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Scientific Session II: Spine

Monday, April 30 | 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Moderator(s): Zoher Ghogawala, MD, FAANS; Luis Manuel Tumialan, MD, FAANS

2:00 pm - 2:05 pm

516. Alterations to Information Transmission in the Brain following Spinal Cord Injury: A Resting-State Functional Connectivity Analysis

Mayank Kaushal

2:06 pm - 2:11 pm

517. Kyphoplasty Intraoperative Radiation Therapy: A New Treatment Paradigm for Spinal Metastasis – Phase I/II Clinical Trial

Shashank Gandhi, MD

Sanford J. Larson, MD, PhD Award

2:12 pm - 2:17 pm

518. Predictive Factors of Survival in a Surgical Series of Metastatic Epidural Spinal Cord Compression and a Complete External Validation of Eight Multivariable Scoring Systems in a Prospective North American Multi-Centre Study

Anick Nater-Goulet, MD (Canada)

Brian D. Silber Award

2:18 pm - 2:23 pm

519. Mesenchymal Stem Cell-Seeded High-Density Collagen Gel For Annular Repair: In Vivo Sheep Study

Ibrahim Hussain, MD

Stewart B. Dunsker, MD Award

2:24 pm - 2:28 pm

Question and Answer Session

2:29 pm - 2:34 pm

520. Potential of Human NP-like Cells Derived From Umbilical Cord to Treat Degenerative Disc Disease: Novel Mechanism for Disk Regeneration

Mick J. Perez-Cruet, MD, FAANS

2:35 pm - 2:40 pm

521. An Interdisciplinary Neurosurgery-Geriatric Co-Care Model Reduces Time to Initiation of Post-operative Oral Narcotic Pain Regiment in Elderly Patients Undergoing Deformity Correction Surgery

Owoicho Adogwa, MD

2:41 pm - 2:46 pm

522. Improvement in Ames-ISSG Cervical Deformity Classification Modifier Grades Correlate to Clinical Improvement and Likelihood of Reaching MCID in Multiple Metrics: Series of 73 Patients with 1 Year Follow-Up

Peter Gust Passias

2:47 pm - 2:52 pm

523. Electrical Stimulation and White Matter Following Spinal Cord Injury in Rats

Bethany Kondiles

2:53 pm - 2:57 pm

Question and Answer Session

2:58 pm - 3:03 pm

524. Utility of Neuromonitoring During Lumbar Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy for Adult Spinal Deformity

Patrick Charles Reid, MD

3:04 pm - 3:09 pm

525. Patient History of Anemia is an Independent Predictor of 30-Day Readmission in Elderly (≥60 Years Old) Spine Deformity Patients After Elective Spinal Fusion

Owoicho Adogwa, MD

3:10 pm - 3:15 pm

526. Predictive factors leading to readmission within 30 days in patients undergoing surgery for spinal metastases

Jay I. Kumar

3:16 pm - 3:21 pm

527. Correlation of The Spinal Instability Neoplastic Score (SINS) Individual Components With Patient-Reported Outcomes Following Surgery

Ibrahim Hussain, MD

3:28 pm - 3:32 pm

Question and Answer Session

3:33 pm - 4:00 pm

Beverage Break in the AANS Exhibit Hall and Learning Center

4:01 pm - 4:30 pm

Sonntag Lecture: Evolving Concepts of Degenerative Spondylolisthesis

Daniel K. Resnick, MD, FAANS



Daniel K. Resnick, MD, FAANS, is professor, vice chairman and program director at the University of Wisconsin. With a career focused on spinal surgery, he has accrued numerous awards, including the dean’s teaching award for education of medical students. Dr. Resnick has authored over 200 peer reviewed scientific papers, has contributed over 100 chapters, has edited five books and has authored over 160 other publications.

Dr. Resnick has been involved in organized neurosurgery and spine surgery for quite some time and has served as chairman of the AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves and chairman of the Washington Committee’s Quality Improvement Workgroup. Dr. Resnick is past president of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. Currently, Dr. Resnick serves as a Director of the American Board of Neurological Surgeons and is President of the North American Spine Society.

4:31 pm - 4:36 pm

528. Chiari Malformation Clusters Describe Differing Presence of Concurrent Anomalies based on Chiari Type

Peter Gust Passias

4:37 pm - 4:42 pm

529. Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis in American Professional Baseball Players

Heath Gould

4:43 pm - 4:48 pm

530. Preliminary Return to Work Data from the Multi-Center Prospective, Randomized CSM-S Study: Approach Matters

Jian Guan, MD

4:49 pm - 4:54 pm

531. Treatment of the Fractional Curve Only in Adult Scoliosis: Comparison to Lower Thoracic and Upper Thoracic Fusions

Dean Chou, MD, FAANS

4:55 pm - 5:00 pm

Question and Answer Session

5:01 pm - 5:06 pm

532. The Institute for Healthcare Improvement – NeuroPoint Alliance Cooperative Quality Improvement Project: Using National Registries to Design Continuous Quality Improvement Protocols

Vincent J. Rossi, MD

5:07 pm - 5:12 pm

533. Risk Factors Associated with 90-day Readmissions after Degenerative Lumbar Fusion: An Examination of the Michigan Spine Surgery Improvement Collaborative (MSSIC) Registry

Paul Park, MD, FAANS

5:13 pm - 5:18 pm

534. Elderly Patients Have Worse EQ-5D Outcomes After Spondylolisthesis Surgery Than Young Patients, Yet They Are Satisfied With Surgery

Andrew K. Chan, MD

5:19 pm - 5:24 pm

535. Complications and revision rates in robotic-guided vs. fluoro-guided minimally invasive lumbar fusion surgery - report from MIS ReFRESH prospective comparative study

Michael Y. Wang, MD, FAANS

5:25 pm - 5:30 pm

Question and Answer Session