Gyula Gal

He was born and raised in Hungary. Graduated at the Medical University of Szeged, Hungary1980. Three years later, he left Hungary due to political reasons, and spent the last 33 years of his life in Scandinavia. He's an authorised MD in Hungary, Sweden and Denmark, board certified radiologist since 1991 and neuroradiologist since 1993. Started his neurointerventional training 1995, in Gothenburg, Sweden, continued in Oxford and Paris. Have been working mainly with interventional neuroradiology since 1995, first at the University Hospital in Uppsala, Sweden, as senior consultant, from 1996 until 2007, then a short period at the University Hospital in Wuerzburg, Germany, and from 2008 until now at the Odense University Hospital, Denmark.

In his clinical praxis, he has been treating annually 150 intracranial aneurysms, 50 AVMs, 15 DAVFs, and performing 10 preoperative embolisations of intracranial and head and neck tumors. He has extensive experience with flow diverters, like the SILK, PED, FRED and Surpass, liquid embolic agents, like the Onyx, since 1999, and the SQUID, since its introduction, performing the first human brain AVM treatment with that December 2011.

He's been a member of the Swedish, Hungarian and Nordic Societies of Neuroradiology since 1993, senior member of the World Federation of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology since 1997, and the International Andreas Gruentzig Society since 2004, where he's currently member of the Board of Directors. He's been participating in every biannual meeting of these societies, starting 1997, in all annual meetings of the Working Group of Interventional Neuroradiology (WIN) since 1995, the European Society of Minimally Invasive Neurological Therapy (ESMINT) since 2009, and the World Live Neurovascular Conference since 2013, as invited speaker/faculty.