9th Annual Biomarkers Congress
FEDERATION OF SPINE ASSOCIATIONS
THE VENETIAN HOTEL
3355 Las Vegas Boulevard South, ROOM 4104
Las Vagas Navada 89109,
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Schedule of Presentations:

Saturday, February 28, 2009
07:55:00 Welcome and Report of the President
08:05:00 Introduction
08:10:00 Evidence for Lumbar Arthroplasty
08:25:00 Discussion
08:35:00 Evidence for Facet Replacement
08:50:00 Discussion
09:00:00 Evidence for Interspinous Spacers
09:15:00 Discussion
09:25:00 Evidence for Pedicle-based Motion Preservation Devices
09:40:00 Discussion
09:50:00 Break
10:00:00 Can Advanced Imaging Studies (MRI) Truly Predict the Degree of Soft Tissue Injury Following Spinal Trauma? Jeffrey Rihn
10:15:00 Surgical Treatment Options in Geriatric Odontoid Fractures: Can Allograft Bone be Used Posteriorly and Can Anterior Odontoid Screws be Used Safely in the Setting of Osteoporosis? Darrel S Brodke
10:30:00 Minimally Invasive “Damage Control” Surgery Following Thoracolumbar Spinal Injury: Where is this all going? Kornelis A Poelstra
10:45:00 Discussion
11:00:00 The STASCIS Study: What Have We Learned Regarding Timing of Surgery Following Traumatic Cervical Spinal Cord Injury? Michael G Fehlings
11:15:00 An Update on Pharmacologic Management of SCI Including Spinal Cord Regeneration Brian K Kwon
11:30:00 Discussion
11:45:00 Box Lunch Service
12:00:00 NASS Pro: Michael E Janssen
12:15:00 CSRS Con: Todd Albert
12:25:00 Discussion
12:35:00 SRS Debate Suken A Shah
12:50:00 ASIA–How Do We Measure Outcomes in Spinal Trauma? Charles I Fisher
13:00:00 Discussion
13:05:00 Break
13:15:00 Welcome R. Jay Cummings,
13:20:00 Agree Suken A Shah, Timothy R. Kuklo
13:30:00 Discussion R. Jay Cummings,
13:40:00 Stop at L3 for Motion Michael F. O' Brien, Frank J Schwab
13:55:00 Discussion
14:00:00 Welcome and Case Presentations
14:05:00 Agree, Disagree P Justin Tortolani, Todd Albert
14:15:00 Discussion
14:20:00 Disagree Robert W Gaines, Jr
14:20:00 Agree Serena S Hu
14:35:00 Discussion
14:40:00 Disagree Steven D Glassman
14:40:00 Agree: Ensor F. O' Transfeldt
14:55:00 Discussion
15:00:00 Break
15:15:00 Case Presentation K. Daniel Riew
15:25:00 Pro Michael G Fehlings
15:30:00 Con: Jeffrey C. Wang
15:40:00 Discussion
15:50:00 Case Presentation Darrel S Brodke
16:15:00 Discussion Jeffrey C. Wang
16:25:00 Case Presentation Jeffrey C. Wang
16:30:00 Surgery and XRT Todd Albert
16:40:00 XRT Alone Darrel S Brodke
16:45:00 Discussion
17:00:00 Adjourn
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