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Final Scientific Program

THURSDAY 24 MAY 2018 - DAY 1

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0:25 Registration
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SESSION 1: CERVICAL SPINE
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(2:05) Chair: Session chairs Dr J du Plessis / Prof AJ Vlok
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(0:05) Welcome Dr Jacques du Plessis - SASS President
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(0:05) Welcome SASS Academic Coordinator - Prof Ian Vlok
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(0:20) Management of the patient with severe cord compression and no myelopathy - Dr V Traynelis
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(0:05) Discussion
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(0:10) TDR: Cervical: Experience at a single centre of 15 years: Comparison with US experience: differences seen - Dr Louis Nel
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(0:10) Avoiding complications during ACDF - Dr Jason Coventry
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(0:10) Discussion
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(0:15) Cervical spinal trauma – the challenge in a resource constrained environment - Dr Alex v d Horst
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(0:10) TB of the cervical spine - Dr Sanesh Misseer
09:30 - 09:35 (0:05) Discussion   More
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(0:05) Discussion
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(0:20) Re-do anterior cervical surgery - Dr Vince Traynelis
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(0:10) Discussion
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(0:25) Tea
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SESSION 2
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(2:15) Chair: Dr I Zondagh / Dr E Coetzee
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(0:25) Lateral lumbar surgery – pitfalls, complications and successes - Dr Patrick McKenna
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(0:05) Discussion
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(0:10) Lumbar deformity – complications in corrective surgery in the elderly - Dr Johan Davis
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(0:10) Posterior based circumferential spinal cord decompression in Paediatric patients with the Vertebral Column resection
(VCR) technique spares the morbidity of the anterior approach - Prof Rob Dunn, Dr A Horn   More
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(0:10) Discussion
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(0:20) Scoliosis correction surgeries and Electrophysiology; current trends and data review - Dr Mohammad Imtiaz
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(0:05) Discussion
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(0:10) Proximal Junctional Kyphosis Post TB Spine Corrective Surgery in Paediatric patients - Dr A Mbatha, Dr S Mkize, Prof Rob Dunn
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External Fixator-Frame Assisted Correction of Paediatric Spinal Deformity - Dr Vuyo Gezengana
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(0:10) Discussion
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(0:25) Prevention of proximal junctional kyphosis - cadaveric biomechanical evidence - Prof S Viljoen
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(1:00) Lunch
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SESSION 3
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(1:00) Chair: Dr A van der Horst / Prof S Viljoen
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(0:35) DEBATE: Single level degenerative spondylolisthesis - Grade 1 - Dr Ettienne Coetzee / Prof Rob Dunn
Decompress and fuse (Dr Ettienne Coetzee) or to decompress only (Prof R Dunn) Structure – case introduction 5 minutes, 10 minutes per speaker, Closing remarks and Discussion 10 minutes   More
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(0:35) DEBATE: Odontoid fractures in the elderly - Dr Vince Traynelis / Dr Nick Kruger
Surgical treatment (Dr Vince Traynelis) or conservative management (Dr Nick Kruger) Structure – case introduction 5 minutes, 10 minutes per speaker, Closing remarks and Discussion 10 minutes    More
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(0:10) Dynamic C-spine X-ray in trauma may modify the application of the AO sub-axial cervical spine injury classification (SLIC) increasing surgical intervention - Dr R Thumbadoo
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(0:10) Occurrence of hydrosyringomyelia in spinal patients at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital - Dr S Nash
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(0:30) Tea
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SESSION 4
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(1:30) Session chairs: Dr J Davis / Dr V Traynelis
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(0:15) Use of upright X-rays in assessment of blunt trauma of the spine - Mr Mike Hutton
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(0:10) The “Near Miss” - a case for cervical screening in rugby players - Prof Robert Dunn
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(0:10) The pattern of acute spinal injuries seen at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Soweto between 2014 – 2018 - Dr Maroof Jaiyeola
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(0:15) Non-contiguous spinal fractures – case presentations and discussion - Dr Alex van der Horst
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(0:10) Discussion
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END OF DAY ONE
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FRIDAY 25 MAY 2018 - DAY 2


(0:25) Registration

Start:25/05/2018
07:30 AM
End:25/05/2018
07:55 AM



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SESSION 1

08:00

08:05

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Welcome: SASS President




Dr Jacques du Plessis

08:05

08:10

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Welcome: SASS Academic Coordinator




Prof Ian Vlok

08:10

08:30

0:20

Management of the patient with severe cord compression and no myelopathy




Dr Vince Traynelis

08:30

08:35

0:05

Discussion

08:35

08:45

0:10

TDR: Cervical: Experience at a single centre of 15 years: Comparison with US experience: differences seen




Dr Louis Nel

08:45

08:55

0:10

Avoiding complications during ACDF




Dr Jason Coventry

08:55

09:05

0:10

Discussion

09:05

09:20

0:15

Cervical spinal trauma – the challenge in a resource constrained environment




Dr Alex v d Horst

09:20

09:30

0:10

TB of the cervical spine




Dr Sanesh Misseer

09:30

09:35

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Discussion

09:35

09:55

0:20

Re-do anterior cervical surgery




Dr Vince Traynelis

09:55

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Discussion