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Advanced course on Peripheral Nerve Stimulation for Pain Management in Graz

Date: 29-30 September 2011   Venue: Graz, Austria

This training was granted 9 European CME credits with UEMS-EACCME

This training will be in English language
 

Dr. Kern

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Dr. Michael Kern
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Course Description

This course will bring participants up to speed on when to use PNS for back pain, what patients should be considered for this therapy, implantation technique/troubleshooting and programming.

Target Audience

Anaesthesiologists and neurosurgeons with experience in SCS and no or little experience in PNS.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this training participants will:
- Identify the right patients eligible for PNS for back pain
- Implant the device according to the technique required to put the electrodes in place, including the suturing
- Program the implanted neurostimulators to achieve best clinical results

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