MASTER AGENDA

The First Mediterranean Symposium of Comprehensive Joint Care

Split, Croatia, 5-7 October, 2018

 

FRIDAY, 5 OCTOBER AGENDA ITEM- LECTURES

08:00 to 09:00 Registration
09:00 to 09:30 Welcome Address

  • Dragan Primorac and Michael Gofeld
  • Zoran Đogaš, Dean, University of Split School of Medicine
9:30 to 11:00 Morphology and Imaging
Moderator: Damir Hudetz

  • Innervation of Large Joints: Anne Agur
  • Ultrasound Imaging Correlation: Bernhard Moriggl
  • Advances in Imaging of Osteoarthritis: Igor Boric
11:00 to 13:00 Pathology
Moderator: Michael Gofeld

  • Knee Osteoarthritis – A Biomechanical Perspective: Damir Hudetz
  • Joint Degeneration or Whole-Body Problem: Mark Hurdle
  • Osteoarthritis: Global Socio-economical Problems: Željko Jeleč, MD, PhD
  • Novel Pharmacological Approaches in Osteoarthritis: Massimo Allegri
  • Panel Discussion
12:30 to 14:30 BELUPO Sponsored Symposium & Lunch
14:30 to 15:30 POSTER PRESENTATION
15:30 to 18:30 Regenerative Medicine & Biologics
Moderator: Dragan Primorac

  • The Future of Cartilage Repair: Dragan Primorac
  • Platelet Rich Plasma: Indication, Technique and Evidence: Eduard Rod, MD
  • Adipose Tissue and Mesenchymal Stem Cells: State of the Art: Carlo Tremolada
  • Regenerative Medicine in Degenerative Spine: Ricardo Ruiz- Lopez
  • Ultrasonography in Regenerative Medicine: Michael Gofeld
  • Panel Discussion:
18:30 to 19:30 POSTER PRESENTATION
20:00 to 21:30 WELCOME NETWORKING RECEPTION

 

SATURDAY, 6 OCTOBER AGENDA ITEM- LECTURES

08:30 to 09:00 Registration
09:00 to 10:30 Surgery and Perioperative  care
Moderator:  Raja Reddy

  • Joint Replacement: Look From The Other Side: Ivan Rados
  • Regional Anesthesia for Joint Replacements: State of the Art: Raja Reddy
  • Panel Discussion
10:30 to 12:00 Evolving Physical Modalities
Moderator: Leonardo Kapural

  • Minimally-Invasive Joint Denervation: Selection Criteria, Technique and Evidence: Leonardo Kapural
  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation: Role in Chronic Pain: Adnan Al Kaisy
  • Panel Discussion
12:00 to 12:10 Selected Abstract for Oral Presentation
Treatment of Shoulder Pain Transcutaneous Pulsed Radiofrequency Omur Ozturk
12:30 to 17:00 ADVENTURE TO ETHNO VILLAGE “STELLA CROATICA”  (Additional cost for attendees, Advanced booking required)
19:00 – FACULTY DINNER (Additional cost for attendees)

 

SUNDAY, 7 OCTOBER AGENDA ITEM- WORKSHOP


ESSENTIALS WORKSHOP
[Limited to 60 participants. Registration fee: $500]

08:45 to 09:00 Check-in- Workshop Instructions
09:00 to 11:00 Course Director: Manuel Cifrian 
Diagnostic Ultrasound. Hands—on training— Station Rotations (Shoulder, Hip, Knee)
11:00 to 11:30 Break with Exhibitors and Poster Presentation
11:30 to 13:30 Course Director: Christ Declerk 
Procedural Ultrasound. Hands—on training— Station Rotations (Shoulder, Hip, Knee, SI Joint)
13:30 to 14:30 Demonstration: Preparation of Platelet Rich Plasma

 

Advanced Parallel Workshops

WORKSHOP I: PEPIPHERAL NERVE STIMULATION
[For advanced practitioners; small groups; sponsored or additional registration fee]: [limited to 25 participants. Registration fee: $250]:

15:30 – 17:30 Course Director: Michael Gofeld
Peripheral Nerve Stimulation: Case Discussion, Ultrasound Scanning and Phantom Training

 

WORKSHOP II: REGENERATIVE MEDICINE
[For advanced practitioners; small groups; sponsored or additional registration fee]: [limited to 25 participants. Registration fee: $250]

15:30 – 17:30 Course Director: Dragan Primorac
Regenerative Medicine: Meet the Expert, PRP and Stem Cells. Case Discussions

 

WORKSHOP III: DENERVATION
[For advanced practitioners; small groups; sponsored or additional registration fee]: [limited to 25 participants. Registration fee: $250]

15:30 – 17:30 Course Director: Leo Kapural 
Percutaneous Joint Procedures: Meet the Expert.
Case Discussion

 

WORKSHOP IV: ADVANCED REGIONAL ANESTHESIA
[For advanced practitioners; small groups; sponsored or additional registration fee]: [limited to 25 participants. Registration fee: $250]

15:30 – 17:30 Course Director: Raja Reddy
Faculty: Sadiq Bhayani
Regional Anesthesia: Case Discussion, Ultrasound Scanning and Phantom Training

 

We will demonstrate and train the following procedural injections:

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound- anatomy of the shoulder, sacroiliac, hip and knee joints. Intraarticular and periarticular injections. Inraarticular PRP and Stem Cells Injections.

Neurosonology- innervation of large joints and its clinical implications: diagnostic blocks, cryoablation, radiofrequency and peripheral nerve stimulation