Welcome To The

2017 Castellvi Spine

 Post-Course Page

This is where you will be able to:

1. Complete your course evaluation

2. Attest to your credits

3. Print &/or save your CE Certificate

4. Download any presentations from the course that you would like!

Step 1: Course Evaluation

Please click on the link below to complete the course evaluation. 

Step 2:  Attest to your credits

The Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education (FORE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

FORE designates this live activity for a maximum of 17 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Step 3:  Print &/or Save your Certificate

Click “DONE” to be re-directed to the certificate page, where you will be able to print &/or save your CE certificate.

** Please note, the Survey and Certificate Download is NOT mobile friendly. Please use a laptop or desktop computer to complete your survey**

Step 4:  Presentations

Course presentations will be available for PDF download within 3 business days following the course.  Presentations in blue are available to download now.

Day 1- May 10, 2017

The Degenerative Spine  James Billys, MD
New Technologies: Robots in Spinal Surgery Alejandro Castellvi, MD
 Clinically Relevant Biomechanics  Boyle Cheng, PhD

 Day 2 – May 11, 2017

SESSION I: HIGH TECH IMAGING; NAVIGATION AND ROBOTICS OUR NEW FUTURE
Vertebral Motional Analysis & Cervical and Lumbar Spine
Biomechanical VMA  Boyle Cheng, PhD
 Clinical Value of VMA  Reginald Davis, MD
 Sagittal & Spinal Balance Imaging  Robert Isaacs, MD
 Preop / Intraop Navigation  Robert Isaacs, MD
 Less Radiation and Image Guidance  Robert Isaacs, MD
 Robotics Alejandro Castellvi, MD
 Handheld Navigation  Raphael Roybal, MD
 Cellphone Technology and Programs for Deformity Surgery  Sheyan Armaghani, MD
 Debate: Is There Value in Imaging? Cost vs. Risk
 Pro  William Welch, MD
 Con Scott Webb, DO
 SESSION II: LUMBAR
Case Presentation; Point / Counterpoint
 Laminectomy  Marc Weinstein, MD
 Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF)  Neel Anand, MD
 Oblique Lumbar Interbody Fusion (OLIF)  Rick Hynes, MD
 Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion  William Tally, MD
 Dynamic Stabilization  Reginald Davis, MD
 Lumbar Fixation
 Pedicle Screws  William Tally, MD
 Interspinous  William Welch, MD
 Cortical  Rick Hynes, MD
 Stem Cell; Clinical Outcomes  Farhan Siddiqi, MD
 SESSION III: DEFORMITY
 Sagittal Balance  Steven Tresser, MD
 In MIS Correction; Does Poor Postop Sagittal Alignment Directly Correlate with Poor Function Outcomes of Adult Deformity  Robert Isaacs, MD
 High Risk Protocol  James Billys, MD
 How to Handle Pelvic Obliquity with Deformity Surgery  Sheyan Armaghani, MD
 Use of Pelvic Fixation; When & Where  Joseph Zavatsky, MD
 Case Presentation; Point / Counterpoint
Anterior Column Reconstruction  Neel Anand, MD
Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy John Small, MD
 OLIF  Rick Hynes, MD

 Day 3- May 12, 2017

 SESSION IV: CERVICAL
 Cervical Sagittal Balance of Hyper Lordotic Cervical Cages  William Tally, MD
 Does Cervical Arthroplasty decrease Adjacent Level Degeneration and Reoperation  Jack Zigler, MD
 What is the data supporting various surgical treatment options for two level cervical disc disease  Jack Zigler, MD
 How Much Kyphosis is Allowable for Cervical Total Disc Replacement  Rick Guyer, MD
 Osteoporosis & Deformity Surgery  Ira Fedder, MD
 Effects of Obesity & Hemoglobin A1C on Deformity Surgery Complications  Chuck Procuniar, PA
 Debate: Point Counterpoint Lumbar
 CASE 1 2 level fusion  Scott Webb, DO
 Case 2- Hybrid – TDR / The Science behind Hybrid TDR  Jack Zigler, MD
 OLIF Revision Cases  Devin Datta, MD
 Textured PEEK  Robert Isaacs, MD
 SESSION V: STATE OF THE SPINE
 State of the Union  Robin Young, CFA
 Clinical Study Bias and Reproductability  Robin Young, CFA
 Hyperbaric Oxygen for Treatment of Spinal disorders  Joseph Dituri, PhD
 The Scary Side of the World & How to Survive It. Medical Liability; Prepare & Protect  Anthony T. Martino, JD
 Future of Spine Stabilization  Hallet Matthews, MD
 Ambulatory Spine Surgery; Now and in the Future
 Now  Farhan Siddiqi, MD
 Future  Reginald Davis, MD
 State of Total Disc Replacement; Past, Present and Future  Rick Guyer, MD
 Keynote Speaker: Healthcare 2017  Stephen Hochschuler, MD

 Day 4- May 13, 2017

 SESSION VI: SACROILLIAC JOINT
 What Happens to Sacroiliac Joints After Lumbar Fusion?  Boyle Cheng, PhD
 Lumbar Fusion; Single vs. Multiple Level  Boyle Cheng, PhD
 What Happens to L5-S1 After SI Fusion  Boyle Cheng, PhD
 Does Ipsilateral Fusion Lead to Contralateral Increased Stress  William Welch, MD
 SI Fusion; Short and Long Term Outcomes  James Billys, MD
 SESSION VII: POSTERIOR INSTRUMENTATION 
 Back to the Future  Boyle Cheng, PhD
 Interspinous Distraction Device  Don Moore, MD
 Dynamic Interspinous Process  Reginald Davis, MD
 Interspinous Plating  Scott Webb, DO
 Interspinous Fixation Implants  Lloydine Jacobs, MD
 SESSION VIII: FACTORS INFLUEINCING THE BONE-IMPLANT INTERFACE 
 PEEK-TI Devices  Lisa Ferrara, PhD
 PEEK w/ Stem Cell  Ira Fedder, MD
 Implant Surface Technology Reginald Davis, MD,
 In Defense of PEEK William Welch, MD
 Titanium on PEEK Interbody Implants  Robert Spiro, MD

A special thanks to Brian Thron from VTI Spine for this recap video of our 2017 meeting!