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1st International Congress on Early Onset Scoliosis (ICEOS)
November 2-3, 2007

6:45

Registration Opens

Intercontinental Hotel Lobby

6:45

Buffet Breakfast (for all hotel guests)

Villahermosa Ballroom

6:45

Exhibit Viewing (coffee / tea available)

Granados Ballroom

 

Session 2: Natural History
Session Chairs: G. Thompson, M.D. & M. McMaster, M.D., FRCS

Albeniz Ballroom

7:30

Welcome and Course Overview

B. Akbarnia, M.D.
F. Perez-Grueso, M.D.

7:40

Normal and Abnormal Spine Growth

A. Dimeglio, M.D.

7:55

Etiologies of Spine Deformity in Growing Child

K. Reinker, M.D.

8:10

Discussion

 

8:15

Genetics

J. Braun, M.D.

8:30

Pulmonary Consequences and Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome

G. Redding, M.D

8:45

Discussion

 

8:50

Natural History of Congenital Deformities

M. McMaster, M.D., FRCS

9:05

Discussion

 

9:10

Treatment of Spinal Disorders in Growing Children: 50 Years Back and 50 Years Forward

Marks, D. FRCS

9:25

Discussion / Q & A

 

9:40

Refreshment Break & Exhibit Viewing

Granados Ballroom

 

Session 2: Papers & Cases

Albeniz Ballroom

10:00

Paper #1: The Effect of Early Anterior Fusion on Spinal Canal Size: An Immature Porcine Model

Muharrem Yazici, M.D., Guney Yilmaz, M.D., Murat Pekmezci, M.D., Kenan Daglioglu, M.D., FC Oner, M.D.

10:04

Paper #2: Growing Rod Instrumentation and Vertebral Body Growth: A Radiological Investigation in Immature Pigs

Guney Yilmaz, M.D., Muharrem Yazici, M.D., Gokhan Demirkiran, M.D., Kenan Daglioglu, M.D., Cenk Ozkan, M.D.

10:08

Paper #3: Results of Three Classes of Surgical Treatment for Congenital Scoliosis due to Hemivertebrae: A Multicenter Retrospective Review

Michael O'Brien, M.D., Peter Newton, M.D., Randy Betz, M.D., Harry Shufflebarger, M.D., Angel Macagno, M.D., Baron Lonner, M.D., Lynn Letko, M.D., Jurgen Harms, M.D., Alvin Crawford, M.D., Suken Shah, M.D., Paul Sponseller, M.D., Michelle Marks, PT MA

10:12

Discussion

 

10:20

Paper #4: A Retrospective Cohort Study of Pulmonary Function, Radiographic Measures and Quality of Life in Children with Congenital Scoliosis: An Evaluation of Patient Outcomes after Early Spinal Fusion.

Michael Vitale M.D., MPH, Hiroko Matsumoto, M.A., Jaime A. Gomez, M.D., Michael R. Bye, M.D., Joshua E. Hyman, M.D., Whitney A. Booker, B.S., David P. Roye, Jr. M.D.

10:24

Paper #5: The Treatment of Secondary Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome of Myelominingocele by a Hybrid VEPTR "Eiffel Tower" Construct with S-Hook Iliac Crest Pedestal Fixation

Robert M. Campbell, M.D., M. Smith, M.D. W. Allen, M.D., JW Simmons, M.D., S. Inscore, M.D., B. Cofer, M.D., J. Doski, M.D., C. Grohman, M.D.

10:28

Discussion

 

10:36

Case Discussion Panel
Moderator: J. Flynn, M.D.

G. Redding, M.D., G. Thompson, M.D., P. Sponseller, M.D. K. Reinker, M.D., M. McMaster, M.D., FRCS, N. Suzuki, M.D.

 

 

11:20

Session Summary

J. Flynn, M.D.

11:25

Walking Break

 

11:30 – 13:00

Concurrent Workshops
Lunch will be provided in each room

 
 

Growing Rod Technique and New Japanese Spinal Implants
Faculty: N. Suzuki, M.D.
Sponsor: Showa Ika Kohgyo

Toledo Room

 

Guiding Growth: Initial Experiences with CD Horizon Legacy
Instrumentation and Other New Technologies
Faculty: R. McCarthy, M.D., G. Bollini, M.D., PhD, N. Ventura, M.D.
Sponsor: Medtronic

Escorial Centro

 

Treatment of Early Onset Scoliosis
Faculty: M. Vitale, M.D.
Sponsor: Stryker Spine

Escorial Norte

13:00

Walking Break

 
 

Session 3: Growth Modulation
Session Chairs: C. Johnston, M.D. & F. Perez-Grueso, M.D.

Albeniz Ballroom

13:05

Experimental Studies of Growth Modulation

J. Braun, M.D.

13:20

Convex Growth Arrest

M. Yazici, M.D.

13:35

Discussion / Q & A

 

13:45

Growing Rods

B. Akbarnia, M.D.

14:00

VEPTR

R. Campbell, M.D

14:15

Discussion / Q & A

 

14:25-14:50

Debate: Fusion vs. Non-Fusion Options
Moderator: P. Sponseller, M.D.

 

14:25

Fusion

F. Perez-Grueso, M.D. & R. McCarthy, M.D.

14:35

Non-Fusion

D. Skaggs, M.D. & M. Yazici, M.D.

14:45

Fusion Rebuttal

D. Skaggs, M.D. & M. Yazici, M.D.

14:50

Non-Fusion Rebuttal

F. Perez-Grueso, M.D. & R. McCarthy, M.D.

14:55

Q & A

 

15:10

Refreshment Break & Exhibit Viewing

Granados Ballroom
 

Session 4: Free Papers & Cases

Albeniz Ballroom

15:40

Paper #6: How Does VEPTR Affect Pulmonary Function?An In Vivo Assessment Using the Rabbit Scoliosis Model

Hemal Mehta, M.S., Brian D. Snyder, M.D. Ph.D., Andrew C. Jackson, Ph.D., Stephen R. Baldassarri, B.S., Melissa J. Hayward, M.D., Michael J. Giuffrida, M.D., Vahid Entezari, M.D., Jay M. Wilson, M.D.

15:44

Paper #7: VEPTR in Non - Ambulatory Myelodysplasia Patients

John M. Flynn, M.D., Norman Ramirez, M.D., Randal Betz, M.D., John Smith, M.D., Robert Campbell, M.D.

15:48

Paper #8: Measurement of Forces Generated During Distraction of Growing Rods

Marco Teli, M.D., Giuseppe Grava, M.D., Alessio Lovi, M.D., Marco Brayda-Bruno, M.D.

15:52pm

Discussion

 

16:00

Paper #9: Single Growing Rods (Review of 21 cases). Changing the Foundations: Does it Affect the Results ?

Hazem Elsebaie, FRCS, M.D.

16:04

Paper #10: Spinal Hemiepiphysiodesis Correlates with Structural Changes

Eric Wall, M.D., Donita I. Bylski-Austrow, PhD, David L. Glos, BSE, Edgar T. Ballard, M.D., Andrea Montgomery, BS, Alvin H. Crawford, M.D.

16:08

Discussion

 

16:16

Case Discussion Panel
Moderator: R. Zeller, M.D., FRCSC
Panelists: B. Akbarnia, M.D., R. Campbell, M.D., C. Johnston, M.D., J. Braun, M.D., D. Marks, FRCS, J. Dubousset, M.D.

 

17:00

Session Summary

C. Johnston, M.D.

17:05

Closing Comments for Day 1

B. Akbarnia, M.D.

17:10

Meet the Experts – Small Group Q & A with Wine & Cheese Reception

Participants are invited to bring their own cases and questions for our faculty panels, for an informal time of discussion. Participants can choose a room or circulate between them.

Toledo Room
Moderator: P. Sponseller, M.D.
Panel: B. Akbarnia, M.D., J. Dubousset, M.D., J. Flynn, M.D., D. Jeszenszky, M.D., M. McMaster, M.D., FRCS, & N. Suzuki, M.D.

Escorial Centro
Moderator: C. Johnston, M.D.
Panel: G. Bollini, M.D., J. Braun, M.D., D. Marks, FRCS, F. Perez-Grueso, M.D., G. Redding, M.D., M. Ruf, M.D., D. Skaggs, M.D.

Escorial Norte
Moderator: R. McCarthy, M.D.
Panel: R. Campbell, M.D., A. Dimeglio, M.D., K. Reinker, M.D., G. Thompson, M.D., M. Vitale, M.D., M. Yazici, M.D., R. Zeller, M.D., FRCSC

 

18:30

Adjourn (Approximate)

 

7:00 - 7:55

Buffet Breakfast (for all hotel guests)

Villahermosa Ballroom

7:00 - 7:55

Exhibit Viewing (coffee / tea available)

Granados Ballroom

 

Session 5: Outcomes
Session Chairs: N. Suzuki, M.D. & M. Vitale, M.D.

Albeniz Ballroom

7:55

Introduction and Overview

M. Yazici, M.D.

8:00

Imaging

J. Flynn, M.D.

8:15

Pulmonary Evaluation

G. Redding, M.D.

8:30

Discussion

 

8:40

Quality of Life Outcome

M. Vitale, M.D.

8:55

Casting For EOS

R. Zeller, M.D.

9:10

Q & A

 

9:20

Debate: Casting / Bracing vs. Early Surgery
Moderator: M. Vitale, M.D.

M. McMaster, M.D., FRCS

9:20

Casting / Bracing and Other Non-operative Techniques

J. Dubousset, M.D. & C. Johnston, M.D.

9:30

Early or Limited Surgery: When Delay is Not Possible?

D. Skaggs, M.D. & D. Marks, FRCS

9:40

Casting / Bracing Rebuttal

D. Skaggs, M.D. & D. Marks, FRCS

9:45

Fusion Rebuttal

J. Dubousset, M.D. & C. Johnston, M.D.

9:50

Q & A

 

10:00

Refreshment Break & Exhibit Viewing

Granados Ballroom

 

Session 6: Papers & Cases

Albeniz Ballroom

10:25

Case Discussion Panel
Moderator: D. Skaggs, M.D.
Panelists: G. Bollini, M.D., PhD, R. McCarthy, M.D., M. Ruf, M.D., R. Zeller, M.D., FRCS, R. Campbell, M.D.

Albeniz Ballroom

11:15

Paper #11: Pelvic Fixation of Growing Rods

Paul D. Sponseller, M.D., Behrooz A. Akbarnia, M.D., George H. Thompson, M.D., Richard E. McCarthy, M.D., John B. Emans, M.D., Marc A. Asher, M.D., Muharrem Yazici, M.D., David L. Skaggs, M.D., Connie Poe-Kochert, RN, CNP, Pat Kostial, RN, BSN, Tina Chen, BS

11:19

Paper #12: Iatrogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome as a Complication of VEPTR

Steven Mardjetko, M.D., Ahmad Nassr, M.D., Benjamin Crane, M.D., Kim Hammerberg, M.D.

11:23

Paper #13: The Development of Spinal Deformities Following Open Heart Surgery

Jose Herrera-Soto, M.D., Kelly L. Vander Have, M.D.

11:27

Discussion

 

11:35

Paper #14: Health Related Quality of Life in Children with Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome

Michael Vitale, M.D., MPH David P. Roye, Jr., M.D., Hiroko Matsumoto, MA, Jaime A. Gomez, M.D., Randal R. Betz, M.D., John B Emans, M.D., David L. Skaggs, M.D., John T. Smith, M.D., Kit Song, M.D., Robert M Campbell, Jr., M.D.

11:39

Paper #15: Surgical Complications in Early Onset Scoliosis: The Steep Part of the Learning Curve or the Thin End of the Wedge!

Jonathan H. Phillips, M.D., D. Raymond Knapp, Jr., M.D., Jose Herrera-Soto, M.D.

11:43

Paper #16: Long-term Results of Congenital Scoliosis Treatment: Single Bone Fusion Versus Instrumentation Surgery

Martin Repko, Martin Krbec, Jan Burda, Jan Pesek, Richard Chaloupka, Vladimir Tichy

11:47

Discussion

 

11:55

Session Summary

M. Vitale, M.D.

12:00

Walking Break

 

12.05 – 13:35

Concurrent Workshops
Lunch will be provided in each room

 
 

Advanced Techniques in Paediatric Deformity Treatment Escorial Centro - Evolution of Pediatric Deformity (Age Considerations)
Faculty: B. Akbarnia, M.D., D. Marks, FRCS, P. Sponseller, M.D., M. Yazici, M.D., D. Jeszenszky, M.D.
Sponsor: DePuy Spine

Escorial Centro

 

Non-Fusion Solutions for the Continuum of Care in Pediatric Scoliosis
Faculty: R. Zeller, M.D., C. Rivard, M.D., A. Moreau, M.D.
Sponsor: Paradigm Spine.

Toledo Room

 

VEPTR Construct Strategy
Faculty: R. Campbell, M.D., F. Perez-Grueso, M.D.
Sponsor: Synthes Spine

Escorial Norte

13:00

Walking Break

 
 

Session 7: Escorial Norte
Session Chairs: R. McCarthy, M.D. & A. Dimeglio, M.D.

Albeniz Ballroom

13:40

Spinal Fusion Overview: When is Short Segment Fusion or Resection Appropriate? When to Give up on Fusionless Technique?

N. Suzuki, M.D.

13:55

Hemivertebrectomy: Combined Anterior and Posterior Approach

G. Bollini, M.D., PhD

14.10

Discussion

 

14:15

Hemivertebrectomy: Posterior Approach Only and Its Effect on Further Growth

M. Ruf, M.D.

14:30

Vertebral Column Resection

D. Jeszenszky, M.D.

14:45

Shilla Technique

R. McCarthy, M.D.

15:00

Q & A

 

15:05-15:30

Debate: VEPTR vs. Growing Rods
Moderator: M. McMaster, FRCS

 

15:05

Congenital

M. Yazici, M.D. (Growing Rods) vs. R. Campbell, Jr., M.D. (VEPTR)

15:15

Non-Congenital

G. Thompson, M.D. (Growing Rods) vs. J. Flynn, M.D. (VEPTR)

15:25

Congenital Rebuttal

G. Thompson, M.D. vs. J. Flynn, M.D.

15:30

Non-Congenital Rebuttal

M. Yazici, M.D. vs. R. Campbell, Jr., M.D.

15:35

Q & A

 

15:40

Refreshment Break & Exhibit Viewing

Granados Ballroom

 

Session 8: Free Papers & Cases

Albeniz Ballroom

16:00

Paper #17: VEPTR in Patients with a Previous Spinal Fusion

Peter Sturm, M.D., John M. Flynn, M.D., Randal R. Betz, M.D., John T. Smith, M.D., John B. Emans, M.D., Sohrab Gollogy, M.D., Robert M. Campbell, M.D., Melissa P. Smart, BS, R.N.

16:04

Paper #18: Short Anterior Instrumented Fusion of Lateral Hemivertebra

Enrique Garrido, MRCS, EBOT, F. Tome, SK Tucker, TR Morley, HNN Noordeen

16:08

Paper #19: Prior Instrumentation and Fusion Method at the Anchor Sites for Secure Application of the Growing Rods

Tomoaki Kitagawa, M.D., Hiroshi Taneichi, Daisaku Takeuchi, Takashi Namikawa, Satoshi Inami, Tetsuro Kiya, Yutaka Nakamura, Takahiro Iida, Yutaka Nohara

16:12

Discussion

 

16:20

Paper #20: Evaluation of Vertebral Anomalies and Vertebral Osteotomy in Congenital Spinal Deformity

Noriaki Kawakami, M.D., Taichi Tsuji, Kazuyoshi Miyasaka, Tetsuya Ohara, Yasunori Tatara, Kei Ando, Ayato Nohara

16:24

Paper #21: PRSS in Management of Adolescent and Juvenile Scoliosis

Qibin Ye

16:28

Paper #22: Safety and Efficacy of Growing Rod Technique for Pediatric Congenital Spinal Deformities

Hazem Elsebaie, FRCS M.D., Muharrem Yazici, M.D., George H. Thompson, M.D., John B. Emans, M.D., David S. Marks, FRCS, David L. Skaggs, M.D., Alvin H. Crawford, M.D., Lawrence I. Karlin, M.D., Richard E. McCarthy, M.D., Connie Poe-Kochert, NP, Patricia Kostial, RN, BSN, Tina Chen, BS, Behrooz A. Akbarnia, M.D.

16:32

Paper # 23: Anterior Instrumented Correction of Congenital Scoliosis under the age of four Without Hemivertebrectomy: New Alternative

Hazem Elsebaie, M.D., Yasser Elmaelligy, FRCS, M.D., Wael Koptan, M.D., Mootaz Salaheldine, MSc, Hilali Noordeen, FRCS Orth

16:36

Discussion

 

16:45

Case Discussion Panel
Moderator: N. Suzuki, M.D.
Panelists: M. Ruf, M.D., D. Jeszenszky, M.D., F. Perez-Grueso, M.D., A. Dimeglio, M.D., C. Johnston, M.D.

 

17:30

Session Summary

R. McCarthy, M.D.

17:35

Closing Comments

M. Yazici, M.D.

17:40

Adjourn

 

Efficacy of Growing Rods in Infantile Marfans Scoliosis
Paul D. Sponseller MD George H. Thompson, MD, Behrooz A. Akbarnia, MD, Marc A. Asher, MD, John B. Emans, MD, Tina Chen, BS, Connie Poe-Kochert, RN, CNP

The VEPTR "Parasol" Expansion Thoracoplasty for Treatment of Transverse Volume Depletion Deformity of the Convex Hemithorax Rib Hump in Early Onset Scoliosis
Robert M. Campbell MD MD Smith, JT Woody; JW Simmons, S. Inscore, BR Cofer, JJ Doski, C. Grohman

Spinal Open-Wedge Osteotomy
Dezso J. Jeszenszky MD; Tamas Fulop Fekete; Martin Sutter; Friederike Lattig; Andreas Eggspuhler; Frank S. Kleinstuck

THE INFLUENCE OF FIXATION RIGIDITY ON INTERVERTEBRAL JOINTS
Charles-H Rivard MD; Christine Coillard, M.D; Gary L. Lowery, M.D; Souad Rhalmi, M.Sc.; Marco Berard, M.D.;

Nutritional Improvement Following VEPTR Surgery in Children with Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome
David L. Skaggs MD; Josh Albrektson; Tishya Wren; Robert M. Campbell, MD ;

Outcomes in the early treatment of progressive infantile sco
Elio Ascani Professor; Ramieri Alessandro, MD

Surgery before age 3 in patients with congenital and syndromic scoliosis followed until the end of growth:
Charles D'Amato MD

Unilateral unsegmented bars, do they grow with distraction?
hazem elsebaie FRCS MD; David L. Skaggs MD; Behrooz A. Akbarnia MD

Continued Spinal Growth in Early Onset (Juvenille) Idiopathi
Lynn Letko MD; Jensen, Rubens

Assessment of Construct Variability Among Experienced Vertical Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Rib (VEPTR) Users.
Michale Vitale MD, MPH; Jaime Gomez MD; Hiroko Matsumoto MS; Randal Betz MD; Robert Campbell MD; John Emans MD; Jack Flynn MD; John Flynn MD; Norman Ramirez MD; Brian Snyder MD; Sturm Peter MD; Kit Song MD; John Smith; Jeffrey Shilt MD; David Roye MD

The Development of Thoracic Hypokyphosis/ Lordosis After Dor
Lynn Letko MD; Jensen, Rubens

Growing Rod for syndromic scoliosis
Koki Uno MD, PhD; Norihide Sha Takuya Kimura Hiroshi Miyamoto Yoshiyuki Inui Kou Tadokoro Naoatsu Megumi

Cell Signaling Pathways Growth of in Mouse Vertebral GP
Chitra Dahia PhD; Eric Mahoney; Atiq Durrani ; Christopher Wylie

Three Dimensional Analysis of a New Porcine Model for Scolio
Virginie Lafage PhD; Frank Schwab MD; Frank Schwab, MD; Ashish Patel, MD; Jean-Pierre Farcy, MD

A Porcine Model for Progressive Scoliotic Deformity
Frank Schwab MD; Virginie Lafage, PhD; Ashish Patel, MD; Jean-Pierre Farcy, MD

VEPTR a two year follow up
Cornelius Wimmer Prof.; Peter Wallnoeffer

A Cadaver Spine Study of the Effect of Positional Changes on the Accuracy of Manual and Digital Radiographic Measurement of Spinal Landmarks
Robert M. Campbell MD; A. Reis; A. Gajjar; L. Cooper

Posterior surgery of scoliosis by hybrid instrumentation
Giuseppe Costanzo, Professor; Ramieri Alessandro, MD; Barci Vincenzo, MD

Short-term results of dual growing rod technique
Yutaka Nakamura M.D; Takahiro Iida; Akihisa Atou; Kanta Tajima; Junya Katayanagi; Satoru Ozeki; Yutaka Nohara

Controversies in Jarcho- Levin Syndrome
Norman Ramirez MD; John M. Flynn MD; Alberto S. Cornier MD,PhD; Simon Carlo MD; Nigel Price MD; Frams Pino MD

Spinal fusion with Cotrel-Dubousset instrumentation for neur
Marco Teli MD; GIUSEPPE GRAVA MD; ALESSIO LOVI MD; MARCO BRAYDA-BRUNO

Effect of Removal of NP Cells on the AF of Mouse IVD
Chitra Dahia PhD; Eric Mahoney; Atiq Durrani; Christopher Wylie

Thoracolumbar kyphosis associated to vertebral hypoplasia
Pedro Fernandes MD; Mauricio Daziano; Lori Dolan; Stuart Weinstein

Instrumented Convex Hemiepiphysodesis in Treatment of Congen
H.Gokhan Demirkiran Houmen; Ahmadi Mehmet Ayvaz; Ahmet Alanay; Emre Acaroglu

Cell Signaling Pathways in the Growth of Mouse IVD
"Eric Mahoney Atiq Durrani Christopher Wylie"

SURGICAL TREATMENT FOR SEVERE CERVICAL KYPHOSIS IN INFANTS WITH LARSEN SYNDROME.
Tomé-Bermejo F, Garrido E, Tucker SK, Thompson D, Noordeen HNN

Dual Growing Rod Instrumentation with a Polyaxial Pedicle Screw System in Early-Onset Scoliosis
Friederike Lattig, Frank S. Kleinstuck, Tamas Fulop Fekete, Thomas Forster

Progressive Cervical and Cervico-Thoracic Kyphosis in Childr
Gianluca PIATELLI Gilberto STELLA Armando CAMA

Growing rods in neurofibromatosis scoliosis.
Hazem Elsebaie FRCS MD Wael Koptan MD Mootaz Salaheldine MSc

Can we predict cord anomaly in congenital scoliosis?
Behrooz A.Akbarnia MD1 Behtash H. ; MD2 *, Ganjavian M.S. ;MD3 , Ameri E. ;MD 2, Mobini B. ; MD2 Vahid Tari S.H. ; MD4 , Nojumi M. MD3

Instrumentation Without Fusion in Early-Onset Scoliosis
Gilberto STELLA Francesca VITTORIA Stelvio BECCHETTI

Concave Rib Osteotomy (CRO): A Modified Technique revisited
Ablaa Saleh Mohamed El Masry

One Stage Post Vertebrectomy

Role of P factor in AIS Initiation and Curve Progression
Bouziane Azeddine M.Sc. Anita Franco M.Sc. Isabelle Turgeon B.Sc. Mamadou Samba Boiro B.Sc. Sacha Blain B.Sc. Hugo Boulanger B.Sc. Keith M. Bagnall Ph.D. Benoit Poitras M.D. Hubert Labelle M.D. Charles-Hilaire Rivard M.D. Guy Grimard M.D. Jean Ouellet M.D. Stefan Parent M.D. Ph.D.

THE MEANING OF THE AUTONOMIC NERVE SYSTEM IN ETIOLOGY OF AIS
"Drahomir Horky Martin Krbec Richard Chaloupka Irena Lauschova"

THE CHANGES OF SCOLIOTIC SAGITTAL PROFILE
Martin Krbec Richard Chaloupka Milan Leznar Vladimir Tichy Tomas Obtulovic

Neck muscle asymmetry in a case of idiopathic scoliosis
Heikki Kauhanen, Ph D, Veikko Avikainen, M D