Canadian neuromodulation society

White Oaks Resort & Spa
253 Taylor Road
Ontario, Canada
Canadian Neuromodulation Society
2007 Program
Friday, May 4, 2007
6:00-7:30 pm Registration and Welcome Reception (meet the delegates from Int. Saturday, May 5, 2007
Registration, Breakfast & Exhibits

Moderator: Dr. Philip Peng
President Welcome and Introduction of CNS – Dr. Krishna Kumar Mini-symposium: Neuromodulation update
DBS for psychiatric disorder – Dr. Andres Lozano PNS new indication – Dr. Line Jacques SCS for peripheral vascular disease – Dr. Howard Intrater
10:00 Coffee Break & Exhibits
Moderator: Dr. Krishna Kumar
10:30 Dr. Krishna Kumar Lecture: Mechanism of Neuromodulation for Pain – Dr. Elliot
Krames (Speaker of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Regional 3 Advisory Committee) 11:30 Pharmacological treatment of neuropathic pain-Consensus statement from Canadian Pain
12:15 Lunch with Exhibitors (Sunhill Dining Room)
Concurrent Sessions – Workshop 1 (Studio 10)
Programming of SCS – Dr. Line Jacques
ABC psychology screening – Dr. Ingrid Fedoroff
Concurrent Sessions – Workshop 2 (Studio 11)
New Products in SCS – Boston Medical and ANS Medical
Coffee Break & Exhibits
Concurrent Sessions – Workshop 2 (Studio 10)
Programming of SCS – Dr. Line Jacques
ABC psychology screening – Dr. Ingrid Fedoroff
Concurrent Sessions – Workshop 1 (Studio 11)
New Products in SCS - Boston Medical and ANS Medical
Social Event, Winery tour and dinner at Chateau des Charmes (sign up on
registration page)
Sunday, May 6, 2007
Breakfast with the Experts – bring your difficult cases – Drs. Krames, Kumar
Future trends of SCS for pain – Dr. Elliot Krames PROCESS study results (Multicentre Prospective Spinal Cord Stimulation Study) –
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Pelvic Neuromodulation for Voiding Dysfunction: What did we Learn after 25 Years? Dr. Magdy Hassouna Oral presentation of scientific papers

8:45-10:15 – Concurrent session - Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy: Patient Selection and
Management (Studio 3) - Dr. Michael Strong, Ms. Breeda O’Farrell

10:15 Coffee Break
1030 Annual General Meeting (update on CNS – activities, membership, Bylaws and Database
(open to all members) - Drs. Krishna Kumar, Philip Peng
11:45 Summary and Close - Dr. Krishna Kumar
12:00 Lunch (Sunhill Dining Room)
Program Directors:
Philip Peng, FRCPC (Chair)

Sponsored by: Continuing Medical Education Committee
Department of Anesthesia, University of Toronto
Information and/or Registration: MAIL TO:
Christine Drane
, Conference Coordinator
Canadian Neuromodulation Society
Department of Anesthesia, McLaughlin 2-405
Toronto Western Hospital, 399 Bathurst St.,
Toronto, ON M5T 2S8; e-mail:
Phone: (416) 603-5118; Fax: (416) 603-6494

White Oaks Resort and Spa
253 Taylor Road (exit 38-QEW), Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
L0S 1J0
Options for traveling to Niagara-on-the Lake, Ontario
Fly to Toronto, Ontario, Pearson International Airport, John C. Munro Hamilton International
Airport, Hamilton, Ontario or Buffalo, New York Airport and arrange transportation with
Niagara Airbus – Toll Free Phone: 1-800-268-8111 (Toronto area) or 1-800-206-7222 (North
America); Buffalo phone number 716-835-8111; Toronto phone number 905-677-8083 or visit
their website: They have limos, mini-vans, cars, mini-buses, etc., to
transport you to and from the Airport to White Oaks Resort.
If driving from Toronto and surrounding area take highway 403 to the Niagara Falls exit and
travel until you reach exit 38. Turn right at first traffic light for White Oaks. There is plenty of
Winery tour and Dinner
You are cordially invited to a winery tour and dinner at Chateau des Charmes, 1025 York Road,
on Saturday, May 5 at 6:00 pm. If you would like to join us for this event, the cost is $90 per
person and you can sign up on the registration page. The cut-off date for signing up for this
event is April 20, 2007. Due to financial commitment with Chateau des Charmes, no refunds
will be issued after April 20. Space is limited to 50 registrants.
White Oaks Spa
White Oaks have a variety of spa treatments for its guests. If you would like to book time at the
spa, please see our spousal package options as listed in the room reservations area of the
brochure. For spa treatment listing, please visit the White Oaks website at

White Oaks Fitness Facilities
For a listing of fitness facilities available and to book court time, please visit the White Oaks
website listed above.
Course description and objectives
This will be the first annual scientific meeting of the Canadian Neuromodulation Society. The
program will focus on new development of neuromodulation techniques for pain and
neurological diseases. There will be two keynote lectures, one on future of neuromodulation and
one on review of mechanisms of neuromodulation in pain. There will be an oral presentation for
scientific papers and Annual General Meeting as well. Participants will be able to identify and
assess the suitable candidate to expand the indications of various neuromodulation devices; will
be able to understand the various mechanisms of neuromodulation pain management; will be
able to stratify their pharmacologic options in patients with neuropathic pain.
This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance
of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, approved
by University of Toronto (9.5 credit hours). The Continuing Medical Education Office of the
University of Toronto designates this educational activity for a maximum of 9.5 credit hours in
Category 1 of the Physician’s Recognition Award of the American Medical Association. Each
physician should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational
A block of rooms has been reserved at the White Oaks at a special conference rate of $185.00 for
single or $195.00 double occupancy. Reservations: You may either register on-line
(instructions below) or if you do not have computer access, a registration form will be sent to
you by fax or mail (at your request)
so that you can mail or fax to White Oaks to reserve a
room. The cut-off date for reservations is April 4, 2007. There is no guarantee that the room rate
of $185.00/$195.00 will still apply or that a room will be available after April 4, 2007.

Room Reservation Booking On-Line
Log onto the Web-Site at
Click on bottom right of the page which says “Click here to make a Reservation”
Go to Conference Reservations
Selection your conference from the drop down menu and click “GO”
Make your reservation as directed. You will need the Passcode listed here: neuro1302
If you have a roommate that is billed separately, have them fill out reservation form separately
and indicate that you are to be booked in the same room.
Ingrid Fedoroff, PhD, MD
Clinical Psychologist
St. Paul’s Hospital
Vancouver, BC
Magdy Hassouna, FACS, AB, PhD, FRCSC
Dept. of Urology
Toronto Western Hospital, ON
Howard Intrater, MD
Dept. of Anesthesiology
Winnipeg, MB
Line Jacques, MSC, BSC, FRCSC
Monteal Neurological Institute and Hospital
Montreal, QC
Elliot Krames, MD
President, International Neuromodulation Society
San Francisco, CA
Krishna Kumar, FRCS, MS, FRCSC
Professor, Dept. of Neurosurgery
Regina General Hospital
Regina, SK
Andres Lozano, MD, PHD, FRCSC
Professor, Dept. of Neurosurgery
Toronto Western Hospital, ON

Ms. Breeda O’Farrell
Nurse Practitioner, ITB program
University of Western Ontario
London, ON
Philip Peng, MD, FRCPC
Director, Anesthesia Chronic Pain Program
Toronto Western Hospital, ON
Michael J. Strong, MD, FRCPC
Professor and Co-Chair
Dept. of Clinical Neurological Sciences
University of Western Ontario
London, ON

With the generous support of:

Advanced Neuromodulation Systems, Inc. Boston Medical Medtronic Pfizer Canada Janssen Ortho Valeant Financial Support received from: The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Region 3 Advisory Committee REGISTRATION PAGE (fax back to 416-603-6494)
(Please print clearly – especially the e-mail address)


Any special menu needs?

Will you remain for Sunday lunch? Yes

Winery Tour & Dinner:
CAN $90.00 per person

TOTAL Enclosed

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Cancellation Policy: Full refund less $50.00 administration costs prior to April 5, 2007.
After April 5, 2007, NO REFUND.


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