest speakers and some participants during the summer intensive course 2018.

Fig. 2.

Scientific session during the summer intensive course 2018.

Commemorative Lecture by Founding Members

(Two best cases of 12 case presentations were awarded)

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Special Lecture.

Commemorative Lecture by Founding Members

Subject Speaker
My long journey as a Neurointerventionist Dong Ik Kim
(CHA University)
Wonderful memories with KSIN Nam Joon Lee
(Korea University)

Invited Speaker

Subject Speaker
The embolization with Onyx™ liquid embolic system: Treatment of brain AVMs and complication management Hannes Nordmeyer
(Radprax MVZ GmbH Solingen, Germany)
DAWN trial Raul G. Nogueira
(Emory University, USA)
Establishment of stroke center in Korea Ji Hoe Heo
(Yonsei University)
Mid-term plan of cardiovascular disease and stroke management Policy in Korea Haerae Kim
(Ministry of Health & Welfare)

Best Case of the Summer Award

(Two best cases of 12 case presentations were awarded)

Subject Speaker
Life-threatening hemorrhage of mandibular arteriovenous malformation (AVM) treated with transarterial and transvenous embolization Junhwee Kim
(Yonsei University)
Inevitable long segment flow-diversion for vertebro-basilar dissection with multiple overlapping PEDs Soon Chan Kwon
(University of Ulsan)

Fig. 1.

A photo of executive committee members, guest speakers and some participants during the summer intensive course 2018.

Fig. 2.

Scientific session during the summer intensive course 2018.