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ICEOS 2016 Meeting

10th International Congress on Early Onset Scoliosis (ICEOS)

Thursday, November 17 and Friday, November 18, 2016
Muntgebouw Utrecht
Hotel NH Utrecht
Utrecht Holland

Program Co-chairs John B. Emans, MD and Michael P. Glotzbecker, MD invite you to beautiful Utrecht for the 10th ICEOS meeting.

Who Should Attend
This course is designed for orthopaedic and neurological surgeons, fellows and residents who include pediatric spinal deformity surgery in their practices.  Nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and physicians providing non-operative care of spinal deformities may also benefit.

Key Dates
Abstract Submissions accepted June 1 - August 8, 2016
Reduced Fee Registration Deadline: October 28, 2016
Hotel Reservation Deadline: August 15, 2016 at 5:00 pm EDT

CME Learning Objectives
As a result of this activity, the participants should be better able to:

  • Describe growth of the spine & chest growth, and how to make decisions on treatment of early onset spinal deformity;
  • Diagnose and recognize the natural history of syndromes causing early onset spinal deformity;
  • Describe and minimize treatment complications of infection and neurologic damage;
  • Identify biomechanical issues of immature bone, vertebrae, and ribs which affect treatment of EOS;
  • Describe pulmonary physiology as it relates to EOS.

 

Language
The program will be presented in English.

Chairman

Behrooz A. Akbarnia, MD
SAN DIEGO, CA | USA

Program Committee

John B. Emans, MD
Co-Chair
Boston Children's Hospital
BOSTON, MA | USA

Michael P. Glotzbecker, MD
Co-Chair
Boston Children's Hospital
BOSTON, MA | USA

Lindsay Andras, MD
Co-Chair Elect
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES, CA | USA

Laurel Blakemore, MD
Co-Chair Elect
University of Florida
GAINSVILLE, FL | USA

René M. Castelein, MD, PhD
Member-at-Large
University Medical Centre Utrecht
UTRECHT | NETHERLANDS

Alain Dimeglio, MD
Member-at-Large
Lapeyronie Montpellier Hospital
MONTPELLIER | FRANCE

Ron El-Hawary, MD, MSc, FRCS(C)
CSSG
IWK Health Centre
HALIFAX, NS | CANADA

Hazem B. Elsebaie MD FRCS
Cairo University Hospital
CAIRO | EGYPT

John AI Ferguson, FRACS
Member-at-Large
Starship Children's Hospital/Auckland Bone and Joint Surgery
AUCKLAND | NEW ZEALAND

Ilkka J. Helenius, MD, PhD
EPOS
Turku University Hospital
TURKU, | FINLAND

Robert Huang, MD
SRS Growing Spine Committee
Nemours Dupont Pediatric Center
PENSACOLA, FL | USA

Gregory M. Mundis, Jr., MD
Member-at-Large
San Diego Center for Spinal Disorders
LA JOLLA, CA | USA

Colin Nnadi, MBBS, FRCSI, FRCS
Member-at-Large
Oxford University Hospitals
Oxford | UNITED KINGDOM

Stefan Parent, MD, PhD
Member-at-Large
Hôpital Ste-Justine
Montreal | CANADA

Michael Ruf, MD
Member-at-Large
SRH Klinikum Karlsbad-Langensteinbach
REMCHINGEN | GERMANY

James O. Sanders, MD
Member-at-Large
University of Rochester Medical Center
ROCHESTER, NY | USA

Richard M. Schwend, MD
Member-at-Large
Children's Mercy Hospital
KANSAS CITY, MO | USA

Jianxong Shen, MD
Member-at-Large
Peking Union Medical College
BEIJING | CHINA

John T. Smith, MD
CSSG
University of Utah
SALT LAKE CITY, UT | USA

Brandon Ramo, MD
POSNA
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
DALLAS, TX | USA

Michael G. Vitale, MD, MPH
CSSG
New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
NEW YORK, NY | USA

Burt Yaszay, MD
Member-at-Large
Children's Specialists, San Diego
SAN DIEGO, CA | USA

Muharrem Yazici, MD
Member-at-Large
Hacettepe University
ANKARA | TURKEY


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