19-20 Sept 2013 - NSUKI Annual Scientific Meeting, Oxford

THE NEUROMODULATION SOCIETY OF UK AND IRELAND'S 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting took place in the grand, historic surroundings of the Examination Schools, University of Oxford on 19-20 September 2013. 

The scientific committee designed an exciting programme of plenary lectures, hot topic debates, poster presentations and free oral presentations across two days with contributions from leading experts in the field of neuromodulation.

The organisers were grateful for the hard work and support of all the NSUKI Board in helping to bring this important meeting to Oxford.

To check the 2013 ASM programme please click on the Day One (19th) and Day Two (20th)  programme pages.

For any further info about the ASM please email: ciaranwazir@gmail.com


Prof Tipu Z. Aziz
Professor of Neurosurgery
Neurosurgery Department
John Radcliffe Hospital
Oxford, UK

Prof Irene Tracey
FMRIB Centre
University of Oxford
Nuffield Dept of Clinical Neurosciences
John Radcliffe Hospital
Oxford, UK

Prof Wilfried Ilias
Past-President, Austrian Pain Society
Special Interest: Neuromodulation/ITDD Pumps
Head of Anaesthesia, Intensive Care & Pain Therapy
Hospital of the Order of St. John of God (1988-2012)
Wiener Private Clinic
Vienna, Austria

Dr Sam Eldabe
President, NSUKI
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
James Cook University Hospital
Middlesbrough, UK

Dr Manjit Matharu
Consultant Neurologist
Clinical Lead, Headache Group
National Hospital for  
Neurology & Neurosurgery
University College London Hospitals
London, UK

Dr Adnan Al-Kaisy
Clinical Lead & Consultant in Pain Medicine
Pain Management & Neuromodulation Centre
Guy's & St Thomas' Hospital
London, UK

Mr Simon Dexter
Consultant Surgeon
Gastro-Intestinal Surgery Dept
Leeds Teaching Hospitals
Leeds, UK

Dr Andrzej Krol
Chair of RA-UK Ultrasound in Pain Medicine Workshop, London
Member of London Pain Forum
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
St George’s Hospital
London, UK

Miss Stana Bojanic
Oxford ASM Organiser
Board Member, NSUKI
Consultant Neurosurgeon
John Radcliffe Hospital
Oxford, UK

Prof Jon Raphael
Immediate-Past President, NSUKI
Consultant in Pain Medicine
Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Trust
West Midlands, UK

Dr Ganesan Baranidharan
Board Member, NSUKI
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Leeds, UK

Dr Paul Crowe
Consultant Interventional Radiologist
Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust
Birmingham, UK


Functional MRI and Pain

Deep Brain Stimulation for Pain

Occipital Nerve Stimulation for Headache

MR Safe Neuromodulation Systems

Gastric Neuromodulation for Obesity

Ultrasound and Peripheral Nerve Stimulation

High Frequency Spinal Cord Stimulation

Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation

Intrathecal Drug Delivery: Pumps & Polypharmacy


DBS and Bladder Filling Capacity

DBS of Anterior Cingulate Cortex

DRG Stim for Focal Neuropathic Pain

DRG Stim for Neuropathic Lower Limb Pain

DRG Stim for Body Wall Pain

DRG Stim for Intractable Genitofemoral and Ilioinguinal Neuralgia

Cost-Effectiveness of High Frequency SCS for FBSS

SCS and Abdominal Pain Syndromes

SCS and Neuropathic Limb Pain

SCS: Continuous Versus Intermittent Stimulation

SCS and Implantable Cardiovascular Devices

Sensory & Psychological Impact on SCS Outcomes

SCS: Patient Experience

SCS and Fatigue

Neuromuscular Reactivation: Chronic Non-Specific Low Back Pain

Intrathecal Morphine Dose Reduction in Chronic Non-Cancer Pain

Management of Intrathecal Baclofen Device Related Infection

Follow-up Service for ITDD Patients


Examination Schools, University of Oxford,
75-81 High Street, Oxford, OX1 4BG

Directions to Examination Schools

Thursday, 19th September 2013
*Satellite SPINN Meeting

Thursday, 19th September 2013

Friday, 20th September 2013

ASM DINNER (19.09.13)

The ASM dinner will take place in the Main Hall at Queen's College, Oxford on the evening of 19th September 2013, 19.30-21.30hrs.  The dinner is included in the meeting registration fee. However, places are limited and are available on a first come, first served basis.  Dress code for the evening: smart attire.


The Queen's College, University of Oxford
High St  Oxford OX1 4AW

The Randolph Hotel, Beaumont St, Oxford OX1 2LN