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Abstracts of the 45th National Congress of the Italian Association for the Study of Pain

  • Maria Caterina Pace1,*,

1Scientific Committee Chair. Department of Women, Child and General and Specialized Surgery, University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”, Naples, Italy

DOI: 10.22514/sv.2022.066 Vol.18,Issue 6,November 2022 pp.114-149

Submitted: 19 August 2022 Accepted: 13 September 2022

Published: 08 November 2022

*Corresponding Author(s): Maria Caterina Pace E-mail:


The National Congress of the Italian Association for the Study of Pain (AISD) has represented for more than 40 years a significant moment of multidisciplinary scientific debate to which experts and professionals engaged in research and clinical practice contribute.

Due to the pandemic, the 2020 and 2021 Congresses took place in virtual mode, still enjoying great participation success, also thanks to the scientific contents, with constant reference to the most frequent and current clinical problems that are faced in daily practice.

For the 2022 edition of the National Congress, the AISD Board of Directors has decided to take a step towards normality proposing a hybrid event, accessible both onsite (Naples, 22–24 September) and online (

The main themes of the scientific program and of the poster and communication session concern acute and chronic pain, osteoarthritis and postoperative pain, pharmacotherapy of chronic low back pain and minimally invasive spine surgery, pain and neuroinflammation, autoimmune and neurodegenerative diseases, controversies and challenges in fibromyalgia, gender differences in headache and neuropathic pain, pain in the general practitioner’s office, palliative care, oncologic pain, pain and guidelines etc., just to mention some of the main themes discussed, respecting, as it was always done, research and assistance criteria, in the context of the multidisciplinary characteristic of our scientific society.

The Italian Association for the Study of Pain is the Italian Chapter of the IASP®, International Association for the Study of Pain and of the European Pain Federation, EFIC®. It has been active since 1976. More information are available on the website

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