SESSION I.  
GENERAL CONCEPTS, DIAGNOSTICS AND LUMBAR PAIN PROCEDURES


DAY 1: February 21, 2019, Thursday


VENUE: MEDCITY Health Centre
Megyeri út 53., Budapest 1044
7.50-8.00 WELCOME, INTRODUCTION, GOALS AND REQUIREMENTS
8.00-8.20 MULTIMODAL CONCEPT IN PAIN MEDICINE
8.20-9.20 WORKSHOP/PBLD: HISTORY TAKING AND MULTIMODAL APPROACH TO PAIN TREATMENT (CANCER AND NON CANCER PAIN)
9.20-9.40THE ROL EOF IMAGIN IN CHRONIC LOW BACK PAIN. TO ORDER OR NOT TO ORDER AND HOW TO EVALUATE?
9.40-10.00 THE ROLE OF EMG AND OTHER DIAGNOSTIC TOOLS IN CHRONIC LOW BACK PAIN. TO ORDER OR NOT TO ORDER AND HOW TO EVALUATE?
10.00-10.30
COFFEE BREAK
10.30-11.30 WORKSHOP/PBLD XRAY/MRI FOR THE PAIN PHYSICIAN
11.30-12.00 LUMBAR SPINE ANATOMY, FLUOROANATOMY
12.00-13.00
LUNCH
13.00-13.30 WORKSHOP: LUMBAR SPINE FLUOROANATHOMY AND TARGETS FOR INTERVENTIONAL PROCEDURES (images and MCQ discussed)
13.30-13.50 ANTITHROMBOTIC THERAPY - MAIN CONSIDERATIONS
13.50-14.10 INTRODUCTION TO ULTRASOUND IN PAIN MEDICINE, TISSUE RECOGNITION, AND DIAGNOSTIC USE OF ULTRASOUND
14.10-15.00 WORKSHOP: PHYSICAL EXAMINATION OF THE LUMBAR SPINE
15.00-15.20
COFFEE BREAK
15.20-15.40 LUMBAR FACET PAIN: EPIDEMIOLOGY, DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT
15.40-16.10 LUMBAR MEDIAL BRANCH BLOCK (live procedure demo and patient discussion)
16.10-16.30 SACROILIAC PAIN EPIDEMIOLOGY, DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT
GENERAL CONCEPTS, DIAGNOSTICS AND LUMBAR PAIN PROCEDURES


DAY 2: February 22, 2019, Friday


VENUE: MEDCITY Health Centre
Megyeri út 53., Budapest 1044
8.00-8.30PRINCIPLES OF RADIOFREQUENCY(mechanisms and indications)
8.30-9.00EPIDURALS OF THE LUMBAR SPINE (Transforaminal, caudal, interlaminar)
9.00-9.30CAUDAL EPIDURAL, EPIDUROGRAM /EPIDUROLYSIS (live procedure demo and patient discussion)
9.30-10.00PULSED RF LUMBAR DRG
10.00-10.30
COFFEE BREAK
10.30-11.30LUMBAR TRANSFORAMINAL OR DRG PRF (live procedure demo and patient discussion)
11.30-12.00ULTRASOUND ANATOMY OF THE LUMBOSACRAL SPINE AND PELVIS
12.00-13.00
LUNCH
13.00-13.45WORKSHOP: ULTRASOUND – Scanning techniques
Lumbar spine
13.45-14.40WORKSHOP: ULTRASOUND – Scanning techniques
Sacrum and Pelvis
14.40-15.00DISCOGENIC LOW BACK PAIN, DISCOGRAPHY, INTRADISCAL THERAPIES
15.00-15.20
COFFEE BREAK
15.20-16.00DISCOGRAPHY, INTRADISCAL PRP (live procedure demo)
15.00-15.20
COFFEE BREAK
15.20-16.00DISCOGRAPHY, INTRADISCAL PRP (live procedure demo)
16.00-16.30ABDOMINAL AND GROIN PAIN
16.30-17.30WORKSHOP/PBLD: LOW BACK PAIN, DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT- PSEUDOSCIATICA
GENERAL CONCEPTS, DIAGNOSTICS AND LUMBAR PAIN PROCEDURES


DAY 3-4: February 23-24, 2019, Saturday-Sunday


VENUE: University Labs
H-1091 Budapest, Üllői út 93.
8:00-16:00 CADAVER HANDS-ON TRAINING:
FLUOROSCOPY STATIONS

• NEEDLE GUIDANCE AND TUNNEL VISION TECHNIQUE

• LUMBAR SPINE ANATOMY AND PROCEDURES

• LUMBAR EPIDURAL BLOCK TECHNIQUES: CAUDAL, INTERLAMINAR AND TRANSFORAMINAL

• LUMBAR DISC PROCEDURES
• LUMBAR FACET JOINT INTERVENTIONS (MBB, RFA/CRYO)
• SI JOINT INTERVENTIONS (Diagnostic and RFA/Cryo)
ULTRASOUND STATIONS

• ULTRASOUND TISSUE RECOGNITION AND NEEDLE GUIDANCE

• LUMBOSACRAL SPINE, PELVIS ANATOMY AND PROCEDURES
• PERIPHERAL NERVES OF THE LS REGION
• LOWER EXTREMITY
12.00-13.00LUNCH