May 15, 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
|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?|