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IMAST: The 21st International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques

Exhibits

SRS encourages IMAST delegates to visit the IMAST Exhibit Hall during exhibit viewing times and between sessions. The following companies will be represented in the IMAST 2014 Exhibit Hall

Hands-On Workshops

IMAST delegates are encouraged to attend the Hands-On Workshops (HOW) on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday afternoons, at lunch on Thursday and Friday and during breakfast on Thursday and Friday mornings. Each workshop is programmed by a single- supporting company and will feature presentations on topics and technologies selected by the company (as of February 2014). *Please note: CME credits are not available for Hands-On Workshops.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 – 17:00-19:00
K2M
NuVasive

Thursday, July 17, 2014 – 7:45-8:45
Medtronic
Misonix

Thursday, July 17, 2014 – 12:25-13:25
Globus Medical
K2M
Medtronic
NuVasive

Thursday, July 17, 2014 – 17:30-18:30
Biomet
DePuy Synthes Spine
K2M

Friday, July 18, 2014 – 8:00-9:00
Biomet
OrthoPediatrics
Medtronic

Friday, July 18, 2014 – 12:15-13:15
DePuy Synthes Spine
K2M
Orthofix
SpineCraft

Friday, July 18, 2014 – 17:30-18:30
DePuy Synthes Spine


Wednesday, July 16, 2014 – 17:00-19:00


K2M

ROOM: Sala 3&4, Level 1
Sagittal Plane Correction of Adult Scoliosis and PJK: Present and Future Strategies for Management and Prevention
Presenters: Oheneba Boachie-Adjei, MD; Han Jo Kim, MD; Lawrence G. Lenke, MD
Moderator: John P. Kostuik, MD
• Why is PJK a Real Problem Now?
• Who Needs Treatment and How Best to Treat PJK?
• Strategies for Prevention, Current and Future
• Case Discussions

NuVasive

ROOM: Sala 5, Level 1
XLIF® for Deformity and Advanced Applications
PRESENTERS: Behrooz A. Akbarnia, MD; Luiz H. Pimenta, MD, PhD; William Smith, MD

Thursday, July 17, 2014 – 7:45-8:45


Medtronic

Room: Sala 1&2, Level 1
Solutions for Sagittal Alignment in Degenerated & Deformed Spines
Presenters: Lawrence G. Lenke, MD; Jean-Charles Le Huec, MD, PhD

Misonix

Room: Sala 5, Level 1
Ultrasonic Bone Surgery
Moderator: Peter O. Newton, MD
The workshop reviews the experience at four leading institutions in using a soft tissue sparing ultrasonic bone scalpel in pediatric and adult deformity surgery. Presented topics include benefits over standard technologies, clinical experience, tips and tricks and examples of new techniques. Attendees will have the opportunity for a hands-on trial on bone and soft tissue models and open discussion with the faculty. presenters

Principles of Ultrasonic Bone Dissection and Applications
Suken A. Shah, MD

Our Experience in Adopting the Ultrasonic Osteotome
Amer Samdani, MD

Clinical Experience in AIS and New Techniques for Posterior Release
Peter O. Newton, MD

Experience with Ultrasonic Bone Scalpel in Adult Deformity and Tumor Surgery
Sean Molloy, MBBS, FRCS, MSc

Thursday, July 17, 2014 – 12:25-13:25


Globus Medical

Room: Sala 6&7, Level 1
Adult Deformity: Direct Look™ Psoas Visualization and New Minimally Invasive Technology
*Presenters: Joseph O'Brien, MD, MPH; Paul Rhys Davies
*Presenters subject to change

K2M

ROOM: Sala 3&4, Level 1
Presenters: Shay Bess, MD; Thomas J. Errico, MD; John P. Kostuik, MD; Frank J. Schwab, MD
Indications and Techniques for Osteotomies and Pelvic Fixation in Adults
• Indications for Osteotomies in Adult Patients
• Fusion to Sacrum: Who Needs it? Techniques to Accomplish
• Pearls and Pitfalls of Correction

Medtronic

Room: Sala 1&2, Level 1
Innovative Treatment Options for Cervical Spine Degenerative Diseases
Presenter: Vincent Traynelis, MD

NuVasive

Room: Sala 6&7, Level 1
Anterior Column Realignment (ACR™): Techniques to Restore Global Alignment
PRESENTERS: Frank J. Schwab, MD; Christopher I. Shaffrey, MD; Juan Uribe, MD

Thursday, July 17, 2014 – 17:30-18:30


DePuy Synthes

Room: Sala 1&2, Level 1
Expanding the Limits of MIS: Complex Correction Techniques
Presenters: Richard Fessler, MD; Firoz Miyanji, MD; Praveen Mummaneni, MD
This session is designed for surgeons experienced with MIS procedures who want to learn new MIS techniques and advance their expertise in this area. This session will include a discussion on techniques for deformity correction through percutaneous fixation and an overview of the lateral approach to interbody fusion with the DePuy Synthes Spine MIS Lateral Platform.
Agenda:
• 17:30 – 17:35 Session Welcome, Dr. Richard Fessler
• 17:35 – 17:50 Case Presentation, Dr. Richard Fessler (MIS Adult Deformity)
• 17:50 – 18:05 Case Presentation, Dr. Praveen Mummaneni (MIS Adult Deformity)
• 18:05 – 18:20 Case Presentation, Dr. Firoz Miyanji (MIS Adolescent Deformity)
• 18:15 – 18:30 Question & Answer, Hands-on demonstrations with instrumented DePuy Synthes models

Biomet

Room: Sala 6&7, Level 1
Complex Thoracolumbar – Case Studies & Best Practices
Presenter: Han Jo Kim, MD

K2M

ROOM: Sala 3&4, LEVEL 1
Treating Adult Degenerative Scoliosis with a Minimally Invasive Far Lateral Technique
Presenters: Robert S. Lee, BSc, MBBS, MRCS, FRCS; Lester Wilson, FRCS
• Featuring the SERENGETI® Minimally Invasive Retractor & RAVINE® Lateral Access Systems
• Surgical Indications for Adult Patients & Selection of Fusion Levels
• Patient Series of Adult Deformity Cases Treated Through a Minimally Invasive Approach

Friday, July 18, 2014 – 8:00-9:00


Biomet

Room: Sala 6&7, Level 1
Complex Cervical Pathology – Case Studies & Best Practices
Presenters: Daniel K. Riew, MD; Christopher I. Shaffrey, MD

OrthoPediatrics

Room: Sala 3&4, Level 1
Treating all Types of Pediatric Spinal Deformity Correction Techniques Regardless of Preference with RESPONSE SPINE SYSTEM
PRESENTERS: Jonathan H. Phillips, MD; George H. Thompson, MD

Medtronic

Room: Sala 1&2, LEVEL 1
Minimizing Post-Op Complications and Maximizing Correction in Lateral Procedures
Presenter: Neel Anand, MD;TBD

Friday, July 18, 2014 – 12:15-13:15


DePuy Synthes

Room: Sala 1&2, Level 1
Advanced Techniques in Treating AIS
Presenters: Peter O. Newton, MD; Suken A. Shah, MD; Harry Shufflebarger, MD
This workshop is designed for surgeons who want to learn about advanced techniques in treating AIS from an expert panel. This case based
session will include an overview of the latest available technology and techniques for treating complex deformity in the adolescent population.
Proposed Agenda:
• 12:00 – 12:05 Session Welcome & Introductions
• 12:05 – 12:20 Case & Technique Presentation, Dr. Harry Shufflebarger
• 12:20 – 12:35 Case & Technique Presentation, Dr. Peter Newton
• 12:35 – 12:50 Case & Technique Presentation, Dr. Suken Shah
• 12:50 – 13:00 Question & Answer, Hands-on Demonstrations with instrumented DePuy Synthes models

K2M

Room: Sala 3&4, Level 1
When Should Thoracic Kyphosis be Restored and How Much?
Laurel C. Blakemore, MD; Paul-Rhys Davies; Francisco Javier Sanchez Perez-Grueso, MD
Moderator: John P. Kostuik, MD
• Criteria to consider if/when restoring thoracic kyphosis.
• Discussion of how much kyphosis should be restored in each patient.

Orthofix Spine Fixation

Room: Sala 6&7, Level 1
The Power of Modularity
Presenters: Munish C. Gupta, MD; Rajiv Sethi, MD
Our Hands-On Workshop will highlight the clinical advantages of utilizing a modular pedicle screw system and how that can provide greater intraoperative options for posterior approaches to spinal deformity correction. The session will feature a case base discussion on pre-surgical planning for complex adult deformity.

SpineCraft

Room: Sala 5, Level 1
Techniques in Managing Complex Spine Deformities
Presenters: Steven Mardjetko, MD, FAAP; Hani Mhaidli, MD, PhD
This session is designed for participants who want to learn more about advanced techniques for correcting complex spine deformities. The hands-on workshop, featuring the APEX Spine System, will include the following:
• Approach & Strategies
• Osteotomies ( type and location selection )
• Pedicle screw selection (Polyaxial? Sagittal Uniplanar? Monoaxial?)
• Rod selection and biomechanical considerations (5.5mm vs. 6.0mm & Titanium vs. CoCr)
• Advanced correction techniques (derotation and reduction maneuvers)
• Increasing awareness of the importance of sagittal balance

Friday, July 18, 2014 – 17:30-18:30


DePuy Synthes

Room: Sala 1&2, Level 1
Correction Techniques in Adult Deformity
Presenters: Dezso J. Jeszenszky, MD; Francisco Javier Sanchez Pérez-Grueso, MD
Moderator: Christopher P. Ames, MD
This workshop is designed for surgeons experienced with open deformity procedures who want to learn new techniques for instrumented deformity correction utilizing the Favored Angle Screw. The session will include a technique discussion with case examples as well as hands-on demonstrations.
Agenda:
• 17:30 – 17:35 Session Welcome, Dr. Christopher Ames
• 17:35 – 17:55 Case Presentation, Dr. Dezso Jeszenszky
• 17:55 – 18:15 Case Presentation, Dr. Sanchez Pérez-Grueso
• 18:15 – 18:30 Question & Answer, Hands-on Demonstrations with instrumented DePuy Synthes models

2014 Corporate Support Program & Exhibit Prospectus

Past Meetings

IMAST Committee

Chair - Christopher I. Shaffrey,MD Jacob M. Buchowski, MD, MS
Kenneth M.C. Cheung, MD
Richard H. Gross, MD
Steven W. Hwang, MD
Lori A. Karol, MD
Panagiotis G. Korovessis, MD, PhD
Mun Keong Kwan, MBBS, MS Orth
Jean-Charles Le Huec, MD, PhD
Morio Matsumoto, MD
Addisu Mesfin, MD
Hani Mhaidli, MD
Vikas V. Patel, MD
Frank J. Schwab, MD
Rajiv K. Sethi, MD
Justin S. Smith, MD, PhD
Hee Kit Wong, MD