Scoliosis Research Society (SRS)
Scoliosis Research Society (SRS)
An International Organization Dedicated to the Education, Research and Treatment of Spinal Deformity
Our Mission is to Foster Optimal Care for All Patients with Spinal Deformities
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2nd Spine Deformity Solutions: A Hands-On Course

From American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and Scoliosis Research Society (SRS)

April 24 - 26, 2014 • Houston, TX

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Program Times
Thursday, April 24: 7:30 - 9:00pm
Friday, April 25 7:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday, April 26 7:00am - 1:00pm
(Full program is listed below.)

Locations
Methodist Institute for Technology, Innovation & Education (MITIE)
6670 Bertner Avenue, 5th Floor
Houston, TX 77030

Houston Marriott at the Texas Medical Center
6580 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77030

Registration
Member Rate (AANS and SRS): $750
Non-Member Rate: $950

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Space is limited to 30 registrants.

Housing
Houston Marriott at the Texas Medical Center
6580 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: +1-713-796-0080
Room Rates: $129 per night (plus taxes and fees)

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Meeting Description
This hands-on course will provide an opportunity for participants to expand their knowledge and improve their skills through training and discussions with leading spinal deformity surgeons from throughout North America. Registration will be limited to 30 people to ensure access to faculty, small-group interaction for better learning, and opportunities for hands-on work. Ten hours of the course will be devoted to lab work, with a maximum of three people per lab station and a strong faculty-to-learner ratio. Topics and lab sessions will cover all areas of the spine and a variety of conditions and techniques. The intimate learning theme will begin on Thursday evening with small group “Fireside Chats” with faculty and will proceed to presentations, video demonstrations and lab rotations on Friday and Saturday.

Learning Objectives
As a result of participating in this activity, participants should be able to:

Course Chairs
Lawrence G. Lenke, MD
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Christopher I. Shaffrey, MD
University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA

CME Credits

SRS designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™™™.

Program

Thursday, April 24, 2014

7:30pm     Registration and Welcome Reception       
8:00pm     Fireside Chats
                    Room 1: Adult Spinal Deformity Reconstruction Cases  
                    Room 2: Cervical Deformity Reconstruction Cases  
                    Room 3: Pediatric Spinal Deformity Cases     
9:00pm     Adjourn

Friday, April 25, 2014

7:00am     Registration Opens at MITIE Lab
7:25am     Welcome

Session 1:  Posterior Occipito-Cervical Techniques
7:30am     Posterior Occipito-Cervical Fixation Techniques (Occiput, C1, C2)
7:42am     Discussion
7:45am     Posterior Cervical Complications: Avoidance and Management    
7:57am     Discussion
8:00am     Advanced Cervical Deformity Reconstruction Techniques          
8:12am     Discussion
8:15am     Video Demonstrations and Discussion of Posterior Occipito-Cervical Techniques
8:45am     Proceed to Lab
9:00am     Cadaveric Lab
                    Complex Cervical Deformity Correction
12:00pm    Lunch

Session 2:   Thoracolumbar Posterior Open and Minimally Invasive Techniques
12:45pm     Open Posterior Thoracic Techniques, Including Osteotomies and Vertebral Column Resection Techniques
12:57pm     Discussion
1:00pm       Minimally Invasive Techniques for Optimal Posterior Placement of Thoracolumbar Pedicle Screws in 
                  Deformity Correction   
1:12pm       Discussion
1:15pm       Video Demonstrations and Discussion of Posterior Open and MIS Techniques     
1:45pm       Proceed to Lab
2:00pm       Cadaveric Lab – Rotation # 1
                      Group 1:  MIS lumbar TLIF and Percutaneous Pedicle Screws T12-S1
                      Group 2:  Open Thoracic Osteotomy and VCR Techniques T2-T12
3:30pm       Cadaveric Lab – Rotation # 2
                      Group 1:  Open Thoracic Osteotomy and VCR Techniques T2-T12
                      Group 2:  MIS lumbar TLIF and Percutaneous Pedicle Screws T12-S1
5:00pm       Adjourn

Saturday, April 26, 2014

7:00am     Registration Opens at MITIE Lab
7:25am     Welcome 

Session 3:  Lumbo-Sacral Techniques: Posterior Open & Anterior Minimally Invasive
7:30am      Open Lumbar PSO Technique
7:42am      Discussion  
7:45am      Open Pelvic Fixation Techniques 
7:57am      Discussion
8:00am      Far Lateral Interbody Approaches for Deformity    
8:12am      Discussion
8:15am      Video Demonstrations and Discussion of Open and MIS Lumbo-Sacral Techniques
8:50am      Proceed to Lab
9:00am      Cadaveric Lab – Rotation # 1
                     Group 1:  Open Lumbo-Sacral Techniques, Including:  PSO, Sacro-Iliac Fixation
                     Group 2:  Far Lateral Interbody Technique
11:00am    Cadaveric Lab – Rotation # 2
                     Group 1: Far Lateral Interbody Technique
                     Group 2: Open Lumbo-Sacral Techniques, Including:  PSO, Sacro-Iliac Fixation
1:00pm      Adjourn - Boxed Lunches                     
 

Click here to claim your CME from the 1st Spine Deformity Solutions: A Hands-On Course October 3-5, 2013 at SERC in Burr Ridge, IL.