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Meeting Highlights from 2018 IASP World Congress on Pain

Meeting Information

September 12-16, 2018
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center Boston, MA

The International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) is the largest multidisciplinary association in the field of pain. The World Congress on Pain is a preeminent global meeting devoted to sharing new developments in pain research, treatment, and education. The meeting brings together thousands of delegates from more than 100 countries across multiple disciplines. Participants include basic scientists, researchers, clinicians, physicians, students, and trainees—all of whom are devoted to improving pain relief worldwide. IASP’s World Congress on Pain is the premier professional forum for research, clinical practice, and education.


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From this Meeting:

A preview of IASP 2018 with President-elect, Lars Arendt-Nielsen.
The trends and gaps discussed aim to propose and illustrate innovative research directions to help the field move forward.
Potential reasons for the practical limitations of the application of SCS in clinical use.
Current evidence for DN and PDN treatment leaves promising, but otherwise underwhelming results.
Putting translational medicine into a primary care perspective.
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