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SRS: Scoliosis Research Society

Scoliosis Research Society

Dedicated to the optimal care of patients with spinal deformity

     

Program

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM AGENDA

Subject to change

13:10 – 15:30 | Session 1: Early Onset Deformity (EOS)
13:10 Definition, Associated conditions, Evaluation of the Patient and Classification
13:20 Growth of The Spine and Thorax - Influence of Spinal Deformity
13:30 Conservative Treatment: Indications and Limits
13:40 Discussion
13:45 The L-S Junction in the Neuromuscular Conditions:  Extending Fusions to the Pelvis
13:55 Guided Growth Systems: Indications and techniques
14:05 State of the art of distraction-based systems
14:15 Halo-gravity traction: Indications, technique and complications
14:25 Discussion
14:30 Case discussion
15:30 – 18:00 | Session 2: Congenital Syndromic Scoliosis (EOS), continued
15:30 Definition, Associated conditions, Evaluation of the Patient and Classification
15:40 When Not to Perform Surgery in Congenital Deformities
15:50 Non-Resection/Salvage Techniques in Congenital Scoliosis
16:00 Discussion
16:05 Growing Systems in Congenital Scoliosis
16:15 Hemivertebra Resection: When and How Should it be Performed?
16:25 How to Prepare EOS Patients for Surgery
16:35 Discussion
16:40 Myelomeningocele – How to Deal with Scoliosis and Kyphosis
16:50 How to Avoid and Deal with Complications with EOS Patients
17:00 Case Discussion
17:30 Bring Your Own Case to Discuss with Faculty
18:00 – 19:00 | Welcome Reception, Networking and Exhibit Viewing
8:00 – 10:00 | Session 3: Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS)
8:00 Definition, Associated conditions, Evaluation of the Patient and Classification
8:10 Currents Methods for Evaluation of Skeletal Maturity
8:20 Conservative Treatments: State of Art Bracing
8:30 Is There Evidence for Physiotherapy?
8:35 Discussion
8:45 Choosing the UIV to Balancing the Shoulder in AIS.  What Roles Does Choice of UIV Play?
9:00 LIV for Thoracic Curves
9:10 LIV for TL/L Curves
9:20 Discussion
9:30 Case Discussion
10:30 – 12:00 | Session 4: Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS)
10:30 Selective Thoracic Fusion: Do’s and Don’ts
10:40 What Can we do With AIS of More than 90 Degrees of Cobb?
10:50 Discussion
10:55 Vertebral Body Derotation: Techniques and Results
11:05 Tethering: Where Are we Now?
11:15 How to Avoid Bleeding in Deformities Surgeries
11:25 Navigation and Robotic: What Can we Expect?
11:35 Case Discussion
12:00 – 14:00 | Lunch and Workshops
14:10 – 16:00 | Session 5: Kyphosis     
14:10 Definition and Natural History
14:20 Treatment Goals
14:30 Conservative Treatment for Congenital Kyphosis: Indications and Limits
14:40 Surgical Treatment for Congenital Kyphosis
14:50 Discussion
14:55 Conservative Treatment for Scheuermann Kyphosis: Indications and Limits
15:05 Scheuermann Disease: Surgical Treatment
15:15 Post TB Kyphosis: Surgical Treatment
15:25 Discussion
15:30 Case Discussion
16:30 – 18:25  Session 6: Spondylolisthesis
16:30 Definition and Classification
16:40 Conservative Treatment
16:50 ALIF
17:00 OLIF
17:10 LLIF
17:20 TLIF
17:30 Discussion
17:35 Reduction Techniques
17:45 What is the Role of Endoscopic Procedures?
17:55 Case Discussion
8:00 – 10:00 | Session 7: Adult Spine Deformity
8:00 Current Classifications Systems:  Treatment Implications and Prognosis
8:10 What Are the Most Important Alignment Parameters and How to Obtain Them?
8:20 Pre-Optimization Eras Prehab
8:30 Discussion
8:35 Conservative Treatment – Including: Risks, Benefits and Complications for Each
8:45 New Trends in Risk Stratification - Including: Frailty and Surgical Genomics
8:55 MIS in Elderly Deformity
9:05 Which is the Best Interbody Fusion Technique?  How to Choose Among Them?
9:15 Discussion
9:30 Case Discussion
10:30 – 12:15 | Session 8: Adult Spine Deformity, continued
10:30 ASH With Mobile Segments:  Posterior Only vs. Anterolateral/Posterior Approaches
10:40 When Should You Perform a 3 Column Osteotomy and How to Avoid Failure?
10:50 PSO/VCR: Tricks and Tips
11:00 Discussion
11:10 PJK Prevention: Is there a Form to Avoid Them?
11:20 Complications of Adult Spine Deformity Surgery: How to Avoid Them?
11:30 Case Discussion
12:00 Final Considerations

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