The 6th International Symposium PAIN in the BALTICS 2017



Friday, 28 April 2017
10:00 - 10:30Opening ceremony
10:30 - 12:451st plenary session: Pain updates from South and West Europe
Chairs: Maksim Kunevits (Estonia), Kęstutis Petrikonis (Lithuania)
“Pain after surgery”is a year’s campaign worth!
Bart Morlion | Belgium
Marijuana and Pain: The Science Beyond the Controversy
Silviu Brill | Israel
Neuropathic Pain: Back to Periphery. Topical Treatment in Localised Neuropathic Pain
Roberto Casale | Italy
Interventional Management of Cancer Pain: Evidence-base and Real
Arun Bhaskar | UK
12:45 - 13:30Lunch break | Sponsors exhibition
13:30 - 15:452nd plenary session: Pain updates from Central Eastern Europe and America
Chairs: Mihails Arons (Latvia), Andrius Macas (Lithuania)
Pain Medicine in Poland - Perspectives on History, Current Status and Future Viability
Jan Dobrogowski | Poland
Joint Pain: Clinical Updates
Volodymyr Romanenko | Ukraine
Neurophysiological Investigations in the Assessment of Manipulative Therapy Efficacy in Patients with Recurrent Low Back Pain
Vitali Zabarovski | Belarus
The Precise Diagnosis and Treatment of Back and Neck Pain
John V. Prunskis | USA
15:45 - 16:15Coffee break | Sponsors exhibition
16:15 - 17:00Poster presentations session
17:00 - 19:153rd plenary session: Pain updates around Baltic Sea
Chairs: Aleksejs Miscuks (Latvia), Edmundas Kaduševičius (Lithuania)
Neuropathic Pain. Where are We and Where are We Going?
Per Hansson | Sweden
Opioids for Non-cancer Pain
Andreas Kopf | Germany
Painful Diabetic Neuropathy: Pathophysiological, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenges
Troels Staehelin Jensen | Denmark
Epidural Spinal Cord Stimulation in the Treatment of Pain, Spasticity and Impaired Blood Perfusion, Including Patients with Minimally Conscious State
Wojciech Maksymowicz | Poland
19:30"Get together" Dinner | ZALGIRIS arena, Restaurant SALA
Saturday, 29 April 2017
08:30 - 10:304th plenary session: Pain updates from Baltic countries
Chairs: Mark Braschinsky (Estonia), Antanas Vaitkus (Lithuania)
Trends of Analgesics and Anti-inflammatory Drugs Use in Baltics
Edmundas Kaduševičius | Lithuania
Cognitive – behavioral therapy for chronic pain
Margus Laurik | Estonia
Lumbar Interlaminar Epidural Injections: An Evaluation of Flow of Dye in Cadavers Confirmed by Anatomical Dissection
Irina Evansa | Latvia
Neuropathic Spinal Pain: Experiences and Proposals for Clinical Practice
Kęstutis Petrikonis | Lithuania
10:30 - 11:00Coffee break | Sponsors exhibition
11:00 - 13:00Topical parallel workshops session
Invasive Treatment of Pain | Moderator: Audrė Tylienė | Lithuania
Ultrasound Guidance Use in Pain Management Procedures
Aleksejs Miscuks | Latvia
Treatment Options for Facial Pain
Mihails Arons | Latvia
Orthokine - Autologous Conditioned Serum (ACS) - for Regenerative and Anti-inflamatory Therapy
Albert Albertjan | Lithuania
Platelet-rich Plasma and Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Pain Management. Does it Work?
Giedrius Kvederas | Lithuania
Non-pharmacological Pain Management | Moderator: Indre Ljungar | Sweden
Multidisciplinary Approach in Chronic Pain Management
Liuda Brogienė | Lithuania
Recommendations for Physical Activity in Chronic Pain Management
Indre Ljungar | Sweden
Low Cost Strategies for Musculoskeletal Pain: Where are We Now?
Dalius Barkauskas | Lithuania
Psychologist's Role in Pain Management
Rūta Sargautytė | Lithuania
13:00 - 13:30Coffee break | Sponsors exhibition
13:30 - 15:00Short communications (speakers selected from abstracts)
Chairs: Boris Gabovich (Estonia), Arūnas Ščiupokas (Lithuania)
The Percutaneous Termolesion of Trigeminal Ganglion for the Treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia
Lukasz Grabarczyk | Poland
Relation between Labour Pain Relief Methods, Postpartum Depression, Satisfaction with Labour and Labour Analgesia for Primiparous Parturients
Rasa Kučinskaitė | Lithuania
Comparison of Access Site Pain After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: Transradial Versus Transfemoral Approach
Martynas Paliokas | Lithuania
Lumbar Pain After Pregnancy
Adriana Sarah Nica | Romania
Fibromyalgia: Outcome of Oxygen Consumption Impairment
Eduard Tsvetkov | Estonia
Long Term Pain After Carpal Tunnel Decompression and its Predictors
Antanas Budėnas | Lithuania
15:00Closing ceremony