Globus Medical Events



Wednesday, September 25 – 7:00pm — 10:00pm
SX Sky Bar, Hotel Essex – 6th floor
808 S. Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605

Presentations and Lab Opportunities

Wednesday, September 25

The Next Evolution of Posterior MIS with ExcelsiusGPS® Interbody Solutions
10:00am – 10:30am, Globus Booth (#2218)
Sheeraz Qureshi, MD, MBA
Orthopedic Spine Surgeon
New York, NY


Single Position Lateral Surgery with ExcelsiusGPS® and Expandable Technology
3:05pm – 3:35pm, Globus Booth (#2218)
Vladimir Sinkov, MD
Orthopedic Spine Surgeon
Henderson, NV


Thursday, September 26

HEDRON™ 3D Printed Spacers: Engineered for Fusion
3:00pm – 3:30pm, Globus Booth (#2218)
Frank La Marca, MD
Jackson, MI

NASS After Hours: Robotics & Navigation Hands-On Workshop (Physicians/Resident/Fellows Only)

Didactic Session: 3:30pm-5:15pm (Gold Theatre)
Hands-on Lab: 5:00pm – 8:00pm (Orange Lab)

ExcelsiusGPS®: A Comprehensive Solution for Spine Surgery
Hoon Choi, MD, MS
Chief of Neurosurgery and Director of Spine Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin Green Bay
Registration is required. Space is limited. $150 fee
Visit to register.


Accepted Abstracts


Interbody Spacers Placed via Bilateral-TLIF Provide Higher Vertebral Endplate Contact: A Micro-CT Analysis
Surgeon: Steven Schopler, MD

Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells Exhibit Increased Proliferation on Rough Titanium Substrates
Author: Margaret Van Horn, PhD

A Retrospective Review of Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion Patients Treated with Expandable and Static Spacers
Surgeon: M. Adam Kremer, MD

Oral Posters

Comparative Effectiveness of Expandable versus Static Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion Devices: Two Year Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes
Wednesday, September 25, 3:25–3:35 p.m.
Location: Poster Grand Rounds session
Presenter: Richard Frisch, MD

Titanium Expandable Interbody Spacers Placed via Bilateral-TLIF Provides Stability Similar to ALIF: An In-Vitro Range of Motion Analysis
Thursday, September 26, 3:05 – 3:14 p.m.
Location: Poster Grand Rounds session
Presenter: Steven Schopler, MD

Lumbar Percutaneous Pedicle Screw Breach Rates: A Comparison of Robotic Navigation versus Conventional Techniques
Friday, September 27, 10:10–10:19 a.m.
Location: Poster Grand Rounds session
Presenter: Jaykar Panchmatia, MD

Podium Presentations

A Biomechanical Investigation of the Sacroiliac Joint in the Setting of Lumbosacral Fusion: The Impact of Pelvic Fixation versus Sacroiliac Joint Fixation
Wednesday, September 25, 8:10–8:16 a.m.
Location: Biomechanics and Basic Science I session
Presenter: Harry Mushlin, MD

Biomechanical Investigation of the Potential Development and Prevention of Scoliosis Following Various Sizes of Chest Wall Resection
Wednesday, September 25, 8:16 – 8:22 a.m.
Location: Biomechanics and Basic Science I session
Presenter: Varan Haghshenas, MD

Impaction Grafting of the Pedicle: A Biomechanical Analysis
Wednesday, September 25, 9:24–9:30 a.m.
Location: Thoracolumbar Surgery II session
Presenter: Frances Shen, MD

Biomechanical Analysis of Motion following Lateral Sacroiliac Joint Screw Fixation with or without Lumbosacral Fixation
Thursday, September 26, 2:41–2:47 p.m.
Location: Trauma and Biomechanics I session
Presenter: Sonia Eden, MD

The Effect of Sacroiliac Fusion and Pelvic Fixation on Rod Strain in Thoracolumbar Fusion Constructs: A Biomechanical Investigation
Friday, September 27, 1:06–1:12 p.m.
Location: Trauma and Biomechanics II session
Presenter: Charles Sansur, MD

Optimizing Lateral Sagittal Correction and Anterior-Posterior Interbody Loading: In Vitro Biomechanical Assessment of Effect of Implant Lordosis and Height on Endplate Loading and Segmental Lordosis
Saturday, September 28, 9:00–9:06 a.m.
Location: Biomechanics session
Presenter: Heidi Hullinger, MD


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