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Saturday

7:00

Concurrent Workshops with Breakfast

 
 

Treatment of Early Onset Scoliosis
Faculty: Michael Vitale, MD
Supported by: Stryker Spine

Maisonneuve A Room

 

New Methods and Technology for Derotation in Deformity Corrections
Faculty: John Emans, MD, David Skaggs, MD
Supported by: Medtronic

Maisonneuve BC Room

8:15

Walking Break

 
 

Session 4: FOCUS TOPIC - Outcomes
Session Chairs: M. Vitale, MD and G. Bollini, MD

Salle de Bal Ballroom

8:25

Introduction: Treatment Outcomes Early Onset Scoliosis: Compared to What?

M. Vitale, MD

8:40

Radiographic Outcomes: Cobb Angles, CT scans, and Other Ways X-rays Might Inform Us

S. Parent, MD

8:55

The Effect of Early Fusion on Outcomes of Children with Early Onset Scoliosis

C. Johnston, MD

9:10

Discussion

 

9:20

Complications of Non-Fusion Procedures in Children with EOS

B. Akbarnia, MD and J. Emans, MD

9:40

What Do We Know About The Effect Of Growing Rods and VEPTR on Pulmonary Function?

G. Redding, MD

9:55

How Do We Best Measure Broadly Defined Issues Of Outcome In EOS?

J. Wright, MD

10:10

Discussion

 

10:20

Refreshment Break & Exhibit Viewing

Viger Ballroom

10:50

Case Discussions: Outcome to Date of Patients Treated With Expandable Rods: Did I Helpff This Child?
Moderator: M. Vitale, MD Panelists: Drs. Hefti, Johnston, Redding, Shah, Wright, Yazici

 

11:20

Focus Topic Session Summary

M. Vitale, MD

11:25

Paper #12: Development and Initial Validation of a Disease Specific Outcome Measure for Early Onset Scoliosis

Michael Vitale, MD, MPH; Hiroko Matsumoto; Javier Avendano; David Roye, Jr.

11:29

Paper #13: A New Type of Growing Rod: Preliminary Results

Lotfi Miladi

11:33

Paper # 14: Growing Rods in Cerebral Palsy

Justin Yang, BS; Paul Sponseller, MD; George H. Thompson, MD; Marc Asher, MD; Pooria Salari, MD; Behrooz Akbarnia, MD

11:37

Discussion

 

11:44

Paper # 15: Greater than Two Year Follow-up Shilla Growth Enhancing System for the Treatment of Scoliosis in Children

Richard McCarthy, MD; Frances McCullough; Scott Luhmann, MD; Lawrence Lenke, MD

11:48

Paper # 16: External Fixator Correction for Severe Spinal Deformity

Koki Uno, MD, PhD

11:52

Paper # 17: Growing Rods as a Salvage Procedure After Convex Staple Epiphyseodesis to Control Curve Progression in Young Patients.

Purnendu Gupta, MD; Peter Sturm, MD; Sahar Hassani, MS; Kim Hammerberg, MD

11:56

Discussion

 

12:03

Paper # 18: Growing Polysegmental Construct in the Treatment of Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis

Mesentsev Andriy; Petrenko Dmytro, MD

12:07

Paper # 19: The Effect of a New Modification of the Growing Rod Technique on the Success Rate: Distal and Proximal Pedicle Screw Fixation, Dual Rod Application and Routine Lengthening at every 6 months

Houman Ahmadiadli, MD; Z. Deniz Olgun, MD; Muharrem Yazici, MD, Professor of Orthopedics

12:11

Paper # 20: Pelvic Fixation of Growing Rods: Comparison of Constructs

Paul Sponseller, MD; Justin Yang; Behrooz Akbarnia, MD; John Emans, MD; David L. Skaggs, MD; Richard McCarthy, MD; Marc Asher, MD; Muharrem Yazici, MD; Francisco Javier S Perez-Grueso, MD; Connie Poe-kocher; Patricia Kostial, BSN, RN; George H. Thompson, MD; Growing Spine Study Group

12:15

Paper # 21: Growing Rods in Myelomeningocele for Scoliosis Treatment: Long Term Follow Up

Richard McCarthy, MD; Behrooz Akbarnia, MD; Frances McCullough; Pooria Salari, MD; David L. Skaggs, MD.; George H. Thompson, MD; Suken Shah, MD; Francisco Javier S Perez-Grueso, MD; Marc Asher, MD; Muharrem Yazici, MD; Growing Spine Study Group

12:19

Discussion

 

12:26

Lunch

 
 

Session 6: Growth Modulation
Session Chairs: P. Sponseller, MD and B. Akbarnia, MD

Salle de Bal Ballroom

13:25

Biomechanical Consequences of Surgical Realignment of the Growing Spine

I. Stokes, PhD

13:40

Discussion

 

13:45

Paper # 22: Patterns of Progression in the Porcine Scoliosis Model

Frank Schwab, MD; Virginie Lafage, PhD; Jean-Pierre Farcy, MD

13:49

Paper # 23: A Technical Report on the Phenix M Rod, an Expandable Rod Linkable to the Spine, Ribs or the Pelvis and Controllable at Home by Hand through the Skin with a Palm size Permanent Magnet for the Treatment

Arnaud Soubeiran, PhD; Lotfi Miladi; Jacques Griffet, MD; Thierry Odent, MD; Vincent Cunnin, MD; Jean Dubousset, MD

13:53

Discussion

 

14:00

Case Discussions
Panelists: Drs. Elsebaie, Marks, McCarthy, Perez-Grueso, Skaggs, Yazici

Case # 10: Neurological Complication after Growing Rod Implants Exchange: A Case Report
Behrooz Akbarnia, MD; Daniel Oliveira, MD; Pooria Salari, MD; Patricia Kostial, BSN, RN

Case # 11: Shortening of Growing Rod Spinal Instrumentation Reverses Acute Cardiac Failure
David Skaggs, MD; Gerald Bushman; Todd Grunander; Pierre Wong; Wudbhav Sankar

Case # 12: VEPTR as an Alternative for Early Kyphectomy in Children Congenital Kyphosis in Myelomeningocele.
Latalski Michal, MD, PhD; Fatyga Marek, MD PhD; Raganowicz Tomasz, MD PhD; Gregosiewicz Andrzej, Prof. MD PhD

Moderator: B. Akbarnia, MD

14:30

Refreshment Break & Exhibit Viewing

Viger Ballroom

15:00

Non-Fusion Distraction Procedures: Spine Based

P. Sponseller, MD

15:15

Non-Fusion Distraction Procedures: Thoracic Insufficiency Based

R. Campbell, MD

15:30

Discussion

 

15:40

Non-Fusion Tension-Based Procedures

J. Ogilvie, MD

15:55

Non-Fusion Growth-Directed Procedures

R. McCarthy, MD

16:10

Motion Preservation

R. Zeller, MD

16:25

Dynamics of Pediatric Device Innovation

M. Vitale, MD and R. Campbell, MD

16:30

Discussion

 

16:40

Debate: Chest Cage Based vs. Spine Based
(A case will be presented)

Moderator: G. Thompson, MD

16:40

Chest Cage Based Team

R. Campbell, MD / J. Emans, MD

16:50

Spine Based Team

D. Skaggs, MD / D. Marks, FRCS

17:00

Chest Cage Based Rebuttal

R. Campbell, MD / J. Emans, MD

17:05

Spine Based Rebuttal

D. Skaggs, MD / D. Marks, FRCS

17:10

Discussion

 

17:15

Awards

B. Akbarnia, MD

17:20

Research Questions and Closing Comments

B. Akbarnia, MD

17:30

Adjourn