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Chronic Pain Advanced Adults Cadaver in Brussels

Date: 1-2 February 2019   Venue: Brussels, Belgium

This training will be in English language. Mdeon visa 18/V1/9082/103944.

This training program was granted 11 credit points by RIZIV (6 points day 1 ID18027306 and 5 points day 2 ID18027307).


Prof. Van Buyten

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Chairman of ECMT
Was born in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium in 1954. He graduated from the Free University of Brussels (VUB) with a Doctor's degre...

Prof. Cattrysse

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ECMT Course Director
Professor in Musculoskeletal Anatomy at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel in Belgium

Course Description

This course offers an opportunity to experienced users of Neuromodulation Techniques for the treatment of Chronic Pain to discuss with expert colleagues current and new treatment modalities for various intractable painful conditions. The discussions on the first day will focus on ailments that will help the participants better understand the new treatment modalities, patient selection process, and implant techniques that lead to a successful treatment of such conditions as Cervicogenic Headache, Low Back Pain, Peripheral Neuralgia among others. During the second part of the program participants will have the possibility to practice implant techniques in embalmed bodies prepared for this purpose.

Target Audience

Pain management specialists experienced using Neurostimulation and intrathecal drug delivery for chronic pain management:
- Pain anesthesiologists and anesthetists
- Neurosurgeons
- Physiotherapy specialists
- Palliative care specialists
- Neurologists
- Nursing staff

Learning Objectives

At the end of this training participants will:
- Master the new treatment modalities
- Select patients
- Implant neurostimulators and ITDD pumps
- Manage implant complications
- Program and troubleshoot an implant with advances features 



An application for accrediation will be submitted with RIZIV