Goa 2017 Combined Congress: Scientific Program

Day 1 : Friday, 22 September
TIME SESSIONS
8:00 - 9:00 Registration

Hall A Hall B
9:00 - 13:00 Pre Conference Course of ISASS Pre Conference Workshop -Spine and Paediatric Orthopaedics
"Saggital Balance - Drawing Board to OT"
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch (Luncheon Symposium I)

Technical Note - Pelvic Fixations for Spino-pelvic fusions
14:00 - 15:00 Plenary Session I : 4 Topics (2 APSS & 2 APPOS) @ 12 min. each
12 min Spinal deformity in Neuromuscular scoliosis - Priciples of management
12 min What is the cause of Idiopathic Adolescent scoliosis - what is special about them
15:00 - 15:45 Symposium 1 : TB SPINE
5min Opening case for discussion
8min TB Spine : Atypical presentations and Atypical tuberculosis
8min SI joint TB - is it different from the Spinal TB?
4min Discussion
8min Update on Chemotherapy and Modern diagnostic aids in TB management including genexpert
8min Deformity correction approaches in wet and healed TB kyphosis/ Management of late onset paraplegia with healed lesion and Severe kyphosis
4min Discussion
15:45 - 16:30 Symposium 2: Future Directions APPOS/IFPOS
8min Robotic Spine Surgery - Da vinci and mazor
8min Stem cell therapy for SCI - Current status and future directions
8min 3-D printing & EOS imaging In spine surgery - Are these the future.
8min Navigation in spine surgery
8min Safe Spine surgery: Neural Monitoring in spine surgery.
5min Discussion
16:30 - 17:30 Scientific Session I

Free Paper Session 1 (10 papers 5+1 min each) Free paper session 2 (10 papers 5+1 min each)
18:00 - 19:00 Inauguration
19:00 Onwards Welcome Reception

Day 2 : Saturday, 23 September
8:00 - 9:00 Breakfast Symposium: Early onset scoliosis Breakfast symposium: Cervical myelopathy

Hall A Hall B
8min Complications of growing rod - how to prevent and mitigate them Cervical myelopathy - when to intervene
8min Magec Rod -- Is the magic in EOS working? Anterior or posterior in cervical myelopathy? when will the debate end
8min Casting in very young EOS -Techniques and relevance. Laminoplasty - Decoded
8min Shilla In EOS - perils and pitfalls Extensive OPLL - Surgical techniques
8min Short segment fusion: is it still relevant? Dreaded complications in Cspine Surgery - tips and tricks to prevent and manage
8min Cervicothoracic scoliosis in EOS Sagittal alignment and cervical spine - Relevence in clinical practice
12 min Discussion Discussion
9:00 - 9:50 Plenary Session II : 4 Topics (2 APSS & 2 APPOS) @ 12 min. each
12 min Atlanto Axial Instability in children - a difficult problem
12 min Paediatric Caries Spine - A Real challenge
09:50 - 10:35 Symposium 3 Kyphotic Deformity - Regional perspective
5 min Case presentation and discussion
8min Cervical kyphosis - causes and management option
8min Neglected Kyphoscoliosis
8min Anderson lesion - to we need to support and fuse the anterior column?
8min Scheurman's Kyphosis - are we too conservative?
8min Discussion
10:35 - 11:10 Symposium 4: Degenerative Spine Session
6min Case presentation and discussion
8min Degenerative thoracic myelopathy
8min Dural tears and Persistent CSF leaks
8min Lumbar fusion options - which direction to Pick
5min Discussion
11:05 - 11:15 Tea Break
11:15 - 13:00 Scientific Session IV
11:15 - 12:15 Symposium 5 : Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
5 min Case presentation and discussion
8min Corrective manauevers in double and triple major curves?
8min How selective can we be in selective thoracic fusion?
8min Minimally invasive scoliosis correction in adolescents
8min When to extend instrumentation in operated AIS
8min Discussion
12:15 - 1300 Symposium 6 :Infections in the Spine APPOS & IFPOS
5 MIN Case presentation and discussion
8min Chemotherapy in bacterial wound infection
8min Postoperative spine infections
8min The diagnosis and treatment of fungal and parasitic verbral osteomyelitis
8min Immunocompromised and Spinal Infections
8min Discussion
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch (Luncheon Symposium II)

Technical Note - Cervical Pedicle Scews
14:00 - 15:00 Scientific Session V

Symposium 7 : Spinal Tumors APPOS & IFPOS
8min Adjuvant therapies in Spinal tumours
8min Strategies for sacropelvic reconstruction in sacral tumours
8min
Algorithms and Planning in Metastatic Spine Tumors

8min Benign tumours of spine
8min Biomechanics and materials in Tumor reconstruction
8min Discussion
15:00 - 15:45 Scientific Session 2 : APSS Nominations for Best Paper on Basic Sciences (6 papers, 7+1)
15:45 - 16:00 Tea Break
16:00 - 17:00 Scientific Session 3:APSS Nominations for Best Paper on Clinical Research (7 papers,7+1)
17:00 - 18:30 Industry Workshops
19:30 Onwards Congress Dinner
Day 3: Sunday, 24 September
8:00 - 9:00 Breakfast Symposium II Meet the masters ( Case based Discussions with the Masters)

"Meet the Opposing Masters"( 8min + 8 min: Rebuttal 4 min each + discussion)

Hall A Hall B

Laminoplasty vs Laminectomy/Fusion in cervical spondylotic myelopathy AIS lenke V: Anterior Vs posterior

Magerl's vs Goel/Harms technique in Reducible AAI Adult thoracolumbar scoliosis: Open Vs MIS
9:00 - 9:45 Fellowship Presentations
9:45 - 10:15 Plenary session III
12 min Spondylolisthesis - importance of spino-pelvic parameters/Adult spinal deformity - Risk Stratification
12 min APPOS-IFPOS

Scientific session 2
10:15 - 11:00 Symposium 8: Adult Spinal Deformity - where are we now
8min clinical case presentation
8min Debate : aggressive correction and decompression vs localized decompression
8min Considerations and alternatives in osteoporotic Spine
8min Junctional failures- how to prevent?
8min Discussion
11:00- 11:15 Tea Break
11:15 -12:00 Symposium 9 : Spinal Trauma
5 MIN case presentation and discussion
8 MIN The classification conundrum of TL fractures - what to follow?
8 MIN lower lumbar fractures - whats the evidence
8 MIN sacral fractures - management
8 MIN Trauma in Ankylosed Spine
8 MIN Cervical spine fractures - NEGLECTED
10min Discussion
12:00 -13:10 Scientific session 4: Free Paper Session 3 Free Paper Session 4

10 papers (5+1 min each) 10 papers(5 +1 min each)
13:10 -13:25 Vote of thanks and closing APPOS / IFPOS
13:25PM Lunch & Adjourn