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4th International Congress on Early Onset Scoliosis (ICEOS)
November 19-20, 2010

6:45 am

Registration Opens
Breakfast & Exhibit Viewing

Dominion Foyer

 

Session 1: Basics of EOS and Growing Spine
Moderators: Drs. Flynn & Thompson

Dominion Ballroom

7:30 - 7:35

Welcome & Course Description

B. Akbarnia, MD & C. Johnston, MD

7:36 – 7:50

Growth of the Spine and Thorax – Normal

A. Dimeglio, MD

7:51 – 8:05

Growth of Lungs – Normal & Practical Pulmonary Medicine

G. Redding, MD

8:06 – 8:20

Recognition of Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome

R. Campbell, MD

8:21 – 8:36

Questions & Discussion

 

8:37 – 8:51

Congenital Deformity – Dangerous, Benign

A. Tsirikos, MD

8:52 – 9:06

Syndromic Spine Deformity

S. Shah, MD

9:07 – 9:17

Questions & Discussion

 

9:18 – 9:32

Infantile Non Congenital Deformity, Cast Treatment

J. Sanders, MD

9:33 – 9:47

Syrinx, Chiari, Tether – Need for Treatment

J. Drake, MD

9:48 – 9:58

Questions & Discussion

 

9:58 – 10:25

Refreshment Break & Exhibit Viewing

Dominion Foyer

 

Session 1: Basics of EOS and Growing Spine Continued
Moderators: Drs. Akbarnia & Snyder

Dominion Ballroom

10:25 – 10:40

Making Treatment Decisions w/o Evidence

J. Wright, MD

10:41 – 10:55

Outcome of Early Fusion – What We Know

C. Johnston, MD

10:56 – 11:06

Questions & Discussion

 
 

Session 2: Surgical Techniques
Moderators: Drs. Akbarnia & Snyder

Dominion Ballroom

11:07 – 11:15

How to Do Your First Growing Rod – Technique

G. Thompson, MD

11:16 – 11:24

Hybrid GR Construct w/Staples

M. Vitale, MD

11:25 – 11:33

Complications of GR’s –Incidence & Management

B. Akbarnia, MD

11:34 –11:49

Questions & Discussion

 

11:50 – 11:58

How to Do Your First Expansion Thoracoplasty

J. Emans, MD

11:59 – 12:07

Hybrid Rib-spine Constructs / Free Paper #26

D. Skaggs, MD

12:08 – 12:16

External Fixation for Spinal Deformity

K. Uno, MD

 

Session 3: Free Papers
Moderators: Drs. McCarthy & Uno

Dominion Ballroom

13:50

Free Paper #1: Pedicle Screws Have Fewer Complications than Hooks in Children with Growing Rods

David L. Skaggs, MD; Karen S. Myung, MD, PhD; Charles E. Johnston, MD; Behrooz A. Akbarnia, MD; Growing Spine Study Group

13:55

Free Paper #2: Use of the S-Hook as Pelvic Foundation as Part of Rib Based Distraction Construct

Norman Ramirez; John M. Flynn, MD; John T. Smith, MD; Michael Vitale, MD; Ron El-Hawary, MD

14:00

Free Paper #3: Treatment Of Kyphoscoliosis And Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome (TIS) Associated With Myelodysplasia Using VEPTR in an Eiffel Tower Construct

Ajeya Joshi, MD; Robert Campbell, MD; Vishwas Patil, MD; Davin Cordell, MD; William Koeck, MD; Kent Reinker, MD

14:05

Discussion

 

14:15

Free Paper #4: Definitive Fusion In 12 Early Onset Scoliosis With Dual Growing Rods

Teppei Suzuki; Koki Uno; Toshihisa Maeda; Yoshihiro Inui; Hiroshi Miyamoto

14:20

Free Paper #5: Can Infection Associated With Rib Based Distraction Be Managed Without Implant Removal? A Multicenter Study

John T. Smith; John Emans, MD; Amer Sandami, MD; Randal Betz, MD

14:25

Free Paper #6: Introduction of VEPTR Surgery into Japan: A Report on the First 33 Patients

Noriaki Kawakami, MD; Taichi Tsuji, MD

14:30

Discussion

 
 

Session 4: Outcomes
Moderators: Drs. Shah & Zeller

Dominion Ballroom

14:41 – 14:55

Growing Rod and VEPTR Graduates/Free Paper #25

J. Flynn, MD

14:56 – 15:10

Hemivert Resect Results @ Maturity

G. Bollini, MD

15:11 – 15:31

Keynote Speaker: Outcome Early Fusion

J. Lonstein, MD

15:32 – 15:47

Questions & Discussion

 

14:15

Free Paper #4: Definitive Fusion In 12 Early Onset Scoliosis With Dual Growing Rods

Teppei Suzuki; Koki Uno; Toshihisa Maeda; Yoshihiro Inui; Hiroshi Miyamoto

15:48 – 16:15

Refreshment Break & Exhibit Viewing

Dominion Foyer

16:15 – 16:29

Experimental Outcome of Expansion Thoracoplasty

B. Snyder, MD

16:30 – 16:44

Pulmonary Outcomes s/p VEPTR

G. Redding, MD

16:45 – 16:59

Junctional Kyphosis – Management

P. Sponseller, MD

17:00 – 17:15

Questions & Discussion

 

17:15 – 18:15

Session 5 Company-Supported Workshops
* Not CME Accredited

 
 

New Spinal Deformity Correction Techniques
Supported by: K2M
Faculty: David Marks, FACS

Dominion Ballroom

 

Obstacles/Complications in Treating EOS
Supported by: Stryker
Faculty: David Skaggs, MD & Michael Vitale, MD, MPH

Room: Simcoe / Dufrin Room

 

Non-Operative Methods: Casting & Traction
Faculty: Charles Johnston, MD & James Sanders, MD

Room: Civic Ballroom

18:15 – 19:10

Wine & Cheese Networking Reception

Dominion Foyer

7:00 am

Exhibit Viewing/Coffee

Dominion Foyer

7:30 – 8:45

Company-Supported Workshops with Breakfast
*Not CME Accredited

Manzara Restaurant

 

Case Studies: Overcoming Challenges in Pediatric Deformity Correction
Supported by: Medtronic
Faculty: Scott Luhmann, MD & David Skaggs, MD

Dominion Ballroom

 

Anchoring Methods
Faculty: Paul Sponseller, MD & Reinhard Zeller, MD

Civic Ballroom

8:45 – 8:55

Walking Break

 
 

Session 6:Newer Techniques
Moderators: Drs. Lonstein & Wright

Dominion Ballroom

8:55 – 9:02

Convex Hemiepiphyseodesis Technique

M. Yazici, MD

9:03 – 9:12

Local Vertebra Resection Combined with Growth-Sparing Construct

L. Letko, MD

9:13 – 9:21

Questions & Discussion

 

9:22 – 9:31

Tethering Procedures/Modulation

P. Newton, MD

9:32 – 9:39

Auto Lengthening GR Update

B. Akbarnia, MD

9:40 – 9:47

Anchors/Instrumentation Techniques in Small Children

S. Luhmann, MD

9:48 – 10:00

Questions & Discussion

 

10:00 – 10:20

Refreshment Break & Exhibit Viewing

 
 

Session 7: Free Papers
Moderators: Drs. Bollini & Skaggs

Dominion Ballroom

10:20

Free Paper #7: Serial Casting As A Delay Tactic In The Treatment Of Moderate To Severe Early Onset Scoliosis

Nicholas Fletcher, MD; Charles E. Johnston, MD

10:25

Free Paper #8: Early Onset Scoliosis: The Value of Serial Risser Casts

George Thompson, MD; Connie Poe-Kochert, RN, CNP; Jochen P. Son-Hing, MD

10:30

Free Paper #9: Non-invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation (NPPV) for Sleep-related Breathing Difficulties in Children with Early Onset Scoliosis (EOS)

Gregory J. Redding, MD; Christopher Makris, MD; Kit Song, MD

10:35

Discussion

 

10:45

Free Paper #10: Growing Rods for Scoliosis in Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Structural Effects and Burden of Care

Mark J. McElroy, MS; Paul D. Sponseller, MD; Adam Shaner, MD; George H. Thompson, MD; Rishi V. Kadakia; Behrooz A. Akbarnia, MD; Growing Spine Study Group

10:50

Free Paper #11: Does Rib-Based Distraction Control Curve Progression and Prevent Parasol Deformity of the Chest in Scoliosis Associated with Congenital Myopathy?

John T. Smith, MD; Charles D'Amato, MD; Robert M. Campbell, Jr., MD; Michael Vitale, MD

10:55

Free Paper #12: To Operate or Not to Operate? Determining the Optimal Timing of Surgical Intervention for Patients with Early Onset Neuromuscular Scoliosis

Daniel J. Miller, BS; Jacqueline Corona, MD; Jennepher Downs, PhD, MSc; Behrooz A. Akbarnia, MD; Laurel Blakemore, MD; Randal R. Betz, MD; Robert M. Campbell Jr., MD; Charles E. Johnston, MD; Richard E. McCarthy, MD; David P. Roye Jr., MD; David L. Skaggs, MD; John T. Smith, MD; Brian D. Snyder, MD, PhD; Paul D. Sponseller, MD, MBA; Peter F. Sturm, MD; George H. Thompson, MD; Murharrem Yazici, MD; Michael G. Vitale, MD, MPH; John M. Flynn, MD

11:00

Discussion

 

11:10

Free Paper #13: Preoperative Thoracic Kyphosis Can Predict Complications in Growing Rod Surgery for Early Onset Scoliosis

Jeff Pawelek, BS; Samuel Schroerlucke, MD; Behrooz A. Akbarnia, MD; Pooria Salari, MD; Gregory M. Mundis, MD; Growing Spine Study Group

11:15

Free Paper #14: Increased Rates of Anchor Failure can be Predicted by an Early Onset Scoliosis Severity Score

Sumeet Garg, MD; Charles E. Johnston, MD

11:20

Free Paper #15: Hemivertebra Resection Via Posterior Approach In Young Children With Congenital Deformities

Cagatay Ozturk; Azmi Hamzaoglu

11:25

Discussion

 

11:35 – 12:30

Symposium #1 When to Start Operative Management (? < 24 mo)
Moderator: J. Emans, MD Panel: Drs. Bollini, Sanders, Vitale

 

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch

Bistro Restaurant

13:30 – 14:20

Symposium #2 When is Definitive Fusion More Appropriate than Fusionless Methods? Moderator: M. Yazici, MD Panel: Drs. Dimeglio, Newton, McCarthy

 

14:25 – 15:15

Symposium #3 Head/Neck Deformity with OCTO
Moderator: C. Johnston, MD Panel: Drs. Campbell, Letko, Skaggs

 

15:15 – 15:35

Refreshment Break with Exhibit Viewing

Dominion Foyer

 

Session 8: Free Papers
Moderators: L. Lenke, MD and D. Marks, FRCS

Drs. Luhmann & Perez-Grueso

15:35

Free Paper #16: Vertebral Growth Modulation in the Porcine Scoliosis Model Assessed by Computed Tomography: 3-D Effect of a Corrective Tether

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

15:40

Free Paper #17: Coronal Plane Displacement Gradient Precedes Vertebral Growth Modification Using Titanium Spinal Hemiepiphyseal Staples

Donita I. Bylski-Austrow; David L. Glos; Laura A. Boehm; Viral V. Jain, MD

15:45

Free Paper #18: The Effect Of A New Bi-planar Hinge Construct On A Normal Animal Spine: Scoliosis Creation With Retention Of Mobility.

John G. Burke, MCh FRCS(orth); Timothy Drew, PhD CEng; J. Alastair Gibson, MD FRCS(orth)

15:50

Discussion

 

16:00

Free Paper #19: Effects Of T1-T12 Dorsal Arthrodesis On Thoracic Cage And Chest Organs. Anatomical, Histological And Radiological Study On Pre-pubertal New Zealand White Rabbits

Federico Canavese; Alain Dimeglio, MD; Marco Stebel, BD

16:05

Free Paper #20: Scalar Measurements of Pediatric Spine and Ribs from the Hamann-Todd (H-T) Collection

Richard M. Schwend, MD; Behrooz A. Akbarnia, MD; Laurel Blakemore, MD; John Schmidt, PhD; Kevin R. Strauss, ME

16:10

Free Paper #21: Sagittal Spinopelvic Parameters of Children with Early Onset Scoliosis

Ron El-Hawary, MD; Peter F. Sturm, MD; Patrick J. Cahill, MD; Amer F. Samdani, MD; Michael G. Vitale, MD; John Smith, MD

16:15

 

Discussion

 

16:25

Free Paper #22: Scoliosis Induced by Radiofrequency Ablation in Growing Pigs

Mariano A. Noel, MD; Eduardo Galaretto, MD; Martin J. Segura, MD; Luciana Sasbon, MD

16:30

Free Paper #23: Neurocentral Synchondrosis Behavior in Cadaveric Vertebra in Skeletally Immature Spines

Glen M. Ginsburg, MD; Richard M. Schwend, MD; John Schmidt, PhD

16:35

Free Paper #24: Effects of Posterior Distraction Forces on Anterior Column Intradiscal Pressure in Dual Growing Rod Technique

Andrew Mahar, MS; Behrooz Akbarnia, MD; Michael Flippin, MD; Pat Kostial, RN, BSN; Ramin Bagheri, MD

16:40

 

Discussion

 
 

Session 9: 6 Minute Absolute Truths
Moderators: Drs. Newton & Yazici

Dominion Ballroom

16:50 – 16:56

Mehta Casts Always Work in N-M Cases

J. Sanders, MD

16:57 – 17:03

Posterior Distraction Techniques are Kyphogenic

P. Sponseller, MD

17:04 – 17:10

Final Fusion is Rarely Required in Growth-sparing Surgery

F. Perez-Grueso, MD

17:11 – 17:17

Apical Correction is Critical for Growing Instrumentations

C. Johnston, MD

17:18 – 17:34

Questions & Discussion

 

17:35 – 17:41

Chest Expansion Not Useful > 10 years due to Growth of Thorax

A. Dimeglio, MD

17:42 – 17:48

Early Short Segment Fusion is Never Definitive

A. Tsirikos, MD

17:49 – 17:55

Traction Makes EOS Correction Easy

R. Zeller, MD

17:56 – 18:02

We Definitely Know the Outcome of What We’re Doing

J. Wright, MD

18:03 – 18:19

Questions & Discussion

 

18:20 – 18:25

Award - Best Free Paper

 

18:25

Closing Comments and Adjourn

 

E-Poster #101: Aspects of Congenital Scoliosis in Bosnian Children
Adnan Bajraktarevic, MD; Kenan Karavdic, MD; Zlatan Zvizdic, MD; Adnan Hadzimuratovic, MD; Lutvo Sporisevic, MD; Aida Djurdjevic Djulepa, MD; Amina Selimovic, MD; Safet Cibo, MD; Sakip Korac, MD

E-Poster #102: Early Onset of Scoliosis in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Adnan Bajraktarevic, MD; Vanja Pavlovic, MD; Sanja Putica, MD; Milan Miokovic, MD; Amra Mahinic, MD; Damir Dzafic, MD; Sakip Korac; MD; Kenan Karavdic, MD; Zlatan Zvizdic, MD; Branka Djukic, MD; Sanda Majstorovic, MD; Amina Selimovic, MD

E-Poster #103: MRI Is a Reliable, Accurate, and Safe Alternative to CT Scan for Evaluation of Pedicle Morphology
Beverly Thornhill, MD; Terry Amaral, MD; Etan P. Sugarman, MSIV; Adam Wollowick, MD; Vishal Sarwahi, MD

E-Poster #104:  Growth of the Instrumented Spine In Patients With Early Onset Scoliosis After Growing Transpedicular Instrumentation
Andriy Mezentsev; Dmytro Petrenko

E-Poster #105: Evolution of Growing Rod Surgery in Treatment of Early Onset Scoliosis: Trends in the Past 30 Years
Pooria Salari, MD; Behrooz A. Akbarnia, MD; Laurel C. Blakemore, MD; Paul Sponseller, MD; Richard M. Schwend, MD

E-Poster #106: Current Treatment Preferences for Early Onset Scoliosis
Nicholas D. Fletcher, MD; A. Noelle Larson, MD; B. Stephens Richards, MD; Charles E. Johnston III, MD

E-Poster #107: Growing Rods for Pediatric Spinal Deformity: Examining Principles and Practice
Justin S. Yang, MD; Mark J. McElroy, MS; George H. Thompson, MD; Behrooz A. Akbarnia, MD; Paul D. Sponseller, MD; Growing Spine Study Group

E-Poster #108: Innovative Treatment in Cervical Spine Trauma in Young Children
Lynn Letko, MD; Jürgen Harms, MD

E-Poster #109: Growing Rods for Cerebral Palsy
Paul D. Sponseller, MD; Aaron T. Wild, B.S.; Growing Spine Study Group

E-Poster #110: Factors Influencing the Decision for Surgical Intervention in Early Onset Scoliosis
Pooria Salari, MD; Jeff B. Pawelek, BS; Gregory M. Mundis, Jr., MD; Paul D. Sponseller, MD; Oheneba Boachie-Adjei, MD; Richard M. Schwend, MD; Patrick P. Bosch, MD; Laurel C. Blakemore, MD; Behrooz A. Akbarnia, MD

E-Poster #111: The Early Results of VEPTR Instrumentation for Severe Chest Wall Deformity
Mehmet B. Balioglu, MD; Akif Kaygusuz; Kadir Abul, MD; Burhan Uygun, MD; Abdul Fettah Buyuk, MD

E-Poster #112: MRI Imaging and CT Multi-Slice: Assessment of a patient with Congenital Spinal Deformity
Mehmet B. Balioglu, MD; Birol Oral, MD

E-Poster #113: Finite Element Analysis of Compressive Properties and Disc Stresses Before and After Spinal Hemiepiphysiodesis
Bharathwaj Kumar; Donita I. Bylski-Austrow, PhD; Eric J. Wall, MD; Yijun J. Liu, PhD

E-Poster #114: Spine Growth Modulation in the Immature Goat
John G. Thometz, MD; Xue-Cheng Liu, MD, PhD; Robert Rizza, PhD

E-Poster #115:   VEPTR Treatment of Patients with Cerebro-Costo-Mandibular Syndrome (CCMS)
Ajeya P. Joshi, MD; Robert Campbell, MD; Vishwas Patil, MD; Davin Cordell, MD; James W. Simmons, DO, PhD; Kent Reinker, MD; William Koeck, MD

E-Poster #116:  Complications Incidence in Early Onset Scoliosis Treated With Growing Spinal Implants
Tiziana Greggi; Francesco Lolli; Mario Di Silvestre; Elena Maredi; Francesco Vommaro; Konstantinos Martikos

E-Poster #117:  Finding the Tipping Point: When Should Surgery Be Performed in Children with Early Onset Idiopathic Scoliosis?
Jacqueline Corona, MD; Daniel J. Miller, BS; Jennepher Downs, PhD, MSc; Behrooz A. Akbarnia, MD; Laurel C. Blakemore, MD; Randal R. Betz, MD; Robert M. Campbell Jr., MD; John M. Flynn, MD; Charles E. Johnston, MD; Richard E. McCarthy, MD; David P. Roye Jr., MD; David L. Skaggs, MD; John T. Smith, MD; Brian D. Snyder, MD, PhD; Paul D. Sponseller, MD, MBA; Peter F. Sturm, MD; George H. Thompson, MD; Muharrem Yazici, MD; Michael G. Vitale, MD, MPH

E-Poster #118: A Revolutionary Concept and Technology for Surgical Treatment of Scoliosis
Paulo T. Cavali, MD; Sebastiao Gilberti Cavali, MD

E-Poster #119: Outcomes of Growing Rod Surgery in Early Onset Scoliosis: Does the Etiology Matter?
Behrooz A. Akbarnia, MD; Pooria Salari, MD; George H. Thompson, MD; Paul D. Sponseller, MD; John B. Emans, MD; Growing Spine Study Group

E-Poster #120:  The Prevalence of Obstructive Lung Disease in Children with Scoliosis
Gary Mcphail, MD; Robert Wood, MD; Paul Boesch, MD; Viral Jain, MD; Steven Agabegi, MD; Eric Wall, MD; Alvin Crawford, MD