Emerging Techniques and Technologies in Spine Surgery

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					                      1 st AnnuAl InternAtIonAl CAdAverIC ProgrAm on


  Emerging Techniques and
Technologies in Spine Surgery




                      November 8–9, 2008                    |   toronto, CAnAdA
University of toronto sUrgical skills centre At mount sInAI HosPItAl



 featUring:                                                          Chairmen:
 6 Hours of Cadaver Labs
 14.0 Hours of CME Credit                               Mark B. Dekutoski, MD
 An International Faculty of
 Spine Specialists
                                              Michael G. Fehlings, MD, PhD
 In-depth Video Demonstrations

                                                                Jeffrey C. Wang, MD
 cadaver labs:
 Posterior Cervical Strategies
 TLIF/XLIF/DLIF
 Cervical and Lumbar Arthroplasty
 Interspinous Spacers and           JoIntly sPonsored by:
 Pre-sacral Approaches to L5-S1
Dear Colleague,
The field of spine surgery is advancing rapidly. New developments seem to occur almost
weekly, from biologics to motion preservation, and from minimally invasive techniques to
dynamic stabilization. As a result, we consistently hear from spine fellows and established
spine surgeons that they want more up-to-the-minute, hands-on training. Therefore,
we are pleased to invite you to the 1st International Cadaveric Course on Emerging
Techniques and Technologies in Spine Surgery.

Not only will this course allow you to evaluate and discuss patient indications for the
newest treatments, but you will also see in-depth demonstrations and try out these
techniques yourself in 6 hours of cadaveric labs. The internationally renowned faculty will
focus on practical applications that you can use right away.

    Featuring:
    > Posterior cervical strategies
    > TLIF / XLIF/ DLIF
    > Cervical and lumbar arthroplasty
    > Interspinous spacers and pre-sacral approaches to L5-S1

The course location is the University of Toronto’s Surgical Skills Centre, located at Mount
Sinai Hospital. Having recently completed an expansion project, this lab facility now
trains over 8,000 students and professionals every year. The meeting hotel will be the
outstanding Park Hyatt Toronto, in the fashionable Yorkville area.

We hope to see you in Toronto for this unique educational opportunity. Please register
early as space will fill very rapidly!

Sincerely,
Mark B. Dekutoski, MD        Michael G. Fehlings, MD, PhD         Jeffrey C. Wang, MD
Course Co-Chairmen
Course Objectives                                                                   Distinguished                         3

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:                    Faculty
1 Describe indications, rationale, and outcomes for various surgical                Course ChairmeN
  techniques associated with the surgical management of cervical and                Mark b. dekUtoski, Md
  lumbar degenerative disorders.                                                    Mayo Clinic
2 Discuss the rationale, indications, and outcomes associated with utilizing        Rochester, MN USA
  various arthroplasty, motion sparing, fusion, and biologic technologies in        Michael g. fehlings, Md, Phd
  the spine.                                                                        University of Toronto Spine Program
3 Demonstrate familiarity with open and minimally invasive surgical                 Toronto Western Hospital
  techniques commonly used in surgical procedures of the lumbar and                 Toronto, ON Canada
  cervical spine.
                                                                                    Jeffrey c. Wang, Md
                                                                                    UCLA Comprehensive Spine Center
Who Should Attend?                                                                  Santa Monica, CA USA
Orthopaedic and neurological surgeons, residents, and fellows who include
spinal surgery in their practices.                                                  FaCulty
                                                                                    Jean-JacqUes abitbol, Md
Joint Accreditation Statement                                                       California Spine Group
                                                                                    San Diego, CA USA
Physician accreditation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the               edWard P. abrahaM, Md
Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing            Saint John Regional Hospital
Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Medical Education                Saint John, NB Canada
Resources and BroadWater. Medical Education Resources is accredited by              edWard J. dohring, Md
the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.                   Spine Institute of Arizona
credit designation                                                                  Scottsdale , AZ USA

Medical Education Resources designates this educational activity for a              iain h. kalfas, Md
maximum of 14.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s) TM. Physicians should only             Cleveland Clinic Foundation
claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.   Cleveland, OH USA

                                                                                    thoMas e. Mroz, Md
                                                                                    Cleveland Clinic Foundation
                                                                                    Cleveland , OH USA
                                                                                    raJ y. raMPersaUd, Md
                                                                                    Toronto Western Hospital
                                                                                    Toronto, ON Canada

                                                                                    JaMes d. schWender, Md
                                                                                    Twin Cities Spine Center
                                                                                    Minneapolis, MN USA

                                                                                    seth M. zeidMan, Md
                                                                                    Rochester Brain & Spine
                                                                                    Rochester, NY USA
                                                                                    Faculty subject to change.
4   Program
    satUrday, noveMber 8, 2008
     7:00 a.M. Registration & Continental Breakfast
     Session 1: Posterior Cervical Fixation and Techniques
     7:25       Welcome
     7:30       C0-C2 fixation options: Indications, techniques, outcomes
     7:42       Introduction to lateral mass fixation
     7:54       Discussion
     8:00       Surgical video demonstration: C0-C2 fixation
     8:12       Cervical laminoplasty and laminectomy: When? Why? How? Pseudarthrosis/non-union
     8:24       Discussion
     8:28       Surgical video demonstration: Laminoplasty and laminectomy techniques
     8:40       Cervical foraminotomy: Open? Through the tube?
     8:52       Discussion
     8:56       Surgical video demonstration: Cervical foraminotomy, through the tube
     9:10       Refreshment break

     Session 2: Cervico-thoracic Techniques and Technologies
     9:30       Cervico-thoracic junction fixation: Challenges and tips
     9:42       Thoracic pedicle screws: When? Why? How?
     9:54       Cervico-thoracic osteotomies: Indications, techniques
    10:00       Discussion
    10:08       Surgical video demonstration: Thoracic pedicle screws
    10:20       Surgical video demonstration: Cervico-thoracic osteotomy
    10:32       Walk to lab
    10:40       Cadaveric Lab–Posterior Cervical Techniques
                • Laminoplasty, laminectomy, foraminotomy (Participant Choice: Open or through tube)
                • Occipital-cervical fixation, cervico-thoracic fixation, cervico-thoracic osteotomy
    12:40 P.M. Lunch
     Session 3: Thoracolumbar Fixation and Techniques
     1:30       Open TLIF: Rationale, indications, techniques, outcomes
     1:42       Minimally invasive TLIF: Rationale, indications, techniques, outcomes
     1:54       Discussion
     2:00       XLIF/DLIF: Rationale, indications, techniques, outcomes
     2:12       Discussion
     2:15       Minimally invasive rod and screw techniques for thoracolumbar trauma
     2:27       Surgical video demonstration: Percutaneous TL rod passage and bending technique
     2:40       Walk to lab
     2:50       Cadaveric Lab–Thoracolumbar Techniques
                • Minimally invasive TLIF
                • XLIF/DLIF
     4:35       Adjourn
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sUnday, noveMber 9, 2008
   7:00 a.M. Continental Breakfast
   Session 5: Lumbar and Cervical Arthroplasty
   7:25         Welcome
   7:30         Cervical arthroplasty: Rationale, patient selection, techniques, outcomes
   7:42         Surgical video demonstration: Cervical arthroplasty
   7:54         Discussion
   8:00         Lumbar arthroplasty: Rationale, patient selection, techniques, outcomes
   8:12         Surgical video demonstration: Lumbar arthroplasty
   8:24         Discussion

   Session 6: Dynamic Stabilization and Emerging Lumbar Technologies
   8:30         Interspinous spacers: Options? When? Why? How? Outcomes
   8:42         Interspinous spacers: Options? When? Why? How? Outcomes (Part II)
   8:50         Discussion
   8:56         Pre-sacral approaches to L5-S1. When? Why? How? Outcomes
   9:08         Discussion

   Session 7: Biologics
   9:12         Interbody fusion: The evolving science and application of fusion technologies
                Posterior fusion enhancement: The merits and drawbacks of osteogenic, osteoconductive, and
   9:24
                osteoinductive options
   9:36         Discussion
   9:45         Refreshment Break & Walk to lab
 10:10          Cadaveric Lab–Arthoplasty and Dynamic Stabilization
                • Cervical arthroplasty
                • Lumbar arthroplasty
                • Interspinous spacers and pre-sacral approaches to L5-S1.
                  Note: Participants choose 2 out of 3
 12:05          Lunch
 12:45          Departures

Program subject to change.

sPonsorshiP                                                               in the course syllabus materials any financial interest and/or
                                                                          other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial
This activity is sponsored by Medical Education Resources, Inc.,
                                                                          product(s) to be discussed during their presentations.
a non-profit medical education company.

coMMercial sUPPort                                                        Meeting Planning
                                                                          This course is jointly sponsored by BroadWater–A SpineUniverse
Various medical companies have been invited to exhibit at this
                                                                          Company, offering meeting planning, website, and patient
course, provide educational grants, and supply equipment for use
                                                                          education services. For more information about BroadWater’s
in the cadaver labs. Full disclosure of financial and other types of
                                                                          meeting planning services , visit www.broad-water.com or
support will be disclosed in the course syllabus materials.
                                                                          call (630) 681-1040. For more information about the company’s
disclosUre Policy                                                         other services, visit www.spineuniverse.com or call
It is course policy to ensure balance, independence, objectivity,         (973) 783-7009.
and scientific rigor in all presentations. All faculty will disclose
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    General Information
    registratioN                                                        hotel
    NEW! Register online at www.regonline.com/emergingtech2008,         Park Hyatt Toronto
    or complete and return the enclosed registration form.              4 Avenue Road
                                                                        Toronto, ON M5R 2E8
    Fees
                                                                        Canada
    Surgeons: $1795 USD
    Fellows/Residents: $1595 USD                                        Located in the heart of the fashionable Yorkville area, the Park Hyatt
    Late Registration Fee (after October 9): $50 USD                    offers 24-hour concierge service, complimentary in-room high
                                                                        speed internet, and luxurious guest rooms with all-marble baths.
    Registration fee includes scientific sessions, cadaver labs,
    course materials, and breakfast, refreshment break, and lunch       Room Rate
    on both Saturday and Sunday.                                        Park Room: $239 CAN per night plus tax (approx. $233 USD)
                                                                        Park Suite: $329 CAN per night plus tax (approx. $320 USD)
    Register early as the limited space will fill very rapidly!
    Surgeons who register after the course is full will be placed       Reservations Procedure
    on a waiting list and contacted if space becomes available.         Call: (416) 925-1234 or
                                                                        Email: reservationsTOPRH@hyatt.com
    Refund Policy
                                                                        Deadline: October 9, 2008
    A full refund, less a $200 USD administrative fee, will be
    provided if written notice is received on or before October 9,      Tell them that you are attending the “BroadWater Spine Meeting”
    2008. Refunds will not be provided after this date. Refunds         to receive the above discounted rates.
    made 60 days after the original transaction cannot be issued
    by credit card and will be sent by check only. Substitutions are
                                                                        travel
    allowed at any time but must be requested in writing.               For assistance with travel to and from Toronto, you are invited
                                                                        to contact Gant Travel at (800) 523-4410 or (630) 227-3800.
    Cancellation Policy
    In the unlikely event of insufficient enrollment, we reserve        additioNal iNFormatioN
    the right to cancel the course up to 21 days prior. Registrants     For additional information, please contact:
    will be notified by certified mail and registration fees will be
                                                                        BroadWater–A SpineUniverse Company
    refunded. Airline and other costs incurred the registrant are the
                                                                        1737 S. Naperville Rd. Ste. 106
    responsibility of the registrant and will not be refunded.
                                                                        Wheaton, IL 60189 USA
    Course loCatioN                                                     tel: (630) 681-1040
    The University of Toronto Surgical Skills Centre                    fax: (630) 682-5811
    at Mount Sinai Hospital                                             eMail: nhenkel@broad-water.com
    600 University Avenue
    Room 250
    Toronto, ON M5G 1X5
    Canada
    www.utoronto.ca/ssc

    The Surgical Skills Centre completed an expansion that doubled
    its size in early 2007. It now trains over 8,000 students and
    professionals every year. It is conveniently located less than
    28 km from Pearson International Airport and 1.4 km from the
    Park Hyatt Hotel.
                                                                         Attendance
                                                                         The course directors reserve the right to refuse admission to anyone whose
                                                                         presence is considered to be incompatible with the course objectives.
NEW! Register online at www.regonline.com/emergingtech2008
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1 st AnnuAl InternAtIonAl CAdAverIC ProgrAm on

Emerging Techniques and Technologies in Spine Surgery




November 8–9, 2008 | toronto, CAnAdA             Advance Registration Deadline: October 9, 2008

University of toronto sUrgical skills centre At mount sInAI HosPItAl




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