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Casting for Early Onset Scoliosis – Why, When and How

Presented by the Scoliosis Research Society's Growing Spine Committee

Monday, December 12, 2016 at 8:00pm EST.

Cost: Free

Click here for the answers to follow-up questions from the webinar

Chairs: Robert P. Huang, MD and James O. Sanders, MD

Upon completion of this webinar, participants should be able to:

  1. Identify both the indications and the contraindications of cast treatment of early onset scoliosis.
  2. Describe the important technical aspects of applying a proper scoliosis cast
  3. Discuss common pitfalls in scoliosis casting and how to avoid them.
  4. Determine when scoliosis casting should be abandoned and other methods used instead.

Financial Disclosures:

Jacques L. D’Astous, MD
No Relationships

Robert P. Huang, MD
No Relationships

Charles E. Johnston, MD
Medtronic (other financial or material support (royalties, patents, etc.)); Elsevier (other financial or material support (royalties, patents, etc.))

James O. Sanders, MD
Green Sun Medical (advisory board or panel (industry)); NuVasive (speaker’s bureau)

Peter F. Sturm, MD
DePuy Synthes (consultant, advisory board or panel (industry)); NuVasive (consultant)

Casting Webinar Agenda
8:00 – 8:05pm Introduction Robert P. Huang, MD & James O. Sanders, MD
8:05 – 8:10pm Natural History James O. Sanders, MD
8:10 – 8:20pm Role of Casting in EOS Charles E. Johnston, MD
8:20 – 8:30pm EDF Casting Technique Jacques D’Astous, MD
8:30 – 8:40pm Results of EDF casting Peter F. Sturm, MD
8:40 – 9:00pm Questions & Panel Discussion Panel

This activity has been planned an implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the sponsorship of the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS). SRS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) designates this web activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

This webinar is free to members and non-members.