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Dedicated to the optimal care of patients with spinal deformity

Spine Deformity Solutions Course

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6th Spine Deformity Solutions: A Hands-On Course

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7th Spine Deformity Solutions: A Hands-On Course

From the Scoliosis Research Society & Asia Pacific Spine Society
October 28-30, 2016 • Surgical Skills Centre, Hong Kong



Le Meridien Cyberport
100 Cyberport Road
Hong Kong
+852 2980 7788
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Kuniyoshi Abumi, MD
Sapporo Orthopaedic Hospital, Sapporo, Japan

Kenneth MC Cheung, MD
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

Munish C. Gupta, MD
Washington University, St. Louis, MO

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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 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 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:

  • Identify appropriate options for cervical and adult deformity reconstruction
  • Employ techniques to avoid complications in spinal deformity surgery
  • Develop skills in complex cervical deformity correction
  • Identify the appropriate indications for the use of spinopelvic instrumentation
  • Demonstration skills for the correct placement of spinopelvic instrumentation
  • Compare and contrast open and less invasive treatment options for thoracolumbar spinal deformity
  • Integrate techniques for posterior and anterior lumbo-sacral deformity corrections
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills for performing basic and complex spinal osteotomies