Sunday, 13 August 2017

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

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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.

The focus of the meeting will be the clinical and practical aspects of intrathecal drug delivery.

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


SYMPOSIUM PROGRAMME

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


POSTER PRESENTATIONS & 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


SYMPOSIUM BROCHURE

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


MEDTECH EUROPE

The symposium has been recognised as being compliant with the MedTech Europe Code of Ethical Business Practice, For further info, CLICK HERE


ONLINE REGISTRATION PAYMENTS

Pay Fees by Card as Guest of Paypal:


SCIENTIFIC DIRECTORS




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


    SYMPOSIUM PROGRAMME


    To view and download a copy of the programme for the 2nd ISADD Symposium in Rotterdam on 6-7 april 2018, 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


    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 will take place at the famous Euromast Tower, with a breathtaking view of Rotterdam harbour, at 19.30hrs on Friday, 6th April 2018. The fee to attend the dinner is 50 euros (or £44.00). Places are limited. To book, contact: ciaranwazir@gmail.com


    SYMPOSIUM REGISTRATION FEES


    Euro Reg Payments
    Physicians 364 euros (From 03.03.18), On Site 398 euros       
    Trainee Doctors/Physician Assistants/Specialist Nurses/Professions Allied to Medicine 250 euros (From 03.03.18), On Site 284 euros


    GBP Reg Payments
    Physicians £320 (From 03.03.18), On Site £350       
    Trainee Doctors/Physician Assistants/Specialist Nurses/Professions Allied to Medicine £220 (From 03.03.18), On Site £250


    *Registration Fees include access to full scientific programme on 6-7 April 2018, tea/coffee breaks on both days of the symposium and lunch on 6th April 2018.


    ONLINE REGISTRATION PAYMENTS

    Pay Fees by Card as Guest of Paypal:

    For full details of how to pay your registration fee by GBP or Euros bank transfer or cheque, contact: ciaranwazir@gmail.com



    ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM




    GETTING TO ROTTERDAM 

    By plane 

    A number of European cities provide direct flights to Rotterdam The Hague Airport. Operators Transavia, CityJet, British Airways, bmi regional, Turkish Airlines, TUIfly, Lufthansa, VLM, Vueling, Corendon, Onur Air fly to the second regional airport in the Netherlands.

    The Netherlands main international airport, Amsterdam Schipol is a 26min train tride to Rotterdam or 40min by car.

    Train 

    One of the fastest and easiest ways to get to Rotterdam is to travel by train. Intercity trains hailing from every corner of the Netherlands make a stop at Rotterdam Centraal Station.

    Thalys trains also run from France and Belgium and the Eurostar train from the United Kingdom (changing to the Thalys in Brussels).

    Journey time by train from Amsterdam Schipol Airport and Rotterdam Centraal station is approximately 26min.

    To check the Dutch train times and book tickets online, CLICK HERE 
     
    Car 

    Rotterdam can easily be reached by car, using the A4, A13, A15, A16 and A20 motorways.

    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.


    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