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Scoliosis Research Society
SRS: Scoliosis Research Society

Scoliosis Research Society

Dedicated to the optimal care of patients with spinal deformity

     

Program

Subject to change

July 28-30, 2022
Santiago, Chile

Plaza el Bosque Nueva Las Condes

Thursday, July 28, 2022

8:00 – 8:10     Course Welcome
Karen A. Weissmann, MD, PhD
 
8:10 – 8:30
 
    From Childhood to Old Age: Growth and Changes
Carlos A. Tello, MD, PhD
       
8:30 – 10:300     Foundation of Knowledge
 
8:30 – 8:45     Assessment of Maturation: When is the Real Change to Adulthood
Muharrem Yazici, MD
 
8:45 – 9:00     40s Crisis, Reality or Myth
Ratko Yurac Sr., MD
 
9:00 – 9:15     70s Are the New 40s: Does Your Body Agree?
Rodrigo E. Varela
 
9:15 – 9:30     Discussion
Patricio Melero, MD & Anthony E. Rinella, MD
 
9:30 – 9:45     Alignment of the Spine/Biomechanics
Anthony E. Rinella, MD
 
9:45 – 10:00     Sagittal Spinopelvic Parameters and Compensatory Mechanism
Virginie Lafage, PhD
 
    10:00 – 10:15     Bone Healing, Fusion Biology, and Prerequisites on How to Achieve a Solid Fusion
Hector Luiz Aparecido Defino, MD
 
 10:15 – 10:30     Discussion
Patricio Melero, MD & Anthony E. Rinella, MD
 
       
10:30 – 11:00     Exhibit Viewing and Refreshment Break
 
       
11:00 – 13:30     Early Onset Deformity
 
11:00 – 11:30     Casting (Indications and Technique): Live Demonstration
Karen A. Weissmann, MD, PhD
 
11:30 – 11:45     2 Cases: VOTE
Rodrigo E. Varela
 
11:45 – 12:00     MAGEC: Can We Use Them Safely?
Muharrem Yazici, MD
 
12:00 – 12:15     Tethering: How Early Can We Go?
Anthony E. Rinella, MD
 
12:15 – 12:30     Growing Rods: Still Number One Choice
Andre Luis Fernandes Andujar, MD
 
12:30 – 12:45     Early Fusion: Better Safe Than Sorry
Muharrem Yazici, MD
 
12:45 – 13:15     Discussion
Fernando Alvarado Gomez Sr.​ MD & Karen A. Weissmann, MD, PhD
 
13:15 – 13:30     2 Cases: Did You Change Your Mind? VOTE
Rodrigo E. Varela
 
       
13:30 – 13:45     Lunch Pickup
 
13:45 – 14:45     Lunch and Industry Workshops
 
       
14:45 – 16:45     Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
 
14:45 – 15:00     All About the Brace (Indications, Follow Up, and Weaning Off)
Andre Luis Fernandes Andujar, MD
 
15:00 – 15:15     Cross Fire: I Follow Lenke Rules
Andre Luis Fernandes Andujar, MD
 
15:15 – 15:30     Cross Fire: Lenke Rule Breakers
Rodrigo G. Remondino, MD
 
15:30 – 15:50     Case Discussion Lenke: 1 Case
Juan Ignacio Cirillo Totera Jr., MD
 
15:50 – 16:05     Cross Fire: Tethering Total Future
Luis Eduardo Munhoz Da Rocha, MD
 
16:05 – 16:20     Cross Fire: Tethering: No Way
Carlos A. Tello, MD, PhD
 
16:20 – 16:40     Case Discussion Tethering: 1 Case
Patricio Melero, MD
 
16:40 – 16:45     Questions
 
       
16:45 – 17:15     Exhibit Viewing and Refreshment Break
 
       
17:15 – 18:45     Neuromuscular Deformity
 
17:15 – 17:30     Genetics and Syndromes: What Do We Know
Karen A. Weissmann, MD, PhD
 
17:30 – 17:45     Technique of Halo Gravity Traction: Results and Complications
Rodrigo E. Varela
 
17:45 – 18:00     Specific Surgical Techniques for Neuromuscular Cases
Mariano A. Noel, MD
 
18:00 – 18:15     Tethering in NMS
Anthony E. Rinella, MD
 
18:15 – 18:30     The Older PC Patient
Karen A. Weissmann, MD, PhD
 
18:30 – 18:45     How to Correct Severe Pelvic Obliquity in Neuromuscular Scoliosis?
Luis Eduardo Munhoz Da Rocha, MD
 
       
19:30 – 21:00        Welcome Reception
 

 

Friday, July 29, 2022

8:30 – 10:30        Cervical
 
       
8:30 – 8:45     Cervical Instability in Down Syndrome
Andre Luis Fernandes Andujar, MD
 
8:45 – 9:00     Case Report: Cervical Deformity
Carlos M. Huaiquilaf, MD
 
9:00 – 9:15     Cross Fire Cervical Osteotomies: Go Posterior Only
Rodrigo G. Remondino, MD
 
9:15 – 9:30     Cross Fire Cervical Osteotomies: Go Anterior Only
Hector Luiz Aparecido Defino, MD
 
9:30 – 9:50     Discussion
Hector Luiz Aparecido Defino, MD, Mariano A. Noel, MD
 
9:50 – 10:05     High Thoracic and Cervical PJK Pediatric Population: Approaches
Mariano A. Noel, MD
 
10:05 – 10:20     High Thoracic and Cervical PJK Adult Population: Approaches
Anthony E. Rinella, MD
 
10:20 – 10:30     Discussion
 
       
10:3011:00     Exhibit Viewing and Refreshment Break
 
       
11:00 – 13:30          Adult Spinal Deformity
 
11:00 – 11:15     The Consequences of Non-Treated AIS in Adulthood
Andre Luis Fernandes Andujar, MD
 
11:15 – 11:30     When Can I Risk a Deformity Surgery, When Go Palliative
Ratko Yurac Sr., MD
 
11:30 – 11:45     Pre-Operative Planning in ASD: Length of Fusion, Required Correction
Fernando Alvarado Gomez Sr., MD
 
11:45 – 12:00     HRQoL: How to Implement in Daily Practice
Hector Luiz Aparecido Defino, MD
 
12:00 – 12:15     Discussion
Virginie Lafage, PhD & Luis Eduardo Munhoz Da Rocha, MD
 
12:15 – 12:30     Case Report
Marcelo Perez, MD
 
12:30 – 12:45     Cross Fire: All Posterior Osteotomies
Rodrigo G. Remondino, MD
 
12:45 – 13:00     Cross Fire: Anterior Posibilities - XLIF, OLIF, ALIF
Fernando Alvarado Gomez Sr.​, MD
 
13:00 – 13:30     Discussion
 
       
13:30 – 13:45     Lunch Pickup
 
13:45 – 14:45     Lunch and Industry Workshops
 
       
14:45 – 16:45     Complications
 
14:45 – 15:00     Check Lists for Preventing Complications in Deformity Surgery
Carlos A. Tello, MD, PhD
 
15:00 – 15:15     Cross Fire: Prevention and Management of Postoperative Infections - I Use Topic ATB
Patricio Melero, MD
 
15:15 – 15:30     Cross Fire: Prevention and Management of Postoperative Infections - I Use IV ATB
Rodrigo E. Varela
 
15:30 – 15:45     Discussion
Luis Eduardo Munhoz Da Rocha, MD & Carlos A. Tello, MD, PhD
 
15:45 – 16:00     Weird Complications in NMS: Be Prepared for Everything
Mariano A. Noel, MD
 
16:00 – 16:15     Cross Fire: I Don't Like Staging Surgeries
Luis Eduardo Munhoz Da Rocha, MD
 
16:15 – 16:30     Cross Fire: Staging Surgery - Risk and Benefits
Fernando Alvarado Gomez Sr.​, MD
 
16:30 – 16:45     Discussion
 
       
16:45 – 17:15     Exhibit Viewing and Refreshment Break
 
       
17:15 – 18:45     Kyphosis and Spondylolisthesis​
 
17:15 – 17:25     Understanding the Pathophysiology of Scheuermann Disease, Does It Change Our Approach?
Hector Luiz Aparecido Defino, MD
 
17:25 – 17:35     Determination of Fusion Levels in Scheuermann’s Kyphosis: How to Prevent Junctional Failures?
Virginie Lafage, PhD
 
17:35 – 17:45     Spondylolysis: Management in Athletes
Muharrem Yazici, MD
 
17:45 – 18:00     Case Report
Ronald Schulz Ibaceta, MD
 
18:00 – 18:10     Assessment and Surgical Treatment for High-Grade Spondylolisthesis: I Go Posterior
Rodrigo G. Remondino, MD
 
18:10 – 18:20     MISS Techniques in High-Grade Spondylolisthesis: I Go MISS
Anthony E. Rinella, MD
 
18:20 – 18:30     Assessment and Surgical Treatment for High-Grade Spondylolisthesis: I Go Anterior
Fernando Alvarado Gomez Sr., MD
 
18:30 – 18:45     Discussion
 
       

Saturday, July 30, 2022

8:30 – 10:30          Acquired Deformity
 
     
8:30 – 8:45   Post Laminectomy and RT in Children: Better to Fuse or Not to Fuse
Carlos A. Tello, MD, PhD
 
8:45 – 9:00   Post-Discitis Deformity: When to Correct
Andre Luis Fernandes Andujar, MD
 
9:00 – 9:15   Post Traumatic Kyphosis: Go Anterior and then Posterior
Ratko Yurac Sr., MD
 
9:15 – 9:30   Post Traumatic Kyphosis: Go Posterior and then Anterior
Rodrigo E. Varela
 
9:30 – 9:45   Discussion
Andre Luis Fernandes Andujar, MD
 
9:45 – 10:00   Post - Menopause Adding on in Patients Operated for AIS: Solve the Problem Locally
Carlos A. Tello, MD, PhD
 
    10:00 – 10:15   Post - Menopause Adding on in patients Operated for AIS: Go to the Pelvis
Virginie Lafage, PhD
 
10:15 – 10:30   Discussion
 
     
10:30 – 11:00
 
  Refreshment Break
     
11:00 – 13:00   Meet the Experts: Case Discussion Workshop
 
     
11:00 – 13:00   Complications: Check Your Own Vitals First
Hector Luiz Aparecido Defino, MD
 
11:00 – 13:00   Correction Techniques for NMS
Fernando Alvarado Gomez Sr., MD
 
11:00 – 13:00   The Complex Mind of the AIS Patient
Karen A. Weissmann, MD, PhD
 
11:00 – 13:00   The Complex Environment of ADS Patients
Virginie Lafage, PhD
 
11:00 – 13:00   Multidisciplinary Pre-Op Planning
Mariano A. Noel, MD
 
     
13:00   Course Adjournment