Scientific Programme

  • PRECONFERENCE WORK SHOPS : BASICS TO ADVANCED
  • PLENARY SESSIONS: THEME BASED BASICS TO ADVANCED
  • ASK THE EXPERT SESSIONS
  • VIDEO DEMONSTRATION SESSIONS

Day 1 | 01 Feb 2019, Hall A
TIME Theme Chairperson Topics Speakers
08:00-09:00Hrs Registration
09:00–9:30 Hrs Flag Hoisting
09:30–09:50 Hrs Plenary Talk 1 - Acute pain management problems at its successful establishment and way forward by Dr. PN Jain
09:50–10:10 Hrs Plenary Talk 2 - Stimulator the existing requirement to Indian patients and the way ahead by Dr. Murlidhar Joshi
10:10 - 10:30 Hrs Plenary Talk 3 - Cancer pain management in resource poor setting by Dr. Sushma Bhatnagar
10:30 – 10:45 Hrs TEA
10:45 – 12:15 Hrs
Themed Session 1
Dr. Narasimha Reddy Ischaemic Leg and foot pain  Dr. Sanjay Khanna
Vascular Pain: Mechanism to Advances in Treatment Trigeminal autonomic cephalgias Dr. Mythili
Coordinator: Dr. Vijay Bandikatla Dr. Shamim Haider Pathophysiology of Ischemic Pain - What’s New? Dr. Ravi Kare
Sickle Cell Disease: Acute and Chronic Pain Management Dr. Virender Mohan
12:15 – 12:45 Hrs
How I do it Session Cooled RF hip joint Dr. Ashu Jain
INTERVENTION PROCEDURE Balloon decompression of gasserian ganglion Dr. Anurag Agarwal
Coordinator: Dr. Sadasivan Iyer Vertebral Cement Augmentation - Dr.Nagaraj
12:45 – 13:30 Hrs LUNCH
13:30 - 15:00 Hrs
Themed Session 4 Dr. Lakshmi Koyyalagunta Essentials of neuromodulation for the Pain Physician - Dr. Preeti Doshi
Evolving Times in Neuromodulation Innovations and Expansions : A new era in the field of Neuromodulation Dr. Vijay Bandikatla
Coordinator: Dr. Sangeeta Das Dr. VB Gowda Sacral Neuromodulation: Going Beyond Pain - Dr. H. Mutagi
Does Spinal Cord Stimulation have a role in Ischemic Disorders Dr. Palaniswamy Vijayanand
15:00 – 15:15 Hrs TEA
15:15 – 16:45 Hrs
Themed Session 7 Dr. YK Batra The Anesthetist’s Playground: Intrathecal Space Dr. Amjad Maniar
Intrathecal Analgesia- Short term and Long term Let me Sprint a While - Short Term Access Dr. Preeti Gupta
Coordinator: Dr. Mahesh Menon Dr. Shalini Saksena The Marathoner’s Domain: The Track and the Runner - Long Term Access Dr. Anandh Balasubramaniam
In My World: What Every Pain Practitioner Wants to Know Dr. Kailash Kothari
16:45 – 17:05 Hrs Plenary Talk 4 - Percutaneous transforaminal endoscopic discectomy - Dr. Sukhdev Datta
18:00–19:00 Hrs Inaugural Session-
19:00–20:00 Hrs IAPM Convocation
20:00 Hrs Onwards Dinner



Day 1 | 01 Feb 2019, Hall B
TIME Theme Chairperson Topics Speakers
08:00-09:00Hrs Registration
09:00–9:30Hrs Flag Hoisting
09:30–09:50Hrs Plenary Talk 1 - Acute pain management problems at its successful establishment and way forward by Dr. PN Jain (Hall A)
09:50–10:10Hrs Plenary Talk 2 - Stimulator the existing requirement to Indian patients and the way ahead by Dr. Murlidhar Joshi (Hall A)
10:10 - 10:30Hrs Plenary Talk 3 - Cancer pain management in resource poor setting by Dr. Sushma Bhatnagar (Hall A)
10:30–10:45Hrs TEA
10:45–12:15Hrs
Themed Session 2
Dr. Narendra Babu Anatomy of the spine - Its Relevance to Clinical Practice   Dr. Rachna Varma
Basic Sciences: Refined (Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology, Behaviour) Pain Pathways - Recent Update Dr. Nafisa Taha
Coordinator: Dr. Chandrika Dutt Evidence based Pharmacotherapy in Chronic Pain  Dr. S Adinarayan
Dr. Vasudeva Upadhyaya Understanding the Psychosocial Model Dr. Ravindra Harne
Developments in Pain Assesment Dr. Hitesh Patel
12:15 – 12:45Hrs
How I do it Session Genicular nerve RF Dr. Arif Ahmed
USG Assisted Procedure T2 T3 Ganglion RF abilation Dr. Pratik M Shah
Coordinator: Dr. Rajashree  Cervical medial branch block Dr. Mohit Mahajan
12:45–13:15Hrs Cancer Pain Guidelines SIG meet Dr. Raghu Thota
12:45– 3:30 Hrs LUNCH
13:30-15:00 Hrs
Themed Session 5 Dr. Geetha CR Inflammatory vs Degenerative Spine Pain Dr. Sidharth Verma
Pathophysiology and Biomechanics of Spinal Pain Predisposition to Injuries: Vulnerable Tissues Dr. Madan Pandian
Coordinator: Dr. Sadasivan Iyer Dr. Raghavendra Kalyanasundaram Pathophysiology of Discogenic back Pain Dr. Rajat Gupta
Axial vs Radicular Spinal Pain Dr. Vidya R
15:00–15:15 Hrs TEA
15:15–16:45Hrs
Themed Session 8 Dr. Saraswathi Devi Central pain syndromes Dr. Javed Khan
Clinical Pain States/Syndromes: Demystified to practical relevance Advances in the understanding of CRPS Dr. Palak Mehta
Coordinator: Dr. A C Manjunath Dr. Pushpa Lengade Persistent Post - Surgical Pain: A challenge Dr. Chitaranjan Das
Immune related pain Dr. Mithilesh Kumar Mishra
16:45–17:05 Hrs Plenary Talk 4 - Percutaneous transforaminal endoscopic discectomy - Dr. Sukhdev Datta (Hall A)
18:00–19:00 Hrs Inaugural Session (Hall A)
19:00–20:00Hrs IAPM Convocation (Hall A)
20:00 Hrs Onwards Dinner



Day 1 | 01 Feb 2019, Hall C
TIME Theme Chairperson Topics Speakers
08:00-09:00Hrs Registration
9:00–9:30Hrs Flag Hoisting
09:30–09:50 Hrs Plenary Talk 1 - Acute pain management problems at its successful establishment and way forward by Dr. PN Jain (Hall A)
09:50–10:10 Hrs Plenary Talk 2 - Stimulator the existing requirement to Indian patients and the way ahead by Dr. Murlidhar Joshi (Hall A)
10:10 - 10:30 Hrs Plenary Talk 3 - Cancer pain management in resource poor setting by Dr. Sushma Bhatnagar (Hall A)
10:30 – 10:45 Hrs TEA
10:45 – 12:15 Hrs
Themed Session 3 Dr. Sukdev Nayak Addressing epidemic of pain in India on a background of global opioid epidemic: The balancing act  Dr. Megha Pruthi
Opioids in the management of Chronic Pain: The Era of Opioid Epidemic Indiscriminate use of non-controlled opioid analgesics in India: Potential recipe for opioid epidemic Dr. Jay Panchal
Coordinator: Dr. Naveen Salins Dr. K B Linge Gowda Relaxation of opioid use regulation versus call for tighter opioid regulation: The oscillating pendulum Dr.Sweta Salgaonkar
Contextualising the facts and figures of global opioid epidemic to India: Generalisability and Applicability Dr. Sukanya Mitra
12:15 – 12:45 Hrs
How I do it Session Inside out technique Dr. Shiv Pratap Singh Rana
Endoscopic discectomy Outside In Technique Dr. Shiraz Ahmed Munshi
Coordinator: Dr.Kailash Kotari Interlaminar Technique Dr. Manish Raj
Newer Endoscopic techniques Endoscopic SIJ and Medial branch nerve ablations Dr. Sukdeb Datta
12:45 – 13:30 Hrs LUNCH
13:30 - 15:00 Hrs
Themed Session 6 Dr. Neha Agrawal Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular Disorders Dr. Archana Viswanath
Headache, Migraine and Orofacial Pain Syndromes: Neuropathic Orofacial Pain- Diagnosis and Management  Dr. Ruchika Sood
Coordinator: Dr. Mythili Kalladka Dr. Atul Sharma Headaches, Cervicogenic Headache-A Primer  Dr. Joysree Subramanian
Interventions for the Management of Orofacial Pain and Headaches Dr. Amit Dua
15:00 – 15:15 Hrs TEA
15:15 – 16:45 Hrs
Themed Session 9 Dr. Tarlika Doctor Pelvic pain in women - Are they all Cyclical? Dr. Madhuri Lokapur
Chronic Pelvic Pain: Headache in the Pelvis Pelvic pain in men are they all Noncyclical? Dr. Kritika M Doshi
Coordinator: Dr. Akkamahadevi Dr. Bibhukalyani Das Etiology of pelvic pain in men Dr. Raghunath S.K
Importance of Nonpharmacological Management  Dr. Krishna Poddar
Innovative Therapies for Pelvic Pain Dr. Lakshmi Vas
16:45 – 17:05 Hrs Plenary Talk 4 - Percutaneous transforaminal endoscopic discectomy - Dr. Sukhdev Datta (Hall A)
18:00–19:00 Hrs Inaugural Session (Hall A)
19:00–20:00 Hrs IAPM Convocation (Hall A)
20:00 Hrs Onwards Dinner


 
Day 2 | 02 Feb 2019, Hall A
TIME Theme Chairperson Topics Speakers
08:00-08:30 Hrs Meet the expert
8:30-10:00 Hrs Themed Session 10 Dr. Rajeev Harshe Fibromyalgia vs Myofascial pain Syndrome: A Recent Update Dr. Nana Morkane
Musculoskeletal Pain/ Fibromyalgia Update: The forgotten Organ Muscular Syndromes in Lower Back and Pelvis Dr. Rajendra Sahoo
Coordinator: Dr. Pratibha Matche Dr. S.B. Gangadhar Sports Injuries and Work Related MSK Disorders - Role of Pain Physician Dr. Basabjit Das
Fluoroscopy Vs USG for Interventions in Musculoskeletal Pain - Flouroscopy Dr. R Gurumoorthi
Fluoroscopy Vs USG for Interventions in Musculoskeletal Pain - Ultrasound Dr. Senthilkumar Raju
10:00-10:30 Hrs ISSP Oration by Dr. AS Kameshwar Rao
  Chairpersons: Dr. Gautam Das & Dr. Pankaj Surange
10:30-11:00 Hrs Presidential Keynote address by Dr. Gautam Das
  Topic: Evidence Based Medicine in Pain Practice: Present & Future
  Chairpersons: Dr. NS Chandrashekar & Murali Thondebhavi
11:00 – 11:15 Hrs TEA
11:15 – 12:45 Hrs
Themed Session 13 Dr. Sunny Bhasin The Shoulder - Diagnostic and Therapeutic uses of USG   Dr. Amod Manocha
Ultrasound in MSK: Pain Physician's Stethoscope USG for Enthesopathy - Diagnosis and Treatment Dr.Ravi Kalathur
Coordinator: Dr. Arun V Dr.Neerja Bharti Hip Joint - Mystery, Clues and Treasure Dr. GK Kumar
MSK Ultrasound is the Future - Is it True? Dr.Anand Murugeshan
12:45 – 13:15 Hrs LUNCH
13:15 – 13:45 Hrs
How I do it Session Lumbar DRG pulsed RF Dr. Rohit Gulati
INTERVENTION PROCEDURE Sphenopalatine Ganglion RF  Dr.Chandrashekharan Cham
Coordinator: Dr. Ananth Rao Calcaneal Spur RF Ablation Dr.Devender Singh
13:45 - 15:15 Hrs
Themed Session 16 Dr.V.Bhadri Narayan Pathophysiology of Neuropathic pain - An Update Dr. Samarjit Dey
Neuropathic Pain: Have we changed from definition to management Confirmation of Neuropathic Pain Dr. Raj Kumar Arora
Coordinator: Dr. Sriganesh K Dr. Geeta Joshi Clinical Practice Guidelines for Management of Neuropathic Pain Dr. Subin Sukesan
Prevention and Prediction of Neuropathic Pain Dr. Shamim Haider
15:15 – 15:30 Hrs TEA
15:30 – 16:45 Hrs
Themed Session 19 Dr. Muralidhar Joshi Conventional Radiofrequency its Role and Evidence Dr. Jitendra Jain
The World of Radiofrequency: Development, relevance and trends Pulsed Radiofrequency its Role and Evidence Advances in the understanding of CRPS Dr. Jeetinder Kaur Makkar
Coordinator: Dr. H. Mutagi Dr. Balavenkat Subramanian Cooled Radiofrequency its Role and Evidence Dr. Pankaj Surange
The Clinical Relevance of Radiofrequency Modality Dr. Ramesh Bathina
17:00 – 19:00 Hrs GBM
20:00 Hrs Onwards Banquet


 
Day 2 | 02 Feb 2019, Hall B
TIME Theme Chairperson Topics Speakers
08:00-08:30 Hrs Meet the expert
8:30-10:00 Hrs Themed Session 11 Dr. Joyshankar J Jana Advantages of interdisciplinary management: Evidence based outcomes Dr. Dara Sudheer
Interdisciplinary Pain Team: Filling the Lacunae over MULTIDISCIPLINARY SERVICES What constitutes interdisciplinary pain management (components)? Dr. Aparna Chatterjee
Coordinator: Dr. Raghavendra Ramanjulu Dr. Mary Korulla Challenges: Resources, cost and conflicts?  Dr. Madhujeet Gupta
Interdisciplinary Team - Our experience Dr. Babita Ghai
10:00-10:30 Hrs ISSP Oration by Dr. AS Kameshwar Rao (Hall A)
  Chairpersons: Dr. Gautam Das & Dr. Pankaj Surange
10:30-11:00 Hrs Presidential Keynote address by Dr. Gautam Das
  Topic: Evidence Based Medicine in Pain Practice: Present & FuChairpersons: Dr. NS Chandrashekar & Murali Thondebhavi
11:00 – 11:15 Hrs TEA
11:15 – 12:45 Hrs
Themed Session 14
Dr. B Radhakrishnan Whats in the blood - A Pain Physician's View   Dr. Venkatesh Nevagi
Right Diagnostic modalities in Chronic Pain: Pivotal cue to Conclusion MRI Spine - How to Read and make Sense of it Dr Pravesh Kanthed
Coordinator: Dr. Murali Thondebhavi Dr Bibuthi Mishra Functional MRI - Seeing Beyond the Horizon Dr Aruna Patil
Sensory Testing - Whats new? Dr. Deepak Sharan
12:45 – 13:15 Hrs Cancer Pain Guidelines SIG meet Dr. Raghu Thota
12:45 – 13:15 Hrs LUNCH
13:15 – 13:45 Hrs
How I do it Session Suprascapular Nerve Pulsed RF Dr. Akhilesh Gupta
UCG PROCEDURE Plantar Fasciitis PRP Dr. Avinash Bunduwal
Coordinator: Dr. Murali Thondebhavi Erector Spinae Plane Block Dr. Chetna Tondon
13:45 - 15:15 Hrs
Themed Session 17 Dr. Dinesh Kumar Sahu Pharmacokinetics and its relevance Dr. Vanmathy V
Clinical Pharmacology and Evidence Based Prescription  Ketamine - Old kid with a new Role  Dr. Rakesh Garg
Coordinator: Dr. Tejas Kulkarni Dr. Ashok KV Transdermal patches - When, Why & What? Dr. Gaurav Chanana
What's in the Pipeline - Newer Drugs for the coming Decade Dr. Naveen Malhotra
15:15 – 15:30 Hrs TEA
15:30 – 16:45 Hrs
Themed Session 20 Dr. Vandana Mangal Moving towards Pain Management from Pain Treatment Dr. Sameer Desai
Pain to Pain-free state: Empowerment of a Chronic Pain Patient Importance of Goal setting and Self Management  Evidence Advances in the understanding of CRPS Dr. Vishal Gunjal
Coordinator: Dr. Milon Mitrogotri Dr. Vijayanand Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Mindfulness Dr. Dhruv Bibra
Distraction Techniques - Channelizing Energies of a Chronic Pain Patient Dr. Kailash Waghmare
17:00 – 19:00 Hrs GBM
20:00 Hrs Onwards Banquet


 
Day 2 | 02 Feb 2019, Hall C
TIME Theme Chairperson Topics Speakers
08:00-08:30 Hrs Meet the expert
8:30-10:00 Hrs Themed Session 12 Dr. Namrata Ranganath Shoulder Joint Pain- what a Pain Physician Need to Know Dr. Shovan Kumar Rath
Joint Pain Facet to Knee: Disability to Agility Knee Pain- Beyond Osteoarthritis Dr. Varun Singla
Coordinator: Dr. Rammurthy Dr. Kiran M Shete Sacroiliac Joint Pain- Diagnosis and Block Techniques Dr. Gaurav Sharma
Hip Joint Pain-why Pain Physician Should be Worried? Dr. G S Anand Kumar
10:00-10:30 Hrs ISSP Oration by Dr. AS Kameshwar Rao (Hall A)
10:30-11:00 Hrs Presidential Keynote address by Dr. Gautam Das
  Topic: Evidence Based Medicine in Pain Practice: Present & Future(Hall A)
11:00 – 11:15 Hrs TEA
11:15 – 12:45 Hrs
Themed Session 15 Dr. Jayashree Sood Philosophy, Legal and Ethical aspects of pain medicine Dr. Raghunath Rao
Right Ethics/Documentation/Law/Pain Clinic Setup: Assures a Pain Free Practice Failure to document - Consequences Dr. Nagasubramaniam
Coordinator: Dr. Rajesh H C Dr. N.S.Kodandaram Building a successful pain practice Dr. Athma Prasanna
Validating Complimentary alternative medicine Dr. Raghavendra Rao
12:45 – 13:15 Hrs LUNCH
13:15 – 13:45 Hrs
How I do it Session Examination of Cervical Spine  Dr. Manoj Shinde
Clinical Examination  Examination of Lumbar Spine Dr. Sudhakar Koppad
Coordinator: Dr. Nazeer Ahmed Examination of Elbow joint Dr. Ravi Shankar Sharma
13:45 - 15:15 Hrs
Themed Session 18 Dr. Madhan Kumar Pharmacological complications in Pain Practice Dr. Debjyoti Dutta
Complications & Management: The Real Test of Experience Complications in Interventional Pain Management - Immediate and delayed Dr. Karthic Babu Natarajan
Coordinator: Dr. Anantha Balasubramaniam Dr. Roopesh Jain Prevention of Complications - Simulation Training, Consenting Dr. Hammad Usmani
Management of Complications Immediate and Delayed Dr. Sunita Lawange
15:15 – 15:30 Hrs TEA
15:30 – 16:45 Hrs
Themed Session 21 Dr. Rama Mani Pain Syndromes in Cancer Patients  Dr. Seema Mishra
Cancer Pain: Relevance to Details Psychosocial Aspects of Cancer Pain - Are we Giving Enough Attention? Dr. Michelle Normen
Coordinator: Dr. N.K.Vinod Dr. Dwarkadas Baheti Neurosurgical Treatment of Cancer Pain Dr. Lakshmi Koyyalagunta
Management of Refractory Pain in Cancer Dr. Sunny Malik
17:00 – 19:00 Hrs GBM
20:00 Hrs Onwards Banquet



Day 3 | 03 Feb 2019, Hall A
TIME Theme Chairperson Topics Speakers
08:00 - 08:30 Hrs MEET THE EXPERT
08:30 – 09:30 Hrs Poster Session (5 Posters)
09:30 – 11:00 Hrs Themed Session 22 Dr.G.K.Manoj Relavence of Neurolytic Interventions to Current Practice Dr. Uttam Siddhaye
Role of Neurolytic Interventions - Selection Just as Crucial as Meticulous Execution The Selection of Patients and Relevaent Preparation Dr. Raghu Thota
Coordinator: Dr. Ashok Dr. Jyotsna Goswami Lumbar Sympathetic neurolysis - Past and Present Dr. Sangeetha Das
The Intraspinal Ablation Choice of Ablative Intervention Dr. RPS Gehdoo
11:00 – 11:15 Hrs Tea
11:15 – 12:45 Hrs Themed Session 25 Dr. Gaurav N Goyal Stem cell and Pain Management- The Love Story Dr. Minal Chandra
Regenerative Therapy/ CAM Principles in Chronic Pain Regenerative Medicine - New Paradigm Dr. Apurv Mahalle
Coordinator: Dr. Madhur Chadha Dr. Malvinder Saahi Bone Marrow Concentrate and PRP Harvesting  Dr. Sorabh Garg
What to Use? Important Question in Regenerative Medicine Dr. Vaibhav Bola
12:45 – 13:00 Hrs Valedictory
13:30 Hrs Onwards Lunch



Day 3 | 03 Feb 2019, Hall B
TIME Theme Chairperson Topics Speakers
08:00 - 08:30 Hrs MEET THE EXPERT
08:30 – 09:30 Hrs Poster Session (5 Posters)
09:30 – 11:00 Hrs Themed Session 23 Dr. Dheeraj Dumir Human Factors and Ergonomics Dr. Arun
Rehabilitative Principles: The less learnt ART (Ergonomics/Physiotherapy/Occupational Therapy) Manual Therapy and its Application in Musculoskeletal Pain Dr. Subrata Ray
Coordinator: Dr. Vilas Gowler Dr. Kamal Fotedar Role of Occupational Therapy in Chronic Pain Dr. Subrata Goswami
Role of Patient - The Forgotten Team Member Dr. Debanjali Ray
11:00 – 11:15 Hrs Tea
11:15 – 12:45 Hrs Themed Session 26 Dr. D.C. Mahesh Is pain in Children different?  Dr Praneet Singh
Age Relevance in Pain: How to Handle Paediatric and Geriatric Pain? Management of Chronic Pain in Children Dr. Syed Arif Hussain
Coordinator: Dr. Sudhindra Dharmavaram Dr. CV Swamy Unique Geriatrics Pain States Dr. Anuj Jain
Medications and Older Adults - Be Careful! Dr. Nibedita Pani
12:45 – 13:00 Hrs Valedictory (Hall A)
13:30 Hrs Onwards Lunch



Day 3 | 03 Feb 2019, Hall C
TIME Theme Chairperson Topics Speakers
08:00 - 08:30 Hrs MEET THE EXPERT
08:30 – 09:30 Hrs Poster Session (5 Posters)
09:30 – 11:00 Hrs Themed Session 24 Dr. Pradeep Jain Future-Proofing our Pain Education – The Way Forward Dr. Ashok Saxena
Chronic Pain Education: Continuing the legacy Pain Education for Medical Undergraduates: Challenges & Opportunities Dr. UmaMaheshwar Rao
Coordinator: Dr. Vijayanand P Dr. Nazeer Ahmed Kudligi Pain Educator as a Collaborator, Communicator and Leader Dr. Ananth Prasad Rao
Pain Education for the General Public: Are We Doing it Right? Dr. Anjali Manish Kolhe
11:00 – 11:15 Hrs Tea
11:15 – 12:45 Hrs Themed Session 27 Dr. Sahajananda Hiremathada Pain in Chronic Pancreatitis - Is There a Solution?   Dr. Nishad P.K
Abdominal and Visceral Pain Concepts Functional Abdominal Pain Syndrome Dr. Vivek Chakole
Coordinator: Dr. Ananth Prasad Rao Dr. B S Jagadish Post Operative Analgesia after Abdominal Surgery-an Update  Dr. Sumitra G Bakshi
Refractory Angina - Role of Pain Physician Dr. Prakash Deshmukh
12:45 – 13:00 Hrs Valedictory (Hall A)
13:30 Hrs Onwards Lunch