The 22nd Annual Gabor Racz Advanced Interventional Budapest Pain Conference and Workshop

The 35th FIPP Exam August 31, 2017 • Budapest, Hungary

General Lectures

Monday, 28th August, 2017

07:10 Opening Remarks
Gabor B. Racz, MD, FIPP
Craig Hartrick, MD, FIPP, President of WIP (effective May 1, 2017)
Edit Racz, MD, FIPP
Agnes Stogicza, MD, FIPP, CIPS
Moderators
Serdar Erdine, MD, FIPP and Founder of WIP and Miles Day, MD, FIPP
07:30 Long Lasting Favorable Outcome in Treatment of Back Pain Radiculopathy: Spinal Stenosis by Neuroplasty
Gabor B. Racz, MD, FIPP
07:50 Minimally Invasive Surgery through Intervertebral Foramina in Degenerative Conditions
Anthony Yeung, MD
08:10 Thoracic Sympathetic T2 T3 and Splanchnic Nerve Blocks and Radiofrequency Thermocoagulation
Miles Day, MD, FIPP
08:30 Radiofrequency Innovations in Pain Management
Ricardo Ruiz-Lopez, MD, FIPP
08:50 New Evidence for Pulsed RF- Possible Future Combination of PRF-RF
Jan Van Zundert, MD, FIPP
09:10 Coffee Break
Moderators
Aaron Calodney, MD, FIPP and Craig Hartrick, MD, FIPP
09:30 30 Years of Clinical Experience With Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate in Orthopedic Medicine
Phillipe Hernigou, MD
10:00 Mesenchymal Stem Cells Manage Pain
Arnold Caplan, PhD
10:30 Degenerative Disc Disease & Regenerative Medicine
Aaron Calodney, MD, FIPP
11:00 Questions and Answers
Craig Hartrick, MD, FIPP
11:30 Ultrasound Guidance in Long Term Chronic Pain Therapy, Catheters and Peripheral Nerve Modulation
Michael Gofeld, MD, FIPP, CIPS
11:50 Evidence of Neuromodulation
Robert Levy, MD, FIPP
12:20 Lab Instruction
Miles Day, MD, FIPP
12:45 Lunch
13:30 Transport to Workshop at Semmelweis University
14.00-16.30 Cadaver Workshop

Tuesday, 29 August, 2017

Moderator
Ira Fox, MD, FIPP
07:30 Industry Technical Presentations
Moderators
09:00 MRI’s: How to Look At and What You May Find
Andrea Trescot, MD, FIPP
09:20 Cancer Pain Management: Reducing Pain and Suffering through Combined Approach Therapy
Kris Vissers, MD, PhD, FIPP, President of WIP
09:40 Facet Denervation Directions and Questions
Javier de Andres, MD, FIPP
10:00 Coffee Break
Moderators
Adnan Al-Kaisy, MB ChB, FRCA, FFPMRCA, FIPP and Gabor B. Racz, MD, FIPP
10:30 Role of DRG in Neuropathic Pain
Marshall Devor, PhD
10:50 DRG as a Target for Electrical Neuromodulation
Robert Levy, MD
11:10 Long Term Safety and Efficacy in Novel Trans-grade DRG Stimulation for Chronic Neuropathic Pain
Adnan Al-Kaisy, MB ChB, FRCA, FFPMRCA, FIPP
11:30 Challenges in the Management of Chronic Lower Back Pain
Sudhir Diwan, MD, FIPP
11:50 The Role of Intrathecal Drug Delivery in Chronic Back Pain
Richard Rauck, MD, FIPP
12:10 Recent Advances in Electrical Neuromodulation in Lower Back Pain
Peter Staats, MD, MBA, FIPP
12:30 Questions and Answers
Miles Day, MD, FIPP
12:45 Lunch
13:30 Transport to Workshop at Semmelweis University
14.00-16.30 Cadaver Workshop

Wednesday 30 August, 2017 (General lectures I.)

Moderator
Fabricio Dias Assis, MD, FIPP
07:30 Neuroplasty Accumulating Positive Evidence
Yong-Chul Kim, MD, PhD
07:50 Study Design, Clinical and Animal Studies
Ludger Gerdesmeyer, MD, PhD, FIPP
08:20 Pitfalls of Pain Models vs. Animal Models, Clinical Benefits
Bert Joosten, PhD, Editor of Pain Practice, Netherlands
08:50 How to Reduce Treatment Related Complications in Trigeminal Neuralgia
Serdar Erdine, MD, FIPP
09:10 Shortcomings of Epidural Steroid Injections
Craig Hartrick, MD, FIPP
09:30 Private Practice Clinical Experience with Over 13,000 Cases of Lysis of Adhesions/Neuroplasty
Ira Fox, MD, FIPP
09:50 Coffee Break
Moderators
Serdar Erdine, MD, FIPP and Gabor Racz, MD, FIPP
10:20 Radiation Safety
Juan Carlos Flores, MD, FIPP
10:40 Sacroiliac Joint Fusion
TBA
11:00 Chemotherapy Induced Neuropathic Pain
Athina Vadalouca, MD, PhD, FIPP
11:20 Chronic Pain and Society: Can and Should Government Help?
Giustino Varrassi, MD, FIPP
11:40 Surgeons View of Radiation Safety
Anthony Yeung, MD
12:00 Intradiscal and Spinal Canal Injections of Stem Cells
John Nelson, MD, FIPP
12:20 Questions and Answers/Lab Instructions
Miles Day, MD, FIPP
12:45 Lunch
13:30 Transport to Workshop at Semmelweis University
14.00-17.00 Cadaver Workshop

Wednesday 30 August, 2017 (General lectures II.)

Moderator
Craig Hartrick, MD, FIPP and Ramsin Benyamin, MD, FIPP
07:30 Systematic Reviews in Treating Spinal Stenosis by Neuroplasty/Lysis of Adhesions
Standiford Helm, MD, FIPP
07:50 Vertebral Stabilization
Kenneth Chapman, MD, FIPP
08:10 Common Low Back Pain
Hemmo Bosscher, MD, PhD, FIPP
08:40 Surgical Options to Treat Chronic Back Pain
Lorand Eross, MD, PhD, FIPP
09:00 Balanced Approach to Opioid Use
Peter Staats, MD, MBA, FIPP
09:20 Rebirth of Cryotherapy Lesioning
Andrea Trescot, MD, FIPP
09:40 Hydrodissection in Pelvic Pain-Long Term Favorable Outcomes Possible
Gabor B. Racz, MD, FIPP
10:00 Questions and Answers
10:15 Coffee Break
Moderator
Miles Day, MD, FIPP
10:45 Neuromodulation to Treat Pelvic Pain
Adnan Al-Kaisy, MB ChB, FRCA, FFPMRCA, FIPP
11:05 Spinal Narcotics and Adjuncts: Medications vs. Neuromodulation
Ira Fox, MD, FIPP
11:25 Examination for Fellowship of Pain Practice
Monique Steegers, MD, PhD, FIPP
11:45 Peripheral Nerve Entrapments
Andrea Trescot, MD, FIPP
12:05 Hypogastric Plexus Block
Mert Akbas, MD, FIPP
12:20 Practical Implications of Studying Lumbar Sympathetic Radiofrequency and Phenol Neurolysis – RF (Racz Finch) Needle
Carl Noe, MD, FIPP
12:45 Lunch
13:30 Transport to Workshop at Semmelweis University
14.00-17.00 Cadaver Workshop