Pediatric Spinal Deformity: On the Cutting Edge - Sessions

Friday: April 13, 2007
7:55 AM Welcome H. Shufflebarger, M.D. & J. Harms, M.D.
Session I:
Sagittal plane, spondylolisthesis
Moderator: R. Betz, M.D
8:00 Pelvic vertebra and the chain of balance J. Dubousset, M.D.
8:15 Sagittal spino-pelvic balance H. Labelle, M.D.
8:30 Surgical classification of L5/S1 spondylolisthesis H. Labelle, M.D.
8:45 Change of sagittal plane following reduction of severe spondylolisthesis (dysplastic congenital) Harms Group
9:00 Discussion  
9:15 Repair of the spondylolytic defect: indications, technique M. O’Brien, M.D.
9:30 Reduction of congenital (isthmic dysplastic) spondylolisthesis in children and adolescents Harms Group
9:45 Discussion  
10:00 Halo traction in children and adolescents: indications, techniques, complications P. Sponseller, M.D.
10:15 3D concepts of spinal deformity J. Dubousset, M.D.
10:30 Discussion  
10:45 Break  

Session II:
Congenital deformity
Moderator: J. Emans, M.D.
11:15 When to observe and when to operate on congenital deformity S. Shah, M.D.
11:30 Surgical treatment of congenital deformity from the occiput to the cervico-thoracic junction Harms Group
11:45 Surgical treatment of congenital deformity of the thoracic spine and thoraco-lumbar junction S. Shah, M.D.
12:00 Surgical treatment of congenital deformity of the lumbar spine and lumbo-sacral junction I. Torode, M.D.
12:15 Vertebral and body growth after apical vertebra resection: single and multi-level instrumentation Harms Group
12:30 Discussion  
12:45 Luncheon  

Session III:
Adolescent Deformity
Moderator: S. Shah, M.D.
1:45 DEBATE: Bracing is effective in adolescent/juvenile
idiopathic scoliosis

  Affirmative J. Emans, M.D.
  Negative R. Dickson, M.D.
2:15 Discussion  

Session IV:
Early onset Spinal Deformity
Moderator: P. Newton, M.D.
2:30 Fusionless scoliosis correction: experimental studies, tethers, Shilla procedure P. Newton, M.D.
2:45 Vertebral stapling: status in 2007 R. Betz, M.D.
3:00 Non-operative treatment of early onset scoliosis S. Shah, M.D.
3:15 Early spinal fusion: results and pulmonary function J. Emans, M.D.
3:30 Use of growing rods in early onset deformity P. Sponseller, M.D.
3:45 Discussion and standing break  
4:00 VEPTR: indications, limitations, results in 2007 J. Emans, M.D.
4:15 Algorithm for selection of treatment for early onset scoliosis I. Torode, M.D.
4:30 Growing rods/early fusion VEPTR: decision making in 2007 J. Emans, M.D.
4:45 Apical resection and pedicle instrumentation in early onset scoliosis Harms Group
5:00 Discussion  
Deformity problems in the young
Moderator: S. Shah, M.D.
  Panelists: R. Dickson, M.D., J. Dubousset, M.D., J. Emans, M.D., P. Sponseller, M.D., I. Torode, M.D.
6:00 Adjourn  

Saturday: April 14, 2007
Session V:
Adolescent Deformity
Moderator: J. Harms, M.D.
8:00 Towards a 3D classification of AIS H. Labelle, M.D.
8:15 Versatility and application of posterior ligamentous and bony release procedures in AIS H. Shufflebarger, M.D.
8:30 Avoiding anterior release and fusion in all pediatric spinal deformity treated with posterior segmental pedicle screw fixation — is it possible? L. Lenke, M.D.
8:45 Discussion  
9:00 Thoracic AIS: limits of thorascopic instrumentation. Limits of posterior only instrumentation. P. Newton, M.D.
9:15 DEBATE: Surgical treatment of idiopathic thoraco-lumbar
and lumbar scoliosis
  Anterior is approach of choice R. Dickson, M.D.
  Posterior is approach of choice M. O’Brien, M.D.
9:45 Discussion  
10:00 Direct vertebral derotation in AIS R. Betz, M.D.
10:15 Apical vertebral resection in AIS Harms Group
10:30 Vertebral column resection for non-idiopathic severe pediatric deformity L. Lenke, M.D.
10:45 Discussion and standing break  

Lightning panels on AIS

  PANEL 1 Moderator: P. Newton, M.D.
  Panelists: R.Betz, M.D., R. Dickson, M.D., J. Dubousset, M.D., H. Labelle, M.D., M. O’Brien, M.D.
  PANEL 2 Moderator: L. Lenke, M.D.
  Panelists: J. Emans, M.D., S. Shah, M.D.,P. Sponseller, M.D., R. Dickson, M.D., I. Torode, M.D.
Moderator: H. Shufflebarger, M.D.
  Panelists: J. Dubousset, M.D., Harms group representative,
R. Betz, M.D., P. Newton, M.D.
1:00 Summary and adjourn H. Shufflebarger, M.D.
J. Harms, M.D.
Updated on: 12/10/09

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