1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Friday, January 18

Controversies in Neuromodulation for Movement Disorders

In this session, we will debate the role of various surgical options in the treatment of patients with essential tremor and other movement disorders. Speakers will debate the use of ultrasound vs. deep brain stimulation in essential tremor patients, and the advantages or disadvantages of neurophysiologic recordings in deep brain stimulation surgeries. 

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Venue:
Caesars Palace
Speaker:

Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, MD

Fenna T. Phibbs, MD, MPH

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Friday, January 18

Advancement of Pain Practice: Understanding Administrative, Healthcare Policy and Economic Factors

Recently, significant changes occurred in the healthcare system that affect patient access and healthcare delivery. Specifically, for neuromodulation healthcare policy changes have affected the integration of this technology into medical care plans. This session will discuss current healthcare changes and methods to navigate the current healthcare environment to continue to provide access to advanced technologies.

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Venue:
Caesars Palace
Speaker:

Mehul J. Desai, MD, MPH

Michael S. Leong, MD

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Friday, January 18

Emerging Science for the Chronic Interventional Pain Physician: An ASRA Update

The American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA) has led the pathway in delivering guidelines for the chronic pain physician. The official journal of ASRA publishes high quality science peer reviewed articles for the chronic pain physician. This session will highlight the significant contributions ASRA has recently made to the field of chronic pain medicine.

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