Scientific Program

08:30 – 08:50

Opening Ceremony

  • Moderators: Giustino Varrassi, Serdar Erdine
  • Giustino Varrassi: President of WIP
  • Serdar Erdine: Chair of WIP Registered Turkish Section
  • İbrahim Aşık: Co-Chair of WIP Registered Turkish Section
08:50 – 09:10Opioid Crisis, Similarity to Interventional Pain Treatment
Giustino Varrassi
09:10 – 09:30Evolution of Radiofrequency, from Conventional to pRF
Jan van Zundert
09:30 – 09:50Ultrasound; horizons and limits for the use of ultrasound in pain management
Agnes Stoigza
09:50-10:10Quality improvement programs for pain centers
Kris Vissers
10:10 – 10:30Progress in Regenerative Procedures for Chronic  Pain
Ricardo Ruiz-Lopez
10:30 – 10:50BREAK
SESSION IIModerators: Miles Day, Pakize Kırdemir
10:50 – 11:10Cranial procedures for chronic pain
Miles Day
11:10 – 11:30Interventional management of cancer pain
Monique Steegers
11:30 – 11:50What makes up the Pain experience?
Antony Dickenson
11:50-12:10Fluoroscopic Radiology for Interventions and Radiation Safety
Emin Alp Yentür
12:10 – 12:30Discogenic low back pain,diagnosis and treatment
Fabricio Assis
12:30 – 12:50What we learn from epiduroscopies
Hemmo Boscher
12:50 – 14:00LUNCH BREAK
14:00 – 14:45CADAVER SESSION I
  • Trigeminal and sphenopalatine blocks
  • Cervical transforaminal drgCervical facet median branch rf
  • Stellate ganglion block
14:45 – 15:10BREAK
15:10 – 15:55CADAVER SESSION II
  • Spinal cord stimulation toracal
  • Lumbar transforaminal
  • Lumbar facet median branch
 END OF THE DAY I
SESSION IIIModerators: Athina Vadalouca, Meltem Uyar
08:30 – 08:50Drug delivery systems for non cancer and cancer pain
Athina Vadalouca
08:50 – 09:10Intradiscal therapies
İbrahim Aşık
09:10 – 09:30Subcutaneous Stimulation (Peripheric Field)
Mert Akbaş
09:30 – 09:50Recent Advances of Neuromodulation in the management of Axial Back Pain
Adnan El Kaisy
09:50 – 10:10Cervical Spinal Interventions (Interlaminar, Transforaminal Injections, Medial Branch Block)
Meltem Uyar
10:10 – 10:30BREAK
SESSION IVModerators: Can Eyigör, Ender Sir
10:30 – 10:50Cervicogenic Headache
Can Eyigör
10:50 – 11:10Thoracic pain, diagnosis and treatment
Pasquale de Negri
11:10 – 11:30Abdominal pain and interventional pain procedures
Ender Sir
11:30 – 11:50Osteoplasties for cancer pain
Ricardo Plancarte
11:50 – 12:10Complications of interventional pain procedures
Serdar Erdine
12:30 – 12:45LUNCH BREAK
12:45 – 13:00CADAVER SESSION III
  • Thoracic symphathetic  block
  • Splancnic block
  • Lumbar symphatetic block
13:00 – 13:15BREAK
13:15 – 14:00CADAVER SESSION IV
  • Spinal cord stimulation cervical
  • Intradiscal procedures
  • Epidural neuroplasty
  • Epidural neuroplasty rf approach