30-31 May 2024 - Aberdeen Interventional Pain Workshop - Low Back Pain
















QUICK LINKS

To register your interest in attending the workshop in Aberdeen, CLICK HERE

To pay the early bird registration fee and secure your place for the workshop in Aberdeen, 

To view a copy of the workshop programme brochure, CLICK HERE


THE NEXT Aberdeen Interventional Pain Workshop will take place on 30-31 May 2024 at the Suttie Centre, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

An expert faculty will teach on the two day intensive course with lectures, live surgery demonstrations, hands-on cadaver training (X-ray & Ultrasound guided procedures) and question and answer sessions.

For further information, email: ciaranwazir@gmail.com




WORKSHOP FACULTY




Dr Neal Evans
Special Interest: X-Guided RF Ablation Procedures
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Clinical Lead
Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
Stoke Mandeville Hospital
Aylesbury, Bucks, UK






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





Dr Andrzej Krol
Special Interest: USG RF Ablation Procedures
Committee Chair, ESRA European Diploma of Pain Medicine
ESRA USG Pain Cadaver Courses (London & Europe)
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
St George's University Hospital
London, UK







Dr Hirachand Mutagi
Consultant Pain Physician & Anaesthetist
University Hospital of Birmingham
Birmingham, UK










Dr Ravi Nagaraja
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Clinical Lead
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
Aberdeen
Scotland, UK








Dr L'ubomír Poliak FIPP
Special Interest: Minimally invasive & 
Endoscopic treatment of the Back
Consultant Anaesthetist & Pain Specialist
EuroPainClinics
Slovakia & Czech Republic






Dr Robert Rapcan FIPP
Special Interest: Endoscopic Facet Joint & SI Joint Denervation Procedures, 
Basivertebral Nerve Ablation
Examiner, World Institute of Pain
Medical EuroPainClinics
Czech Republic & Slovakia





Dr Naomi Scott

Consultant in Anaesthesia & Pain Medicine
Regional Advisor of Pain Management (North of Scotland)
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
Aberdeen
Scotland, UK







Dr Manojit Sinha
Chair, Interventional SIG, British Pain Society
Clinical Lead Pain Management
Consultant in Pain Medicine
King's College Hospital
London, UK







Dr Lars Williams
Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
New Victoria Hospital
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer
University of Glasgow
Scotland, UK





WORKSHOP OVERVIEW

Overview of Day One (30.05.24): Lectures & Live Surgery

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

  • Anatomy and nerve supply for facet and SI joints
  • Lumbar facet joint denervation (Live Surgery—Video link)
  • Sacroiliac Joint RF (Live Surgery—Video link)
  • Evidence and Complications of RF procedures
  • Endoscopic RF of Facets and SI joint
  • Basivertebral Nerve Ablation
  • Cryoanalgesia/Cryoablation
  • Ultrasound guided Interventions for Low Back Pain (lecture and demo)

Overview  of Day Two (31.05.24): Hands-on Stations (X-ray & Ultrasound)

Workshop Venue: Wet room, Department of Anatomy, Third Floor, Suttie Centre, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD

Station 1: X-ray guided Diagnostic Blocks (cadaver)
Station 2: X-ray guided Lumbar Facet Joint Denervation (cadaver)
Station 3: X-ray guided Sacroiliac Joint Denervation (cadaver)
Station 4: X-ray guided Basivertebral Nerve Ablation (cadaver)
Station 5: 
X-ray guided Endoscopic Facet Joint & SI Joint Denervation (cadaver)
Station 6: Ultrasound guided Cryoablation/Cryoanalgesia for Low Back Pain (cadaver)
Station 7: Ultrasound Guided Interventions for Low Back Pain (live model)
Open session—candidates can attend any station of their choice


WORKSHOP PROGRAMME

To view a PDF copy of the workshop programme brochure, CLICK HERE


REGISTRATION FEE

Early Bird Registration Fee (until 07.04.24): £750.00

Early Bird Registration Fee - UK trainee doctors only (until 07.04.24): £600.00

(registration includes attendance of all scientific programme and tea/coffee and lunch catering  breaks)


*To pay the early bird registration fee and secure your place for the workshop in Aberdeen, 

**To pay the UK trainees registration fee and secure your place for the workshop in Aberdeen, CLICK HERE



ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM

To register your interest in attending the workshop in Aberdeen, CLICK HERE


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.