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8th International Congress on Early Onset Scoliosis (ICEOS)
November 20-21, 2014

7:35

Session 1: Pulmonary & Basic Science

Moderators: Lindsay Andras, MD & Burt Yaszay, MD

7:35

What a Pediatric Spine Surgeon Needs to Know about Pulmonology

Greg Redding, MD

8:05

Are Current EOS Treatments Really Better than Fusion or Natural History for Pulmonary Function?

Benny Dahl, MD

8:20

Genetic Basis of EOS and the Developing Spine: The Somite Clock and Mouse Models

Benjamin A. Alman, MD

8:45

Interdependent Relationship between the Thorax and Lung: The Impact of Thoracic Deformity on Respiratory Function

Brian Snyder, MD

9:05

Evolving Treatment Options for EOS: Is Growth Modulation of the Spine the Answer?

 

9:45

Session 2: Free Papers

Moderators: Stefan Parent, MD PhD & Jeff Sawyer, MD

9:45

Free Paper #1: Content of Metal Ions in the Blood and tissues after Implantation of Titanium Growth-Guidance Sliding LSZ-4D Device for Early Onset Scoliosis Treatment

Elena Lukina; Aleksandr Laka, PhD; Mikhail Kollerov; Mykhamad Sampiev; Paul Wagstaff; Peter Mason; Wai Weng Yoon; Hilali Noordeen; Gordon Blunn

9:49

Free Paper #2: Guided Growth System (ggs) in the Treatment of Early Onset Scoliosis - 5 Years Follow-up

Michal Latalski, Ass Prof. MD PhD; Marek Fatyga, MD PhD; Krzysztof Koltowski, MD; Anna Danielewicz-Bromberek, MD; Piotr Menarowicz, MD

9:53

Free Paper #3: Sliding-Growing Rod Technique for Management of Early-Onset Scoliosis

Meric Enercan; Mutlu Cobanoglu; Sinan Kahraman; Bahadir H. Gokcen; Sinan Yilar; Erden Erturer; Cagatay Ozturk; Azmi Hamzaoglu

10:05

Free Paper #4: Growing Segmental Spinal Instrumentation: How Much Do They Grow?

Sam Rosenfeld, M.D.; Benjamin Smith, D.O.

10:09

Free Paper #5: Real Time Robotic Assisted Telemedicine Surgical Collaboration between Ukraine and the US

Richard M. Schwend, MD; Andriy Mezentsev, MD; Dmytro Petrenko, MD; Alec Hermanson, BA; Matthew Altrich, BA; Morgan Waller; Robert Rinaldi, MD; Ronald Nicholis, MD

10:13

Free Paper #6: The Effectiveness of Pre-operative Halo-gravity Traction (hgt) in Early Onset Scoliosis (eos) and Severe Kyphoscoliosis: Clinical and Radiographic Study

Norberto M. Ventura Gómez, MD, PhD; Ana M. Ey Batlle, MD; Imma Vilalta Vidal, MD; Augusto A. Covaro, MD; Juan J. Mazzeo, MN; Junichi Yamane, MD, PhD; Melisa Stitzman Wengrowicz, MD

10:25

Free Paper #7 Spinal Growth In Normal Children Between 3 And 11 Years Old Using 3D Reconstruction: A Longitudinal Study.

Patrick Tohmé; Léonie Tremblay; Marjolaine Roy-Beaudry, MSc; Marie Beauséjour, PhD; Hubert Labelle, MD; Stefan Parent, MD, PhD

10:29

Free Paper #8: Coupled Symmetry and Pattern of Rib Growth in the Growing Human

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

10:33

Free Paper #9: Growth Patterns of the Neurocentral Synchondrosis (NCS) in Immature and Growing Vertebra

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

10:45

Free Paper #10: Does Initial Cast Correction Predict Treatment Success for Infantile Scoliosis?

Jaime A. Gomez, MD; Alexandra Grzywna, BS; Lawrence Karlin, MD; Patricia Miller, MS; John Emans, MD; Michael Glotzbecker, MD

10:49

Free Paper #11: Effectiveness of Serial Derotational Casting for Treatment of Children with Early Onset Scoliosis

Anny Hsu, MD; Hiroko Matsumoto, PhDc; Mark Sullivan, BA; Evan Trupia, BS; Benjamin Roye, MD, MPH; David P. Roye, MD; Michael G. Vitale, MD, MPH

10:53

Free Paper #12: Radiographic Parameters Correlating with Success of Mehta Cast Utilization in Infantile Idiopathic Scoliosis

Hamid Hassanzadeh; Sreeharsha V. Nandyala; Blaine Manning; Amit Jain; Kim W. Hammerberg

11:05

Free Paper #13: Pulmonary Pressures Substantially Change during Derotational Casting for Early Onset Scoliosis

David M. Farrington; Rafael López-Lobato; Marta García-Santigosa; Ángela Tatay-Díaz; José María López-Puerta

11:09

Free Paper #14: Surgeon Experience Does Not Reduce Complications Associated with VEPTR Surgery in Early Onset Scoliosis

John T. Smith, MD; Man Hung, Ph.D; Jessica Morgan; Heather Fillerup

11:13

Free Paper #15: Offset Layered Closure May Reduce Wound Infections in EOS Surgery

Alexandra M. Grzywna, BA; Michael P. Glotzbecker, MD; John B. Emans, MD

11:25

Free Paper #16: A Multicenter Retrospective Cohort Analysis of Infection Characteristics and Rates with VEPTR Surgery: A Retrospective Cohort Analysis

Sumeet Garg; Micaela Cyr, BA; Michael Glotzbecker, MD; Patrick Carry, BA; John T. Smith, MD; Jeff Sawyer, MD; Joshua Pahys, MD; Scott Luhmann, MD; John M. Flynn, MD; Ron El-Hawary, MD; Michael Vitale, MD; Tricia St. Hilaire, MPH; Children's Spine Study Group

11:29

Free Paper #17: Superior Extension of Upper Instrumented Level in Distraction Based Surgery: A Surrogate for Clinically Significant PJK

Ron El-Hawary, MD, MSc, FRCSC; John Heflin, MD; Nadim Joukhadar, BSc; Mohamad Yasin, MD; David Skaggs, MD; Children's Spine Study Group

11:33

Free Paper #18: Proximal Junctional Kyphosis in Surgically Treated Young Children With Scoliosis: Incidence, Risk Factors, and Management

Bangping Qian, MD; Xu Sun, MD.; Yong Qiu, MD

11:55

Free Paper #19: The Etiology of Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome in Neuromuscular Scoliosis Based on Quantitative Dynamic Lung MRI (QdMRI)

Robert M. Campbell, MD; Jay Udupa, PhD; Jack Flynn, MD; Hank Mayer, MD; Michael Nance, MD; Howard Panitch, MD; Wei-Hsun Wang, MD; Yubing Tong, PhD; Ivy Wu, PhD; Kieth Baldwin, MD; Joseph McDonough, Masters in Bioengineering; Andrew Mong, MD

11:59

Free Paper #20: Diminished PFT's in Growing Rod Graduates despite Improved Thoracic Height and Curve Correction

Charles E. Johnston, MD; Dong-phuong Tran, MS; Anna McClung, RN

12:03

Free Paper #21: Serial Measures of Lung and Inspiratory Muscle Function in Children with Early Onset Scoliosis

Gregory J. Redding, MD; Megan Roth, PhD; Walter Krengel, MD; Klane White, MD; Viviana Bompadre, PhD; John Waldhausen, MD; Ajeya Joshi, MD

1:50

Session 3: Ribs & Other Issues

Moderator: Brian Snyder, MD

1:50

Proximal Junctional Kyphosis in EOS

Ron El-Hawary, MD, MSc, FRCS

2:00

What We Have Learned About the Child's Ribs from Osteology Studies

Rick Schwend, MD

 

2:10

Biomechanical and Clinical Evaluation of Rib Anchors

Richard Gross, MD

 

2:30

Cervicothoracic Scoliosis

David Skaggs, MD

2:40

Criteria for Avoiding Need of Final Fusion

Paul Sponseller, MD

2:50

Lifetime Achievement Award & Keynote Address

Bob Campbell, MD

3:30

Session 4: Free Papers & Local Welcome

Moderators: Laurel Blakemore, MD & Tenner Guillaume, MD

3:30

Free Paper #22: Spine Growth Modulation using Titanium Clip/screw Device: Vertebral and Disc Height Changes at 1 Year

Donita I. Bylski-Austrow, PhD; Nana A. Entsuah; David L. Glos; Joseph E. Reynolds; Eric J. Wall, MD

3:34

Free Paper #23: Changes in the Vertebral Growth Plate after Surgical Correction of Scoliosis in Animal Model

Michal Latalski, Ass Prof. MD PhD; Marek Fatyga, MD PhD

3:38

Free Paper #24: Prospective FDA IDE Clinical Safety Trial of a Scoliosis Growth Modulation Clip/Screw Device: 18-Month Results

Eric J. Wall, MD; Joseph E. Reynolds; Jain V. Jain, MD; Donita I. Bylski-Austrow, PhD; George H. Thompson, MD; Paul Samuels, MD; Sean J. Barnett; Alvin H. Crawford, MD

3:50

Free Paper #25: Unilateral Thoracic Nerve Neurotomy Causes Rib Cage Torsion and Idiopathic-Like Thoracic Scoliosis

Xiaobin Wang, M.D., PhD; Hong Zhang, M.D.; Dan Sucato, M.D., MS

3:54

Free Paper #26: Anterior Vertebral Body Tethering for Immature Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: One-Year Results on the First 32 Patients

Amer Samdani; Robert J. Ames, BA; Jeff S. Kimball, BS; Joshua M. Pahys, MD; Harsh Grewal, MD; Glenn J. Pelletier, MD; Randal R. Betz, MD

3:58

Free Paper #27: Cervical Deformity and Instability Occur Early but Require Surveillance in Loeys-Dietz Syndrome

Paul Sponseller, MD; Sara Fuhrhop, MD; Mark McElroy, BS

4:35

Ask the Faculty Case Discussions and Receptions

 

8:35

Session 5: Free Papers

Moderators: Charlie Johnston, MD & Jean-Luc Jouve, MD

8:35

Free Paper #28: Dual Growing Rod: Traditional Vs Magnetic Systems In The Treatment Of Infantile Scoliosis

Tiziana Greggi; Elena Maredi; Francesco Lolli; Francesco Vommaro; Kostantinos Martikos; Andrea Baioni; Antonio Scarale; Stefano Giacomini; Mario Di Silvestre

8:39

Free Paper #29: Magnetically Controlled Growing Rod Technique in 33 Patients with Early Onset Scoliosis - Preliminary Results

Karsten Ridderbusch, MD; Ralf Stuecker, MD; Martin Rupprecht, MD; Philip Kunkel, MD; Christian Hagemann, MD

8:43

Free Paper #30: How much do Remote Magnetic Expandable Devices Truly Expand. A Radiographic Evaluation of the Magec System

Daniel J. Rolton, FRCS (Tr+Orth); Chrishnan Thakar, FRCS (Tr+Orth); Colin Nnadi, FRCS (Tr+Orth)

8:55

Free Paper #31: Ultrasound Technique Monitoring the Lengthening of Magnetically Controlled Growing Rods

Luca F. Colombo, Pediatric Orthopaedic; Francesco Motta; Andrea Righini, Radiologist

8:59

Free Paper #32: Complications of Magnetically-controlled Growing Rod Surgery: Multicentre Study of 26 Patients with Medium-term Follow-up

Kenneth M. Cheung; Jason Pui Yin Cheung, MBBS (HK), MMedSc; Kenny Kwan, BMBCh(Oxon), FRCSEd(Ortho); John Ferguson, FRACS; Colin Nnadi, MBBS, FRCS; Ahmet Alanay, MD; Muharrem Yazici, MD; Gokhan H. Demirkiran, MD; Ilkka J. Helenius, MD, PhD; Behrooz A. Akbarnia, MD

9:03

Free Paper #33: Validation of True Spine Length Radiographic Measurements

Alan J. Spurway, MASc; Chukwudi Chukwunyerenwa; Waleed Kishta; Ron El-Hawary, MD, MSc, FRCSC

9:15

Free Paper #34: Choosing Distal Instrumentation Level in Growing Rod Surgery - Where to Stop?

Senol Bekmez; Gokhan Demirkiran; Ozgur Dede; Peter Sturm; Muharrem Yazici

9:19

Free Paper #35: Pelvic Anchor Outcomes in Growing Rod Constructs: An Analysis of Patients with a Minimum of 4 Years of Post-Operative Follow-Up

Jaysson T. Brooks, MD; Amit Jain, MD; Francisco Sanchez Perez-Grueso, MD; David L. Skaggs, MD, MMM; George H. Thompson, MD; Behrooz A. Akbarnia, MD; Paul D. Sponseller, MD, MBA; Growing Spine Study Group

9:23

Free Paper #36: Does the “Law of Diminishing Returns” Apply to Guided Growth Shilla Constructs?

Lindsay M. Andras, MD; Haleh Badkoobehi, MD; Alexander Broom, BA; Richard E. McCarthy, MD; David Skaggs, MD, MMM; Growing Spine Study Group

9:35

Free Paper #37: Prospective Study Comparing the Effects of Proximal Rib Anchors versus Proximal Spine Anchors: Examining Complications, Curve Correction, and Quality of Life

Michael G. Vitale, MD, MPH; Mark Sullivan, BA; Evan Trupia, BS; Hiroko Matsumoto, PhDc; Sumeet Garg, MD; John Flynn, MD; Peter F. Sturm, MD; Francisco Sanchez Perez-Grueso, MD; The Children's Spine Study Group; The Growing Spine Study Group; David P. Roye, MD

9:39

Free Paper #38: Defining Parasol Rib Deformity in Hypotonic Neuromuscular Scoliosis: Is There a Difference Between Rib-Based and Spine-Based Instrumentation?

Kristin S. Livingston, MD; David Zurakowski, PhD; Brian Snyder, MD PhD

9:43

Free Paper #39: Thoracic Volume Modeling of Growing Spine Interventions in Early Onset Scoliosis

David M. Matson; Charles Ledonio, MD; David W. Polly, Jr., MD; Kristin England, MD; Jeff Pawelek, BS; Behrooz A. Akbarnia, MD

10:15

Session 6: Miscellaneous

Moderator: Michael Glotzbecker, MD

10:15

The 3 Most Influential Papers Over the Last 10 Years and How They Changed My Approach to EOS

Charles Johnston, MD

10:25

The 3 Most Influential Papers Over the Last 10 Years and How They Changed My Approach to EOS

Paul Sponseller, MD

10:35

The 3 Studies That Should Be Done Over the Next Few Years to Help Us Improve the Care of Children with EOS

Michael Vitale, MD

11:05

Efficacy of Preoperative Halo-Gravity Traction in Severe Scoliosis

Bangping Qian, MD

11:20

Infection Prevention after Surgery for EOS… Where Are We in 2014?

Michael Glotzbecker, MD

12:50

Session 7: Free Papers

Moderators: Stephan Parent, MD & Rick Schwend, MD

12:50

Free Paper #40: Defining Pre-operative Age and Deformity Magnitude Cut-offs for the Initiation of Surgical Treatment with Dual Growing Rods

Vidyadhar V. Upasani, MD; Kevin C. Parvaresh, MD; Jeff Pawelek; Patricia E. Miller, MS; George H. Thompson, MD; David L. Skaggs, MD, MMM; John B. Emans, MD; Michael P. Glotzbecker, MD; Growing Spine Study Group

12:54

Free Paper #41: Performing a Definitive Fusion in Juvenile CP Patients is a Good Surgical Option

Burt Yaszay; Paul D. Sponseller; Suken A. Shah; Jahangir Asghar; Firoz Miyanji; Amer F. Samdani; Carrie E. Bartley; Peter O. Newton

12:58

Free Paper #42: Can a “No Final Fusion” Produce Equal Results to Final Fusion After Growing Rod Treatment?

Amit Jain, MD; Paul D. Sponseller, MD, MBA; Urvij Modhia, MD; Suken A. Shah, MD; George H. Thompson, MD; Jeff B. Pawelek; Behrooz A. Akbarnia, MD; Growing Spine Study Group

1:10

Free Paper #43: Flexible Growing Rods: Polymer Rods Provide Stability to Skeletally Immature Spines

Donita I. Bylski-Austrow, PhD; David L. Glos; Max F. Carvalho, MD; Anne C. Bonifas; Matthew T. Coombs; Peter F. Sturm, MD

1:14

Free Paper #44: Staged Insertion of Growing Rods in Severe Scoliosis, Does it Prevent Fixation Failure?

Sebastiaan Schelfaut, MD; Jennifer Dermott, PT; Reinhard Zeller, MD, ScD, FRCSC

1:18

Free Paper #45: The Effect of Growth Friendly Surgery on Coronal and Sagittal Plane Spine Growth in Idiopathic Scoliosis

Chukwudi K. Chukwunyerenwa, MD, MCh,FRCSC; Charles Johnston, MD; Anna M. McClung, BSN, RN; Luke Gauthier, MD; Alan J. Spurway, MASc; Ron El-Hawary, MD, MSc, FRCSC

1:30

Session 8: Masters’ Tips & Tricks

Moderators: Behrooz Akbarnia, MD & Michael Vitale, MD

1:30

MCGR Technique: Economics of Growing Rod Surgery

David Polly, MD

1:35

Master’s Technique: How Much to Distract at Initial Implant and Subsequent Surgeries

Colin Nnadi, MD

1:40

Master’s Technique: What Technique and How Often We Should Do Lengthening

Hilali Noordeen, MD

1:55

Master’s Technique: Why I Use Rib Anchors for Proximal Fixation in Distraction Based Implants

David Skaggs, MD

2:05

Master’s Technique: Optimizing Nutrition

Charles Johnston, MD

2:25

Master’s Technique: PRSS

Qibin Ye, MD

2:55

Master’s Technique: “S” Rods to Pelvis in Distraction-based Implants – Why, When, and How?

John Smith, MD

2:57

Master’s Technique: Pelvic Screws in Distraction-based Implants – Why, When, and How?

Paul Sponseller, MD

3:14

Master’s Technique: VCR & Growing Rods

Larry Lenke, MD

3:21

Master’s Technique: Vertebral Bar Excision

Deszoe Jeszensky, MD

3:28

Master’s Technique: MCGR

Karsten Ridderbusch, MD

3:35

Discussion

 

3:45

Adjourn