International Symposium on Spine and Paravertebral Sonography
for Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine 2018

26 - 28 January 2018


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Scientific Program



Friday, 26th January 2018

 

issps2018 Day 1 - Session 1: Plenary Lecture Series I. Moderator: Dr. Karmakar MK


0700-0745 h

Registration and Breakfast

 

0745-0800 h

Welcome Address

Dr. Karmakar MK

0800-0825 h

High definition ultrasound imaging of the Brachial plexus (Roots, Trunks, Divisions and Cords) and Recent Refinements in Brachial plexus block.

Dr. Karmakar MK

0825-0850 h

Ultrasound Guided Cervical plexus block – Sonoanatomy, Technique, Mechanism of Action and Indications

Dr. Litz R

0850-0915 h

Ultrasound Guided Erector Spinae Block – Sonoanatomy, Technique, Mechanism of Action and Indications

Dr. Barrington M

0915-0940 h

Neurological Complications after Peripheral Nerve Blockade: Strategies for Prevention and Management.

Dr. Chan V

0940-0950 h

Panel Discussion. Drs. Litz, Barrington, Chan and Karmakar

0950-1045 h

Break with the Exhibitors

 

issps 2018 Day 1 – Session 2: Plenary Lecture Series 2. Moderator: Dr. Chui PT


1045- 1110 h

Ultrasound Imaging of the Cervical Spine and Paravertebral Region and Injection Techniques.

Dr. Shankar H

1110-1135 h

Ultrasound Imaging of the Thoracic Spine and Paravertebral Region and Injection Techniques..

Dr. Karmakar MK

1135 -1200 h

Ultrasound Imaging of the Lumbar Spine and Injection Techniques.

Dr. Karmakar MK

1200 -1225 h

Ultrasound Imaging of the Lumbar Paravertebral Region and Injection Techniques.

Dr. Kessler P

1225 -1250 h

Ultrasound Imaging of the Sacrum and Injection Techniques (Includes Caudal epidural, Sacral Transforaminal, Si Joint, Piriformis and Pudendal Nerve Injection)

Dr. Lin CP

1250-1300 h

Panel Discussion. Drs. Shankar, Karmakar, Kessler and Lin

1300-1430 h

Lunch Break with the Exhibitors

 

 

issps 2018 Day 1 – Session 3: Parallel Session I – Ultrasound for Regional Anaesthesia. Moderator: Dr. Mok L


1430 - 1455 h

Ultrasound guided Lumbosacral plexus block: What is the Optimal approach for Hip Surgery?

Dr. Bendtsen TF

1455 - 1520 h

Ultrasound Guided Interfascial Nerve Blocks of the Thoracic Wall: PECS and Serratus Plane Bock

Dr. Blanco R

1520 -1545 h

Ultrasound guided Quadratus Lumborum Block: Sonoanatomy, Technique, Mechanism of Action and Indications.

Dr. Gurkan Y

1545-1610 h

Ultrasound Guided Perineural Catheter Placement – Technical Challenges, Innovation and Strategies to Improve Safety and Efficacy.

Dr. Tsui B

1610-1625 h

Panel Discussion: Drs. Bendtsen, Blanco, Gurkan, and Tsui

 

 

 

issps 2018 Day 1 – Session 4: Parallel Session II – Ultrasound for Pain Medicine. Moderator: Dr. Li C


1430-1445 h

Sonoanatomy of the Shoulder and Injection Techniques – From Theory to Evidence

Dr. Chang K

1455-1520 h

Ultrasound Guided Interventions for Low Back Pain: (Lumbar Approach: Medial branch block including L5 dorsal ramus block, facet joint injection, Selective lumbar nerve root injection, and Quadratus lumborum block).

Dr. Avila Gonzalez C

1520-1545 h

Ultrasound Guided Sympathetic Blocks: From Cervical to Ganglion Impar

Dr. Shankar H

1545-1610 h

Ultrasound Guided Interventions for Cervicogenic Headache and Facial Pain.

Dr. Lin CP

1610-1625 h

Panel Discussion: Drs. Chang, Avila Gonzalez, Shankar and Lin

 

 

1625 h: End of Day 1


Saturday, 27th January 2018

 

issps2018 Day 2 - Session 5: Workshop 1


Each workshop session is for 90 minutes. Participants can register for only one topic during any workshop session. The number of participants per workshop will be limited to 15

0800-0930 h. Sonography for Anaesthesia Workshop

Workshop 1A

Ultrasound Imaging of the Lumbar Spine – The Basics

Drs. Tsui B and Blanco R

Workshop 1B

Ultrasound Imaging of the Difficult Spine (Obesity, Scoliosis and Spinal Instrumentation)

Drs. Kwok WH, Chan P and

Mok L

Workshop 1C

Lumbar Paravertebral Sonography and Ultrasound Guided Lumbar Plexus Block.

Drs. Kessler P , Gurkan Y and Pangthipampai P

Workshop 1D

Ultrasound Imaging of the Thoracic Spine and Paravertebral Region and Injection Techniques (Thoracic Epidural and Paravertebral Block)

Drs. Barrington M, Litz R and Songthamwat B

Workshop 1E

Lumbosacral Plexus Block - Suprasacral Parallel Shift Technique for Lumbar plexus and Lumbosacral trunk Nerve Block.

Drs. Bendtsen TF and Pakpirom J

Workshop 1F

Learning the Skills Necessary for USG Central Neuraxial Blocks. (Intense hands on practice using a pig carcass spine model)

Drs. Chui PT, Law B, and Or D



issps2018 Day 2 - Session 6: Workshop 2


Each workshop session is for 90 minutes. Participants can register for only one topic during any workshop session. The number of participants per workshop will be limited to 15

0800-0930 h. Sonography for Pain Medicine

Workshop 2A

Cervical Spine Imaging (includes Cervical Epidural, Cervical Facet, Medial branch, Cervical nerve root, Greater and Lesser Occipital Nerve).

Drs. Shankar H and Li P

Workshop 2B

Thoracolumbar Spine, Intercostal and Paravertebral Imaging for Chronic Pain Interventions.

Drs. Li C and Lin C.P.

Workshop 2C

Ultrasound Imaging for Dorsal Scapular nerve, Long Thoracic nerve, Suprascapular nerve, Piriformis muscle and Pudendal Nerve for Chronic Pain Interventions.

Drs. Lam S and Chang K

Workshop 2D

Sacral Spine and Sacroiliac Joint Imaging and Injection Techniques for Chronic Pain Interventions.

Drs. Clark T and Chiu C
Workshop 2E Ultrasound Guided Interventions for Low Back Pain: (Lumbar Approach: Medial branch block, facet joint injection, Selective lumbar nerve root injection, Quadratus lumborum and Piriformis injection). Drs. Avila Gonzalez C and TBC

0930-1030h. Break with the Exhibitors


issps2018 Day 2 – Session 7: Workshop 3


Each workshop session is for 90 minutes. Participants can register for only one topic during any workshop session. The number of participants per workshop will be limited to 15

1030-1200 h. Sonography for Anaesthesia Workshop

Workshop 3A

Ultrasound Imaging of the Lumbar Spine – The Basics  

 

Drs. Tsui B and Chan V

Workshop 3B

Ultrasound Imaging of the Difficult Spine (Obesity, Scoliosis and Spinal Instrumentation)

Drs. Kwok WH, Chan P and Mok L

Workshop 3C

Lumbar Paravertebral Sonography and Ultrasound Guided Lumbar Plexus Block.

Drs. Kessler P,  Gurkan Y and

Pangthipampai  P

Workshop 3D

Ultrasound Imaging of the Thoracic Spine and Paravertebral Region and Injection Techniques (Thoracic Epidural and Paravertebral Block)

Drs. Barrington M, Litz R and             Songthamwat B

Workshop 3E

Lumbosacral Plexus Block - Suprasacral Parallel Shift Technique for Lumbar plexus and Lumbosacral trunk Nerve Block

Drs. Bendtsen TF and Pakpirom J

Workshop 3F

Learning the Skills Necessary for USG Central Neuraxial Blocks. (Intense hands on practice using a pig carcass spine model)

 

Drs. Chui PT, Law B and Or D

 

 

issps2018 Day 2 - Session 8: Workshop 4


Each workshop session is for 90 minutes. Participants can register for only one topic during any workshop session. The number of participants per workshop will be limited to 15

1030-1200 h. Sonography for Pain Medicine

Workshop 4A

Cervical Spine Imaging (includes Cervical Epidural, Cervical Facet, Medial branch, Cervical nerve root, Greater and Lesser Occipital Nerve)..

Drs. Shankar H and Li P

Workshop 4B

Thoracolumbar Spine, Intercostal and Paravertebral Imaging for Chronic Pain Interventions.

Drs. Li C and Lin CP

Workshop 4C

Ultrasound Imaging for Dorsal Scapular nerve, Long Thoracic nerve, Suprascapular nerve, Piriformis muscle and Pudendal Nerve for Chronic Pain Interventions.

Drs. Lam S and Chang K

Workshop 4D

Sacral Spine and Sacroiliac Joint Imaging and Injection Techniques for Chronic Pain Interventions.

Drs. Clark T and Chiu C
Workshop 4E Ultrasound Guided Interventions for Low Back Pain: (Lumbar Approach: Medial branch block, facet joint injection, Selective lumbar nerve root injection, Quadratus lumborum and Piriformis injection). Drs. Avila Gonzalez C and TBC

 

1200-1330 h. Lunch with the Exhibitors


issps2018 Day 2 – Session 9: Workshop 5


Each workshop session is for 90 minutes. Participants can register for only one topic during any workshop session. The number of participants per workshop will be limited to 15

1330 - 1500 h. Sonography for Anaesthesia Workshop

Workshop 5A

Cervical Plexus Block (Superficial and Deep): Sonoanatomy and Injection Techniques

Drs. Litz R and Avila Gonzalez C

Workshop 5B

Thoracic Paravertebral Sonography and Ultrasound guided Thoracic Paravertebral Block.

Drs. Kessler P, Gurkan Y and

Pangthipampai P

Workshop 5C

TAP, Quadratus lumborum block and Erector Spinae Block.

Drs. Barrington M and Tsui B

Workshop 5D

Thoracic Interfascial Nerve Block for Breast Surgery - PECS, Serratus Plane Bock

Drs. Blanco R and Pakpirom J

Workshop 5E

Multi-level Thoracic Paravertebral and Sub-pectoral Plexus Block for Surgical Anesthesia During Major Breast Cancer Surgery.

Drs. Karmakar MK and Songthamwat B

 

issps2018 Day 2 - Session 10: Workshop 6


Each workshop session is for 90 minutes. Participants can register for only one topic during any workshop session. The number of participants per workshop will be limited to 15

1330-1500 h. Sonography for Pain Medicine

Workshop 6A

Ultrasound examination of the Shoulder and Elbow Joints and Injection Techniques

Drs. Chang K

Workshop 6B

Ultrasound Examination of the Hip and Knee Joints and Injection Techniques

Drs. Shankar H and Li C

Workshop 6C

Ultrasound Examination of the Ankle and Foot and Injection Techniques

Drs. Clark T and Li P

Workshop 6D

US guided hydrodissection of Peripheral Nerves, Neural Fascia and Deep Nervous Structures.

Drs. Lam S and Chiu C
Workshop 6E Ultrasound Guided Sympathetic Blocks for Pain Medicine: Stellate ganglion, coeliac plexus, and superior hypogastric plexus, and ganglion impar. Drs. Lin CP  and Avila Gonzalez C

1500-1545 h. Break with the Exhibitors


issps2018 Day 2 – Session 11: Workshop 7


Each workshop session is for 90 minutes. Participants can register for only one topic during any workshop session. The number of participants per workshop will be limited to 15

1545-1715 h. Sonography for Anaesthesia Workshop

Workshop 7A

Cervical Plexus Block (Superficial and Deep): Sonoanatomy and Injection Techniques

Drs. Litz R and Avila Gonzalez C

Workshop 7B

Ultrasound Guided Costoclavicular Brachial Plexus Block

Drs. Chan V and Pangthipampai P

Workshop 7C

TAP, Quadratus lumborum block and Erector Spinae Block.

Drs. Bendtsen TF  and Tsui B

Workshop 7D

Thoracic Interfascial Nerve Block for Breast Surgery - PECS, Serratus Plane Bock

Drs. Blanco R and Pakpirom J

Workshop 7E

High Definition Ultrasound Imaging of the Brachial plexus (C5-T1): Technique of Locating the Individual Roots, Trunks, Division and Cords of the Brachial Plexus, Suprascapular nerve block (anterior approach) and Selective Upper Trunk block. 

Drs. Karmakar MK and Songthamwat B

 

issps2018 Day 2 - Session 12: Workshop 8


Each workshop session is for 90 minutes. Participants can register for only one topic during any workshop session. The number of participants per workshop will be limited to 15

1545-1715 h. Sonography for Pain Medicine

Workshop 8A

Ultrasound examination of the Shoulder and Elbow Joints and Injection Techniques

Drs. Chang K

Workshop 8B

Ultrasound Examination of the Hip and Knee Joints and Injection Techniques

Drs. Shankar H and Li C

Workshop 8C

Ultrasound Examination of the Ankle and Foot and Injection Techniques

Drs. Clark T and Li P

Workshop 8D

US guided hydrodissection of Peripheral Nerves, Neural Fascia and Deep Nervous Structures.

Drs. Lam S and Chiu C
Workshop 8E Ultrasound Guided Sympathetic Blocks for Pain Medicine: Stellate ganglion, coeliac plexus, and superior hypogastric plexus, and ganglion impar. Drs. Lin CP  and Avila Gonzalez C

1715 h: End of Day 2


Sunday, 28thJanuary 2018


issps2018 Day 3 - Session 13: Plenary  Lecture Series 4. Moderator: Dr. Karmakar MK

0700-0800 h

Light Breakfast

 

0800-0825 h

Ultrasound Guided TAP and Quadratus Lumborum Block for Major Abdominal Surgery. Can they Replace Epidural Analgesia?   

Dr. Kessler P

0825-0850 h

Motor Power Preserving Regional Analgesic Techniques for Total Knee Arthroplasty – What Should We Be Using? 

Dr. Barrington M

0850-0915 h

Point of Care Ultrasound (PoCUS) of the Diaphragm and Airway

Dr. Tsui B

0915-0940 h

Ultrasound Guided Costoclavicular Brachial Plexus Block

Dr. Karmakar MK

0940-1000 h

Panel Discussion Drs. Chan, Tsui, Barrington and Karmakar

 

1000-1045 h

Break with the Exhibitors

 

 

issps2018 Day 3 - Session 14: Parallel Session III - Video Presentation of USG Regional Anaesthetic Procedures: Moderator: Dr. Karmakar MK


1045-1230 h

Video Demonstration of Ultrasound Guided Regional Anaesthetic Procedures (Single shot + Catheter techniques):

(Details to Follow)

1230-1300 h

Question and Answer Session (All Faculty)

 

 

issps2018 Day 3 - Session 15: Parallel Session IV - Video Presentation of USG Interventions for Chronic Pain: Moderator: Dr. Li P

1045 - 1230 h

Video Demonstration of Ultrasound Guided Interventions for Chronic Pain

(Details to Follow)

1230-1300 h

Question and Answer Session (All Faculty)

 

 

1300-1430 h. Lunch Break



1430 h: End of Symposium


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