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May 15, 2018

Dr. Michael Vitale Speaks at POSNA 2018

Dr. Michael Vitale attended and spoke at the recent Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America (POSNA) annual meeting on 5/9-5/12/208.  He is also the Vice President of POSNA.  He spoke on “Best Practice Guidelines and intra-operative Neuromuscular Monitoring” as well as “Leveling the Shoulders”.  Our department also had several posters and eposters presented which you can be found below.  It was a great meeting.  He was even able to meet up with some of our previous Pediatric Orthopedic Fellows who trained at Columbia.

Posters and E-Posters

Format Title
Poster Abstract 348: Building the Case for Optimal Prophylaxis for Growth-Friendly Surgery for Non-Idiopathic Scoliosis: Using Vancomycin and Aminoglycosides
ePoster Abstract 338: Improvement of Pulmonary Function Measured by Patient-Reported Outcomes in Patients with Non-Idiopathic Scoliosis after Growth Friendly Instrumentation
ePoster Abstract 374: A Novel Wound Closure Method in Nonidiopathic Scoliosis Reduces the Risk of Wound Complications
ePoster Abstract 383: Compliance with Scoliosis Specific Exercises in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Leads to Lower Risk of Curve Progression and Surgery
ePoster Abstract 365: High Mismatch between Sanders and Risser Staging in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Are we Guiding Treatment Using the Wrong Classification?