11 Sept 2017 - 4TH SUA Ultrasound Guided Pain Interventions Workshop












JOIN the Society for Ultrasound in Anaesthesia (SUA) at its 4th Hands-on Ultrasound Guided Chronic Pain Interventions Workshop due to take place at the Royal College of Physicians, London, UK on 11th September 2017.  An expert faculty will cover a wide variety of chronic pain procedures under ultrasound guidance with live models.

In order to maximise hands on time during the day SUA have developed an online library of lectures and resources that you will be given access to, to look over in your own time.

The scientific committee will be including the following procedures in this year's workshop:
Cervical:
Medial branch, root block, stellate ganglion
Thoracic:
Paravertebral & intercostal blocks
Lumbar:
Facet, medial branch, caudal, sacroiliac, piriformis
Nerves:
Ilioinguinal, iliohypogastric, suprascapular, Transversus abdominis Plane block, greater occipital

For further information on the meeting, don't hesitate to contact: ciaranwazir@gmail.com


COURSE DIRECTORS





Dr Mohjir Baloch
Consultant in Pain Management
Frimley Health NHS Trust
Surrey, UK









Dr Atul Gaur
Director, Society for Ultrasound in Anaesthesia
Consultant Anaesthetist
University Hospitals Leicester
Leicester, UK






INVITED FACULTY INCLUDE



Dr Raja Reddy CIPS
Consultant & Clinical Lead: Pain Medicine
Medway Maritime Hospital
Kent, UK










Dr Sumit Gulati
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
The Walton Centre
Liverpool, UK









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









Dr Deepak Malik
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham
Birmingham, UK












Dr Madankumar Narayanan
Consultant Anaesthetist
Frimley Park Hospital
Surrey, UK











Dr  Arif Ghazi
Consultant in Pain Medicine
Royal Free Hospital
London, UK








WORKSHOP REGISTRATION FEE

Early Bird Registration (Extended until 31.07.17)
£250 (GBP)


ONLINE PAYMENT OPTION


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, contact: ciaranwazir@gmail.com



REGISTER YOUR INTEREST



6-7 April 2018 - 2nd ISADD Symposium, Rotterdam, The Netherlands



THE SECOND International Spinal Analgesic Drug Delivery Symposium will take place at the Van der Valk Hotel Rotterdam-Blijdorp, The Netherlands on 6-7 April 2018. An expert international faculty will be contributing to the new expanded two day programme.

Watch this space for further information on the meeting.

To register your interest in attending, fill in the online registration form below or e-mail: ciaranwazir@gmail.com



SCIENTIFIC DIRECTORS




Dr Kenneth van Tilburg
Scientific Director, 2nd ISADD Symposium
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Founding Partner, Pain and Neuromodulation Centre
Excellent Klinieken, The Netherlands









Dr Jehad Shaikhani
Scientific Director, 2nd ISADD Symposium
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Founding Partner, Pain and Neuromodulation Centre
Excellent Klinieken, The Netherlands



SYMPOSIUM FACULTY





Dr Denis Dupoiron
Anesthesia and Pain Department
Institut de Cancérologie de l'ouest-Paul Papin
Angers, France











Dr Declan O'Keeffe
Special Interest: Innovations in Neuromodulation
Past-Director of Chronic Pain, St Vincent's Univ. Hospital
Private Pain Management Practice
Dublin, Ireland







*FURTHER INTERNATIONAL FACULTY TO BE ANNOUNCED




SYMPOSIUM LECTURE TOPICS


TO BE ANNOUNCED.



SYMPOSIUM PROGRAMME


To view the scientific programme for the 1st ISADD Symposium in Dublin, Ireland in 2016, CLICK HERE
 

POSTER PRESENTATIONS AND FREE ORAL PRESENTATIONS

If you would like to present your own work at the 2018 symposium, please contact Mr Ciaran Wazir for the abstract submission guidelines: ciaranwazir@gmail.com



CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION

*An application for European CME Credits will be submitted to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (www.eaccme.eu).


SYMPOSIUM VENUE


Van der Valk Hotel Blijdorp, Energieweg 2, 3041 JC Rotterdam, The Netherlands



SYMPOSIUM ONLINE REGISTRATION

11-12 May 2017 - Aberdeen Interventional Pain Workshop

















The Aberdeen Interventional Pain Workshop took place on 11-12 May 2017 at the Suttie Centre, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

An expert faculty joined the team from Aberdeen Royal Infirmary for a 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



2017 FACULTY



Dr Vivek Mehta
Board Member, NSUKI
Chair, British Pain Society Headache SIG
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Honorary Senior Lecturer
Deputy Director, Pain and Anaesthesia Research Centre
St Bartholomew’s Hospital
London, United Kingdom





 
Dr Neal Evans
Special Interest: Interventional Pain Management
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Buckinghamshire Healthare NHS Trust
Stoke Mandeville Hospital
Aylesbury, Bucks
United Kingdom






Prof W. Alastair Chambers
Course Organiser, Aberdeen Workshop
Consultant in Pain Medicine
& Honorary Professor of Anaesthesia
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
Aberdeen, UK









Dr Saravanakumar Kanakarajan
Course Director, Aberdeen Workshop
Consultant Anaesthetist & Pain Specialist
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
Aberdeen
Scotland, UK










Dr Mohjir Baloch
Chairman, SUA USS Chronic Pain Interventions Workshop
Consultant in Pain Management
Frimley Health NHS Trust
Surrey, UK







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


Dr Ravi Nagaraja
Course Organiser, Aberdeen Workshop
Consultant Anaesthetist and Pain Specialist
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
Aberdeen
Scotland, UK


Dr Naomi Scott
Course Organiser, Aberdeen Workshop
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
Aberdeen
Scotland, 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


WORKSHOP TIMETABLE

Venue: Suttie Centre, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill House, Ashgrove Road West, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD, Scotland, United Kingdom

Day One (11.05.17): 09.30 - 17.00hrs

Day Two (12.05.17): 08.30 - 17.15hrs


WORKSHOP PROGRAMME


*To view and download a copy of the workshop programme CLICK HERE



REGISTER YOUR INTEREST IN THE 2018 WORKSHOP




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.

Workshop Faculty Hotel

Palm Court Hotel, Seafield Road, Aberdeen. Recommended by the organising committee. Please ring +44 (0)845 166 6026 or visit their website for accommodaiton details: https://palmcourthotel.co.uk/



2-3 June 2017 - Hands-on Neuromodulation Masterclass, London, United Kingdom

THE FIFTH Hands-on Peripheral Neuromodulation Masterclass Plus Advances in SCS took place at the Gordon Museum of Pathology & Department of Anatomy, Kings College London, UK on 2-3 June 2017.

The Masterclass included lectures on peripheral neuromodulation techniques and advances in spinal cord stimulation by a faculty of experts as well as hands-on training with the aid of fluoroscopy and ultrasound.

For information regarding future hands-on workshops, e-mail: ciaranwazir@gmail.com



















Masterclass Venue: Gordon Museum & Dept of Anatomy, KCL


MASTERCLASS FACULTY



Dr Teodor Goroszeniuk
President, London Pain Forum
Vice-President & Founder, Polish Neuromodulation Society
Special Interest: Peripheral Neuromodulation & SCS
Interventional Pain Management
& Neuromodulation Practice
Wimpole Street, London, UK








Dr Declan O'Keeffe
Board Member, Faculty of Pain Medicine, Ireland
Past-Director of Chronic Pain, St Vincent's Univ. Hospital
Special Interest: Innovations in Neuromodulation
Private Pain Management Practice
Dublin, Ireland










Dr Michael Kern
Course Director, Annual ECMT Advanced PNS Meeting
Consultant Anaesthetist & Pain Specialist
St Elisabeth Hospital
Graz
Austria








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









Dr Ashish Shetty
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Lead for Neuromodulation, Education & Research
National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery
University College London Hospitals
London, UK


     







Prof Keyoumars Ashkan
President, British Society for Stereotactic
and Functional Neurosurgery
Professor of Neurosurgery
King's College Hospital
Denmark Hill
London, UK






Dr Athmaja R. Thottungal
Special Interests: Ultrasound and Peripheral Neuromodulation
LSORA Board Member and Chronic Pain Lead
Trust Lead Clinician - Pain Management
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Kent & Canterbury Hospital
Visiting Senior Lecturer, Canterbury Christ Church Univ.
Canterbury, Kent, UK





Dr Arun Bhaskar
London Pain Forum Council Member
UK Section Chair, World Institute of Pain
Board Member, Neuromodulation Society UK & Ireland
Consultant in Pain Medicine
Charing Cross Hospital
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
London, UK




Dr Sarah Miller
Consultant Neurologist
Headache Group
University College London Hospitals
National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery
Queen Square
London, UK




Miss Sohier Elneil
Past-President, Pain Medicine Section,
Royal Society of Medicine
Special Interest: Sacral Nerve Stimulation
Consultant in Urogynaecology and Uro-neurology
University College London Hospitals
The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
Queen Square, London, UK








Mr James Fitzgerald
Special Interest: DRG Stimulation
Consultant Neurosurgeon
Department of Neurosurgery
Oxford University Hospitals
Oxford, United Kingdom








Dr Raja Reddy
Special Interest: Ultrasound Guided Interventional Procedures
Consultant & Clinical Lead: Pain Medicine
Clinical & Educational Supervisor: Advanced Training Fellowship Programmes in Pain Medicine & Regional Anaesthesia,
Medway Maritime Hospital
Kent, UK









Dr Moein Tavakkolizadeh
Special Interest: Neuromodulation
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
St George's Hospital, London
University College London Hospitals
United Kingdom










Dr Hadi Bedran
Special Interest: Neuromodulation
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
St George's Hospital, London
United Kingdom









Dr Pradeep Desai
Special Interest: Spinal Cord Stimulation/DRG Stimulation
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
Pain Management Department
Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospitals
Slough, UK






LECTURE TOPICS

Overview of Peripheral Neuromodulation and New Targets
(Brachial Plexus, Sympathetic Chain, SI Joint,  Cardiac)

Peripheral Neuromodulation for Headache

Peripheral Neuromodulation for FBSS & SubQStim Study

Sonoanatomy of Peripheral Neuromodulation Targets

Review of Peripheral Neuromodulation Industry

Advances in Spinal Cord Stimulation

Sacral Nerve Stimulation

Peripheral Neuromodulation for Phantom Limb Pain

Free Presentations


PRESENTING YOUR OWN WORK

If you would be interested in presenting your own work in the field of neuromodulation on one of the free presentation slots at the meeting, please contact ciaranwazir@gmail.com


WORKSHOP STATIONS
Station Breakdown (5 participants to a station):

HANDS-ON STATIONS

C-arm Station 1. New Targets for Neuromodulation

C-arm Station 2. Peripheral Neuromodulation for FBSS & Headache

C-arm Station 3. Spinal Cord Stimulation/Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation

Ultrasound Station 4. Ultrasound Guided Placement of PNS Technologies/Leads (Cadaver)

Ultrasound Station 5. Ultrasound Guided Pulsed Radiofrequency (Cadaver)

Ultrasound Station 6. Ultrasound Guided PNS (Live Model)

Plus Afternoon Free Stations (Incl. PENS)


CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION

*The Masterclass has been approved for 9 European CME Credits by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education


TIMETABLE

Masterclass Venue: 

Gordon Museum of Pathology & Anatomy Dept, Hodgkin Building, King's College London, Guy's Hospital Campus, London SE1 1UL, UK
(Nearest overground/underground station is London Bridge)

*Access to the Gordon Museum is through the Curator's Office on the 1st Floor of the Hodgkin Building.


DAY ONE (FRIDAY, 02.06.17)

*Registration Desk opens at 13.30hrs in Gordon Museum of Pathology on 02.06.17.

Afternoon Lectures: 14.00-18.30hrs


DAY TWO (SATURDAY, 03.06.17)

Hands-on Cadaver Stations: 09.00-17.00hrs



DOWNLOAD THE PROGRAMME


To download the updated programme for the Masterclass, CLICK HERE


REGISTRATION FEES

2-3 June 2017
£500.00 (Registration before 02.06.16)

£550.00 (On-site Registration 02.06.17)

2 June 2017
£200.00 (Lecture Programme Only)

3 June 2017
£400.00 (Hands-on Workshop Only)

Meeting Dinner Fee (02.06.17): £75 



PAYMENT OPTIONS


DEBIT/CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS

Pay Fees by Card as Paypal Guest (incl. 5% Paypal fee)

BANK TRANSFER PAYMENTS

For details of how to pay your registration fee by bank transfer please contact: ciaranwazir@gmail.com


ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM





HOTEL ACCOMMODATION


4 Star Hotels
London Bridge Hotel
(next London Bridge Station. Few minutes walk to Guy's Hospital)

Hilton Tower Bridge 
(5-10min walk from Guy's Hospital)

Novotel London City South
(10min walk to Guy's Hospital)


Hotel Novotel London Blackfriars

(close to Southwark underground station - one stop on Jubilee Underground Line to London Bridge Station/ Guy's Hospital)

3 Star Hotel
(10min walk to Guy's Hospital)

2 Star Hotel
Travelodge London Central Southwark(close to Southwark underground station (one stop on Jubilee Line to London Bridge Station/ Guy's Hospital)

*Limited hospital accommodation in shared flats (from £65-£95 per night) are available at Guy's Hospital.  Please contact the accommodation office to check availability mentioning that you will be attending a meeting at Guy's Hospital. The email address is: guys.accommodation@gstt.nhs.uk


NEAREST INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS/RAILWAY STATIONS TO THE VENUE

Airports

Heathrow

Gatwick

Railway Station

St Pancras International

6 June 2017 - Evolution of Pulsed Radiofrequency, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
















JOIN US in Amsterdam for an International Symposium on the Evolution of Pulsed Radiofrequency on 6th June 2017. Leading experts in the field including Prof Menno Sluijter and Dr Olav Rohof will be contributing at the meeting.

PLEASE NOTE the symposium is almost fully booked. To check availability, email: ciaranwazir@gmail.com


SYMPOSIUM TOPICS


  • Mode of Action and Parameters of PRF
  • PRF of the Spine
  • ImmunoPRF for Persistent Pain
  • PRF of the Shoulder & Other Joints
  • Ultrasound Guided PRF
  • Comparing PRF with Other Treatment Modalities
  • Future of PRF
  • Free Presentations


PROGRAMME

To view the updated programme for the symposium, CLICK HERE


PRESENT YOUR OWN WORK


If you are interested in submitting an abstract for free poster presentations or oral presentations at the symposium, please contact: ciaranwazir@gmail.com


CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION


The 'Evolution of Pulsed Radiofrequency Symposium' is designated for a maximum of (or 'for up to') 6 hours of European external CME credits. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity



SYMPOSIUM VENUE










DoubleTree by Hilton Amsterdam Centraal Station
Oosterdoksstraat 4, 1011 DK
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Tel: +31-20-5300800
E-mail: amscs.info@hilton.com


*To book a room at the symposium hotel at preferential rates, CLICK HERE



REGISTRATION FEES

Euros

€295 (Before 06.06.17)

€350 (On-Site Registration 06.06.17)


Pounds Sterling (GBP)

£250.00 (Before 06.06.17)

£295.00 (On Site Registration 06.06.17)


PAYMENT OPTIONS

Euros or Pounds Sterling (GBP) Bank Transfers

For details of how to pay your symposium registration fee by Euros or pounds sterling (GBP) bank transfer please contact: ciaranwazir@gmail.com


ONLINE REGISTRATION


PLEASE NOTE online registration is now closed. The symposium is almost fully booked. To check availability of a place, email: ciaranwazir@gmail.com


EVENTS CALENDAR

Please find included in this section some meetings of interest in 2017/2018:

PAIN MANAGEMENT MEETINGS

LSORA Ultrasound in Pain Medicine Workshop
27-28 October 2017
UCH Education Centre, London, UK
Web: www.lsorapainmedicineworkshop.com

CRPS 2017 Conference with IASP SIG
31 August - 1 Sept 2017
Cork, Ireland
Web: www.crpscork2017.com

NSUKI SCS Stimulator Training - Half Day Workshop
10 November 2017
Examination Schools, Oxford, UK
Web: www.nsukiasmoxford2017.com

Neuromodulation Society of the UK & Ireland Annual Scientific Meeting
11-12 November 2017
Examination Schools, Oxford, UK
Web: www.nsukiasmoxford2017.com

Next Black-Tie Meeting of the London Pain Forum
17 November 2017
Carlton Club, London, UK
Web: www.londonpainforum.co.uk

Joint Management of Joint Pain
29 November 2017
Education & Training Centre, Whiston Hospital, Prescot, Merseyside, UK
E-mail: lyn.ashcroft@sthk.nhs.uk, Jeanette.kenny@sthk.nhs.uk

World Academy of Pain Medicine Ultrasonography 2017 Workshops
Web: www.wapmu.org

6th "Advances in Pain Medicine" Winter Symposium
21-26 January 2018
Hotel Village Montana, Tignes Le Lac, France
Web: www.winterpainsymposium.com


ANAESTHETIC MEETINGS

ESA Focus Meeting on Perioperative Medicine: 
Regional Anaesthesia in the Perioperative Setting
9-10 November 2017
Tel Aviv, Israel
Web: www.esahq.org