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Thursday

6:45

Group Buffet Breakfast
Exhibits Open with Coffee

Clyde Court Restaurant
Clyde Court Hotel Lobby

7:30

Session 1: Instructional Lectures –“Fundamentals” Grosvenor Suite

Moderator: Ahmet Alanay, MD

7:35

Session 5: Papers -Classification/Assessment/Secondary Effects
Moderator: L. Blakemore, MD

Grosvenor Suite

7:35

Growth of the Spine and Thorax

Alain Dimeglio, MD

7:50

Assessment of Pulmonary Problems in EOS

Gregory Redding, MD

8:05

Summary of Animal Models for TIS

Brian Snyder, MD

8:20

Discussion

 

8:35

IEOS- When to Start and Stop Casting and Bracing

James Sanders, MD

8:50

Decision-making on Tandem Connectors

David Skaggs, MD

9:05

Classification and Outcomes in EOS

Michael Vitale, MD, PhD

9:55

Session 2: Free Papers: Pulmonary /Growth/ Follow up
Moderator: Rolf Riise, MD

Grosvenor Suite

9:55

Free Paper #1: Respiratory Muscle Strength in Early Onset Scoliosis

Gregory J. Redding

9:59

Free Paper #2: Pulmonary Compliance and EDF Casting - a Follow up Study

Cody Shafer, M.S.: Robin Decoursey Jenson, M.D.; Andrew Stasic, M.D.; Stephen Dierdorf, M.D.; Deann Martin, RN., MSN; Shyam Kishan, M.D.

10:03

Free Paper #3: Three Dimensional Kinematic Analysis of Regional Chest Wall Motion and Volume Changes During Respiration in Healthy Children

Charles R. d'Amato, M.D, FRCSC; K. Patrick Do, BS; Jing Feng, PhD; Rosemary Pierce, P.T.; Michael Aiona, MD; Lee Taylor, MD

10:07

Discussion

 

10:15

Free Paper #4: EDF Casting preserves Pulmonary Compliance in Early Onset Scoliosis - A Preliminary Report

Robin Decoursey Jenson, M.D.; Cody Shafer, M.S. 1; Andrew Stasic, M.D.; Stephen Dierdorf, M.D.; Deann Martin, RN., MSN; Shyam Kishan, MD

10:19

Free Paper #5: Modeling Thoracic Volume to Predict Pulmonary Function in Scoliosis Deformity

David Polly Jr., MD; Benjamin Rosenstein; Charles Ledonio, MD; A. Noelle Larson, MD; David Nuckley, PhD

10:23

Free Paper #6: Coupled Symmetry and Proportional Expansion of the Ribs through Adolescence

Richard M. Schwend, MD; Laurel C. Blakemore, MD; Behrooz A. Akbarnia, MD; Julie Reigrut, MS; John Schmidt, PhD

10:27

Discussion

 

10:35

Free Paper #7: The Effect of Rib-Based Distraction Surgery on Spine Growth

Ron El-Hawary, MD, MSc, FRCS(C); Michael Vitale; Amer Samdani; John Heflin; Melissa Smith; Jennie Wade; Joshua Klatt; John Smith

10:39

Free Paper #8: Prediction of Thoracic Dimensions and Spine Length Based On Individual Pelvic Dimensions: Validation Of The Use Of Pelvic Width Obtained With Radiographs

Michael Glotzbecker, MD; Michael Dombek; Meryl Gold; John Emans, MD

10:43

Free Paper #9: Biomechanical Evaluation of 4 Different Foundation Constructs Commonly Used in Growing Spine Surgery: Are Rib Anchors Comparable to Spine Anchors?

Behrooz A. Akbarnia, MD; Burt Yaszay, MD; Muharrem Yazici, MD; Nima Kabirian, MD; Kevin R. Strauss, ME; Diana Glaser, PhD; Complex Spine Study Group

10:47

Discussion

 

10:55

Free Paper #10: The Classification for Early Onset Scoliosis (C-EOS) Predicts Timing of VEPTR Anchor Failure

Michael G. Vitale, MD, MPH; Daren J. McCalla, BS; Hiroko Matsumoto, MA; Howard Y. Park, BA; Wajdi W. Kanj, BS; David P. Roye, MD; Randal R. Betz, MD; Patrick J. Cahill, MD; Michael P. Glotzbecker, MD; Scott J. Luhmann, MD; Sumeet Garg, MD; Jeffrey R. Sawyer, MD; John T. Smith, MD; John M. Flynn, MD

10:59

Free Paper #11: Is Casting for Infantile Scoliosis Better Than The Natural History?

John R. Faust, MD; Caleb J. Behrend, MD; Paul T. Rubery, MD; James O. Sanders, MD

11:03

Free Paper #12: A New Classification System to Report Complications in Growing Spine Surgery. A Multicenter Consensus Study

John T. Smith; Charles Johnston, MD; David Skaggs, MD; John Flynn, MD; Michael Vitale, MD; Michael Vitale, MD

11:07

Discussion

 

11:15

Free Paper #13: The Early-Onset Scoliosis 24 Item Questionnaire (EOSQ-24) Reflects Changes in Quality of Life and Parental Burden after Growing Rod Surgery

Hiroko Matsumoto, MA; Daren J. McCalla, BS; Howard Y. Park, BA; Julie Y. Yoshimachi, BA; David P. Roye, MD; Behrooz A. Akbarnia, MD; John B. Emans, MD; David L. Skaggs, MD; John T. Smith, MD; Michael Vitale

11:19

Free Paper #14: Recommendations for Patients and Families After Growing Rod Surgery: Surgeon Agreement on Post-operative Care

Nima Kabirian, MD; Gregory M. Mundis, MD; Patricia Kostial, RN, BSN; Burt Yaszay, MD; Jayla Kyaw, BS; Jeff B. Pawelek; Behrooz A. Akbarnia, MD

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11:23

Free Paper #15: Analysis of Percentile Weight Changes in Failure to Thrive Children undergoing Growing Rod Insertion

Darren F. Lui; Martin Kelly; Francis O'Neill; Anna Walsh; Frances McDevitt; Jacques Noel; Pat Kiely

11:27

Discussion

 

11:35

Group Buffet Lunch

Clyde Court Restaurant

12:30

Company Supported / Company Directed Non-CME Workshops

 

11:40

The Great Debate: Single vs. Dual Rod Derotation Utilizing the DeRoduction Technique
Supported by: Biomet
Invited Faculty: David Skaggs, MD and Michael Vitale, MD, MPH

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 Room

 

Shilla™ Growth Guidance System: Appropriate Indications and Surgical Techniques Supported by: Medtronic
Invited faculty: Richard McCarthy, MD

Room: Pembroke Suite

1:30

Walking Break

 

1:40 – 2:45

Session 3: Congenital Spine Deformity
Moderator: Hilali Noordeen, MD

Grosvenor Suite

1:40

The Effect of Pedicle Screw Application on Vertebral Growth in Young Children: Controversy between Animal Studies and Clinical Applications

Muharrem Yazici, MD

1:50

Congenital Kyphosis type 2 and Congenital Dislocation of Spine

Gerard Bollini, MD

2:00

Discussion

 

2:10

Selection and Timing of Surgery in Congenital Scoliosis

John Emans, MD

2:25

Use of VEPTR for Congenital Spine Deformity

Carol Hasler, MD

2:35

Sternal Spread and Rib Procedures for Jeune & Like Dysplasias

Damien McCormick, MD

2:45

Discussion

 

2:55 – 3:10

Refreshment Break & Exhibit Viewing

Clyde Court Hotel Lobby

3:10 – 4:00

Session 4: Free Papers: Casting/Bracing/Miscellaneous
Moderator: Richard Schwend, MD

Grosvenor Suite

3:10

Free Paper #16: Factors Predicting the Cobb angle after Casting for Progressive Infantile Scoliosis

John Faust, MD; Caleb Behrend, MD; Albert E. Sanders, MD; Paul Rubery, MD; James O. Sanders, MD

3:14

Free Paper #17: Bracing for Scoliosis and Trunk Deformity in Children Affected by Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Paolo Fraschini, MD; Elena Todeschini, MD; Franco Antoniazzi, MD; Piercarlo Brunelli; Marco Teli, MD

3:18

Free Paper #18: Management of Early Onset Neuromuscular Scoliosis with Segmental Self-Growing Rod Constructs

Hossein Mehdian; Jonathan Clamp; Ben Boreham; Tim Hammett; Nasir Quraishi

3:22

Discussion

 

3:30

Free Paper #19: Limited Anterior Spinal Fusion: An Effective Strategy in Controlling Progressive Early Onset Scoliosis

Shoji Seki; Carrie Bartley; Burt Yaszay; Peter Newton

3:34

Free Paper #20: Safety and Efficacy of Growing Rod Following Kyphectomy In Myelomeningocele with Kyphosis

Can Emre Bas; Gokhan Demirkiran; caglar yilgor; Mehmet Ayvaz; Muharrem Yazici

3:38

Free Paper #21: Early Onset Spinal Abnormalities, Treatment, and Complications in Loeys-Dietz Syndrome

Sara K. Fuhrhop, BS; Mark J. McElroy, MS; Harry C. Dietz, MD; Paul D. Sponseller, MD

3:42

Discussion

 

3:50– 5:15

Ask the Faculty Case Discussions with Wine & Cheese (“My best, worst and puzzling cases”)
Attendees bring their own cases to discuss; faculty have store of instructive cases (3 groups)

Room 1: Grosvenor Suite
Moderator: Rolf Riise, MD
Faculty: Drs. Redding, Skaggs and Vitale

Room 2: Pembroke Suite
Moderator: Brian Snyder, MD
Faculty: Drs. Emans, McCarthy and Yazici

Room 3: Herbert Suite
Moderator: Charles Johnston, MD
Faculty: Drs. Bollini, Sponseller and Wall

 

5:20

Adjourn