Annual Forum ’18 E-Posters

E-Posters Directory

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E-Poster #1: All Disclosure is Good Disclosure: Patient Awareness of the Sunshine Act and Perceptions of Surgeon-Industry Relationships
Sravisht Iyer, MD; Benjamin Khechen, BA; Brittany Haws, MD; Dil Patel, BS; Kaitlyn Cardinal, BS; Jordan Guntin, BS; Andrew Block, BS; Frank Phillips, MD; and Kern Singh, MD
Rush, Chicago, IL

E-Poster #2: The Utility of Standing Full-Length Plain Radiographs in an Adult Degenerative Spine Practice
Brittany Haws, MD; Philip Louie, MD; Benjamin Khechen, BS; Dil Patel, BS; Peter Derman, MD, MBA; Arya Varthi, MD; Frank Phillips, MD; Matthew Colman, MD; Christopher DeWald, MD; Mundeep Bawa; Harmeet Bawa; and Kern Singh, MD
Rush, Chicago, IL

E-Poster #3: Establishing Maximal Medical Improvement After Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion
Benjamin Khechen, BA; Dil Patel, BS; Anirudh Gowd, BS; Mundeep Bawa; Harmeet Bawa; Jordan Guntin, BS; Sailee Karmarkar, BS; Joseph Liu, MD; and Kern Singh, MD
Rush, Chicago, IL

E-Poster #4: Swallowing Function Following Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion with and without Anterior Plating
Brittany Haws, MD; Benjamin Khechen, BA; Dil Patel, BS; Mundeep Bawa; Harmeet Bawa; Jordan Guntin, BS; Kaitlyn Cardinal, BS; Andrew Block, BS; and Kern Singh, MD
Rush, Chicago, IL

E-Poster #5: Impact of Local Steroid Application in a Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion
Brittany Haws, MD; Benjamin Khechen, BA; Dil Patel, BS; Junyoung Ahn, MD; Daniel Bohl, MD, MPH; Mundeep Bawa; Harmeet Bawa; Kaitlyn Cardinal, BS; Jordan Guntin, BS; Sailee Karmarkar, BS; and Kern Singh, MD
Rush, Chicago, IL

E-Poster #6: The Impact of Diabetes Mellitus on Length of Stay and Direct Hospital Costs after Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion
Brittany Haws, MD; Benjamin Khechen, BA; Dil Patel, BS; Ankur Narain, MD; Mundeep Bawa; Harmeet Bawa; Kaitlyn Cardinal, BS; Jordan Guntin, BS; Sailee Karmarkar, BS; and Kern Singh, MD
Rush, Chicago, IL

E-Poster #7: Improvements in Back and Leg Pain Following a Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression
Benjamin Khechen, BA; Brittany Haws, MD; Dil Patel, BS; Dustin Massel, MD; Benjamin Mayo, MD; Philip Louie, MD; Mundeep Bawa; Harmeet Bawa; Jordan Guntin, BS; Kaitlyn Cardinal, BS; Sailee Karmarkar, BS; and Kern Singh, MD
Rush, Chicago, IL

E-Poster #8: Establishing Maximal Medical Improvement Following Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion
Benjamin Khechen, BA; Dil Patel, BS; Anirudh Gowd, BS; Mundeep Bawa; Harmeet Bawa; Jordan Guntin, BS; Sailee Karmarkar, BS; Joseph Liu, MD; and Kern Singh, MD
Rush, Chicago, IL

E-Poster #9: Correlation between NDI, PROMIS and SF-12 in Minimally Invasive Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)
Avani Vaishnav, MBBS; Catherine Himo Gang, MPH; Steven McAnany, MD; Todd Albert, MD; and Sheeraz Qureshi, MD, MBA
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

E-Poster #10: Predictive Factors of Postoperative Dysphagia in 1- and 2-level Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)
Avani Vaishnav, MBBS1; Philip Saville, MD1; Steven McAnany, MD1; Catherine Himo Gang, MPH1; Kern Singh, MD2; Brittany Haws, MD2; Benjamin Khechen, BA2; and Sheeraz Qureshi, MD, MBA1
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY1 and Midwest Orthopedics at Rush, Chicago, IL2

E-Poster #11: Risk Factor Analysis of Proximal Junctional Kyphosis after Surgical Treatment with OLIF for Adult Spinal Deformity
Yoshinao Koike; Yoshihisa Kotani; Hidemasa Terao; Yoshiaki Hosokawa; Hideyuki Kobayashi; Yusuke Kameda; and Hideaki Fukaya
Steel Memorial 
Muroran Hospital, Muroran-shi Hokkaido, Japan

E-Poster #12: Establishing Minimal Clinically Important Difference in MIS TLIF for Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
Benjamin Khechen, BA; Dil Patel, BS; Anirudh Gowd, BS; Mundeep Bawa; Harmeet Bawa; Jordan Guntin, BS; Sailee Karmarkar, BS; Andrew Block, BS; Brittany Haws, MD; and Kern Singh, MD

Rush, Chicago, IL

E-Poster #13: Patient Perceptions of Iliac Crest Bone Grafting in Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion
Brittany Haws, MD; Benjamin Khechen, BA; Dil Patel, BS; Mundeep Bawa; Harmeet Bawa; Kaitlyn Cardinal, BS; Jordan Guntin, BS; Andrew Block, BS; and Kern Singh, MD

Rush, Chicago, IL

E-Poster #14: Correlation between ODI and PROMIS in Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression Surgery
Avani Vaishnav, MBBS1; Steven McAnany, MD1; Catherine Himo Gang, MPH1; Kern Singh, MD2; Brittany Haws, MD2; Benjamin Khechen, BA2; and Sheeraz Qureshi, MD, MBA1
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY1 and Midwest Orthopedics at Rush, Chicago, IL2

E-Poster #15: Strategic Selection of Posterior Procedure and Clinical Outcome of Anterior-posterior Combined Correction Surgery with Oblique Lateral Interbody Fusion (OLIF) for Adult Spinal Deformity
Yoshihisa Kotani; Yoshinao Koike; Hidemasa Terao; Yumejiro Nakamura; Hiroyuki Tachi; Yasushi Yabuuchi; and Yusuke Kameda
Spine and Spinal Cord Center, Steel Memorial Muroran Hospital, Muroran, Japan

E-Poster #16: Safe and Efficient Spinal Decompression and Osteophyte Removal Using a New Device in Open and Minimal Invasive Approaches: A 2-center Experience With 74 Patients
John Peloza, MD1; Larry Khoo, MD2; Michael Millgram, MD3; Richard Guyer, MD4; and Ely Ashkenazi, MD3

Center for Spine Care, Dallas, TX1; The Spine Clinic of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA2; Assuta Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel3; and Texas Back Institute, Plano, TX4

E-Poster #19: Mechanically Superior Molybdenum-Rhenium Alloy Allows for New Generation of Spinal Implants Embedded with Novel Sensor Technology for Remote Real-Time Monitoring of Bone Growth Across a Fixated Motion Segment
Kornelis Poelstra, MD, PhD1; Jorge Isaza, MD2; Kee Kim, MD3; Raphael Roybal, MD4; Cyrus Ghavam, MD5; Samuel Joseph, MD6; and Matthew McGirt, MD7
The Spine Institute on the Emerald Coast, Fort Walton, FL1; Surgical Specialty Center of Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge, LA2; UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA3; Chatham Orthopaedics Associates, Savannah, GA4; The Orthopedic Center, Huntsville, AL5; Joseph Spine, Tampa, FL6; and Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine, Charlotte, NC7

E-Poster #24: Clinical Outcomes for 1 & 2 level ACDF Utilizing an Integrated Interbody Device: A Prospective, Non-Randomized Study
Ryan Snowden, MD1; Jad Khalil, MD2; Rick Sasso, MD1; Sheetal Vinayek, MSc, CCRP1; Joseph Smucker, MD1; and Lisa Motowski, RN, BSN, CCRP2
Indiana Spine Group, Carmel, IN1 and Michigan Orthopedic Institute, Southfield, MI2

E-Poster #25: Outcomes and Revision Rates Following Multilevel Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Procedures
Joseph Laratta, MD; Hemant Reddy, BS; Kelly Bratcher; Katlyn McGraw; Leah Carreon; and Kirk Owens, MD

Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY

E-Poster #26: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) for Anterior Cervical Spine Surgery: Initial Experience
Ellen Soffin; Patrick Hill; Douglas Wetmore; James Beckman; Avani Vaishnav; Catherine Himo Gang; Steven McAnany; Todd Albert; and Sheeraz Qureshi, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

E-Poster #27: Plasma Sparing Approach to Anterior Cervical Spine Surgery: A Less Exposure Surgery Technique
Fabio Pencle, MBBS1; Kingsley Chin, MD1; and Jason Seale, MBBS2
LESS Institute, Fort Lauderdale, FL1 and LESS Institute, Hollywood, FL2

E-Poster #28: Comparison of Inpatient and Outpatient Preoperative Factors and Postoperative Outcomes in Two-level Cervical Disc Arthroplasty
P. Hill1; A. Vaishnav1; B. Kushwaha2; A. Samuel1; E. Sheha1; C. Gang1; S. McAnany1; T. Albert1; and S. Qureshi1

Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY1 and Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY2

E-Poster #31: Same-day versus Inpatient Lumbar Fusion: A Matched Cohort Comparison of Four Surgical Approaches
Avani Vaishnav, MBBS; Eric Feuchtbaum, MD, MBA; Evan Sheha, MD; Andre Samuel, MD; Catherine Himo Gang, MPH; Steven McAnany, MD; Todd Albert, MD; and Sheeraz Qureshi, MD, MBA

Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

E-Poster #32: Transforaminal Versus Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion at L5-S1 in MIS Treatment of ASD: Effect on Spinopelvic Parameters and Outcomes in Degenerative Scoliosis
Gregory Mundis, MD1; Eric Varley, DO2; Juan Uribe, MD3; Paul Park, MD4; Stacie Tran2; Pierce Nunley, MD5; Adam Kanter, MD6; Neel Anand, MD7; Praveen Mummaneni, MD8; Khoi Than, MD9; David Okonkwo, MD6; Richard Fessler, MD10; Kai-Ming Fu, MD11; Michael Wang, MD12; Dean Chou, MD8; Robert Eastlack, MD13; and International Spine Study Group14
Scripps Clinic & San Diego Spine Foundation, San Diego, CA1; San Diego Spine Foundation, San Diego, CA2; Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ3; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI4; Louisiana Spine Institute, Shreveport, LA5; University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA6; Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles, CA7; University of California, San Francisco, CA8; Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR9; Rush University, Chicago, IL10; Weill Cornell, New York, NY11; University of Miami, Miami, FL12; Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, CA13; and International Spine Study Group Foundation, Brighton, CO14

E-Poster #34: A Dual Screw Technique for Vertebral Compression Fractures Using Robotic Navigation in the Osteopenic Lumbar Spine: An In-Vitro Biomechanical Analysis
M. Steinmetz1; J. Riggleman2; J. Harris2; J. Butler1; C. Wright3; M. Hussain2; B. Ferrick4; and B. Bucklen2
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Cleveland, OH1, Globus Medical, Inc., Audubon, PA2, Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH3, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA4

E-Poster #35: Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion in Adult Scoliosis: 5-year follow-up
Conor Dunn, MD1; Michael Faloon, MD1; Jeffrey Moore, MD1; Kumar Sinha, MD1; Awais Hussain, MD2; Ki Soo Hwang, MD1; and Arash Emami, MD1
St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, Paterson, NJ1 and Ross University, Miramar, FL2

E-Poster #37: Comparative Analysis of Physical Function and Quality of Life Parameters in Two Surgical Modalities for Single-level Degenerative Spondylolisthesis: OLIF with Percutaneous Posterior Fixation in Lateral Position versus MIS-TLIF
Yoshinao Koike; Yoshihisa Kotani; Hidemasa Terao; Yoshiaki Hosokawa; Hideaki Kobayashi; Yusuke Kameda; and Hideaki Fukaya
Steel Memorial Muroran Hospital, Muroran-shi Hokkaido, Japan

E-Poster #38: Midline Lumbar Fusion (MIDLF) Achieves Clinically Equivalent Segmental Lordosis Compared with “Open” Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion
Joseph Laratta, MD; Jamal Shillingford, MD; Steven Glassman, MD; Charles Crawford, MD; Jeffrey Gum, MD; and Mladen Djurasovic, MD
Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY

E-Poster #40: Addressing Adjacent Segment Disease following Previous Lumbar Fusion Surgery: Stand-alone Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion versus Open Laminectomy and Posterolateral Fusion
P. Louie1; B. Haws2; J. Khan1; J. Markowitz1; K. Movassaghi1; G. Lopez1; H. An1; and F. Phillips1

Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL1 and University of Rochester, Rochester, NY2

E-Poster #41: Correlation Between ODI, PROMIS and SF-12 in Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (MI-TLIF)
Avani Vaishnav, MBBS; Catherine Himo Gang, MPH; Steven McAnany, MD; Todd Albert, MD; and Sheeraz Qureshi, MD, MBA

Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

E-Poster #45: 12 and 24 Month Outcomes of Unilateral Laminotomy for Bilateral Medial Facetectomy for Treatment of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Z. Knio; A. Marquez-Lara; S. Medda; B. Wham; and T. O'Gara
Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC

E-Poster #48: Same Day Discharge Following Stand Alone Single Level Lateral Interbody Fusion
A. Patel1; J. Godzik2; C. Walker2; C. Hartman2; J. Turner2; and J. Uribe2
University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ1 and Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ2

E-Poster #49: Radiographic Assessment of Indirect Decompression of Spinal Canal with OLIF
Sean Keem, MD, MBA
PolyClinic, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA

E-Poster #50: Accuracy of Cortical Bone Trajectory Screw Placement with Intraoperative Cone Beam Computed Tomography
Joseph Laratta, MD; Jamal Shillingford, MD; Jeffrey Gum, MD; Mladen Djurasovic; and Charles Crawford
Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY

E-Poster #51: Robotic-guided Placement of Cervical Pedicle Screws: Feasibility and Accuracy
Isador Lieberman and Xiaobang Hu
Texas Back Institute, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Plano, TX

E-Poster #52: Validation of a Wireless, Non-Optical System for Measurement of Intraoperative Spine Alignment
Thomas Morrison, MD1; Eric Nottmeier, MD2; Jeffrey Larson, MD3; Kevin Ammar, MD4; Ashutosh Pradhan, MD5; Jahangir Asghar, MD6; Tapan Daftari, MD7; and Jeffrey Coe, MD8
Polaris Spine & Neurosurgery Center, Atlanta, GA1; Mayo Clinic, Marietta, GA2; Coeur d'Alene Spine and Brain, PLLC, Coeur d'Alene, ID3; Neurological & Spine Institute, Savannah, GA4; St. Vincent's Healthcare, Jacksonville, FL5; Cantor Spine, Fort Lauderdale, FL6; Resurgeons Orthopaedics, Kennesaw, GA7; and OrthoNorCal, Los Gatos, CA8

E-Poster #53: Restoration of Lumbar Lordosis after Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion: A Systematic Review
B. Carlson1; P. Saville1; J. Dowdell2; R. Goto1; A. Vaishnav1; C. Gang1; S. McAnany1; T. Albert1; and S. Qureshi1
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY1, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY2

E-Poster #54: Cervical Microendoscopic Decompression for Adjacent Segment Disease After Cervical Operation
Yukihiro Nakagawa, MD, PhD1; Hiroshi Yamada, MD, PhD2; Mamoru Kawakami1; Shunji Tsutsui, MD, PhD2; Hiroshi Iwasaki, MD, PhD2; Akihito MInamide2; Masatoshi Teraguchi, MD, PhD1; Ryohei Kagotani, MD, PhD1; Shizumasa Murata, MD2; Masanari Takami, MD, PhD2; Hiroshi Hashizume, MD, PhD2; and Yasutsugu Yukawa, MD, PhD1
Wakayama Medical University Kihoku Hospital, Wakayama City, Japan1 and Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama City, Japan2

E-Poster #59: Open versus Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion in Obese Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Abduljabbar Alhammoud, MD1; Osama Aldahamsheh, MbChB1; Yahya Othman2; Avani Vaishnav, MBBS3; Catherine Himo Gang, MPH3; and Sheeraz Qureshi, MD, MBA3

Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar1; Weill Cornell Medicine, Qatar Foundation, Rayya, Qatar2; and Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY3

E-Poster #61: A Morphometric Analysis of Contralateral Neural Foramen in TLIF
P. Cho1 and G. Ji2
Bundang Jesaeng General Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea1 and Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea2

E-Poster #62: Trajectory Quantification and Guided Punctures with Isocentric Navigation in Posterolateral Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomy: Technical Innovation
Guoxin Fan and Shisheng He
Tongji University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China

E-Poster #63: Intra and Post-Operative Mismatch in Segmental Lordosis after Instrumentation: Comparison of Three Different Surgical Techniques
L. Ricciardi; V. Stifano; A. Olivi; L. Proietti; and F. Polli
Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCS - Roma, Italy

E-Poster #64: Effect of Body Mass Index on Perioperative Outcomes in Minimally Invasive Oblique Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion versus Open Fusions: A Multivariant Analysis
Hamid Abbasi, MD1 and Alex Grant2
Inspired Spine-Tristate Brain & Spine Institute, Alexandria, MN1 and Fairview Health Services, Fairview Ridges Hospital, Burnsville, MN2

E-Poster #69: Dual Pedicle and Cortical Screws Using Robotic Navigation Improves Load to Failure in the Osteopenic Lumbar Spine: An In-Vitro Biomechanical Analysis
Michael Steinmetz, MD1; Jessica Riggleman, BS2; Jonathan Harris, MS2; John Butler, MD1; Chelsea Wright, BS3; Mir Hussain, BS2; Bryan Ferrick, BS4; and Brandon Bucklen, PhD2
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Cleveland, OH1; Globus Medical, Inc., Audubon, PA2; Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH3; and Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA4

E-Poster #71: Effect of Type of Cage on Radiographic Parameters in Single-level Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (MI-TLIF)
Avani Vaishnav, MBBS; Joshua Wright-Chisem, MD; Michael Steinhaus, MD; Catherine Himo Gang, MPH; Steven McAnany, MD; Todd Albert, MD; Sheeraz Qureshi, MD, MBA

Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

E-Poster #73: Comparative Analysis of Intervertebral Disc Signal and Annulus Changes Between 1 Day and 1 Year After Transforaminal Endoscopic Discectomy
A. Mahatthanatrakul1; V. Kotheeranurak2; G. Lin3; H. Chung3; J. Hur3; and J. Kim3

Naresuan University Hospital, Phitsanulok, Thailand1; Queen Savang Vadhana Memorial Hospital, Sri Racha, Chonburi, Thailand2; and Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Republic of Korea3

E-Poster #75: Feasibility of Enhanced Recovery After Lumbar Decompression Spine Surgery: A Retrospective Study
Ellen Soffin; Patrick Hill; Douglas Wetmore; James Beckman; Avani Vaishnav; Catherine Himo Gang; Steven McAnany; Todd Albert; and Sheeraz Qureshi
New York, NY

E-Poster #76: Preoperative Assessment for Ideal Angulation and Trajectory of the Cage in Oblique Lumbar Interbody Fusion
Javier Quillo-Olvera, MD1 and Jin-Sung Kim, MD PhD2
The Brain and Spine Care Center, Hospital H+ and Hospital Star Medica, Queretaro, Mexico1 and Seoul St. Mary´s Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea, Spine Center, Department of Neurosurgery, College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea2

E-Poster #77: Percutaneous Fixation of Thoracolumbar Fractures, Results of Ten Year Experience in Level One Trauma Center
Alexander Geftler
Soroka Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel