Scoliosis Research Society
SRS: Scoliosis Research Society

Scoliosis Research Society

Dedicated to the optimal care of patients with spinal deformity

Hibbs Award Review

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Hibbs Basic Research Award Nominees (Presented Friday, Sept. 8 at 8:00)

Paper #28: Analysis of the Associations of Polymorphism and Bone Mineral Density in Patients with Idiopathic Scoliosis
Miao Yu, MD

Paper #29: Intrinsic ß-catenin Overexpression in Osteoblast Could Contribute to Impaired Osteocytogenesis in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS)
Jiajun Zhang, MPhil; Yujia Wang; Huanxiong Chen, MD, PhD; Bobby Kinwah Ng, MD; Tsz-Ping Lam; Jack C.Y. Cheng, MD; Wayne YW Lee, PhD

Paper #30: Detection of Brain Abnormalities by in Vivo MRI May Serve as a Prognostic Test for Acquired Scoliosis in Proprioception-Deficient Animal Model of AIS
Inbal Biton, PhD; Eran Assaraf; Yossi Smorgick; Yoram Anekstein; Elazar Zelzer, PhD; Ronen Blecher, MD; Rod J. Oskouian, MD; Jens R. Chapman, MD; David Hanscom, MD; Robert A. Hart, MD

Paper #31: Propionibacterium Acnes Survives Only in the Presence of Implants and Causes Late Infection
Yuta Shiono; Ken Ishii, MD; Kota Watanabe, MD, PhD; Morio Matsumoto, MD
Paper #31 Figures

Paper #32: Can MRSA Biofilm Infections Be Cleared from Pedicle Screws Intraoperatively?
Daniel G Meeker, BS; Karen Beenken, PhD; Weston, B Mills, BA; Richard E. McCarthy, MD; Mark S Smeltzer, PhD; David B. Bumpass, MD

Paper #33: Molecular Characterization of Intervertebral Disc Tissue by Next Generation RNA Sequencing
Ahmad Nassr, MD; Scott Riester; Lin Cong, MD, PhD; Mohamad Bydon, MD; A. Noelle Larson, MD

Hibbs Clinical Research Award Nominees (Presented Friday, Sept. 8 at 8:43)

Paper #34: Dose-Response Relationship Of Tranexamic Acid In Adolescent Scoliosis Surgery.
Susan M. Goobie, MD, FRCPC; Michael T. Hresko, MD; Michael P. Glotzbecker, MD; Daniel J. Hedequist, MD; John B. Emans, MD; Lawrence I. Karlin, MD; Mary Ellen Mccann, MD, MPH; Robert, M Brustowicz, MD; Navil F. Sethna, MD; Andres Navedo, MD; Elisabeth Dwyer, BSN; Xiayi Huang, BS; Luis Periera, PhD

Paper #35: Calcium and Vitamin D for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis – A Further In-depth Review Using Finite Element Analysis (FEA) for a Randomized Double-blinded Placebo-controlled Trial
Tsz-Ping Lam; Benjamin Hon Kei Yip, PhD; Elisa M. S. Tam, PhD; Gene Chi Wai Man, PhD; Wayne YW Lee, PhD; Kwong Man Lee; Wai Ping Fiona Yu, MPH, BSc(Advanced); Yong Qiu, MD; Bobby Kinwah Ng, MD; Jack C.Y. Cheng, MD

Paper #36: Disc Degeneration at Distal Unfused Segments after Posterior Spinal Fusion in Patients with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Lenke Type 1 or 2: A 20-Year Follow-up Study
Kazuki Kawakami, B.Kin; Ayato Nohara, MD; Toshiki Saito, MD; Ryoji Tauchi; Tesuya Ohara, MD; Noriaki Kawakami, MD, DMSc

Paper #37: Minimally Invasive Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion for Adult Spinal Deformity: Clinical and Radiological Efficacy
Kee-Yong Ha; Jae-Won Lee, MD; Sang-il Kim, MD; Young-Hoon Kim; Jin-Woo Lee, MD; Hyung-Youl Park; Joo-Hyun Ahn, Fellow; Dong-Gune Chang, MD, PhD
Paper #37 Figures 

Paper #38: An Analysis of the Relative Incidence and Outcomes of Minor vs. Major Neurological Decline after Complex Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery: A Sub-analysis of Scoli-RISK-1 Study
So Kato, MD; Michael G. Fehlings, MD, PhD, FRCSC FACS; Stephen J. Lewis, MD, MSc, FRCSC; Lawrence G. Lenke, MD; Christopher I. Shaffrey, MD; Kenneth MC Cheung, MD; Leah Yacat Carreon, MD, MSc; Mark B. Dekutoski, MD; Frank J. Schwab, MD; Oheneba Boachie-Adjei, MD; Khaled Kebaish, MD; Christopher P. Ames, MD; Yong Qiu, MD; Yukihiro Matsuyama, MD, PhD; Benny T. Dahl, MD, PhD, DMSci; Hossein Mehdian, MD, FRCS(Ed); Ferran Pellisé, MD, PhD; Sigurd H. Berven, MD

Paper #39: Clinical Results and Surgery Tactics of Spinal Osteotomy for Ankylosing Spondylitis Kyphosis: Experience with 448 Patients
Yan Wang, MD; Guoquan Zheng; Zheng Wang, MD; XueSong Zhang, MD

Paper #40: Long-Term Outcome of Untreated Scheuermann’s Kyphosis
Enrique Garrido, MD, EBOT, MRCS; Andrew David Duckworth, BSc, MBChB, MSc, FRCSEd(Tr&Orth), PhD; Joseph V J Fournier

Paper #41: A Dedicated Pediatric Spine Deformity Team Significantly Reduces Surgical Time and Cost
John M. Flynn, MD; Brendan Striano; Wallis, T Muhly, MD; Wudbhav N. Sankar, MD; Blair Kraus, RN, MSN, MBE; Vaidehi Mehta, MS, MPH; Michael Blum, RN, BSN, CNOR; Barbara DeZayas, MS, MSN, CRNA; Ron Keren, MD, MPH; Jeffrey Feldman

Paper #42: Development of a Risk Severity Score Predicting Surgical Site Infection in Early Onset Scoliosis
Hiroko Matsumoto, MA; Anas A. Minkara, BHS; Nicholas Feinberg; John T. Smith, MD; Amer F. Samdani, MD; Michael P. Glotzbecker, MD; Jeffrey R. Sawyer, MD; David L. Skaggs, MD, MMM; David Price Roye, MD; Michael Vitale, MD, MPH; Growing Spine Study Group; Children's Spine Study Group

The meeting to decide on the Program Award Winners will take place on Friday, Sept. 8th at 3:05pm in Room 411 at the Philadelphia Marriot.

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