Assessment, Mechanism-Based Pharmacological and Interventional Treatment for Neuropathic Pain

Monday, September 19th
8:30am12:00pm EDT

About the Session


  • Jijun Xu, MD, PhD (USA)
  • Nadine Attal, MD, PhD (France)
  • Jianguo Cheng, MD, PhD (USA)

Dr. Nadine Attal will discuss the IASP Definition of NP, Diagnosis of NP using history including NP questionnaires, physical examination, laboratory testing, and the therapeutic Assessment of NP.

Dr. Jijun Xu will then discuss the current understanding of Molecular Pathophysiology and Mechanism of NP and the phenotype mechanism-based Pharmacological Therapies for NP.

Dr. Jianguo Cheng will discuss the state-of-the-art in Interventional and Neuromodulatory Therapies for NP including spinal cord stimulation, dorsal root ganglion stimulation, and peripheral nerve stimulation.