The Olivecrona Award and Symposium





in collaboration with the 67th Scandinavian Neurosurgical Congress
13.00 – 14.00

The Herbert Olivecrona Lecture & Award Ceremony


Hosts: Lars Kihlström and Mikael Svensson, Stockholm, Sweden


The Complexity and Simplicity of Unlocking the Cavernous Sinus


Ali Krisht, Little Rock, USA

Symposium part 1

Chair: Staffan Holmin, Stockholm, Sweden and Wilhelm Sorteberg, Oslo, Norway

14.00 – 14.20

Pathobiology of Intracranial Aneurysms


Juhana Frösen, Kuopio, Finland

14.20 – 14.40

Future of Microsurgery of Aneurysms is Great


Ali Krisht, Little Rock, USA

14.40 – 15.00

State-of-the-art Endovascular Treatment for Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke

Tommy Andersson, Stockholm, Sweden

15.00 – 15.30

Coffee Break

Symposium part 2

Chair: Tommy Andersson, Stockholm, Sweden & Wilhelm Sorteberg, Oslo, Norway

15.30 – 15.45

Stereotactic Radiosurgery of Cerebral Arterio-Venous Malformations


Bodo Lippitz, Hamburg, Germany

15.45 - 16.00

 Natural History and Health-Related Quality of Life in AVM Patients

 Aki Laakso, Helsinki, Finland

16.00 – 16.10

 The Surgical Swedish ICH (SwICH) Score – A Grading Scale for Surgically Treated Patients with Spontaneous Supratentorial ICH


Andreas Fahlström, Uppsala, Sweden

16.10 – 16.20

Direct Versus Indirect Bypass Procedure for the Treatment of Ischemic Moyamoya Disease: Results of an Individualized Selection Strategy


 Troels H Nielsen, Odense, Denmark

16.20 – 16.30

Vascular RTCs – What’s Cooking Out There?


Peter Alpkvist, Stockholm, Sweden

16.30 – 16.40

Cyclosporin A Ameilorates Cerebral Oxidative Metabolism and Reduces Infract Size in the Endothelin-1 Rat Model of Transient Cerebral Ischemia


 Axel Forsse, Odense, Denmark

16.40 – 17.00

Tissue Access by Endovacular Technique


Staffan Holmin, Stockholm, Sweden