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Pediatric Spinal Deformity Course

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ACIBADEM COMPREHENSIVE SPINE CENTER PEDIATRIC SPINE SECTION
PEDIATRIC SPINAL DEFORMITY COURSE (APRIL 4-5, 2014)

Course Directors: Memet Özek, MD and Ahmet Alanay, MD
Faculty: Amer Samdani, MD (USA), Reyhan Çeliker, MD and Elif Ilgaz, MD
Main Topics: Growing Spine Deformity, Neuromuscular Spine Deformity, Adolescent Idiopathic skolyoz
Venue : Acıbadem Maslak Hospital, Conference Hall

DAY 1 (FRIDAY)

GROWING SPINE

08:30 Welcome and course synopsis
Dr. Ahmet Alanay-Dr. M.Memet Özek

08:45-09:05 Growth of spine and thoracic cage and effects of early fusion in growing spine
Dr. Ahmet Alanay

09:05-09:20 Treatment alternatives in growing spine
Dr. Amer Samdani

09:20-09:40 Congenital skolyoz, classification and natural history
Dr. Ahmet Alanay

09:40-10:00 Management of split cord malformations associated with congenital skolyoz
Dr. M.Memet Özek

10:00-10:20 Treatment alternatives for congenital skolyoz
Dr. Ahmet Alanay

10:20-10:30 Q&A

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

NEUROMUSCULAR SPINAL DEFORMITY

11:00-11:20 Initial management and surgical treatment of the newborn spina bifida
Dr. M.Memet Özek

11:20-11:40 Surgical management of spinal deformity in spina bifida patients
Dr. Ahmet Alanay

11:40-12:00 Surgical management of CP spinal deformity: Comparison of Unit Rods vs Screws
Dr. Amer Samdani

12:00-12:20 Surgical treatment of spasticity
Dr. M.Memet Özek

12:20-12:30 Q&A

12:30-14:00 Lunch

ADOLESCENT IDIOPATHIC skolyoz

14:00-14:20 Aetiology and classification
Dr. Ahmet Alanay

14:20-14:40 Non-surgical management
Dr. Reyhan Çeliker

14:40-15:00 Surgical alternatives and selection of fusion levels
Dr. Ahmet Alanay

15:00-15:20 Management of Chiari malformations and Syringomyelia
Dr. M.Memet Özek

15:20-15:30 Q&A

15:30-16:00 Coffe Break

16:00-16:20 Management of complex spinal deformity
Dr. Ahmet Alanay

16.20-16:40 Spinal Cord monitoring
Dr. Elif Ilgaz

16:40-17:00 Management of Schuermann kyphosis
Dr. Amer Samdani

17:00-17:15 Q&A

17:15 Wrap-up and adjourn

DAY 2 (SATURDAY)

08:30 Live surgery
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-17:00 workshops (saw bone) and case discussions
14:00-15:00 Pedicle screw insertion techniques
15:00-16:00 skolyoz and kyphosis correction techniques
16:00-17:00 Growing rod and osteotomy techniques
17:00 wrap-up and adjourn

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