International Symposium - Session I: Spine

Saturday, April 13
8:00 am - 10:50 am
Location: 20A; SDCC

Moderator(s): Yi Lu, MD, PhD FAANS; Juan Santiago Uribe, MD, FAANS; Michael Y. Wang, MD, FAANS


8:00 am - 8:05 am

Session Introduction

Session Moderators

8:06 am - 8:21 am

Craniovertebral Junction Instability: Evolving Concepts

Atul Goel, MD, IFAANS (India)

8:22 am - 8:37 am

Simplifying Atlantoaxial Fixation and Fusion with Anterior Retropharyngeal Plate Screw Fixation of Atlantoaxial Joints

Sushil Vasant Patkar, MD MS (India)

8:38 am - 8:53 am

Cervical Arthroplasty in a Military Population

Paulo Porto de Melo, MD (Brazil)

8:54 am - 9:09 am

Retrospective Study of 1000 Cases of Anterior Cervical Spine Surgery: A Comparison of Clinical Outcome Parameters and Complication Rates

Remberto Burgos, MD (Colombia)

9:10 am - 9:25 am

Predicting Prognosis in Spine Metastasis

Salman Y. Sharif, MD, IFAANS, FRCS(SN) (Pakistan)

9:26 am - 9:41 am

Adjacent Segment Disease: Is Dynamic Stabilization Useful?

Basilio Fernandez, MD, FAANS (Mexico)

9:42 am - 9:57 am

Microsurgical Treatment of Lumbar Degenerative Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis

Marcos Masini, MD (Brazil)

9:58 am - 10:13 am

Minimally Invasive Treatment for Multilevel Lumbar Canal Stenosis in the Geriatric Population

Sumit Sinha, MCh (India)

10:14 am - 10:34 am

Spine Panel/Case Discussions

10:35 am - 10:50 am

Beverage Break