AANS/CNS Section on Pain

The Section Sessions include oral presentations of top-rated abstracts, announcements of awards, lectures from accomplished speakers and moderated discussions on current topics.

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Wednesday, April 29
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Moderator(s): Emily Lehmann Levin, MD, FAANS; Chengyuan Wu, MD, FAANS

2:00 pm - 2:25 pm

John Loeser Lecture: Neurosurgery for Pain should be – Basically – Anatomical

Marc P. Sindou, MD DSc (France)

2:26 pm - 2:36 pm

Question and Answer Session

2:37 pm - 3:07 pm

ECAP-Controlled Closed-Loop SCS: Double-Blind, Randomized Trial for the Treatment of Chronic Pain – 12-month Outcomes

Steven M. Falowski, MD, FAANS

3:08 pm - 3:15 pm

Question and Answer Session

3:16 pm - 3:23 pm

Effects of External Low Intensity Focused Ultrasound in a Swine Model of Common Peroneal Nerve Injury.

Julie G. Pilitsis, MD, PhD, FAANS

3:24 pm - 3:31 pm

Duration of Trigeminal Neuralgia Symptoms does not Influence Pain Free Outcomes after Microvascular Decompression

Matthew W. Pease, MD

3:32 pm - 3:39 pm

Neuron-Glial Inflammasome Enhanced Reversal by DTM-SCS Relative to High Rate and Low Rate SCS in a Neuropathic Pain Model

William J. Smith

3:51 pm - 3:59 pm

Clinical Characterization Of Thin Bone Overlying The Superior Semicircular Canal

Michelle Hong

4:00 pm - 4:08 pm

Microgravity Induces Genetic Alterations In The Neuropathic Pain Network In Mice Undergoing Fracture Healing In Space

Stephen Kyle Mendenhall, MD

4:09 pm - 4:17 pm

A Retrospective Analysis of High Opioid Use Patients Undergoing a Preoperative Pain Program Prior to Spine Surgery.

Lindsey B. Ross, MD

4:18 pm - 4:26 pm

Percutaneous Trigeminal Ganglion Stimulation for Intractable Facial Pain

Nicholas M. Boulis, MD, FAANS

4:27 pm - 4:35 pm

Question and Answer Session

4:36 pm - 4:51 pm

Imaging Pain

Parag G. Patil, MD, PhD, FAANS

4:52 pm - 5:00 pm

Debate with all Speakers