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IDD NeurStim for Pain Basic Adults in Graz

Date: 24-25 September 2009   Venue: Graz, Austria
THIS COURSE WAS GRANTED 9 EUROPEAN CME CREDITS WITH UEMS/EACCME

Dr. Neuhold

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ECMT Course Director
Name Prim. Dr. Josef Neuhold
Adress Krankenhaus der Elisabethinen Graz
Elisabethinergasse 14
A – 8020 Gr...
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Course Description

- Neuromodulation for the treatment of neuropathic pain
- Mechanisms of action of spinal cord stimulation
- Advanced patient selection
- Non-rechargeable and rechargeable neurostimulators
- Percutaneous and surgical leads for SCS
- Treatment of low back pain with subcutaneous stimulation
- Subcutaneous stimulation for the treatment of different headache conditions
- Polyanalgesic consensus and drug mixing
Follow-up and patient management
- Practical sessions in the OR covering both SCS, subcutaneous stimulation and catheter and pump implant

Target Audience

Experienced pain management specialists considering Neurostimulation and intrathecal drug delivery as an option for Chronic Pain Management:
- Neurologists
- Neurosurgeons
- Pain anesthetists and anesthesiologists
- Pain specialists 

Learning Objectives

At the end of this training participants will:
- Select patients on an advanced level
- Master non-rechargeable and rechargeable neurostimulators
- Implant catheter and pump
- Treat low back pain with subcutaneous stimulation
- Use subcutaneous stimulation for the treatment of different headache conditions
- Follow-up and manage patients 

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