Editorial

Dear Friends,

The ESMINT Congress is now internationally recognized as one of the most important Interventional Neuroradiology meeting. Since its first edition, this meeting is combining both presentations from the best European and International experts about controversial topics and our most didactic clinical cases (complex cases, complications, …).

An important goal of the ESMINT is to create a strong link between the different clinical neurosciences specialties including neurosurgery, neurology, and neuroradiology and to promote the multidisciplinary approach in the management of vascular diseases of the brain.  As for the 5th Congress of ESMINT, the first day of the 6th Congress meeting will be organized together with the EANS Section of Neurovascular Surgery. We are also working to organize a common session with the European Stroke Organization (ESO).

For this year the program will include controversial and hot topics discussed together with neurologists and neurosurgeons: management of unruptured brain AVMs, best therapeutic approach for spinal dural fistulas, management of vasospasm and delayed neurologic deficit after subarachnoid hemorrhage. Management of MCA aneurysms (surgery or embolization), the right timing for shunting in case of ruptured aneurysms with hydrocephalus, the management of intraventricular hemorrhage will be discussed with neurosurgeons. A large session organized with the neurologists will be dedicated to a very important topic: how to improve the management of stroke patients. A short session will also summarize... Read more