Scientific Program

Jan 26th, Saturday

GRAND BALLROOM (HALL A)

Time Description
08:00 - 08:45 Grand Rounds - Thoracic Myelopathy
  • 8:00 - 8:15 - Dorsal Disc (3+12) - Amol Rege
  • 8:16 - 8:30 - Tandem Stenosis (3+12) - Rushma Tandon
  • 8:31 - 8:45 - Anderson's Lesion (3+12) - Devesh Dholakia

 

Chairpersons :

Shankar Acharya

Sajesh Menon

Panelist :

Kalidutta Das

Sandeep Sonone

08:45 - 09:30 Case Based Controversies In Lumbar Degenerative Conditions
  • 8:45 - 8:55 - Is sagittal balance important in single level fusions? (3 + 7) - Rohit Amritanand
  • 8:56 - 9:05 - When to avoid fusion in a case of degenerative spondylolisthesis? (3 + 7) - Arvind Kulkarni
  • 9:06 - 9:15 - When to do a primary fusion in case of prolapsed lumbar disc? (3 + 7) - B. Upendra
  • 9:16 - 9:25 - Discussion (10) - MOC - Vishal Kundanani

 

Chairpersons :

Stephen Lewis

David Kenny

Panelist :

Mihir Bapat

Ankur Nanda

09:30 - 10:10 Free Papers Session 5 ( Lumbar Degenerative Conditions) 6 X (5+1)
  • A Radiological study of pedicle dimensional variations in Lytic Listhesis in Indian population - Gayadhar Behera
  • To assess the clinical outcomes of patients operated for lumbar discectomy and or decompression in 1st year of independent practice of a fellowship trained orthopaedic spine surgeon. - Chaitanya Chikhale
  • Clinical Adjacent Segment Pathology (CASP) following instrumented lumbar spine fusion with minimum of 2 years of follow up. - Somashekar D
  • A prospective study on the efficacy of Vitoss BA™ as a bone graft substitute in posterolateral lumbar instrumented fusions - Shivan Marya
  • Thoracic Myelopathy due to OLF/OPLL/PID: Demographics, Clinical presentation and outcome of various surgical procedures - Pramod Bhilare
  • Management of Acquired Compressive Myelopathy due to Fluorosis-Preventable Endemic of India- Current scenario - Meet Mehta

 

Chairpersons :

Ram Chaddha

Ramesh Kumar

10:10 - 10:30 Tea / Coffee Break

Enjoy Special Gujarati Snacks "FAFDA JALEBI"

10:30 - 10:35 National Anthem Recital
10:35 - 11:30 ASSI Session - VTI Gold Medal Papers - 8 Papers X (6 + 1)
  • Is Gene Xpert Rifampicin resistance really that Expert in detecting MDR ?? Drug sensitivity /Resistance patterns of Gene Xpert positive Tuberculous Spondylodiscitis - Mihir Upadhyaya
  • Feasibility of sub-axial cervical laminar screws including C7 in Indian population ‚ - A study in 50 patients using CT Based morphometry measurements - Naveen Pandita
  • Thoracic inlet measurements as a predictor of pulmonary dysfunction with varying curve magnitude and thoracic cage parameters in thoracic kyphoscoliotic deformities - Vyom Sharma
  • Do prophylactic antibiotics reach the operative site adequately? - A quantitative analysis of serum and wound concentrations of systemic and local prophylactic antibiotics in spine surgery. - Arun Kumar Viswanadha
  • A Prospective Randomized Study to Analyze the Efficacy of Balanced Preemptive Analgesia in Spine Surgery - Soundararajan Dilip Chand Raja
  • .Surgical Management of Scoliosis in Type 1 Neurofibromatosis - A Multicentric Study - Anil Solanki
  • Late onset neurological deficit in congenital deformities of spine  - A retrospective analysis of risk factors and surgical outcome. - Rajesh Rajavelu
  • Structured Spine Fellowships (SSF) in India ‚ Are We Doing It Right? - Aditya Banta

 

Chairpersons :

V T Ingalhalikar

Arvind Jayaswal

11:40 - 12:00 The Presidential Oration

Dr. Raghava Dutt Mulukutla

An acclaimed name in his field, Dr. Raghava Dutt Mulukutla (apollo Hospital) in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad is one of the most distinguished and recognized practitioners in the orthopaedics discipline of medicine.

The doctor deals with the problems related to the musculoskeletal system which is concerned with the correction of spinal and bony deformities in children as well as adults.

This clinic is situated at a convenient location in Jubilee Hills. Opposite Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan School Lane, Near Film Nagar is popular landmarks in the clinic's close vicinity that make spotting the establishment rather easy. The doctor, with his experience in the field, has been practicing for a substantial number of years.

Having received specialized training from several eminent national and international medical centres, the doctor owns immense credibility.

12:00 - 13:00 Presidential Guest Lecture: Shri Gynanvatsal Swamiji

Swami Gyanvatsal

BAPS: Motivational Speaker, Akshardham

Swami Gyanvatsal is a Motivational Speaker from Akshardham, BAPS Swaminaryan Mandir. The BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha is a spiritual, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to improving society through individual growth by fostering the Hindu ideals of faith, unity, and selfless service.

Swamiji is a Mechanical Engineer from BVM Vidyanagar, SP University. He has been a speaker at various seminars in Europe, England, America, Canada & New Zealand.

Inspiring & motivational speaker, talks about various subjects such as Proactive & Ethics which differentiate ‘ able leaders’ from ‘smart managers’ He has spoken on various topics such as – Stress Management in daily life, Ethics in Profession, Attitude – The Master Key, Character – Home of Happiness, Work Life balance, and more.

13:00 - 13:40 ASSI Session - Clinical , Research & Publication Awards
  • 13:00 - 13:08 - ASSI Clinical Research Award 2019 - Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) for managing sacral pressure ulcer (PU) in people with spinal cord injury- a phase I/II pilot study (8) - H. S. Chhabra
  • 13:09 - 13:16 - ASSI Basic Sciences Award 2019 -  The lumbar intervertebral discs are not sterile in health and disease -  Revelations from NGS analysis (8) - Sri Vijay Anand K.S.
  • 13:17 - 13:24 - ASSI Young Investigator's Award 2019 - Does fresh whole blood improve the clinical outcome and serological parameters better than blood components transfusion in major spine surgeries?-a prospective randomized controlled study (8) - Keerthivasan P
  • 13:25 - 13:32 - ASSI Publication Award 2019 (8) - S. Rajasekaran

 

Chairpersons :

Raghav Dutt Mulukutla

Shankar Acharya

13:40 - 14:30 Break for lunch / Lunch Workshops
14:30 - 15:20 Plenary Session 3
  • 14:30 - 14:40 - Do we need large VCR’s and PSO’s? How have I evolved? (8+2) - Stephen Lewis
  • 14:41 - 14:50 - Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion (8+2) - Jinsung Luke Kim
  • 14:51 - 15:00 - Correction of severe Kyphosis - Principles of safety (8+2) - S. Rajasekaran
  • 15:01 - 15:10 - Tips & tricks in Management of ossified ligamentum flavum (8+2) - Yoshiharu Kawaguchi
  • 15:11 - 15:20 - MIS in Adult Deformity - MIS-TLIF, OLIF (8+2) - Praveen Mummaneni

 

Chairpersons :

Rajakumar Deshpande

Samir Dalvie

15:20 - 16:00 Free Papers - Session 6 (Deformity) 6 X ( 5 + 1)
  • Management of Angular Kyphosis of varied etiology using Vertebral Column Resection - Analysis of 35 cases - Ketan Khurjekar
  • Minimally invasive surgery for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis - A prospective case series of 84 patients - Neelesh Damani
  • Correlation of Scoliotic parametric indices with postop gain in height in scoliosis patients- A prospective study - Subramaniam Macherla haribabu
  • Practice Variation in Scoliosis Deformity Correction Surgery: A Survey of Association of Spine Surgeons of India - Muralidharan Venkatesan
  • Apical Spinal Osteotomy in Paediatric Patients for severe rigid Kyphoscoliosis- Long term clinic-radiological efficacy - Sameer Ruparel
  • A Rare Case of Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome Complicating Spine Deformity Correction Surgery In a 13 year Old Girl. - Nigil Sadanandan

 

Chairpersons :

Ajoy Shetty

Charanjit Singh Dhillon

16:00 - 16:15 Tea / Coffee Break
16:15 - 16:45 Session On Osteoporosis
  • 16:15 - 16:23 - Teriparatide & Denusomab - Which one first &/or simultaneous therapy? (8) - Sunil Marwah
  • 16:24 - 16:31 - When to undertake instrumentation along with VP/KP in Osteoporotic VCF's? (8) - H S Chhabra

Options of Spinal fixation in Osteoporotic patients :

  • 16:32 - 16:38 - Case 1 (2+5) - Kalidutta Das
  • 16:39 - 16:45 - Case 2 (2+5) - Appaji Krishnan

 

Chairpersons :

Arvind Bhave 

Kartik Kailash

Panelist :

Sunil Marwah

Karunakaran

16:45 - 17:35 Newer Innovations & Their Clinical Application (Image Guidance, Robotics, Ionm)
  • 16:45 - 16:53 - Tantallum coating of implants (8) - Siddharth Badve
  • 16:54 - 17:01 - MIS S/I jt fusion with triangular implants - 3D printed (8) - Mukund Gundanna
  • 17:02 - 17:09 - Expanding horizons in Cervical Disc Replacement (8) - Anant Tambe
  • 17:10 - 17:17 - Awake MIS TLIF using Image Guidance & Navigation (8) - Praveen Mummaneni
  • 17:18 - 17:25 - Looking for Safety & Precision in MIS? - Welcome to cutting edge Navigation Technology (8) - Arvind Kulkarni
  • 17:26 - 17:35 - Discussion (10)

 

Chairpersons :

Sajan Hegde

Anil Jain

17:45 - 19:30 General Body Meeting
19:30 - Onwards Cultural Evening With Gala Dinner And Orchestra At GMDC Lawns

ATELLIER 3 & 4 (HALL B)

Time Description
08:45 - 09:30 Free Papers Session 4 (Tumours) 7 X (5+1)
  • Clinico-radiological and surgical results in 12 cases of osteoid osteoma  - A single centre experience - Shivanand Mayi
  • 3D printed patient specific pedicle screw jig in cervical spine - Abhishek Kashyap
  • Outcomes of Vertebroplasty in conjunction with pedicle screw fixation (Hybrid Technique) in Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression Fractures - Arth Patel
  • Missing cottonoid in operation theatre: A search Algorithm - Rajat Mahajan
  • Role of cement augmentation in a dynamically loaded osteoporotic fractured vertebra. - Ramachandran G
  • Does 3d printing technology add benefit in revision surgeries in complex pediatric kyphoscoliosis deformity with sublaminar wires in situ??  - Munjal Shah
  • Osteoporotic spinal fixation using vertebroplasty augmented pedicle screws - a retrospective analysis - Abhinandan Mallepally

 

Chairperson :

Sajan Hegde

Samir Dalvie

09:30 - 10:10 Tumour Session
  • 09:30 - 09:38 - Spinal GCTs: An enigma - Mx of virgin & recurrent spinal GCTs. (8) - Ranjith Unnikrishnan
  • 09:39 - 09:46 - Thoracic Vertebral Hemangioma with cord compression - Best foot forward? (8) - Shankar Acharya
  • 09:47 - 09:54 - Spinal vascular malformation (8) - Rakesh Luhana
  • 09:55 - 10:02 - En bloc v/s MIS Debulking + MIRT (8) - Sudhir Dubey
  • 10:03 - 10:10 - Discussion (8)

 

Chairperson :

Naresh Babu

Ajay Krishnan

10:10 - 10:30 Tea / Coffee Break
13:40 - 14:30 Break for lunch / Lunch Workshops
15:20 - 16:00 Video Session On MIS Spine Surgery
  • 15:20 - 15:28 - 3D Endoscopy in Degenerative Lumbar Spine (8) - S. Rohidas
  • 15:29 - 15:36 - Full (Transpedicular & Translaminar) Endoscopy for Migrated Lumbar disc (8) - Jinsung Luke Kim
  • 15:37 - 15:42 - Posterior Cervical Endoscopy (6) - Pramod Lokhande
  • 15:43 - 15:48 - Anterior Transcorporeal Cervical Microforaminotomy (6) - Arun Bhanot
  • 15:49 - 15:54 - Pitfalls in Transforaminal Endoscopic Surgery of Lumbar Spine (6) - Girish Datar
  • 15:55 - 16:00 - Discussion (6)

 

Chairperson :

Manoj Sharma

Vikas Gupte

Panelists :

MOC - Arvind Kulkarni

16:00 - 16:15 Tea / Coffee Break
16:15 - 16:45 Free Papers - Session 7 (MIS) 5 X (5 + 1)
  • Do Large Lumbar Disc Prolapses Necessitate Fusion? A Survey of Large Lumbar Disc Herniations Treated with Microtubular Discectomy, with upto 5 years of follow-up - Subir Jhaveri
  • Effect of indirect neural decompression by minimally invasive oblique lumbar interbody fusion in adult degenerative lumbar spine disease and its limitations - Nisarg Parikh
  • Radiation Exposure in MIS TLIF: Impact Of 3D C-arm Based Navigation in  comparison to Conventional Fluoroscopy Aided Technique - Ashwinkumar Khandge Khandge
  • Assessment of fusion by CT scan in degenerative lumbar spine disorders operated by minimally invasive Oblique lumbar interbody fusion - minimum 1 year follow up. - Sharvil Gajjar
  • Diagnosis of Facet Joint Arthropathy: Feasibility of Ultrasound Guided Lumbar Medial Branch Blocks - Lipika Soni

 

Chairperson :

Arvind Jayaswal

J.V. Modi

16:45 - 17:35 Rapid Fire Session - 1 (Free Papers Session)
  • Does sarcopenia increase the risk of vertebral fragility fractures in elderly? - Sri Vijay Anand K S
  • 3D Gait pattern of patients with scoliosis: does etiology and time of onset matter? -  Bhavuk Garg
  • Fusion for severe lateral atlantoaxial osteoarthritis - Ronald Murambi
  • A retrospective analysis of antibiotic impregnated cement in the management of surgical site infection following posterior spinal surgery - keerthivasan P
  • Postoperative deep wound infections - Do the implants really need to be removed? - viral patel
  • Predictive factors for conservative treatment failure in Osteoporotic Vertebral fractures - Arpit Upadhyay
  • Clinicoradiological outcome of Three or Four level cervical corpectomy in patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy -A retrospective analysis. - Subramaniam Macherla haribabu
  • Assessment of Truncal Balance Correction by Radiographic and Photographic Parameters following Scoliosis Surgery - Naveen Tahasildar
  • Short segment versus long segment posterior pedicle screws fixation for treatment of thoracolumbar burst fracture: A comparative retrospective  study. - Arvind singh
  • Long Term Outcome of Deformity Correction in Type 1 Neurofibromatosis(NF) Using Spinal Loop Rectangle & Sub-laminar Wires(SLW):Analysis of Safety and Efficacy Over 10 Year Follow-up - Gowthaman  Kamaraj
  • Clinico-radiologicl correlation of lumbar instability in symptomatic adults with low grade spondylolisthesis - Rohit Jindal
  • Outcomes of Tubular Microdiscectomy in young adults with Large Central/Paracentral Lumbar disc Herniations - Sandeep Tapashetti
  • Faster resumptions of active life in lumbar POS(Postoperative spondylodiscitis) :A retrospective study of operated -TLIF patients. - paresh bang
  • Intraoperative neuromonitoring - A safety guide to scoliosis surgery or just a medicolegal necessity? - vighneshwara Badikillaya

 

Chairperson :

Manish Chaddha

Yogesh Pithwa

Ankur Nanda

Vinod Gautam