The First Mediterranean Symposium of Comprehensive Joint Care will be held in the historic city of Split, Croatia. The comprehensive program of the symposium will include topics such as clinical anatomy of the musculoskeletal system, modern radiological diagnostics, mechanisms of osteoarthritis, and management methods. Didactic presentations will focus on state-of-the-art treatment of osteoarthritis, such as an application of autologous microfragmented adipose tissue, mesenchymal stem cells, PRP, BMCA, denervation of joints and peripheral nerve stimulation.
The last day of the symposium is reserved for hands-on practical workshops, where participants will master the application of the latest diagnostic and treatment approaches. Workshops will present cell harvesting in regenerative medicine, intraarticular and periarticular application of therapies, ultrasound diagnostics and possibilities of treatment of large joints by neuromodulation.
Lecturers are world-renowned experts in the fields of pain management, sports medicine and orthopaedics. The faculty is from some of the most prestigious universities in the world, such as Stanford University, Mayo Clinic, Wake Forest University, Penn State University, University of Toronto, Innsbruck Medical University and Maastricht University Medical Center.
Where: Hotel Le Meridien Lav, Split, Croatia
When: 5 -7 October 2018
Organisers: World Academy of Pain Medicine Ultrasonography, International Society for Applied Biological Sciences, St. Catherine Hospital, University of Split School of Medicine, Croatian Pain Society
The conference is endorsed by the European Pain Federation EFIC®.
For more information and to register, please visit: (www.pain.com.hr)
You may wish to know more about the conference venue: the city of Split (the “Pearl of Adriatic”), a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a charming gem of the Adriatic. The story of Split is 17 centuries old, dating back to the time the Roman Emperor Diocletian decided to build his Palace right on the peninsula near the great Roman city of Salona, where he wanted to spend the last years of his life… We are sure you would enjoy it!