International Symposium on Spine and Paravertebral Sonography
for Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine 2021

Live Webinar Series

Registration





Registered Participants 2950
and counting

Scientific Program



Saturday, 14th August 2021

issps 2021 Webinar Series: Webinar I

Ultrasound for Central Neuraxial Blocks - Lumbar Region.

Hong Kong

17:00h

New York

05:00h

London

10:00h

New Delhi

14:30h

Singapore

17:00h

Sydney

19:00h

Buenos Aires

06:00h

00:00: 00:15h Welcome Address. Dr. M.K. Karmakar, Hong Kong.
00:15-00:45h Functional Anatomy Relevant for Central Neuraxial Blocks (Spinal and Epidural) in the Lumbar Region. Dr. Bernhard Moriggl, Austria.
00:45-01:15h Microanatomy of the Ligamentum Flavum and related Spinal Ligaments, Spinal Meninges, Dural sac and Cauda equina. Dr. Miguel A Reina, Spain.
01:15-01:45h Computerized Tomographic and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Anatomy of the Lumbar Spine Relevant for Central Neuraxial Blocks. Dr. Kenneth, Sheah, Singapore.
01:45-02:00h Short Break with the Sponsor
02:00-02:30h Ultrasound Imaging of the Lumbar Spine Relevant for Central Neuraxial Blocks. Dr. M.K. Karmakar, Hong Kong.
02:30-03:00h Technical Consideration for Real-time Ultrasound Guided Lumbar Epidural, Intrathecal (Spinal) and Combined Spinal-epidural (CSE) Injections. Dr. M.K. Karmakar, Hong Kong.
03:00-03:30h Ultrasound Imaging of the Lumbar Spine Relevant for Central Neuraxial Blocks: Sonoanatomy Demonstration in Volunteers. Dr. M.K. Karmakar, Hong Kong.
03:30-04:00h Q&A Session
04:00-04:15h Wrap up and end of session
Session Supported by PAJUNK

Saturday, 28th August 2021

issps 2021 Webinar Series: Webinar II

Ultrasound for Epidural and Paravertebral Injection – Thoracic Region.

Hong Kong

17:00h

New York

05:00h

London

10:00h

New Delhi

14:30h

Singapore

17:00h

Sydney

19:00h

Buenos Aires

06:00h

00:00: 00:15h Welcome Address. Dr. M.K. Karmakar, Hong Kong.
00:15-00:45h Functional Anatomy Relevant for Thoracic Epidural and Paravertebral Injection. Dr. Bernhard Moriggl, Austria.
00:45-01:15h Computerized Tomographic and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Anatomy of the Thoracic Spine Relevant for Epidural and Paravertebral Injections. Dr. Kenneth, Sheah, Singapore.
01:15-01:45h Ultrasound Imaging of the Thoracic Spine and Epidural Injection Technique. Dr. M.K. Karmakar, Hong Kong.
01:45-02:00h Short Break with the Sponsor
02:00-02:30h Ultrasound Imaging of the Thoracic Paravertebral Region and Injection Techniques. Dr. M.K. Karmakar, Hong Kong.
02:30-03:00h Ultrasound Imaging Relevant for Thoracic Epidural and Paravertebral Injection: Sonoanatomy Demonstration in Volunteers. Dr. M.K. Karmakar, Hong Kong.
03:00-03:30h Q&A Session
03:30-03:45h Wrap up and end of session
Session Supported by Wisonic

Saturday, 4th September 2021

issps 2021 Webinar Series: Webinar III

Ultrasound for Central Neuraxial and Paravertebral Injection in the Parturient and Patients with Difficult Spine.

Hong Kong

17:00h

New York

05:00h

London

10:00h

New Delhi

14:30h

Singapore

17:00h

Sydney

19:00h

Buenos Aires

06:00h

00:00: 00:15h Welcome Address. Dr. M.K. Karmakar, Hong Kong.
00:15-00:45h Ultrasound Imaging of the Spine in the Morbidly Obese and Injection Techniques. Dr. Jaime Baratta, USA
00:45-01:15h Ultrasound for Central Neuraxial Blocks in the Obstetric population.. Dr. Brendan Carvalho, USA.
01:15-01:45h Understanding the Pathophysiology of the Difficult Spine in patients with Scoliosis, Ankylosing spondylitis, Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid arthritis. Dr. Kenneth Sheah, Singapore
01:45-02:00h Short Break with the Sponsor
02:00-02:30h Ultrasound for Neuraxial Blocks in Patents with Abnormal Spine – Scoliosis and Instrumented backs. Dr. M.K. Karmakar, Hong Kong.
02:30-03:00h Ultrasound Guided Central Neuraxial and Paravertebral Injection in patients with Difficult Spine –Video Presentation. Dr. M.K. Karmakar, Hong Kong.
03:00-03:30h Q&A Session
03:30-03:45h Wrap up and end of session
Session Supported by Dept of A&IC, CUHK

Saturday, 18th September 2021

issps 2021 Webinar Series: Webinar IV

Ultrasound for Neuraxial and Paravertebral Injections – Cervical, Lumbar and Sacral Region.

Hong Kong

17:00h

New York

05:00h

London

10:00h

New Delhi

14:30h

Singapore

17:00h

Sydney

19:00h

Buenos Aires

06:00h

00:00: 00:15h Welcome Address. Dr. M.K. Karmakar, Hong Kong.
00:15-00:45h Functional Anatomy of the Cervical Spine and Paravertebral Region Relevant for Injection Techniques in Pain Medicine.. Dr. Georg Feigl, Germany.
00:45-01:15h Ultrasound Imaging of the Cervical Spine and Paravertebral Region and Injection Techniques (includes Cervical Epidural, Cervical Facet, Medial branch, Cervical nerve root and peri-foraminal arteries, Greater and Lesser Occipital Nerve). Dr. Shankar Hariharan, USA.
01:15-01:45h Functional Anatomy of the Lumbar Paravertebral Region and Sacral Spine. Dr. Georg Feigl, Germany.
01:45-02:00h Short Break with the Sponsor
02:00-02:30h Ultrasound Imaging of the Lumbar Paravertebral Region and Injection Techniques (Lumbar plexus block). Dr. M.K. Karmakar, Hong Kong.
02:30-03:00h Ultrasound Imaging of the Sacrum and Injection Techniques (includes Caudal epidural, Sacral Transforaminal, SI Joint, and Piriformis Injection). Dr. C.P. Lin, Taiwan.
03:00-03:30h Q&A Session
03:30-04:00h Ultrasound Imaging for Cervical Spine and Paravertebral Region Relevant for Injection Techniques (includes Cervical Interverebral Level Determination, Cervical Epidural, Cervical Facet, Medial branch, Cervical nerve root and peri-foraminal arteries, Greater and Lesser Occipital Nerve): Sonoanatomy Demonstration in Volunteers. Dr. Stanley Lam, Hong Kong
04:00-04:15h Wrap up and end of session
Session Supported by Pacific Medical Systems Limited

Saturday, 2nd October 2021

issps 2021 Webinar Series: Webinar V

Ultrasound Guided Injection Techniques for Common Chronic Pain Syndromes.

Hong Kong

17:00h

New York

05:00h

London

10:00h

New Delhi

14:30h

Singapore

17:00h

Sydney

19:00h

Buenos Aires

06:00h

00:00: 00:15h Welcome Address. Dr. M.K. Karmakar, Hong Kong.
00:15-00:45h Ultrasound Guided Interventions for Cervicogenic Headache and Facial Pain. Dr. C.P. Lin, Taiwan.
00:45-01:15h Ultrasound Guided Interventions for Low Back Pain: (lumbar approach: includes medial branch block including L5 dorsal ramus block, facet joint injection, Selective lumbar nerve root injection, and Quadratus lumborum injection). Dr. Manfred Greher, Austria.
01:15-01:45h Ultrasound Guided Peripheral Nerve Stimulation for the Treatment of Chronic Pain. Dr. Amitabh Gulati, USA .
01:45-02:00h Short Break with the Sponsor
02:00-02:30h Ultrasound Guided Block of the Maxillary and Mandibular Nerve and Their Branches – The Lateral Pterygoid Plate Approach.
Dr.Yasuyuki Shibata, Japan.
02:30-03:00h Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks for Chronic Pelvic Pain. Dr. Philip Peng, Toronto, Canada.
03:00-03:30h Q&A Session
03:30-04:00h Ultrasound Guided Block of the Maxillary, Mandibular and Ophthalmic Nerves and or their Branches: Sonoanatomy Demonstration in Volunteers. Dr.Yasuyuki Shibata, Japan.
04:000-04:15h Wrap up and end of session
Session Supported by Konica Minolta, Inc

Saturday, 16th October 2021

issps 2021 Webinar Series: Webinar VI

When High-Definition Ultrasound Imaging Meets Microanatomy.

Hong Kong

17:00h

New York

05:00h

London

10:00h

New Delhi

14:30h

Singapore

17:00h

Sydney

19:00h

Buenos Aires

06:00h

00:00: 00:15h Welcome Address. Dr. M.K. Karmakar, Hong Kong.
00:15-00:45h Functional Anatomy of the Brachial Plexus and Common Anatomical Variations. Dr. Georg Feigl, Austria.
00:45-01:15h Microanatomy of the Brachial Plexus and Potential Implication for Brachial Plexus Blockade. Dr. Andre Pier Boezaart, South Africa..
01:15-01:45h The Paraneural (Circumneural) Sheath and Fascial Compartments of the Brachial Plexus: A Myth or A Reality. Dr. M.K. Karmakar, Hong Kong.
01:45-02:00h Short Break with the Sponsor
02:00-02:30h Functional Anatomy of the Sciatic Nerve and Common Anatomical Variations. Dr. Georg Feigl, Austria.
02:30-03:00h Microanatomy of the Sciatic Nerve and Implications for Popliteal Sciatic Nerve Blockade. Dr. M.A Reina, Spain.
03:00-03:30h Subparaneural Popliteal Sciatic Nerve Block – The Untold Story. Dr. M.K. Karmakar, Hong Kong.
03:30-04:00h Q&A Session
04:00-04:15h Wrap up and end of session
Session Supported by Dept of A&IC, CUHK

 

Saturday, 30th October 2021

issps 2021 Webinar Series: Webinar VII

Ultrasound Imaging of the Upper Extremity Nerves and Injection Techniques.

Hong Kong

17:00h

New York

05:00h

London

10:00h

New Delhi

14:30h

Singapore

17:00h

Sydney

19:00h

Buenos Aires

06:00h

00:00: 00:15h Welcome Address. Dr. M.K. Karmakar, Hong Kong.
00:15-00:45h Sequential Ultrasound Imaging Technique (SUIT) to Identify the Individual Elements of the Brachial Plexus Above the Clavicle. Dr. M.K. Karmakar, Hong Kong.
00:45-01:15h Ultrasound Imaging to Identify the Individual Elements of the Brachial Plexus Below the Clavicle (costoclavicular, medial and lateral infraclavicular, and axilla). Dr. M.K. Karmakar, Hong Kong
01:15-01:45h Ultrasound Imaging to Identify the Small Peripheral Nerves of the Upper Extremity (includes dorsal scapular, suprascapular, long thoracic, thoracodorsal, and intercostobrachial nerves). Dr. Ke-Vin Chang, Taiwan.
01:45-02:00h Short Break with the Sponsor
02:00-02:30h Selective Trunk Block (SeTB) - An All Purpose Regional Anesthetic Technique for Upper Extremity Surgery. Dr. M.K. Karmakar, Hong Kong.
02:30-03:00h Costoclavicular Brachial Plexus Block: All You Need to Know. Dr. M.K. Karmakar, Hong Kong
03:00-03:30h Ultrasound Imaging of the Individual Elements of the Brachial Plexus – Roots, Trunks, Divisions, Cords and Nerves (median, radial, ulnar, and musculocutaneous): Live Demonstration in Volunteers. Dr. M.K. Karmakar, Hong Kong.
03:30-04:00h Q&A Session
04:00-04:15h Wrap up and end of session
Session Supported by Wisonic

Saturday, 13th November 2021

 

issps 2021 Webinar Series: Webinar VIII

Thoracic Blocks for Perioperative Analgesia: Thoracic Epidural, Thoracic Paravertebral and Erector Spinae Plane Block.

Hong Kong

17:00h

New York

05:00h

London

10:00h

New Delhi

14:30h

Singapore

17:00h

Sydney

19:00h

Buenos Aires

06:00h

00:00: 00:15h Welcome Address. Dr. M.K. Karmakar, Hong Kong.
00:15-00:45h Anatomy of the Thoracic Paravertebral Space: 3D Micro-CT Findings and their Clinical Implications for Nerve Blockade. Dr. Yang HM, South Korea
00:45-01:15h Erector Spinae Plane Block: Sonoanatomy, Techniques and Mechanism of Action. Dr. Michael Barrington, Australia.
01:15-01:45h Thoracic Paravertebral Block: Sonoanatomy, Techniques and Mechanism of Action. Dr. M.K. Karmakar, Hong Kong
01:45-02:15h Thoracic Epidural Anesthesia and Analgesia Should be the Technique of Choice for Unilateral Pain or Surgical Procedures in the Thorax (Multiple Fractured Ribs, Primary Breast Cancer Surgery, Video assisted thoracoscopic surgery and Thoracotomy). Dr. Andre Pier Boezaart, South Africa.
02:15-02:30h Short Break with the Sponsor
02:30-03:00h Thoracic Paravertebral Block Should be the Technique of Choice for Unilateral Pain or Surgical Procedures in the Thorax (Multiple Fractured Ribs, Primary Breast Cancer Surgery, Video assisted thoracoscopic surgery and Thoracotomy). Dr. Per-Arne Lönnqvist, Sweden.
03:00-03:30h Erector Spinae Plane Block Should be the Technique of Choice for Unilateral Pain or Surgical Procedures in the Thorax (Multiple Fractured Ribs, Primary Breast Cancer Surgery, Video assisted thoracoscopic surgery, and Thoracotomy). Dr. Yavuz Gurkan, Turkey.
03:30-04:00h Q&A Session
04:00-04:15h Wrap up and end of session
Session Supported by Wisonic

Saturday, 27th November 2021

 

issps 2021 Webinar Series: Webinar IX

Regional Anesthesia: Variety is the Spice of Life.

Hong Kong

17:00h

New York

05:00h

London

10:00h

New Delhi

14:30h

Singapore

17:00h

Sydney

19:00h

Buenos Aires

06:00h

00:00: 00:15h Welcome Address. Dr. M.K. Karmakar, Hong Kong.
00:15-00:45h Ultrasound Assessment of Hemidiaphragmatic Function and Phrenic Nerve Sparing Blocks for Upper Extremity Surgery (Shoulder, Arm, Elbow and Hand). Dr. Justin Ko, South Korea.
00:45-01:15h Thoracic Paravertebral Block for Surgical Anaesthesia During Primary Breast Cancer Surgery: There is More to it Than Meets the Eye. Dr. M.K. Karmakar, Hong Kong.
01:15-01:45h Innervation of the Knee Joint and Best Practices for Postoperative Analgesia after Total Knee Arthroplasty. Dr. Shinichi Sakura, Japan.
01:45-02:00h Short Break with the Sponsor
02:00-02:30h Supra-inguinal Fascia Iliaca Block for Perioperative Analgesia after Total Hip Arthroplasty. Dr. K. Vermeylen, Belgium.
02:30-03:00h Innervation of the Hip Joint and PENG block for Hip Fracture and Hip Surgery. Dr. Philip Peng, Toronto, Canada.
03:00-03:30h Inoperable Hip Fracture – Chemical Hip Denervation. Dr. Kwun-Tung Ng Tony, Hong Kong
03:30-04:00h Q&A Session
04:00-04:15h Wrap up and end of session
Session Supported by Vygon

Saturday, 4th December 2021

 

issps 2021 Webinar Series: Webinar X

Point of Care Ultrasound (PoCUS) for Anesthesiologists

Hong Kong

17:00h

New York

05:00h

London

10:00h

New Delhi

14:30h

Singapore

17:00h

Sydney

19:00h

Buenos Aires

06:00h

00:00: 00:15h Welcome Address. Dr. M.K. Karmakar, Hong Kong.
00:15-00:45h Point of Care Lung Ultrasound. Dr. Shahridan Fathil, Malaysia.
00:45-01:15h Focused Cardiac Ultrasound (FoCUS) for the Regional Anesthesiologist. Dr. Jan Boublik, USA.
01:15-01:45h Point of Care Airway Ultrasound. Dr. Ban Tsui, USA.
01:45-02:00h Short Break with the Sponsor
02:00-02:30h Point of Care Gastric Ultrasound. .Dr. Vincent Chan, Canada.
02:30-03:00h Point of Care Ultrasound Shock Protocol for Anesthesiologists. Dr. Adi Osman, Malaysia.
03:00-03:30h Q&A Session
03:30-04:00h

Live Demonstration in Volunteers

1. PoCUS Airway and Lung.

2. Focused Cardiac Ultrasound and PoCUS Shock Protocol.


Dr. Shahridan Fathil, Malaysia
Dr. Adi Osman, Malaysia
04:00-04:15h Wrap up and end of session
Webinar Supported by Dept of A&IC, CUHK


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