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Aberdeen Interventional Pain Workshop – Low Back Pain


30 May 202431 May 2024

The next Aberdeen Interventional Pain Workshop will take place on 30-31 May 2024 at the Suttie Centre, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

An expert faculty will teach on the two day intensive course with lectures, live surgery demonstrations, hands-on cadaver training (X-ray & Ultrasound guided procedures) and question and answer sessions.

Overview of Day One (30.05.24): Lectures & Live Surgery
Workshop Venue: Suttie Centre, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill House, Ashgrove Road West, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD, Scotland, UK

  • Anatomy and nerve supply for facet and SI joints
  • Lumbar facet joint denervation (Live Surgery—Video link)
  • Sacroiliac Joint RF (Live Surgery—Video link)
  • Evidence and Complications of RF procedures
  • Endoscopic RF of Facets and SI joint
  • Basivertebral Nerve Ablation
  • Cryoanalgesia/Cryoablation
  • Ultrasound guided Interventions for Low Back Pain (lecture and demo)

Overview  of Day Two (31.05.24): Hands-on Stations (X-ray & Ultrasound)
Workshop Venue: Wet room, Department of Anatomy, Third Floor, Suttie Centre, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD

  • Station 1: X-ray guided Diagnostic Blocks (cadaver)
  • Station 2: X-ray guided Lumbar Facet Joint Denervation (cadaver)
  • Station 3: X-ray guided Sacroiliac Joint Denervation (cadaver)
  • Station 4: X-ray guided Basivertebral Nerve Ablation (cadaver)
  • Station 5: X-ray guided Endoscopic Facet Joint & SI Joint Denervation (cadaver)
  • Station 6: Ultrasound guided Cryoablation/Cryoanalgesia for Low Back Pain (cadaver)
  • Station 7: Ultrasound Guided Interventions for Low Back Pain (live model)
  • Open session—candidates can attend any station of their choice


Early Brid registration deadline: 7th April 2024.


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