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Chronic Low Back Pain PNFS and New Frequency Approaches for the Sweetspot 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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Curriculum Vitae
Dr. Michael Kern

Course Description

This course will bring participants up to speed on when to use PNFS 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 PNFS.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this training participants will:
- Identify the right patients eligible for PNFS 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