American Society for Peripheral Nerve meeting in Hawaii

At the 2014 American Society for Peripheral Nerve meeting in Hawaii, on January 11, Drs Wyndell Merritt (on the left), from the Medical College of Virginia, in Richmond, Virginia, A. Lee Dellon (center), Johns Hopins University in Baltimore and Gedge D. Rosson (on the right), also from Johns Hopkins In Baltimore participated in an Instructional Course on the treatment of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). This used to be called "Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy". Dr Dellon introduced the members and presented the current concept of Central Sensitization, the underlying problem in the Central Nervous System that predisposes some people to get CRPS. Dr Merritt discussed the non-operative approaches to treating CRPS. Finally, Dr Rosson presented the outcome study on the patients that he and Dr Dellon operated on with this problem.

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