11-12 NOV 2017 - OXFORD, UNITED KINGDOM















The Neuromodulation Society of the UK & Ireland's next Annual Scientific Meeting will take place at the Examination Schools, Oxford, UK on 11-12 November 2017. This year's ASM will be a joint meeting with the IASP Special Interest Group on Neuromodulation.  Contact Mr Ciaran Wazir for further details: ciaranwazir@gmail.com


To view Day One (11.11.17) of the NSUKI ASM Programme, CLICK HERE 

To view Day Two (12.11.17) of the NSUKI ASM Programme, CLICK HERE 

To download a copy of the ASM programme, CLICK HERE


*PLEASE NOTE the meeting has been determined to be compliant with the MedTech Europe Code of Ethical Business Practice. For further info, CLICK HERE


To download a copy of the registration form for the ASM, CLICK HERE


ONLINE REGISTRATION PAYMENTS

ASM Oxford Card Payments (Incl. 5% Paypal Charge)


INVITED ASM FACULTY


Prof Keyoumars Ashkan
President, British Society for Stereotactic
and Functional Neurosurgery
Professor of Neurosurgery
King's College Hospital
Denmark Hill
London, UK










Mr Kerry Bradley
Director, Clinical Science & Research
Nevro Corp
Menlo Park, California
USA









Dr Alexandre F. M. DaSilva
Director, Headache & Orofacial Pain Effort (H.O.P.E.)tm
Assistant Professor, University of Michigan School of Dentistry
Laboratory:
The Molecular & Behavioral Neuroscience Institute (MBNI)
Ann Arbor, Michigan
USA






Prof Sam Eldabe
Chair, IASP Neuromodulation SIG
Past-President, NSUKI
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
The James Cook University Hospital
Middlesbrough, UK




Prof Bert Joosten
MH&Ns School for Mental Health & Neuroscience
Maastricht University
Maastricht
The Netherlands








Mr S S Kadirkamanathan
Consultant Upper GI Surgeon
Broomfield Hospital
Chelmsford
Essex, UK








Prof John Markman
Secretary, IASP SIG on Neuromodulation
Director, Translational Pain Research Program
Lead, Neuromedicine Pain Management Center
Department of Neurosurgery
University of Rochester School
of Medicine and Dentistry
Rochester, New York State,
USA






Prof Stephen B McMahon
Sherrington Professor of Physiology
Director, London Pain Consortium
Neurorestoration group
Wolfson Wing
King's College London
Guy's Campus,
London, UK








Dr Sherdil Nath
Expert in Interventional Pain Relief for over 30 Years
Private Pain Management Practice
UmeƄ, Sweden








Mr Nicholas Park
Consultant Neurosurgeon
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals
NHS Foundation Trust
Royal Preston Hospital
Preston
Lancashire, UK








Dr John Parker
Founder & CEO
Saluda Medical
New South Wales
Australia








Prof Lawrence R. Poree
Professor and Director of Neuromodulation Service
Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care
University of California at San Francisco
Treasurer of the North American Neuromodulation Society
Board of Directors for the International Neuromodulation Society
Institute of Neuromodulation Council Member
UCSF Pain Management Center
San Francisco, CA
USA







Prof Steven A Prescott
Neurosciences & Mental Health,
The Hospital for Sick Children
Department of Physiology
University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada






Dr Valerie Stevenson
Lead for Spasticity Management
Consultant Neurologist
National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery
University College London Hospitals,
London, UK






Dr Simon J. Thomson
Emeritus Director-at-Large and Past-President, INS
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Neuromodulation
Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals
Cambridge University Hospitals
United Kingdom







Dr Jean-Pierre Van Buyten
Consultant in Anesthesia & Pain Management
Director of the Multidisciplinary Pain Center
AZ Nikolaas
Sint-Niklaas
Belgium






Dr Armando Villarreal
Treasurer, IASP SIG on Neuromodulation
Clin.  Assist. Professor
Neurosurgical Partners
University of Rochester
Rochester, New York State,
USA





NSUKI BOARD




Miss Stana Bojanic
President, NSUKI
Consultant Neurosurgeon
John Radcliffe Hospital
Oxford, UK









Mr Roger Strachan
Past-President, NSUKI
Consultant Neurosurgeon
The James Cook University Hospital
Middlesbrough, UK









Dr Ganesan Baranidharan
Honorary Secretary & President-Elect, NSUKI
Board Member, Faculty of Pain Medicine, RCoA
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Leeds, UK







Dr Ashish Gulve
Honorary Treasurer, NSUKI
Consultant in Anaesthesia & Pain Management
The James Cook University Hospital
Middlesbrough, UK






Dr Josh Keaveny
Member for Irish Affairs, NSUKI
Past-Dean of the Faculty of Pain Medicine, Ireland
Consultant in Pain Management
Director, Acute and Chronic pain Services
Beaumont Hospital
Dublin, Ireland




Dr Arun Bhaskar
Board Member, NSUKI
WIP UK Section Chairman
Council Member, London Pain Forum
Council Member, British Pain Society 
Consultant in Pain Medicine
Charing Cross Hospital
London, UK




Dr Vivek Mehta
Board Member, NSUKI
Chair, British Pain Society Headache SIG
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Honorary Senior Lecturer
Deputy Director, Pain and Anaesthesia Research Centre
St Bartholomew’s Hospital
London, UK







Mr Thomas Dudding
‎Consultant Colorectal and Pelvic Floor Surgeon
University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
Southampton, UK









Mr James Fitzgerald
Board Member, NSUKI
Consultant Neurosurgeon
Department of Neurosurgery
Oxford University Hospitals
Oxford, United Kingdom







ASM TOPICS INCLUDE


Mechanisms of Spinal Cord Stimulation & Neuropathic Pain

Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation Results

Closed Loop Stimulation Outcomes

Mechanisms of High Frequency Spinal Cord Stimulation

Sphenopalatine Ganglion Stimulation for Cluster Headache

New and Evolving Neuromodulation Therapies for Chronic Pain

Radiofrequency Ablation vs Stimulation of Medial Branch of the Dorsal Ramus in Chronic Low Back Pain

Intrathecal Drug Delivery for Cancer Pain

Intrathecal Drug Delivery for Spasticity

Deep Brain Stimulation for Dystonia

Non-invasive Neuromodulation

Gastric Electrical Stimulation

Sacral Neuromodulation for Joint Hypermobility Syndrome & Bladder Dysfunction

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS)



ASM PROGRAMME

To view Day One (11.11.17) of the NSUKI ASM Programme, CLICK HERE 

To view Day Two (12.11.17) of the NSUKI ASM Programme, CLICK HERE 

To download a copy of the ASM programme, CLICK HERE

*The meeting has been determined to be compliant with the MedTech Europe Code of Ethical Business Practice. For further info, CLICK HERE

 

 NSUKI ASM TIMETABLE

Venue: North & South Writing Schools, Examination Schools, University of Oxford,
75-81 High Street, Oxford, OX1 4BG

*Registration Desk for the ASM Opens at 08.45hrs on 11th November outside the North & South Writings Schools, Upper Floor, Examination Schoos, University of Oxford

DAY ONE
Saturday, 11 November 2017
09.00hrs - 17.30hrs

DAY TWO
Sunday, 12 November 2017
09.00hrs -17.00hrs



FREE ORAL PRESENTATIONS

To view the abstracts selected for oral presentation on 12 November 2017, 14.00-14.30hrs, CLICK HERE


NSUKI ASM DINNER (11.11.17)















Exeter College
Turl Street
Oxford, OX1 3DP
United Kingdom

The NSUKI ASM Dinner will take place at the 700+ year old Exeter College, Oxford on the evening of 11th November 2017 from 19.15hrs.


About the College

Exeter College is located at the heart of Oxford, adjoining the Bodleian Library. The College, the fourth oldest at the University, has occupied its current site on Turl Street since 1315, one year after it was founded. Today Exeter is home to a diverse community of fellows and students from across the world.


2017 NSUKI ASM REGISTRATION FEES

NSUKI/INS/IASP Members: £225 (Until 12.10.17), £275 (From 13.10.17)

Trainee Doctors: £150 (Until 12.10.17), £200 (From 13.10.17)

Other Delegates (incl. Industry): £250 (Until 12.10.17), £300 (From 13.10.17)

PAM (Profession Allied to Medicine): £100 (Until 12.10.17), £125 (From 13.10.17)

SPIN Members: £100  (Until 12.10.17), £125 (From 13.10.17)

One Day ASM Registration Fee: £150

ASM Dinner Fee (11.11.17): £75


*Please note NSUKI ASM Registration includes: access to the scientific sessions, congress material, tea/coffee breaks and lunch on 11 and 12 November 2017


ONLINE REGISTRATION PAYMENTS

ASM Oxford Card Payments (Incl. 5% Paypal Charge)


BANK TRANSFER & CHEQUE PAYMENTS
 
To view and download a copy of the registration form for the ASM, CLICK HERE


HOTEL ACCOMMODATION

Mercure Oxford Eastgate Hotel
73 High Street, Oxford OX1 4BE


Limited rooms are available at the Mercure Oxford Eastgate Hotel where the ASM faculty will be staying. A Classic Double Room is £170 per night.


HOTEL OPTIONS WALKING DISTANCE TO THE VENUE

Old Bank Hotel
92-94 High St, Oxford OX1 4BJ

Malmaison Hotel
Oxford Castle, 3 New Road, Oxford, OX1 1AY

Vanbrugh House Hotel
20 - 24 St Michael's St, Oxford OX1 2EB

The Bocardo Hotel
24-26 George Street, Oxford, OX1 2AE


HOTEL OPTIONS - A SHORT DRIVE TO THE VENUE

De Vere Oxford Thames

Holiday Inn Oxford

Jurys Inn Oxford

Hampton by Hilton Oxford


B&B ACCOMMODATION AT OXFORD COLLEGES

To check availability and book B&B accommodation at an Oxford College, CLICK HERE


GETTING TO OXFORD

For advice on travelling to Oxford, CLICK HERE


PUBLIC CAR PARKING FOR THE ASM VENUE

To find out information on the nearest public car parking for the ASM venue, CLICK HERE


ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM

10 Nov 2017 - NSUKI SCS Simulator Training, Oxford
















We are excited to present this afternoon of simulator training for the insertion of percutaneous spinal cord stimulators at the Exam Schools, Oxford on 10 November 2017, 12.00hrs-17.30hrs, just before the NSUKI Annual Scientific Meeting. The course will consist of lectures covering mechanisms of action of SCS as well as indications and evidence for SCS. The simulator allows practise of SCS insertion as well as ‘difficult scenarios’. This course is aimed at senior trainees, fellows or consultants aiming to set-up a neuromodulation practice.


COURSE FACULTY




Miss Stana Bojanic
President, NSUKI
Consultant Neurosurgeon
John Radcliffe Hospital
Oxford, UK











Dr Ashish Gulve
Honorary Treasurer, NSUKI
Consultant in Anaesthesia & Pain Management
The James Cook University Hospital
Middlesbrough, UK












Dr Abdul Ghaaliq Lalkhen
Consultant in Anaesthesia & Pain Medicine
Clinical Lead for SCS Service
Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
Salford Royal Hospital
Pendleton, Salford, UK





Dr Timothy McCormick
Consultant in Anaesthesia & Pain Medicine
Oxford University Hospitals
Oxford, UK


PROGRAMME (10.11.17)


Venue: Rooms 14 & 15, Ground Floor, Examination Schools, University of Oxford,
75-81 High Street, Oxford, OX1 4BG


12:00 – 12:45 - REGISTRATION/LUNCH

12:45 – 13:30 - Talks (Mechanism of Action of SCS, Indications and evidence, each 20 mins)

13:30 – 15:15 - Training Sessions

Group 1 (+/-2) – Simulator Session (there are 5 settings on the simulator, basic implant, scoliosis, lumbar fusion, obstacle course and patient feedback).  

Group 2/3 – Understanding Programming Options.

15:15 – 15:30 – TEA/COFFEE BREAK

15:30 – 17:30 – Groups Rotate

17:30 - CLOSE OF DAY



PUBLIC CAR PARKING FOR THE ASM VENUE

To find out information on the nearest public car parking for the ASM venue, CLICK HERE


WORKSHOP FLYER


To view and download a copy of the workshop flyer, CLICK HERE


REGISTRATION


Places are limited. £100 retainer will be required to secure your place on the half day workshop. The payment will be refunded on attendance of the meeting.  To register your interest, email: ciaranwazir@gmail.com


3-4 NOV 2016 - Neuromodulation Society of UK & Ireland Annual Scientific Meeting, Manchester


















THE 2016 ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING of the Neuromodulation Society of UK & Ireland took place at Manchester's historic Town Hall, in the heart of the city, on 3-4 November 2016.  The ASM was a joint meeting with the British Pain Society Neuropathic Pain Special Interest Group.













ASM INVITED FACULTY


Prof Tony Dickenson
Professor of Neuropharmacology
Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology
University College London
London, United Kingdom







Prof Sam Eldabe
Chair-Elect, IASP Neuromodulation SIG
Past-President, NSUKI
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
The James Cook University Hospital
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom





Prof Mike Bennett
St. Gemma's Professor of Palliative Medicine
Academic Unit of Palliative Care
Leeds Institute of Health Sciences
School of Medicine, University of Leeds
United Kingdom









Dr Andrew Marshall
Consultant Clinical Neurophysiologist and
Honorary Lecturer in Neuroscience
University of Manchester
Salford Royal Foundation Trust
United Kingdom






Prof Alan Batterham
Professor in Exercise Science
Health & Social Care Institute
Teesside University
Middlesbrough
Tees Valley
United Kingdom





 


Prof James Deuchars
Professor of Systems Neuroscience
The Faculty of Biological Sciences
University of Leeds
Leeds, UK







Dr Bernhard Frank
Chair, Neuropathic Pain SIG, British Pain Society
Consultant in Pain Medicine
The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust,
Honorary Clinical Lecturer in Pain Medicine
University of Liverpool
United Kingdom









Mr James Fitzgerald
Consultant Neurosurgeon
Department of Neurosurgery
Oxford University Hospitals
Oxford, United Kingdom









Dr Frank Wille
President, Section of Pain Medicine
Dutch Society of Anesthesiology
Consultant Anaesthetist & Pain Specialist
Head of Pain Medicine Deparment
Diakonessen Hospital, Utrecht
Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam
The Netherlands   







Dr Manjit Matharu
Consultant Neurologist
Clinical Lead, Headache Group
National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery
University College London Hospitals,
London, UK








Dr Adnan Al-Kaisy
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Clinical Lead
Pain Management & Neuromodulation Centre
Guy's & St Thomas' Hospital
London, UK










Mr Jibril Farah
Consultant General & Functional Neurosurgeon
Department of Neurosurgery
The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust
Liverpool, UK











Dr Richard Rauck
Past-President, World Institute of Pain
Director at Large, North American Neuromodulation Society
Carolinas Pain Institute
Winston Salem, North Carolina
USA











Dr John Hughes
Chair, CRG Specialised Pain
Board Member, Faculty of Pain Medicine
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
The James Cook University Hospital
Middlesbrough, UK







ASM 2016 LECTURE TOPICS


Autonomic Nervous System and Spinal Cord Stimulation

Mechanism Based Classification of Analgesics and Adjuvants

Neuropathic Pain in Cancer Patients: Latest Perspectives

Spinal Cord Stimulation in Cancer Pain

Central Neuropathic Pain & Multiple Sclerosis

C-tactile fibres and Neuropathic Pain

Future Clinical Research in Neuromodulation

Clinical Uncertainties in Neuromodulation

MRI conditionality Across Neuromodulation Devices: Myths & Science

Stimulation Systems in Pain Management: Which, When & Why?

Future of Brain Stimulation

Patient Tailored Spinal Cord Stimulation

High Frequency Spinal Cord Stimulation

Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation

Sphenopalatine Ganglion Stimulation for Cluster Headache



NSUKI ASM TIMETABLE

Venue: Conference Hall, Lord Mayor's Parlour, Banqueting Room, Level 2, Manchester Town Hall, Albert Square, Manchester M2 5DB, United Kingdom

DAY ONE
Thursday, 3rd November 2016
09.30hrs - 17.30hrs

To view the programme for Day One, CLICK HERE

DAY TWO
Friday, 4th November 2016
08.00hrs -16.30hrs


To view the programme for Day Two, CLICK HERE



CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION

*The ASM has been approved for 10 CPD Points by the Royal College of Anaesthetists, London, UK



NSUKI ASM DINNER (03.11.16)














The Banqueting Room
Level 2
Manchester Town Hall
Albert Square
Manchester M2 5DB
Web: http://www.thetownhallmcr.co.uk/


A drinks reception took place in The Reception Room at the Manchester Town Hall on Thursday, 3rd November 2016 followed by the ASM dinner in The Banqueting Room.