The 23rd Annual Gabor Racz Advanced Interventional Budapest Pain Conference and Workshop

The 38th FIPP Exam August 30, 2018 • Budapest, Hungary


Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Industry Technical Presentations

Room Two & Three

Moderators: Gabor B. Racz, MD, FIPP and Ira Fox, MD, FIPP
Tibor Racz, Medical Consultant

Boston Scientific

Chad Diebold, European Sales Manager


Thomas Rudolph, Product Manager D-A-CH


Andrea Trescot, MD, FIPP, CIPS


Wolfgang Keller, Clinical Application Specialist

Ziehm Imaging


Boston Scientific

25155 Rye Canyon Loop Valencia, CA 91355 661.949.4000

Investing in innovative products, clinical initiatives, and world-class service, Boston Scientific is committed to leading the way in spinal cord stimulation by providing better pain relief to a broad range of patients.


13958 Diplomat Dr., Dallas, TX 75324 USA

Epimed is a development, design, manufacturing and distribution company focusing on standard and unique solutions for physicians with an emphasis on outcomes and safety. We have been creating specialty devices in pain management for over 40 years. Our products include site specific catheters (including the Racz®), RX-2 Epidural Needles, Coudé® Blunt Nerve Block Needles, our full line of R-F™ Products, radiation safety along with physician services and reimbursement support. Epimed is also excited to provide the PainBlocker™ Cryo line of Cryoanalgesia.


1800 Bridge Parkway Redwood City, CA 94065, USA

Nevro is a global medical device company focused on providing innovative therapies that improve the quality of life of patients suffering from chronic pain. Nevro’s Senza® spinal cord stimulation system is an evidence-based neuromodulation platform developed for treating chronic pain and the only SCS system that delivers Nevro’s proprietary HF10TM therapy.


1310 Park Central Blvd. South, Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Stimwave is premiering the world’s only fully programmable wireless stimulator platform, the Freedom System, for Dorsal Root Ganglion, Peripheral Nerve, Spinal Cord Stimulation featuring the world’s smallest, microsize neurostimulator. The Stimwave platform is revolutionizing the industry with sleek, easily wearable options giving patients and clinicians affordable choices for pain management.



Route du Molliau 31, Case Postale 84, CH-1131 Tolochenaz, Switzerland

As a global leader in medical technology, services and solutions, Medtronic improves the lives and health of millions of people each year. We use our deep clinical, therape utic, and economic expertise to address the complex challenges faced by healthcare systems today. Let’s take healthcare Further, Together. Learn more at

Ziehm Imaging GmbH

Donaustrasse 31, 90451 Nuernberg, Germany

Founded in 1972, Ziehm Imaging has stood for the development, manufacturing and worldwide marketing of mobile X-ray-based imaging solutions for more than 45 years. Employing more than 500 people worldwide, the company is the recognized innovation leader in the mobile C-arm industry and a market leader in Germany and other European countries. The Nuremberg-based manufacturer has received several awards for its ground-breaking technologies and achievements, including the Frost & Sullivan Award (various years), the iF Design Award 2011 and 2016, the Top100 award for innovative mid-size companies 2012, the Stevie Awards 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2017, the German Stevie Award 2016 and the IAIR Global Awards 2014 as “Best Company for Innovation & Leadership”. For more information, please visit:

FUJIFILM Hungary Kft.

H-1037 Budapest, Bojtár u. 56.

In 1936, FUJIFILM launched its healthcare business with X-ray film. In 2012, SonoSite became a wholly owned subsidiary of FUJIFILM. SonoSite’s portable ultrasound machines are intuitive, durable, and backed by a 5-year warranty. Our machines undergo rigorous durability testing, hours of quality assurance, and we’re committed to spreading point-of-care ultrasound education through online webinars, in-person education and our mobile app.


CoMedical B.V. – Cosman Service & Training Centre EAME

Gieterijstraat 46 – 47, 2984 AB Ridderkerk , The Netherlands

CoMedical and Cosman Service Centre is based in Ridderkerk nearby Rotterdam andis a specialized medical company that  focuses on development and distribution of Radiofrequency equipment as well specific catheters and needles for the minimal invasive treatment of Chronic Pain and publishing books for pain management. We have an interactive relationship with anesthesiologists, neurosurgeons, pain managers, research and industry. We are exclusive distributor for Cosman Medical LLC – A Boston Scientific company, 3B Scientific, & Oakworks Fluroscopy Tables. CoMedical is also the publisher of the 3rd Edition of Manual of RF Techniques of Dr. Charles A. Gauci MD. FRCA. FIPP. FFPMRCA. Since the eightees Enrico Cohen founder and CEO of CoMedical is involved in minimal invasive surgery and specialized on pain management. Since many years he cooperate with Cosman medical (Radionics). He is also for Boston Scientific Cosman / RF Ablation Training Consultant EMEA. CoMedical Team can provide products, training and service for you, your staff and equipment. The CoMedical team has over 25 years experience in pain management.

Equip Medikey BV

Edisonstraat 16J, 2809 PB Gouda, The Netherlands

Equip Medikey, the key to medical innovation At our booth you will find the following revolutionary Pain Management products and devices:
• TOP TLG-10 RF generator with STP and TC PRF, the new Pulsed Radio Frequency for
Pain Management.
• TOP NeuroPole SC-K, the 2-in-1 thermocouple temperature control RF needle.
• TOP NeuroPole SCU, the echogenic 2-in-1 thermocouple temperature control RF needle, for a clear view with ultrasound.
• EPI-C epiduroscopy, the first and only epiduroscope without any cross-contamination risks.
• EXAPAD, the ultrasound device expendable with the 7StarScope, a revolutionary endoscopic cannula of 18G.


Head Office : Poland | 05-092 Łomianki | Kolejowa 16A

METRUM CRYOFLEX is a well-established European manufacturer of medical devices. First products launched on the market in 1992 were cryosurgical devices – Cryo-S series. During last 26 years the company has produced and sold more than 10 000 units (cryosurgery and lasers) on the global medical market. More than 7000 private clinics are using our devices in over 50 countries worldwide. Cryo-S Painless cryosurgical unit with fluent control of freezing cycle by a microchip
system is the most advanced device of its type in the world. Cryo-S Painless device is designed for the purposes of cryoanalgesia (cryoneuroablation of peripheral nerves). The cooling agent is CO2. The unit is equipped with a builtin
neurostimulator. Single-use and reusable cryoprobes can be used with the device (16-21 GA).

Stryker Interventional Spine

1901 Romence Road Pkwy, MI 49002 Portage, USA

Stryker is working hard to make healthcare better by investing in reimbursement tools, educational materials and training events that are an investment in you, our customer. We provide the most advanced medical technology for interventional spine procedures. As we share this patient-centered focus, you can trust Stryker’s product portfolio for vertebral augmentation, vertebroplasty, radiofrequency ablation, disc diagnostics and decompression treatments for disc herniations. From the office to the operating room and every stop in between, we’re here to serve you with a portfolio built on innovation and a legacy of customer support.