Advanced Interventional Neurosonology including Nerve Ablation, Peripheral Nerve Stimulation Implants and Nerve Entrapment Procedures

August 5-6, 2017 | 8:00am-5:00pm

12 Full hours of Hands-on Training

Saturday August 5th - 8:00am-5:00pm

Didactic and Live model hands-on stations

Sunday August 6th - 8:00am-5:00pm

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Embassy Suites by Hilton Dallas- DFW Airport South

4650 West Airport Freeway

Irving, TX 75062

972-313- 8028

Embassy Suites DFW-Dallas, TX. USA

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Target audience

Anesthesiology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Neurology, Neurological Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Orthopedic   Surgery. 


Learning Objectives

Advanced Ultrasound Nerve Anatomy of the Lower Extremity- Lumbar plexus- (IliohypogastricNerve, IlioinguinaNerve, Genitofemoralnerve, lateral Cutaneous nerve of thigh, Obturatornerve and Femoral nerve). Saphenous Nerve Anatomy- (Inguinal ligament, Femoral nerve, Saphenous nerve, Hunter’s canal, Sartorius muscle, Infrapatellarbranch and terminal branch). Sacral Plexus-(Superior Gluteus nerve, Inferior Gluteus nerve, Pudendalnerve). Sciatic nerve, Common peronealnerve, Superficial peronealnerve, deep peronealneuropathy, tibialnerve, tarsal tunnel syndrome, suralnerve, Morton neuroma.Advanced Ultrasound Nerve Anatomy of the Upper Extremity- Brachial Plexus, Suprascapular, Axillary Radial (spinal groove, PIN), Ulnar (AIN, Carpal tunnel), Medial Ante brachial Cutaneous Nerve.Advanced Ultrasound of Nerve Entrapments- Peripheral Nerve Injury Classification, Ultrasound appearance of nerve pathology, Etiology of nerve injury and a case by case approach to nerve injuries.Advanced Ultrasound in Non-Neurosurgical Treatments- Analgesticblockage, Neuroablation, Intraoperative assistance, minimally invasive nerve release, Neuromodulation, Steroids (an unknown category), effects on corticosteroids on peripheral nerves, groin pain, pudendalneuralgia, cervical root RFA, thoracic root RFA, brachial plexus chemical ablation, peripheral nerve stimulation, brachial plexus stimulation, occipital nerve stimulation, treatment of post amputation pain with PNS and PNS medial nerve.


Scheduled faculty

Einar Ottestad, M.D., Stanford University School of Medicine

Mark A. Mahan, M.D., University of Utah Health

David Spinner, D.O.,  Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Michel Kliot, M.D., Stanford University Medical Center, Dept. of Neurosurgery

Mark Friedrich Hurdle, M.D., Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL.

Scott Pritzlaff, M.D., Stanford University School of Medicine

Sadiq Bhayani, M.D., University Hospitals Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester UK

Matthew Pingree, M.D., Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.

Eric Williams, M.D., Dellon Institute for Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Hariharan Shankar, M.D., Medical College of Wisconsin, Zablocki Medical Affairs Veterans Center

Danzhu Guo, M.D., Pain & Rehabilitation Medicine, Baycare Clinic


This activity is jointly sponsored by Dannemiller and the WAPMU.

In-Kind support was provided by the following companies:

This activity has been planned and implemented by Dannemiller and WAPMU. In support of improving patient care, Dannemiller is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Dannemiller designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 


ADA statement:Dannemiller and the WAPMU fully comply with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please contact Scot Sarver at by July 5, 2017 to receive service.

 Faculty Disclosure: As a provider accredited by ACCME, Dannemiller must ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in its educational activities. Course director(s), planning committee, faculty, and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity. Safeguards against commercial bias have been put in place. Faculty also will disclose any off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentation. Disclosure of this information will be published in course materials so those participants in the activity may formulate their own judgments regarding the presentation.