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Didactic Sessions Begin @ 8:00 am Level B Ballroom 1 | Cliff Lodge, Snowbird, UT


8:00 - 8:15 am
Marcus Mazur MD

Thoracolumbar Trauma.
Marcus Mazur, M.D., Salt Lake City, UT

Marcus Mazur
8:15 - 8:20 am  Discussion
8:20 - 8:35 am 
Andrew Dailey

Spinal Cord Injury.
Andrew Dailey, M.D., Salt Lake City, UT

Andrew Dailey
8:35 - 8:40 am  Discussion
8:40 - 8:55 am
Erica Bisson Neurosurgery Spine Surgery

Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy.
Erica Bisson, M.D., Salt Lake City, UT

Erica Bisson
8:55 - 9:00 am  Discussion
9:00 - 9:15 am
Rajiv Iyer

Pediatric Spine Update.
Rajiv Iyer, M.D., Salt Lake City, UT 

Rajiv Iyer
9:15 - 9:20 am  Discussion
9:20 - 9:35 pm 

Chiari Malformation.
Douglas Brockmeyer, M.D., Salt Lake City, UT

Douglas Brockmeyer
9:35 - 9:40 am Discussion
9:40 - 9:55 am 
Dr. Ken Porche

How to Decide Between ALIF/LLIF/TLIF.
Ken Porche, M.D., Salt Lake City, UT

Ken Porche
9:55 - 10:00 am  Discussion
10:00 - 10:15 am
Spencer Twitchell

Iatrogenic Hemodilution and Blood Transfusion in Long-Segment Spine Fusion Surgery: A Propensity Score Matched Analysis.
Spencer Twitchell, M.D., Salt Lake City, UT

Spencer Twitchell, Matthew Findlay, Jayson Nelson, Brandon Sherrod, Sarah Menacho, David Dorsey, Andrew Dailey, and Marcus Mazur
10:15 - 10:20 am  Discussion
10:20 - 11:00 am 
Kevin T. Foley

Outpatient MIS TLIFIt's Safe and Effective!
Kevin T. Foley, M.D., Memphis, TN

Kevin Foley

11:00 - 11:10 am Discussion
11:20 am Adjourn




4:00 - 4:15 pm
Dr. Ken Porche

Multi-institutional Dysphagia Database in Cervical Surgery.
Ken Porche, M.D., Salt Lake City, UT

Ken Porche
4:15 - 4:20 pm  Discussion
4:20 - 4:35 pm 
Sarah Menacho Neurosurgery

Health Care Disparities Amongst the Unhoused Population with Regards to Acute Neurosurgical Pathology.
Sarah Menacho, M.D., Salt Lake City, UT

Sarah Menacho
4:35 - 4:40 pm  Discussion
4:40 - 4:55pm
Jayson Nelson

Deep Brain Stimulation Location Within the Subthalamic Nucleus May Madulate Dysarthria for Parkinson's Patients: A Systematic Review.
Jayson Nelson, B.S., Salt Lake City, UT

Jasyon Nelson, Aaron Warren, Matt Findlay, and Shervin Rahimpour
4:55 - 5:00 pm  Discussion
5:00 - 5:15 pm
Diwas Gautam

Classification of Robotic-Assisted Pedicle Screw Errors.
Diwas Gautam, B.S., Salt Lake City, UT

Diwas Gautam, Sheela Vivekanandan, and Marcus Mazur
5:15 - 5:20 pm  Discussion
5:20 - 5:35 pm 
Sam Tenhoeve

Percutaneous Screw Distraction for Anatomic Restoration.
Sam Tenhoeve, B.A., Salt Lake City, UT

Matthew Findlay, Sam Tenhoeve, Spencer Twitchell, Brandon Sherrod, and Mark Mahan
5:35 - 5:40 pm Discussion
5:40 - 5:55 pm 
Diwas Gautam

Corpus Callosotomy for Medically Refractory Epilepsy in Pediatric and Adult Population.
Diwas Gautam, B.S., Salt Lake City, UT

Diwas Gautam, Aaron Warren, John Rolston, Robert Bollo, and Shervin Rahimpour
5:55 - 6:00 pm  Discussion
6:00 - 6:15 pm

Re-Imagining the Durability of Hydrocephalus Treatment Using Conditional Survival.
Aaron Yengo-Kahn, M.D., Salt Lake City, UT

Aaron Yengo-Kahn, John Wellons, Hailey Jensen, Richard Holubkov, Abhaya Kulkarni, and John Kestle for the Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network
6:15 - 6:20 pm  Discussion
6:20 - 6:35 pm 
Michael Bounajem

Percutaneous Trigeminal Rhizotomy Using a Novel Electromagnetic Neuro-navigation Compatible Cannula.
Michael Bounajem, M.D., Salt Lake City, UT

Michael Bounajem and Shervin Rahimpour
6:35 - 6:40 pm  Discussion
6:40 pm Adjourn


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