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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Spine Deformity Solutions: A Hands-On Course

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2015 Spine Deformity Solutions: A Hands-On Course Schedule

4th Spine Deformity Solutions: A Hands-On Course

From the American Association of Neurological Surgeons
and the Scoliosis Research Society
April 9-11, 2015 • Houston, TX
Methodist Institute of Technology,
Innovation and Education (MITIE)

5th Spine Deformity Solutions: A Hands-On Course*

From the Scoliosis Research Society
October 22-24, 2015 • Istanbul, Turkey
*Subject to Change.

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:

CME Credits

SRS designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

4th Spine Deformity Solutions: A Hands On Course - Chairs

Munish C. Gupta, MD
University of California-Davis, Sacramento, CA

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

4th Spine Deformity Solutions: A Hands On Course - Program

Thursday

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

7:25am

Welcome

Session 1: Thoracolumbar Posterior Open and Minimally Invasive Techniques
 

7:30am

Open Posterior Thoracic Techniques, Including Osteotomies and Vertebral Column Resection Techniques

7:42am

Discussion

7:45am

Minimally Invasive Techniques for Optimal Posterior Placement of Thoracolumbar Pedicle Screws in Deformity Correction

7:57am

Discussion

8:00am

Video Demonstrations and Discussion of Posterior Open and MIS Techniques

8:30am

Proceed to Lab

8:45am

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

10:15am

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

11:45am

Lunch

Session 2: Lumbo-Sacral Techniques: Posterior Open & Anterior Minimally Invasive

12:30pm

Open Lumbar PSO Technique

12:42pm

Discussion

12:45pm

Open Pelvic Fixation Techniques                 

12:57pm

Discussion

1:00pm

Far Lateral Interbody Approaches for Deformity  

1:12pm

Discussion

1:15pm

Video Demonstrations and Discussion of Open and MIS Lumbo-Sacral Techniques

1:45pm

Proceed to Lab

2:00pm

Cadaveric Lab – Rotation # 1

  • Group 1:  Open Lumbo-Sacral Techniques, Including:  PSO, Sacro-Iliac Fixation
  • Group 2:  Far Lateral Interbody Technique

4:00pm

Cadaveric Lab – Rotation # 2

  • Group 1:  Far Lateral Interbody Technique
  • Group 2:  Open Lumbo-Sacral Techniques, Including:  PSO, Sacro-Iliac Fixation

6:00pm

Adjourn

Saturday
 

7:25am

Welcome                                                                                           

Session 3:  Posterior Occipito-Cervical-Thoracic Techniques

7:30am

Posterior Occipito-Cervical-Thoracic Fixation Techniques

7:42am

Discussion

7:45am

Posterior Cervical Complications: Avoidance and Management

7:57am

8:00am

Discussion

Advanced Cervical Deformity Reconstruction Technique

8:12am

Discussion

8:15am

Video Demonstrations and Discussion of Posterior Occipito-Cervical-Thoracic Techniques         

8:50am

Proceed to Lab

9:00am

Cadaveric Lab

  • Complex Cervical Deformity Correction

12:00pm

Adjourn

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