SASP 2008

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Scientific Programme

Programme in a printable .pdf form here

Thursday, 8 May 2008

12.30 - 17.30

Advanced SASP Pain Course:
Risks, predictive factors, and prevention of chronic pain: from basic mechanisms to real life

Chair: Dr. Satu Jääskeläinen (Finland)

12.30

Opening words

12.35

Neurobiology chronic pain
Sue Fleetwood-Walker, UK

13.15

Genetic risk factors of pain
Eija Kalso, Finland 

13.45

Predictive factors of chronic pain – psychosocial evidence
Steven Linton, Sweden

14.15

Attitudes of health care providers play a role in the chronicity of pain
Tamar Pincus, UK 

14.45

Coffee, posters, and exhibition

15.45

Can we prevent acute pain from becoming chronic?
Audun Stubhaug, Norway

16.15

Risk factors of low back pain
Jaro Karppinen, Finland 

16.45

Prevention of chronic low back pain in primary care - applying theory into practice
Nora Hagelberg, Finland

17.10 - 17.30

From primary care to pain clinic - a LBP case report, Pirkka Rautakorpi, Finland

 


In the evening: Pfizer satellite symposium
, see programme here (PDF file)

Friday, 9 May 2008

What’s new at the frontiers of pain?

09.00 - 13.10

Old problems, new aspects
Chair: Dr. Ulf Kongsgaard (Norway)

09.00

Opening words

09.10

Endogeneous analgesic sensory nerves: cool TRPM8 afferents
Sue Fleetwood-Walker, UK

09.50

Why do opioids induce pain?
Mads Werner, Sweden

10.15

New treatments for cancer pain
Peter Dahm, Sweden

10.40

Coffee, posters, and exhibition

11.30

Food and pain
Rae Bell, Norway

11.55

Pain and the empathic brain
Miiamaaria Saarela, Finland

12.20

Dynamic mechanical allodynia in neuropathic pain: psychophysical characteristics, mechanisms, assessment and treatment
Per Hansson, Sweden

12.45

Attention management as a treatment component for chronic pain
Minna Elomaa, Finland

13.10-14.30

Lunch and exhibition

14.30 - 17.30

Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS): new non-invasive treatment option for pain?
Chair: Dr. Lona Louring Christrup (Denmark)

14.30

rTMS – basic methodology
Risto Ilmoniemi, Finland 

15.00

Value of rTMS in the management of chronic pain
Rechdi Ahdab, France

15.40

Coffee, posters, and exhibition

16.40

Experimental pain in healthy subjects – experience from rTMS with navigated brain stimulation
Satu Jääskeläinen, Finland

17.05

Navigated TMS in clinical and research practice: present and future possibilities with virtual demonstration
Henri Hannula and Tuomas Neuvonen, Finland

19.00

Welcome reception

 

Saturday, 10 May 2008

09.00-12.50

Pain in children and adolescents
Chair: Dr. Eiríkur Jón Líndal

09.05

What’s special in pain of neonates?
Sampsa Vanhatalo, Finland

09.30

About assessment and epidemiology of pain in children
Sanna Salanterä, Finland

09.55

Analgesics for paediatric pain – what is the evidence?
Tuula Manner, Finland 

10.20

Coffee, posters, and exhibition

11.20

Predictive factors and prognosis of musculoskeletal pain in children
Marja Mikkelsson, Finland 

11.45

Pain in JIA: a multidimensional approach
Hanna Vuorimaa, Finland

12.10 - 12.55

Free communications

12.10

Pain documentation in nursing narratives in paediatric intensive care unit
Satu Haapalainen-Suomi, Finland

12.25

Efficacy and safety of transdermal buprenorphine versus prolonged release tramadol for chronic osteoarthritis pain: a randomised clinical trial
Mats Karlsson, Sweden

12.40

Antinociception by motor cortex stimulation in neuropathic rats: role of rostroventromedial medullary neurons 
Hanna Viisanen, Finland

12.55 - 14.00

Lunch

14.00

General Assembly - Future of SASP

15.30 Coffee, posters and exhibition

18.00

Cruise in Turku archipelago and Gala dinner in Naantali
(M/S Lily, Naantalin Wanha kaivohuone)

 

Sunday 11 May 2008

09.00-13.25

Small fibre neuropathy and pain
Chair: Dr. Torsten Gordh (Sweden)

09.05

Small fibre neuropathy – why is it an underdiagnosed entity?
Aki Hietaharju, Finland

09.30 - 10.50

Diagnosis of small fibre neuropathy

09.30

Clinical sensory testing
Nanna Finnerup, Denmark

09.50

Thermal quantitative sensory testing and CHEPS
Satu Jääskeläinen, Finland

10.10

Neurophysiological investigations (Microneurography, LEP)
Kristin Ørstavik, Norway

10.30

Intraepidermal nerve fibre density from skin biopsies
Mika Koskinen, Finland

10.50

Coffee, posters, and exhibition

11.50 - 13.30

Clinical entities

11.50

Diabetic painful neuropathy
Sari Mäkimattila, Finland

12.10

Burning mouth syndrome
Antti Puhakka, Finland

12.30

Neuropathy in Fabry disease
Satu Laaksonen, Finland

12.50

Small fibre neuropathy in hypothyreosis
Kristin Ørstavik, Norway

13.10 Chemotherapy induced polyneuropathy
Maija Haanpää, Finland

13.30

Closing words

 

 

Sea
Suomen Joutsen  

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20520 Turku, Finland

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