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Friday

6:45

Group Buffet Breakfast
Exhibits Open with Coffee

Clyde Court Restaurant
Clyde Court Hotel Lobby

7:30 – 8:30

Company-Supported / Company Directed Non-CME Workshops

Moderator: Ahmet Alanay, MD

 

An Introduction to MAGEC™ -Revolutionizing Growing Rod Surgery
Supported by: Ellipse Technologies
Invited Faculty: Behrooz Akbarnia, MD and Hilali Noordeen, FRCS

Room: Herbert Suite

 

Correcting Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Featuring MESA and Rail 4D Technology
Supported by: K2M
Invited Faculty: Richard Schwend, MD and Michael Mendelow, MD

Room: Grosvenor Suite

 

New Concepts for the Treatment of Complex Spinal Deformity in Patients with Neuromuscular Diseases
Supported by: DePuy Synthes
Invited Faculty: Randy Betz, MD, Paul Sponseller, MD and David Marks, FRCS

Room: Pembroke Suite

8:30 – 8:35

Walking Break

 

8:35 – 10:10

Session 5: Free Papers: Instrumentation/Techniques
Moderator: Koki Uno, MD

Grosvenor Suite

8:35

Free Paper #22: Shilla vs. Growing Rods: Growth and Complications

Lindsay Andras, MD; Elizabeth R.A. Joiner, BS; Richard E. McCarthy, MD; Scott Luhmann, MD; David Skaggs

8:39

Free Paper #23: A Comparison of SHILLA’S GROWTH GUIDANCE SYSTEM and Growing Rods in the Treatment of Spinal Deformity in Children Less than 10 Years of Age

Scott J. Luhmann, MD; Rick E. McCarthy, MD

8:43

Free Paper #24: 5 year Follow-up on 40 Patients with Original Shilla Procedure

Richard E. McCarthy, MD; Frances L. McCullough, MNSc

8:47

Discussion

 

8:55

Free Paper #25: The Impact of Revision of One or Both Non-fusion Spinal Rods on the Re-fracture Rate And Implant Survival, Following Rod Fracture

Michael David; Adrian Gardner; Toby Jennison; Jonathan Spilsbury; David Marks

8:59

Free Paper #26: Correction and Complications in the Treatment of EOS: Is There a Difference Between Spine vs. Rib-based Proximal Anchors?

Michael G. Vitale, MD, MPH; Howard Y. Park, BA; Hiroko Matsumoto, MA; Daren J. McCalla, BS; David P. Roye, MD; David L. Skaggs, MD; Behrooz A. Akbarnia, MD

9:03

Free Paper #27: Are Proximal Rib Anchors Protective Against Rod Breakage in Distraction-Based Growing Rods?

Kent Yamaguchi Jr., BA; David Skaggs, MD; Shaun Mansour; Julia Levitan; Karen S. Myung, MD, PhD; Muharram Yazici, MD; Charles Johnston, MD; George Thompson, MD; Paul Sponseller, MD; Behrooz Akbarnia, MD; Michael Vitale, MD

9:07

Discussion

 

9:15

Free Paper #28: Simultaneous Vertebral Column Resection and Growing Rods for Severe Early Onset Spinal Deformity

John B. Emans, MD; Peter Newton, MD

9:19

Free Paper #29: Transverse Process Hooks at Upper Instrumented Vertebra Provide a More Gradual Transition to Normal Motion in Long Posterior Spinal Fusion Constructs

Dinesh Thawrani, MD; Peter Sturm, MD; David Glos, BS; Matthew Coombs, MS; Donita I. Bylski-Austrow, PhD

9:23

Free Paper #30: Treatment of Flexible Scoliosis in Children with the Ellipse Magec Rod in Combination with VEPTR Fixation

Anna K. Prof. Dr. Hell; Constantinos Tsaknakis, M.D.; Heiko Dr. Lorenz, M.D.; Esther Dr. Freifrau von Richthofen, M.D.

9:27

Discussion

 

9:35

Free Paper #31: A Prospective Clinical Trial of a Scoliosis Growth Modulation Clip/Screw Device: Initial Safety Results

Eric Wall, MD; Joseph E. Reynolds, BSE, MBA; Viral V. Jain, MD; Donita I. Bylski-Austrow, PhD; Andrea Ferris, BS; Paul Samuels, MD; Maria Alonso, MD; Alvin H. Crawford, MD

9:39

Free Paper #32: The Effect Of Dual Growing Rod Instrumentation On The Apical Vertebral Rotation In Early Onset Idiopathic Scoliosis

Vusal Ismayilov; Gokhan Demirkiran; Saygin Kamaci; Muharrem Yazici

9:43

Free Paper #33: Effects of Growing Instrumentation on Endothoracic Deformity in Early-Onset Scoliosis Utilizing the Spinal Penetration Index

Ryan D. Muchow, MD; Charles E. Johnston, MD; Anna McClung, BSN, RN

9:55 – 10:25

Refreshment Break & Exhibit Viewing

Clyde Court Hotel Lobby

10:25 – 11:45

Session 6: Surgical Decision-making
Moderator: David Marks, FRCS

Grosvenor Suite

10:25

Keynote Address Introduction

Behrooz Akbarnia, MD

10:30

Keynote Address: New and Forgotten Growth Modulation Strategies for the Growing Child with Spine Deformity

Randal R. Betz MD

10:50

How I Decide on GR vs. VEPTR

John Emans, MD

11:05

Self-lengthening- When and why: Shilla Luque Trolley
MCGR (MAGEC)
MCGR (Phenix)

Richard McCarthy, MD
Hilali Noordeen, FRCS
Ian Torode, MD

11:30

VEPTR for Myelokyphosis: Technique and Results

John Smith, MD

11:40

Discussion

 

11:55 – 12:50

Group Buffet Lunch

Clyde Court Restaurant

12:50 – 1:45

Session 7: Free Papers: Surgical Decision-making
Moderator: John Smith, MD

Grosvenor Suite

12:50

Free Paper #34: The Recognition, Incidence and Management of Spinal Cord Monitoring Alerts in Early Onset Scoliosis Surgery

Jonathan H. Phillips, MD; Denise Lopez, MSN, ARNP; Dennis R. Knapp, MD; Jose Herrera-Soto, MD

12:54

Free Paper #35: Vertebral Growth Reductions after Spinal Hemiepiphysiodesis as Determined by Histomorphometry Are Lower than Predicted by Finite Element Model with Linear Stress-Growth Relationship

Donita I. Bylski-Austrow; Bharathwaj Kumar; Eric Wall, MD

12:58

/UserFiles/iceos/2012/fri/1258 FREE PAPER 36.pptx

Matthew T. Coombs; David L. Glos; Jay Kim; Eric J. Wall, MD; Donita I. Bylski-Austrow

1:02

Discussion

 

1:10

Free Paper #37: What Do Coronal Flexibility Films Really Tell Us About the Treatment of Idiopathic Early Onset Scoliosis Patients Using Growing Rods?

Burt Yaszay, MD; Nima Kabirian, MD; Jeff B. Pawelek; Tracey Bastrom, MA; John Emans, MD; George H. Thompson, MD; Gregory M. Mundis, MD; Behrooz A. Akbarnia, MD; Growing Spine Study Group

1:14

Free Paper #38: EOS-Imaging System is Available for Early-onset Scoliosis Patients and Can Reduce Their Ionizing Radiation Exposure

Burt Yaszay, MD; Nima Kabirian, MD; Gregory M. Mundis, MD; Jeff B. Pawelek; Carrie E. Bartley, MA; Behrooz A. Akbarnia, MD

1:18

Free Paper #39: Does the Appearance and Rater Reliability of the Triradiate Cartilage and Risser Sign Differ on Pelvis versus Scoliosis Radiographs?

Senthil T. Nathan, MD; Eric J. Wall, MD; Emily Eismann, MS; Viral V. Jain, MD; Alvin H. Crawford, MD; Peter F. Sturm, MD

1:22

Discussion

 

1:30-3:25

Session 8: Power Summaries
Moderator: Michael Glotzbecker, MD

Room: Grosvenor Room

1:30

Growing Rods for Neuromuscular Spine Deformity

Paul Sponseller, MD

1:40

Management of Infection in Growing Rods vs VEPTR

Michael Vitale, MD, PhD

1:50

Discussion

 

1:55

Update on Hemibridge

Eric Wall, MD

2:05

Growth Modulation Methods other than Staples - Tethers, Rib Resection/ Lengthening, from Experimental to Clinical

Charles Johnston, MD

2:15

Discussion

 

2:20

The Proximal Foundation-placement and Anchor Types

David Marks, FRCS

2:30

Discussion

 

2:35

Bracing for EOS: Kalabis, Garches, Turnbuckle

Francisco Perez-Grueso, MD

2:45

Management of Severe Lung Disease (both perioperative and long term): Vests, Bipap/Cpap, when is Trach indicated Pre-op /Prophylactic, Pulmonary "exercise" Pre-op in Traction or Out

Gregory Redding, MD

2:30

Discussion

 

3:05

Adjourn