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.

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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



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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/