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Pain: Where Are We and Where Are We Going?

30th Apr 2018


This is a joint meeting between the BPS Interventional Pain Management and Neuropathic Pain Special Interest Groups and NSUKI. We have looked to deliver a meeting which covers innovative and novel interventions alongside education on Neuromodulation and advances in Neuropathic pain diagnosis and treatments.

There is something for everyone with regards the clinical management of pain.


Outline Programme:
09:30 – 09:40      Welcome and Introduction: Dr Neil Collighan/ Dr Ash Gulve/ Dr Bernhard Frank

1st session          Recent advances in Interventional Pain Medicine
                            Chair: Dr Neil Collighan, Kent

09:40 – 10:10      High Intensity Focused Ultrasound in painful conditions – (Dr Matt Brown, Royal Marsden  Hospital)

10:10 – 10:40      Endoscopic facet interventions  (Dr Stefano Palmisani, Guys & St Thomas Hospital)

10:40 – 11:00      QST and Conditioned Pain Modulation. Do they help predicting outcomes from interventions? 
                            (Dr Shankar Ramaswamy, St Bartholomews Hospital)

11:00 - 11.30       Coffee / Tea                                      

2nd session         Educational Sessions: Neuromodulation
                            Chair: Dr Ashish Gulve

11:30 – 12:00      Techniques and Mechanism of Action of Spinal Cord Stimulation                                                              

12:00 – 12:30      How to select patients for Neuromodulation for Pain Management

12:30 – 13:00      FBSS and Neuromodulation

13:00 – 14:00      Lunch   

3rd Session         Advances in Neuromodulation
                            Chair: Dr Sameer Gupta

14:00 - 14.30       Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

14:30 – 15:00      Chronic Post-surgical Pain Syndrome

15:00 - 15.30       What’s coming next in Neuromodulation?

                            Saluda medical

15:30 – 16:00      Coffee / Tea

4th Session          Better diagnostic tests to help with the diagnosis of neuropathic pain and treatable conditions,
                             practical examples from Texas and Merseyside.
                             Chair: Dr Bernhard Frank

16:00 – 16:30      MRI neurography. Does it help with the diagnosis of neuropathic pain? 
                            (Dr Maneesh Bohjak, The Walton Centre, Liverpool)

16:30 – 17:00      Practical application (Webinar)   Dr Avneesh Chabra (Texas)

17:00 - 17:30       A novel way of doing Cervical Epidural without LOR technique (Webinar) –
                            Dr Yakov Perper (New York)





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Non - BPS Member  £150 (inc VAT) £198 (inc VAT)  




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