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SRS: Scoliosis Research Society

Scoliosis Research Society

Dedicated to the optimal care of patients with spinal deformity

Final Program

Subject to change

March 13-14, 2020
Florianópolis, Brazil

Açores Espaços de Eventos

Simultaneous translation will be available for English <-> Portuguese

Friday, March 13, 2020

Exhibit Hall Hours: 8:00 - 21:00
Registration Desk Hours: 7:00 - 19:00

*denotes faculty who will present remotely via videoconference due to travel restrictions

 

7:45 – 8:00      Course Welcome
André Luis Fernandes Andújar, MD and Paul D. Sponseller, MD, MBA
 
     
8:00 – 10:00   Early Onset Scoliosis: Foundation Knowledge & Conservative Treatment
Moderated by Luis Eduardo Munhoz da Rocha, MD
 
8:00 – 8:10   Early Onset Scoliosis: Overview and Natural History
Nelson Astur Neto, MD, MSc
 
8:10 – 8:20   Growth of the Spine and Thorax
Olavo Biraghi  Letaif, MD, MSc
 
8:20 – 8:30   Classification Systems for EOS and Congenital Scoliosis: How Do They Help and What Do They Tell Us?
André Luis Fernandes Andújar, MD
 
8:30 – 8:40   Treatment Goals for EOS
Fábio Ferri-de-Barros, MD, MSc, FSBOT, FRCSC
 
8:40 – 8:55   Discussion
 
8:55 – 9:05   Indications for Conservative Treatment and Surgery*
Paul D. Sponseller, MD, MBA
 
9:05 – 9:15   Technique of Halo Gravity Traction: Results and Complications
Luis Eduardo Munhoz da Rocha, MD
 
9:15 – 9:25   When and How to Move from Cast to Brace? Ongoing Surveillance*
Lawrence L. Haber, MD
 
9:25 – 9:45   Corrective Cast Application: Live Demonstration
André Luis Fernandes Andújar, MD with Luiz Müller Ávila, MDCarlos Abreu de Aguiar, MD; Henrique Dagostin de Arjona, MD
 
9:45 – 10:00   Discussion
 
     
10:00 – 10:30   Exhibit Viewing and Refreshment Break
Refreshments are supported, in part, by a grant from Globus Medical.
 
     
10:30 – 12:50   Early Onset Scoliosis: Surgical Treatment
Moderated by Carlos Abreu de Aguiar, MD
 
10:30 – 10:40   Surgical Treatment of EOS - Classification of Growth Friendly Systems
Stephen J. Lewis, MD, MSc, FRCSC
 
10:40 – 10:50   How to Select Fusion Levels for Growth Friendly Systems*
Paul D. Sponseller, MD, MBA
 
10:50 – 11:00   IONM: Indications and Unique Features of Patients with EOS
Rinaldo Claudino, MD
 
11:00 – 11:10   Discussion
 
11:10 – 11:20   Risks x Benefits and Current Indications of Rib-Based Distraction Systems, Traditional and Magnetic Growing Rods
Fábio Ferri-de-Barros, MD, MSc, FSBOT, FRCSC
 
11:20 – 11:30   Risks x Benefits and Current Indications of Guided and Growth Modulation Systems*
Lawrence L. Haber, MD
 
11:30 – 11:40   Discussion
 
11:40 – 11:50   Risks x Benefits and Current Indications of Definitive Fusion and Osteotomies
Luis Eduardo Munhoz da Rocha, MD
 
11:50 – 12:00   Risks x Benefits and Current Indications of Early Vertebrectomy and Short Fusion for Congenital Deformities
André Luis Fernandes Andújar, MD
 
12:00 – 12:10   Discussion
 
12:10 – 12:20   Neuromuscular Conditions and Implications for Treatment*
Paul D. Sponseller, MD, MBA
 
12:20 – 12:30   Measures to Improve Safety in EOS Surgery and Minimize Perioperative Complications
Fábio Ferri-de-Barros, MD, MSc, FSBOT, FRCSC
 
12:30 – 12:40   Management of Complications from Surgical Treatment*
Lawrence L. Haber, MD
 
12:40 – 12:50   Discussion
 
     
12:50 – 13:00   Lunch Pickup
 
     
13:00 – 13:55   Industry Workshops
 
Room Flores   Globus Medical
Vertebral Body Derotation: Techniques and Results
Prof. Fernando Herrero and Dr. Bruno Ancheschi
 
Room Pico   NuVasive
Optimizing Your Results in Idiopathic Scoliosis (Case Discussion)
Murilo T. Daher, MD; Olavo Biraghi Letaif, MD, MSc and Ricardo Acácio dos Santos, MD
     
13:55 – 14:00   Passing Time
 
     
14:00 – 16:30   Early Onset Scoliosis Case Discussion & Health-Related Quality of Life Assessment
Moderated by Fábio Ferri-de-Barros, MD, MSc, FSBOT, FRCS and Luis Eduardo Munhoz da Rocha, MD
 
14:00 – 15:00   Case Debates:

Growing Systems
Fábio Ferri-de-Barros, MD, MSc, FSBOT, FRCSC

Conservative Treatment
André Luis Fernandes Andújar, MD

Tethering*
Lawrence L. Haber, MD

Definitive Fusion
Luis Eduardo Munhoz da Rocha, MD

15:00 – 15:30   Case Presentations from Attendees

Cases submitted by attendees online prior to the meeting will be discussed by a faculty panel.

15:30 – 15:40   Current Validated Tools for HRQoL Assessment
Robert Meves, MD, PhD
 
15:40 – 15:50   HRQoL Questionnaire: What Is It and What Is It For?*
Stephen J. Lewis, MD, MSc, FRCSC
 
15:50 – 16:00   Discussion
 
16:00 – 16:10   When and How to Apply HRQoL Questionnaire and How to Analyze It for Research and Better Patient Care*
Paul D. Sponseller, MD, MBA
 
16:10 – 16:30   Discussion
     
     
16:30 – 17:00   Exhibit Viewing and Refreshment Break
 
     
17:00 – 18:20   Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Principles
Moderated by Robert Meves, MD, PhD and Alexandre Fogaça Cristante, MD, PhD
 
17:00 – 17:10   Current Methods for Evaluation of Skeletal Maturity
Carlos Abreu de Aguiar, MD
 
17:10 – 17:20   Conservative Treatment for AIS: Current Tendencies
Carlos Abreu de Aguiar, MD
 
17:20 – 17:30   Routine Preoperative Evaluation for AIS
Fábio Ferri-de-Barros, MD, MSc, FSBOT, FRCSC
 
17:30 – 17:40   Discussion
 
17:40 – 17:50   Seeing the Spine in 3D
Ricardo Acácio dos Santos, MD
 
17:50 – 18:00   Vertebral Body Derotation: Techniques and Results*
Stephen J. Lewis, MD, MSc, FRCSC
 
18:00 – 18:10   3D Correction of AIS: What is Possible in 2020?*
Lawrence L. Haber, MD
 
18:10 – 18:20   Discussion
 
     
18:20 – 18:25   Passing Time
 
     
18:25 – 19:00   Bring Your Case and Consult with Faculty - an Informal Discussion
This session will provide attendees the opportunity to bring their own cases or cases that interest them and discuss them with faculty in a small-group format. Attendees are encouraged to move between faculty to seek different perspectives and opinions.

Pediatric Room: Main Session Room

Adult Room: Pico

     
19:00 – 21:00        Welcome Reception
The Welcome Reception is supported, in part, by a grant from NuVasive.
 

 

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Exhibit Hall Hours: 8:00 - 14:30
Registration Desk Hours: 7:30 - 10:50

*denotes faculty who will present remotely via videoconference due to travel restrictions

 

8:00 – 10:30      Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Fusion Levels
Moderated by André Luis Fernandes Andújar, MD
 
     
8:00 – 8:10   Proximal Level Selection for AIS
Denis Sakai, MD
 
8:10 – 8:20   Tips and Tricks to Level the Shoulders in Thoracic Curves*
Stephen J. Lewis, MD, MSc, FRCSC
 
8:20 – 8:35   Distal Level Selection in AIS*
Paul D. Sponseller, MD, MBA
 
8:35 – 9:05   Case Discussions
 
9:05 – 9:15   Selective Thoracic Fusion - Do's and Don'ts*
Stephen J. Lewis, MD, MSc, FRCSC
 
9:15 – 9:25   Indications for Conservative Treatment and Surgery*
Paul D. Sponseller, MD, MBA
 
9:05 – 9:15   Technique of Halo Gravity Traction: Results and Complications
Luis Eduardo Munhoz da Rocha, MD
 
9:15 – 9:25   Lenke 5 and 6 Curves: Techniques for Lumbar Curve Correction
Luiz Müller Ávila, MD
 
9:25 – 9:35   Complications of AIS and Prevention*
Lawrence L. Haber, MD
 
9:35 – 10:05   Case Discussions
 
10:05 – 10:20   Access of Care and Waiting Lists for Treatment: Quality, Safety and Value
Fábio Ferri-de-Barros, MD, MSc, FSBOT, FRCSC
 
10:20 – 10:30   Discussion
 
     
10:3010:50   Exhibit Viewing and Refreshment Break
 
     
10:50 – 12:50        Adult Spinal Deformity: Principles and Conservative Treatment
Moderated by Carlos Henrique Maçaneiro, MD and Ratko Yurac, MD
 
10:50 – 11:00   Etiologies of Adult Deformities
Alexandre Fogaça Cristante, MD, PhD
 
11:00 – 11:10   Natural History of ASD
Luiz Henrique Pimenta, MD, PhD
 
11:10 – 11:20   Quality and Safety in Spine Surgery*
Mark Weidenbaum, MD
 
11:20 – 11:30   Discussion
 
11:30 – 11:40   Axial and Sagittal Alignment Parameters and the Compensatory Mechanisms*
Stephen J. Lewis, MD, MSc, FRCSC
 
11:40 – 11:50   Current Classification Systems: Treatment Implications and Prognosis
Rodrigo Augusto do Amaral, MD
 
11:50 – 12:00   Conservative Treatment: Risks, Benefits, and Complications
Carlos Henrique Maçaneiro, MD
 
12:00 – 12:10   Discussion
 
12:10 – 12:20   Clinical Evaluation: Comorbidities that Influece Prognosis and Risk Stratification for Adult Deformities*
Mark Weidenbaum, MD
 
12:20 – 12:30   Risks x Benefits for Standard Diagnostic Injections and Use in Surgical Decision Making
Ratko Yurac, MD
 
12:30 – 12:40   Measures to Improve Safety in ASD Surgery and Minimize Perioperative Complications*
Mark Weidenbaum, MD
 
12:40 – 12:50   Discussion
 
     
12:50 – 13:00   Lunch Pickup
 
     
13:00 – 13:55   Industry Workshops
 
Room Pico   Medtronic
Deformity Corrections: Our Experience
Alexandre Fogaça Cristante, MD, PhD and Raphael Martus Marcon, MD, PhD
Room Flores   Stryker
Correction Techniqes of Cmplex Deformities*
Stephen J. Lewis, MD, MSc, FRCSC
     
13:55 – 14:05   Passing Time
 
     
14:05 – 16:30   Adult Spinal Deformity: Surgical Indications and Techniques
Moderated by Helton Luiz Aparecido Defino, MD
 
14:10 – 14:20   Anterior and Posterior Treatment Options
Helton Luiz Aparecido Defino, MD
 
14:20 – 14:25   VCR: Indications and Technique*
Stephen J. Lewis, MD, MSc, FRCSC
 
14:25 – 14:30   PSO: Indications and Technique
Alberto O. Gotfryd, MD, PhD
 
14:30 – 14:35   PCOs - Pontes, SMO: Indications and Technique
Ratko Yurac, MD
 
14:35 – 14:45   Discussion
 
14:45 – 14:50   PLIF / TLIF: Indications and Technique
Carlos Eduardo Barsotti, MD
 
14:50 – 14:55   LLIF / OLIF / ALIF: Indications and Technique
Cristiano Magalhães Menezes, MD, PhD
 
14:55 – 15:05   Advantages x Disadvantages of Staging Major Surgeries in Adult Spinal Deformity
Raphael Martus Marcon, MD, PhD
 
15:05 – 15:15   MIS for Deformity: Can it Work?
Cristiano Magalhães Menezes, MD, PhD
 
15:15 – 15:45   Discussion
15:45 – 16:30   Case Presentations from Attendees

Cases submitted by attendees online, prior to the meeting, will be discussed by a faculty panel.

     
16:30   Course Adjournment