Tuesday, 19 November 2019

26 June 2020 - 2nd International Evolution of PRF Symposium, Madrid, Spain


THE SECOND International Symposium on the Evolution of Pulsed Radiofrequency will take place at NH Nacional Hotel, Madrid, Spain on Friday, 26 June 2020.    Leading experts in the field including Prof Menno Sluijter and Dr Olav Rohof will be speaking at the meeting.  

TO REGISTER YOUR INTEREST IN ATTENDING THE SYMPOSIUM AT NH NACIONAL, MADRID, CLICK HERE


ONLINE REGISTRATION PAYMENT

Pay Fees by Card as a Guest of Paypal


SCIENTIFIC DIRECTOR


Dr Kenneth van Tilburg
Director, Dutch Foundation for Pain Research and Education
Consultant in Pain Medicine, Medical Lead
Center for Pain Medicine
Erasmus University Medical Center
Location Admiraal de Ruyter Ziekenhuis
Goes, the Netherlands
Consultant in Pain Medicine
DC Klinieken
Breda, the Netherlands





SYMPOSIUM FACULTY INCLUDE




Prof Menno E. Sluijter
Department of Pain Medicine
Swiss Paraplegic Center
Nottwil
Switzerland









Dr. Olav Rohof FIPP
Consultant in Pain Medicine
DC Klinieken
Almere
The Netherlands










Dr Alexandre Teixeira FIPP
Special Interest: Pulsed RF
Consultant in Pain Medicine
Private Practice
Porto, Portugal








Dr Andrzej Krol
Council Member, London Pain Forum
Co-ordinator, ESRA Chronic Pain Cadaver Workshops (Europe)
Chair, ESRA RA-UK Annual USG Chronic Pain Workshop, London
Past-President, Interventional Section, Polish Pain Society
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
St George's Hospital
London, UK






Dr Rudi MH Roumen
Consultant Surgeon
Dept. Surgical Oncology &
SolviMáx, Center of Expertise for ACNES,
Center of Excellence for Chronic Abdominal Wall and Groin Pain
Máxima Medical Center
Veldhoven & Eindhoven
The Netherlands






SYMPOSIUM TOPICS TO INCLUDE

  • 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 Oral Presentations
  • Poster Presentations
  • Industry Sponsored Satellite Symposiums

PROGRAMME

The scientific committee are currently preparing the programme for 2020.  To view and download of copy of the previous symposium programme, CLICK HERE


CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

We are once again inviting participants to submit abstracts for the free oral presentations and poster presentations at the symposium. To view and download a PDF of the abstract guidelines, CLICK HERE.


CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION


*An application for European CME Credits will be submitted to EACCME for accreditation of this event.


SYMPOSIUM HOTEL VENUE

















NH Nacional Hotel
Paseo del Prado, 48
28014 Madrid
Spain


ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM

TO REGISTER  FOR THE PRF SYMPOSIUM IN MADRID, CLICK HERE



GETTING TO NH NACIONAL HOTEL, MADRID


For information on travelling to Madrid and the symposium venue, CLICK HERE

Saturday, 7 September 2019

5 April 2019 - Headache and Facial Pain Symposium, Amsterdam, The Netherlands













A SYMPOSIUM on the treatment of headache and facial pain took place at Park Plaza Victoria Hotel, Amsterdam Centraal, The Netherlands on 5 April 2019 with lectures from leading experts in the field and participants from all over the world. For information on future symposiums, email: cwazir@dutchpainfoundation.com



CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION


“The Headache and Facial Pain Symposium, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 05/04/2019-05/04/2019 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 6 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.”



SCIENTIFIC DIRECTOR




Dr Kenneth van Tilburg
Scientific Director, Headache and Facial Pain Treatment Symposium
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
DC Klinieken, Breda & Rotterdam
The Netherlands








FACULTY INCLUDED






Dr. Olav Rohof, FIPP
Consultant in Pain Medicine
DC Klinieken
Almere
The Netherlands












Dr. Hazem Al-Khawaja
Consultant Neurosurgeon
ETZ (Elisabeth) and Gamma Knife Centrum Tilburg
Tilburg, The Netherlands











Dr Ashish Gulve
Honorary Treasurer, Neuromodulation Society of the UK & Ireland
Consultant in Anaesthesia & Pain Management
The James Cook University Hospital
Middlesbrough, UK








Prof Tara Renton
Professor in Oral Surgery
Lead Orofacial Pain Services
Honorary Fellow American Association or Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Oral Surgery Department,
King's College London Dental Institute
London, UK






Dr Erkan Kurt
Consultant Neurosurgeon
Functional Neurosurgery Unit
Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center
Nijmegen, The Netherlands









Dr Manjit Matharu
Consultant Neurologist
Clinical Lead, Headache Group
National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
University College London Hospitals,
London, UK










Dr Teodor Goroszeniuk
President, London Pain Forum
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Interventional Pain Management & Neuromodulation Practice, Wimpole Street
London, UK







SYMPOSIUM TOPICS

Medical history and physical examination in the patient with facial pain and/or
headache
 

The trigeminocervical complex in headache and facial pain: current concepts and
synthesis
 

Recent advances in the treatment of migraine (including occipital nerve neuromodulation)
 

Radiofrequency (RF) treatment of the cervical region and the trigeminal and
sphenopalatine ganglia in patients with facial pain and/or headache
 

Orofacial pain - causes and treatment possibilities
 

Neuromodulation of the trigeminal and sphenopalatine ganglia
 

Brain stimulation for central and neuropathic facial pain

Gamma knife trigeminal neuralgia treatment
 

Miniaturisation of neuromodulation devices
 

Non-invasive neuromodulation for Headache



SYMPOSIUM PROGRAMME (05.04.19)

Venue: Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam, Damrak 1-5, Amsterdam, 1012 LG, The Netherlands

To view and download a copy of the programme for the symposium, CLICK HERE


Friday, 6 September 2019

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




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

The focus of the meeting was on the clinical and practical aspects of intrathecal drug delivery.

WATCH THIS SPACE FOR DETAILS OF THE NEXT ISADD SYMPOSIUM IN 2021.
To register your interest in attending, fill in the online registration form at the bottom of this post or e-mail: cwazir@dutchpainfoundation.com


POSTER PRESENTATIONS & FREE ORAL PRESENTATIONS

If you would like to present your own work at the 2021 symposium, please contact Mr Ciaran Wazir for the abstract submission guidelines:  cwazir@dutchpainfoundation.com


SCIENTIFIC DIRECTORS




Dr Kenneth van Tilburg
Scientific Director, 2nd ISADD Symposium
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
DC Klinieken, Breda & Rotterdam
The Netherlands












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







SYMPOSIUM FACULTY




Mr Sanjeev Bassi
Consultant Adult and Paediatric Neurosurgeon
King's College Hospital
London, United Kingdom











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








Dr Josh Keaveny
Member for Irish Affairs, Neuromodulation Society
of the UK & Ireland
Past-Dean of the Faculty of Pain Medicine, Ireland
Consultant in Pain Management
Director, Acute and Chronic Pain Services
Beaumont Hospital
Dublin, Ireland





Dr Erkan Kurt
Consultant Neurosurgeon
Functional Neurosurgery Unit
Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center
The Netherlands










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










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 Louise Lynch
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Leeds Teaching Hospitals
Leeds, UK








Dr Lisa Jo Stearns
Founder and Medical Director
Center for Pain and Supportive Care
Adjunct Faculty, Dept. of Palliative Care, Mayo Clinic Arizona
Co-Founder & Executive Committee Member,
Cancer Pain Clinical Research Consortium
Phoenix, Arizona
USA







Dr Lara Tollapi
Consultant Anaesthetist & Pain Specialist
Department of Pain Management
University Hospital of Pisa (AOUP)
Pisa, Italy








Dr Jean-Pierre Van Buyten
Consultant in Anesthesia & Pain Management
Director of the Multidisciplinary Pain Center
AZ Nikolaas
Sint-Niklaas
Belgium





SYMPOSIUM TOPICS


    • Old and new indications for spinal analgesic drug delivery 
    • Do we need a trial before implanting the pump? 
    • New insights into bolus and continuous therapy treatment algorithms 
    • Accessing the neuraxial space and complications
    • Peripheral and neuraxial treatment in cancer related pain and different modalities
    • Spinal pain treatment in last few days of life 
    • Evidence and new research on spinal analgesic drug delivery for specific conditions (Ehlers- Danlos, Poliomyelitis)
    • Treatment of neuraxial infection, spinal fluid leakage, neuraxial bleed, hormonal disturbances,  neuraxial granuloma.
    • Pancreatic Cancer and Intrathecal Drug Delivery 
    • Complications of long term Intrathecal Fusion
    • Long term follow up with Ziconotide
    • Intrathecal Baclofen for Spasticity
    • Free Oral Presentations
    • Industry Sponsored Symposiums



    POSTER PRESENTATIONS AND FREE ORAL PRESENTATIONS


    If you would like to present your own work at the 2020 symposium, please contact Mr Ciaran Wazir for the abstract submission guidelines: cwazir@dutchpainfoundation.com



    CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION


    The 2nd International Spinal Analgesic Drug Delivery Symposium, Rotterdam, Netherlands,
    06/04/2018-07/04/2018 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 9 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.


    SYMPOSIUM HOTEL VENUE 














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

    Located close to the Rotterdam Zoo, one of the oldest in The Netherlands, the symposium hotel is a 6min taxi ride from Rotterdam Hague Airport and 10min from the main railway station, Rotterdam Centraal.


    SYMPOSIUM DINNER


    The symposium dinner took place at the famous Euromast Tower, with a breathtaking view of Rotterdam harbour, on 6th April 2018.




    REGISTER YOUR INTEREST IN THE 2021 SYMPOSIUM

    To register your interest in attending the 2021 symposium, CLICK HERE

    Tuesday, 6 June 2017

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
















    A unique International Symposium on the Evolution of Pulsed Radiofrequency took place in Amsterdam on 6th June 2017. Leading experts in the field including Prof Menno Sluijter and Dr Olav Rohof contributed at the meeting.  TO REGISTER YOUR INTEREST IN ATTENDING THE NEXT PRF SYMPOSIUM AT NH NACIONAL HOTEL, MADRID ON 26 JUNE 2020, CLICK HERE


    SYMPOSIUM TOPICS INCLUDED


    • 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 programme for the symposium, CLICK HERE



    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