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Friday

6:45 am

Registration Opens
Breakfast & Exhibit Viewing

Floridian Ballroom Foyer
Floridian Ballroom EF

7:35 – 9:30

Session 1: Instructional Lectures
Moderator: B. Akbarnia, MD

Floridian Ballroom ABC

7:30

Welcome & Course Overview

B. Akbarnia, MD & C. Johnston, MD

7:35

Lung Growth, Development and Physiology

G. Redding, MD

7:50

Anesthetic Considerations in Children Under 5

K. Bender, MD

8:05

What’s New in Neurosurgical Management of Neural Tube Defects, Tethering, Syrinx, Chiari

A. Samdani, MD

8:20

Discussion

 

8:35

Management of Specific Genetic Disorders and Syndromes

P. Sponseller, MD

8:50

New Understanding of TIS

R. Campbell, MD

9:05

Discussion

 

9:20– 9:45

Refreshment Break & Exhibit Viewing

Floridian Ballroom EF

9:45 – 11:35

Session 2: Surgical Techniques
Moderator: S. Shah, MD

Floridian Ballroom

9:45

MAGEC

B. Akbarnia, MD

10:00

Phenix

I. Torode, MD

10:15

Discussion

 

10:23

Shilla Update

R. McCarthy, MD

10:38

How I Make Hybrid Constructs

D. Skaggs, MD

10:53

Discussion

 

11:01

Anchor Strategies and Management of Displaced Anchors

M. Yazici, MD

11:16

Modern Luque Trolley

J. Ouellet, MD

11:31

Discussion

 

11:40

Walking Break

 

11:45am – 12:30pm

Lunch in Exhibit Hall

Floridian Ballroom DEF

12:30 – 1:30

Session 3: CME Workshops

 
 

HV Resection Techniques Moderators: Drs. Bollini, Newton

Room: Flagler/Gilchrist

 

Syndromic EOS with RoundTable Moderators: Drs. Goldberg, Johnston, Skaggs, Sponseller

Room: Hamilton/Indian River

 

VEPTR Update Moderators: Drs. Emans, Smith

Room: Jackson

 

Cervical Spine Instrumentation Techniques Moderators: Drs. Shah and Ouellet

Room: Palm Beach

1:30 – 1:45

Refreshment Break & Exhibit Viewing

Floridian Ballroom EF

1:45 -3:05

Session 4: Papers - Casting, Pulmonary, Radiation and Models
Moderator: B. Snyder, MD

Floridian Ballroom ABC

1:45

Paper #1: The Role of Serial Casting in Early Onset Scoliosis

Jeannie Huh, MD; David M. Baulesh, BA; Timothy Judkins, MD; Sumeet Garg, MD; Nancy H. Miller, MD; Mark A. Erickson, MD

1:49

Paper #2: Analysis of the Neurocentral Junction (NCJ) in the Normal Infantile, Juvenile and Adolescent Spine

Tom P. Schlösser; Michiel M. Janssen, MD, PhD; Hamid Attrach, MD; Max Viergever, PhD; Koen L. Vincken, PhD; René M. Castelein, MD, PhD

1:53

Paper #3: Detorsion Night-time Brace for the Treatment of Idiopathic Early Onset Scoliosis

Brice Ilharreborde; Sebastien Moreau; Keyvan Mazda

1:57

Discussion

 

2:05

*Paper #4: Casting for Early Onset Scoliosis: The Pitfall of Increased Peak Inspiratory Pressure
*Nominated for Best Paper Award

Arjun A. Dhawale, MD; Suken A. Shah, MD; Samantha Reichard; Laurens Holmes, PhD, DrPH; Robert Brislin, DO; Kenneth Rogers, ATC, PhD; William G. Mackenzie, MD,FRCSC

2:09

Paper #5: Obstructive Lung Disease in Patients with Congenital and Syndromic Scoliosis

Gary McPhail; R. Paul Boesch; Robert Wood; Viral Jain; Steven Agabegi; Eric Wall; Alvin Crawford; Peter Sturm

2:13

Paper #6: Pulmonary Function Outcomes in Early Onset Scoliosis, Non-operative versus Operative Patients

Charles E. Johnston, MD; Anna McClung; Scott Paradise

2:17

Discussion

 

2:25

*Paper #7: Is There a Significant Increase in Thoracic Height after Growing Rod Surgery for Early Onset Scoliosis?
*Nominated for Best Paper Award

Behrooz A. Akbarnia, MD; Nima Kabirian, MD; Jeff B. Pawelek, BS; Daniel Zhang, BS; Gregory J. Redding, MD; John B. Emans, MD; Suken A. Shah, MD; Charles E. Johnston, MD; Growing Spine Study Group

2:29

*Paper #8: Scoliosis Creation By Growth Modulation Of The Chest Cage In A Fetal Ovine Model
*Nominated for Best Paper Award

Stefan Parent, MD, PhD; Jean-Paul Praud, MD, PhD; Sarah Bouchard, MD; Nathalie Samson, PhD; Marc Cloutier, PhD; Bruno Piedboeuf, MD

2:33

Paper #9: Characterization of a Scoliosis Model in FGFR3 Deficient Mice

Neil Saran, MD, FRCSC; Ali Esmaeel, MD, FRCSC; Michael B. Sullivan, BSc; Janet E. Henderson, PhD; Jean A. Ouellet, MD, FRCSC

2:37

Discussion

 

2:45

*Paper #10: Iatrogenic Radiation Exposure to Patients with Early Onset Spine And Chest Wall Deformities
*Nominated for Best Paper Award

Kit M. Song, MD, MHA; Derek Khorsand, BS; Adam Alessio, MD; Jonathan Swanson, MD; Greg Redding, MD; John Waldhausen, MD

2:49

Paper #11: Radiation Exposure in Growing Rod Surgery for Early Onset Scoliosis

Michael W. Hennessy, MD; Jeff B. Pawelek, BS; Behrooz A. Akbarnia, MD; Gregory M. Mundis, MD

2:53

Paper #12: Radiographic Comparison of Early Onset and Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Mark J. McElroy, MD; Paul D. Sponseller, MD; Sara K. Fuhrhop, BS; Colin J. Russell; Peter O. Newton, MD; Michelle C. Marks, PT, MA; James O. Sanders, MD; Muharrem Yazici, MD; Jeff B. Pawelek; Behrooz A. Akbarnia, MD; Harms Study Group; Growing Spine Study Group

2:57

Discussion

 

3:05

Adjourn; Optional Free Time Activities