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Show all program Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Thursday, July 13, 2017 Friday, July 14, 2017 Saturday, July 15, 2017
Thursday, July 13, 2017
07:45 - 17:00 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 - 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
 09:26 - 09:30 WC #4 Touched Vertebra (TV) on Standing Xray is a Good Predictor for LIV. TV on Prone Xray is Better
 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
 09:09 - 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 Hands-On Workshops with Lunch (Non-CME)
12:30 - 13:30 Exhibit Viewing & Lunch
*Hands-On Workshops with Lunch
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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.)