International Symposium:
Advances in Regional Anesthesia, Pain and Perioperative Medicine

8-10 November, 2024 | Dubai, UAE

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The 9th NYSORA International Symposium is the must-attend meeting for advances in Regional Anesthesia, Pain, and Perioperative Medicine.

The program features interactive exchanges of experiences, education, and hands-on workshops, as well as a review of clinical advances in the related industry. Get inspired and explore the exciting, cutting-edge International Symposium program, along with exclusive access to our state-of-the-art 3D virtual cadaver imaging across applied anatomy.

Learn, Network, and Get Inspired at the Most Innovative Regional Anesthesia & Pain Symposium


Course directors


Professor of Anesthesiology, Director - NAICE (North American Institute for Continuous Education), Director - NYSORA (The New York School of Regional Anesthesia), Consultant - Department of Anesthesiology,
Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg, Genk, Belgium


Consultant in Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates



Anesthesiologist, Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg, ZOL, Genk, Belgium


Consultant in Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates


Consultant Anesthesiologist, Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg, ZOL, Genk, Belgium


Consultant Anesthesiologist, Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg, ZOL, Genk, Belgium

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Preliminary agenda. Final agenda coming soon.

Spinal Anaesthesia in Aortic Stenosis (Imré Van Herreweghe)
Difficult Spinal Anaesthesia: Strategies (Admir Hadzic)
PRO & CON Spinal Versus General Anaesthesia (Admir Hadzic vs. Peter Merjavy)
What Constitutes Violation of Standards in Regional Anesthesia? (TBD)
Post-op or Post-block Neurological Symptoms: Management (Amar Salti)
Regional Anesthesia Fellowship: Why? (Fréderic Polus)
Complications: Medicolegal Lessons to Avoid Problems (Admir Hadzic)
Block-nurse: The Value and Training (Catherine Vandepitte)
ERAS is Not for Everyone! Case Discussions (TBD)
High Turnover Blocks: Strategy, Techniques, Organization, and LA selection (Admir Hadzic)
Neuraxial Ultrasound for Obese Patients (in the Labor Ward) (TBD)
Obstetric Anesthesia and Analgesia: Best Techniques and Protocols (Astrid Van Landschoot)
Coagulopathy and Blocks (TBD)
Obstetric Emergencies: Management (Astrid Van Landschoot)
Analgesia after THA: Hip-Peng Block New Insights (Lucia Balocco)
Case Reports Presentation – Voting System – Interactive Session (TBD)
Pocus Ultrasound: What you Should Know (Imré Van Herreweghe/Fréderic Polus)
Are Ultrasound Probe Covers Necessary?
Life & Wellness: How to Gain an Additional 8 Hours of Great Life Every Day! (Admir Hadzic)
One Day at NYSORA Europe (TBD)
Analgesia Protocols From the ED to OR to ICU (Sam Van Boxstael)
Is AI Making Books Obsolete? And Which Anesthesia Journals Should you Read? (Admir Hadzic & Peter Merjavy)
Difficult Airway Management + Role of Ultrasound? (TBD)
Perineural Catheters: Over or Through the Needle? Techniques & Practical Management (Admir Hadzic)
Acute Pain Management: Best Strategies (Thibaut Vanneste)
Back Pain: Management Protocols (Thibaut Vanneste)
Geniculate Nerve Blocks for TKA: Does It Make Sense & Techniques (Thibaut Vanneste)
Cryo Analgesia for Chronic Knee, Shoulder and Hip Pain (Thibaut Vanneste)
Regenerative Medicine and Spine Pain (TBD)
Regenerative Medicine for MSK Procedures (TBD)

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Early Bird price available until 8th September, 2024

Full Participant

Any attendee not from the UAE or a Reduced Fee Country.

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UAE Delegates

Rate valid for delegates living and working in the UAE.

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Reduced Fee Countries

Rate valid only to delegates living and working in a low or Lower Middle Income country as per the World Bank listing attached HERE .

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UAE Nurses/Techs

(Valid to delegates currently living & working in the UAE)

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Hands-on Workshops

Sunday 10th November. Hands-on workshops are optional and for workshops only, no other program.

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JW Marriott at Dubai Marina

Venue for the 9th NYSORA International Symposium is the JW Marriott at Dubai Marina. Connected to Dubai Marina Mall, this is one of Dubai’s most captivating hotels complete with premium luxury rooms and suites. The ultimate blend of work and play, where crystal waters shimmer against modern architecture and luxury yachts moor alongside trend-setting restaurants. From here, overlooking the world’s largest man-made marina, the finest shops, late night lounges and uber-chic restaurants are yours to explore. To book your accommodation at the JW Marriott Dubai Marina click here:

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