Friday, January 24 (16)

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Frontiers of Non-Invasive Neuromodulation

This session will present several forms of non-invasive techniques for modulating activity in the nervous system. These techniques will include electrical, magnetic, and optical stimulation modalities. This session will address the feasibility of these approaches in clinical applications and present future directions. This session will cover non-invasive modulation of activity in the vagus nerve and the brain.

Venue:
Caesars Palace
Speaker:

Marom Bikson, PhD

Jiande Chen, PhD

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Appropriate and Effective Collaboration with Industry

This session will examine the scope of medical consulting and potential for conflict of interest (COI). We will examine how COI is managed in the sphere of Neuromodulation compared to other sectors of organized medicine. We will discuss the implications of COI for physicians as individuals and collectively.

Venue:
Caesars Palace
Speaker:

Dawn A. Sparks, DO

Tim J. Lamer, MD

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Advancing Pain Management Science and Education: ASRA Special Session Featured

This session will highlight recent advances in understanding for chronic pain management that influence procedural outcomes. The session will define the influence of opioids on surgical outcomes and methods to mitigate the negative effects. Contrast hypersensitivity reactions will be explored and best practices will be defined. Recent concerns regarding gadolinium-based contrast agents including brain deposition and acute neurotoxicity will be characterized. Furthermore, the significant concerns surrounding gadolinium use as an alternative contrast agent in individuals with iodinated contrast hypersensitivity reactions will be explored. The future of interventional headache care will be explored. The session will also analyze the current research on analgesic pharmacological and interventional therapies and their impact on cancer disease progression and recurrence.

Venue:
Caesars Palace
Speaker:

Eugene R. Viscusi, MD

David A. Provenzano, MD

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Practice Development

The first year out in practice is a milestone year for the early career physician. This session will begin with a framework for accelerating the newly-minted attending's professional and reputational development and conclude with a practical real-world guide to opioid management in 2020.

Venue:
Caesars Palace
Speaker:

Bryan C. Hoelzer, MD

Jay M. Shah, MD

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