ASIA Spine 2015

Important Date

Abstract submission Deadline

APR 30, 2015

Early bird

May 12, 2015 before

Regular and On-site

May 13, 2015 after

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台北喜來登大飯店 Sheraton Grande Taipei Hotel B2
福廳 Joyful
Time Topic
Speaker Moderator
08:30-17:00 Registration
09:40-09:50 Presidental Address Ming-Chao Huang  
09:50-10:00 Remarks from WFNS President Yung-Kuang Tu
10:00-10:10 Founding Principles of Neurosurgery Henrich Cheng
10:10-10:30 The Current Status of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery in the Treatment of Spinal Disorders Yong-Hsiao Chiang  Henrich Cheng
Cheng-Kuei Chang
10:30-10:50 Surgical considerations of Osteoporotic/Geriatric spine patients Michael Wang
10:50-11:10 Cervical spondylotic myelopathy: 3 level discectomy vs two level corpectomy Praveen Mummaneni
11:10-11:20 Open Discussion
11:20-11:40 Surgical Strategies for Complex Spinal Tumors Patrick Hsieh Yung-Kuang Tu
Ming-Chao Huang
11:40-12:00 Clinical Results of Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion Yue Wai Mun
12:00-12:10 Open Discussion
Lunch Seminar
12:15-12:35 TM Infection fighting capabilities and activation of white blood cells  Steve B Kirshner  Dar-Ming Lai
12:35-12:55 The prevalence, diagnosis, and treatment of SI joint degeneration.  Steve B Kirshner 
12:55-13:15 Open Discussion
13:20-13:40 Posture Control and Surgery for Degenerative Spine Diseases Phyo Kim Wen-Hsin Hsu
Dar-Ming Lai
13:40-14:00 Anterior approaches for cervical kyphosis treatment Praveen Mummaneni
14:00-14:10 Open Discussion
14:10-14:30 Oblique Lateral Interbody Fusion(OLIF):Indications and Surgical Technique Cheng-Hsing Kao Ming-Chien Kao
Tai-Hsin Tsai
14:30-14:50 Effect of Reconstruction by Smith-Peterson Osteotomies (SPOs) and Transforaminal Lumabr Interbody Fusion (TLIF) for Patients with Fixed Spinal Degenerative Sagittal Deformity Tzuyung-Chen
14:50-15:10 Robotics in spine surgery Chih-Lung Lin
15:10-15:20 Open Discussion
15:20-15:40 Coffee Break
15:40-16:00 Complications Avoidance and Management in Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery Patrick Hsieh Cheng-Hsing Kao
Sheng-Huang Hsiao
16:00-16:20 Learning Curve of a Complex Surgical Procedure: Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion Yue Wai Mun
16:20-16:40 Minimally invasive approach to treat adult degenerative scoliosis: when and how Praveen
16:40-16:50 Open Discussion
16:50-17:10 The application of percutaneous screw in lumbar spine surgery: A comparison between non-fusion (top-loaded Dynesys) and fusion (CD Horizon Sextant) system Shiu-Jau Chen Chih-Ju Chang
Ming-Dar Tsai
17:10-17:30 Image guided spine surgery Chiung-Chyi Shen
17:30-17:50 The Influence of Interbody Cage Geometry and Placement on Sagittal Balance during Minimal Invasive Unilateral Transforaminal Lumbar Fusion Wei-Yu Lee
17:50-18:00 Open Discussion
18:00-19:00 Break
19:00~ Gala Dinner (台北喜來登大飯店 福廳 Sheraton Grande Taipei Hotel B2 Joyful)

喜廳 Happiness
Time Topic
Speaker Moderator
08:00-17:00 Registration
10:10-10:30 The surgery of intramedullary spinal cord tumors focusing on the procedure of tumor dissection Hidetoshi Murata Han-Min Tseng
Dar-Ming Lai
Keung Nyun Kim 
10:30-10:50 Surgical strategy and management in craniocervical junction (CCJ) lesions Hiroyuki Nakase
10:50-11:10 Revolution of intraoperative navigated system in Minimal Invasive Surgery Tzu-Tsao Chung
11:10-11:20 Open Discussion
11:20-11:35 C1-2 fusion in pediatric spine Hsin-Hung Chen Tai-Ngar Lui
Yang-Hsin Shih
Woo-Kyung Kim 
11:35-11:50  Fusion or nonfusion surgery for lumbar degenerative spondylolisthesis Yan-Fen Hwang
11:50-12:05 Neoadjuvant stereotactic radiation for spinal metastasis: preliminary experience Fu-Ren Xiao
12:05-12:10 Open Discussion
Lunch Seminar
12:15-12:20 OPENING & INTRODUCTION Yong-Hsiao Chiang  Yong-Hsiao Chiang
12:20-12:35 Anatomical Restoration Concept Francisco Ardura Aragón
12:35-12:50 A prospective multicentric observational study on the use of SpineJack intravertebral implants for traumatic VCF treatment-12 months follow-up results Francisco Ardura Aragón
12:50-12:05 Taiwan Preliminary Experience Sharing Yong-Hsiao Chiang 
13:05-13:15 Open Discussion
13:20-13:40 Combinatory Repair Strategy and Functional Regeneration after Spinal Cord Injury Yu-Shang Lee Hsin-I Ma
Sheng-Huang Hsiao
Youn Kwan Park
13:40-14:00 Alleviation of Chronic Pain After Spinal Cord Injury  Ching-Yi Lin
14:00-14:10 Open Discussion
14:10-14:30 Update of the management of spinal cord injury Michael Wang Henrich Cheng
Shu-Shong Hsu
14:30-14:50 Long-term clinical and radiological outcomes more than 10 years following Microscopic anterior cervical foraminotomy Woo-Kyung Kim  
14:50-15:10 Clinical and radiological comparision between two level anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF) of posterolateral fusion and percutaneous pedicle screw Dong Geun Lee
15:10-15:20 Open Discussion
15:20-15:40 Coffee Break
15:40-16:00 The Treatment Strategy for Brainstem and Spinal Cord Hemangioblastomas Chih-Ju Chang Kang Lu
Wen-Cheng Huang
16:00-16:20 Dynamic stabilization to treat mild lumbar scoliotic deformities Steve B Kirshner 
16:20-16:40 Cervical duraplasty with tenting sutures via laminoplasty for cervical flexion myelopathy in patients with Hirayama disease Makoto Taniguchi
16:40-16:50 Open Discussion
16:50-17:10 Rationale of surgery for large ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament of the cervical spine with minimal symptoms Junichi Mizuno Shen-Long Hwong
Chao-Jan Wang
17:10-17:30 Conservative Treatment For Post-operative Spinal Infection  Ming-Chau Chang
17:30-17:50 Recent treatments of cervical roots injury: from lab to ward   Ming-Chao Huang
17:50-17:55 Open Discussion
17:55-18:15 Neuroregeneration in Spinal Cord Injury Henrich Cheng Ming-Chien Kao
Yong-Kwang Tu
18:15-18:35 Challenging cases in minimally invasive surgery: pearls and pitfalls Michael Wang
18:35-18:40 Open Discussion
19:00~ Gala Dinner (台北喜來登大飯店 福廳 Sheraton Grande Taipei Hotel B2 Joyful)

星月廳 Star&Moon
Time Topic
Speaker Moderator
08:00-17:00 Registration
  N/A N/A  
Lunch Seminar
13:20-13:26 The relationship between increased signal intensity on t2-weighted magnetic resonance imaging and the entropy of gait analysis in cervical spondylotic Wan-Ling Tsai Han-Min Tseng
Chin-Hong Chang
13:26-13:32 Surgical outcomes of laminoplasty versus anterior decompression and fusion for large cervical ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament Manabu Sasaki
13:32-13:38 Reoperation Rates of Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Versus Posterior Laminoplasty for Multilevel Cervical Degenerative Diseases: A Population Jiann-Her Lin
13:38-13:44 A Lateral-Posterolateral Transmuscular Approach to Extradural En-Plaque Ventrally Extended Meningiomas of the Cervical Spine Toshihiko Inui
13:44-13:50 Open Discussion  
13:50-13:56 Better Height Restoration and Kyphosis Correction of Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression Fractures Using Intravertebral Reduction Devices (SpineJack):O Sen-Hau Wang Han-Min Tseng
Chin-Hong Chang
13:56-14:02 Initial Fixation Strength of Cervical Open-Door Laminoplasty Using Basket-Shaped titanium plate Yukoh Ohara
14:02-14:08 Paradoxical radiographic changes of CoflexTM interspinous device with minimum two-year follow-up in lumbar spinal stenosis Nam Lee
14:08-14:14 PEEK cage with Demineralized Bone Matrix can replace the iliac crest autografts for ACDF in subaxial cervical spine injuries Yoo-Sub Kim
14:14-14:20 Open Discussion  
14:20-14:26 NgR1 antagonist promotes delayed reconstruction of motor pathways in brain stem and cervical spinal cord after central nervous system injury Hajime Takase Kun-Hsing Lee
Wei-Yu Lee
14:26-14:32 Ganglion cyst in lumber ligamentum flavum Tetsu Aizawa
14:32-14:38 Ligamentum flavum hematoma mimicking lumbar spinal epidural tumor Cheng-Ta Hsieh
14:38-14:44 Association between lumbar discectomy and subsequent Cheng-Di Chiu
14:44-14:50 Open Discussion
14:50-14:56 Image Guided Surgery in Spinal Dural Arteriovenous Fistula Shih-Chieh Shen
14:56-15:02 Effectiveness of O arm navigation for complicated spinal decompression surgery Masahito Hara
15:02-15:08 The three-dimensional O-arm Based Navigated Spine Surgery - trend in Taiwan Chi-Tun Tang
15:08-15:14 Staged surgery for huge intramedullary spinal cord tumor-Efficacy and practical procedure of staged surgery Hiroshi Inagaki
15:14-15:20 Open Discussion
15:20-15:40 Coffee Break
15:46-15:52 A psoas major muscle abscess case treated with surgical drainage via sacral bone Masato Noji Hung-Chuan Pan
E-Jian Lee
15:52-15:58 Implication of gluteal pits: true and variant congenital dermal sinus tracts Satoshi Yamaguchim Hung-Chuan Pan
E-Jian Lee
15:58-16:04 A case of Currarino syndrome with intramedullary abscess Takeshi Hara
16:04-16:10 Open Discussion
16:10-16:16 Proatlas segmentation abnormality: A case report and review Masao Umegaki
16:16-16:22 A case presenting steroid vertebral compression fracture while treating NMO Takahiro Miyahara
16:22-16:28 A case with chordoma with the lumbar onset of numbness at bilateral lower extremities Yasutaka Yokoi
16:28-16:34 Lumbar spondylotic myelopathy as late sequela of meningocele repair Yosuke Kajihara
16:34-16:40 Open Discussion  
16:40-16:46 Treatment for multiple thoracic spine fracture with sternum fracture Aoyama Takeshi Ming-Teh Chen
Chien-Min Lin
16:46-16:52 Specific adjacent vertebral fracture after kyphoplasty and preoperative instability Yasukazu Hijikata
16:52-16:58 Instrumented internal fixation for high cervical spine injury: surgical indication and outcome Keisuke Shirosaka
16:58-17:04 Iatrogenic spinal fracture inankylosing spondylitis patients Shih-Chieh Shen
17:04-17:10 Open Discussion
17:10-17:16 Anterior Cervical Transcorporeal Approach for Multiple Levels Jay Hak Kim
17:16-17:28 Progression of cervical ossification of posterior longitudinal ligament after posterior decompression and instrumentation Moo Sung Kang
17:28-17:40 The Mechanism of Ligamentum Flavum Hypertrophy: Introducing Angiogenesis as a Critical Link That Couples Mechanical Stress and Hypertrophy Hong-Joo Moon
17:40-17:52 The angiogenic capacity from ligamentum flavum subsequent to inflammation: a critical component of the pathomechanism of hypertrophy Hong-Joo Moon
17:52-18:02 Open Discussion  
Break Board Meeting
19:00~ Gala Dinner (台北喜來登大飯店 福廳 Sheraton Grande Taipei Hotel B2 Joyful)