Programme


Wednesday, 24 th August

19.00-20.00   Registration  
20.00-22.00   Welcome reception  


Thursday, 25th August

9.00    Registration opens    
12.00-12.50   Lunch & Sponsored lunch session at Restaurant Paviljonki
12.00 Depuy Synthes lunch session
12.25 Zimmer Biomet lunch session
12.50-13.00   
Welcome to Finland and Annual Meeting of the Nordic Spinal Deformity Society, Dr. Olli Pajulo and Prof. Ilkka Helenius, Turku, Finland, and Rene Castelein, Utrecht, The Netherlands
13.00-15.00  
Session: Evidence based treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS), moderator Prof. Marinus DeKleuver, Nijmegen, Netherlands
13.00-13.20  
Introduction of evidence based medicine 
 
Prof. Marinus DeKleuver, Nijmegen, Netherlands
13.20-13.50  
Brace treatment, where do we stand?
 
Dr. Karen Petra Dammark Weigert, Aalborg, Denmark
13.50-14.20  
Is pedicle screw instrumentation evidence based for AIS
 
Prof. Lawrence Lenke, New York, US
14.20-14.50  
Long-term outcomes of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis                     
 
Associate Prof. Aina Danielsson, Gothenburg, Sweden
14.50-15.00   Discussion    
15.00-15.30   Coffee and Exhibition    
15.30-17.00   Free papers, moderator Dr. Anne Salonen, Tampere, Finland
18.30-01.00   Dinner at Naantalin Kaivohuone
   


Friday, 26th August

08.30-11.30  
Session: Severe pediatric spinal deformities, moderator Ralph Stücker, Hamburg, Germany
08.30-09.00  
Effect of scoliosis on lung function and risk of pneumonia
Dr. Heikki Lukkarinen, Turku, Finland
09.00-09.30  
Severe early onset scoliosis. Is MAGEC a good solution?
Dr. Olli Pajulo, Turku, Finland
09.30-10.00  
Coffee and Exhibition
10.00-10.30    
Role of anterior surgery in the treatment of severe scoliosis
Prof. Ralph Stuecker, Hamburg, Germany
10.30-11.15    
Vertebral column resection for severe pediatric scoliosis
Prof. Lawrence Lenke, New York, US
11.15-11.30   Discussion    
11.30-12.30   Lunch & Sponsored lunch session at Restaurant Paviljonki
11.40 Medtronic Denmark lunch session
12.05 Innosurge lunch session
12.30-14.30  
Session: Adult spinal deformities, moderator Professor Benny Dahl, Copenhagen, Denmark
12.30-13.00  
What are the main indications and limitations of adult deformity surgery?            
Associate Prof. Paul Gerdhem, Stockholm, Sweden
13.00-13.30  
How to avoid complications of adult deformity surgery?
Dr. Rolf Riise, Oslo, Norway
13.30-14.00  
Revision adult deformity surgery
Prof. Lawrence Lenke, New York, US
14.00-14.30  
Outcome measurement of adult deformity surgery
Prof. Benny Dahl, Copenhagen, Denmark
14.30-14.55    
Coffee and Exhibition
14.55-15.00   Sponsorship awards
15.00-15.30    
Alf Nachemsson memorial lecture Dr. Helena Saraste, Stockholm, Sweden
15.30-17.30   Free papers, moderator Prof. Timo Yrjönen, Helsinki, Finland
18.30-23.00   Dinner at Restaurant Paviljonki    


Saturday 27th August

08.00-08.45
General assembly of the Nordic Spinal Deformity Society
08.45-09.00
Introducing NSDS 2017
09.00-09.30
Coffee break
09.30-11.00
Session: Spine in syndromes, moderator Mr. David Marks, Birmingham, UK
09.30-10.00    
Update on connective tissue syndromes
Associate Prof. Sirpa Kivirikko, Helsinki, Finland
10.00-10.30
Cervical spine in syndromes
Prof. Ilkka Helenius, Turku, Finland
10.30-11.00  
Syndromic early onset scoliosis
Mr. David Marks, Birmingham, UK
11.30-13.00


  Workshops
Group A: Surgical
11.30-12.15
MAGEC demo / NuVasive
12.15-13.00
DVR demo / Medtronic
Redux Plier
 

Group B: Nursing
11.30-12.15
How to handle a scoliosis waiting list? RN Anu Vainio, Turku, Finland
12.15-13.00
How to prepare OR and instruments for scoliosis surgery, RN Hanna Oksanen Turku, Finland
13.00-
Lunch

Please note that the programme is subject to changes.
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