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Thursday

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

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