17th SEPT 2016 - RETURN TO GDANSK


AN INTERNATIONAL faculty of experts will teach the latest techniques in interventional pain medicine and neuromodulation with x-ray and ultrasound guidance at the Forensic Medicine Dept, Medical University of Gdansk, Poland on Saturday, 17 September 2016.  The 9th Hands-on Interventional Cadaver Workshop in Poland will take place as a satellite meeting of the 9th Congress of the Polish Association for the Study of Pain. For further information about meetings in Poland, email: ciaranwazir@gmail.com

THE WORKSHOP HAS BEEN APPROVED FOR 5 CPD POINTS BY ROYAL COLLEGE OF ANAESTHETISTS, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM


SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE




Dr Tedor Goroszeniuk
President, London Pain Forum
Past-President, Interventional Section, PTBB
Founder, Polish Neuromodulation Society (INS Chapter)
Expert in Peripheral Neuromodulation
Interventional Pain Management & Neuromodulation Practice
18 Wimpole Street, London, UK








Dr Andrzej Krol
President, Interventional Section of PTBB
Founding Member, Polish Neuromodulation Society
Chairman, RA-UK Ultrasound in Pain Medicine Workshop, London
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
St George's Hospital
London, UK







FACULTY INCLUDES




Dr Christophe Perruchoud
President, Swiss Neuromodulation Society
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management
Ensemble Hospitalier de la Côte (EHC)
Morges, Switzerland








Dr Ashish Shetty
Consultant in Pain Medicine
Course Director, Abdominopelvic Pain Symposium
Neuromodulation,  Education & Research Lead
Pain Management Centre
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
Queen Square, London, UK









Dr Anthony Hammond
Senior Fellow, London Pain Forum
European Tutor, International Spine Intervention Society
Consultant Physician & Rheumatologist
Special Interest: Spine/Disc Interventions
KIMS Hospital, Maidstone
Kent, UK






Dr Anuj Bhatia
Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
Director, Anesthesia Chronic Pain Clinical Services
Staff, Department of Anesthesia & Pain Management
University Health Network, Mount Sinai Hospital
and Women's College Hospital
Toronto, Canada






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Dr Jacek Rykowski
Consulant Anaesthetist & Pain Specialist
Pain Clinic
University Hospital Orebro
Sweden







Dr Christian Egeler
Chair, Welsh Pain Society
Lead Clinican, Chronic Pain Servics
Morriston Hospital
Swansea, Wales
United Kingdom










Dr Piotr Buczkowski
Gdansk Workshop Director
Board Member, Foundation for the Promotion of Pain Medicine
Past-President, Interventional Section of PTBB
Consultant Pain Specialist & Anaesthetist
Royal Derby Hospital, Derbyshire, UK
Swissmed Hospital, Gdańsk, Poland








Dr Wojciech Nierodzinski
Consultant Anaesthetist & Pain Specialist
Special Interest: Interventional Pain Treatment/ Neuromodulation
General District Hospital
Bialystok, Poland










Dr Michal But
Special Interest: USG & Interventional Pain Medicine
Consultant Anaesthetist & Pain Specialist
Regional Hospital
Koszalin, Poland








Dr Witold Libionka
Board Member, Polish Neuromodulation Society
Consultant Neurosurgeon
Special Interest: Neuromodulation
Nicolaus Copernicus Pomeranian Centre for Traumatology
Gdansk, Poland






WORKSHOP TOPICS


LUMBAR PAIN RELIEF INTERVENTION

CERVICAL PAIN RELIEF INTERVENTIONS

DISC PAIN RELIEF INTERVENTIONS

SYMPATHETIC BLOCKS FOR CANCER PAIN

ULTRASOUND GUIDED PAIN INTERVENTIONS: CADAVER/LIVE MODELS

SPINAL CORD STIMULATION/DRG STIMULATION

PERIPHERAL NEUROMODULATION

INTRATHECAL DRUG DELIVERY

FREE STATIONS



CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION


*The Workshop has been approved for 5 CPD Points by the Royal College of Anaesthetists, London, United Kingdom.

An application for Polish Education Points has also been submitted for the workshop.


WORKSHOP VENUE
















Forensic Medicine Department
(Zakład Medycyny Sądowej Gdańskiego Uniwersytetu Medycznego)
ul. Dębowa 23
80-204 Gdańsk
POLAND



2016 PROGRAMME


TO VIEW THE PRELIMINARY WORKSHOP PROGRAMME, CLICK HERE

ONLINE REGISTRATION





REGISTRATION FEES


Workshop Registration Fee 17.09.16

Registration (from 01.08.16)

2200 PLN
or
£395 (GBP

Registration (from 01.08.16) for Members of Interventional Section of PTBB and Polish Neuromodulation Society Members (PTN)

2000 PLN
or
£365 (GBP)


Registration for the Workshop Dinner (17.09.16)

250 PLN  or £50 (GBP)


 ONLINE GBP PAYMENT


Pay by Debit/Credit Card as Paypal Guest (incl. 5% Paypal fee)

*To pay your registration fee by GBP bank transfer and pounds sterling cheque please contact Mr Ciaran Wazir (ciaranwazir@gmail.com) for payment details


LOCAL PLN PAYMENTS



*Please pay the workshop fee by bank transfer direct to the Fundacja Promocji Medycyny Bólu  PLN bank account: PL 25 1140 2017 0000 4302 1038 9239, Reference: “Your Surname” followed by date of the workshop “170916”
 


HOTELS

Hilton Gdansk

Novotel Gdansk Centrum

Hotel Mercure Gdansk Stare Miasto

Hotel Impresja



TRAVELLING TO GDANSK

PLANE

Gdansk Lech Walesa Airport

Below are some of the airlines that fly to Gdansk Lech Walesa Airport.

Lufthansa

LOT Polish Airlines

Wizz Air

Eurolot.com

SAS

Ryan Air

Air Berlin


Bydgoszcz Airport

Below are some of the airlines that fly to Bydgoszcz Airport. Onward direct trains to Gdansk are available from Bydgoszcz Główna Railway Station.

Eurolot

LOT Polish Airlines


Ryanair


Warsaw Chopin & Warsaw Modlin Airports

Poland's capital city has two busy airports, Warsaw Chopin and Warsaw Modlin. Below are airlines that fly to Warsaw.  There are direct train services from Warsaw Central Station (Warszawa Centralna) to  Gdansk.


Aeroflot

Air Berlin

Air France

Austrian Airlines

British Airways

Brussels Airlines

Finnair

German Wings

Iberia

KLM

LOT Polish Airlines

Lufthansa

Norwegian Air

Ryan Air

SAS

Swiss

TAP Portugal

Turkish Airlines

Wizz Air



TRAIN

There are fast direct trains running between Gdansk,Warsaw and Krakow.

For timetables and to book a ticket online visit:  http://intercity.pl/en/

11-14 Oct 2016 - EFIC Winter School on Cancer Pain, Liverpool




DON'T MISS YOUR CHANCE to attend the EFIC Winter Pain School on Cancer Pain due to take place in Liverpool on 11-14 October 2016. A leading faculty of experts from Europe will be teaching at the meeting.

The interactive course aims to develop skills for assessing and treating pain related to cancer with an evidence-based approach to assessment, formulating a diagnosis and designing a comprehensive management plan.

Learning objectives of this course are in line with EFIC Core Curriculum for managing pain related to cancer.

FACULTY INCLUDES



Prof. Bart Morlion, President Elect, EFIC, Director of the Leuven Center for Algology & Pain Management, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium



Prof Kris Vissers, Professor in Pain and Palliative Medicine, Chairman of the Radboud Expertise Center of Pain and Palliative Medicine, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands




Dr Andreas Kopf, Pain and Palliative Medicine Specialist,
Department of Anaesthesiology & Pain Medicine, Charité Medical University, Berlin, Germany



Dr Nevenka Krcevski-Skvarc, Honorary Secretary, EFIC,  University Clinical Centre Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia



Dr Arun Bhaskar, Council Member, British Pain Society,  Consultant in Pain Medicine, Anaesthesia & Critical Care, West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St Edmunds, West Suffolk, UK










Dr Chris Wells, President, European Pain Federation (EFIC), Founding Member, NeuPSIG, Consultant in Pain Medicine, Pain Matters, Liverpool, UK








 Dr Manohar Lal Sharma, Consultant in Pain Medicine & Neuromodulation, Clinical Lead, The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool, UK


EDUCATIONAL CONTENT

LECTURES/CASE PRESENTATIONS

1. Understanding Cancer Pain

Hospice and Pain Medicine: the importance of
working together
WHO Ladder for cancer pain: benefits and pitfalls
Pathophysiology of pain related to cancer

2. Understanding pain and management options

Difficulties with service development in developing nations- how can they be overcome?
Epidemiology of pain related to cancer
The need for a New Ladder?

3. Pharmacological Management of Pain related to Cancer

Non-opioid pharmacological management of cancer pain including Ketamine
Opioids - opportunities and pitfalls
Opioids availability throughout Europe

4. Current Concepts in Pain related to Cancer

Oncological treatments for cancer related pain
Pain management in cancer survivors
EFIC Pain Curriculum and Training in Cancer Pain Management

5. Pain Management in Hospice Setting

Symptom control in hospice/community setting

6. Pain Management in Hospice Setting

7. Pain Management in cancer survivors: live case studies,

8. Interventions for Pain related to Cancer

Initial assessment and optimisation for invasive interventions
Role of sympathetic blocks
Role of nerve blocks and infusions

9. Interventions for Pain related to Cancer

Epidural infusion for pain related to cancer

Spinal neurolysis

Percutaneous cordotomy

10. Surgery for Cancer Pain

Neurosurgical treatments for pain related to cancer

11. Implants for Pain related to Cancer

Indications, patient selection, implantation and aftercare for Intrathecal Pumps in Pain related to Cancer

12. Therapeutic Challenges- Interactive Case Presentations

Incident pain (Pathological fracture related pain)
Visceral pain (Pancreatic cancer)
Pelvic pain
Head and neck cancer pain

13. Therapeutic Challenges

14. Cancer Pain Service developments.

Optimising cancer pain control and the way forward


MEETING VENUE


RADISSON BLU HOTEL, LIVERPOOL

107 Old Hall Street, Liverpool L3 9BD, United Kingdom 
Web: https://www.radissonblu.com/en/hotel-liverpool


REGISTRATION FEES

Until 10.08.16
Early bird Registration Fee: £450.00 (GBP)

After 10.08.16
Late Registration Fee: £525.00 (GBP)


REGISTER YOUR INTEREST





THE NEXT LSORA Ultrasound in Pain Medicine Workshop will take place at the UCH Education Centre, University College London Hospitals, London, UK on 28-29 October 2016

An expert international faculty from USA, Canada and Europe will join us once again to teach ultrasound guided pain relief procedures.  

Register for the workshop online below, or contact Mr Ciaran Wazir for further details: ciaranwazir@gmail.com 

*PLEASE NOTE EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL 01.09.16. DON'T MISS YOUR CHANCE TO REGISTER AT THE EARLY BIRD RATE.


LSORA 2016 FACULTY




Professor Vishy Mahadevan
Barbers’ Company Professor of Anatomy
The Royal College of Surgeons of England
London, UK









Dr Michael Sommer
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Department of Anaesthesiology & Chronic Pain Medicine
Maastricht University Medical Center
Maastricht, The Netherlands










Prof Gulshan Doulatram
Pain Fellowship Director
Department of Anesthesiology
The University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas, USA








Dr Anuj Bhatia
Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
Director, Anesthesia Chronic Pain Clinical Services
Staff, Department of Anesthesia & Pain Management
University Health Network, Mount Sinai Hospital
and Women's College Hospital
Toronto, Canada






Dr Christian Egeler
Chair, Welsh Pain Society
Lead Clinican, Chronic Pain Servics
Special Interest: Ultrasound
Morriston Hospital
Swansea, Wales
United Kingdom








Dr Athmaja R. Thottungal
LSORA Board Member
Trust Lead Clinician - Pain Management
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Kent & Canterbury Hospital
Canterbury, Kent, UK






Dr Beenu Madhavan
Chairman, LSORA
Consultant Anaesthetist
University Hospital Lewisham
London, UK









Dr Ashish Shetty
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Course Director, Abdominopelvic Pain Symposium
Neuromodulation & Education Lead
The Pain Management Centre
University College London Hospitals
The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
Queen Square, London, UK







Dr Sumit Gulati
Special Interest: USG Interventions
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
The Walton Centre
Liverpool, UK









Dr Arif Ghazi
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Whipps Cross University Hospital
Barts Health NHS Trust
London, UK






Dr James Pilcher
Special Interest: MSK Ultrasound Procedures
Consultant Radiologist
St George's Hospital
London, UK










Dr Sadiq Bhayani
Consultant Pain Medicine and Anaesthesia
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Leicester, UK






Dr Karthikeyan Ponnusamy
Consultant in Anaesthetics & Pain Management
East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
Kent & Canterbury Hospital
Canterbury
Kent, UK









Dr Teresa Parras
LSORA Committee Member
Consultant Anaesthetist
St Georges Hospital
Tooting, London











Dr Anthony Allan
Consultant Anaesthetist
Great Western Hospital
Swindon, UK







Dr Raja Reddy
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Medway Maritime Hospital
Gillingham, Kent, UK







COURSE VENUE


View of UCH Education Centre building from Warren Street tube station. 














Venue Address:  The UCH Education Centre, 1st Floor West, 250 Euston Road, London NW1 2PG (Nearest underground station Warren Street)



COURSE PROGRAMME


Day One. To view the Preliminary Programme for Day One (28.10.16) CLICK HERE

Day Two. To view the Preliminary Programme for Day Two (29.10.16) CLICK HERE


CPD

An application for CPD will be submitted to the Royal College of Anaesthetists, London, UK



REGISTRATION FEES

Extended Early Bird Deadline (until 01.09.16): £400.00 (GBP)

Late Registration (after 01.09.16): £450.00 (GBP)

Workshop Dinner (28.10.16): £55.00 (GBP)


ONLINE REGISTRATION PAYMENT

Pay Fees by Card as a Guest of Paypal (incl. 5% Paypal Charge):

*To pay your registration fee by bank transfer or pounds sterling cheque, please contact: ciaranwazir@gmail.com







FACULTY HOTEL


Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton Hotel
130 Tottenham Court Road, London W1T 5AY
(Next to Warren Street Underground Station and close to Euston Undeground/Overground Stations )

11-12 May 2017 - Aberdeen Interventional Pain Workshop - PLACES LIMITED















THE NEXT Annual Aberdeen Interventional Pain Workshop will take place on 11-12 May 2017 at the Department of Anatomy, Suttie Centre, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

An expert faculty will join us for the two day intensive course with lectures, live surgery demonstrations, hands-on cadaver training and question and answer sessions.

For further information, email: ciaranwazir@gmail.com


COURSE ORGANISERS

Dr S Kanakarajan

Prof WA. Chambers

Dr Ravi Nagaraja


PAST WORKSHOP  FACULTY INCLUDE




Prof Dominic Harmon
Professor of Anaesthesia & Pain Sciences
Department of Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Mid-Western Regional Hospital
Limerick
Ireland


 

Dr Neal Evans
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Buckinghamshire Healthare NHS Trust
Stoke Mandeville Hospital
Aylesbury, Bucks
UK






Dr Arthur Hartog
Specialist Pain Medicine and Anesthesiology
DC Klinieken Spine & Joint Centre
Rotterdam
The Netherlands






Dr Marco Araujo
Medical Director
Advanced Pain Management, SC
Green Bay, Wisconsin
USA








Dr Hirachand Mutagi
Consultant in Pain Management & Anaesthesia
Sakra World Hospital
Bangalore
Karnataka
India





Dr Arunachalam Swayamprakasam
Clinical Director
Pain Management Department
Rochdale Infirmary
Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Manchester, UK



WORKSHOP TOPICS 

1. Anatomy for lumbar facet and sacro-iliac joints as well as nerve supply.
2. Radiological anatomy for procedures to diagnose the pain arising from these joints.
3. Sonographic anatomy of lumbar facet and sacro-iliac joints.
4. Techniques for the diagnostic blocks.
5. Techniques for lumbar and sacroiliac facet joint denervation.


Overiew of Day One (11.05.17): Lectures, Anatomy & Live Surgery

Facet Joint Pain—Clinical features, Diagnosis & Treatment   
Anatomy and technique of lumbar medial branch and L5 dorsal ramus blocks
Live Surgery Demo
Technique of RF neurotomy of lumbar medial branches and L5 dorsal ramus   
Live Surgery Demo
Sacro-iliac Joint Pain—Clinical Features, Diagnosis & Treatment   
Anatomy and technique of sacral lateral branch blocks and Neurotomy techniques
Live Surgery Demo
Ultrasound guided Injection of Lumbar medial branches, Facet joints and Sacro-iliac joints
Q &A & Close of Day 1


Overview  of Day Two (12.05.17): Hands-on Stations x 7

Station 1: Lumbar medial branch block   
Station 2: L5 dorsal ramus block and Neurotomy
Station 3: Ultrasound guided blocks in lumbar region
Station 4: Neurotomy of L1 to L4 medial branches
Station 5: Neurotomy of Sacro-iliac Joint - Cooled RF
Station 6: Neurotomy of  Sacro-iliac Joint - Simplicity / Pallisade technique
Station 7: Cadaveric display of lumbar medial branches and machine station


REGISTRATION FEES


Early Bird Registration (Until 31.03.17): £500

Late Regisration (After 31.03.17): £600


PAYMENT OPTIONS

For details of how to pay the registration fees by pounds sterling cheque, bank transfer or debit/credit card as a guest of Paypal, contact: ciaranwazir@gmail.com


REGISTER YOUR INTERST


TRAVEL AND ACCOMMODATION
 

Aberdeen has excellent travel links. By air, Aberdeen is well connected by British Airways, Eastern airways, Flybe, BMI, KLM and Air France to majority of the airports in UK and mainland Europe. The venue is 6 miles from the airport. There are 6 major roads to Aberdeen. A90 serves as the main arterial route connecting Dundee, Perth, Edinburgh and Glasgow. Aberdeen is on the main UK rail network and has frequent direct services to major cities such as Edinburgh Glasgow and London including Caledonian sleeper services.


Palm Court Hotel, Seafield Road, Aberdeen offers discounted rates including breakfast for delegates. Please quote that you are attending the ‘Pain Conference’ while booking to avail the discounted rate. Please ring +44 (0)845 166 6026 or visit their website for further details: https://palmcourthotel.co.uk/