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Show all program Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Thursday, July 13, 2017 Friday, July 14, 2017 Saturday, July 15, 2017
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
14:00 - 21:00 Registration Open
Concurrent Sessions 1A-B: Special Symposia
15:00 - 16:45 1A. Redefining Sagittal Imbalance: Achieving Lordosis in Degenerative to Deformed Spines
Moderators: Ronald Lehman, David Polly
 15:00 - 15:20 Level Degenerative Conditions: Why Aren't We Getting Lordosis and Tips to Achieve it?
John Dimar
 15:20 - 15:40 Revision 3-4 Level Case: How to Avoid a 3 Column Osteotomy
Lawrence Lenke
 15:40 - 16:00 When and How to Employ Novel Techniques to Achieve Lordosis (ACR/OLIF/MIS TLIF)
Juan Uribe
 16:00 - 16:20 What Guidelines Do We Have to Determine How Much Lordosis We Need and how do We Then Achieve It?
Frank Schwab
 16:20 - 16:45 Discussion
15:00 - 16:45 1B. Special Symposium: Perioperative Safety and Quality: Why Aren't We All Doing the Same Thing?
Moderators: Todd Albert, Kenneth Cheung
 15:00 - 15:20 Best Practice Guidelines for AIS: How Do We Do It Better, Decrease LOS and Return them to Play?
Peter Newton
 15:20 - 15:40 Risk Stratification for Adult Deformity: Metrics, Decision making, Preoperative Indicators for a Successful Outcome
Christopher Ames
 15:40 - 16:00 Where does Value and Quality Play a Role: Can We Do It Safer, Faster and Cheaper?
Sigurd Berven
 16:00 - 16:20 From Peds to Adults: Complication Avoidance for the Complex Patient - Red Flags for Concern
Henry Halm
 16:20 - 16:45 Discussion
17:00 - 19:00 Hands-On Workshops (Non-CME)
19:00 - 21:00 Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall
Thursday, July 13, 2017
07:45 - 17:00 Registration Open
07:45 - 08:45 Hands-On Workshops with Breakfast (Non-CME)
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08:00 - 17:00 Exhibits Open
08:00 - 08:45 Exhibit Viewing & Breakfast
09:00 - 10:35 General Sessions
09:00 - 09:05 Welcome Address
09:05 - 10:08 Whitecloud Clinical Award Nominees
Moderators: Henry Halm, Ronald Lehman
 09:05 - 09:09 WC #1 Patient Reported SRS-24 Outcomes Scores after Surgery for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Have Improved Since the New Millennium
Peter O. Newton
 09:26 - 09:30 WC #4 Touched Vertebra (TV) on Standing Xray is a Good Predictor for LIV. TV on Prone Xray is Better
 09:09 - 09:13 WC #2 Using The Lower Lumbar Touched Vertebra To Select The Lowest Instrumented Vertebra In Lenke Type 3 & 4 Curves At A Minimum 5 Yr Follow-Up
Lawrence G. Lenke
 09:13 - 09:17 WC #3 Disc Degeneration in Unfused Caudal Motion Segments Ten Years Following Surgery for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
Baron Stuart Lonner
 09:17 - 09:26 Discussion of #1 - 3
 09:30 - 09:34 WC #5 Rod Fracture in Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery Incidence, Risk Factors and Impact on Health Related Quality of Life in 526 Patients
Thamrong Lertudomphonwanit
 09:34 - 09:38 WC #6 2-Year Outcomes of Spinal Growth Tethering vs. Posterior Spinal Fusion for Scoliosis – Flexibility vs. Reliability
Peter O. Newton
 09:38 - 09:47 Discussion of #4 - 6
 09:47 - 09:51 WC #7 Does Local Intraoperative Corticosteroids Delivered in a Gel-Matrix Minimize Dysphagia following Anterior Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)? A preliminary analysis of a Double Blinded Randomize Controlled Trial (RCT)
Daniel Stein
 09:51 - 09:55 WC #8 Closed Reduction of Cervical Facet Dislocations – a New Take on an Old Technique
Johannes, H Davis
 09:55 - 09:59 WC #9 Efficacy and Safety of a High-Dose Tranexamic Acid Protocol in Complex Adult Spinal Deformity Analysis of 100 Consecutive Cases
James D Lin
 09:59 - 10:09 Discussion of #7 - 9
Introduction of the President
Moderators: Todd Albert
Keynote Address
Moderators: Kenneth Cheung
Preview of the 52nd Annual Meeting and 25th IMAST
Annual Meeting - Seoul, Korea
IMAST - Los Angeles, USA
10:35 - 11:05 Case Presentations in Exhibit Hall
Refreshment Break & Exhibit Viewing
11:05 - 12:30 Concurrent Sessions 2A-C: Abstract Sessions
 11:05 - 12:30 2A. Whitecloud Basic Science Nominees and Top-Scoring Abstracts
Kenneth Cheung, Justin Smith
 11:05 - 11:09 WC #10 Improved Clinical Outcomes of Intraoperative Lumbar Nerve Root Monitoring Changes Using Motor Evoked Potentials During Thoracolumbar Spinal Surgery
Earl D. Thuet
 11:09 - 11:13 WC #11 Changes in Cervical Facets Orientation During Child Growth
Sebastien Pesenti
 11:13 - 11:17 WC #12 Locally Applied Simvastatin as an Adjunct to Promote Spinal Fusion in Rats
Matthew E. Cunningham
 11:17 - 11:26 Discussion of #10 - 12
 11:26 - 11:30 WC #13 Safe trajectory range widening during subaxial cervical pedicle screw placement Advantages of a curved pedicle probe and laterally located starting point without creating a funnel-shaped hole
Jin Hoon Park
 11:30 - 11:34 WC #14 Neurologic deficits and MRI characteristics of syrinx in idiopathic syringomyelia related scoliosis
Haining Tan
 11:34 - 11:38 WC #15 Impact of Type of Screw on Kyphotic Deformity Correction after Spine Fracture Fixation- Cannulated versus Solid Pedicle Screw
 11:38 - 11:47 Discussion of #13 - 15
 11:47 - 11:51 #16 Neuromonitoring for AIS An 18 Year Analysis of AIS Patient Incidence of Critical Changes and Predictive Factors to Define Patients at Risk
Daniel J. Sucato
 11:51 - 11:55 #17 Rate of Instrumentation and Fusion-related Complications after Surgical Treatment for Severe Pediatric Spinal Deformity within 2 years A Prospective Multi-center Cohort Study.
Munish C Gupta
 11:55 - 11:59 #18 Failure to Validate the Age-Adjusted Alignment Thresholds Concept in an Adult Spinal Deformity Database
Caglar Yilgor
 11:59 - 12:08 Discussion of #16 - 18
 12:08 - 12:12 #19 Does Thoracoplasty Affect Pulmonary Function in Thoracic AIS Surgery Treated by Posteromedial Translation?
Cedric Duray
 12:12 - 12:16 #20 3D Analysis of Spinal Deformity Progression following Posterior Spinal Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
Peter O. Newton
 12:16 - 12:20 #21 Natural history of post-operative adding-on in AIS What’s the risk factors for progressive adding-on?
ZeZhang Zhu
 12:20 - 12:30 Discussion of #19 - 21
 11:05 - 12:30 2B. Early Onset Scoliosis Abstracts
Kal Kebaish, Muharrem Yazici
 11:05 - 11:09 #22 The evolution of sagittal spinal profile in EOS: Is there a difference between rib-based and spine-based growth friendly instrumentation
ZeZhang Zhu
 11:09 - 11:13 #23 Cost Effectiveness of Magnetically Controlled Growing Rods Who Really Benefits?
Matthew E. Oetgen
 11:13 - 11:17 #24 Proximal Junctional Kyphosis in Posterior Spinal Fusion in Early Onset Scoliosis
Lucas Piantoni
 11:17 - 11:26 Discussion of #22 - 24
 11:26 - 11:30 #25 Graduation Protocol After Growing Rod Treatment Is Removal Of Hardware Without New Instrumentation A Realistic Approach?
Muharrem Yazici
 11:30 - 11:34 #26 Traditional Growing Rod Graduates with Various Diagnoses have Similar Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes
George H. Thompson
 11:34 - 11:38 #27 Magnetically-Controlled Growing Rod Patients Have Better HRQOL Measures Compared to Traditional Growing Rod Patients A Multicenter Pilot Study
David L. Skaggs
 11:38 - 11:47 Discussion of #25 - 27
 11:47 - 11:51 #28 Health-Related Quality of Life in Early-Onset Scoliosis Patients Treated Surgically EOSQ scores in Traditional Growing Rod vs. Magnetically-Controlled Growing Rods
Muharrem Yazici
 11:51 - 11:55 #29 What is the influence of pedicle screw instrumentation for vertebral body and spinal canal in children younger than 5 years old a more than 5 years follow-up
Jianguo Zhang
 11:55 - 11:59 #30 Comparison of Ponte Osteotomies, Hemivertebrectomy and Vertebral Column Resection in the Treatment of Congenital Spinal Deformity
Lindsay M. Andras
 11:59 - 12:08 Discussion of #28 - 30
 12:08 - 12:10 #31 Is There Still a Place for Convex Hemiepiphysiodesis in Congenital Scoliosis in Young Children? A Long Term Follow-up.
 12:10 - 12:12 #32 Incidence and Risk Factors of Neurological Complications of Thoracic PVCR for Severe Rigid Congenital Spinal Deformities
Hui-Ren Tao
 12:12 - 12:14 #33 3D Assessment of Spine Growth in Early Onset Scoliosis During Growing Rod Lengthening
 12:14 - 12:16 #34 Neuromuscular Scoliosis Complication and Infection Rates Over the Last Decade: A Report From the SRS M&M Database
Amer F. Samdani
 12:16 - 12:18 #35 Proximal Rib-Based Constructs in Early Onset Scoliosis Survivorship at or near Skeletal Maturity
Amer F. Samdani
 12:18 - 12:30 Discussion of #31 - 35
 11:05 - 12:30 2C. Adult Deformity Abstracts
Mario Di Silvestre, Sebastien Charosky
 11:05 - 11:09 #36 Unilateral vs. Bilateral Iliac Screw Fixation in Adult Deformity Surgery Long-Term Outcomes and Complications
Michael S. Chang
 11:09 - 11:13 #37 Early versus Delayed Rod Fracture in Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery Differ in Presentation and Revision Rates
Thamrong Lertudomphonwanit
 11:13 - 11:17 #38 Sacropelvic Fixation Using S2 Alar-Iliac (S2AI) Technique in Adult Spinal Deformity Patients Fused to the Sacrum The Fate of the SI Joint at Five Years
Tina Raman
 11:17 - 11:26 Discussion of #36 - 38
 11:26 - 11:30 #39 Towards the Development of a Core Outcome Set for Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery
Sayf S.A. Faraj
 11:30 - 11:34 #40 Radiographic Sagittal Alignment in the Asymptomatic Elderly What is Normal for Age?
David McConda
 11:34 - 11:38 #41 No Relation between Lumbopelvic Mismatch and Poor Outcome in Thoracic Hyperkyphosis Corrections
Sayf S.A. Faraj
 11:38 - 11:47 Discussion of #39 - 41
 11:47 - 11:51 #42 Flexibility of Thoracic Kyphosis (TK) impacts postoperative Sagittal Alignment in Adult Spinal Deformity Patients
Sebastian Decker
 11:51 - 11:55 #43 Low Bone Mineral Density is the significant risk for developing PJF in surgically treated patient with ASD
Kota Watanabe
 11:55 - 11:59 #44 Should Targets for Adult Spinal Deformity Correction Depend on Pelvic Incidence?
Themistocles S. Protopsaltis
 11:59 - 12:08 Discussion of #42 - 44
 12:08 - 12:10 #45 Risk Factor Analysis for PJK After Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery A New Simple Scoring System
Renaud Lafage
 12:10 - 12:12 #46 Nutritional Insufficiency as a Predictor for Adverse Outcomes in Adult Spinal Deformity Cases
Jun S Kim
 12:12 - 12:14 #47 Post-Tumor Spinal Deformity Non-Operative versus Operative Management
 12:14 - 12:16 #48 Impact of Lumbar Lordosis Correction on Surgical Outcome Is Dependent on Age Decade in Elderly Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery
Yu Yamato
 12:16 - 12:18 #49 Comparison between Unilateral and Bilateral Pelvic Fixation Using the S2AI Technique and the Incidence of Sacro-iliac Joint (SIJ) Pain
 12:18 - 12:30 Discussion of #45 - 49
12:30 - 13:30 Exhibit Viewing & Lunch
*Hands-On Workshops with Lunch
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 12:30 -13:30 Hands-On Workshops with Lunch (Non-CME)
13:30 - 13:45 Walking Break
13:45 - 14:45 3A: The Latest in Spine Tumor Treatment
Moderators: Dean Chou, Peter Rose
13:45 - 14:45 Concurrent Sessions 3A-C: Instructional Course Lectures
 13:45 - 13:55 Metastatic Spine Disease: How Do We Classify and Determine Who Needs Surgery?
Peter Rose
 13:55 - 14:05 Innovative Treatments for Spinal Tumors (MIS, Technologies, etc)
Daniel Sciubba
 14:05 - 14:15 En Bloc Spondylectomy for Primary Malignant Tumors. Technique, Tips and Tricks.
Ulf Liljenqvist
 14:15 - 14:25 Cervical Tumors: Special Considerations and Treatment
Christopher Ames
 14:25 - 14:45 Discussion
13:45 - 14:45 3B: Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy / Radiculopathy: Anterior, Posterior or Both
Moderators: Michael Fehlings
 13:45 - 13:55 Use of ACDF and Corpectomy for the Treatment of SCM: When I Use Each
Todd Albert
 13:55 - 14:05 Motion Preserving Techniques (Laminectomy, Laminoplasty and Foraminotomies)
 14:05 - 14:15 Posterior Decompression and Fusion Considerations
Martin Gehrchen
 14:15 - 14:25 When to Use Anterior and Posterior Approaches to Ensure Success
BangPing Qian
 14:25 - 14:45 Discussion
13:45 - 14:45 3C: Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Surgical Pearls to Achieve Success for Each Lenke Curve Type: The "Rule Book"
Moderators: Andre Andujar, Lawrence Lenke
 13:45 - 13:55 Lenke 1 ; LIV Selection, Shoulder Balance, Derotation Maneuvers, Inducing Thoracic Kyphosis
Suken Shah
 13:55 - 14:05 Lenke 3's, What Age to Offer Surgery, When to Perform Selective Thoracic Fusion in a 3C, Stopping at L3 vs L4
Amer Samdani
 14:05 - 14:15 Lenke 5 C: Anterior vs Posterior, UIV and LIV Selection, LIV = L3 vs L4
Daniel Sucato
 14:15 - 14:25 Lenke 2, 4 and 6's: Special Considerations for These Curves
Ian Harding
 14:25 - 14:45 Discussion
14:45 - 15:00 Walking Break
15:00 - 15:40 4A: Growing Spine: When to Address and Which Treatment to Employ
Moderators: Kenneth Cheung, Muharrem Yazici
15:00 - 15:40 Concurrent Sessions 4A-C: Concurrent Roundtable Sessions
 15:00 - 15:10 Case Presenter #1
 15:10 - 15:20 Case Presenter #2
Daniel Sucato
 15:20 - 15:30 Case Presenter #3
Amer Samdani
 15:30 - 15:40 Case Presenter #4
John Dormans
15:00 - 15:40 4B: Adult Deformity: Advances on Treatment
Moderators: Sigurd Berven, Yong Qiu
 15:00 - 15:10 Case Presenter #1
Frank Schwab
 15:10 - 15:20 Case Presenter #2
Sebastien Charosky
 15:20 - 15:30 Case Presenter #3
Saumyajit Basu
 15:30 - 15:40 Case Presenter #4
Neel Anand
15:00 - 15:40 4C: Lumbar Degenerative Conditions: How to Address the Everyday Problem
Moderators: Robert Dunn
 15:00 - 15:10 Case Presenter #1
Hani Mhadli
 15:10 - 15:20 Case Presenter #2
John Dimar
 15:20 - 15:30 Case Presenter #3
Mario Di Silvestre
 15:30 - 15:40 Case Presenter #4
Jeff Coe
15:40 - 16:10 Refreshment Break & Exhibit Viewing
16:10 - 17:10 Concurrent Sessions 5A-C: Debates, Worst Complication
16:10 - 17:10 5A: Debate Session #1 MISS: Is it a Hit or a Miss?
Moderators: Martin Gehrchen, David Polly
16:10 - 16:40 Debate 1: Which Laterally Based Procedure is Best?
 16:10 - 16:20 Transpoas is the Only Way!
Robert Lee
 16:20 - 16:30 Join the Revolution: Antepsoas Works Best
Ronald Lehman
 16:30 - 16:40 Discussion
16:40 - 17:10 Debate 2: Open or Shut Case: Can We Really use MISS to Treat Adult Deformity?
 16:40 - 16:50 I Can Do it Better with Less Morbidity: Role of MIS
Neel Anand
 16:50 - 17:00 If You are Doing a Surgery, Use One that Works: Open is Best
Kal Kebaish
 17:00 - 17:10 Discussion
16:10 - 17:10 5B: Debate Session #2 The Growing Spine: When to Intervene and How
Moderators: John Dormans, Cristina Sacramento
16:10 - 16:40 Debate 1: Early Intervention is Best For Early Onset Scoliosis (EOS)
 16:10 - 16:20 Early Surgery is Best
Muharrem Yazici
 16:20 - 16:30 Bracing and Casting are Best for the Young Child
Kota Watanabe
 16:30 - 16:40 Discussion
16:40 - 17:10 Debate 2: Tether vs Magnetic Growing Construct
 16:40 - 16:50 Everyone Should Get Tethered
Amer Samdani
 16:50 - 17:00 Posteriorly Based Technology is Best
Peter Newton
 17:00 - 17:10 Discussion
16:10 - 17:10 5C: My Worst Complications: Strategies to Prevent/Manage
Moderators: Daniel Sciubba
 16:50 - 17:10 Severe Deformity in the Neglected Patient
Robert Dunn
 16:10 - 16:30 Adult Deformity Complication
Christopher Shaffrey
 16:30 - 16:50 Neuromonitoring Loss during Pediatric Deformity: Why It Happens, What to Do, and What to Expect
Suken Shah
17:10 - 17:15 Passing Break
17:15 - 18:15 Afternoon Hands-On Workshops with Beverages and Snacks (Non-CME)
(See “Exhibits and Hands-On Workshops (HOW) section on page xx for more information.)
Friday, July 14, 2017
07:45 - 16:00 Registration Open
07:45 - 08:45 Hands-On Workshops with Breakfast (Non-CME)
(See “Exhibits and Hands-On Workshops (HOW) section on page xx for more information.)
08:00 - 16:00 Exhibits Open
08:00 - 08:45 Exhibit Viewing & Breakfast
09:00 - 10:00 Concurrent Sessions 6A-C: Abstract Sessions
 09:00 - 10:00 6C: Trauma & Tumor Abstracts
Ian Harding, Dean Chou
 09:04 - 09:08 #69 Risk factors and prognosis for acute progression of myelopathic symptoms in patients with ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament after minor trauma
Jong-myung Jung
 09:44 - 09:48 #75 Intermediate Screw in Thoracolumbar Fracture fixation -Does it Maintain the Correction
 09:48 - 09:52
 09:00 - 10:00 6A: Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Abstracts
Ferran Pellise, Peter Newton
 09:00 - 09:04 #50 Interpreting 2-Dimensional and 3-Dimensional Alignment in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis – How Should Thoracic Kyphosis Be Defined?
Subaraman Ramchandran
 09:04 - 09:08 #51 Mid-term Outcomes of Patients with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Following Spinal Fusion
Mark C. Lee
 09:08 - 09:12 #52 Causes for Early Readmission in AIS Surgery
Steven W. Hwang
 09:12 - 09:20 Discussion of #50 - 52
 09:20 - 09:24 #53 Lenke 1C AIS Curves When do Experienced surgeons incorporate the lumbar curve?
Akhil A Tawari
 09:24 - 09:28 #54 Distal adding-on improves residual lumbar curve in Lenke type 1B and 1C curves
Takeshi Fujii
 09:28 - 09:32 #55 Anterior Vertebral Body Tethering for the Treatment of Idiopathic Scoliosis Feasibility, Outcomes, and Complications
Firoz Miyanji
 09:32 - 09:40 Discussion of #53 - 55
 09:40 - 09:44 #56 Pelvic Obliquity in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS). An Analysis of 311 Lower Limb Radiographs.
Chris Yin Wei Chan
 09:44 - 09:48 #57 Pregnancy and Childbirth after Spinal Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
 09:48 - 09:52 #58 Non-Contact Sports Participation in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Effects on Parent and Patient Reported Outcomes
Frank A. Segreto
 09:52 - 10:00 Discussion of #56 - 58
 09:00 - 10:00 6B: Kyphosis/Congenital/Neuromuscular Deformity Abstracts
Hani Mhadli
 09:00 - 09:04 #59 Restoration of Thoracic Kyphosis in AIS Patients with Thoracic Hypokyposis or Lordoscoliosis Using Multiple Ponte Osteotomies With or Without Additional Bilateral Rib Osteotomies
Sinan Kahraman
 09:04 - 09:08 #60 Changes in Body Shape Following Surgical Correction in AIS Surface Topography Changes Are Associated With Improvements in Health-Related Quality of Life
Baron Stuart Lonner
 09:08 - 09:12 #61 Selection of the Optimal Distal Fusion Level for Correction of Scheuermann’s Hyperkyphosis with Posterior All Pedicle Screw Instrumentation and Fusion
ZeZhang Zhu
 09:12 - 09:20 Discussion of #59 - 61
 09:20 - 09:24 #62 Does Thoracolumbar Kyphosis Correction change the Acetabular Cup Anteversion in Ankylosing Spondylitis patients with a Previous Total Hip Replacement?
Bangping Qian
 09:24 - 09:28 #63 Risk Factors for Proximal Junction Kyphosis (PJK) in Scheuermann's Kyphosis (SK)
 09:28 - 09:32 #64 Surgeon operated trans-cranial motor evoked potentials (tcMEP) in spinal deformity surgery - a viable option in resourced challenged environments?
Robert Dunn
 09:32 - 09:40 Discussion of #62 - 64
 09:40 - 09:44 #65 Minimally Invasive Surgery in Neuromuscular Scoliosis A Superior Approach for Severely Impaired Patients
 09:44 - 09:48 #66 Surgical Treatment of Segmental Spinal Dysgenesis: Selection of An Optimal Type of Fusion
 09:48 - 09:52 #67 The Effect of Pre-Operative Halo Gravity Traction (HGT) for Severe Spinal Deformities on the Neck Disability Index. Is Long term HGT harmful to the neck?
Kwadwo Poku Yankey MD
 09:52 - 10:00 Discussion of #65 - 67
 09:00 - 09:04 #68 Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Screw Osteosynthesis for Hangman’s Fracture
Shuhei Osaki
 09:08 - 09:12 #70 Paediatric spinal tuberculosis - surgical options and outcomes
Robert Dunn
 09:12 - 09:20 Discussion of #68 - 70
 09:20 - 09:24 #71 The Spine Oncology Study Group Outcome Questionnaire (SOSGOQ) Analysis of Validity and Test-Retest Reliability
 09:24 - 09:28 #72 Metastatic Spine Tumour Surgery Does Perioperative Blood Transfusion Influence the Survival and Cancer Progression? /2066 Is Salvaged Blood Transfusion Appropriate in Metastatic Spine Tumour Surgery? A Prospective Clinical Study (COMBINE ABSTRACTS)
Naresh Kumar
 09:28 - 09:32 #73 Evaluating PROMIS in Spine Tumor Patients
David N. Bernstein
 09:32 - 09:40 Discussion of #71 - 73
 09:40 - 09:44 #74 Predictive Factors for Survival in Surgical Series of Symptomatic Metastatic Epidural Spinal Cord Compression A Prospective North American Multicenter Study in 142 Patients
 09:52 - 10:00 Discussion of #74 - 76
10:00 - 10:30 Case Presentations in Exhibit Hall
Refreshment Break & Exhibit Viewing
10:30 - 12:00 Concurrent Sessions 7A-C: Abstract Sessions
 10:30 - 12:00 7B: Cervical Spine Abstracts
John Dormans, Juan Uribe
 10:30 - 10:34 #91 The Association of Frailty with Chin-Brow Vertebral Angle Compensatory Ability in 122 Cervical Deformity Patients and with global Sagittal Vertebral Angle in 813 Global Deformity Patients
 11:50 - 11:52 #103 Is It Surgical Volume, Surgeon’s Experience, Or The Number of Surgeons That Determine Safety, Efficacy, and Efficiency?
 11:52 - 11:54 #104 Minimally Invasive Surgery in Patients with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis is Safer, Cost Efficient with Similar Curve Correction and SRS-30 Outcomes as Standard PSF
 10:30 - 12:00 7A: Lumbar Degenerative/Spondylolisthesis Abstracts
Michael Fehlings, BangPing Qian
 10:30 - 10:34 #77 Multicenter Evaluation of the Incidence of Pre- and Postoperative Malalignment in Degenerative Spinal Fusions
 10:34 - 10:38 #78 The Effect of Symptom Duration on Outcomes after Fusion for Spondylolisthesis
John Fleming
 10:38 - 10:42 #79 The Effect of Tranexamic Acid on Operative Time, Bleeding and Complications in Lumbar Spine Surgery, a Double Blind RCT.
Signe Elmose
 10:42 - 10:50 Discussion of #77 - 79
 10:50 - 10:54 #80 Prognostic Factors for Satisfaction after Decompression Durgery for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Signe Elmose
 10:54 - 10:58 #81 Back pain improves significantly following discectomy for treatment of lumbar disc herniation
Erica Bisson
 10:58 - 11:02 #82 The Feasibility and Efficacy of Robotic Assisted Pedicle Screw Placement
Joseph M. Lombardi
 11:02 - 11:10 Discussion of #80 - 82
 11:10 - 11:14 #83 The Effect of 1- or 2-level Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion on Global Sagittal Balance
Jaehwan Cho
 11:14 - 11:18 #84 Lumbar Fusion Surgery versus Laminectomy for Spondylolisthesis Re¬admission, Re¬operation, and Patient Reported Outcomes for 491 Patients from the QOD Registry
Praveen V. Mummaneni
 11:18 - 11:22 #85 Patient Profiling Can Identify Spondylolisthesis Patients at Risk for Conversion from Nonoperative to Surgical Treatment
Peter G. Passias
 11:22 - 11:30 Discussion of #83 - 85
 11:30 - 11:34 #86 Dynamic Stabilization of the Lumbar Spine in Patients with Degenerative Spondylolisthesis and Lumbar Spine Instability. 5 Years Follow-Up.
Andrey Panteleyev
 11:34 - 11:38 #87 Obesity Worsens Patient Reported Outcomes Following Surgery for Degenerative Lumbar Spondylolisthesis: An Analysis of the Quality Outcomes Database
Erica Bisson
 11:42 - 11:48 Discussion of #86 - 87
 11:48 - 11:50 #88 Clinical Relevance of a New Classification System for Degenerative Spondylolisthesis of the Lumbar Spine
Soufiane Ghailane
 11:50 - 11:52 #89 Radiographic Evaluation of Intervertebral Cage Subsidence in Lateral Retroperitoneal Transpsoas Lumbar Interbody Fusion
Ryohei Kagotani
 11:52 - 11:54 #90 Monosegmental Circumferential Reduction and Fusion for High Grade Spondylolisthesis in Adolescents.
Andrew G. King
 11:54 - 12:00 Discussion of #88 - 90
 10:34 - 10:38 #92 Comparative Analysis of Changes in Spinal Canal Dimension and Myelopathy Improvement Between Patients with and without Cervical Deformity
Peter G. Passias
 10:38 - 10:42 #93 The Effect of Prolonged Pre-Operative Halo Gravity Traction for Severe Spinal Deformities on the Cervical Spine Radiographs
Kwadwo Poku Yankey MD
 10:42 - 10:50 Discussion of #91 - 93
 10:50 - 10:54 #94 The Cervical Spine Realignment after Kyphosis Correction of the Old Atlantoaxial Anterior Dislocation
Kai Cao
 10:54 - 10:58 #95 Effect of Cervical Decompression Surgery on Gait in Adult Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy Patients
Isador H. Lieberman
 10:58 - 11:02 #96 Outcomes of complex craniovertebral anomalies in children after preoperative planning with surgeon directed multiplanar reconstruction CT
Arjun Dhawale
 11:02 - 11:10 Discussion of #94 - 96
 11:10 - 11:14 #97 En Bloc Cervical Laminoplasty Using Translaminar Screws (T-laminoplasty)
Tae-Ahn Jahng
 11:14 - 11:18 #98 Neurological Complications Following Minimally Invasive Direct Lateral Approach for Lumbar Interbody Fusion Using a Novel Retractor System without a Posterior Blade
Robert S. Lee
 11:18 - 11:22 #99 Minimally Invasive Midline Posterior Interbody Fusion with Cortical Screws Decreases Blood Loss and Surgical Time compared to Open Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion
John R. Dimar, II
 11:22 - 11:30 Discussion of #97 - 99
 11:30 - 11:34 #100 Human versus Robot A Propensity-Matched Analysis of the Accuracy of Free Hand versus Robotic Guidance for Placement of S2 Alar-Iliac (S2AI) Screws
Paul J. Park
 11:34 - 11:38 #101 Does The Plate Maintain a Sagittal Plane Correction after Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Compared to a Stand Alone Cage?
Abduljabbar Alhammoud
 11:42 - 11:48 Discussion of #100 - 101
 11:48 - 11:50 #102 In Vivo Analysis of Kambin’s Triangle and the Clinical and Radiographic Results Following the Use of 14mm Extra Wide 3D Porous Lamellar Titanium TLIF Cages
Robert S. Lee
 11:54 - 12:00 Discussion of #102 - 104
 10:30 - 12:00 7C: Complications/Infections Abstracts
Andre Andujar, Jeff Coe
 10:30 - 10:34 #105 One-Stage Spine-Shortening by Using Posterior Vertebral Column Resection for Severe Spinal Deformity Associated with Symptomatic or Asymptomatic Spinal Cord Malformations:It May Be a Choice to Leave Cord Malformations Untreated
Yang Junlin
 11:38 - 11:42 #116 Comorbid Psychiatric Diagnoses are Associated with Poor Outcomes of Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery at 2 Year Follow Up
Peter G. Passias
 10:38 - 10:42 #107 Major Complications following Surgical Correction of Spine Deformity in 253 Patients with Cerebral Palsy
 10:42 - 10:50 Discussion of #105 - 107
 10:50 - 10:54 #108 Artificial Intelligence (AI) Can Predict Complications Better Than Traditional Statistical Testing Following Posterior Cervical Fusion (PCF)
Jun S Kim
 10:54 - 10:58 #109 Hip flexion weakness following lateral transpsoas interbody fusion
Luiz Henrique Pimenta
 10:58 - 11:02 #110 The relationship of older age on perioperative outcomes following thoracolumbar three-column osteotomy for adult spinal deformity an analysis of 300 consecutive cases
Christopher P. Ames
 11:02 - 11:10 Discussion of #108 - 110
 11:10 - 11:14 #111 MRSA Swab Results Did Not Change Treatment or Outcome in Spinal Fusion Patients
Lindsay M. Andras
 11:14 - 11:18 #112 Meta-Analysis of Risk Factors Associated with Surgical Site Infection after Spinal Arthrodesis
Sebastien Pesenti
 11:18 - 11:22 #113 Deep Infections Differ Following Spinal Fusion for Idiopathic, Syndromic and Neuromuscular Deformity
Brian Sullivan
 11:22 - 11:30 Discussion of #111 - 113
 11:30 - 11:34 #114 Revision Spine Surgery in Patients without Clinical Signs of Infection How Often are There Occult Infections in Removed Hardware?
Isador H. Lieberman
 11:34 - 11:38 #115 Does the Presence of an Intraspinal Anomaly Increase Neurologic Complications and Lessen the Correction Rate in Severe Pediatric Spinal Deformity?
Amer F. Samdani
 11:42 - 11:48 Discussion of #114 - 115
 11:48 - 11:50 #117 Unplanned immediate return to operating room after spine surgery significance of immediate postoperative radiographs
 11:52 - 11:54 #118 End Vertebra vs Apical Vertebra Where Are We More Likely to Misplace?
 11:54 - 12:00 Discussion of #116 - 118
 12:30 -13:30 Hands-On Workshops with Lunch (Non-CME)
12:00 - 13:10 Exhibit Viewing & Lunch
*Hands-On Workshops with Lunch
(See “Exhibits and Hands-On Workshops (HOW) section on page xx for more information.)
13:10 - 14:10 Concurrent Sessions 8A-E: Case Presentations
13:10 - 14:10 8A: Cervical Deformity: Which Approach, How, and Why
Moderators: Sigurd Berven, Frank Schwab
 13:55 - 14:10 Case Presenter #4
Juan Uribe
 13:10 - 13:25 Case Presenter #1
Christopher Ames
 13:25 - 13:40 Case Presenter #2
Yong Qiu
 13:40 - 13:55 Case Presenter #3
John Dormans
13:10 - 14:10 8B: Spine Trauma: Diagnosis and Treatment
Moderators: Todd Albert, Robert Lee
 13:10 - 13:25 Case Presenter #1
Justin Smith
 13:25 - 13:40 Case Presenter #2
Ian Harding
 13:40 - 13:55 Case Presenter #3
Neel Anand
 13:55 - 14:10 Case Presenter #4
Jeff Coe
13:10 - 14:10 8C: Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Surgical Treatment
Moderators: Saumyajit Basu
 13:10 - 13:25 Case Presenter #1
Daniel Sucato
 13:25 - 13:40 Case Presenter #2
Kota Watanabe
 13:40 - 13:55 Case Presenter #3
Cristina Sacramento
 13:55 - 14:10 Case Presenter #4
Muharrem Yazici
14:10 - 14:30 Walking Break & Exhibit Viewing
14:30 - 15:30 Concurrent Sessions 9A-C: Abstract Session and Instructional Course Lectures
14:30 - 15:30 9A: Innovative and Diagnostic Methods
Moderators: Saumyajit Basu, Hani Mhadli
 15:12 - 15:14 #126 Pedicle Screw Impinging the Aorta A Diagnostic Dilemma Resolved on Prone CT Scan
 15:14 - 15:16 #127 Mechanical Loading of the Upper-most Instrumented Vertebra Normative Values and Impact on Proximal Junctional Kyphosis in Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery
Renaud Lafage
 14:54 - 14:58 #123 Ligament Augmentation Reduces Proximal Junctional Kyphosis and Proximal Junctional Failure in Adult Spinal Deformity
Christopher P. Ames
 14:58 - 15:02 #124 Use of Prophylactic Techniques to Prevent Proximal Junctional Failure (PJF) Following Adult Spinal Deformity (ASD) Surgery Does Not Prevent PJF, However Prophylaxis Might Reduce Need for Revision Surgery
Justin S. Smith
 15:18 - 15:20 #129 Return of Shoulder Function Following Posterior Spinal Fusion
Lindsay M. Andras
 14:30 - 14:34 #119 Natural History of Lumbar Degenerative Kyphosis with Conservative Treatment - Do clinical symptoms and radiological parameters progress? -
Whoan Jeang Kim
 14:34 - 14:38 #120 Adult Spinal Surgery in Patients with Previous THA Should We Do the Spine First?
Bassel G. Diebo
 14:38 - 14:42 #121 Which Sagittal Modifiers Significantly Deteriorate Health Related Quality of Life Investigated in Elderly Volunteers – Four Year Follow-up Study
Daisuke Togawa
 14:42 - 14:50 Discussion of #119 - 121
 14:50 - 14:54 #122 Global Alignment and Proportion (GAP) Score Better Correlates to HRQoL Scores and Better Predicts Mechanical Complications Compared to SRS-Schwab Sagittal Modifiers
Caglar Yilgor
 15:02 - 15:10 Discussion of #122 - 124
 15:10 - 15:12 #125 Lumbar Total Disc Replacement by the Lateral Approach – up to 10-year Follow-Up
Luiz Henrique Pimenta
 15:16 - 15:18 #128 Long-Term Clinical and Radiologic Outcomes of Lumbar Total Disc Replacements with ProDisc II (More Than 10 Years Follow-up)
Sinan Kahraman
 15:20 - 15:30 Discussion of #125 - 129
14:30 - 15:30 9B: Neuromuscular Scoliosis: What the Current Thought Leaders are Doing
Moderators: Ulf Liljenqvist, Luis Munhoz Da Rocha
 14:30 - 14:40 Indication for Long Fusion to S1 and Tips for Sacral Fixation
Luis Munhoz Da Rocha
 14:40 - 14:50 In Which Cases Can We Stop Short of the Sacrum?
Peter Newton
 14:50 - 15:00 Indications for Combined Anterior and Posterior Correction and Fusion with Special Regard to Pelvic Obliquity
Ulf Liljenqvist
 15:00 - 15:10 Tips and Tricks to Correct Pelvic Obliquity from Posterior Only
Andre Andujar
 15:10 - 15:30 Discussion
14:30 - 15:30 9C: Anterior Surgery: Is it Making a Comeback?
Moderators: David Polly, Kota Watanabe
 14:30 - 14:40 Open Approaches to Lenke 1 and 5 Curve - with Surgical Video
Henry Halm
 14:40 - 14:50 Open Posterior Approaches to Lenke 1 and 5 Curve - with Surgical Vide
Ferran Pellise
 14:50 - 15:00 ALIF for Degenerative Lumbar Disease
Christopher Shaffrey
 15:00 - 15:10 Anterior Appoaches for Tumor/Trauma/Infection: Better Access and Better Resection
Peter Rose
 15:10 - 15:30 Discussion
15:30 - 15:45 Walking Break
15:45 - 16:45 Concurrent 10A-C: Instructional Course Lectures
15:45 - 16:45 10A. Degenerative Conditions of the Spine: Tips and Pearls for Treatment
Moderators: Dean Chou, Kal Kebaish
 15:45 - 15:55 Spondylolisthesis: When to Operate and How Best to Treat
 15:55 - 16:05 Spinal Stenosis: Decompression or Decompression and Fusion
Ian Harding
 16:05 - 16:15 De Novo Scoliosis: Decompress, Decompress and Fuse or Deformity Correction
Justin Smith
 16:15 - 16:25 Degenerative Disc Disease: Should We Treat, When to Treat, How to Treat
 16:25 - 16:45 Discussion
15:45 - 16:45 10B. Special Considerations When Resources are Limited
Moderators: Oheneba Boachie, Robert Dunn
 15:45 - 15:55 Severe Spinal Deformity
Amer Samdani
 15:55 - 16:05 Spine Trauma: Spinal Cord Injury and Neglected Trauma
Michael Fehlings
 16:05 - 16:15 Infections and Tumors
Peter Rose
 16:15 - 16:25 Strategies to be Effective and Safe
Ferran Pellise
 16:25 - 16:45 Discussion
15:45 - 16:45 10C. Surgical Techniques: A Step by Step Guidebook - Video Supplement
Moderators: Sigurd Berven, Mario Di Silvestre
 15:45 - 15:55 Three Column Osteotomy for Sagittal Correction
Christopher Shaffrey
 15:55 - 16:05 Step by Step TLIF for Achieving Lordosis
Henry Halm
 16:05 - 16:15 Coronal Plane Correction from a Posterior Approach: Recipe for Success
Ronald Lehman
 16:15 - 16:25 Cervical Osteotomy for Correction of Cervical Deformity
Christopher Ames
 16:25 - 16:45 Discussion
19:00 - 22:30 Course Reception
Saturday, July 15, 2017
08:30 - 12:00 Registration Open
08:30 - 09:00 Breakfast/ Exhibits Closed
Concurrent Sessions 11A-C: Instructional Course Lectures
09:00 - 10:00 11A: Topic Surgical and Perioperative Planning for Adult Deformity
Moderators: David Polly, Yong Qiu
 09:00 - 09:10 Preoperative Assessments to Ensure Success
Daniel Sciubba
 09:10 - 09:20 Radiographic and Templating to Determine Correction: How Much is Really Needed?
 09:20 - 09:30 Surgical Execution for Coronal Plan Deformity: Step by Step
BangPing Qian
 09:30 - 09:40 Surgical Correction for Sagittal Plane Deformity: Step by Step
Sebastien Charosky
 09:40 - 10:00 Discussion
09:00 - 10:00 11B: Value and Safety in Spine Care: How are we doing?
Moderators: Todd Albert, Luis Munhoz Da Rocha
 09:00 - 09:10 How to Risk Stratify the Deformity Patient
Sigurd Berven
 09:10 - 09:20 Perioperative Complications and the Scoli-Risk Data
Kenneth Cheung
 09:20 - 09:30 QALYs and PROs - Do We Fully Understand What We are Reporting?
 09:30 - 09:40 How to Make MISS Safe and Effective
Juan Uribe
 09:40 - 10:00 Discussion
09:00 - 10:00 11C: What's New in Degenerative Spine Surgery
Moderators: Saumyajit Basu, Robert Dunn
 09:00 - 09:10 Every Lumbar Fusion Should be Treated like a Deformity Operation
Martin Gehrchen
 09:10 - 09:20 Cervical Fusion vs Cervical Arthroplasty: What Should I Do?
 09:20 - 09:30 How to Determine when a Decompression will Suffice vs a Decompression and Fusion for the Lumbar Spine
Neel Anand
 09:30 - 09:40 Hyperlordotic or Expandable Cages: Which Should I Use?
Jeff Coe
 09:40 - 10:00 Discussion
10:00 - 10:15 Walking Break
10:15 - 11:15 Session 12: What’s New in Spine Trauma
Moderators: Ulf Liljenqvist, Daniel Sciubba
 10:15 - 10:22 What to Do when a Patient with a Spinal Cord Injury Presents Acutely to Your Hospital: Principles and Timing of Treatment
Michael Fehlings
 10:22 - 10:30 Discussion
 10:30 - 10:37 What's New in Thoracolumbar Trauma
Justin Smith
 10:37 - 10:45 Discussion
 10:45 - 10:52 How to Use MISS to Treat Thoracolumbar Trauma: Steps to Decrease the Learning Curve
Robert Lee
 10:52 - 11:00 Discussion
 11:00 - 11:07 What's New in Pediatric Spine Trauma
Suken Shah
 11:07-11:15 Discussion
11:15 - 11:45 Walking Break & Lunch Buffet
11:45 - 13:00 Session 13: Lunch with the Experts
Moderators: Ronald Lehman, Kenneth Cheung
 12:00 - 12:07 Alternatives to VCR in Severe Spinal Deformity
Kenneth Cheung
 11:45 - 11:52 State of the Art: How to Correct AIS in the Sagittal and Axial Plane: How to Derotate and Kyphose the Thoracic Spine
Peter Newton
 11:52 - 12:00 Discussion
 12:07 - 12:15 Discussion
 12:15 - 12:22 What to Do when Things Start to Go Badly in the Operating Room
Christopher Shaffrey
 12:22 - 12:30 Discussion
 12:30 - 12:37 How Spinal Navigation Has Changed My Practice
David Polly
 12:37 - 12:45 Discussion
 12:45 - 12:52 My Learning Curve for 3 Column Osteotomies (3CO): What I Learned to Make is Safe and Efficient
Lawrence Lenke
 12:52 - 13:00 Discussion