Houston Neuroendovascular Surgery Club

Quarterly Meeting Series

The Houston Neuroendovascular Surgery Club (HNESC) hosts multidisciplinary meetings provided by UTHealth Neurosciences.

The HNESC meetings gather local experts in Neuroendovascular Surgery, from various specialties including Neurosurgery, Neurology and Radiology, in an open forum for the presentation, discussion, and analysis of interesting neurovascular and interventional cases. HNESC meetings are case-driven. We expect to receive case submissions of which the most interesting will be selected for oral presentation. The case selection committee reviews the submissions in a blinded manner to ensure objectivity. Priority will be given to cases that are stimulating and educational for the participants. Each meeting will be formatted to allow sufficient time for a question and answer period in order to provide an opportunity to explore the presented subject matter thoroughly. We expect the meeting to be highly interactive and full of scientific and clinical advances presented by local thought leaders in this discipline.

To register or for more information, email neuro.events@uth.tmc.edu.


6:30–7 p.m.
7–9 p.m.
Dinner & Case Presentation


Hotel ZaZa
5701 Main St.
Houston, TX 77005

Learning Objectives

As a result of attending this meeting series, participants will:

  1. Discuss potential complications when treating neuroendovascular diseases.
  2. Describe solutions/preventative measures MDs can take while treating neuroendovascular diseases.
  3. Discuss available clinical trials for stroke patients at area hospitals.
  4. Discuss the indicators of which patients are good candidates for specific clinical trials, and those that are not.
  5. Discuss the benefits and disadvantages to using antiplatelet medications before & after coiling procedures.
  6. Compare & contrast the varying approaches to offering antiplatelet therapy to a patient undergoing a coiling procedure.
  7. Compare and contrast the benefits and shortcomings of SAC and balloon-assisted coiling.
  8. Discuss the indicators for when a balloon assisted coil may be more appropriate.


    • Endovascular Neurologists
    • Endovascular Neurosurgeons
    • Interventional Neurologists
    • Interventional Radiologists
    • Neurologists
    • Neurosurgeons
    • Neurotrauma Surgeons
    • Neurovascular Surgeons
    • Neurocritical Care Physicians
    • Pediatric Neurosurgeons
    • Radiologists
    • Stroke Neurologists
    • Teleneurologists
    • Vasular Neurologists


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Antidote Education Company and UTHealth. Antidote is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Antidote designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.