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Show all program Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Thursday, July 13, 2017 Friday, July 14, 2017 Saturday, July 15, 2017
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
12:00 - 13:10 Exhibit Viewing & Lunch
*Hands-On Workshops with Lunch
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 12:30 -13:30 Hands-On Workshops with Lunch (Non-CME)
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
 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
 15:12 - 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
 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