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ISASS12 Scientific Program

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Note: Dates and times are subject to change.

  • Tue, March 20
  • Wed, March 21
  • Thu, March 22
  • Fri, March 23

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm - Opening Reception

5 pm - 7pm on the Exhibit Floor of the Congress Center.

9:00 am - 11:00 am - General Session: MIS

Moderators: Choll Kim, MD and Richard Assaker, MD
9:00 am - 9:05 am503  Clinical Outcomes of Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion (XLIF) in the Treatment of Degenerative Conditions of the Lumbar Spine
Speaker: A. Tohmeh
Authors: A.G. Tohmeh(1), W.D. Smith(2)
(1) Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists, Spokane, WA, USA, (2) University Medical Center, Neurosurgery, Las Vegas, NV, USA
9:06 am - 9:11 am202  Evaluation of Hip Flexion Strength Following Extreme Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion (XLIF): Is the Psoas Muscle Seriously Injured?
Speaker: Y. Lee
Authors: Y.-P. Lee(1), G. Regev(2), J. Chan(2), R.T. Allen(3), C. Kim(4), S. Garfin(2)
(1) UCSD Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, San Diego, CA, USA, (2) UCSD Medical Center, San Diego, CA, USA, (3) UCSD Medical Center, Orthopaedic Surgery, San Diego, CA, USA, (4) Minimally Invasive Spine Center, San Diego, CA, USA
9:12 am - 9:17 am214  Minimally Invasive Lateral Interbody Fusion in the Morbidly Obese
Speaker: J. Lehmen
Authors: J.A. Lehmen(1), W.B. Rodgers(1), E.J. Gerber(1), J.A. Rodgers(1)
(1) Spine Midwest, Inc., Research, Jefferson City, MO, USA
9:18 am - 9:23 am94  A comparison of Open versus MIS TLIFs in a Worker’s Compensation Patient Population
Speaker: F. Phillips
Authors: F.M. Phillips(1), K. Singh(1), M.A. Pelton(1)
(1) Rush University Medical Center, Orthopaedic Surgery, Chicago, IL, USA
9:24 am - 9:29 am345  Minimum 2-year Follow-Up Results and complications after AxiaLIF 2 levels.
Speaker: L. Pimenta
Authors: L. Pimenta(1)(3), L. Marchi(1)(2), L. Oliveira(1), R. Amaral(1), C. Castro(1), T. Coutinho(1), E. Coutinho(1)
(1) Instituto de Patologia da Coluna, São Paulo, Brazil, (2) Unifesp, DDI, São Paulo, Brazil, (3) University of California San Diego, Neurosurgery, San Diego, CA, USA
9:30 am - 9:44 amDiscussion
9:45 am - 9:50 am391  Clinical and Radiological Complications after a 9-Year Clinical Experience with Three Different Nucleus Replacement Devices
Speaker: L. Pimenta
Authors: L. Pimenta(1)(3), L. Marchi(1)(2), L. Oliveira(1), R. Amaral(1), C. Castro(1), E. Coutinho(1), T. Coutinho(1)
(1) Instituto de Patologia da Coluna, São Paulo, Brazil, (2) Unifesp, DDI, São Paulo, Brazil, (3) University of California San Diego, Neurosurgery, San Diego, CA, USA
9:51 am - 9:56 am77  Endoscopic Transforaminal Discectomy (ETD)
Speaker: M. Schubert
Authors: M. Schubert(1)
(1) APEX SPINE Center, Spine, München, Germany
9:57 am - 10:02 am449  Cervical Transfacet Fixation: Safety and Accuracy of Open versus Percutaneous Approaches
Speaker: A. Husain
Authors: A. Husain(1), D.K. Palmer(1), R.M. Mehrdady(1), K.R. Criswell(2), D. Rios(1), W.K. Cheng(1)
(1) Loma Linda University Medical Center, Orthopaedic Surgery, Loma Linda, CA, USA, (2) Loma Linda University School of Science and Technology, Psychology, Loma Linda, CA, USA
10:03 am - 10:08 am125  Minimally Invasive Transforaminal, Thoracic Microscopic Discectomy: Technical Report and Preliminary Results and Complications
Speaker: G.J. Regev
Authors: G.J. Regev(1), K. Salame(1), O. Keynan(1), Z. Lidar(1)
(1) Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Spine Unit, Departments of Neurosurgery and Orthopaedic Surgery, Tel-Aviv, Israel
10:09 am - 10:14 am91  Comparing Effects of Kyphoplasty, Vertebroplasty, and Nonsurgical Management in a Meta-analysis of Randomized and Nonrandomized Controlled Studies
Speaker: J. Van Meirhaeghe
Authors: J.K. Van Meirhaeghe(1), I.D. Papanastassiou(2), F.M. Phillips(3), J.R. Berenson(4), G. Andersson(3), K. Aghyev(2), F.D. Vrionis(2)
(1) AZ Sint-Jan Brugge-Oostende AV, Dienst Orthopedie en Traumatologie, Brugge, Belgium, (2) H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL, NeuroOncology Program and Department of Neurosurgery, Tampa, FL, USA, (3) Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA, (4) Institute for Myeloma & Bone Cancer Research, West Hollywood, CA, USA
10:15 am - 10:20 am156  A randomized trial of balloon kyphoplasty and non-surgical management for treating acute vertebral compression fractures: vertebral body kyphosis correction and surgical parameters
Speaker: J.K. Van Meirhaeghe
Authors: J.K. Van Meirhaeghe(1), L. Bastian(2), S. Boonen(3), J. Ranstam(4), J.B. Tillman(5), D. Wardlaw(6)
(1) AZ Sint-Jan Brugge-Oostende AV, Dienst Orthopedie en Traumatologie, Brugge, Belgium, (2) Klinikum Leverkusen, Leverkusen, Germany, (3) Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven University Division of Geriatric Medicine, Leuven, Belgium, (4) Lund University, Swedish National Competence Centre for Musculoskeletal Disorders at Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden, (5) Medtronic Spine LLC, Sunnyvale, CA, USA, (6) Woodend Hospital, NHS Grampian, Orthopaedic Department, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
10:21 am - 10:30 amDiscussion

10:30 - 10:45 - Members Business Meeting

10:30 - 11:00 - Break on Exhibit Floor

11:00 am - 1:00 pm - General Session: Lumbar Therapies

Moderator: Richard Guyer, MD
11:00 am - 11:05 am507  Analyzing the Relationships between Pain, Patient Expectations, and Satisfaction Following Spine Surgery
Speaker: D. Ohnmeiss
Authors: D.D. Ohnmeiss(1), A.R. Block(2), R.D. Guyer(2), Y. Ben-Porath(3), D. Burchett(3)
(1) Texas Back Institute Research Foundation, Plano, TX, USA, (2) Texas Back Institute, Plano, TX, USA, (3) Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
11:06 am - 11:11 am505  Low-grade Spondylolisthesis can be Effectively Treated by Either Coflex® Interlaminar Stabilization or Laminectomy and Posterior Spinal Fusion: Two-year Clinical and Radiographic Results from the US IDE Trial
Speaker: T. Errico
Authors: T.J. Errico(1), J.D. Auerbach(2), R.J. Davis(3), H. Bae(4)
(1) Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Joint Diseases-NYU, New York, NY, USA, (2) Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, Department of Orthopaedics, Bronx, NY, USA, (3) Greater Baltimore Neurosurgical Associates, Baltimore, MD, USA, (4) The Spine Institute, Santa Monica, CA, USA
11:12 am - 11:17 am499  Coflex® Interlaminar Stabilization Compared to Posterior Spinal Fusion for Spinal Stenosis and Spondylolisthesis: Two-year Results from the Prospective, Randomized, Multicenter Food and Drug Administration IDE Trial
Speaker: R. Davis
Authors: R.J. Davis(1), J.D. Auerbach(2), H. Bae(3), T.J. Errico(4)
(1) Greater Baltimore Neurosurgical Associates, Baltimore, MD, USA, (2) Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, Department of Orthopaedics, Bronx, NY, USA, (3) The Spine Institute, Santa Monica, CA, USA, (4) Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Joint Diseases-NYU, New York, NY, USA
11:18 am - 11:23 am112  Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: How Much Can You Decompress without Destabilizing the Spine?
Speaker: A. Peters
Authors: A. Peters(1), C. Hoelscher(1), E. Edusei(1), W. Skalli(2), B. Moal(1), T. Errico(1)
(1) NYU Hospital for Joint Disease, Division of Spine Surgery, New York, NY, USA, (2) Laboratoire de Biomecanique, Department of Biomechanics, Paris, France
11:24 am - 11:29 am275  Low-grade isthmic vs. degenerative spondylolisthesis: complications and outcomes following reduction and posterior instrumented fusion with TLIF
Speaker: M. Gebhardt
Authors: M. Gebhardt(1), D.G. Crandall(1), J. Revella(1), J. Datta(1), D. Revella(1), M.S. Chang(1), T. Crowder(1), R. Mclemore(2)
(1) Sonoran Spine Center, Mesa, AZ, USA, (2) Banner Orthopaedic Residency Program, Phoenix, AZ, USA
11:30 am - 11:35 am84  Five Year Adjacent Level Degenerative Changes Comparing Lumbar Total Disc Replacement to Circumferential Fusion in Patients with Single-Level Disease in a Prospective Randomized Cohort Analysis
Speaker: J. Zigler
Authors: J.E. Zigler(1), R. Delamarter(2), J. Glenn(3)
(1) Texas Back Institute, Plano, TX, USA, (2) The Spine Institute at Saint John’s Health Center, Santa Monica, CA, USA, (3) Core Orthopaedic Medical Center, Encinitas, CA, USA
11:36 am - 11:41 am366  Adult Degenerative Scoliosis Treated by XLIF: Clinical results of a 24-month multi-center prospective study
Speaker: F. Phillips
Authors: F.M. Phillips(1), W.B. Rodgers(2), A. Tohmeh(3), SOLAS Degenerative Study Group
(1) Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA, (2) Spine Midwest, Jefferson City, MO, USA, (3) Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists, Spokane, WA, USA
11:42 am - 11:47 am29  Repair surgery for pars defects in symptomatic lumbar spondylolysis using two different surgical methods; Pedicle screw with universal hook system and direct pars screw fixation
Speaker: K. Ryu
Authors: K.-S. Ryu(1), M.-H. Shin(1), C.-K. Park(1)
(1) Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, The Catholic University, Seoul, Korea, Republic of
11:48 am - 11:53 am427  The ACADIA™ Facet Replacement System IDE Clinical Trial: One Year Outcomes
Speaker: J. Regan
Authors: J.J. Regan(1), R.F. Dryer(2), T. Briggs(3), J. Youssef(4), M. Lorio(5), A.D. Tahernia(6), D. Dirisio(7), J. Myer(8), K. Baker(8)
(1) D.I.S.C Sports and Spine Center, Beverly Hills, CA, USA, (2) Central Texas Spine Institute, LLP, Austin, TX, USA, (3) Springfield Neurological & Spine Institute, LLC, Springfield, MO, USA, (4) Durango Orthopedic Associates/Spine Colorado, Durango, CO, USA, (5) Neuro-Spine Solutions, Bristol, TN, USA, (6) Desert Orthopedic Center, Rancho Mirage, CA, USA, (7) Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY, USA, (8) Globus Medical, Inc., Audubon, PA, USA
11:54 am - 12:04 pmDiscussion
12:05 pm - 12:10 pm471  Total disc replacement compared to lumbar fusion: a randomised controlled trial with five-year follow-up.
Speaker: C. Nygvist
Authors: C. Nyqvist(1), S. Berg(2), H. Tropp(1)
(1) Linköping University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Linköping, Sweden, (2) Stockholm Spine Center, Stockholm, Sweden
12:11 pm - 12:16 pm488  Midline anterior approach from the right side to the lumbar spine for interbody fusion and total disc replacement. A new mobilization technique of the vena cava.
Speaker: T. Marnay
Authors: T. Marnay(1), G. Edgard-rosa(1), G. geneste(1), G. Negre(1)
(1) clinique du Parc, Centre de chirurgie vertébrale, Castelnau le lez, France
12:17 pm - 12:22 pm302  Clinical results of two-level lumbar disc replacement vs. combined arthroplasty & fusion (hybrid procedure) in 200 patients with a minimum of 4 years follow-up
Speaker: M. Scott-Young
Authors: M. Scott-Young(1), A. Kasis(1), C. Magno(1), D. Nielsen(1), E. Mitchell(1), N. Blanch(1)
(1) Gold Coast Spine, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia
12:23 pm - 12:28 pm395  Five year follow-up with comparison between fusion and TDR for chronic LBP - Swespine data from one clinic
Speaker: S. Berg
Authors: S. Berg(1), H. Tropp(2)
(1) Stockholm Spine Center, Upplands Väsby, Stockholm, Sweden, (2) University Hospital, Othopedic Clinic, Linköping, Sweden
12:29 pm - 12:34 pm516  Perioperative outcomes, complications, and costs associated with lumbar spinal fusion in older patients with spinal stenosis and spondylolisthesis: Analysis of the USA Medicare claims database
Speaker: J. Auerbach
Authors: J.D. Auerbach(1), K.L. Ong(2), E. Lau(3), J. Ochoa(4), J. Schmier(5), J.D. Zigler(6)
(1) Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedics, Bronx, NY, USA, (2) Exponent, Inc., Philadelphia, PA, USA, (3) Exponent, Inc., Menlo Park, CA, USA, (4) Exponent, Inc., Alexandria, VA, USA, (5) Exponent, Inc., Bellevue, WA, USA, (6) Musculoskeletal Clinical Regulatory Advisers, LLC, Washington, DC, USA
12:35 pm - 12:40 pm82  Does 360° Lumbar Spinal Fusion Improve Long-Term Clinical Outcomes After Failure of Conservative Treatment in Patients With Functionally Disabling Single Level Degenerative Lumbar Disc Disease? Results of 5 Year Postoperative Follow-Up of 75 Patients
Speaker: J. Zigler
Authors: J.E. Zigler(1), R. Delamarter(2)
(1) Texas Back Institute, Plano, TX, USA, (2) Cedars Sinai Spine Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
12:41 pm - 12:46 pm309  Combined Arthroplasty and Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (Hybrid Procedure) in 385 patients with a minimum of 2 years follow-up
Speaker: A. Kasis
Authors: A. Kasis(1), M. Scott-Young(1), C. Magno(1), D. Nielsen(1), E. Mitchell(1), N. Blanch(1)
(1) Gold Coast Spine, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia
12:47 pm - 12:52 pm242  UK experience with total facet joint replacment
Speaker: J. Sutcliffe
Authors: J.C. Sutcliffe(1), H. Bhatti(2)
(1) London Spine Clinic, LONDON, United Kingdom, (2) London Spine Clinic, London, United Kingdom
12:53 pm - 1:00 pmDiscussion

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm - Industry Workshops

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm - Sagittal Balance and Deformity

Moderator: Jean-Charles, LeHuec, MD, PhD and Ferran Pellise, MD
2:30 pm - 2:35 pm423  Return to Sports after Surgery to Correct Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
Speaker: D. Kang
Authors: D.G. Kang(1), R.A. Lehman(1), L.G. Lenke(2), D.J. Sucato(3), A.J. Bevevino(1), Spinal Deformity Study Group
(1) Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Orthopaedic Surgery, Bethesda, MD, USA, (2) Washington University School of Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery, St. Louis, MO, USA, (3) Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Orthopaedic Surgery, Dallas, TX, USA
2:36 pm - 2:41 pm158  Congenital Stenosis and Symptomatic Adjacent Segment Disease
Speaker: J. Belding
Authors: J. Belding(1), J. Eubanks(1), A. Rowan(2), G. Moffitt(2), V. Cheruvu(3), J. Hohl(4), A. Hilibrand(5), H. Bohlman(1), J. Kang(4)
(1) University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA, (2) Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA, (3) Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA, (4) University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, (5) Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA, USA
2:42 pm - 2:47 pm367  Can Different Surgical Strategies Result in Satisfactory Post-Operative Sagittal Alignment?
Speaker: V. Lafage
Authors: V. Lafage(1), B. Blondel(1), F. Schwab(1), C. Ames(2), R. Hostin(3), R. Hart(4), B. Akbarnia(5), J. Smith(6), C. Shaffrey(6), K. Kebaish(7), D. Burton(8), S. Bess(9), International Spine Study Group
(1) New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, Spine Division, New York, NY, USA, (2) University of California San Francisco, Neurosurgery, San Fransisco, CA, USA, (3) Baylor Scoliosis Center, Orthopedic Surgery, Plano, TX, USA, (4) Oregon Health and Sciences University, Orthopedic Surgery, Portland, OR, USA, (5) San Diego Center for Spinal Disorders, La Jolla, CA, USA, (6) University of Virginia, Department of Neurological surgery, Charlottesville, VA, USA, (7) John Hopkins Hospital, Orthopedic Surgery, Baltimore, MD, USA, (8) University of Kansas Medical Center, Orthopedic Surgery, Kansas City, KS, USA, (9) Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children,, Orthopedic Surgery, Denver, CO, USA
2:48 pm - 2:53 pm149  Improvement of posterior wedge osteotomy programation using the 3D EOS imaging system in standing position :femur angulation and knee flexion are important to analyze. F.B.I. technique
Speaker: J. Rigal
Authors: J. Rigal(1), S. Aunoble(1), P. Leijssen(1), M. Duarte(1), J.-C. Le Huec(1)
(1) University Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France
2:54 pm - 3:00 pmDiscussion
3:01 pm - 3:06 pm415  The Biomechanical Consequences of Rod Reduction on Pedicle Screws: Should it be Avoided?
Speaker: D. Kang
Authors: D.G. Kang(1), H. Paik(1), R.A. Lehman(1), A.E. Dmitriev(1), R. Gaume(1), D. Ambati(1), A.J. Bevevino(1)
(1) Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Orthopaedic Surgery, Bethesda, MD, USA
3:07 pm - 3:12 pm363  Posterior global malalignment after osteotomy for sagittal plane deformity
Speaker: B. Moal
Authors: B. Moal(1), B. Blondel(1), F. Schwab(1), S. Bess(2), C. Ames(3), R. Hart(4), J. Smith(5), C. Shaffrey(5), O. Boachie-Adjei(6), V. Lafage(1), International Spine Study Group
(1) New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, Spine Division, New York, NY, USA, (2) Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children,, Orthopedic Surgery, Denver, CO, USA, (3) University of California San Francisco, Neurosurgery, San Fransisco, CA, USA, (4) Oregon Health and Sciences University, Orthopedic Surgery, Portland, OR, USA, (5) University of Virginia, Department of Neurological surgery, Charlottesville, VA, USA, (6) Hospital for Special Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, New-York, NY, USA
3:13 pm - 3:18 pm165  Revision Surgery for Severe Kyphoscoliosis
Speaker: Y. Hai
Authors: Y. Hai(1), Q. Su(1), S. Lu(1), J. Yang(1), X. Meng(1)
(1) Chaoyang Hospital, Capital Medical University, Orthopedic Surgery, Beijing, China
3:19 pm - 3:24 pm370  Coronal Cobb Angle Correction in the Setting of Adult Spinal Deformity: a Health Related Quality of Life Assessment on Two Year Outcomes
Speaker: B. Moal
Authors: B. Moal(1), F. Schwab(1), J. Smith(2), K. Bridwell(3), B. Blondel(1), S. Glassman(4), J. Demakakos(1), C. Shaffrey(2), V. Lafage(1)
(1) New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, Spine Division, New York, NY, USA, (2) University of Virginia, Department of Neurological surgery, Charlottesville, VA, USA, (3) Washington University school of Medicine, Spine department, Saint Louis, MO, USA, (4) University of Louisville, Spine Institute for Special Surgery, Louisville, KY, USA
3:25 pm - 3:30 pmDiscussion

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm - Instructional Course Symposium: Navigation and Robotics

Moderators: Isador Lieberman, MD and Tian Wei, MD, PhD
2:30 pm - 2:35 pm265  CAMISS is a developmental direction of orthopedic surgery
Speaker: W. Tian
Authors: W. tian(1), X. han(1), Y.-J. liu(1), Y.-Z. sun(1)
(1) Beijing Ji shui tan Hospital, beijing, China
2:36 pm - 2:41 pmRadiation Exposure to the Surgeon During Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion Procedures.
Speaker: R. Tatsumi
Authors: R.L. Tatsumi(1)
(1) Pacific Spine Specialists, Tualatin, OR, USA
2:42 pm - 2:47 pm200  Pedicle Screw Placement in Adults Using Image-guided Navigation is Safe and Accurate
Speaker: E. Santos
Authors: E.R.G. Santos(1), J.N. Sembrano(1), S.C. Yson(1), A.N. Larson(1), D.W. Polly Jr.(1)
(1) University of Minnesota, Orthopaedic Surgery, Minneapolis, MN, USA
2:48 pm - 2:53 pm199  Percutaneous Pedicle Screw Placement Using Image-Guided Navigation is Safe and Accurate
Speaker: E. Santos
Authors: E.R.G. Santos(1), J.N. Sembrano(1), S.C. Yson(1), A.N. Larson(1), D.W. Polly Jr.(1)
(1) University of Minnesota, Orthopaedic Surgery, Minneapolis, MN, USA
2:54 pm - 2:59 pm100  Computer Navigated, Anterolateral Approach to the L4-L5 Disc: Reduced Approach Related Complications
Speaker: M. MacMillan
Authors: M. Mac Millan(1)
(1) University of Florida, Orthopaedics, Gainesville, FL, USA
3:00 pm - 3:05 pm104  Novel Description of an All Transosseous Approach to the L5-S1 Intervertebral Disc
Speaker: M. MacMillan
Authors: M. Mac Millan(1)
(1) University of Florida, Orthopaedics, Gainesville, FL, USA
3:06 pm - 3:20 pmPresentation of Navigation/Robotic Cases
3:21 pm - 3:30 pmDiscussion

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm - Break on Exhibit Floor

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm - Instructional Course Symposium: Biologics Past Present & Future

Moderators: Matthew Gornet, MD and Anthony Fabrizi, MD
4:00 pm - 4:20 pmIntroduction by Christopher Bono, MD
Overview of Biologics for Spinal Surgery. Osteoinductive and Bone Graft Extenders; What are they? How do they work?
4:21 pm - 4:26 pm140  Retrograde Ejaculation Following Single-Level Anterior Lumbar Interbody Arthrodesis Using Stand Alone Cages and rhBMP-2 in Five Randomized Controlled Trials
Speaker: J. Burkus
Authors: J.K. Burkus(1), R.F. Dryer(2), J.H. Peloza(3)
(1) Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA, USA
(1) The Hughston Clinic, Columbus, GA, USA, (2) Central Texas Spine Institute, Austin, TX, USA, (3) Center for Spine Care, Dallas, TX, USA
4:27 pm - 4:32 pm103  Do preoperative HbA1c levels correlate with postoperative wound infection rates in spine surgery?
Speaker: M. Mikhael
Authors: M. Mikhael(1), W. Cheng(1)
(1) Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA, USA
4:33 pm - 4:38 pm478  Quantitative Assessment of Retrograde Ejaculation Using Semen Analysis, Comparison to a Standardized Qualitative Questionnaire, and Investigating the Impact of rhBMP-2
Speaker: G. Tepper
Authors: G. Tepper(1), R. Rabbani(1), M. Yousefzadeh(1), D. Prince(1)
(1) Miracle Mile Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
4:39 pm - 4:44 pm229  Open TLIF with BMP: Dose related complications and outcomes from a large series
Speaker: D. Crandall
Authors: D.G. Crandall(1), J. Patterson(2), E. Huish(1), J. Revella(1), D. Revella(1)
(1) Sonoran Spine Center, Mesa, AZ, USA, (2) Banner Orthopaedic Residency Program, Phoenix, AZ, USA
4:45 pm - 4:50 pm504  Osteocel Plus in Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion: Radiographic Outcomes
Speaker: A. Tohmeh
Authors: A.G. Tohmeh(1), M. Tohmeh(1), W.D. Smith(2)
(1) Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists, Spokane, WA, USA, (2) University Medical Center, Neurosurgery, Las Vegas, NV, USA
4:51 pm - 5:11 pmThe Evidence for On Label Use of Biologics in Spinal Surgery
Dr. Leah Carreon
5:12 pm - 5:32 pmThe Evidence for Off Label Use of Biologics in Spinal Surgery
Dr. David Wong
5:33 pm - 6:00 pmDiscussion

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm - Cervical Complications & Cervical Trauma

Moderators: Chun Kun Park, MD and Scott Kitchel, MD
5:00 pm - 5:05 pm193  Neck-Shoulder Crossover: How Often Do Neck and Shoulder Pathology Masquerade as the Other?
Speaker: S.C. Yson
Authors: S.C. Yson(1), J.N. Sembrano(1), O.C. Kanu(1), E.R.G. Santos(1), J.P. Braman(1), A.K. Harrison(1), D.W. Polly Jr.(1)
(1) University of Minnesota, Orthopaedic Surgery, Minneapolis, MN, USA
5:06 pm - 5:11 pm475  Pain from donor site after anterior cervical fusion with bone graft. A prospective randomized study with 12 months of follow up.
Speaker: M. Skeppholm
Authors: M. Skeppholm(1)(2), C. Olerud(3)
(1) Stockholm Spine CenterSpine Center, Stockholm, Sweden, (2) Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, (3) Uppsala University HospitalUniversity Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
5:12 pm - 5:17 pm482  Myelomalacia as a Predictor of Disease Severity and Surgical Outcome in Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy
Speaker: F. Taher
Authors: F. Taher(1), D.R. Lebl(1), M. Pumberger(1), A.P. Hughes(1), F.P. Cammisa(1), F.P. Girardi(1)
(1) Hospital for Special Surgery, Spinal Surgery, NY, NY, USA
5:18 pm - 5:23 pm431 Reliability of the Subaxial Cervical Spine Injury Classification System for Orthopedic Surgeons at Different Training Levels
Speaker: A. Bevevino
Authors: A.J. Bevevino(1), R.A. Lehman(1), D.G. Kang(1)
(1) Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedics, Bethesda, MD, USA
5:24 pm - 5:29 pm34 Percutaneous TLIF with an expandable titanium cage compared to a standard PEEK cage: a new transforaminal approach to achieve a less invasive intervertebral fusion
Speaker: R. Morgenstern
Author: R.Morgenstern(1)
(1)Teknon Medical Center, Orthopaedic Spine Surgery, Barcelona, Spain
5:30 pm - 5:35 pm141 The Effect of Prophylactic Local Spinal Steroid Delivery in a Spinal Cord Injury Model
Speaker: J. Cuellar
Authors: J.M. Cuellar(1), M. Quirno(1), A. Yoo(1), K. Campbell(1), C. Hoelscher(1), P. Ricart-Hoffiz(1), T. Andres(1), T. Kirsch(1), T. Errico(1)
(1) N.Y.U-Hospital for Joint Diseases, Orthopaedic Surgery, New York, NY, USA
5:36 pm - 5:41 pm35  Does sagittal position of the CTDR related center of rotation influence functional outcome? Prospective 2 year follow-up analysis
Speaker: P. Suchomel
Authors: P. Suchomel(1), H.J. Meisel(2), S. Sola(3), J. Antinheimo(4), J. Pohjola(4), J. Stulic(5), S. Kroppenstedt(6), I. Shackleford(7), C. Woiciechowsky(8), B. Bruchmann(9), R. Arregui(10), F. Caroli(11), N. Borm(12)
(1) Neurocenter Liberec, Neurosurgery, Liberec, Czech Republic, (2) BG-Kliniken Halle Bergmannstrost, Neurosurgery, Halle, Germany, (3) University Rostock, Neurosurgery, Rostock, Germany, (4) University Helsinki, Neurosurgery, Helsinki, Finland, (5) University Hospital Motol, Prague, Czech Republic, (6) University Hospital Charité-Campus Virchow-Klinikum, Neurosurgery, Berlin, Germany, (7) Warrington District General Hospital, Spinal Surgery, Warrington, United Kingdom, (8) Zentrum für endoskopische und minimalinvasive Wirbelsäulenoperationen, Berlin, Germany, (9) Katholisches Klinikum Koblenz, Spinal Surgery, Koblenz, Germany, (10) Hospital Maz, Neurosurgery, Zaragoza, Spain, (11) Instituti Fisioterapici Ospitalieri, Neurosurgery, Rome, Italy, (12) frictionless GmbH, Kiel, Germany
5:42 pm - 5:47 pm261  Metanalysis of Heterotopic Ossification (HO) followingCervical Artificial Disc Replacement (CADR)
Speaker: K. Pettine
Authors: K.A. Pettine(1)
(1) The Spine Institute, Loveland, CO, USA
 5:48 pm - 6:00 pmDiscussion

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm - Biology and Biomechanics of Spinal Disorders

Moderators: Boyle Cheng, MD and Anand Agarwal, MD
4:00 pm - 4:05 pm327  Differentiation of mouse induced pluripotent stem cells into nucleus pulposus like cells in vitro
Speaker: Z. Li
Authors: Z. Li(1), K. Liu(2), G. Feng(3)
(1) Nanchong Central Hospital, North Sichuan Medical College, Institute of Tissue Engineering and Stem Cells, Nanchong, China, (2) Nanchong Central Hospital, North Sichuan Medical College, Institute of Tissue Engineering and Stem Cells, Nanchogn, China, (3) Nanchong Central Hospital, North Sichuan Medical College, Department of orthopaedic surgery, Nanchong, China
4:06 pm - 4:11 pm250  Biomechanical Investigation of a Cervical Dynamical Stabilization Device in Comparison to Fusion and TDR
Speaker: D. Daentzer
Authors: D. Daentzer(1), C. Hurschler(2), M. Schwarze(2), A. Packheiser(1), S. Tak(1), B. Richter(2), B. Welke(2)
(1) Hannover Medical School, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hannover, Germany, (2) Hannover Medical School, Laboratory for Biomechanics and Biomaterials, Hannover, Germany
4:12 pm - 4:17 pm272  Biomechanical Evaluation of a Polyaxial Interspinous Plating System as an Adjunct to Interbody Fusion
Speaker: L. Voronov
Authors: L.I. Voronov(1), P.P. Tsitsopoulos(1), R.M. Havey(1), T. Potluri(2), J. Zelenakova(2), G. Carandang(2), N. Kulkarni(3), D. Schmierer(3), M. Yap(3), A.G. Patwardhan(1)
(1) Loyola University Chicago, Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, Maywood, IL, USA, (2) Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA, (3) OsteoMed, Addison, TX, USA
4:18 pm - 4:23 pm254  Accuracy of a New Functional X-ray Analysis Method for the Spine
Speaker: F.T. Trautwein
Authors: F.T. Trautwein(1), F. Heuer(1), M. Schulze(2), M.J. Raschke(2), T. Vordemvenne(2)
(1) ACES GmbH, Department for Research & Development, Filderstadt, Germany, (2) University of Muenster, Department of Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery, Muenster, Germany
4:24 pm - 4:29 pm331  Preventing Hardware Failure in Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy Constructs: Pilot Biomechanical Analyses of Rod Configurations
Speaker: Z. Jager
Authors: Z.S. Jager(1), W.K. Cheng(1), A.E. Voss(2), D.K. Palmer(1), S. Inceoglu(1)
(1) Loma Linda University, Orthopaedic Surgery, Loma Linda, CA, USA, (2) Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, Glendale, AZ, USA
4:30 pm - 4:35 pm213  A Posterior Dynamic Stabilization System Construct Allowing Rotation about a Spherical Seat Under Biomechanical Testing
Speaker: B. Cheng
Authors: B.C. Cheng(1), D.J. Cook(2), D.M. Whiting(2)
(1) Drexel University, Neurosurgery, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, (2) Allegheny General Hospital, Neurosurgery, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
4:36 pm - 4:41 pm424  Biomechanical Stability of Stand-alone Interbody Spacers with Integrated Screws for Multi-level Cervical Arthrodesis
Speaker: D. Kang
Authors: D.G. Kang(1), R.A. Lehman(1), A.E. Dmitriev(1), M. Cardoso(2), H. Paik(1), R. Gaume(1), A.J. Bevevino(1)
(1) Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Orthopaedic Surgery, Bethesda, MD, USA, (2) Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Neurosurgery, Bethesda, MD, USA
4:42 pm - 4:57 pmDiscussion
4:58 pm - 5:03 pm276  Biomechanical Evaluation of Nucleus Augmentation with an Injectable in situ Cured Hydrogel
Speaker: B. Cheng
Authors: B.C. Cheng(1)(2), D.J. Cook(1), A. Hanlon(1), D.M. Whiting(1)(2)
(1) Allegheny General Hospital, Neurosurgery, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, (2) Drexel University, Neurosurgery, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
5:04 pm - 5:09 pm238  Effects of arterial N-acetylcysteine (NAC) ​​on the expression of protein chaperones PDI, ERp57, heat shock protein 40, 60, 70, 90 kd, the qualitative presence of intracellular apoptosis markers, and lipid peroxidation in postischemic reperfusion in rat spinal cord.
Speaker: M. Berbeo
Authors: M.E. Berbeo(1), A.M. Rodriguez(2), Grupo de Neurociencias HUSI - PUJ
(1) Hospital Universitario San Ignacio - Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Neurociencias - Neurocirugia, Bogota, Colombia, (2) Universidad El Bosque, Fac Medicina, Bogota, Colombia
5:10 pm - 5:15 pm375  Neutral Zone Stability of Two Cervical Total Disc Designs in a Human Cadaveric Model
Speaker: B. Nguyen
Authors: B.-K.N. Nguyen(1), J.K. Taylor(2)
(1) Dimicron Inc., Orem, UT, USA, (2) Sacramento Veterans Administration Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, USA
5:16 pm - 5:21 pm210  Fatigue Durability and Wear of a New Posterior Neutral Stabilization System in a Combined Loading Regime
Speaker: J. Prevost
Authors: J. Prevost(1), V. Singh(1), J. Coleman(1)
(1) Medtronic - Spinal and Biologics, Memphis, TN, USA
5:22 pm - 5:27 pm119  Biomechanical Evaluation of Posterior and Anterior Fixation Techniques for Treatment of Facet Fractures in Cervical Spine: An In Vitro Study
Speaker: M. Rahm
Authors: M. Rahm(1), C. Chaput(1), A.M. Muzumdar(2), D. Gloystein(3), V. Zerris(1), P. Tortolani(4), M. Moldavsky(2), S. Chinthakunta(2), S. Khalil(2)
(1) Scott and White Hospital, Temple, TX, USA, (2) Globus Medical Inc., Research, Audubon, PA, USA, (3) Darnall Army Hospital, Fort Hood, TX, USA, (4) Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
5:28 pm - 5:33 pm428  Comparative study on biomechanical behavior of two different cervical total disc replacement designs in terms of concavity and constraints: ProDisc-C® vs. Prestige-C®
Speaker: K. Park
Authors: K.M. Park(1), S.H. Woo(1), D.H. Lim(2), K.Y. Lee(2), S.J. Lee(1)
(1) Inje university, Biomedical Engineering, Gimhae, Korea, Republic of, (2) Sejong university, Mechanical Engineering, Seoul, Korea, Republic of
5:34 pm - 5:39 pm47  New radiculopathy after TLIF with BMP: Large series incidence, natural history, and comparison to laminectomy
Speaker: D. Crandall
Authors: D. Crandall(1), E. Huish(1), J. Patterson(2), J. Revella(1), D. Revella(1), R. Mclemore(2)
(1) Sonoran Spine Center, Mesa, AZ, USA, (2) Banner Orthopaedic Residency Program, Phoenix, AZ, USA
5:40 pm - 6:00 pmDiscussion

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Gala Reception

8:45 am - 9:45 am - General Session: Clinical Cervical Therapies

Moderators: James Yue, MD and Parmenion Tsitsopoulos, MD, PhD
8:45 am - 8:50 am353  Five to Seven-Year Results of the ProDisc-C Total Disc Replacement Multi-Center Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial
Speaker: R. Delamarter
Authors: R. Delamarter(1), J. Zigler(2), M. Janssen(3), D. Murrey(4), J. Spivak(5)
(1) Cedars Sinai Spine Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA, (2) Texas Back Institiute, Dallas, TX, USA, (3) Center for Spinal Disorders, Denver, CO, USA, (4) OrthoCarolina Spine Center, Charlotte, NC, USA, (5) N.Y.U-Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY, USA
8:51 am - 8:56 am405  SECURE®-C Cervical Artificial Disc: Outcomes from a Prospective, Randomized IDE Study at 24 months and Beyond
Speaker: W. Beutler
Authors: W. Beutler(1), W.C. Peppelman(1), J.M. Marzluff(2), C. Tomaras(3), I. Volcan(4), P. Asdourian(5), J. Myer(6), K. Baker(6)
(1) Pennslyvania Spine Institute, Harrisburg, PA, USA, (2) Charleston Brain and Spine, Charleston, SC, USA, (3) Peachtree Neurosurgery, Atlanta, GA, USA, (4) West Augusta Spine Specialists, Augusta, GA, USA, (5) Greater Chesapeake Orthopaedic Associates, Baltimore, MD, USA, (6) Globus Medical, Inc., Audubon, PA, USA
8:57 am - 9:02 am30  Comparison of clinical and radiological changes between total disc replacement and anterior cervical fusion in single level degenerative cervical disc diseases: More than 5-year follow-up
Speaker: K. Ryu
Authors: K.-S. Ryu(1), M.-H. Shin(1), C.-K. Park(1)
(1) Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, The Catholic University, Seoul, Korea, Republic of
9:03 am - 9:08 am410  Treatment of Cervical Myeloradiculopathy with the PCM Total Disc Arthroplasty Compared to ACDF in a Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial
Speaker: C. Chaput
Authors: C.D. Chaput(1), F.M. Phillips(2), A. Cappuccino(3), F.H. Geisler(4), J.G. DeVine(5), K. Gilder(6), K.M. Howell(7), P.C. McAfee(8)
(1) Scott and White Hospital, Orthopaedic Surgery, Temple, TX, USA, (2) Midwest Orthopedics at Rush University, Chicago, IL, USA, (3) Buffalo Spine Surgery, Buffalo, NY, USA, (4) Chicago Back Institute, Chicago, IL, USA, (5) Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, GA, USA, (6) NuVasive, Inc., Biometrics, San Diego, CA, USA, (7) NuVasive, Inc., Clinical Resources, San Diego, CA, USA, (8) St. Joseph's Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
9:09 am - 9:14 am221  7-Year Reoperation Rates: Cervical Total Disc Replacement Vs. Fusion: Results from the FDA Prospective, Randomized Clinical Trial.
Speaker: R. Delamarter
Authors: R.B. Delamarter(1), J. Zigler(2), D.B. Murrey(3), M.E. Janssen(4), J.M. Spivak(5)
(1) Cedars-Sinai, Spine Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA, (2) Texas Back Institute, Plano, TX, USA, (3) OrthoCarolina Spine Center, Charlottee, NC, USA, (4) Spine Education and Research Institute, Denver, CO, USA, (5) NYU/Hospital for Joint Disease, New York, NY, USA
9:15 am - 9:20 am170  Five-year clinical and radiological follow-up of the heterotopic ossification after Bryan cervical disc arthroplasty
Speaker: Z. Feifei
Authors: Z. Feifei(1), S. Yu(1)
(1) Peking University (3) rd Hospital, Orthopaedics, Beijing, China
9:21 am - 9:26 am132  Comparison of Re-operations in Cervical Total Disc Replacement vs. Anterior Cervical Fusion: Results with Mean 48 Month Follow-up
Speaker: S. Blumenthal
Authors: S.L. Blumenthal(1), R. Guyer(1), D.D. Ohnmeiss(2), J. Zigler(1)
(1) Texas Back Institiute, Plano, TX, USA, (2) Texas Back Institute Research Foundation, Plano,, TX, USA
9:27 am - 9:45 amDiscussion

9:45 am - 10:00 am - President's Address

10:00 am - 10:30 am - Presidential Guest Speaker: Jason Drew

10:30 am - 11:00 am - Break on Exhibit Floor

11:00 am - 1:00 pm - General Session: Biology and Biomechanics of Spinal Disorders

Moderators: Lisa Ferrara, PhD, Leonard Voronov, MD, PhD, William Sears, MD and Donna Ohnmeiss, DrMed
11:00 am - 11:05 am436  Quantifying Biomechanical Alterations of Cervical Disc Degeneration: An In Vivo Spinal Stiffness Assessment Methodology
Speaker: C. Colloca
Authors: C.J. Colloca(1), R. Gunzburg(2), M. Szpalski(3), B.J. Freeman(4), M. Afifi(5), R.J. Moore(6)
(1) Arizona State University, Department of Kinesiology, Chandler, AZ, USA, (2) Eeuwfeestkliniek Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium, (3) Hôpitaux Iris Sud/IRIS South Teaching Hospitals, Department of Orthopaedics, Brussels, Belgium, (4) University of Adelaide, Department of Spinal Surgery, Adelaide, SA, Australia, (5) University of Calgary, Faculty of Kinesiology, Calgary, AB, Canada, (6) Adelaide Centre for Spinal Research, Adelaide, SA, Australia
11:06 am - 11:11 am411  Effect of PLL Resection on TDR Kinematics: To Cut or Not to Cut
Speaker: A. Patwardhan
Authors: A.G. Patwardhan(1), L.I. Voronov(1), P.P. Tsitsopoulos(1), T. Potluri(2), S. Hannon(2), J. Zelenakova(2), G. Carandang(2), F.M. Phillips(3), M.R. Zindrick(1), A.J. Ghanayem(1), R.M. Havey(1)
(1) Loyola University Chicago, Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, Maywood, IL, USA, (2) Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA, (3) Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
11:12 am - 11:17 am223  Facet Engagement in the Intact Cervical Spine
Speaker: R. Havey
Authors: R. Havey(1), J. Goodsitt(2), T. Potluri(2), S. Hannon(2), B. McIntosh(3), F. Phillips(4), M. Zindrick(1), P. Tsitsopoulos(1), L. Voronov(1), A. Patwardhan(1)
(1) Loyola University Chicago, Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, Maywood, IL, USA, (2) Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA, (3) Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL, USA, (4) Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
11:18 am - 11:23 am418  The Ventral Lamina and Superior Facet Rule: The Key to Accurate Placement for Thoracic Pedicle Screws
Speaker: D. Kang
Authors: D.G. Kang(1), R.A. Lehman(1), L.G. Lenke(2), R. Gaume(1), H. Paik(1), A.J. Bevevino(1)
(1) Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Orthopaedic Surgery, Bethesda, MD, USA, (2) Washington University School of Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery, St. Louis, MO, USA
11:24 am - 11:29 am333  In Vitro Lumbar TDA Wear Rate Susceptibility Depends on Phasing of Motions and Device Design
Speaker: P. Hyde
Authors: P.J. Hyde(1), J. Fisher(1), R.M. Hall(1)
(1) University of Leeds, Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering, Leeds, United Kingdom
11:30 am - 11:35 am383  Title: The effect of changing the length in levels of a posterior instrumentation construct on induced lumbosacral screw strains and ROM
Speaker: G. Fleischer
Authors: G. Fleischer(1), J. Malcolm(2), A. Freeman(3), L. Ferrara(4)
(1) Spine and Brain Center of New England, Nashua, NH, USA, (2) Pinnacle Orthopaedics, Marietta, GA, USA, (3) Excelen Center for Bone and Joint Research and Education, Minneapolis, MN, USA, (4) OrthoKinetic Technologies, LLC, Southport, NC, USA
11:36 am - 11:41 am59  In Vivo Forces on Pedicle Screws During Posterior Correction Procedures for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis:
Speaker: M. Ito
Authors: M. Ito(1), Y. Abe(2), K. Fujisaki(3), S. Tadano(3), K. Abumi(2), H. Sudo(2), Y. Kotani(2), K. Nagahama(2), A. Iwata(2)
(1) Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Advanced Medicine for Spine and Spinal Cord Disorders, Sapporo, Japan, (2) Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan, (3) Hokkaido University Graduate School of Engineering, Sapporo, Japan
11:42 am - 11:47 am258  Effects of Vertebral Endplate Fracture on Kinematics and Indirect Spine Decompression in XLIF Fusion Constructs
Speaker: B. Santoni
Authors: B.G. Santoni(1), A.E. Castellvi(2), G.T. Alexander(3), A. Nayak(1), A. Cabezas(1), R. Murtagh(4), G. Marulanda(5), J. Billys(1)
(1) Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education, Phillip Spiegel Orthopaedic Research Laboratory, Tampa, FL, USA, (2) Florida Orthopaedic Institute, Orthopaedic Spine Surgery, Tampa, FL, USA, (3) University of South Florida, Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Tampa, FL, USA, (4) Moffitt Cancer Center, University Diagnostic Center, Tampa, FL, USA, (5) University of South Florida, Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Tampa, FL, USA
11:48 am - 12:00 pmDiscussion
12:01 pm - 12:06 pm189  Cytokine profiling in an animal model of non-compressive intervertebral disc herniation using epidural lavage
Speaker: V. Cuellar
Authors: V.G. Cuellar(1), J.M. Cuellar(1), P.M. Borges(2), G.J. Scuderi(3), D.C. Yeomans(4)
(1) N.Y.U-Hospital for Joint Diseases, Orthopaedic Surgery, New York, NY, USA, (2) Stanford University School of Medicine, E.N.T., Palo Alto, CA, USA, (3) Stanford University School of Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery, Palo Alto, CA, USA, (4) Stanford University School of Medicine, Anesthesia, Palo Alto, CA, USA
12:07 pm - 12:12 pm113  Calcium sulphate degradation and osteoblast proliferation regulated by basalt fibers
Speaker: Z. Luo
Authors: Z.-P. Luo(1), X. Chen(1)
(1) Soochow University Orthopaedic Institute, Suzhou, China
12:13 pm - 12:18 pm397  Bone marrow aspirate and biomaterials for osteoregeneration: Improvement of stem cell concentration by density gradient centrifugation and pre-cultivation in vitro
Speaker: M. Ogon
Authors: M. Ogon(1), C. Eder(1), E. Falkner(2), J. Meissner(1), P. Becker(1), A. Tuschel(1)
(1) Orthopädisches Spital Wien - Speising, Wien, Austria, (2) University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
12:19 pm - 12:24 pm69  The potential of nanofibrous scaffolds as biological nucleus pulposus replacement for intervertebral disc degeneration
Speaker: G. Feng
Authors: G. Feng(1)(2), H. Liu(1), P.X. Ma(2)(3)(4)
(1) Sichuan University, Orthopedic Department, chengdu, China, (2) University of Michigan, Department of Biologic and Materials Science, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, (3) University of Michigan, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, (4) University of Michigan, Macromolecular Science and Engineering Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
12:25 pm - 12:30 pm90  Vertebroplasty Increases Strain in Adjacent Intervertebral Discs and Vertebrae in Osteopenic Spines
Speaker: S. Nagaraia
Authors: S. Nagaraja(1), H.K. Awada(1), S. Gupta(1), M.L. Dreher(1)
(1) US Food and Drug Administration, Office of Science and Engineering Laboratories, Silver Spring, MD, USA
12:31 pm - 12:36 pm468  Which factors prognosticate spinal instability following lumbar laminectomy? A human cadaver study
Speaker: A. Bisschop
Authors: A. Bisschop(1), B.J. van Royen(1), M.G. Mullender(1), C.P.L. Paul(1), A.J. van der Veen(2), T.U. Jiya(1), I. Kingma(3), J.H. van Dieën(3)
(1) VU University Medical Center, Orthopedic Surgery, Amsterdam, Netherlands, (2) VU University Medical Center, Physics and Medical Technology, Amsterdam, Netherlands, (3) VU University Amsterdam, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, Amsterdam, Netherlands
12:37 pm - 12:42 pm351  Impact of Different Interspinous Implant Designs on Kinematics & Load Bearing of the FSU. An In-vitro Flexibility Study
Speaker: M. Pfeiffer
Authors: M. Pfeiffer(1), C. Schilling(2)(3), T. Grupp(2)(4), W. Blömer(2)
(1) Helios Rosmann Clinic Breisach, Breisach, Germany, (2) Aesculap AG R&D, Tuttlingen, Germany, (3) Julius Wolff Institute and Berlin-Brandenburg Center for Regenerative Therapies, Charité, Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany, (4) Ludwig Maximilians University, Clinic for Orthopedic Surgery, Campus Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
12:43 pm - 12:48 pm447  Isolation of BMP-producing mesenchymal stem cells from vertebra and iliac crest during spinal fusion
Speaker: T. Nguyen
Authors: T. Nguyen(1), D. Collins(2), G. Fleischer(3)
(1) Spine and Brain Center of New England, Neurosurgery, Nashua, NH, USA, (2) BioE, Minneapolis, MN, USA, (3) Spine and Brain Center of New England, Orthopedic Spine Surgery, Nashua, NH, USA
12:49 pm - 1:00 pmDiscussion

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm - Industry Workshops

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm - MIS Hope vs. Hype

Moderators: Frank Phillips, MD and Stephen Hochschuler, MD
2:30 pm - 2:35 pm224  Can Minimally Invasive Surgical strategies for deformity correction avoid the need for routine osteotomies in Moderate to Severe Adult Scoliosis?
Speaker: N. Anand
Authors: N. Anand(1), B. Khandehroo(1), S. Kahwaty(1), E.M. Baron(1)
(1) Cedars-Sinai Medical center, Spine Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2:36 pm - 2:41 pm190  Predictors of early postoperative discharge following Minimally Invasive Lateral Interbody Fusion (MI-LIF)
Speaker: J. Lehmen
Authors: J.A. Lehmen(1), W.B. Rodgers(1), E.J. Gerber(1), J.A. Rodgers(1)
(1) Spine Midwest, Inc., Research, Jefferson City, MO, USA
2:42 pm - 2:47 pm420  Meta-analysis of Fusion Rates for Minimally Invasive TLIF Performed without Posterolateral Bone Grafting
Speaker: D. Kang
Authors: D.G. Kang(1), D.E. Gwinn(1), R.A. Lehman(1), A.J. Bevevino(1)
(1) Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Orthopaedic Surgery, Bethesda, MD, USA
2:48 pm - 2:53 pm422  Guyer Lumbar Interbody Fusion (GLIF) Procedure: Safety and efficacy multi-center results in a commercial setting
Speaker: A. Araghi
Authors: A. Araghi, D.O.(1), M.P. Lorio, M.D., F.A.C.S.(2), C. Lauryssen, M.D.(3), H.D. Brown, PA-C(2)
(1) The Core Institute, Phoenix, AZ, USA, (2) Neuro-Spine Solutions, P.C., Bristol, TN, USA, (3) Olympia Medical Center, Beverly Hills, CA, USA
2:54 pm - 2:59 pm498  MIS Lumbar fusion in an ambulatory surgery center (ASC): Safety, Treatment outcomes, and comparison with inpatient lumbar fusion
Speaker: W. Smith
Authors: W.D. Smith(1), G. Christian(2)
(1) University Medical center, Neurosurgery, Las Vegas, NV, USA, (2) Western Regional Center for Brain and Spine Surgery, Research, Las Vegas, NV, USA
3:00 pm - 3:05 pm466  Percutaneous Fixation of Thoracolumbar Fractures: 2-year Follow-up
Speaker: M. Sharma
Authors: M. SHARMA(1), F. Siddiqui(1), J. White(2), S. Safdari(1)
(1) Spine Care Center, Manassas, VA, USA, (2) Inova Fairfax Hospital, Fairfax, VA, USA
3:06 pm - 3:11 pm477  Interim results from a US IDE trial evaluating the OsseoFix implant for treatment of vertebral compression fractures
Speaker: M. Lorio
Authors: M.P. Lorio, M.D., F.A.C.S.(1), D. Beall, M.D.(2), R. Eastlack, M.D.(3), A. Mahar(4)(5)
(1) Neuro-Spine Solutions, P.C., Bristol, TN, USA, (2) Clinical Radiology of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK, USA, (3) Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, CA, USA, (4) Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of California - San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA, (5) Biomechanical and Clinical Research, Alphatec Spine, Carlsbad, CA, USA
3:12 pm - 3:17 pm127  Minimally Invasive Treatment of Thoracolumbar Spine Fractures
Speaker: T. Julien
Authors: T. Julien(1)
(1) West Virginia University, Neurosurgery, Morgantown, WV, USA
3:18 pm - 3:23 pm44  Leg pain presented as a Lumbar Radiculopathic Pain due to Acute Aggravated Leg Pain after Lumbar Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression Fractures
Speaker: H. Kim
Authors: H.S. Kim(1), S.J. Jeong(1), H.J. Ahan(1), K.H. Jeon(1), W.J. Choi(1), K.T. Kim(1), C.I. Ju(2), S.W. Kim(2), S.M. Lee(2), H. Shin(2)
(1) Hurisarang Spine Hospital, Neurosurgery, Daejeon, Korea, Republic of, (2) College of Medicine, Chosun University, Neurosurgery, Gwangju, Korea, Republic of
3:24 pm - 3:30 pmDiscussion

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm - Instructional Course Symposium: TDR Evidence-Based Medicine

Moderator: Matthew Scott-Young, MD and Rudolf Bertagnoli, MD
2:30 pm - 2:35 pm518  ProDisc®-L total disc replacement over time: 4 – 10 year follow-up
Speaker: R. Bertagnoli
Authors: R. Bertagnoli(1)
(1) ProSpine, Straubing Bogen, Germany
2:36 pm - 2:41 pm409  Late Subsidence after Cervical Disc Arthroplasty at One to Four Levels
Speaker: M. Gornet
Authors: M.F. Gornet(1), B.A. Taylor(1), J.H. Peloza(2), F. Schranck(1)
(1) The Orthopedic Center of St. Louis, Spine Research Center, St. Louis, MO, USA, (2) Center for Spine Care, Dallas, TX, USA
2:42 pm - 2:47 pm255  Clinical Outcomes for a Viscoelastic Total Disc Replacement Compared to Other Total Disc Replacements in the SWISSspine Registry
Speaker: B. Rischke
Authors: B. Rischke(1), V. Kammermeier(2), M. Runkel(2), K.B. Zimmers(3), J.M. Kuras(3)
(1) Center of Orthopaedic and Spine Surgery, Spine-Center-Rischke, Zurich, Switzerland, (2) Konstanz Hospital, Konstanz, Germany, (3) AxioMed Spine Corporation, Garfield Heights, OH, USA
2:48 pm - 2:53 pm73  The change of cervical motion with progression of heterotopic ossification in cervical artificial disc replacement
Speaker: S. Yi
Authors: S. Yi(1), H. Lee(1), N. You(1), J. Oh(1), T.Y. Kim(1), G. Choi(1), K.N. Kim(1), D.H. Yoon(1)
(1) Spine and Spinal Cord Institute,Yonsei University, College of Medicine, Neurosurgery, Seoul, Korea, Republic of
2:54 pm - 2:59 pm312  Lumbar Total Disc Replacement: Clinical and Radiographic Outcome Comparison between One and Two levels with Average of 60 Months Follow-Up
Speaker: K. Zhang
Authors: K. Zhang(1), F. Mo(2), C. Abjornson(2), F. Girardi(2), J. Yue(1), F. Cammisa(2)
(1) Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT, USA, (2) Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA
3:00 pm - 3:20 pmPresentation of TDR Cases
3:21 pm - 3:30 pmDiscussion

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm - Instructional Course Symposium: Difficult Spinal Presentations: Rheumatoid Arthritis and Infection

Moderators: Hans Meisel, MD and Larry Khoo, MD
2:30 pm - 2:35 pmPosterolateral Endoscopic Debridement and Irrigation for Postoperative Spinal Infections in the Thoraco-Lumbar spine
Speaker: K. Nagahama
Authors: K. Nagahama(1), M. Ito(1), N. Hojo(1), K. Abumi(1), Y. Kotani(1), H. Sudo(1), M. takahata(1), A. Iwata(1), A. Minami(1)
(1) Hokkaido university, Orthopaedics, Hokkaido, Japan
2:36 pm - 2:41 pm161  5,5 year Follow up of infection rate in open versus percutaneus spondylodesis in the lumbar spine.
Speaker: T. Pfandlsteiner
Authors: T. Pfandlsteiner(1), K. Seidel(1), C. Wimmer(1)
(1) Schön Klinik Vogtareuth, Clinic for Spine Surgery with Scoliosis Center, Vogtareuth, Germany
2:42 pm - 2:47 pm146  Postoperative Drains and the Risk of Surgical Site Infection Following Spinal Surgery
Speaker: T. Andres
Authors: T. Andres(1), R. Takemoto(1), P.A. Ricart Hoffiz(1)(2), B. Lonner(1), T. Errico(1)
(1) NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY, USA, (2) Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY, USA
2:48 pm - 3:18 pmPresentation of Difficult Spinal Cases
3:19 pm - 3:30 pmDiscussion

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm - Break - Exhibit Hall

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm - Oral Posters

Oral Posters: Clinical Therapies

Moderators: Richard Kube, MD and Rolando Garcia, MD
4:00 pm - 4:04 pm392  Anterior Cervical Fusion with Stand-Alone Polyetheretherketone (PEEK) Cages: 82 Cases and 182 Levels Clinical Experience Focusing on Subsidence
Speaker: H. Tsou
Authors: H.-K. Tsou(1), T.-H. Kao(1), Y.-C. Chou(2), W.-H. Chen(3), C.-H. Wu(3), H.-T. Chen(4)
(1) Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Department of Neurosurgery, Taichung, Taiwan, Republic of China, (2) National Defense Medical Center, School of Public Health, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China, (3) Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Department of Radiology, Taichung, Taiwan, Republic of China, (4) China Medical University Hospital, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Taichung, Taiwan, Republic of China
4:05 pm - 4:09 pm111  Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion versus Cervical Disc Arthroplasty: Cost Analysis of Peri-operative and Operating Room Related Costs
Speaker: T. Andres
Authors: T.M. Andres(1), D.T. Warren1,P.A. Ricart Hoffiz(1),(2), C.M. Hoelscher(1), J.A. Bendo(1), J.A. Goldstein(1)
(1) NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY, USA, (2) Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY, USA
4:10 pm - 4:14 pm173  Comparative Clinico-Radiological Study of Interlaminar Decompression in Lumbar Canal Stenosis with and without CoflexTM Interspinous Spacer; Prospective Observational Study
Speaker: S. Wijerathne
Authors: S. Wijerathne (1), N. Kumar(1), Y.H. Ng(1), B.W.L. Tan(1)
(1) National University Health System, Orthopaedic Surgery, Singapore, Singapore
4:15 pm - 4:19 pm433  L5-S1 Isthmic Spondylolisthesis Stabilized with AxiaLIF and Percutaneous Posterior Fixation: A Novel Technique
Speaker: R. Nasca
Authors: R. Nasca(1), T. Raley(2), W. Tobler(3), P. Gerszten(4)
(1) Trans-(1) , Wilmington, NC, USA, (2) Georgetown University Medical Center/ Virginia Hospital Center, Orthopaedics, Arlington, VA, USA, (3) Mayfield Clinic, Neurosurgery, Cincinnati, OH, USA, (4) University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
4:20 pm - 4:24 pm282  Lessons learned on Cervical Total Disc Replacement after 8 years follow-up
Speaker: L. Pimenta
Authors: L. Pimenta(1),(3), L. Marchi(1),(2), L. Oliveira(1), R. Amaral(1), C. Castro(1), T. Coutinho(1), E. Coutinho(1)
(1) Instituto de Patologia da Coluna, São Paulo, Brazil, (2) Unifesp, DDI, São Paulo, Brazil, (3) University of California San Diego, Neurosurgery, San Diego, CA, USA
4:25 pm - 4:29 pm108  Accuracy of Abstracts for Original Randomized Controlled Clinical Trials of the Lumbar Spine in Spine Journals
Speaker: C. Bono
Authors: C.M. Bono(1), J.A. Lehmen(2), R.M. Deering(1), A.K. Simpson(1), C.S. Carrier(1)
(1) Harvard Medical School, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Department of Orthopaedics, Boston, MA, USA, (2) Harvard Medical School, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Boston, MA, USA
4:30 pm - 4:34 pm300  Impact of Cervical Symptoms on Ability to Participate in Recreational Activities
Speaker: D. Ohnmeiss
Authors: D.D. Ohnmeiss(1), S.L. Blumenthal(2), R.D. Guyer(2), J.E. Zigler(2)
(1) Texas Back Institute Research Foundation, Plano, TX, USA, (2) Texas Back Institute, Plano, TX, USA
4:35 pm - 4:39 pm63  The Impact of Positive Regional Sagittal Alignment on Outcomes in Posterior Cervical Fusion Surgery
Speaker: C. Ames
Authors: C.P. Ames(1), J.A. Tang(1), J.K. Scheer(2), J.S. Smith(3), V. Deviren(4), S. Bess(5), R. Hart(6), V. Lafage(7), C. Shaffrey(3), F. Schwab(7), International Spinal Deformity Study Group
(1) University of California San Francisco, Neurological Surgery, San Francisco, CA, USA, (2) University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA, (3) University of Virginia Healthy System, Neurological Surgery, Charlottesville, VA, USA, (4) University of California San Francisco, Orthopaedic Surgery, San Francisco, CA, USA, (5) Rocky Mountain Scoliosis and Spine Center, Denver, CO, USA, (6) Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA, (7) NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, Orthopaedic Surgery, New York, NY, USA
4:40 pm - 4:44 pm252  The clinic outcome and the status of adjacent segment degeneration five years after Bryan disc replacement
Speaker: Y. Zhao
Authors: Y. Zhao(1), Y. Sun(1), F. Zhou(1), F. Zhang(1), S. Pan(1), Z. Liu(1)
(1) Peking University Third Hospital, Orthopaedic Surgery, Beijing, China
4:45 pm - 4:49 pm426  Analysis of the Effects of Cervical Arthroplasty Compared to Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion on Adjacent Level Disease
Speaker: J. Marzluff
Authors: J.M. Marzluff(1), J.M. Highsmith(1), J. Myer(2), K. Baker(2)
(1) Charleston Brain and Spine, Charleston, SC, USA, (2) Globus Medical, Inc., Audubon, PA, USA
4:50 pm - 5:00 pmDiscussion


Oral Posters: Reconstruction and Deformity

Moderator: Karin Buettner-Janz, MD, PhD and Isador Lieberman, BSc, MD, MBA, FRCSC
4:00 pm - 4:04 pm215  Impact of magnitude and percentage global Sagittal plane correction on Health Related Quality of Life at 2 Years Follow Up
Speaker: V. Lafage
Authors: V. Lafage(1), B. Blondel(1), F. Schwab(1), B. Ungar(1), J. Smith(2), K. Bridwell(3), S. Glassman(4), C. Shaffrey(2), B. Moal(1), J.-P. Farcy(1)
(1) New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, Spine Division, New York, NY, USA, (2) University of Virginia, Department of Neurological surgery, Charlottesville, VA, USA, (3) Washington University school of Medicine, Spine department, Saint Louis, MO, USA, (4) University of Louisville, Spine Institute for Special Surgery, Louisville, KY, USA
4:05 pm - 4:09 pm211  Adjacent level total disc replacement supplemented by spinal osteotomy as a treatment for failed fusion surgery
Speaker: U. Hahnle
Authors: U.R. Hahnle(1), I.R. Weinberg(2)
(1) Netcare Linksfield Hospital, Orthopaedic Surgery, Johannesburg, South Africa, (2) Netcare Linksfield Hospital, Neurosurgery, Johannesburg, South Africa
4:10 pm - 4:14 pm508  Anterior MIS Rod Instrumentation with XLIF Deformity: Techniques and Outcomes
Speaker: P. McAfee
Authors: P.C. McAfee(1), L. Chotikul(2), E. Shucosky(2)
(1) St Josephs Hospital, Spine and Scoliosis Surgery, Baltimore, MD, USA, (2) St Josephs Hospital, Spine and Scoliosis Center, Towson, MD, USA
4:15 pm - 4:19 pm413  When Do Lumbar TDR Patients Achieve Maximum Medical Improvement?
Speaker: R. Garcia
Authors: R. Garcia(1), J.Y. Yue(2), M. Taylor(3)
(1) Orthopedic Care Center, Aventura, FL, USA, (2) Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA, (3) Orthopedic Care Cente, Aventura, FL, USA
4:20 pm - 4:24 pm360  Combined Assessment of Pelvic Tilt, Pelvic Incidence/Lumbar Lordosis Mismatch and Sagittal Vertical Axis Predicts Disability in Adult Spinal Deformity: A Prospective Analysis
Speaker: V. Lafage
Authors: V. Lafage(1), B. Blondel(1), S. Bess(2), C. Shaffrey(3), J. Smith(3), O. Boachie-Adjei(4), B. Akbarnia(5), C. Ames(6), B. Moal(1), R. Hart(7), J. Demakakos(1), F. Schwab(1), International Spine Study Group
(1) New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, Spine Division, New York, NY, USA, (2) Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children,, Orthopedic Surgery, Denver, CO, USA, (3) University of Virginia, Department of Neurological surgery, Charlottesville, VA, USA, (4) Hospital for Special Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, New-York, NY, USA, (5) San Diego Center for Spinal Disorders, La Jolla, CA, USA, (6) University of California San Francisco, Neurosurgery, San Fransisco, CA, USA, (7) Oregon Health and Sciences University, Orthopedic Surgery, Portland, OR, USA
4:25 pm - 4:29 pm357  Sagittal reciprocal changes after posterior fusion in the setting of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
Speaker: B. Blondel
Authors: B. Blondel(1),(2), V. Lafage(2), F. Schwab(2), J.-P. Farcy(2), G. Bollini(3), J.-L. Jouve(3)
4:30 pm - 4:34 pm509  Minimally invasive treatment of adult scoliosis with XLIF: Radiographic outcomes and predictors from a prospective multicenter study
Speaker: F. Phillips
Authors: F.M. Phillips(1), A. Tohmen(2), W.B. Rodgers(3)
(1) Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA, (2) Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists, Spokane, WA, USA, (3) Spine Midwest, Jefferson City, MO, USA
4:35 pm - 4:39 pm330  Spinopelvic Alignment following Long Lumbar Fusions with and without Iliac Fixation for Degenerative Lumbar Scoliosis
Speaker: S. Park
Authors: S.-A. Park(1), D.-G. Chang(1), K.-Y. Ha(1)
(1) Seoul Sanit Mary's Hospital The Catholic University of Korea College of Medicine, Spine Center, Seoul, Korea, Republic of
4:40 pm - 4:44 pm89  Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion (XLIF): Clinical results from one center
Speaker: M. Hisey
Authors: M.S. Hisey(1), K. Edwards(2), W.D. Bradley(1), D.D. Ohnmeiss(2), J.E. Zigler(1), R.D. Guyer(1)
(1) Texas Back Institute, Plano, TX, USA, (2) Texas Back Institute Research Foundation, Plano, TX, USA
4:45 pm - 5:00 pmDiscussion


Oral Posters: Basic Science and Biomechanics

Moderator: Robert Havey, BS and Lisa Ferrara, PhD
4:00 pm - 4:04 pm430  Reliability of Thoracolumbar Injury Classification System for Orthopedic Surgeons at Different Training Levels
Speaker: A. Bevevino
Authors: A.J. Bevevino(1), D.G. Kang(1), R.A. Lehman(1)
(1) Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedics, Bethesda, MD, USA
4:05 pm - 4:09 pm484  Volumetric change of lumbar intervertebral disc herniation in conservative treatment
Speaker: J. Seo
Authors: J.-Y. Seo(1), K.-Y. Ha(2), S.W. Choi(1), K.W. Nam(1), K.B. Seo(1), S.R. Kim(1), S.J. Shin(1)
(1) Jeju National University, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Jeju, Korea, Republic of, (2) The Catholic University of Korea, Department of Orthopaedics, Seoul, Korea, Republic of
4:10 pm - 4:14 pm128  Novel Anterior Versus Combined Anterior-Posterior Instrumentation Technique for a Simulated Bilateral Cervical Facet Dislocation: An In-Vitro Human Cadaver Study
Speaker: W. Beutler
Authors: W. Beutler(1), W. Peppelman(1), M. Gudipally(2), M. Adu-Lartey(1), J. Brooks(1), P. Niknam(2), S. Khalil(2)
(1) PA Spine Institute, Harrisburg, PA, USA, (2) Globus Medical, Inc., Audubon, PA, USA
4:15 pm - 4:19 pm145  Hybrid Decompression Technique Employing ACDF and Corpectomy May Be an Effective Treatment Option for Multi-level Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: A Biomechanical Evaluation
Speaker: A. Goodrich
Authors: A. Goodrich(1), A.M. Muzumdar(2), I. Volcan(3), M. Gudipally(2), S. Khalil(2)
(1) Augusta Bone & Joint Clinic, Augusta, GA, USA, (2) Globus Medical Inc., Research, Audubon, PA, USA, (3) Neurological Associates of Augusts, Augusta, GA, USA
4:20 pm - 4:24 pm131  The Use of Self-Mating PEEK for Cervical Disc Arthroplasty
Speaker: T. Brown
Authors: T. Brown(1), Q.-B. Bao(1)
(1) Pioneer Surgical, Marquette, MI, USA
4:25 pm - 4:29 pm172  A Comparison of Intra-Capsular Facet (IF) and Peri-Facet (PF) Injections in Patients with Low Back Pain (LBP)
Speaker: D. Wardlaw
Authors: D. Wardlaw(1), A. Nandakumar(1), J. Beastall(1), A. Kumar(1), F. Smith(1)
(1) Woodend Hospital, NHS Grampian Hospital, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
4:30 pm - 4:34 pm71  Can the intradiscal inflammation after annulus puncture be prevented by polylacitic acid patch repairment? An animal model study.
Speaker: X. Liu
Authors: X. Liu(1), H. Liu(2)
(1) Sichuan University, Chengdu, China, (2) West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Department of Orthopaedics, Chengdu, China
4:35 pm - 4:39 pm467  Rotational instability of the lumbar spine following laminectomy: Is there a role for bone mineral density and disc degeneration?
Speaker: A. Bisschop
Authors: A. Bisschop(1), J.H. van Dieën(2), M.G. Mullender(1), C.P.L. Paul(1), A.J. van der Veen(3), T.U. Jiya(1), I. Kingma(2), B.J. van Royen(1)
(1) VU University Medical Center, Orthopedic Surgery, Amsterdam, Netherlands, (2) VU University Amsterdam, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, Amsterdam, Netherlands, (3) VU University Medical Center, Physics and Medical Technology, Amsterdam, Netherlands
4:40 pm - 4:44 pm451  Balloon-sacroplasty- a potential operation for sacral insufficiency fractures: presentation by means of 7 cases
Speaker: A. Behnke
Authors: C.R. Schätz(1), A. Behnke(1), P. Büchin-Emunds(1)
(1) Orthopedic clinic Markgröningen, Markgröningen, Germany
4:45 pm - 5:00 pmDiscussion


Oral Posters: Cervical Therapies

Moderators: Steven Garfin, MD and Christopher Bono, MD
4:00 pm - 4:04 pm144  Metanalysis of Class I Results of Anterior Cervical Decompression and Fusion with Allograft and Plating
Speaker: K. Pettine
Authors: K.A. Pettine(1), L. Eiserman(2)
(1) The Spine Institute, Loveland, CO, USA, (2) Eisertech, Sandiego, CA, USA
4:05 pm - 4:09 pm396  A Prospective, Randomized Clinical Investigation of the Porous Coated Motion (PCM) Artificial Cervical Disc: 2 Year Results from the US IDE Study
Speaker: F. Phillips
Authors: F.M. Phillips(1), A. Cappuccino(2), F.H. Geisler(3), C.D. Chaput(4), J.G. DeVine(5), K. Gilder(6), K. Howell(7), P.C. McAfee(8)
(1) Midwest Orthopedics at Rush University, Chicago, IL, USA, (2) Buffalo Spine Surgery, Buffalo, NY, USA, (3) Chicago Back Institute, Chicago, IL, USA, (4) Scott and White Hospital, Temple, TX, USA, (5) Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, GA, USA, (6) NuVasive, Inc., Biometrics, San Diego, CA, USA, (7) NuVasive, Inc., Clinical Resources, San Diego, CA, USA, (8) St. Joseph's Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
4:10 pm - 4:14 pm425  SECURE®-C Cervical Artificial Disc Two Year Clinical Outcomes: Randomized vs. Non-Randomized Patients
Speaker: J. Lindley
Authors: J. Lindley(1), J. Mcconnell(2), J. Small(3), J. Myer(4), K. Baker(4)
(1) Neurologic Institute of Savannah, Savannah, GA, USA, (2) OAA Orthopaedic Specialists, Allentown, PA, USA, (3) Florida Orthopaedic Institute, Tampa, FL, USA, (4) Globus Medical, Inc., Audubon, PA, USA
4:15 pm - 4:19 pm297  Two Year Clinical and Radiographic Results from an Advanced Generation Artificial Cervical Disc Study
Speaker: C. Lauryssen
Authors: C. Lauryssen(1), D. Coric(2), T. Dimmig(3), D. Musante(3), R. Liebelt(3)
(1) The Institute for Advanced Spinal Research in California, Beverly Hills, CA, USA, (2) Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates, Charlotte, NC, USA, (3) Triangle Orthopedics, Durham, NC, USA
4:20 pm - 4:24 pm75  Factors determining the long-term clinical success rate after Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion for one and two-level radiculo-myelopathy
Speaker: P. Nunley
Authors: P.D. Nunley(1), A. Jawahar(2), E.J. Kerr(1), D.A. Cavanaugh(2), M. Boltes(3), D. Coric(3)
(1) Spine Institute of Louisiana, Orthopedic Surgery, Shreveport, LA, USA, (2) Spine Institute of Louisiana, Neurosurgery, Shreveport, LA, USA, (3) Carolina NeuroSurgery & Spine Associates, Neurosurgery, Charlotte, NC, USA
4:25 pm - 5:00 pmDiscussion


Oral Posters: Lumbar Therapies

Moderator: Morgan Lorio, MD, FACS
4:00 pm - 4:04 pm267  Outpatient Minimally Invasive Lumbar Fusion
Speaker: K. Pettine
Authors: K.A. Pettine(1)
(1) The Spine Institute, Loveland, CO, USA
4:05 pm - 4:09 pm283  Low-Grade Degenerative Spondylolisthesis treated by Stand-alone Lateral Interbody Fusion
Speaker: L. Pimenta
Authors: L. Pimenta(1),(3), L. Marchi(1),(2), L. Oliveira(1), R. Amaral(1), C. Castro(1), E. Coutinho(1), T. Coutinho(1)
(1) Instituto de Patologia da Coluna, São Paulo, Brazil, (2) Unifesp, DDI, São Paulo, Brazil, (3) University of California San Diego, Neurosurgery, San Diego, CA, USA
4:10 pm - 4:14 pm310  Clinical outcome of two-level total disc replacement in 84 patients with minimum 5 years follow-up
Speaker: M. Scott-Young
Authors: M. Scott-Young(1), A. Kasis(1), C. Magno(1), D. Nielsen(1), E. Mitchell(1), N. Blanch(1)
(1) Gold Coast Spine, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia
4:15 pm - 4:19 pm338  Pedicle based posterior dynamic stabilization system (DSS®)
Speaker: R. Bertagnoli
Authors: R. Bertagnoli(1)
(1) ProSpine, Straubing, Germany
4:20 pm - 4:24 pm439  Pre-op Templating for TDR Alignment: Is it Clinically Relevant?
Speaker: M. Lafleur
Authors: P. Rullkoetter(1), C. Cain(2), M. Rao(1)
(1) University of Denver, Denver, CO, USA, (2) University of Colorado Hospital, Denver, CO, USA
4:25 pm - 4:29 pm323  Review of adjacent segment degeneration in patients who have had laminectomy versus laminectomy and fusion
Speaker: Y. Lee
Authors: Y.-P. Lee(1), P. Farjoodi(1), R.T. Allen(1), S. Garfin(1)
(1) UCSD Medical Center, San Diego, CA, USA
4:30 pm - 4:34 pm311  24 month functional outcomes from a US IDE trial evaluating a lumbar posterior dynamic stabilization (PDS) system with Interpedicular Travel (IPT)
Speaker: N. Anand
Authors: N. Anand(1), T. Castellvi(2), K. Yonemura(3), S. Kitchel(4), B.C. Cheng(5), B. Robie(6)
(1) Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA, (2) Florida Orthopaedic Institute, Tampa, FL, USA, (3) Wasatch Neurological Surgery, Bountiful, UT, USA, (4) Orthopedic Spine Associates, Eugene, OR, USA, (5) Drexel University, Neurosurgery, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, (6) Robie Device Group, North Andover, MA, USA
4:35 pm - 4:39 pm435  Retrospective analysis of L5-S1 axial lumbar interbody fusion (AxiaLIF™), a comparison with and without use of bone morphogenetic protein (rhBMP-2)
Speaker: R. Nasca
Authors: R. Nasca(1), T. Raley(2), W. Tobler(3), P. Gerszten(4)
(1) Trans-(1) , wilmington, NC, USA, (2) Georgetown University Medical Center/ Virginia Hospital Center, Orthopaedics, Arlington, VA, USA, (3) mayfield clinic, neurosurgery, cincinnati, OH, USA, (4) University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, pittsburgh, PA, USA
4:40 pm - 4:44 pm316  Dynamic Interspinous Spacer Implants vs. Discectomy for Treatment of Lumbar Degenerative Disease: A 18-month Follow-up Study
Speaker: C. Kao
Authors: C.-H. Kao(1),(2)
(1) Department of surgery, Chi Mei Medical Center, Yung Kang City, Taiwan, Republic of China, (2) Center for General Education, Southern Taiwan University of Technology, Tainan, Taiwan, Republic of China
4:45 pm - 4:49 pm43  Anterior lumbar surgical revisions with anti-adhesion barrier in place
Speaker: S. Brau
Authors: S.A. Brau(1), R.B. Delamarter(2)
(1) Spine Access Surgery Associates, Los Angeles, CA, USA, (2) Cedars Sinai Spine Center of Excellence, Los Angeles, CA, USA
4:49 pm - 5:00 pmDiscussion

4:30 - 6:30 - Surgical Approaches to Cadaver Lab Bio Skills Surgical Training Part 1

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm - World Café

Interspinous Process Devices
Moderators: Matthew Gornet, MD and Anand Agarwal, MD

Degenerative Spondylolisthesis: to Fuse or not to Fuse
Moderators: Jean-Charles LeHuec, MD, PhD and Larry Khoo, MD

Complications Arthroplasty
Moderator: Scott Blumenthal , MD

8:00 pm - Ongoing - Networking Dinners / Dine Around

8:00 am - 1:00 pm - Cadaver Lab

9:00 am - 10:15 am - General Session: Lumbar Therapies

Moderator: Michael S. Hisey, MD, FAAOS
9:00 am - 9:05 am513  Degenerative lumbar disease surgery outcomes in elderly patients
Speaker: D. Pérez Prieto
Authors: D. Pérez Prieto(1), M. Ramírez(2), C. Lozano(2), G. Saló(2), M. Antoni(2), L. Andreu(2)
(1) Hospital del Mar, Orthopaedic Surgery, Barcelona, Spain, (2) Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain
9:06 am - 9:11 am308  Adjacent level degeneration after lumbar total disk replacement with average of 60 months post op
Speaker: J. Yue
Authors: J. Yue(1), K. Zhang(1), F. Mo(2), M. Pumberger(2), C. Abjornson(2), F. Girardi(2), , F. Cammisa(2)
(1) Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT, USA, (2) Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA
9:12 am - 9:17 am342  Closing the Barn Door: Can an Endoprosthesis Prevent Reherniation and Loss of Disc Height?
Speaker: G. Grahovac
Authors: G. Grahovac(1), M. Vilendecic(1), D. Ledic(2), D. Vukas(2)
(1) University Hospital Dubrava, Zagreb, Croatia, (2) University Hospital, Rijeka, Croatia
9:18 am - 9:23 am166  Selective Decompression and Inter-laminar Dynamic Stabilization for the Treatment of Degenerative Lumbar Stenosis: Clinical Application and Complications
Speaker: Y. Hai
Authors: Y. Hai(1), S. Lu(1), L. Zang(1)
(1) Chaoyang Hospital, Capital Medical University, Orthopedic Surgery, Beijing, China
9:24 am - 9:29 am83  Does Two Level 360° Lumbar Spinal Fusion Improve Long-Term Clinical Outcomes After Failure of Conservative Treatment in Patients With Functionally Disabling Two Level Degenerative Lumbar Disc Disease? Results of 5 Year Follow-Up in 62 Randomized Postoperative Patients
Speaker: R. Delamarter
Authors: R. Delamarter(1), J.E. Zigler(2)
(1) Cedars-Sinai Spine Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA, (2) Texas Back Institute, Plano, TX, USA
9:30 am - 9:37 amDiscussion
9:38 am - 9:43 am419  Clinical Outcome of Stand-Alone Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
Speaker: R. Guyer
Authors: R.D. Guyer(1), M.S. Hisey(1), A. Atanasov(2), D.D. Ohnmeiss(2), T. Morrison(2), J.E. Zigler(1), S.L. Blumenthal(1)
(1) Texas Back Institute, Plano, TX, USA, (2) Texas Back Institute Research Foundation, Plano, TX, USA
9:44 am - 9:49 am512  The Incidence of Intercalary Pseudoarthrosis in Second Generation Anterior Lumbar Interbody Devices: A Prospective Study
Speaker: J. Yue
Authors: J.J. Yue(1), J. Du(2), R. Arunakul(2)
(1) Yale University School of Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery, New Haven, CT, USA, (2) Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
9:50 am - 9:55 am500  Contralateral Motor Deficit Following Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion
Speaker: F. Taher
Authors: F. Taher(1), D.R. Lebl(1), A.P. Hughes(1), M. Pumberger(1), R.R. Huang(1), A.A. Sama(1), F.P. Cammisa(1), F.P. Girardi(1)
(1) Hospital for Special Surgery, Spine Service, New York, NY, USA
9:56 am - 10:01 am515  Prevalence and Influence of Depression and Anxiety among Chronic Low Back Pain Patients undergoing Surgery for Lumbar Degenerative Conditions: Initial Findings from the SAD-Back Project (Screening for Anxiety and Depression in Back Pain Patients)
Speaker: M. Hanna
Authors: M. Hanna(1), T. Errico(2)
(1) Mercury Spine Healthcare Consulting, Middletown, CT, USA, (2) New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY, USA
10:02 am - 10:07 am14  Correlation Between Measured Arterial Blood Pressure and Estimated Blood Loss During Lumbar Surgery
Speaker: H. Gogineni
Authors: H.C. Gogineni(1), E. Young(1), J. Stover(2), M. Windom(2), C. Biro(2), T. Syed(2), N.U. Ahn(2)
(1) Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA, (2) University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA
10:08 am - 10:15 amDiscussion

10:15 am - 10:30 am - Transfer of Presidency & Awards Ceremony

10:30 am - 11:00 am - Break on Exhibit Floor

11:00 am - 1:00 pm - General Session: MIS

Moderators: Michael Mayer, MD and Neel Anand, MD
11:00 am - 11:05 am359  A Peri-Operative Cost and Charge Analysis Comparing Single-Level Minimally Invasive and Open Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion
Speaker: F. Phillips
Authors: F.M. Phillips(1), K. Singh(1), M.A. Pelton(1), G. Andersson(1), D. Isayeva(2)
(1) Rush University Medical Center, Orthopaedic Surgery, Chicago, IL, USA, (2) Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
11:06 am - 11:11 am220  Can Transsacral AxiaLIF fixation at the bottom of a long construct avoid the need for Iliac Bolt?
Speaker: N. Anand
Authors: N. Anand(1), B. Khandehroo(1), S. Kahwaty(1), E.M. Baron(1)
(1) Cedars-Sinai Medical center, Spine Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
11:12 am - 11:17 am55  An Ipsilateral Bi-portal Arthroscopic Trans-iliac Approach to L5-S1 Disc and Foramen - A Cadaver Study
Speaker: S. Osman
Authors: S.G. Osman(1)
(1) American Spine Center, Surgery, Frederick, MD, USA
11:18 am - 11:23 am124  The Tissue Retraction Index: a new tool to compare the relative invasiveness of different minimally invasive and open posterior approached spinal procedures.
Speaker: G. Regev
Authors: G.J. Regev(1), K. Salame(1), O. Keynan(2), Z. Lidar(1)
(1) Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Spine Unit, Department of Neurosurgery, Tel-Aviv, Israel, (2) Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Spine Unit, Department of Orthopaedic surgery, Tel-Aviv, Israel
11:24 am - 11:29 am130  The learning curve associated with a lateral transpsoas approach to the lumbar spine with the patient in the prone position.
Speaker: M. Lorio
Authors: M.P. Lorio(1), A. Mahar(2)(3), E. Sokolowski(2), H.D. Brown(1)
(1) Neuro-Spine Solutions, P.C., Bristol, TN, USA, (2) Biomechanical and Clinical Research, Alphatec Spine, Carlsbad, CA, USA, (3) Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of California - San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
11:30 am - 11:35 am334  Non-fusion, Fracture Vertebral Augmented, Percutaneous Short Segment Transpedicular Screwing after postural reduction and Percutaneous Implant Removal in Neurologically Intact Unstable Thoracolumbar Burst Fractures
Speaker: H. Kim
Authors: H.S. Kim(1), S.J. Jeong(1), H.J. Ahan(1), K.H. Jeon(1), W.J. Choi(1), K.T. Kim(1), C.I. Ju(2), S.W. Kim(2), S.M. Lee(2), H. Shin(2)
(1) Hurisarang Spine Hospital, Neurosurgery, Daejeon, Korea, Republic of, (2) College of Medicine, Chosun University, Neurosurgery, Gwangju, Korea, Republic of
11:36 am - 11:41 am438  Minimally Invasive Direct Lateral Thoraco-Lumbar Corpectomy Using a Xlif (eXtreme Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion) Modified Approach. A Prospective Clinical Follow-Up Study.
Speaker: R. Diaz
Authors: R. Diaz(1), M. Berbeo(1), Grupo de Neurociencias del Hospital Univesitario San Ignacio, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
(1) Hospital Universitario San Ignacio, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Neurosurgery, Bogota, Colombia
11:42 am - 11:58 amDiscussion
11:59 am - 12-04 pm459  MAST (Minimal Acces Spinal Tecnology) vs Open Surgery: A micro-costing analysis of spinal fusion procedure
Speaker: R. Assietti
Authors: R. Assietti(1), F. De Iure(2)
(1) Ospedale Fatebenefratelli e Oftalmico, Neurosurgery, Milano, Italy, (2) Ospedale Maggiore, Orthopedics-Spinal Section, Bologna, Italy
12:05 pm - 12:10 pm195  Minimally Invasive Treatment of Adjacent Segment Degeneration via the Lateral Approach
Speaker: J. Lehmen
Authors: J.A. Lehmen(1), W.B. Rodgers(1), E.J. Gerber(1), J.A. Rodgers(1)
(1) Spine Midwest, Inc., Research, Jefferson City, MO, USA
12:11 pm - 12:16 pm354  Minimally Invasive Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion with Stand-Alone Cage in Treatment of Degenerative Lumbar Spinal Disease: Comparative Study with Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion
Speaker: C. Chough
Authors: C.K. Chough(1), K. Cho(2)
(1) The Catholic University of Korea, Department of Neurosurgery, Seoul, Korea, Republic of, (2) Yeoungdeungpo Hosp, Depart of Neurosurgery, Seoul, Korea, Republic of
12:17 pm - 12:22 pm495  Minimally Invasive Pedicle Screw Instrumentation and Fusion for Adult Scoliosis – Functional and Radiological Outcomes
Speaker: N. Anand
Authors: N. Anand(1), B. Khandehroo(1), S. Kahwaty(1), E.M. Baron(1)
(1) Cedars-Sinai Medical center, Spine Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
12:23 pm - 12:28 pm181  MIS in the treatment of idiopathic scoliosis. A comparison study.
Speaker: T. Pfandlsteiner
Authors: C. Wimmer(1), T. Pfandlsteiner(2), K. Seidel(2)
(1) Schön Klinik Vogtareuth, Clinic for spine and deformity, Vogtareuth, Germany, (2) Schön Klinik Vogtareuth, Vogtareuth, Germany
12:29 pm - 12:34 pm296  Complication Associated with lateral lumbar interbody fusion Surgery. A prospective report on 173 patients. Up to 4 years follow up
Speaker: H. Nicola
Authors: H. Nicola(1), M. Da Silva(2)
(1) Hospital San Juan de Dios, Caracas, Venezuela, (2) Clinica Sanatrix, Caracas, Venezuela
12:35 pm - 12:40 pm278  A Comparative Study On Cage Subsidence Following Standalone Lateral Interbody Fusion
Speaker: L. Pimenta
Authors: L. Pimenta(1)(3), L. Marchi(1)(2), L. Oliveira(1), R. Amaral(1), C. Castro(1), T. Coutinho(1), E. Coutinho(1)
(1) Instituto de Patologia da Coluna, São Paulo, Brazil, (2) Unifesp, DDI, São Paulo, Brazil, (3) University of California San Diego, Neurosurgery, San Diego, CA, USA
12:46 pm - 12:51 pm212  Outcomes in minimally disruptive lateral interbody fusion: 24 month minimum follow-up in 268 patients
Speaker: J. Lehmen
Authors: J.A. Lehmen(1), W.B. Rodgers(1), E.J. Gerber(1), J.A. Rodgers(1)
(1) Spine Midwest, Inc., Research, Jefferson City, MO, USA
12:52 pm - 1:00 pmDiscussion

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm - Lunch on Exhibit Floor

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm - Concurrent Sessions

Breakout 1: Biology and Biomechanics of Spinal Disorders

Moderator: Hee Kit Wong, MD
2:00 pm - 2:05 pm421  Tapping Insertional Torque Allows Prediction for Better Pedicle Screw Fixation and Optimal Screw Size Selection
Speaker: D. Kang
Authors: D.G. Kang(1), M.D. Helgeson(1), R.A. Lehman(1), A.E. Dmitriev(1), A.J. Bevevino(1), S.J. Luhmann(2)
(1) Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Orthopaedic Surgery, Bethesda, MD, USA, (2) Washington University School of Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery, St. Louis, MO, USA
2:06 pm - 2:11 pm298  Effects of Magnesium Ion on Proliferation and Differentiation of Human Bone Marrow Stromal Cells
Speaker: K. Lee
Authors: D.-H. Lee(1), K.-S. Lee(1), J.-H. Kim(1), M.-R. Choi(1), J.-S. Chang(1)
(1) Asan Medical Center, Univ. of Ulsan, College of Medicine, Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery, Seoul, Korea, Republic of
2:12 pm - 2:17 pm118  Axial Pullout Strengths of Different Screw Designs: Fenestrated Screw, Dual Outer Diameter Screw, and Standard Pedicle Screw
Speaker: K. Kafchitsas
Authors: K. Kafchitsas(1), S.R. Chinthakunta(2), D. Reddy(2), E. Christodoulou(3), S. Khalil(2)
(1) Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Mianz, Germany, (2) Globus Medical Inc, Research, Audbon, PA, USA, (3) St. Marienhospital, Muehlheim an der Ruhr, Germany
2:18 pm - 2:23 pm74  Kinematic Evaluation of the Multi-Directional Flexibility Properties of the STALIF-C™: A Cadaveric Biomechanical Study
Speaker: A. Castellvi
Authors: A.E. Castellvi(1), M. Stein(2), A. Nayak(3), A. Cabezas(3), R.B. Gaskins(3), B.G. Santoni(3)
(1) Florida Orthopaedic Institute, Orthopaedic Spine Surgery, Tampa, FL, USA, (2) University of South Florida, Orthopaedics, Tampa, FL, USA, (3) Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education, Phillip Spiegel Orthopaedic Research Laboratory, Tampa, FL, USA
2:24 pm - 2:29 pm341  Compensatory Mechanisms and the Effect of Age on Sagittal Balance in Degenerative and Isthmic Spondylolisthesis: An Analysis Utilizing the Pelvic Radius Technique
Speaker: W. Sears
Authors: W.R. Sears(1)(2), (3), S.A. Mokhtar(4), P.F. McCombe(5), D. Saravanja(1)(2), I. Sergides(2)(3), G. White(2)
(1) Dalcross Adventist Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia, (2) Wentworth Spine Clinic, Sydney, NSW, Australia, (3) Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia, (4) Macquarie University, School of Advanced Medicine, Sydney, NSW, Australia, (5) Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia,
2:30 pm - 2:35 pm106  Anterior Cervical Fusion Using Demineralized Cancellous Sponge
Speaker: T. Cureton
Authors: M.A. Berdugo(1), K.T. Huntsman(1), S.M. Scott(2), G. Juda(3), S.G. Roper(1)
(1) Salt Lake Orthopaedic Clinic, Salt Lake City, UT, USA, (2) Intermountain Medical Group, Orthopedics, Salt Lake City, UT, USA, (3) Bacterin International, Belgrade, MT, USA
2:36 pm - 3:15 pmDiscussion


Breakout 2: Innovative Technologies

Moderators: Scott Blumenthal, MD
2:00 pm - 2:04 pmAn Inexpensive Computer Assisted Technique Using iPad for Pedicle Screw Placement in Scoliosis Surgery.
Speaker: Y. Abe
Authors: Y. Abe(1), M. Ito(2), K. Abumi(3), Y. Kotani(4), H. Sudo(2), M. Takahata(4), K. Nagahama(4), A. Iwata(4), S. Sato(1), A. Minami(4)
(1) Eniwa Hospital, Orthopedic surgery, Eniwa, Japan, (2) Hokkaido university, Advanced Medicine for Spine and Spinal Cord Disorders, Sapporo, Japan, (3) Hokkaido university, Spinal Reconstruction, Sapporo, Japan, (4) Hokkaido university, Orthopedic surgery, Sapporo, Japan
2:05 pm - 2:09 pm317  Prospective study of disc repair for lumbar degenerative disc disease with NuQu injectable allogeneic chondrocytes
Speaker: K. Pettine
Authors: D. Coric(1), K. Pettine(2), A. Sumich(1), M. Boltes(1)
(1) Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates, Charlotte, NC, USA, (2) Rocky Mountain Orthopedic Associates, Loveland, CO, USA
2:10 pm - 2:14 pm198  The Accuracy of Intraoperative O-arm Images for the Assessment of Pedicle Screw Position
Speaker: E. Santos
Authors: E.R.G. Santos(1), C.G.T. Ledonio(1), C.A. Castro(1), W.H. Truong(1), S.C. Yson(1), J.N. Sembrano(1)
(1) University of Minnesota, Orthopaedic Surgery, Minneapolis, MN, USA
2:15 pm - 2:19 pm349  Facet resurfacing: first experience with the FENIX® facet implant.
Speaker: H. Hale
Authors: H. Hale(1), E. Van de Kelft(2)
(1) Gerraspine AG, St. Gallen, Switzerland, (2) AZ Nikolaas, Neurosurgery, Sint Niklaas, Belgium,
2:20 pm - 2:24 pm373  Early Clinical Outcomes Using A Flexible Microblade Shaver System For Lumbar Decompression
Speaker: L. Dickinson
Authors: L. Dickinson(1), C. Lauryssen(2), C. Summa(3), R.I. Mimran(1)
(1) Pacific Brain and Spine Medical Group, Inc., Castro Valley, CA, USA, (2) Tower Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, Beverly Hills, CA, USA, (3) The Spine Clinic of Monterey Bay, Soquel, CA, USA
2:25 pm - 2:29 pm501  Radiofrequency-Kyphoplasty compared to conventional Kyphoplasty in the treatment of vertebral compression fractures: a prospective randomized study
Speaker: A. Licht
Authors: A.W. Licht(1), W. Kramer(2), V. Afanasjev(2)
(1) Asklepioskliniken Kandel, Orthopedic Surgery/Spine-Center, Kandel, Germany, (2) Asklepioskliniken Kandel, Orthopedic Surgery, Kandel, Germany
2:30 pm - 2:34 pm237  Extreme Lateral Cervical Foraminotomy with an Anterior-Oblique MIS approach. Feasibility cadaveric and radiologic study.
Speaker: R. Diaz
Authors: M.E. Berbeo(1), R.C. Diaz(1), Grupo de Neurociencias HUSI - PUJ
(1) Hospital Universitario San Ignacio - Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Neurociencias - Neurocirugia, Bogota, Colombia
2:35 pm - 2:39 pmDiscussion
2:40 pm - 2:44 pm46  Early Relapse after Discectomy of Herniated Lumbar L5-S1 Discs: Fissure Fragmentectomy and Sealing procedure for a Percutaneous Endoscopic Interlaminar Approach
Speaker: H. Kim
Authors: H.S. Kim(1), S.J. Jeong(1), H.J. Ahan(1), K.H. Jeon(1), W.J. Choi(1), K.T. Kim(1), C.I. Ju(2), S.W. Kim(2), S.M. Lee(2), H. Shin(2)
(1) Hurisarang Spine Hospital, Neurosurgery, Daejeon, Korea, Republic of, (2) College of Medicine, Chosun University, Neurosurgery, Gwangju, Korea, Republic of
2:45 pm - 2:49 pm227  Minimally Invasive Lumbar Interbody Fusion (MI-LIF) using a βTCP-HA Bone Graft Substitute (FormaGraft): Fusion Rates out to 2 Years
Speaker: J. Lehmen
Authors: J.A. Lehmen(1), W.B. Rodgers(1), E.J. Gerber(1), J.A. Rodgers(1)
(1) Spine Midwest, Inc., Research, Jefferson City, MO, USA
2:50 pm - 2:54 pm364  3-D Analysis of the Porcine Scoliosis Model: Impact of a Corrective Tether
Speaker: B. Moal
Authors: B. Moal(1), F. Schwab(1), J. Demakakos(1), B. Ungar(1), P. Riviere(1), R. Lafage(1), V. Lafage(1)
(1) N.Y.U-Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY, USA
2:55 pm - 2:59 pm120  Cytokines in the intervertebral disc of patients undergoing lumbar anterior discectomy and interbody fusion for degenerative disc disease
Speaker: M. Cuellar
Authors: J.M. Cuellar(1), N. Marlen(2), V.G. Cuellar(1), M.S. Angst(3), D.C. Yeomans(3), P.X. Montesano(4)
(1) N.Y.U-Hospital for Joint Diseases, Orthopaedic Surgery, New York, NY, USA, (2) Sutter Institute for Medical Research, Sacramento, CA, USA, (3) Stanford University School of Medicine, Anesthesia, Palo Alto, CA, USA, (4) Private Practice, Spine Surgery, West Palm Beach, FL, USA
3:00 pm - 3:04 pm514  Is the Core Outcome Measures Index an adequate instrument but faster and more simple than other questionnaires for the evaluation of the quality of life and disability of the patients affected by degenerative lumbar disease?
Speaker: D. Pérez Prieto
Authors: D. Pérez Prieto(1), M. Ramirez(2), C. Lozano(2), G. Saló(2), M. Antoni(2), A. Lladó(2)
(1) Hospital del Mar, Orthopaedic Surgery, Barcelona, Spain, (2) Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain
3:05 pm - 3:09 pm175  Resistive Straight Leg Raise Test (RSLRT), Resistive Forward Bend Test (RFBT), Heel Compression Test (HCT) – Novel techniques in identifying secondary gain objectives in low back pain cases
Speaker: S.I. Wijerathne
Authors: N. Kumar(1), S.I. Wijerathne(1), B.W.L. Tan(1)
(1) National University Health System, Orthopaedic Surgery, Singapore, Singapore
3:10 pm - 3:14 pm385  Nerve Protection in Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion
Speaker: F. Diaz
Authors: F.G. Diaz(1), K. Karami(2), C.R. Cook(3), R. Tyo(3), M. Hyska(4)
(1) Oakland University, Neurosurgery, Southfield, MI, USA, (2) Providence Hospital, Surgery, Southfield, MI, USA, (3) NOC2 Foundation, Research, Nashville, MI, USA, (4) Michigan State University, Surgery, Lansing, MI, USA
3:15 pm - endDiscussion

3:15 pm - 4:30 pm - Lightning Round

Breakout 1: Cervical Technologies Update

Moderator: John Sutcliffe, MD
3:15 pm - 3:19 pm262  Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement at an Ambulatory Surgery Center
Speaker: K. Pettine
Authors: K.A. Pettine(1)
(1) The Spine Institute, Loveland, CO, USA
3:20 pm - 3:24 pm263  Effects of cervical posture in cervical disc replacement surgery on cervical motion and stability after surgery
Speaker: Y. Deng
Authors: Y. Deng(1), H. Liu(1), Y. Hong(2), C. Ding(1), T. Hu(1), R. Shi(1), Y. Song(1), T. Li(1), B. Wang(1)
(1) West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Orthopedics, Chengdu, China, (2) West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Operation Room, Chengdu, China
3:25 pm - 3:29 pm361  Polyetheretherketone Cage filled with Beta-Tricalcium Phosphate versus Autogenous Tricortical Iliac Bone Graft in Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion
Speaker: C. Chough
Authors: C.K. Chough(1), H. Park(2), K. Cho(3)
(1) The Catholic University of Korea, Department of Neurosurgery, Seoul, Korea, Republic of, (2) The Catholic University of Korea, Depart of Neurosurgery, Seoul, Korea, Republic of, (3) Yeoungdeungpo Hosp, Depart of Neurosurgery, Seoul, Korea, Republic of
3:30 pm - 3:34 pm407  Cervical Disc Arthroplasty in Patients with Prior Fusions: Results from the PCM US IDE Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial
Speaker: F. Geisler
Authors: F.H. Geisler(1), F.M. Phillips(2), A. Cappuccino(3), C.D. Chaput(4), J.G. DeVine(5), K. Gilder(6), K.M. Howell(7), P.C. McAfee(8)
(1) Chicago Back Institute, Chicago, IL, USA, (2) Midwest Orthopedics at Rush University, Chicago, IL, USA, (3) Buffalo Spine Surgery, Buffalo, NY, USA, (4) Scott and White Hospital, Temple, TX, USA, (5) Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, GA, USA, (6) NuVasive, Inc., Biometrics, San Diego, CA, USA, (7) NuVasive, Inc., Clinical Resources, San Diego, CA, USA, (8) St. Joseph's Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
3:35 pm - 3:39 pm301  Experience and clinical results with cervical total disc Arthroplasty in Treatment of Cervical Disc Disease: Venezuelan experience in 6 years.
Speaker: G. Bajares
Authors: G. Bajares(1)(2), A. Pérez-Oliva(1)(2), N. Cruz(2), A. Acosta(2), J.L. Oropeza(1)
(1) Instituto de Columna Caracas, Hospital de Clínicas Caracas, Caracas, Venezuela, (2) Centro Médico Docente La Trinidad, Clínica de Columna, Servicio de Cirugía Ortopédica y Traumatología, Caracas, Venezuela
3:40 pm - 3:44 pm412  A Prospective, Randomized Clinical Investigation of the Porous Coated Motion (PCM) Artificial Cervical Disc: 2 Year Results Comparing Outcomes of Compensated and Non-Compensated Patients
Speaker: A. Cappuccino
Authors: A. Cappuccino(1), F.M. Phillips(2), F.H. Geisler(3), C.D. Chaput(4), J.G. DeVine(5), K. Gilder(6), K. Malone(7), P.C. McAfee(8)
(1) Buffalo Spine Surgery, Buffalo, NY, USA, (2) Midwest Orthopedics at Rush University, Chicago, IL, USA, (3) Chicago Back Institute, Chicago, IL, USA, (4) Scott and White Hospital, Temple, TX, USA, (5) Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, GA, USA, (6) NuVasive, Inc., Biometrics, San Diego, CA, USA, (7) NuVasive, Inc., Clinical Resources, San Diego, CA, USA, (8) St. Joseph's Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
3:45 pm - 3:49 pm185  Cervical disc arthroplasty in the management of cervical myelopathy
Speaker: P. Karpe
Authors: P. Karpe(1), K. Lingutla(1), C. Bhatia(1), G. Reddy(1), M. Krishna(1), T. Friesem(1)
(1) University Hospital of North Tees and Hartlepool, Spinal Unit-Orthopaedics, Stockton, United Kingdom
3:50 pm - 3:54 pmAdjacent Segment Degeneration following ProDisc-C Total Disc Replacement (TDR) and Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF) – Does Surgeon Bias Effect Radiographic Interpretation?
Speaker: B. Darden
Authors: B. Darden(1), L. Spector(1), S.M. Odum(2), A. Milam(1), C. Brigham(1), B. Segebarth(1), J. Pati(3), E. Laxer(1)
(1) OrthoCarolina Spine Center, Charlotte, NC, USA, (2) OrthoCarolina Research Institute, Charlotte, NC, USA, (3) Mecklenburg Radiology Associates, Charlotte, NC, USA
3:55 pm - 3:59 pm365  Increase in Segmental Lordosis After Total Disc Replacement with Mobi-C Cervical Artificial Disc®: Results from an FDA Regulated IDE Study
Speaker: A. Araghi
Authors: A. Araghi(1), R. Davis(2), S. Gaede(3), M. Hisey(4), K. Kim(5), P. Nunley(6), J. Stokes(7)
(1) Texas Back Institute, Phoenix, AZ, USA, (2) Greater Baltimore Neurosurgical Assosciates, Baltimore, MD, USA, (3) Oklahoma Brain and Spine Institute, Tulsa, OK, USA, (4) Texas Back Institiute, Denton, TX, USA, (5) University of California Davis - Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, USA, (6) Spine Institute of Louisiana, Shreveport, LA, USA, (7) Neurological Specialists of Austin, Austin, TX, USA
4:00 pm - 4:04 pm288  Physical and mental life quality in patients treated with Dynamic Cervical Implant
Speaker: J. Herdmann
Authors: J. Herdmann(1), B. Zillner(1), P. Buddenberg(1), F. Floeth(1)
(1) St. Vincent Hospital, Spine Unit & Center of Pain Management Duesseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
4:05 - 4:09 pm444  A Prospective, Randomized Clinical Investigation of the Porous Coated Motion (PCM) Artificial Cervical Disc: Radiographic Outcomes
Speaker: F. Geisler
Authors: J.G. DeVine(1), C.D. Chaput(2), F.M. Phillips(3), F.H. Geisler(4), A. Cappuccino(5), K. Gilder(6), K. Howell(7), P.C. McAfee(8)
(1) Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, GA, USA, (2) Scott and White Hospital, Orthopaedic Surgery, Temple, TX, USA, (3) Midwest Orthopedics at Rush University, Chicago, IL, USA, (4) Chicago Back Institute, Chicago, IL, USA, (5) Buffalo Spine Surgery, Buffalo, NY, USA, (6) NuVasive, Inc., Biometrics, San Diego, CA, USA, (7) NuVasive, Inc., Clinical Resources, San Diego, CA, USA, (8) St. Joseph's Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
4:10 pm - 4:30 pmDiscussion


Breakout 2: Outpatient Medical Economics

Moderator: Richard Kube, MD
3:15 pm - 3:19 pm230  Spinal Keyhole Approach to Intraspinal Pathology
Speaker: M. Westphal
Authors: M. Westphal(1), F. Raimund(1), U. Grzyska(2), D. Winkler(1), J. Regelsberger(1)
(1) UK Eppendorf, Neurosurgery, Hamburg, Germany, (2) UK Eppendorf, Neuroradiology, Hamburg, Germany
3:20 pm - 3:24 pm226  Minimally Invasive Lateral Interbody Fusion (MI-LIF) in Smokers
Speaker: J. Lehmen
Authors: J.A. Lehmen(1), J.A. Rodgers(1), W.B. Rodgers(1), E.J. Gerber(1)
(1) Spine Midwest, Inc., Research, Jefferson City, MO, USA
3:25 pm - 3:29 pm101  Implementation of a Quality Assurance Program for Spine Surgery in a Multi-Site Private Practice
Speaker: R. Guyer
Authors: R.D. Guyer(1), D.D. Ohnmeiss(2), J.E. Zigler(1), S.L. Blumenthal(1), J. Shivers(1)
(1) Texas Back Institute, Plano, TX, USA, (2) Texas Back Institute Research Foundation, Plano, TX, USA
3:30 pm - 3:34 pm496  Mitigation of Investigator Bias in Adverse Event Reporting from an Industry-Sponsored Spine Surgery Study: Utilization of an Independent Clinical Events Committee
Speaker: J. Auerbach
Authors: J.D. Auerbach(1), K. McGowan(2), M. Halevi(3), G. Maislin(4)
(1) Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, Department of Orthopaedics, Bronx, NY, USA, (2) MCRA, New York, NY, USA, (3) Paradigm Spine, New York, NY, USA, (4) Biomedical Statistical Consulting, Wynnewood, PA, USA
3:35 pm - 3:39 pm110  Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Versus Cervical Disc Arthroplasty: Cost-Utility Analysis based on an Institutional Financial Data Economic Model
Speaker: T. Andres
Authors: T.M. Andres(1), D.T. Warren(1), C.M. Hoelscher(1), P.A. Ricart Hoffiz(1)(2), J.A. Bendo(1), J.A. Goldstein(1)
(1) NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY, USA, (2) Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY, USA
3:40 pm - 3:44 pm269  Lumbar Artificial Disc Replacement at an Ambulatory Surgery Center
Speaker: K. Pettine
Authors: K.A. Pettine1
(1) The Spine Institute, Loveland, CO, USA
3:45 pm - 4:30 pmDiscussion

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