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

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


Industry Technical Presentation

Tuesday, 29 August, 2017

Gabor B. Racz, MD, FIPP and Ira Fox, MD, FIPP
07:30 Epimed International
Chad Diebold, European Sales Manager
07:45 Boston Scientific
Richard Rauck, MD, FIPP, President, Carolinas Pain Institute, Pain Fellowship Director, Wake Forest Baptist Health
08:00 Stimwave Technologies, Inc.
Wireless Neuromodulation. The new frontier
Apostolos Chatzikalfas, MD, University of Dusseldorf
Andra Jones, Director of International Marketing
08:30 Ziehm Imaging GmbH
Wolfgang Keller, Clinical Application Specialist

Silver Sponsor


1310 Park Central Blvd. South, Pompano Beach, FL 33064 

Stimwave is premiering the world’s only fully programmable wireless stimulator platform, the Freedom System, for Dorsal Root Ganglion, Peripheral Nerve, Spinal Cord Stimulation featuring the world’s smallest, microsize neurostimulator.  The Stimwave platform is revolutionizing the industry with sleek, easily wearable options giving patients and clinicians affordable choices for pain management. 


13958 Diplomat Dr., Dallas, TX  75324  USA 

Epimed International Inc will be featuring products designed for Regional Anesthesia and acute and chronic pain management techniques. We will display the Wiley Spinal™ Intrathecal Catheter System, our Spring Wound Spirol®, the Expanded Line of Racz® Spring Guide Epidural Catheters; RX™, R.K.™, and FIC Epidural Introducer Needles; Coudé™ & Straight Blunt Nerve Block Needles; Mini Trays and our Radiofrequency Products.

Bronze Sponsors

Boston Scientific 

25155 Rye Canyon Loop Valencia, CA 91355 661.949.4000 

Investing in innovative products, clinical initiatives, and world-class service, Boston Scientific is committed to leading the way in spinal cord stimulation by providing better pain relief to a broad range of patients.


1800 Bridge Parkway Redwood City, CA 94065, USA 

Nevro is a global medical device company focused on providing innovative therapies that improve the quality of life of patients suffering from chronic pain. Nevro’s Senza® spinal cord stimulation system is an evidence-based neuromodulation platform developed for treating chronic pain and the only SCS system that delivers Nevro’s proprietary HF10TM therapy.

Other Sponsor


Route du Molliau 31, Case Postale 84, CH-1131 Tolochenaz, Switzerland 

As a global leader in medical technology, services and solutions, Medtronic improves the lives and health of millions of people each year. We use our deep clinical, therapeutic, and economic expertise to address the complex challenges faced by healthcare systems today. Let’s take healthcare Further, Together. Learn more at

Ziehm Imaging GmbH

Donaustrasse 31, 90451 Nuernberg, Germany 

Donaustrasse 31, 90451 Nuremberg, Germany Founded in 1972, Ziehm Imaging has stood for the development, manufacturing and worldwide marketing of mobile X-ray-based imaging solutions for more than 40 years. Employing more than 380 people worldwide, the company is the recognized innovation leader in the mobile C-arm industry and a market leader in Germany and other European countries. The Nuremberg-based manufacturer has received several awards for its groundbreaking technologies and achievements, including the Frost & Sullivan award (various years), the iF design award 2011, the Top100 award for innovative mid-size companies 2012, the Stevie Awards 2013 and 2014 and the IAIR Global Awards 2014 as “Best Company for Innovation & Leadership”. For more information, please visit:


CoMedical B.V. – Cosman Service & Training Centre EAME

Gieterijstraat 46 – 47, 2984 AB Ridderkerk ,  The Netherlands 

CoMedical and Cosman Service Centre is based in Ridderkerk nearby Rotterdam and is a specialized medical company that focuses on development and distribution of Radiofrequency equipment as well specific catheters and needles for the minimal invasive treatment of Chronic Pain and publishing books for pain management. We have an interactive relationship with anesthesiologists, neurosurgeons, pain managers, research and industry. We are exclusive distributor for Cosman Medical LLC - A Boston Scientific company, 3B Scientific, & Oakworks Fluroscopy Tables. CoMedical is also the publisher of the 3rd Edition of Manual of RF Techniques of Dr. Charles A. Gauci MD. FRCA. FIPP. FFPMRCA. Since the eightees Enrico Cohen founder and CEO of CoMedical is involved in minimal invasive surgery and specialized on pain management. Since many years he cooperate with Cosman medical (Radionics). He is also for Boston Scientific Cosman / RF Ablation Training Consultant EMEA. CoMedical Team can provide products, training and service for you, your staff and equipment. The CoMedical team has over 25 years experience in pain management.


Head Office : Poland  |  05-092 Łomianki  |  Kolejowa 16A 

METRUM CRYOFLEX is a well-established European manufacturer of medical devices. First products launched on the market in 1992 were cryosurgical devices – Cryo-S series. Since that time, we have been significantly expanding our product portfolio and now on our offer you can find a wide range of devices for cryotherapy, pressotherapy, ozone therapy and most recently laser medicine. In the last 25 years we have produced and sold more than 10 000 units on global medical market.


3055 Olin Ave., Suite 2200, San Jose CA 95128 USA 

SI-BONE, Inc. is a leading medical device company that has developed the iFuse Implant System®, a proprietary minimally invasive surgical implant system to fuse the sacroiliac joint. The triangular implants were designed specifically to stabilize and fuse the heavily loaded SI joint. More than 25,000 procedures have been performed with the iFuse Implant System – the Method of Choice for SI Joint Fusion.® The iFuse Implant™, available since 2009, is the only device for treatment of SI joint dysfunction supported by significant published clinical evidence, including level 1 trials, showing safety, effectiveness and durability, including lasting pain relief.

FUJIFILM Hungary Kft.

H-1037 Budapest, Bojtár u. 56. 

 From behind-the-scenes experimental work for the U.S. Department of Defense to today’s highly advanced ultrasound systems used around the globe, SonoSite has been defining and redefining next-generation point-of-care (POC) ultrasound as its recognized market leader. Since the company’s early pioneering days in the 1980s, SonoSite has continued to enjoy remarkable growth while earning worldwide recognition for its progressive product line, educational programs, and advocacy for a broader understanding of ultrasound’s multiple benefits.
Currently, SonoSite has in excess of 145 patents and holds a number of prestigious design awards. It continues to be the world leader in point-of-care ultrasound.”