Course Calendar

27-28 October 2016 Advanced course on Peripheral Nerve Stimulation for Pain Management Graz, Austria
8-9 November 2016 ANT-DBS for Epilepsy Basic Adults in Tampere Tampere, Finland
11-12 November 2016 DBS in Dystonia in London King's College London, United Kingdom
15-16 November 2016 SCS for FBSS Basic Adults in Zeist Zeist, The Netherlands
24-25 November 2016 Pelvic Floor SNS advanced course in Denmark or The Netherlands Maastricht, The Netherlands
2-3 December 2016 Chronic Pain Advanced Adults in Barcelona Barcelona, Spain
15-16 December 2016 Surgical Leads Workshop in Poitiers Poitiers, France
22-23 December 2016 Gastro/Uro basic adults in Antwerp Antwerp, Belgium
January 2017
11-12 January 2017 DBS for Parkinson's Disease Basic Adults in Kiel Kiel, Germany
13-14 January 2017 ITB therapy for spasticity, how to manage the patients in Leuven Leuven, Belgium
27-28 January 2017 Chronic Pain Advanced Adults Cadaver in Brussels Brussels, Belgium
30-31 January 2017 Image Verified DBS surgery In London London, United Kingdom
February 2017
2-3 February 2017 ITB Avancé Adultes à Garches Garches/Paris, France
2-3 February 2017 Pain Patient Managent for Nurses (basis course) in Sliedrecht Sliedrecht, The Netherlands
7-8 February 2017 DBS Advanced Dystonia in Montpellier Montpellier, France
16-17 February 2017 ITB Advanced Adults in Innsbruck Hochzirl/Innsbruck, Austria
17-18 February 2017 ITB therapy for paediatric patients in Hamburg Hamburg, Germany
March 2017
16-17 March 2017 DBS Advanced Dystonia Adults in Berlin Berlin, Germany
April 2017
6-7 April 2017 Gastro/Uro basic adults in Antwerp Antwerp, Belgium

Chronic Pain Advanced Adults Cadaver in Brussels

Date: 25-26 January 2013   Venue: Brussels, Belgium

This training will be in English language


Dr. Van Buyten

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Chairman of ECMT
Was born in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium in 1954. He graduated from the Free University of Brussels (VUB) with a Doctor's degre...

Prof. Clarys

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Board member of ECMT
Was born in MECHELEN, BELGIUM on 30.04.1947 and married to Else de Vos and has 2 children: Marie (16.09.1989) and Julie ...

Course Description

This course offers an opportunity to experienced users of Neuromodulation Techniques for the treatment of Chronic Pain to discuss with expert colleagues current and new treatment modalities for various intractable painful conditions. The discussions on the first day will focus on ailments that will help the participants better understand the new treatment modalities, patient selection process, and implant techniques that lead to a successful treatment of such conditions as Cervicogenic Headache, Low Back Pain, Peripheral Neuralgia among others. During the second part of the program participants will have the possibility to practice implant techniques in embalmed bodies prepared for this purpose.

Target Audience

Pain management specialists experienced using Neurostimulation and intrathecal drug delivery for chronic pain management:
- Pain anesthesiologists and anesthetists
- Neurosurgeons
- Physiotherapy specialists
- Palliative care specialists
- Neurologists
- Nursing staff

Learning Objectives

At the end of this training participants will:
- Master the new treatment modalities
- Select patients
- Implant neurostimulators and ITDD pumps
- Manage implant complications
- Program and troubleshoot an implant with advances features 



This training program was granted 9 European CME credits with UEMS/EACCME, event code 8636