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East-European Congress on Pain

East-European Congress on Pain took place in Yalta, Crimea, Ukraine on 18-20 of September, 2013. Congress was organized by Ukrainian Association for the Study of Pain under auspices of Ministry of Healthcare of Ukraine, Lugansk State Medical University, Bohomoletz Institute of Physiology, Romodanov Institute of Neurosurgery and European Pain Federation EFIC.


Fundamental aspects of pain, most topical methods of diagnostics of nociceptive, neuropathic and dysfunctional pain, pharmacological and non-pharmacological methods of pain treatment and legal issues of pain management in Ukraine were discussed during 3 days of work of the congress.


More than 150 delegates from 23 countries and 28 speakers from 10 countries took part in the congress.


Congress program featured plenary sessions and topical seminars, satellite symposia, hands-on workshops and video sessions. Congress was truly multidisciplinary and gathered together neurologists, anesthesiologists, general practitioners, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, gynecologists and medical lawyers.


Congress special event featured final round of All-Ukrainian Contest on Best Scientific Paper on Pain and ceremony of award presentation.


Industry exhibition and medical publishing houses products exhibition took place in the frames of the congress aside from scientific sessions.


Boehringer Ingelheim company supported congress as a General sponsor, Medtronic company served as a Sponsor and Yuria Pharm was an exhibition participant. “Ukrainian medical bulletin” publishing house served as a general media partner, “Zaslavskiy” publishing house served as a media partner, portal Likar.info served as an internet partner and trademarks Shustov and Oreanda served as partners of gala-dinner.


The spirit of academism was felt throughout the congress, warm atmosphere facilitated establishment of new acquaintances and promoted productive communication. All presentations were highly interested from practical point of view and were accompanied by intensive discussions.

Looking forward to see you in Yalta on Second East-European Congress on Pain in 2016.

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Location Detail


Hotel "Belorussia"

Mishorskiy spusk 2, Koreiz

Yalta, Crimea, Ukraine

Wed nesday , September 18, 2013, 5:00 PM to
Fri day , September 20, 2013, 5:00 PM
Guest Speakers And additional information

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Arun Bhaskar

London, UK

Consultant in Pain Medicine, Anaesthesia & Intensive Care

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Jan Keppel Hesselink

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Director at Netherlands Institute for Neuropathic Pain

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Roberto Casale

Montescano, Italy

Head of Department of Rehabilitation at Scientific Institute of Montescano

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Gregory Hariton

Toronto, Canada

Director of the Center for Pain Management in Hamilton, Ontario

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Donald A. Simone

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Professor and Chair of the Department of Diagnostic & Biological Sciences at the University of Minnesota, School of Dentistry

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Event Features Packed Full of Science, Practice and Fun

Pain Congress

Pain School

Pain Contest

Scientific Topics

  • Fundamentals of pain (anatomy, physiology, pharmacology)
  • Epidemiology of pain
  • Assessment of pain
  • Particular pain states
    • Musculo-skeletal pain
    • Back and neck pain
    • Fibromyalgia
    • CRPS
    • Headache
    • Orofascial pain
    • Phantom limb pain
    • Visceral pain
    • Pelvic pain
    • Neuropathic pain
    • Dysfunctional pain
    • Perioperative pain
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  • Pain in different specialties of medicine
    • Pain in pediatrics
    • Pain in gerontology
    • Pain in neurology
    • Pain in oncology
    • Pain in rheumatology
    • Pain in surgery and anesthesiology
    • Pain in orthopedics
    • Pain in obstetrics, gynecology and urology
  • Treatment of pain
    • Pharmacotherapy
    • Physiotherapy
    • Alternative methods of treatment
    • Psychological techniques
    • Invasive treatment options
    • Multidisciplinary pain management
    • Rehabilitation