Plenary Session IV -- Interpreting New Evidence in the Field of Spinal Cord Stimulation Featured

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Saturday, January 25

This session will focus on new studies on Spinal Cord Stimulation, and how to evaluate the data in the context of the quality of the research.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the value of different study designs in the decision-making process.
  • Examine current efforts to expand the indications of SCS in the treatment of chronic pain conditions.
  • Evaluate upcoming clinical data in the management of chronic pain.
  • Identify the tools to determine the right therapy for a particular indication.

Scientific Evidence vs. Real Life Experience: How to Make Clinical Decisions

David A. Provenzano, MD

New Indications for Spinal Cord Stimulation

Leonardo Kapural, MD PhD

Spinal Cord Stimulation and New Evidence

Nebojsa Nick Knezevic, MD PhD

Keynote Address: "Listening" and "Talking" to Neurons: Non-Neuronal Cells Amplify Pain and Drug Reward—Pathways from Basic Science to Human and Veterinary Clinical Trials

Linda R. Watkins, PhD

Faculty and Presentations subject to change.