Time Schedule

Day 01
08:30 - 09:00


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09:00 - 09:30

Opening. Welcome Remarks

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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 - 11:15

Discussion – Q&A - Coffee Break

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11:15 - 13:00

SESSION II - "Exploring Modern Chronic Pain Management"

Silvia Natoli Vittorio Guardamagna 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 Raineri Acquista ora
11:35 - 11:55

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

Peter Staats Sebastiano Mercadante Miles Day Acquista ora
11:55 - 12:15

"The Endocannabinoid system: Potential Therapeutic Application"

Vittorio Guardamagna Acquista ora
12:15 - 12:35

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

Filippo Drago Acquista ora
12:35 - 13:00

Rountable: "Pain Medicine Education: International Perspectives"

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


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14:00 -

Opening Mediterranean Pain Forum

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14:30 - 16:15

SESSION III: “Chronic Pain: Interventional Insights"

Danilo Canzio 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."

Andrea Tinnirello Acquista ora
14:50 - 15:10

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

Giuliano Lo Bianco 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 - 16:15

Discussion – Q&A - Networking Coffee Break

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16:15 - 17:15

SESSION IV: “Chronic Pain: Interventional Insights"

Tommaso Angileri Adnan Al-Kaisy 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
17:35 - 18:50

SESSION V: “Radiofrequency joint denervation"

Silvio Crinò Nicola Salvo Sudhir Diwan Acquista ora
17:35 - 17:50

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

Marilina Schembari Acquista ora
17:50 - 18:10

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

Gaetano Terranova Acquista ora
18:10 - 18:50

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

Andrea Tinnirello Acquista ora
18:50 -

End of scientific session

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Day 02
08:00 - 10:30

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

Giovanni Misseri Felice Occhigrossi 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

"Exploring Innovations in Diagnostic and Interventional Ultrasound for MSK"

Domenico Albano Acquista ora
09:10 - 09:30

"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
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 and Networking Coee Break

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10:30 - 12:00

SESSION VII: "NEUROMODULATION – Spinal Cord Stimulation"

Emanuele Piraccini Emilia Lo Giudice Alaa Abd-Elsayed Acquista ora
10:35 - 10:55

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

Pasquale De Negri Acquista ora
10:55 - 11:15

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

Dirk De Ridder Acquista ora
11:15 - 11:35

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

Sean Li Acquista ora
11:35 - 11:55

"ECAP Controlled Closed-Loop SCS"

Sean Li Acquista ora
11:55 - 12:15

"Update On SCS, Now and The Future."

Leo Kapural Acquista ora
12:015 - 12:20

Discussion - Q&A

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12:25 - 13:25

SESSION VIII: "Spine Surgery and Minimally Invasive Approaches"

Luigi Basile Dirk De Ridder Pasquale De Negri Acquista ora
12:25 - 12:45

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

Luigi Manfrè Acquista ora
12:45 - 13:05

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

Fabrizio Perna Acquista ora
13:05 - 13:25

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

Alaa Abd-Elsayed Acquista ora
13:25 - 14:30


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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 - 16:20

Discussion Q&A - Networking Coffee Break - 10 mins Sponsored – XXX sponsored

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16:15 - 18:15

SESSION X: "Headache and Facial Pain"

Marcello Romano Miles Day Vincenzo Raieli Acquista ora
16:25 - 16:45

"Common Primary Headaches: Diagnosis and Classification"

Filippo Brighina Acquista ora
16:45 - 17:05

"Cervicogenic Headaches: Diagnosis and Treatment"

Emanuele Piraccini Acquista ora
17:05 - 17:25

"Interventional Treatment of Facial Pain"

Carmelo Costa Acquista ora
17:25 - 17:45

Stereotactic And Functional Neurosurgery for Facial Pain

Giovanni Tringali Acquista ora
17:45 - 18:00

"Facial Pain Unmasked: Insights into Post-Herpetic Neuralgia and Innovative Treatment Approaches"

Stefano Tamburin Acquista ora
18:00 - 18:30

Discussion - Q&A / Networking Aperitivo

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