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SRS: Scoliosis Research Society

Scoliosis Research Society

Dedicated to the optimal care of patients with spinal deformity

Current Concepts & Hands-On Course Presentations

Use the links below to download the PDF files of the PowerPoint presentations and handouts from the
SRS Current Concepts & Hands-On Course 
May 8-11, 2019 | Istanbul, Turkey

*If you plan to download and print the course material, we recommend that you do this prior to arriving onsite as the file sizes are large and internet access at the meeting space will be limited.

Session 1 - Foundation Knowledge

Growth of the Spine - René Castelein, MD, PhD
Assessment of Maturation - Kenneth MC Cheung, MD
Bone Healing, Fusion Biology and Prerequisites on How to Achieve a Solid Fusion - Steven M. Mardjetko, MD, FAAP
Alignment of the Spine Handout  - Pierre Roussouly, MD
Case Based Discussion: Alignment of the Spine - Munish Gupta, MD

Session 2 - Early Onset Deformity

Definition and Classification of EOD - Muharrem Yazici, MD
Casting - Indications and Techniques - Francisco Javier Sanchez Perez-Grueso, MD
Overview of Growth Friendly Surgical Techniques - Yong Hai, MD
Case Based Discussion: Decision Making - Conservative vs Surgery - Steven M. Mardjetko, MD, FAAP
Case Based Discussion: Congenital Scoliosis - Azmi Hamzaoglu, MD

Session 3 - AIS

Etiology and Natural History of AIS - René Castelein, MD, PhD
Case Based Discussion: Classification - Kariman Abelin-Genevois, MD, PhD
Brace Treatment from Start to Wean Off – Natural History - Caglar Yilgor, MD
Surgical Indication, Pre-op Planning in AIS and Determining Fusion Levels - Muharrem Yazici, MD
Case Based Discussion: Pre-op Planning, Shoulder Imbalance, Sagittal Alignment and PJK - Kariman Abelin-Genevois, MD, PhD

Session 4 - AIS

Prevention and Management of Complications in AIS Surgery - Meric Enercan, MD
Adding on in AIS: Long Term Results and Consequences - Hossein Mehdian, MD, FRCS(Ed)
HRQoL: How to Implement in Daily Practice - Haluk Berk, MD
Case Based Discussion: Management of Complications in AIS – Best Practices - Caglar Yilgor, MD

Session 5 - Neuromuscular and Cervical Deformity

Decision Making and Preoperative Planning in CP Cases - Kariman Abelin Genevois, MD, PhD
Prevention and Management of Complications after Surgery in Neuromuscular Deformity - Francisco Javier Sanchez Perez-Grueso, MD
Case Based Discussion: Preoperative Planning in CP - Kariman Abelin Genevois, MD, PhD
Principles and Treatment of Cervical Deformity and Cervical Alignment - Christopher I. Shaffrey, MD
Case Based Discussion: Cervical Deformity and Cervical Alignment - Hossein Mehdian, MD, FRCS(Ed)

Session 6 - Adult and Degenerative Spinal Deformity

Natural History and Etiology of Degenerative Deformity - Pierre Roussouly, MD
Minimally Invasive Surgical Solutions in Degenerative Deformity - Christopher I. Shaffrey, MD
Revision Surgery for ASD: Pre-Operative Planning and Surgical Techniques - Munish Gupta, MD
Osteotomy Types and their Indications in ASD - Azmi Hamzaoglu, MD
How to Maximize Efficiency/Reduce Complication Rates - Ahmet Alanay, MD
Case Based Discussion: ASD - Munish Gupta, MD

Session 7 - Kyphosis and Spondylolisthesis

Scheuermann’s Kyphosis: Surgical Indications and Principles of Surgical Treatment PowerPoint - John R. Dimar, II, MD
Scheuermann’s Kyphosis: Surgical Indications and Principles of Surgical Treatment HandoutJohn R. Dimar, II, MD
Determination of Fusion Levels in Scheuermann’s Kyphosis & How to Prevent Junctional Failures - Ahmet Alanay, MD
Case Based Discussion: Scheuermann’s Kyphosis - David H. Clements, III, MD
Spondylolysis - Management in Athletes - Haluk Berk, MD
Classification of Spondylolisthesis and Practical Usage for Decision Making - Michael Ruf, MD
Case Based Discussion: HG Dysplastic Spondylolisthesis PowerPoint - John R. Dimar, II, MD
Case Based Discussion: HG Dysplastic Spondylolisthesis Handout - John R. Dimar, II, MD

Session 8 - Acquired Deformity

Post-Tuberculous (TB) Kyphosis – Prevention - Kenneth MC Cheung, MD
Case Based Discussion: Post-TB Kyphosis – Management - Yong Hai, MD
Post Traumatic Kyphosis - Alpaslan Senkoylu, MD
Case Based Discussion: Deformity with Neoplasm PowerPoint - John R. Dimar, II, MD
Case Based Discussion: Deformity with Neoplasm Handout - John R. Dimar, II, MD