Brain AVMS: Updates on Natural Course, Current Concepts & Management

28 November 2020, Saturday

Singapore 8:30am (GMT+8)

USA & Canada 7:30pm Friday (GMT-5)
Germany 1:30am Saturday (GMT+1)

Onsite Venue

Khoo Teck Puat Advanced Surgery Training Centre (ASTC)
Level 2, Kent Ridge Wing, National University Hospital, Singapore 119074

CME points accredited to local doctors

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About

An international conference based on the theme of brain arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), the organising committee envision this hybrid symposium to be instrumental in the education of faculty and residents in Singapore, across Asia and around the world.

We are happy to have presenters from around the world who are leading experts in the field of AVM to share their views and relevant updates in the surgical management of AVMS.

Latest Updates on Brain AVMs by World’s Leading Experts!

Timo Krings

Canada

Bengt Karlsson

Singapore

Michael Lawton

USA

Aaron Cohen

USA

Peter Dirks

Canada

Rene Chapot

Germany

Chao Bao Luo

Taiwan

Ramez Kirollos

Singapore

Ivan Ng

Singapore

Azman Raffiq

Malaysia

Eka Wahjoepramono

Indonesia

James Khoo

Singapore

Chairpersons

Vincent Nga

Singapore

Anil Gopinathan

Singapore

Bengt Karlsson

Singapore

Agenda

Timing Topic
7:30 – 8:00 Registration and Breakfast
8:00 – 8:10 Welcome Address Tseng Tsai Yeo
8:10 – 8:30 Historical Vignette on the Bicentennial of Singapore’s Founding in 1819 by Sir Stamford Raffles: “Did Raffles Die From a Ruptured Brain AVM?” James Khoo

Moderators: Vincent Nga and Anil Gopinathan

Timing Topic Speaker
8:30 – 8:35 Opening remarks
8:35 – 9:20 Angiogenesis and Vasculogenesis : Current concepts and their application to Paediatric Brain Vascular Malformation Timo Krings, Canada
9:20 – 9:50 Paediatric AVMs: Dynamic Lesions and Clinical Perspectives Peter Dirks, Canada
9:50 – 10:20 Paediatric Brain AVMs – From Imaging to Endovascular Management Timo Krings, Canada
10:20 – 10:35 Tea Break
Complete Stroke Care Solutions – Access
Ruby Mitruka

Moderators: Tseng Tsai Yeo and Vincent Ng

Timing Topic Speaker
10:35 – 11:10 Personal Reflections in AVM Surgery Aaron Cohen, USA
11:10 – 11:55 Surgical Management of Brain AVMs Michael Lawton, USA
11:55 – 12:30 Overcoming Difficulties in Surgery for AVM Ramez Kirollos, Singapore
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch & Commercial Presentations
12:30 – 12:50 Medtronic’s Latest Technologies In Brain AVM Management Medtronic Team
12:50 – 1:10 Dual Action PEG Coated Collagen Patch In Neurosurgery Dr. Raghavendra Mayya
1:10 – 1:30 All About the PHIL Liquid Embolic Allison Lerude

Moderators: Francis Hui and Tseng Tsai Yeo

Timing Topic Speaker
13:30 – 14:15 Natural Course of Brain AVMs, clinical outcomes following AVM haemorrhage, and is Pregnancy a Risk Factor for Rupture? Bengt Karlsson, Singapore
14:15 – 14:45 Case Selection for Curative Embolization and How I Achieve It Rene Chapot, Germany
14:45 – 15:05 Technical Nuances and Practical Strategies for Brain AVM Surgery Ivan Ng, Singapore
15:05 – 15:20 Tea Break
Leksell Gamma Knife Icon: The Clear Choice for Cranial
Ms. Chee Suan Kim

Moderators: Ramez Kirollos and Wickly Lee

Timing Topic Speaker
15:20 – 15:40 Embolization as Adjunct to Surgery and Radiosurgery Chao Bao Luo, Taiwan
15:40 – 16:20 Gamma Knife Surgery for Brain AVMs Bengt Karlsson, Singapore

Case Presentation:
The Most Challenging AVM Case and What I have Learnt from it?

Timing Topic
16:20 – 16:35 Azman Raffiq, Malaysia
16:35 – 16:50 Eka Wahjoepramono, Indonesia
16:50 – 16:55 Closing Remarks

Moderators

Vincent Nga

Anil Gopinathan

Tseng Tsai Yeo

Vincent Ng

Francis Hui

Wickly Lee

Ramez Kirollos

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