Time Schedule

Day 01
08:30 - 09:00


Acquista ora
09:00 - 09:30

Opening. Welcome Remarks

Acquista ora
09:30 - 11:00

SESSION I - "Introduction to Contemporary Approaches in Chronic Pain Management"

Cesare Gregoretti Miles Day Giuliano Lo Bianco Acquista ora
09:30 - 09:50

"Interventional Pain Medicine: Bridging the Bio-Psycho-Social Abyss in Pain Management"

Michael E. Schatman Acquista ora
09:50 - 10:10

"Elevating Interventional Pain Practice: The Imperative of Multidisciplinary Integrative Teams and Patient-Tailored Therapies"

Arun Bhaskar Acquista ora
10:10 - 10:30

"Early Intervention Matters: Exploring the Vital Role of Interventional Pain Care in the Continuum of Early Pain Treatment”

Peter Staats Acquista ora
10:30 - 10:50

"Navigating the Intersection of Artificial Intelligence and Pain Medicine for Enhanced Diagnostics and Treatment"

Marco Cascella Acquista ora
10:50 - 11:00

Discussion – Q&A

Acquista ora
11:00 - 11:15

Coffee Break

Acquista ora
11:15 - 13:00

SESSION II - "Exploring Modern Chronic Pain Management"

Vittorio Guardamagna Alfonso Papa Giuliano Lo Bianco Acquista ora
11:15 - 11:35

"Addressing the Void: Advocating for Comprehensive Pain Training and the importance of International Certification Standards."

Santi Maurizio Rainieri Acquista ora
11:35 - 11:55

"Specialized Duality or Unified Expertise: Exploring the Dichotomy in Ultra-Specialized Roles for Oncologic and Benign Pain Management"

Arun Bhaskar Peter Staats Sebastiano Mercadante Acquista ora
11:55 - 12:15

"Joint European Academy of Neurology-European Pain Federation-Neuropathic Pain Special Interest Group of the International Association for the Study of Pain guidelines on neuropathic pain assessment."

Eleonora Galosi Acquista ora
12:15 - 12:30

"Exploring Innovations in Diagnostic and Interventional Ultrasound for MSK"

Domenico Albano Acquista ora
12:30 - 13:00

Rountable: "Pain Medicine Education: International Perspectives"

Carola Santi Arun Bhaskar Michael E. Schatman Miles Day Acquista ora
13:00 - 14:00

Lunch Symposium

Acquista ora
14:00 -

Opening Mediterranean Pain Forum

Acquista ora
14:00 - 16:00

SESSION III: “Chronic Pain: Interventional Insights"

Emilia Lo Giudice Leo Kapural Carmelo Costa Acquista ora
14:30 - 14:50

"Precision in Pain: Navigating Facetogenic Pain with Medial Branch and Z-Joint Injections - Choosing Between Fluoroscopy and Ultrasound Guidance."

Pasquale De Negri Acquista ora
14:50 - 15:10

"Epidurals Unveiled: Distinguishing Between Interlaminar and Transforaminal Steroid Injections - A Comprehensive Exploration of Rationale, Indications, and Contrast Patterns"

Massimo Innamorato Acquista ora
15:10 - 15:30

"Cold, Heat, and Pulses: Deciphering the Code for Pain Relief - Choosing the Right Modality in Cryoablation, Radiofrequency Ablation, and Pulse Radiofrequency"

Felice Occhigrossi Acquista ora
15:30 - 15:50

"Sacroiliac Joint Intervention: Indications and Techniques – Emerging Therapies"

Sean Li Acquista ora
15:50 - 16:00

Discussion – Q&A

Acquista ora
16:00 - 16:15

Networking Coffee Break

Acquista ora
16:15 - 17:15

SESSION IV: “Chronic Pain: Interventional Insights"

Adnan Al-Kaisy Massimo Innamorato Valerio De Santis Acquista ora
16:15 - 16:35

"Revolutionizing Spinal Pain Care: Exploring the Frontier of Regenerative Medicine in Interventional Techniques"

Sudhir Diwan Acquista ora
16:35 - 16:55

"Inside the Disc: Exploring Indications, Evidence, and Techniques of Intradiscal Interventional Procedures”

Pasquale Enea Acquista ora
16:55 - 17:15

"Breaking Barriers: Advancements in Epidural Lysis of Adhesions and Epiduroscopy for Enhanced Pain Management"

Miles Day Acquista ora
17:15 - 17:30

"Peripheral Nerve Stimulation for Chronic Pain."

Fabrizio Micheli Acquista ora
17:30 - 18:50

SESSION V: “Radiofrequency joint denervation"

Silvio Crinò Nicola Salvo Sudhir Diwan Acquista ora
17:30 - 17:45

"Optimizing Knee Pain Relief: An In-Depth Review of Interventional Treatments – Indications, Outcomes, and Techniques under Ultrasound and Fluoroscopy"

Marilina Schembari Acquista ora
17:45 - 18:00

"Optimizing Hip Pain Relief: An In-Depth Review of Interventional Treatments – Indications, Outcomes, and Techniques under Ultrasound and Fluoroscopy"

Gaetano Terranova Acquista ora
18:00 - 18:20

"Optimizing Shoulder Pain Relief: An In-Depth Review of Interventional Treatments – Indications, Outcomes, and Techniques under Ultrasound and Fluoroscopy"

Andrea Tinnirello Acquista ora
18:20 - 18:50

Roundtable: "Understanding the algorithm for treatment of chronic abdominal pain"

Alaa Abd-Elsayed Leo Kapural Sean Li Acquista ora
18:50 -

End of scientific session

Acquista ora
Day 02
08:30 - 10:30

SESSION VI: "Current Perspectives: Updates on Opioid Therapy and Adjuvants in Pain Management"

Felice Occhigrossi Silvio Crinò Michael E. Schatman Acquista ora
08:30 - 08:50

"Current Perspectives on Opioid Therapy: Advancements and Challenges in Non-Cancer Pain Management"

Sebastiano Mercadante Acquista ora
08:50 - 09:10

"Neuropathic Pain Treatment – A Journey Back to the Basics and Beyond"

Filippo Drago Acquista ora
09:10 - 09:30

"The Endocannabinoid system: potential therapeutic application"

Vittorio Guardamagna Acquista ora
09:30 - 09:50

"Unraveling Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia: Strategies for Recognition and Management"

Silvia Natoli Acquista ora
09:50 - 10:10

"Buprenorphine or Methadone for Opioid Use Disorder?"

Sebastiano Mercadante Acquista ora
10:10 - 10:30

Discussion – Q&A

Acquista ora
10:30 - 12:00

SESSION VII: "NEUROMODULATION – Spinal Cord Stimulation"

Pasquale De Negri Emilia Lo Giudice Alaa Abd-Elsayed Acquista ora
10:30 - 10:50

"Understanding the Mechanisms of Action and Indications for Spinal Cord Stimulation"

Alfonso Papa Acquista ora
10:50 - 11:10

"Waveform Wonders: Exploring Different Modalities in Spinal Cord Stimulation"

Dirk De Ridder Acquista ora
11:10 - 11:30

"Effectiveness of Combined Dorsal Root Ganglion And Spinal Cord Stimulation"

Adnan Al-Kaisy Acquista ora
11:30 - 11:50

"ECAP Controlled Closed-Loop SCS"

Sean Li Acquista ora
11:50 - 12:00

"Update On SCS, Now and The Future."

Leo Kapural Acquista ora
12:00 - 12:10

Networking Coffee Break

Acquista ora
12:10 - 13:10

SESSION VIII: "Spine Surgery and Minimally Invasive Approaches"

Fabrizio Perna Luigi Basile Dirk De Ridder Acquista ora
12:10 - 12:30

"Spinal Interventional Neuroradiology in Low Back Pain: crossing the border."

Luigi Manfrè Acquista ora
12:30 - 12:50

"Charting the Course: Indications, Timing, and Surgical Strategies in Spine Interventions"

Angelo Toscano Acquista ora
12:50 - 13:10

"Safeguarding Care: Strategies for Complication Avoidance in Interventional Pain Medicine"

Alaa Abd-Elsayed Acquista ora
13:10 - 14:30

Lunch Symposium

Acquista ora
14:30 - 16:20

SESSION IX: “Chronic Pain: Interventional Insights"

Sudhir Diwan Adnan Al-Kaisy Giuliano Lo Bianco Acquista ora
14:30 - 14:50

"Guiding Precision: Choosing Wisely Between Ultrasound and Fluoroscopy for Optimal Outcomes in Pain Procedures"

Ezio Amorizzo Luigi Manfrè Sean Li Acquista ora
14:50 - 15:10

"PILD and Open Decompression for the Treatment of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: 2-Year Outcomes"

Peter Staats Acquista ora
15:10 - 15:30

"Special Intervention for Cancer Pain: Advanced Techniques"

Miles Day Acquista ora
15:30 - 15:50

"Charting Excellence: The Top 10 Pain Medicine Articles of 2023"

Alaa Abd-Elsayed Acquista ora
15:50 - 16:00

Discussion Q&A

Acquista ora
16:00 - 16:20

Networking Coffee Break

Acquista ora
16:20 - 18:15

SESSION X: "Headache and Facial Pain"

Marcello Romano Miles Day Vincenzo Raieli Acquista ora
16:20 - 16:40

"Common Primary Headaches: Diagnosis and Classification"

Filippo Brighina Acquista ora
16:40 - 17:00

"Cervicogenic Headaches: Diagnosis and Treatment"

Emanuele Piraccini Acquista ora