APSS 2017 PROGRAM

Day 1 : Friday, 22 September

0800 - 0900

Registration

Hall A

Hall B

Hall C

0900 - 1300

Pre Conference Course of ISASS

Pre Conference - Basic Spine Workshop

Part 1

Basic sagittal balance (Drawing Board)

0900 - 0920

History, Evolution, Basic measurements, anatomical and radiological (20 Mins)

0920 - 0935

Sagittal balance application in Adult deformity (15 Mins)

0935 - 0950

Sagittal balance application in paediatric deformity (15 Mins)

0950 - 1005

Spino Pelvic Biomechanics(15 Mins)

1005 - 1020

Planning deformity correction osteotomies – Surgimap/EOS and other aids (15 min)

1020 - 1035

Discussion : 15 min

1035 - 1050

Tea break

Part 2

Drawing Board to OT

1050 - 1105

Spinal Osteotomies – types,site and techniques (15 Mins)

1105 - 1120

Assessing Intraoperative correction (15 Mins)

1120 - 1135

Can we operate on ASD without osteotomies and create sagittal balance? (15 Mins)

1135 - 1150

Role of Sagittal balance in Short Fusion (15 Mins)

1150 - 1205

Evidence and State of the Art in saggital balance (15 Min)

1205 - 1220

Discussion (15 Mins)

Part 3

Case discussion – Interactive session

1220 - 1300

Case Discussions - (40 Mins) (Course participants to bring in cases)

1300 - 1400

Lunch (Luncheon Symposium I)

Technical Note - Pelvic Fixations for Spino-pelvic fusions

1400 - 1500

Plenary Session I : 4 Topics (2 APSS & 2 APPOS) @ 12 min. each

1400 - 1412

Plenary Lecture: Upper cervical disorders in children - Management Strategies

1413 - 1424

Plenary Lecture: Ethics in Medical Practice

1424 - 1436

Plenary Lecture:APPOS-IFPOS

1436 - 1448

Plenary Lecture:APPOS-IFPOS

1448 - 1500

DISCUSSION

1500 - 1600

Symposium 1 : T B SPINE

1500 - 1505

Opening case for discussion (5 Mins)

1505 - 1513

TB Spine : Atypical presentations and Atypical tuberculosis (8 Mins)

1513 - 1521

SI joint TB - Is it different from the Spinal TB? (8 Mins)

1521 - 1529

Update on Chemotherapy and Modern diagnostic aids in TB management including genexpert (8 Mins)

1529 - 1537

Deformity correction approaches in wet and healed TB kyphosis (8 Mins)

1537 - 1545

Management of late onset paraplegia with healed Severe kyphosis (8 Mins)

1545 - 1555

Discussion (10 Mins)

1600 - 1650

Symposium 2: Future Directions

1600 - 1608

3-D printing & EOS imaging In spine surgery - Are these the future. (8 Mins)

1608 - 1616

Safe Spine surgery: Neural Monitoring in spine surgery. (8 Mins)

1616 - 1624

Stem cell therapy for SCI - Current status and future directions (8 Mins)

1624 - 1632

Navigation in spine surgery (8 Mins)

1632 - 1640

Robotic Spine Surgery - Da vinci and mazor (8 Mins)

1640 - 1650

Discussion (10 Mins)

1650 - 1750

Scientific Session I

Free Paper Session 1 (10 papers 5+1 min each)

Free paper session 2 (10 papers 5+1 min each)

1650 - 1750

Inauguration

Inauguration

Inauguration

1900 Onwards

Welcome Reception

Welcome Reception

Welcome Reception

Day 2 : Saturday, 23 September

0800 - 0905

Breakfast Symposium 1 : Early onset scoliosis

Breakfast symposium 2 : Cervical myelopathy

Hall A

Hall B

0800 - 0805

Case Presentation

Case Presentation

0805 - 0813

Bracing/Casting in very young EOS -Techniques and relevance (8 Mins)

Cervical myelopathy - when to intervene

0813 - 0821

Short segment fusion: Is it still relevant? (8 Mins)

Anterior or posterior in cervical myelopathy? when will the debate end

0821 - 0829

Growth Modulation Systems - Anterior Growth Modulation in EOS-Is it going to be the answer (8 Mins)

Laminoplasty - Decoded

0829 - 0837

Complications of growing rod - How to prevent and mitigate them (8 Mins)

Extensive OPLL - Surgical techniques

0837 - 0845

Magnetic Rods - Is the magic in EOS working? (8 Mins)

Dreaded complications in Cspine Surgery - tips and tricks to prevent and manage

0845 - 0853

Shilla in EOS - Where are we? (8 Mins) Biomechanical perspective in growing spine and growth modulation

Sagittal alignment and cervical spine - Relevence in clinical practice

0853 - 0905

Discussion (12 Mins)

Discussion

0905 - 0950

Symposium 3 : Kyphotic Deformity - Regional perspective

0905 - 0910

Case presentation and discussion (5 Mins)

0910 - 0918

Cervical kyphosis - Causes and management options (8 Mins)

0918 - 0926

Severe Kyphoscoliosis (8 Mins)

0926 - 0934

Anderson lesion - do we need to support and fuse the anterior column? (8 Mins)

0934 - 0942

Scheurman's Kyphosis - are we too conservative? (8 Mins)

0942 - 0952

Discussion (10 Mins)

0950 - 1030

Symposium 4: Thoracic and lumbar Degenerative Spine Session

0950 - 0958

Facetal Cysts in Lumbar Spine (8 Mins)

0958 - 1006

Degenerative thoracic myelopathy (8 Mins)

1006 - 1014

Dural tears and Persistent CSF leaks (8 Mins)

1014 - 1022

Lumbar fusion options - Which direction to Pick (8 Mins)

1022 - 1030

Discussion (8 Mins)

1030 - 1115

Symposium 5 : Pediatrics Scoliosis

1030 - 1035

Case presentation and discussion (5 Mins)

1035 - 1043

Corrective manauevers in double and triple major curves? (8 Mins)

1043 - 1051

How selective can we be in selective thoracic fusion? (8 Mins)

1051 - 1059

When to extend instrumentation in operated AIS (8 Mins)

1059 - 1107

Neuromuscular Scoliosis - Surgical consideration (8 Mins)

1107 - 1115

Discussion (8 Mins)

1115 - 1125

Tea Break

Tea Break


1125 - 1225

Plenary Session II : 4 Topics (2 APSS & 2 APPOS) @ 12 min. each

1125 - 1155

Introduction and APSS oration

1155 - 1225

APPOS-IFPOS(2 PLENARY LECTURES)

1225 - 1315

Symposium 6 :Infections in the Spine

1225 - 1230

Case presentation and discussion (5 Mins)

1230 - 1238

Primary Pyogenic Spinal Infections - Management Strategies (8 Mins)

1238 - 1246

Postoperative spine infections (SSI) (8 Mins)

1246 - 1254

The diagnosis and treatment of fungal and parasitic vertebral osteomyelitis (8 Mins)

1254 - 1302

Immunocompromised and Spinal Infections (8 Mins)

1302 - 1310

Discussion (8 Mins)

1315 - 1415

Lunch (Luncheon Symposium II)

Technical Note - Cervical Pedicle Scews


1415 - 1515

Symposium 7 : Spinal Tumors

Fellowship Presentations -APSS

1415 - 1423

Imaging in Bone Tumours- What Surgeons wants to know from Radiologists (8 Mins)

1423 - 1431

Adjuvant therapies in Spinal tumours (8 Mins)

1431 - 1439

Sacral tumours (8 Mins)

1439 - 1447

Algorithms and Planning in Metastatic Spine Tumors (8 Mins)

1447 - 1455

Benign locally aggressive tumours of spine (8 Mins)

1455 - 1503

Reconstruction strategies after tumour resection (8 Mins)

1503 - 1513

Discussion (10 Mins)

1515 - 1600

Scientific Session 2 : APSS Nominations for Best Paper on Basic Sciences (6 papers, 7+1)


1600 - 1615

Tea Break

Tea Break

1615 - 1715

Scientific Session 3:APSS Nominations for Best Paper on Clinical Research (7 papers,7+1)

1715 - 1845

Industry Workshops

1930 Onwards

Congress Dinner

Congress Dinner

Congress Dinner


Day 3 : Saturday, 24 September

0800 - 0900

Breakfast Symposium II Meet the masters ( Case based Discussions with the Masters)

Breakfast Symposium II Meet the masters ( Case based Discussions with the Masters)

Breakfast Symposium II Meet the masters ( Case based Discussions with the Masters)

Hall A

Hall B

Hall C

Trauma(Meet the Masters)

Deformity (Meet the Masters)

Cervical Spine (Meet the Masters)

Masters Panel

Masters Panel

Masters Panel

0800 - 0815

Case Presentation: Cervical Spine Trauma - Unifacet dislocation (15 Mins)

Case Presentation: Lenke IC Curve

Case Presentation: C1-C2 Reducible Disocation

0815 - 0830

Case Presentation: Cervical Spine Trauma - Bifacet dislocation (15 Mins)

Case Presentation: Lenke V Curve

Case Presentation: C1-C2 Unreducible Disocation

0830 - 0845

Case Presentation: Thoraco Lumbar burst fracture (15 Mins)

Case Presentation: Neglected rigid scoliosis

Case Presentation: Multi Level OPLL

0845 - 0900

Case Presentation: THORACOLUMBAR BURST FRACTURE WITH NEUROLOGIC DEFICIT(15 Mins)

Case Presentation: Neurofibromatosis

Case Presentation: 2 Level Cervical Disk with Myelopathy

0900 - 0945

Symposium 8: Adult Spinal Deformity with Lumbar Canal Stenosis

Free Paper Session 3 - Free Paper Session 3 (10 papers 5+1 min each)

0900 - 0905

Clinical Case Presentation (5 Mins)

0905 - 0913

Debate: Degenerative Lumbar scoliosis with Localized Lumbar stenosis - Aggressive correction and decompression (8 Mins)

0913 - 0921

Debate: Degenerative Lumbar scoliosis with Localized Lumbar stenosis - Localized decompression (8 Mins)

0921 - 0929

Considerations and alternatives in osteoporotic Spine (8 Mins)

0929 - 0937

Junctional failures- how to prevent? (8 Mins)

0937 - 0945

Discussion (8 Mins)

0945 - 1030

Symposium 9 - Lumbar Disc

Symposium 10- Osteoporosis

0945 - 0950

Case Presentation (5 Mins)

Case presentation: Severe osteoporosis

0950 - 0958

Microdiscectomy : is this the gold standard? (8 Mins)

Cement in vertebral body - problems galore !

0958 - 1006

Tubular discectomy : is it really better? (8 Mins)

Does vessel plasty and other intra vertebral proceedures help ?

1006 - 1014

Transforaminal endoscopic - is it a one stop solution for all herniations? (8 Mins)

Spinal Fixation in osteoporotic spine - Augumented screws and other measures

1014 - 1022

Recurrent Disc- Should we fuse or refuse to fuse? (8 Mins)

Reconstruction of fractured osteoporotic vertebra - A different Philosophies

1022 - 1030

Discussion (8 Mins)

Osteoporotic fractures with neurological deficit - Management Strategies

Discussion (8 Mins)

1030 - 1045

Tea Break

Tea Break

1045 - 1145

Plenary session III

1045 - 1057

APSS Plenary Lecture: The FUTURE OF SPINAL DEFORMITY RESEARCH

1057 - 1109

APSS Plenary Lecture

1109 - 1121

Plenary Lecture : APPOS-IFPOS

1121 - 1133

Plenary Lecture : APPOS-IFPOS

1133 - 1140

Discussion

1140 - 1230

Symposium 11 : Spinal Trauma

1140 - 1145

Case presentation and discussion (5 Mins)

1145 - 1153

The classification conundrum of TL fractures - what to follow? (8 Mins)

1153 - 1201

lower lumbar fractures - evidence based treatment (8 Mins)

1201 - 1209

sacral fractures - management (8 Mins)

1209 - 1217

Trauma in Ankylosed Spine (8 Mins)

1217 - 1225

Cervical spine fractures - NEGLECTED (8 Mins)

1225 - 1235

Discussion (8 Mins)

1235 - 1310

Symposium 12 : Spinal Fusion Debate for Low grade Spondylolisthesis

1235 - 1243

Open Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (Open TLIF) (8 Mins)

1243 - 1251

Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (MiS Tlif) (8 Mins)

1251 - 1259

Oblique Lumbar Interbody Fusion (OLIF) (8 Mins)

1259 - 1307

Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF) (8 Mins)

1307 - 1315

Discussion (8 Mins)

1315 - 1400

Video presentation - How masters do it?

1315 - 1323

Vertebral column resection (8 Mins)

1323 - 1331

Reduction of High grade Spondylolisthesis (8 Mins)

1331 - 1339

C1-C2 screw fixation (8 Mins)

1339 - 1347

Laminoplasty (8 Mins)

1347 - 1355

CDR - Video Presentation

1355 - 1410

CDR - Video Presentation

1355 - 1410

Discussion (15 Mins)

1400 Onwards

Lunch & Adjourn

Lunch & Adjourn

Lunch & Adjourn