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About the Course

Featuring: Dr Giorgio Lambru, Mr Sinan Barazi

London, UK


1 Day

We are delighted to announce The London Headache and Facial Pain Symposium which will attract individuals from a variety of specialities including neurosurgeons, neurologists, ENT specialists, dentists, general practitioners and residents.

The London Headache and Facial Pain Symposium is unique in its comprehensive approach to facial pain. This topic will be addressed by international experts with differing perspectives. These include the general practitioner, the pain specialist, the neurologist, the radiotherapist and the neurosurgeon.

The course will provide delegates with extensive teaching on the diagnosis, pathogenesis and treatment of facial pain and trigeminal neuralgia. On completion attendees will be equipped with the skills required to diagnose and treat patients with facial pain.

We are certain that the social opportunities in London and the highly educational content of the course will make your experience unforgettable and truly worthwhile.

CPD Accreditation by The Royal Society of Medicine applied for.


Saturday, 11 November

09:00 - 09:30am
Welcome and introduction: The role of a multidisciplinary setting in the diagnosis and management of facial pain
09:30 - 10:00am
Facial pain and headache: Understanding the trigeminal mechanisms of nociception
10:00 - 10:30am
Facial pain: How to take a history, classification and practical approach
10:30 - 11:00am
Dental and neuropathic causes of orofacial pain
11:00 - 11:15am
Coffee break
11:15 - 11:45am
Trigeminal neuralgia: What is new on the horizon?
11:45 - 12:15pm
Surgical management of trigeminal neuralgia: The role of the MDT
12:15 - 12:45pm
The role of Cyberknife for pain management
12:45 - 13:45pm
13:45 - 14:15pm
Primary headaches presenting with facial pain
14:15 - 14:45pm
Sinus-related causes of facial pain: The ENT perspective
14:45 - 15:15pm
Headache and facial pain: Impact on work
15:15 - 15:30pm
Coffee break
15:30 - 16:00pm
Emerging treatments in primary headaches
16:00 - 16:30pm
Minimally invasive pain-relief procedure in facial pain conditions
16:30 - 17:00pm
Neurostimulation approaches for refractory facial pain: Is there a role?
17:00 - 17:15pm
Closing remarks


Course Directors

Dr Giorgio Lambru
Consultant Neurologist
Location: Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London
Mr Sinan Barazi
Consultant Neurosurgeon
Location: King's College Hospital, London