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Friday 14th July 2017 :: Lecture Day Two @ Governors’ Hall, St Thomas’ Hospital
08:00 - 08:30 Registration
08:30 - 08:40 Welcome Message Dr Adnan Al-Kaisy
SESSION 1 Current Therapy – Is It Good Enough?
08:40 - 09:10 NICE Guidelines on Low Back Pain – what is new? Dr David Pang
09:10 - 09:40 Prevalence, Mechanism and Management of Chronic Postoperative Pain Prof Narinder Rawal
09:40 - 10:00 Towards a Common Pain Management Pathway Prof Jan Van Zundert
10:00 - 10:30 Break & Refreshments
SESSION 2 Practical Approach to Pain Management: Targeting Anatomy or Function
10:30 - 10:50 Past, Present, and Future of Neuromodulation Dr J P Van Buyten
10:50 - 11:10 Interrupting Pain Pathways – rationale for electrical stimulation Dr Stefano Palmisani
11:10 - 11:30 Mechanisms of Spinal Cord Stimulation – Why does it Target Neuropathic pain and not nociceptive pain? Prof Richard Rauck
11:30 - 11:50 The Role of Neurosurgery in the Management of Axial and Upper Limb Radiculitis Mr Chris Chandler
11:50 - 12:00 Questions & Answers  
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
SESSION 3 Modulation of Neuropathic Pain: The 50th Anniversary of Spinal Cord Stimulation
13:00 - 13:20 A Combined Interdisciplinary Approach Prof Lance McCracken
13:20 - 13:40 Predictors of Outcomes – Lessons From the Medicolegal World Dr Nicholas Padfield
13:40 - 14:00 High Frequency and Burst Stimulation – Changing Paradigms Dr Adnan Al-Kaisy
14:00 - 14:30 The Opioid Problem – How Can We Solve It? Dr Fauzia Hasnie
14:30 - 15:00 Questions & Answers  
15:00 - 15:30 Break & Refreshments
SESSION 4 New Frontiers in Neuropathic Pain
15:30 - 16:00 Spinal Surgery – applying best practice Mr John O'Dowd
16:00 - 16:20 Individualised Medicine – How Can we Tailor Therapies to Individual Patients? Dr David Pang
16:20 - 16:35 DRG Stimulation Dr Jean-Pierre Van Buyten
16:35 - 16:50 The Secret Ingredient to Precise Stimulation Dr Ljubomir Manola
16:50 - 17:00 Questions & Answers  
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