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Adult Spine Deformity

October 21-22, 2022

Face to Face

Marco Polo Ortigas Manila


October 21, 2022

0845-0900        Opening [Watch]

Welcome Remarks

Philippine National Anthem 

Short Introduction/Overview of the entire convention 

Session I:
Moderator: Dr. David T. Endriga
0900-0910    Definition and Pathophysiology of ASD, including etiology and epidemiology

[Dr. Moreen T. Velasco] [Watch]

0910-0920    Describing ASD with sagittal imbalance: The impact of sagittal balance in ASD

[Dr. Steve D. Glassman]  [Watch]

0920-0930    Classification systems for ASD [Dr. Angelo Phillip P. Ong]   [Watch]
0930-0945    Q&A  [Watch]
0945-1000    Case Discussion I: Severe Kyphosis in a Patient with Ankylosing Spondylitis -

Philippine Orthopedic Center [Dr. Ryan Conrad A. Carnero]  [Watch]

1000-1015    Coffee Break  [Watch]

Session II:
Moderator: Dr. Samuel Arsenio M. Grozman
1015-1020    Primary degenerative sagittal imbalance [Dr. Ferdinand R. Bernal]   
1020-1040    Iatrogenic spinal deformity [Dr. Jose Martin S. Paiso]  [Watch]
1040-1050    Adult spinal scoliosis: prevalence, outcomes [Dr. Buenaventura Alfredo B. Canto IV] 
1050-1100    Q&A  
1100-1115    Case Discussion II: How to manage a case of Scoliosis in a patient diagnosed with

Osteogenesis Imperfecta - Philippine General Hospital [Dr. Bienvenido Leo Antonio M. Caro]  [Watch]

1115-1130    Radiological assessment of ASD: Regional, global, sagittal spinopelvic, and coronal

parameters with clinical examples  [Dr. Chaisiri Chaichankul]  [Watch]

1130-1145    Biomechanical radiographical analysis to guide in treatment planning

[Dr. Dennis Hey Hwee Weng Hey] [Watch]

1145-1155    Decision-Making for Managing ASD [Dr. Jonathan N. Sembrano] [Watch]
1150-1200    Q&A  [Watch]
1200-1215    Case Discussion III: Conservative Treatment of Postoperative Cerobrospinal Fluid

Leakage in Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy - Davao Doctors’ Hospital [Dr. Ronald P. Tangente]   [Watch]


1215-1300    Lunch Symposia 

AMGEN  [Watch]

Pacific Surgical [Watch]


Session III:
Moderator: Dr. Oliver Y. Ong
1300-1310    Treatment considerations in ASD [Dr. Larry V. Acuña] [Watch]
1310-1320    Different surgical techniques in ASD [Dr. Neilson G. Palabrica] [Watch]
1320-1330    Risk stratification in ASD [Dr Geraldine Raphaela B. Jose] [Watch]
1330-1345    Q&A  [Watch]
1345-1400    Case discussion IV: Computer navigated scoliosis surgery in a patient with AIS 

associated with bilateral congenital hip dysplasia - Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center [Dr. Erika Paulina Stefani H. See] [Watch]

1400-1410    When can we do limited decompression alone? [Dr. Gian Karlo P. Dadufalza] [Watch]
1410-1420    Indications for limited stabilization [Dr. Hey Hwee Weng Dennis]  [Watch]
1420-1430    Osteotomies in ASD [Dr. Dave Anthony G. Dizon]  [Watch]
1430-1445    Q&A [Watch]



Session IV: 
Moderator: Dr. Renato D. Lipana, Jr.
1445-1500    Biologics in ASD surgery [Dr. Tunku Kamarul Zaman]  [Watch]
1500-1515    Complications in ASD surgery [Prof. Noriaki Kawakami] [Watch]
1515-1530    Case Discussion V [Prof. Noriaki Kawakami]  [Watch]
1530-1545    Q&A  [Watch]
1545              Closing Remarks for Day 1
1700-2200    Fellowship Night (Moonshine – at the back of Marco Polo)

October 22, 2022

Session V: Interesting Case presentation from Training Fellows
0800-1000    Welcome Remarks [Dr. Romel P. Estillore] [Watch]

Interesting Case presentation from Training Fellows 

1.    Moderator: Dr. Mario R. Ver
Revision of wrong level surgery in a chronic cervical bilateral facet dislocation [Dr. Orland Joshua M. Alimbuyuguen, Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center]  [Watch]

2.    Moderator: Dr. Gilbert J. Ranoa
Cervical Myelopathy in Tourette’s syndrome [Dr. Paul Albert C. Manuel, Cardinal Santos Medical Center]   

3.    Moderator: Dr. Franklin M. Dizon III
Computer-assisted multi-rod construct for a thoracolumbosacral ependymoma [Daniel William Yu, Chong Hua Hospital-Cebu]   [Watch]

4.    Moderator: Dr. Jean Pierre F. Leung
Case of Paraplegia LN T4 secondary to Spinal Cord Compression from Pott’s Disease (Part of an ongoing series for Pediatric Pott’s Patients presenting in the Cervical and Upper Thoracic Spine Segments) [Dr. Bienvenido Leo Antonio M. Caro, UP-Philippine General Hospital]  

5.    Moderator: Dr. Michael Louis A. Gimenez
Traumatic Spondyloptosis of Axis (C 2 Hangman’s Fracture) with Retrolistheis of C5-C6 (AO Type C): A Case Report in a 26-year-old female [Rommel Tan, MD. FPOA, FPSS, Lou Ides A. Wooden, MD, Ronald Tangente, MD, MBA, FPOA, FPSS Spine and Scoliosis Center, Davao Doctors Hospital, Davao City]  [Watch]

1000-1015    Brunch [Watch]

1015-11:15    Turnover and Induction Ceremony [Watch]
       Keynote Speaker [Dr. Antonio B. Sison]: Life and Experiences as a Surgeon
       Valedictory Address [Dr. Francisco P. Altarejos]
       Announcement of election results 
       Proclamation of New PSS Officers [Dr. Richard V. Condor] 
       Presidential Turnover
       Induction/Oath of Office of New Officers (Dr. Francisco P. Altarejos) 
       Inaugural Speech (New PSS President)
       Announcement of new PSS members (New PSS Secretary) 
       Induction of new PSS members (New PSS President)

1115-1145    Break
11:45-1400    PSS Business Meeting 


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